South African music lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to music festivals, from the internationally acclaimed Oppikoppi, to a family affair like Splashy Fen and the eco-friendly Rocking the Daisies. These events are also drawing visitors from overseas in their numbers.
• Jazz festival brings stars to Cape Town
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
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