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Beyond the Western Cape

With so many sites to browse we've saved you time by putting together our own personal recommendations covering travel guides, things to do, eat/drink/dance, further-a-field and recommended accommodation.

Whatever and where-ever you end up we hope you have a great trip!

Phone: 082 308 5763

TOROYAKA BUSH LODGE

This small friendly relaxed lodge of six suites is located in the Balule Nature Reserve close to Kruger National Park. Run by Steve & Nicole it offers professional game drives & walks with great food and facilities right in the bush.

Toroyaka Bush Lodge
Phone: 081 5722 624

ANT'S HILL & ANT'S NEST

Located in the Waterberg region in Limpopo these two lodges are completely different so you'll have a difficult choice to make. Ant's Hill has separate lodges that perch on a cliff edge with spectacular views whilst Ant's Nest is the original homestead with classic verandahs and extensive lawns with large pool. If you're not a horsy person then don't worry, nor were we but certainly a gentle ride on horseback surrounded by zebras was a unique memory.

Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest
Phone: 035 474 1473

THONGA BEACH LODGE

Located on the pristine white shores of the Maputuland coast in KwaZulu-Natal this is beautiful small retreat that is accessed via 4x4 and sits within a coastal forest. Depending on the time of year you may get to experience turtles laying eggs, whale sharks, swimming with dolphins amongst many other sea animals indigenous to this stretch of coast. Perfect place to snorkel or scuba dive.

Thonga Beach Lodge
Phone: 031-262 0324

SAMARA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Located close to Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape this 27,000 acres of reclaimed farmland is a beautiful location to relax and enjoy the thriving wildlife. Walks and drives through thick bushfelt and along rivers and amazing views from the great savannah plateau.

Samara Private Game Reserve
Phone: 021 421 4020

ROVOS RAIL

Ok, admittedly this is not cheap and probably, if you are very lucky, a once in a lifetime experience. However if you have deep pockets or are lucky to be invited this truely is an amazing way to see different parts of South Africa and beyond. Reminiscent of a gone by era these beautifully restored carriages with wooden finishes throughout transverse the countryside stopping off for safaris and other cultural excursions.

Rovos Rail
"Thank you! Magnificent place! Best we have ever had and great service! Really hope to come back soon! "
Peley Family - Israel
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