Africa Safari and Cultural Tour Destinations in South Africa

Our list of Destinations in South Africa includes both popular safari destinations as well as less known but equally majestic cultural destinations. This list is ever expanding, compiled and maintained by our team of local travel experts. You will find a wealth of up to date information and travel tips from when to travel, where to visit, local customs and safety issues.

 

Johannesburg

Johannesburg

South Africa

South Africa's biggest city and capital of Gauteng province, Johannesburg (colloquially known as Jo’burg or Jozi) is everything you dreamed of in a holiday destination. Its sprawling Soweto township was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. [...]

Type: Urban Centre

Free State

Free State

South Africa

The Vredefort Dome for Meteorologists, Golden Gate Highlands National Park for Geologists, Bethulie for Archeologists, Clarens for Artists and trekking abseiling, rafting etc. for the Adventurous have all been fascinated with what Free State has to offer them. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

South Africa

One of the biggest game parks in Africa, Kruger is home to the Big 5 and thousands of other species. With bountiful and diverse flora and fauna, the 2 million hectare park is full of interesting historical and archeological sights. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa

Known as the "The Garden Province", Kwazulu-Natal was formed by the merging of KwaZulu (set aside by the Apartheid government as an intended as a semi-independent homeland for the Zulu people) and Natal Province. The long shoreline beside the Indian Ocean makes it an ideal water sport destination. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Northern Cape

Northern Cape

South Africa

Experience the delightfully wide, cloudless, brilliant skies of Northern Cape; the picture-perfect hues of the heath; the clear-bottomed, sparkling streams dancing their way through the meadows; this just begins to describe this charming province. Northern Cape is the largest and most sparsely populated of the nine South African provinces. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Limpopo

Limpopo

South Africa

Limpopo has a colourful history which echoes through the stories passed down through generations. Visit the geological wonder of Echo Caves at Klipfonteinhoek and experience the botonical charm of ‘Big Baobab’. Named after the Limpopo River, Limpopo is the northern-most province of South Africa. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Gauteng

Gauteng

South Africa

The smallest of South Africa's nine provinces, yet the most densely populated and fastest growing; Gauteng is in the most real sense the "Place of gold". Dominated by urban areas, it also has large number of natural attractions like Magaliesberg mountains, Sterkfontein and Rising Star caves. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

North West

North West

South Africa

Culturally rich, geographically richer and historically vivid; North West Province's Suncity makes it economically diverse too. The North West province is defined by mountains in the northeast and bushveld scattered with trees and shrubs. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Western Cape

Western Cape

South Africa

A trip to South Africa is incomplete without a trip to Western Cape Province. Fourth-largest of the nine provinces, it has varied climatic conditions due to the mixed topography. With Cape of Good Hope, world-renowned vineyards, snow-clad mountains, rich cuisine and even richer culture: take the time to delight in Western Cape. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

South Africa

A province proud and popular for its iconic politicians, diverse culture, foot tapping music, breath-taking scenic beauty and hair-raising adventure sports. Birthplace of South African politicians such as Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, Walter Sisulu and many more. [...]

Type: Safari Destination