South Africa is one of the top safari destinations in Africa. Situated at the rock bottom of Africa, South Africa is the most popular and greatest destination for the big five. Despite of having the special big five animals, South Africa has lot to offer in its cabin. It is traditionally known as the rainbow nation due to the fact that it is a very diverse country with a mixture of landscapes, languages, beliefs and races of people. It was named the rainbow by Archbishop Desmond Tutu the novel peace prize winner. A country that has been a back-peddle of apartheid for many years, South Africa has come out of the shell and now it is a remarkable destination for safari experience for tourists.
South Africa being one of the largest countries in Africa, it has a tremendously distinctive topography. In the southern part, there is the table mountain standing tall over the magnificent city of Cape Town. Still at the bottom of south Africa, there is a coastline of about 1500 miles stretching from the Mozambique on the Indian ocean through the bottom ending of Africa to the desert border of Namibia at the Atlantic ocean. A must encounter still in the southern part is the garden route. This is a 300km ride from Mossel bay in the west to Plettenberg bay in the east offering an amazing exhibition of great landscapes and natural attractions. This coastline is stunned by wonderfully beaches and lagoons and ranges of Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua on the far in-land.
South Africa has the largest wine plant covering 850 km that is straddled by regions of Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, wellington, Tulbagh, Worcester, Robertson and Klein Karoo. With a bottle averaging from $5 or $3,so for the wine lovers, this is the best place to encounter no excuse for quality and price as in this place quality means affordability.
The country also offers the great Drakensberg which is the most popular fold mountain in Africa and on these ranges; visitors always have a great hike experience. There is also the Kruger national park which has the big five animals with a large biodiversity of flora and fauna species.
- Enjoy whale watching from shores near Cape Town, or take a boat ride out to get intact with these amazing giant mammals
- Explore the great city of Cape Town and the towering Table Mountain
- See the ‘big five’ and a range of other wildlife in Kruger National Park
- Take a ride through the Garden Route and encounter the natural attractions of the country
- Take a trip through the wine route and take heights you have never been to.