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SSouth African Tourism works to support both local and international travel trade partners through education about South Africa, tools to assist with the marketing of South Africa and South African products and strives to unlock opportunities for business in the tourism value chain. Keep up to date with the latest industry news and events in South Africa and abroad, and become an expert on South Africa through our various support tools and programmes listed below.
In recent years, the global meetings industry has begun to recognise Africa as a sought after destination. Meetings Africa showcases Africa’s diverse offering of services and products where African associations and African meetings industry professionals can partner to help transform our continent. In the last five years (between 2013 and 2017) Meetings Africa has hosted over 1000 international and regional buyers, 1336 exhibitors and over 7000 visitors. Meetings Africa 2018 will take place from 26-28 February 2018.
Africa's Travel Indaba is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar. It showcases the widest variety of Southern Africa's best tourism products and attracts international buyers and media from across the world. INDABA is owned by South African Tourism and organised by Pure Grit Project and Exhibitions Management (Pty) Ltd. Africa’s Travel Indaba will take place from 8 to 10 May 2018 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban, with 7 May being BONDay. Join the movement and follow the conversations on Twitter: https://twitter.com/travel_indaba Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/travelindaba/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/18073943/ Hashtag: #AfricaMovesYou
Experience the grandeur of South Africa’s unexplored spaces from Prince Albert’s oldest homestead, a serene & comfortable base at the foot of the Swartberg Pass. Dennehof consists of several buildings that once constituted the original farmstead. Each room is uniquely designed and decorated to provide you with luxury, whilst experiencing the grandeur of Karoo-living. Each of our rooms has their own character and is infused with great personality.
Located on KwaZulu Natalâ€™s lower south coast overlooking the idyllic Silver Beach. The Estuary Hotel & Spa is the ideal destination for a romantic coupleâ€™s retreat, a fun family holiday, or a superb venue to host a wedding, conference or team building event. Originally built in 1941 as a manor house in the Cape Dutch style for a wealthy family, the hotel has been cautiously transformed into a beautiful and private hotel, chapel, restaurant, spa and conference centre. Its genuine design and harmony of proportions, immediately reflects the work of a master builder.
Enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep in 9 luxurious and spacious bedrooms and surrender to the peace and tranquility of LynnRidge Guesthouse. Relax on loungers under the beautiful palm trees next to the swimming pool. Safe location and full time security guard on the property.
If luxury is in the detail, then a stay at Castello di Monte is filled with pure indulgence whether you are walking the dramatic stairways made of the finest granite or feasting on the elegant art that adorns our walls you will be pressed to find a more extravagant surroundings. Be it for a corporate meeting or a romantic getaway on our Juliet balcony, Castello di Monte offers the perfect setting. When it is time to retire, you will be spoiled for choice. Will it be our presidential suite complete with a grand fire place and a four post bed or our honeymoon suite decorated with hand painted murals or our freshly made classic rooms fit for royalty, a sumptuous night is ensured. Castello di Monte’s sixteenth century splendour is complimented by every modern amenity. From jacuzzis and jet showers right down to underfloor heating, air-conditioning and the creature comforts of tea, coffee and local papers, at Castello di Monte your every whim is catered for.
The Legend Golf and Safari Resort is situated within the Entabeni Safari Conservancy in the malaria-free Waterberg Region of the Limpopo Province of South Africa, just a 35 minute flight or a two and a half hour drive from Johannesburg. This new resort is setting new standards in exclusivity and tranquility and reflects the rich cultural legacy of this ancient part of Africa. The Legend Golf & Safari Resort consists of an exceptional and unique 18-hole Signature Course, a luxury estate and many other facilities, situated on a Big 5 Game Reserve in the heart of the African bush. Signature Golf Course The Golf Course, designed as an 18 Hole Championship golf course, is the longest golf course in South Africa, providing all golfers, irrespective of their handicap, the experience of a true African Challenge. The course plays at 6,534 meters for daily play but is capable of being extended to 7,748 meters for tournaments, making it one of the longest in the world. The world class championship course, the Signature Course, with each hole designed by one of the world’s leading golfers, has been ranked ‘The Best New Course in South Africa’ by Golf Digest and provides one of Africa’s most spectacular game and golf experiences. Tribute Course The Tribute Course, a ten-hole Par-3 course, with each hole being modelled on the best par 3 holes in the world, is designed to be played in approximately 2 hours. This par 3 course is a journey around the best holes in the world and provides a stunning additional golf experience to the championship 18-hole Signature Course. The Extreme 19TH The now famous Extreme 19th is the world’s longest and highest Par 3, providing every golfer with an unforgettable golfing experience. Accessible only be helicopter, the hole is situated. Once the exhilarating helicopter flight to the top of this mystical mountain is completed, the player is treated to the golfing view of all time – miles of African bushveld stretching as far as the eye can see, a vista of epic proportions, and nestling at the foot of the mountain is the green – contoured and shaped like mother Africa herself. There is nothing like it anywhere else on planet golf! Club House A ‘temporary’ clubhouse has been specially constructed with all the facilities you would expect at a world class resort – despite it being under canvas; It boasts changing rooms and luxury showers for men and ladies plus a golf pro-shop and a bar and dining area capable of seating 120 indoors and more on the outside decking which offers magnificent views of the golf course and spectacular Waterberg scenery. Sporting Facilities Visitors to the resort can learn and practice the game of golf at the unique Golf Academy and Family Golf Centre which includes a driving range as well as chipping and putting greens. The state-of-the-art sports facility, the Field of Legends, currently offers tennis and soccer facilities; a netball/basketball court and volleyball facilities. Game Viewing The wildlife experience is impressive with more than 55 mammal species (including the big five, consisting of lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and rhino) 300 plants species and 380 bird species… not to mention the wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians all co-existing in five spectacular diverse eco-systems including grasslands, bushveld, forests, mountains and river beds. Game drives may be booked when making your reservation or at the resort. Now nature and modern leisure meet in perfect harmony as the Legend Golf & Safari Resort is developed in a way that minimizes the impact on the development of the natural environment. Indeed with socio-economic responsibility programs in place the resort is helping to breathe new life into the region. Endangered Wildlife Centre The Legend Golf & Safari Resort Wildlife and Cultural Centre is a must visit. Here our white lions live. Some now living on purpose-built island, there is no fence between you and the lions… a great photo opportunity. Also see two male cheetah and a variety of other great animals including buffalo and parrots!! The centre also boasts the Pedi Village African cultural centre, and a Tea garden Helicopter Flights For an experience beyond comparison, combine an exhilarating helicopter flight with a romantic meal on a secluded mountain top and enjoy the indescribable natural beauty of the Waterberg. Spa Facilities The Spa Facilities are located at the 5* Hanglip Mountain Lodge at Entabeni and at a small site opposite the second fairway, overlooking a wonderful dam. Again booking of spa treatments is only a phone call away and out reception will be delighted to make the arrangements for you. Swimming Pools The swimming pool at Legend Golf & Safari Resort is situated near the Driving Range. Additional pool facilities are also available at the wonderful lodges situated on the Lower Escarpment of Entabeni Safari Conservancy and guests are welcome to book a transfer to visit these facilities.
