Top Places See & Cities To Visit In South Africa

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Cape Town
Cape Town

Cape Town is a port city on the southwestern coast of South Africa, nestled beneath the magnificent Table Mountain National Park. It's a melting pot of diverse cultures and is the jumping-off-point to some of the most spectacular natural wonders in the country. There's no other city quite like it!

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Garden Route
Garden Route

The Garden Route is the world-famous stretch of land from Mossel Bay in South Africa's Western Cape to the Storms River of the Eastern Cape. Take the drive through some of the most scenic landscapes in the country; where magnificent forests and mountain ranges meet the picture-perfect coastline!

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Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch
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Located in South Africa’s Western Cape Provence, the University town of Stellenbosch is the perfect gateway to some of the regions’ most spectacular wineries and vineyards. Being the second oldest town in the country, Stellenbosch is bursting with natural beauty and a fascinating historic culture, and with an abundance of boutique shops, trendy restaurants and cafes, as well as several museums and galleries on offer, it certainly is a place you should come and experience for yourself!

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Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth

One of the most underrated travel destinations in South Africa would have to be that of Port Elizabeth.  A beautiful city with golden beaches and clean fresh air, a vibrant nightlife, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of things to do and see in the surrounding areas. Escape the big-smoke, relax, and take a load off!

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Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Includes: Soweto

Johannesburg, or Joburg as the locals like to call to it, is the largest city in South Africa and home to more than 3 million people. Once considered to be tainted with crime and decay; the city has undergone a huge transformation with a vibrant culture and cutting-edge contemporary arts scene.

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Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
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Saint Lucia is a quaint little village located in the KwaZulu-Natal Provence of South Africa, around a two-hour drive from Durban. This increasingly popular tourist destination has proudly earned the title of becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site back in 1999, which should really come as no surprise given the abundance of natural beauty and spectacular wildlife which can be found here. With a vast array of safari options available, and plenty of adventure activities to be experienced, Saint Lucia really is an amazing place to visit.

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Durban
Durban
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The bustling port city of Durban is located on the eastern coast of South Africa, in the glorious province of KwaZulu-Natal. Take time to stroll along the coastal promenade and experience the soothing waterfront atmosphere, or stay cool in the botanical gardens that showcase a wide variety of native plants and flowers. Soak up the culture and history with a visit to the museums, explore the marketplaces that reflect the fascinating Indian influence on the city, or relax for the afternoon on one of the beautiful beaches of the coastline - there really is so much to do in this amazing destination that you might just struggle to fit it all in!

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Amakhala Game Reserve
Amakhala Game Reserve
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Located on the Eastern Cape of South Africa, the Amakhala Game Reserve is spread over a massive area of 8,500 hectares, and offers accommodation and adventures packages to suit every taste and budget. Once you arrive, a wide variety of experiences are available, with the big five being a favourite among visitors, and river cruises as an excellent alternative. This is a great place to spend a few days and soak up the natural beauty of the magnificent countryside!

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Ballito
Ballito
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Ballito - often referred to by the locals as the Dolphin Coast - is a small and laid-back beach town, located on the eastern coast of South Africa in the Provence of KwaZulu-Natal. This charming little paradise has quickly become one of the most popular destinations in the country, and with its spectacular beaches, warm temperate climate, and an adventurous outdoor spirit, it’s not hard to understand why! Come and experience this splendid wonderland for yourself - you surly won’t regret it!

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Franschhoek
Franschhoek
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Just a short drive from the city of Cape Town, Franschhoek prides itself on being the gastronomic capital of South Africa! People from all over the country flock here to try the delicious food and the spectacular wines produced by the local vineyards and wineries. Come and explore the region for yourself, on one of the many scenic walking or cycling trails, and experience what a true delight it is to escape the mainstream tourist trail for a while.

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Knysna
Knysna
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Part of the world-famous Garden Route in South Africa, Knysna offers an eclectic blend of natural beauty and exciting adventure activities to all those who grace its shores. This picturesque town is a stunning mix of lush green forests merging with the golden beaches of the coastline, and the towering mountain ranges which surround the crystal-clear waters of the lagoon below. This truly serene paradise is a place which should definitely not be missed!

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KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal
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Nestled away on the eastern coast of South Africa, you will find the increasingly popular travel destination of KwaZulu-Natal. Home to some of the country’s best beaches and most spectacular coastlines, the province is surrounded by a beautiful mountainous countryside which is populated by an abundance of big game wildlife. Adventure tourism plays a large role here, drawing in tourists from all over the globe, and with so many amazing things to experience here, it truly is a place that shouldn’t be missed!

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Oudtshoorn
Oudtshoorn
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Oudtshoorn is interestingly most famous for its large concentration of ostrich farms, but when it comes to the heart of the town, there is so much more than meets the eye. This whimsical little town is the perfect basecamp to explore many of the surrounding attractions of the region, including the Cango Caves, the Garden Route, Little Karoo, and also the Great Karoo, and with such an authentic mix of unusual attractions on offer, it’s hard not to lose yourself in the charm!  

