Immigrant groups


  • Khoisan era

    About 100 000 years ago modern humans began to expand throughout Africa. They became the San, who later met up with south-bound Khoi pastoralists from the north and became known collectively as the...

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  • 1820 Settlers

    The 1820 Settlers were several groups or parties of white British colonists settled by the British government and the Cape authorities in the South AfricanEastern Cape in 1820. After the Napoleonic...

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  • British Colonialism

    Between 1731 and 1765 more and more slaves were bought from Madagascar. In 1795, the Cape Colony became a British colony, before it was returned to the Dutch in 1802. During this first period of...

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  • 1954 modern tourism era

    Located at the end of the picturesque Garden Route along the Cape coast, the city has beaches in and near it. The most popular swimming beaches include King's Beach and Hobie Beach. Home of South...

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  • Space Age

    Space tourism is space travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes. To date only orbital space tourism has taken place provided by the Russian Space Agency, although work continues...

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