Love off-the-beaten-track? Try the less touristy section of Route 62, along the back of the Garden Route through the Langkloof.
Blog posts: Road Trips
This Cape Town day trip takes you from the city up into the Franschhoek Mountains, south into the Overberg and along two spectacular ocean drives.
What is it about the Karoo, and Route 62, that makes you want to go back again and again?
We challenged our staff to find the three best one-day road trips out of Cape Town. They each got R500 spending money (way too much, it turns out).
Inhambane is South Africa’s favourite Mozambique holiday town. Evan Haussmann found a relaxing, easy road trip route with some surprising stops along the way.
In Cape Town we are spoilt for choice when it comes to wine routes, with Constantia, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek right on our doorstep. But there are others that are not far from the Mother City that should also be given a try.
Justin Fox packed his Beetle with windsurfer and surfboard, and headed up the famous West Coast route on a surfing road trip that never gets old.
When news of weather cold enough to bring snowflakes rang from the radio, I took a chance and went on a road trip to Clarens.
Try this spectacular motorbike route through the Overberg, for the best dirt riding between Cape Town and Mossel Bay.
Gautengers, did you know the ultimate hiking route is on your doorstep? If you have a week or more, try this circular route into Limpopo and Mpumalanga and experience beautiful forests, tumbling waterfalls, and some of the best views South Africa has to offer.