Things to do in South Africa
The expansive modern space is geared toward serious collectors, representing both well-established and up-and-coming talents.
Years as agent: 21. Specialties: England, India, South Africa. Consulting fee: From $500.
Whatiftheworld’s mandate is to cultivate a community among Cape Town’s young furniture-, product-, and fashion designers and aspiring collectors. It takes the form of shows held in Whatiftheworld’s gallery/work space in Woodstock.
The complex, in Milpark, has the area’s best shopping, thanks to its many boutiques that showcase creative young talent.
The 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Peter Matkovich, on nearly 1,000 acres with two miles of spectacular coastline, a quarter of which is a nature reserve.
Tokara Estate, an ultramodern stone- and-glass winery, sits on one of the most spectacular spots in South Africa's Winelands: the top of the mountain pass that separates Stellenbosch from Franschhoek.
The venue has an extensive collection of mixed-media works divided between two gallery spaces.
A tour guide and amateur historian who first visited Johannesburg’s impoverished townships in the 1990’s as a peacekeeper, Robin Binckes has since devoted himself to bringing attention—and travelers—to the often-overlooked township of Alexandra, in the city’s north, through his company, Spear of
The century-old Kitchener's Carvery Bar, in Braamfontein, once hosted the titular commander of Britain’s Boer War force; with a dance floor, disco ball and a healthy supply of the local Castle Lager, it’s now a favorite with the design crowd—and the best place for a toast in this vibrant city.
The tour operator runs 5- to 30-night trips from the opening of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to the final rounds.