Posts – Attractions

7 places where the rich and famous stay in South Africa

South Africa has no shortage of high-end accommodation, usually with a hefty price tag. Here’s a pick of some of the most luxurious places to stay when in South Africa, in no particular order, except that they’re all fabulous.


Luxury room at the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg

  • 17 November 2014 by Rob Lloyd

Travel blogger Rob Lloyd from Stop Having A Boring Life stayed at the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg during his #MeetSouthAfrica trip. This was his experience ...


Great places for spotting fossils in South Africa

  • 16 November 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Beneath this beautiful country – a country that’s covered in striking flora, has hundreds of interesting bird and wildlife species, and is described as a cultural melting pot or rainbow nation – lie the remnants of a past that tell stories of another time.


My City: The push and pull of Ufrieda Ho's Joburg

  • 15 November 2014 by Cassidy Parker

As we try to learn more about why prominent South Africans choose to live in their particular cities over anywhere else, South African Tourism caught up with accomplished journalist and writer Ufrieda Ho about what she loves about Johannesburg, and why.


Popular pics on Instagram: Optical illusions and sport

  • 14 November 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week ...


#TravelChatSA – all about Robertson

  • 13 November 2014 by Lynnette Johns

This week #TravelChatSA turned its focus to Robertson, a small town in the Western Cape and the western gateway to Route 62, said to be one of the longest wine routes in the world.


Make a beeline for Cape Town's new zipline adventure tour

  • 13 November 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

The new SA Forest Adventures zipline experience in Cape Town is a must for all thrill-seekers heading to the Mother City.


Seeking new adventures outside of Cape Town

  • 12 November 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Are you looking to try some adventures beyond the borders of Cape Town? Well, here are a number of options to choose from ...


10 photos that will make you want to visit South Africa

  • 11 November 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

If vivid memories and even more vivid photographs are what you look for in your tourism experience, then South Africa is just the place for you. We’ve picked 10 photographs from the Love South Africa Flickr account that illustrate how memorable the sights of South Africa are ...


A riot of purple during jacaranda season

  • 11 November 2014 by Cassidy Parker (words and images)

It’s early summer in South Africa, which means one thing for Johannesburg and Pretoria: the jacarandas are out. Take a look at our purple world.