Travelogues South Africa
Travel reports about vacations in South Africa
Our South Africa travelogues are extended travel stories about off the beaten track vacations in South Africa. There are 4 travel reports from holidays in South Africa. These travel journals are illustrated with 128 photos. Each travelogue has a separate page with independent travel information about South Africa.
Motorbike trip South Africa
From Capetown to Kruger Park and back
From Capetown via Oudtshoorn, Graaff-Reinet, Drakensbergen and Blyde River Canyonto the Kruger Park, where the lions completely indifferent to the traffic jam that their appearance causes. The route back to Capetown follows the Indian Ocean coast: kayaking between hippoes on Lake St. Lucia, via Port Elizabeth to the beautiful coastal roads of the Garden Route, and along L'Agulhas and the pinguins of Boulders Beach to Cape of Good Hope. 50 photos.
Motorbike trip South Africa travel information
Travel story & photos: Peter van Boheemen
Fly & drive in the north-east of South Africa
National parks Pilanesberg, Marakele and Kruger
In Pilanesberg an elephant herd crosses the road and white rhinoes rummage about, but in Marakele the game hides behind thorny bushes. From Hannah Game Lodge the Mpumalanga Panorama Route passes highlights like God's Window, Pinnacle, Bourke's Luck Potholes and Three Rondavels. The Kruger Park has a lot of game, among which the Big Five: elephants, lions, rhinoes, buffaloes and leopard. 44 photos.
Fly & drive South Africa travel information
Travel story & photos: Marianne van Rossum
Langa and the Secret of Ubuntu
Visiting a Cape Town Township
Tourists returning to visit South Africa after the World Cup have been very positive about the amazing diversity of treats on offer. The country's crime is an issue which still attracts plenty of news, all negative. There's no dispute that the worst crime takes place in the townships. A visit to the township of Langa shows there's another world in those over-populated and impoverished shanty towns, too. 8 photos.
Visiting Langa, Cape Town travel information
Travel story & photos: David Beaumont
Nature reserves iSimangaliso and Hluhluwe Umfolozi
Several nature reserves in Kwazulu-Natal are visited from St Lucia. In iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly Greater St. Lucia) around Lake St Lucia you can see hippoes and crocodiles. At night you can catch the eyes of zebras, antelopes and Cape buffalo in the headlights of your car. Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve is home to the Big Five: white and black rhino, leopard, lion, elephant and buffalo. 26 photos.
Kwazulu-Natal travel information
Travel story & photos: Jan Noot
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Via online reservation systems like À la Carte Vacations you can book airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and holiday houses. You can build a fly-drive itinerary with maximum flexibility, book a flight plus a hotel hotel for a night or weekend. Prices for hotels and car rental is usually much lower then what you pay at a travel store or at the location.
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