Things to Do
| Country Places
| Cultural Exposure
| Exciting Cities
| Family Holidays
| Historic Places
| Heritage Sites
| Popular Destinations
| Scenic Routes
| Wildlife Viewing
| Other Activities
South Africa's top touris attractions include its national parks and reserves, cities like Cape Town, its beaches, the wine routes of the Cape and many others.Beaches
Enjoy miles of unspoiled, exotic beaches. From the warm East Coast (stretching north of Durban down to East London in the Eastern Cape) to the cold Benguela stream around Cape Town and the West Coast.
The Garden Route
with its scenic beaches
The south coast
of KwaZulu NatalNational Parks
More than 20 National Parks are spread through the country offering a diversity of attractions - wildlife, mountains, floral scenery and more.
Favourites:Ukhahlamba Drakensberg ParkKruger ParkPilanesberg Game ReserveKaroo National ParkTable Mountain National ParkCity Life
From the bustling Johannesburg
to the irresistible Cape Town
, from the small village of Pilgrims Rest
in the mountains of Mpumalanga to the scenic town of Franschhoek
in the Cape Winelands
, South African cities and towns offer the visitor a variety to satisfy every need.
Favourites:PretoriaDurbanGraaff Reinet Nature Reserves, Hiking Trail and Botanical Gardens
Capture the essence of nature in any of the multitude of provincial and private nature reserves and botanical gardens. Hiking trails range from less an hour's leisure walks to 5 days hiking in the wild.
Favourites:Blyde River Canyon
- Graskop, MpumalangaRoyal Natal Park
- Drakensberg, KwaZulu NatalOtter Hiking Trail
- Storms River, Western CapeKirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
- Cape TownKaroo National Botanical Garden
- WorcesterKloofendal Nature Reserve
- JohannesburgFree State National Botanical Garden
- BloemfonteinWine Routes of the Cape
No trip is complete without a tour of at least one wine route.
Favourites:Paarl Wine RouteOther Attractions
A range of other attractions like the famous Sun City resort can be found spread through the country.
Favourites:Sun City Resort
- world-renowned Kingdom of Pleasure, with attractions, activities and game reserve
The Cape Whale Route
- from Yzerfontein on the West Coast to HermanusUsaka Marine World
in Durban - providing a glimpse into a world beyond imagination
St Lucia Crocodile
Center - offers an informative outing to one of the world’s oldest and most fascinating animalsButterfly World
near Paarl - largest butterfly park in South Africa Hoedspruit Research & Breeding Center
for Endangered Species Cango Caves
- close to Oudtshoorn is one of the world's great natural wonders.