If you want to see big cats travel in the drier season from May to October when there is less foliage for the cats to camouflage in
If you want to see southern right whales travel along the coast from Cape Town, Plettenberg and Hermanus from July to October
If you want to see the highly endangered wild dog, travel to Madikwe Game Reserve between April and September.
If you want to see the annual Sardine Run, one of the most impressive events in the world's oceans, head to South Africa's east coast mid-May to mid-July.
Things to do in South Africa
Visit Boulders Beach near Cape Town to see a colony of African penguins up close and even swim with them.
Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Discover the distinctive sandstone cliffs and golden-hued landscapes of this park, which is popular for its hiking paths.
Kruger National Park Hot Air Balloon Safari
Experience a magical sunrise hot air balloon safari over Kruger National Park.
Shark Cage Diving
Brave a thrilling shark cage diving experience in Gansbaai to get up close with great white sharks.
Explore the stunning vistas, waterfalls, and prehistoric rock art of the Drakensberg Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, by hiking there.