Table Mountain - Take the cable car to visit South Africa's most famous landmark. Magnificent views from the summit across the Cape Peninsula, Table Bay and Robben Island.
Cape Point - The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve is an unspoilt stretch of land and coast with a wealth of fauna and flora. The new lighthouse is the most powerful in the world, with an electric light of 19 million candle power.
Gansbaai - Small village known for rock and boat angling, diving and whale-watching. For the more adventurous traveller, shark-cage diving provides the opportunity to watch the great white shark feeding.
Tour of Soweto - Visit this sprawling town outside Johannesburg and see how many South Africans live. Eat mealiepap, drink locally brewed beer and visit one of the township's night clubs.
Cango Caves - Situated in the Klein Karoo area of the Western Cape, these caves feature fascinating limestone formations. Daily guided tours are available.
Pretoria has more than 100 parks, including bird sanctuaries and nature reserves. An era of history pervades the town particularly in Church Square where the first church was erected surrounded by open-air markets. Also worth a visit is the historic Union Buildings where Parliament sits for six months of the year.
South Africa's top 15 tourist attractions according to international visitors: