Fridays Photoshoot: Cycling the West Coast National Park South Africa

There are few places left in the world where one can escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, but the West Coast National Park, some 100km from the city of Cape Town in South Africa, is most definitely one of them. 27,500 hectares of pristine landscapes, turquoise waters, and an abundance of wildlife, the…

Stellenbosch Cycle Tour: Are You Ready for 97km in the Western Cape Winelands?

The perfect end-of-season race for international cyclists, the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour is a fantastic 97km event that will take you through the beautiful Western Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch, Wellington and Paarl in sunny South Africa. A brilliantly organised one-day tour that is set to take place on Sunday, 11th December 2016, the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour…

Friday’s Photo Shoot: A Taste of Africa

If you follow our blog, you will have realised by now that we are simply besotted with Africa, Southern and Eastern Africa in particular, and once you take a peek at our favourite holiday snaps, we think you will understand why! A land of diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches, endless safari experiences, exquisite flora and fauna,…

South African Grand Prix: F1 to hit Cape Town as early as 2016

Often referred to as the African Riviera, the cosmopolitan hub of Cape Town is the perfect place to host a global sporting event, and if the latest F1 gossip is anything to go by, South Africa’s Mother City could be hosting its very own Grand Prix as soon as 2016. Chief executive of the Formula…

Best Adventure Holidays for 2015

One of the biggest travel trends for 2015 is Adventure, and if you are looking to swap sunshine and sangria for cycling and surfing, there is plenty to keep you occupied on our Best Adventure Holidays list! Image courtesy of Ibo Island Hopping Safari, Mozambique Safari: If you have never been on a safari, this…

The World’s Best Cities & Countries – Which will you visit in 2015

The results of the Telegraph Travel Survey 2014 were released earlier this week, and if you want to spend your 2015 holiday in the world’s best city or the world’s best country, you need to head below the equator to South Africa or New Zealand. Almost 90,000 people voted for their favourite travel destinations in…

Friday’s Photo Shoot – Lion’s Head Mountain Cape Town

Lion’s Head Mountain has become an Equatours tradition, and in order to stretch our legs after the Cape Town Cycle Tour (and recover after our infamous Cape Argus after party!), we make our way to the top of Table Mountain’s little sister, to enjoy spectacular vistas over the Mother City. Unlike Table Mountain, Lion’s Head…