January 11, 2017 - New South African Visa for New Zealanders

A statement was made by South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) late last year regarding the implementation of visa requirements for citizens of New Zealand, effective January 2017. Below are the specifics that have been communicated by the DHA. New Zealand citizens travelling to SA on or after 16 January 2017 will be required […]

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October 28, 2016 - Living with Hwange’s Lions

Living with Hwange ’s Lions Sue Watt – Category: Sue Watt’s Responsible Travels – 06 Sep 2016 Sue Watt meets the Long Shield Lion Guardians of Hwange National Park, where Cecil the Lion lived, and learns how Vuvuzelas and white tarpaulin are helping locals…   Sue Watt meets the Long Shield Lion Guardians of Hwange […]

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January 20, 2016 - Devil’s Pool to close any day.

Devil’s Pool at Victoria Falls will soon be closing for the season due to the high water levels. However, tour operators are offering tourists alternate activities. Devil’s Pool is closing due to the fact that the river has risen to a level whereby it is no longer possible to swim in the pool. However, trips to […]

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April 2, 2013 - Springbok Rugby Museum to open at the V&A Waterfront

The South African Rugby Union has announced plans to open a new rugby museum on 24 September called the “The Springbok Experience” at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The museum will be contain a modern, interactive rugby museum, Springbok shop and ‘Springbok Trials’ rugby skills zone. This museum will replace its former museum in […]

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March 20, 2013 - New Eco-Adventure Tour Launched at Victoria Falls

Wild Horizons has announced the launch of a new eco-adventure tour at Victoria Falls to be called the “Victoria Falls Canopy Tour”. The tour will offer a network of slides, trails and rope-bridge walkways within the canopy of the hardwood forest of the Zambezi gorges. The tour will ill offer amazing views of the turbulent […]

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February 11, 2013 - South Africa Airways adds two new destinations

South African Airways has add two new flight destinations from Johannesburg. SAA Airlink will commence four direct flights a week  to Kasane in Bostwana and three direct flights a week to Vilankulos in Mozambique from 22 March 2013.  

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January 17, 2013 - Zimbabwe upgrades its roads to attract more tourists

The Zimbabwe government has recently announced that it plans to invest heavily in the upgrading of the country’s road network in a bid to attract more tourists to the country. The government has reportedly allocated US$238 million for construction of roads which is 11% of the total infrastructure budget. Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, […]

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January 2, 2013 - Cape Town voted one as one of British Airway’s top long-haul destinations

British Airways customers have placed Cape Town as one of their top five long-haul destinations for the Christmas, New Year period according to the number of bookings made. This makes it the third most popular place to be visited on the airline’s long-haul network over the Christmas and New Year period with New York and […]

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December 14, 2012 - Air Zimbabawe recommences daily flights to Johannesburg

Air Zimbabwe has recommenced daily flights to Johannesburg from  Harare on 12 December 2012. In November, Air Zimbabwe re-introduced four flights a week to Johannesburg from Harare on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The airline is replaced its Boeing 767 with an Airbus A320 for the daily flights. Flights will depart Harare at 7:00am, arriving […]

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November 27, 2012 - Codeshare between Qantas and South Africa Airways is confirmed

The Australian International Air Services Commission (IASC), has granted Qantas permission to run seven weekly services on the South African route and that South African Airways will be able to codeshare on the Qantas South African flights until the 14th December 2014. The IASC also confirmed that within the next two years, that a third […]

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