Best Casinos in South Africa

Best Casinos in South Africa

Up for some fun? South Africa has a host of extraordinary casinos that offer superb gambling opportunities but have a variety of other things to do as well. Here is a selection of the best Casinos in South Africa.

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The Strandloper Project Coastal Hike

The Strandloper Project Coastal Hike

Did you know that over 40% of plastic pollution in the oceans is composed of lost fishing gear? Sadly lost and abandoned fishing continues to ‘fish’ and is able to catch marine animals in a process known as Ghost Fishing. There is something we can do about it - support the Strandloper Project!

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Spa Resorts in South Africa

Spa Resorts in South Africa

A visit to a spa is one of the most relaxing things a person could wish to do, and South Africa has plenty of spas all over the country. Because of the diversity of the South African landscape spas can be found in the cities, on the coast, among the vineyards and even among the wild animals.  Here is a selection of Spas across South Africa that are well worth visiting.

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Unknown South Africa: Mbombela

Unknown South Africa: Mbombela

South Africa is a country filled with hidden treasures. Natural and manmade gems that tourists flock to are everywhere and yet there are so many magical places to explore that are off the beaten track.  One such place is Mbombela in Mpumalanga Province.

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5 Amazing Walking Trails in SA

5 Amazing Walking Trails in SA

South Africa is a country with some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Is it any wonder then, that many people visit South Africa to explore the country on foot? There are many safe and well-managed walking trails in South Africa. Read on to find out what they are!

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Unknown South Africa: 5 Things to do in Potchefstroom

Unknown South Africa: 5 Things to do in Potchefstroom

As we explore unknown and lesser known places in South Africa, “Potch” as the locals call it is a town that may just end up on your travel list. Situated about 120km south-west of Johannesburg on the Mooi Rivier, Potchefstroom is known as an academic town because of the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University. Read more in our blog!

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Travel Back in Time with this Western Cape Escape

Travel Back in Time with this Western Cape Escape

Discover the roots of present-day Cape Town by travelling a little inland from the West Coast to a picturesque piece of South African history, known as Riebeek Valley in the Western Cape. 

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Flying around South Africa

Flying around South Africa

Most tourists arrive in South Africa at one of the International Airports. However, getting around SA, especially for visitors can be a bit of a mystery. South Africa is not restricted to the national airline, SAA, it also has a few other airlines that make air travel around the country convenient and quick. So what are the domestic airlines of South Africa?

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Unknown South Africa: 5 Things to do in Bloemfontein

Unknown South Africa: 5 Things to do in Bloemfontein

As we explore some of the lesser-visited towns and cities of South Africa we lift the lid on the diversity that makes South Africa what it is and Bloemfontein, in Free State, South Africa is one such place.

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South Africa Annual Events and Festivals in 2019

South Africa Annual Events and Festivals in 2019

Anyone visiting South Africa is always looking for something to do. Here is a summary of some of the key events taking place in South Africa during 2019.

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Great White Sharks: A Vanishing Act

Great White Sharks: A Vanishing Act

One of South Africa’s leading publications the Daily Maverick has reported that Great White Sharks are as good as vanishing from our once shark-infested waters. This vanishing act by the sharks is forcing some specialist tour operators to make certain changes.

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Top Wheelchair Friendly Tourist Attractions in South Africa

Top Wheelchair Friendly Tourist Attractions in South Africa

With tourism forming a major part of the economic landscape of South Africa a lot has been done in recent years to make tourist destinations accessible to everyone. See the top wheelchair friendly spots, here.

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Lesser visited places in South Africa

Lesser visited places in South Africa

So, you fell in love with South Africa a few years back and you are now on your latest adventure back to the country. You have done everything the conventional tourist has done and now you want to find a few places that are different. Have a look at these lesser-visited places in South Africa.

