The Drive South Africa Blog

What Animals Can You See at Sandfontein?

Sandfontein Lodge & Nature Reserve is the perfect retreat in southern Namibia. This 200,000-acre nature reserve is a private hideaway that makes a great stop en route to Etosha,…

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A History of Simon’s Town

Simon’s Town – a name that every Capetonian knows.  It is a stunning place to spend an afternoon as well as an ideal place for a weekend getaway – but what remains is the love…

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Stellenbosch Winelands History

The Cape Winelands is a stunning region made up of three main wine-areas: Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl.  These valleys produce some of the world’s finest wines, and Stellenbosch…

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Golfing at De Zalze

Nestled in the breathtaking valley on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, you will find the prestigious De Zalze Golf Club, located in the De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate – the most…

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Exploring the Wild Coast

The Wild Coast is the 250-kilometre stretch from East London to just south of the KwaZulu Natal border and is locally known as the Transkei.    The coastline is rugged and unspoilt…

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A Summer Getaway to Durban

Durban is known as the city of beaches and the warmest place to be, literally and figuratively.   Durban is a well-liked short getaway destination. Thanks to warm weather all year…

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A Relaxing Lunch in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is known for its and its culture, restaurants and wineries. It’s no surprise so many people flock to the town for a weekend getaway, a day trip, or for travels from overseas.  …

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Exploring the Cape Peninsula

The Cape Peninsula is a vibrant place, filled with hidden treasures which should be examined and experienced by all types of travellers.   The Cape Peninsula is a crucial part for…

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On a Self Drive Holiday Should you Take a 4x4 Rental or an RV Rental

You’ve booked your journey and you’re looking forward to exploring Southern Africa, but wait! What will you drive? An RV Rental or a 4x4 Rental?These are both excellent choices, but…

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Budget-Friendly Tours in Elgin

The holiday season is finally here which makes it the perfect time to get out and explore whilst making lasting memories with your friends and family. There are plenty of things to do…

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