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South Africa Travel Guide

Updated on January 6, 2013

A Guide to South Africa Travel

Here is a short guide on where to travel in South Africa and the places that you must visit. South Africa is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world and millions of people visit every year.

A Short South Africa Travel Guide

South Africa Travel Guide
South Africa Travel Guide

South Africa is one of the top destinations for tourists who like scenic beauty and also want a taste of the local flavor. It is filled with rugged landscapes and warm people of diverse backgrounds who make up the population of South Africa. It has rich fauna, deserts, maintains and beaches with most beautiful scenery in the world. This article describes some of the cities you must visit in South Africa.

Cape Town is famous for many attractions including the table mountain and the sea. It is my favorite destination with gorgeous beaches with fresh water from two oceans, the pacific and Atlantic. The town is surrounded Paarl, Stellenboch and Groot Constania al of which are winemaking areas. The architecture consists of Georgian and Dutch architecture. Cape Town has a rich history, thriving culture, white sand beaches, beautiful fishing villages, telephone as of menace activities pertaining to adventure sports. Penguins are available for adoption in Cape Town. Ideally, you should spend at least one week in Cape Town.

Cape Town has interesting markets and a city center that has historic streets offering visitors a great shopping experience. The white sand beaches are a major attraction and a favorite with water sports enthusiasts. Cape Town's jazz music Is the biggest entertainment for tourists who love music.

Durban is the second largest city in South Africa and is located in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The city has warm subtropical climate and long white sand beaches. The beaches include Hall Mhlanga on the North Coast and Amanzimtoti beach on the South Coast. The board in mime consists of all the north beach, south beach, pipe line beach, and Ansty's beach. The attractions on the beaches include rickshaw rides, crafts markets, boat charters, entertainment complexes, shopping mall, and a variety of top restaurants. The city has a rich culture and has a variety of cultural tours, horse racing, nature trails and walks and shopping malls. You can charter a boat to watch dolphins and whales along the South Coast.

Johannesburg is an action packed city with all types of restaurants, The city has over six million trees and is also called the Urban Forest! Johannesburg has varied night-life ranging from nightclubs to jazz music clubs and local African music. Sightseeing includes visits to the apartheid museum, constitution hill the Westcliffe hotel. Johannesburg had played host to the World cup finals held in 2010

Things To Do in South Africa

Things to do in south africa
Things to do in south africa

Safari: Game viewing is one of the most popular sports in South Africa. Go on a wildlife safari and capture images of wild animals in their natural surroundings.

Sports: South Africa has good weather all year round and great playgrounds and stadia. The South African sports crowd is one of the most enthusiastic that you would have ever come across.

Social Life: Activities in the evenings range from fine dining to a night parties in in the best of pubs, chill bars and live music concerts

Shop till you drop: A variety of sopping will impress you whether it is handicrafts or flea markets or even the latest gizmos in South Africa's glitzy malls.

Beaches: South Africa has thousands upon thousands of miles of white sand beaches. Water sports and sun bathers flock to South Africa's famous beaches every year.

Wine tasting: Wine regions in South Africa are from Northern Cape to the western areas of South Africa. South African Port and Brandy are some of the best that you can get n the world.

Adventure: Some of the best adventures are diving with the Great White Sharks and te Big 5.

Casinos: Sun City is second only to La Vegas and has the best casinos to try your luck and win.

Theme Parks

The Gold reef City emulates the gold rush while the Valley of the Waves tests your water skills.

Ostrich Ride: Study the ostriches at the Oudsthoorn and return with an ostrich egg or ostrich feathers for your drawing room showcase.

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