Amandelboom, Williston

  • Culture & HistoryEventsNorthern Cape
Should you ever find yourself on a Sunday stroll around Amandelboom, the so-called coloured township of Williston village in the Upper Karoo, best you not…
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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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Cape Town International Jazz Festival

  • ArtsEventsLeisure & LifestyleWestern Cape
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is a highlight on every jazz enthusiast’s calendar. It takes place on the last weekend of March each year…
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Bathurst, Eastern Cape

  • EventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleEastern Cape
Driving from Grahamstown into the decidedly English-looking town of Bathurst in the Eastern Cape, one of the first signs you encounter is: ‘There’s no thirst…
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Bloemfontein, Free State

  • Culture & HistoryEventsWildlife & NatureFree State
Bloemfontein, the judicial capital of South Africa, lies in the centre of the country, in the Free State province, where The Lord of the Rings…
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Clarens, Free State

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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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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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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

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Durban is South Africa’s self-styled ‘playground’, where year-round warm weather encourages visitors to make the most of the province’s outdoor lifestyle. Also known as ‘Surf…
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Fauresmith, Free State

  • AccommodationEventsLeisure & LifestylePeopleRoutes & TrailsTownsFree State
In the mid-1800s, the small southern Free State town of Fauresmith nearly beat Bloemfontein in the race for provincial capital. In fact, it was so…
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Ficksburg, Free State

  • EventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleWildlife & NatureFree State
Ficksburg, in the Free State province, is an attraction-filled rural destination 400km from Johannesburg that offers a wide range of out-of-the-ordinary activities. Gavin Boy, who…
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Green Mountain Eco Route

  • AccommodationEventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleRoutes & TrailsWestern Cape
The Green Mountain Eco Route is the world’s first biodiversity wine route, located within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, the epicentre of the Cape Floral Kingdom.…
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Groot Marico, North West

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The town of Groot Marico in South Africa takes its name from the Groot Marico River, which wends its way through the Marico District in…
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Half-marathons in South Africa

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Summer is the perfect time for running half-marathons in South Africa. The weather in most parts is perfect up until June, although the country has…
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Hermanus, Western Cape

  • EventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleWildlife & NatureWestern Cape
The coastal town of Hermanus has become synonymous with shore-based whale watching, given its sheltered coves in which these marine mammals come to mate and…
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Hobie Beach, Port Elizabeth

  • EventsLeisure & LifestyleWildlife & NatureEastern Cape
Epithets like the ‘Sunshine Coast’, the ‘water sports capital of South Africa’ and the ‘Friendly City’, give clues to the kind of beach experience that…
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International Convention Centre Durban

  • EventsKwaZulu-Natal
The International Convention Centre Durban (ICC Durban) in KwaZulu-Natal is one of the most advanced conference facilities in the world and the largest in Africa.…
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Jazz cares for the community

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Historically rooted in the heart of the country’s townships, jazz has given a voice to ordinary South Africans. Jazz musicians have found inspiration in their…
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Johannesburg's theatres

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There’s something for everyone in Johannesburg theatres, everything from Broadway shows to Shakespearean dramas to heartfelt local stories. There are also excellent student productions, award-winning…
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Melville, Johannesburg

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Once upon a time Melville, a small suburb in the west of Johannesburg, was the princess of bohemian life, known as one of the city’s…
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Montecasino Teatro

  • ArtsEventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleGauteng
The Montecasino Teatro opened its doors with an enthralling production of Disney’s The Lion King in May 2007. Since then, this Johannesburg theatre has welcomed…
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Mountain biking events

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The South African mountain biking events calendar is headlined by the awesome Cape Epic, a 700km ultra-marathon that has its own international fan base from…
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Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg

  • Culture & HistoryEventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleGauteng
The Newtown Cultural Precinct is the heart and soul of Johannesburg’s cultural landscape, a place where the creative arts are nurtured and celebrated. Few places…
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Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

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The Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is a 10-day event aimed at foodies, sports lovers and families. Oyster eating, oyster shucking, oyster farm tours,…
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Port Elizabeth – surrounding areas

  • EventsRoutes & TrailsWildlife & NatureEastern Cape
Situated in the Eastern Cape province, Port Elizabeth is one of Nelson Mandela Bay’s four towns comprising an area named in honour of former South…
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Sandton, Johannesburg

  • AccommodationEventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleGauteng
The transformation of Sandton from a smallholding community to a fully fledged municipality within greater Johannesburg progressed rapidly when construction work began on the Sandton…
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Sedgefield, Western Cape

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Nothing happens quickly in Sedgefield, a little Garden Route town of about 15 000 residents who live between lakes, the ocean and nature reserves. Apart…
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Stellenbosch, Western Cape

