Fort Klapperkop was the third fort erected before the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902) to protect Pretoria. It has been restored with historical accuracy and arranged as a museum, with permanent exhibitions of Anglo-Boer War objects and furniture. The fort has the following rooms: Ammunitie, Hospitaal, Keuken, Machine, Telegraaf, Stal and Manschappen.
One of the best known landmarks in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route is the Beacon Isle Hotel. Beacon Island is at the mouth of the Piesang River and has a history that goes back to 1771. In that year the first navigational beacon was erected on the island. The original was a square block…
Pigs are amenable to many different styles of farming. Intensive commercial units, commercial free range enterprises, extensive farming – being allowed to wander around a village, town or city, or tethered in a simple shelter or kept in a pen outside the owners house.
The iconic Beacon Isle Southern Sun Resort opened for business in December 1972. This building, designed by André Hoffe, has a layered atrium which pays tribute to the Guggenheim Museum of Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Voortrekker Monument is 40 metres high, with a base of 40 metres by 40 metres. The building shares architectural resemblance with European monuments such the Dôme des Invalides in France and the Völkerschlachtdenkmal in Germany but also contain African influences. The two main points of interest inside the building are the Historical Frieze and…
The Lodge is a large double-story house filled with a veritable treasure chest of fascinating artifacts. Amongst many others are included an opium den, a sedan chair dating back to the 16th century, Le Corbusier designer furniture, an antique chaise chair, lounge a French grandfather clock and Louis XV chairs.
Cabana Beach Resort is situated in the exclusive area of uMhlanga Rocks on the main swimming beach. Designed in the style of a Mediterranean village and set in sub-tropical gardens, the resort has magnificent views of the Indian Ocean.
Pine Lake Resort is situated on the banks of Lake Longmere in White River amid the lush forests and majestic mountains of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. Here, guests have the opportunity to experience some of the country’s most exquisite scenery.