Africa’s wild heart

A wilderness area can be defined as: ‘A region unaffected by any development, with most of them practising the highest level of conservation – legally protected and untouched by man.’   Here are 5 of the best wilderness areas worth discovering on your next visit to any one of these provinces – each within easy access from our…… Continue reading Africa’s wild heart

10 reasons to visit Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa

Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa is truly a slice of luxury paradise on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal. With this being said, we have come up with the top 10 reasons to call in at Selborne, whether it be for a leisurely Sunday lunch or a challenging round on the golfing green. Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel…… Continue reading 10 reasons to visit Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa

Natural Wonders of the Freestate

Some may say that the Freestate has a ‘raw deal’ – slap bang in the middle of South Africa, supposedly without much to see, a place that is basically overlooked and merely passed through… well, forget that! Here are the top 5 natural sights to see when visiting Qwantani Berg and Bush resort, or travelling…… Continue reading Natural Wonders of the Freestate

Dullstroom, did you know?

Dullstroom can be found in the splendid province of Mpumalanga, and is situated halfway between the boom of Johannesburg and the call of the bushveld at Kruger National Park. Dullstroom is a charming town that will surprise you with its many little-known facts, and offers an insight into what it’s really like to live a…… Continue reading Dullstroom, did you know?

Sunshine Holiday Bliss

What is your definition of the perfect break? It is proven that taking a much deserved holiday has the following benefits: Reduces stress which… Gives your heart a break! Helps to rebuild your relationships with both family and friends Gives you the chance to rest your brain and… Work smarter when you return to work…… Continue reading Sunshine Holiday Bliss

God’s Panorama

When the great Lord created this world, it has been said that he was showing off when he created the province of Mpumalanga! And you’re in luck as five of our First Resort’s properties are found within this region. From the vast, breathtaking valleys of the Blyde River Canyon, to the verdant, open plains of…… Continue reading God’s Panorama

Running with the Giants

The Giant’s Cup Trail Run This prestigious and challenging feat of fitness takes place in the Southern Drakensberg each year, and is a two-day race that is run through the Maloti Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site. The race itself covers a total distance of 65km of trail terrain, which tracks along the popular Giant’s Cup…… Continue reading Running with the Giants

Triple the Thrill

Kloofing in the Magaliesberg Kloofing, also known as canyoneering is relatively new to the outdoor sporting world, and is not for the faint-hearted! If you have a glint of adventure in your bones, keen to enjoy a full day in the great outdoors and don’t mind getting a little muddy, then a day of kloofing…… Continue reading Triple the Thrill

Gentle Giants of the Deep

With summer on our doorstep and spring in full swing, this time of year really marks the perfect time for a spot of whale watching. Should you find yourself holidaying at any one of our resorts along the Garden Route or in the Cape region, a day trip to the idyllic town of Hermanus should definitely be…… Continue reading Gentle Giants of the Deep