Picnic this Valentine’s Day with Greyhound

 In Bus Tickets, Things to do

With the holidays done and with Janu-worry dusted, it’s time for a little romance to get 2019 well on track. What better way than with a dreamy picnic away to set the mood?

Here at Greyhound, the most luxurious way to travel by bus across South Africa, we’re looking at affordable, loving and refreshingly romantic picnic spots all across the country to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember.

So, try these five picnic ideas if you’re headed their way for a romantic trip.

  1. Head for Cape Town and spread out in the Kirstenbosch shade – https://www.sanbi.org/gardens/kirstenbosch/

Picnic this Valentine’s Day with Greyhound

When in Cape Town there are many romantic things to do, but perhaps a picnic is all you need to really enjoy the company of a loved one. Head on down to the Kirstenbosch Gardens and enjoy the surrounds of Table Mountain and all there is to offer from the Cape finest.

What a day – what a view. Grab some shade and get a little closer…


  1. Picnic in George and the iconic Dolphin Point – https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Attraction_Review-g312610-d7732514-Reviews-Dolphin_Point_Lookout-Wilderness_Western_Cape.html

Picnic this Valentine’s Day with Greyhound

Tucked away and propped up high, Dolphin Point in Wilderness offers a breath-taking romantic experience if you’re looking for a lookout. With a mountainous view of the iconic Outeniqua tracks, days like these are as romantic as they come.

When there, enjoy a glass of wine and cheers to the Southern Cape’s finest.

  1. Picnic in East London and set up at Kwelera – https://www.sanbi.org/gardens/kwelera/

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The Kwelera National Botanical Garden is truly up there with the best of them: An untouched slice of coastal splendour, there are plenty little nookies to set up a picnic and get romantic.

It’s an affordable and beautiful day out with the one you love, so get cosy and take it easy. These are the days that you’ll remember forever.

  1. Picnic in Durban and have a dip at Sheffield Beach – https://www.sa-venues.com/attractionskzn/sheffield-beach.php

Picnic this Valentine’s Day with Greyhound

One of the more romantic beaches in and around Durban is Sheffield: Quieter than most and blanketed in forest, it’s the perfect place for a romantic picnic if you enjoy a sneaky swim. Indeed, if beach days are more your thing, Sheffield Beach has the perfect picnic for you.

Get out the umbrella and give them a kiss. This day of love couldn’t get better!

  1. Picnic in Pretoria and find the waterfall at the Botanical Gardens – http://www.sanbi.org/gardens/pretoria/

Picnic this Valentine’s Day with Greyhound

There’s a special and romantic little waterfall that awaits visitors of the Pretoria Botanical Gardens and it’s a dreamy treat for those who find it. Set up nearby and take it all in.

Then, lie down to look up – watch as the clouds float on by as whispery and gentle as the love you share.


In South Africa, there are countless picnic spots for lovers to cherish and these are just five of a hundred more that Greyhound visits. So, if you’re feeling up for a little trip, top your adventure with some food to share, some drinks to cheers and of course, some loving company to enjoy.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Discover the love at www.greyhound.co.za or call us to book on 011 611 8000 | 087 352 0352.

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