Home to a kaleidoscope of unforgettable experiences, South Africa boasts world-class cities, spectacular landscapes, pristine beaches, lush Winelands, majestic mountains and phenomenal wildlife galore. It is described as ‘A World in One Country’, a fitting tribute for a place brimming with amazing wonders.
A destination with something for everyone, this extraordinarily diverse country offers the complete spectrum. The dazzling offering of nature and melting-pot of culture is unlike anything in the world. You can experience the big city life in Cape Town or Johannesburg, enjoy the many beaches, hiking on the mountains, spot The Big Five on safari and go wine tasting with hauntingly beautiful surroundings.
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Perfectly located between two mighty oceans – the Indian and Atlantic – South Africa contains some of the most breathtaking scenery on earth with a seemingly endless array of delights to feast your eyes upon. The country is brimming with bucket-list natural wonders, including ten UNESCO World Heritage sites and 21 National Parks (including two of the world’s most renowned wildlife reserves, the Kruger National Park and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park), as well as 2,800 kilometres of stunning coastline.
Its ever-changing landscapes encompass sweeping savannas, endless deserts, mighty mountains, steep valleys, forests, rivers, lakes, waterfalls and sublime coastal scenery. Choose from the warm waters of the Indian Ocean to the dramatic and marine rich Atlantic coast; the burnt orange dunes of the Kalahari Desert to the wildlife paradise of the St Lucia Wetlands; the high mountains of the Drakensberg, Karoo and Richtersveld to the thick bushveld of Limpopo Province, and so much more.
Venture into the vastness of South Africa’s pristine wilderness areas and discover the epic wildlife and magnificent landscapes. Most visitors to the country opt for a South Africa safari, as the country boasts some of the best game viewing opportunities on earth and where you can stay at ultra-exclusive safari lodges. The world-famous national parks and wildlife areas – Kruger, Madikwe, Kalahari and Eastern Cape, amongst many others – are home to an unparalleled amount of wildlife. Home to countless species of animal and bird, visitors will be able to see the epic Big Five – lions, leopards, elephants, rhino and buffalo.
The bustle of Johannesburg contrasts sharply with the fun-loving seaside ambience of Durban and the cosmopolitan chic vibe of Cape Town, while in between are the remarkable game reserves, quaint towns and coastal resorts.
Cape Town is arguably one of the most beautiful cities on the planet and is the crown jewel in any trip to South Africa. Presided over by the cloud-cloaked peaks of majestic Table Mountain, this magical city invites with its great restaurants, trendy bars, art galleries, culture, design-savvy shops, a vibrant waterfront, a sweeping sun-kissed coastline and balmy climate. The Cape is also blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Venture just an hour outside of the city to discover the vine-carpeted valleys of the award-winning Winelands – here charming whitewashed Dutch homesteads and sprawling wineries offer a taste of South Africa’s top vintages.
Hit the iconic Garden Route, an immensely scenic coastal road famed for its pretty seaside towns, superb seafood, amazing whale-watching and numerous nature reserves. The route meanders between the Indian Ocean and the Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua mountain ranges, creating contrasting yet equally stunning views on either side. The lush greenery of the indigenous forests meets the jagged cliffs and the sprawling coastal vistas to spectacular effect.
Exciting adventures, culture, cosmopolitan cities, breathtaking nature and wildlife extravaganza, it is easy to see why South Africa is considered the ultimate travel playground. It really does have it all.