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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 ...

    October 31, 2014
  • 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 ...

    October 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

    October 1, 2014
  • 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 ...

    September 17, 2014
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What to See

  • Johannesburg


    Since the beginning of mankind, people have looked up to the starry heavens in wide-eyed wonder. The vast array of stars and other heavenly bodies simply dwarf our existence beyond comparison. While this fact has not changed, technological advancements have made it possible to understand more and more about the universe which surrounds us and enchants us each night. We now know amazing ...

  • Hotels

    Mount Nelson Hotel

    In the historic city of Cape Town, with its many noteworthy landmarks, the five-star Mount Nelson Hotel is a renowned landmark in its own right. Nestled in nine acres of lush garden estate on the lower slopes of Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain, the Mount Nelson Hotel offers guests a tranquil haven in which to relax and revitalize, along with the convenience of being located within a short ...

  • Embassies


    The Australian Embassy, located in Pretoria, South Africa, is generally to aid Australians that are in a foreign country. Some facilities and systems in South Africa may differ to those in Australia, and that is where the Australian Embassy comes in. It assists Australians and works across 24 time zones. The Australian Embassy in South Africa forms part of the Australian High Commission and ...

  • Western Cape


    Just outside of Cape Town, nestled against the breathtaking Cederberg Mountains, is a town that is known for the manufacturing of leather footwear referred to as Veldskoene and for the planting and cultivation of rooibos. Many visitors are surprised by the quaint town of Clanwilliam as it has much more to offer than initially meets the eye.

  • Hotels

    Summerstrand Hotel

    Nestled on the shores of the warm Indian Ocean with the Humewood Links Golf Course at it’s back, the Summerstrand Hotel is one of Nelson Mandela Bay’s premier hotels. The superb location affords guests views of the beach, the golf course, and of the hotel’s private, carefully landscaped gardens. This is the place to go if you’re planning to enjoy plenty of water sport activities during your ...

  • Culture


    Many people would assume that cellular phones are non-existent in South Africa, but nothing could be further from the truth. Currently there are four major cellular networks which operate in the country - Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Virgin Mobile. All have a fairly large number of cellular towers which dot the country and provide cellular reception to almost anywhere in the country. ...

  • Letaba District

    Vervet Monkey

    The Vervet Monkey Foundation in the Letaba District is South Africa's biggest monkey rehabilitation center. Caring for a large number of indigenous Vervet monkeys, it helps many orphaned and injured monkeys. The Vervet Monkey Foundation has become known throughout the world for the volunteer program that it runs. In 2005 the foundation was made a member of the Pan African Sanctuaries ...

  • Johannesburg Art Galleries

    Everard Read Art Gallery

    In 1913, in Johannesburg, one of South Africa’s most famous art galleries was established. The Everard Read Gallery has grown in sophistication and size, just as Johannesburg grew into South Africa’s capital of finance and business.


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