ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAVEL SOUTH AFRICA

Crazy! Hungry croc attacks lion crossing his river

2014-11-22 14:19

What happens when a crocodile develops a king-sized appetite? He tries to snack on a lion! Watch this incredible footage from the Kruger National Park.

Mango enters new car-hire partnership

2014-11-20 09:12

A new partnership between the low cost airline and Avis car rental company will aim to simplify the travelling process for passengers.

WATCH: Plucky Caracal attempts a warthog hunt

2014-11-14 16:05

Check out this footage of a brave little caracal attempting to help himself to a snack about twice his size.

Kruger visitors warned of delays en route to Malelane gate

2014-11-12 13:23

If you're heading into the Kruger National Park via the Malelane Gate in the next few days, best be prepared for a few stop-and-go delays.

Cape Town International Airport gears up for peak season

2014-11-11 11:23

Cape Town International Airport has seen seasonal international airlines return in time for the peak period, with some even increasing their weekly flights to the city.

Tourist injured jumping into rock pool

2014-11-11 09:03

A Dutch tourist was injured while undertaking a remote hike in the Knysna forest, leading to an intensely complicated joint rescue effort by park guides and the NSRI.

Shark nets returned to KZN Hibiscus Coast beaches

2014-11-07 09:09

Hibiscus Coast beaches are safe for swimming once more after the KZN Sharks Board reinstated shark nets they had removed, due to municipal issues.

Cape Town gearing up for exciting new urban attraction

2014-11-06 09:21

The Mother City will soon be home to an urban attraction that will hopefully hold the same charm as the Fan Walk did in 2010.

How to make the most of Kruger with kids

2014-11-03 16:35

Here are 5 tips for making the most of a self-drive safari with your children.

Legendary KZN nature reserve safe from coal mine... for now

2014-10-23 09:05

An impact study for a proposed coal mine on the border of Hluhluwe-iMfolozi has been rejected by the KZN department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs.

Cape Town among top 25 world cities

2014-10-22 10:02

The Mother City has another accolade behind its name, as it was named one of the Top 25 Cities in the World in the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards.

SA game reserve tops Conde Nast Traveler's list

2014-10-21 12:30

Eight SA hotels and resorts have made the Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels and Resorts in the World

SA airports come out tops in survey

2014-10-20 09:08

Three South African airports have been named the best in Africa by off-beat travel website, Sleeping in Airports.

SANParks fans up in arms over Augrabies hydropower plant

2014-10-16 14:28

We asked our readers what they thought about the possibility of a hydroelectric power plant being erected upstream of the Augrabies falls and got some fascinating feedback.

SA's underrated cities

2014-10-14 00:00

We check out five cities that have much more to offer than you ever expected.

Travel alert: Gautrain delays between Sandton and ORT

2014-10-13 09:50

Gautrain services between the OR Tambo International and Sandton have been delayed due to a power failure.

New Blue Flag beaches for summer season

2014-10-09 11:05

A record number of Blue Flag beaches, marinas and whale watching boats have been announced for 2014/2015. Here's a full list.

Get on your bike, board... or horse in Durban

2014-10-06 09:04

Durban is to place 'a priority' on walking and cycling, wheelchair travel and even skateboarding in an effort to get people out of their cars and into the outdoors!

Table Mountain Cableway turns 85

2014-10-02 11:10

We celebrated Table Mountain Cableway's 85th birthday with an early morning trip up the mountain. Check it out and share your own sunrise pics with us!

SA braai spots

2014-09-26 19:00

If you’ve been wondering where to smoke it up on National Braai Day, better known as Heritage Day, why not check out one of the following spots.

Take a peek inside Zuma's fancy hired jet

2014-09-26 09:25
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We check out the specs and a pic or two of the super luxurious plane President Jacob Zuma jetted off to the US in.

SA braai spots

2014-09-23 15:18

If you’ve been wondering where to smoke it up on National Braai Day, better known as Heritage Day, why not check out one of the following spots?

24 stunning AAD Airshow pics

2014-09-22 10:22

If you like planes and tanks you were either there, or wishing you were!

Robben Island mismanagement is an insult to Madiba’s memory – DA

2014-09-19 11:54

During a Heritage Day debate in parliament, the DA came out strongly against the mismanagement of Robben Island Museum, calling it an insult to Madiba’s memory.

