In a league of its own

After 10 years of trail reviews, Peter Levey is not easily impressed by a trail. So when he is dazzled, it’s time you book your visit. There are 4x4 trails… and then there are the 4x4 trails at Moolmanshoek. This 3 000 ha private reserve between Rosendal and Ficksburg in the Eastern Free State offers three primary routes, Langesnek, Visierskerf/Kloof and Kiepersol Garden, and they are all guided… by men on horseback. Knowledgeable and efficient, these guides know the area very...

De Wildt 4x4

Doctor’s orders

If you have a hankering for wide open spaces but find yourself short on time and resources, Geoff Levey reckons De Wildt may be the trail to help you scratch that itch. It’s a rare trail that combines just-beyond-the-city-limits convenience with out-of-town escapism; that challenges the driver while entertaining the family; that delivers such a […]Read more


Lekoa: Prepare to be pampered!

If you happen to be in the Villiers area this holiday, says Geoff Levey, set aside a day or three for a little indulgence at Lekoa Lodge.Read more


Buffalo Gorge Eco Adventure

On the edge. The Buffalo Gorge 4×4 Trail runs along the edge of an escarpment, from where you have grand views over the Avontuur Valley. Read more


Rebellie Game Farm 4×4 Trail

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De Wildt 4×4 Game Park

Cash in your Gautrain tickets and forget the zoo … De Wildt 4×4 Game Park offers city-bound adventurers a lively ride and the chance to see lots of game. Read more


Mac Mac 4×4 Summit Trail

101 Trail Guide | 2010 Mac Mac Summit Route Mac Mac Forest Retreat lies smack bang in the middle of the Komatiland Forest Conservancy, halfway between Sabie and Graskop in the Mpumalanga escarpment area. The Mac Mac Summit Route is a network of tracks rather than a single trail; a web of woodland veins winding […]Read more


Daberas Adventure 4×4 Route

Make sure your camera’s batteries are charged, because there’s a lot to photograph along the Daberas Adventure 4×4 Route. Read more


Rooiheuwel Holiday Farm

The signboard at the entrance to Rooiheuwel Holiday Farm promises you’ll find peace if you lose your heart in the Karoo. Read more