Things to do & places to visit in South Africa


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Top destinations in South Africa 12

Most reviewed places to visit 50

  1. 5.0 Table Mountain (18.4k reviews) Western Cape
    - An absolute must.
    Spent 2-3 hours Mountains
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  2. 4.5 Table Mountain Aerial Cableway (17.2k reviews) Western Cape
    - Worth it
    Sunday: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM Spent 1-2 hours Trams
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  3. 4.5 Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (14.4k reviews) Western Cape
    - Go early before the crowds
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Spent More than 3 hours Marinas • Piers & Boardwalks
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  4. 4.5 Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (10.0k reviews) from $5.34 Western Cape
    - Superb Botanical Gardens
    Spent 2-3 hours Gardens
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  5. 4.5 Cape Point Nature Reserve (9.073 reviews) from $4.42 Western Cape
    - Cape Point beauty
    Spent More than 3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  6. 4.0 Robben Island Museum (8.554 reviews) from $44.59 Western Cape
    - Get your tickets at the office in the V & A Waterfront
    Spent More than 3 hours Historic Sites • Islands
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  7. 4.5 Boulders Beach Penguin Colony (8.395 reviews) Western Cape
    - Adorable!!!!
    Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Beaches • Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  8. 4.5 Cape of Good Hope (6.931 reviews) Western Cape
    - Well Worth the Trip!
    Sunday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas • Lookouts
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  9. 4.5 Apartheid Museum (6.322 reviews) Gauteng
    - Excellent museum.
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Speciality Museums
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  10. 4.5 Gautrain (5.468 reviews) Gauteng
    - Efficient and very clean
    Public Transportation Systems
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  11. 4.0 Two Oceans Aquarium (5.307 reviews) Western Cape
    - Thank you Two Oceans!
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Aquariums
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  12. 4.0 Emperors Palace (4.532 reviews) Gauteng
    - Emperors Casino
    Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Spent More than 3 hours Casinos
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  13. 4.5 uShaka Marine World (4.365 reviews) KwaZulu-Natal
    - Great for kids. . .of all ages!
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent More than 3 hours Water Parks • Aquariums
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  14. 4.5 Lion's Head (4.331 reviews) Western Cape
    - Amazing sunset
    Spent 1-2 hours Mountains
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  15. 4.5 The Cango Caves (4.242 reviews) Western Cape
    - We were fascinated by Oudtshoorn’s Cango Caves
    Spent 1-2 hours Caverns & Caves
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  16. 4.5 Signal Hill (3.885 reviews) Western Cape
    - The Sunset Bus to Signal Hill
    Spent 2-3 hours Mountains • Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  17. 4.5 Hout Bay (3.343 reviews) Western Cape
    - Hout Bay is a must
    Spent 1-2 hours Bodies of Water
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  18. 4.5 Parque Nacional dos Elefantes Addo (3.023 reviews) Eastern Cape
    - Ticked off 4 of the big 5
    Parks
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  19. 4.5 Knysna Elephant Park (2.973 reviews) Western Cape
    - Interactive and engaging
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  20. 4.5 Nelson Mandela Square (2.843 reviews) Gauteng
    - A must visit in Johannesburg
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Points of Interest & Landmarks
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  21. 4.5 Camp's Bay Beach (2.816 reviews) Western Cape
    - Definitely worth a visit
    Beaches
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  22. 4.5 Kruger National Park (2.711 reviews) Mpumalanga
    - Out of this world
    Sunday: 5:00 AM - 6:30 PM Spent More than 3 hours National Parks
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  23. 4.0 Bo-kaap (2.673 reviews) Western Cape
    - An interesting walk around oldest part of Cape Town
    Neighborhoods
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  24. 5.0 Robberg Nature Reserve (2.597 reviews) Western Cape
    - A great day out
    Sunday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  25. 4.5 Knysna Heads (2.580 reviews) Western Cape
    - Just go for the view
    Geologic Formations
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  26. 4.5 Birds of Eden (2.393 reviews) from $17.84 Western Cape
    - SO MANY BIRDS TO SEE OUTSTANDING
    Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  27. 4.5 Cango Wildlife Ranch (2.361 reviews) Western Cape
    - Great place to visit
    Sunday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  28. 4.5 Lion and Safari Park (2.223 reviews) North-West Province
    - A must visit!!
    Sunday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  29. 4.5 District Six Museum (2.108 reviews) from $2.79 Western Cape
    - A real eye opener on discrimination
    Sunday: Speciality Museums
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  30. 4.5 Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre (2.008 reviews) Western Cape
    - Get close to incredible animals
    Sunday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  31. 4.5 Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary (1.995 reviews) Western Cape
    - Unexpected goodness!
    Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  32. 4.5 Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours (1.935 reviews) Eastern Cape
    - Positive canopy tour experience
    Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks
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  33. 4.5 Clifton Beaches (1.888 reviews) Western Cape
    - Fine beaches where Cape Town's happy few reside
    Spent More than 3 hours Beaches
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  34. 4.5 Voortrekker Monument (1.869 reviews) Gauteng
    - WOW WOW WOW
    Monuments & Statues
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  35. 4.0 Gold Reef City (1.868 reviews) Gauteng
    - Visiting from the USA and loved it
    Sunday: Amusement & Theme Parks • Casinos
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  36. 4.0 Company's Gardens (1.735 reviews) Western Cape
    - Company Gardens - and enjoying the National museums
    Sunday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Gardens
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  37. 4.5 Untouched Adventures (1.729 reviews) Eastern Cape
    - Beautiful Kayak tour
    Sunday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Scuba & Snorkelling • Stand Up Paddleboarding • Kayaking & Canoeing
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  38. 4.5 Montecasino (1.721 reviews) Gauteng
    - Good entertaining place
    Spent 2-3 hours Casinos
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  39. 4.5 The Old Biscuit Mill (1.677 reviews) Western Cape
    - Laid back flee market & four court
    Sunday: Spent 2-3 hours Flea & Street Markets
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  40. 4.5 Swartberg Pass (1.659 reviews) Western Cape
    - Beautiful and accessible with a sedan
    Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Scenic Drives
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  41. 4.5 Franschhoek Motor Museum (1.627 reviews) Western Cape
    - A literal time machine...
    Spent < 1 hour Speciality Museums
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  42. 4.5 Panorama Route (1.615 reviews) Mpumalanga
    - Beautiful Scenery
    Scenic Drives
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  43. 4.5 Pilanesberg National Park (1.604 reviews) North-West Province
    - Chill with cats or hang with hippos
    Spent More than 3 hours National Parks • Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  44. 4.5 Safari Ostrich Farm (1.596 reviews) Western Cape
    - Enjoyable insights in South Africa’s ostrich capital
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Farms
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  45. 4.5 Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct (1.588 reviews) Gauteng
    - An essential aid to understanding apartheid in south Africa
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Historic Sites • Points of Interest & Landmarks • History Museums
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  46. 4.5 Groot Constantia (1.583 reviews) Western Cape
    - Iconic
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Spent 2-3 hours Historic Sites • Wineries & Vineyards
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  47. 4.5 iSimangaliso Wetland Park (1.573 reviews) KwaZulu-Natal
    - Amazing
    Spent More than 3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas • Parks
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  48. 4.0 Valley of Waves (1.561 reviews) North-West Province
    - Know before you go.
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spent More than 3 hours Water Parks
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  49. 4.5 Boschendal (1.547 reviews) Western Cape
    - Wish we could stay a lifetime.
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Spent More than 3 hours Historic Sites • Wineries & Vineyards • Farms
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  50. 5.0 Bloukrans Bungy - Face Adrenalin (1.540 reviews) Eastern Cape
    - Epic experience thanks to the amazing crew and vibes!!
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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