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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

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.

Sandveld Nature Reserve -a birding haven

Wildlife safari
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.

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.

Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg (1)

Wildlife safari
Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg (1)

Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg

Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg

Wildlife safari
Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg

Take the plunge and skydive in the Waterberg

Prehistoric discoveries and wildlife galore-The Waterberg, Limpopo

Wildlife safari
Prehistoric discoveries and wildlife galore-The Waterberg, Limpopo

Prehistoric discoveries and wildlife galore-The Waterberg, Limpopo

Health and wellness on safari

Wildlife safari
Health and wellness on safari

Combine your wildlife safaris with the ultimate in luxury by unwinding in a sumptious spa experience in the bush

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.

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.

Get a bird’s-eye view at the Monte Casino Bird Garden

Wildlife safari
Get a bird’s-eye view at the Monte Casino Bird Garden

Consider it a bird oasis in the urban jungle, and “the only bird park of its kind in Africa”.

Be tickled pink with Kimberley’s flamingos

Wildlife safari
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.

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.

An untouched world of perfect hushed silences and raw wildlife moments

Wildlife safari
An untouched world of perfect hushed silences and raw wildlife moments

In the South African wilderness, you begin your journey into the soul of Africa.

Experience the best of the outdoors at Polokwane Game Reserve

Wildlife safari
Experience the best of the outdoors at Polokwane Game Reserve

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

Shark Alley’s marine safari

Wildlife safari
Shark Alley’s marine safari

If you’re looking for safari action on the open water, then there’s no better place than the famous and fearsome Shark Alley

A dry spectacle at the Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

Wildlife safari
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

Experience the sardine run - the greatest shoal on Earth!

Wildlife safari
Experience the sardine run - the greatest shoal on Earth!

Starting in May, millions of sardines make their way from the cold waters of the Cape to the warmer tides of KwaZulu-Natal

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

Wildlife safari
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.

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.

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – 2 countries, 1 unforgettable desert safari

Wildlife safari
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – 2 countries, 1 unforgettable desert safari

If you think the desert is bland, you’ve obviously never been to the Kalahari.

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.

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

Wildlife safari
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.

Dinokeng Game Reserve - wildlife in the heart of Gauteng

Wildlife safari
Dinokeng Game Reserve - wildlife in the heart of Gauteng

Dinokeng Game Reserve is not only the first free-roaming Big Five game reserve next to an urban area, but probably the first in the world.

Breathtaking scenery

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

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.

Explore the rugged, intensely beautiful mountain ranges of South Africa

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

Tankwa Karoo National Park - sweet silence and solitude

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

The Otter Trail - the trail of a lifetime

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.

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

Karkloof Nature Reserve - let this place restore you

Karkloof Nature Reserve - let this place restore you

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

Cape Winelands - fruits of the vine

Cape Winelands - fruits of the vine

The Cape Winelands is an unforgettable Western Cape visitor attraction where you can choose one of a multitude of official routes.

Paradise for nature lovers - Cape Point Nature Reserve

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.

Travellers encouraged to do #WaterWiseTourism in South Africa

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.

Enchanted Mountain – Hogsback

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.

The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

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

Cape Town’s special drive – Chapman’s Peak

Cape Town’s special drive – Chapman’s Peak

Chapman’s Peak Drive on the Atlantic Coast, between Hout Bay and Noordhoek in the Cape Peninsula, is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world.

All aboard the Tshwane Explorer

All aboard the Tshwane Explorer

Covering a distance of 60km in and around Pretoria, the Tshwane Explorer steam train trip is the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon.

Experience tranquillity at the Mountain Sanctuary Park, North West

Experience tranquillity at the Mountain Sanctuary Park, North West

Hiking, biking and walking are pursuits perfectly suited to the expansive Magaliesberg mountains.

Stellenbosch – a town on the scenic countryside of the Western Cape

Stellenbosch – a town on the scenic countryside of the Western Cape

Stellenbosch is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, wine farms, street cafés, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and its famous university.

