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  • Writer's pictureLaura Avital

5 Reasons to Put South Africa on Your Bucket List

South Africa is a mystery to unfold again and again, where you'll find yourself in a state of endless discovery. It's time to plan again for the future and very few destinations in the world prompt such life-changing moments.

Big cats, charismatic penguins, majestic elephants, and speedy cheetahs - South Africa is home to a diverse range of wildlife.

It is a country with a rich history and vibrant culture. Not only are there three capital cities, but the country also has 11 official languages, including Zulu and English.

The reasons to visit this vast and culturally diverse nation are seemingly endless, and that's why it makes it on so many people's bucket lists.

To encourage you a little more and to further enhance your excitement, here are five reasons you should make it to South Africa at last once in your life…

Cape Town As one of South Africa's three capitals, the Mother City is one that you must explore. Not only is it one of the top holiday destinations in the entire world, it's full of natural, exotic beauty that you can't find anywhere else. There's excellent food, plenty of beaches, and, last but not least, Table Mountain.

The Garden Route For some of the most breathtaking coastline views, take to the Garden Route in Sun City. South Africa's Garden Route is a coastal stretch of paradise from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and offers awe-inspiring scenery unmatched anywhere else on earth. Visit and view small towns, rugged shores, sandy beaches, and thick forests.

Kruger Safari It may not be the only place to go for a safari adventure in South Africa, but it is undoubtedly one of the greatest. On the safari, you'll get to witness and interact with lions, rhinos, elephants, buffalos, and leopards.

Family Safaris If you have decided to bring the children along on your once-in-a-lifetime, memorable South Africa vacation, make sure to go on several family-friendly safaris. Many of the safari tours will offer youth programs, age-appropriate, hands-on activities, and playgrounds.

Easy to Navigate and to Explore Nearby Destinations South Africa makes it easy to get around with its well-established and maintained road network and infrastructure. You are also allowed to drive there with a foreign license as long as it includes your photograph. There are several main international airports so that you can fly into any of the nation's major cities.

Of course, the list of reasons to visit South Africa doesn't end here. It would be too hard to name them all. There are an endless amount of reasons one should make it a point to visit the country – truly a trip of a lifetime!


So, if you just added or have had South Africa on your life itinerary, let's get started planning your vacation! Let's chat... schedule a free consultation or give me a call!

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