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FFrom the breathtaking scenery of Mpumalanga to the bustling city life of Gauteng, South Africa's provinces promise a range of experiences that you can't find anywhere else on earth. Explore South Africa's nine provices. Discover Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, North West and Western Cape.

WWestern Cape 

TThe scenic splendour of the Western Cape has long been a drawcard in South Africa. This is where you’ll find the Cape Winelands and a beautiful stretch of coastline. Most visitors list Table Mountain, Robben Island (where the late Nelson Mandela was incarcerated) and a visit to the Cape of Good Hope, at the tip of the Cape Peninsula, as priorities.

Western Cape

Luxury in South Africa

Luxury in South Africa

With a rich cultural history, some of the finest wines in the world, gourmet food and enchanting adventures, let South Africa show you why it is a shining jewel of luxury travel.

Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

From the flattest to the tallest to the oldest to prettiest to the most dramatic,South African mountain ranges are astounding.

Tankwa Karoo National Park - sweet silence and solitude

Breathtaking scenery
Tankwa Karoo National Park - sweet silence and solitude

Over the Tankwa Karoo National Park, clouds sketch your thoughts onto a clear blue sky.

Party the night away at top South African nightclubs

Bustling city life
Party the night away at top South African nightclubs

South Africa has a vibrant nightlife and all the major cities offer something different.

Top 10 beaches in the Western Cape - the best places to spend a sunny day

Sun-soaked coasts
Top 10 beaches in the Western Cape - the best places to spend a sunny day

Soak up the sun at one of the Western Cape’s most pristine beaches.

The Otter Trail - the trail of a lifetime

Breathtaking scenery
The Otter Trail - the trail of a lifetime

From your first steps to your last, with river crossings, lush forests, sandy beaches and breathtaking vistas, the Otter Trail will change your life.

Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Wildlife safari
Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Explore our fascinating wildlife ecology in the wide open, pristine and natural environments when you visit one of these phenomenal nature and game reserves.

Art and science - The Cape Town Museum and Planetarium

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Art and science - The Cape Town Museum and Planetarium

A walk up the beautiful Company’s Garden, at the top of Cape Town, takes you to the South African Museum.

Paradise for nature lovers - Cape Point Nature Reserve

Breathtaking scenery
Paradise for nature lovers - Cape Point Nature Reserve

It is one of the most beautiful parts of the African continent where you can enjoy ocean views that stretch for miles.

Explore St George's Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in southern Africa

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Explore St George's Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in southern Africa

At St George's Cathedral, the church kept its doors open to people of all races throughout the apartheid era.

Discover nature’s full majesty at Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Breathtaking scenery
Discover nature’s full majesty at Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Kirstenbosch Gardens are one of South Africa’s oldest national botanical gardens and can be found on the slopes of Table Mountain.

Houses of Parliament –The heart of Cape Town

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Houses of Parliament –The heart of Cape Town

Houses of Parliament –The heart of Cape Town

Cape Town City Hall – A grand old building.

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Cape Town City Hall – A grand old building.

Cape Town City Hall – A grand old building.

Drakenstein Correctional Centre

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Drakenstein Correctional Centre

Drakenstein Correctional Centre

Mandela Rhodes Hotel - Old world glamour meets new age charm at the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa

Bustling city life
Mandela Rhodes Hotel - Old world glamour meets new age charm at the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa

Old world glamour meets new age charm at the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Mandela and the Mother City

Bustling city life
Mandela and the Mother City

‘Cape Town, more than any other city in South Africa, has been home to people from different cultures for a long, long time.’ – Nelson Mandela

V&A Waterfront

Bustling city life
V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront, Cape Town - Shopping in the shadow of the mountain

Things to do in January, without the pinch

Bustling city life
Things to do in January, without the pinch

January is a month known for new beginnings, New Year’s resolutions and also a time where everyone is still feeling the holiday vibes.

Chavonnes Battery, Cape Town

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Chavonnes Battery, Cape Town

At the V&A Waterfront, visitors can view the ruins of the Chavonnes Battery, which has a remarkable story to tell about the early occupation of the Cape by the Dutch East India Company. But the battery also has much more to offer the visitor ...

