Agritourism

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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.

Retired farmer delves into Kei River’s rock art history

Fascination with South Africa’s rock art heritage has drawn Victor Biggs to more than 2 000 sites over the past 60 years. Amongst this number, three sites, all in the...

How to set up an agritourism venture

A farmer looking to set up an agritourism operation should think carefully about how to attract visitors to the farm – and keep them coming back.
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Agritourism: what to offer and how to maximise income

There are numerous agritourism ideas out there – and many ways of generating income from visitors.
Manketti-Game-Reserve

The role of hunting in conservation

Jacques van der Westhuizen and Marius Fuls manage a 22 000ha hunting concession and game reserve in Limpopo. According to Jacques, hunters have a responsibility to maintain the ecological balance....
A trip down the Nqabara River valley

A trip down the Nqabara River valley

The Nqabara River mouth on the Wild Coast boasts exceptional fishing and unique natural beauty. In addition, the Nqabara River valley’s route to the coast also presents a rewarding glimpse...
Rietfontein Boerdery farm hiking trails & wedding venue

Rietfontein Boerdery: farm, hiking trails & wedding venue

Cattle and maize farmers Maurice and Celestè Leonard have established hiking trails, a wedding venue and accommodation on their Gauteng farm. They spoke to Gerhard Uys.
Emerald Vale Brewery – craft beer with added value

Emerald Vale Brewery – craft beer with added value

Craft breweries have become popular in South Africa in recent years. Grant Hollins visited Emerald Vale Brewery on the Wild Coast to learn about its commercial success.
Coffee and olive oil: authentic Italy in the Western Cape

Coffee and olive oil: authentic Italy in the Western Cape

Capitalising on their Italian heritage, Carlo and Lucar Marra have turned their interest in Italian food specialities into a lucrative agritourism business on their 30ha farm. They spoke to Jeandré...

Trout & war in the Amatholes

The streams of the Amathole Mountains – including the Wolf River – were immortalised by Sydney Hey in his African fly-fishing text, The Rapture of the River. Mike Burgess travelled...

Mauritius: sun, surf & lazy days

Mauritius, Ile de Maurice… the mere name conjures up images of never-ending white beaches and sapphire blue waters. Annelie Coleman visited the island earlier this year – and found it...

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Land: access vs ownership

Land: access vs ownership

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