Dubbed the rainbow nation, the 1,222,037 km2 South Africa rests at the bottom of the African Continent. It’s culturally diverse, has natural beauty from its tropical coastlines, deserts, numerous game reserves and first world infrastructure.
Its Africa’s biggest economy and much of its foreign revenues are from international tourism. The country has 20 game parks and scores of sites worth visiting and experiencing. Below are some attractions worth visiting on your South Africa holiday.
1. Kruger National Reserve
Within it are cottages, bush lodges and tented camps, spread strategically to offer tourists the finest views of the wildlife and the vast Kruger wilderness.
2. Cape Town
3. Table Mountain
4. Robben Island
Made famous as the place where South Africa first black President Nelson Mandela was jailed for 27 years is Robben Island.
Today a museum and a UNESCO heritage site, Robben Island has been visited by US Presidents like Bill Clinton and Barrack Obama. Its one of world’s most famed historical destination.
5. Beach Paradise
South Africa is also a beach paradise, white sandy beaches like Clifton and Camps Bay offer beach lovers a chance to unwind and soak up the Cape Town sun. Nearby Boulders beach has a Penguins colony that tourists swim with in the turquoise ocean waters.
Also the Wild Coast offers the adventurous beach lovers a rugged coastline to experience. Further, the sub-tropical weather Kwa Zulu Natal Province has beaches whose waters are warm all year and suited for fun filled family holidays.
6. Garden Route
The Green Route also has lush forests ideal for nature walks and hiking. It’s also a sea food “den” as fresh oysters sourced from Oyster lagoons are available for consumption.