Posts – Wildlife

Treasures of the Addo to Karoo route

  • 06 July 2015 by Sasha Hall

Discover, explore and experience the beauty and tranquillity of the route between Addo and the Karoo.


Animals endemic to South Africa

  • 05 July 2015 by Sarah Came

South Africa is known for being a land rich with natural treasures and wonderful wildlife, but did you know that there are creatures that live nowhere but South Africa? Here is a list of some of these animals ...


Mapungubwe – where history, nature, countries and rivers meet

  • 01 July 2015 by Carina van Wyk

The Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site is not only the meeting point of three countries and two mighty rivers; it was once home to an ancient African civilisation and it boasts some of most beautiful landscapes in southern Africa, as well as an abundance of wildlife.


The Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation, Limpopo

  • 27 June 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation at Shambala Private Game Reserve in Limpopo was recently opened to the public. It offers guests amazing and luxurious experiences.


Love South Africa? Take a picture

  • 23 June 2015 by Melanie-Ann Feris

We’d love to see the pictures you took when you came to #MeetSouthAfrica. In the meantime, check out this great collection of pictures shared with South African Tourism’s Love South Africa Flickr group.


5 animals you should meet in South Africa

Some animals really do stand out, and those with their own quirks and personalities often become favourites with visitors. Here are a couple of colourful characters we’d love you to meet ...


Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – Visitor’s Guide & Atlas

One of the first transfrontier zones to be created in southern Africa, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – an ancient landscape of rippling red dunes, dried watercourses, vast horizons, stark beauty and true wilderness – is one of the biggest conservation areas on Earth.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: black-maned lion and Cape Town sunrise

  • 19 June 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

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


Durban – a photo essay

Clear skies, mild temperatures and windless days make Durban an all-year-round winner


24 hours in Pretoria

A day spent in Pretoria can include visiting historical sites, observing local art and trying the best picnic spots in town.