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.

The vibrant Little Theatre at Port Elizabeth's Athenæum The Athenæum, Port Elizabeth
The Athenæum, Port Elizabeth

The Athenæum, a work and exhibition space in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, is a modern, multi-use cultural complex that accommodates performances, exhibitions, events, conferences, meetings, launches, shows and workshops.

South African sculptor Jackson Hlongwane's <em>Altarpiece</em> Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg
Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg

Be amazed and fascinated by the superb collection of African art at the award-winning Wits Art Museum in the dynamic heart of downtown Johannesburg.

The famous Queenstown locomotive Queenstown, Eastern Cape
Queenstown, Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape Midlands town of Queenstown may have lost some of its strategic importance, but traces of its old colonial splendour still remain.

Just Nuisance statue  Just Nuisance statue, Jubilee Square, Simon's Town
Just Nuisance statue, Jubilee Square, Simon's Town

In Jubilee Square in Simon's Town you'll find a statue of a legendary Great Dane whose story goes back to World War II.

Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind
Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind

Not far from the busy city is an oasis of nature where one can enjoy art in a natural setting.

The Turbine Hall in Johannesburg Turbine Hall, Johannesburg
Turbine Hall, Johannesburg

The refurbishment of Turbine Hall in Jo'burg’s inner city was as much about preserving its history as it was about giving the building – and buildings like it in the inner city – a future.

AmaZink township theatre AmaZink township theatre, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch
AmaZink township theatre, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch

In the summer (October to March) months, visitors to Stellenbosch can enjoy AmaZink, a township theatre experience featuring song, dance and township fare.

Tswalu horse trail Explore the Diamond Route
Explore the Diamond Route

From the red sands of the Kalahari to the baobab-covered hills of the north-eastern corner of Limpopo, the Diamond Route comprises a group properties set aside by diamond mining companies for conservation and tourism in South Africa.