newlands rugby stadium cape town Rugby in South Africa
Rugby in South Africa

The Springboks have won two of the five Rugby World Cups they have taken part in, and are consistently regarded as one of the best teams on the planet.

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.

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.

Soccer, South Africa's number one sport Game for sport
Game for sport

Soccer, cricket, rugby – we South Africans love nothing more than watching our favourite teams battle it out on the playing fields.

Enthusiastic South African football fans. Soccer in South Africa
Soccer in South Africa

From kids who practise their ball skills in the streets to the 94 000 spectators who attend matches at FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africans love their soccer.

Lucas Radebe – a South African sporting icon
Lucas Radebe – a South African sporting icon

He might be known for his prowess on the football field, but Lucas Radebe is also hailed as a hero for the work he does in inspiring young people and waving the flag for South Africa.

South African canoe marathons
South African canoe marathons

Paddling South Africa's best loved rivers at speed is a real ground-level way of learning about the country and its people. Enjoy the camaraderie.

Trail runs take place in some of SA's most scenic settings, like the Golden Gate Highlands National Park Scenic trail runs in South Africa
Scenic trail runs in South Africa

Ask a trail runner why they do it, and they’ll tell you that nothing else makes them feel as alive.

The Absa Cape Epic
The Absa Cape Epic

The Absa Cape Epic mountain-bike challenge takes two-rider teams on the journey of a lifetime through some of the most scenic areas of the Western Cape.

Giba Gorge MTB Park, KwaZulu-Natal
Giba Gorge MTB Park, KwaZulu-Natal

Giba Gorge MTB Park offers a picnic area, restaurant and BMX track, while single-track trails lead off in various directions, taking bikers across 300ha of challenging terrain.

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

Legend Golf & Safari Resort in Limpopo Legend Golf & Safari Resort
Legend Golf & Safari Resort

The Legend Golf & Safari Resort is known for it's formidable 19th hole, as well as its incredible wildlife, including the Big Five.

A view of the 6th hole at UmhlaliView across the water at Umhlali Umhlali Country Club golf course
Umhlali Country Club golf course

Umhlali Country Club’s 18-hole golf course forms part of an upmarket club located in Ballito on KwaZulu-Natal's famed Dolphin Coast.

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.

trail running, Cape Town, running Trail running in South Africa
Trail running in South Africa

From Table Mountain to Hole in Wall, South Africa has an abundance of natural splendour for trail runners to take in while getting some exercise.

Sea kayakers enjoying the Western Cape waters Sea kayaking in the Western Cape
Sea kayaking in the Western Cape

With superb marine biodiversity, the Western Cape is the ideal sea-kayaking destination, regardless of your experience.

Natalie du Toit Natalie du Toit
Natalie du Toit

Natalie du Toit is a champion swimmer who, despite her disability, regularly competed in able-bodied swimming events.