Top 10 Must Visit Places In South Africa

Going on holiday depends on an individual preference. In Africa, South Africa affords some of the best opportunities, in the continent and the world, for visitors. The Southern most country in the continent attracts millions each year at an affordable entry rate. The following top 10 must visit places in South Africa help visitors to enjoy their stay.

The Table Mountain:
One place every visitor to South Africa must find time to visit is the Table Mountain. The Mountain, located in Cape Town offers an opportunity to see vast areas. Tourists can either  reach the top by boarding cable cars or choose to brave beautiful walk to the top of the mountain.

Garden Route:
For people who love cliffs, bays, and beaches, they have to take the Garden Route. This stretches from Heidelberg to the Eastern parts of Tsitsikamma. Along the route, visitors enjoy watching Cango Caves, Ostrich farms and wine estates. The visitor will also have the opportunity to taste different wines along the route.

Robben Island:
Perhaps one of the most distinctive attributes to South Africa is the famous Robben Island. Accessed by a ferry ride, those who visit the Island, get to visit the museum with great pieces of history on Mandela and the black revolution in South Africa.

Obama in the jail cell that used to be occupied by Nelson Mandela

Soweto forms one of the largest townships not only in South Africa, but in the world. Located in Southern Johannesburg, it forms a vibrant black African heritage and population. Here, visit the original home of Nelson Mandela, a visit to the freedom square and the Memorial for Peterson Hector.


Cape Peninsula:
Located in Cape Town, Cape Peninsula offers a great experience for those who want to hike. You will also have the uninterrupted trail of nature. And if you are lucky to visit South Africa in summer, you will have a view of the Right Whales and the African Penguins.

Kruger Park:
The park is an amazing game reserve where hundreds of tourists gather every year. Have the opportunity to see the Burchells Zebras and the Olifant River, Mopane shrubs, Elephants, African wild dogs, Blue wildebeests, Leopards and cheetah, Hippos and Buffalos.

Drakensburg Mountains:
Visit the KwaZulu Natal to enjoy the mountains. Here, enjoy hiking, game viewing, bird watching, horse trails and guided tours. Enjoy the Bushman Rock art or use the Karkloof Canopy tours.

Located also in KwaZulu Natal, this town has good weather for tourists. It also has the best vacation centers for tourists. One thing every visitor enjoys here includes beaches, surfing, the Promenade, Victoria Street Indian Market visit and the Umgeni river park.

Cradle of Humankind:
Here, see limestone caves with human fossils dating millions of years back. Watch the little foot skeleton and Mr. Ples skull.

The place has been known as Ostrich center in South Africa. Here, ride the Ostrich or just to have a glimpse of their eggs. The visitors will sample their meat and eggs in different restaurants.

That is my list of places one should visit in South Africa. There are few similar places like this is USA, If you are excited to visit similar places in USA, It is advised to get authorization from Esta.

About the author: Ellen Nicola is a distinguished professional in field of research and informative sources on travel and leisure. She has extensive years of experience in the above field and has written over many recommendations for travel destinations. She has also been involved with expanding of online information on travel since the inception of the World Wide Web.


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