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Parks & Attractions in South Africa

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South Africa’s attractions are as vast and each has its own unique appeal, so a visit to the Rainbow Nation will usually combine several of the parks and attractions listed below to create a diverse itinerary. On many people’s agendas will be the popular Kruger National Park and its private game reserves, the undeniably picturesque Garden Route starting from iconic Cape Town, with the backdrop of instantly recognisable Table Mountain. However these are just some of the more obvious choices, and those looking for an alternative South Africa can explore many other areas such as the Wild Coast, Kalahari and Madikwe.

There is so much to explore on a south africa, have a look at our parks and attraction below for just a few ideas on where to go.

Top Parks & Attractions in South Africa

PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS OF SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town & Surrounds

One of the world’s most enigmatic and instantly recognisable cities, Cape Town’s setting is unequivocally stunning.

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Drakensberg Mountain Range

An area of supreme natural beauty and ancient traditions, the Drakensberg mountains are the highest mountains in South Africa.

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Durban

Durban is a lively and well connected city with a world of activities from surfing infamous waves to Africa's largest surviving Botanical Gardens.

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Garden Route

Whilst everyone has heard of the Garden Route, not everyone will fully understand or appreciate its beauty until they witness it for themselves.

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Johannesburg & Soweto

South Africa's pounding heart and Soweto, a cluster of bustling suburbs that are undoubtedly South Africa's most vibrant township.

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Kalahari

The Kalahari is a massive expanse of largely unexplored land - a giant sand basin, where lions prowl & sand dunes tower.

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Karoo, including Oudtshoorn

The Karoo is the name of the semi-arid expanse region that comprises the bulk of South Africa, once a forbidding & barren area covering in excess of 100,000 miles.

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Kruger National Park & Surrounds

Kruger National Park is surrounded by private game reserves, including Sabi Sands and Mala Mala, learn more here.

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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Reserve is rich in wildlife and malaria-free with an impressive conservation effort. Home to the big five and hundreds of bird species.

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Kwa-Zulu Natal North Coast

Playground for a large number of bottlenose dolphins, enjoy a range of water and land based activities here.

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Madikwe Game Reserve

With it's distinctly African feel, Madikwe is a malaria-free private game reserve & one of South Africa’s largest.

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Phinda Private Game Reserve

Located in the northern subtropical section of KwaZulu Natal, Phinda Game Reserve offers an overwhelming array of wildlife.

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Winelands

The winelands provide stunning vistas, beautiful architecture and, of course, the delicious wine South Africa is so fondly renowned for.

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