The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa

Cover of Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa

Author: T.V. Bulpin (Original text)

Number of pages: 544

Year published: 1985

Edition: 4th

Published by: The Reader's Digest Association South Africa (Pty) Limited

Hardcover

ISBN: 0 947008 17 9

Some of the subjects in this publication

Western Cape - Page: 14
Cape Town - Page: 16
Castle of Good Hope - Page: 19
Devils Peak - Page: 20
Lions Head - Page: 22
Robben Island - Page: 22
Table Mountain - Page: 24
Signal Hill - Page: 25
Table Mountain - Page: 25
Bantry Bay - Page: 27
Bakoven - Page: 27
Camps Bay - Page: 27
Boulders Beach - Page: 27
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve - Page: 28
Clifton - Part of Cape Town - Page: 29
Claremont - Page: 29
Chapmans Bay - Page: 29
Chapmans Peak - Page: 29
Clovelly - Page: 30
False Bay (WC) - Page: 30
Fish Hoek - Page: 30
Glencairn - Page: 31
Groot Constantia - Page: 31
Hout Bay - Page: 33
Kenilworth - Page: 33
Kalk Bay - Page: 33
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens - Page: 33
Kommetjie - Page: 34
Llandudno - Page: 34
Green Point Lighthouse - Page: 34
Mosterts Mill - Page: 35
Mouille Point (Cape Town) - Page: 35
Millers Point - Page: 35
Muizenberg - Page: 35
Newlands, Cape Town - Page: 36
Noordhoek - Page: 36
Scarborough - Page: 37
St. James Beach - Page: 37
Rondevlei Bird Sanctuary - Page: 37
Sandvlei Sanctuary Nature Reserve - Page: 37
Sea Point - Page: 38
Smitswinkel Bay - Page: 38
Simons Town - Page: 38
Silvermine Nature Reserve - Page: 38
Wynberg - Page: 39
Tokai State Forest - Page: 39
Twelve Apostles - Page: 39
Zeekoeivlei Nature Reserve - Page: 39
Blouberg Beach - Page: 40
Churchhaven - Page: 40
Cape Columbine - Page: 40
Darling - Page: 40
Columbine Nature Reserve - Page: 40
Bellville - Page: 40
Donkergat (Whaling station) - Page: 41
Kraal Bay - Page: 42
Kuilsrivier - Page: 42
Elands Bay - Page: 42
Goodwood - Page: 42
Elandsfontein prehistoric site - Page: 42
Langebaan - Page: 42
Hopefield - Page: 42
Durbanville - Page: 42
Parow - Page: 43
Langebaan Lagoon - Page: 43
Losperd Bay - Page: 43
Melkbosstrand - Page: 43
Paternoster - Page: 43
Mamre - Page: 43
Milnerton - Page: 43
Salamander Bay - Page: 44
Tietiesbaai - Page: 44
Postberg Nature Reserve - Page: 44
Table View - Page: 44
Saldanha Bay - Page: 44
St. Helena Bay - Page: 44
Stompneusbaai - Page: 44
Velddrif - Page: 44
Yzerfontein - Page: 45
Vredenburg - Page: 45
Devon Valley - Page: 48
Drakenstein Valley - Page: 48
Protea Heights Nature Reserve - Page: 48
Elgin - Page: 49
Helderberg - Page: 49
Eerste Rivier Valley - Page: 49
Franschhoek Pass - Page: 49
Franschhoek - Page: 49
Grabouw - Page: 49
Huguenot Memorial and Museum - Page: 50
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve - Page: 50
Helshoogte Pass - Page: 50
Protea Heights Nature Reserve - Page: 51
Sir Lowrys Pass - Page: 51
Somerset West - Page: 52
Stellenbosch - Page: 53
Viljoens Pass - Page: 54
Villiersdorp - Page: 54
Wemmershoek Dam - Page: 54
Arniston - Page: 60
Bredasdorp - Page: 60
Bettys Bay - Page: 60
Cape Agulhas - Page: 61
Entada pursaetha - Page: 62
Cape Hanfklip - Page: 62
Danger Point Lighthouse - Page: 62
Die Kelders - Page: 63
Elim - Page: 63
Gansbaai - Page: 64
Hermanus - Page: 64
Gordons Bay - Page: 64
Orothamnus Reserve - Page: 66
Onrus - Page: 66
Koeel Bay (Kogelbaai) - Page: 66
Marsh Rose - Page: 66
Kleinmond - Page: 66
Uilenskraal - Page: 67
Waenhuiskrans - Page: 67
Steenbras Dam - Page: 67
Strand - Page: 67
Struisbaai - Page: 67
Pearly Beach - Page: 67
Salmons Dam Nature Reserve - Page: 67
Marsh Rose - Page: 70
Du Toitskloof Pass - Page: 72
Bainskloof Pass - Page: 72
Paarl - Page: 73
Voelvlei - Page: 76
Porterville - Page: 76
Riebeek Castle - Page: 76
Wellington - Page: 77
Beaufort West - Page: 79
Colesberg - Page: 80
Britstown - Page: 80
Fraserburg - Page: 81
Graaff-Reinet - Page: 81
De Aar - Page: 81
Hanover - Page: 84
Laingsburg - Page: 85
Matjiesfontein - Page: 85
Prince Albert - Page: 86
Richmond, Free State? - Page: 86
Prieska - Page: 86
Sutherland - Page: 87
Strydenburg - Page: 87
Touws Rivier - Page: 88
Three Sisters - Page: 88
Valley of Desolation - Page: 89
Victoria West - Page: 89
Springbok - Page: 90
Bontebok - Page: 94
Albertinia - Page: 94
Caledon - Page: 95
Botrivier - Page: 95
Cloetes Pass - Page: 95
Garcia Pass - Page: 95
Genadendal - Page: 95
Gourits River - Page: 95
Kanon - Page: 96
Puntjie - Page: 96
Houwhoek Pass - Page: 96
Heidelberg, Western Cape - Page: 96
Greyton - Page: 96
Riversdale (Western Cape) - Page: 96
St. Sebastian Bay - Page: 97
Riviersonderend - Page: 97
Stilbaai - Page: 98
Swellendam - Page: 98
Tradouw Pass - Page: 99
Vleesbaai - Page: 99
Brenton-on-sea - Page: 103
Belvidere - Page: 103
Buffels Baai - Page: 103
George - Page: 103
Great Brak River - Page: 104
Goukamma Nature Reserve - Page: 104
Hartenbos - Page: 105
Keurbooms River - Page: 105
Knysna Indigenous Forests - Page: 105
Knysna - Page: 105
Herolds Bay - Page: 105
Millwood - Page: 106
Noetzie - Page: 107
Mossel Bay - Page: 107
Outeniqua Hiking Trail - Page: 108
Plettenberg Bay - Page: 108
Victoria Bay - Page: 109
Tsitsikamma - Page: 109
Tsitsikamma Indigenous Forests - Page: 109
Robberg Nature Reserve - Page: 109
Storms River - Page: 109
Wilderness - Page: 109
Prince Alfreds Pass - Page: 109
Calitzdorp - Page: 113
Amalienstein - Klein Karoo - Page: 113
Cango Caves - Page: 113
Barrydale - Page: 113
Gamkaskloof (Die Hel) - Page: 116
Cogmans Kloof - Page: 116
Huisrivier Pass - Page: 117
Meiringspoort - Page: 117
Ladismith - Page: 117
Montagu - Page: 118
Common Ostrich - Page: 119
Oudtshoorn - Page: 119
Rus en Vrede - Page: 120
Seweweekspoort - Page: 120
Robinson Pass - Page: 120
Outeniqua Pass - Page: 120
Zoar - Page: 121
Toorwaterpoort - Page: 121
Warmwaterberg - Page: 121
Swartberg Pass - Page: 121
Uniondale - Page: 121
Goudini - Page: 122
De Doorns - Page: 122
Ashton - Page: 122
Hex River Pass - Page: 122
Ceres - Page: 122
Hex River Valley - Page: 123
Michells Pass - Page: 124
Prince Alfred Hamlet - Page: 124
Robertson - Page: 125
Tulbagh Pass - Page: 126
Tulbagh - Page: 126
Witsenberg - Page: 126
Wolsely - Page: 126
Worcester - Page: 127
Addo Elephant National Park - Page: 132
Algoa Bay - Page: 133
Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area - Page: 133
Paradise Beach - Page: 134
Hankey - Page: 134
Jeffreys Bay - Page: 134
Humansdorp - Page: 134
Patensie - Page: 134
Port Elizabeth - Page: 134
Van Stadens Pass - Page: 139
Uitenhage - Page: 139
Alexandria (Eastern Cape) - Page: 142
Bathurst - Page: 142
Cradock - Page: 143
Grahamstown - Page: 144
Port Alfred - Page: 148
Mountain Zebra National Park - Page: 148
Noupoort - Page: 148
Middelburg (E Cape) - Page: 148
Salem - Page: 149
Somerset East - Page: 149