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Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay
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Located along the world-famous Garden Route in South Africa, Plettenberg Bay is a one of the most popular holiday destinations in the country, with a smorgasbord of activities on offer catering to every whim; from canyoning to diving and even bungy jumping, Plettenberg Bay is an outdoor adventurer’s dream! For those wanting to just unwind, try the wineries and the nature reserves, or just sit back and take in some sun on the spectacular golden coastline.

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Brenton-on-Sea
Brenton-on-Sea
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Nestled along the beautiful Garden Route in South Africa, Brenton-on-Sea is a great place to stop in for a while, to relax, unwind, and enjoy the serenity of this stunning coastline. Stroll along the beautiful golden beaches, go for a refreshing swim or a surf, or try your hand at fishing for the afternoon! And if that’s not enough, there are countless walking trails to explore, and plenty of lookouts points where you can admire the magnificent scenery, or even take time out for some whale-watching!

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Buffels Bay (Buffelsbaai)
Buffels Bay (Buffelsbaai)
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Just a short trip from Knysna - on the picturesque Garden Route of South Africa - you will find the tiny coastal village of Buffels Bay (Buffelsbaai), with its long sweeping beaches, and plenty of fun rock pools for the kids to explore. Take a break from your tour and enjoy the magnificent views and the beautiful landscapes, or visit the nearby Goukamma Nature Reserve to see the abundance of birdlife that call the park home!

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Camps Bay
Camps Bay
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The next time you visit Cape Town, make sure you take some time to explore the nearby Camps Bay, a trendy suburb with a village atmosphere, where a great beach of soft white sand is complemented by boutique shops and splendid restaurants and cafes. It’s a great place to relax while you admire the striking Twelve Apostles Mountains, and you can even stay to experience the beautiful sunset from the beach. Not far from Camps Bay you will also find Oudekraal Beach, which is often quieter and has plenty of nice picnic spots overlooking the water!

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Cape Winelands
Cape Winelands
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Located just a short drive north-east of Cape Town, the South African region of Cape Winelands is one that should be at the very top of any visitors to-do list! As the name suggests, Cape Winelands is most well-known for its beautiful vineyards, and with so many amazing wineries on offer, it’s hard to know exactly where to start. There really is only one way to experience it though, and that is to dive right in, head-first! Explore the many picturesque villages and towns throughout, learn about the fascinating history of this incredible region, and take in the abundance of delectable food and wine until you burst with pure happiness and joy - that is indeed what travelling is all about!

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Mossel Bay
Mossel Bay
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Located along the spectacular Garden Route in South Africa - about halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth - Mossel Bay is the perfect place to stop and enjoy the beautiful Santos Beach with its famous lighthouse. Relax at one of the tasty restaurants - which are famous for their fresh mussels and oysters - and soak up the beautiful atmosphere of this quaint little town.

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Nature's Valley
Nature's Valley
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Get away from the hustle and bustle of the mainstream tourist trail, with a stopover at Nature’s Valley, a small resort town surrounded by the natural beauty of Tsitsikamma National Park. In summer it can be quite busy, but it becomes significantly quieter in winter months. Explore the countless hiking trails throughout the park, and if you make your way to one of the lookout points at the right time of year, you might even be lucky enough to spot the migrating whales, as they glide along the Indian Ocean!

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Prince Albert
Prince Albert
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At the foot of the Swartberg Mountains, the small but lovely township of Prince Albert is the perfect place to explore the surrounding vineyards and take in the varied enterprises of the local production. Hike along the spectacular walking trails of the Swartberg Nature Reserve and witness the abundance of native birdlife, as you admire the fabulous landscapes of the dramatic countryside in which you find yourself.

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Robertson
Robertson
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The beautifully quaint town of Robertson is located on the Western Cape Provence in South Africa, and is often referred to by the locals as the “small town with a big heart.” Just a short drive from Cape Town, Robertson draws its visitors with the amazing wineries and vineyards which can be found throughout the region, and as one of the largest wine growing areas in the country, the quality of its produce is exceptional! In addition to the fantastic wine industry, you will also find plenty of picturesque hiking and horse riding trails to explore the countryside, so it really is the perfect place to getaway for the weekend!   

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Victoria Bay
Victoria Bay
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Picturesque Victoria Bay is the perfect place to take some time out to relax as you travel along the Garden Route between the towns of George and Wilderness. Surrounded by beautiful sea-cottages, the beach is a great place for swimming, with lots of rock pools to explore and trails to stroll along. Of course, this changes as you venture further out into the ocean, where the waves are a favourite with the local surfers!

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Wilderness
Wilderness
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Wilderness - located along the famous coastal stretch of the Garden Route - is the perfect place to soak up the abundance of natural beauty which can be found in South Africa. With plenty of wide-open beaches and countless scenic walking trails, you can quite easily lose yourself in the splendour of this magnificent town. Venture to the central lookout point - the Map Of Africa - and admire the Outeniqua Mountains, the Kaaimans River, and the of course, the majestic Indian Ocean, or take some time to explore the nearby Wilderness National Park, where you will find wildlife such as leopards, moneys and even eagles!

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