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  • How you can help the firefighters in Cape Town

    Photo by Tyson Jopson.

    Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ll know about the massive veld fire that’s been ravaging Table Mountain, from Muizenberg over to Hout Bay and Noordhoek, for the last three days. Here’s how you can help.

  • MANNA, a new bakery in Nieu-Bethesda

    Freshly baked croissants

    A new bakery in Nieu-Bethesda is adding to a richness of slow food (and drink) that is helping Nieu-Bethesda set a new culinary course. By Peter Frost.

March 2015

Durban street art portfolio
Photos of street art by Faith47.

Easy rider
Andy Ellis grabs a handful of throttle, his sister’s ashes and storms the Karoo.

Elephant heaven
Chris Davies and Don Pinnock explore the issue of water at Hwange National Park.

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Outex camera housing tested

Posted in Gear Categories: Gear tests and Photography.

A few months ago I had an assignment to Storms River in the Eastern Cape, a place of mountain biking, tubing, kayaking and canopy tours (and much more). What better place to test this product?

  • Spice it up in Zanzibar


    Spend 7 luxury 5-star nights on the beaches of Zanzibar and only pay for 6.

  • Luxurious Victoria Falls Hotel – pay 3 stay 4


    The Victoria Falls Hotel, popularly known as “the grand old lady of the Falls”, is situated in the Victoria Falls National Park, a world heritage site, and is a member of the exclusive Leading Hotels of the World group.

  • Amafu Forest Lodge Break


    The scenic Amafu Forest Lodge is located in our very own backyard and is the place for a romantic getaway

  • Tanzania Safari – Under Canvas


    On this camping safari you’ll experience fantastic wildlife, impressive landscapes and meet the local people. You’ll visit the Serengeti, Lake Natron, Tarangire and the Ngorongoro Crater.

  • Cape Getaway Show 2013

    The 2015 Cape Getaway Show will take place at Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West from 13 to 15 March 2015. Join us for over 200 interactive exhibits, great holiday ideas, accommodation specials, outdoor gear, 4×4 products, plus caravans and trailers to climb on and in. There’ll also be great food, wine tasting, craft beer, hiking and plenty for the kids as well. Don’t miss the best Cape Getaway Show yet!

Win a hamper of camping gear worth R12 000


There’s nothing worse than a leaking tent, collapsing chairs, or trying to open a wine-bottle with a shoe. We’re going to fix that for you! We’re giving away a hamper of Oztrail camping products worth R12000 to get you completely kitted out.

Getaway Gallery photography competition


Send us your photos and stand a chance of winning a week-long photographic safari to the Masai Mara or a fantastic Tamron lens bundle.