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Aquila Private Game Reserve

Aquila Private Game Reserve is popular with tourists for many reasons, one being that it's situated in a malaria-free region. The reserve also boasts its "Big Five" -- water buffalo, rhinoceros, lion, elephant and leopard.

De Doorns, South Africa

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Bloubergstrand

A popular beach with some of the best views of Cape Town, Bloubergstrand is one of the world's top 3 beaches for kite-surfing. Many believe that it's named after the area's strong wind; however, its name in Afrikaans is "blue mountain beach."

1 Marine Dr., Table View, Cape Town, South Africa

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Cage-Diving off Seal Island

Seal Island is situated 3-1/2 miles off the coast of the Northern beaches of False Bay, which houses the highest concentration of Cape Fur Seals in the world and has the highest concentration of great white sharks.

South Africa

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Kanonkop Wine Estate

Kanonkop is a fourth-generation wine estate known for its excellent pinotage -- a red wine developed by South African Abraham Izak Perold, a chemistry scholar who combined pinot noir and cinsault varities of wine.

Western Cape, South Africa

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Nyanga

One of Cape Town's oldest townships, Nyanga is among the country's poorest neighborhoods, suffering from high rates of unemployment, crime and HIV/AIDS. Its residents were especially politically active during apartheid.

Nyanga 7750, South Africa

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Robben Island

The former prison is one of South Africa's most popular tourist attractions. Most visit the island to see the cell that once held the country's most famous freedom fighter, former president Nelson Mandela.

Robben Island, South Africa

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Table Mountain

Often-times when a southeasterly wind kick up, Table Mountain will be partially covered in cloud, something the locals refer to as the "table cloth." There are dozes of miles of hiking trails to the top.

Lower Cable Station, Tafelberg Rd., Cape Town, South Africa