Lesedi Cultural Village (Portion 198 Of Farm no 493, Lanseria) — If you want to get an idea of traditional South African culture, then the Lesedi multi cultural village, less than an hour’s drive north of Johannesburg and set amongst rocky hills and bushveld, is a perfect outing. Lesedi, which is seSotho for ‘light’, […]
Hout Bay Surf Club (Hout Bay, Cape Town) – Hout Bay, which is from the Afrikaans term Houtbaai (or “Wood Bay”), is a coastal suburb of Cape Town which has grown into a tourist destination over the years. One of the major activities here is surfing, because of the large swells here. Hout Bay Surf […]
Good Hope Centre (Christiaan Barnard Street, Central Business District/CBD, Cape Town) — this is an awesome venue for live music and entertainment, exhibitions, conferences, cultural performances and can also be used as a public hall and stadium. Its seating capacity is 7,000 spectators.
Gold Reef City (corner Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg) – located just 8 km. from the center of Johannesburg lies the world famous yet uniquely South African Gold Reef City – where locals and tourists come to play, relax and more! Visitors return time and time again to experience its world class facilities, […]
Diving in the Aquarium (Two Oceans Aquarium, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town) — Diving in the Aquarium offers the unique opportunity to “get close” to ragged-tooth sharks and shoals of large predators such as yellowtail, dusky kob and black- and white musselcracker – a dive which one cannot experience in the natural environment. Advanced […]
Coca Cola Dome (Northumberland Avenue, North Riding Johannesburg) – this is a 19,000-spectator multi-purpose arena which hosts various events, from rock & pop concerts to ice skating shows (like “Disney on Ice”). That, as well as trade shows and conventions. Pop and rock acts that have performed there include Sting, Dave Matthews Band, Nickelback, Maxwell, […]
Clifton Beaches (Cape Town) – a 10 minute drive from central Cape Town will lead you to any of Clifton’s four beaches. Coves of soft white sand separated by giant boulders that protect them from summer’s notorious south-east wind, each beach attracts a slightly different crowd though undoubtedly the most popular is Clifton 4th Beach. […]
Chavonnes Battery Museum (Clock Tower, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town) — Visit the Chavonnes Battery Museum, Clock Tower V&A and step back into Cape Town of 280 years ago. When completed in 1726, there was no Waterfront, no Clock Tower and no Alfred Basin. Watchdog at Cape Town’s front door for almost 150 years, […]
Cape Town Stadium (Fritz Sonnenberg Road, Green Point, Cape Town) – this arena, which opened in 2009, was one of the sites of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It’s the current home of the Ajax Cape Town football team, and hosts various soccer and rugby games. Rock and pop concerts are also held here, with […]
Camps Bay (Cape Town) – in some respects, Camps Bay is South Africa’s answer to Miami Beach: a popular beach where the “beautiful people” are often seen, trendy restaurants and bars within walking distance, fancy sports cars buzzing about. During warm weather months, Camps Bay resembles the Mediterranean, at least in spirit.