It may be a stretch to classify Coffee Bay as a “town” (it is tiny), but our list would not be complete without it.  Nguni cattle graze freely on rolling green hills which abruptly end to meet the ocean.  Coffee Bay is located on the “Wild Coast”, which is completely untouched by industrial development and breathtakingly beautiful.  The Hole in the Wall is one of South Africa’s most famous tourist attractions Umdumbi beach has been voted one of South Africa’s best beaches.

It may be a stretch to classify Coffee Bay as a “town” (it is tiny), but our list would not be complete without it. Nguni cattle graze freely on rolling green hills which abruptly end to meet the ocean. Coffee Bay is located on the “Wild Coast”, which is completely untouched by industrial development and breathtakingly beautiful. The Hole in the Wall is one of South Africa’s most famous tourist attractions Umdumbi beach has been voted one of South Africa’s best beaches.

Tietiesbaai

Tietiesbaai

Little more than an hour’s drive from Cape Town is the picturesque village of Greyton.  Founded in 1854, visitors can unwind and step back in time as they stroll through the village’s oak-lined lanes, past free-roaming cows and donkeys.  Calming scenic beauty coupled with excellent restaurants and cafés make Greyton a favourite on our list.

Little more than an hour’s drive from Cape Town is the picturesque village of Greyton. Founded in 1854, visitors can unwind and step back in time as they stroll through the village’s oak-lined lanes, past free-roaming cows and donkeys. Calming scenic beauty coupled with excellent restaurants and cafés make Greyton a favourite on our list.

With the picturesque Clanwilliam and Bulshoek dams and the spectacular Cederberg mountains in the area, this town offers the perfect weekend getaway. Two hours’ drive from Cape Town, the town is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area, including the magnificent, but secluded Biedouw Valley.

With the picturesque Clanwilliam and Bulshoek dams and the spectacular Cederberg mountains in the area, this town offers the perfect weekend getaway. Two hours’ drive from Cape Town, the town is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area, including the magnificent, but secluded Biedouw Valley.

Albert Falls

Albert Falls

In the rolling green hills of KwaZulu-Natal lies the charming village of Nottingham Road.  An art-lover’s paradise, Nottingham Road has country charm and an abundance of natural scenic beauty.  It lies at the heart of the Midlands Meander, where visitors are welcomed into the studios of some of South Africa’s best-known artists, craftsmen and sculptors.  The site of Nelson Mandela’s capture, which eventually led to his 27-year imprisonment, is 30 minutes’ drive away.

In the rolling green hills of KwaZulu-Natal lies the charming village of Nottingham Road. An art-lover’s paradise, Nottingham Road has country charm and an abundance of natural scenic beauty. It lies at the heart of the Midlands Meander, where visitors are welcomed into the studios of some of South Africa’s best-known artists, craftsmen and sculptors. The site of Nelson Mandela’s capture, which eventually led to his 27-year imprisonment, is 30 minutes’ drive away.

Mac Nicol’s Caravan Park

Mac Nicol’s Caravan Park

glamping in South Africa.

glamping in South Africa.

Horse riding on Cintsa Beach

Horse riding on Cintsa Beach

Fiddlers Creek Campsite

Fiddlers Creek Campsite


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Camping is a core part of our culture and it’s not like we even have to travel far from our comfort zones: the best campsites can be found within hours of major cities.

Camping is a core part of our culture and it’s not like we even have to travel far from our comfort zones: the best campsites can be found within hours of major cities.

It may be a stretch to classify COFFEE BAY as a “town” (it is tiny), but our list would not be complete without it.  Nguni cattle graze freely on rolling green hills which abruptly end to meet the ocean.  Coffee Bay is located on the “Wild Coast”, which is completely untouched by industrial development and breathtakingly beautiful.  The Hole in the Wall is one of South Africa’s most famous tourist attractions Umdumbi beach has been voted one of South Africa’s best beaches.

It may be a stretch to classify COFFEE BAY as a “town” (it is tiny), but our list would not be complete without it. Nguni cattle graze freely on rolling green hills which abruptly end to meet the ocean. Coffee Bay is located on the “Wild Coast”, which is completely untouched by industrial development and breathtakingly beautiful. The Hole in the Wall is one of South Africa’s most famous tourist attractions Umdumbi beach has been voted one of South Africa’s best beaches.

25 of the Best Places to Camp in South Africa

25 of the Best Places to Camp in South Africa

Little more than an hour’s drive from Cape Town is the picturesque village of GREYTON.  Founded in 1854, visitors can unwind and step back in time as they stroll through the village’s oak-lined lanes, past free-roaming cows and donkeys.  Calming scenic beauty coupled with excellent restaurants and cafés make Greyton a favourite on our list.

Little more than an hour’s drive from Cape Town is the picturesque village of GREYTON. Founded in 1854, visitors can unwind and step back in time as they stroll through the village’s oak-lined lanes, past free-roaming cows and donkeys. Calming scenic beauty coupled with excellent restaurants and cafés make Greyton a favourite on our list.

Secret Falls Campsite in Tulbagh, Western Cape.

Secret Falls Campsite in Tulbagh, Western Cape.

Mac Nicol’s Caravan Park, Bazley Beach Many great memories on this beach back in the day!!

Mac Nicol’s Caravan Park, Bazley Beach Many great memories on this beach back in the day!!

In the rolling green hills of KwaZulu-Natal lies the charming village of NOTTINGHAM ROAD.  An art-lover’s paradise, Nottingham Road has country charm and an abundance of natural scenic beauty.  It lies at the heart of the Midlands Meander, where visitors are welcomed into the studios of some of South Africa’s best-known artists, craftsmen and sculptors.  The site of Nelson Mandela’s capture, which eventually led to his 27-year imprisonment, is 30 minutes’ drive away.

In the rolling green hills of KwaZulu-Natal lies the charming village of NOTTINGHAM ROAD. An art-lover’s paradise, Nottingham Road has country charm and an abundance of natural scenic beauty. It lies at the heart of the Midlands Meander, where visitors are welcomed into the studios of some of South Africa’s best-known artists, craftsmen and sculptors. The site of Nelson Mandela’s capture, which eventually led to his 27-year imprisonment, is 30 minutes’ drive away.

25 Of The Best South African Campsites To Pitch Your Tent This Summer - Travelstart's Travel Blog

25 Of The Best South African Campsites To Pitch Your Tent This Summer - Travelstart's Travel Blog

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