7 South African things to do

7 South African things to do

South Africa is also the ideal destination for those searching for a world-class safari, but this large country has more than just the reserves of wildlife. A mixture of delightful coastlines, jaws, great cuisine, and 5-star accommodation means that this is not only suitable for safari enthusiasts but also for explorers, sun searchers, fanatic foodstuffs, and photography enthusiasts. A superb wine-making area in South Africa, the oldest outdoor wine industry in Europe, watching whales on the southern coast and surfing on the eastern cape. We mentioned here our favorite South Africa stuff...

The Silo Cocktails

The Silo is the coolest hotel in Cape Town. The Silo has a funky futuristic interior, with enormous convex glass windows and optimal views of the city. Situated above The Moscow museum in V&A Waterfront. The Willaston Bar is open to the public and serves sweet drinks like Kalahari Safari with a South African drink made of rooibos syrup and gin. In the season, go out to Silo Rooftop and enjoy the wonderful view, order another Spirit of the Silo, on rainy days, escaping from the grey and curl up on one of the sun-covered sweatshirts. This is the ideal place for your night to start or finish.

Bo-Kaap Walk Tour

In central Cape Town, a 10-minute walk from Loop and Long Lane, Bo-Kap is the former slave neighborhood. The homes were once white on the orders of the lord of slavery, but when liberated Bo-Kaap burst in a variety of colors, the houses are now all decorated in superb bright colors to celebrate their liberty. It is a great place to stroll and get a feel for South Africa's melting pot of cultures. The first mosque in Cape Town (the mosque can be visited) is also mainly Muslim and so it can be heard that the Salam Alaikum'S appeals echo through the narrow highways as people welcome each other.

Franschhoek Wine Tram

Spending a stay in the village of Franschhoek and an afternoon on a wine trail wouldn't end without a stop at The Winelands. The Wine Tram takes you half a tram half bus through different local wineries and you can get on and off as you want. You can taste each vineyard's different delights. Lunch in one, go to one another, go to the last – or the first! Wine tasting! It's a great way of seeing The Winelands and getting to know the best South African wines simultaneously.

Visit Seals Iceland.

Robben Island is an incredibly important location for South Africa and indeed the world right off the coast of Cape Town. The President of South Africa became three former inmates of Robben Island jail. While on tour in the current jail, Nelson Mandela was held alone and spent 27 years in solitary confinement. This stunning location is now an outstanding conservation museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a vital part of the history of South Africa.

Mountain Hike Table

Table Mountain offers the charm of Cape Town and gives the area a legit 'outdoor' reputation. Table Mountain provides a long walk (but in places very strenuous!) for those who want to start the day by doing some exercise. You can see all areas of the city from the top and beautifully. Your walk does not have to end at the top once, as many routes from 45 minutes to some hours are open. A café and a store are open to fair-weather visitors. If you don't want to walk, you will have a cable car which leads you from the car park right up to the top – no boats!

Jeffreys Bay Surfing

Jeffreys is a surf mecca in the Eastern Cape, or J-bay, as more generally called. J-Bay is the home of surfboards, surf shops, and several surface accommodation, which has remained unchanged over the last 20 years. You're in the know when you surf. The famous right-point break of J-Bay is what attracts surfers of different levels here with reasonably consistent right-handers. Supertubes are for those with experience only farther down the coast (or nerves of steel). Windows Kitchen is a gentler reef break that is not busy as hard curling breaks for a variety of surfers.

Jeffreys Bay Surfing

Kirstenbosch breakfast and Cellars-Hohenort Greenhouse dinner

Not everyone's gardens were equal. Kirstenbosch is a lush, charming, and beautiful 'garden' from where you can go to the National Park Table Mountain and walk to the same name. Start your day with a hot breakfast in Kirstenbosch while staying in the beautiful cellar Hohenort at the right foot. Before you arrive, the breakfast bar is laid underneath a tree and a waitress will serve you fresh orange juice and hot coffee (croissants, eggs, and sausages can be boiled at first sight).


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