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    • Johannesburg to Cape Town via the Garden Route

      Cape Town Dec 14, 2016 at 1:41 AM

      Good day dear Friends,

      Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays,

      I have decided to enjoy my holiday driving down to Cape Town from Johannesburg via the Garden Route,
      As it is my first time, I want few advice about the itinerary to get there safely and enjoy the trip,
      It will be only myself and I am planning to leave on the 23rd of December

      Thank you for your help

      1 Answer Dec 19, 2016 at 4:42 AM
    • Best route to Swakopmund from Johannesburg

      Johannesburg Nov 28, 2016 at 6:03 AM

      Hi there,

      I am planning to drive through to Swakopmund from Johannesburg in December but am not sure whether its better to travel through Botswana (which seems to be the shorter route at 17h35mins) or through the bottom of Namibia at 20h10mins)...
      Can anyone advise on the better route and give some suggestions with regards to where one can overnight?

      Your feedback would be greatly appreciated as we are feeling a little "lost" at the moment and still need to book accommodation along the route...

      3 Answers Dec 2, 2016 at 12:49 AM
    • Buying second hand car in Cape Town

      South Africa Nov 26, 2016 at 10:34 AM

      We're thinking of buying a second hand car in Cape Town, for travel with it all over South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.
      Is anyone know how it work in the aspect of ownership transfer as tourist?
      Is there mandatory insurance that we need to have?

      3 Answers Nov 27, 2016 at 7:31 AM
    • Planning ahead for Cape Town

      Cape Town Nov 23, 2016 at 1:22 PM


      So my partner and I are planning ahead for budget for a trip to cape town in Oct 17. We are looking to do 10 days all in all however 1 night stay @ Safari tour

      We would like to know some recommendations on the best, yet affordable safari trips, how close are they to Cape town?

      A lady i work with is from Johberg and has family in Cape town and has advised to hire a vehicle and to be careful of public transport, how safe is public transport? And will we need to hire a car?

      We are planning to on seeing / doing the majority of the attractions, a safari trip, whale / Shark watch and also a wine tour - Any recommendations on the best value for money trips?

      Open to other suggestions on things to do.

      If we are able to spend 1 night on safari trip, we will be looking for 9 nights in a hotel / B&B in Cape Town, Not looking for anything 4 star however needs to be livable for the 9 days!

      Look forward to reading your answers :)

      4 Answers Nov 24, 2016 at 4:07 PM
    • Data sim card

      Cape Town Oct 31, 2016 at 7:53 AM

      Hi which is best SIM card data SIM card no calls
      I need it only for 3G

      2 Answers Nov 8, 2016 at 9:45 PM
    • driving tips

      South Africa Oct 27, 2016 at 7:12 PM

      planning a working holiday soon in S/A, would start in cape town to johannesburg,& maybe mid east coast to joesburg,driving tips & areas to avoid please

      3 Answers Oct 30, 2016 at 11:00 PM
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      Finding a Sangoma in South Africa

      South Africa Oct 19, 2016 at 8:59 AM

      How does one find an authentic Sangoma to meet with? Does anyone have a recommended local guide or contact? OUr Travel plans our flexible, and locations flexible. Looking to travel around the U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday.

      5 Answers Oct 21, 2016 at 2:55 AM
    • Letaba to Phalaborwa

      Kruger National Park Oct 10, 2016 at 8:53 AM

      Is it possible to get a transfer from Letaba Rest Camp to Phalaborwa airport to avoid car rental or is the car rental option the best? We will be at the end of almost a month in South Africa and it would be great to have a more stress free trip for our departure.

      3 Answers Oct 10, 2016 at 12:29 PM
    • how safe is cape town

      Cape Town Oct 9, 2016 at 12:45 PM

      how safe is cape town

      6 Answers Oct 10, 2016 at 6:14 AM
    • Weather in July

      Cape Town Oct 5, 2016 at 5:03 AM

      I'll be going to Cape Town next year in July and how's the weather be like?

      2 Answers Oct 5, 2016 at 7:18 AM
    • Hnag out and make new friends

      Johannesburg Sep 18, 2016 at 6:33 PM

      Sep 20 - Oct 3 (13 nights)
      1 traveler
      Hi guys
      How are you?

      I ll go to Kruger Park in 25 and 26. Someone want to share the car?( i dont know how to drive because is diferrent comparing with brasil)
      I'm going alone in my first time to come to Africa!Long time that i wanted but only now my money and my work allow me. I really want to get into the spirit of Africa xD
      It would be great if someone could show me the city or only hang out.
      My trip is to meet the safaris and the african and boerer culture and travel around the states. I love meeting people and learning their cultures and lifestyles talk with local
      i am extremely excited to arrive in the city!!!!
      Waiting for your hospitality :)

      1 Answer Sep 18, 2016 at 10:42 PM
    • Driving by bike through the winelands?

      South Africa Sep 14, 2016 at 1:07 AM

      I'm going to south africa at the end of december and i'm also visiting the winelands.
      Here in Belgium driving by bike is a big thing.
      So i saw online that you can rent bikes in Stellenbosch.
      Now i wondered if it's safe to drive in the winelands. Like from Stellenbosch to Franschoek.
      Would anybody recommand it?

      2 Answers Sep 14, 2016 at 2:06 PM
    • Neilspruit airport - Satara

      Kruger National Park Sep 12, 2016 at 4:43 AM


      We have a 7am flight from ORT-Neilspruit, so will land about 8am. That evening we are staying at Satara camp. We were hoping on entering Kruger via Crocodile Bridge and driving up? Is this a bit too optimistic, would we be better advised to enter via Orpen?



      5 Answers Sep 19, 2016 at 1:39 AM
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      2 day iterinary inand around Johannasberg

      Johannesburg Sep 7, 2016 at 12:49 PM


      I will be in Johannesburg for just 2 days in the middle of September 16,

      Can any one suggest veterinary for 2 days on the 2nd day Leave to cape Town at 20.00 hrs.

      Sine I will cover full stretch Animal safari In Kenya I have no plans of goings to Pilensberg or Kruger Park

      Pl suggest 2 day itinerary in J'berg

      Thank you

      3 Answers Sep 28, 2016 at 1:10 AM
    • Photo spots

      Province of KwaZulu-Natal Sep 7, 2016 at 12:18 AM

      Are there any cool sites or attractions to photograph between Pietermaritzburg and Amanzimtoti?

      4 Answers Sep 7, 2016 at 8:37 AM
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      Electricity voltage in South Africa

      Cape Town Sep 4, 2016 at 11:22 PM


      I plan to be in Johannesburg and cape town during September.
      What is the Electricity voltage in South Africa please.
      It is 110 volt or 220 volt . Accordingly I have to carry the adapter.

      How about the climate in September. Do I need to bring Summer cloths.
      Any special activity / program in South Africa during the 3rd week of September.

      Pl inform

      6 Answers Sep 5, 2016 at 2:06 AM
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      Which Beach Destination?

      South Africa Sep 4, 2016 at 5:58 PM

      We are at the very early stages of planning our Southern Africa extravaganza and while it was pretty straight forward deciding which game reserves to head for I'm having a hard time figuring out which would be the best beach destination. We're not looking for anything too touristy just a great beach, nice food and maybe something to do in the evening. So far I am looking at Durban, Porto Ouro and Inhambane. I kind of put Durban at the bottom of the list as we'll be back to SA at some point in our lives and Durban is easy to access. Right now I'm favoring Porto Ouro - but Inhambane looks very interesting and we'd be able to drive there from Kruger.

