South Africa

From safaris to wineries, shark cage diving to penguin spotting, vibrant cities to diverse wildlife, there are so many things to do in South Africa. This magical country is perfect for a true African adventure. No matter where you visit in South Africa, its raw natural beauty is there to impress you.

Cape Town is a gorgeous city as it offers something for everyone. Some of the best things to do in Cape Town are hiking Table Mountain, driving to Cape Point, visiting Robben Island, touring Kirstenbosch Gardens, exploring Muizenberg Beach, hiking Lion’s Head, and strolling Bo-Kaap. Don’t miss seeing the penguins at Boulders Beach when you visit Cape Town.

Wildlife lovers should take a trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa. This park is quite popular and busy for a good reason. The chances to see the “Big Five” are high, along with other animals at Kruger National Park.

South Africa is home to an endless, gorgeous coastline that should be explored. Take a road trip along with the breathtaking Garden Route on the Southeast coast. You will be cruising by charming towns, stunning beaches, beautiful wineries, dramatic cliffs, and hills.

Discover other cities in South Africa, such as Durban and Johannesburg. While Durban is famous for its gorgeous waterfront and surfing, Johannesburg is great for experiencing art galleries, museums, and nightlife.

South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province should be on everyone’s itinerary. Make sure to explore iSimangaliso Wetland Park, visit the Drakensberg, and go on a safari at Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park.

If you are a big fan of safari, you should continue visiting other parks in South Africa. Pilanesberg National Park, Umfolozi National Park, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, the Madikwe Game Reserve, Pilanesberg Game Reserve, and the Dinokeng Game Reserve are worth checking out.

All travel inspirations for South Africa

Midlands Meander, Kwa Zulu Natal

14 June 2022 7 min.    Roxanne Howle

Vacation to sunny South Africa in KwaZulu-Natal

Natal was run by a British colony and the name Natal means Christmas; this name was given to the province by a Portuguese explorer who came upon the Durban...

South Africa, Drakensberg

16 March 2022 6 min.    Leah Daley

The Southern Drakensberg “Dragons Mountain”

Drakensberg; "A name originating from Dutch, meaning “Dragons Mountain". Standing in the midst of the ancient Drakensberg Mountains can seem almost mystical- like the timeless giants hold some eternal...

Mauritius Island

18 August 2021 7 min.    Catherine Dunn

10 Most Instagrammable Spots in Mauritius

Located east of the African continent, the island of Mauritius and its subtropical climate, pristine beaches, and tremendous landscapes attract more than 1.4 million visitors from around the world...

Grahamstown, South Africa

29 May 2021 4 min.    Tatenda Chakabuda

Grahamstown the city of saints, South Africa

Hidden in a valley, covered by a cloud, is the beautiful historic town known as Grahamstown or Makhanda. This is a town that is far off the beaten track...

Nieu-Bethesda, South Africa

2 May 2021 4 min.    Tatenda Chakabuda

A Gem in the Karoo, Nieu Bethesda

Nestled in an ancient rocky valley in the semi-desert Great Karoo near the slightly less off the beaten track Graaf Reinett, lies Nieu Bethesda. This is a really weird...

Johannesburg, South Africa

11 September 2020 8 min.    Marike Bredenhann

Johannesburg, the epicenter of Africa’s economy, locally called Jo’burg/Jozi

Johannesburg, the epicenter of Africa‘s economy, was first discovered in 1884 when Jan Gerrit Bantjes unearthed gold on a farm...

Cape Agulhas, South Africa

7 September 2020 6 min.    Marike Bredenhann

L’Agulhas also known as Cape Agulhas, South Africa

History of Cape Agulhas There are numerous debates in regards to the exact history of this quant little village. Some...

Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

1 September 2020 5 min.    Esther Msafari

Cape Town – The Sophisticated Home of Table Mountain and a Multitude of Attractions

Table Mountain is famously flat-topped and is renowned as the landmark that towers over the city of Cape Town, the...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

27 August 2020 6 min.    Lusanda Yedwa

Port Elizabeth – The friendly city in South Africa

It’s known as the friendly city because of the people that live there that are humble, welcoming, not to mention...

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