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From bush to beach; explore South Africa's Panorama Route through Mpumalanga on this South African adventure tour, including game drives with the opportunity to see the Big 5 in Kruger National Park.
Game watchers visiting South Africa should have no trouble spotting kudu; the impressive spiral-horned antelopes are common in many of the country’s national parks and game reserves.
From safaris to magnificent trips through the winelands in winter, to scuba diving and hiking in summer, there’s an activity for every season when travelling in South Africa.
South Africa’s climate ranges from Mediterranean in the southwest to subtropical in the northeast so what clothing you pack depends on the type of holiday you’re coming for and the season you’re travelling in. Plan your clothing according to what activities you’ll be doing but check out our list of handy packing tips below.
One of Joburg’s most beautiful natural spots, the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden is ideal for a day trip or a weekend picnic. Located in Roodepoort, the gardens are home to many different bird, animal and plant species and visitors are encouraged to walk the gardens and marvel at these natural wonders.
South Africa has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, each an area of extraordinary beauty or a site of great importance to humanity. Visit Robben Island in Cape Town for important insights into South Africa’s turbulent history, or the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng, the paleoanthropological site that has produced more hominin fossils than any other site in the world.
Food and travel go hand in hand and South Africa has a unique array of cultures with a mix of cuisines. Basotho cuisine, with its combination of rich flavours and unique spices, should satisfy every foodie’s cravings.
Details on the official policy regarding the Yellow Fever Vaccination. This includes what documentation is required and how long it is valid for, as well as an official list of countries where Yellow Fever is a risk and a handy list of South African travel clinics for locals.
Detailed information about South Africa’s smoking laws and regulations including information on where smoking is prohibited in public places and the legal smoking age.
The Battle of Blaauwberg in 1806 saw the Cape of Good Hope change hands from the Dutch to the British for the last time, with huge consequences for the history of South Africa.
The Bushmans Kloof rock art site in Western Cape combines 10 000 years of San rock art in 130 locations with the modern luxury of the Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat.