Category: Children

Go game viewing along the Garden Route

by Karli Durr on 5 March 2020

What do you get when you combine fynbos-covered mountain slopes, fairy-tale forests and lukewarm lagoons with our country’s mighty Big Five? A game-viewing experience along the Garden Route, of course! Although the Kruger is arguably the ultimate wildlife destination, it’s often a stretch too far for those living in the coastal parts of South Africa, … Continue reading “Go game viewing along the Garden Route”

All Roads Lead to the Karoo: An Alternative Route to Sutherland

by Karli Durr on 19 December 2019

Living in a city that never seems to sleep, we tend to take the route of least resistance to our destinations, ignoring everything in our wake. But due to unforeseen circumstances on a sultry Friday morning near De Doorns, Schalk and I had to amend our perfectly-planned trip to avoid the N1 ─ something that’s … Continue reading “All Roads Lead to the Karoo: An Alternative Route to Sutherland”

Campfires, Dad Jokes and Awkward Laughters ─ Dinokeng Nature Reserve in the Spotlight

by Altus Booysen on 28 November 2019

It’s almost time to light the fires, get out the guitars, sing Billy Joel campfire songs and listen to the crickets after a bad joke’s punchline, i.e. dad jokes. Being a Joburg local, I know people in Gauteng like to slow down, escape to the wild, and enjoy the company of loved ones in nature. … Continue reading “Campfires, Dad Jokes and Awkward Laughters ─ Dinokeng Nature Reserve in the Spotlight”

Finding the Farmer’s Way at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm

by Gerriline Fouché on 31 October 2019

Born and bred among the leafy green vineyards of the West Coast, the Karoo is not a region I frequented much growing up. I have only visited Oudtshoorn on a few occasions for its yearly cultural event, the KKNK, but have always yearned to see more of this ostrich mecca. I was therefore quite excited … Continue reading “Finding the Farmer’s Way at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm”

Meet SA’s Majestic Marine Big Five

by Karli Durr on 10 October 2019

We’re all familiar with the mighty Big Five roaming our game reserves and national parks, but did you know South Africa also boasts the Marine Big Five? In the light of #NationalMarineWeek, TravelGround is proud to introduce these special sea creatures! Bottlenose Dolphin These aquatic mammals are arguably the most popular among humans and with … Continue reading “Meet SA’s Majestic Marine Big Five”

It’s Always December In Durban!

by Jeanne Carstens on 22 August 2019

If you’re not into camping, the icy Atlantic Ocean, or general outdoor activities during the winter, then finding something to do for the whole family when it’s chilly outside can leave you in a bit of a pickle. Luckily, South Africa is blessed with both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, which makes Durban an absolute … Continue reading “It’s Always December In Durban!”

Oudtshoorn: An Oasis in the semi-desert Karoo

by Nanje Lourens on 8 August 2019

Everytime I thought about Oudtshoorn, I immediately connected it with the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK), and while this festival is still a great reason to visit the Grootvoëlparadys, there are so many reasons for you to travel here any other time of the year as well. With temperatures reaching a high of 36°C during … Continue reading “Oudtshoorn: An Oasis in the semi-desert Karoo”

Recharge your Batteries at these 10 Resorts

by Karli Durr on 4 July 2019

The mid-year blues are wreaking havoc on your soul and you’re in dire need of a break, but the December holidays are still light years away and you’re running low on leave days. Don’t despair, TravelGround has the cure! We’ve rounded up a list of ten resorts in South Africa and Namibia, perfect for a … Continue reading “Recharge your Batteries at these 10 Resorts”

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