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5 autumn road trip ideas

As the year continues to rush past us at a startling rate, it’s no wonder most of us haven’t planned our last trip of the summer. The days are getting shorter and the cooler weather has most of us clinging to those last sunny days. But there are plenty of great spots in South Africa that are at their best in the slightly cooler seasons. 

So before the cold completely sets in and sees most of us retreat into hermit mode, take a look at these 5 autumn road trip ideas.


New hikes to support community tourism

Some travellers enjoy getting away from it all while others choose to immerse themselves in the local culture and traditions of the area they visit. If you’re the latter, then you’ll be pleased to know that three new attractions will be opening up in early 2015, all of which have been developed by local communities.

Read more about the new hikes.



Family hiking trails in South Africa

Home to some of the world’s most famous mountains, South Africa is where we will find a fantastic combination of overnight camping treks, game lodge weekend walks, week long adventures as well as half day and full day hikes. Trails vary in distance, time and location, some are more challenging than others. 

Read more about family hiking trails in South Africa.