10 Places to visit in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa - What to do, what to see, what to visit?

Visit Boulders Beach

The sheltered inlet of Boulders Beach is located on the Cape Peninsula, near Simon's Town. It is home to a protected colony of African penguins, which can be observed in their natural habitat.

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Muizenberg

Cape Town

Today, Muizenberg is probably most famous for its long white sandy beach, reliable surf waves and colorful beach huts. It's also a bohemian sanctuary with numerous art galleries and independent boutiques.

Roben Island

Roben Island is best known as the place where Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first democratically elected president, was imprisoned for 18 of his 27 years.

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Bo-Kaap

Cape Town

Bo-Kaap is an area of Cape Town formerly known as the Malay Quarter. It's one of the country's most Instagrammable spots, thanks to its pastel-colored houses and picturesque cobblestone streets.

Museum

The museum pays tribute to the men and women who risked their lives and tragically died in the struggle for freedom and equality. The Apartheid Museum is also designed as a place of healing, and the gardens offer visitors a tranquil space for reflection.

Walter Sisulu

Johannesburg

The Walter Sisule National Botanical Garden and Nature Reserve are home to an abundance of wildlife, with around 240 species of bird recorded on the site.

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Sandton City

Sandton City Shopping Centre is quite simply an unrivalled shopping destination, and has maintained its reputation as "Africa's most iconic shopping center" since 1973.

Climb Table Mountain

Cape Town

One of the 7 natural wonders of the world. Its famously flat summit offers spectacular panoramic views of the cityscape and ocean beyond, and the lush reserve that surrounds it is home to one of the world's richest floral kingdoms.

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Mandela House

8115 Vilakazi Street, Orlando West in Soweto is simply known to many as Mandela House. This is where Nelson Mandela lived between 1946 and 1962. The house is a modest dwelling consisting of four interconnecting rooms, which today house a collection of Mandela family memorabilia, paintings and photographs.

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Kruger National Park

Limpopo and Mpumalanga

Located in the north-east of the country, Kruger National Park is one of Africa's most popular wildlife-watching destinations. It's home to an incredible diversity of wildlife, including lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffalo. Visitors can go on safari to explore the park and have the chance to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

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