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Out & About finding Hidden Delights for your next itinerary

Posted by Out & About Africa on Fri May 3, 2024 in South Africa.

Hidden delights – it is like sticking your hand in the pocket of a long unused jacket and finding money you had forgotten about…these Western Cape properties evoke similar feelings.

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South Africa's Super Seven Series

Posted by Out & About Africa on Thu July 27, 2023 in South Africa.

South Africa is one of the most diverse and enchanting countries in the world. Exotic combinations of landscapes, people, history and culture offer the traveller a unique and inspiring experience.

South Africa is a heady mix of third and first world cultures - along with the best and least crowded beaches in the world. Throw in wildlife parks such as the The Kruger National Park, Ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, , beautiful natural scenery, a great infrastructure and a stable post-apartheid environment and you have a great destination waiting to happen.

Let's look at the Super 7 areas of attraction

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The Conscious Traveler Collection

Posted by Out & About Africa on Mon July 17, 2023 in South Africa.

Travel brings us up close to some of our planet’s most stunning natural wonders and connects us with cultures around the globe. It also has the power to change places and the lives of the people who live there – for better or worse. This doesn't mean you need to forfeit comfort for an eco-friendly option. There are plenty of eco accommodation and hotel options throughout the country that offer both green principles and luxurious comfort.

As more and more travelers are becoming aware of how important it is to adopt eco friendly principles in South Africa so too are establishments. By adopting various "green values", "sustainable or responsible tourism" or going completely green, these establishments are making a difference in South Africa. Out & About Travel offers the responsible tourist an array of green accommodation to choose from to suit any budget.

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10 Unique Things to do in the Garden Route that you can't do in Europe

Posted by Out & About Africa on Thu April 13, 2023 in Things to do.

When considering South Africa as a tourist destination, most first time visitors will be interested in the classic highlights of our beautiful country. These usually include destinations like Cape Town (including the surrounding Winelands), the Kruger National Park and the Garden Route at the top of the list. The Garden Route stretches along the south-eastern coast of South Africa from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River and is well loved by adventure-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts.
The Garden Route is one of the most popular parts of South Africa for visitors both local and international. Stretching some 200km, a Garden Route road trip takes in national parks, dense forests, placid lakes and some outrageously beautiful beaches.

Known as much for its outdoor activities as its natural beauty, along the way you can learn to surf, leap into water-filled canyons, dive to shipwrecks or simply sit on board a yacht admiring the view with a glass of local bubbly in hand.

One thing that makes the Garden Route so special and attractive to travelers is that it is home to many "World's biggest, longest, firsts and of course most-loved" things to do and places to visit.

Come along as we guide you through our top 10 things to do (Yip! You will not get to experience these in Europe!)

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