Welcome to Safari.CapeTown

Get travel information about Safari options in Cape Town and beyond.

Welcome to Cape Town

Cape Town offering Big Five Safaris, Game drives and smaller animal parks and farms in the vicinity of South Africas Mother City.
It's easy, no matter what your time constraints are, you'll find half day, full day and overnight safari package options in our directory of Safaris.

Explore Cape Towns Safari options!

Game Drives near Cape Town

White Lion Lodge on Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

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The privately owned White Lion Lodge situated on the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve offers luxury accommodation, exceptional personal service and delicious cuisine combined with game and nature drives....

Buffelsfontein

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A new Buffelsfontein was born and the gates were opened in 2002 to the public. Sharing the experience of a working West Coast farm with local and international visitors. Situated in the heart of the...

Big Cats Park Vredenheim

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Climb aboard Vredenheim’s new game drive vehicle for an experience of our estate like no other, taking you on a guided tour through our game fields, cattle paddocks, vineyards, fruit orchards and...

Groote Post Game Drives

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A visit to Groote Post will not be complete experiencing our ever-popular Game Drive: the winner of a 2014 Klink Wine Tourism Award for the most unusual and memorable attraction on a wine farm. So...

Monkey Town

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Monkey Town Primate Centre, located in Soomerset West, is a wildlife Centre for monkeys and apes with more than 230 animals and 28 different exotic species including Tammy, Ruby, and Sunny, our...

Fairy Glen Game Reserve

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Fairy Glen is committed to improving the reserve as well as your experience. Fairy Glen is Cape Town's closest mostly free-roaming Big 5 game reserve. Fairy Glen is a must see if you visit Cape Town...

Akelei Alpakas

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Alpacas (specie: vicugna pacos) belong to the family of the South American Camelids. The other family members are the wild vicunjas and guanacos and the domesticated, “beast of burden” the llama....

Cape Point Ostrich Farm

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You are most welcome to join us on a guided tour of the farm. Our well trained team will be more then happy to show you around and give you detailed information about the life cycle of an ostrich...

Gondwana Game Reserve

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Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, you will find a beautiful piece of land that will stir your senses. Gondwana Private Game Reserve provides an authentic African Safari Experience close to...

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

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Sprawling across 10,000 hectares in the Ceres Karoo, Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Iziba Safari Lodge is situated two and a half hours from Cape Town. The reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife,...

Two Oceans Aquarium

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The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic. The Two Oceans Aquarium on the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town is ideally...

Aquila Private Game Reserve

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Aquila Private Game Reserve, offering big 5 safaris two hours from Cape Town, makes it easy for you no matter what your time constraints are, we offer half day, full day and overnight safari package...

National Parks South Africa

Bontebok National Park

Bontebok National Park is a place of simplistic beauty and peaceful charm. The majestic Langeberg Mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for this...
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Featured Safari near Cape Town

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve boasts 54,000 hectares at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains, wide-open Karoo plains, indigenous flora and fauna and rare examples of San rock art, some dating back more than 3,500 years.
More than a Big Five  wilderness reserve, it's the vastness of the landscape, the alluring stillness and isolation amid raw beauty and boundless plains that make Sanbona unique. Sanbona is home to White Lions and big game, as well as, the rare Riverine Rabbit. The White Lion Project at Sanbona that aims to return white lions to the wild has proved to be a success. This makes Sanbona home to free-roaming White Lions.

Big Five game viewing close to Cape Town

The malaria-free Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is around a three-hour scenic drive from Cape Town in the heart of the Little Karoo, along Route 62 - the longest wine route in the world.

Directions to Sanbona

3 hour drive from Cape Town. Private airstip situated on Game Reserve.
Private air charters as well as private road transfers can be arranged into Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The drive from Cape Town to Sanbona will take approximately 3 hours. Guests can self-drive from anywhere in South Africa to Sanbona.

