Our expert recommends the top things to do in South Africa
As a holiday destination, South Africa has it all – beautiful scenery, a fascinating history, mesmerising wildlife and buzzing cities. Described by some as ‘a world in one country’, South Africa will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Our Travelmood travel expert Denise has travelled to this famous country on numerous occasions, taking part in different tours and activities during each visit. Read on as she shares her top things to do in South Africa.
Stellenbosch and Paarl Valley Wineries
A visit to the Stellenbosch and Paarl Valley wineries is recommended for everyone – whether you are a wine connoisseur or not. Aside from spending the day tasting delicious wine, you will also experience stunning scenery, historic villages and plenty of conversations with local people.
Cape Town –Top Things to do in South Africa
The Mother City of South Africa, Cape Town is colourful, sophisticated and proudly multicultural. If it’s nightlife that you’re after then you’ve come to the right place! The nightlife is as diverse as the people that frequent it and there really is something for every type of night owl. For shopaholics there are a wide variety of stores to choose from, boasting everything from familiar clothing brands to local homemade crafts.
Undoubtedly the most iconic landmark in South Africa, Table Mountain offers unrivalled views of Cape Town and its surroundings. If you are short on time during your visit then make sure that this is a priority on your list of top things to do in South Africa. Enjoy one of the many hiking trails or take the aerial cableway to the top and enjoy lunch in the Table Mountain Café.
Take a day excursion to Cape Point, the most South Westerly corner of South Africa and the meeting points of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Home to rolling valleys, beautiful bays and picture-perfect beaches, Cape Point is the perfect place to go to unwind from the liveliness of Cape Town. You can also look forward to meet some feathered friends while you are there – the area is home to 250 different species of birds.
With this list of top things to do in South Africa you should be well on your way to planning the adventure of a lifetime. Need some more advice? Contact one of our Travelmood travel experts who will be happy to assist you.