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2017 LPS Magazine Issue 2

DESTINATIONS FOR THE DISCERNING PORT ALFRED, SOUTH AFRICA TOP Port Alfred, situated on the Eastern Cape of South Africa combines excitement, rich history and an incredible landscape to give travellers a spectacular holiday they’re sure to remember. Port Alfred is home to the ‘Big Eight’ game lodges, where adventurous holidaymakers can spot lions, elephants, rhinos, buffaloes and leopards, and overlooks the Indian Ocean. Depending on the time of year, those with a keen eye can see whales, sharks and dolphins. There are a whole host of accommodation options, ranging from 5-star hotels sitting along stretches of pristine beach, to luxury lodges set within big game reserves. There are many activities to keep you entertained from visiting one of the famous ‘Big Five’ reserves, enjoying a leisurely boat cruise along the Kowie or Keriega rivers, a day on the golf course, whale watching or simply visiting the quaint village of Port Alfred itself. For property see page 41. CENTRAL OTAGO, SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND BOTTOM Central Otago is one of the most scenic and beautiful destinations within the South Island of New Zealand. There are several incredible trails for enthusiastic travellers to journey down, including the Otago Central Rail Trail, the Roxburgh Gorge Trail, or the Clutha Gold Trail. Visiting Central Otago will leave travellers with a lasting impression, as its said to be one of the more unique destinations to visit. From the incredible, seasonal changes the region goes through, to the landscape, the people and the culture, Central Otago is one of a kind. Queenstown, Arrowtown and surrounding areas provide a treasure trove of activities to enjoy and beautiful locations to explore. Each season brings about a different type of beauty, long summer evenings, snow-capped mountains in winter or fresh spring days. Lake Hayes is right on your doorstep, perfect for an energetic walk around. For the more energetic, take a 4WD safari or go on a horse riding, jet-boating, heliskiing or bungee jumping. Paraponting, hiking, trout fishing, a wine tasting tour and a round of golf is even on offer! The opportunities are endless. For property see page 60. D E S T I N A T I O N S 1 2 | 1 3


2017 LPS Magazine Issue 2
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