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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!

Wildlife safari

Sun-soaked coasts

You’ve never met penguins like these before! Watch on Netflix

Sun-soaked coasts
You’ve never met penguins like these before! Watch on Netflix

Boulders Beach, just outside Cape Town, has so much going for it you will be blown away by the beauty of the small hidden attraction. The ancient granite boulders protect it from the wind and large waves, which makes it an ideal swimming spot for children. Because it falls under the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area, the beach is always clean and safe, and it is rarely crowded. This comes at the cost of a small price, but who wouldn’t be willing to part ways with R65 for a day in this paradise?

Active adventure

The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

Active adventure
The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

The Oscar-winning documentary celebrates South Africa’s biodiversity, the 3 rd most biodiverse country on Earth, and home to the only place in the world where the Marine Big five (Southern Right Whales, Dolphins, Great White Sharks, Cape Fur Seals and African penguins) are all in close proximity to the shore.

Breathtaking scenery

Soul-searching in South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Soul-searching in South Africa

Never has wellness been more relevant, with health and immunity now at the forefront of consciousness after months spent at home during lockdown, and entirely new concepts added to the plethora of health concerns - from Zoom fatigue and maskne to the loneliness induced by self-isolation. Here are some of South Africa’s top wellness experiences for travellers to nurture the mind, body, and spirit on a 2021 post-lockdown trip.

Wildlife safari

Greater Limpopo Birding Route: 600 species to tick off in the versatile northern bushveld

Wildlife safari
Greater Limpopo Birding Route: 600 species to tick off in the versatile northern bushveld

The Greater Limpopo Birding Route – expanded dramatically from the Soutpansberg/Limpopo route – hosts around 600 bird species in South Africa’s northern mountains, forests, savannahs and wetlands.

Wildlife safari

A world of ancient aloes – quiver tree forest, Northern Cape

Wildlife safari
A world of ancient aloes – quiver tree forest, Northern Cape

The remarkable quiver tree forest in the Northern Cape is the largest aloe forest in the world and a cornerstone of Khoisan culture.

Wildlife safari

Gondwana Game Reserve

Wildlife safari
Gondwana Game Reserve

At the Gondwana Game Reserve the Big 5 and other animals like the Cape mountain zebra roam freely among the fynbos of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

Wildlife safari

The giant quiver trees of Namaqualand are rare kings of the desert

Wildlife safari
The giant quiver trees of Namaqualand are rare kings of the desert

The critically endangered and rare, giant quiver trees are one of the most spectacular aloe species found in South Africa. They grow in northern Namaqualand and the Richtersveld.

Wildlife safari

How to take the best photographs of wild animals

Wildlife safari
How to take the best photographs of wild animals

Handy tips for improving your wildlife photography skills while game-viewing in South Africa.

Breathtaking scenery

Breathtaking scenery

11 reasons to visit South Africa now

Breathtaking scenery
11 reasons to visit South Africa now

11 reasons to visit South Africa now - find out why South Africa is the winter sun holiday you've been waiting for.

Vibrant culture

South Africa has ten World Heritage Sites proclaimed by UNESCO

Vibrant culture
South Africa has ten World Heritage Sites proclaimed by UNESCO

South Africa boasts a remarkable number of World Heritage Sites. There are ten Sites in total as declared by Unesco given their significance in evolution and historical importance.

Breathtaking scenery

Feast your eyes, feed your soul and be inspired by South Africa in full bloom

Breathtaking scenery
Feast your eyes, feed your soul and be inspired by South Africa in full bloom

South Africa is unique. It is one country in the world where one can weave a vibrant tapestry of culture and heritage from the many and varied attractions, experiences and influences that permeate daily living.

Breathtaking scenery

Six reasons to visit the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Breathtaking scenery
Six reasons to visit the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Six reasons to visit the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Breathtaking scenery

South Africa on the big screen

Breathtaking scenery
South Africa on the big screen

Here, we bring you some of the best on-screen locations that you can experience on your next trip to South Africa – and which films to watch before you visit!

Active adventure

The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

Active adventure
The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

The Oscar-winning documentary celebrates South Africa’s biodiversity, the 3 rd most biodiverse country on Earth, and home to the only place in the world where the Marine Big five (Southern Right Whales, Dolphins, Great White Sharks, Cape Fur Seals and African penguins) are all in close proximity to the shore.

Breathtaking scenery

Soul-searching in South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Soul-searching in South Africa

Never has wellness been more relevant, with health and immunity now at the forefront of consciousness after months spent at home during lockdown, and entirely new concepts added to the plethora of health concerns - from Zoom fatigue and maskne to the loneliness induced by self-isolation. Here are some of South Africa’s top wellness experiences for travellers to nurture the mind, body, and spirit on a 2021 post-lockdown trip.