Company’s Garden, Cape Town

Company’s Garden, Cape Town

Company's Garden in Cape Town is a great place for travellers to spend a few hours unwinding and exploring the natural, historical and architectural attractions.

Take an unforgettable road trip in the Great Karoo

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.

Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction

Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction

Let us introduce you to our places of wonder that make us swell with pride and take our breaths away again and again.

Wonderful winelands – Stellenbosch and Franschhoek

Wonderful winelands – Stellenbosch and Franschhoek

Just head on over to Franschhoek or Stellenbosch (or both) where you can sip, swirl and swallow your way through some of the best wines South Africa has to offer.

Explore the famous Sabie

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.

A hundred reasons to visit the Valley of a Thousand Hills

A hundred reasons to visit the Valley of a Thousand Hills

The breathtaking Valley of a Thousand Hills is an exciting component of Durban and South Africa's province of KwaZulu-Natal – the Kingdom of the Zulu.

Take a trip to the universe in Sutherland

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.

Table Mountain – South Africa’s most iconic landmark

Table Mountain – South Africa’s most iconic landmark

South Africa’s best-known landmark, but what many people don’t know is that it’s also a hiker’s paradise with numerous trails, amazing views and plenty of interesting things to learn

Understanding Zulu cultural ceremonies in Zululand

Understanding Zulu cultural ceremonies in Zululand

A festival involving snakes, a reed dance with thousands of Zulu maidens or a mass religious gathering of the Shembe are all cultural outings available to you when exploring Eshowe in Zululand at certain times of the year.

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

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.

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.

Let the waves lift your soul along South Africa’s sun-soaked coast

Sun-soaked coasts
Let the waves lift your soul along South Africa’s sun-soaked coast

. South Africa’s sun-soaked coast lies ready, all-year round, to share its secrets, adventures and lazy days with you.

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

Important work of the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board

Sun-soaked coasts
Important work of the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board

The Sharks Board is also involved in vital shark research, and educates the public about sharks and their behaviour.

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.

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.

uShaka Marine world - a world-class aquarium and water park

Sun-soaked coasts
uShaka Marine world - a world-class aquarium and water park

uShaka Marine World is a marine theme park in Durban, South Africa’s biggest port city.

Discover the Garden Route

Sun-soaked coasts
Discover the Garden Route

The Garden Route is a mix of modern golf courses, ancient forests, secluded artists' communities, retirement estates, craft centres, mountain hideaways and beach holidays.

Historic Kalk Bay

Sun-soaked coasts
Historic Kalk Bay

Kalk Bay’s eclectic mix of people, historic buildings, cobbled streets, Bohemian bric-a-brac shops, vintage bookstores, art and antique galleries, colourful fishing vessels and excellent restaurants is what makes it so unique and charming.

South Africa’s Garden of Eden – Knysna

Sun-soaked coasts
South Africa’s Garden of Eden – Knysna

Knysna is located along South Africa’s beautiful and famed Garden Route in the Western Cape province.

Marvel at the Hole in the Wall

Sun-soaked coasts
Marvel at the Hole in the Wall

Hole in the Wall is an impressive, natural rocky archway found just off the Wild Coast, south of Coffee Bay in the Eastern Cape

Shipwrecks and romance of the Diamond Coast

Sun-soaked coasts
Shipwrecks and romance of the Diamond Coast

Wild and rugged, the Diamond Coast can be found on the far north-western coast from Port Nolloth to the mouth of the Orange River.

Dip your toes in the Golden Mile of Durban’s Beaches

Sun-soaked coasts
Dip your toes in the Golden Mile of Durban’s Beaches

Durban Beaches - South Africa’s very own seaside paradise

Meet Durban, South Africa's Playground

Sun-soaked coasts
Meet Durban, South Africa's Playground

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.

