South Africa Accommodation
Things to Do in South Africa
Galleries and Museums
Kimberley (461.4 km from South Africa)
Visit the largest hand-dug excavation in the world, the famous Big Hole, and be transported back in time to the very beginning of Kimberley and the discovery of Diamonds. The Big Hole is a massive excavation, 214 meters deep with a surface area of 17 hectares and a perimeter of 1.6 km.
Mossel Bay (1100 km from South Africa)
The Point is a happening, vibey beach and dramatic rocky point within central Mossel Bay. Here you can stroll for 3 kilometers along a walkway across the rocky coastline or venture on the 15 kilometer long St Blaize hiking trail to Dana Bay. Kids enjoy the sandy play areas and small tidal pool on the beach. There's also a long, natural tidal pool...
Pretoria (Tshwane) (59.2 km from South Africa)
One of the top ten zoos in the world, The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa offers animal lovers a staggering 9 500 animals to view. Situated on 85 hectares in the heart of ‘Jacaranda City’, it’s the largest zoo in the country and is home to mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians alike. The spacious grounds house some rare species...
Roodepoort (33.3 km from South Africa)
The magnificent Witpoortjie waterfall forms the backdrop to this lovely botanical garden covering almost 300 hectares of both landscaped and natural veld areas.
Previously called the Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden, the natural vegetation of the area is known as the "Rocky Highveld Grassland" and consists of a mosaic of grassland and...
Menlo Park (59.5 km from South Africa)
Hazel Food Market aims to make the world a better place, one Saturday at a time.
Enjoy fabulous fresh produce, the best that Pretoria has to offer. You’ll find anything from fruit, veggies and meat, to yummy tarts and sweets. Freshly baked bread is always on offer, along with ready-to-eat meals. Grab a delicious cappuccino, and make sure to grab...
Cullinan (81.8 km from South Africa)
Cycle back in time to an immaculately restored, yet living and growing community that is as much about the future as the past. Cullinan makes up part of the Dinokeng Region, which is famous for giving visitors the opportunity to see all that Africa has to offer in a day.Cullinan is 30 minutes drive from Tshwane (Pretoria) and less than an hour...
Parys (82.8 km from South Africa)
This unique farm offers you a whole list of exciting things to do.
Take stroll through the orchard and pick your own berries, go to the museum, and enjoy a delicious berry milkshake. The kids will love looking at the cute farm animals. A great pit stop on your way to Parys.
Groblersdal (188.8 km from South Africa)
At Jugomaro Predator Park you can come eye to eye with lions and tigers. At very affordable prices you can even take these big cats for a walk. A definite must do for big cat and wildlife enthusiasts.
Ohrigstad (321.2 km from South Africa)
Spiritually inspired local artist Doctor Ron van Zyl built the Alpha Omega Cave. In the cave you will see his unusual sculpted vision of angels and demons. Guided tours are given daily.
Tzaneen (350.2 km from South Africa)
Situated near the dense forests of the Magoebaskloof, the roaring Debengeni Falls is a magical spot for picnicking or swimming in the crystal pool.
Named for the deeply carved pool, Debengi means ‘place of the big pot'.
Right in the middle of hiking country, it’s also renowned for some rare species of birds. One of these is the colourful Grey...
Hoedspruit (356.7 km from South Africa)
Enjoy a lovely boat ride on the Blyde Dam, where you can savour the splendor of the Blyde River Canyon.
Your tour guide will take you to the Kadishi Tufa Waterfall and the majestic Three Rondavels. Wildlife is abundant; you'll be able to spot hippo, crocodile, as well as fish eagle. During the cruise, you can learn more about the history of the...
Amanzimtoti (523.5 km from South Africa)
Saddle up for a leisurely beach stroll on horseback or be thrilled by a fast gallop if you have more experience and confidence.
The 12 km bridle trail meanders through some lovely bush paths and onto a peaceful beach. Fascinating and colourful birds can be spotted along the way.
You may choose to ride the full distance without stopping or you...
Kosi Bay (536.8 km from South Africa)
Kosi Mouth, Kosi Bay - northern-most tip of South Africa.
Beautiful white sand beaches that stretch forever. Snorkel in the sanctuary or let your kids play in the lagoon. Look out for eels, lion fish, boxies, triggerfish.
Galleries and Museums
Philippolis (544.4 km from South Africa)
Housed in JOBHUIS is a permanent exhibit of 25 contemporary paintings (artist Rina Coetzee) based on the Biblical books of Job and Lamentations.
These paintings express the artist's struggle against depression.
A visit to JOBHUIS takes one on a journey of coming-in-contact with oneself, one's emotions, and the discovery of inner peace. There are...
Baviaanskloof (937.3 km from South Africa)
The breath-taking Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve is one of the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas, collectively a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Covering roughly 200-square kilometres of pristine mountainous terrain, the ‘Valley of the Baboons’, is one of the largest wilderness conservation areas in South Africa. Just 120 kilometres west of Port...