Last year South Africa was all about the football; here we show you there's so much more to the rainbow nation
Augrabies Falls National Park, Northern Cape
The roaring Augrabies Falls mark Orange River’s most spectacular moment – and, after Lesotho’s summer rains, they’re in full flood this month.
Basotho Cultural Village, Free State
Catch a glimpse of the Basotho people’s rich culture, including the skills and techniques they use to construct their elaborate huts, jewellery and cloth.
Soutpansberg-Limpopo Birding Route, Limpopo
Catch South Africa’s magnificent birdlife at its peak, before the annual winter migration. From the blue-spotted wood dove to the African fish eagle, the Limpopo region is home to hundreds of native species.
Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn
It may be famous for ostrich farming, but there’s more to Oudtshoorn than its feathered residents. The Cango Caves’ vast dripstone caverns are a spectacular respite from the summer heat. Choose from ‘standard’ or ‘adventure’ tours.
Maynardville Open-air Theatre, Cape Town
Every summer, Wynberg’s Maynardville Park comes to life with outdoor Shakespeare. The theatre, which champions diversity in its cast and crew, also hosts the Cape Town City Ballet.