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Africa Travel Channel Video: Buffelsdrift awaits the discerning visitor. In true African safari style, the accommodation offerings consist of 25 luxury en-suite tents, complete with air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. Each with its own private viewing deck - inviting guests to relax, admire the view and spot the wildlife – these tents add their own special dimension to a stay at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge. A centrally situated swimming pool is the perfect antidote for those Karoo summer days. The magnificent a la carte restaurant, perfectly situated on the edge of the water hole, not only serves up the finest Karoo cuisine, but boasts a unique atmosphere that has to be experienced to be believed. Catering to weddings with a difference, business conferences destined to bring out the best in delegates and luxury getaways for romantics. Contact Details Telephone +27 44 272 0106 Email infobuffelsdrift**** Website www.buffelsdrift****
3 May 2008
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Africa Travel Channel Video: Eight Bells offers family units, air-conditioned log cabins and thatched rondavels, set in charming gardens with mature trees and stunning views. Rooms range from the Rose Court rooms, through the Pool Terrace and Palm Court rooms, to the Swiss Village, consisting of five air-conditioned Swiss style log cabins. Offering two wheelchair friendly suites, the range of configurations ensures all needs are easily met. Eight Bells is renowned for its great food and wines served in the stylish Oak Room, the main restaurant, where breakfast and dinner is served. Apart from an a la carte menu, freshly prepared daily special dishes are offered. Tasty teas and lunches are served all day long on the Garden Terrace, and on the enclosed and open patios Eight Bells Mountain Inn is your gateway to explore the Garden Route and its magnificent mountain passes. Contact Details Telephone +27 44 631 0000 Email infoeightbells***.za Website www.eightbells***.za
24 Sep 2008
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Africa Travel Channel Video: The Cape St. Francis Resort and Conference Centre, offers the ideal location from which to embark on a tour of the tranquil eco destination – Cape St. Francis. The historic Seal Point Lighthouse, built in 1878, pristine beaches, surrounding nature reserves, all in a setting of mild temperatures and the longest sunshine hours on the South African coast, make for the idyllic destination. Enjoy some golf on two of the most beautiful golf courses on the planet, St Francis Bay Golf Club or the St Francis Links. Why not take a sedate cruise on the canals or a fun filled burn on the Kromme River, and for the not so feint hearted, surf the Endless Summer. All this, from the luxurious base of Cape St Francis Resort. Contact Details Telephone +27 42 298 0054 Email sealsiafrica**** Website www.capestfrancis***.za
3 May 2008
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Africa Travel Channel Video: Embracing the Vaal’s inherent tranquility and beauty, and affording the opportunity to explore an array of offerings from the water, a fleet of seven LeisureLiner houseboats awaits you. Designed to exacting marine standards and luxuriously appointed, each boat sleeps 4-5 people. A detailed briefing and a comprehensive information file answers all your questions. Formalities completed, climb aboard and captain your river cruise adventure. As you cruise the mighty Vaal river at a suitably sedate pace, the beauty of some of Mother Nature’s finest offerings present themselves in various forms. An abundance of birdlife is every bit as captivating as the many shorefront attractions are intriguing, which range from restaurants and bars, through health spas, to golf courses and a casino resort. As the setting African sun presents a vista totally unique to an adventure of this nature, the prospect of a barbecue dinner on the water, looms large. Facilitating family fun with a difference or a romantic interlude for honeymooners, Old Willow No.7 Houseboat Charters also presents itself as ideal for fisherman, bird watchers and groups of friends - all in search of that truly unique experience. Contact Details Telephone +27 16 973 1729 Email infooldwillow***.za Website www.oldwillow***.za
4 May 2008