Start your adventurous tour through South Africa and visit us in Mooilande, 50 km south of Johannesburg in the Midvaal area.Enjoy an African atmosphere in a rural area, approx. 50 min. drive from O.R. Tambo airport. An airport transfer can be arranged.Stay a few days with us, relax at our rock pool, enjoy a drink or explore the nearby Suikerbos Rand nature reserve.The three thatched double rooms have their own patios and bathrooms, as well as TVÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s, fridges, safes and coffee Ã¢â‚¬â€œand tea facilities.As we are situated south of Johannesburg it is ideal to continue your tour from here and visit Golden Gate National Park, the Drakensberg mountains, Lesotho or drive further south to the Kwazulu Natal coastline and Durban. We will assist you with requirements such as car hire, booking of accommodation in the nature reserves or guesthouses.The climate is very pleasant. In summer it is warm, but will cool down now and then by means of occasional scattered rain showers. The winter is dry, generally mild to warm during the day but cold in the mornings and evenings.Special vaccinations are not necessary and this is a malaria free area.
The White Lion Lodge is situated along the Klein Kalkoenshoek River on the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The 54000 ha privately owned Wildlife Reserve is situated along the Warmwaterberg Mountains, in the heart of the little Karoo, along the Route 62, the longest Wine Route - The Little Karoo Wine Route - in the world. The Wildlife Reserve in only a 3 hours drive from Cape Town, which makes it, the closest free roaming big 5 Reserve to Cape Town. 54000 Hectares of farmland in the Klein Karoo were restored and restocked with African wildlife. Today, thousands of animals including white and tawny lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant and cheetah roam free in this diverse and fascinating reserve. Sanbona is home to free self-sustaining White Lions, the big five and the endangered riverine rabbit. The lodge offers world-class standards in luxury accommodation, exceptional personal service and delicious cuisine. The Lodge lies in the southern part of the Reserve and is set along a tranquil, remote river valley offering an ultimate Karoo experience.
Four Oaks Guest HouseSet in the picturesque village of Montagu on Route62, Four Oaks Guesthouse is housed in a Register Building dating back to 1860. Guests have access to a private secluded garden and pool deck where they can relax and admire the surrounding mountains.All rooms open onto a court yard where guests are more than welcome to sit and enjoy a glass of wine and soak up the surroundings, or they can take a dip in our secluded pool and enjoy our beautiful garden and the mountains views. There is also a private bar and lounge area for our guests to enjoy.4 luxury en-suite rooms all equipped with:Air-conditioning free WIFI 10mps uncapped lineSatellite TV and DVD playerTea & Coffee stationRadio and Alarm Clock100% percale linenHair DryersSimply Delicious Restaurant"It's about the food"Simon and Wendy opened the doors of Simply Delicious on 27 December 2012.They always strive to source all their produce locally and to only use the freshest ingredients available to them.Everything in the restaurant from the bread, to all the sauces and even their ice cream is made in the restaurant kitchen.When asked about the type of food on offer on the Simply Delicious Menu, the answer is simple:"Fine Dining quality, but a wholesome portion!"Simon and Wendy take pride in their wine list - all the wines are locally sourced from the Robertson Wine Valley. Each wine has been hand selected to complement the menu. Their aim is to take you on a culinary journey.The menu will tantalise your taste buds and you can be assured of a memorable dining experience. The restaurant opens at 18h30 - 7 nights a week. The last seating of guests is at 20h30.
Cockpit Guesthouse is a contemporary 3 Star accommodation establishments, conveniently located just 5 minutes away from OR Tambo International Airport and less than 3 minutes away from Rhodesfield Gautrain Station.We are just 12 minutes away from Sandton, its 10-kilometre circumference is enclosed by major international shopping malls (Mall of Africa, East Gate Mall, East Rand Mall and Festival mall) and 6 major car hire companies. Accessibility, convenience and reliability are synonymous with its name.This opulent boutique guesthouse spoils its visitors with an unlimited access to its banquet of service offerings.