Top 10 must-visit destinations in South Africa

Dec 5, 2023

By: Ayush Mehrotra and Shagun Chaudhary

Cape Town, Western Cape

Start your journey in Cape Town, a city brimming with natural beauty. Visit the iconic Table Mountain, explore the historic Robben Island, wander through the colorful Bo-Kaap neighborhood, and relax at the stunning beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay.

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Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga and Limpopo

Embark on an unforgettable safari adventure in Kruger National Park. Witness the Big Five—lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros—in their natural habitat, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking African wilderness.

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The Garden Route

Drive along the Garden Route, a scenic stretch along the southern coast. Marvel at picturesque landscapes, visit the Tsitsikamma National Park, stop by the charming town of Knysna, and explore the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng

Discover the vibrant city of Johannesburg. Delve into its history at the Apartheid Museum, explore the bustling neighborhoods of Maboneng and Newtown, and take a trip to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Cradle of Humankind.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Experience the laid-back coastal city of Durban. Lounge on the golden beaches, visit the iconic uShaka Marine World, explore the vibrant Victoria Street Market, and savor the diverse culinary scene, especially the renowned bunny chow.

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Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu-Natal

Escape to the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. Hike along scenic trails, discover ancient rock art at the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, and revel in the breathtaking vistas of this UNESCO-listed region.

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Stellenbosch and the Cape Winelands, Western Cape

Indulge in a wine-tasting adventure in Stellenbosch. Explore the picturesque vineyards, sample world-class wines, and savor gourmet cuisine amidst stunning landscapes.

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Port Elizabeth and Addo Elephant National Park, Eastern Cape

Visit Port Elizabeth and explore the nearby Addo Elephant National Park. Encounter a vast array of wildlife, including elephants, zebras, and lions, in this malaria-free reserve.

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Hermanus, Western Cape

Experience the thrill of whale-watching in Hermanus. This coastal town is famous for its opportunities to spot Southern Right Whales from the shore or on boat tours during the whale season.

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