Where to Stay - South Africa

Powervan to the top of the Outeniqua MountainsThe age of steam might have faded but we can’t help but be fascinated by those amazing steam trains that used to grace our railway lines years ago. Nowadays we are restricted to admiring these amazing machines in museums like the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George. A trip to this museum, located in 2 Mission Street, is like a trip down memory lane. Whether you are old enough to remember the sight of steam pumping from these engines, as they travelled across South Africa or not, you will still enjoy the beautiful collection of engines and coaches on display in the museum. They even have a display of old vintage cars, fire-engines and buses in the museum as well.

The museum is all under cover so it’s a trip that you can do with the whole family whatever the weather maybe. It’s an ideal and inexpensive morning or afternoon outing and something different do to from the normal Garden Route attractions. READ MORE

Namaqualand is a semi-arid region located in South Africa and is mainly known for its array of beautiful flowers in the early spring. The

Spring flowers of Namaqualand

Namaqualand in bloom in Spring

usually deserted land blooms with orange and white daisies as well as other species of flowers during certain times of the year. Namaqualand is understandably a busy tourist destination in the springtime as many tourists come to see the wildflowers. READ MORE

If you are a nature lover, South Africa will be the ideal place to visit. The climate is great all year round and the locals are among the

Botanical Gardens near Cape Town

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

friendliest in the world. The sheer diversity of the landscape in South Africa is absolutely breath taking, from untouched coastlines to the arid desert of the Klein Karoo and the lush rain forests of Knysna, to the awe inspiring mountain range of the Drakensburg.

A great place to start your visit is in South Africa’s mother city. READ MORE

Cape Town has many exciting activities for kids, both outdoors and indoors. The weather is normally excellent and encourages enjoyment of nature and the spectacular beaches, which are sheltered and warm on the other side of the mountain when a cold wind is blowing on one side. However, if indoor fun is the necessary choice, there is much to choose from in that category.

Top 5 Outdoor Activities

1. Take a ride on a cable car to the top of Table Mountain for a magnificent view and walk the boardwalk among the beautiful flora. READ MORE