South Africa

10 Interesting Facts About Johannesburg

Booking car rental in Johannesburg? Jozi is the financial heart of South Africa, with millions of residents keeping its lifeblood pumping throughout Gauteng and beyond. It’s rich in history, culture, and heritage, preserving important vestiges of South Africa’s past while building its future. At Drive South Africa, we want travellers to get the full Jozi […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 12 April: Storm rips through Western Cape, SA to end captive lion breeding, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News Stormchaser captures incredible images of devastating Western Cape storm. Disruptive rain, flooding, and […]

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Reintroducing our DSA Fuel Cost Calculator

In South Africa, using a fuel cost calculator is an everyday exercise for many people. Our petrol and diesel prices fluctuate on a monthly basis, making it tough to track our fuel expenditure for budgeting and tax purposes. At Drive South Africa, we want to make the process as easy as possible. That’s why we […]

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The Best 4x4 Forums in South Africa

We have created a list of the best 4×4 forums in South Africa that are sure to put you in touch with some of the country's foremost 4×4 enthusiasts.

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10 Fun Things to Do in Cape Town Under R200

Looking for fun things to do in Cape Town under R200? You’re actually spoiled for choice. Cape Town is one of the world’s most beautiful cities and travellers come from all around to experience the mountain, coastline, and culture. Here at Drive South Africa, we’ve put together a list of 10 fun things to do […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 5 April: SAA here to stay, new Kruger National Park gate, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News Interim CEO says “SAA really is here to stay”. Interim CEO of SAA, Professor […]

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Going to Afrikaburn 2024? Consider 4x4 Rental

It’s said that everyone should experience AfrikaBurn at least once. If 2024 is your year, you’ll need to know a few things ahead of the time – and you’ll want to secure a 4×4 rental to navigate the rocky, sandy Tankwa Karoo. AfrikaBurn is Africa’s official Burning Man festival. In 2024, it will take place […]

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5 Tips for Driving Through the Swartberg Pass

The Swartberg Pass is one of southern Africa’s most scenic mountain routes. It connects Matjiesfontein to Prince Albert in the Klein (Little) Karoo, offering a spectacular alternative to the N12 national road. In fact, some consider it to be one of the most beautiful mountain passes in the world. Sheer, gravity-defying cliff faces tower over […]

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10 of the Best Snorkelling Spots in South Africa

Snorkelling is one of the best ways to experience South Africa’s incredible marine diversity. From the warm, inviting waters of KwaZulu-Natal to the icy chill of the Atlantic Ocean in the Western Cape, the South African coastline is ideal for snorkelling. Whether you’re a beginner or a certified scuba diver, you’ll find something exciting on […]

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All You Need to Know About RV Rental in South Africa

Believe it or not, RV rental in South Africa is one of the best ways to explore the country. While you might be better off hiring a hatchback or sedan in the city, you’ll need something special to take on the countryside. Camping is one of the great South African pastimes. In fact, campsites pepper […]

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