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IIt’s without a doubt that South Africa boasts incredible places with jaw-dropping scenery, whether it’s a sunset on Durban’s Golden Mile or the break of dawn in the Kruger National Park. Each breath-taking location in the country is unique and requires perfect timing to take the perfect snap, be it the time of year or just being at the right place at the right time.

Here’s our top 5 places where students can find inspiration and the confidence to post image-worthy pictures on their social platforms:

Lion’s Head, Cape Town

IImagine standing high above, wind softlyblowing against your face and looking as far as the eye can see. That’s what you’ll get and more when hiking up Lion’s Head, one of the most renowned places where people gather to take pictures of the sunrise, sunset or the beautiful scenery below them.

God’s Window, Mpumalanga

GGod’s Windowis one of the most scenic vantage points in the whole of South Africa. Situated along the Panorama Route in  Mpumalanga province, on the Drakensberg escarpment, you just have to look down to realise why it has been given this special name.

Did You Know?
AAlong with God’s Window, other well-known spots on the route include Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and the Mac-Mac Falls.

SSani Pass, KwaZulu-Natal

TTravel to the Drakensberg and be mesmerised by the incredible views that await you on the  Sani Pass. Situated between KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho, this unique part of South Africa is considered  one of the most iconic gravel passes in the country.

Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape

GGet ready to walk through an ancient forest, chill on the beaches, kayak up rivers and hike some of the most famous trails in South Africa. Consider Tsitsikammaan incredible place to capture your best moments.

Stellenbosch, Western Cape

TThe scenic countryside of the Western Cape, specifically Stellenbosch, is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, wine farms, street cafés, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and more. Have your camera ready? Get snapping.

What are you waiting for? Take a Shot’Left and promote the beauty of our incredible country to the world on your social media platforms.

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