South Africa is best known for its beautiful landscapes, amazing wineries, spectacular beaches, a diversity of wildlife, cosmopolitan cities and its lively people. Covering an area of about 1700 miles this beautiful country is home to more than 57 million people and you could spend months and months exploring amazing South Africa. This is among the largest countries found on the African continent and offers a very large number of activities to do and places to visit while on Safari.
Destination South Africa
Kruger National Park
This is the most popular as well as one of the frequently visited tourist sites in South Africa it is not only the largest national park in the country but the oldest as well covering about 20,000 square kilometers in size. Ideally this park can best be visited on a two to three day game drive adventure. Kruger National Park is home to a very large number of different animals and it is best visited for its big 5 animals which includes the Cape buffalo, lion, rhino, leopard and elephant. It offers a number of amazing safari accommodation ranging from budget to luxury facilities.
Madikwe Nature Reserve
Madikwe Game Reserve is currently the fifth largest game reserve and is also one of the lesser- known parks in South Africa. This makes it a hidden- gem as it is regarded as one of the best conservation areas in Africa and offers the Big 5 in a 680 km2 park (750 km2 including newly incorporated privately owned land).
The park offers a number of luxurious lodges as well as community lodges in a malaria- free zone.
Pilanesberg Nature Reserve
Pilanesberg National Park is located about 2 hours drive from the city of Johannesburg and it is among the easy to accessible wildlife destinations in the country.
This game park is found within a crater of an extinct volcano and there is a man-made lake that serves as a drinking hole to a large number of different animals making it easy to see species like lions, rhinos, leopards and elephants during your visit. Because of its small size this park can be visited during your day tours in South Africa.
Garden Route Safaris
The garden route is it among the most spectacular places to see during your visit in South Africa. It stretches for more than 200 kilometers between Storms River and Mossel Bay and it is among the most scenic routes in the whole world.
Among the highlights found within the garden road is Storms River as well as Tsitsikamma National Park.
Cape Town Day Tours
Cape Town is the oldest settlement within South Africa established back in the 1652 and it’s for that reason that it is called the Mother City. It prides in a blend of cultures that include the African influence and European influence with a fusion of both modern and the tradition ways of life.
The town offers museums, local markets, several restaurants with fine cuisines and a great diversity of shops. this is one of the must visit places while in South Africa.
Johannesburg Day Tours
Johannesburg is a young city with an incredible history and legacy. The settlement sprang up in 1886 when prospectors found gold in the area now known as the Witwatersrand. When the discovery became public, thousands flocked here in search of fortune and new opportunities.
Its sprawling Soweto township was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.