Tourism

Tourism

South Africa's tourism industry is well established, with an exciting sector of emerging entrepreneurs. The country is strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife, and is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism.

 

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South African paddleboarder conquers the Atlantic Ocean

South African surfer and endurance athlete Chris Bertish has become the first person in the world to singlehandedly cross the Atlantic Ocean on a...
Route 62: five stops on the world's best road trip

South Africa’s Route 62 is world’s best road trip

The scenic Route 62, between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn, has been named by CNN Travel as the world's best road trip destination. Here are...
Alushca

South African appointed president of global tourist guide body

During the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations convention, a South African guide was named president. Alushca Ritchie will be in the position for...
Patrick Mwalua, Kenya, Tsavo West National Park, conservation, water trucks, drought

Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a time

Patrick Mwalua drives a truck hundreds of kilometres four times a week to deliver much needed water supplies to animals in Kenya's drought-stricken Tsavo...

Five globally important archaeological sites in Africa

From Great Zimbabwe to Nubian pyramids along the Nile River, Africa, as the Cradle of Humankind, holds many of the world's greatest archaeological treasures....
Zola Nene Simply Delicious

South African chefs stand tall at Oscars of food industry

The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards takes place in May this year. With 10 South African books shortlisted, the country has a strong chance to...
The Vegan Life magazine

South Africa’s first vegan magazine

Media24 has launched South Africa’s first vegan focused magazine, The Vegan Life. Besides vegan friendly recipes, there are also informative articles on a wide...
drone footage

Northern Cape sinkhole offers up underground mysteries

A 300m long sinkhole in the Northern Cape that opened up after heavy summer rains is revealing some interesting discoveries for inquisitive locals and...

Feeling at home at Jamie’s Italian in South Africa

Famed British chef Jamie Oliver has made another addition to his Jamie’s Italian restaurant chain. The newest branch, in Johannesburg, opened to diners in...
Matt Tebbutt

New food show explores South Africa’s enticing dishes

A Taste of South Africa is a new show about food, being filmed with British chef Matt Tebbutt. It explores local favourites and the...

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