Helen Walne inherited Lily, a dog that had once been buried alive. Fully recovered, the two of them took a trip from Cape Town to Cradock in search of great pet-friendly pitstops along the way.
Blog posts: Pet friendly
Travel with your pet? Here are blogs about Africa’s best pet-friendly destinations and accommodation options.
Head out of the window, ears pinned back and gums flapping like a pair of undies in the breeze, here are 25 dogs who love road trips as much as you do.
18 days on the slow road from Cape Town through the Eastern Cape, with a bakkie and a adolescent canine: we found seven affordable pet-friendly accommodation options, and some of the most beautiful landscapes in South Africa.
Stop in at this restaurant with a view behind a Cape Town landmark and enjoy a breakfast, lunch or a snack. Children and dogs are welcome too.
Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve in the Western Cape is known as the place to see snow. But what do you do when you book a weekend in the middle of winter and you get all of the cold but none of the snow?
Delicious French food and patisseries at La Belle Cafe & Bakery at the Alphen Hotel in Cape Town.
Get in on the surfing action at Whale Watcher’s. Pets are welcome too!
Out-of-the-ordinary food and humour are on the menu at Tam’JaZi Country Farm Stall in the Eastern Cape.
Wyford Farm is a perfect, pet-friendly resting post to stop off at after taking on the challenging Van Reenen’s Pass in the Drakensberg.
There are few cities that can rival Cape Town as a hiking destination. Here are a few suggestions for exploring Cape Town on foot.