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  • Vulture Conservation in South Africa

    As southern Africa's only endemic vulture species, the Cape vulture population has been reduced to an estimated 2,900 breeding pairs across its range. Listed as 'Endangered' by the ...

  • Ramsar Wetlands: Barberspan and Blesbokspruit

    Named for the city in Iran where the treaty was signed in 1971, the Ramsar Convention is an international treaty aimed at conserving wetlands deemed to be of economic, cultural, scientific ...

  • Explore the Sevilla Rock Art Trail

    Winding alongside the Brandewyn River in the Cedarberg region of the Western Cape, the 4km long Sevilla Rock Art Trail incorporates nine rock art sites, providing intriguing insight into the ...

  • Enjoy the Tranquility of Rondvlei Nature Reserve

    Home to the only hippos in the Western Cape Province, and a spectacular bird watching destination, the Rondevlei Nature Reserve incorporates parts of Grassy Park, Lavenderhill and ...

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What to See

  • Legacy Hotels & Resorts

    The Michelangelo Hotel

    With splendid Renaissance architecture, the Michelangelo Hotel stands proudly in the heart of Sandton’s business and leisure district. It is located in West Street in Nelson Mandela Square and visitors looking to stay in Johannesburg in comfort and luxury may well want to consider booking their stay at this stunning hotel.

  • Pretoria

    Voortrekker Monument

    On 16 December 1949, the Voortrekker Monument was inaugurated, a design by Gerard Moerdijk. This impressive architectural structure was built in honor of the Voortrekkers, who left the Cape Colony in their thousands between 1835 and 1854. This was to be known as the “Great Trek”. The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria was merely an idea envisioned by President Paul Kruger in ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Cradle of Humankind

    The Cradle of Humankind is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered by many as a vital discovery, revealing much about the history of mankind. Situated chiefly in Gauteng province of South Africa, the Cradle of Humankind is an extensive network of dolomitic limestone caves in which have been found several fossils of plants, animals and hominids. This fascinating heritage site is a popular ...

  • Hotels

    Legacy Hotels & Resorts

    The Commodore - As part of the Legacy hotel group, The Commodore is located at the highest point of Cape Town's renowned V&A Waterfront, offering guests a picturesque setting and stunning views of the city, Table Mountain, Signal Hill, Table Bay and Robben Island. The superb location of the hotel allows for easy access to many of Cape Town's historical and natural attractions, as well as its ...

  • Northern Cape

    Namaqualand

    There are few scenes in nature that can match the wonder and splendor of Namaqualand in spring. This amazing part of the South African landscape simply comes alive in such a wonderful abundance of color and variety, that the resulting scenery is something that no artist’s paintbrush can do justice to. In fact, even cameras struggle to catch the dazzling brilliance of the flowers which ...

  • Mpumalanga

    White River

    Heading northwards, along the R40 from Nelspruit, the road takes you into the pleasant and attractive town of White River. White River has a number of excellent curio shops and venues for the tourist and is a branch off point for the Kruger National Park, as well as to private reserves and areas located to the north of the Mpumalanga province.

  • Eastern Cape

    Climate

    The Eastern Cape is situated between KwaZulu Natal and the Western Cape and its climate is a bit of a mixture of the two. Its coastal cities enjoy both a subtropical and Mediterranean climate while inland things get a bit hotter. The area itself is quite large and it stretches from the coast to more mountainous escarpment regions inland, resulting in a climate that varies quite a bit.

  • Day Trips

    Battlefields

    There are many ways to explore the Anglo Boer War Battlefields of Kwazulu Natal. Brochures and maps are available from tourist information centers and visitors can embark on their own journey of discovery and exploration. Alternatively, visitors can explore the Kwazulu Natal Battlefields by joining a coach tour, or hiring a professional battlefield guide for the day. For an exciting day ...

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