South Africa Holidays
South Africa brings to you a
wonderful diversity which can surely be experienced on your South Africa
holidays. It is an excellent tourist center which welcomes people from
all over the world. You can indeed have a great time on your holidays
to South Africa with wildlife, beaches, mountains, world class hotels,
spa centers and numerous shopping centers. South Africa is beset
with the Atlantic Ocean which lies towards the west and the Indian Ocean
lies to the south-eastern part of the country.
Enchanting South Africa Holidays
Holidays to South Africa unravel
many wonders. The country represents the entire diversity of the African
continent. South Africa holidays offer a chance to enjoy the rainbow culture.
The cities represent the best of both the east and the west. The vast deserts,
velds, and high mountains are perfect for active South Africa holidays.
The country also boasts the largest hordes of different kinds of animals.
It has numerous game reserves with resorts to stay and observe the numerous
animals from the close range. The coastal resorts offer an enchanting beach
experience on your South Africa holidays.
Africa Holiday Attractions and Activities
South Africa holidays offer
a chance to visit a number of world heritage sites. The
Cradle of Humankind, a place near Johannesburg,
has a large number of caves rich fossils. Robben Island off the coastal
city of Cape Town houses the jail, where
Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for several years. Vredefort Dome is the
oldest crater created due to meteorite impact. The flora and fauna of Cape
Floral Region, Simangaliso Wetland Park, Mapungubwe Kingdom, and Ukhahlamba
Drakensberg Park are also worth seeing on South Africa holidays.
is the administrative capital of the country. Its museums, galleries, and
botanical gardens attract tourists on South Africa holidays. Cape Town
is the most beautiful city in Africa. This exotic destination should not
be missed during your South Africa holidays. It has earned great
popularity due to the natural panorama which surrounds it. You will find
excellent sea beaches, vineyard and extensive mountain ranges whilst on
South Africa holidays. In Cape Town,
you will get world class hotels, restaurants and spa centers. There are
a number of attractive places in Cape Town. After 2010 World Cup Series,
Cape Town has been decorated in a better way. Roads have been repaired.
Street lights, water conservatory system, electricity, telecommunication
system and hotel industry have been improved by using modern technology.
Tourists on on South Africa holidays can also visit impotant museums on
polity and military located in Bloemfontein.
The historical city of Durban has numerous attractions, including beaches
and water sports centers. Johannesburg is the gateway to the real Africa
and its hinterland.
South Africa Safari Holidays
South Africa brings to you 4
kinds of safaris specific to travel genre. People who are on cheap holidays
to South Africa have the option to take the Affordable Safari package tour
which involves affordable Kruger
accommodation. Some of the recommended accommodation options during South
Africa holidays are Madiwake Safari Lodge, Chapungu Tented camp and Simbavati
If you are honeymooners,
both of you can take the advantage of opting for overnight exploration
to have the experience of the nocturnal wilderness and raw excitement on
South Africa holidays. South Africa offers special accommodation options
for honeymooners, away from crowds hidden in the lovely lodges on private
kruger reserves, located on Big 5 reserves. Some of the best accommodation
options for honeymooners on South Africa holidays are Singita Lebombo Lodge,
Royal Malewane and Phinda Vlei Lodge.
on family holidays to South Africa can have the best of safari holidays
at the Eastern Cape in the accommodations set on the Big 5 reserves. These
safari packages offer various activities for kids as well. Some of the
recommended options for family safaris are Kwa Maritane, Uplands Homestead
and Royal Madiwke.
If you are on luxury holidays
to South Africa, You can certainly have the best of safaris with that extra
care. Holidaymakers get the luxury accommodation options like big sized
apartments with chef, private guide and tracker to make your South Africa
luxury holidays truly amazing. Some of the recommended options to stay
are Singita Boulders, Etali Safari Lodge, and Kwandwe Great fish river
To reach this fantastic safari
lodge whilst on South Africa holidays, you need to catch a flight from
Johannesburg and leave for Victoria Falls. You will be directed to reach
the lodge by road. It is a unique experience to travel the highway to reach
your destination on South Africa holidays. During your safari trip, you
can watch cascades, forceful fountains, Sundowner Cruise and Flight of
Angels. These beautiful tourist spots captivate your souls.
Apart from South Africa safari
holidays, tourists can certainly do a lot other activities which include
quad biking, cycling and horse riding. South Africa has many beautiful
cycling trails through which this diverse country can be explored in the
best way. Winelands of Cape Town offer various cycling routes for the holidaymakers
with trails through lush green vineyards giving you a memorable time of
your life. Horse riding in South Africa is also very famous amongst tourists,
perfect for beginners and professionals; Horse riding in South Africa is
indeed a lovely experience as you get to explore the beautiful vineyards,
majestic mountains and long sandy beaches on the back of a horse. Breath
in the fresh air, watch the beautiful birds and take the valuable pictures
while riding on the horse during your South African holidays. There are
many places for horse riding in South Africa. Northern
Cape and Western Cape offer beautiful
trails and there are some tailored made trails for the handicapped too.
South Africa boasts several
18-hole golf courses that are world famous. You would find them in almost
all the province of South Africa. If you are on golf holidays to South
Africa, you can certainly choose to stay at Garden
Route, Kwazulu Natal, Gauteng,
Cape and Western Cape.
In Cape Town, there are also
a few other important tourist spots like Fish
Hoek and Simonís
Town. You can also stay at Muizenberg.
This tourist resort is highly luxurious and you can enjoy your South Africa
Holiday with your family members.
South Africa Holidays Weather
South Africa holiday weather
is tourists friendly. It ranges from desert and semi-desert areas to subtropical
coastline. Except Western Cape, the country receives rainfall in summer.
Though summer days are usually hot and humid, the cities on the coast and
the beaches along with high velds provide a soothing escape during South
Africa holidays. In many areas, winter temperatures remain around 5C in
the night time. This extreme weather is balanced during the autumn and
spring days. The sunny yet mild days and clear skies in the night is the
perfect time to enjoy South Africa holidays.
Getting In and Around South
Transportation options are abundant
during South Africa holidays. The country has 10 international airports
receiving regular flights from all major cities in the world. South Africa
holidays also offer a chance to visit the country by road from Botswana,
Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia,
All major cruise liners make port calls at Cape Town and Durban. To get
around during South Africa holidays, road and air services are the best
option. Tourists on South Africa holidays are sure to delight after seeing
the good domestic air travel infrastructure. Roads are well maintained
and costal highways entice tourists for travel by road. Train services
range from passenger and budget trains to luxurious ones and cover a number
of destinations in the country and of neighboring countries.
South Africa Holidays
Food and Dining
There are numerous international
restaurants to enjoy food on South Africa holidays. Tourists can enjoy
British, Dutch, Indian, Malay, Portuguese and indigenous culinary traditions.
International fast food chains, such as McDonalds, KFC and Wimpy have presence
throughout the country. Tourists on South Africa holidays can enjoy Braaivleis
or meat roasted specially on charcoal fire. Pap is pudding of corn. Slappap
and Stywepap are delicious porridge served in the breakfast. Potjieko is
stew of a meat and vegetable. Boerewor is a kind of hotdog buns stuffed
with a spicy sausage. Beef, game and ostrich meat are most common. Bunny
chows, a half a bread with lamb or beef curry is a a delicacy in KwaZulu
South Africa Holiday Review
South Africa holidays offer
an enchanting experience. South African Safari is always adventurous and
exciting and should be a necessary part of your South Africa holidays.
A fantastic overnight overland expedition through forest and trails gives
you an incredible experience to feel the romantic life. The scope for adventure
and entertainment makes South Africa holidays numero uno.