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IIt’s breathtaking, it’s captivating, it’s bustling, it’s endless… it’s South Africa! In every province, around every corner, there’s  a magic moment waiting to leave you inspired with incredible people underpinning it all. From city life to adventure, wildlife to culture,  breathtaking scenery to sun-soaked coasts – discover South Africa. 

10 REASONS

to explore
South Africa

01

Wildlife safari

When you've seen a pride of lions resting in the shade in summer or a herd of elephant crossing the road on their way to the watering hole, it’s an incredible reminder of why the untouched wild has always been so inspiring. Explore it!

02

Vibrant culture

With Ndebele, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho, Swazi, Venda, Afrikaans, Cape Malay, Cape Coloured, Khoisan and European cultures all calling this land home, South Africa is certainly a melting pot of diverse cultural depth worth exploring!

03

Active adventure

Fancy taking a dip with a great white shark? Or hiking up a mountain? What about plunging off the world’s highest commercial bridge bungee? Whatever gets your heart racing, South Africa’s got it! 

04

Breathtaking scenery

Endless horizons, deep valleys, soaring mountains, cliff sides overlooking endless oceans – a journey through South Africa will take your breath away and leave you with memories that will last forever. 

05

Sun-soaked coasts

Teeming with marine life and some of the best surfing the world has to offer and an abundance of blue-flag beaches, South Africa’s sun-soaked coast lies ready all-year round to share its secrets, adventures and lazy days with you. 

06

Bustling city life

From the calm serenity of sundowners at the beach in Cape Town to the boundless energy of a nightclub in Johannesburg, South Africa’s cities buzz with the soul of a nation. Feel the rhythm of South Africa in an urban safari and let the beat of the concrete jungle flow through you.

07

World-class infrastructure

Whether you’re hitching a ride via plane, train, bus or car, with world-class infrastructure, it’s easy to get to your next South African adventure. 

08

World Heritage Sites

South Africa has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, areas that have been given special international status for their unique qualities. If you are interested in culture and South African history, then you may well want to consider visiting one of these sites.

09

Exceptional value

You won’t need to put yourself out of pocket for your South African adventure. With options available for every budget, South Africa offers exceptional value for your hard earned money. 

10

Something for everyone, everywhere

Whether you’re in it for wildlife, adventure, lifestyle, culture or scenery – there are always multiple experiences for every type of traveller around the corner no matter which part of the country you’re in. That’s the beauty of it! 

01 Wildlife safari
02 Vibrant culture
03 Active adventure
04 Breathtaking scenery
05 Sun-soaked coasts
06 Bustling city life
07 World-class infrastructure
08 World Heritage Sites
09 Exceptional value
10 Something for everyone, everywhere

Join Maya, Alice and Saunders on their epic South African road trip. They're driving from Johannesburg to Cape Town, but the long way round, stopping in Durban, along the coast to Port Elizabeth, past the Garden Route and Klein Karoo desert to Cape Town.

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What would you like to experience?

Breathtaking scenery

Breathtaking scenery

A journey through South Africa will take your breath away and leave you with memories that will last forever.

Bustling city life

Bustling city life

Feel the rhythm of South Africa in an urban safari and let the beat of the concrete jungle flow through you.

Vibrant culture

Vibrant culture

With numerous cultures calling this land home, South Africa is certainly a vibrant melting pot worth exploring!

Active adventure

Active adventure

Whatever gets your heart racing, South Africa’s got it!

Wildlife safari

Wildlife safari

An incredible reminder of why the untouched wild has always been so inspiring.

Sun-soaked coasts

Sun-soaked coasts

South Africa’s sun-soaked coast lies ready all-year round to share its secrets, adventures and lazy days with you.

South Africa on social media

Set the alarm - It's an early start as we set off for a sunrise meerkat safari in the heart of South Africa's Klein Karoo. 🌅 Watch @mayajama channel her inner Attenborough, as we watch these unique creatures emerge out of their burrows, just in time to soak up the sun before they head about their daily activities! #BakkieStories

Penguins in Africa? 🐧 You bet. Cape Town's Boulder's Beach is home to thousands of African Penguins who've made their home on the golden sands. #MeetSouthAfrica Photo by justinhawthorne.

We're heading to Plettenberg Bay, in South Africa's Western Cape to uncover the hidden world of Storm River. What better way to explore the exquisite scenes of the Tsitsikamma than to paddle in an inflated rubber tube down the river rapids! 😉 See the full episode featuring @mayajama @saunderscb and @aliceliveing on our website, (link in our profile). #BakkieStories

Have you entered our competition to WIN a road-trip through South Africa for two yet? What are you waiting for?! To celebrate the launch of #BakkieStories, following an epic road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town, we're giving you the opportunity to win your own. Enter through the link in our profile. #MeetSouthAfrica

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