South Africa safari

South Africa is situated at the Southern tip of Africa the country is bordered in the north by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The capital cities of South Africa are Cape Town (legislative), Pretoria (administrative) and Bloemfontein (judicial). There are plenty of adventure, sport, nature and wildlife activities and the country is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism. 

There are 11 official languages: English, Afrikaans, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Siswati, Tshivenda and Xitsonga. English is the language most widely understood, and is the second language of most South Africans. About 80% of South Africa's population is Christian. Other major religious groups include Hindus, Muslims, Jews and Buddhists. South Africa's currency is the rand, which offers visitors great value for money.

South Africa's seasons are as follows.
Spring: September, October, November
Summer: December through February
Autumn: March, April, May
Winter: June through August.

South Africa is the one of the 17 most biologically diverse destinations in the world. Expect majestic and intimidating animals such as rhinos, elephants and great white sharks, and cute ones like meerkats, bush babies and bat-eared foxes, as well as diverse plant life from the succulent Karoo to fynbos and indigenous forest. South Africa has three major international airports - you can fly to Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg), Cape Town International Airport or King Shaka International Airport (Durban). There are also many regional airports, including the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport in Mbombela (Nelspruit).

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South Africa attractions

South Africa attractions

In South Africa, there are too many highlights to name them all. Whatever you enjoy, there is bound to be an experience for you. But just to get the imagination going, here are some of the best places. ... read on
Activities in South Africa

Activities in South Africa

You can do almost any sport, safari, cultural or outdoor activity in South Africa. Naturally, there are some special activities, like diving with Great White sharks and seeing the Big Five. ... read on
South Africa safari itineraries

South Africa safari itineraries

With a country this large, the safari possibilities are endless. Here are some examples, but feel free to contact us with your preferences and we will customise a safari to suit you. ... read on
South Africa safari lodges & camps

South Africa safari lodges & camps

You can stay in safari lodges, wine estates, bed & breakfast or anywhere else you enjoy. There is a huge selection of accommodation for any budget.

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