Travellers encouraged to do #WaterWiseTourism in South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
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.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Vibrant culture
18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

Nobel Square - A tribute to great men

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Nobel Square - A tribute to great men

Tribute to great men Nobel Square, Cape Town

EEastern Cape 

SSouth Africa’s ‘wild’ province, the Eastern Cape features expanses of untouched beach, bush and forest. This was Nelson Mandela’s home province, and is an area with some enticing attractions – among them the Addo Elephant National Park, with the densest elephant population in the world; the dramatic Wild Coast; and, of course, Mandela’s home at Qunu.

Eastern Cape

Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

From the flattest to the tallest to the oldest to prettiest to the most dramatic,South African mountain ranges are astounding.

You've heard about the Big 5. Now meet the Big Seven!

Wildlife safari
You've heard about the Big 5. Now meet the Big Seven!

With two-thirds of our country surrounded by coastline, a trip to South Africa is not complete without seeing Southern Right whales and Great White sharks.

The Otter Trail - the trail of a lifetime

Breathtaking scenery
The Otter Trail - the trail of a lifetime

From your first steps to your last, with river crossings, lush forests, sandy beaches and breathtaking vistas, the Otter Trail will change your life.

Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Wildlife safari
Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Explore our fascinating wildlife ecology in the wide open, pristine and natural environments when you visit one of these phenomenal nature and game reserves.

Fort Hare was the first university in South Africa to accept black students.

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Fort Hare was the first university in South Africa to accept black students.

Fort Hare was the first university in South Africa to accept black students.

From marine life to history, discover more at the Port Elizabeth Museum

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From marine life to history, discover more at the Port Elizabeth Museum

From marine life to history, discover more at the Port Elizabeth Museum

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Things to do in January, without the pinch

Bustling city life
Things to do in January, without the pinch

January is a month known for new beginnings, New Year’s resolutions and also a time where everyone is still feeling the holiday vibes.

Travellers encouraged to do #WaterWiseTourism in South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
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.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Vibrant culture
18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

Tour the beloved country; the KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Route

Vibrant culture
Tour the beloved country; the KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Route

Tour the Beloved Country KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Route

Eastern Cape

Active adventure
Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Luxurious South Africa

Luxurious South Africa

Are you’re looking for luxury treatment – an adventure with all the bells and whistles of luxurious indulgence – then look no further than South Africa.

Enchanted Mountain – Hogsback

Breathtaking scenery
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.

Mountain biking and the Owl Route

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Mountain biking and the Owl Route

The Owl Route is a 50km U-shaped dirt road in the Eastern Cape province, best explored by bicycle.

Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

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Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

Sun-soaked coasts
The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

The Wild Coast is an unspoiled natural treasure.

Take a stroll down Route 67 and explore Port Elizabeth’s rich heritage.

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Take a stroll down Route 67 and explore Port Elizabeth’s rich heritage.

Port Elizabeth's urban-based Route 67 is one of the most exciting and creative of South Africa's inner-city developments.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Breathtaking scenery
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

Get your board out and surf the world’s best at Jefferys Bay

Sun-soaked coasts
Get your board out and surf the world’s best at Jefferys Bay

Hitch a ride on some of the most spectacular waves the world has ever seen

South Africa and its jazz scene

Vibrant culture
South Africa and its jazz scene

Jazz fans from around the world appreciate the skill and vibrant talent of South African jazz musicians.

Enjoy Port Elizabeth’s sun-kissed beaches

Sun-soaked coasts
Enjoy Port Elizabeth’s sun-kissed beaches

Port Elizabeth has a number of wonderful beaches including the Blue Flag King’s Beach, Wells Estate Beach and Humewood Beach.

Trail running adventures the SA way

Active adventure
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.

GGauteng

SSouth Africa’s ‘wild’ province, the Eastern Cape features expanses of untouched beach, bush and forest. This was Nelson Mandela’s home province, and is an area with some enticing attractions – among them the Addo Elephant National Park, with the densest elephant population in the world; the dramatic Wild Coast; and, of course, Mandela’s home at Qunu.

Gauteng

Luxury in South Africa

Luxury in South Africa

With a rich cultural history, some of the finest wines in the world, gourmet food and enchanting adventures, let South Africa show you why it is a shining jewel of luxury travel.

