South Africa, commonly known as the Rainbow Nation, showcases diverse cultures all under one roof. It is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with its stunning natural environment, eye-catching attractions, delicious cuisine, fascinating wildlife, exquisite architecture, and the ever-friendly residents. It is the southernmost country of Africa, with a long coastline and amazing views.
Discover some of the finest places to visit in South Africa:
Climb Table Mountain, Cape TownTable Mountain is known as a hiker’s paradise. It is a protected national park with some remarkable features that make it a must-see landmark for any nature-lover. The large and unusual flat-topped rock sits proudly in the bay, home to distinguished flora and fauna. The weather is unpredictable, so it is advisable to take warm clothes when climbing. You can find some restaurants on top of the mountain, and you can marvel at the delightful views.
Explore the Apartheid Museum
Drive the Garden Route
Have thrilling fun on bungee jumps and rope swings
Bloukrans Bridge, which is the Africa’s highest bridge, is also famous for being the world’s highest commercial bungy bridge (708 feet / 216 meters high) and, as per many enthusiasts, it is one of the smoothest bungies on the earth. Another popular one is the Magwa Waterfalls Rope Swing in Eastern Cape.
Swim with fearsome sharks
See the Big 5 on a game drive at Kruger National Park
Go on a township tour of Soweto
Surf along the coast
Spot whales in HermanusAs declared by WWF, Hermanus is one of the best whale-watching destinations in the world. You can watch whales from land, from a boat, or even from air via flight. The best time for seeing these large marine creatures is between July and November. You can even take a guided sea kayaking trip, which is sure to shoot up your adventurous adrenaline. Walker Bay is the breeding area for southern right whales and the mating and calving is at its peak from July to November.
Hike the trails in the Drakensberg Mountains
Go golfing on scenic coasts
Go on a wetland safari
Swim with penguins at Boulders Beach
Explore Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town
Wine tasting at Cape Winelands
Unearth history at old Transkei
Visit the famous Robben Island
Soar high in a hot air ballooning at Magalies River Valley
Unwind at Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town
View the world from the tip of Africa at Cape Point
Reasons to visit the beautiful nation of South Africa
There are many things that will make you realize what a beautiful place South Africa is. With plenty to see and do, from wildlife encounters and beaches to adventure and nature, South Africa is a dream vacation destination for many. Book your trip and go and explore; you are bound to fall in love!
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