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South Africa

South Africa

South Africa

Nestled at the southern tip of Africa lies a land of unparalleled beauty and diversity – South Africa

Holidays in South Africa

From the windswept shores and rolling savannahs to the rugged peaks of the Drakensberg Mountains, this vibrant nation is a treasure trove of natural wonders, cultural riches, and thrilling adventures waiting to be explored. A land of contrasts and contradictions, where modern skyscrapers stand side by side with ancient tribal villages, and where the call of the wild echoes through the bushveld; South Africa should be on everyone's holiday hit list. South Africa is a place where the past and present converge, creating a tapestry of experiences that will leave an indelible mark on your soul. So come, explore, and discover the magic of South Africa – the jewel of Africa awaits.

When is the best time to visit?: South Africa is a popular destination all year round, but the weather between November and March makes it a great place to head for a winter sunshine break. For the best wildlife viewings, June to September is considered an excellent period because the grass is shorter, lands are dryer, and animals gather around water sources in the absence of rain; making them easier to spot. 

Where is the best place to stay in South Africa?: South Africa is often referred to as the Rainbow Nation, a testament to its rich tapestry of cultures, languages, and traditions. So, there are many places holidayers stay to experience the rhythms of South Africa. From the family-friendly beaches and theme park of Durban to the romantic panoramas of Cape Winelands, there’s a place for everyone. However, for most Cape Town is the go-to destination- the perfect mix of activities, beaches, and city.

Travel guide

Star-studded night skies, towering mountains, and honey-hued lions framed against bleached sands; South Africa is packed with once-in-a-lifetime memories waiting to be made year-round.

  • Best time to visit: June-September
  • Average temp: 22°C/72°F
  • Average flight time: 12 Hours
  • Most suited for: Couples
  • Currency: South African Rand
  • Time Difference: +2 Hours
Wildlife Wonderland

Wildlife Wonderland

For nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, South Africa is a paradise like no other. Embark on a safari adventure in Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest game reserves, where you can spot the Big Five – lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and buffaloes – in their natural habitat. Journey along the Garden Route, a scenic coastal drive that winds its way through forests, lagoons, and pristine beaches, offering opportunities to encounter dolphins, whales, and rare bird species. For the ultimate wildlife experience, head to the rugged coastline of the Eastern Cape, where you can witness the annual migration of whales and dive with great white sharks.

Adrenaline Adventures Await

Adrenaline Adventures Await

For adrenaline junkies and outdoor enthusiasts, South Africa offers a playground of adventure activities to suit every taste and skill level. Take on the challenge of scaling Table Mountain, one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature, or brave the world's highest commercial bungee jump at Bloukrans Bridge. Go cage diving with crocodiles on the Zambezi River or paraglide over the picturesque vineyards of Stellenbosch.

Cape Town

Cape Town

Cape Town is one of those destinations that's packed with real once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Start by taking the cable car to the top of Table Mountain and marvelling at the spectacular views. Next, take a boat trip to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. See the local penguins at Boulders Beach or explore the colourful Bo-Kaap neighbourhood, where rows of pastel-coloured houses line the cobblestone streets. For those seeking a more leisurely pace, explore the picturesque wine regions of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, where you can sample award-winning wines and indulge in gourmet cuisine amidst stunning mountain scenery.

food and drink

Food & Drink

A foodie's paradise, in South Africa you'll be able to enjoy everything that your heart desires. Whether you're looking for gourmet dining or fast food, you're sure to find something to your taste in Cape Town. It's no surprise that seafood is a speciality in this harbour city. Enjoy everything from fish and chips by the quayside to a fresh seafood platter in an upscale restaurant. Try the unique Cape Malay cuisine with its exotic blend of herbs and spices. Meat eaters can sample ostrich, crocodile, and springbok meat – and wash it down with a glass of that famously good wine.


Average monthly temperature in South Africa(°C)

  • Jan 25°C
  • Feb 26°C
  • Mar 24°C
  • Apr 22°C
  • May 20°C
  • Jun 17°C
  • Jul 17°C
  • Aug 20°C
  • Sep 23°C
  • Oct 25°C
  • Nov 25°C
  • Dec 25°C
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