Addo Elephant National Park

The Addo Elephant National Park, home to elephant, buffalo, lion, rhino & leopard while its marine area has whales & great white sharks #Big7

Discover the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a World Heritage Site boasting superlative natural beauty, unique ecological processes and exceptional biodiversity.

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

South Africa and Botswana joined forces to protect one of the world's greatest desert conservation areas. But that's not all.

The Kruger National Park

Africa has many game parks, but the Kruger National Park is arguably the most spectacular, with a diversity of wildlife that makes for an unforgettable experience.

Shark Alley

The aptly named Shark Alley, off the Western Cape coast, offers visitors adrenaline-packed adventures, both in and out the water, with its resident great white sharks.

Discover the Garden Route

The trick when travelling along the Garden Route is to have enough time to slip off the N2 onto the side-roads that hold the promise of interesting destinations.

The Magaliesberg Mountains

The dramatic Magaliesberg mountains offer wonderful outdoor adventure activities for the whole family in an indigenous setting where endemic flora and fauna are abundant.

Namaqua National Park

For a few intense weeks of spring, arid Namaqualand undergoes a complete makeover. You’ll find orange daisies from horizon to horizon and beyond.

The Panorama Route

Take a deep breath and plunge into the Panorama Route of Mpumalanga, where endless vistas succeed each other in a fairytale land above the clouds.


Top 10

Historical sites in Limpopo


A World Heritage Site in the incredible Limpopo River valley, Mapungubwe was South Africa’s first city of gold that flourished in the 12th century.


Situated in the Northern Kruger National Park, Thulamela is a hillside of stone ruins telling the story of an ancient culture that settled here in the 15th century.

3Makapans Valley

Situated near Mokopane, Makapans Valley is the sister site to the Cradle of Humankind, and was where Raymond Dart discovered an Australopithecus fossil in 1936.

4Masorini Museum

The Masorini Museum is located inside Phalaborwa Gate (Kruger National Park). A Late Iron Age archaeological site showing smelting furnaces, homesteads and historic implements.

5Dzata Ruins and Museum of the Drum

High in the mountains of the Soutpansberg, these stone ruins date back to the days of the Vha-Vhenda Kings (1400 AD)

6Leydsdorp Hotel

An eccentric historic hotel in a ghost town (current population 25) that celebrates the wilder side of the gold rush days.

7Strijdom House & Waterberg Museum

Found in Modimolle, Strijdom House & Waterberg Museum offer a comprehensive reflection of the life and times of the South African War (Anglo-Boer War) in the Waterberg area (where fighting was particularly fierce).

8The Tallest Bluegum Tree

Head off to Woodbush Forest in Magoebaskloof where you will find the tallest planted bluegum tree in the country. It’s nearly 90 metres and was planted in 1905!

9Arend Dieperink Museum

Situated in Mokopane, the Arend Dieperink Museum is an excellent museum on local history particularly the Voortrekkers and their exploits.

10Old Baobab Tree, Modjadji

The Old Baobab Tree at Modjadji is an absolute must-see. The enormous baobab is around 4 000 years old and you can climb inside – it’s big enough for a crowd!