10 Reasons to visit Clarens in 2023
Vast mountain views, gorgeous natural surroundings and old-world charm await any traveller seeking solace in Clarens. Situated in the heart of the Eastern Free State Highlands, this nature lover’s haven and artistic hub is certainly one of South Africa’s top tourist destinations. That’s why TravelGround is hitting you with the top spots in Clarens, giving […]
48 of South Africa’s finest fishing retreats
Picture this: The air is fresh and the waters are teeming with marine life. You have a fishing rod in your hand and the only worry is whether there’s still bait on your line. Does this sound like the fishing retreat you need? Well, look no further! TravelGround.com has compiled a list of our favourite […]
15 Forest Stays For You
There is something magical about spending time in a forest and we can’t think of a better place to escape the crowds and reconnect with nature for a couple of days. Shut down completely in the quiet between the towering trees, breathe in fresh air and enjoy adventurous activities in some of the most beautiful […]
Stargazing in Sutherland: visit the white dwarves and the red giants
Is your only glimpse of the Milky Way that time your toddler hurled his vanilla shake from Milky Lane all the way to the other side of the food court? Maybe you think Sutherland is a snowy town too far, far away for a getaway. Or maybe you just haven’t had the chance to experience […]
Have You Visited These South African World Heritage Sites?
Do you know what South Africa’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites are? Have you visited them? Read along to learn more about these marvels and where to stay when visiting them.
5 Hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains
Being cooped up at home can only go on for so long and many South Africans are looking for safe ways to spend some time in the great outdoors. Hiking is just one such a pastime and we cannot think of a better place than the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains to get going. This mountain range […]
A River and its Stories: Kayaking on the Umtata
The morning mist starts to recede as we head to the car park to meet our lift. Just minutes earlier a proper bacon, eggs and toast breakfast, accompanied by strong coffee, was duly enjoyed in the Ocean View Hotel’s dining room. While stirring a dollop of sugar into the warm, aromatic whirlpool, I’d wondered whether […]
10 SANParks Finds to Feast Your Eyes on
With the much welcomed announcement that SANParks is opening its gates to the public once again, TravelGround is proud to share these ten beauties — just a small selection of the SANParks stays you can choose from! SANParks Augrabies Rest Camp Augrabies, Northern Cape When the summer flood season arrives, visitors flock to this arid […]