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17 things to do at Augrabies Falls National Park

​By Roxanne Reid. Some 120km west of Upington in the Northern Cape is a landscape that could be from another planet. Although it’s the Augrabies Falls that lures visitors here, you’ll [...]

12 reasons to visit Namaqua National Park

​By Roxanne Reid. If you hear the word Namaqualand, it’s a fair bet that the words ‘spring flowers’ will instantly pop into your head. But the Namaqua National Park near [...]

Gorge Cottage, Augrabies: best view in South Africa

​By Roxanne Reid. If you want to stay in a cottage with one of the best views in South Africa, head for Oranjekom viewpoint in the Augrabies Falls National Park in [...]

15 things to do at Mokala National Park

By Roxanne Reid. Mokala is a malaria-free park that lies off the N12 about 75 kilometres southwest of Kimberley – a perfect stopover between Cape Town and Johannesburg. But don’t [...]

Gannakouriep, Richtersveld: find ‘nothing’ and love it

By Roxanne Reid. Prozac for the soul. That’s what I called the chapter about the Richtersveld in my book A Walk in the Park. Four or five visits later, nothing has [...]

Why to visit Totties Farm Kitchen near Knysna

By Roxanne Reid. If ever you get a chance to explore the Rheenendal Ramble – an informal lucky packet of stops along the Rheenendal Road 15km west of Knysna on [...]

Sendelingsdrift nature garden, Richtersveld

By Roxanne Reid. I’ve always looked at Sendelingsdrift in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park as a place to be endured on the way to the excitements of Akkedis Pass, Domrogh Pass, [...]

15 things to do near Knysna on the Garden Route

By Roxanne Reid. There’s so much to see and do in and around Knysna that you couldn’t fit it all into a single post. I’m going to focus on the [...]

5 arid parks worth visiting in the Northern Cape

​By Roxanne Reid. It may not be home to Table Mountain or the Kruger National Park – two of South Africa’s most well known attractions – but the Northern Cape [...]

15 things to do in Paternoster on the West Coast

By Roxanne Reid. For the locals, life in Paternoster still revolves around the sea. Fishing is the historical lifeblood of the village and fishermen still go out almost every day [...]

Elgin and Hermanus: road trip into the Cape Overberg

​By Roxanne Reid. When last did you go online to book a little getaway? And which accommodation aggregator did you use? I’ve just used Accommodation Direct for the first time [...]

Save up to 54% on South African national parks book

By Roxanne Reid. It’s February, the month of love. And because I love South Africa’s national parks and wild spaces, I’m offering a special price countdown deal on my e-book A [...]

8 best things to do on safari in Botswana

​By Roxanne Reid. Landlocked in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana is one of the most diverse safari experiences on the continent. Every day will reveal something new and thrilling. [...]