Travel Channel

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 06 Oct 1995


Travel Channel is an American-owned, British satellite television channel transmitting 24 hours a day across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific which offers high quality programming for the business and leisure traveller.

It is owned Scripps Networks Interactive, a developer of lifestyle-oriented content for television and digital.


DStv: Channel 179
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus


576i, 16:9 (SDTV)


Launched in the UK in 1994, Travel Channel was one of the 17 original channels offered by MultiChoice when the DStv satellite service launched in South Africa on 6 October, 1995.

Travel Channel presents a unique perspective on the travel experience. Programmes transport viewers around the globe, from luxury getaways and culinary quests, from backpacking adventures to epic journeys.

The channel's core programming includes programmes like Off Limits, Bizarre Foods America, Destination Weddings, Globe Trekker, Bert the Conqueror and World's Greatest Motorcycle Rides.

Latest Updated Shows

The Ultimate Braai Master

Genre: Food, Reality Competition
Channel: SABC3, eExtra,, Travel Channel
Summary: Teams of two contestants each take part in a culinary adventure as they compete for a variety of prizes and the title of Ultimate Braai Master.
Starring: Justin Bonello, Bertus Basson, Marthinus Ferreira

Latest Articles

New on TV today: Tuesday 26 May

26 May 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
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New on TV today: Tuesday 19 May

19 May 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
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New on TV today: Thursday 16 April

16 Apr 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
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