The Comrades Marathon
The Comrades Marathon

Tell someone you’ve run the Comrades and you’ll earn immediate respect. Even those that crawl in right at the end are regarded as heroes.

Durban July
Durban July

The Vodacom Durban July is so much more than a horse race – it's a major social and fashion event on the South African sporting calendar.

The Cape Argus Cycle Tour is an exquisite race. Cycling events
Cycling events

With South African cycling races you've got all the natural wilderness and road quality needed, and a growing cycling culture that gets more competitive each year.

Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival
Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

A celebration of sport, food and good times, the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is one of the Western Cape's most popular events.

Jazz fans groove at the cape Town Jazz Festival. Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Cape Town International Jazz Festival

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is held on the last weekend of March each year, and attracts some of the biggest names in the music industry to the Mother City.

Food and wine expos
Food and wine expos

Serious foodies flock to our food and wine expos eager to know more and learn from top chefs, farmers and food and beverage experts.

South Africa's mountain biking events are full of thrilling rides. Mountain biking events
Mountain biking events

You’ll be tempted to stay a year and partake in this feast of competitive mountain biking. Ride the wave of South Africa’s 'coolest sport'.

Nedbank Golf Challenge
Nedbank Golf Challenge

Each year a select group of golfing greats takes to the world-famous Gary Player Country Club to play for glory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

Marathons to run in South Africa
Marathons to run in South Africa

If you have several weeks available to spend in South Africa, you will easily be able to run more than one marathon, given the number of events that are held in the country throughout the year.

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.

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

The city of Pietermaritzburg boasts a vast historical record, from architecture to monuments, museums, artwork and culture. It also hosts the Comrades Marathon and Dusi Canoe Marathon.

Chavonnes Battery, Cape Town
Chavonnes Battery, Cape Town

The ruins of the Chavonnes Battery can still be seen at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, laying bare a fascinating piece of Cape history.

The Om die Dam ultra-marathon boasts very challenging hills. Om Die Dam ultra-marathon
Om Die Dam ultra-marathon

The Om die Dam ultra-marathon takes you around Hartbeespoort Dam along a route that includes some interesting challenges that demand good hill training.

Marathons are a popular pastime in South Africa Marathons in South Africa
Marathons in South Africa

Marathons in South Africa occur in most of the country's scenic areas. And there's so much to do and see once the race is over.

Kaizer Chiefs
Kaizer Chiefs

Soccer fans visiting South Africa can get an authentic experience by attending a Kaizer Chiefs match at any stadium around the country.

Children learning to work with clay Light from Africa
Light from Africa

The Light from Africa Foundation in Cape Town gives orphaned and vulnerable children an opportunity to express their creativity by working with clay. 

Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape
Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape

At Hakskeen Pan in the Northern Cape, the ambitious Bloodhound Project will attempt to break the world land speed record in 2015.