Visit the Boulders Beach penguins

Sun-soaked coasts
Visit the Boulders Beach penguins

At the beautiful Boulders Beach, you can get to know our most famous birds, the African penguin.

Bustling city life

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.

Fantastic views from Africa’s highest building - Carlton Centre

Bustling city life
Fantastic views from Africa’s highest building - Carlton Centre

Fantastic views from Africa’s highest building - Carlton Centre

Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

Bustling city life
Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

Whatever you want to discover in Cape Town, start at the V&A Waterfront

Bustling city life
Whatever you want to discover in Cape Town, start at the V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town is home to a wide range of exciting retail outlets, from well-known international brands to exclusive local boutiques.

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

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

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

Eating out in Johannesburg - fabulous culinary flair

Bustling city life
Eating out in Johannesburg - fabulous culinary flair

From gourmet on 4th Avenue to genuine German fare in Randburg, as well as suggestions for where to eat on the cheap, if you want to impress, or are just looking for great service and value, why not go forth on a Jozi food adventure?

Polokwane - The place of peace

Bustling city life
Polokwane - The place of peace

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

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.

Meropa Casino & Entertainment World

Bustling city life
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.

From fine dining to local cuisine, Bloemfontein has it all

Bustling city life
From fine dining to local cuisine, Bloemfontein has it all

Eating out in Bloemfontein is a pleasure.

Discover culinary delights in Pretoria

Bustling city life
Discover culinary delights in Pretoria

Pretoria is the diplomatic hub of South Africa, which means cultures from all corners of the globe call this city home.

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.

Meet the Rainbow Nation in buzzing cities bursting with colour and life

Bustling city life
Meet the Rainbow Nation in buzzing cities bursting with colour and life

Every South African city has its own unique story to tell, and the best people to tell those stories are the locals themselves.

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.

History of the brew at SAB World of Beer, Johannesburg

Bustling city life
History of the brew at SAB World of Beer, Johannesburg

A visit to the South African Breweries (SAB) World of Beer in Johannesburg's Newtown Cultural Precinct offers a fascinating introduction to the history of beer and brewing.

Shopping in the shadow of the mountain at the V&A Waterfront

Bustling city life
Shopping in the shadow of the mountain at the V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town is home to a wide range of exciting retail outlets, from well-known international brands to exclusive local boutiques.

Get to know South Africa’s Friendly City – Port Elizabeth

Bustling city life
Get to know South Africa’s Friendly City – Port Elizabeth

Home to stunning beaches, interesting museums and award-winning wildlife destinations, and also some of the friendliest people in the country.

Indulge in designer delights, Old Biscuit Mill

Bustling city life
Indulge in designer delights, Old Biscuit Mill

Indulge in designer delights at the Biscuit Mill, a vibrant little village in the heart of Woodstock.

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.

Long Street - Cape Town’s heartbeat

Bustling city life
Long Street - Cape Town’s heartbeat

If you’re looking for a book, a party, a delicious dinner or simply a long afternoon spent at an exotic bar watching Cape Town pass you by, then you need to be on Long Street, a place where music, food and fun are serious business.

Welcome to the diamond capital of South Africa - Kimberley

Bustling city life
Welcome to the diamond capital of South Africa - Kimberley

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

A feast for the eyes, stomach, heart and soul in Maboneng

Bustling city life
A feast for the eyes, stomach, heart and soul in Maboneng

Welcome to the modern and cultural heart of South Africa’s largest city.

Entertainment, attractions and Pretoria’s activities

Bustling city life
Entertainment, attractions and Pretoria’s activities

Known as the “Jacaranda City”, for all the purple blossom-bedecked trees, Pretoria is a lovely, quiet city. It has a long, involved and fascinating history. Here you will find significant old buildings and fascinating museums.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

An enduring symbol of unity and overcoming adversity as a nation

An enduring symbol of unity and overcoming adversity as a nation

The South African flag is an enduring symbol of unity and overcoming adversity as a nation.

Art and science - The Cape Town Museum and Planetarium

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.

