South Africa Holiday Destinations
South Africa is a large country with some so many places to see and things to do. Unless you plan on spending over a month in South Africa, there is no way you will be able to see it all in a single holiday.
If you are looking for ideas for a holiday to South Africa, take a look at our Holiday Package to South Africa. This holiday package has all the highlights one would want when visiting South Africa.
Below are some of our favourite South Africa holiday destinations. If you are thinking of visiting South Africa and would like to travel somewhere that is not mentioned below, feel free to contact us and we will happily help you plan a holiday anywhere in South Africa.
Cape Town, also known in South Africa as the “Mother City” is probably the most famous South African city. Consistently rated as one of the top cities to visit in the world, Cape Town has everything to offer, from Table Mountain, trendy cafes and bars, historical museums, to world class shopping at the V & A Waterfront.
Cape Town Holiday Highlights
Table Mountain, Long Street Cafes, Robben Island Tour, V & A Waterfront, Lion’s Head hike, Boulders Beach, Chapmans Peak, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, District Six Museum, and much more!
Within a mere 45 minutes drive from Cape Town you will find yourself in the stunning Cape Winelands. This area contains too many world class wine farms too mention. With mountain backdrops and beautiful vineyards coupled with the Cape Dutch architecture, this region is not to be missed during a trip to Cape Town. The most popular towns in the Cape Winelands are Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.
Cape Winelands Holiday Highlights
Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Robertson, wine farms, wine tastings, vineyard tours, fine dining restaurants, scenic mountain passes, Cape Dutch Architecture, and much more!
The Garden Route is a famous stretch of land along the southern coast of South Africa from Mossel Bay to Storms River. It’s known for its natural beauty: raw coastlines, stunning beaches, vast lagoons, lush forests and general untouched landscapes. There are numerous outdoor activities and adventures to be had in the Garden Route. For nature lovers, the Garden Route is simply a must when visiting South Africa. Some of the most popular towns along the Garden Route are Knynsa, Plettenberg Bay, and the Tsitsikamma / Storms River Village.
Garden Route Holiday Highlights
Knysna, Plettenberg bay, beaches, forest walks, Monkey Land, Elephant Sanctuary, Tstisikamma, Storms River Mouth, Bloukraans Bungee Jump, arts and crafts markets, and so much more!
East Cape Safaris
The Eastern Cape’s moderate climate, vast bushveld landscape, and malaria free status make it the ideal location for a safari. There are a numerous safari parks located in this region. These range from National Parks to 5 star luxury private safari parks. The most popular National Park is the Addo National Elephant Park which is home to Africa’s “Big 5” animals. The private safari parks are generally smaller, resulting in a more intimate safari experience than one would experience at a National Park.
Eastern Cape Safari Highlights
Addo National Elephant Park, Kariega Game Reserve, Amakhala Game Reserve, Shamwari Game Reserve, Schotia Safaris, and many more safari parks!