Explore to the full

2017-05-18 06:01

THIS week saw the launch of edition 20 of the Southern Explorer Route Guide which is the official tourism publication for our diverse and captivating destination.

Besides the plethora of beach, adventure, activity, hospitality, retail and nature based options on the coast and inland, this year we have added some unique and innovative touring options.

In the edition are newly incorporated and mapped experiences that can be had in Kwa Nzimakwe, Nyandezulu and the Wild 2 South Coast Walk.

In addition, new Great Drives Out are leisurely loops that include one from Bushy Vales to Shelly Beach via Izingolweni and another from Umzumbe to Batstones Drift via Kwa Dweshula. So often one tends to stick to the main tourist roads and we really encourage locals and visitors to get a copy of the Explorer and sample the sights and good peoples of our immediate rural areas.

A number of committed local practitioners and welcoming emergent enterprises await your support and to host you. This section of the publication also highlights key cultural and entertainment events in the rural areas which are well worth attending.

Talking of exploration, local charter operators, C Freaks, kindly took our tourism interns for a trip out to sea. Some of our future tourism ambassadors had never been off shore before so when one looks at their happy photos of the exciting outing there is no doubt that they will recommend this experience to all and sundry. Many thanks C Freaks.

So on land and at sea a fruit bowl of options is here on our doorstep – please vitalise the spirit in exploring our superb destination to the full- it is ripe for the sampling. Our route guide is also downloadable off our website- www.tourismsouthcoast.co.za

Happy outings in our paradise.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
Watch: Investing in the future through child development

An investment of R32-million into 11 early childhood development centres is changing the future for children in the Northern Cape.

Partner Content
What all investors should know about index investing

Index-linked investments are growing fast in popularity globally, and are growing in size and complexity too.

/World
 

For the love of Corgis!

WATCH: 35 Corgi's to make your day! If they’re good enough for the Queen of England they’re good enough for us.

 
 

Paws

Can we communicate with our pets?
8 great natural remedies for your pet
Buying a puppy? Don’t get scammed!
WATCH: These funny animal videos will make you LOL!
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.