Top 10: Reasons to Visit South Africa

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1 Affordable

During these tough times, who doesn’t want an affordable holiday? In South Africa, you can even afford luxury and have spending money for shopping and other treats!

2 Natural beauty

South Africa’s scenic wonders are legendary. From Table Mountain to God’s Window, our mountains, forests, coasts and deserts will sooth your soul and delight you.

3 World-class facilities

Whether you opt for Afro-chic or authentic Africa, you’ll find it easy to get around, find a comfortable place to stay, have a great meal, connect.

4 Adventure

South Africa is the adventure capital of the world. With over 130 adventures and counting, there is something for everyone from mountain walks to shark cage-diving!

5 Good weather

In sunny South Africa, our great weather invites you to enjoy the outdoors, play golf year-round and take advantage of the nearly 3000km coastline…

6 Rainbow Nation

The Rainbow Nation celebrates all its African and immigrant cultures. We're known for our friendliness across the country.

7 Diverse experiences

Go almost anywhere in South Africa and experience the ultimate combination of nature, wildlife, culture, adventure, heritage and vibe – you’re spoilt for choice, so pack it in!

8 Wildlife

Warning! Watching wildlife is addictive. First you start with the Big Five, then you'll soon be looking for whales, penguins, meerkats, wild dogs, birds, dung beetles…

9 Freedom Struggle

Discover a nation’s struggle for freedom whilst following the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, Hector Pieterson and many other celebrated revolutionaries. more

10 Responsible Tourism

In South Africa you can travel with care as you explore our protected areas, contribute to social and conservation projects, buy recycle art and stay green. more