Emmarentia Dam, Johannesburg

Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg’s northern suburbs offers an excellent retreat from the urban jungle that surrounds it, whether you are a watersports enthusiast, fishing fanatic or simply looking for some peace and tranquility. A large variety of avian life inhabits the area around the dam that borders the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. more

Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga

Chrissiesmeer, in the heart of Mpumalanga's’s lake district, is surrounded by 270 lakes and pans brimming with birds, butterflies and frogs. There’s even an annual frogging festival which keeps everyone on their toes. It’s full of history too, from Anglo-Boer War battles to poignant graves of lost lovers. more

The Breede River, Western Cape

Angling, swimming, paddling, wine tasting, river rafting....these are just some of the pleasures you can enjoy when you follow the course of the Breede River from source to the sea. more

Gariep Dam

For visitors driving through South Africa’s arid Karoo, a delightful new tourism route running around the Gariep Dam reveals more than ‘big water’: historical sites, eccentric country types, a plush hotel, waterside herds of antelope and wide-angle landscapes to thrill the eye. more

Arabella Country Club

Arabella Country Club golf course’s fame has spread internationally, hosting top international celebrities in pro-celebrity tournaments such as the Nelson Mandela Invitational. This classic course is famous for its greens which were meticulously designed and built in 1999 by golf course architect Peter Matkovich. more