Experience South Africa’s diverse landscapes, enormous beauty and fascinating cultures. The country caters to all kinds of pleasure seekers, from adrenaline junkies and safari enthusiasts to beach babies and wine connoisseurs. Geared for tourism – with excellent infrastructure and superb facilities, this whole world in one country should be on everyone’s to visit list.
- Table Mountain – Cape Town’s premier landmark has been identified as one of the oldest in the world.
- South Africa’s Western Cape province is home to the longest stretching wine route in the world.
- The only street in the world to have had two Nobel peace winners reside there is Vilakazi Street in Soweto, Johannesburg. These are Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
- The highest commercial bungee jump in the world is found in South Africa – the Bloukans bridge is 216 m.
This province of South Africa is home to Cape Town, one of the top 10 most visited cities in the world. From effervescent nightlife to fine dining, Cape Town has it all. Put your hiking boots on and climb Table Mountain before riding the surf in Muizenberg. From the V&A Waterfront, board a ferry and visit the historical Robben Island. Further out from Cape Town, enjoy shark diving near Hermanus or whale spotting in season. Or go wine tasting along the scenic Cape Wine Route. The Garden Route running along the coast towards Port Elizabeth is also a must.
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
South Africa’s premier National Park. Located in the northeastern part of the country, it is one of Africa’s largest game reserves. Bigger than the whole of England. Its high density of wild animals includes the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos. Hundreds of other mammals make their home here, as do diverse bird species such as vultures, eagles and storks. Mountains, bush plains and tropical forests are all part of the landscape.
WHAT TO LOVE ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA
- BLUE FLAG BEACHES: Celebrate a milestone on one of the sublime beaches on the Indian Ocean coastline. From the postcard-perfect Clifton Beaches in Cape Town to the pristine Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu Natal, you can be sure to enjoy a watery wonderland with exciting possibilities
- WINE TASTING: Explore the scenic Route 62, the longest wine route in the world. A highlight for wine connoisseurs, traverse this picturesque part of South Africa, taking in the spectacular vistas of towering cliffs, crystal clear streams and an abundance of trees and indigenous flora.
- BIG FIVE HOLIDAYS: Spend a couple of days in the heart of the unspoilt wilderness where explosive wildlife encounters are guaranteed. Look out for Africa’s Big 5 and other eclectic wildlife species.
- THE DRAKENSBERG AND MIDLANDS: Feast your eyes on the breathtaking terrain with verdant indigenous. Go on hiking or horse trails and game viewing safaris. Quench your thirst for culture and history with tours to historical battlefields and Zulu cultural villages
- NAMAQUALAND: A semi-arid desert area famous for its vast blue skies and infinite deserts that stretch as far as the eye can see, Namaqualand invites you to witness nature’s great phenomenon. Pick your time perfectly and you will be treated to an enchanting display of millions upon millions of wildflowers bursting into life.
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