Get your braai tongs out, rev your car engine and drive to these beautiful places for a Braai Heritage Day.
With more South Africans enjoying the outdoors comfortably, there are many places for lovely marinated meat to sit back , relax, and braai. Here are a few of our top selections:
Pines Resort, Krugersdorp, Gauteng
Rietvlei Zoo Farm, Johannesburg
Rietvlei Zoo Farm is a great choice if you are looking for a spot to Braai, and they are open from 9 am to 6 pm on Heritage Day. The farm provides a variety of outdoor recreational and family events, including the Rietvlei Trails. Their Picnic Park is set in beautiful gardens and lawns offering areas of lapas and braai. Entry to the farm is R40pp. Located to the south of Johannesburg at 101 Swartkoppies Rd. Telephone 079 041 1488.
Tala Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal
In the Rockpool field, travelers can Braai. The Tala Game Reserve occupies some 3 000 hectares and includes a combination of thornveld acacia, open grassland and wetland. It has more than 380 species of birds, including kudu, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest and eland, and plenty of large game. The attraction at Camperdown is available from 7:30 am to 5 pm. Rates begin at R80pp. Located at Camperdown, R603 Umbumbulu Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3202. Visit www.tala.co.za
Cape Point, Western Cape
At Olifant Bos, Cape Point offers two Braai sites where travelers can appreciate the picturesque landscapes around them. Cape Point offers plenty to do for families or friends with the most stunning ocean and mountain scenery in the world, including the popular funicular, food shop, and curio shops. The charge for entry is R80pp. It’s an hour and a half away from Cape Town. Visit www.capepoint.co.za/
Select Durban beachfront spots, KwaZulu-Natal
The Durban beachfront is everyone’s favourite haunt. And with good reason. You have the warm, inviting Indian Ocean and glorious sunshine, while your feet sink into the golden sand. There are designated braai spots at the Durban beachfront. One can braai at the Country Club (known as Sun Kist) or Blue Lagoon.