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Motseng Cultural Village: a place in the sun

Sun City's Motseng Cultural Village pays tribute to South Africa's eight indigenous peoples through song, dance, praise poetry and art, and immerses visitors in the living traditions of a land steeped in history.
South Africa's tourist highlights

South Africa: world tourist hotspot

South Africa's popularity as a tourism destination, locally and globally, is on the up and the Department of Tourism says it is well on its way to achieving its goal to be a Top 20 destination by 2020.
SA improves travel, tourism competitiveness


Get to know your banknotes

South Africa now has a new set of banknotes, with the Nelson Mandela notes going into circulation on Tuesday 6 November. The current and new banknotes will circulate together and both remain legal tender.

Sustainable tourism a must

South Africa was the first country in the world to adapt the principles of fair trade to its tourism industry and on World Tourism Day, celebrated on 27 September, businesses in the sector were encouraged to apply for certification.
Responsible tourism at Buffalo Ridge

Gallery: South Africa’s wildlife

South Africa is renowned for its magnificent wildlife. From the  elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and leopard, to the elephant shrew, ant lion, rhinoceros beetle, buffalo weaver and leopard tortoise, the country's plains, seas and skies are natural treasure troves for the animal and bird lover.
Gallery: South Africa's birdlife

Big Five Marathon a wild challenge

Big Five Marathon a wild challenge

The Big Five Marathon, which takes place in South Africa's Limpopo province every June, offers competitors the amazing experience of running a marathon in a game reserve that features Africa's "Big Five" wild animals.

Game park facelift to boost tourism

The Manyeleti Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga is set to become one of South Africa’s premier ecotourism destinations, following an investment of R400-million (US$54.9-million) to upgrade the facility.

E Cape: big sky

E Cape: big sky, big fish, Big Five!

Tourists seeking the Big Five game experience to complete their trip to South Africa have a new array of options. Within close striking distance of Cape Town and the Garden Route, the Eastern Cape's emerging game reserves are world-class - and some will add the southern right whale and great white shark to give you an unbeatable "Big Seven"!


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