After recent reports about the neglected state of the Robben Island Museum, Eyewitness News visited the World Heritage Site to see for itself.
Lauren Dold go geological at South Africa’s most recent Unesco World Heritage Site at Barberton and bring you a look at a revamped glamping lodge near Badplaas.
An ambitious R4-billion development plan is being rolled out at iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nervous to travel too widely? Here are some day outings on offer within easy reach of Cape Town.
Take a tour of Cape Town, South Africa’s sophisticated city, without leaving the comfort of your home.
Tourism and Heritage Month puts the spotlight on rural development in this lush province of South Africa.
iSimangaliso Wetland Park named among 38 trips worldwide that travel experts want you to take.
Ostrich farms, red cliffs and lush fields: explore Swartberg Nature Reserve…
The discovery of a child’s skull in the Drimolen cave system, in South Africa’s “Cradle of Humankind”, is not only the earliest fossil specimen of Homo erectus, but proves three species of human ancestors lived in the same place at the same time, adding to our knowledge of evolution. Read more at Monash Lens.
They survived centuries of elephant onslaught. Now climate change is killing these iconic baobabs; Tristen Taylor & Nathalie Bertrams; Monga Bay
Scraping sounds fill the nights at Mapungubwe, a national park at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers, where the borders of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa meet. Families of elephants relentlessly tear the bark off ancient baobabs, scraping their tusks on the trees and digging deep into their cores to extract the fibrous, moisture-rich interior.
The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe world heritage site; Ndukuyakhe Ndlovu; The Conversation
Without a clear framework within which decisions can be made, heritage resources will forever be threatened by development.
While the idea of touring an infamous prison from the comfort of your couch may seem weird at first, you’ll be glad you did.
This UNESCO World Heritage Site contains the world’s largest assemblage of hominin fossils and is key to understanding how humankind evolved.
Source: Discover the cradle of life
KwaZulu-Natal’s Sea Turtle programme has seen leatherbacks and loggerheads nesting in ever greater numbers.
South Africa is overflowing with tourist-friendly spots, including 10 Unesco World Heritage Sites, all of which are worth a visit…
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Robben Island is most famous as the place where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 of his 27 years in jail.
Source: Western Cape