Couch-surfing in South Africa

Our extended family recently played host to couch-surfers Kate Schueller and Isi Kloppmann from Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany. South Africa was their last stop on an around-the-world trip of a lifetime. Here’s what they had to say about their experiences ...

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Sights and sounds of Refilwe township, Cullinan

  • September 22, 2014 by Zintle Mtyeku
  • Blog

Refilwe township is one of the residential areas that flourished following the diamond rush around the Cullinan mine, and remains largely undiscovered.

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My city: Kate Turkington's Joburg

  • September 21, 2014 by Cassidy Parker
  • Blog

Veteran journalist and traveller extraordinaire Kate Turkington speaks of her love for the only city she calls home: Johannesburg.

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Dining in East London

  • September 20, 2014 by Kolosa Vuso
  • Blog

East London is at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast – a coastal tourism route in the Eastern Cape, starting at Tsitsikamma – and offers many opportunities to sample a delicious meal. Here are some options worth considering ...

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​Product and trade: join the conversation online

  • September 19, 2014
  • Trade

We invite all those involved in selling South Africa to join in the conversations and share their experiences, insights and lessons learned on our dedicated trade platforms on social media.

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SA Tourism Index - Q4 2013

The Q4 2013 report is part of the new series of Quarterly Reports and is identified by its green tables on the front page. This report provides a summary of the travel patterns of foreign and domestic tourists in South Africa for the period  October  to December 2013.
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Love South Africa: Photos by StormSignal

  • September 19, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
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Here we showcase one of the many talented photographers contributing to the Love South Africa Flickr group.

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Face to face with a shark – can I do that again, please?

  • September 19, 2014 by Marin Gorrie
  • Blog

I recently decided to shake off my fear, don a wetsuit, and get up close and personal with a few sharks during a shark cage-diving encounter.

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Table Mountain voted leading tourist attraction for 2014

  • Media and Stakeholder

Table Mountain has been named by the World Travel Awards as Africa’s leading tourist attraction for 2014.

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Meet South Africa Week to follow opening of South African Tourism office in Brazil

  • September 18, 2014
  • Trade

South African Tourism will officially open a destination marketing office in São Paulo, Brazil, on 23 September 2014.

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