What To Do on Your Holiday in Nature

© David Fleminger

South African Nature Reserves offer a variety of fun activities for the whole family. Get inspired for your next holiday and let us take care of the rest.

A holiday in any South African nature reserve or national park offers exciting activities for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts!

Popular things to do include scenic hiking trails, mountain biking, game drives, guided nature walks and even rock art tours.

Learn more about the unique attractions and things to do in these South African nature reserves and national parks.

Adventurous 4x4 Trails in South Africa

The lure of spectacular landscapes and the prospect of venturing into the unknown – this is what keeps 4x4 trail enthusiasts coming back f...more

Ancient Bushmen Rock Art in South Africa

It is thought that South Africa has the richest treasure trove of rock art in the world. This ancient legacy of the San people (Bushmen) can...more

Discovering Mapungubwe

What to do and see when visiting the historically rich area of Mapungubwe; the Big Five South African National Park that is known as the fir...more

Flower Safari in the Cape Floral Kingdom

The Cape Floral Kingdom is a World Heritage Site and considered to be a G-spot for the exciting variety and rarity of its plant species....more

Fossil Hunting Guide to South African National Parks

South African National Parks and Nature Reserves make excellent bases for fossil walks, tours and investigations. South Africa is at the for...more

Meet the Boulders Beach Penguins in Simons Town

Do something really unique and swim with Penguins - there is only one place in the world where this is possible! Boulders Beach in the Table...more

Panorama Route - See what God Saw

You'll see something spectacular around every corner on the Panorama Route! Scenic landmarks such as God's Window and the world's largest gr...more

Stormy Seas – Exploring the Southernmost Tip of Africa

During the great age of exploration by sea between 16th and 20th centuries when sailors were circumnavigating the globe, rounding the Cape o...more

Things To Do in iSimangaliso Wetland Park

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a nature reserve in KwaZulu Natal that offers a magical and majestic landscape with beautiful scenery, abun...more

Top 10 Attractions of the Garden Route National Park

Here is our list of the top 10, 'must-do' activities and attractions when staying in the Garden Route National Park...more

Top Activities to do in Table Mountain National Park

The Table Mountain National Park is situated at the southern-most tip of Africa and encompasses the iconic Table Mountain. There are a numbe...more

What to do in Addo Elephant National Park

Aside from the usual exciting activities available when visiting a large safari park such as Addo Elephant National Park, including guided g...more

White Water Rafting in South Africa

White water rafting in South Africa is a superb way to combine action and adventure in scenic wilderness areas. Whether it is a relaxing pad...more
South Africa Nature Reserves : Game Reserves and National Parks