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The Nature’s Rest caravan and camping resort is one of the most picturesque I’ve ever seen. It is positioned on the banks of the Zamnyama River which meanders its way through the rolling hills of the Eastern Cape, and you’ll find peace and relaxation under the dappled shade of large trees with lush green grass underfoot. The only sounds will be the chatter of weavers and the splash of fish as they jump out of the water. Keep an eye out for the pair of pied kingfishers that hunt right next to the scenic campsite. You can spend the day

“Ah, I find you here,” said the beaming gentleman. “I was keeping your spot for you near the sea there; but now I see you like this one, rather.” His name was Collins, and when we hadn’t pitched up at Site 20 (lovely sea view) that had been kindly set aside for us as we were arriving late — sites are not normally reserved at Yellow Sands — he came looking for us. Unbeknownst to him, when we’d got there earlier we’d found a truck with no driver parked on it, and with the sun setting fast, we’d opted to

If you are looking for a fantastic family fun getaway, head down to Pine Lodge and Conference Centre in Port Elizabeth. Pine Lodge is a well-maintained resort with trimmed lawns, neat ablutions, excellent security, and numerous activities for the whole family to enjoy. There is a basketball court for the kids, a games room with a pool table, darts, table tennis, mini soccer, a 9-hole mini-golf course, a trampoline, jungle gym and a giant chess set. You can even take a donkey cart ride to the Cape Recife lighthouse. Port Elizabeth lies between the winter rainfall zones of the Western Cape

Spectacularly positioned on the banks of the Kwelera River near Chintsa, Areena Riverside Resort offers spacious caravan and camping sites, furnished chalets, a clubhouse and conference venue. Enjoy beautiful views of the river, excellent bird and game- watching opportunities right in front of your site and game drives on fourwheelers. Once you’ve visited this exquisite spot, you’re sure to visit time and time again. The salt water tidal river is perfect for the fishing enthusiast. Launch your boat from the slipway and moor it at one of the resort jetties. Explore one of the many adventure activities, facilitated by trained

InniKloof is a 2-in-1 destination: Campers and caravanners can camp and non-campers can enjoy the luxury of a cottage, all within shouting distance! There are two fully-equipped cottages. Each has a large double bedroom as well as a second room with three beds. Extra beds and a baby cot can be added if required. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, hotplate, microwave oven, toaster, electric frying pan, cutlery, crockery and kettle. A gas geyser provides hot water for the bathroom and kitchen. Nearest Town: Hankey The backpackers’ cottage is very basic and is ideal for school groups or hikers.

We invite you to let your spirits soar and your tensions disappear as you unwind in our welcoming, tranquil atmosphere. We offer five star facilities and service to match. Oyster Bay Resort is located on one of South Africa’s most beautiful stretches of coastline and is a 5 minute stroll from the beach. Oyster Bay is 23 km, along a gravel road, from Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape. The resort is en route from George to Port Elizabeth via Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, the Tsitsikama National Park and Stormsriver and is definitely the best place to overnight on your way to

Bring your tent and camp on the banks of the Grootrivier, in the veld or in the mountains.  Get away from people and get back to nature. Ablution facilities provide running water, a flush toilet, hot water shower (donkey system), and enclosed kitchen area with scullery and work surface where a stove can be placed as well as food stored etc. The shady, quiet, peaceful campsites provide excellent bird watching opportunities with kudu and other game visiting to graze and drink water at the river. Fishing and swimming in the river are possible and, depending on the water level, also

Bo-Kloof offers a guest house and seven beautiful spots for camping. The guest house is part of the farmhouse with its own entrance, braai area and garden. The house offers three bedrooms. One bedroom has a double and two single beds, one has a double and one single bed and the third room has two single beds. Linen and towels are provided. There is one bathroom with a bath and shower. The house has a fully equipped kitchen with a two-plate stove and oven, a microwave, a fridge-freezer and cutlery and crockery. The small lounge has a TV. Dinner and

The campsite is a joint venture between the Mbotyi Community and Mbotyi River Camp Site. It is managed by the Mbotyi Camp Site Trust. The Camp Site does not form part of the Lodge and is a separate business with its own shareholders. The Camp Site facilities and those of the Lodge are for the specific use of the guests of each venue and there are no reciprocal rights between the two. The campsite has no telephones at present, therefore bookings are made by lodge staff at Mbotyi River Lodge. This is simply done to assist the Campsite trust. The

Historic Noorspoort Guest Farm next to the hamlet of Steytlerville in the southern Karoo, South Africa, has much to offer. From luxury accommodation and a wedding and functions venue to veld camping and even volunteer tourism. The main homestead has six luxury rooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom and air-conditioner. The beds and mattresses are of excellent quality, and the bedding consists of pure or mixed goose down duvets. A coffee machine is available in each room. There is easy access to reading spots in the main sitting room and elsewhere as well as DSTV facilities. At present there

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