The Genadendal Trail is a fairly tough two-day hike with little shade, but the bursts of fynbos, interchanging views and refreshing swimming holes make it memorable.
Blog posts: Weekend breaks
Weekends were made for travel. It doesn’t matter if it’s an affordable weekend break that’s just out of town or a weekend getaway to challenge the ordinary, the first step to a satisfying break is knowing where to go. Below are some of the best accommodation options to suit you, tried and tested by our weekend warriors.
Prince Albert has a heart of gold and everybody waves in this Karoo town. Alan Duggan finds out why the locals love living there, and why you should go.
An adventure under R4000 for a couple including a 4X4 trail and three nights in an uncrowded section of Addo Elephant National Park.
We gave this Durban-based family a strict budget and sent them packing. Here’s where they went and what they did.
It’s possible to have a weekend away with a strict budget of R3000. Try this pet-friendly route to Eshowe affordable for a family.
See the biggest African Penguin colony and explore coastal forests in this secret section of Addo Elephant National Park.
Plettenberg Bay has coastline, forest, river, and farmland. It’s a delightful playground for all ages and we have the inside scoop on how to holiday here.
Looking for an affordable weekend break in the Karoo? These are our favourite cottages and guest farms and they’re all under R500 per person.
There’s affordable accommodation and food, and more water than you’d think in Kakamas. This Orange River town is also friendly, writes Naomi Roebert.
It’s hard to decide on a good campsite. To help solve that problem, here are some of our favourite campsites around South Africa.