Our beautiful country is a popular tourist destination, and, it’s safe to say that one of South Africa’s many appeals is the many diverse and vibrant cultures that lie within each city.
You don’t have to cross the near invisible province border to another part of the country or take months to save up enough to see the beauty that your city has to offer.
New adventures help fuel our desires and bring out the childlike spirit in people. When you explore your city, truly explore it, without an agenda or schedule, you will notice many subtle hidden treasures – from the wildlife and street art to site seeing that will take your breath away.
If you are a Joburger and have never taken the time to explore because you’re on a budget, you have clearly been missing out on the youthful vibe and energy that the city has to offer. The market scene is huge in the city and spots like; Braamfontein, Melville, and Maboneng are the places to experience the beauty of local designer goods, indulge in the street gourmet food, taste good craft beer and meet like-minded souls.
Joburg is one of the youngest cities in the world, yet it is full of iconic heritage sites that one can visit. Spots like Constitutional Hill, Soweto and the Apartheid Museum are worth paying a visit to learn more about what lies in this beautiful city.
If you are in the Mother City, you don’t have to be an accomplished art buff to explore the art galleries of Cape Town. The ‘First Thursdays’ are an awesome way to experience the cultural wealth that Cape Town has to offer. For romantics at heart, the Galileo Open Cinema presents to you the al fresco movie viewing experience while the sun sets.
Should you be in South Africa’s playground, you can get up close and personal with the most exciting creatures found off the KZN coastline in the I&J Snorkel Lagoon at uShaka Marine World. To experience the different cultures, take a walk down the Golden Mile – a stretch of beach with golden sands, hear the buskers belting out their tunes or catch a ride on the rickshaw.