Travelling to South Africa

TripAdvisor names SA's top 10 destinations

TripAdvisor, which represents the largest online travel community in the world, recently released the top 10 places to visit in South Africa in 2015 – nine of which can be found in the Western Cape.

Paragliding in Cape Town

Follow the journey of Nelson Mandela

Madiba's Journey is a free to download app, available for Apple and Android devices, that features 27 tourist attractions and sites of memory inspired by his life. It also has audio so the user can be immersed in the story, as well as images, practical visitor details and rewards for checking in.


SAA celebrates inaugural flight to Abu Dhabi

With more than 200 South African companies doing business in the United Arab Emirates, SAA has added daily flights to Abu Dhabi to its network through a code share agreement with Etihad Airways. The first flight departed on Sunday.


South African chardonnay judged best in world

Groot Constantia's 2013 Chardonnay beat more than 800 other entrants from around the world to be judged the best overall chardonnay at the 22nd annual Chardonnay du Monde competition held recently in France.


Kirstenbosch is world's Garden of the Year

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, which offers visitors many unusual experiences and showcases the diverse Cape Floral kingdom in a very accessible way, has been named as Garden of the Year at the 2015 International Garden Tourism awards.

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