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. This has provided some short relief as water restrictions will be reduced on October 1st.
Some believe the easing of water restrictions 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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Africa Becomes Most Popular Destination For Chinese Travelers

Did You Know? Africa Becomes Most Popular Destination For Chinese Travelers

Surveys show that in the past, Japan and Australia were the most popular destinations for Chinese travelers. Recent surveys now show that Africa has moved up to first place in 2018! Read why Africa is becoming more popular with Chinese tourists as well as the experiences they are looking to have.

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Great White Sharks Are Back In The Cape's Coasts! But Where Were They?

Great White Sharks Are Back In The Cape's Coasts! But Where Were They?

About a year ago, Great White Shark specialists started to notice a decline in the number of these sharks visiting the shores of the Western Cape. The shocking reason for the decline in the Great White Sharks was due to Orcas (Killer Whales). Luckily, the sharks have started to make more frequent appearances in 2018.

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The Animals You Can See At Pilanesberg National Park

The Animals You Can See At Pilanesberg National Park

Some game reserves have a select few species of animals, while others boast almost every kind of wild animal you can think of, including the famous Big 5. We'd like to showcase some of the animals that you can see at Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province of South Africa.

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Photo Diary: Kayaking in Cape Town (Western Cape, South Africa)

Photo Diary: Kayaking in Cape Town (Western Cape, South Africa)

A photo blog of kayaking in beautiful South Africa. 

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South Africa Big Five Safari

South Africa's Famous Big Five Animals

The “Big Five” is certainly one of the major reasons why hundreds, if not thousands, of tourists flock to South Africa. Read all about why they are called the 'Big Five', who they are and where you can see them while in South Africa. Find out where are the best places to see these Big Five safari animals.

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Favourite Cape Town Game Reserve Welcomes New Baby Hippo

Favourite Cape Town Game Reserve Welcomes New Baby Hippo

On the 10th March 2018, a new baby hippo came as a great surprise to the game reserve located just outside of Cape Town, South Africa. Recently, it's been a time of celebration for the game reserve with a white rhino calf being born in December 2017 and new wildlife releases onto the Big Five reserve.

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Tips and tricks for traveling in South Africa

5 tips and tricks for travelling in South Africa

Need some quick and useful tips to travel in South Africa? Check out our top 5 tips and tricks for exploring our beautiful country!

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2018 World Trade Market Africa (WTMA)

Everything You Need To Know About The 2018 World Trade Market Africa (WTMA)

Are you attending the World Travel Market Africa (WTMA) in Cape Town this year? If not, here is why you should! If you are, we're going to dive into the excitement of what you can expect this year at Africa's leading B2B event.

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Recipe: Delicious Mozambican Oven-Cooked Peri Peri Chicken

Recipe: Delicious Mozambican Oven-Cooked Peri Peri Chicken

All across the globe, peri peri chicken is a well-known and well-adored dish. Last night I decided that I wanted to try out a Mozambican style oven-cooked peri peri dish and it came out absolutely amazingly! We licked our fingers and plates clean. This recipe deserves 5 stars!

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Photo Diary: Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands, South Africa

Photo Diary: Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands, South Africa

A photo blog of Stellenbosch in the beautiful Cape Winelands. For this week's blog, see photographs of the second oldest European settlement in South Africa, Stellenbosch.

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cape town big five safari

Big Five Safari Tours In Cape Town

Those of you who are dying to see South Africa's famous Big Five (elephant, lion, buffalo, rhino and leopard), among the other interesting species of wildlife, we've got good news for you... Just a mere 2 hour drive away from Cape Town lies a Big Five safari adventure waiting for you. You can choose from an array of safari options - standard safaris, horseback safaris, quad bike safaris, sunset safaris and morning safaris! 

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Planning a trip to the Garden Route in South Africa

Planning a trip to the Garden Route in South Africa

The Garden Route is one of the most scenic routes to take in South Africa for any traveller. Read our concise guide to planning a vacation in this spectacular area!

