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  • Cape Winelands

    Butterfly World

    Experience the magic of Butterfly World located near the Cape Winelands town of Paarl. Just picture yourself strolling through a beautifully landscaped indoor garden, with brightly colored butterflies fluttering by as they flit from one delicate flower to the next - truly a picture of serenity and the stuff fairytales are made of.

  • Breede River Valley

    Groot Winterhoek

    No nature lover should go past the Breede River Valley without stopping to enjoy the Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area. Situated in the midst of the Groot Winterhoek mountain range, between Tulbagh and Porterville, this stunning natural area features beautiful rock formations and great hiking trails. Roughly 120 kilometers north of Cape Town, it is the perfect spot for a day's outing.

  • Cape Winelands

    War Monument

    The Hildebrand Anglo-Boer War Monument and grave site is located along Route 27 on the West Coast near

  • False Bay Coast

    Rhodes Cottage

    Cecil John Rhodes is a man who seldom needs any introduction among the country’s older inhabitants. He is a man who stamped his mark, not only on South Africa, but also on Zimbabwe. As a British-born South African, he was a successful businessman, mining magnate and politician. He helped to found the De Beers Diamond company which today controls roughly 60% of the world’s diamonds. But who ...

  • Cape Town

    Two Oceans

    Located in the popular V&A Waterfront complex, the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town offers visitors a unique and exciting look at the fascinating world beneath the waves. This charming marine nature reserve, which is home to more than 3,000 living sea creatures, aims to entertain the public, while at the same time educating visitors on the importance of respecting and conserving natural ...

  • Cape Town

    Cape Point

    Cape Point, located in the southern section of Table Mountain National Park, is one of Cape Town’s major attractions. Standing at Cape Point and looking out at the waves crashing on the rugged rocks below, one can imagine the courage of explorers who passed this way centuries ago. The shipwrecks at Cape Point bear testimony to the fact that many did not reach their destination.

  • Cape Town

    Waterfront

    Topping the list as one of the most visited attractions in Cape Town, is the V & A Waterfront, or Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. It is set in the working harbor of Cape Town, against the breathtaking Table Mountain and spectacular ocean views.

  • Parks

    Cederberg Wilderness Area

    The Cederberg Wilderness Area within the Western Cape Province of South Africa boasts an immense stretch of land extending from Citrusdal's Middelberg Pass right to just beyond Clanwilliam's Pakhuis Pass. Taking in some 71,000 hectares of stunning rugged terrain, the Cederberg Wilderness Area opens up a vast hiking landscape as well as the unique opportunity for wilderness donkey cart rides. ...

  • Parks

    De Hoop Nature Reserve

    De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Western Cape is a well-known marine protected area boasting some of the greatest whale-watching opportunities. Located in the Overberg, just 3 hours drive from Cape Town, De Hoop Nature Reserve encompasses 34,000 hectares. In addition it takes in the De Hoop Marine Protected Area which includes 5 km of sea and is amongst Africa's largest protected marine sanctuaries.

  • Parks

    Tsitsikamma National Park

    At the heart of the famous and beautiful Garden Route, you will find the Tsitsikamma National Park. Found in the Western Cape region of South Africa, the park combines spectacular rocky coastline with awesome mountainous terrain, secluded and picturesque valleys and deep river gorges. The word ‘tsitsikamma’ is Khoisan for ‘place of much water’ and a more appropriate name could not have been ...