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Lockdown travel blues

Lockdown travel blues

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire world to come to a standstill, and everyone is now bound to their homes. No holiday, no travel … or can we? Here are some tips on how to cure your travel blues during lockdown:

ATKV Goudini Spa

Give an experience as a gift

Have you always wanted to send someone special on holiday, or contribute to their planned holiday? Now you can! ATKV Resorts offer you the opportunity to gift them an experience that they will always remember. Now, we also offer our own online gift vouchers.

Wipneuskobra Foto deur Tyrone Ping

SSSSSNAKE! Be informed and prepared – Part 3

 In our new monthly column, we will look at different snakes holidaymakers may encounter at ATKV resorts … This week we look at ATKV Klein-Kariba.

Camping illustration

Camping tips when visiting an ATKV resort

 “Camping is only fun when the weather is fine”, my dad used to say. That was probably after that one caravan weekend we had, when it rained all the time. All we could do was sitting in our Caravette 6, playing cards...

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Lockdown officially extended!

On 9 April 2020, during the most recent presidential address where President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke to South Africans about the latest news and developments around the COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced that the official lockdown, which has already been in place since 26 March, will be extended. The extension of 14 days means that the lockdown will now only be lifted at midnight on 30 April.



Okay, we know. You have been waiting the whole year for StudenteJOL. The exams are done, the marks don’t look TOO bad, and your dad has already paid a few rand into your account. Now you, your bros and the girls are ready to roll.

Every cloud has a silver lining…

Every cloud has a silver lining…

At the ATKV, we deliver a service. It’s our job and our duty to let people relax. To let them kick off their shoes and help them to forget about work, stress and routine for a moment. In a way, we give people hope again. We recharge batteries. We create memories that are cherished for years.

Ex-railway man celebrates 90th with the ATKV

Ex-railway man celebrates 90th with the ATKV

He survived two wars, saw the birth and end of apartheid, and now, at the start of a new decade, the 90-year old uncle Johan van Deventer is a proud member of the ATKV. This die-hard ex-railway man from Nigel, to the east of Johannesburg, was born on 8 February 1930.

Neil Sandilands

Camping memories from Hollywood...

 It has been a while now that Neil Sandilands is not Bart from the deli in 7de Laan anymore. Nowadays you will see him rubbing shoulders with actors like Tom Hanks, film directors like Michael Bay or in a super hero outfit showing The Flash a thing or two as The Thinker in die TV series with the same name. 


A 21-day national lockdown has been declared

The lockdown will begin on the evening of Thursday 26 March 2020 at 23:59. 

The lockdown will remain in force for 21 days. 

All South Africans will have to stay at home until midnight on Thursday 16 April 2020.