South Africa is located in the Southern Hemisphere and therefore known as the country of the sun, some areas are visited by the sun 300 days a year. And the tourism in South Africa is distinguished by its special charm that distinguishes it. Whoever visits it feels as if he visited the whole world in one place, it is the bride of the brown continent with its stunning scenery. In order to facilitate your trip, we review with you in this article 18 wonderful places that you will enjoy visiting when you go to South Africa.
Tourism in South Africa
1- Victoria and Alfreet Waterfront:
Victoria and Alfreet Waterfront
Victoria and Alfred Waterfront are one of South Africa’s most popular tourist attractions. She was named after the Queen of Britain Victoria and Alfred her little son surrounded by stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, table bay and Table Mountain. The place is a distinctive destination for shopping as it contains many restaurants and shops and the waterfront is home to art galleries.
2- Kruger National Park:
Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park in (Mpumalanga Limpopo) The park is considered one of the largest reserves in all parts of Africa with an area of 19845 square kilometers and is the largest safari park in Africa in this park you will be able to live an interesting experience with wild animals and the park is a natural reserve companies work on Organizing safari trips in Dakhla and you can stay inside Park Geith that the accommodation is good and the service is good.
3- Gold Reef Park Johannesburg:
Gold Reef Park Johannesburg
Gold Reef is a park located in the city of Johannesburg, the city was called the gold because it was the city from which gold is extracted as the country of South Africa is one of the largest exporters of gold and diamonds in all parts of the world and it has a hotel with a commercial complex, a casino and a number of restaurants. The park is a museum that explains life during the gold boom. You can visit the mines from which gold was extracted and also contains a wonderful theme park.
4- Table Mountain:
Table Mountain or Table Mountain is located in Cape Town and is one of the most picturesque and charming places and a tourist attraction in South Africa. It is a flat mountain top that forms a prominent landmark of Cape Town where you find it depicted on the same flag and other government badge and is considered The mountain is one of the prominent tourist attractions in the city and was chosen as one of the seven natural wonders in the world, with a height of 3,558 feet, which is equivalent to about 1.0846 meters.
6- Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
The park is located at the end of Malcolm Portview Roadport Road, 25 km west of the city of Sandton, near the waterfall (Whitporteji). It covers nearly 750 acres and includes more than 600 species of naturally growing plants.
7- Durban beaches:
This beach provides a vibrant atmosphere on clean and safe beaches and the beach offers many recreational activities throughout the day The beach is characterized by golden sand and sunshine along the north and south coast of the beach. The beach is located between the Albanian beach and the Bay of Plenty, and it is surrounded by many tourist attractions nearby. It is considered one of the most important beaches for attracting tourism in Africa.
8- Cango Cave:
It is a series of caves bearing various names but not all are open to the public. These limestone caves are located in the pre-Cambrian era at the foot of the Swartberg chain near the town of Ocheron in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. The cave consists of narrow corridors and is decorated with many steep rock formations and contains large charming halls formed of limestone.
9- “KwaZulu Natal park”:
If you are interested in the exciting wildlife of Africa, you should see the Kozolonatal Park. It is one of the most attractive places for tourism in South Africa annually due to its picturesque tropical nature. This park enables you to spend an excellent safari trip in which you can see many wild animals.
10- Shakaland Resort:
It is a unique resort built among trees consisting of 55 hotel rooms built in the shape of bee huts but equipped with all modern amenities. The village offers a strange experience in tribal dancing in animal skins. Visitors can choose a 3-hour afternoon tour program to get a rich experience in better understanding of the Zulu nation and its people and customs that arouse interest, curiosity and know when and how it originated.
11- Cape Point in Cape Town:
It is one of the most exciting landmarks in the country that you should not miss during tourism in South Africa. It is a mountainous terrain with attractive scenery that stretches from north to south for about 30 kilometers. Cape Point is originally the southwestern part of Cape Town in the southernmost continent of Africa. It is located 45 minutes from Cape Town Airport and is open daily from six in the morning to six in the evening. The city contains many bays, picturesque beaches, valleys and green hills in addition to a large number of rare plants, where there are approximately 1016 species of plants and is considered the most diverse place in the flowers in the world. It also contains many animals and birds.
12- Garden Route:
It is also one of the most scenic sites that extend from the water in the southeastern coast of the country towards Moselle Bay in the Western Cape Province and it is called the Garden Road because of the vegetation spread in the region and you will find many lakes and seas along the coast.
13- Ostrich farms in Oston:
Highgate Ostrich Show Farm
If you are heading to the Cango Cave, you can visit this farm, as it is near there. The farm is characterized by a unique attraction where you can see a special offer of ostrich.
14- Robben Island in Cape Town:
The island is located 12 kilometers from Cape Town in the Gulf of the Creek, which is 7 kilometers from the coast of the Bluebergstrand and access to the island by ferry ride Nelson Mandela. The island’s fame goes back to the fact that South African President Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and spent 10 years as a political prisoner to resist the apartheid regime. Among the most important attractions of the island is the prison building to learn about the conditions in which Nelson Mandela lived and see lime quarries where he was forced to work in it during the prison, as well as the Island Museum, which is located inside the phrase Nelson Mandela faithful to souvenirs and artifacts dating back to the era of the apartheid chapter and the lighthouse that was built on the Minto hill in general 1864 and the length of about 18 meters and turned into an electric beacon in 1938 in addition to large colonies of penguins.
15- Plett Canyon “river canyon”:
The valley river is another popular spot in Africa that you should not miss to visit as it contains the most beautiful scenery of lush semi-tropical foliage and is considered one of the largest valleys around the world.
This was our tour on South African tourism and we wish you a happy holiday.