 

SAA flight delayed over open oil valve

2014-11-21 09:23
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Passengers on board an SAA flight from Johannesburg were left feeling rattled after their takeoff was delayed due to a fault that could have been fateful had it not been noticed.

Three SA cities in top 50 most violent in the world

2014-11-18 15:44

You won't actually believe which city turns out to be the most violent in the country, and which city didn't even make the list.

Tornados, snow, what next? Weird weather hits SA... again

2014-11-14 15:11

After a tornado-like storm hit East London, another one appeared over the little Mpumalanga town of Carolina... and now snow in the Western Cape. Best be ready for a wild weekend!

How to make the most of Kruger with kids

2014-11-11 21:05

Here are 5 tips for making the most of a self-drive safari with your children.

Knysna tour guide did not have permit: SANParks

2014-11-11 09:32

A tour operator guiding two Dutch tourists involved in a rescue at the Knysna National Parks forest on Monday did not have a permit for kloofing, SANParks said.

Cape Town gearing up for exciting new urban attraction

2014-11-09 16:00

The Mother City will soon be home to an urban attraction that will hopefully hold the same charm as the Fan Walk did in 2010.

FlySafair announces a second base and new routes

2014-11-06 13:37

Since launching its first flight between Cape Town and Johannesburg in mid-October, it's been full steam ahead for South Africa's latest budget airline, FlySafair.

Kruger and the kids

2014-11-03 16:36

Five tips for making the most of a self-drive safari...

SA tops CN Traveler list

2014-10-21 16:48

See which local lodge has been voted the best in the world.

A million more travellers to SA in 2013

2014-10-21 09:02

The total number of foreign travellers who visited South Africa increased from 13.7 million in 2012 to 15.1m in 2013, Statistics SA said.

SA tourist hot spot home to largest sculpture created underwater

2014-10-17 09:32

At 1.21m by 1.63m with a weight of 312kg, a large sculpture of a sea horse that was modelled entirely underwater has been unveiled in a popular holiday town.

SANParks asks visitors to comment on possible Augrabies power station

2014-10-15 09:11

SANParks has asked visitors and stakeholders to comment on the possible construction of a hydropower station on the Orange River that could impact the Augrabies Falls.

13 great South African spots to show your kids

2014-10-14 00:00

We are lucky to live in a country of exceptional diversity and natural beauty - why not introduce your kids?

New Blue Flag beaches for summer season

2014-10-12 16:00

A record number of Blue Flag beaches, marinas and whale watching boats have been announced for 2014/2015. Here's a full list.

Mango free flights hoax: hilarious tweets of disgust follow

2014-10-09 09:32

Thousands of South Africans were caught by a too-good-to-be-true offer from 'Mango Airlines' on Instagram earlier this week, causing those more savvy to have a good vent on social media.

How to get up Table Mountain for only R85

2014-10-03 09:26

In celebration of Table Mountain Cableway's 85th birthday, they are offering a treat!

Pics:Table Mountain Cableway turns 85

2014-10-02 10:57

We celebrated Table Mountain Cableway's 85th birthday with an early morning trip up the mountain. Check it out and share your own sunrise pics!

Skukuza Safari Lodge: SANParks invites public to comment

2014-09-30 07:18

SANParks has invited the public to participate in discussions regarding plans for the construction of a new safari lodge in Skukuza rest camp.

Zuma's fancy hired jet

2014-09-26 09:32

Check out the luxurious plane our President flew to New York in.

KZN nudist beach application set for next week

2014-09-25 11:10

The Hibiscus Coast municipality will hear the final application for a nudist beach on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast next Tuesday.

What happens when SANParks offers free entry to its parks?

2014-09-23 09:42

South Africans make use of it! SANParks has said that during their week of free entry, they saw an 85.9% increase in visitor numbers

41 stunning AAD Airshow pics

2014-09-22 08:00

If you like planes and tanks, you're either there or wishing you were!

Kruger fires: Visitors warned to be cautious

2014-09-19 09:37

Kruger National Park officials have assured visitors that no roads, camps or picnic spots have been affected by fires, but that they should be alert nonetheless.

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