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Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Cango Caves

Largest cave system in Africa.
Barkley West, South Africa

Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre

Fascinating collection of Khoisan rock engravings, still situated in their original setting.
Kimberley, South Africa

Big Hole and Open Mine Museum

Mined to a depth of 240 meters with a perimeter of about 1.6 km, the largest hand-dug excavation in the world.
Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe

The largest prehistoric ruins south of the Sahara, once a powerful center of international trade.
Namibia

Namib Sand Sea

A desert that rolls right up to the ocean, where it's so dry animals live off the fog.
Namibia

Dead Vlei

This "dead marsh" sits among the largest sand dunes in the world, a forest frozen in time.
Namibia

Fairy Circles of Southern Africa

Unexplained bald patches in the landscape grow and recede over time, as though they are somehow alive.
Namibia

Welwitschia

Bizarre living fossil only grows in a small chunk of the Namib Desert.
Namibia

Dinosaur Footprints on the Otjihaenamaparero Farm

200-million-year-old ceratosaurus and coelophysis rhodesiensis tracks can be found fossilized in the sandstone near Mt. Etjo.
Namibia

Hoba Meteorite near Grootfontein, Namibia

Largest Known Meteorite on Earth.