Holiday tips for perfect summer trips

It’s December, baby! And we know you worked tirelessly throughout the year to save up for a fabulous First Group festive break. To keep the excitement and the holiday countdown going, we’ve got awesome tips to ensure unforgettable getaways for you and your loved ones this sunny season. These vacay essentials will have you prepped and ready to make the most of your summer. From fun games to health and safety tips, we’ve got you covered!

Take the perfect mini break and visit one of SA’s hidden gems

We’ve got fantastic suggestions (if we must say so ourselves ) for the ideal getaway at this time of the year. Take a trip to one of these amazing ‘hidden’ holiday destinations (some of them are so splendid in size and sighting that they’re hard to hide). As you gear up for the end of yet another 3-6-5, we’d love for you to embrace a little holiday breather. And why not make your way to one of these weird and wondrous lesser-visited South African spots?

Explore the Sterkfontein Dam with First Group

The Sterkfontein Dam is a 7 000 hectare water wonder located in the eastern Free State and is situated in a 12 000 hectare nature reserve offering a compelling variety of landscapes, activities and wildlife. Not only does the Sterkfontein Dam offer some of the most picturesque views in Southern Africa, it is also home…… Continue reading Explore the Sterkfontein Dam with First Group

Explore Knysna with First Group

Knysna on the Garden Route has long been one of South Africa’s favourite holiday spots.  Though relatively small, Knysna has plenty of its own character and charm, and if you’re not mesmerised by the scenery, there’s always something else to catch your attention, from luxury yachts and boats to the smell of fresh seafood. We…… Continue reading Explore Knysna with First Group

Our Top 6 Picturesque Views From Our Resorts

Hole in the wall The Hole in the wall is a one-of-a-kind landmark surrounded by mystery and legend. Hole in the Wall resort overlooks this natural phenomenon. The resort offers some of the most picturesque scenery in South Africa and is also the ideal base from which to explore the pristine Transkei Coast. Here you can…… Continue reading Our Top 6 Picturesque Views From Our Resorts

Summer Fun on the South Coast

If you are searching for a fun-filled festive season then make your way to the seaside town of Margate this summer as South Coast Tourism is promising “80 days of nonstop beach fun”! for this year’s South Coast Summer Tour. Staged for free and kicking off on Margate Beach from 1st – 5th December with…… Continue reading Summer Fun on the South Coast

Natural Paradise on the North Coast

The North Coast of KZN is a veritable natural paradise and outdoor-lover’s haven, packed to the rafters with natural sights, activities and beauty to be lapped up at your leisure… Here are our top spots worth exploring when holidaying in this region of KwaZulu-Natal. The Great iSimangaliso Crowned South Africa’s very first UNESCO World Heritage…… Continue reading Natural Paradise on the North Coast

Get Spooked this October!

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you can be sure to find somewhere in South Africa that will raise the hairs on the back of your neck. If you are on the road, and in the spirit of Halloween, check out any one of these country-wide spooky spots this October… Africana Library,Kimberley   Road…… Continue reading Get Spooked this October!

Viva South Africa!

With Heritage Day coming up this month – the 24th September, to be exact, we thought it would only be fitting to take some time out and appreciate what makes our country so special. From culture, landscape, cuisine and history – this is what makes us proudly South African. Kwa-Zulu Natal Welcome to the land…… Continue reading Viva South Africa!