Cape Town owing to its rich cultural heritage, the city was bestowed with the most responsible destination award in 2009 at the World Travel Market in London. Cape Town has a rich historical significance. A blend of scenic beauty with a glimpse of European and British architecture and favourable climatic conditions make this South African city popular amongst tourists. From adventure sports, wild safaris to shopping markets, the city has a host of reasons that make it one of the most frequented places. Some of the popular sightseeing destinations of the city are Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, The Cape Of Good Hope, Robben Island, Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden and Bo-Kaap Museum. For tourists interested in exploring the historic architecture, Rhodes Memorial, The Slave Lodge, South African Museum & Planetarium and Cape Point Lighthouse rank at the top of the list. These archaeological locations testify the rich historical background of the city.
Oudtshoorn is a small town in Western Cape, which is known as 'the ostrich capital of the world'. It is developed in a valley that is located between the Outeniqua and Swartberg Mountains. As established by the many rock paintings found in the caves and throughout the Swartberg Mountains, the land in this region was inhabited by Bushmen. The local farming community benefited from the trade and exhibited their richness by building 'Ostrich Feather Palaces'. These palaces, with stained glass windows, turrets and cast-iron work, still exist in the town.
Knysna has derived its name from the Khoi word that means 'place of wood' or 'fern leaves'. The town is a part of the Garden Route. It was named after the Knysna River. Knysna's indigenous forests extend up to the Tsitsikamma National Park. The town is surrounded by the Outeniqua Mountains on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. The warm-water estuary, Knysna River meets the Indian Ocean after passing through two large headlands, which are called 'The Heads'. Knysna is quite popular for its oysters and other seafood. Tourists consider Knysna as a hot spot for activities, including water sports and other adventures. Art and craft is one of the many things that Knysna has to offer.
Johannesburg is the capital city of South Africa, has a pleasant weather. Johannesburg has over ten million trees. The city is referred to as the biggest man-made forest in the world. One can catch a glimpse of the African safari and wildlife at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve and the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve. For sightseeing one can visit museums like Museum Africa, Ditsong Military Museum and Apartheid Museum, dedicated to the history and heritage of the city. Other popular sightseeing options include Constitution Hill Museum, The Origins Centre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg Zoo and Gandhi Square, among many others.
Sun City Resort was established by the hotelier, Sol Kerzner. Sun City Resort is a world-class luxury resort. Casinos, golf estates and themed amusement parks have been built inside the resort, apart from internationally acclaimed hotels. It is surrounded by the mountains of the Pilanesberg. The Sun City Resort is often compared with the Las Vegas Casinos and that is why the resort is referred to as 'Africa's Las Vegas'. the resort has a comprehensive list of sports and recreational activity centres. These include two world class Gary Player golf courses, the Lost City water park and the Valley of Waves. The resort has organised lots of prominent events, including the Miss World Pageant and Nedbank Golf Challenge.