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South Africa Attractions - South Africa is one of the most diverse countries in the world, and tourists are often amazed by the diverse combinations of culture, people, history and landscapes that South Africa has to offer. There are so many tourist attractions and things to do, making every visit to South Africa worthwhile.

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Pretoria and Surrounds

Groenkloof

groenkloof south africa attractions

Groenkloof is a suburb of Pretoria in South Africa. Groenkloof is a highly popular suburb of Pretoria due to its location. Groenkloof is close to the Pretoria city center, as well as the well known Menlyn Park shopping center.

Cape Town and Surrounds

The Cradle of Humankind and surrounds

cradle of humankind south african attractions The Cradle of Humankind occupies 47,000 hectares, and is the place where the 2.3 million year old fossil "Mrs Ples" was found. The site has produced some of the oldest hominid fossils, hence the name "Cradle of Humankind".

Johannesburg

johannesburg south african attractions

Johannesburg is a bustling metropolitan, with excellent sight-seeing, nightlife and accommodation. Containing more than 6 million trees, Johannesburg is most likely the world's largest man-made urban forest. There is always something going on in Johannesburg!

Irene

Perhaps one of the best kept secrets in Gauteng, Irene is a pretty, oak-lined little village, with a warm heart and welcoming respite. Irene is not only reminiscent of a country village, but reminds one of the pleasant English countryside.

Cullinan

cullinan attractions

The charming village of Cullinan became famous for the discovery of the Cullinan Diamond, the largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found. Visitors to Cullinan has the opportunity of experiencing the unique hospitality of Cullinan's fine establishments.

Limpopo

limpopo attractions

The Limpopo Province enjoys pleasant summers and dry winters. Vast expanses of bushveld wilderness is habituated by an abundance of wildlife species, making the Limpopo Province the perfect destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.

Hartebeespoort

hartebeespoort attractions

Hartbeespoort is a lovely town nestled between the Magaliesberg Mountains and Hartbeespoort Dam in North West. Within an hour's drive from Pretoria, Hartbeespoort offers tourists a relaxing day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Kruger National Park

kruger national park attractions

The Kruger National Park was established in 1898 as a protected area for wildlife. The main objectives of the Kruger National park are wildlife conservation, eduation and tourism. Various climate zones offers visitors the opportunity to view the Big Five and an abundance of fauna and flora.

Mpumalanga

mpumalanga attractions

"Mpumalanga", formerly known as the "Eastern Transvaal", literally means "the place where the sun rises" in Swazi, Xhosa, Ndebele and Zulu. Mpumalanga offers much for visitors, and all are delighted by its magnificent scenery, fauna and flora.

Featured Mpumalanga Attractions

Pilanesberg

pilanesberg attractions

The fourth largest national park in South Africa, Pilanesberg National Park is situated in the crater of an extinct volcano that covers an estimated 55,000 hectares. Pilanesberg National Park is ideally situated in a malaria free environment, and offers visitors the opportunity of viewing the Big Five and a wide variety of birds.

Featured Pilanesberg Attractions

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  • Hot air ballooning

    Learn more about hot air ballooning, and where you can find operators

  • Shark Cage Diving

    Learn more about Shark Cage Diving, as well as what operators offers this exciting activity in South Africa