There is no question that South Africa has some beautiful places, natural or manmade, it is known for its tourist attractions. Robben Island, Table Mountain, Sun city you name them its beauty all around.
Which makes us wonder why these wacky attractions exist although we are dying to explore them? I guess weird is the new cool. So if you haven’t heard here they are.
1.Eco Shrine, Hogsback
Found in the middle of Amatola Mountains, the Shrine can be reached via a leafy tunnel of hazelnut.
There a 6m tree sculpture of an angel carved out of a redwood tree struck by lighting and in a circular enclosure with oil paintings and glittering mosaics. It’s free for children and R20 for adults.
2. The Big Pineapple, Bathurst
The largest artificial pineapple tree in the world is found in Bathurst, the Pineapple capital of South Africa .It’s 16,7m, 70m higher than the Big Pineapple on the Sunshine Coast of Australia.
There is an auditorium with a 12 minute film on how pineapple is produced, an exhibition on local agriculture, and an observation deck. The cost is donation.