South Africa is one of the most popular international travel destinations for both thrill seekers and cultural enthusiasts. Boasting one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, some of the highest rank wines available, and beautiful miles of beaches, South Africa is a very attractive location for both domestic and international travelers. In fact, there is so much to do and see in South Africa that one might struggle to decide which attractions are best, and it is almost guaranteed that there will not be enough time to see all that South Africa has to offer in one trip. Here are three tourist friendly spots in South Africa to visit if you are having a hard time deciding what to do.
- Cape Winelands: Cape Winelands is a very fertile area of South Africa a few hours outside of Johannesburg where settlers from Europe quickly realized that grapes would grow well. Hence, a well-established community of wine makers developed over a short amount of time. This area is rich in natural beauty, and most vineyards offer wine tastings and refreshments. This area is easily accessible by automobile, or there are several bus tours to be had where you can visit the most popular wine makers without worry of driving or getting lost. The Cape Winelands produce world famous wines that are sure to satisfy your palette.
- Durban Beaches: For a fun beach atmosphere with lots of entertainment, Durban Beaches are the place to go in South Africa. This stretch of beaches is safe, clean and enjoys a temperate climate almost year round. Called the Golden Mile, you and your family will enjoy the golden sands, clean waters and energetic atmosphere offered by Durban Beaches. While in Durban, you can also visit the Indian district for some great shopping or learn about the “living fossils” at the botanical gardens. Overall, Durban Beaches offers a well-rounded vacation opportunity.
- Kruger National Park: Almost every traveler that visits South Africa wants to see the incredibly fascinating animal life that Africa is famous for. The best place to accomplish that feat is Kruger National Park. This park is the largest game reserve in African and became South Africa’s first national park in 1926. Kruger National Park boasts the largest variety of wildlife in one area including the big five as well as cheetahs, giraffes and much more. The organization and infrastructure of the organization make staying at Kruger National Park and enjoying the tours they offer both easy and convenient.
South African is full of some of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. These three tourist friendly spots in South Africa are just a sampling of what is available when you visit this southern most country of the African continent; however, these three locations give you the best of everything that South Africa has to offer in terms of beaches, culture, nature and wildlife. There is a reason why South Africa is a world-wide tourist destination!