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Friday, 28 October 2005

South Africa Game Reserves & Lodges

Tweet South African National Parks and Game Reserves: South Africa boasts a huge collection of wildlife regions and game parks (both public and private) encompassing every possible landscape from deserts to forests, mountains to coast, teeming with wildlife species – including Africa’s Big 5: Leopard, Lion, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhinoceros. View » South Africa Wildlife […]

Tuesday, 25 October 2005

Condé Nast Travellers’ Choice Awards

Tweet At the 18th annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards held in New York last week, Cape Town was voted ‘Best City in Africa and the Middle East’. Nearly 28,000 travellers voted this year making it the the highest response rate from travellers ever. The survey asked readers to rate cities such as Sydney, […]

Monday, 24 October 2005

Cape Town December Holiday Bookings

posted to: Western Cape

Tweet Cape Town Holiday Bookings for December 2005: If you are planning to spend your December January Holiday in Cape Town, South Africa, NOW is definately the time to secure your accommodation, as many areas are already fully booked from 15 December right through January 2006. To avoid dissapointment please do enquire and book now. […]

Thursday, 20 October 2005

Featured Destination – The Garden Route

posted to: The Garden Route

Tweet Scattered along the Garden Route, fashionable seaside resorts abound, attracting jet-setters from around the globe. Tiny coastal villages appeal especially to outdoor people who enjoy an unstructured holiday agenda. Mountains crowd close to the shoreline which is dotted with beaches and bays, and wonderfully coloured wild flowers delight the eye. Between Heidelberg and Storms […]

Sunday, 16 October 2005

Fox News features Sanbona Reserve

Tweet Fox News & H Texas Magazine feature Sanbona Dick Dace visited Sanbona recently & was so impressed with his experience that he had Fox News in the USA show the footage he took on the reserve. Mr Dace also wrote the following article for H Texas magazine on the White Lions at Sanbona. At […]

Friday, 14 October 2005

The Garden Route Game Lodge

posted to: The Garden Route

Set against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg mountain Range, the Garden Route Game Lodge guards the entrance to the Garden Route Coast. Only 3½ hours drive from Cape Town, this malaria free, private game reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife including the BIG 5 …

Tuesday, 11 October 2005

South Africa Shines at Travel Awards

Tweet Travelers once again ranked South Africa among the top tourist destinations in the world. At The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph’s annual Travel Awards, South Africa once again dominated, leading in both the destinations and hospitality categories. Cape Town took top honours as the best foreign city in the world beating Sydney, Venice, […]

Monday, 10 October 2005

A Birders Delight – Avian Leisure

Tweet Avian Leisure – Simon’s Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa: For nature lovers and other discerning tourists who want luxurious yet affordable self-catering accommodation in natural surroundings, Avian Leisure has a magnificent situation at the top of Froggy Farm, Simon’s Town, overlooking False Bay. Set amidst pristine Cape Fynbos means you can see whales, penguins […]

Monday, 10 October 2005

Cape Town Holiday Bookings for December 2005

Tweet If you are planning to spend your December / January Holiday in Cape Town, South Africa, it is advisable that you make your accommodation enquiries and bookings early, to avoid dissapointment. To facilitate your search, here are a few direct links to some of Cape Town and the Western Cape’s most popular holiday destinations:

Sunday, 9 October 2005

South Africa for Birders

Tweet South Africa ranks as one of the top birding destinations in the world. An incomparable combination of variety of birds, first class South African hotels and accommodation facilities, an excellent network of internal airline routes and a multitude of car hire companies (including the large internationals) and a supportive avi-tourism industry makes South Africa […]

Saturday, 8 October 2005

Cape Wine Tourism Conference

posted to: Miscellaneous

Tweet Thebe Conferences is organising the first international Cape Wine Tourism Conference 2006 at Nelson’s Creek Wine Estate in Paarl from 10 to 12 April 2006. Gm of Thebe Conferences Zelda Ingram said: “The fact that South Africa is hosting the first international Wine Tourism Conference and Expo in Southern Africa is testament to the […]