Aliwal North - Page: 152
Alice - Page: 152
Adelaide - Page: 152
Burgersdorp - Page: 154
Dordrecht - Page: 154
Bedford - Page: 154
Beacon Bay - Page: 154
Berlin - Page: 154
East London - Page: 154
Cathcart - Page: 154
Hamburg - Page: 157
Gonubie - Page: 157
King Williams Town - Page: 157
Kidds Beach - Page: 157
Elliot - Page: 157
Katberg - Page: 157
Hogsback - Page: 157
Fort Beaufort - Page: 157
Indwe - Page: 157
Komga - Page: 158
Maclear - Page: 159
Seymour - Page: 160
Peddie - Page: 160
Queenstown - Page: 160
Morgan Bay - Page: 160
Tarkastad - Page: 161
Ugie - Page: 161
Stutterheim - Page: 161
Alexander Bay - Page: 163
Bitterfontein - Page: 163
Bowesdorp - Page: 164
Elands Bay - Page: 164
Garies - Page: 164
Clanwilliam - Page: 164
Citrusdal - Page: 164
Cederberg - Page: 165
Lamberts Bay - Page: 166
Hondeklipbaai - Page: 166
Malmesbury - Page: 166
Moorreesburg - Page: 166
Koringberg - Page: 166
Graafwater - Page: 166
Kamieskroon - Page: 166
Nababeep - Page: 166
Olifants River, Western Cape - Page: 167
Piekenaarskloof Pass - Page: 167
Piketburg - Page: 167
Pakhuis Pass - Page: 167
Okiep - Page: 167
Port Nolloth - Page: 168
Springbok - Page: 168
Vioolsdrif - Page: 169
Vredendal - Page: 169
Vanrhynsdorp - Page: 169
Wuppertal - Page: 169
Barkly West - Page: 170
Campbell - Page: 171
Finsch Diamond Mine - Page: 172
Griquatown - Page: 172
Danielskuil - Page: 172
Douglas - Page: 172
Kimberley - Page: 173
Hopetown - Page: 173
Hotazel - Page: 173
Postmasburg - Page: 178
Kuruman - Page: 178
Mahikeng - Page: 178
Reivilo - Page: 178
Vaalharts Dam - Page: 179
Windsorton - Page: 179
Warrenton - Page: 179
Vryburg - Page: 179
Taung - Page: 179
Augrabies Falls - Page: 180
Augrabies Falls National Park - Page: 180
Kakamas - Page: 183
Kalahari Gemsbok National Park - Page: 183
Kenhardt - Page: 184
Pella - Page: 184
Marydale - Page: 184
Pofadder - Page: 185
Upington - Page: 185
Verneuk Pan - Page: 185
Bedfordview - Page: 190
Johannesburg - Page: 190
Randburg - Page: 200
Sandton - Page: 201
Benoni - Page: 204
Boksburg - Page: 204
Brakpan - Page: 205
Krugersdorp (Mogale City) - Page: 206
Germiston - Page: 206
Roodepoort - Page: 207
Randfontein - Page: 207
Sterkfontein Caves - Page: 208
Springs - Page: 208
Westonaria - Page: 208
Witpoortjie - Page: 209
Coligny - Page: 214
Christiana - Page: 214
Delareyville - Page: 214
Bloemhof - Page: 214
Groot Marico - Page: 215
Fochville - Page: 215
Klerksdorp - Page: 215
Lichtenburg - Page: 216
Makwassie - Page: 216
Magaliesburg - Page: 216
Koster - Page: 216
Leeudoringstad - Page: 216
Potchefstroom - Page: 216
Orkney - Page: 216
Rustenburg - Page: 218
Magaliesberg Mountains - Page: 218
Stilfontein - Page: 219
Schweizer-Reneke - Page: 219
Zeerust - Page: 219
Wolmaransstad - Page: 219
Amsterdam - Page: 220
Badplaas Mineral Springs - Page: 220
Belfast - Page: 221
Battle of Bergendal - Page: 221
Heidelberg, Gauteng - Page: 221
Ermelo - Page: 221
Dullstroom - Page: 221
Greylingstad - Page: 221
Lake Chrissie - Page: 222
Middelburg (Mpumalanga) - Page: 222
eNtokozweni (Machadodorp) - Page: 222
Steynsdorp - Page: 223
Battle of Majuba Hill - Page: 223
Standerton - Page: 223
Piet Retief - Page: 223
Vereeniging - Page: 224
Volksrust - Page: 224
Vanderbijlpark - Page: 224
Wakkerstroom - Page: 225
Emgwenya (Waterval-Boven) - Page: 225
Witbank (eMalahleni) - Page: 225
Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary - Page: 228
