Cape Malay Doopmal ceremony

  • Culture & HistoryFood & WineWestern Cape
Cape Malay people are the descendants of 17th and 18th century exiled dissidents and slaves brought to the Cape from the Dutch East Indies. In…
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Cape Malay heritage tours

  • Culture & HistoryFood & WineRoutes & TrailsWestern Cape
Cape Malay heritage tours are a rewarding way to explore the interwoven histories of the Cape’s culturally diverse communities, and enjoy some sightseeing en-route. Arguably,…
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Cape Malay Merang ceremony

  • Culture & HistoryFood & WineWestern Cape
The Cape Malay Merang ceremony is an edible manifestation of South African history. Both sweet and sour memories are infused into the ritual and recipes…
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Cape Point Lighthouse, Western Cape

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
On a clear day up at the old, decommissioned Cape Point lighthouse, it feels like you can see all the way down to Antarctica. And…
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Cape Recife Lighthouse, Port Elizabeth

  • Culture & HistoryEastern Cape
As you drive up to the Cape Recife lighthouse on the southern tip of Algoa Bay in Port Elizabeth, you might well find yourself in…
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Cape St Blaize lighthouse, Mossel Bay

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
Cape St Blaize is a rocky promontory that juts out to sea and is part of the Mossel Bay town structure. There’s a huge cave…
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Cape Town

  • Food & WineLeisure & LifestyleTownsWestern Cape
With a population of 3.7-million, Cape Town is South Africa’s second most populous city, a quintessential melting pot of creativity, cuisine and colour – including…
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Cape Town City Hall

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
It’s a balmy evening along the Grand Parade in central Cape Town as people dressed in everything from tuxedos to blue jeans arrive at the…
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Cape Town Holocaust Centre

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
Among the darkest passages in the journey of humankind was the Holocaust, a supreme example of genocide and blind prejudice, in which six million Jews…
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Cape Town Stadium

  • SportWestern Cape
With Table Mountain behind it and the Atlantic Ocean in front, Cape Town Stadium is one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world, winning…
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Touring Cape Town's art galleries

  • ArtsWestern Cape
Whether you book a Cape Town art tour with a company, use public transport or drive yourself, there are plenty of options for an art-inspired…
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Cape Town's beaches

  • Wildlife & NatureWestern Cape
On Cape Town’s Atlantic seaboard, wide sandy stretches, dramatic views and blazing sunsets make up for the bracing sea temperatures that these beaches of Cape…
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Cape Town's Iziko Museums

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
Cape Town’s Iziko Museums are a collection of African museums that aim to and inspire South Africa’s people (and her visitors) to celebrate the diverse…
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Cape Town’s historic waterfront

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
Imagine having a late lunch 100 years ago down at the Cape Town waterfront at a popular local called the Harbour Café. Snoek fishermen drift…
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Cape Town’s history & culture

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
Cape Town has a fascinating history, and as a result the modern-day culture of those who live here is both vibrant and eclectic. A good…
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Cape vultures

  • Responsible TourismWildlife & Nature
Ask any rehabilitator of injured raptors about their favourite birds, and they will confide that it is not the noble eagle, but instead the vulture…
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Caracals

  • Responsible TourismWildlife & Nature
The caracal, the closest African equivalent to a lynx, is the largest of the ‘small cats’ found in South Africa. With its black, tasselled ears,…
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Carp fishing

  • AdventureLeisure & LifestyleWildlife & Nature
Although carp are considered an “invader species” in South Africa, and although they may not be the best tasting fish, they remain a favourite of…
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Casinos in South Africa

  • Leisure & Lifestyle
South African casinos can be found on the fringes of most major centres. These opulent resorts will typically include hotels, restaurants and bars along with…
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Cata Cultural Village, Eastern Cape

  • AccommodationArtsCulture & HistoryResponsible TourismWildlife & NatureEastern Cape
Experience life in a traditional Xhosa cultural village when the people of Cata Cultural Village in the Eastern Cape warmly welcome you into their homes…
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Cathedral Peak Hotel, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AccommodationWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
Local and foreign travellers in their 70s will tell you childhood stories about Cathedral Peak Hotel, nestled in the beautiful, jagged Drakensberg range in KwaZulu-Natal.…
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Caving

  • Adventure
With a relatively young landscape marked by several substantial mountain ranges, the southern tip of the African continent presents a wealth of opportunity for caving…
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Celebrations and ceremonies

  • Culture & HistoryFood & Wine
Food is almost everyone’s favourite form of culture. One of the best ways to discover the past and present of a community is to observe…
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Chancellor House, Johannesburg

  • Culture & HistoryGauteng
The time is the oppressive 1950s during apartheid. The place is Chancellor House, in the heart of Johannesburg’s CBD. The residents are Mandela & Tambo…
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Chandani Indian and Vegetarian Restaurant, Cape Town

  • Food & WineWestern Cape
The suburb of Woodstock in Cape Town is undergoing a revival, and Chandani Indian and Vegetarian Restaurant finds itself located right in the hub of…
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Children's spa treatments

