History

The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg
Cape Point Lighthouse, Western Cape
Kimberley, Northern Cape
Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Park
The South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
South African-style Indian eats
Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg
Rock art

History

  • The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg

    The Apartheid Museum, close to downtown Johannesburg, focuses on the notorious system of racial discrimination that became synonymous with South Africa from 1948 (when the white-minority National Party was voted into power) until 1994, the year in which the country held its first fully democratic elections.

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  • Cape Point Lighthouse, Western Cape

    Even though it has long since been decommissioned for being built in the wrong place, the old Cape Point lighthouse is an important icon of the Cape Peninsula, and captures the imaginations of visitors who ascend to this craggy spot and look down at the rocky coastline and the ocean. More
  • Kimberley, Northern Cape

    Kimberley, thanks to the fevered diamond rush of the 1870s, has a glittering past and present. Take a guided tour of a once-operational diamond mine, which descends a staggering 840m below the earth. For those who prefer being above ground, visit the city's glittering choice of jewellery stores. More
  • Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Park

    The Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Park boasts the highest concentrations of rock art south of the Sahara, spectacular mountain peaks, rich biodiversity and rare fossils, bringing together the best of South Africa and Lesotho to form a spectacular cross-border mountain paradise. More
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