Posts – Attractions

Circles in a Forest hike: Exploring Knysna Forest

South African author Dalene Matthee said, ‘The longer you explore a rainforest, the more captivated you become, all the while its mysteries deepen.’ You’ll understand the truth of her words when you’ve spent some time in the indigenous forests around Knysna that she knew and loved so well.

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South Africa’s City Sightseeing buses win top international awards

You’ve seen them all over the world – those iconic open-top red buses trundling their way round cities from Perth to Paris, from Sao Paulo to San Francisco. But have you tried the Johannesburg and Cape Town award-winning buses yet?

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7 cool things to do with the kids these winter holidays

Family holidays are what memories are made of. Treat your kids to one of these great South African traditions these holidays.

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Enjoy a night of stargazing at Maropeng

Did you know that Mars’ sky is pink, that the Evening Star is actually a planet, or that Jupiter has over 60 moons?

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Grand White Dinners in South Africa

  • 26 June 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

If a picture is indeed worth a thousand words, then an aerial shot of a Grand White Dinner would reveal a lot.

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The eagle has hatched

A live webcam trained on an eagles’ nest in the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden allows you to observe the life cycle of one of South Africa’s iconic eagles in real time.

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Wilson’s Wharf: Relaxing in Durban harbour

  • 24 June 2014 by Christine Marot

As the sun sets over Durban, there’s nowhere more picturesque to socialise with friends than at Wilson’s Wharf.

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Cape Town's underground tunnel tour

  • 23 June 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

We know that Cape Town’s trendy bands and artists consider themselves ‘underground’, but if you want to experience the real thing, head to the Castle of Good Hope and embark on a tunnel tour that’ll take you beneath the surface and into the belly of the Mother City.

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Braamfontein: Places and spaces

There’s a major buzz in Braamfontein, and it’s all part of the regeneration of Johannesburg as a city where people live, work and play. Here’s our list of fun places to hang out ...

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Life on the edge

My brief visit to Forest Edge, a green retreat with five self-catering cottages run by a former Johannesburg Stock Exchange executive, was an eye-opener. It is run on completely sustainable principles, while owner Ronel Pieterse’s warm welcome and incredible personal journey make this a classic #MeetSouthAfrica story.

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