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Visiting Cape Town: Food Experiences

Visiting Cape Town: Food Experiences

Travelling to the Mother City, Cape Town, and want to have a fantastic food experience? Read on for some insights on where to eat in the culinary capital of South Africa!

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Summer Safari in South Africa

Summer Safari in South Africa

Planning a safari in South Africa this summer? Find out our recommendation of where to go and the highlights of this season!

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What's on Your Travel Bucket List?

What's on Your Travel Bucket List?

Our thoughts and guide to planning a travel bucket list instead of New Year's resolutions

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Hugh Masekela Died January 2018

Bye Bye Bra Hugh | South African Legend Dies At 78 Years Old

Sadly, our legendary South African musician Hugh Masekela has died today at the age of 78 (23 January 2018). While Earth has lost another legend, he leaves behind his contribution to the struggle for liberation.

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Going to a South African Wine Farm (Beginner's Guide)

Going to a South African Wine Farm (Beginner's Guide)

A beginner's guide to enjoying the wine farms and making the most of your experience in the Cape Winelands

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Cape Town Travel and the Water Crisis

Cape Town Travel and the Water Crisis

What you could do to help as you travel to Cape Town, a drought-stricken part of South Africa

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Durban's Coffee Culture

Durban's Coffee Culture

An insightful guide to Durban's coffee culture in South Africa with a list of coffee shops you have to visit!

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Durban's Food Culture and its Hidden Gems

Durban's Food Culture and its Hidden Gems

This post is all you need to read to start making a list of culinary adventures to take in Durban, South Africa.

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Special Trips to Take Just Outside of Durban (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)

Special Trips to Take Just Outside of Durban (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)

Just outside of Durban, there are a handful of special activities that come highly recommended to explore and experience KwaZulu Natal in all its glory!

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5 Unique Experiences to Try in Durban (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)

5 Unique Experiences to Try in Durban (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)

From 'bunny chows' to vantage points, read this blog post on 5 unique experiences to have in Durban.

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Walking Down Memorial Lane With Cecil John Rhodes  |  Cape Town

Walking Down Memorial Lane With Cecil John Rhodes | Cape Town

Rhodes Memorial on Table Mountain in Cape Town is one of the most beautiful view points in the city, however its past is not as attractive as meets the eye. Read more about how Rhodes Memorial came about, why the locals aren't happy with it being there, and what you as a visitor can do and see there.

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4 of the Best Beach Spots in and around Durban (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)

4 of the Best Beach Spots in and around Durban (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)

Durban, often dubbed as "the warmest place to be" is legendary for its beaches. With its 11.2 kilometre beach promenade, Durban's Golden Mile shows off several beach hotspots for local 'Durbanites' and domestic or international tourists alike. Read on for 4 recommendations in and around Durban to visit for a fantastic beach day!

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Top 5 Wine Bars To Visit in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Top 5 Wine Bars To Visit in Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)

Read about the top 5 wine bars in Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa) with details on food and ambience. Whether you are just stopping over or have some time to spend, these bars carry a wine culture tradition that is not to be missed!

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50% Off All Hazyview Kruger Shuttle Bookings From Now Until 30 June 2018

50% Off All Hazyview Kruger Shuttle Bookings From Now Until 30 June 2018

Book a Hazyview Kruger Shuttle between now & 30 June 2018 & receive 50% off the booking. The Hazyview shuttle runs between Johannesburg - Hazyview & vice-versa.

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The 2018 Getaway Show Dates Have Been Set | Book A Stand Now & Receive A Discount!

The dates for the 2018 Getaway Shows have been set. Partners and exhibitors are being offered an opportunity to receive a 15% discount when booking a stand for both shows! Find out why YOUR business should book a stall at the show.

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South Africa | Entice Your Establishment's Guests

A Tasty & Unique Way To Entice Your Guests

Are you looking for a way to spice up your establishment and keep your customers enticed? Why not look into this new, unique product that just launched in South Africa - a portable, plastic, single serve glass of wine.

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