South Africa is one of the most diverse and enchanting countries in the world. Exotic combinations of landscapes , people , history and culture offer the traveller a unique and inspiring experience. Known as The Rainbow Nation, South Africa is a country of breathtaking natural beauty, incredible geological diversity, and captivating wildlife. It also has an excellent tourist infrastructure which makes it the perfect destination for a luxury holiday.

This huge country boasts a plethora of attractions to suit every kind of holidaymaker - from those seeking family fun and lovers of the great outdoors, to beach bunnies, foodies, thrill seekers and lovers of culture. From bustling cities like Cape Town and Durban, to splendid game reserves, mountain retreats and picturesque coastline, it’s the perfect place to explore.


Insider tip

Why not try a tour from the breathtaking Victoria Falls to the phenomenal Kruger National Park, or perhaps try a self-drive holiday through the beautiful Cape vineyards – a tailor made tour allows you to put together all the ingredients you want to include.

Popular things to do and see and unmissable experiences

Go on a Safari! If you don't do anything else whilst in South Africa, then you must go on Safari. Kruger National Park is the home to thousands of animals including the Big 5. Spend a night in a tented camp on the Kruger plains. Visit Robben Island - located just off the coast of Cape Town, the infamous prison where Nelson Mandela was detained for a good portion of his 29 years in prison.

Climate

Hot sunny summers and mild and dry winders

Other information

  • Best time of year to travel:

    South Africa is an all year round destination

  • Currency: Rand
  • Flight time from UK: 9hrs
  • Visa and passport information:

    British Citizens do not require a visa to enter South Africa

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