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Table of contents


Perfect links

Visual collaborators David Crookes and Nicola Jackson share a portfolio of man and nature.
Perfect links February 2017


Local shores

There’s never been a more important time to connect with the ocean. Hope Spots are a great place to start. Sonya Schoeman finds 6 on SA’s shores.
Local shores February 2017


Okavango Delta

Pippa de Bruyn finds a four-night safari to Botswana’s most beautiful place – for under R12 500.
Okavango Delta February 2017



There’s a wild new way to traverse this spectacular place. Getaway’s Kati Auld gets a fresh perspective (from the back of a beast).


Italy’s pretty dips

The locals of Salento love to swim. So does Alexia Beckerling, who shares her 8 favourite spots.



Ed’s letter

Sonya Schoeman decides it’s time to make an unpopular point.


Meet this month’s fearless explorers.

The traveller

Darrel Bristow-Bovey yearns for moonlight on the Ganges.


Your thoughts, your views and our recent winners.



Wish you were here

There’s a secret tradition behind this well in India.


What would you do if you owned a forest?

First look

Sleep in a repurposed bakery in Joburg.


No more excuses for bad coffee.


Four top events this month.

Adventure / culture

Four SA swims (for all types) to set your sights on.


Fare worth travelling for.


Port Elizabeth ’s historic Richmond Hill gives the city an update.

Inside Getaway

Cars can shrink or expand. Really. Tyson Jopson has the evidence.




More than luck: how to capture a lightning strike.


The 2017 Getaway Gallery is officially open!

Final cut

McGregor… is a little slice of country heaven and popular all year round, so book now.

Road trip

Melanie van Zyl shows you how to visit these two top national parks into one awesome road trip.


No-plastic picnic

These items are good for the Earth – and cost less than the usual utensils.


Water toys

Ways to make a splash, especially for beginners.


Insider’s guide


Naomi Roebert discovers why this small Orange River town has a lot to offer for travellers.



Send us your photos

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Eastern Cape Break

A 4-day luxury adventure escape for 4, courtesy of Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism, worth R80 000!