• Bitten by the whale watching bug Bitten by the whale watching bug We don’t realise how lucky we are in South Africa, and in particular the Western Cape, to have the mightiest of the marine mammals visit our coastline between every year ...
  • The Whale Trail The Whale Trail The Whale Trail is not a new trail, having been around since about 2002, but it has become extremely popular. It is truly a unique experience, perhaps comparable with ...
  • 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa Combine your trip to South Africa with a relaxing, revitalising visit to a health spa and experience Africa at it's finest. Our favourite 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa are ...
  • Locals share their favourite getaways Locals share their favourite getaways We ask 30 local South Africans to share their favourite holiday destinations and getaways with us. From the more popular destinations like Knysna and the Kruger Park to ...
  • The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip walk shares portions of its hike with the larger Karbonkelberg Traverse, which is roughly seven hours of hard walk from Hout Bay harbour to Llandudno ...
  • 10 Amazing Game Lodges 10 Amazing Game Lodges South Africa is world renowned for her game reserves and wildlife. The lodges which allow us to experience these in luxury are no less awe inspiring. Our favourites are ...
  • 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town As much as your kids will tell you they can’t wait for the school holidays, the words "I’m bored" inevitably cross their lips. Our "101 things to do with kids in Cape Town" will ...
  • "World's most beautiful Cities" "World's most beautiful Cities" Open space makes Cape Town special. Renowned English sea navigator Sir Francis Drake once referred to Cape Town as the fairest cape in the world. The city houses the ...

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Missed some articles? View all posts published in November 2005 below.

Monday, 14 November 2005

Elephant-Back Safaris in Pilanesberg

Tweet Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris – Half Day morning or afternoon excursions from Sun City: Comfortably nestled at the foothills of the ancient Pilanesberg mountains lies the “Elephant Wallow”, a special place where a unique relationship between nature true “King of the Beasts”, the African Elephant, and man find their lives closely intertwined … Join […]

Saturday, 12 November 2005

Le Franschhoek opens in Cape Winelands

posted to: Western Cape

Tweet The Cape’s latest resort hotel, Le Franschhoek, has opened its doors, presenting itself as the valley’s first retreat-style resort property as well as the perfect setting for a taste of the legendary Cape wine route. Eighteen months from concept-to-completion, located on the site of one of Franschhoek’s original country retreats, Le Franschhoek retains its […]

Friday, 11 November 2005

Stately “Lehututu” may not be around for much longer

Tweet Article by: By Fred Katerere, BUA News Bela Bela – The stately Southern Ground Hornbill or “Lehututu” as it is locally called, may not be around for much longer. These huge black birds with their distinctive beaks and bright red wattles are part of the hornbill family that occurs naturally only in Africa and […]

Wednesday, 9 November 2005

Seabird Viewing off Simon’s Town and Cape Point

Simon’s Town has long been internationally acclaimed for its unique African Penguin colony and its ‘fynbos’ bird specials such as the charismatic Cape Sugarbird and the striking Orange-breasted Sunbird. For international birdwatchers in search of seabirds or ‘pelagic’ species …

Monday, 7 November 2005

Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve

Tweet Situated between the Kruger National Park and the Zululand Coast – the same Africa, a different world! Mkuze Falls is one of only two Private South African Game Reserves in the region where you can view the ‘Big 5′. The Mkuze Falls Big Five Private Game Reserve is situated in the heart of historic […]

Sunday, 6 November 2005

Black Eagle Lodge – A Caledon Retreat

Tweet If you are looking for a few days of total relaxation and soul-searching, a chance to reconnect with yourself or a loved one, or simply time out from a busy holiday or work schedule then a sunlounger with panoramic views of rolling wheatfields and majestic mountains is the place for you. An expansive verandah […]

Sunday, 6 November 2005

Cape Rose Cottage Camps Bay

Tweet Cape Rose Cottage enjoys breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the most magnificent sunsets. Nestled in a quiet area under the Twelve Apostles luxury self catering and B&B accommodation is offered for the discerning traveller in two beautiful romantic suites each accommodating two people. Your English hosts Pam and Steve, have created a […]

Friday, 4 November 2005

South Africa Health Resorts & Spas

Tweet Why not combine you visit to South Africa with a stay at a health resort offering the very latest holistic health and beauty treatments and techniques designed to rejuvenate weary bodies and minds? Or visit a luxurious game lodge in one of South Africa’s finest game reserves and combine your wildlife safari with a relaxing, revitalising […]