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The Freedom of a Homeless Traveler

I recently stopped off in a small town in the Garden Route called George. Although buzzing with activity I noticed a guy sitting at the traffic light. Clearly homeless and dressed in rags, I found it strange that he wasn’t begging. No hand held out, no hassling passers-by. He simply looked content with staring around. Obviously I was too intrigued… Read more →

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Brand New Day Trips!

We have some authentic new day trips for the traveler and explorer at heart! If you love spending time in the sun, water and fresh air doing outdoor activities and unique adventures… then read on! We want you to be a part of this summer season in the Garden Route and that is why we’ll be running weekly day trips… Read more →

Voluntourism Road Trip Launch

  I’m sitting here 5 days after our Promo Trip and still in pure bliss! A simply unforgettable 10 days of #ChangeGrowPlay! Our first and annual Promotional Trip started in #MosselBay on 21 October and took us through the whole #GardenRoute in 10 jam-packed adventure-filled days of fun, conservation, eco tours, permaculture, witnessing nature in respect, contributing to communities in… Read more →

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To Beach or not to Beach

When you come to #MeetSouthAfrica, you will inadvertently end up on some of our infatuating beaches. The Indian and Atlantic Ocean glistening in the sun will hold your gaze for hours and the soft white sand that will warm your buttocks, will have you coming back for more year after year. But when one goes to the beach, you do… Read more →

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Why limit yourself with an itinerary?

#Independenttravel is all about making your own choices while traveling. Not having to stick to any specific plan or too much of a schedule. Forgetting the guidebook for a while and getting a little lost. That’s when you start to experience a country. When you can get past the fancy facade that tourists usually get locked into. That’s why we… Read more →

Winter Winding Away

The sun is always shining somewhere in the Garden Route, but nonetheless this was a cold winter! The Knysna Oyster Festival has come and gone and our Winter Band Wagon tour was rounded off in style @Bunkhaus backpackers in Sedgefield with some incredible musicians joining us  for #BluesintheWoods!! Thanks to Piet Botha and Jake Gunn for an inspiring tour and to Basson Laubscher for tweaking our smiles with radical music. See you guys next year!

Thanks to everyone for sticking it out in the freezing wind at #BluesintheWoods!

For the next few weeks we will be running our Winter Student Special on ALL Day Trips and our 5 Day Discovery road trip. Check out our Events section to coincide your tour with all the lovely hip happenings in the Garden Route!

Our brand new #BeerRoute Tours will also be launching next week! 14 Different beers from 6 breweries!

Cheers to Winter!     2012-08-11 16.01.20