Franschhoek launches wine tram

World renowned for its spectacular beauty, superb wines and world class restaurants, the Franschhoek Valley will soon boast a unique tram service running from the historic Franschhoek Village. It will stop at some of South Africa’s oldest and most renowned wine estates.

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Groot aantal Nederlanders bezoekt Zuid-Afrika

Meer dan 8 miljoen toeristen hebben Zuid-Afrika in 2011 bezocht. Dat is 3,3% meer dan tijdens het WK Voetbal in 2010. Het land staat ook in de warme belangstelling van Nederlanders.

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Economic forecast South Africa: steady growth

South Africa is likely to show stable growth in the next five years. The country’s growth may seem moderate, when compared to other African countries. But relatively strong consumer spending power, a large market and a stable, diverse economy makes South Africa an attractive market in an African context.

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The stories of true heroes in the Shipwreck Museum

If you think you’re adventurous going 4×4 through Botswana or climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, think again. As is to be discovered at a visit Bredasdorp’s Shipwreck Museum, the true adventurers were sea explorers of yesteryear who braved one of the most challenging sea crossings of their time: the Atlantic-Indian Ocean crossing via Cape Agulhas.

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Groot-Constantia, wijngaard midden in Kaapstad

Südafrikas ältestes Weingut liegt mitten in der Millionen-Metropole Kapstadt. Napoleon war Stammkunde, genau wie Friedrich der Große. Heute dürfen Touristen frei durch die Felder spazieren, auf den Wiesen picknicken – und den Wein verköstigen.

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Een boel te doen in Kaapstad

As unpredictable as its weather, diverse as its wildlife and  sophisticated as its world-famous wines, Cape Town is a city that’s  impossible to pin down.

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Care-Centre for orphaned rhino babies

South Africa is to be home to the first specialist, dedicated, non-commercial care-centre for baby rhinos orphaned by the shocking poaching for rhino horns.

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Criminal syndicates turn to Rhino poaching

Rhino experts say there is a new trend emerging in relation to rhino poaching. Increasingly, criminal syndicates usually associated with more hardened crimes like drug trafficking and vehicle theft are turning to rhino poaching.

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Go Wild in South Africa!

Across South Africa there are literally thousands of safari’s and game reserves that  range in size from the massive Kruger National Park which is bigger than the country of Ireland,  to locations that cover just a few acres.

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Top 10 beach destinations in Africa

Travel website TripAdvisor announced the winners of its 2012 Travelers’ Choice® Beach Destinations awards. On the African part of the list, sandy seasides in Kenya and Tanzania are among the best rated. In South Africa Cape Town Central is the place to be.

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