South Africa will nullify any stereotype you might hold about the African continent. an exhilarating, spectacular and complex nation which is an easy introduction to Africa. Filled with world-class attractions and first-world amenities it caters for international tourists like no other country on the continent. Whether you desire the snow-capped peaks of the Drakensberg range, the mangificent white sand beaches of the Wild Coast, the picture-perfect beauty of Cape Town or the chance to view wildlife in the Kruger National Park or any of the other spectacular nature conservation areas, the "rainbow nation" offers something for everybody.
- Cape Town: With the Indian Ocean on the one side, the Atlantic Oceon on the other side and the mighty Table Mountain towering behind it, the "Mother City" of South Africa, Cape Town, surely is one most spectacularly located cities in the world. Cape Town has the aura of a typical European city, with open-air cafés, relaxed and friendly people, markets and a mix of modern, cape-dutch, edwardian and victorian architecture. When visiting South Africa for the first time, Cape Town is a definate "must-visit" on the travel list.
- Kruger National Park: Teeming with wildlife, this enormous park is another must-see in South Africa. The Kruger Park is said to have the greatest variety of animals in any wildlife park in Africa, including lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes and manyvarieties of antelope. Due to the permanently flowing rivers in the park, visitors can also expect to see hippos, crocodiles. The park can be visited through-out the year and the excellent road infrastructure makes it easy to explore the park individually.
- Garden Route: The Garden Route is a very scenic stretch of coastline between Mossel Bay and Port Elizabeth on the South Africa's southcoast. The region has some of the most significant tracts of indigenous forest in the country and the narrow coastal plain is often bordered by lagoons with superb beaches, bordered by dunes, coastal forest and steep cliffs.
- Winelands: The Winelands region around Stellenbosch is the oldest and most beautiful wine-growing region in South Africa. Franschhoek, Paarl and Stellenbosch, which form the heart of the Winelands, are located to the northeast of Cape Town and are all historical towns, each promoting wine routes to the surrounding wineries. Some of the best wines from South Africa originate from this region.
- Drakensberg Mountains: The Drakensberg is is a land of sheer cliffs and jagged mountains, of green mosslike hills that seem to roll on forever, of giant skies and puffy clouds. Words don't do the dramatic landscape justice. It's the kind of place where fairytales must have been created. The mountainous region is ideal if you wish to stretch your limbs, breathe fresh mountain air and feel rejuvinated.
- Hluhluwe-Umfolozi: These magnificent twin nature reserves, dominated by woodland savannah and flood plains, are said to be the best place in South Africa to spot the "Big Five", namely elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo. This pristine wilderness area can also be explore by foot together with a range, getting you as close as can be to the wildlife in the bush.
- iSimangaliso Wetlands: If you are looking to escape to a largerly unspoiled part of South Africa, the watery wonderland of the iSimangaliso Wetlands is well worth a visit. Being one of the world's greatest ecotourism destinations, it protects five interconnected ecosystems including coral reefs, coastal forests, swamps, bushveld and grasslands. It is also an ideal area to spot a large variety of bird species, but hippos and most of the regular antelope species can also be found here.
- Panorama Route: The Panorama Route is a scenic stretch of land along the northern outreaches of the Drakensberg Mountains. The central highlands drop dramatically towards the Lowveld in the east, creating a landscape of spectacular, cliffs, waterfalls and forest areas. At the centre of the Panorama Route is the Blyde River Canyon and the Bourke's Luck Potholes. Pilgrim's Rest, Sabie and Graskop and the small towns in the region, which are also well worth a visit.