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5 Epic Day Trips To Add To Your December Holiday

25 November 2019

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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.


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Thathe Vondo Forest, Limpopo

Stroll through this sacred tropical forest teeming with majestic wildlife, colourful birds and fascinating myths from Venda folklore.

Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga

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.


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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.

Fill up your fuel tank, pack some padkos and get ready to discover more of your destination this December. Or book a day trip directly with us!