      3 Answers Sep 5, 2016 at 1:05 AM
    • studying abroad

      Cape Town Aug 30, 2016 at 7:24 AM

      is studying in western cape a safe option? I've heard alot of bad news and the negative portrayal of s.Africa is a set-back. I wish to study there for a three year period and hope to stay in the university hostels. hope it'll stay safe throughout. Any advice?

      1 Answer Aug 30, 2016 at 8:06 AM
    • Traveling solo in cape town and looking for company

      Cape Town Aug 29, 2016 at 11:48 AM

      Hey guys I am in cape town on the 3rd and 4th of September and 10 and 11th of September. I want to see all the great sights of cape town. However I am travelling alone and would like to have some company. So if anyone wants to join.
      best wishes

      1 Answer Aug 29, 2016 at 12:51 PM
    • Visa Requireemts - Visa exemt time

      South Africa Aug 4, 2016 at 9:30 AM

      I'm planning a 35 days trip to South Africa with Thai passport. As such normally 30 days are Visa exempt. However, after one week of my stay in SA I will travel from Kruger NP to Durban and on the way send a few days in Swaziland which apparently is another country. Therefore I would expect to get a new 30 days days Visa exempt time and hence would have no problems to do my trip as scheduled. (7 days Southafrica - 2 days Swaziland - 26 days South Africa.

      Does anyone know whether this is correct? Many thanks for your info.

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      transit from Joberg out to caves

      Johannesburg Jul 31, 2016 at 10:37 AM

      I won't have a car in Joberg and am considering going to the Cradle of Humankind Sterkfontein Caves. Is it easy enough to get out there via a mini taxi or ??? If I get on a tour it seems I end up spending top dollar just to get there and can go through the caves with a tour guide already at the spot. I want to squeeze in the Aparteid Museum and the hop on hop off bus tour and the caves in one day.
      Any input?

      1 Answer Aug 2, 2016 at 1:13 AM
    • Travel to South Africa

      South Africa Jul 4, 2016 at 9:41 AM

      My friend and I are going to travel to South Africa in two weeks, and I've just heard that there are huge delays and long queues at the passport control counters. We are supposed to both land and depart from Cape Town Apt.
      Has anyone flown there over the last two couple of days and know what the border process entails and how long it takes?
      Thank you !

      6 Answers Jul 10, 2016 at 8:21 AM
    • shopping mate/travel frend

      South Africa Jun 27, 2016 at 4:31 PM

      Ill be in instanbul frm the 3th of july till the 8th of july doing clothing shopping plz advice me as 2 where 2 go 4 my shopping ,and maybe if i can hook up with a south african just 4 company

      1 Answer Jun 27, 2016 at 5:39 PM
    • 2 days iteriary for Cape Town

      Cape Town Jun 15, 2016 at 12:34 PM


      1.I am solo passenger on a short visit to Cape town , Can any one give me an Iterinary 2 days.
      2. Whish is the ideal location to stay & to see places with out wasting time on long travel.
      3. Which are the must se places in Cape town.
      4. I reach Cape town Airport at 23.00 hors in the midnight . Is there any transport facility to go to hotel.


      8 Answers Sep 7, 2016 at 12:41 PM
    • Itinerary for a Month in South Africa. Little wildlife, Little scuba diving, little chilling.

      South Africa Jun 14, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Hello, what do people think of this itinerary ?
      Any useful info for things to do along the way would be great.
      General hints, tips, improvements about my itinerary. Anything you spot that could be a problem ?
      The nights in Kruger are booked and not ideal I know as I left it a bit late to book !
      The timeframe is mid July - Mid August.
      Is there anything which can slot in which is a MUST SEE ?
      You'll notice a few days that are totally empty at the moment so need ideas !!

