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EEvery day in scenic South Africa ends with a horizon to look out on. No matter which province you’re in, you’re always right around corner from something breathtaking… something that will leave you incapable of saying anything other than “wow”.
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uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park in KwaZulu-Natal has hikes and rambles to suit all fitness levels – but for the complete back-to-nature experience, spend a night camping out in a mountain cave.
Sani Pass between South Africa and Lesotho is one of the most spectacular routes through the Drakensberg, especially for adventurers with 4-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles or mountain bikes.
The Maluti Cave Route Trail through the Drakensberg in eastern Free State near Lesotho offers trails of 2 to 4 days, breath-taking views and stops at caves containing original San rock art.
A honeymoon in Northern Cape province can be all about desert peace, thunderous waterfalls, plains dotted with wildlife, vineyards and lazy river adventures, historic meanders or white-water thrills.
Leafy Greenside in Johannesburg looks spectacular in spring and offers excellent restaurants and bars, great shopping and nearby outdoor attractions like golf, water sports and botanical gardens.
Romantic luxury rail journeys in South Africa make great honeymoon options – whether chugging through the arid Karoo or off to a hot-air balloon safari, the scenery, service and dining are exquisite.
Rock climbers are spoilt for choice in South Africa – Western Cape, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape are all provinces blessed with plentiful mountains and myriad climbing routes.
The Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy in Northern Cape: hike, drive or bike silent Kalahari Desert splendour amid canyons and hot springs, hosted by survivors of apartheid’s forced removals.
The R518 from Mokopane to Marken in Limpopo province runs through the Waterberg Mountains and their famed Red Beds, with nature reserves, cultural attractions, adventures and family fun along the way.
The Richtersveld Community Conservancy – since 2007 a World Heritage Site – has a brilliant array of hardy plants adapted to the arid climate, and an ancient tradition of nomadic seasonal herding.
Aloe ferox – the red or bitter aloe – grows all over South Africa, but Eastern Cape hills are ablaze with orange and red from May to August; the province also produces great aloe health products.
Table Mountain National Park in Western Cape: mountain splendour above urban sprawl, from Cape Town to Cape Point – enjoy natural beauty from penguins at Boulders Beach to fynbos at Kirstenbosch.