South Africa is a place like no other, this beautiful land inspires a sense of connection with nature and her life forms. Experience nature like never before as you get to connect with wildlife on spectacular safaris, explore a plethora of vibrant cultures, enjoy breathtaking scenery as you venture through mountainous regions, be amazed at impressive architecture as you explore its bustling cities, and enjoy its many coastlines with spectacular marine animals.
South Africa is the southernmost country of the African continent with a people as diverse as the rainbow, also known as the Rainbow nation. This magnificent land's climate is as diverse as its people, with sub-tropical climates in the northeast, Mediterranean climates in the southwestern corner, desert climates in the northwest, and temperate climates in the interior plateau. All these varying climates support a host of plant and animal lifeforms.
With these varying climates, you can be sure to enjoy a large variety of activities from land-based, ocean-based, and sky-based activities.
With popular destinations such as Cape Town–the most beautiful city in Africa, Durban, Johannesburg, the Kruger National Park, the Garden Route, Eastern Cape, Madikwe game reserve and so many more, South Africa is truly a place to visit.
Cape Town is the most frequented tourist destination in South Africa, and for a good reason. This gorgeous city is a must-visit offering guests scenic drives across its varied coastlines with beautiful white beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and gleaming beaches of the Indian Ocean. That's right, the Peninsula harbors two great oceans, with their meeting point at Cape Agulhas, Africa's southernmost point. Cape Town is quite unique allowing guests to combine an experience at the beach with visiting the wild on an epic wildlife safari at the Aquila Game reserve.
Visit around July to November to experience the most spectacular migration of southern-right whales as they arrive from the cold waters of Antarctica to the warm waters of the Cape for mating and breeding. For the best experience of these gentle giants, enjoy a drive from Cape Town to the town of Hermanus, known as the best land-based whale-watching destination in the world.
Explore the southeast as you enjoy a drive across the Garden Route and explore fantastic family-based adventures throughout the region from kayaking, bungee jumping, hiking, mountain biking, snorkeling and so much more. A further drive to the East brings you into the Eastern Cape where you can visit malaria-free game reserves and marvel at spectacular wildlife. For a more adventurous experience visit the Kruger National Park–one of Africa's largest national parks–here you'll get to see amazing wildlife accompanied by the African Big 5, which includes the African Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo.
With so many varying climates in South Africa, it can be quite tricky to choose the right times to explore South Africa. It really depends on which place you visit, but generally, South Africa is an all-year-round destination. For the best time to explore the wildlife on a game-viewing experience, we recommend you visit during the dry seasons, which generally last between May to October, during this time the vegetation is thinned out forcing most animals to frequent waterholes.
Deciding where to go on your visit to South Africa can be quite confusing, as there are just too many places to see. The country is filled with a diverse set of locations and exploring all these areas would take ages, but with experts in the field, we can help you find exactly what you looking for, to ensure you have a pleasant visit in this beautiful country.
You've heard about Cape Town, but it cannot be overstated. It's simply a golden place to visit, Cape Town is filled with the most adventurous activities to simple sundowners over delicious cuisine. This marvelous place boasts some of the best wines in the country, see it for yourself by exploring the Cape Winelands. This superb region offers its guests the best wine-tasting experiences with award-winning wines that will impress wine connoisseurs. Take a ride across one of the seven natural wonders of nature on the iconic Table Mountain in a cable car, the views of the bustling Cape Town city will leave you astonished. Learn a critical part of South African history as you explore Robben Island, an Island that once held the late Nelson Mandela as a prisoner during the apartheid era. Visit the Cape of Good-Hope, Africa's most southwestern point, and marvel at its beauty and wildlife. These destinations barely scratch the surface of the many fantastic destinations Cape Town has to offer.
If you looking to enjoy a time out in the bush then visit the incredible Kruger National Park. This park hosts an incredible array of species including the amazing big 5. As a UNESCO world heritage site, you can be sure to enjoy a full wildlife experience. If you want a more luxurious wildlife experience then we recommend visiting the Sabi Sands Game reserve, this is a private game reserve that borders the Kruger National park, offering its guests the most luxurious lodges and a fantastic game viewing experience.
Visit Johannesburg–locally known as Jozi, for an amazing time exploring the urban life of South Africa. This dazzling city offers its guests a unique experience exploring fine hotels, guest houses, magnificent restaurants, luxurious shopping centers, vibrant nightlife and so much more. Explore the luxurious Sandton, known as Africa's richest square mile, with its barrage of manhattan style skyscrapers.
A trip to Kwazulu-Natal (KZN) is popular with locals, as this location serves as a perfect getaway during the summer holidays. This sub-tropical region hosts an array of superb warm beaches, with famous surfing spots in Durban. It also serves as a perfect place to combine a bush and beach visit, with its spectacular game reserves.
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