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Top places to visit in SA

A concise guide to navigating some of South Africa's most interesting spaces and places.

Red Bus Tours 
As part of the Johannesburg tour, visit the Apartheid Museum, Vilakazi Street  and the Orlando Towers in Soweto, the SAB World of Beer and much more. In Cape Town you can enjoy South Africa’s oldest wine estate, a visit to the South African National Gallery.

Sterkfontein Caves – Johannesburg
The Sterkfontein Caves lie deep in the Cradle of Humankind; a World Heritage Site. These caves are filled with records of the evolution of humankind spanning over 4-million years; and are home to around 40% of the world's known human-ancestor fossils.

The Goliath Comedy Club – Johannesburg
Unwind on a Friday evening at South Africa’s leading comedy hotspot. The Goliath Comedy Club offers stand-up, improv, guest appearances and open mic. 

The Living Room – Johannesburg
The Living Room is a rooftop garden oasis/restaurant/event space that boasts an eco-garden centre. You can create your own dishes; that suit meat eaters and vegans alike while enjoying the Johannesburg cityscape.

Klitsgras Drumming – Pretoria
Enjoy a family friendly Sunday afternoon filled with acoustic bands, delicious food and drinks at Klitsgras Drumming. Join the drumming circle around a bonfire and experience a uniquely uplifting musical experience.

God’s Window – Mpumalanga
Situated on the Drakensberg escarpment in Mpumalanga is God’s Window. Take in lush indigenous forests, the Blyde River Canyon and hills and cliffs that roll on forever. There are private game reserves along the route where you can spot some of South Africa’s Wildlife. 

Valley of 1000 Hills – Pietermaritzburg 
The Valley of 1000 Hills is a beautiful region of gently rounded hills sprinkled with scenic views, Zulu homesteads, and extraordinary gorges. At the foot of the valley is the Phe-Zulu Safari Park where you can immerse yourself in isiZulu culture.

Shakaland Zulu Cultural Village – KwaZulu-Natal 
Immerse yourself in isiZulu culture and explore the life of King Shaka Zulu. Learn about isiZulu customs, consult with an inyanga (natural herbalist) or a sangoma (traditional healer), and sample some homemade beer. 

Shongweni Market – Durban
Start your Saturday off with over 50 stalls of scrumptious, locally grown and homemade food. Shongweni market also offers clothing, footwear, jewellery and craft and gift stalls.

Kaskazi Kayaks and Adventures – Cape Town
Spend an afternoon paddling through the open ocean on the Atlantic coastline with Kaskazi Kayaks and Adventures. Sign up for guided tours that depart from Three Anchor Bay beach under the Sea Point Promenade. 

Mojo Market – Cape Town
Enjoying great food, live music or sports screenings at the heart of Sea Point. Mojo market is the perfect place to make new friends and offers 4 bars and 30 food stalls to tantalizes your pallet. 

Chapman’s Peak Drive – Cape Town
Drive through the Chapman’s Peak Mountain and experience a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy sightseeing, cycling, running, hiking and photography. Chapman’s Peak Drive is a gateway the Cape of Good Hope where you can stand on one of the highest sea cliffs in the world.