Category: Adventure

Stay at these South African World Heritage Sites

by Altus Booysen on 11 April 2019

South Africa is home to some of the most extraordinary places and a diversity of cultures ─ from picturesque landscapes, to world-renowned heritage sites. Why not turn your journey into an adventure while exploring all of our heritage sites? From Cape Town northwards up to the Lowveld, South Africa boasts ten natural and cultural heritage … Continue reading “Stay at these South African World Heritage Sites”

These Great Heights: 3 Fabulous Free Solo Spots in SA

by Gerriline Fouché on 4 April 2019

Free solo climbing has always been a bit of a controversial concept in the sport-climbing world and once you’ve seen this extreme sport with your own eyes, its controversy comes as no surprise. Seeing a human vertically perched on a giant rock wall or hanging from a boulder by one hand will leave anyone with … Continue reading “These Great Heights: 3 Fabulous Free Solo Spots in SA”

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: Backpacking the Baz Bus way

by Nanje Lourens on 28 March 2019

Longing for a road trip but not in the mood for counting kilometres, and worrying about petrol prices and falling asleep behind the wheel? Baz Bus will have you leaving all that planning, stress and trouble behind. Forget about a rigid itinerary, booking connecting bus rides and breaking the bank! This guide will help you … Continue reading “Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: Backpacking the Baz Bus way”

Have you heard about astro-tourism in the Northern Cape?

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 22 March 2019

When I think of the Northern Cape, the first things that come to mind are the vast landscapes, extreme heat ─ and of course sheep! But there’s so much more to this unique province than we think. Recently the Northern Cape’s sweeping landscapes and clean air has been recognised for its advantageous astro-tourism opportunities. This … Continue reading “Have you heard about astro-tourism in the Northern Cape?”

10 Glamping Getaways across SA

by Danielle Terblanche on 14 March 2019

Is pitching a tent not your idea of having a good time? Would you rather arrive at a destination where you can simply relax on the patio and admire the view? And do you want most of the creature comforts from home? Then glamping sounds like your ideal vacation! These structured tents are perfect for … Continue reading “10 Glamping Getaways across SA”

Into the Wild: Tips to Survive the Great Outdoors

by Gerriline Fouché on 14 February 2019

The great outdoors has always been humankind’s best friend and, simultaneously, its worst enemy. Starting out as quasi campers, we sat in dark caves around glowing fires, slowly discovering the miracles of Mother Nature that would keep us alive, whilst hiding from the weapons she has so often yielded against us. Over 200 000 years … Continue reading “Into the Wild: Tips to Survive the Great Outdoors”

Have you been to the most Instagrammable places in SA?

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 7 February 2019

We love capturing that perfect picture and sharing it on social media, but do you know where the most Instagrammable places in South Africa are? Recently Big 7 Travel investigated the top spots in SA where the most Instagrammed pictures have been taken. Let’s take a look at the top provinces in South Africa and … Continue reading “Have you been to the most Instagrammable places in SA?”

Dances with Wolves: Our Company’s Journey with a Pack of African Wild Dogs

by Adriëtte le Roux on 4 January 2019

When Bhele comes to, it’s his ears that prick upright first — two oversized black and tan antennas that mark the change in song filtering down from the marula trees overhead. Then his nose surveys his new surroundings. He sniffs the fresh pool of shade he is lying in, the humans who brought him here … Continue reading “Dances with Wolves: Our Company’s Journey with a Pack of African Wild Dogs”

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