Whether you’ve long had South Africa on your bucket list or don’t know anything about the country on the African content, there’s surely a reason why you should visit it. Here are five:
When you think of the world’s great wine regions, countries such as Italy and France may be top of mind. But South Africa also produces some of the world’s best vintages.
2. The Cango Caves
The remarkable Cango Caves, located below Precambrian limestone foothills near Oudtshoorn, need to be seen to be understood for their odd majesty. Walking through them, you may spot prehistoric cave paintings, but even if you don’t, the rock and limestone formations are truly a sight to behold.
3. Kruger National Park
Embark on a wildlife walk in Kruger National Park and take your chances at spotting some of Africa’s most famous wild animals.
4. Shark diving
Getting up close and personal with a Great White takes nerves of steel, even if you are protected in a cage made of literal steel.
5. The Khwa ttu San Cultural Centre
The ancestors of the San people of South Africa are some of the earliest inhabitants of the region, but like many other Indigenous communities worldwide the livelihood of today’s San is increasingly under threat.