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20 Western Cape Tented Camps perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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20 Western Cape Tented Camps perfect for a Glamping Weekend

Western Cape Tented Camps ... before you shake your head at the thought of having to slum it in a tent, tented camps are anything but the camping holiday that first comes to mind. Many have solid furniture, feather duvets, hot running water and electricity....
What Everybody Ought To Know About The Cape Town To Namibia Route
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What Everybody Ought To Know About The Cape Town To Namibia Route

Driven with the wind in your sails, you can get to Namibia from Cape Town in just over eight hours, if you're prepared to forego lunch or any of the attractions vying for your attention along the way. But you could treat the 890 km (more like 1500 km if you...
The Ultimate Travel Calendar: Guide To The Best Places For Every Month Of The Year!
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The Ultimate Travel Calendar: Guide To The Best Places For Every Month Of The Year!

South Africa presents so many choices to the visitor that it is hard to know just when to do what, and so we've made it easier for you by compiling a list of best places to be month by month. Here is the Ultimate Travel Calendar: Your Guide to the Best Plac...
8 Stops On The Road To The Biedouw Valley, And Why It Will Change Your Life
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8 Stops On The Road To The Biedouw Valley, And Why It Will Change Your Life

The beautiful, relatively unknown Biedouw Valley lies hidden beyond the Cederberg Mountains on the other side of the Pakhuis Pass. To reach it involves a scenic two-and-a-half hour drive from Cape Town to Clanwilliam before heading east on the R364 through ...
Our Top 7 Really Unusual Activities In The Cederberg
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Our Top 7 Really Unusual Activities In The Cederberg

At the far northern extension of the Cape Fold Mountains is a mountain range known as the Cederberg. It is a vast array of weathered sandstone mountains and long, arid valleys that combine into a 830 square kilometre hinterland offering rock formations, remote...
7 Wilderness Areas In South Africa You Probably Don’t Know About
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7 Wilderness Areas In South Africa You Probably Don’t Know About

Wilderness areas are the most intact, undisturbed, truly wild spaces left on the planet... They are unaffected by any development and many, if not all of them, practice the highest level of conservation – legally protected and untouched by man. There are no r...
Top Ten Natural Attractions in the Western Cape
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Top Ten Natural Attractions in the Western Cape

Africa's most southern region, the Western Cape is also the country's most mountainous and, some would argue, most beautiful province (certainly those who live in Cape Town like to think so). It has more iconic-style attractions than any other province, and...
4 jam-packed day trips to the Cederberg
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4 jam-packed day trips to the Cederberg

The Cederberg is the place of rooibos and buchu tea, blue and cloudless skies, intensely hot summers, little towns and fertile valleys that summon holiday makers all year round. For Capetonians, it is a playground and long weekend hiking paradise, whilst hi...
20 most beautiful natural places in South Africa
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20 most beautiful natural places in South Africa

South Africa: a world in one country. 20 most beautiful natural places in South Africa ... 1. The wildness of Coffee Bay The effortless sandy coves, steep green hillsides, cliffs, wild aloes, thatch-roofed mud huts and the notable hole-in-the-wall are an un...
5 Places to see San Rock Art in South Africa
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5 Places to see San Rock Art in South Africa

South Africa is regarded as having the richest collection of rock art in the world with examples in national parks and nature reserves around the country. Beyond the initial belief that San rock art was a record of daily life, much of their work is now thou...
South Africa pits itself against the world’s major attractions – and comes up tops
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South Africa pits itself against the world’s major attractions – and comes up tops

South Africa is described as a world in one country - a microcosm of the world.  And whilst we do not pretend to offer cultural attractions on a par with Angkor Watt or the Musée du Louvre, we like to think we compare more than favourably. We pit ourselve...
The Cederberg for Romantics
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The Cederberg for Romantics

Are you looking for a beautiful, secluded place to escape with your other half for the weekend?  With the promise of a majestic mountain range, rooibos farms, citrus orchards and starry nights, the Cederberg is a winner and only two hours drive from Cape Town....
An Adventure Junkies Guide to the Cederberg
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An Adventure Junkies Guide to the Cederberg

With winter fast approaching in the Western Cape, why not plan a trip to the Cederberg where you’ll find a dry and sunny climate all year round? You can escape cold, wet Cape Town and drive for two and half hours until you reach the serene Cederberg. You’ll fi...
In love with the Koue Bokkeveld
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In love with the Koue Bokkeveld

Ever since I moved to the Western Cape I have been drawn to the Koue Bokkeveld and all it implies. The vividness of Camdeboo does it for me too - the combination of unusual name and the corresponding picture it evokes in my mind stirs something within me. Visi...
Top 10 Attractions In Clanwilliam
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Top 10 Attractions In Clanwilliam

Clanwilliam is one of the 10 oldest towns in South Africa and is only two hours’ drive from the Mother City, Cape Town. It is nestled in the Olifants River Valley at the foot of the magnificent and extensive Cederberg Mountain Range. Clanwilliam is small, but ...