Travel in South Africa

South Africa unveils a captivating fusion of vibrant cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and awe-inspiring wildlife encounters, ensuring an unforgettable adventure for every traveller.

About South Africa

South Africa is home to diverse people, landscapes and wildlife. Across the country, visitors can experience stretches of some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. For the mountain lovers, there is no shortage, from the famous KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg Mountains to the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town.  Although spoilt for choice in game reserves, the Madikwe Game Reserve and Addo Elephant National Park are two popular choices to see wildlife up close. The world renown Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and is home to the Big Five. It is a firm favourite for locals and visitors alike.

The Garden Route is a beautiful coastal route from Cape Town to Ggeberha, known for its stunning scenery, wildlife, and outdoor activities.

South Africa is a year-round destination with its variety of city exploring, wildlife and adventure opportunities. All of South Africa’s cities are vibrant with culture, music, food and people. Whale watchers in the Cape will have better luck between July and November. Game reserves are typically more popular between May and September, when the climate is conducive to big game.

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Areas to explore in South Africa

Garden Route

Discover this charming scenic stretch of South Africa’s coastline that offers a diverse array of breath-taking landscapes. The Garden Route promises sandy beaches, vast indigenous forests, beautiful lakes and peaceful lagoons and is a must-experience haven for all nature lovers. Along the way, guests can explore delightful seaside towns, world-class golf courses, and no shortage of adventure activities – bungee jumping, whale watching, surfing, and hiking trails to name a few. 

Kruger National Park

Wildlife lovers will love the wild beauty of the Kruger National Park. This majestic park is one of Africa’s largest and most renowned game reserves. Home to a diverse range of captivating wildlife, including the Big Five, guests can expect unforgettable safaris, guided bush walks, and comfortable lodging options that cater to every budget. This bucket-list-worthy African safari adventure is nothing short of extraordinary. 


Visitors of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal can expect a melting pot of culture, history, and natural beauty. Home to the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains as well as a coastline of South Africa’s most beautiful beaches with warm water, KwaZulu-Natal has something for everyone. History lovers can delve into South African history while city explorers can enjoy the province’s bustling urban life in Durban. 

Madikwe Game Reserve

Set off on an unforgettable journey through this hidden gem nestled in South Africa’s North West Province. Madikwe Game Reserve is one of the country’s finest game reserves, home to a myriad of wildlife including the Big Five. Along with plenty of safaris and exploring, guests can enjoy luxurious accommodations from lavish lodges to comfortable camps. Perfect for families, conferences or a romantic getaway, Madikwe Game Reserve has something for everyone. 

Addo Elephant National Park

Within South Africa’s Eastern Cape is a sanctuary dedicated to conserving Africa’s endangered elephants. The Addo Elephant National Park boasts a dense population of these majestic creatures along with lions, buffalo, leopards, and numerous bird species. The park’s beautiful landscapes can be explored via game drives or horse riding trails, as well as guided hikes that showcase the region’s exquisite flora and fauna. 

Cape Town

Cape Town is a world-renowned coastal city situated at a southern tip of Africa. Her natural beauty is unparalleled from the iconic Table Mountain hikes and panoramic views to the forests and beaches around the city. Lush vineyards with some of the world’s finest wines are in abundance as is the nightlife in the center of the city. The vibrant V&A Waterfront provides exquisite dining experiences with views of this beautiful city.


The City of Durban on South Africa’s warm coast, provides warm subtropical temperatures and popular beaches stretching along the Indian Ocean. This city is a haven for surfers and sun-seekers alike, offering amazing water sports opportunities and a lively beachfront. A combination of much of South African, and even the world’s culture, visitors can expect a rich cultural experience, whether in Durban’s flea markets or feasting on the many styles and flavours of Durban’s cuisine. Visitors will not be disappointed. 


Johannesburg (or as locals say: Joburg, Jozi or eGoli) is South Africa’s largest city. She is the economic heart of South Africa and is bursting with culture, history, and creativity. Visitors exploring this bustling urban jungle can expect a variety of experiences from colourful street art, historical museums like the Apartheid Museum, and fashionable shopping districts such as Sandton. A heritage site worth visiting is the vibrant and historic neighbourhood of Soweto, which played a pivotal role in the struggle against apartheid. Visitors can take a guided tour of the township, which includes stops at a variety of museums.


Pretoria is a South African city also known as the Jacaranda City for its tree-lined streets robed with purple blossoms in springtime. Another historically significant city, Pretoria boasts striking architecture and numerous historical sites. Noteworthy attractions include the Union Buildings, Voortrekker Monument, and sprawling botanical gardens that make it an ideal destination for history enthusiasts. The beautiful gardens and tree-lined streets make it a serene city to visit for those who enjoy nature and city life. 


Previously known as Port Elizabeth, the city of Gqeberha stretches along the stunning coastline of Algoa Bay. This vibrant city stand out for its captivating architecture and cultural heritage. Unleash your inner explorer with a myriad of outdoor adventures, from mesmerizing whale-watching voyages to exhilarating safaris in the nearby game reserves. If sun-soaked relaxation or heart-pumping excitement is what you crave, this enchanting South African city has it all. 

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