South Africa Travel Guide

Andrew visits a dangerous township in gritty Johannesburg, where he participates in a late-night competition. He also rappels off a cliff on Cape Town's Table Mountain.


Activities
Gumboot
Andrew learns the fancy footwork that makes up Gumboot, a type of dancing used by slaves in the gold mines. They would communicate in a type of Morse code during apartheid.
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Gumboot

Andrew learns the fancy footwork that makes up Gumboot, a type of dancing used by slaves in the gold mines. They would communicate in a type of Morse code during apartheid.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Penguin Rescue and Release
Andrew helps rehabilitate, bathe, feed and release African penguins back into the wild on Boulders Beach.
  • 22 Pentz Drive
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 7441 South Africa

Penguin Rescue and Release

Andrew helps rehabilitate, bathe, feed and release African penguins back into the wild on Boulders Beach.
22 Pentz Drive Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Phone: 27 (0)42-298 0100
Yeoville Market
Andrew visits this market to learn about the medicinal properties contained in dirt. People eat specific kinds of dirt to treat different ailments.
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Yeoville Market

Andrew visits this market to learn about the medicinal properties contained in dirt. People eat specific kinds of dirt to treat different ailments.
Johannesburg, South Africa Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Faraday Market
Andrew gets some advice from a sangoma, a healer who uses bones and shells to treat the sick and worried.
  • Street cnr Eloff St & N2,
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Faraday Market

Andrew gets some advice from a sangoma, a healer who uses bones and shells to treat the sick and worried.
Street cnr Eloff St & N2, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Zulu Fashion Show
Andrew and the crew head to a dangerous part of Johannesburg for an Oswenka, an all-male Zulu fashion show. Andrew also learns Ingoma, a traditional Zulu dance and Isicathamiya, an a capella style of singing.
  • Jeppe's Hostel, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
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Zulu Fashion Show

Andrew and the crew head to a dangerous part of Johannesburg for an Oswenka, an all-male Zulu fashion show. Andrew also learns Ingoma, a traditional Zulu dance and Isicathamiya, an a capella style of singing.
Jeppe's Hostel, Johannesburg, South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Old Reactor Jump
Andrew faces his fears and attempts to take a 328-foot jump from the top of an old nuclear reactor.
  • Soweto, Gauteng 1809 South Africa

Old Reactor Jump

Andrew faces his fears and attempts to take a 328-foot jump from the top of an old nuclear reactor.
Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
Music & Relish
Listen to the stirring sounds of a musician named Ma-awu Siyabulela, who combines Zulu and Christian Rock Gospel. Andrew also tastes a spicy African relish called chakalaka.
  • Soweto, Gauteng South Africa

Music & Relish

Listen to the stirring sounds of a musician named Ma-awu Siyabulela, who combines Zulu and Christian Rock Gospel. Andrew also tastes a spicy African relish called chakalaka.
Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
Muthwa Butchery
Andrew's guide takes him to a butchery where you buy meat and then take it outside to be cooked.
  • Soweto, Gauteng South Africa

Muthwa Butchery

Andrew's guide takes him to a butchery where you buy meat and then take it outside to be cooked.
Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa

Restaurants & Bars
The Tasting Room at La Quartier Francais
Go for the 8-course Gourmand dining experience at this inventive foodie destination. It's rated one of San Pellegrino's 50 Best Restaurants.
  • 16 Huguenot Road
  • Franschhoek, Western Cape 7690 South Africa

The Tasting Room at La Quartier Francais

Go for the 8-course Gourmand dining experience at this inventive foodie destination. It's rated one of San Pellegrino's 50 Best Restaurants.
16 Huguenot Road Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa
Carnivore Restaurant
Andrew visits a meat-lover's paradise in Johannesburg. The Carnivore Restaurant serves various types of wild game, including antelope and zebra.
  • 69 Drift Boulevard
  • Krugersdorp, Gauteng South Africa

Carnivore Restaurant

Andrew visits a meat-lover's paradise in Johannesburg. The Carnivore Restaurant serves various types of wild game, including antelope and zebra.
69 Drift Boulevard Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa
Shisanyama
Andrew is introduced to Shisanyama, a burning meat restaurant.
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Shisanyama

Andrew is introduced to Shisanyama, a burning meat restaurant.
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Duba Duba Snack Shop
Andrew visits this small shop to sink his teeth into a huge sandwich called a kota.
  • Soweto, Gauteng South Africa

Duba Duba Snack Shop

Andrew visits this small shop to sink his teeth into a huge sandwich called a kota.
Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
Mama Tembo
Traditional African cuisine (ostrich fillets, oxtail and fantastic curries) in a lively setting.
  • 18 Gleneagles Road
  • Randburg, Gauteng 2034 South Africa

Mama Tembo

Traditional African cuisine (ostrich fillets, oxtail and fantastic curries) in a lively setting.
18 Gleneagles Road Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Phone: 27 11 646 7302
Bizerca
Local, seasonal ingredients in a casual bistro setting.
  • Jetty Street
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa

Bizerca

Local, seasonal ingredients in a casual bistro setting.
Jetty Street Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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