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Shark cage-diving

Enter the domain of the great white shark from the safety of a shark cage and witness these uber-predators in their natural environment as they come over and check you out. While shark cage-diving is perfectly safe, it is not an activity for the shy or fainthearted! more

Arts on Main, Johannesburg

Johannesburg's Arts on Main is breathing new life into the city centre and is an important feature on the South African arts and crafts landscape. This inner city development provides a stimulating space for artists from many disciplines, including film, literature and contemporary art, to create and sell their work. more

Animals and Pets

Before making the decision to bring animals and pets to South Africa, bear in mind that regulations apply.  For one, a quarantine period for 14 days applies to dogs from a number of specified countries; happily cats escape this requirement. What's more, getting your animals into South Africa is often... more

A Soweto Township Tour

Soweto township tours are the best way for the first time visitor to immerse themselves in the urban vibe of the place that was at the heart of the freedom struggle. A tour of Soweto not only includes national heritage sites, but vibrant restaurants and clubs. more

Tata Madiba, we salute you

The world is mourning following the death of Nelson Mandela, who passed away on 5 December 2013 more

Bloemfontein, Free State

Bloemfontein tourist destinations are becoming more popular along with the city, which has been listed as one of South Africa's best cities in which to live. It has excellent museums, a fine zoo, casino, cheetah reserve, architectural icons and a nature reserve within the city limits. more

Conrad Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa

Conrad Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa in Knysna is surrounded by indigenous forests and the Indian Ocean – and while it’s known for excellent service, designer accommodation and to-die-for cuisine, one of the major highlights of this resort hotel is the African-inspired spa. more

The Kimberley Mine Museum

The Kimberley Mine Museum is a window back to a time when fortune seekers converged here to dig for diamonds. This mining museum recreates what the town must have looked like, while allowing visitors to admire a replica of the stone on which the country’s diamond wealth was founded. more

Romantic rail journeys in South Africa

Romantic rail journeys in South Africa mean that as you're chugging off across the countryside, you experience great scenic beauty, exceptional dining car pampering and the kind of superb service reserved for royalty on a first-class flight or five-star cruise. more

Rovos Rail

A highlight of the Rovos Rail experience is the observation car at the back of the train. Big windows and open-air balconies give you a magnificent view as you sip your bubbly and gaze out over South African landscape, from the Karoo plains to the Mother City of Cape Town. more