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1 July 2017
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Durban
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Overview
TThe Vodacom Durban July, the greatest racing, fashion and entertainment extravaganza on the African continent, takes place at Greyville Racecourse. Television has brought great sporting events right into the living rooms of homes around the world but there is still no substitute for being right there, in the middle of things to experience the sights, the sounds and, above all, the adrenaline rush that comes with live action. The Vodacom Durban July is probably one of the oldest horseracing events in the country. The first race was run in 1897 and was contested over 1.6km, and ever since then it has become an event not to be missed in South Africa. This event calls for celebrities, socialites and the elite to show off their outfits, their bets and their social skills. The excitement of Vodacom Durban July surpasses that of any other event on the African continent, with huge crowds expected on course and millions of others around the country taking serious bets or having their annual flutter.

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Sun Grandwest Motorshow

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Sun Grandwest Motorshow

The Sun Grandwest Motorshow is one of the biggest motorshows held in Cape Town. The showcase is a made up of the latest bikes, concept cars, trucks as well as food and family entertainment. This incredible event will get your engine revving with an impressive array of cars, bikes and trucks – from the vintage classics to modern exotics and big-rigs. Let your inner-child loose and run amok through the rows of slender speed machines and screaming engines. This year, you can expect a classic car section, an outdoor 4x4 area, a drifting zone, a bike zone and plenty of amazing engines to ogle. The organisers have arranged for drivers from SA and all over the world to come and show off their awesome tricks and quirks, making this a very unique opportunity for motor enthusiasts. This is a world-class, family-friendly event with live music and food stalls to keep the atmosphere vibrant and your stomach satisfied. 

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The Soweto Derby (Orlando Pirates vs. Kaizer Chiefs)

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The Soweto Derby (Orlando Pirates vs. Kaizer Chiefs)

This is a rivalry soccer match of the country's biggest Premier Soccer League teams, Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs. The energy of this game has made us witness fans come out in numbers to support their team. The Soweto derby is a soccer rivalry between the Premier Soccer League's Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in South Africa, and is considered one of the most fiercely contested matches in African football. It was first contested on 24 January 1970. Matches between the two rivals attract a large fan base. The rivalry between these two Soweto Giants dates back to January 24, 1970. Orlando Pirates, already 33 years old at the time, met new kids on the block Kaizer Chiefs, founded by former Orlando Pirates player, Kaizer Motaung.

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Comrades Marathon

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Comrades Marathon

This is an ultra-marathon of approximately 89km that is held in KZN. It is an annual event that takes place during the second quarter of the year and is one of the oldest annual events in South Africa, as the first race took place in 1921. Run between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg, the race alternates between an “up” and “down” run, from the coast inland and vice versa. Many call it the world's greatest ultra-marathon, and one of the reasons this fabled South African marathon has the title is because of the wealth of legends in its history.

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Nedbank Golf Challenge

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Nedbank Golf Challenge

The Nedbank Golf Challenge is annual event held at Sun City, where golf enthusiasts get to get watch the beautiful game. It attracts a number of international and local golfers who all play for the championship title. The golf course at the Gary Player Country Club, since its opening in 1979, has been acknowledged as South Africa’s premier championship test of golf. The home of the Nedbank Golf Challenge since 1981, the immaculately groomed layout has received rave reviews from the world’s top golfers, who agree that it is both demanding and fair. This course has been consistently rated as the best in South Africa, and compares with the best in the world.

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Cape Town Cycle Tour

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Cape Town Cycle Tour

The Cape Town Cycle Tour is a 109km rush through Cape Town and its beautiful surroundings. Most of the Mother City's residents turn out to cheer and watch 35 000 cycling enthusiasts go by in a glorious multi-coloured, light-weight Lycra wave. First sponsored by one of the local newspapers, this is the world's largest individually-timed cycle race, and attracts people from all over the world every year. Taking place in the first quarter of the year, it is always considered a great day out, watching the cyclist head up the dreaded Suikerbossie or enjoying the views along Chapman’s Peak or the Sea Point promenade

Get the catch of the day from rivers around Kimberley

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Get the catch of the day from rivers around Kimberley

Experience good fly-fishing for yellowfish in the rivers around Kimberley.

See the whales from above as you paraglide over Hermanus

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See the whales from above as you paraglide over Hermanus

With an excellent blend of ocean, mountain and urban scenery, paragliding is offered throughout the year in Hermanus

Explore the grand Moses Mabhida Stadium

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Explore the grand Moses Mabhida Stadium

A widely acclaimed architectural masterpiece which has already achieved iconic status.

Trail running adventures the SA way

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Trail running adventures the SA way

Trail running and Mountain Biking in South Africa is extremely popular, and a growing sport for many South Africans and visitors alike.

Go on thrilling adventures in Port Elizabeth

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Go on thrilling adventures in Port Elizabeth

Adventures in Port Elizabeth are designed around the great outdoors.

Down rivers and up mountains, find adventure in Clarens

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Down rivers and up mountains, find adventure in Clarens

Sometimes it’s not enough to just soak up awesome scenery, you need to immerse yourself in it, to be able to feel a part of it.

Extreme Golf at Legends – the toughest hole on earth

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Extreme Golf at Legends – the toughest hole on earth

The Legend Golf and Safari Resort in South Africa's Limpopo province is home to what has been described as the “most extreme golf hole in the world” – the Xtreme 19th, the world's highest and longest par-3 hole.

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