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Breathtaking sceneryThere’s magic in the mountains of the Drakensberg
Sun-soaked coastsVisit the Boulders Beach penguins
Wildlife safariThe Kruger National Park – a safari destination that can’t be missed
Sun-soaked coastsMeet Durban, South Africa's Playground
Vibrant cultureUncover a “new” ancient history at Mapungubwe
Active adventureBloukrans Bungee – are you ready to take the plunge?
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AA safari in the untouched wild, a breathtaking view, a sun-soaked beach, the pulse of a bustling city, a fascinating window into a vibrant culture, an unforgettable adventure through an outdoor playground – in South Africa you can have it all!
Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction
Let us introduce you to our places of wonder that make us swell with pride and take our breaths away again and again.
Tsitsikamma – a coastal adventure you’ll never forget
If you’re looking for the complete coastal forest experience, Tsitsikamma, in the Eastern Cape has to be on the top of your list.
Table Mountain – South Africa’s most iconic landmark
South Africa’s best-known landmark, but what many people don’t know is that it’s also a hiker’s paradise with numerous trails, amazing views and plenty of interesting things to learn
Swim in a sea of flowers in Namaqua National Park
From horizon-to-horizon, orange daisies take over the Namaqua National Park in spring.
Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape
Inland from the Cape’s famous Garden Route, over breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes, magnificent red rocks and the wide open spaces of the Klein Karoo, you’ll find Oudtshoorn – once known internationally as the ostrich capital of the world.
The Mpumalanga province is home to the beautiful Blyde River Canyon – one of the world's largest canyons, the Sudwala Caves – the world's oldest; and the Kruger National Park – arguably the world's most famous wildlife sanctuary.
The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape
The Wild Coast is an unspoiled natural treasure.
The magic of the upside down tree – the Boabab
The Musina Nature Reserve is home to South Africa's largest collection of baobabs
Among the mountains, it’s the Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Famous for its golden sandstone sentinels, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is a breathtaking destination.
The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland
The Sabie Waterfalls Route in Mpumalanga is one of South Africa's best-kept secrets.
Enchanted Mountain – Hogsback
The little town of Hogsback has become an arts and crafts colony, a photographer’s preferred location, a nature lover’s haunt and a honeymoon couple’s top choice of romantic hideaways in the Eastern Cape.
All aboard the Tshwane Explorer
Covering a distance of 60km in and around Pretoria, the Tshwane Explorer steam train trip is the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon.
Cape Town’s special drive – Chapman’s Peak
Chapman’s Peak Drive on the Atlantic Coast, between Hout Bay and Noordhoek in the Cape Peninsula, is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world.
Experience tranquillity at the Mountain Sanctuary Park, North West
Hiking, biking and walking are pursuits perfectly suited to the expansive Magaliesberg mountains.
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo
Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.
Stellenbosch – a town on the scenic countryside of the Western Cape
Stellenbosch is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, wine farms, street cafés, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and its famous university.
A hundred reasons to visit the Valley of a Thousand Hills
The breathtaking Valley of a Thousand Hills is an exciting component of Durban and South Africa's province of KwaZulu-Natal – the Kingdom of the Zulu.
Explore the famous Sabie
The busy little farming town of Sabie is ideally situated to act as a base for exploring Mpumalanga’s beautiful Panorama Route and its awesome scenery.
Wonderful winelands – Stellenbosch and Franschhoek
Just head on over to Franschhoek or Stellenbosch (or both) where you can sip, swirl and swallow your way through some of the best wines South Africa has to offer.
Take a trip to the universe in Sutherland
Sutherland in the Northern Cape, you’ll get one of the best views of the universe this world has to offer.
The Cape Whale Route – whales, wine and wonder
The route offers some of the best land-based whale watching spots on the planet, but it doesn’t stop there.
Understanding Zulu cultural ceremonies in Zululand
A festival involving snakes, a reed dance with thousands of Zulu maidens or a mass religious gathering of the Shembe are all cultural outings available to you when exploring Eshowe in Zululand at certain times of the year.
Take a journey into the past with Kimberley’s vintage trams
It was a wild and crazy time. People from all over the world descended on diamond-rush Kimberley in the hope of making a fast fortune from the glittering gems.
The best art collections at William Humphrey’s Art Gallery
Visit the William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley and discover one of the country’s most important art collections.
Let the waves lift your soul along South Africa’s sun-soaked coast
South Africa’s sun-soaked coast lies ready, all-year round, to share its secrets, adventures and lazy days with you.
Dip your toes in the Golden Mile of Durban’s Beaches
Durban Beaches - South Africa’s very own seaside paradise
Marvel at the Hole in the Wall
Hole in the Wall is an impressive, natural rocky archway found just off the Wild Coast, south of Coffee Bay in the Eastern Cape
Meet Durban, South Africa's playground
Durban is South Africa’s self-styled “playground” where year-round warm weather welcomes everyone to make the most of the area’s natural outdoor lifestyle.
Visit the Boulders Beach penguins
At the beautiful Boulders Beach, you can get to know our most famous birds, the African penguin.
Get your hook, line and sinker ready for some coastal fishing
Regionally this rugged, mountainous wilderness is known as the Cederberg, and incorporates the West Coast, Clanwilliam and the Cedarberg Mountains.
