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SSouth Africa is an endless outdoor playground. From skydiving to walking safaris, hot air ballooning to windsurfing, treetop zip lining to river rafting – there’s no shortage of raw adventures and adrenaline-pumping moments.

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#InstaMeetSouthAfrica

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#InstaMeetSouthAfrica

To celebrate 25 years of democracy in South Africa, on 27 April 2019, Freedom Day, South African Tourism is hosting their second InstaMeet in Arniston, Western Cape. As the 5th most Instagrammable country in the world, the #InstaMeetSouthAfrica will be showcasing 25 Instagrammable locations across all provinces. These places range from iconic Heritage Sites to picturesque locations. The Instameet will take place in Arniston, a seaside settlement on the coast of the Overberg region of South Africa, close to Cape Agulhas, which is the southernmost tip of Africa. Top local and international Instagrammers will be coming together in this small town, to meet and exchange ideas while capturing breathtaking images and footage. If you would like to join us, please ensure that your accommodation is booked soon so you don’t miss out! Locations:Waenhuiskrans Caves, Arniston Dunes, Kassiesbaai Fishing Village, De Mond Nature Reserve, Willeen’s Arts & Crafts, Sterna Hiking trail, Whale watching, Rasperpunt hiking trail.

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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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Durban July

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Durban July

The 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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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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Road trip Itinerary to Northern Cape

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Road trip Itinerary to Northern Cape

The Northern Cape is remote, vast and an unspoilt area of the country. The beautiful spring flower spectacle that transforms a semi-desert landscape, the mighty Augrabies and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, famous for its lions, are all worth exploring for the perfect sho’t Left.

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Fall in love with your province

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Fall in love with your province

All you need to do is step out of your front door and we’ll guarantee that you’ll find an adventure around every corner. Here are some of your province’s gems, from Tsitsikamma to Clarens, you will find your romantic retreat is just a short drive away.

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Things to do with your bae or friend

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Things to do with your bae or friend

Here are some suggestions on what to do for around R1000 with a few friends. They are tailored for your pocket, accessible and doable. It’s your country, enjoy it.

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Be a daredevil in the Mother City - here’s 5 top adventures

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Be a daredevil in the Mother City - here’s 5 top adventures

Aah the beautiful Mother City, Cape Town - the metropolitan gem of the Western Cape.

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10 great restaurants in South Africa

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10 great restaurants in South Africa

South Africa’s streets, shores and vineyards are lined with so many incredible restaurants, it’s a hard task narrowing them down into a short bucket list.

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Gin: SA’s trendy drink

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Gin: SA’s trendy drink

Gin is the buzzword on everyone’s lips in Cape Town at the moment.

Vibrant culture

The Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela of the Pilanesberg

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The Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela of the Pilanesberg

In the north-eastern corner of the Pilanesberg, where the Big Five roam the plains and platinum sits in abundance under the soil, you’ll find the ancestral home of the Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela people.

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South African wines

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South African wines

South African wines are simply an infusion of the old winemaking methods combined with new ones to create modern bottled poetry for you.

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