Situated on the world renowned Route 62 between Montagu and Barrydale, Western Cape, South Africa, and near to famous Cape Town. The reserve consists undulating mountains and plains, indigenous fauna and flora, rock formations and rock art make Sanbona Wildlife Reserve a destination not to be missed.

Sanbona, known as one of the Western Cape's premier wildlife destinations, honours the spirit of the San people and invites you to explore a special wilderness sanctuary, offering five star accommodation at three luxurious lodges and a back to nature Explorer Camp adventure, surrounded by ancient volcanic mountains and endless vistas.


Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, set along the lesser travelled Route 62 highway which runs some 450km from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn. Often referred to as the 'inland alternative' to the Garden Route, this route takes you through rural South Africa, past tiny dust-ridden towns and into the Klein Karoo, a stretch of arid semi-desert which meanders its way up country.

The Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is sandwiched between the towns of Barrydale and Montagu, set against a landscape of rolling hills. The San (Bushmen) were the first to wander this area and their history echoes across the expansive plains.

Geographically Sanbona is positioned within the Little Karoo in the Western Cape at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountains. Combine these two facts with it's incredible size and you have the perfect recipe for stunning mountain vistas, wide open spaces and vegetation.

At Sanbona they have a unique approach to the wildlife experience, the word Sanbona comes from the San people and the word 'bona' means vision, the San people believe in living in harmony with nature and their vision has come to life at Sanbona.  That's not to say you won't see any game, because you will. And of course Sanbona is most famous for its free roaming white lion, Sanbona is one of only two places in the world where this rare beast still lives freely.

 

White Lion Lodge - Luxury Accommodation on Sanbona

The privately owned White Lion Lodge situated in the Southern part of the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve offers luxury accommodation, exceptional personal service and delicious cuisine combined with game and nature drives. The Lodge is set along the tranquil Klein Kalkoenshoek River, offering an ultimate Karoo experience.

The White Lion Lodge is a combination of contemporary decor mixed with Karoo sandstone, timber, thatch, airy free flowing spaces and hues of Karoo slate are breathtaking stylish, sophisticated yet refreshingly simple. Nature fibers and textures characterize the interiors.

  "Right from the start the magic surrounds you."


Soft candlelight and lanterns put a soft layer of romance on the whole house.
Be welcomed back to warm up at the fireplace in winter, enjoy open veranda doors in summer or let us pamper you with South African cuisine in the bush.
You are invited to cozy around the fireplace with a drink until the flames dazzle you to sleep.
Soft candlelight and lanterns put a soft layer of romance on the whole house.

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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a pioneering wildlife reserve buried deep in the Klein Karoo.
It's an area comprising sandstone cliffs, open valleys and tree-fringed river beds that's currently home to 650 plant species, 160 bird species, a natural gallery of San rock art and an ever-increasing variety of indigenous wildlife.
Predators already resident include Cheetah, Leopard, Brown Hyena, Caracal and African wildcat. It hasn't been an easy or rapid process.

The process of ecological research complete, Sanbona is now home to all of the Big Five game species, including the world's southernmost free-ranging Rhino. Emphasis on 'Big Five game viewing' however, is avoided as at the moment the larger animals are few and far between, being introduced in small groups and monitored carefully before their numbers are increased. Botany is as important as animal biology to the conservation programme at Sanbona - non-indigenous, invading species of plant arrived here as early as the 1700s as a result of over-grazing by the goats and sheep of the pastoralists who used the Klein Karoo for winter grazing. The sweet vegetation and sourveld plants of the Karoo, being very specialised to their environment, are vulnerable to competition from hardier species which are less palatable to sheep, cattle and goats.

In the meantime, the White Lions, and their tawny counterparts, will pad across the wide, mystical landscape of Sanbona, protected and cherished as part of the mystical harmony between man and nature. Today's visitors to Sanbona are being taught to appreciate the inter-connectedness of all living things and the importance of restoring this harmony - for this, above all else, is the vision of the San.

