What to Do on Your Summer Holidays in South Africa

With stunning coastline, magnificent wildlife, unique cultures, and abundant opportunities, South Africa has much to offer for June holidays. This up and coming nation prides itself with a beautiful landscape, diverse wildlife, educational experience, culture, and cuisine. It is an excellent place for nature lovers. Visitors can plan their safari from Johannesburg or Cape Town. Some popular wildlife destinations are outlined below.

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South Africa is a colorful country on the south-western tip of Africa, marked primarily by a number of different ecosystems. Inland region of Kruger National Park is home to big game; giraffes, wildebeests, lions, elephants, buffalo, zebra, hippos, impala, etc. The Western Cape has beautiful beaches, verdant grasslands, sandy lagoons, coastal and hilly reserves, and photographic spots like Masiphumelele and Okavango Delta. The Western Cape also provides tourists with amazing wildlife viewing opportunities in the national parks like Long Ridge, Blyde River, Augrabies, Mount Elgon and Mt Bogoria.

Cape Town is one of the most sought after travel destinations in Africa. It is located on the northern coast of South Africa at the island of Cape Peninsula. This city has a picturesque setting with the perfect mix of natural beauty, historical monuments, and modern cities. It houses the Apartheid Museum and the International Antarctic Centre. Other attractions include the Bird Gardens and the Table Mountain national park.

Johannesburg is a cosmopolitan city, famous for its wealth in gold and other precious stones. There are plenty of exciting things that can be enjoyed in this city. Apart from the thrilling nightlife, it is an ideal destination for tourists looking for luxury safari tours. There are many game reserves and parks in the city that offer tourists amazing wildlife viewing opportunities. Visitors can also go on a game drive to view exotic animals and breathtaking scenery.

Victoria Falls attracts thousands of visitors every year. This majestic waterfall is one of the greatest natural wonders in the world. It is believed to be the highest natural drop in the world with a drop of more than 500 metres. Some of the tourists travelling to this exciting destination are those interested in an adventure tour or those who want to see the falls from a comfortable safari seat.

Zim safaris are popular among tourists who opt for a wildlife or safari holiday. These are short visits to zoos or other zebra farms. Zim is also known as the “Greenwich of Africa” because of its abundance of flora and fauna. This includes more than 20 indigenous species of mammals, birds and insects. It is also rich in minerals and other earth sources.

Johannesburg, the largest metropolis of South Africa, offers a variety of accommodation options. Visitors can choose from a wide range of hotels. Hotels include five-star hotels and lodges, which are affordable to all. Some of these lodges are situated near interesting places. The lodges also provide their guests with top-notch service.

Other than hotels and lodges, tourists can rent private B&BS in Zim. It is possible to get top-quality services at very affordable rates. These include airport transfers, sightseeing and fishing trips, etc. Private cars are also available for tourists who do not want to use public transport. These cars are generally available at very competitive rates. For business executives, it is possible to arrange special business discounts on their annual holidays in South Africa.

Johannesburg has many shopping malls. Tourists can spend several hours at the malls without leaving their luxurious hotel room. Many of the malls feature a large collection of designer products. The city also has an international airport, which offers flights from major cities in the world. From Johannesburg, tourists can travel to South Africa’s other main cities of Cape Town and Durban.

While exploring the country’s landscape, tourists should take some time out to have a wander around the parks, mountains and waters of the country. There are numerous game reserves in the country. These areas attract a large number of tourists during their annual holidays in South Africa. Some of the parks and game reserves are open to visitors throughout the year. They also offer a variety of activities to those looking for adventure.

Johannesburg is a safe city for tourists. The crime rate is low, and there are no major outbreaks of disease or any violent weather conditions. Tourism is a big industry in the city, which makes it one of the most important cities to do a holiday in during June and July. The Johannesburg International Airport is well connected with all the other cities of the country.