ROSSLYN, South Africa (December 15, 2020) – The December holidays are upon us and after a tumultuous year of everything from lockdowns, to remote working and schools being shuttered, this holiday is definitely one to celebrate!

As much as we would all like to relax, it is important to remember that South Africa is still under lockdown level 1 and it is important that we all continue to practice best social distancing and hygiene practices in accordance with the WHO standards and guidance.

South Africa has a history of being a bakkie country whether you like it or not, more and more South Africans are considering the bakkie as their first option when making the decision to buy a new car. Why not choose the Nissan Navara as the bakkie of choice to explore fun activities during this festive season?

Here are some of the coolest things that you can do with your Nissan Navara bakkie during the December holidays while observing the social distancing rules:
  • Fishing: The Navara has plenty of space for your fishing equipment while offering you an enjoyable driving experience to the most popular fishing banks that are around the country like Meerhof, Ifafi, Schoemansville, Eagle Waters, De Rust, Kommando Nek and Roos se oord to name few of them.
  • Mountain biking: Explore the most popular mountain biking trails in the country with your Nissan Navara like the Buffelsdrift Trail Park, Rhebokskloof, Tokai Forest and Clearwater Trails. The bakkie has loading capacity of four to five bikes, enough for the whole family.
  • Camping: South Africa has some of the best camping sites in the world. Camping is a core part of our culture. Give it a try, take the entire family and visit some of South Africa’s best camping sites like the Mahai River, Tietiesbaai Beach Camp, Bruintjieskraal, Skaapwagterspos and many other around the country this festive season. The Navara can carry your tent and all the necessary tools you’ll need to pitch it and relax. Enjoy with your family and friends some of the caravanning and tenting sites available in the country this festive season.
  • Game viewing: December is the ideal time to visit South Africa’s game reserves as many resident species come into breeding plumage during December. If you are a fan of nature, grab your camera enjoy the beauty of South Africa’s game reserves with your Nissan Navara for a safari that could bring you face to face with the Big Five and other African animals. The Kruger National Park, Madikwe, Dinokeng and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserves are some of the options to consider.
The Nissan Navara’s improved efficiency will ensure that your journey will be smoother. The Navara has been built for though terrains and for the most challenging roads. The new suspension means that the Navara can now also carry heavier payloads and thanks to Intelligent Trailer Sway Assist technology, towing has never been easier. The upgraded Navara represents an evolution of the pick-up’s now synonymous rugged and contemporary aesthetic. As well as heightened posture from improved suspension, new wheel designs are also applied across the Navara range.

Remember to check your vehicle before you hit the road this festive season. Explore our beautiful country with the Nissan Navara and keep safe!