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Things to do in Rest of South Africa

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Rest of South Africa. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Rest of South Africa attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Rest of South Africa to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Rest of South Africa.

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  • Baobab Tree Bar & Wine Cellar

    Having a cocktail in the hollow trunk of a huge 6,000-year-old baobab tree is a surreal and elemental experience. The cavity of the tree is cool—a ... More
  • Montagu Pass

    Take the soaring Montagu Pass over the Outeniqua Mountains and onto the Garden Route, only 90 minutes away. And here is another world: the rusty pa... More
  • Swartberg Pass

    The majestic Swartberg Pass, a 17-mile-long heart-in-mouth miracle of cliff-edge engineering, was built by Thomas Bain in the 1880’s. At the pass’s... More
  • Swartrivier Olive Farm

    Sample a meaty Manzanilla olive at this thriving farm. More

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