Located in the extreme southern part of the African continent, South Africa makes a unique tourist destination. There are some great reasons to visit South Africa.
Home to one of the most diverse landscapes, abundant wildlife and world renowned cities, any visitor to South Africa will be amazed by what the country has to offer.
Top Reasons Why You Should Visit South Africa
1. Great Value for Money
During these tough times, who doesn’t want an affordable holiday? In South Africa, you can even afford luxury and have spending money for shopping and other treats!
2. Natural Beauty
South Africa’s scenic wonders are legendary. From Table Mountain to God’s Window, our mountains, forests, coasts and deserts will sooth your soul and delight you.
3. Abundant Wildlife & Premium Game Reserves
South Africa is home to an abundant variety of wildlife, nearly 300 species of mammals and 850 species of birds. There is excellent game viewing all over the country in the various national parks.
First you start with the Big Five, then you’ll soon be looking for whales, penguins, meerkats, wild dogs, birds, dung beetles…
South Africa has a great collection of wildlife and game reserves, either private or public.
4. Adventure Capital of the World
There is not much that cannot be done in the country when it comes to any adrenaline indulged activity. From bungee jumping, to paragliding, abseiling, kite surfing, rafting, mountain biking, hiking, skydiving, deep sea fishing, surfing, scuba diving, even skiing…and so much more.
5. Oldest Wine Industry Outside Europe
Even though South Africa is considered as one of the new world wine countries, it’s wine history dates back some 350 years. Today, South Africa is the world’s 9th largest wine producer.
6. Good weather
In sunny South Africa, our great weather invites you to enjoy the outdoors, play golf year-round and take advantage of the nearly 3000km coastline…
7. Culinary variety
South Africa is a melting pot of cultures, which of course also has an influence on the food scene. The variety in flavours, ingredients and ways of cooking is just phenomenal.
8. Ethnic and cultural diversity
The Rainbow Nation celebrates all its African and immigrant cultures. We’re known for our friendliness across the country.
9. Family friendly travelling
South Africa is a very family friendly destination. Hygiene standards are high, hardly any medications need to be taken and the country’s infrastructure is world class.
Most campsites or accommodations will cater for families with children. And there are plenty of activities that are enjoyable for kids
10. 4×4 lovers
The off-road and 4×4 culture in South Africa is huge. Even though the general road infrastructure is really great, there are many 4×4 trails for any off-road lover.
With the great outdoors scenery and the beautiful climate, there is never a dull moment in South Africa!