Gauteng is the Sesotho word for "place of gold", because it was built on the wealth of gold found underground throughout most of the province. Although gold is still mined here, the economy is diversified with sectors such as finance, manufacturing and other mining activities. Gauteng covers 1.4% of the South African land area and contributes 33% to the national economy and 10% of the GDP of the entire African continent. Click on pic for more info
North West is known as the Platinum Province because of the wealth of metal that is mined here. The province lies in the north of South Africa on the Botswana border, fringed by the Kalahari desert in the west, Gauteng province to the east, and the Free State to the south. Most economic activity is concentrated in the southern region as well as Rustenburg and the eastern region, where more than 83.3% of the province's economic activity takes place.Click on pic for more info
With its typical African landscape, Limpopo is a land of beautiful contrasts and a favourite destination for leisure and adventure travelers worldwide. When you visit this region of scenic beauty and dramatic contrasts you will be celebrating their rich cultural heritage with them. This land with an abundance of wildlife and many archeological sites, hot savannah planes and mist clad mountains, makes it the preferred Eco-tourism destination in South Africa.Click on pic for more info
Mpumalanga shares its borders with Swaziland and Mozambique. The larger, more populated southern part of the Kruger National Park is in Mpumalanga. The recreated mining town of Pilgrim's rest offers some insights into the gold rush that took place over a hundred years ago. The landscapes are breathtakingly beautiful in this province with many waterfalls, and range from rugged grasslands of the escarpment to the tropical humidity and plant life of the lowveld. Click on pic for more info.
The KwaZulu-Natal province is a coastal South African province, and is known for its beaches, mountains and savannah populated by big game. The safari destination Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, in the northeast, is home to black and white rhinos, lions and giraffes. Durban is an Indian-influenced harbor city and a popular surfing spot. Cultural villages around the town of Eshowe showcase the traditions of the indigenous Zulu people.
Nelson Mandela said of the Free State: "The Free State landscape gladdens my heart, no matter what my mood. When I am here I feel that nothing can shut me in, that my thoughts can roam as far as the horizons." The Free State Province lies in the heart of South Africa, with the Kingdom of Lesotho nestling in the hollow of its bean-like shape. Lying between the Vaal River in the north and the Orange River in the south, the region is one of flat, rolling grassland a
The Eastern Cape is one of the most beautiful and interesting regions in South Africa. It enjoys a great climate with mild temperatures along the coast , making it ideal for diverse outdoor attractions. The TsitsikammaFalls Adventure Park forms part of the Garden Routeand is the centre of adventure tourism. It is home to the highest commercial bungee jump in the world (216m), the highest narrow gauge bridge in the world, South Africa’s first national marine park (the Tsitsikamm
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