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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