Geography

Essential guide to scuba diving in South Africa

If it's variety you're after, you've come to the right place. South Africa has an enormously long coastline ranging from…

3 years ago

Discover South Africa’s untamed and beautiful Wild Coast

The Wild Coast is one of South Africa's most remote stretches of shoreline. Stretching from East London in the…

3 years ago

iSimangaliso Wetland Park: South Africa’s coastal jewel

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is one of the jewels of South Africa's coastline, with a unique mosaic of ecosystems…

3 years ago

South Africa’s weather and climate

A subtropical location, moderated by ocean on two sides of the triangle-shaped country and the altitude of the interior…

3 years ago

Going underground for water

Scientists have for the first time produced the most detailed maps yet which show that Africa has vast reserves of…

8 years ago

It’s official! Table Mountain is part of the new Seven Wonders

Celebrations erupted at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront on Friday night as Table Mountain was provisionally named a New 7 Wonder…

9 years ago

Guide to rock climbing in South Africa

The cliffs are big, wild, often remote - and still being discovered. And it's a climate for being out…

10 years ago

South Africa’s languages

South Africa is a multilingual country. Its democratic Constitution, which came into effect on 4 February 1997, recognises 11 official…

13 years ago

The Western Cape

If three pyramids are the symbol of Africa's far north, then a flat-topped mountain is the symbol of its far…

18 years ago