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And the Most Visited Tourist Attractions in South Africa are…
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And the Most Visited Tourist Attractions in South Africa are…

Ask anyone the question - which are the most visited tourist attractions in South Africa - and they’ll probably answer along the lines of our list below ... V&A Waterfront The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has around 25 million visitors...
15 Tourist Attractions That Are Worth The Money (And 3 That Are ‘Meh’)
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15 Tourist Attractions That Are Worth The Money (And 3 That Are ‘Meh’)

It's only fair that your money should work hard for you on holiday. Let's be honest: there is nothing worse than standing in a queue, to hand over your cash, only to find that the attraction is over-hyped and underwhelming. To save you money, we've put toge...
15 Most Instagrammed Attractions in Cape Town
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15 Most Instagrammed Attractions in Cape Town

#Cape Town doesn't need an introduction. It is one of the most popular city hashtags in South Africa, tagged in over 3 111 645 photos (#Johannesburg is tagged in only 560 590 photos). Comparatively #Cape Town is understandably not as popular as somewhere li...
20 Best Secret Scenic Spots In Cape Town and The Western Cape
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20 Best Secret Scenic Spots In Cape Town and The Western Cape

Travel has become a photographic frenzy, if Instagram is anything to go by. #traveladdict #wanderlust #traveltheworld – it's all about sharing those photo opportunities, whilst we're still there. People everywhere want authentic experiences. Instagram, in p...
Top Ten Natural Attractions in the Western Cape
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Top Ten Natural Attractions in the Western Cape

Africa's most southern region, the Western Cape is also the country's most mountainous and, some would argue, most beautiful province (certainly those who live in Cape Town like to think so). It has more iconic-style attractions than any other province, and...
15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Cape Town
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15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Cape Town

Here are a few fascinating things you probably don't know about Cape Town... 1. Cape Town is the best place in the world to visit According to the New York Times (2014). The Telegraph Travel Awards voted Cape Town the 'best city in the world' in 2013; it is ...
Nature Reserves to visit in South Africa
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Nature Reserves to visit in South Africa

It’s wonderful to know that in a diverse and abundantly beautiful country, land and the species that live on it are preserved.  Within every province you will find another reserve with a different climate, rainfall patterns, vegetation and inhabitants.  There ...
Explore the Cape Point Nature Reserve
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Explore the Cape Point Nature Reserve

Setting sail on board a vessel powered by wind, will and strong arms alone, bound for a coast yet uncharted, sounds like the kind of story-opening that inspires the valiant traveller within us to down our tools, skill sets and common sense in search of a life ...
The Thomas T Tucker Shipwreck Trail in Cape Point
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The Thomas T Tucker Shipwreck Trail in Cape Point

Better known as Olifantsbos shipwreck trail, the Thomas T Tucker Shipwreck Trail might sound rather forbidding, but it's actually a walk in the park, as you can turn back when you want to, and perfect for those with children as you reach the wreck fairly quick...
The Fynbos and Food Festival Photographs
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The Fynbos and Food Festival Photographs

The Fynbos and Food Festival took place on Family Day, Monday 25 April at the Good Hope Nursery near Cape Point. The nursery specializes in indigenous plants and the staff, full of expert gardening advice were on hand to give tips and assistance. Lines of g...
Two Oceans Restaurant – Feasting where the two oceans meet
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Two Oceans Restaurant – Feasting where the two oceans meet

Before we get into a lengthy debate, the tip of Africa is not the southern most point of the Cape. Confused? I was. But it's fairly simple. Cape Agulhas, also known as L'Agulhas, is the southern most tip of Africa – believe it or not it does lie further south ...
Good Hope Nursery – at which we do a succulent walk, almost have tea and find rare plants
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Good Hope Nursery – at which we do a succulent walk, almost have tea and find rare plants

This is a gorgeous part of Cape Town. In fact, it hardly feels like Cape Town at all and in a sense it isn't, if you consider that it's right on the peninsular and as far from the City Bowl as you can get and still be somewhere close to a suburb. Not that thos...
Flying Dutchman Funicular opening at Cape Point
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Flying Dutchman Funicular opening at Cape Point

I was lucky enough to attend the official opening of the Flying Dutchman funicular at Cape Point on Tuesday morning.  In honour of the occasion the rain held off and we were treated to glorious views from the Two Oceans Restaurant. We were greeted at the en...
A Day at Cape Point Nature Reserve
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A Day at Cape Point Nature Reserve

I am lucky enough to have friends who have a family cottage in the Cape Point Reserve. It’s beautiful - set almost right at the waters edge and it’s completely private.  What a privilege to be able to spend a weekend there. However, that said, it’s so beaut...
Cape Point Lighthouse Photos
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Cape Point Lighthouse Photos

'Any Person caught rolling down the cliff will be prosecuted - by order Lighthouse Engineer' - So read the original sign nailed to the wooden boundary gate of the Cape Point Lighthouse. The lighthouse at Cape Point is the most powerful on the South African coa...