Animals that roamed the area freely living amongst the San but were eradicated are being reintroduced. The Big Five - Lion, Leopard (rarely spotted in the Western Cape), Buffalo, Elephant and Rhinoceros as well as various other species such as Gemsbok, Springbok, Hartebeest, Eland, Kudu, Black Wildebeest and Zebra will be seen on Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Natural small game such as Jackal, Caracal, Aardwolf, Ant bear, Brown Hyena, Grey Rhebuck, Steenbuck, Klipspringer, Grysbok and Common Duiker continue to thrive.

About Sanbona Wildlife  Reserve

Sanbona, a 54,000 hectare wildlife reserve offers guests luxurious lodges surrounded by towering mountains and open plains, allowing clients to relive the legacy of the San people and absorb the beauty of the Little Karoo.
Supporting around 650 species of plants flowering at different times throughout the year, although some more prolific between August and September. There are various floral kingdoms that make up the Reserve, including Acacia Thickets, Nama, Karoo, Renosterveld, Succulent Karoo and Central Mountain Fynbos. Succulents are especially varied and fascinating with names like Baby's Bottoms, Ostrich Toes and Pig's Ears. Impressive rock formations, San Bushman paintings, over 160 bird species and other high profile animal species including free roaming White Lion enable this special safari experience to stay with you long after you have departed this stunning reserve.

Important information about your Safari experience

Game drives will take 3 - 5 hours depending on how much time is spent at each sighting. It is advisable to bring warm clothes along for the drive even in the hot summer months. Your game ranger will provide ponchos and warm blankets and has a bird book and binoculars. Remember to bring your camera and video camera with you.

All safari options close to Cape Town are in newly established private game reserves and thus cannot be compared to a safari in a more established game viewing area like Kruger National Park which has been around for a hundred or so years. These options fill a very important role in the safari market by offering those persons who have never been on safari and who do not have the time to visit a more established reserve the chance to view Africas wild animals … sometimes for the very first time. Please note that Sanbona is a private game reserve and booking in advance is essential.

Flora in the Little Karoo

The Warmwaterberg Mountain Range comprises the oldest geological formation on Sanbona and is part of the Table Mountain Group, a sedimentary rock that develops into acidic, nutrient poor soils. The Fynbos biome thrives on these acidic soils on the Warmwaterberg. The geology on the rest of the Reserve comprises mudstones and siltstones of the Bokkeveld and Witteberg Formations that form nutrient rich, clay soils derived from shales. The Warmwaterberg bisects the Reserve and creates a rain shadow on Sanbona. The nutrient rich soil in the south of the Reserve which receives a higher rainfall supports the critically endangered Renosterveld vegetation of the Fynbos biome. North of the Warmwaterberg the average rainfall drops dramatically and the vegetation shifts to the more arid vegetation of the Succulent Karoo biome.

Fauna in Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

A priority for the Reserve has always been the re-introduction of species that once naturally roamed through the Little Karoo. Although historical records are used, re-introducing species to their natural range must take into consideration the suitability and extent of the available habitat and the presence of potential competitors. Due to the change in vegetation type, some areas may no longer be suitable for the habitat requirements of certain species. The process of returning the large herbivore and predator species has taken many years and is still ongoing. The Wildlife Department researches the ecology of the animals within their new environments to ensure success and sustainability of the processes.

Riverine Rabbit - Endangered Species

A number of flora and fauna species that occur on Sanbona are of Conservation Concern, as described in the Red List of Threatened Species. One important species demanding attention is the Riverine Rabbit.
Sanbona is one of two protected areas with a population of Riverine Rabbits that provides sufficient space and diversity for ecological processes to function naturally. Sanbona has become a major role player in the conservation of this species in the Little Karoo. The highly elusive Riverine Rabbit is the 13th most endangered mammal in the world. The Wildlife department continually monitors the population and shares information gained with Cape Nature and the Endangered Wildlife Trust. The presence of a healthy Riverine Rabbit population on the Reserve is confirmation of the vital role played by the private sector in biodiversity conservation.

