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EEvery day in scenic South Africa ends with a horizon to look out on. No matter which province you’re in, you’re always right around corner from something breathtaking… something that will leave you incapable of saying anything other than “wow”.

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The Best Time to Visit South Africa

The Best Time to Visit South Africa

From safaris to magnificent trips through the winelands in winter, to scuba diving and hiking in summer, there’s an activity for every season when travelling in South Africa.

A Tranquil Natural Sanctuary near Johannesburg: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

A Tranquil Natural Sanctuary near Johannesburg: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

One of Joburg’s most beautiful natural spots, the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden is ideal for a day trip or a weekend picnic. Located in Roodepoort, the gardens are home to many different bird, animal and plant species and visitors are encouraged to walk the gardens and marvel at these natural wonders.

Exceptional Scenes: UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South Africa

Exceptional Scenes: UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South Africa

South Africa has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, each an area of extraordinary beauty or a site of great importance to humanity. Visit Robben Island in Cape Town for important insights into South Africa’s turbulent history, or the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng, the paleoanthropological site that has produced more hominin fossils than any other site in the world.

Bushmans Kloof rock art site: ancient art, a rugged landscape and rare zebra

Bushmans Kloof rock art site: ancient art, a rugged landscape and rare zebra

The Bushmans Kloof rock art site in Western Cape combines 10 000 years of San rock art in 130 locations with the modern luxury of the Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat.

Farm stays in Northern Cape – adventures in rural life

Farm stays in Northern Cape – adventures in rural life

Star-gazing, game-watching or witnessing an astonishing floral miracle: there’s lots for tourists to do as they experience rural life on a farm stay in Northern Cape, South Africa.

A charming country village, Bathurst, Eastern Cape

A charming country village, Bathurst, Eastern Cape

Bathurst, an agricultural town in the Eastern Cape, is a great stopover for exploring 1820 settler frontier history, as well as the natural beauty of this area. The oldest pub in the country and a 3-storey high fiberglass pineapple add to the charm of this village.

Kings Walden Garden, Tzaneen

Kings Walden Garden, Tzaneen

In the Tooley family since 1904, Kings Walden Garden is a treasure of fountains, paths and flowers reminiscent of colonial style estates set against the backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains.

Shopping in the Shade of Table Mountain: The V&A Waterfront Cape Town

Shopping in the Shade of Table Mountain: The V&A Waterfront Cape Town

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town is home to a wide range of exciting retail outlets, from well-known international brands to exclusive local boutiques. This shopping and leisure Mecca boasts incredible views, historical sights, and an endless range of activities.

The Amathole mountains in the Eastern Cape

The Amathole mountains in the Eastern Cape

While in the Amathole mountains, look out for the endangered Cape parrot, the English gardens of Hogsback, the sights along the Sandile Heritage Route and more waterfalls than you can shake a walking stick at.

Experience Table Mountain on Foot: A Hike up Platteklip Gorge

Experience Table Mountain on Foot: A Hike up Platteklip Gorge

Table Mountain is not only famous for its unusual shape. This iconic Cape Town wonder has several beautiful hikes to its summit. Experience Table Mountain’s biodiversity and magnificent views of the city with a hike up Platteklip Gorge, one of its most popular hiking trails.

Underground Wonderland: Echo Caves, Limpopo

Underground Wonderland: Echo Caves, Limpopo

Located in Ohrigstad in Limpopo, the Echo Caves are a famous national monument and tourist attraction in South Africa. The Echo Caves are some of the oldest limestone caves in the world and will wow visitors with their impressive stalagmites, stalactites and cathedral-like caverns. They also have great historical significance as several prehistoric artefacts have been discovered at this location. There are many wonderful hikes and attractions to check out in the area like Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window.

A Different Perspective: Cape Town’s City Sightseeing Bus

A Different Perspective: Cape Town’s City Sightseeing Bus

City Sightseeing offers a variety of incredible day tour packages so that you can see Cape Town’s most important landmarks in a day. The best part is the tour is conducted from an open-top bus, allowing you to get off and spend as much time at the stops as you like!

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