South Africa's immensely varied terrain supports a rich diversity of animals, birds, and plant-life and offers an incomparable range of experiences and Things to Do in South Africa. Whether you're in South Africa on safari or to enjoy the beaches, breathtaking drives, or unspoiled wilderness, SA-Venues.com strives to help you experience the very best that South Africa has to offer.

Browse our directory of thing to do which ranges from adventurous activities, hiking and 4x4 trails, sight seeing excursions, sports and leisure to more sedate activities including shopping and museums, art galleries, coffee shops and eateries, whale watching, wine tours and tasting and a varied collection of cultural experiences. You'll find them all here. And if you know of a great thing to do we've missed, let us know here so we can share your experiences and recommendations with other visitors to our wonderful country.

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Western Cape

Overnight? Cape Town, Western Cape
Cape Town and the Western Cape are undoubtedly regarded as among the most beautiful places to visit in the world. Rich in contrasting regions like the Overberg, the Cape Winelands, the Klein Karoo, and the West Coast that present variations ...

Garden Route

Overnight? Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The beautiful and dramatic Garden Route, that stretches from around Mossel Bay to the Storms River Mouth, is an area dense with forests, beaches, lakes, rivers, kloofs and hardwood trees and is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in ...

Eastern Cape

Overnight? Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
The second largest province in the country, the Eastern Cape has a diversity that extends across landscapes ranging from the desert of the Great Karoo to the pounding waves of the Wild Coast. The selection of adventure includes the world ...

KwaZulu Natal / Durban

Overnight? Durban, KwaZulu Natal
A sub-tropical coastline littered with beaches that promise warm water and lush, green vegetation, inland battlefields in the hills and valleys of Zululand, the superb Drakensberg Mountain range that dominates the undulating hills of the Midlands ...

Gauteng / Johannesburg

Overnight? Johannesburg, Pretoria, Gauteng
Gauteng, the place where gold was discovered, is the commercial and industrial powerhouse of South Africa and indeed the whole of southern Africa. It might be the smallest of the nine provinces, but is also the wealthiest, and entertainment is ...

Mpumalanga

Overnight? Nelspruit, Kruger Park, Mpumalanga
The beauty of Mpumalanga, the place where the sun rises, is not easily surpassed, and the access visitors have to incredible scenery, mountain landscape, sweeping rivers, waterfalls, misty valleys and the lowveld’s myriad game parks make the north ...

Limpopo Province

Overnight? Limpopo
Limpopo is bushveld country – grasslands, thorn trees, the magic baobab and effortless blue skies. Host to a wealth of incredible scenery and a mysticism shrouded in age-old history, its land steeped in the mysteries of cultural heritage, Limpopo ...

North West Province

Overnight? North West Province
Lying west of Gauteng and extending to the Botswana border, the North West Province is flanked by the Kalahari Desert and the beautiful Magaliesberg mountain range. The area is not only one of South Africa’s top malaria free wildlife destinations ...

The Free State

Overnight? Bloemfontein, Free State
Lying between the Vaal and Orange Rivers in the heart of South Africa, the Free State is the country's "bread basket", producing over 70% of the grain on 30 000 farms. Consistently blue skies and predominantly prairie-like scenery, accented only ...

The Northern Cape

Overnight? Northern Cape
The mostly desert and semi-desert region that lies south of the Orange River has, contrary to expectations, some of the most incredible landscapes, a history rich in San rock engravings, Namaqualand daisies in spring, gloriously clear skies, starry ...

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