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  • Attractions

    South Africa is often referred to as a 'world in one country' and its abundance of natural, historical and cultural attractions certainly supports this description. Museums contain a wealth of information and often reveal the very essence of the country you are visiting – and South Africa has plenty of fascinating museums to visit. The Apartheid Museum and the South African National Museum ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Valdezia

    Situated in the Soutpansberg District to the south-east of Louis Trichardt is Valdezia Mission Station, an establishment that has come to represent a portion of South Africa's Heritage. Valdezia Mission Station in Limpopo has certainly done much to benefit the local population and uplift the community, while providing insight into the past.

  • 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 ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Constitution Hill

    Constitution Hill is a well-known South African historical and cultural heritage site. Previously the location of the infamous Old Fort Prison Complex or Number Four, it is today the home of South Africa's Constitutional Court. Where in the past it was the site of brutal punishment, even afflicting political activists such as Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, it is now an institution for ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Heritage Square

    This beautiful little area in central Cape Town will captivate your mind and transport you back in time. Somehow the odd blend of new cars, a trendy cosmopolitan atmosphere and beautifully restored old buildings all work together to create a small corner of the city where you can relax, unwind and simply enjoy the sights and sounds around you. But how did Heritage Square reach its present ...

  • Heritage Sites

    St Lucia Wetland Park

    Discover South Africa's amazing natural World Heritage site in the north of Kwazulu-Natal, the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, now known as iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Encompassing 5 ecosystems, St. Lucia boasts a form of biodiversity unique to South Africa. With such beauty and natural importance it is no wonder that Portuguese explorers first named St. Lucia “River of the Sands of Gold”. In ...

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    Ukhahlamba Drakensberg

    Natural beauty certainly knows no bounds at the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. The park is not only one of the country’s prime ecotourist destinations, but is also a World Heritage Site. The uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park features some of the most spectacular mountains and open spaces you will ever be able to enjoy up-close and personal. These majestic stalwarts of sandstone form gigantic peaks ...

  • Limpopo

    Polokwane

    Situated at the heart of the Limpopo Province, Polokwane is the provincial capital of the region. It is also the largest city on the Great North Road between Pretoria and the border. The city is incredibly beautiful and filled with a number of excellent attractions. It also has virtually any facility and amenity you can think of, so you can count on your stay here being a most enjoyable one.