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Africa Travel Channel Video: The homestead was built more than a hundred years ago, and served as rectory to the local church from the 1950's. Heinz and Helen Meyer bought the farm in 1994, endeavoring to restore its historic splendor. Antique furnishings and tasteful décor ring true to the homestead's Victorian past, while Oregon pine floorboards and high-beamed ceilings reflect its rustic surroundings. An African atmosphere, reed ceilings and scented summer fragrances wafting in from the garden, immerse the spacious patio area, where guests are invited to dine during the long summer months. Contact Details Telephone +27 44 272 6112 Email altes.landhauspixie***.za Website www.alteslandhaus***.za
19 May 2008
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Africa Travel Channel Presents: Woodhill Residential Estate & Country Club came into being on 1 March 1999 and stands as Pretoria’s premier “Estate of Choice”. Once a dairy farm, its origins are reflected in the harmony of country ambiance and state of the art living in a secure environment. Stunning scenery and dramatic natural features are evident in the Peter Matkovich designed 18 hole championship course, shaped and strategically positioned around more than 700 residential stands. The club house is the focal point of the estate and golf course. It overlooks the 9th and 18th greens and has a panoramic view over the estate and course. Currently ranked in the top 100 courses in South-Africa, Woodhill challenges all aspects of a golfer’s game, yet at the same time provides a distinctly different and enjoyable golfing experience. Four years of hosting the second oldest professional golf tournament in the country - the South African PGA Championship - as well as President Thabo Mbeki’s Inaugural Golf Day, sees Woodhill holding its proud head high in the prestigious world of golf. Complimented by a well stocked state of the art pro shop, with knowledgeable and friendly staff, Woodhill Country Club ensures that the needs of the most discerning golfer are well catered to, and then some. A welcome breather at the cheerful halfway house, leaves one in no doubt that every effort has been made to ensure nothing less than bliss for visitors and members alike. Contact Us: Tel: +27 12 998 0011 E-mail: sarita.stonehousewoodhill***.za Web: www.woodhill***.za
8 Jul 2008
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Africa Travel Channel Presents: Mabalingwe Nature Reserve - Situated amidst the majestic mountains of the Waterberg, Mabalingwe Nature Reserve in Limpopo offers the ultimate African experience; here the Big 5 rule! Sprawled over twelve and a half thousand hectares of magnificent African bush Mabalingwe Nature Reserve is a mere two hours from Johannesburg. The main camp sits atop a craggy rock outcrop. At Mabalingwe Nature Reserve approximately 600 guests can be accommodated in eight different camps spaciously spread over the reserve. The accommodation is versatile including fully equipped four and six bed chalets providing “home from home” comforts as well as 26 two sleeper hotel rooms and 9 stylishly furnished, luxury en-suite, self catering six sleeper lodge rooms. For a more rustic African experience there are the Pitsi and Kalahari bush camps, accommodating groups of 10 or 20. At Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, pitch your tent or park your caravan underneath the shady Bushveld trees at the award winning Caravan Park, with its fully tarred roads giving access to 64 exclusive shaded stands and pristine ablution facilities. At Mabalingwe Nature Reserve an African heaven has been created; whether you need a break, a holiday, a conference or a venue for your private or company function, you will find it where Africa rests tranquilly in the shade of the Waterberg mountain range. At Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, live the African experience! Contact Details Telephone +27 861 836 237 Email infovea***.za Website www.venueexperts***.za
24 Jul 2008
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South Africa Travel from Tauck: *******www.tauck****/home/tours/africa-tours.aspx. Hiking to Africa's southern tip and looking back from the "edge of the world"... kayaking with flamingoes, African penguins, and seals close enough to touch... wandering among relics of Cape Town's Dutch Colonial past... flying over Namibia's Skeleton Coast... learning a little Afrikaans... gazing at 10,000-year-old rock art... biking through the Winelands... exploring a South African township with a local guide with his own tales of apartheid to tell... encountering lions, springbok, zebra and rare rhinos on game drives in Land Rovers... climbing a 1,000-foot-high sand dune... sipping sundowners against the African sunsets... staying at Travel + Leisure's 2009 "World's Best Hotel" and at the "Top City Hotel in Africa." 2010 pricing starts at US $5,690 per person double. Maximum group size is 16.
