Travels in South Africa

Durban Beachfront Bay of Plenty

South Africa. Childhood holiday destination. Went to university there. Home for a short period. Now it’s a holiday destinations to see family and friends.

South Africa is big. You could spend a lifetime without leaving and still not see it all. From city getaways to game parks and the big 5. See whales in the Cape or enjoy the coast of kwaZulu Natal, there is something for everybody.

Travelling to South Africa

Oliver Tambo airport in Johannesburg is a major regional hub. Fly on to other destinations, or drive from there to your choice of holiday destination. There is a growing number of flights which will take you to destinations such as Cape Town or Durban.

What to do in South Africa

The question is what would you like to do? Sit on a beach and just enjoy the surf? Go and see some wildlife in a game park? Investigate the wine lands near Cape Town? And much much more.

Umdloti tidal rock pool swimming area

Umdloti Beach Holiday

Contents:Beach Sun and SeaSurprise DinnerHoliday with a Sea ViewBeach and MilkshakesGoing ShoppingGreat FoodMore Umdloti AttractionsGoing To Umdloti Beach Sun…

Breaking Wave in the Sunrise

A breaking wave in the sunrise light. One of the pleasures of being on holiday at the sea is to…

A bit of Durban skyline from the pier. 

Durban skyline from the pier.

A View of Hermanus


Hermanus – A little gem of a holiday spot in the Western Cape, South Africa. A quick overview of…

Hermanus Wine Hoppers

Hermanus is not just about the sea and whales. There’s a thriving wine industry in the area. Join Hermanus…

Prawn starter at Bientang's Cave.

´╗┐Bientang’s Cave Hermanus

I had heard about Bientang’s Cave Restaurant in Hermanus in South Africa’s Western Cape. I finally had the chance…

Whales in Hermanus

The other day I saw a post about whale watching from beatravelling: Onshore Whale Watching. It reminded me of…

Kitesurfing at Umhlanga, near Durban, in kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kitesurfing near Umhlanga in South Africa

Kites in the sky, but the two surfers are invisible, hidden between the waves in this scenen from the…

Breaking waves on the beach

Breaking Waves and Ships

Breaking waves and ships. As the waves break on the beach, the ships sil across the horizon, or wait…

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