Activities in South Africa
Activities in South Africa

Our 10 best things to do will inspire you with activities that are exciting, fun and even a little hair-raising!

Mandela Capture Site sculpture by Marco Cianfanelli and Jeremy Rose Experiences in South Africa
Experiences in South Africa

The rich diversity of South Africa means YOU can create the holiday experience of a lifetime. Use our top suggestions to get you started…

Knysna, Garden Route Regions in South Africa
Regions in South Africa

You'll find wide geographical diversity in South Africa, including beaches, winelands, deserts, mountains and bushveld.

Cities in South Africa
Cities in South Africa

For real urban adventure, visit the top cities in South Africa – our world-class infrastructure, first-world attitude and 24/7 buzz will invigorate you.

Bush dinner with giraffes as guests Reasons to Visit South Africa
Reasons to Visit South Africa

The reasons to visit South Africa are many - here are the top 10 - we guarantee they will make you pack your bags!

Mandela Capture Site sculpture by Marco Cianfanelli and Jeremy Rose Nelson Mandela attractions
Nelson Mandela attractions

Follow in the footsteps of the great Nelson Mandela and visit some of the many attractions that celebrate his amazing life.

Leopard in the Kruger National Park National Parks
National Parks

Bring your camera, binoculars and the expectation of wildlife encounters of a lifetime when you visit our popular national parks in South Africa.

Game-viewing luxury at Singita Luxury Game Lodges
Luxury Game Lodges

If you love the idea of a safari and your creature comforts too, our finest private game lodges epitomise bushveld luxury.

An example of ancient San rock art. Rock art sites
Rock art sites

South of the Sahara Desert, South Africa boasts the most rock art sites in Africa - a precious legacy of creative and spiritual expression that dates back thousands of years.

Mbombela to Hoedspruit via the Long Tom Pass
Mbombela to Hoedspruit via the Long Tom Pass

Driving from Mbombela to Hoedspruit? Why not make a day of it and travel via the town of Mashishing, taking in the sights, towns, restaurants and attractions along the way.

The Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town
The Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town

The Irma Stern Museum is a house where Irma Stern, one of South Africa's most famous artists, once lived.

The University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town is South Africa's oldest university and one of the country's leading institutions of higher learning.

Japanese Gardens, Durban North
Japanese Gardens, Durban North

Since the early 1960s, the Japanese Gardens have attracted generations of families in search of a tranquil escape from the bustle of city life.

Phansi Museum, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Phansi Museum, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

A showcase of the ethnic diversity and creativity of South African, Namibian and Kenyan crafters in a fully restored Victorian house.

South Africa's eight seaports
South Africa's eight seaports

South Africa has eight commercial seaports, all of which fall within the ambit of the Transnet National Ports Authority.

Durban Harbour, KwaZulu-Natal
Durban Harbour, KwaZulu-Natal

The port is the fourth-largest in the southern hemisphere and handles in excess of 30-million tons of cargo per annum thanks to a technically advanced tracking system.

Safety on South African beaches
Safety on South African beaches

With close to 3 000km of magnificent beaches fringing the country’s coastline from the Cape West Coast to the East Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, sea-based activities are a popular option for tourists. Familiarise yourself with safety measures to ensure that your beach experience is as enjoyable as possible.