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15 things to do in South Africa

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#1in Cape TownMeet penguins in Cape TownMeet penguins in Cape Townoddviser

"Warning, please look under your vehicle for penguins!" - this sign meets you at Boulders Beach - the African penguins' home.

ZAR 65Boulders Beach
#2in Cape TownDiving in the Sardine Run in Cape TownDiving in the Sardine Run in Cape TownNikitos

Go scuba diving in the waters by Cape Point during the so called Sardine Run and become a witness of an extraordinary natural phenomenon.

ZAR 43080Cape Point
#3in Cape TownWatch birds catching fish at the Sardine Run in Cape TownWatch birds catching fish at the Sardine Run in Cape TownNikitos

A flash-like plunge down in the water and the prey is caught! Come and see for yourself the epic hunt.

FREECape Point
#4in Cape TownVisit the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hope in Cape TownVisit the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hope in Cape Townoddviser

Go to the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hope and you might see the Flying Dutchman.

FREEThe Cape of Good Hope
#5in Cape TownTry rooibos in Cape TownTry rooibos in Cape TownSuper Сrabe

If you come to Cape Town, be sure to try rooibos. The plant used to make this drink may soon vanish from the face of the earth.

#6in Cape TownRide on the Blue Train in Cape TownRide on the Blue Train in Cape TownКристина Нестеренко

Welcome aboard the Blue Train. Start a journey in the luxurious train-hotel. Follow the picturesque route from Pretoria to Cape Town.

ZAR 13795Pretoria Train Station
#7in Cape TownGo for white shark diving in Cape TownGo for white shark diving in Cape TownMickey Collins

Go for a diving to meet the white sharks, — a cold shiver down your spine from the thought that you are separated only by flimsy metal rods :)

ZAR 1500
#8in Cape TownFeed turtles in Cape TownFeed turtles in Cape TownTarras

Feed a sea turtle in the Two Oceans Aquarium — this fascinating and a bit extreme adventure will leave lots of impressions on you.

ZAR 124Two Oceans Aquarium
#9in Cape TownTake the cableway to Table Mountain in Cape TownTake the cableway to Table Mountain in Cape TownMohammed Lee

Look around and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the city and the ocean.

ZAR 125Table Mountain
#10in Cape TownTaste biltong in Cape TownTaste biltong in Cape TownMohammed Lee

Treat yourself to the national food of South Africa. You can find it everywhere as it is the popular type of meat among locals and guests of the city.

#11in Cape TownVisit the place where two oceans meet in Cape TownVisit the place where two oceans meet in Cape Townoddviser

Go up to the southernmost point of Africa and see the place where two oceans meet.

FREECape Agulhas
#12in Cape TownTry Amarula in Cape TownTry Amarula in Cape TownMohammed Lee

Try African cream liqueur made of marula fruits, the favorite treat of elephants, especially in mating season.

ZAR 225
#13in Cape TownSee a springbok — the symbol of the RSA in Cape TownSee a springbok — the symbol of the RSA in Cape TownTarras

Go to the African savannah where you will meet the springbok — a jumpy antelope.

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#14in Cape TownFind protea – the symbol of the RSA in Cape TownFind protea – the symbol of the RSA in Cape Townoddviser

Look for the wonderful flower protea growing on the hillslopes. This plant of various forms and colors is the symbol of the Republic of South Africa.

FREETable Mountain
#15in Cape TownWatch a cricket game on a beautiful cricket ground in Cape TownWatch a cricket game on a beautiful cricket ground in Cape Townoddviser

Buy a ticket to Newlands Cricket Ground: enjoy the game and the amazing views.

ZAR 240Newlands Cape Town Cricket Ground
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