Visit Durban harbour, South Africa’s premier cargo and container port
Fourth-largest in the Southern Hemisphere, this 21km-wide port features 58 berths and is serviced by more than 20 terminal operators.
Important work of the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board
The Sharks Board is also involved in vital shark research, and educates the public about sharks and their behaviour.
Get your board out and surf the world’s best at Jefferys Bay
Hitch a ride on some of the most spectacular waves the world has ever seen
The ride of your life at The Valley of the Waves
The Valley of the Waves theme park at the Sun City resort offers visitors the chance to surf, swim and ride water chutes in the midst of the African bushveld.
Enjoy Port Elizabeth’s sun-kissed beaches
Port Elizabeth has a number of wonderful beaches including the Blue Flag King’s Beach, Wells Estate Beach and Humewood Beach.
uShaka Marine world - a world-class aquarium and water park
uShaka Marine World is a marine theme park in Durban, South Africa’s biggest port city.
Discover the Garden Route
The Garden Route is a mix of modern golf courses, ancient forests, secluded artists' communities, retirement estates, craft centres, mountain hideaways and beach holidays.
South Africa’s Garden of Eden – Knysna
Knysna is located along South Africa’s beautiful and famed Garden Route in the Western Cape province.
Historic Kalk Bay
Kalk Bay’s eclectic mix of people, historic buildings, cobbled streets, Bohemian bric-a-brac shops, vintage bookstores, art and antique galleries, colourful fishing vessels and excellent restaurants is what makes it so unique and charming.
Shipwrecks and romance of the Diamond Coast
Wild and rugged, the Diamond Coast can be found on the far north-western coast from Port Nolloth to the mouth of the Orange River.
From the roots of all humanity to a human story that inspired the world
While South Africa embodies our most ancient roots, we have evolved into an amazing mix of modern cultures.
Take a backseat and enjoy the Durban rickshaw
For a few Durban locals, riding a rickshaw along the Golden Mile (promenade) brings back fond childhood memories.
South Africans food markets- Jozi
Yes you may be in South Africa for the wildlife, sun, sea or all of the above, but the country is gaining a delicious reputation for its food.
It’s all about Malay for a day in Cape Town!
Cape Malay Heritage Tours are a great way for culturally-minded travellers to experience one of the Western Cape’s oldest and most distinctive societies.
Spice up your holiday with a Cape Malay cooking safari
Ever tasted Cape Malay food?
The wonders of Barberton
Barberton is a geological mecca, luring international geologists and biologists to probe the earth’s beginnings.
Bakone Malapa open-air museum - at home with the Basotho
The Bakone, a sub-group of the Northern Sotho people, will happily introduce you to their contemporary customs and traditional way of life.
History and culture in Polokwane
In Polokwane, history and culture offer insight into this modern city.
Mountain biking and the Owl Route
The Owl Route is a 50km U-shaped dirt road in the Eastern Cape province, best explored by bicycle.
Take a stroll down Route 67 and explore Port Elizabeth’s rich heritage.
Port Elizabeth's urban-based Route 67 is one of the most exciting and creative of South Africa's inner-city developments.
Enjoy the classic and the contemporary at Oliewenhuis Art Museum
The Oliewenhuis Art Museum may be called a “museum”, but it's really an art experience – gallery, restaurants, gardens and all!
Explore the charming town of Groot Marico
Settle in to a genuine South African experience in Groot Marico. It's no wonder that so many of Herman Charles Bosman's tales featured this part of the country.
Sol Plaatje – an inspiring leader and extraordinary thinker
Sol Plaatje is a leading figure in South Africa's liberation history.
Oudtshoorn - The capital of the Klein Karoo
Inland from the Cape’s famous Garden Route, over breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes, magnificent red rocks and the wide open spaces of the Klein Karoo, you’ll find Oudtshoorn – once known internationally as the ostrich capital of the world
The Diamond Rush brought to life at the Kimberley Mine Museum
The Kimberley Mine Museum is a window back to a time when fortune seekers converged here to dig for diamonds.
Gain some perspective at the Mandela Capture Site
The sculpture both affects and is affected by the surrounding landscape, visually shifting throughout the day.
Uncover a “new” ancient history at Mapungubwe
South African history goes further back than you think.
Indian cuisine takes on South African elements
The local Indian cuisine has very distinctive flavours. Spices are used extensively, and much of the cooking is considered to be hotter than the fare usually consumed by non-Indian South Africans.
Walk in the footsteps of our ancient ancestors at the Cradle of Humankind
Have you ever wondered where we, human beings, came from? What led to this evolutionary revolution on Planet Earth? All of the answers can be found in one place: the Cradle of Humankind.
Walk through South Africa’s history in Pretoria, the capital city
Welcome to South Africa’s capital city.
Mpumalanga’s Ndebele villages – where colour and culture collide
Pictures of Mpumalanga’s Ndebele people often adorn posters and guidebooks to South Africa because of their dazzlingly painted traditional homesteads and colourful crafts.
Meet the Venda - sacred people in a sacred place
The Venda people are not very populous but they have a rich cultural heritage.
Getting cultural in the mountains at the Basotho Cultural Village
If you’re looking for that raw mix of South African culture and breathtaking scenery, then you have to visit the Basotho Cultural Village in the Free State province.