Category: Garden Route

Sedgefield: The Slow Town with Big Charm

by Danielle Terblanche on 27 September 2018

The renowned Garden Route is packed with many fascinating towns and magical attractions, but one town that has always stood out to us is Sedgefield. Situated between George and Knysna on the N2, it’s a town you often pass through on your way to another destination. But it’s time for you to slow down and … Continue reading “Sedgefield: The Slow Town with Big Charm”

SANParks 101: A Basic Guide to South Africa’s National Parks

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 1 September 2018

Did you know that there are 19 National Parks in South Africa? Could you name them? Well, TravelGround is here to help! Scroll down and see where you can experience the wild side of life in South Africa. 1. Addo Elephant National Park Addo Elephant National Park is a top spot for seeing African elephants in the … Continue reading “SANParks 101: A Basic Guide to South Africa’s National Parks”

The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour

by Gerriline Fouché on 8 August 2018

They say only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out the car window. One could venture a guess that freedom might have something to do with it. Sometimes we just need to switch our minds off, fire up our two-wheelers and let the open road guide our souls for a few days. … Continue reading “The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour”

Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!

by Karli Durr on 5 July 2018

You’ve found the perfect partner, you’ve been planning that dream day down to a tee, and all that’s left is booking the first getaway as newlyweds ─ your honeymoon! But which destination will be best suited for you? TravelGround compiled a quiz to help you figure out where in South Africa you should go for … Continue reading “Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!”

A Golfer’s Guide to the Garden Route

by Karli Durr on 10 May 2018

Besides beautiful beaches, lagoons, forests and adrenaline-filled adventures, the Garden Route also offers something for the more active among us ─ golf! With world-class golf courses such as Fancourt and Pezula, it’s no wonder this area attracts avid golfers from all across the globe. So, if you’re planning your next golfing getaway, include a few … Continue reading “A Golfer’s Guide to the Garden Route”

Live on the Wild Side in Wilderness

by Danielle Terblanche on 1 March 2018

Anyone who has had the privilege of visiting Wilderness on the gorgeous Garden Route will tell you that it’s a magical place that will leave you in complete awe! This coastal resort town on the edge of the Outeniqua Mountains is famous for its tranquillity and unparalleled natural beauty. Add to this a myriad of … Continue reading “Live on the Wild Side in Wilderness”

In the Spotlight: 11 South African Lighthouses

by Cea Swart on 15 February 2018

Imagine a dark sky, wet sails, stormy waters and not a single light to guide you to shore … This is exactly the circumstances sailors faced when first exploring the vast oceans surrounding South Africa starting in the 1400s. To avoid shipwrecks and to ensure that sailors could safely reach their destinations, lighthouses were built along … Continue reading “In the Spotlight: 11 South African Lighthouses”

Vacationing on the Edge: 12 Exciting Stays

by Adriëtte le Roux on 30 November 2017

‘Whoah!’ is what you’ll be saying if you choose one of these elevated stays for your next getaway. So, come and take R&R right up to the edge with TravelGround ─ we too like to live dangerously! Bishops Cove Self-Catering Houses in Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape Perched on the coastal cliffs at Tsitsikamma, Bishops Cove offers … Continue reading “Vacationing on the Edge: 12 Exciting Stays”