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Lindfield Victorian House Museum, Johannesburg

The Lindfield Victorian House Museum is an original Herbert Baker home in Johannesburg that has been decorated precisely as it would have been more than 100 years ago. Stepping into its halls is like stepping back in time. more

Giba Gorge MTB Park, KwaZulu-Natal

What started as a fun hobby by two new landowners in 2007 has, over the years, become a world-class bike and lifestyle venue known as Giba Gorge MTB Park. more

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. Almost every precious stone, metal and mineral known to humans has been found here in deposits varying from mere traces to quantities of unparalleled value. more

The Old Biscuit Mill, Cape Town

At the Old Biscuit Mill in Albert Road, Woodstock, you can dine in some of Cape Town's best restaurants, view beautiful artworks, buy designer items and, on weekends, browse one of the trendiest markets in the city. more

Hoedspruit's restaurants, Limpopo

The small Lowveld town of Hoedspruit is a popular gateway to some of South Africa’s best safari destinations. It also offers an array of dining experiences that will make you want to spend a few days exploring its restaurants before you head into the Greater Kruger National Park. more

Walking trails in the Kruger National Park

Guided and self-drive tours of the Kruger National Park certainly have their charms. But if you’re looking for a more immersive experience that will change you in some way, or show you details that are impossible to see from a vehicle, then you should think about exploring the iconic national park and the private game reserves around it on foot. more

The Springbok Experience

Rugby has long been one of South Africa's most popular sports and Cape Town is home to one of the country's most beloved rugby stadia, at Newlands. Now there's a rugby museum to match the enthusiasm of its fans in the form of The Springbok Experience, at the V&A Waterfront. more

Explore the Cape with Bikes 'n Wines

The Cape Winelands are ideal for cycling: beautiful scenery, good farm roads and superlative wines to taste. Bikes 'n Wines offers visitors the opportunity to explore the area on two wheels. more

Zulu cultural ceremonies

A festival involving snakes, a reed dance with thousands of Zulu maidens or a mass religious gathering of the Shembe are all cultural outings available to visitors to Eshowe in Zululand at certain times of the year. more

The Old Village, Citrusdal, Western Cape

Before the town of Citrusdal in the Olifants River Valley was established, there was a village on the farm of Modderfontein, which has been beautifully restored and is open to guests. more

Gandhi's Phoenix Settlement at Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal

Mahatma Gandhi spent his formative years in South Africa, where he developed his philosophy of satyagraha, a form of active yet peaceful resistance to political injustices. The original Phoenix Settlement in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal, was inspired by Gandhi, encapsulating his vision for a community based on self-reliance. more

Durban’s Old Court House Museum

Durban’s Old Court House Museum is the oldest public building in the central business district. Built in 1866 as a courthouse, the building subsequently served as a canteen and recruitment centre during the two world wars, then as a library, before taking on its current role as a history museum. more

Rheenendal Ramble

The area around Rheenendal attracts entrepreneurs, farmers, artists, crafters and chefs looking for a laid-back rural lifestyle along South Africa’s Garden Route. You can spend time getting to know some of them better as you explore the Rheenendal Ramble, a collection of experiences that highlight the area’s diversity. more

Wildebraam Berry Estate, Swellendam

The Wildebraam Berry Estate just outside Swellendam in the Western Cape makes delicious jams, chutneys, pickles and relishes from the berries it grows on the farm, as well as from other fruit bought in. more