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Seven Things Not To Do in South Africa

Seven Things Not To Do in South Africa

South Africa is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and there are thousands of people, blogs and magazines telling what you should do in South Africa. There are, however, very few that tell you what not to do. Knowing what not to do in South Africa could save you a lot of hassle or you could just save face. So, here are 7 things not to do in South Africa

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Top Romantic Destinations in South Africa 2019

Top Romantic Destinations in South Africa 2019

Are you planning a romantic getaway? If you are looking for the perfect escape for you and your partner, then you should consider South Africa as it is one of the top romantic destinations in the world. Whether you want something different, something wild or something with a sea view, South Africa has it all. Here are some of the top romantic destinations in South Africa.

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Top 10 Tourism & Hospitality Careers

Top 10 Tourism & Hospitality Careers

Do you have a passion for travel? An innate ability to mesh with different cultures and people from all over the world? Does preparing exotic meals excite you? Are you a hard worker who is willing to put in long hours to achieve your goals? If yes, then a career in the tourism and hospitality sector could be the perfect fit for you.

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Exploring the coastal town of Struisbaai

Exploring the coastal town of Struisbaai

Looking for a coastal getaway not too far out of Cape Town? Want sea, sand, surf and good food? Then look no further than Struisbaai for your next holiday.

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Win Entry for You and 3 Friends to an Adventure of Your Choice

Win Entry for You and 3 Friends to an Adventure of Your Choice

Schools have closed and holidays are here at last - Enter to Win an Adventure of your Choice for You and 3 Friends! Choose from one of the 3 adventures below: Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, Monkeyland Plettenberg Bay or KZN or Birds of Eden! Enter now!

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How to Become a Local Tourist this Festive Season

How to Become a Local Tourist this Festive Season

South Africa is known for its natural beauty, an amazing array of cuisine, rich heritage and as the adventure capital of the world, yet few locals ever venture out of their suburb and local hang-out spots. Learn the ins and outs of your beautiful backyard in this guide on how to become a local tourist this festive season!

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3 Experiences Pensioners Need to Try in South Africa

3 Experiences Pensioners Need to Try in South Africa

Reaching 60 years of age is a blessing and has numerous advantages like being able to retire and, of course, the numerous discounts! Have a read through these three experiences pensioners need to try in South Africa and find out if there's something you haven't tried!

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City of Cape Town Relaxes Water Restrictions as Dam Levels Rise

City of Cape Town Relaxes Water Restrictions as Dam Levels Rise

Relaxation of  water restrictions.

Dams supplying Cape Town are at 71% capacity, compared with 36% a year ago. As a result, the City of Cape Town will relax water restrictions as of Saturday, 1 December 2018. Residents will now be allowed to use 105 litres a day, per person. While locals are encouraged to keep their water-saving habits, no doubt the City of Cape Town hopes that the new limit will further increase tourism this summer season.

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Top 2019 Honeymoon Locations in the World!

Top 2019 Honeymoon Locations in the World!

Planning a wedding is enough practical experience to earn you an event coordinator qualification so the honeymoon should be the least of your concerns. To help you to have a blissful start to your life together, we’ve rounded up a list of Instagram-worthy destinations that will make for the perfect honeymoon or romantic getaway.

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MEET AFRICA NOW: An Overland Experience Awaits!

MEET AFRICA NOW: An Overland Experience Awaits!

If you’re looking to have the African experience of a lifetime, then why not start your adventure with the most comfortable long-haul safari vehicles in Africa?

Both Accommodated Tours and fully-serviced Camping Tours are available and our African safari overland tours come highly recommended.

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Man Unknowingly Swims with Sharks in Mossel Bay

Man Unknowingly Swims with Sharks in Mossel Bay

Early in the morning on Friday, a group of divers were taking a few people out to go shark cage diving near Seal Island, off Mossel Bay, South Africa. The qualified instructors and guides were ‘chumming’ to attract great white sharks for viewing. Just then, one of the instructors shouted, “Hey, there’s a guy swimming around the island!”

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5 Places You Need To See in Africa

5 Places You Need To See in Africa

Travel to these hot destinations before it’s too late!

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SA Travel Checklist - What to pack when visiting South Africa

SA Travel Checklist - What to pack when visiting South Africa

There seem to be a lot of articles on "what to pack when travelling to South Africa" but they seem to be written by overseas bloggers, so we thought it necessary to compile a checklist of our own, written by actual South Africans of what to bring when visiting beautiful South Africa.

