Welcome to the website of Jacana Travel Marketing and Reservations CC "Your Gateway to Nature". Here you will find an unequalledrange of destinations to help you unwind; destinations that range from a short day excursions into areas close to the large urban areas of our land to trips of several days duration, to climb Kilimanjaro or walk in the unique forests of Madagascar, we have it all.

Discover our National Parks and our game reserves, be pampered with a massage at the end of a day walking the Oystercatcher Trail at Mossel Bay or relax at one of the many beautiful Guest Houses and Lodges that we have throughout Southern Africa.

Jacana is mainly known for its unequalled portfolio of hiking trails that it offers.  Choose from the ever growing list of trails that geographically cover most of Southern Africa including all nine provinces of RSA.  They range from day trails such as the new Frogs Trail to the beautiful Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Trails.  Bookings can also be done through our office for Cape Nature, Komatiland Ecotourism, South African National Parks, Transfrontier Parks, Golden Leopard Resorts, Barra Resorts, Wild Frontiers and Namibia Wildlife Resorts.  Our aim is to offer our clients a comprehensive list of eco-tourism destinations throughout Southern Africa



Lesotho and Swaziland also offer excellent hiking experiences.  Go Pony trekking from Malealea Lodge or visit Sibebe Rock near the Swazi capital of Mababane.

A new genre in hiking is the Slackpacking trails.  There are now several trails that cater for the would be hiker who doesn't want to carry a heavy backpack or who prefers the luxury of a hot bath and a comfortable bed and even food provided, this is slackpacking.  Trails such as Kosi Bay, the Silver Sands Trail , the Oystercatcher Trail and Swart Tobie fall into this category.


The fisherman, the mountain biker, the abseiler, the horse rider and canoe padler are all catered for within the Jacana product base so let us know if we have neglected anyone and we will try and recruit a destination for you.

As you browse this website, take the time to let your imagination to the far flung destinations that we have to offer.

The choice is yours.  Explore the beautiful unspoilt countryside, from magnificent beaches, indigenous and exotic forests, mountains and koppies, fynbos, grasslands, woodlands, coastal desert or coastal bush and subtropical forests, semi-desert and arid areas, to the Highveld and the Karoo, all with their own natural flora and fauna to be marvelled at.  Discover the allure of the South African countryside on foot, by bicycle, in an off-road vehicle or on horseback, or head out on a boat or canoe trip or for a day of fishing.

Feel free to contact us for any assistance you need for visiting the South African countryside so that we can help you enjoy a wonderful time in our magnificent country.

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