South Africa Travel Guide

From homemade honey hooch and wine made from palm trees to Zulu tribal beer, travel around South Africa tasting some of the best cocktails the country has to offer.


Activities
Skeiding Guest Farm
The Skeiding Guest Farm is a working ostrich farm that allows guests to get up close and personal with the birds.
  • Heidelberg 6665
  • NZ
  • Gauteng, South Africa

Skeiding Guest Farm

The Skeiding Guest Farm is a working ostrich farm that allows guests to get up close and personal with the birds.
Heidelberg 6665 Gauteng, South Africa
Phone: +27 82-451-4965
Hout Bay Market
Bay Harbour Market is a trading post where South African merchants can buy and sell goods, creating a wide variety of products for consumers to enjoy.
  • 31 Harbour Rd
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 7806 South Africa

Hout Bay Market

Bay Harbour Market is a trading post where South African merchants can buy and sell goods, creating a wide variety of products for consumers to enjoy.
31 Harbour Rd Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Kruger National Park
One of the largest game reserves in all of Africa, Kruger National Park is home to 336 types of trees, 49 types of fish, 34 types of amphibians, 114 types of reptiles, 507 types of birds and 147 types of mammals.
Two leopards on tree watching tourists in jeep, back view kruger national park
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  • Skukuza Camp Rd
  • Skukuza 1350, South Africa

Kruger National Park

One of the largest game reserves in all of Africa, Kruger National Park is home to 336 types of trees, 49 types of fish, 34 types of amphibians, 114 types of reptiles, 507 types of birds and 147 types of mammals.
Skukuza Camp Rd Skukuza 1350, South Africa
Phone: +27 12-426-5000
Nyati Distillery
Tours of the facility are by appointment only, as this moderately priced distillery makes 11 different flavors of mampoer, a home-distilled fruit liquor.
  • Buffalo Hills Game Reserve
  • Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Nyati Distillery

Tours of the facility are by appointment only, as this moderately priced distillery makes 11 different flavors of mampoer, a home-distilled fruit liquor.
Buffalo Hills Game Reserve Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Phone: +27 44-535-9739
Table Mountain National Park
Table Mountain overlooks Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for most of his 27 years as a political prisoner.
View from Signal Hill, Cape Town, SA. Looking at Lions Head (far right) the Twelve Apostles (center) and Table Mountain (Left)
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  • Cape Point
  • Cape Town 7764, South Africa

Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain overlooks Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for most of his 27 years as a political prisoner.
Cape Point Cape Town 7764, South Africa
Phone: +27 21-712-0527

Restaurants & Bars
Mzoli’s Place
Known as “the church of meat,” Mzoli’s is a famed barbecue joint at the epicenter of culture in South Africa.
  • NY 115
  • Gugulethu 7751, South Africa

Mzoli’s Place

Known as “the church of meat,” Mzoli’s is a famed barbecue joint at the epicenter of culture in South Africa.
NY 115 Gugulethu 7751, South Africa
Phone: +27 21-638-1355
Sgt. Pepper
Great for large groups, this contemporary hot spot serves up some of the best pizza and beer in town.
  • 194 Long St.
  • Cape Town 8000, South Africa

Sgt. Pepper

Great for large groups, this contemporary hot spot serves up some of the best pizza and beer in town.
194 Long St. Cape Town 8000, South Africa
Phone: +27 21-424-5608
Van Hunks
According to local legend, Van Hunks is named after a retired pirate who got into a smoking contest with the devil at the top of Table Mountain, which overlooks Cape Town.
  • 1 Upper Union St
  • Cape Town 8001, South Africa

Van Hunks

According to local legend, Van Hunks is named after a retired pirate who got into a smoking contest with the devil at the top of Table Mountain, which overlooks Cape Town.
1 Upper Union St Cape Town 8001, South Africa
Phone: +27 21-422-5422
Denn's Tavern
Once an illegal shebeen (the equivalent of an American speakeasy), Denn’s Tavern is a popular local gathering spot for some drinks and a game of pool. 
  • KwaZulu-Natal province
  • South Africa

Denn's Tavern

Once an illegal shebeen (the equivalent of an American speakeasy), Denn’s Tavern is a popular local gathering spot for some drinks and a game of pool. 
KwaZulu-Natal province , South Africa
Ferrari’s Pub & Grub
One of the rare places in the world where visitors can try a 200-year-old drink that is made with bee embryos, known as Heuning Karrie.
  • Melkhout St
  • Kareedouw, South Africa

Ferrari’s Pub & Grub

One of the rare places in the world where visitors can try a 200-year-old drink that is made with bee embryos, known as Heuning Karrie.
Melkhout St Kareedouw, South Africa

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