Open-top bus tours in Johannesburg

Bustling city life
Open-top bus tours in Johannesburg

The open-top bus tours run all day, every day, with on-board commentary, 12 fascinating stops and easy access to all the attractions.

Party the night away at top South African nightclubs

Bustling city life
Party the night away at top South African nightclubs

South Africa has a vibrant nightlife and all the major cities offer something different.

FNB stadium - Step into the “calabash” one of Africa’s biggest stadiums.

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FNB stadium - Step into the “calabash” one of Africa’s biggest stadiums.

The FNB stadium continues to be the preferred platform of choice for the Soweto derby involving Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.

Alexandra heritage precinct - Historic and iconic

Bustling city life
Alexandra heritage precinct - Historic and iconic

Explore the Alexandra Heritage Precinct, a moving testament to Mandela’s strength.

Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility - Feel the chill of one of SA’s most notorious gallows.

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Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility - Feel the chill of one of SA’s most notorious gallows.

The Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility gallows is now a museum. It memorialises the 3500 souls who met lost their lives here.

Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon

Bustling city life
Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon

Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg.

The Saxon Hotel - Snuggle into all that the Saxon has to offer.

Bustling city life
The Saxon Hotel - Snuggle into all that the Saxon has to offer.

Beneath the warm and tree-lined Johannesburg skies you’ll find the City of Gold’s luxurious Saxon Hotel.

Feed your appetite for Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours.

Bustling city life
Feed your appetite for Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours.

Feed your appetite for Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours.

Museum Africa - Take a journey through Africa’s rich heritage

Bustling city life
Museum Africa - Take a journey through Africa’s rich heritage

Visit Museum Africa, Johannesburg’s social and cultural history museum and journey back into the glory years of the African continent’s past.

Sakhumzi Restaurant - Soak up the kasi flavor at Sakhumzi Restaurant.

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Sakhumzi Restaurant - Soak up the kasi flavor at Sakhumzi Restaurant.

Soak up Soweto’s rich cultural atmosphere at an important South African tourist destination, Sakhumzi Restaurant.

Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

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Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

Mandela House (Houghton) - Take a look inside Nelson Mandela’s Houghton home.

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Mandela House (Houghton) - Take a look inside Nelson Mandela’s Houghton home.

Thousands gathered to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy outside his Houghton home after his passing in late 2013.

Gold Reef City – a historic adventure ride

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Gold Reef City – a historic adventure ride

Gold Reef City – a historic adventure ride

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Things to do in January, without the pinch

Bustling city life
Things to do in January, without the pinch

January is a month known for new beginnings, New Year’s resolutions and also a time where everyone is still feeling the holiday vibes.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Vibrant culture
18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

Alexandra township – a vibrancy that’s hard to beat

Vibrant culture
Alexandra township – a vibrancy that’s hard to beat

The next time you decide to try something new and different, why not go for a memorable township experience in the kasi (township) of all kasis: Alexandra.

Place of human rights Constitution Hill, Johannesburg

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Place of human rights Constitution Hill, Johannesburg

Johannesburg’s Constitution Hill remembers the horrors of the past, and yet embraces the promises of the future, marrying them with the reality of the present.

The face of an uprising, The Hector Pieterson Museum, Soweto

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The face of an uprising, The Hector Pieterson Museum, Soweto

The Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto's Khumalo Street recalls the events of 16 June 1976 and the ensuing Soweto Uprising.

Kliptown Open Air Museum

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Kliptown Open Air Museum

The home of the Freedom Charter Kliptown Open Air Museum, Johannesburg

Tour the beloved country; the KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Route

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Tour the beloved country; the KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Route

Tour the Beloved Country KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Route

Lilliesleaf Farm

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Lilliesleaf Farm

Home of the Freedom Struggle Liliesleaf Farm

KKwaZulu-Natal

SSouth Africa’s third-smallest province, KwaZulu-Natal has a wealth of scenic and cultural attractions that include the country’s most popular beaches lying to the south and north of Durban. Add to that its bushveld reserves to the north, historic battlefields and the dramatic Drakensberg mountains, and you can see why it’s popular with tourists.

