Best of South Africa
South Africa's Top Attractions
Travel to South Africa and Visit These Top Attractions. Travel information about South Africa's top attractions include Cape Town, Knysna, the Drakensberg, Durban, Soweto, Kruger National Park, Hogsback, Hermanus and the Cape Winelands. Find out what to see and where to stay at each of these destinations.
Best Things to do in South Africa
South Africa is full of surprises and my top 10 list of things to do includes riding an Ostrich, canoeing through a desert in bloom, riding a steam train, spending the night in a very luxurious tree-house, cage-diving with the Great White shark and checking out a local soccer (football) game.
Best of the Western Cape – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province
South Africa is divided into nine provinces - the Western Cape was the first to be colonised by Europeans and is probably the best known to tourists, home to the hugely popular tourist attractions such as Cape Town, Robben Island and the Winelands.
Best of Kwazulu-Natal – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province
South Africa has 9 provinces. This series of articles highlights the best of the country's tourist attractions in each. Kwazulu-Natal is a one of the richest tourist destinations in South Africa, with superb year-round beaches, mountains, rock art, battlefields and Zulu culture.
Best of North-West Province: South African Tourism Province by Province
Showcasing the highlights of South African tourism, province by province - North-West Province has huge variety from the country's most famous casino to world-class game reserves and World Heritage historic sites.
10 Top Family Activities in South Africa - Favorite Family Activities in...
South Africa is an amazing destination for family holidays. Do your planning properly and your children really will have the holiday of a lifetime. There are plenty of options, from a simple trip to the beach or mountain walk to once-in-a-lifetime thrills such as hot air balloon rides or the opportunity to ride an elephant through the African...
Best of the Northern Cape – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province
Best known for the Kimberley diamond mines, the Northern Cape is the largest of South Africa's provinces, a vast expanse of empty semi-desert, a true adventure playground for those prepared to make the long trek to remote areas such as the Richtersveld.
Best of Gauteng – Best of South Africa Tourism Province by Province
Geographically at the heart of South Africa, Gauteng is effectively made up of the cities of Tshwane (Pretoria), one of the South Africa's three capitals, Johannesburg, the economic engine that drives the country, and Soweto, the vast pulsating political heartbeat of the nation.
Best of the Eastern Cape – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province
Eastern Cape is one of the most fascinating of South Africa's provinces, its coast covering both the famed Garden Route and the Wild Coast, while inland there are the gentle green hills of the Settler Country round Grahamstown and the harsher semi-desert of the Karoo. It is the Xhosa homeland which gave the country many of its greatest leaders, including Nelson Mandela.
Best of Limpopo Province – Best of South Africa Tourism Province by Province
Limpopo Province, the most northerly state in South Africa, is a land of baobabs and Boers and the Big 5, with magnificent wildlife, vast open spaces and ancient traditions.
South Africa's 10 Best Surfing Spots
South Africa's 10 Best Surfing Spots. Find out where to surf in South Africa, when to surf and more insider tips from surfing enthusiast, David Bristow.
Best of the Free State - Best of South African Tourism Province by Province
Highlighting the best tourism attractions in South Africa, province by province - the Free State offers the formal grandeur of Bloemfontein and the beautiful open hills of the Eastern Highlands.
Ten Top Spa Resorts in South Africa – South Africa's Best Spa Resorts
The best spa resorts in South Africa are all about making you feel good. As a luxury tourist destination, South Africa excels at pampering its guests and many of even the small game lodges and hotels offer some spa treatments, often in glorious outdoor settings. It was incredibly difficult to select just ten resorts for this article. I chose...
Ten Top Golf Resorts in South Africa
South Africa is covered in golf courses. It is almost perfect golfing country - ideal weather, plenty of space, wonderful scenery and a population obsessed by sports and the outdoor life. Add in one of the world's all-time great champions - Gary Player - as a national sporting hero, and it is little wonder that South Africans and tourists...
The Best of South African Food
South Africa has a rich culinary tradition, from Africa, Europe and Asia, along with wonderful ingredients. Specialities include waterlillies, mopane worms, ostrich and slap pap.
The Best of South African Drinks
Drinks to look out for when travelling in South Africa - local specialities including wines, beers, non-alcoholic drinks and traditional brews.
Ten Top Romantic Restaurants in South Africa - South Africa's most romantic...
South Africa may not yet rival France and Italy for world's greatest gourmet treats, but it does have some stunningly good restaurants . With such magnificent scenery, you are also spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing somewhere for a romantic night out. I have only picked a couple of the fabulously romantic restaurants in country house...
10 Best Places to Stay in Johannesburg
There are many fine high-rise city hotels to choose from if you are looking for the best places to stay in Johannesburg . But far more rewarding for the leisure traveler will be the boutique hotels, country houses, lodges and guesthouses in the older, leafier suburbs, and those situated just beyond the city borders. I have chosen places that...
Five Top Game Lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve, Kruger Park
The Sabi Sand Reserve plays host to some of the world's most luxurious small hotels. There are many properties, most with several lodges offering a huge range of experiences. Do you want to sleep in a tented camp, under thatch or under a 'proper' roof? Do you have any difficulties with access? Some of these camps are in spectacular settings...
Best of Mpumalanga – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province
With superb scenery and wildlife, home to the world-beating Kruger Park, Mpumalanga is one of Africa's – and the world's – favourite safari destinations.