Top Five Attractions in South Africa That You Must Visit in 2017

The size of South African region is twice the size of Texas or France & Spain combined together. It is also great cultural melting point of the African continent. Economically strong and naturally beautiful, most of the companies and tourists choose South African regions to establish their business as well as travel. Most people confuse South African countries with few of the eastern countries in Africa which are still developing. Looking at the infrastructure and facilities available in the Southern part, you will be surprised. In order to cover all the cities and states in South Africa, you will at least need a month or more. However, if you are planning to book South Africa tour packages then we have identified major attractions and places that you can consider while touring.

Kruger National Park

If you have always been fond of national parks and green lush forests then Kruger is the best location. It is world’s most famous and oldest national park in South Africa. It is just 4.5 hours away from Johannesburg. The best time to visit the national park is during the summer, as it can be very wet in the monsoon season. You can find wild lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and wild buffalos in the national park. There are accommodation and camping facilities within the national park.

Western Cape

If you plan to travel South Africa and miss Western Cape then your travel is incomplete. This breathtaking location in South Africa will make you fall in love with it. It has been blessed with the best natural beauty. UNESCO has announced it as the world heritage site. Some of the major attractions in the western cape are false bay, cape point, Victoria and Alfred waterfront. There are several other places which you can plan during your visit.

Transfrontier Park

Established in 2000, the Transfrontier park is one of the most wilderness areas of the world. Whether you are photographer or looking for adventurous location, Transfrontier Park is an apt location for your activities. Among all the wildly animals, you can find large number of black maned Kalahari lions, leopard, cheetahs and hyenas. Expert four wheeler drivers are recommended to visit this place.


The actual meaning of Drakensberg is Dragons Mountain. It is one of the most popular destination in South Africa and home to the highest peak. Considered as the world heritage site by UNESCO, dense forest of Drakensberg has more than 800 different types of species in plants, flowers and diverse wildlife. It is the best location for hiking, biking, trekking and river rafting.

The Garden Route

If you are looking for picturesque location that is stretched across in 200 kms. The breathtaking view of the garden route coastal area will leave you awestruck. Some of the major locations that you can visit in Garden Route are Cango Caves, Robberg Nature Reserve and Garden route national park.

These are some of the locations that we have identified based on online reviews and popularity of the locations. If you need information regarding south tour package then keep us posted in the comment section.


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