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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.

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

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

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

Say NO to animal interaction

Wildlife safari
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.

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

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

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

Mokala National Park - where the Kalahari kisses the Karoo

Wildlife safari
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Cape Winelands - fruits of the vine

Breathtaking scenery
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

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.

Freedom Park – a celebration of humanity and freedom

Breathtaking scenery
Freedom Park – a celebration of humanity and freedom

Freedom Park in Pretoria is a celebration of humanity and freedom.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape

Breathtaking scenery
Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape

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.

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.

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.

The magic of the upside down tree – the Boabab

Breathtaking scenery
The magic of the upside down tree – the Boabab

The Musina Nature Reserve is home to South Africa's largest collection of baobabs

All aboard the Tshwane Explorer

Breathtaking scenery
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.

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.

Cape Town’s special drive – Chapman’s Peak

Breathtaking scenery
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.

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.

Experience tranquillity at the Mountain Sanctuary Park, North West

Breathtaking scenery
Experience tranquillity at the Mountain Sanctuary Park, North West

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

Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction

Breathtaking scenery
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.

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

Breathtaking scenery
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.

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.

Get your hook, line and sinker ready for some coastal fishing

Sun-soaked coasts
Get your hook, line and sinker ready for some coastal fishing

Regionally this rugged, mountainous wilderness is known as the Cederberg, and incorporates the West Coast, Clanwilliam and the Cedarberg Mountains.

The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

Sun-soaked coasts
The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

The Wild Coast is an unspoiled natural treasure.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Johannesburg City Hall Steps - Stand with activists and resistance fighters.

Bustling city life
Johannesburg City Hall Steps - Stand with activists and resistance fighters.

The City Hall steps in Johannesburg have seen many protest meetings and people including Nelson Mandela speaking from them.

A symbol of peace and a token of reconciliation, a piece of the Berlin Wall in Cape Town

Bustling city life
A symbol of peace and a token of reconciliation, a piece of the Berlin Wall in Cape Town

Cape Town, the only city in Africa that is home to an enduring symbol of the cold war, the Berlin Wall.

Jozi’s historical transport hub - Park Station

Bustling city life
Jozi’s historical transport hub - Park Station

The Johannesburg Park Station is located between the Central Business District and Braamfontein and is the largest railway station in Africa.

Mandela Theatre-The Joburg Theatre is set for drama!

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Mandela Theatre-The Joburg Theatre is set for drama!

The Joburg Theatre offers world-class entertainment in a world-class city.

Soweto Bicycle Tours

Bustling city life
Soweto Bicycle Tours

Experience vibrant Soweto with a bicycle tour through the neighborhood.

Djala Nje Yeoville Tours - Explore the urban jungle that is Johannesburg

Bustling city life
Djala Nje Yeoville Tours - Explore the urban jungle that is Johannesburg

Dlala Nje Tours aim to dispel notions about little visited parts of Joburg such as Yeoville and Hillbrow by showcasing the vibrancy and culture of these areas.

Church Square - Explore one of the oldest gathering places in Pretoria.

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Church Square - Explore one of the oldest gathering places in Pretoria.

Church Square dates back to 1855 and was a meeting place for all sorts of people. It is also the site of Mandela’s treason trial.

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

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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.

Alexandra heritage precinct - Historic and iconic

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Alexandra heritage precinct - Historic and iconic

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

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

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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

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.

Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

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

Something’s sizzling at Mzoli’s Palace

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

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

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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.

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.

Eating out in Cape Town – fine dining and Cape cuisine

Bustling city life
Eating out in Cape Town – fine dining and Cape cuisine

Eating out in Cape Town is a culinary pleasure – this city is known as one of the world’s finest food capitals.

Jozi food market

Bustling city life
Jozi food market

If you’re cruising the streets of Johannesburg on a Saturday morning and notice a little rumble in your stomach, then visit the Jozi Food Market for a medley of delectable products, all handmade with care in the local community.

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

Vibrant culture
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

Vibrant culture
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

Vibrant culture
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

Vibrant culture
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

Vibrant culture
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.

A commemoration of a bold life – The Luthuli Museum

Vibrant culture
A commemoration of a bold life – The Luthuli Museum

Albert Luthuli was the first African to receive a Nobel peace Prize. The Luthuli museum commemorates his life and achievements.

Pretoria Central Prison - Pretoria Central Prison bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past

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Pretoria Central Prison - Pretoria Central Prison bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past

Pretoria Central Prison is arguably the most infamous prison where Mandela was held before he was transferred to Robben Island.

Pollsmoor Prison - ‘A tent of blue which prisoners call the sky’

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Pollsmoor Prison - ‘A tent of blue which prisoners call the sky’

The Iziko Slave Lodge tells a story of slaves who were captured in South East Asia and brought to the Cape by the Dutch East India Company.

The Old Synagogue - from Jewish place of worship to historic courtroom

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The Old Synagogue - from Jewish place of worship to historic courtroom

Paul Kruger Street Synagogue, the first synagogue to be constructed in Pretoria, was expropriated by the government in 1952 and converted into a special Supreme Court.

Emirates Airline Park - How Emirates Airline Park played host to SA’s post-apartheid reconciliation

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Emirates Airline Park - How Emirates Airline Park played host to SA’s post-apartheid reconciliation

Emirates Airline Park played a significant role in South African sporting history, after hosting the 1995 Rugby World Cup final.

