Scott Ramsay has been to some of the most untouched regions on the planet. In all his years of exploring, he counts his visits to the national parks and reserves of Southern Africa among the wildest.
Blog posts: Activities
Get your adrenalin pumping with adventurous activities for the active traveller.
At the foot of the Lebombo mountains, just south of Swaziland, lies a destination that not only resembles Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba, but also rivals it in terms of activities and accommodation. Villiers Steyn and Tabby Mittins soaked up the sun on Lake Jozini.
Travelling is about seeing the world through other people’s eyes: these five audio walking tours in Cape Town will give you a completely new way to look at the Mother City.
Always game for an adventure the opportunity to go on a Cycle in Soweto tour cropped up recently. Having grown up in Joburg’s northern suburbs I wanted to know more about the history on my doorstep. It wasn’t what I expected.
The Bahananwa tribe live below the dramatic Blouberg mountain in Limpopo. Jacques Marais and his family get into nature’s rhythm at the African Ivory Route camp within their tribal grazing lands on the edge of Blouberg Nature Reserve.
The best places to watch and cheer on the cyclists in this year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour – and road closure details for those who want to avoid it.
This weekend get out of Johannesburg and say hello to the great outdoors. Drive 40 minutes in the direction of Hartbeespoort and walk one of the Hennops Hiking Trails.
Shark-cage diving? Pffft. In this month’s issue of Getaway, our intrepid journalists went exploring the underground playground of some furrier sea creatures. Turns out, snorkelling with seals is a lot of fun.
If you have even a passing interest in hiking, make sure you do the Otter Trail at some point in your life. Here are some photos that I hope will inspire you.
Three new community-owned attractions will be opening up in 2015. Check out how you can make a difference just by travelling!