      Day 1 JNB (Arrive afternoon)
      Day 2 JNB (all day) (City Tour & Soweto Tour)
      Day 3 Fly JNB-Richards Bay, Hire Car, drive 2 1/2hrs to Sodwana Bay.
      4 Scuba Sodwana 2 x dives
      5 Scuba Sodwana 2 x dives
      6 Scuba Sodwana 1 x dive. Drive 5 hrs to Umkomaas (Aliwal Shoal)
      7 Scuba Aliwal Shoal 2 x dives (Umkomaas)
      8 Scuba Aliwal Shoal 2 x dives Drive 90 mins to Shelly Beach in afternoon
      9 Scuba Protea Banks 2 x dives (Shelly Beach)
      10 Scuba Protea Banks 2 x dives (Shelly Beach) Drive to Durban in the afternoon.
      11 Day in Durban.
      12 Fly Durban to Nelspruit, Hire car, Stay o/n near Croc's Bridge Gate.
      13 Enter Kruger , drive (min 8hrs) to Olifants camp. Sunset (1630) Game Drive.
      14 Olifants 0500 Sunrise Drive 3hrs, Olifants 2000 Night Drive 2hrs
      15 Olifants Sunrise Drive, Drive to Orpen Rest Camp. ?????
      16 Switch to Tamboti Rest Camp
      17 Tamboti
      18 Tamboti to Satara Rest Camp
      19 Satara AM Walk (4hrs).Leave Kruger. |Overnight nearby or somewhere on Panorama Route
      20 Panorama Route Somewhere ?
      21 ???
      22 ???
      23 ???
      24 Get to Cape Town then Simonstown (can fly to CPT if still near Skukuza or another airport)
      25 Simonstown - Great White Cage Viewing
      26 Simonstown - Scuba 1 x dive. Then see Boulders Beach Penguins.
      27 Get to Cape Town . Cape Town, just see the town :-)
      28 Cape Town, just see the town :-)
      29 Cape Town, just see the town :-)
      30 Fly out of Cape Town midday

      4 Answers Jun 17, 2016 at 10:28 AM
    • Mid night travel from ORJohannesburg airport to City Centre

      Johannesburg Jun 4, 2016 at 12:16 PM


      I will be arriving in the mid night at 1 pm. of September 19th at OR Johannesburg airport from Nairobi.

      Is it safe to travel in the mid night night in Johannesburg and which is the economical and best transport to City Centre .

      Does the special bus Rea vyaa bus operates in the night time also .
      Kindly inform Pl.
      .Thanking you in advance.

      3 Answers Jul 6, 2016 at 7:53 AM
    • Mid night travel from ORJohannesburg airport to City Centre

      Johannesburg Jun 4, 2016 at 12:16 PM


      I will be arriving in the mid night at 1 pm. of September 19th at OR Johannesburg airport from Nairobi.

      Is it safe to travel in the mid night night in Johannesburg and which is the economical and best transport to City Centre .

      Does the special bus Rea vyaa bus operates in the night time also .
      Kindly inform Pl.
      .Thanking you in advance.

      2 Answers Jun 4, 2016 at 12:30 PM
    • Bloemfontein Blues

      Bloemfontein May 25, 2016 at 1:11 PM

      Best place in Bloemfontein on a Wednesday night?

      2 Answers May 30, 2016 at 1:55 AM
    • from MPQ airport - self drive to Kruger

      Kruger National Park May 21, 2016 at 9:27 AM

      from MPQ airport - self drive to Kruger -

      which is the best route to take
      where should I stay in Kruger - 3 star accommodation
      I have 6 days available

      Any suggestions / recommendations welcome

      4 Answers Jun 1, 2016 at 10:32 AM
    • Travel from Air port to city

      Johannesburg May 18, 2016 at 11:51 AM


      What are all the modes of transport available from JOHANNESBURG airport to City center

      in the middle of the night.
      My flight lands at about 00.15 Hrs in JOHANNESBURG airport,
      Which transport is economical and safe. I am told that Goutrain does not operate in night .
      Any metro bus or local MRT train.
      Thanx in Advance

      15 Answers Aug 13, 2016 at 5:18 AM