Kilimanjaro

Trek4Mandela returns to Kilimanjaro to remember Gugu Zulu and honour Mandela

The 2017 Trek4Mandela expedition to the summit of Africa's highest mountain in honour of Nelson Mandela will be a doubly emotional occasion, as climbers...

Trek4Mandela returns to Kilimanjaro to remember Gugu Zulu and honour Mandela

The 2017 Trek4Mandela expedition to the summit of Africa's highest mountain in honour of Nelson Mandela will be a doubly emotional occasion, as climbers...

Dental Marathon to take on Mount Kilimanjaro for free oral healthcare

The Dental Marathon team will set off in June to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. The goal is to help get...

Trek4Mandela helps rural girls stay in school

TREK4MANDELA---thumbFor the fourth year, Trek4Mandela will climb Mount Kilimanjaro, summiting the peak on 18 July, Madiba's birthday. The organisation is raising funds for the health and hygiene of rural and poor schoolgirls.

Trek4Mandela to tackle Kilimanjaro

The third annual Trek4Mandela will see a group of explorers driving through Botswana, Zambia and Tanzania before summiting Mount Kilimanjaro on 18 July - Nelson Mandela International Day - in support of Caring4Girls and in celebration of South Africa's 20 years of democracy.

The pain is soon forgotten

If you fancy a hard mountain bike ride through some of South Africa's most spectacular countryside, then the Freedom Challenge may be just the ticket. It's over 2 000km – but the man behind it has wilder dreams.
Getting to know a different South Africa

R500m facelift for V&A Waterfront

Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is currently undergoing a R500-million (US$74-million) revamp under its new South African owners, Growthpoint Properties and the Public Investment Corporation.
Cape Town has Africa’s best airport

Guide to rock climbing in South Africa

The cliffs are big, wild, often remote - and still being discovered. And it's a climate for being out in. South Africa offers some of the best, and most diverse, rock climbing in the world. Gear up, chalk up, and start cranking!

South African explorer to circle world via poles

From May next year, South African explorer Ray Chaplin will travel 75 000km around the world, via the poles, using only human-powered transport. long the way he'll promote the importance of preserving world heritage.
African adventure for local woman