5 Jan 2011
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Woodridge Country Hotel Video. Visit: www.africa24.tv On approaching the entrance to Woodridge Country Hotel, visitors are greeted by the spectacle of Nguni cattle, indigenous to Africa, and are afforded the opportunity to get up close to these regal animals as well as be regaled with the intriguing folk tales that surround them. Affording the opportunity to partake of the tranquil art of fly-fishing on neighbouring Woodlands estate, Woodridge Country Hotel invites you. Contact Details Telephone +27 33 234 4423 Email aimicon***.za Website www.woodridge-estate****
17 Apr 2008
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White Mountain Lodge - Nestled in an idyllic valley in the foothills of the Giant's Castle Nature Reserve in the Central Drakensberg region of Kwa Zulu Natal, White Mountain Lodge is not only serious about providing a relaxing stress-free holiday destination, but also a productive and comfortable conference and business environment. The combination of thatched roofs, stone walls and open hearth fire places creates its very own ambiance, distinctly reminiscent of days gone by. In the Old Mill Diner, full course meals see patrons spoiled for choice. Friendly staff assist in presenting a delectable array of fine dishes that are guaranteed to please the most discerning palette. Tom’s Tavern, characterised by the warmth of dark wood and a firm favourite amongst visitors, presents a watering hole rich in memorabilia and tasteful décor. Accommodation at White Mountain Lodge ranges from 2 to 6 sleeper chalets, in both self catering and full board options, ensuring an array of choices to suit any patron’s needs. White Mountain caters to holidays, weekend getaways, overnight stays, school development courses, conferences and team building exercises – all in the beauty and tranquillity of one of South Africa's most scenic regions. Snail mail / telephone / fax WHITE MOUNTAIN LODGE P.O. BOX 609 ESTCOURT 3310 Phone: +27 36 353 3437 / +27 36 353 3644 Fax: +27 36 353 3437 Email Addresses General Enquiries/ Feedback: infowhitemountain***.za Management: richjentelkomsa**** Reservations: reservationswhitemountain***.za
24 Jul 2008
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Harley Davidson Cape Town - In May 2007 the Harley-Davidson Lifestyle Centre opened its doors in the Cape Quarters on 9 Somerset Road. A mere three minute ride or 15 minute stroll from the world renowned V & A Waterfront, ample ´clients-only´ bike and car parking, right in front of the main entrance, awaits our visitors. A team of 26 highly qualified staff, from our state of the art workshop right through to our admin department, takes pride in providing you with the best possible service and Harley-Davidson experience. To ride a Harley Davidson is a dream and we make this dream come true. We stock a full range of Harley-Davidson motor clothes, licensed products and memorabilia. Over a century of riding experience has taught us the value of functional motorcycle gear. The durable kind that keeps out the elements - heat, cold or wet - and does it with a style that tells the world exactly where you stand. When you take to the road in our jackets, helmets, boots and other riding apparel, you feel that experience in every mile. And it doesn’t stop when the bike is parked. The experience of riding a Harley has inspired a full range of collectible merchandise and gift items.
