Best places to see in South Africa: Situated within a national park, reaching the pinnacle of the Table Mountain is an thrilling experience that offers phenomenal, birds-eye views overlooking the city of Cape Town, Robben Island to the north, and the Atlantic seaboard to the west and south. Peaking at 1,086 meters (3,563 ft), reaching the top is simple via an ingenuous cableway, and each Rotair car features revolving floors allowing passengers to enjoy 360-degree views during the trek to the top.
Groot Constantia is noted for its high-quality Shiraz, Merlot and Grand Constance, the celebrated Constantia dessert wine. Its history extends back 300 years to 1685, when the farm land was assigned to Simon van der Stel. One of the oldest South African wine farms, its history is well documented, with carriages on show in the Coach House and the Wine Museum displaying drinking vessels and wine storage methods from days gone by.
Kruger National Park is one of the world’s most famous safari parks. One of the oldest game reserves in South Africa, the park lies about a 3.5 to 4.5 hour drive from Johannesburg and offers visitors the chance to see the “Big Five”: lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, and rhino, as well as an astounding diversity of other wildlife. It’s also home to bushman rock paintings and archaeological sites. Visitors can explore Kruger on the large network of sealed roads; organize a walking safari; or soar over the vast grasslands, gallery forests, and river systems in a hot air balloon. Accommodation ranges from basic campsites to comfortable lodges.
Encapsulated in this prolific marine ecosystem in Walkerbay, Hermanus has numerous different species which include penguins, seals, dolphins, whales and pelagic birdlife that call this ecosystem home. Join us on a Sea Safari from February – May where you can Explore, Discover and enjoy the Marine Wildlife in Walkerbay of Hermanus. This 90min Eco-Marine boat trip is a perfect outdoor activity for the whole family where you can see even more of Hermanus from a different angle. Please note that this is not a permitted close encounter whale watching tour. See more info at Marine Eco Trips.
This large amusement park is one of the top tourist attractions in South Africa offering a fun-packed experience! Located around an old Johannesburg gold mine and themed on the famous Gold Rush of the 19th century, Gold Reef City consists of a museum exhibiting many gold mining techniques, including the chance to see how real gold is poured into casts by staff wearing period costumes. There is also a casino and, best of all for the kids, an exciting theme park with thrilling attractions, including roller coasters, water slides and the raging river rapids thrill ride! A perfect family day out.