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South Africa is a mega-diverse country on the southernmost tip of the African continent and is the 25th largest country in the world. The coastline of South Africa stretches for 1 739 miles (2798 km) along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Some countries have deserts; some have subtropical forests but South Africa has deserts, wetlands, grasslands, bush, subtropical forests, mountains, and escarpments. The heart of the country provides some of the most remarkable wildlife sanctuaries in the world. National parks such as Kruger, Addo, Limpopo Transfrontier and Kalahari have captured the imagination of wildlife enthusiast across the world. South Africa is extremely rich in mining and minerals and considered the world’s leader with nearly 90% of all the platinum metals on earth and around 41% of all the world’s Gold. Some of the greatest leaders have too come from South Africa including Nobel Peace Prize winners: Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Often referred to as ‘a world in one country’, South Africa offers an array of unique experiences and accommodation options to suit everyone.
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A coming-together of cultures, cuisines and landscapes, there's nowhere quite like Cape Town, a singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park. Voted the best city in the world for a fifth time by 90 000 readers of The Telegraph in Britain, Cape Town is a must-see destination.
South Africa’s Cape Winelands have around 560 wineries and 4 400 primary producers. The Cape's 18 official wine routes and two brandy routes are among the most scenic in the world, featuring many historic wine estates that date back centuries. Route 62 is a top attraction and is considered to be the longest wine route in the world. That alone is a good reason to visit South Africa if you haven’t yet been!
The most beautiful region in the Cape is the Garden Route with its 300 km stretch of pristine beaches, mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, and kloofs. The Cape Floral Kingdom is one of the world’s six floral kingdoms – and the only one which is wholly contained within a single country. The Garden Route has an array of activities to offer and is a popular self-drive route in Southern Africa.
Situated along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the Eastern Cape offers travelers an adventure unlike any other. From lush subtropical forests and deserted shores to malaria-free game reserves, the Eastern Cape offers a vast array of topography and experiences. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are a variety of fantastic activities ranging from mild to wild, across water, land and air. You can experience bungy jumping from the world’s highest commercial bungee bridge, skydive in Frontier Country or surf the biggest right-hand surf break in Jeffreys Bay.
The Kruger National Park is recognized as one of the world’s greatest reserves. If you visit only one game park in South Africa, this should be it! Its high density of wild animals includes the famous Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalos. With 148 mammal species and 505 bird species, game viewing in the Kruger is phenomenal. Enjoy open vehicle game drives, guided bush walks, birdwatching, local village tours, elephant interactions and rides, hot air ballooning, and various wildlife rehabilitation centers.
Keen to see rhinos and whales on the same day? Known for its beaches, mountains and savannah populated by big game, KwaZulu Natal is the perfect location for travelers wanting to experience a beach and bush safari. KwaZulu (Place of the Zulus) Natal is a spectacular multi-cultural destination flanked by the warm Indian Ocean and soaring peaks. This region not only boasts Africa’s oldest proclaimed game reserve, the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, where you will find the Big Five, but also the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, an internationally renowned UNESCO World Heritage site.
Madikwe, Pilanesberg, and Sun City lie in South Africa’s wild and unpopulated North West Province.
Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa's best-kept secrets! Malaria - free and home to the famous Big 5 and endangered wild dog, the reserve offers an exceptional safari experience
Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa and is too home to the Big 5. Pilanesberg offers a variety of affordable accommodation options and is within easy reach of Johannesburg.
Sun City Resort is home to the Valley of Waves and is sprawled along the border of the Pilanesberg National Park. Sun City enjoys the fine distinction of being the only surf-and-safari destination within a two-hour drive of Johannesburg.
Gauteng which means "place of gold" is defined by two of the nation's largest cities.
Pretoria is the capital city and is home to the Union Buildings, important monuments, and is the headquarters for the South African Rovos Rail - considered to be the most luxurious train in the world!
Johannesburg is a city that bustles with gourmet restaurants and cafes, craft markets, art galleries, world-class shopping malls, and significant tourist attractions which include the Apartheid Museum and Constitutional Hill. It is also the gateway to other African destinations.
Other places of interest include the Soweto township and Maropeng, where the oldest remains of modern humans were found and are well over 160,000 years old.
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