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The Drive South Africa Blog

Five South African 4x4 routes worth exploring

The South African landscape is filled with places to explore; the fact that the country has many rural or less populated areas is an absolute blessing for so many reasons. This has ensured a country where the outdoors and nature are respected and in turn, this has enabled 4×4 enthusiasts to have fantastic places in […]

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Is South Africa Safe?

South Africa – Two Countries in One Public safety initiatives have been implemented in large cities to help curb crime | Credit: The CapeTowner   If you are planning on visiting South Africa, you may hear that South Africa is a beautiful country and that it is the most developed country in Africa or you […]

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Cape Town Wine Festival Guide [2020]

The Western Cape is one of the leading wine-producing regions in the world, come grape harvesting time and the Cape Winelands are buzzing with energy and communities come together to celebrate the harvest each year. You get to enjoy quality wine, great food, music and participate in an endless list of activities at these wine […]

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Green Season: Sustainable New Year Resolutions You Should Put into Practice

This year we enter into an entirely new decade. Whether you love the chance to start fresh or are not too keen on it, New Year’s resolutions are a great way to change your habits, mindsets and goals. Carpooling/lift sharing Not only does carpooling reduce the strain on our planet’s oil resources and greenhouse gas […]

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Things to do in Cape Town: 62 Incredible Activities to do in 2020

Cape Town South Africa is one of the world’s leading tourist destinations and for good reason. It’s a vibrant cosmopolitan city with pleasant Mediterranean weather which draws in lots of visitors in the spring and summer seasons. The city is also a tech hub with many startups based there which draws in interns from all over […]

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What to Expect on a Self-drive through the Drakensberg

The Drakensberg is one of the most famous mountainous areas in all of South Africa and its towering peaks, beautiful rivers, ravines, streams and fields have kept people from all over South Africa and the world coming back year in and year out. It’s a land a mystic and wonder and this wild rugged and […]

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Hermanus Whale Festival [2020]

The Hemanus Whale Watching Festival is around the corner and nature-enthusiasts over the world are getting ready to be up close with these magnificent animals. Get even closer with a kayak! A quilified whale specialist will be on board to answer your every question.

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Cape Town Water Crisis: What You Need to Know

2018 Cape Town Water Shortage In 2018 there was massive panic in Cape Town because of a water shortage caused by a drought. The drought was caused by 3 consecutive wet seasons which did not produce enough rainfall from 2015 to 2017, resulting in low dam water levels as low as 22%.  The local government […]

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How to Spend 48 hours in Cape Town

If you are visiting Cape Town, for just 48 hours, there are still plenty of things that you can do. Cape Town is an amazing city that offers you various alternatives.  Here are some of the top experiences you should try on your brief visit to the Mother City:    Visit the Cape of Good […]

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Five of South Africa's Most Charming Towns

Not every traveller is keen on big city life. Some opt for a more tranquil and immersive experience. Thousands of tourists flock to South Africa every year to experience the diversity, people, food and the most breathtaking destinations.    For those keen to experience what life’s like living off the beaten path, we’ve curated some […]

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