Apart from the opportunity to view the Big Five, the Kruger National Park also has more than 300 archaeological sites dating back to the Stone Age. Visitors who enjoy adventure sports more than history or nature, can drive on 4×4 trails, trek, or mountain bike around the park under the guidance of Park rangers.
The Table Mountain is one of the most iconic landmarks in South Africa with thousands of varieties of plants and floral species. There are several botanical and biodiversity parks around the edges of the mountain, which is approximately 1086m high. Visitors can either hike up or use a cable car to reach the top.
Robben Island was used as a prison where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his incarceration period during the Apartheid. The island provides a guided educational tour of the social inequalities and the struggles experienced by the political prisoners on the road to the country’s independence. It can be accessed by ferries for a day trip.
South Africa has some of the best wineries in the world! The country has over 500 wineries, all of which give visitors a firsthand experience of how their favourite wines are made. From maturity of the grapes to selecting the right barrel, tourists can learn everything by visiting these wineries. Wine tasting is available for beginners to wine connoisseurs. Private wine tours can be booked at Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl.
Port Elizabeth (also called ‘The Bay’) is a coastal city best known for whale watching experiences and the Donkin Heritage Trail that takes visitors around Victorian landmarks. It is a major port in South Africa and has beaches, which are often compared to Venice Beach, California. The beach is always bustling with activity – runners, ironmen, cyclists, and ocean-lovers.
Located around 2 hours from Johannesburg, Sun City is a luxury resort that offers an amazing array of activities for visitors of all ages. From Casinos to safari excursions, and adventure sports to rejuvenating spas, the resort is a one stop spot for the perfect holiday.