Boulders was SA’s most clicked-on beach in 2021 on Google

Posted by Anita Froneman on 25 May 2022

Google Maps has released data showing the most clicked-on beaches, museums and general points of interest in South Africa over the past 12 months.

Picture: Ilonde van Hoolwerff

Known for its colony of African penguins, Cape Town’s Boulders Beach was the most clicked-on beach in South Africa over the past year.  t is followed by Hole in the Wall on the Wild Coast and Kreeftebaai in Cape Town.

The Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg was the most clicked-on museum in South Africa, with the Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum in Cape Town’s culturally rich district of Bo-Kaap and  Nelson Mandela’s house in Soweto, coming in second and third.

Landmarks, nature reserves and national parks took up the top three most clicked-on places of interest in the country. For those seeking breathtaking views, The Cape of Good Hope garnered the most clicks on Street View. New Cape Point Lighthouse and the Kruger National Park ranked second and third on the list.

Here’s a more in-depth look at the top 10  most clicked-on museums and beaches in South Africa over the past twelve months:


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