Skip to content

Sightseeing in East Africa

Memorial Site
“The Cradle of Humankind region in South Africa, which is approximately 27 minutes' (22km) drive from Jackal Creek, offers visitors the opportunity to learn about stones and bones, wine and dine in tranquil surroundings, try out a range of adrenaline-pumping activities, have a beautiful wedding, discover a range of wonderful wildlife, and experience culture and craft. The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is one of 10 in the country. It's the world's richest hominin site, home to around 40% of the world's human ancestor fossils. The area is also home to a diversity of birds, animals and plants, some of which are rare or endangered.”
71local recommendations
Memorial Site
“Visit this famous Heritiage Site where the homonid Mrs Pless was found. There are numerous activities to do around the Cradle. From excellent road and MTB cycle routes. The Lion and Rhino Park is situated nearby.”
32local recommendations
Restaurant
$$
“An interesting museum. I know a very good guide to take you there if you would like a more personal experience”
32local recommendations
Historic Site
“The Sammy Marks Museum is a Victorian mansion called Zwartkoppies Hall, situated about 23km outside Pretoria. The 48-room mansion with its lush gardens and tennis courts originally belonged to 19th century agricultural, industrial and mining tycoon Sammy Marks, who lived there with his wife Bertha and their nine children. The estate became a museum in 1986 and the opulent life of the Marks family is remembered today in this carefully preserved house museum and is one of the tourist attractions in South Africa that showcases some of the country's old world charm.”
6local recommendations
History Museum
“Visit Vilakazi street and and pop in at the Mandela house where there is rich history of this nobble man. ”
9local recommendations
Bed & Breakfast
“Gandhi's home when he lived in Joburg from 1908 to 1909, as he was traveling extensively between Joburg, London and India, raising money and attention for Indian liberation. Beautifully restored and inspiring, the museum actually rents out rooms and conference space. ”
8local recommendations
Historic Site
Historic Site
“Le Voile de la Mariée est une chute d'eau de l'île. Située à environ 500 mètres d'altitude le long du rempart montagneux qui sépare le cirque naturel de Salazie et le plateau accueillant la forêt de Bélouve, elle relève du territoire de la commune de Salazie. Très connue localement pour la légende qui accompagne le toponyme, elle est visible depuis la route menant du petit centre-ville à l'îlet d'Hell-Bourg.”
2local recommendations
Museum
“Depicting the history of the Voortrekkers in S.A. The historic "trek" moving from Cape Town over the Drakensberg Mountains in ox-wagons, on horse and foot. Wars”
3local recommendations
Historic Site
1local recommendations
City
“The God’s Window, Three Rondavels anc the MAC MAC falls are all around the same area, another Kruger Gate that side. If you want to see Hyenas in addition to the big five you have a higher chance that side ”
16local recommendations
Memorial Site
“The Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre seeks to raise awareness of the evils of genocide with a particular focus on the Holocaust and the 1994 genocide in Rwanda; to serve as a memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust, all victims of Nazi Germany and the estimated 800,000 Tutsi victims of the Genocide in Rwanda; and to teach about the consequences of prejudice, racism, antisemitism, homophobia and xenophobia and the dangers of indifference, apathy, and silence to freedom and democracy.”
2local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Living site of hand axe man with displays of excavated fossils and stone tools”
2local recommendations
Historic Site
“Atmospheric ruins. At their centre are the remains of a 13th-century mosque, which is one of the oldest in mainland Tanzania and also one of the oldest in East Africa.”
1local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Experience being neither to the north nor to the south but right at the Equator. A short drive of 60 km from Kampala City to Kayabwe on Masaka Road will bring you face to face with reality. ”
1local recommendations
Historic Site