Places of Interest in South Africa
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Explore off-the-track destinations or some of the many
lesser-known attractions and places of interest in South Africa.
Hoedspruit Wildlife Research And Breeding Centre -
Kapama Game Reserve
Guided tours are conducted hourly offering a very
entertaining educational experience.
Cango Wildlife Ranch - Oudtshoorn
Experience the thrill of this ranch where most of the
animals are free to roam in their natural habitat. Attractions include the tame cheetahs,
large variety of snakes and 400 crocodiles.
De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre - Brits
De Wildt offers you the opportunity to learn more
about fascinating creatures such as the wild dog, cheetah and various species of owls and
St Lucia Crocodile Centre - St Lucia
The Crocodile Centre offers an exciting and
informative outing for visitors who would like to know more about the lake system and one
of the worlds oldest and most fascinating animals, the crocodile
Butterfly World - Paarl
Butterfly World is the largest butterfly park in
South Africa where live butterflies fly freely in a beautiful covered garden.
Two Oceans Aquarium - Cape Town
Under water safaris on foot. Experience the undersea
world as only the divers normally do.
Marine World - Durban
Provides visitors with a glimpse into a
world beyond imagination This window to the ocean displays a variety of sea life that will
at once astound and intrigue.
Natal Sharks Board - Durban
Provides protection against shark
attack at 38 localities along the 320 km coast line of KwaZulu-Natal as well
as shark conservation, research and education.
De Brug Ostrich Farm - Nelspruit
The breeding farm is unique in that it
provides a glimpse into the complete breeding cycle of the Ostrich. It is
also the only breeding farm as such in this part of the country.
Cango Ostrich Farm - Oudtshoorn
The Cango Ostrich and Butterfly Farm is a family
concern and there's so much for you to see and do - tours of the ostrich farm, the
winehouse, rietkraal open-air eating, curio shop, butterfly farm.
Cango Caves - Oudtshoorn
Situated close to Oudtshoorn, is one of the world's
great natural wonders sculptured by nature through the ages - fascinating limestone
formations in a wide variety of colours.
Caves - Johannesburg
It is at Sterkfontein (within the
Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site)that the famous Mrs Ples (Plesianthropus
transvaalenis) was discovered - well-preserved skull of a species of early
man who lived there about two million years ago.
Wonderwerk Cave - Kuruman
Archaeological research at this massive
cave site has revealed an immensely long record of human and environmental
history spanning hundreds of thousands of years.
Commons - Randburg
Over 80 restaurants and food venues, lake side views
and late-night shopping.
V&A Waterfront - Cape Town
The Victoria and Alfred harbour basins have been
re-employed as a tourism Waterfront site in historic buildings with crafts markets,
shopping malls, restaurants, Telkom Exploratorium, Imax Digital Cinema, helicopter, boat
and yacht charters and much more.
Johannesburg is a shopper`s paradise. The shopping
malls offer superior quality merchandise, entertainment and are unique lifestyle
destinations whilst the craft markets feature African masks, carvings, dolls, baskets -
whatever you`re looking for.
The Magic of the Minerals - Cape Town
Discover the magic of gemstones by uncovering your
own beauties at the Scratch Patch, where you can choose between thousands of polished
gemstones that cover the floor, to find the ones you fancy
Gold Reef City -
Casino and Theme Park to experience a package-deal of gaming, fun, fantasy,
historical fact, safe parking and real value for your money.
World of Beer -
SAB World of Beer is like nothing you’ll experience elsewhere... offering a
uniquely memorable encounter with the magic of beer and brewing.
The Orange River, South Africa`s major river, rises
in the Drakensberg in Lesotho from where it flows westward for some 2200km to where it
finally flows into the Atlantic Ocean at Alexander Bay.