The Drive South Africa Blog

The Best Time of Year to visit Kruger National Park

The best thing about Kruger National park is that it provides exceptional game viewing opportunities all year round so the decision on when to travel comes down to personal preferences…

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How To Spend Two Weeks in South Africa On a Budget

Budgeting for a holiday is one of the hardest and most stressful parts of planning a holiday. Budget too little and you could be forced to dip into Credit Cards and avoid the attractions…

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Is the Garden Route Worth Exploring?

The Garden Route is popular amongst tourists as well as locals and once you’ve been and experienced the true local hospitality of this region you’ll understand why. This compact but…

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Ultimate Garden Route Travel Guide

The Garden Route is one of the most beautiful scenic routes in South Africa. It is used as both a route up to the Eastern Cape and as a destination itself. But how long does it take, where…

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The ultimate Botswana safari self-drive

Simply put, there’s just nowhere like it anywhere in the world.  Its deserts, salt pans, and deltas with their abundance of wildlife and bird species, really make Botswana one of the…

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What is the cheapest month to fly to South Africa

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Travelling Sustainably Through Botswana

Botswana’s primary attraction is its vast wilderness. From the endless palm-covered islands of the Okavango Delta to the moonscape saltpans of the Makgadikgadi region, it’s the…

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Planning Your Next Beach and Bush Safari in Botswana

Why Visit Botswana?Botswana is completely landlocked, with no beaches or access to the sea. It doesn’t even have very many rivers or permanent water sources, but in the Okavango Delta…

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Family Reunion Ideas and Accommodation in South Africa

As South Africa’s economy slowly opens up again after the lockdown, the excitement of possibly reuniting with family and friends in the near future is exciting. There is no better…

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Eight Packing Tips for Your Next Visit to Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park is undeniably the best game reserve in South Africa and one of the largest in Africa. It is easy to see why the Kruger National Park is consistently rated as one…

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