KwaZulu-Natal

Luxury in South Africa

Luxury in South Africa

With a rich cultural history, some of the finest wines in the world, gourmet food and enchanting adventures, let South Africa show you why it is a shining jewel of luxury travel.

Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

From the flattest to the tallest to the oldest to prettiest to the most dramatic,South African mountain ranges are astounding.

Party the night away at top South African nightclubs

Bustling city life
Party the night away at top South African nightclubs

South Africa has a vibrant nightlife and all the major cities offer something different.

aha Shakaland Hotel & Zulu Cultural Village - the greatest Zulu experience in Africa

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aha Shakaland Hotel & Zulu Cultural Village - the greatest Zulu experience in Africa

Shakaland is a cultural replication of a Zulu “Umuzi” or homestead, complete with 55 very comfortable beehive huts that overlook the Phobane Lake.

Victoria Street Market - a unique and colourful shopping stop

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Victoria Street Market - a unique and colourful shopping stop

Linger longer as your senses take in the smells, sounds and tastes of different spices and incense or let your sight drink in the vibrant and colourful fabrics.

Top 10 natural attractions in KwaZulu-Natal - welcome to the gardens of Eden

Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Wildlife safari
Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Explore our fascinating wildlife ecology in the wide open, pristine and natural environments when you visit one of these phenomenal nature and game reserves.

Karkloof Nature Reserve - let this place restore you

Breathtaking scenery
Karkloof Nature Reserve - let this place restore you

When you visit this place you will truly understand the restorative power of nature.

Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour

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Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour

Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Inanda Heritage Route

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Inanda Heritage Route

The Inanda Heritage Route explores the often overlooked area on Inanda, north of Durban. Despite its apparent obscurity, this region has historical roots that run deep, as a place that experienced first-hand the injustices of apartheid, was the home of passive resistance and became an icon of the freedom struggle.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Vibrant culture
18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

KwaZulu-Natal

Active adventure
KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal

The Sunshine Coast, Durban

Bustling city life
The Sunshine Coast, Durban

Durban is South Africa’s self-styled “playground” where year-round warm weather welcomes everyone to make the most of the area’s natural outdoor lifestyle.

Take a backseat and enjoy the Durban rickshaw

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Take a backseat and enjoy the Durban rickshaw

For a few Durban locals, riding a rickshaw along the Golden Mile (promenade) brings back fond childhood memories.

Florida Road, Durban

Bustling city life
Florida Road, Durban

Prepare yourself for the vibrant buzz in Florida Road that starts in the early morning when the sidewalk cafes on this bustling street form the meeting point for friends, colleagues and shoppers alike.

Safari on sea and land – discover the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Wildlife safari
Safari on sea and land – discover the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

South Africa is home to many diverse safari experiences and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a natural wonder, and notably a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Breathtaking scenery
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

Visit Durban harbour, South Africa’s premier cargo and container port

Sun-soaked coasts
Visit Durban harbour, South Africa’s premier cargo and container port

Fourth-largest in the Southern Hemisphere, this 21km-wide port features 58 berths and is serviced by more than 20 terminal operators.

Indian cuisine takes on South African elements

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Indian cuisine takes on South African elements

The local Indian cuisine has very distinctive flavours. Spices are used extensively, and much of the cooking is considered to be hotter than the fare usually consumed by non-Indian South Africans.

A street full of Durban delights - it’s Florida Road

Bustling city life
A street full of Durban delights - it’s Florida Road

The buzz in Florida Road, Durban, starts in the early morning when the sidewalk cafes form the meeting point for friends, colleagues and shoppers alike.

Gain some perspective at the Mandela Capture Site

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Gain some perspective at the Mandela Capture Site

The sculpture both affects and is affected by the surrounding landscape, visually shifting throughout the day.

Pearl of KwaZulu-Natal – the Oyster Box Hotel

Bustling city life
Pearl of KwaZulu-Natal – the Oyster Box Hotel

For decades, the Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks has been a loved destination for both local and international visitors.

MMpumalanga

MMpumalanga means ‘the land of the rising sun’ in the local siSwati and Zulu languages, a name it derives from lying on the eastern border of the country. It is most famous for being the southern gateway to the country’s premier wildlife reserve, the Kruger National Park. It is a place of game, adventure and rich history.

