Holidays to South Africa

There's so much we could say about South Africa. It's one of those countries everyone should visit at least once in their lives. It's absolutely breath-taking and there's truly something for everyone to enjoy. 

Visit the Kruger National Park, the largest game reserve in South Africa and home to the Big 5 (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and cape buffalo). If you’re feeling extra daring, take a cage dive with the great white sharks in Gansbaai.

For some history, take a guided tour through the 82 different battlefields of KwaZulu Natal and learn about the significant battles and war related incidents across the coast of South Africa. 

Be sure to visit Table Mountain, a flat-topped mountain towering over Cape Town. Take a trip to the top of the mountain in a cable-car for breath-taking views over the city and its surrounding coastline. Be sure to see the Cango Caves, the oldest tourist attraction in South Africa. Explore the underground network of passageways with openings as narrow as 26 cm.

For wine buffs, relax and enjoy the delicious wines from the sun-kissed vineyards around Cape Town and visit the Stellenbosch region in Western Cape to sample some of the best wine around.

Key info

  • Capital city: Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial) and Cape Town (legislative)

  • Language: English and Afrikaans

  • Currency: South African Rand

  • Time difference: + 1 hours

  • Flight time: 11.5 hours to Cape Town

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South Africa Trip Ideas

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Places to go in South Africa

Things to do in South Africa

Here are some of the things you can do in South Africa. When you've chosen your favourite experiences, give our Travel Designers a call and they'll put a trip together for you. Call them on: 01483 319 333

Map of South Africa