Security

We strive to not only care for our environment of great species diversity and richness, but also to ensure the safety and security of our guests and staff. Our anti-poaching and security unit of well-trained personnel continuously patrol and monitor; and strive to ensure our protection.

Wilderness Area

Due to the topography of the landscape, roughly 5000 hectares of the mountainous western area of the Reserve are virtually inaccessible and stochastic management approaches are adhered to, ensuring a Wilderness philosophy.  These unspoilt areas can only be explored on foot.

Base

This section shows the base look of all HTML elements on your page.


Headings

Use the <h1> to <h6> elements to define your headings.

h1. Heading 1

h2. Heading 2

h3. Heading 3

h4. Heading 4

h5. Heading 5
h6. Heading 6

Text-level semantics

The following list gives you a short overview of the most commonly used text-level semantics and how to utilize them.

Element Description
<a> Turn text into hypertext using the a element.
<em> Emphasize text using the em element.
<strong> Imply any extra importance using the strong element.
<code> Define inline code snippets using the code element.
<del> Mark document changes as deleted text using the del element.
<ins> Mark document changes as inserted text using the ins element.
<mark> Highlight text with no semantic meaning using the mark element.
<abbr> Define an abbreviation using the abbr element with a title.
<dfn> Define a definition term using the dfn element with a title.
<small> De-emphasize text for small print using the small element.

Horizontal rule

Create a horizontal rule by using the <hr> element. The greyish line below each section here in the Typography page is an example.


Blockquotes

For quoting multiple lines of content from another source within your document, use the <blockquote> element.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam.

Someone famous
<blockquote>
    <p>Quotation</p>
    <small>Source</small>
</blockquote>

Code blocks

For multiple lines of code, use the <pre> element which defines preformatted text. It creates a new text block that preserves spaces, tabs and line breaks. Nest a <code> element inside to define the code block.

IMPORTANTBe sure to escape any angle brackets in the code for proper rendering.

<pre>
    <code>...</code>
</pre>

Lists

Create an unordered list using the <ul> element and the <ol> element for ordered lists. The <li> element defines the list item.

  • Item 1
  • Item 2
    • Item 1
    • Item 2
      • Item 1
      • Item 2
  • Item 3
  • Item 4
  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
    1. Item 1
    2. Item 2
      1. Item 1
      2. Item 2
  3. Item 3
  4. Item 4
<ul>
    <li>...</li>
    <li>...
        <ul>
            <li>...</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<ol>
    <li>...</li>
    <li>...
        <ol>
            <li>...</li>
        </ol>
    </li>
</ol>

NOTEYou can also use additional UIkit classes for the lists. You will find more details here.


Description lists

Create a description list using the <dl> element. Use <dt> to define the term and <dd> for the description.

Description lists
A description list defines terms and their corresponding descriptions.
This is a term
This is a description.
This is a term
This is a description.
<dl>
    <dt>...</dt>
    <dd>...</dd>
</dl>

NOTEYou can also use additional UIkit classes for the description lists. You will find more details here.


Tables

You can easily create tables using the <table> element. Use <thead> to define the table headings, <tfoot> to define the table footers and <tbody> to define the table body.

Table Heading Table Heading Table Heading
Table Footer Table Footer Table Footer
Table Data Table Data Table Data
Table Data Table Data Table Data
Table Data Table Data Table Data

<table>
    <thead>
        <tr>
            <th>...</th>
        </tr>
    </thead>
    <tfoot>
        <tr>
            <td>...</td>
        </tr>
    </tfoot>
    <tbody>
        <tr>
            <td>...</td>
        </tr>
    </tbody>
</table>

NOTEYou can also use additional UIkit classes for the tables. You will find more details here.


Form

You can easily create forms that contain different elements like <legend>, <input>, <select>, etc.

Form
<form>
    <fieldset>
        <legend>...</legend>
        <input type="text" placeholder="">
        <input type="password" placeholder="">
        <select>
            <option>...</option>
            <option>...</option>
        </select>
    </fieldset>
</form>

NOTEYou can also use additional UIkit classes for the forms. You will find more details here.

