South Africa has numerous reasons to visit. South Africa’s natural landscape and the scenery is unrivalled by almost any other country in its beauty. It varies from high mountains, tropical dune forests, coral reefs and long sandy beaches to large open spaces of African savannah teeming with a diversity of animals. This “world-in-one-country” offers adventures, beaches, countryside, cultural exposure, exciting cities, family holidays, historic places, heritage sites, wildlife and more…
South Africa officially only has one time zone although it is actually spread over two geographical time zones, and does not have a system of “daylight saving” like many countries in the northern hemisphere.
It has a moderate to warm climate with lots of sunshine.
It is made up of 9 Provinces each with its own unique features, with a variety of things to do and see.
There are 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites within its borders.
From the world famous city of Cape Town along the picturesque Garden Route up to the roaming wildlife of the Kruger National Park, South Africa is an untapped wonderland of unforgettable experiences. Expand your horizons and explore this beautiful land.
South Africa has 11 official languages, however, English is commonly spoken and understood. It is a destination rich in culture and history.
The two main international airports in South Africa are Cape Town International Airport and Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport with various regional airports such as the George Airport on the Garden Route. George Airport has won numerous awards and is currently the only airport in South Africa running completely off solar power.
South Africa also has a well-developed road infrastructure, many modern amenities and cellphone and WiFi reception is available in most parts of the country.
International Dialling Code for South Africa is: +27
10 Fabulous Reasons to visit South Africa:
Fancy taking a dip with a great white shark? Or hiking up a mountain? Paragliding through the crisp clear coastal air? Ziplining across gorges? What about plunging off the world’s highest commercial bungee? Whatever gets your heart racing, South Africa’s got it!
Endless horizons, deep valleys, soaring mountains, cliff sides overlooking endless oceans. A journey through South Africa will take your breath away, from the amazing sunrises to the breathtaking sunsets, and leave you with memories that will last forever.
A country where breathtaking nature stretches in every direction.
Bustling City Life
World Class Infrastructure
World-class infrastructure awaits whether travelling by air or road, making travel across this vast country easy to get to your next South African adventure.
World Heritage Sites
South Africa has 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, areas that have been given special international status for their unique qualities. If you are interested in culture, nature and South African history, then you may well want to consider visiting one or more of these sites.