- Explore the sites and activities of the Cape Peninsula
- Visit well-loved national parks teeming with wildlife
- Immerse yourself into a vibrant mix of cultures
- Watch whales jump and play in Hermanus
Situated on the southern tip of the African Continent, South Africa encompasses one of the most diverse landscapes in the world. With habitats ranging from cool forests to sizzling deserts, soaring mountains, lush grasslands and classic African savannahs, this beautiful country is home to penguins and flamingos, lions, leopards and elephants. If you have a taste for adventure, South Africa offers everything from rafting on the Fish River to the highest bungee jump in the world.
- South Africa has nine provinces: Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, North West, Free State, Kwazulu-Natal, Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.
- South Africa a linguistically diverse county with eleven official languages: Afrikaans, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, and English. Most South Africans fluently speak English as their first or second language.
- South Africa is generally mild and sunny throughout the year. Summer, from November to March, is the best time to visit the beaches. Winter, from May to August, is excellent for game viewing.
South Africa is a vibrant destination, and its people are some of the most friendly and welcoming you will ever encounter. Each of the nine provinces offers an incredible diversity in landscapes, wildlife and culture. From the acacia-studded plains of Kruger National Park to the rugged Drakensberg Mountains and from the sun-drenched beaches stretching along the Indian Ocean to the rolling Winelands of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa is a vast and extraordinary country with seemingly limitless options of things to see and do.
Our team are always on the lookout for the best experiences South Africa has to offer, and here are a few of our favourites:
- Kruger National Park
- Cape Town & Peninsula
- Cape Winelands
- The Garden Route
- KwaZulu Natal
- Blyde River Canyon
Famous for its abundant wildlife and 'Big Five' sightings, spot leopard, lion, black and white rhino, buffalo and elephant in Kruger National Park.
There is plenty to do in and around Cape Town, including a visit to Table Mountain, Robben Island, Bo-Kaap, Cape of Good Hope and the penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
Sample the excellent wines, cuisine and hospitality of the Cape Peninsula in the charming towns of Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek.
The scenic roads of The Garden Route offer indigenous forest, lake, beach and mountain views. Visit ostriches and the Cango Caves in the Little Karoo.
With its Indian Ocean coastline, KwaZulu-Natal is home to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage Sites.
Blyde River Canyon Reserve has scenic natural wonders such as Bourke's Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels, Pinnacle Rock and God's Window.