Grid

This section shows how you can create different grids layouts with columns and rows.


Gantry5 Grid System

Gantry5 comes with its own CSS framework called "Nucleus". It is based on the Flexbox model and therefore is really flexible and allows you to build advanced layouts.

Block 1
Block 2
Block 3

<div class="g-grid">
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
</div>

Gantry5 grid system or better said "Nucleus" grid system does not have a grid gutter, it uses the .g-content class instead.

As you can see in the above example, all 3 blocks are surrounded by empty space. This empty space comes from the .g-content class which adds some margin and padding to the element.

We have added a utility class to the template which takes care of the unnecessary spacing and makes the whole grid looks more natural. The utility class is called .g-gutter.

Block 1
Block 2
Block 3

<div class="g-grid g-gutter">
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
</div>

"Nucleus" comes with another very useful class called .size-# where # is the percentage of the whole width of the grid a particular element should occupy.

Block 1
Block 2
Block 3

Block 1
Block 2
Block 3

Block 1
Block 2

Block 1
Block 2

<div class="g-grid g-gutter">
    <div class="g-block size-20">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block size-60">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block size-20">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
</div>

<div class="g-grid g-gutter">
    <div class="g-block size-20">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block size-20">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block size-60">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
</div>

<div class="g-grid g-gutter">
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
</div>

<div class="g-grid g-gutter">
    <div class="g-block size-25">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
    <div class="g-block size-75">
        <div class="g-content">...</div>
    </div>
</div>

UIkit Grid System

The grid system of UIkit follows the mobile-first approach and accomodates up to 10 grid columns. It uses units with predefined classes inside each grid, which define the column width.

To create the grid container, add the .uk-grid class to a parent element. Add one of the .uk-width-* classes to child elements to determine, how the units shall be sized. The grid supports 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 unit divisions.

.uk-width-1-3
.uk-width-1-3
.uk-width-1-3
.uk-width-1-2
.uk-width-1-2
.uk-width-3-10
.uk-width-7-10

<div class="uk-grid">
    <div class="uk-width-1-2">...</div>
    <div class="uk-width-1-2">...</div>
</div>

NOTEYou can find more information about the UIkit Grid System here.

Buttons

This section shows the different button styles and classes you can use.


Default Buttons

Default Button Dark Button Empty Button

<a href="#" class="button">Default Button</a>
<a href="#" class="button dark">Dark Button</a>
<a href="#" class="button empty">Empty Button</a>

Button Colors

Button Grey Button Green Button Orange Button Purple Button Blue

<a href="#" class="button button-grey">Button Grey</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-green">Button Green</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-orange">Button Orange</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-purple">Button Purple</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-blue">Button Blue</a>

Button Icons

Default Button Dark Button Empty Button Button Green Button Purple

<a href="#" class="button"><i class="fa fa-fw fa-download"></i> Default Button</a>
<a href="#" class="button dark"><i class="fa fa-fw fa-star"></i> Dark Button</a>
<a href="#" class="button empty"><i class="fa fa-fw fa-lock"></i> Empty Button</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-green"><i class="fa fa-fw fa-clock-o"></i> Button Green</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-purple"><i class="fa fa-fw fa-arrows"></i> Button Purple</a>

Button Sizes

Button XLarge Button Large Button Medium Button Small Button XSmall

<a href="#" class="button button-xlarge">Button XLarge</a>
<a href="#" class="button dark button-large">Button Large</a>
<a href="#" class="button empty button-medium">Button Medium</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-green button-small">Button Small</a>
<a href="#" class="button button-purple button-xsmall">Button XSmall</a>

Button Block

Default Button
Dark Button
Empty Button

<a href="#" class="button button-block">Default Button</a>
<a href="#" class="button dark button-block">Dark Button</a>
<a href="#" class="button empty button-block">Empty Button</a>

NOTEYou can also use additional UIkit classes for the buttons. You will find more details here.