Mpumalanga

The Mac-Mac Falls - where double rainbows can be found every day

Breathtaking scenery
The Mac-Mac Falls - where double rainbows can be found every day

Tumbling 70m in two double streams, with water rainbows, white spray and a deep, dramatic pool, this is what waterfalls are supposed to look like.

Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Wildlife safari
Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Explore our fascinating wildlife ecology in the wide open, pristine and natural environments when you visit one of these phenomenal nature and game reserves.

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

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

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

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Vibrant culture
18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

Mpumalanga

Breathtaking scenery
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.

Spot the Big Five at the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Wildlife safari
Spot the Big Five at the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

The Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve is renowned as a haven for the Big Five and for luxury game lodges of international standing.

The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

Breathtaking scenery
The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

The Sabie Waterfalls Route in Mpumalanga is one of South Africa's best-kept secrets.

The wonders of Barberton

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The wonders of Barberton

Barberton is a geological mecca, luring international geologists and biologists to probe the earth’s beginnings.

Welcome to Mbombela - gateway to the Lowveld

Bustling city life
Welcome to Mbombela - gateway to the Lowveld

Mbombela, the capital of the Mpumalanga province, is a vibrant, sub-tropical city that combines a rich history surrounded by untouched wildlife and plenty of adrenaline-fueled adventure.

From high-end fashion to entertainment, the Riverside Mall has it all

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From high-end fashion to entertainment, the Riverside Mall has it all

From high-end fashion to entertainment, the Riverside Mall has it all.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Breathtaking scenery
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

It’s a chimp life at Jane Goodall Institute’s Chimpanzee Eden

Wildlife safari
It’s a chimp life at Jane Goodall Institute’s Chimpanzee Eden

The Jane Goodall Institute’s Chimpanzee Eden, set in a forested reserve between Nelspruit and Barberton, has brought hope, peace and some degree of normality to dozens of traumatised chimpanzees from all over Africa.

Hazyview adventures

Wildlife safari
Hazyview adventures

Hazyview and its surrounds offer some of the most comprehensive line-ups of adventure activities in one South African destination.

Mpumalanga’s Ndebele villages – where colour and culture collide

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Mpumalanga’s Ndebele villages – where colour and culture collide

Pictures of Mpumalanga’s Ndebele people often adorn posters and guidebooks to South Africa because of their dazzlingly painted traditional homesteads and colourful crafts.

South Africa and its jazz scene

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South Africa and its jazz scene

Jazz fans from around the world appreciate the skill and vibrant talent of South African jazz musicians.

Explore the famous Sabie

Breathtaking scenery
Explore the famous Sabie

The busy little farming town of Sabie is ideally situated to act as a base for exploring Mpumalanga’s beautiful Panorama Route and its awesome scenery.

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.

Take a break and relax in Pilgrim’s Rest

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Take a break and relax in Pilgrim’s Rest

The village of Pilgrim’s Rest is a settlement lost in time.

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

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

When you think of South Africa, the incredible Kruger National Park most certainly comes to mind.

A journey to the centre of the Earth at the Sudwala Caves

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A journey to the centre of the Earth at the Sudwala Caves

Don’t miss the opportunity to go caving at the Sudwala Caves, the oldest known caves in the world.

The Panorama Route – you’ll only believe it when you see it

Breathtaking scenery

Become a part of nature with a walking safari

Wildlife safari
Become a part of nature with a walking safari

Bush walks - what better way to experience the ultimate in safari experiences - picture walking through the untouched wild of South Africa.

LLimpopo

LLimpopo has become a sought-after tourist destination for its big game, exceptional birding, untamed bush landscapes and an ancient African kingdom, the centre of which was located at Mapungubwe National Park. It is also the northern gateway to the Kruger National Park.

Limpopo

Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

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Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

From the flattest to the tallest to the oldest to prettiest to the most dramatic,South African mountain ranges are astounding.

Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

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Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Explore our fascinating wildlife ecology in the wide open, pristine and natural environments when you visit one of these phenomenal nature and game reserves.

Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg

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Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg

Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg

Using South Africa’s public transport

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Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

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18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

Limpopo

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Limpopo

Limpopo

History and culture in Polokwane

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History and culture in Polokwane

In Polokwane, history and culture offer insight into this modern city.

