Things to do in South Africa

Our guide to the best activities and attractions in South Africa

There is so much to do in South Africa that one of the trickiest things about a holiday here is deciding how to see it all. On the coasts, marine tours mean you’ll be with experts for the best chances of spotting whales or dolphins in the wild. You can even get up close to a shark if you’re feeling daring enough. Whether it’s a walking tour with a local in the know or a popular excursion worth booking in advance like the Franschhoek Wine Tram, we have a selection of activities that can be pre-booked by your Personal Travel Expert so you can make the most of your holiday.

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Apartheid Museum, Newtown & Maboneng Private Tour

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Canopy Tour, Tsitsikamma

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Cape Peninsula Tour, Cape Town

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Cape Town scenic helicopter tour

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Close Encounter Whale Tour, Plettenberg Bay

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Cradle of Humankind Private Tour

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Dolphin Marine Eco Tour, Plettenberg Bay

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Foodies on Foot, Stellenbosch

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Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Great White Shark Cage Diving

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Knysna Oyster Cruise

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Meerkat Excursion, Oudtshoorn

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Newtown & Maboneng Private Tour

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Pretoria City Private Tour

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Sidecar tour of the city

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Walk to Freedom Tour

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Waterfront Sunset Cruise

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Winelands tour from Cape Town