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

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The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is committed to preserving the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

The Nelson Mandela Museum

Vibrant culture
The Nelson Mandela Museum

Walking in the footsteps of a great man - a remarkable museum dedicated to Madiba

Mandela Day Marathon - Run for Unity

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Mandela Day Marathon - Run for Unity

Run for unity at the Mandela Day Marathon and enjoy the beautiful KZN Midlands scenery.

Footsteps to Freedom

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Footsteps to Freedom

Footsteps to Freedom will take you on a walking tour of all the great struggle sites in Cape Town.

Steve Biko Museum, a journey of remembrance and discovery through our struggle history.

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Steve Biko Museum, a journey of remembrance and discovery through our struggle history.

The Steve Biko Centre is located in Ginsberg, King William's Town, Eastern Cape and entrance to the centre is free.

St Mary’s Cathedral - St Mary’s Cathedral: Once a faithful bulwark against the forces of apartheid

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St Mary’s Cathedral - St Mary’s Cathedral: Once a faithful bulwark against the forces of apartheid

St Mary’s Cathedral in Johannesburg is significant in taking a firm stand against apartheid.

Groote Schuur Building - Explore the house where South Africa’s freedom was born

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Groote Schuur Building - Explore the house where South Africa’s freedom was born

The old official residence of the president of South Africa, Groote Schuur, is the very place where the country’s bright, new future first came into being.

House of Dr. A.B. Xuma in Sophiatown - If walls could speak: The fascinating stories inside Dr. A.B. Xuma’s home

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House of Dr. A.B. Xuma in Sophiatown - If walls could speak: The fascinating stories inside Dr. A.B. Xuma’s home

Dr. A.B. Xuma’s house in Sophiatown tells the story of a way of life during apartheid.

Bishopscourt - Bishopscourt is a slice of heaven

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Bishopscourt - Bishopscourt is a slice of heaven

Bishopscourt is a spellbinding residential suburb that boasts a rich history, lush valleys, oak-lined trees and pristine homes.

The Market Theatre in Newtown - Rhythm and blues at The Market Theatre

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The Market Theatre in Newtown - Rhythm and blues at The Market Theatre

The Market Theatre has played and continues to play a pivotal role in South Africa’s story. .

UNISA, a university with a storied past

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UNISA, a university with a storied past

UNISA is one of the biggest and oldest universities in South Africa with over 300,000 students and 4,000 teaching staff.

Ohlange Institute - Walk a heritage trail like no other to Ohlange Institute

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Ohlange Institute - Walk a heritage trail like no other to Ohlange Institute

Visit Ohlange Institute in the Inanda region of KwaZulu-Natal and tap into critical South African history where Nelson Mandela cast his first vote.

One last boxing round at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court.

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One last boxing round at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court.

Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court houses the statue of Nelson Mandela, “The Shadow Boxer”.

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.

Active adventure

There’s so much fun to be had in the North West

Active adventure
There’s so much fun to be had in the North West

Experience family fun, exhilarating sprees, endless opportunities to bond with friends and of course – awesome entertainment while visiting the North West.

2010 FIFA World Cup™: Not a bird, not a plane, it’s SA’s flag flying high

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2010 FIFA World Cup™: Not a bird, not a plane, it’s SA’s flag flying high

After 6 years sustained hard work under the watchful eye of global critics, South Africa proved that it could successfully host the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.

Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Marathon

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Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Marathon

Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Marathon

Retrace the steps of Nelson Mandela at the 27 for Freedom Race.

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Retrace the steps of Nelson Mandela at the 27 for Freedom Race.

Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s historic walk to freedom at the 27 for Freedom race event held Drakenstein Correctional Centre

The Khomani Desert San – SA’s ninth World Heritage Site

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The Khomani Desert San – SA’s ninth World Heritage Site

The Khomani San and their lands have been awarded the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ninth site in South Africa.

Mulaudzi Alexandra Tours - Take a trip around Alex with a local on a bicycle.

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Mulaudzi Alexandra Tours - Take a trip around Alex with a local on a bicycle.

Mulaudzi Alexandra Tours is a locally run tour operator offering cycle tours around one of South Africa’s historic townships.

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

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

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

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.

Discover Limpopo

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Discover Limpopo

Imagine tropical forests, bush, shrubs and semi-desert areas with vast landscapes that stretch as far as the eye can see to mountainous terrain – that’s the extraordinary province of Limpopo.

South Africa’s top 10 incredible attractions

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South Africa’s top 10 incredible attractions

Ask anyone and they’ll tell you, South Africa boasts amazing tourist attractions that are worth visiting more than once. But where does one even start?

Western Cape

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Western Cape

Western Cape

KwaZulu-Natal

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KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal

Eastern Cape

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Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Northern Cape

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Northern Cape

Northern Cape

Free State

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Free State

Free State

North West

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North West

North West

Gauteng

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Gauteng

Gauteng

Limpopo

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Limpopo

Limpopo

Beach-loving cows

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Beach-loving cows

Wild Coast cattle can look fierce when you come across them on the beach.

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.

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.

Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

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Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

Extreme landscape, extreme adventure – Baviaanskloof

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