South Africa

South Africa Travel Guide

Located in a whitewashed townhouse in the city center, this contemporary art gallery showcases the work of midcareer local photographers, such as Roger Ballen and Jurgen Schadeberg, as well as international photographers like Jan Smith from Mexico and Nicola Vinci from Italy.

The property’s contemporary- art collection is a carefully edited selection of some of South Africa’s finest working artists. Take an extravagant wine tutorial in the state-of-the-art tasting lounge, with flights of Delaire reds and whites and organic food pairings.

For an otherwordly experience, there's nothing like a game drive in the African wild. The 185,000-acre Madikwe Game Reserve, in the northwestern corner of South Africa, is part Kalahari desert, part bush country.

An hour’s drive from Cape Town, the Point is the most breathtaking spot at the Cape Point Reserve (a place of buckling, fynbos-covered hills, troops of baboons, buck, and Cape Mountain zebra).

The glittering necklaces, earrings, rings, and bracelets displayed at this high-end jewelry shop are all designed and made in South Africa.

Best known as the former prison where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for 18 years, this island off the coast of Cape Town also served as a leper colony, mental institution, and military base over the past three centuries.

The gallery features local contemporary work.

The South African tour company arranges optional safari extensions to Kruger National Park.

Part of a developing network of overnight hiking trails within Table Mountain National Park, the Table Mountain Trail is a three-day, two-night portaged, catered, and guided walk that weaves city history together with the mountain’s natural wonders, like oversize king proteas, ancient ferns, and

Surrounded by wide expanses and the desert-like terrain of the Great Karoo, Bergwater Vineyards has been open since 1999 and is the only vineyard in the Prince Albert Valley. Bordered by a nature preserve, the area around Bergwater is untouched by development.