Bakone Malapa open-air museum - at home with the Basotho

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Bakone Malapa open-air museum - at home with the Basotho

The Bakone, a sub-group of the Northern Sotho people, will happily introduce you to their contemporary customs and traditional way of life.

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

Polokwane - The place of peace

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Polokwane - The place of peace

Polokwane is the capital city of Limpopo, and has a vibrant mix of people and interesting culture.

Meropa Casino & Entertainment World

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Meropa Casino & Entertainment World

Set on the outskirts of Limpopo's capital city, Polokwane, the Meropa Casino & Entertainment World is the city's Moroccan-style fiesta of fun.

Bela-Bela and its relaxing hot springs

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Bela-Bela and its relaxing hot springs

Round up your family and friends and head for this charming historic town in the Waterberg bushveld.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Breathtaking scenery
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

Rock out at South Africa’s largest music festival – Oppikoppi

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Rock out at South Africa’s largest music festival – Oppikoppi

For over 20 years, this gathering of South Africa’s music elite has become an essential pilgrimage for music lovers

Uncover a “new” ancient history at Mapungubwe

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Uncover a “new” ancient history at Mapungubwe

South African history goes further back than you think.

Meet the Venda - sacred people in a sacred place

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Meet the Venda - sacred people in a sacred place

The Venda people are not very populous but they have a rich cultural heritage.

Experience the best of the outdoors at Polokwane Game Reserve

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Experience the best of the outdoors at Polokwane Game Reserve

Polokwane Game Reserve is one of the most notable municipal reserves in the country.

South Africa and its jazz scene

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South Africa and its jazz scene

Jazz fans from around the world appreciate the skill and vibrant talent of South African jazz musicians.

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.

Polokwane Art Museum - Gallery for Venda, Tsonga and Pedi Art

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Polokwane Art Museum - Gallery for Venda, Tsonga and Pedi Art

The Polokwane Art Museum has over 1000 artworks, including an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures by Venda, Pedi and Tsonga artists, many of which explore the region’s rich mythology.

A jungle adventure with the Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour

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A jungle adventure with the Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour

The Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour takes explorers on an unforgettable journey above the Letaba River gorge in Limpopo.

The shopping giant of Polokwane, the Mall of the North

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The shopping giant of Polokwane, the Mall of the North

The Mall of the North in Polokwane offers you the biggest and best choice of retail goods, services, shopping and entertainment in the entire Limpopo province.

Nylsvley Nature Reserve - a floodplain perfect for every type of feather

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Nylsvley Nature Reserve - a floodplain perfect for every type of feather

Birding in South Africa is simply spectacular at Nylsvley Nature Reserve, which protects a significant portion of the country’s largest inland floodplain.

NNorth West

TThe North West province features premier wildlife destinations, among them the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and the Madikwe Game Reserve; parts of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites (the Vredefort Dome and the Taung Fossil Site, part of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site); and the world-famous Sun City gaming and entertainment resort.

North West

Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Wildlife safari
Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Explore our fascinating wildlife ecology in the wide open, pristine and natural environments when you visit one of these phenomenal nature and game reserves.

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

Wet and wild in Sun City

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Wet and wild in Sun City

Sun City’s Valley of the Waves, magnificent golf courses and stunning hotels, including the timeless elegance of their crowning glory, the Palace, are well known between local and international tourists alike.

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

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18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

North West

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North West

North West

Explore the charming town of Groot Marico

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Explore the charming town of Groot Marico

Settle in to a genuine South African experience in Groot Marico. It's no wonder that so many of Herman Charles Bosman's tales featured this part of the country.

Experience the very best at Menlyn Park

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Experience the very best at Menlyn Park

Menlyn Park deserves its reputation as one of South Africa’s greatest shopping destinations for local and international visitors alike.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Breathtaking scenery
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

South Africa and its jazz scene

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South Africa and its jazz scene

Jazz fans from around the world appreciate the skill and vibrant talent of South African jazz musicians.

The ride of your life at The Valley of the Waves

Sun-soaked coasts
The ride of your life at The Valley of the Waves

The Valley of the Waves theme park at the Sun City resort offers visitors the chance to surf, swim and ride water chutes in the midst of the African bushveld.

