Category Archives: South Africa

Things To Do in Cape Town

Here are the top things to see and do in Cape Town! Best with a Guide (pre-book): No Guide Needed: Summer: Dining: There are no Michelin star restaurants in Africa, but these restaurants are arguably equivalent.  You will need to … Continue reading

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Hotels in Cape Town, South Africa

In the summer, consider Camps Bay or Bantry Bay as they have great beaches and beachfront restaurants. Hotels by the V&A Waterfront are walkable to the V&A Waterfront. Many of the better restaurants are in the City Center area, but … Continue reading

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Hotels in Winelands: Stellenbosch and Franschhoek

Here are hotels we recommend. Prices are a rough estimate for an entry level room for low season/high season. The hotels in Franschhoek offer a shuttle to town and to the Wine Tram. For a special meal, check out the … Continue reading

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Cape Town: Wineries for Families

Visit the Winelands on your trip to Cape Town in South Africa! 1) Fairview Wine and Cheese (Paarl) At Fairview Cheese and Wine, all wine tastings are paired with cheese.  They offer a premium wine tasting in the room in … Continue reading

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Johannesburg Airport Hotels

There are a number of hotels right by the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. All hotel rooms have a/c, telephone, TV, hairdryer, free Wifi, safe, fridge, and laundry service (extra charge). You can walk to the Intercontinental and City Lodge. Southern … Continue reading

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Planning Your Trip to Botswana

Read on to find out what you need to know to plan your trip to Botswana! See Also: 1) Where To Go Most people visiting Botswana go to the Okavango Delta. If you are starting or ending in Victoria Falls, … Continue reading

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Best Safari Destinations for a First-Time Visit to Africa

An African safari is often next on the minds of our returning travelers from Peru, Costa Rica, the Galapagos, and elsewhere. However, Africa is a huge continent, with almost limitless options for a wildlife enthusiast. Here is some advice to … Continue reading

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Why Pick AWR for your Tanzania Safari?

When picking a safari company, here are the things to look at: Safari Guides Customize your Itinerary Selection of Accommodations Value for Money Knowledge & Passoin Happy Travelers Responsible Tourism 1) Safari Guides Our guides are professional, experienced, well-trained, certified, … Continue reading

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Packing for your African Safari

Packing for your safari is fairly easy, but it may not be like packing for other trips, so here are some tips! As a general rule of thumb, plan to dress in layers.  I recommend lightweight hiking pants or zip-off … Continue reading

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Planning Family Adventure Travel

Now that it’s summer, we here at Adventures Within Reach are thinking about family vacations.  But not the lay-on-the-beach kind of vacations, instead, we are thinking about what kind of adventures we can share with our children.  We are big … Continue reading

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