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SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa offers it all….beach, bush and everything in between. Home to the Big 5, some of the worlds top wine farms as well as kilometers of coastline, country retreats and a vibrant culture, South Africa has something for everyone. It is also one of the most economical African countries to travel within due to a very good infrastructure and road network making it also a very popular destination for self drive journeys. It is possible to drive all the way from the very Southern Most Tip all the way up to the borders of our neighbouring countries traversing everything from deserts to forests. Due to its huge variety of landscapes and accommodation, it really is suitable for absolutely anyone ranging from families to honeymooners.

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MAP OF SOUTH AFRICA
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TOP EXPERIENCES

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View whales in the best land based whale watching area of Hermanus from June – November each year

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WINE TASTING

Visit some of the Worlds top wine farms in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, the Cape Wine Valley, Hermanus and Robertson

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TURTLE TRACKING

Watch turtles lay eggs and hatch between November and March each year (the females begin laying in November and hatchlings emerge between January and March each year)

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South Africa has some of the best Big 5 Game Reserves in South Africa namely Kruger Park and its neighbouring private reserves, Madikwe and the Eastern Cape

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South Africa is an incredible destination to hike.  You can do quick and easy hikes up Table Mountain or you can do longer hikes in the Drakensberg or Transkei

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South Africa is a very easy, safe and affordable destination to self drive, especially the Garden Route and Route 62. It enables you to travel at your own pace adn with flexibility

TOP AREAS TO VISIT

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CAPE TOWN

Cape Town has been voted The Most Beautiful City in the World more than once and the best part of it is that it is a very accessible city and it can be visited on any budget.  It is famed for its diversity of culture as well as its cosmopolitan feel.  There is so much to do in this city from dining at top restaurants to climbing mountains, lying on beaches and drinking some of the worlds best wine. 

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

South Africa has different areas which are better at different times. If you want to go on safari then peak season is South Africas dry time between April – October before the rains arrive.  If you want to go to the beach, then Cape Town and the Garden Route is best during summer between October and April each year.  The beaches around Kwazulu Natal can still be visited in the winter season so if you want to go to the beach after your safari, Kwazulu Natal would be the best place to combine it with or you can fly out of South Africa and go to either Mozambique or Mauritius.  Lake Malawi is a good inland fresh water alternative to combine with a safari in the winter months.

JANUARY

Excellent time to travel Cape Town and Garden Route, Karoo, Eastern Cape, Turtles laying and hatching in KZN

FEBRUARY

Best time to visit Cape Town, Garden Route, Karoo, Eastern Cape, Turtles laying and hatching in KZN

MARCH

Great time to visit Cape Town and Garden Route, Karoo, Eastern Cape

APRIL

Great time to visit Cape Town, Garden Route, Karoo, safari season starting, KZN

MAY

Best time to visit Cape Town, Garden Route, Karoo, Eastern Cape, Turtles laying and hatching in KZN

JUNE

Start of safari season and Kwazulu Natal weather amazing

JULY

Peak Safari Season, KZN good to visit

AUGUST

Whales arrive in Hermanus, peak safari season, KZN good weather, Eastern Cape

SEPTEMBER

Whales in Hermanus, peak safari season, KZN good weather, Eastern Cape

OCTOBER

Safari season, weather warming up so Cape Town and Garden Route weather good, KZN, Eastern Cape

NOVEMBER

Excellent time to visit Cape Town, Garden Route, Eastern Cape, Turtles laying eggs in KZN

DECEMBER

Excellent time to visit Cape Town, Garden Route although busy, Eastern Cape, Turtles laying eggs in KZN

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