The Cape Town City Hall Cape Town: World Design Capital 2014
Cape Town: World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town is South Africa's oldest city, where many original architectural designs remain in living testament to its colonial history.

Young Zulu child Culture and heritage tours
Culture and heritage tours

History and culture tours offer insights into South Africa’s past as you explore the country’s mixed heritage, struggle history and modern-day cultures.

Robben Island, Western Cape
Robben Island, Western Cape

A seemingly barren stretch of land adrift in the ocean, Robben Island has held the hopes and dreams of so many for so long.

Mapungubwe World Heritage Site
Mapungubwe World Heritage Site

During a short but glorious reign, Mapungubwe in the Limpopo Valley was a kingdom that inspired art, trade and, ultimately, a great sense of awe.

Cradle of Humankind The Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng
The Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng

The Cradle of Humankind draws visitors from around the world, not for its rural charms but for the fossil record that lies in the network of limestone caves beneath the surface.

South African music culture
South African music culture

South Africa’s rich musical heritage includes both popular and folk forms and is represented in diverse genres like jazz, blues, gospel, rock, pop, reggae, hip hop, kwaito and more.

Ndebele Culture Colourful Ndebele culture
Colourful Ndebele culture

The origins of the Ndebele tribe are shouded in mystery, although they are generally recognised as forming part of the Nguni tribes of Southern Africa.

National Cultural History Museum
National Cultural History Museum

The National Cultural History Museum is home to art, documents, manuscripts, records, photographs and artefacts that represent South Africa’s diverse cultures and history.

Rock art
Rock art

Although vandalism destroyed some of the San Bushman's rock art, much has survived in the remote caves and under rock overhangs found across a vast area.

Heart surgeon Dr. Chris Barnard attended Cape Town University. The University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town

UCT is South Africa's oldest university and one of the country's leading institutions of higher learning.

Phansi Museum, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Phansi Museum, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

A showcase of the ethnic diversity and creativity of South African, Namibian and Kenyan crafters in a fully restored Victorian house.

The South African Jewish Museum, Cape Town
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
Lindfield Victorian House Museum, Johannesburg

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

A brief history of mining in South Africa
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 Springbok Experience
The Springbok Experience

The Springbok Experience is a museum devoted to the history of one of South Africa's favourite sports: rugby

The Zulu Reed Dance: a centuries-old tradition Zulu cultural ceremonies
Zulu cultural ceremonies

You can visit Eshowe in Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal for a unique cultural experience.

The Old Village, Citrusdal, Western Cape
The Old Village, Citrusdal, Western Cape

The historical Old Village, which predates the citrus-growing town of Citrusdal, is a great overnight stop.