Animal conservation in South Africa

  • Responsible TourismWildlife & Nature
South Africa’s animal conservation safeguards much of the world’s charismatic megafauna, large beasts that need plenty of space to live and breathe free. Six-ton elephants…
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Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre, North West

  • Wildlife & Nature
In the last few decades the De Wildt Cheetah Sanctuary near Pretoria has played a crucial role in the survival of the magnificent cheetah and…
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Ant's Nest horseback safaris

  • AccommodationAdventureWildlife & NatureLimpopo
Ant’s Nest is a luxury game lodge in Limpopo’s Waterberg Wilderness region that is famed for its wild and wonderful horseback safaris. Set in a…
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Arabella Spa, Arabella Western Cape Hotel & Spa

  • AccommodationLeisure & LifestyleSportWestern Cape
The Arabella Spa is located in the grounds of the renowned Arabella Country Estate between the towns of Kleinmond and Hermanus, about an hour’s drive…
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Ardmore Ceramic Art Studio, KwaZulu-Natal

  • ArtsKwaZulu-Natal
Ardmore Ceramic Art Studio produces functional and decorative art inspired by Zulu folklore and the rich colours of this South African culture. Originally started on…
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Arend Dieperink Museum

  • Culture & HistoryLimpopo
Mokopane’s Arend Dieperink Museum showcases the history of the area, from over three million years ago to the recent past. The Arend Dieperink Museum is…
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Art Africa

  • ArtsLeisure & LifestyleGauteng
In just over a decade Art Africa in Johannesburg has established itself as a legendary curio and craft shop and an extremely popular tourist destination.…
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Art holidays

  • Arts
From art safaris to custom-designed courses, in South Africa you’ll find something to satisfy your creative urge. Artist Dale Elliot (based in Villiersdorp) offers courses…
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Art Karoo

  • ArtsCulture & HistoryWestern Cape
The Karoo, a semi-arid area that covers over 400 000 square kilometres, is an endless source of inspiration for writers, poets and painters. The small…
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Art Versatile, East London

  • ArtsResponsible TourismEastern Cape
Litha Ncokazi is a young artist based in East London, a coastal town in the Eastern Cape province. As the owner of a little company…
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Art walks in Johannesburg

  • ArtsGauteng
Johannesburg has invested in public artworks that celebrate the heritage of the city (local government spends a percentage of its yearly budget on public art).…
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Surfing in the Western Cape

  • AdventureSportWestern Cape
From Cape Town to Eland’s Bay in the west and Plettenberg Bay in the east, the Western Cape always has good waves for surfing. The…
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Bela Bela's wire artists

  • ArtsLeisure & LifestyleLimpopo
Visit the wire art market in Bela Bela for interesting gifts and curios made from old wire. It’s located opposite the entrance to Forever Resorts,…
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Camdeboo National Park

  • AccommodationWildlife & NatureEastern Cape
When you stand at the Valley of Desolation in the Camdeboo National Park surrounded by precariously balanced dolerite pillars rising to heights of 120m, you…
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Chef Peter Tempelhoff

  • Food & WinePeopleWestern Cape
Rumour has it that chef Peter Tempelhoff was born clutching a wooden spoon – because creating culinary magnificence was something he was born to do.…
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David Tlale

  • ArtsPeople
Award-winning fashion designer David Tlale launched his personal brand in 2003 and has never looked back, having become one of the most recognisable faces in…
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Fishing up the West Coast

  • AdventureSportWestern Cape
Take a drive up the Cape’s West Coast and before long you’ll notice fynbos vegetation giving way to sandveld, quaint fishing villages, sandy beaches and…
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Golf in the Overberg

  • SportWestern Cape
Drive an hour south-west of Cape Town and you are in the awesome Overberg. This is a beautiful coastal regional boasting rugged mountains, the world’s…
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Golfing on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast

  • Leisure & LifestyleSportKwaZulu-Natal
The seaside town of Amanzimtoti, about half-an-hour’s drive from Durban, is home to the Amanzimtoti Country Club. Located in a conservancy populated by numerous coastal…
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Haenertsburg, Limpopo

  • ArtsLeisure & LifestyleWildlife & NatureLimpopo
Take a rural ramble around Haenertsburg, the charming hamlet at the heart of Limpopo’s Magoebaskloof Mountains. It’s a high mist and rainfall area with thick…
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Hantam Meat Festival

  • EventsFood & WineNorthern Cape
Calvinia is a tiny 19th century Northern Cape town at the foot of the Hantam mountains within the Hantam Karoo wool producing district of the…
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Indigo Skate Camp

  • AdventureSportKwaZulu-Natal
World-class skateboarders such as Tony Hawk have taken the time to coach children at the Indigo Skate Camp in the Valley of a Thousand Hills,…
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Koi restaurants

  • Food & WineGautengWestern Cape
There are four stylish Koi restaurants: in Rosebank, Sandton and Pretoria in Gauteng; and in Cape Town in the Western Cape. And if you love…
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Langjan Nature Reserve

  • Wildlife & NatureLimpopo
The Langjan Nature Reserve, near the small town of Alldays, is characterised by striking red sand dunes and scrub acacia bush. It’s as if a…
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Mahikeng, North West

