Travelling to South Africa

Taking a Cape Town jazz safari

Cape jazz captures the story of the Mother City with its fusion of Cape carnival music and rhythms from Europe, Asia and Africa. Now, visitors can explore this unique sound through interactive "jazz safari" tours across the city.

Taking a Cape Town jazz safari

Map to help travellers 'walk in Mandela's footsteps'

Since Nelson Mandela was released from prison in February 1990, a number of world-class museums, monuments and precincts have been developed to bring his story to life. Now, a travel map featuring these and other attractions has been launched to help tourists "walk in Mandela's footsteps".

Stellenbosch wine tourism campaign goes global

South Africa's Stellenbosch Wine Routes will be making its debut at the 2014 International Tourism Bourse Berlin this week as part of the global launch of its wine tourism marketing campaign, the "Stellenbosch Experience".

SAA, Virgin Australia deal opens new stops

A codeshare agreement between South African Airways and Virgin Australia, one of Australia's largest domestic airlines, offers passengers travelling to Perth options to fly on to other Australian cities, SAA has announced. The agreement also offers Australian travellers wider choices in Africa.

SA Tourism opens first office in Africa

The opening of a South African Tourism office in Nigeria was an invitation for Nigerians, Ghanaians and other West Africans to explore the beauty of South Africa, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said in Lagos on Tuesday.

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An exciting mix of first- and third-world influences.

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Food and wine

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Sun and surf

3 000km of coastline, and a climate for being out in.

Wildlife and wilderness in South Africa

Wildlife and wilderness

Wildlife and wilderness Much more than just the celebrated Big Five.