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Let the experienced African Pride team help you choose from some of the favourite destinations for 1st-timers as well as regular African visitors

Cape Winelands - a scenic & historic region close to Cape Town

Day-tour or 1-2 nights:

  • University population adds a lively entertainment element to Stellenbosch;
  • Tranquil Franschhoek, surrounded by mountains, is the culinary capital of the region.

Cape Town - well served by international airlines

Min 3 or 4 nights:

  • A sophisticated tourist destination with great hotels, shops, restaurants & Waterfront;
  • Highlights include Table Mountain,

Hermanus, a small coastal resort 90-min drive from Cape Town

Day-tour or 1-2 nights:

  • Adventure activities & marine cruise options;
  • Whale-watching (Jun-Nov)
  • Shark-cage diving in nearby Gansbaai.

The Garden Route – starts some 400km from Cape Town

Min 3 nights:

  • Stretches almost 300km past several towns along the pristine coast towards Port Elizabeth;
  • Ideal scenic self-drive destination not be rushed;
  • Oudtshoorn, famous for the Cango Caves & ostrich industry, lies an hour inland;
  • The enchanting & historic Eastern Cape safari region is a natural add-on.

Durban and Zululand, - home to a large Indian
population & renowned for Zulu culture & wildlife

  • Combination of good beaches, famous battlefields,
  • World Heritage Sites in the Drakensberg & Lake St
  • Very good Zululand game reserves
  • Proximity to the Mozambique coast with its unspoilt beaches & coral reefs.

Johannesburg is the largest city & the main gateway for international airlines

  • A business/ transit city with excellent hotels, shopping malls, restaurants & museums;
  • Local attractions include the Cradle of Humankind, renowned for a superb interactive museum depicting the origin of our species;
  • The Apartheid Museum is worth a visit for anyone interested in South African history & the birth of what is today known as The Rainbow Nation.

Sun City Resort, 2,5-hr drive north-west of JHB

 min 2 nights (more for golfers & gamblers)

  • The resort consists of 4 hotels ranging from 3-star (Cabanas) through 4 and 5-star (Soho & Cascades) to 5-star superior (The Palace of the Lost City);
  • Facilities include 2 golf courses, sports, 24-hr gambling, family entertainment & safari drives;
  • Sun City is often combined with a safari in the adjacent Pilanesberg National Park or Madikwe Game Reserve close to Botswana just more than 1,5-hr drive away.

The spectacular Eastern Escarpment, 4 hrs east of JNB en-route to Kruger Park

  • The Blyde River Canyon is the world’s 3rd-largest canyon and the largest”green canyon” with vistas of forests, lakes, mountains & waterfalls;
  • Accommodation options include a selection of boutique hotels & lodges in stunning locations offering great food & spectacular scenery.

Game Reserves - generally include all meals & safari activities

min 2 nights / we recommend at least 3 nights

  • SA lodges set the standard in the African safari industry re the overall experience, convenience, accessibility, quality of food, staff & diversity of game-viewing;
  • From 3-star up to the pampered luxury of 5-star award-winning lodges;
  • Kruger Park area, 1-hr flight or 5-hr drive east of Johannesburg, is SA’s best & most famous safari region;
  • Madikwe, Pilanesberg, Eastern Cape, Zululand & Waterberg all offer good safari options which might fit more easily into the rest of an itinerary;
  • Discerning clients often split long-stay safaris between 2 or more regions and/or lodges.

Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe – adventure capital, well-served by international flights

 min 2 nights / we recommend at least 3 nights

  • A natural wonder of the world; 1,5 times as high & twice as wide as Niagara Falls;
  • Must-see activities are a walking tour of the Falls & a sunset cruise on the Zambezi;  we also highly recommend the “flight of angels” over the Falls.
  • Excellent safari extensions can be arranged to Hwange National Park and/or Chobe National Park in Botswana, both within an easy 2-hr drive.