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South Africa - Local Getaways

Each of our nine provinces offer something special. If you can't find the time to escape for a full week's holiday to one of the Indian Ocean Islands why not consider a short weekend getaway. Book your short stay getaway today with African Shores Travel & Tours.

Gauteng North West Province Limpopo
Gauteng Pilanesberg National Park Limpopo Province - Baobab
The capital cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria make Gauteng the industrial and commercial heart of South Africa but there is still lots to see and do in this vibrant province. Visitors can enjoy world class
golf courses, modern shopping centres, theatre productions, vibrant art communities and a gastronomic feast at a wide range of restaurants catering for your every need.
The North West Province, an easy drive from Gauteng, offers visitors some of the finest wildlife destinations in South Africa.  Both the Pilanesberg National Park and the Madikwe Game Reserve offer excellent safari experiences with a wide variety of bird and wildlife. Being a malaria-free area, these reserves are popular for weekend getaways 
for couples and famillies alike.
Offering a kaleidoscope of scenic landscapes, cultural heritage and an abundance of wildlife and birds, the Limpopo Province is also a popular destination for weekend getaways. Home to a wide variety of different game lodges, visitors can enjoy quality game viewing and birding on one of the many lodges located in this province.
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Mpumalanga Kwa-Zulu Natal Western Cape / Garden Route
Mpumalanga Province  KwaZulu Natal Western Cape - Cape Town
Mpumalanga is one of the prime game viewing provinces in South Africa. The vast bushveld contrasts with the dramatic escarpment with its mountains, canyons, rivers and forests. Traditional communities and quaint little pinoneer towns are waiting to be explored.  The province also encompasses a large part of the Kruger National Park and adjoining private game reserves.
From the warm waters of the Indian Ocean on it's eastern border, to the mighty Drakensberg Mountains on it's western border, Kwa-Zulu Natal has a whole lot to offers its visitors. Historic battlefields, game reserves, art and craft hotspots and magnificent beaches. Flanked by the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, the Western Cape boasts almost 1000km of unspoilt beaches, incredible scenic beauty and year round moderate weather. The Garden Route extends along the coastal strip between Heidelberg and the Eastern Cape border at Storms River Mouth, and incorporates popular towns like Knysna and George, along the N2 highway and coast. 
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