South-Africa is such a wonderful place. Picturesque surroundings, beautiful weather, and historically symbolic monuments, the perfect recipe for a lovely and engaging tour. Here are 9 reasons why visiting South Africa is simply a “must-have” experience
1. Eastern Cape: The Eastern Cape, South Africa, is a place of rugged beauty. Its pristine coastline, virgin bush and sub-tropical forests exist as though untouched by time. It’s the home of Africa’s Big Five and South African surfing, and the birthplace of Nelson Mandela. It boasts many natural, historical and cultural attractions and activities.
2. Free State: Free State, South Africa, is a province filled with historical wealth and beauty: from wars and gold rushes to beautiful landscapes that vary from towering Sandstone Mountains to open plains. It is a melting pot of cultures and offers an authentic South African tourism experience.
3. Gauteng: Gauteng is a dynamic province. Considered the commercial heart of the country, its energy and vibe are tangible from the moment you arrive. From historical and cultural attractions that speak of the country’s turbulent past to world-class cities that are distinctly African, Gauteng has much to offer visitors
4. Kwazulu Natal: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is a place of great scenic beauty. From mountains and midlands to pristine beaches, its natural splendor combined with a rich culture and historical heritage, make the province hard to beat.
5. Limpopo: Limpopo South Africa is a wildlife destination with plenty game and nature reserves including the northern Kruger National Park. Apart from game viewing and birding, it is home to the remains of ancient cultures as well as the intriguing Venda culture, steeped in myth and legend.
6. Mpumalanga: Mpumalanga means “The place of the rising sun”, and to be honest it couldn’t rise over a more extraordinary place. It is home to some of South Africa’s most wonderful wildlife and natural environments, protected and preserved by a huge number of private and national reserves including the luxurious Sabi Sabi Reserve and the southern section of the world famous Kruger National Park. It’s a natural wonder of a province, cut virtually in half by South Africa’s Great Escarpment, giving rise to its incredible diversity of bushveld, forests, waterfalls, mountains breath-taking views from the top of God’s window. The North West province: The North West province is home to 2 premier game reserves housing the Big 5, the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site, the Tang Heritage Site, The Lost City and Valley of the Waves playground, a variety of adventure-sport destinations and an underwater cave-diving experience.
7. The Western province: In the Western Cape you will discover world-class wines, wonderful whale watching, contrasting landscapes, ample adventure options, as well as the magic of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, which meet at Africa’s most southerly point.
8. Cape Northern Province: If you love wide open spaces, wild flowers or Africa’s big cats, you’ll love South Africa’s Northern Cape province. Among its many attractions, the Northern Cape is home to one of the world’s most important diamond mining towns, most impressive natural floral display, and famous black-maned lions.
9. The North-west province : The North West province is home to premier game reserves housing the Big 5, the Vredefort Dome World God’ window : God’s Window is a highlight along what is known as the Panorama Route in the eastern Mpumalanga Heritage Site, the Taung Heritage Site, The Lost City and Valley of the Waves playground, a variety of adventure-sport destinations and an underwater cave-diving experience.
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