“Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same.” This clearly reverberates that the continent is vibrantly diverse, has a seductive appeal for the travellers but take a brief look at the incredibly beautiful southern tip of Africa and you will know how the quote mentioned above is well justified. South Africa, usually seen as a rare find on the earth and a crowning jewel of Africa, is a country abundantly filled with niche experiences. With a rich medley of cultures and history, vast wildlife moments including the Big Five spotting, raw natural beauty, adventure choices and sun-kissed beaches, there’s no surprise about why South Africa Attractions have gained so much preference over the last few years. Add in the eclectic mix of off-beat places, world-class infrastructure adorning the sophisticated cities, wide-open savannahs and Kalahari dunes, star-studded desert skies and the warm smiles of the local tribes and it is easy to believe why South Africa keeps tempting the visitors all year round.
The country is chugging fast forward on the list of most preferred tourist destinations across the world; what sets it apart from other African destinations is its huge, versatile portfolio of experiences that cater to almost every segment of travellers. Families and wildlife aficionados find their portion of fun and thrill in game reserves and national parks while the solo travellers and couples like to take the Garden Route to see the great gaping gorges or just bask in calmness at the sun-soaked beaches and also, the gastronomes who love to feed their soul with Cape Malay cuisine and Stellenbosch wines. Some of the most popularly favoured South Africa Tourist Attractions include the dramatic Table Mountain, the city of Cape Town, Johannesburg city which is known for Kruger National Park, Port Elizabeth and Apartheid Museum and so much more that is sure to leave you stirred and spellbound.
With a profusion of versatility and authenticity on offer and a rich assortment of wildlife found nowhere else on the earth, South Africa justifies its label- “world in one country”. We have jotted down an extensive list of the best places to visit in South Africa that not only give you a detailed glimpse of the country but also encourage you to plan your trip to South Africa super soon.
Top Tourist Places to Visit in South Africa:
South African Jewish Museum
The South African Jewish Museum was officially opened by Nelson Mandela in December 2000. The brainchild of legendary South Africa philanthropist Mendel Kaplan the museum has since established itself as one of the citys must-see attractions.
Cape Point is a promontory at the southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula which is a mountainous and scenic landform that runs north-south for about thirty kilometres at the extreme southwestern tip of the African continent in the Republic of South Africa.
Castle of Good Hope
The Castle of Good Hope known locally as the Castle or Cape Town Castle is a bastion fort built in the 17th century in Cape Town South Africa. Originally located on the coastline of Table Bay following land reclamation the fort is now located inland.In 1936 the Castle was declared a historical monument (now a provincial heritage site) and following restorations in the 1980s it is considered the best preserved example of a Dutch East India Company fort.
African Budget Safaris
The Apartheid Museum is a museum in Johannesburg South Africa illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The museum part of the Gold Reef City complex was opened in November 2001.
Kaaimans River Cottage
Map Of Africa View Point
Wilderness National Park
The Voortrekker Monument is located just south of Pretoria in South Africa. This massive granite structure is prominently located on a hilltop and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854.
Cape St Blaize Lighthouse Complex
Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex
Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Sabi Sand Game Reserve is located adjacent to the Kruger National Park in the Lowveld of Mpumalanga, South Africa. Officially named Sabi Sand Wildtuin, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve consists of a group of private game reserves.
Fugitives Drift Lodge
Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park
Madikwe Game Reserve
Safari Ostrich Farm
African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary - Gansbaai
Pilanesberg National Park
Gold Reef City Theme Park
Kruger National Park
St George's Cathedral
Aquila Private Game Reserve
Ashia Cheetah Center
Sun City Resort
Kibale National Park
Maropeng Visitors Centre
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Two Oceans Aquarium
Cape of Good Hope
Iziko Bo Kaap Museum
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
District Six Museum
Boulders Penguin Colony
The Cape Wheel
Vergelegen Wine Estate
Green Point Park
World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary & Monkey
Durbanville Hills Winery
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