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Cape Town Boasts 10 Blue Flag Status Beaches

Cape Town Boasts 10 Blue Flag Status Beaches

Blue Flag Status is an environmental award for passing a number of stringent tests and processes and Cape Town is proud to boast 10 Blue Flag Beaches for local and international tourists alike.

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See the Penguins at Boulder’s Beach

See the Penguins at Boulder’s Beach

Have you ever seen a penguin walk? What better way to cheer you than interacting with these charming African natives. View these remarkable seabirds up close at Boulder Beach, Simons Town.

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Drought South Africa

An Update on the Drought affecting Tourism in the Western Cape, South Africa

The winter months have brought with it some much-needed rain but locals have been urged to continue saving during the drought before the long summer hits. 
Some believe the easing of water restrictions in October 2018 will restore investor confidence in Cape Town and revive the tourism sector.

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Top Teambuilding Activities in Gauteng

Top Teambuilding Activities in Gauteng

Teambuilding is an essential part of any successful company but finding activities that excite, are within budget and will ensure lasting memories are made is not easy. This is why we've put together a combination of relaxing and exciting adventures for teambuilding in the Gauteng Province.

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Indulge in the Shimanski Diamond Experience Tour

Indulge in the Shimanski Diamond Experience Tour

On a beautiful sunny Cape Town day, we set out to the Clocktower at the V & A Waterfront for a closer look at the iconic gems that made South Africa famous. We watched first hand as skilled workmen create the stunning Shimanski signature pieces.

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Visit one of South Africa's 21 National Parks!

If you're looking to relax in breathtaking natural spaces then one of South Africa's 21 national parks is where you need to go!

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Thousands of Whales Spotted on Cape Town Coasts

Thousands of Whales Spotted on Cape Town Coasts

While whale watching along South African coasts is a very popular tourist attraction, this year saw a record number of spottings!

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What to Expect When Diving with Seals in Cape Town

What to Expect When Diving with Seals in Cape Town

If you’re looking for the ultimate marine adventure in Cape Town, then you need to add diving with seals to your bucket list! Diving with seals is an exciting adventure that requires nothing more than a short introductory training session and a willing spirit.

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Is SA Government Red-Tape Threatening the Tourism Industry?

Is SA Government Red-Tape Threatening the Tourism Industry?

In 2004, regulatory compliance, also known as red tape, cost South African businesses R79 billion, an amount equal to 6,55% of GDP. One industry most affected is the tourism industry with lengthy application forms that do not cater to tourism companies and endless delays in issuing accreditation permits and vehicle operating licences.

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Tours Africa Road Trip Garden Route Cape Town South Africa

Road Trip up the Garden Route? Make This Place your First Stop!

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The Beauty Of Whale Watching In Hermanus (With Pictures & Videos)

The Beauty Of Whale Watching In Hermanus (With Pictures & Videos)

The town of Hermanus in the Western Cape province of South Africa is also known as the whale capital, where people flock during the whale season just to catch a glimpse of these gentle giants. Here are some stunning photos & videos of the whales in Hermanus this whale season!

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the best places in south africa to see wild lions big 5

So You Want To See Wild Lions In South Africa? Here Are The Best Places!

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Instagram Photos That Show Us How Beautiful South Africa Really Is

Instagram Photos That Show Us How Beautiful South Africa Really Is

Online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube give us a glimpse into the visual side of everything - food, travel, fashion, celebrities, our friends and whatever else you can think of. We'd love to grab the opportunity to show our followers the photos of Instagram that show us how beautiful South Africa really is.

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Benefits Of Booking Your Local and International Flights Through Tours Africa?

Did You Know The Benefits Of Booking Your Flights Through Tours Africa?

Booking your domestic and international flights through Tours Africa has never been easier. We provide various benefits that make your trip that much more convenient, affordable and fair. In addition to Tours Africa bringing in a booking engine especially for customers using US$, read this article to find out the benefits of booking your flights through Tours Africa.