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Stellenbosch owes its existence and name to the former governor of the Cape, Simon van der Stel, who established this settlement on the banks of…
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Birding at Nylsvley

  • EventsResponsible TourismWildlife & NatureLimpopo
South Africa’s seven biomes are home to over 850 bird species, many of them endemic. Unsurprisingly the country is a popular birding destination and also…
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Cape Town International Convention Centre

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Located on Cape Town’s beautiful northern foreshore, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) offers world-class facilities in one of the most breathtaking settings in…
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Cape Town's New Year celebrations

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The Kaapse Klopse is a New Year’s carnival that usually takes place in the streets of Cape Town on the 2nd of January, a date…
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Chavonnes Battery, Cape Town

  • Culture & HistoryEventsResponsible TourismWestern Cape
Some of Cape Town’s most interesting history lies beneath the surface. When excavations started for a new office block close to the historical Clock Tower…
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Cheerio Gardens

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The Cheerio Gardens are set in a quiet valley in the blue-green mountains of Magoebaskloof. From Haenertsburg, the quaint hamlet that is the heart of…
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CSIR International Convention Centre

  • EventsGauteng
The CSIR International Convention Centre (CSIR ICC), situated in the eastern suburbs of Pretoria (Tshwane), is the ideal venue to host conferences, meetings and events.…
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Durban City Hall

  • ArtsCulture & HistoryEventsLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
With its flamboyant neo-Baroque architecture and coppered dome, you can hardly miss the impressive Durban City Hall (also known as the eThekwini City Hall). Despite…
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Durban July

  • EventsLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
‘July Fever’ comes once a year with the Vodacom Durban July horse race, which takes place at the world-renowned Greyville Racecourse. The first Saturday in…
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East London International Convention Centre

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The East London International Convention Centre (ELICC) offers a great Eastern Cape alternative for the local and international business tourism and events sector. Positioned on…
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Eastern Cape meetings

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The Eastern Cape is the birthplace of former president Nelson Mandela. Its Addo Elephant National Park and award-winning Shamwari Game Reserve are malaria-free reserves. Both…
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Free State

  • AccommodationCulture & HistoryEventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleRoutes & TrailsWildlife & NatureFree State
Free State, South Africa, is a province of extreme diversity, natural, cultural and historical. The province’s nature reserves and mountains, museums and monuments, and its…
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Free State culture

  • Culture & HistoryEventsFood & WineFree State
The Free State culture is a true melting pot of traditions. Free State people have descended directly from several traditional Southern African groups as well…
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Frogging Safaris

  • AdventureEventsResponsible TourismWildlife & NatureMpumalanga
Fancy gumboot dancing with a difference? A choir of frogs will serenade you (well, potential mates actually), while you muck about in the mud, trying…
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Gay Cape Town

  • EventsLeisure & LifestyleWestern Cape
With its rocking nightlife, beautiful beaches and five-star accommodation, Cape Town is one of the top gay travel destinations in the world. The friendly city…
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Gay Durban

  • EventsLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Durban has a thriving gay community and there are many establishments dotted around this popular seaside holiday city that actively welcome gay clientele. If you’re…
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Gay Johannesburg

  • EventsLeisure & LifestyleGauteng
South Africa is known as a gay-friendly destination and Johannesburg is no exception. South Africa has one of the most progressive constitutions in the world:…
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Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape

  • AdventureEventsNorthern Cape
How on earth did the Bloodhound team find Hakskeen Pan, tucked away as it is in the Northern Cape’s never-never land? Fortunately they had satellite…
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Kaizer Chiefs

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<p> Every Kaizer Chiefs match is a big deal, with fans travelling from far and wide to support their team, regardless of where in South…
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Light from Africa

  • ArtsEventsResponsible TourismWestern Cape
“I can’t wait until tomorrow!” and “I don’t want to go home!” are examples of children’s reactions to a holiday programme that is run by…
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Marathons in South Africa

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South Africa is marathon country. Ask any of those international athletes, young and old, who come here in the summer (sometimes in winter too) and…
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Mercury music venue, Cape Town

  • Culture & HistoryEventsLeisure & LifestyleWestern Cape
This venue is actually two in one: the Live and the Lounge areas. With its own in-house sound and lighting system, the Mercury has built…
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Om Die Dam ultra-marathon

  • AdventureEventsSportNorth West
The Om die Dam ultra-marathon is a popular late summer 50-kilometre run in March each year around Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West province of…
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Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Culture & HistoryEventsWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
Pietermaritzburg, the capital of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, is renowned as one of the best-preserved Victorian cities in the world. As Dutch-speaking Voortrekkers (pioneers) moved…
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