These are the best, beautiful and affordable accommodation options near Johannesburg – all perfect for a weekend escape from the city.
Melanie van Zyl
I love diving the warm African coast, sussing out South Africa's best stargazing spots, setting up tents in Botswana, snorkelling with seals in Cape Town, clambering up Namibian dunes and once I walked 250km through the Karoo.Follow @melanie_vanZyl
See the biggest African Penguin colony and explore coastal forests in this secret section of Addo Elephant National Park.
What happens when you have the All-New Land Rover Discovery at your disposal? You take it camping. Off-road.
Today’s female travellers are independent and explore new destinations their own way. Here are five things to do by yourself in Stellenbosch.
4X4ing through the Namib Desert on a dune tour is a heart-pumping adventure of slip faces, shipwrecks and ghost towns in Namibia – you’ll love it!
See the best nature has to offer in an easy day trip and admire our wild heritage at one of these national parks across South Africa.
There are over 600 elephants in Addo Elephant National Park. We created a self-drive route (doable in a sedan) to see the best big animals in the park.
Plan the best Botswana adventure ever: camp in the unfenced wilds, catch a tiger fish or hitch a ride in a mokoro to discover the Okavango Delta.
Too much month at the end of your money? Even on payday? Here are the best free things to do in Johannesburg.
Veer off the N2 to find unspoilt holiday spots in the Sunshine Coast.