44 Stanley

You’d expect to find a classy shopping centre such as 44 Stanley in an upmarket area of San Francisco, Madrid or Rio – certainly not in a…

Big 5 safaris

Big Five safaris in South Africa are a must-do for anyone fascinated by wildlife. Big Five refers to buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard and…

It's always a 'best time to visit South Africa', all year round.

Picking a best time to visit South Africa is not a task easily accomplished.  After all, this is a country famous for its sunshine and…
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@samara_karoo is in the Great Karoo – a somewhat unusual setting to have a bush lodge, not far from the lovely, historic town of Graaff-Reinet. Set among the high, jagged-edged Sneeuberg mountains, this remarkable reserve combines luxury with extraordinary game sightings and splendid views. Plus, you'll enjoy the feel-good factor of being on rehabilitated land. In some ways it resembles the customary savannahs further north. There are flat-topped trees, there is waving grass, there are antelope roaming the plains. In other ways it is utterly different. Come meet the Samara Private Game Reserves in the Eastern Cape. HOW TO GET HERE The closest large airport is at Port Elizabeth, some three hours' drive away. Take the R75 from Port Elizabeth towards Graaff-Reinet, but just before you get there, turn right onto the R63 to Pearston and Somerset-East. Turn left after 7km at the St Petersburg sign. Alternately air charters can be arranged, or ask for a transfer. BEST TIME TO VISIT In the Karoo, the weather can be extreme. It's very hot in summer and often snows in the mountains in winter. Spring (August to November) and autumn (March to May) are more temperate. @helenowen thanks for this incredible image. #MeetSouthAfrica #Travel #Travelgram #SamaraPrivateReserve #EasternCape #Adventure

Community tourism projects

Community tourism projects in South Africa are inspired by Nelson Mandela's legacy of moral fortitude and offer a way for the local and international traveller to acquire a little of his glow and change the southern tip of Africa for the…

Massages in the bush

Massages in the bush are right at the top of the list of South African health and beauty indulgences. What better way to pummel out the stress and strains of life than with a relaxing massage out in the tranquil African bush? Sigh, life…

Midlands Meander

Showcasing world-class hospitality and agricultural industries, the Midlands Meander offers the visitor country flair with stunning surroundings. The area is well-known for its arts and crafts, and a highlight includes watching craftsmen at…

Rock art

South African rock art has survived because of bitter irony. The San were hunted by Europeans, Zulu, Basotho and other tribes because of their belief that livestock should belong to all. They were forced into the Kalahari Desert and the…
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