South Africa is perfect for first-time Africa visitors. Its scenic wonders are legendary. From Cape Town to the Kruger National Park, the mountains and vast landscapes will lift your spirit. Experience the indigenous flora and fauna on the garden route as you travel from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. South Africa offers the ultimate combination of nature, wildlife, culture, and adventure. Not only will you encounter the famous Big Five, but you’ll enjoy award-winning cuisine paired with some of the best wines you’ve ever tasted.
Gateway cites: Johannesburg, Cape Town
Best time to travel: Year round
Highlights: Cape Town, Kruger National Park, Madikwe Game Reserve, Garden Route, Johannesburg, Kwazulu Natal (Phinda/Hluhluwe)
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