Holiday Hotspots in South Africa

South Africa is a paradise to those who is looking for adventure, glorious scenery and variety of glorious fauna and flora. When you take in this beautiful land and its lovely people you will always want to return and re-experience this wonderful adventure. Deciding on which places are the best to visit is a very difficult task, so to help you with your decision I have made this short list of the best and most beautiful spots to visit in South Africa, so be sure to put these in your list.

 

CAPE TOWN

BeautifulTable Mountain 

The world’s most famous natural icons with its distinctive flat. A very beautiful place to visit and you can take a cable car ride up to the mountain or you can hike up to the mountain. Once on the top you will truly appreciate the magnificent views from the top of Table mountain, it is extremely beautiful.

V&A Waterfront

V&A is a very popular destination for local families and tourists, presenting an astounding choice of hundreds of shopping outlets, curio shops, fine dining, lots of live entertainment, creative workshops, concerts and puppet shows.

There are many outdoor activities available from the V&A, including fun harbour cruises, helicopter flips and boat charters

Two Oceans Aquarium makes for an enjoyable and unforgettable experience

Must See Robben Island

The Robben Island the place where the late Nelson Mandela, were incarcerated and today it holds symbolic status to many South Africans.

Mysterious Cango Caves

The 20-million-year-old Cango Caves is in the Swartberg which consists of a headway of hidden chambers, cut deeply into the solid limestone rock layer. Have fun exploring. Make sure you pop some butter in the coffee before you begin your exploration though, it’s extremely exhausting!

 

Johannesburg

Gold Reef City

South Africa’s top family attractions and is 8 kilometres from the centre of Johannesburg. Entertainment is abundant and it just does not stop, for those thrill seekers they have one of the biggest theme parks and is filled with exhilarating rides. For the gamblers, the Gold Reef Casino is a place where Dreams are made. The multitude of games for both young and old is endless.

Lion Park

This reservation, which emphasises on the wellbeing and understanding of numerous endangered species, including rare white lions, cheetahs and wild dogs. A beautiful place for the whole family to spend on a day out  is a learning opportunity for your kids to learn all about the different African species as they freely roam the area.

Sterkfontein Caves

The Sterkfontein Caves comprise of a set of limestone caves located in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site near Maropeng. Captivating discoveries have been made within the caves.

The Palace of the Lost City

Absolute Indulgence!!!! A place that speaks volumes by just taking in its beauty. You have to see it to believe it…. The most extravagant choice of luxury one can experience. The perfect holiday destination for you and your family.

 

Kwa-Zulu Natal

Moses Madiba Stadium

The stadium has a Sky Car or a 550 step walk to the top of its arch for a fantastic view of Durban and there are other exhilarating activities available, together with plenty of shops, restaurants and food outlets.

Ballito for the Young

Ballito is probably the most popular get away for student in South Africa. If you are young and looking to party on the beach this is the hottest spot to be in South Africa. The best times to visit is between 25th November straight through to the 15th January. Accommodation in Ballito is know to be full up from 6 month before the holiday, so if you are planning a visit make sure you book early!

uShaka Marine World

An exhilarating marine theme park in Durban. It has a beautiful marine Sea World, the uShaka Village Walk shopping centre and the Wet’n’Wild Water Park and the Walk’s Dangerous Creature exhibit. uShaka delivers the perfect location for a family day out.