The Republic of South Africa provides an excellent introduction to Dark Continent’s jewels. Those who tour in South Africa finds classic African scenery: hauntingly beautiful deserts, favorite African creatures, creatures comforts, and golden savannah. Apart from the famous game parks of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Kruger, you will also find the world’s most expensive game reserves and lodges. Those who love wildlife from any corner of the world, they visit South Africa to see “Big Five”: elephant, rhino, leopard, buffalo, and lion.
Besides, this beautiful country has shark dives, coral reefs, dragon-backed mountain ranges, golden beaches, and white-water rafting as part of tourist attractions. When you travel around this vast land, you will pass across its vibrant cities and learn about this nation’s turbulent history. It has Cape Town which is among the world’s most beautiful city and many more.
Below is a list of the top tourist destinations you will find in South Africa:
Kruger National Park
When you visit this national park, then you are in the world’s most famous safari park. It is also among the oldest game reserve in the country. When driving to the park, it will take between 3.5 to 4.5 hours from Johannesburg. The park has the “Big Five” and also an astounding diversity of wildlife. This park is also known as home for archaeological sites and Bushman rock painting.
It is among the planet’s breathtaking cities with second largest settlement in the country. Nature surrounds the country with a multicultural city that nuzzles in between the sea and rugged range of mountains.Besides, you can have a spectacular overview when you peak on the flat-topped table mountain and even glide up through the cableway. For international visitors, they can use safair flights to Cape Town.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is among the largest wilderness that you will find in the world. Despite its establishment in 2000, the park is Africa’s first to be declared transfrontier where it lies in the Northern Cape remote region. It offers game viewing and photographs a bold backdrop. Besides, it has deep blue skies, golden grasslands, and red sands.
It is among the most picturesque in the country. You will find mosaic farms, white-washed Dutch dwelling, and old oak trees. Currently, it is a university town having fantastic scenery and vibrant feel. Stellenbosch is also a home for restaurants and other sidewalk cafes. Besides, it has Rupert Museum and Botanic Garden as other tourist attractions.
The spectacular Drakensberg means “Dragon Mountains.” It is a region that encompasses the world. These mountains are the most popular visited destinations in the country. In the region, there is “Giant’s Game Reserve” that protects a large herd of eland. It has a dense forest that flourishes inside the sheltered valleys and also a home of 800 and more different species of wildlife and flowering plants. During summer, the landscapes are fertile and lush with crystal-clear streams and gushing waterfalls.
South Africa is a country well-known for its tourist destination. It is a country that has it all. From game reserves, natural landscapes to the diverse cultural heritage. When you visit the country, you can travel to its popular destinations.