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Business and legal implications of an agritourism venture

Business and legal implications of an agritourism venture

Once you have conducted the necessary feasibility studies and determined the exact format of your agritourism business, the next step would be to decide on an appropriate business structure for...
Agritourism basics: Could you make it work?

Agritourism basics: Could you make it work?

Developing an agritourism operation may present a viable way to increase your farming income, while still maintaining normal farming activities, but it may not be suitable for every farm or...
Is agritourism the answer for your farming business’ woes?

Is agritourism the answer for your farming business’ woes?

Agritourism can offer farmers an ideal avenue for diversifying their agricultural enterprises while earning additional income. In a four-part series, Julinda Schroeder examines the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a tourism...
Lakenvlei Forest Lodge

Visit Lakenvlei Forest Lodge

Lakenvlei Forest Lodge in Mpumalanga, is situated in a 4 500ha pine plantation near Belfast, and offers a truly laid-back holiday experience.
Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre

Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre

Ann van Dyk started the cheetah centre on her parent’s chicken farm in North West in 1971. When the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa ran out of space to...

Western Cape: Rooibos Heritage Route

The Rooibos Heritage Route offers an unique glimpse into the production process of Rooibos tea.

Ensuring the success of your agritourism business

Farmers who start agritourism businesses are entrepreneurs and should acquire good marketing skills.

AASA can benefit your agritourism business

In my previous article, I discussed the registration of a non-profit association for agritourism in South Africa. Named the Association for Agritourism in South Africa...
willow bend delicious cheese

‘Udderly’ delicious cheese delights visitors

Udder Delight is a Free State farm-style cheesery, where the passion of partners Yvette and Winett Mackenzie results in delicious hand-crafted cheeses and dairy products.

Vintage railway-themed tourism facility

Sandstone Estates is a real gem in the Free State agritourism crown. The estate was established in 1995 on farmland in the eastern Free State, owned by the Wille Family...

Kalahari Water – a riverside oasis in Keimoes

Kalahari Water Resort is nestled on the tranquil banks of the Gariep River and situated near Keimoes in the Northern Cape. This adventure holiday farm offers peace and tranquillity for...
Dyer Island Conservation Trust

Learning from other tourism operators

The Dyer Island Conservation Trust is a fine example of how an agritourism venture can thrive.


DNA testing ‘an essential tool for wildlife industry’

Genetics was a tool that should be used by the South African wildlife industry in the same way it was used in the livestock industry, according to Dr Munro Marx,...

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