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When it comes to summer holidays, there's always something new to discover. Whether you're looking for an unforgettable day trip or a must-see pit stop on your road trip, we've rounded up some extra awesome experiences from around the country.
Darling, Western Cape
Stop and smell the wild flowers in Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout’s home town. Be sure to sample some of SA’s best cold brews, delicious olives and tasty artisanal cheeses too.
Tsitsikamma National Park
Follow the famous Garden Route to quaint Storms River Village for lunch. Go white water tubing down Storms River Gorge. And spot the rare African Black Oystercatcher on a scenic hike in Nature’s Valley.
Thathe Vondo Forest, Limpopo
Stroll through this sacred tropical forest teeming with majestic wildlife, colourful birds and fascinating myths from Venda folklore.
Explore the many watery wonders of this massive wetland area where an impressive range of birdlife and fascinating frogs make their home. December is also a great time to spot fabulous flamingos wading in the water.
Madikwe Game Reserve, NW Province
Go on a wild game drive and spot the majestic Big 5, along with a number of other rare wildlife including aardwolf, honey badgers and endangered wild dogs.
Inanda Dam, KwaZulu-Natal
Catch the big one at scenic Inanda Dam famous for its bass fishing. Go wild with some thrilling water sports. Or simply take in the views amidst KZN's spectacular Valley of a Thousand Hills.