Outdoor enthusiasts who may also enjoy a bit of history, fine wine and decadent chocolates now have a new tourism offering – guided bicycle tours through the scenic town of Stellenbosch and the surrounding Western Cape winelands.
• SA wine consumers on the rise
Local World Heritage site, The Cradle of Humankind, has been ranked by the Smithsonian as one of the top 12 evotourism destinations in the world, making it the only site in sub-Saharan Africa to have made the list.
• SA unearths new human ancestor
Tourism in Cape Town has a new attraction with the opening of the Cape Town Diamond Museum, a glitzy establishment that pays tribute to the precious stone and to South Africa's major contribution to the global diamond industry.
• Two centuries of SA military history
Already known as an innovation hub and renowned for the excellence of its hospitality offerings, Cape Town will soon be the home of the most eco-friendly hotel on the continent, with construction soon to start on the cutting-edge Hotel Verde.
• Green buildings now the law in SA