South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful places in the world. The country wins international travel prizes and has travellers raving about its wonder.
Sadly, South Africans tend to skip visiting the amazing places in our country and rather pay a fortune exploring other countries. Before you board an international plane, make sure you visit the top most amazing places in South Africa. You won’t be sorry!
Experience the untamed African bush in The Kruger National Park
Rated as one of Africa’s best wildlife parks, The Kruger National Park is definitely the best place to go if you want to experience the untamed African bush. The large game reserve covers an area of 19,485 square kilometres in Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa.
The Kruger National Park is home to an abundance of wildlife, bushman rock paintings and archaeological sites. The main attraction is the big 5 game viewing. With accommodation to suit all travellers and budgets and so many different sightings, you should definitely head over to The Kruger National Park for an adventurous holiday.
Taste the award-winning wines in the Cape Winelands
Close to Cape Town, South Africa’s mother city, lies the beautiful green valleys and mountains known as the Cape Winelands. The area has become one of the most popular attractions for both international and local travellers – and what’s not to love? You can enjoy breathtaking scenery, educational winemaking tours, a delicious wine tasting experience and mouthwatering cuisines.
Step into the exquisite Drakensberg Mountains
The majestic Drakensberg mountain range stretches for 245 km, forming the barrier between KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho. Some of the mountain peaks tower over 3000m above sea level and offer exquisite hiking routes.
If you’re feeling adventurous and would like to step into the heart of South Africa’s beauty to see historical bushmen paintings, rocky gorges, rolling hills and splendid valleys, visit the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains. Most of the areas surrounding the Drakensberg also offer a wealth of activities, including abseiling, parasailing, kayaking, tubing, quad biking, horse riding, bird watching and much more.
Enjoy thrilling entertainment at Sun City
Are you ready to enjoy non-stop, thrilling entertainment? For a fun, summer vacation, look no further than Sun City! Enjoy cocktail bars, casinos, live shows or, if you’re feeling adventurous, you can make use of the amazing golf course and the Valley of the Waves. Plus, right next door is the Pilanesberg National Park where you can try spot South Africa’s magnificent big 5!
Explore the stunning Sabie Waterfalls Route in Mpumalanga
The panorama region and the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve contribute to making Mpumalanga one of South Africa’s most scenic provinces. But the gorgeous Sabie Waterfalls Route should not be overlooked. Starting in Sabie and heading north, you can view the magnificent Mac Mac Falls, The Lisbon Falls (the highest waterfall in South Africa) and the Berlin falls. There are so many waterfalls sprinkled over the area, exuding natural beauty.