24 Feb 2010
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*******www.africa-24**** KTM Karoo Safaris Graaf Reinet - KTM Karoo Safari's have captured the imagination of the International Outdoor Adventure Off Road Bike Rider to experience the Romance of the African Plains and Big Sky Country. Traveling through vast open expanses of the Karoo, you can experience the beauty of 250 million year old Fossils, Bushman Paintings, Mountains, Valleys and a 1000 year old Wild Olive Tree Forest first hand. With Powerful Off Road KTM Motor Bikes, experience the thrill of dirt roads and tracks through extensive farming areas, Karoo Hospitality and all the Comforts of Home when participating on your Time Warp Adventure. After a hard day in the saddle, you can enjoy a liquid refreshment whilst watching the Sun Set behind Toorberg Mountain with an open crackling fire and flames dancing in the background. Hot showers and Sumptuous Traditional and Proven Karoo Recipes and Meals will be served to excite and satisfy your pallet. Expert Tour Leaders will assist you even if you are just an average bike rider to experience the adrenalin rush of a ride through nature and private Game Reserves observing inquisitive plains game animals. For the advanced riders you can experience the more technical aspect of Off Road Adventure Riding doing Mountain and River Crossings. A Backup Vehicle and trailer with a spare bike and a wide range of spares will ensure that you do not lose any valuable time on your Safari. KTM Karoo Safaris offers one week tours, or an extended tour to Cape Town Via the Sutherland Star Observatory which is world renown. We can also custom tailor your safari to suite your every need and can arrange an elephant back safari, shark cage diving, wine tasting or helicopter flips around Table Mountain. Come and experience the thrill and adventure of Off Road Motorcycle Adventure Riding with KTM Karoo Safaris
19 Mar 2009
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Africa travel Channel Video: Sensation Boat Manufacturers - Situated 60km south of Johannesburg on the R59 corridor between Alberton and Vereeniging is Sensation boats. Close by is the well known Blockhouse a two storey construction built with stone in 1900. The Vaal River, with its beautiful skiing water, is a mere 20mins drive away. Twin brothers Andre and Riaan van Helsdingen developed the popular Sensation boat range 11 years ago. Ranging between 14 and 25 feet, the boats are not only designed and manufactured by the twins themselves, but are also retailed directly to the public. The 1800LS boat is beautifully finished with a very comfortable walk through entry at the back. With 60% buoyancy; fibreglass floor with clip on carpets; a12 volt cooler and a front loader CD player, it also has a very spacious bow with L-shape bench seating. The design of the hull fits a light or heavy engine with ease. The best buy in its class, this boat is ideal for waterskiing. The 2000IBR boat features a luxurious layout with a built-in sink, roomy bow area and L-shape bench seating in the cockpit. With the flip-up driver seat the driver can ride in comfort, either sitting or standing. This boat is ideal for both wakeboarding and skiing and works well with either a 5 liter or 5.7 liter inboard engine. Luxurious without being excessive, the Sensation 2400Deck is a picture of fine design. This boat handles the open water safely and contains all the amenities for large crew demands. This boat makes a great skiing craft, an excellent vessel to wakeboard behind, and an exceptional leisure cruiser. Twin Boats looks forward to making your acquaintance.
4 Jul 2008
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Africa Travel Channel Presents: Champagne Castle Hotel lies in the heart of the Drakensberg Mountains with commanding views of the extraordinary Champagne Castle. Forming part of the world heritage site of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, this darling of the Drakensberg holds one of the finest locations in the entire mountain range. Champagne Castle’s visual impact, recreational variety and luxurious splendour, render this destination, not only an experience to savour for life, but also an experience that is destined to have you waxing lyrical - to all and sundry - for equally as long. Housed in a magnificent two storey thatched building, an in house health spa ensures that every imaginable aspect of relaxation and rejuvenation is adequately catered to. Up on the second storey, above the spa, two functions rooms represent the perfect venue for wedding receptions or business conferences. No matter what your reason may be for treating yourself to a sojourn at this delectable destination, everything at Champagne Castle has been configured to embrace one of Mother Nature’s finest theatres. Contact Details Telephone +27 36 468 1063 Email infochampagnecastle***.za Website www.champagnecastle***.za
19 Feb 2009
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Africa Travel Channel - Luxury and leisure are the watchwords at the magnificent Zulu Nyala Game Lodge, where the stone and thatch architecture blends the nostalgic charm of colonial Africa with the earthy tones and textures of Zululand’s magnificent ethnic heritage.
9 Jun 2010
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*******www.africa-24**** Harley on Safari is one of the most exciting concepts to have graced tourism in Southern Africa recently. Imagine the thrill of a big five safari atop the iconic Harley Davidson, traveling thousands of kilometers with the wind in your face and the sun on your back, under the azure African Sky. And if it is off road action you seek, Harley on Safari caters to this with their exciting Buell Ulysses, 1200cc of brute power driving a stylish and head turning frame.
3 Oct 2007
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