Explore and Discover South Africa

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  • North West

    Klerksdorp

    Located in the North West Province of South Africa, Klerksdorp started out in 1837 as a Voortrekker settlement on the banks of the Schoonspruit River. The tranquility of this farming community was shattered by the discovery of gold in August 1886, and a town, complete with around 70 taverns and a stock exchange, soon sprang up to accommodate the thousands of gold-diggers who rushed to the ...

  • Limpopo

    Lephalale

    With its hot summer days, mild winter months and abundant game and bird life, the tranquil town of Lephalale in the Limpopo Province of South Africa is a popular holiday destination, especially for nature lovers. Lephalale, often still referred to by its previous name of Ellisras, is located west of the Mogol River and north of the picturesque Waterberg Range and is surrounded by bushveld ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Kidds Beach

    The picturesque coastal village of Kidds Beach located around 30 kilometers from East London in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is an ideal getaway for holidaymakers who feel the need to have a complete break from the frantic pace of everyday life and enjoy the beauty of nature in an unspoiled setting. As the name would suggest, the beautiful white sandy beach is the main ...

  • Western Cape

    Beaufort West

    Beaufort West is a town that is blanketed in history, heritage and pride. Established in 1818 by the legendary Lord Charles Somerset, Beaufort West became a historical landmark when it was declared the first municipality in South Africa in the year 1837. It has also been the home of many of South Africa’s well known figures, such as Professor Chris Barnard, who carved his own name into ...

  • Western Cape

    Hout Bay

    Even though Hout Bay falls under the Western Cape city of Cape Town, as a suburb it can be viewed as an independent settlement. Its unique atmosphere, attractions and activities draw thousands of visitors each year, who come to Hout Bay for relaxation and to enjoy the various water sports activities which it has become known for. Luxury accommodation allows visitors to relax in comfortable ...

  • Western Cape

    Hermanus

    A town that has managed to hold onto its heritage and still be described as cosmopolitan is very rare. Somehow, Hermanus has been able to retain the atmosphere of being a historical fishing village through its unique stores and craft markets, while developing a vibrant energy that attracts hundreds of youthful visitors each year. Hermanus is a destination in the Western Cape that ...

  • Gauteng

    Magaliesberg

    Stretching from the north of Pretoria in the Gauteng Province into the North West Province, Magaliesberg is an area of great beauty and diversity, with a human history dating back at least two million years and a geological history going back even further. With Magaliesberg being within a couple of hours drive from both Johannesburg and Pretoria, this picturesque region is a popular retreat ...

  • Western Cape

    Wilderness

    One of the most picturesque destinations in the entire Western Cape is Wilderness. And as its name suggests, it is a town that is surrounded by nature and breathtaking natural attractions. The town is quiet and tranquil and is suited for visitors who want to escape their daily lives to enjoy nature related adventures and activities. With the Goukamma Nature Reserve and Wilderness National ...

  • Gauteng

    Boksburg

    As is the case with many towns on the Witwatersrand of the Gauteng Province of South Africa, Boksburg owes its existence to the discovery of gold in 1887. Boksburg, named after a prominent official of the South African Republic Eduard Bok, proved to have a very rich gold reserve and soon developed into a thriving gold mining town linked to other major gold mining towns by means of Main Reef ...

  • Limpopo

    Modimolle

    Located near the southern edge of the Waterberg Massif in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the town of Modimolle (formerly known as Nylstroom) serves as the commercial and tourism center of the picturesque Waterberg Region. The bushveld terrain of Modimolle is characterized by well-grassed plains with scattered clusters of trees and shrubs, making it perfect for game viewing. Visitors ...