Pretoria - Page: 228
Hartbeespoort Dam - Page: 233
Cullinan - Page: 233
Pelindaba - Page: 237
Centurion (Verwoerdburg) - Page: 237
Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria - Page: 239
Groblersdal - Page: 240
Eersteling - Page: 240
Brits - Page: 240
Louis Trichardt (Makhado) - Page: 241
Hammanskraal - Page: 241
Loskop Dam Nature Reserve - Page: 241
Makapans Cave - Page: 242
Marble Hall - Page: 243
Mookgophong (Naboomspruit) - Page: 244
Polokwane - Page: 244
Modimolle (Nylstroom) - Page: 244
Mokopane - Page: 244
Musina - Page: 244
Moorddrif Monument - Page: 244
Schoemansdal - Page: 245
Bela-Bela (Warmbaths) - Page: 245
Tshipise - Page: 245
Thabazimbi - Page: 245
Baobab - Page: 245
Wylies Poort - Page: 246
Wolkberg Caves - Page: 246
Soutpansberg - Page: 247
Fundudzi, Soutpansberg - Page: 247
Zebediela - Page: 247
Abel Erasmus Pass - Page: 248
Blyde River Canyon - Page: 248
Fanie Botha Hiking Trail - Page: 250
Echo Caves - Page: 250
Graskop - Page: 252
Long Tom Pass - Page: 252
Mac-Mac Falls and Pools - Page: 253
Lydenburg - Page: 253
Magoebaskloof Hiking Trails - Page: 254
Woodbush Forest Estate - Page: 254
Ohrigstad - Page: 255
Panorama Route - Page: 256
Pilgrims Rest - Page: 256
Penge - Page: 256
Sabie - Page: 258
The Downs - Page: 259
Lion - Page: 260
Barberton - Page: 262
Modjadjiskloof (was Duiwelskloof) - Page: 265
Eureka City - Page: 266
Kaapsehoop - Page: 267
Hans Merensky Nature Reserve - Page: 267
Leydsdorp - Page: 268
Komatipoort - Page: 268
Manyeleti Game Reserve - Page: 269
Nelspruit (Mbombela) - Page: 269
Phalaborwa - Page: 269
Sabi Sands Private Nature Reserve - Page: 270
Sudwala Caves - Page: 270
Tzaneen - Page: 271
White River - Page: 271
Kruger National Park - Page: 272
Jock of the Bushveld - Page: 281
Sun City - Page: 282
Free State - Page: 286
Bethulie - Page: 288
Allanridge - Page: 288
Bloemfontein - Page: 289
Edenburg - Page: 293
Brandfort - Page: 293
Dealesville - Page: 293
Boshof - Page: 293
Hennenman - Page: 293
Bothaville - Page: 293
Fauresmith - Page: 293
Parys - Page: 294
Philippolis - Page: 294
Odendaalsrus - Page: 294
Koffiefontein - Page: 294
Jagersfontein - Page: 294
Kroonstad - Page: 294
Gariep Dam Nature Reserve - Page: 294
Sasolburg - Page: 294
Virginia - Page: 295
Theunissen - Page: 295
Welkom - Page: 296
Vredefort - Page: 296
Winburg - Page: 297
Willem Pretorius Nature Reserve - Page: 297
Bethlehem - Page: 299
Clocolan - Page: 300
Clarens - Page: 300
Deneysville - Page: 300
Cornelia - Page: 300
Ficksburg - Page: 301
Fouriesburg - Page: 303
Frankfort - Page: 304
Golden Gate Highlands National Park - Page: 305
Harrismith - Page: 305
Marquard - Page: 306
Kestell - Page: 306
Hobhouse - Page: 306
Ladybrand - Page: 306
Lindley - Page: 306
Heilbron - Page: 306
Rouxville - Page: 307
Smithfield - Page: 307
Paul Roux - Page: 307
Reitz - Page: 307
Memel - Page: 307
Thaba Nchu - Page: 308
Wepener - Page: 308
Zastron - Page: 308
Witsieshoek Mountain Resort - Page: 308
Villiers - Page: 308
Vegkop - Page: 308
Zastron - Page: 309
Battle of Blood River - Page: 313
KwaZulu-Natal - Page: 316
Durban - Page: 318
Doonside - Page: 328
Karridene - Page: 328
Ifafa Beach - Page: 328
Hibberdene - Page: 328
iSipingo - Page: 328
aManzimtoti - Page: 328
Illovo Beach - Page: 328
Kingsburgh - Page: 329
mTamvuna River - Page: 329
Margate - Page: 329
Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve - Page: 329