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.

Zip line in Sun City

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Zip line in Sun City

Fly like the wind on the world’s longest and fastest zip slide at Sun City.

Immerse yourself in culture at the Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village

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Immerse yourself in culture at the Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village

At the Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village you can experience the colourful sights and sounds of authentic African villages and learn about the ways of the Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho, Nguni and Ndebele people.

Turning farmland back to nature at Madikwe Game Reserve, North West

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Turning farmland back to nature at Madikwe Game Reserve, North West

Madikwe Game Reserve, one of South Africa’s foremost Big Five malaria-free reserves, was envisaged not by conservationists, but by economists.

The Magaliesberg Mountains – hike through ancient history

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The Magaliesberg Mountains – hike through ancient history

Just up the road from Johannesburg and Pretoria, the Magaliesberg Mountain Range stretches across two of our provinces – Gauteng and the North West.

Have fun in the sun at Sun City, North West - a world-class resort

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Have fun in the sun at Sun City, North West - a world-class resort

The Sun City theme park in the North West province is part of the Sun City Resort and Entertainment complex, offering a myriad of leisure and recreation options for the entire family.

Soar over the Pilanesberg National Park in a hot air balloon

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Soar over the Pilanesberg National Park in a hot air balloon

Take an aerial safari in a hot air balloon over the breathtaking Pilanesberg National Park.

Discover quality crafts, decor and much more at Chameleon Village

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Discover quality crafts, decor and much more at Chameleon Village

Chameleon Village, a melting pot of craft outlets, pubs, restaurants, decor and lots more.

Get a bird’s-eye view on the Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway

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Get a bird’s-eye view on the Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway

Soars high above the ancient Magaliesberg Mountains with an uninterrupted view over the Hartbeespoort Dam and beyond.

Become a part of nature with a walking safari

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Become a part of nature with a walking safari

Bush walks - what better way to experience the ultimate in safari experiences - picture walking through the untouched wild of South Africa.

NNorthern Cape 

TThe Northern Cape is the largest of South Africa’s provinces but has the smallest population, making it one of the more remote areas of the country. Among its key selling points are its vast open spaces, unique vegetation – including the beautiful spring flower spectacle that transforms a semi-desert landscape – and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, which is famous for its lions.

Northern Cape

Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

Breathtaking scenery
Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

From the flattest to the tallest to the oldest to prettiest to the most dramatic,South African mountain ranges are astounding.

Tankwa Karoo National Park - sweet silence and solitude

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Tankwa Karoo National Park - sweet silence and solitude

Over the Tankwa Karoo National Park, clouds sketch your thoughts onto a clear blue sky.

Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Wildlife safari
Born to be wild at these top private game reserves

Explore our fascinating wildlife ecology in the wide open, pristine and natural environments when you visit one of these phenomenal nature and game reserves.

Touring Cape Town’s art galleries

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Touring Cape Town’s art galleries

Touring Cape Town’s art galleries

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

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.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

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Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

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Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

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18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

Northern Cape

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Northern Cape

Northern Cape

Sol Plaatje – an inspiring leader and extraordinary thinker

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Sol Plaatje – an inspiring leader and extraordinary thinker

Sol Plaatje is a leading figure in South Africa's liberation history.

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.

The Diamond Rush brought to life at the Kimberley Mine Museum

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The Diamond Rush brought to life at the Kimberley Mine Museum

The Kimberley Mine Museum is a window back to a time when fortune seekers converged here to dig for diamonds.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Breathtaking scenery
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

Be tickled pink with Kimberley’s flamingos

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Be tickled pink with Kimberley’s flamingos

The flamingos of Kimberley's Kamfers Dam offer a rare and lovely sight – thousands upon thousands of these pink birds stretching for as far as the eye can see.

Discover the soul of the Eastern Cape at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

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Discover the soul of the Eastern Cape at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

If you want to discover the rich and vibrant South African culture and how it has evolved over time, a trip to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum in the Eastern Cape is definitely an eye-opening experience.

From mountains to sand dunes, take an off-road adventure in the Northern Cape

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From mountains to sand dunes, take an off-road adventure in the Northern Cape

Are you one of those adventurers who likes to tackle the road less travelled?

