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Currency Guide For East Africa And Southern Africa

Before you travel to Africa it’s wise to be informed about the currency and payment methods available in the countries you will be visiting. We have put together a little guide to help you out.   ATM / Debit cards Getting money from the ATM is a good way to withdraw local currency when [...]

November 15th, 2017|Categories: News|

Explore South Africa’s National Parks With Google Maps

What better way to get a preview of all that South Africa’s National Parks have to offer than doing a virtual tour before you travel. It will make you want to touch, feel and smell all the things this amazing country has to offer for yourself. Check out this video below showing you a [...]

November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Cape Town Backpackers Summer Special

Summer is kicking off here in Cape Town and to get you started on your South African adventure, we are offering an amazing special on our already-low prices. If you stay for 3 nights or more in a dormitory and get one night free!! This special applies between now and the 20th of December. [...]

November 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Specials|

Wine Estate Groot Constantia

When people think of South Africa, they generally think of wine too. South Africa produces some of the best wines in the world. Most of the vineyards are in located in the Western Cape, which means wine tourism represents one of the popular activities in Cape Town. South Africas very first vineyard [...]

November 6th, 2017|Categories: News|

Everything You Need To Know About The Big 5

You have probably heard of them, the big 5. You think of wildlife during a safari but who are these animals? On every safari they are looking for the most difficult and dangerous African animals to observe. The big 5 consist of: rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo. Spotting the big five has become [...]

November 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

WATCH NOW: Elephant Crossing In Kruger

During a trip to Kruger, one of our staff manager to catch this amazing footage of a family of elephants crossing the road. During a trip to Kruger National Park the car had to be stopped because of this family of 6 elephants and 1 baby elephant crossing the road. [...]

October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|

Top 5 Coffee Bars In Cape Town

With a coffee shop on nearly every corner in the city, Cape Town living and loving the coffee culture. You can almost smell the aromas wherever you are, leaving you gasping for a cup of heaven. With so many options to choose from we decided to list our favourite coffee bars in the city. [...]

October 25th, 2017|Categories: News|

Fun Ways To Stay Fit In Cape Town

To stay fit is one thing, but can it be fun too? We have put together a list of some fun, sporty and maybe even a little bit unusual activities to do in Cape Town. Stand Up Paddling This style of surfing originated in Hawaii where you stand upright and use a [...]

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

WATCH NOW: Whale Playing Around Kayak

There are plenty of opportunities for special moments when you are in Cape Town. Having a whale swim next to you while you’re on your morning kayak is definitely one of them. This man decided to go on a morning trip. He took his kayak and hit the water. While [...]

October 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

What Is The Best Time To Visit South Africa?

There are so many things to do and places to see in South Africa. Due to varying regional climates and wildlife opportunities South Africa is an all year-round travel destination. The summer months are December to March, autumn is April to May, winter is June to August and spring is September to November. Below [...]

October 18th, 2017|Categories: News|