Alerts

This section shows the different alert styles and classes you can use.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse adipiscing elit. Maecenas mauris orci, pellentesque at vestibulum quis.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse adipiscing elit. Maecenas mauris orci, pellentesque at vestibulum quis.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse adipiscing elit. Maecenas mauris orci, pellentesque at vestibulum quis.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse adipiscing elit. Maecenas mauris orci, pellentesque at vestibulum quis.

<p class="alert alert-success">...</p>
<p class="alert alert-info">...</p>
<p class="alert alert-warning">...</p>
<p class="alert alert-error">...</p>

NOTEYou can also use additional UIkit classes for the alerts. You will find more details here.

Modal

This section shows how easy it is to use modals.

The modal component consists of an overlay, a dialog and a close button.

Class Description
<.uk-modal> Add this class to a <div> element to create the dialog container and an overlay that blanks out the page. It is important to add an id to indicate the element for toggling.
<.uk-modal-dialog> Add this class to a child <div> element to create the dialog box.
<.uk-modal-close> Add this class to an <a> or <button> element to create a close button within the dialog box. We recommend adding the .uk-close class from the Close component to give the button a proper styling, though you can also use text or an image.

You can use any element to toggle a modal dialog. An <a> element needs to be linked to the modal's id. To enable the necessary JavaScript, add the data-uk-modal attribute. If you are using another element, like a button, just add the data-uk-modal="{target:'#ID'}" attribute to target the modal's id.

Open

<!-- This is an anchor toggling the modal -->
<a href="#my-id" data-uk-modal>...</a>

<!-- This is a button toggling the modal -->
<button class="button" data-uk-modal="{target:'#my-id'}">...</button>

<!-- This is the modal -->
<div id="my-id" class="uk-modal">
    <div class="uk-modal-dialog">
        <a class="uk-modal-close uk-close"></a>
        ...
    </div>
</div>

NOTEYou can find more details and options about the modals here.

Lightbox

This section shows how easy it is to create a fancy lightbox for images and videos.

To apply this component, add the data-uk-lightbox attribute to an anchor linking to the image you wish to display. If a title attribute exists it will be displayed as a caption for the lightbox.

Open lightbox

<a href="/my-image.jpg" data-uk-lightbox title="">...</a>

You can link multiple images to the same lightbox and switch between them from within the lightbox, thus creating a gallery. Just add the {group:'my-group'} option to the data attribute of each item using the same name on all items that you want to group.

<a href="/" data-uk-lightbox="{group:'my-group'}">...</a>

A lightbox is not restricted to images. Other media, like videos, can be displayed inside a lightbox and it will automatically generate the correct output by evaluating your path.

Image MP4 Vimeo YouTube

NOTEYou can find more details and options about the lightbox here.

Tooltip

This section shows how easy it is to create a nicely looking tooltip.

To create a tooltip, add the data-uk-tooltip attribute to an element. You also need to add a title attribute, whose value will represent your tooltip's text.

Hover me

<button class="button" data-uk-tooltip title="">...</button>
<span data-uk-tooltip title="">...</span>

Add one of the following options to the data-uk-tooltip attribute to adjust the tooltip's alignment.

Attribute Description Example
<pos:'top'> Aligns the tooltip to the top.
<pos:'top-left'> Aligns the tooltip to the top left.
<pos:'top-right'> Aligns the tooltip to the top right.
<pos:'bottom'> Aligns the tooltip to the bottom.
<pos:'bottom-left'> Aligns the tooltip to the bottom left.
<pos:'bottom-right'> Aligns the tooltip to the bottom right.
<pos:'left'> Aligns the tooltip to the left.
<pos:'right'> Aligns the tooltip to the right.

<button class="button" data-uk-tooltip="{pos:'bottom-left'}" title="">...</button>

NOTEYou can find more details about the tooltip here.

Tabs

This section shows how easy it is to create a tabbed navigation with different styles.

The Tab component consists of clickable tabs, that are aligned side by side.

