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The Top Ten reasons to travel to South Africa

You want to know the top ten reasons to travel to South Africa? Well, where do we start? Lions and penguins, traditional African cultures and Western creature comforts, all the Big Five on one morning’s game drive, some of the best food and wine on the planet - all that is South Africa. From metropolitan Cape Town to safaris in the Kruger area, from hiking in the Drakensberg to scenic drives and boat rides along the Garden Route, here are the top ten reasons to visit South Africa, “The world in one Country”.

Leopard, Kruger area, South Africa

Wildlife galore From the Big Five in Kruger and the neighbouring private game reserves to the penguins and sharks near Cape Town and the whales along the Garden Route, South Africa has a staggering amount of wildlife. We get regular reports of travellers seeing the Big Five on one morning’s game drive.

Along the hiking trails in the Drakensberg

Hiking South Africa offers some of the best and most scenic hikes in the world. From the spectacular Drakensberg to the enigmatic Garden Route, Table Mountain and the Cederberg, the trails are yours to choose.


Glorious food Have a traditional Cape Malay lunch on a patio overlooking sweeping vineyards and towering mountains. Enjoy a traditional braai (BBQ), interrupt your game drive for sundowners and top if off with a sumptuous dinner in around a camp fire. This is why you came to South Africa!