Interesting facts about South Africa

Interesting facts about South Africa

 
 
 

Tourism and Leisure

 

Graded accommodation

The North West province has 197 graded accommodation establishments and 3 102 graded rooms.

History

 

Taung Heritage Site

The Taung Heritage Site is home to one of archeology’s most important discoveries. It was here that a hominid child’s skull was discovered in 1924.

Tourism and Leisure

 

Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site

The Vredefort Dome UNESCO World Heritage Site is where a massive meteorite hit the earth 2023-million years ago, creating a crater more than 90 km in diameter and 16-18 km deep.

 
 

Tourism and Leisure

 

North West Province attractions

The North West province is home to Sun City Resort, Madikwe Game Reserve and the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

History

 

Robben Island

Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the site of incarceration (for 27 years) of former President and global icon, Nelson Mandela.

Tourism and Leisure

 

Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park, part of the Cape Floral Region has more plant species in its
22 000 hectares than all of Britain or New Zealand.

 
 

Tourism and Leisure

 

The Cape Floral Region

The Western Cape’s fynbos (indigenous flowering shrubland) is one of the richest and most diverse floral areas in the world. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site. Seventy percent of its floral species occur nowhere else on earth.

Tourism and Leisure

 

Bikes and wines in Stellenbosch

You can explore Stellenbosch wine farms by bicycle, enjoy wine tasting, food and wine pairing, and be part of educational cellar tours.

Tourism and Leisure

 

Franschhoek Wine Tram

The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on, hop-off tour is one of the best ways to experience the picturesque Franschhoek Valley and its 300-year old wine farms.

 
 
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