On a festive season budget? Affordable and fun things to do during your SA Staycation

2019-12-14 10:40
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A spectacular view of Sea Point from the 20th floo

A spectacular view of Sea Point from the 20th floor of an apartment building. Sea Point is a famous travel destination in Cape Town, South Africa.

There's no need to get yourself into knots and bows this festive season. If the budget is tight and you're planning a lekker staycation - try these suggestions for affordable fun across SA's top cities.

However, if you're still planning a last-minute something-something, check out these savvy reads to help you out.

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You don't always have to spend load of money to have a good time - while the Mother City can be expensive if you're planning to party hard - it also offers a number of free or really affordable activities:

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While Joburgers clear out to the coast or some exotic destination during the festive season - you can still have a great time in this City of Gold. 


Durban is the place Joburgers and Capetonians alike love to escape to during the peak December holidays. Best of all the ocean is warm and Durban main promenade has a stunning new beach promenade 

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Friendly City of Port Elizabeth is probably the most popular of the Sunshine Coast - and is the ideal spot to day-trip to the smaller coastal hamlets divided by rivers and estuaries.  


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Such a special part of South Africa - if you're road-tripping the Garden Route - we have some fun-filled suggestions to check out along the way.   

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