Out of all of the locations on Earth, South Africa is by far a leader in attractions, beauty, adventure, heritage and culture. With nine provinces to explore, the variety of things to do and see is endless! Use Google Earth to discover more about this fascinating country and all the exciting activities on offer in each of its provinces.
Whether you’re into cultural landmarks or are seeking an unsurpassed wildlife experience, we’ve picked out some of the top destinations for you to explore and learn more about.

Highlights

Use Google Earth to discover South Africa's most popular attractions and activities, from the vibrant cities to spectacular game reserves and national treasures.

Adventure

South Africa owns adventure. Get your adrenalin pumping with some of the world's most thrilling adventure activities.

Nature

Nature lovers are spoilt for choice in South Africa. Caves, deserts, golden beaches, ancient forests and towering mountain ranges - our country really does have it all!

Routes

One of the best ways to see South Africa is to explore the many beautiful and interesting routes that traverse the country's top attractions.

Safari

From the impressive Big Five to the entertaining meerkat, a South African safari promises to be an unforgettable wildlife experience.

Heritage and Culture

With South Africa's fascinating history and rich and varying cultures, no trip to the country would be complete without a visit to some of these sites.

Urban Vibes

Our cities and towns offer a diverse mix of cultures and people who welcome visitors with open arms into their vibrant and exciting urban environment.

2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup™

See where Africa's biggest and most exciting sports event will take place and plan your visit accordingly.