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  • Giant's Castle

    Giant's Castle is a mountain peak in the southern African Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal. Giants Castle offers visitors to the regions hiking opportunities with panoramic views. The Nature Reserve offers secluded accommodation, bushman rock art with e…

  • Genadendal

    Genadendal is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, built on the site of the oldest mission station in the country.

  • Eersterust

    Eersterust or "First Rest", often incorrectly spelled "Eersterus", is a formal South African township located within the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and is located just about 15 km east of the Pretoria city centre. It is also referred …

  • Diep River, Cape Town

    Diep River is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa. The suburb is named after the Diep River or Dieprivier in Afrikaans, that runs through the area. Diep River is bordered by Heathfield to the south and Plumstead to the north.

  • Darling Wind Farm

    Darling Wind Farm is one of only two significant wind farms in South Africa. It is located 70 km north of Cape Town, between Darling and Yzerfontein on the west coast of South Africa.

  • City Oval

    City Oval is a multi-purpose stadium in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches and hosted two matches during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. The stadium has a capacity of 12,000 people.

  • Christiana, North West

    Christiana is an agricultural town of about 20,000 inhabitants on the banks of the Vaal River in North West province, South Africa The town is located on the N12 national route between Bloemhof and Warrenton, on the way to Kimberley (Northern Cape).

  • Brooklyn, Pretoria

    Brooklyn is a suburb of the city of Pretoria, South Africa. It is a well-established area, lying to the east of the city centre, encompassing high-end residential properties and several upmarket mall developments. It borders the University of Pretor…

  • Botshabelo

    Botshabelo, meaning "a place of refuge", is a large black settlement set up by the then apartheid government 45 km east of Bloemfontein, Free State province, South Africa.

  • Bishopscourt, Cape Town

    Bishopscourt is a small, wealthy, residential suburb in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town in the Western Cape, South Africa. It is part of the Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, created in 2000, which includes the greater Cape Town area.

  • Berg River

    The Berg River (also called Great Berg River or in Afrikaans: Bergrivier) is a river located just north of Cape Town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is approximately 294 km (183 mi) long with a catchment area of 7,715 km² (2979 mi²)…

  • Athlone Stadium

    Athlone Stadium is a stadium in Athlone on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Santos Cape Town.

  • Anglican Diocese of Cape Town

    The Diocese of Cape Town is a diocese of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) which presently covers central Cape Town, some of its suburbs and the island of Tristan da Cunha, though in the past it has covered a much larger territory. The O…

  • Airlink Flight 8911

    Airlink Flight 8911 was a positioning flight from Durban International Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport that crashed into the grounds of Merebank Secondary School shortly after takeoff at around 8:00 a.m. local time (06:00 UTC) on September 24, 2…

  • Air Force Base Waterkloof

    Air Force Base Waterkloof (IATA: WKF, ICAO: FAWK) is an airbase of the South African Air Force. It is situated on the outskirts of Pretoria, and is the SAAF's busiest airbase. The base's name, Waterkloof, is Afrikaans. It means Water Ravine in Engli…

  • Air Force Base Swartkop

    Air Force Base Swartkop (ICAO: FASK) is South Africa's oldest air force base and houses the South African Air Force Museum. It is managed as part of AFB Waterkloof and houses one of the three branches of the South African Air Force Museum.

  • Waterval Boven

    Waterval Boven (officially known as Emgwenya) is a small town situated on the edge of the Escarpment on the banks of the Elands River above the 75m Elands Falls on the railway line from Pretoria to Maputo in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

  • Wartburg, KwaZulu-Natal

    Wartburg is a small town located approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the north-east of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, and is located in the Umgungundlovu District Municipality.

  • Vanderkloof Dam

    The Vanderkloof Dam (originally the P. K. Le Roux Dam) is situated approximately 130 km (81 mi) downstream from Gariep Dam and is fed by the Orange River, South Africa's largest river. Vanderkloof Dam is the second-largest dam in South Africa (in vo…

  • Tamboerskloof

    Tamboerskloof is a neighbourhood of Cape Town, South Africa. It lies on the slopes of Lion's Head and Signal Hill, adjacent to the neighbourhoods of Gardens and Bo-Kaap.

  • Soutpansberg

    The Soutpansberg, (formerly Zoutpansberg) meaning "Salt Pan Mountain" in Afrikaans, is a range of mountains in far northern South Africa. It is located in Vhembe District, Limpopo. It is named for the salt pan (Venda: Letshoyang, or "place of salt")…

  • Sir Lowry's Pass

    Sir Lowry's Pass is a mountain pass on the N2 national road in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It crosses the Hottentots-Holland mountain range between Somerset West and the Elgin valley, on the main national road between Cape Town and th…

  • Salt Rock

    Salt Rock is a small town just north of Ballito and Shaka's Rock on the Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is a favorite holiday destination for many local South Africans. It is about 40 minutes north of Durban. There are plenty of fis…

  • Rustenburg School for Girls

    Rustenburg Girls' High School and Rustenburg Junior School make up a public school situated in the suburb of Rondebosch in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. It was founded in 1894. The school offers a range of cultural activities and societies.

  • Queensburgh

    Queensburgh is a middle class town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa that is situated inland (southwest) from Durban and now forms part of eThekwini, the Greater Durban metropolitan area. The hilly area was settled by people working in Durban who wante…

  • Pietermaritzburg Airport

    Pietermaritzburg Airport (IATA: PZB, ICAO: FAPM) is an airport, formally known as ORIBI Airport, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The airport serves the city of Pietermaritzburg and surrounds as well as the outer west suburbs of Durban. In 2013 th…