Activities in South Africa
Activities in South Africa

Our 10 best things to do will inspire you with activities that are exciting, fun and even a little hair-raising!

Mandela Capture Site sculpture by Marco Cianfanelli and Jeremy Rose Experiences in South Africa
Experiences in South Africa

The rich diversity of South Africa means YOU can create the holiday experience of a lifetime. Use our top suggestions to get you started…

Knysna, Garden Route Regions in South Africa
Regions in South Africa

You'll find wide geographical diversity in South Africa, including beaches, winelands, deserts, mountains and bushveld.

Cities in South Africa
Cities in South Africa

For real urban adventure, visit the top cities in South Africa – our world-class infrastructure, first-world attitude and 24/7 buzz will invigorate you.

Bush dinner with giraffes as guests Reasons to Visit South Africa
Reasons to Visit South Africa

The reasons to visit South Africa are many - here are the top 10 - we guarantee they will make you pack your bags!

Mandela Capture Site sculpture by Marco Cianfanelli and Jeremy Rose Nelson Mandela attractions
Nelson Mandela attractions

Follow in the footsteps of the great Nelson Mandela and visit some of the many attractions that celebrate his amazing life.

Leopard in the Kruger National Park National Parks
National Parks

Bring your camera, binoculars and the expectation of wildlife encounters of a lifetime when you visit our popular national parks in South Africa.

Game-viewing luxury at Singita Luxury Game Lodges
Luxury Game Lodges

If you love the idea of a safari and your creature comforts too, our finest private game lodges epitomise bushveld luxury.

An example of ancient San rock art. Rock art sites
Rock art sites

South of the Sahara Desert, South Africa boasts the most rock art sites in Africa - a precious legacy of creative and spiritual expression that dates back thousands of years.

The Zulu Reed Dance: a centuries-old tradition Zulu cultural ceremonies
Zulu cultural ceremonies

You can visit Eshowe in Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal for a unique cultural experience.

The Old Village, Citrusdal, Western Cape
The Old Village, Citrusdal, Western Cape

The historical Old Village, which predates the citrus-growing town of Citrusdal, is a great overnight stop.

Gandhi's Phoenix Settlement at Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal
Gandhi's Phoenix Settlement at Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal

The Phoenix Settlement, which overlooks the Kasturba Primary School (named in honour of Mahatma Gandhi’s wife, Kasturba), was originally established by Gandhi in 1904.

Durban’s Old Court House Museum
Durban’s Old Court House Museum

Durban's Old Court House Museum comprises two storeys of exhibition rooms that chronicle the city's early history and the people who carved out the future of the early Natal colony.

Rheenendal Ramble
Rheenendal Ramble

The road that takes you on the Rheenendal Ramble, close to Knysna, is 24km long, but you can spend days experiencing what this area has to offer.

Wildebraam Berry Estate, Swellendam
Wildebraam Berry Estate, Swellendam

At the Wildebraam Berry Estate outside Swellendam in the Western Cape you can pick your own berries in season or taste one of their 100 products on offer.

Zachary's restaurant
Zachary's restaurant

Zachary's, an intimate restaurant in Knysna, offers guests a choice between its à la carte menu and its menu gourmand, a seven-course tasting menu that serves up some of the Garden Route’s best seasonal cuisine.

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

The city of Pietermaritzburg boasts a vast historical record, from architecture to monuments, museums, artwork and culture. It also hosts the Comrades Marathon and Dusi Canoe Marathon.