Located in the southernmost part of the African continent, South Africa is a country of amazing diversity. While getting around in this part of the world, you’ll come across wildlife areas, desert regions, beaches, majestic cities, and lush green mountains. In recent times, this country has achieved worldwide fame as one of the best destinations for wildlife safaris. It gives you the chance to watch the big wild animals in action, such as buffaloes, leopards, lions, rhinos, and elephants. You’ll also have ample opportunities to delve into the history of this country in its popular museums.
Kruger National Park is one great attraction you must never miss during your South Africa tours. It is one of the country’s oldest game reserves and draws lots of visitors every year from various corners of the world who look forward to having a memorable wildlife safari. It takes between 3.5 and 4.5 hours of drive from Johannesburg to reach this national park. It is a place where you’ll find the ‘Big Five’ wild animals, namely the lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and wild buffaloes. It is also home to some intriguing archaeological sites and ancient rock paintings. You can also enjoy some awe-inspiring views of this national park with the help of a hot-air balloon tour booked with any of the local operators.
You’ll also be delighted to explore Cape Town, which is fondly called ‘Mother City’. It is the country’s legislative capital and was named as the best place to visit in the world by ‘The Daily Telegraph’ and ‘The New York Times’ in 2014. This multicultural city will certainly charm you with its rich and beautiful natural surroundings. During your visit to Cape Town, you can go hiking on the Table Mountain, spend some quality time in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and go south to explore Cape Point, which has an abundance of wildlife.
One of the world’s largest wildlife areas, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is also worth exploring during your tour of this amazing African country. It was created with the merger of the Gemsbok National Park of Botswana and the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park of South Africa. It is an officially declared trans-frontier park in the African continent and is located in Northern Cape, which is a remote region of the country. You’ll have a wonderful time exploring the fabulous landscapes of this park. It also gives you the chance to click some excellent snaps with red sands, camel thorn trees, and golden grasslands providing the right backdrop.
The waterfront promenade of Durban is also a place you must not forget to visit during your time spent in South Africa. Known as the Golden Mile, it can be used as a starting point to explore the city. The presence of long, sandy beaches touched by blue waters of the Indian Ocean makes it a good destination for surfers, swimmers, and anglers. You’ll feel as if you’re visiting the Miami Beach upon reaching this bustling promenade. Among the top attractions of the Golden Mile is uShaka Marine World and Moses Mabhida Stadium.