tourism

Meet the women who fought the Knysna fires

In June this year, devastating fires laid waste to the Western Cape, particularly in the towns of Knysna and neighbouring Plettenberg Bay, where homes...

Backpacking in South Africa

If you've got more time than money, there's no better way to see South Africa than to backpack your way around its many offerings: spectacular beauty, a mosaic of cultures, incredible value for money, massive adventure potential - and an undeniable penchant for partying!

South Africa welcomes another world heritage site

Unesco's World Heritage Committee has included South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape on its list of world heritage sites. Priya Pitamber South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape in...

Bungee jumping in South Africa

Weehah! South Africa has the third highest commercial bungee jump in the world - it's official. The 216-metre Bloukrans on the border of the Eastern and Western Cape is not for the faint of heart.

Skydiving in South Africa

If you're a skydiver, you know all about adrenaline addiction and the pull of gravity - so don't miss out on the chance of a quick jump while you're on holiday in South Africa!

South African Tourism, stakeholders on SME development

South African Tourism and other stakeholders spoke about how they were helping the Hidden Gems in the country, during a live webinar. Melissa Javan The small-...

The Nelson Mandela Bridge

Paris has its Eiffel Tower, New York its Statue of Liberty, Sydney its Harbour Bridge. And Johannesburg the iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge, named after the man who led South Africa across the apartheid divide.

Garden Route is now a biosphere reserve, says Unesco

The Garden Route in South Africa has been added, along with other areas around the world, to Unesco's list of biosphere reserves. Priya Pitamber South Africa's...

Khayelitsha’s “Spinach King” is building a healthy eating empire

Inspiring young entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana started with a good idea and R40. Today he has expanded his small-scale spinach-bread making business into a range...

Consumer help: travel and tourism

For advice and complaints about travel agents, tourist operators and establishments - including searches for registered guides and graded accomodation.