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PICS: Top 15 hobbies of SA's super rich

Dec 22 2018 14:34
Carin Smith, Fin24

Golf is currently the most popular pastime for high net-worth individuals (HNWIs) - basically the super-rich - in South Africa.

This is according to a recent report by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth.

The research reviewed the top hobbies for the wealthy in South Africa. Apart from golf in the top spot, art collecting and cycling also feature high on the list.

The report says South Africa is home to some of the best golf courses in the world and golf has always been a popular sport for the mega rich in SA - especially those who are retired.

"Golf estate living is also popular in SA, with many wealthy people choosing to live on exclusive golf estates such as Zimbali and Fancourt," states the report.

The report noted that living on golf estates is also now becoming popular in other African countries such as Mauritius, Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria.

Here are the top-15 hobbies of the super-rich in SA:

1. Golf

golf

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2. Art collecting

In a exhibition centre, lonely young woman visits

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3. Cycling and mountain biking

Mountain biker climbing in the woods

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4. Horse-riding

Rear view of group of friends enjoying horseback r

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5. Surfing

Surfer ride on blue wave. Winter surfing in ocean

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6. Yachting and sailing

Woman Standing on Sailboat in Open Water

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7. Tennis

Two couples playing tennis, portrait

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8. Collecting wine and wine-tasting

Red wine on a background of old black bricks

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9. Skiing (overseas)

Skier skiing downhill in high mountains during sun

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10. Collecting watches

watch

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11. Sports betting

Mobile phone displays a betting app with results a

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12. Fishing and fly-fishing

Grandson With Father And Grandfather Fishing By La

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13. Bird watching

Group of friends camping and hiking using binocula

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14. Collecting classic cars

Moscow, Russia - 3 September, 2016.

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15. Hunting

Group of men in a row going away through rural fie

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