Green Point Park, Cape Town

Green Point Park in Cape Town is a haven of indigenous plants with a natural lake and interesting play areas for children.

Zoo Lake, Johannesburg

Zoo Lake's rolling green lawns and breezy lake attract visitors of every variety.

The South African Jewish Museum, Cape Town

On the edge of the Company's Garden in Cape Town is the South African Jewish Museum, which pays tribute to the intimate relationship between South Africa's Jewish community and the history of this country.

Lindfield Victorian House Museum, Johannesburg

The Lindfield Victorian House Museum, an original Herbert Baker home in Johannesburg, is living testament to Victorian life.

Giba Gorge MTB Park, KwaZulu-Natal

Giba Gorge MTB Park offers a picnic area, restaurant and BMX track, while single-track trails lead off in various directions, taking bikers across 300ha of challenging terrain.

A brief history of mining in South Africa

Beneath the surface of South Africa’s incredibly varied landscape lies the richest mineral treasure trove to have ever been discovered in a confined region.

The Old Biscuit Mill, Cape Town

The Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock, Cape Town, is arguably the source of the urban renewal this trendy neighbourhood has experienced.

Hoedspruit's restaurants, Limpopo

In Hoedspruit, you can enjoy sushi, authentic Italian dishes, Portuguese cooking, south Indian curries or distinctly South Africa cuisine at one of the town’s many restaurants.

Walking trails in the Kruger National Park

Discovering the Kruger National Park on foot involves all your senses; it exposes you to the fine detail, the grandeur of the landscape, and the thrill of encountering wildlife from a new and vulnerable perspective.


Top 10

Getaways in Mpumalanga

1Central Kruger

Your chances of a lion sighting are the highest in the central Kruger where nutritious grasslands support a diversity of creatures. There are great spots for humans too, from luxury lodges to remote hideouts.

2Blyde River Canyon

Part of the Panorama Route, this area has spectacular canyon views, lots of adventure opportunities and plenty of pleasant spots to stay and soak up the beautiful scenery.

3Wild Frontier

This is original gold-rush and ancient mountain territory, and a lovely corner of the scenic SA, Mozambique and Swaziland triangle. It's wild Africa at its very best.

4Sabie & surrounds

The famous Long Tom Pass drops from the misty heights of Mashishing (Lydenberg) to green hills filled with history, adventure and friendly people.

5Dullstroom & Machadodorp

Silver dams, wild flowers, historic villages and great trout fishing. A well-heeled region often fondly dubbed 'Trouteng'.

6Waterval Boven & Onder ( Emgwenya)

This historic mountainous region is home to wonderful getaways, torrid history, great scenery and evocative train trips. A place of passion and history.

7White River / Hazyview

Known for its artists and spectacular shopping, the area is hip and happening and full of charming hotels, B&B’s, lodges and guesthouses.

8Chrissiesmeer Lake District

Chrissiesmeer is at the centre of Mpumalanga’s lake district, the biggest freshwater lake in the country where there is excellent birding in the area.

9Nelspruit (Mbombela)

The bustling capital of Mpumalanga is a heady mix of people and places, with some top class hotels and restaurants with an Afro-chic flavour.

10Kaapse Hoop

This historic gold rush village is home to artists, wild horses, glorious views and forests, as well as friendly village establishments.