Getaway magazine is available in both print and digital formats. You can buy single issues or subscribe to the magazine for 12 or 24 months and save up to 50% on the regular single issue price.

Buy just this issue

Buy a subscription

Buy digital only

Table of contents


First things first
If the world we love to play in is to survive, we must heed the call of one of SA’s wisest conservationists and turn passion into action.

The Traveller
Darrel Bristow-Bovey discovers his motives for bravery in the Amazon are decidedly fishy.


Wish you were here
Two places in the world you should get to while they’re still quiet enough: Angkor Wat and Savuti.

Must-dos for your calendar.

Your thoughts, your views. We want to hear from you.

SA’s boat-building boom, three brave river rescuers and Holland’s next innovation to save energy.

Learn to take tack-sharp pictures using the equipment you have.


Botswana skydiving portfolio
Getaway photographer Teagan Cunniffe joins scores of airborne daredevils for the first Makgadikgadi Epic.

February 2015

Adventure for sail
Tyson Jopson learns the difference between a jib and a jibe aboard a boat manned by both pros and amateurs.

February 2015, sailing

Out of the comfort zone
Online editor Kati Auld swaps her computer screen for three days of tracking rhino with a team of dedicated protectors.

February 2015, somkhanda

Swimming with seals
Melanie van Zyl is utterly charmed by the playful antics of these underwater fun seekers.

February 2015, seals

Copenhagen earns its crust
South Africans love sarmies. Emma Odendaal goes in search of heavenly slices in Denmark.

Check in

Hotel of the Month
Actor and director Akin Omotoso explains why he thinks Maboneng is the most romantic of places.

On the chart
Pippa de Bruyn heads to Montagu to rate and compare the town’s top spots.

Travel Bites

Tips on how to sneak cocktails into a picnic, and advice from a foodie traveller on what to avoid on the road.


A fully clothed Helen Walne dives into the nudist beach debate – and can’t work out what the fuss is about.

What inoculations you need to travel safely.

On track

Paul Maughan-Brown finds a lot of somewhere in the Great Karoo’s nowhere land.

We test and rate 10 top tents for singles, couples and families.

Storms River Village is the springboard to action central, Paul Maughan-Brown paddles, plummets, snorkels and swoops in.


Don’t miss!

  • Subscribe and receive a handy toiletry bag