Amazing Africa: the continent with the greatest desert and the longest river; the biggest land mammal and the largest bird; the highest free-standing mountain; the second largest freshwater lake and second highest waterfall.
The adventure guide of Southern Africa aims to help you make sense of all the activity and leisure options waiting just beyond your regular nine-to-five landscape. Some of the adventures are truly wild, while others are tame enough for the whole family - besides, one man's hike is another man's heart attack.
When windmill-dodgers David Bristow and Steve Thomas followed their dream to blaze (and map) a mountain bike trail across South Africa, they hoped to be spared howling headwinds, freezing rain and slushy terrain.
Driven by his passion for exploration and a deep love of Africa, intrepid adventurer Kingsley Holgate sets off yet again with his loyal team on a quest to circumnavigate the outside edge of Africa in an epic 64 327-kilometer, 449-day odyssey.
From a single sanctuary established in 1926, South Africa now boasts a proud complement of 19 national parks that have been described by National Geographic as the finest protected area network in the world outside of the United States of America.
Nestled in the embrace of Table Bay, not far from the sweeping sands of Bloubergstrand, Robben Island is a haven for sea birds and seals. For centuries, it was also a harsh place of banishment and isolation.
The Cape Winelands occupy a relatively small area of idyllic valleys nestled in-between rugged mountain ranges that divide the interior from the sea, creating microclimates ideal for the cultivation of vines.