Park Rynie - Page: 330
Pennington - Page: 330
Tragedy Hill - Page: 331
Port Edward - Page: 331
Ramsgate - Page: 331
Port Shepstone - Page: 331
Umgababa - Page: 332
Sezela - Page: 332
uMtentweni - Page: 332
Umzumbe - Page: 332
Umzinto - Page: 332
Scottburgh - Page: 332
uMkomaas - Page: 332
Winkelspruit - Page: 333
uVongo - Page: 333
Warner Beach - Page: 333
Dundee - Page: 334
Colenso - Page: 334
Charlestown - Page: 334
Greytown - Page: 334
Estcourt - Page: 334
Harding - Page: 335
Hilton - Page: 335
Howick - Page: 335
Kokstad - Page: 336
Ixopo - Page: 336
Kloof - Page: 336
Kranskop - Page: 337
Matatiele - Page: 337
Ladysmith - Page: 337
Newcastle - Page: 338
Mooi River - Page: 338
Paulpietersburg - Page: 339
New Germany - Page: 339
Pietermaritzburg - Page: 339
Pinetown - Page: 340
Queensburgh - Page: 340
Utrecht - Page: 341
Valley of a Thousand Hills - Page: 341
Richmond, N Cape - Page: 341
Vryheid - Page: 342
Westville - Page: 343
Weenen - Page: 343
Compensation - Page: 344
Ballito - Page: 344
Mhlali River - Page: 345
iNanda - Page: 345
New Guelderland - Page: 346
Mount Moreland - Page: 346
Mount Edgecombe - Page: 346
Shakas Rock - Page: 347
KwaDukuza - Page: 347
Tongaat - Page: 347
Tugela River - Page: 348
Umhlanga Rocks - Page: 349
Verulam - Page: 349
Umdloti - Page: 349
eMpangeni - Page: 350
eShowe - Page: 351
Gingindlovu - Page: 352
Hluhluwe Game Reserve - Page: 353
White Rhino - Page: 355
Lake St. Lucia - Page: 355
Battle of Isandlwana - Page: 356
Mahlabatini - Page: 357
uMgungundlovu - Page: 357
Melmoth - Page: 357
Mtubatuba - Page: 359
Mtunzini - Page: 359
Nkandla - Page: 360
Nongoma - Page: 361
Richards Bay - Page: 361
uLundi - Page: 361
iMfolozi Game Reserve - Page: 362
Cape Vidal - Page: 364
Cape Vidal - Page: 364
Ghost Mountain - Page: 366
Tsetse Fly - Page: 367
Golela - Page: 367
Kosi Bay - Page: 368
iNgwavuma - Page: 368
Hippopotamus - Page: 369
Mkuze River - Page: 369
Lebombo Mountains - Page: 369
Ndumo Game Reserve - Page: 370
uMkuzi Game Reserve - Page: 370
Outo Point - Page: 372
Lake Sibaya - Page: 372
Pongola River - Page: 372
Sodwana Bay - Page: 373
Ubombo - Page: 373
Drakensberg Mountains - Page: 374
Bergville - Page: 375
Cathedral Peak - Page: 375
Cathkin Peak - Page: 377
Garden Castle State Forest - Page: 380
Coleford Nature Reserve - Page: 380
Giants Castle Game Reserve - Page: 380
Himeville - Page: 381
Hodgsons Peaks - Page: 382
Bearded Vulture - Page: 382
Kamberg Nature Reserve - Page: 382
Lotheni Nature Reserve - Page: 382
Mnweni - Page: 383
Mont-aux-Sources - Page: 383
Ndedema Gorge - Page: 384
Oliviershoek Pass - Page: 384
Royal Natal National Park - Page: 384
Sani Pass - Page: 386
Underberg - Page: 387
Van Reenens Pass - Page: 387
Winterton - Page: 387
Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve - Page: 387
Vergelegen Nature Reserve - Page: 387
Coffee Bay - Page: 397
Gcuwa (Butterworth) - Page: 397
Flagstaff - Page: 398
Collywobbles - Page: 398
Hole in the Wall - Page: 398
Kentani - Page: 399
Idutwa - Page: 399
Libode - Page: 399
Mount Ayliff - Page: 401
Lusikisiki - Page: 401
Mazeppa Bay - Page: 401
Mount Frere - Page: 402
Nxaxo River - Page: 402
Mngazi Mouth - Page: 402
Qolora Mouth - Page: 402
Gxara River - Page: 402
Qora Mouth - Page: 402
Port St. Johns - Page: 402
Mthatha - Page: 403
Willowvale - Page: 403

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