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.

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Johannesburg
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Johannesburg

The Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newton, Johannesburg, will wow just about anyone with its world-class science displays.

Meiringspoort is a 25km road cutting through the mountains that separate the Klein Karoo from the Great Karoo Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape
Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape

The town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo is a tourist centre for a variety of reasons that include ostriches, mountain passes, historic buildings and the famous Cango Caves.

Executive chef Peter Tempelhoff Chef Peter Tempelhoff
Chef Peter Tempelhoff

Chef Peter Tempelhoff might have world-class credentials, but his culinary inspirations are firmly rooted in the rich and rewarding flavours of South African cuisine.

MasterChef South Africa judge and respected chef Pete Goffe-Wood Pete Goffe-Wood – celebrity chef
Pete Goffe-Wood – celebrity chef

Celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood regards himself as a food alchemist. Not surprising, given that his highly imaginative dishes transcend the boundaries of the ordinary.

David Tlale at Design Indaba 2014 David Tlale
David Tlale

Described as daring and dramatic, fashion designer David Tlale is renowned for his unorthodox approach, the result of which are beautifully unpredictable designs.

 The Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve Braille Trail, Western Cape
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve Braille Trail, Western Cape

Visually impaired nature lovers can now follow a specially designed trail in the Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve to enhance their appreciation of the Karoo veld that characterises this part of the Western Cape.

Superb local artisanal cheese is available in South Africa South Africa's cheese-makers
South Africa's cheese-makers

While cheese was always the domain of our European counterparts, South African cheese-makers have improved their offering and we now have a burgeoning cheese industry.

Fresh fare on sale at the Prince Albert Saturday Market The Prince Albert Saturday Market
The Prince Albert Saturday Market

Organic fruit and veg, pickles and preserves, and freshly baked cakes and cookies are all on the bill at the delightful Prince Albert Saturday Market.