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9 South Africa’s best places to visit

With its new, cosmopolitan towns, such as Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban, its Atlantic and the Indian Ocean beaches, its deserts and mountains, South Africa is a fascinating and special destination. Due to its many and diverse attractions, South Africa can rightly be called a world in one country. In South Africa, there are official languages, including English, Afrikaans, and the many local languages, because of their multicultural existence. South Africa is now known as the Rainbow Nation, although it has a popular history due to apartheid. See what is possible in South Africa tour packages by checking out the best places to visit, described below.

  1. Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

The capital of the KwaZulu-Natal Province is Pietermaritzburg. It was founded in 1838. The vibrant town has many attractions such as the Tatham Art Gallery and its numerous artworks from time immemorial and contemporary art. Butterflies For Africa, with its thousands of colorful and soothing butterflies, is an interesting place to visit. KZN Botanical National Garden provides a resting place with many plants, stunning woods, and roads. Experience your luck with their seats, thrilling shows, and dining opportunities at Golden Horse Casino.

  1. Johannesburg, Gauteng

Johannesburg is a vast town and the capital of the province of Gauteng. The town started in the 19th century as a gold mining village. Desmond Tutu and former President Nelson Mandela used to live in the city of Soweto in Johannesburg. The former residence of the latter is a museum now. The Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill, once a prison complex, are other museums in Soweto. Whilst Johannesburg’s core is not suitable for shopping, the nearby suburbs, including the Eastgate Shopping Center, have several shopping malls.

  1. Durban

Durban is a famous town with beautiful beaches on the Indian Ocean coast. Learn about the history of this picturesque city and the richness of the culture of its inhabitants from your hotel. See the suppliers in the traditional Zulu vest on Victoria Street and offer some Zulu items. Go to uShaka Marine World and walk along the beachfront of Golden Mile. Visit and read about the history of the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Take the Sky car lift to an unbelievable viewing platform.

  1. Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is South Africa’s biggest and most thrilling safaris. Many gambling reserves and luxury buzz lodges and camps are located in the park. The surrounding jungle, where the famous Big Five can be found, can be taken on walking or driving safaris. The elephant, leopard, rhino, lion, and Cape buffalo are included. See a lot of other animals, including giraffes, zebra, and more. From Johannesburg and Kruger National Park the park is easily accessible throughout the North Province.

  1. Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

Take the wine route 62 to Klein Karoo’s city of Oudtshoorn. You can visit and fly on one of the big birds or visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch for its animal preservation park and pet any of the residents. It’s popular with its autochthonous farm. Oudtshoorn is famous for its 20-million-year-old Cango Caves, where the prettily calcareous chambers of stalagmites and stalactites can be explored. The stunning Garden Route is also conveniently located in Oudtshoorn.

  1. Jeffrey’s Bay, Eastern Cape

Located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Jeffreys Bay, approx 75 km from Port Elizabeth, is accessible from the N2 Highway. The city is renowned for a variety of water and fun sports, including sandboarding. Visitors will enjoy Jeffreys Bay Main Beach with their fun slides and pool or go to Wacky Waterpark. Another enjoyable outdoor water park with a miniature golf course is the Dolphin Beach Entertainment JBay Water Park. The Shell Museum is a fascinating tour for those who love coats, with its large collections of coats located in the area.

  1. Cape Town.

Cape Town’s town is sometimes referred to as ‘the Mother City’ and is a big town with plenty of nice shops and restaurants. Go to the Table Mountains cableway station on top of the mountain and take the Two Oceans Aquarium on the waterfront or take the Camps Bay to the beach for a beautiful day, with glorious sunset views. You will enjoy a beautiful view of the city from Table Mountain to the top. Take the chance to visit all the historic sites in Cape Town, including the museums and the site of Nelson Mandéla. Take a stroll in the beautiful Kirstenbosch Gardens or visit the Imizamo Yethu City Hall. Take a boat tour of Seal Island in Hout Bay, to see the World of Birds.

  1. Bloemfontein, Free State

Bloemfontein is South Africa’s seventh-largest city and the capital of the Province of the Free State. The town is also South Africa’s judicial capital. Visitors will visit the Bloemfontein National Museum with its exhibits about the arts, culture, and natural history of the Anglo Boer War Museum, which is presented here to learn about the history of Bloemfontein. Go to the Museum of Fine Art in Oliewenhuis in the house surrounded by beautiful gardens to enjoy the fresh air. Alternatively, there is a significant variety of native plants and local wildlife in the Free State National Botanical Gardens.

  1. Hermanus, Western Cape

Enjoy a tour to the city of Hermanus from Cape Town over a mountain pass. This charming seaside town is located between the sea and the mountains and has some of the best watches on the coast and boats. Every year from August to November, South-right whale observation is particularly possible. See the famous Whale Crier for the appearance of a horn of marine creatures. Dolphins are also seen from the coast as they move along. A stop will take place at Stoney Point, near Betty’s Bay, if time permits, to visit the penguins there living.