South Africa is home to some of Africa’s most iconic landscapes and the diversity of travel and safari opportunities in South Africa is vast.
Cape Town offers a great cosmopolitan start or end to your travel of this most southern region of Africa. A modern and contemporary city, Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa. A bustling waterfront loaded with restaurants and shops is not all it has to offer. Venture deeper into the city and explore its cobbled walkways and colonial buildings. There’s a lot of history in this city along with many sights and experiences.
Embark on a drive along the fabulous famous Garden Route National Park. This picturesque drive will take you along some of the world’s best surfing beaches and past a vast range of landscapes, vegetation and wildlife. Also in this area is great hiking, sea kayaking & mountain biking.
Then there’s the wine country, referred to as the Winelands. A one or two night stay is worth it as this area is home to some of the best restaurants and small luxury hotels in the country.
For those train enthusiasts amongst you, South Africa is home to two of the most famous luxury trains in the world, the Blue Train and the Rovos Train, both evoking the Golden Age of rail travel while rolling across the nation’s centre from Cape Town to Pretoria/Johannesburg.
Johannesburg …why Johannesburg? Well why not Johannesburg! It has become a melting pot of culture. Not only is ‘Jo-burg’ the gateway to Africa, not only does it have many cultural and entertainment elements on its doorstep, but more importantly it can provide visitors a better understanding of South Africa’s and its history. And Jo-burg hasn’t missed the food evolution either thanks to a thriving food and art scene located downtown Johannesburg.
The wildlife is as diverse as the landscapes. If you want both brilliant wildlife and superb lodging/dining/guiding experiences, South Africa compares very well to other African destinations.
Whether you’re keen to see stunning wildlife and vistas, experience a Diamond Mine or want to explore cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town, maybe visit ancient forests, enter a wine lovers paradise or dive the waters of South Africa, an individual & unique experience can be created for you.