  • Leisure & Lifestyle
Children’s spa treatments may be a recent addition to the local wellness scene in South Africa, but that doesn’t mean that such treatments are an…
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Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga

  • Responsible TourismWildlife & NatureMpumalanga
Chrissiesmeer, in Mpumalanga’s lake district, was once an important staging post for transport wagons making their way to and from the interior to Maputo in…
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Church of St John the Baptist at 24 Rivers, Waterberg

  • Culture & HistoryLimpopo
The Waterberg community, spread around the small Limpopo town of Vaalwater, is traditionally close-knit. Consisting mainly of farmers and wildlife operators, and their workers, the…
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Churches of South Africa

  • Culture & History
The history of churches of South Africa stretches back to the arrival of Dutch settlers at the Cape in 1652. They brought with them the…
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City walks

  • AdventureRoutes & Trails
While South Africa is deservedly known for its natural splendour and beauty, the country also boasts big cities and plenty of urban culture. One of…
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Clanwilliam Living Landscape Project

  • Culture & HistoryResponsible TourismWestern Cape
The Clanwilliam Living Landscape Project is conceived around the idea of the Cederberg landscape as a time machine, that visitors can ‘travel’ through using the…
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Clarens, Free State

  • AccommodationArtsEventsFood & WineTownsFree State
No sooner have visitors arrived in Clarens than they find themselves in a frenzy of art-buying, restaurant-hopping, cycling, game driving, trout fishing, birding and late-night…
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Clifton's beaches

  • Wildlife & NatureWestern Cape
During South Africa’s summer months, the four Clifton beaches in Cape Town attract sun lovers from all corners of the globe. It is the ideal…
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Coastal dune conservation

  • Responsible TourismWildlife & Nature
When South Africa banned vehicles from driving on beaches in 2001, there was a massive outcry, not least from the 4x4 fraternity. But in 2004…
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Coffeebeans Routes

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
Cape Town is the hub of South Africa’s arts and culture scene. Aside from all the art galleries, museums and theatres the city also boasts…
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Colourful Ndebele culture

  • Culture & History
For the most part, Ndebele culture is renowned for its distinct beadwork and colourful, geometric mural art. No one is completely sure of the origins…
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Comedy in South Africa

  • ArtsLeisure & Lifestyle
South Africa often depicts its various cultures, interesting history and assortment of colourful characters through humour, so it’s not surprising that it makes for some…
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Conrad Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa

  • AccommodationLeisure & LifestyleWestern Cape
Conrad Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa certainly has its location as a major plus point. The setting combines views of the Knysna lagoon, the Indian…
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Constitution Hill, Johannesburg

  • Culture & HistoryEventsGauteng
Constitution Hill is a human rights precinct and a world-class heritage tourist attraction incorporating cultural, historical, artistic, educational and recreational spaces that celebrate South Africa’s…
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Contemporary Dance

  • ArtsCulture & History
In South Africa, contemporary dance is performed by artists with fire in their bellies − dancers that don’t tiptoe around when it comes to taking…
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Contemporary South African fashion design

  • ArtsLeisure & Lifestyle
More than ever before, designers are emerging onto the scene and offering more choice than ever when it comes to affordable, local and trendy design.…
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CP Nel Museum, Oudtshoorn

  • Culture & HistoryWestern Cape
By the time you’ve driven into the bustling town of Oudtshoorn, you will already know you’re in the heart of ostrich country. It seems you…
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Cradock, Eastern Cape

  • Culture & HistoryResponsible TourismWildlife & NatureEastern Cape
The Great Fish River cuts through the little Karoo town of Cradock on its way to the Indian Ocean off the Eastern Cape coast. Since…
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Creative culture of South Africa

  • ArtsCulture & History
Since the democratic elections of 1994, the many ethnic groups that make up South Africa’s ‘Rainbow Nation’ have been expressing themselves freely – and creatively.…
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Credo Mutwa Cultural Village

Credo Mutwa is a controversial figure to say the least. He is one of Africa's foremost sangomas or traditional healers. He is also a firm…
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Cresta Shopping Centre

  • Leisure & LifestyleGauteng
For a safe and relaxed shopping experience in South Africa’s bustling metropolis of Johannesburg, the city boasts a number of enticing and accessible malls, with…
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Cultural villages

  • Culture & History
South African cultural villages allow the visitor to step back in time to see how the people of this land once lived. Found mainly in…
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Culture and heritage tours

  • Culture & HistoryRoutes & Trails
History and culture tours are not only for history buffs, but for anyone with a keen yearning to know more about South Africa’s interesting past.…
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Cycling events

  • Sport
Two of the three premier cycling events in South Africa are run in the country’s two biggest cities: Johannesburg and Cape Town. The third, the…
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Cycling routes

  • Sport
South Africa’s cycling routes are among the most varied and versatile in the world. Firstly, you’re talking about a country that offers up a wide…
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