South Africa and its jazz scene

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South Africa and its jazz scene

Jazz fans from around the world appreciate the skill and vibrant talent of South African jazz musicians.

A dry spectacle at the Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

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A dry spectacle at the Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

If you appreciate the soulful desolation of the desert then look no further than The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

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.

Take a trip to the universe in Sutherland

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Take a trip to the universe in Sutherland

Sutherland in the Northern Cape, you’ll get one of the best views of the universe this world has to offer.

Discover what’s roaring at the Witsand Nature Reserve

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Discover what’s roaring at the Witsand Nature Reserve

Witsand Nature Reserve in the Northern Cape is an exceptional eco-destination, featuring geological and climatic anomalies.

Welcome to the diamond capital of South Africa - Kimberley

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Welcome to the diamond capital of South Africa - Kimberley

Kimberley, thanks to the fevered diamond rush of the 1870s, has a glittering past.

Mokala National Park - where the Kalahari kisses the Karoo

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Mokala National Park - where the Kalahari kisses the Karoo

Just south of Kimberley lies the delightful Mokala National Park, dotted with beautiful African Camel thorn trees.

FFree State 

TThe Free State is essentially an agricultural province and its appeal lies in its scenic beauty, rural tranquillity and natural attractions. The eastern part of the province is the most beautiful, with its sandstone rock formations and rolling grassland. It also lies in the heart of South Africa as it borders six of the country’s nine provinces, as well as the kingdom of Lesotho.

Free State

Basotho traditional cuisine - stews, salty porridge, dried veg, yoghurt and spicy seeds

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Basotho traditional cuisine - stews, salty porridge, dried veg, yoghurt and spicy seeds

Basotho traditional cuisine is all about think stews, salty porridges, dried veg, yoghurt and spicy seeds. The culture is rich, hearty and historical.

Sandveld Nature Reserve -a birding haven

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Sandveld Nature Reserve -a birding haven

The Free State is home to a myriad of bird species, wide open spaces, cold and clean waterways and formidable mountain ranges.

A floral haven in the City of Roses at the Free State Botanical Garden

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A floral haven in the City of Roses at the Free State Botanical Garden

A floral haven in the City of Roses at the Free State Botanical Garden

Prehistoric discoveries and wildlife galore-The Waterberg, Limpopo

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Prehistoric discoveries and wildlife galore-The Waterberg, Limpopo

Prehistoric discoveries and wildlife galore-The Waterberg, Limpopo

Using South Africa’s public transport

Bustling city life
Using South Africa’s public transport

Travelling in and around South Africa’s bustling metropolitans is easy, convenient and affordable.

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Vibrant culture
Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.

Bloemfontein – a thrill seeker’s paradise for exhilarating adventures

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Bloemfontein – a thrill seeker’s paradise for exhilarating adventures

Bloemfontein – a thrill seeker’s paradise for exhilarating adventures

Remembering the past at the Anglo-Boer War Museum

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Remembering the past at the Anglo-Boer War Museum

Remembering the past at the Anglo-Boer War Museum

18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

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18 July 1918 to 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

With Nelson Mandela's passing, he will be remembered for his generosity of spirit and the remarkable achievement of bringing peace to a deeply divided country.

Free State

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Free State

Free State

Explore the Free State, a province buried in rich history

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Explore the Free State, a province buried in rich history

As beautiful as the Free State is, it’s equally interesting and dynamic. It’s centred around traditional African cultures, as well as influences of the early European settlers.

Among the mountains, it’s the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Breathtaking scenery
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.

Enjoy the classic and the contemporary at Oliewenhuis Art Museum

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Enjoy the classic and the contemporary at Oliewenhuis Art Museum

The Oliewenhuis Art Museum may be called a “museum”, but it's really an art experience – gallery, restaurants, gardens and all!

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Breathtaking scenery
Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

Spanning nearly 400 000km2 in the geographic midriff of South Africa, the Great Karoo must be one of the quietest places on Earth.

From fine dining to local cuisine, Bloemfontein has it all

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From fine dining to local cuisine, Bloemfontein has it all

Eating out in Bloemfontein is a pleasure.