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

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.

From marine life to history, discover more at the Port Elizabeth Museum (1)

From marine life to history, discover more at the Port Elizabeth Museum (1)

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

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

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

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

A national treasure of history, art and culture at The National Museum

A national treasure of history, art and culture at The National Museum

A national treasure of history, art and culture at The National Museum

Touring Cape Town’s art galleries

Touring Cape Town’s art galleries

Touring Cape Town’s art galleries

Bloemfontein – a thrill seeker’s paradise for exhilarating adventures

Bloemfontein – a thrill seeker’s paradise for exhilarating adventures

Bloemfontein – a thrill seeker’s paradise for exhilarating adventures

Explore South Africa while sowing the seeds of rural upliftment

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.

South Africans food markets- Jozi

South Africans food markets- Jozi

Yes you may be in South Africa for the wildlife, sun, sea or all of the above, but the country is gaining a delicious reputation for its food.

Mountain biking and the Owl Route

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.

History and culture in Polokwane

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

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.

Enjoy the classic and the contemporary at Oliewenhuis Art Museum

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

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.

Oudtshoorn - The capital of the Klein Karoo

Oudtshoorn - The capital of the Klein Karoo

Inland from the Cape’s famous Garden Route, over breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes, magnificent red rocks and the wide open spaces of the Klein Karoo, you’ll find Oudtshoorn – once known internationally as the ostrich capital of the world

Sol Plaatje – an inspiring leader and extraordinary thinker

Sol Plaatje – an inspiring leader and extraordinary thinker

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

Explore the charming town of Groot Marico

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.

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

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 the roots of all humanity to a human story that inspired the world

From the roots of all humanity to a human story that inspired the world

While South Africa embodies our most ancient roots, we have evolved into an amazing mix of modern cultures.

Gain some perspective at the Mandela Capture Site

Gain some perspective at the Mandela Capture Site

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

Active adventure

Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour (1)

Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour (1)

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

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

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

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

Say NO to animal interaction

Say NO to animal interaction

From African elephants, buffalos and cheetahs to leopards and exotic primates, South Africa is home to a wide variety of wildlife species.

The wonders of Barberton

The wonders of Barberton

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

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Adventures in and around Bloemfontein

Adventures in and around Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein is fairly flat and boasts excellent weather, so it’s no wonder thrill-seekers make the most of its adventure activities.

Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

Get the catch of the day from rivers around Kimberley

Get the catch of the day from rivers around Kimberley

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

Experience the very best at Menlyn Park

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.

Bela-Bela and its relaxing hot springs

Bela-Bela and its relaxing hot springs

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

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

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?

See the whales from above as you paraglide over Hermanus

See the whales from above as you paraglide over Hermanus

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

Free the adventurous spirit within

Free the adventurous spirit within

Whatever your pleasure, South Africa is an endless outdoor playground that will make you feel alive and free.

Ride the waves in KwaZulu - Natal

Ride the waves in KwaZulu - Natal

Summer in KwaZulu-Natal is hot and the water calls for a surf or swim, but make sure you get out at first light onshore for some of the best waves in the world.

Trail running adventures the SA way

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.

Add some adventure to your township tour at the Orlando Towers

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.

Explore the grand Moses Mabhida Stadium

Explore the grand Moses Mabhida Stadium

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

Never mind the Big Five – try the Wild Five at the Oribi Gorge

Never mind the Big Five – try the Wild Five at the Oribi Gorge

Oribi Gorge is as famous for its dramatic scenery as it is for its exhilarating wilderness activities.

Vredefort Dome - A meteor’s lasting impression

Vredefort Dome - A meteor’s lasting impression

Visitors climb its peaks and abseil its rock faces, explore its mine tunnels and canoe the rapids of the Vaal.

A jungle adventure with the Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour

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.

Zip line in Sun City

Zip line in Sun City

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

The Magaliesberg Mountains – hike through ancient history

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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