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Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction

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Where breathtaking nature stretches out in every direction

Let us introduce you to our places of wonder that make us swell with pride and take our breaths away again and again.

Tsitsikamma – a coastal adventure you’ll never forget

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Tsitsikamma – a coastal adventure you’ll never forget

If you’re looking for the complete coastal forest experience, Tsitsikamma, in the Eastern Cape has to be on the top of your list.

Table Mountain – South Africa’s most iconic landmark

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Table Mountain – South Africa’s most iconic landmark

South Africa’s best-known landmark, but what many people don’t know is that it’s also a hiker’s paradise with numerous trails, amazing views and plenty of interesting things to learn

Swim in a sea of flowers in Namaqua National Park

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Swim in a sea of flowers in Namaqua National Park

From horizon-to-horizon, orange daisies take over the Namaqua National Park in spring.

Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape

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Oudtshoorn and surrounds, Western Cape

Inland from the Cape’s famous Garden Route, over breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes, magnificent red rocks and the wide open spaces of the Klein Karoo, you’ll find Oudtshoorn – once known internationally as the ostrich capital of the world.

Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga

The Mpumalanga province is home to the beautiful Blyde River Canyon – one of the world's largest canyons, the Sudwala Caves – the world's oldest; and the Kruger National Park – arguably the world's most famous wildlife sanctuary.

The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

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The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

The Wild Coast is an unspoiled natural treasure.

The magic of the upside down tree – the Boabab

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The magic of the upside down tree – the Boabab

The Musina Nature Reserve is home to South Africa's largest collection of baobabs

Among the mountains, it’s the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

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Among the mountains, it’s the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Famous for its golden sandstone sentinels, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is a breathtaking destination.

The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

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The Sabie Waterfalls Route - a waterfall wonderland

The Sabie Waterfalls Route in Mpumalanga is one of South Africa's best-kept secrets.

Enchanted Mountain – Hogsback

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Enchanted Mountain – Hogsback

The little town of Hogsback has become an arts and crafts colony, a photographer’s preferred location, a nature lover’s haunt and a honeymoon couple’s top choice of romantic hideaways in the Eastern Cape.

All aboard the Tshwane Explorer

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All aboard the Tshwane Explorer

Covering a distance of 60km in and around Pretoria, the Tshwane Explorer steam train trip is the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon.

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God’s Window is a sunshine break destination along the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga that offers more than a brochure, travel website can explain or prepare you for on your #ShotLeft adventure. It is one of the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve’s most spectacular viewpoints, with astonishing views over South Africa’s Lowveld. On a clear day over the famous Kruger National Park towards the Lebombo Mountains on South Africa’s border Mozambique. Pitstops around the area: Be sure to stop at some of the region's beautiful waterfalls: Lone Creek Falls, Mac Mac Falls, Berlin & Lisbon Falls. Things to pack: A pair of awesome shades, sunscreen, hat, camera & binoculars. Thanks for the stunning image @pulengmotswafrika. #ShotLeft #Adventure #GodsWindow #Mpumalanga #PanoramaRoute #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #Wonderlustsouthafrica #travelsouthafrica #mycountry #Travel

Take a #ShotLeft to the Drakensberg in Kwa Zulu Natal for a back-to-nature experience as you see the sun go down from the edge of a cave. Witness its stunning scenery while hiking and, often, superb examples of the world-famous San rock paintings – arguably the finest in the country. If you're prepared to rough it for a night then a unique way to get really close to nature and to experience the mountains at first-hand is to overnight in a cave. Amazing image from @graeholliday. #ShotLeft #adventure #Travelgram #Traveller #SouthAfrica #Drakensberg #KWAZULUNATAL

Why not take a #ShotLeft to Knynsa in the Western Cape & spend your weekend in this leafy wonderland. This destination is located along the famous Garden Route in the Western Cape & is home to lush forests which attract all nature & outdoor enthusiasts like @tlou_meriam_ntsewa. In the forest of Knysna you'll discover rivers, waterfalls and a mass of flora amid the giant trees. Keep an eye open for various antelope species that roam the forests during the day. Thank you @tlou__meriam_ntsewa_ for love snap. #ShotLeft #adventure #Travelgram #Traveller #Knysna #WesternCape #thisissouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #wanderlust #travelsouthafrica

If you’re in love with elephants then taking a #ShotLeft to the Addo Elephant National Park is a must! This spot is situated just a few minutes from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape & rated as one of the best places on the continent to see these gentle giants up close. This wildlife paradise is home to the legendary BIG FIVE as well as a range of animals and natural vegetation. Brace yourself for an authentic wildlife experience at Addo as it’s a pleasure to visit throughout the year although spring & autumn are just about perfect. Thanks for the awesome image @that_boy_from_africa #ShotLeft #Adventure #addoelephantnationalpark #wonderlustsouthafrica #Exploresouthafrica #mycountry #portelizabeth

Have you added the Storms River Mouth Rest Camp to your holiday’s buckelist? If not, take a look at a few reasons why this spot is worth a #Shotleft adventure. 1. The adventurous list of activities it offers such hiking along the mouth of Storms River and the suspension bridge. 2. An exhilarating tube ride on Storms River that you’d want to do again. 3. A chance to see the shy & elusive Cape Clawless Otter as it comes to the coastline to hunt crabs. 4. Go on a guided tour with friends of the Tsitsikamma Woodcutters Journey to experience the indigenous forest. Incredible image from @thenjie_ct #ShotLeft #Adventure #Travelgram #Traveller #StormsRiver #tsitsikamma #Exploresouthafrica #mycountry #Wonderlustsouthafrica

Calling all nature – lovers, solo wanderers, beach goers, “the I love to travel friend” & adventurers at heart to take a #ShotLeft to Plettensburg Bay to explore this pristine stretch of coast. Whether you’re after a seaside holiday, a wilderness experience in natural surroundings or adrenaline-packed adventure, you’ll find all these and more in 'Plett'. A day well spent in this coastal city is anything from canoeing its waterways, dolphin or whale spotting with friends to bungy jumping from the top of Bloukrans River bridge. The perfect time to visit is between May & November to catch whales as they come out to play. Thanks for the stunning image @simplycyn #ShotLeft #Adventure #PlettenbergBay #exploresouthafrica #mycountry #Travelgram #Traveller #Wonderlustsouthafrica #WesternCape

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