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Go fish! Beginner fishing gear

Posted in Gear Categories: Camping and Gear tests.

A simple guide to a starting a kit of beginner fishing gear and tackling the local fishing spots on holiday – luckily fish don’t live in ugly places.

May 2014

SA’s most relaxing retreats
Where to go to find rejuvenation, from the Cape to KZN and the Garden Route to Gauteng.

Ancient Greece
Narina Exelby sets out to discover the centre of the universe.

Adventure playground and family fun on the Garden Route.

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  • Luxury Zanzibar Holiday – Pemba Island

    Manta-Ray-Zanzibar dhow-safaris

    Take a luxury holiday to Pemba Island in the Zanzibar Archipelago for seven nights of pure bliss. This is an all-inclusive package where all meals, drinks, laundry and one spa treatment a day is included.

  • 5-day Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari

    Rwanda Gorilla Tracking

    Spend five magical days tracking gorillas in Rwanda: a nature lover’s paradise and home to the world’s largest population of mountain gorillas within the Volcanoes National Park.

  • Botswana Wilderness Group Safari

    Botswana Wilderness Group Safari

    Spend 6 nights camping under the stars in the Chobe and Savute wilderness of Botswana with a group of friends or family for a magical bush experience.

  • Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari

    Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari

    Experience one of the greatest spectacles in the natural world where wildebeest and other grazing herbivores embark on their annual trek across the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem.

  • Gauteng Getaway Show

    Gauteng Getaway Show

    The 22nd Gauteng Getaway Show will return to Johannesburg’s ever popular Coca-Cola dome from the 29 – 31 August 2014. Gautengers were clearly not put off by the chilly weather at the 2013 Gauteng Getaway Show. We welcomed a staggering 19 024 travel and outdoor enthusiasts through the doors of the Coca-Cola Dome. We welcomed... Read more »

The Village Market @ Cape Quarter, every Sunday

Location: Cape Quarter

The Village Market @ Cape Quarter is a unique, European Lifestyle Market that supports local goods and produce, all the while striving to be as organic and environmentally friendly as possible.

Win a trip for two to Thailand worth R30 000!


Win a trip for two to Thailand, including a deluxe pool view room at The Old Phuket Resort for seven nights. Competition open to all Getaway readers, provided you are resident in South Africa.