Places of Interest in South Africa

Explore off-the-track destinations or some of the many lesser-known attractions and places of interest in South Africa.

Wildlife Centres

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 vultures.

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.

Sea World

Two Oceans Aquarium - Cape Town
Under water safaris on foot. Experience the undersea world as only the divers normally do.

uShaka 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.

Ostrich Farms

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.

Sterkfontein Caves (Krugersdorp) - 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.


The Brightwater 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 Shopping
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 - Johannesburg
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 - Johannesburg
SAB World of Beer is like nothing youll experience elsewhere... offering a uniquely memorable encounter with the magic of beer and brewing.


Orange River
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.

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