Breathtaking scenery

The Paarl Wine Route

Breathtaking scenery
The Paarl Wine Route

The Paarl Wine Route is along one of the country’s major wine-producing areas and some of the biggest names in the South African wine industry are found here.

The Kruger National Park – a safari destination that can’t be missed.

Not only can you catch a glimpse of the famous Big Five, but you'll find yourself surrounded by hundreds of species of birds, ancient trees, winding rivers, superb accommodation and adventure.

Sun-soaked coast

Breathtaking scenery

South Africa on the big screen

Breathtaking scenery
South Africa on the big screen

Here, we bring you some of the best on-screen locations that you can experience on your next trip to South Africa – and which films to watch before you visit!

Sun-soaked coasts

You’ve never met penguins like these before! Watch on Netflix

Sun-soaked coasts
You’ve never met penguins like these before! Watch on Netflix

Boulders Beach, just outside Cape Town, has so much going for it you will be blown away by the beauty of the small hidden attraction. The ancient granite boulders protect it from the wind and large waves, which makes it an ideal swimming spot for children. Because it falls under the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area, the beach is always clean and safe, and it is rarely crowded. This comes at the cost of a small price, but who wouldn’t be willing to part ways with R65 for a day in this paradise?

Breathtaking scenery

Soul-searching in South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Soul-searching in South Africa

Never has wellness been more relevant, with health and immunity now at the forefront of consciousness after months spent at home during lockdown, and entirely new concepts added to the plethora of health concerns - from Zoom fatigue and maskne to the loneliness induced by self-isolation. Here are some of South Africa’s top wellness experiences for travellers to nurture the mind, body, and spirit on a 2021 post-lockdown trip.

Active adventure

Windsurfing in Cape Town

Active adventure
Windsurfing in Cape Town

Windsurfing is popular in Cape Town - Bloubergstrand and Langebaan are popular destinations. Windsurfing is also popular inland on lakes, dams and rivers.

Sun-soaked coasts

Some of the world’s best surfing – Jeffreys Bay

Sun-soaked coasts
Some of the world’s best surfing – Jeffreys Bay

Surfing at Jeffreys Bay on the Eastern Cape’s Sunshine Coast means waves that range from 3ft to 10ft and run for up to 800m.

Active adventure

Surfing two oceans in the Western Cape

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Surfing two oceans in the Western Cape

The meeting of two oceans in the Western Cape means that there are always good waves for surfing.

Sun-soaked coasts

Enjoy the beer necessities – KwaZulu-Natal beer route

Sun-soaked coasts
Enjoy the beer necessities – KwaZulu-Natal beer route

The unofficial KwaZulu-Natal beer route boats some of the best craft and micro-breweries in the country.

Active adventure

Kitesurfing in South Africa

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Kitesurfing in South Africa

Kitesurfing in South Africa is concentrated around the coastal areas, stretching from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and Durban.

Bustling city life

Breathtaking scenery

South Africa on the big screen

Breathtaking scenery
South Africa on the big screen

Here, we bring you some of the best on-screen locations that you can experience on your next trip to South Africa – and which films to watch before you visit!

Vibrant culture

Bunny Chow 101

Vibrant culture
Bunny Chow 101

Discover the traditional South African curry dish - bunny chow

Bustling city life

Five historical things to see and do in Gauteng

Bustling city life
Five historical things to see and do in Gauteng

A look at some interesting activities to partake in during a visit to the Gauteng province.

Bustling city life

Beer and passion – Bridge Street Micro Brewery, Port Elizabeth

Bustling city life
Beer and passion – Bridge Street Micro Brewery, Port Elizabeth

The Bridge Street Micro Brewery in Port Elizabeth is a brewery and restaurant with its own signature beers and ciders.

Bustling city life

SAB World of Beer, Johannesburg – celebrating the history of the amber elixir in Gauteng.

Bustling city life
SAB World of Beer, Johannesburg – celebrating the history of the amber elixir in Gauteng.

South African Breweries’ World of Beer in Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg, presents a fascinating history of beer globally, and brewing in South Africa – with some welcome samples thrown in.

Bustling city life

The best date ideas in Cape Town

Bustling city life
The best date ideas in Cape Town

The best date ideas in Cape Town

Bustling city life

Surfing, exploring, learning and loving life in Cape Town this summer!

Bustling city life
Surfing, exploring, learning and loving life in Cape Town this summer!

Surfing, exploring, learning and loving life in Cape Town this summer!

Bustling city life

Cape Town: A South African historically significant city

Bustling city life
Cape Town: A South African historically significant city

Popularly known as the “Mother City”, the city has some of South Africa’s most important history and culture.

