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GreenFlagTrailsGreen Flag Hiking Trails of South Africa

Green Flag Trails work towards sustainable development, where the trails accredited meet strict criteria. Green Flag Trails is a system that recognizes trails that meet minimum standards in terms of trail design, accommodation, facilities and service, as well as the conservation of natural resources and safety… continue

botanical society of south africaBotanical Gardens of South Africa

A botanical garden (or botanic garden) is a garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. It may contain specialist plant collections such as cacti and succulent plants, herb gardens, plants from particular parts of the world… continue

springbok_animal_africa_270545National Symbols of South Africa

Countries around the world all have their own national symbols; these represent a nation; its people, culture and history. Besides a national coat of arms, seals and flags; flowers, trees, birds and other animals have cemented their role as global ambassadors… continue

Betty's Bay MPA   WWFSAMarine Protected Areas of South Africa

There is still a general perception that marine environments are more resilient than terrestrial environments, and less susceptible to irreversible damage by human activities. This perception is neither appropriate nor entirely correct. Worldwide, fish populations have been heavily depleted by fishing activities. Furthermore the oceans are under threat from other activities… continue

Blue Flag Beaches of South Africa

A Blue Flag is an international award given to beaches that meet excellence in the areas of safety, amenities, cleanliness and environmental standards. The strict criteria of the programme are set by the international coordinators of the Blue Flag campaign in Europe, the FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education)… continue

AirplaneAirports of South Africa

There are over 20 International airlines that fly to South Africa. SAA (national carrier) fly all over the world and have flights on all major routes. Flying to South Africa is a 10-12 hours flight from Europe, 12-17 hours from Asia and just over 15 hours from the Unites States…continue


South African National Parks (SANParks), manages a system of parks which represents the indigenous fauna, flora, landscapes and associated cultural heritage of the country. Of all the national parks, most have overnight tourist facilities, with an unrivaled variety of accommodation in arid, coastal, mountain and bush-veld habitats… continue

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