In 1946, Nelson Mandela moved into a small house in Johannesburg’s Soweto neighborhood. This is the house in which he lived with his wife Winnie when he was arrested in 1962 and later thrown in prison for what would end up being 27 years. He returned to the house for a short time in 1990 upon his release, and today the house is the Mandela Family Museum.
Some places don’t really come into focus until you can see the big picture. Cape Town can be sampled in different areas – the trendy V&A Waterfront, the white sandy beaches, the majestic Table Mountain – but until you can see it from the air you can’t quite put it all into context. Luckily, there are tours that will get you up in the air over Cape Town.
The premier African cultural history museum in Johannesburg is MuseuMAfricA, but you might be surprised to learn that the museum’s roots go back decades – long before apartheid was a thing of the past.
There’s all kinds of wildlife to see in South Africa – including the many amazing creatures that life in the oceans surrounding the country. If you’re not planning to go diving, you can still see the underwater world with a visit to the uShaka Marine World in Durban.
Cape Town is a one of a kind place full dramatic landscapes, unique wildlife, and some pretty amazing wine. The full day super saver tour of the cape is a day packed with all of the best sights all wrapped up into one. The day starts early as there is a lot to see, the first stop is technically not a stop, it’s a drive.
At the top of most travel wish lists when visiting South Africa is to take a safari – but what if you could get up close to some of the country’s most dangerous animals in a different way? At the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center you can do just that.