Archive for category: tours & activities

/ Sep 16, 2017 1:03 PM

West Coast Nature Reserve this Spring (in Pictures) | South Africa

  Plan your visit now! You won’t be disappointed.  Want to know more? Visit: W: https://www.sanparks.org/parks/west_coast/   Images patrycja @ travelopulentbox We visited West Coast National Park in the first weekend of Spring.  

/ Aug 18, 2017 8:49 AM

30 Songs For Your Ultimate Road Trip Playlist | #TravelChatSA

Who doesn’t like road-trips? There is always so much excitement when you plan a road-trip or you just go for a spontaneous one. So to maximize the experience that perfect road-trip playlist is a must.  We asked our community to share with us their favorite tunes and below list of 30 they love. Happy Listening and Car-Dancing!   Green Day – Holidays 2. Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee ** 3. Fight Song – Rachel Platten 4. Drove All Night – Celin Dion 5. Kisses In The Moonlight – George Benson 6. Me Too – Meghan Trainor 7. Time Bandits – Endless [&hellip

/ Aug 11, 2017 8:51 AM

Help us Create the Ultimate Road-trip Playlist

Help us Create the Ultimate Road-trip Playlist.What are your favorite tunes & what songs make road-trip a memorable one. Comment below with your favorite tracks, YouTube links below:)

/ Aug 3, 2017 6:48 AM

15 Unique Activities for Couples enjoying their Honeymoon in South Africa

Planning a Honeymoon in South Africa? Except usual activities want to do something unique and different? Below some suggestions that you might find interesting:   OUTDOOR CINEMA A3 Outdoor Cinemas with picnic basket seem to be all the rage in summer. Romantic movie under starry sky. #TravelChatSA (not my pic!) pic.twitter.com/XWorhDalvF — Marlize Stander (@Winelands) August 2, 2017 2. FAT BIKES TOUR  A3 For adventure I highly recommend @Fatbiketours01 De Kelders #Gansbaai. Massive load of fun! Exercise, seabreeze, fab views. #TravelChatSA pic.twitter.com/qKL00cfhAk — Marlize Stander (@Winelands) August 2, 2017 3. GARDENS OF KIRSTENBOSCH A3: #CapeTown boasts many beautiful hiking trails, [&hellip

/ May 5, 2017 5:53 PM

Interview: Discovering the Finer Things in Life with Cape Culture Art Tours | South Africa

  Please Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Brad Twaddle. I was born and raised in Johannesburg, where I completed by schooling and did my tertiary education. Growing up I was always interested in the creative side of things. Often spending my days enveloped by arts & crafts, drawing and preforming. I tend to think that creativity flows through my bloodstream. Since leaving school I furthered my career in Dance, and took my career on stage, where I spent several years doing ad-hoc shows and performances. Moving to Cape Town at the age of [&hellip

/ Mar 31, 2017 7:00 AM

Lover’s Walk & Badskloof Trail in Pictures | Montagu, South Africa

Lover’s Walk in Montagu is a short trail – 500 metres walk along the Keisie River banks. It is nestled below Kanonkop, providing spectacular views through Joubertpark. It starts upper end of Barry Street, and eventually becomes a part of the Badskloof Trail. Badskloof Trail is only 2.2 kilometers and takes you through the mountain & river pass to famous hot springs. It’s a beautiful walk, and it should be on your list to do when visiting Montagu. Check it out!   Images by travel opulent box  

/ Feb 17, 2017 7:55 AM

Transport tips to travel in South Africa.

Past Wednesday we chatted about ways of Getting around in South Africa.  Below some great tips and advices on taking different transport options in South Africa:  STICK TO THE BUDGET A3 Decide how much time U wish 2 spend travelling, your budget & where you want to go. Those factors impact transport choices. #TravelChatSA — Marlize Stander (@Winelands) February 15, 2017 2. USE REPUTABLE TRANSPORT PROVIDERS A3: Use reputable providers, & common sense when travelling to ensure safety. Ensure that a family member knows your itinerary #TravelChatSA pic.twitter.com/4ErVkwx3zr — CapeTownBig7 (@CapeTownBig7) February 15, 2017 3. DO YOUR RESEARCH  A3 Take time [&hellip

/ Feb 1, 2017 12:55 AM

Hop on City Sightseeing’s new Cape Point Explorer.

 Magnificent Cape Point is a place of wild and dramatic beauty, heartstopping views, endemic ​fynbos and diverse fauna. From 1 February 2017, City Sightseeing’s new Cape Point Explorer will take visitors to the reserve via some of Cape Town’s most spectacular areas of natural beauty. The Cape Point Explorer is a full day’s excursion with an English-speaking guide aboard a luxury air-conditioned coach, featuring a drive through picturesque Muizenberg, Fish Hoek and a visit to Boulders Beach with its famous colony of African penguins. The tour then continues to Cape Point, with an optional hike to the Cape of Good [&hellip

/ Jan 13, 2017 4:25 PM

8 things to do in Tulbagh (and in the area) | South Africa

Tulbagh is a lovely beautiful rural village located in the “Land van Waveren” mountain basin that offers magnificent mountain views and scenery, peacefulness and it’s also a great place for those loving outdoor activities, a bit of history or great wines. If you planning your getaway in Tulbagh – check out our top 8 Activities and Things to do in the area. Enjoy it!   Saronsberg Wines Tasting – it will simply wow you! Wow! The wines are fantastic and the tasting area and the view is just amazing (just look at the picture)! Worth a drive. W: www.saronsberg.com Quick visit to #saronsbergwineestate [&hellip

/ Nov 30, 2016 6:39 AM

On Top of the World | Table Mountain (Photoblog)

  Images by Pat@travel opulent box