Class Description
.uk-tab Add this class to a <ul> element to define the Tab component. Use <a> elements as tab items within the list.
.uk-active Add this class to a list item to apply an active state.
.uk-disabled Add this class to a list item to apply a disabled state.

The data-uk-tab attribute is required for two purposes. Firstly, it enables the responsive behaviour. If the parent container is too small to accomodate all tabs, they will be combined into a dropdown, toggled by a single tab, which represents the active tab item.

And secondly, its functionality is coupled to the Switcher component, which is necessary to dynamically transition through different contents using tabbed navigation.

<ul class="uk-tab" data-uk-tab>
    <li class="uk-active"><a href="#">...</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">...</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">...</a></li>
    <li class="uk-disabled"><a href="#">...</a></li>
</ul>

There are many more options and layouts available for the tabs, for example centered tabs, tabs on the left, tabs on the right, etc. You will find all these details on the UIkit website.

NOTEYou can find more details and options about the lightbox here.

Accordions

This section shows how easy it is to create a list of items, allowing each item's content to be expanded and collapsed by clicking its header.

To create an Accrodion, add the uk-accordion class and the data-uk-accordion attribute to a container element. Add the uk-accordion-content class to each of the content sections within the container. Finally, add the uk-accordion-title class to any element, like a heading, above the content section to create a toggle.

Heading 1

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore.

Heading 2

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore.

Heading 3

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore.

<div class="uk-accordion" data-uk-accordion>

    <h3 class="uk-accordion-title">...</h3>
    <div class="uk-accordion-content">...</div>

    <h3 class="uk-accordion-title">...</h3>
    <div class="uk-accordion-content">...</div>

    <h3 class="uk-accordion-title">...</h3>
    <div class="uk-accordion-content">...</div>

</div>

NOTEYou can find more details and options about the accordion here.

UIkit

The things you see here, in the Typography page, are just a quick overview of the most commonly used elements. There are actually many, many more cool things that you can use, like Utility classes, Overlays, Text Styles, Switchers, Toggles, Scrollspy, Smooth scroll, Dynamic Grids, Sliders, Slidesets, Slideshows, Parallax, Sticky elements and more!

UIkit is a lightweight and modular front-end framework for developing fast and powerful web interfaces. It comes with a wide range of reusable and combinable components. All UIkit classes are namespaced, so they won't interfere with other frameworks and extensions you might be using.

It's easy to get started creating your website. Knowing some of the basics will help.

What is a Content Management System?

A content management system is software that allows you to create and manage webpages easily by separating the creation of your content from the mechanics required to present it on the web.

In this site, the content is stored in a database. The look and feel are created by a template. Joomla! brings together the template and your content to create web pages.

Logging in

To login to your site use the user name and password that were created as part of the installation process. Once logged-in you will be able to create and edit articles and modify some settings.

Creating an article

Once you are logged-in, a new menu will be visible. To create a new article, click on the "Submit Article" link on that menu.

The new article interface gives you a lot of options, but all you need to do is add a title and put something in the content area. To make it easy to find, set the state to published.

You can edit an existing article by clicking on the edit icon (this only displays to users who have the right to edit).

Template, site settings, and modules

The look and feel of your site is controlled by a template. You can change the site name, background colour, highlights colour and more by editing the template settings. Click the "Template Settings" in the user menu.

The boxes around the main content of the site are called modules. You can modify modules on the current page by moving your cursor to the module and clicking the edit link. Always be sure to save and close any module you edit.

You can change some site settings such as the site name and description by clicking on the "Site Settings" link.

More advanced options for templates, site settings, modules, and more are available in the site administrator.

Site and Administrator

Your site actually has two separate sites. The site (also called the front end) is what visitors to your site will see. The administrator (also called the back end) is only used by people managing your site. You can access the administrator by clicking the "Site Administrator" link on the "User Menu" menu (visible once you login) or by adding /administrator to the end of your domain name. The same user name and password are used for both sites.

Learn more

There is much more to learn about how to use Joomla! to create the web site you envision. You can learn much more at the Joomla! documentation site and on the Joomla! forums.

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