Add some adventure to your township tour at the Orlando Towers

The Orlando Towers bungee in Soweto adds a whole new dimension to sightseeing in this famous Johannesburg township.

Vibrant culture

Vibrant culture

Meet some of the local content and talent responsible for reviving South Africa's Tourism Industry

Vibrant culture
Meet some of the local content and talent responsible for reviving South Africa's Tourism Industry

A cultural affinity survey showed that audiences abroad are 3.1 times more likely to travel to South Africa after watching the collection highlights – proving the content as a creative solution to drive tourism into the country. Viewers of Blood and Water, were especially attracted to the landmarks and monuments depicted in the show. Attractions that were explored by co-stars of the hit show, Dillon Windvogel and Ama Qamata, in this YouTube video where they walk through the stunning city of Cape Town. South Africa’s oldest town. The Mother City.

Vibrant culture

South Africa has ten World Heritage Sites proclaimed by UNESCO

Vibrant culture
South Africa has ten World Heritage Sites proclaimed by UNESCO

South Africa boasts a remarkable number of World Heritage Sites. There are ten Sites in total as declared by Unesco given their significance in evolution and historical importance.

Breathtaking scenery

Feast your eyes, feed your soul and be inspired by South Africa in full bloom

Breathtaking scenery
Feast your eyes, feed your soul and be inspired by South Africa in full bloom

South Africa is unique. It is one country in the world where one can weave a vibrant tapestry of culture and heritage from the many and varied attractions, experiences and influences that permeate daily living.

Vibrant culture

How do you enjoy a South African-style 'staycation' in the UK?

Vibrant culture
How do you enjoy a South African-style 'staycation' in the UK?

How do you enjoy a South African-style 'staycation' in the UK?

Vibrant culture

Welcome to Vilakazi Street

Vibrant culture
Welcome to Vilakazi Street

The township of Soweto to the south-west of Johannesburg has transformed from a legacy of the apartheid era to a vibrant, energetic hub that will ignite your senses and immerse you in true South African culture. The thriving heart of Soweto is one of the most well-known streets in South Africa, Vilakazi Street.

Vibrant culture

Bunny Chow 101

Vibrant culture
Bunny Chow 101

Discover the traditional South African curry dish - bunny chow

Vibrant culture

Discover the newly launched Brew Route

Vibrant culture
Discover the newly launched Brew Route

Attention beer lovers! 🍻 Discover the newly launched Brew Route on our story today, catering to all of your local craft desires.

Vibrant culture

Road tripping for the hops: Craft breweries of Gauteng

Vibrant culture
Road tripping for the hops: Craft breweries of Gauteng

Explore the craft breweries in and around Gauteng.

Active adventure

Active adventure

Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Triathlon

Active adventure
Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Triathlon

Challenge yourself with the Mandela Day Triathlon

Breathtaking scenery

South Africa on the big screen

Breathtaking scenery
South Africa on the big screen

Here, we bring you some of the best on-screen locations that you can experience on your next trip to South Africa – and which films to watch before you visit!

Active adventure

The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

Active adventure
The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

The Oscar-winning documentary celebrates South Africa’s biodiversity, the 3 rd most biodiverse country on Earth, and home to the only place in the world where the Marine Big five (Southern Right Whales, Dolphins, Great White Sharks, Cape Fur Seals and African penguins) are all in close proximity to the shore.

Breathtaking scenery

Soul-searching in South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Soul-searching in South Africa

Never has wellness been more relevant, with health and immunity now at the forefront of consciousness after months spent at home during lockdown, and entirely new concepts added to the plethora of health concerns - from Zoom fatigue and maskne to the loneliness induced by self-isolation. Here are some of South Africa’s top wellness experiences for travellers to nurture the mind, body, and spirit on a 2021 post-lockdown trip.

Active adventure

There's a lot more to South Africa than Lions and Springboks!

Active adventure
There's a lot more to South Africa than Lions and Springboks!

It’s rugby’s ultimate adventure, the greatest tour of all. Every four years the very best players from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales unite as one to undertake a truly remarkable journey.

Active adventure

An aerial adrenaline rush – Ceres Zip Slide Tour

Active adventure
An aerial adrenaline rush – Ceres Zip Slide Tour

The Ceres Zip Slide Tour, in the Western Cape, offers Africa’s longest zip line, with 8 slides that allow for a 1.4km aerial journey amid beautiful scenery.

Active adventure

Windsurfing in Cape Town

Active adventure
Windsurfing in Cape Town

Windsurfing is popular in Cape Town - Bloubergstrand and Langebaan are popular destinations. Windsurfing is also popular inland on lakes, dams and rivers.

Active adventure

Table Mountain Cycling Routes

Active adventure
Table Mountain Cycling Routes

Amazing cycling routes in Table Mountain National Park for everyone to enjoy.

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