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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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Ficksburg Cherry Festival

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Ficksburg Cherry Festival

The first Cherry Festival was held in 1968 and is the longest-running festival in South Africa. You can indulge on fresh, succulent cherries – harvested from October to December. The festival stretches over three days and attracts up to 30 000 people. The festival offers quality family shows and activities such as the herding of sheep, horse rides, camel rides, helicopter flips, steam train rides at Sandstone Estate, and tours through the town to see the beautiful sandstone buildings and architecture. Ficksburg is situated on the scenic landscape of the eastern Free State, nestled between the foot of the Imperani Mountain and the banks of the Caledon River. It is known as the cherry capital of the world, and to celebrate this fact, the town hosts the annual cherry festival. It is the largest cherry-producing area in South Africa, and the first successful cherry trees were planted in this area in 1905.

Discover nature’s full majesty at the Kirstenbosch Garden

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Discover nature’s full majesty at the Kirstenbosch Garden

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is one of South Africa’s oldest national botanical gardens, and can be found on the slopes of Table Mountain.

aha Bongani Mountain Lodge: Stay here and forever hold onto your peace

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aha Bongani Mountain Lodge: Stay here and forever hold onto your peace

aha Bongani Mountain Lodge offers guests a peaceful retreat in the heart of Mpumalanga.

Travellers encouraged to do #WaterWiseTourism in South Africa

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Travellers encouraged to do #WaterWiseTourism in South Africa

Water scarcity does not mean you should delay or cancel your trip – South Africa is ready to welcome you on a once in a lifetime adventure while encouraging visitors to use water responsibly when travelling through our beautiful country.

Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape

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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.

Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga

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 magic of the upside down tree – the Boabab

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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