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Most Beautiful Places Attractions in South Africa

The 9 Most Beautiful Spots In South Africa

We've put our heads together with our loyal Facebook followers and came up with the most beautiful spots in South Africa. Here's a list of 9 places in South Africa that we think are the most beautiful. If you haven't ticked these attractions in South Africa off your bucket list yet, here's more motivation for you!

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9 AWESOME Facts About Africa That You Probably Didn't Know

9 AWESOME Facts About Africa That You Probably Didn't Know

Here are 9 interesting facts about the African continent that you probably didn't know. Find out which city is the cleanest in Africa, where the word 'Africa' comes from, how many languages are spoken on the continent (you'll be surprised) and more.

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What is a multi-day tour and how will it take your travels in Africa to the next level?

Why Should You Book A Multi-Day Tour With Tours Africa?

Booking a multi-day tour only has one danger; you may never want to return home! Personally, a multi-day tour is the best way to make the most out of your trip in any destination. No planning or stressing from your side; your tour guide will take care of absolutely everything from pre-arrangements to bidding you farewell at the airport once your unforgettable adventure has come to an end. Read more...

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Mysterious History Of African Drum

The Mysterious History Of The African Drum

Have you ever wondered who thought up the concept of drumming? After all, there had to be that one person who first had the idea and eventually turned it into a reality. Find out the mysterious history and evolution of the African drum in this article.

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The Most Unique Ways To Spoil Him This Fathers Day In South Africa

The Most Unique Ways To Spoil Him This Fathers Day In South Africa

With Fathers Day coming up on the 17th June 2018, I'm sure you've been racking your brain about making this special day a unique one for your man. We've all done the breakfasts in bed, booking lunch at a fancy restaurant or inviting your family over for a braai that this Fathers Day has become almost predictable. If you've been wondering how to spice things up this Fathers Day, then we've got just the thing for you!

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Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway Experience

Taking Aerial Adventures To New Heights | Hartbeespoort Cableway Experience

Situated on the slopes of Magaliesberg, an area in the North West province of South Africa and home to some of the oldest mountains in the world, lies the Hartbeespoort Cableway. If you're looking for a scenic, exhilarating and unrivaled aerial cableway experience in South Africa, the Harties Cableway Experience is perfect for you. Read more to find out about this experience and how you can book.

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East Africa Tours, Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes National Park, 5 day tour

Tours Africa Is Pushing The Limits (In A Good Way)! | Our Latest News

We have GREAT news! We've brought in an absolutely fabulous tour in EAST Africa! Isn't that thrilling? I know right, we're just super adventurous like that. This tour is a 5 Day Tour in the country of Rwanda, where you'll embark on an exhilarating journey that takes you through the capital city, a rural village, Volcanoes National Park and trekking in rain forests with Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkeys. We urge you to go take a look at our latest addition and let us know what you think. As a matter of fact, keep your eyes open for more new additions that are going to rock your socks!

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South African Traditional Bobotie Recipe

Warm Up Your Tummy This Winter: Traditional South African Bobotie Recipe

A delicious, traditional recipe for the South African bobotie dish. What better time to share such a delicious, warm recipe, seeing as we're now heading into the chillier winter months in South Africa. Have you cooked bobotie before? If not, we urge you to try out this recipe and let us know how it goes!

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The First Southern Right Whales Of 2018 Have Been Spotted in Gansbaai!

The First Southern Right Whales Of 2018 Have Been Spotted in Gansbaai!

The first Southern Right whales of 2018 were spotted in Gansbaai which is one of the prime spots to go whale watching.  It's an exciting announcement as Southern Rights only visit South Africa's coasts for a limited time annually & it's truly an experience to witness them in the bays! Find out how & where to see them!

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Why Is Mpumalanga One Of The Top Tourist Destinations In South Africa?

Why Is Mpumalanga One Of The Top Tourist Destinations In South Africa?

The province of Mpumalanga in South Africa has nothing special about it at all... Except for the MAGNIFICENT escarpments, gushing rivers, thriving flaura and fauna, and let's not forget about the world-class Big Five safari experiences. Read on to find out EXACTLY what makes the Mpumalanga province an absolute South African treasure!

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