  • Culture & HistoryNorth West
Mahikeng – ‘the place among rocks’ – is the capital of the North West province and a predominantly rural region comprising hundreds of small villages…
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Reuben Riffel – celebrity chef

  • Food & WinePeople
Chef Reuben Riffel is a high-profile and very well-respected member of the South African culinary community. He initially came into contact with fine dining by…
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Rooftop bars

  • Food & Wine
South Africa’s rooftop bars rival the best in the world, with a particularly impressive selection to choose from in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Randlords in…
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Rooibos tea safari

  • Food & WineRoutes & TrailsWestern Cape
Your rooibos tea safari is conducted by Chris du Plessis, co-owner of Elandsberg Eco Tourism along with his wife, Annette. Both are West Coast locals…
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Sakabula Golf Club, KwaZulu-Natal

  • SportKwaZulu-Natal
A visit to Sakabula Golf Club near Howick in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal offers way more than 18 holes of great golf. Set on the…
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Shark diving at Two Oceans Aquarium

  • AdventureWildlife & NatureWestern Cape
At the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, qualified scuba divers can go diving with sharks, without a cage. Shark sightings at the aquarium’s predator…
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Skydiving in the Waterberg, Limpopo

  • AdventureLimpopo
For eternity we’ve gazed skywards in envy of birds soaring effortlessly above, longing to emulate their freedom of flight. While you’re not likely to sprout…
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South African food conservation

South African food conservation for travellers is about learning to make informed food choices that will help to conserve our culinary heritage culture and enrich…
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South African style Indian eats

  • Culture & HistoryFood & WineKwaZulu-Natal
South African Indian diaspora cuisine is deliciously distinct from that found in India itself. South Africans of Indian origin are generally descended either from South…
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South African surfing contests

  • AdventureSport
South Africa is flanked by two oceans (the Indian to the east and the Atlantic to the west) and enjoys a climate that allows for…
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Steytlerville, Eastern Cape

  • Culture & HistoryLeisure & LifestyleEastern Cape
The 1st thing you should learn when you visit the Karoo – South Africa’s dry heartland – is the time-honoured art of ‘stoep-sitting’ (sitting on…
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Surfing in KwaZulu-Natal

  • AdventureSportKwaZulu-Natal
Broadly speaking, the KwaZulu-Natal coastline is divided into three zones: Durban, North Coast and South Coast. Durban, or Surf City, has The Golden Mile of…
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The Dlinza Forest

  • Routes & TrailsWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
The Dlinza Forest is famous for its tree-top aerial boardwalk, incredible birdlife and vast array of insects. Lying just outside the town of Eshowe, Dlinza…
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The Highlands Meander

  • Routes & TrailsMpumalanga
South Africa’s Highlands Meander begins on the outskirts of Belfast, a charming high-altitude grassland village on the R540 towards Dullstroom where you can stop and…
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Tshwane Explorer, Gauteng

  • AdventureGauteng
Covering a distance of 60km in and around Pretoria, the Tshwane Explorer steam train trip is the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon. If…
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uKhahlamba-Drakensberg

  • AdventureFood & WineWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
South Africa features many mountain ranges, none more impressive than KwaZulu-Natal’s 200km-long uKhahlamba-Drakensberg escarpment. With peaks that exceed 3 000m, the Berg – as it’s…
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The Umhlanga Farmers’ Market

  • Food & WineLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
The Umhlanga Farmers’ Market has two major attractions – regional fresh produce at very reasonable prices, and authentic home-made Indian treats that alone are worth…
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Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Lying in the foothills of the mighty uKhahlamba-Drakensberg, a World Heritage Site, is a typical rural farm town where dusty roads, pristine mountain streams and…
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Wild Oats Community Farmers’ Market

  • Food & WineLeisure & LifestyleWestern Cape
The Wild Oats Community Farmers’ Market was started in 1999 by Rose Brettell and Susan Garner, whose vision was to create a food-only farmers’ market…
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Arabella Country Club

  • SportWildlife & NatureWestern Cape
Arabella Country Club in Overberg has played host to some of the world’s greatest golfers. The golf course, located within the Kolberg mountain range and…
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Afro-Colonial Heritage

Cultural identity is very important for the people of South Africa. Our diversity of ethnic heritage and traditions remains strong. Seldom will you encounter such…
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Amanzingwe Lodge & Conference Centre

Amanzingwe Lodge & Conference Centre in the Hartebeespoort area offers 5-star conferencing and 4-star luxury accommodation in wonderful surroundings. The thatched conference centre, decorated with…
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Baraka Events & Function Venue

The Baraka Events & Function Venue is an ideal venue for those seeking to combine conferencing and team building with a unique bush and interactive…
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Champagne Sports Resort

If you’re looking for the ultimate getaway for your conference, but still need to take care of business, then the 4-star Champagne Sports Resort is…
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Diverse Culture and Heritage

We South Africans are a diverse bunch of people – and there is no one particular way to define the beauty and complexity of South…
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Eastern Cape

  • Eastern Cape
The Eastern Cape is the birthplace of Nelson Mandela and home to a rich Xhosa heritage.Covering over 820 km of pristine coastline, the rugged province…
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