The Drive South Africa Blog

5 musées à visiter durant votre séjour à Johannesburg

Johannesburg est la plus grande ville d’Afrique du Sud et, tout comme toutes les autres villes sud-africaines, elle se targue d’un héritage très diversifié. De la ruée vers l’or des années 1800 aux aménagements modernes, Johannesburg est vraiment une ville de contraste, de chaos et de panache et il existe de nombreux musées pour vous […]

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Venez admirer les fleurs en Afrique du Sud au printemps

Le printemps est enfin arrivé et de nombreux Sud-Africains affluent vers des destinations où de belles fleurs et plantes peuvent être appréciées dans leur intégralité. Le gel commence à quitter les champs alors que l’Afrique du Sud commence à montrer ses premières fleurs, des jours doux arrivent. Les fleurs fleurissent et beaucoup de champs vides […]

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You can do a week in Cape Town for under £800

Looking to skip the cold English winter for the sunny and warm Cape Town summer? Here’s how you can spend one week in the Mother City from just £792, based on a week in Cape Town from 1-7 December 2017. Return flight to Cape Town from £533* According to Cheapflights, the most affordable return flight […]

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You can do a week in Cape Town for under £270

Looking to skip the cold English winter for the sunny and warm Cape Town summer? Here’s how you can spend one week in the Mother City from just £259, based on a week in Cape Town from 1-7 December 2017. Car hire in Cape Town from £16 per day* According to Drive South Africa, you […]

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Spring is near – 5 places to see beautiful plants and flora this Spring:

So spring has sprung and many South Africans are flocking to destinations where beautiful flowers and plants can be enjoyed in their entirety. The frost is starting to leave the bones and celebration is in the air as South Africa starts to experience, blue balmy days of breathtaking weather.

  • Flowers are blooming and with this many of the previously barren fields are now covered with interesting and colourful plants and flora. Now it’s just up to you to get out there and enjoy them.

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10 reasons why you should visit the Namaqua National Park this spring

South Africa’s Northern Cape province is home to the Namaqua National Park, a colourful spring destination to add to travel itinerary if you’re planning a South African self-drive safari.

  • Here are 10 reasons why you should visit the Namaqua National Park this spring.

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10 art galleries to visit in South Africa

South Africa is splitting at the seams with inspiring voices in the arts sector, art galleries can be found all over the country from bustling epicenters of creativity in Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban to smaller towns also doing their thing when it comes to producing great artists and spaces for art and creativity. 

South African culture is as diverse as it gets and its art is a clear reflection of this diversity.

Here are 10 galleries to visit on your next road trip through South Africa.

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Visitors guide – Flower Route, by Marion Whitehead and MapStudio

Spring is here and South Africa is blessed with some of the most picturesque destinations on the planet to witness fields and fields of blossoming flowers. The one issue is how one gets to all these locations and when is the optimal time to visit. This is also largely due to the diverse weather patterns […]

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Great hiking trails near or in Cape Town

Cape Town with its towering Table Mountain really has a unique situation as nature and urbanity converge. This makes it great for anyone wanting to hike or trek but not venture too far from the city. This has made it a leading tourist destination for people wanting literally the best of both worlds, stay at boutique hotels, eat at world class restaurants and hike some of the most picturesque trekking trails in all of South Africa, this is the reality that is Cape Town.

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A Visitor's Guide to Durban and Surrounds - MapStudio

MapStudio has a 55 year history in the mapping industry of South Africa. Hence over the years they have also expanded in being involved with travel and lifestyle publications. Recently they have launched a series of books and magazines which will help one to become more accustomed to certain locations within Southern Africa. Today we […]

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