Attractions in South Africa
* Cape Town
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront - One of South Africa's biggest tourist attractions. Worth visiting is the Two Oceans Aquarium as well as the Maritime Museum. Daily boat trips around the harbour and to Robben Island. Table Mountain - Take the cable car to visit South Africa's most famous landmark. Magnificent views from the summit across the Cape Peninsula, Table Bay and Robben Island. Cape Point - The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve is an unspoilt stretch of land and coast with a wealth of fauna and flora. The new lighthouse is the most powerful in the world, with an electric light of 19 million candle power.
* Drakensberg Mountains
The Drakensberg is the country's most impressive mountain range and a very popular holiday destination. Nestled at the foot of these mountains are numerous f * Durban
Durban Beachfront is also known as the "Golden Mile". This stretch of golden sand is Durban's main attraction. Indulge in swimming, sunbathing and other water sports. Luxury hotels, markets and amusement parks are found along the beachfront. * Eastern Cape coastal area
Along the coastline you will find pristine beaches, subtropical vegetation, abundant birdlife, spectacular scenery and good fishing all year round. A landmark in this area is the "Hole-in-the-wall", a massive outcrop of rock rising from the sea. * Eastern Free State
The Golden Gate Resort and National Park is one of the Free State's premier attractions. In winter the picturesque Drakensberg and Maluti mountains are capped with snow providing endless adventures for the serious hiker and the casual traveller alike. This area is well known for its splendid scenery and unusual sandstone rock formations. * East London
South Africa's only river port city is a popular coastal holiday destination, with sweeping white beaches stretching for miles along the unspoilt coastline. Swimming, sailing and boating are enjoyed all year round and at night the numerous theatres, cinema's, casinos and restaurants offer good entertainment. * Garden Route
A magnificent stretch of coast with breathtaking scenery which stretches from Heidelberg to the Tsitsikamma forest and the Storms River. This is a region of great natural beauty, creating a paradise graced with evergreen forests, lakes, golden beaches and exquisite fauna and flora. Other attractions include the Tsitsikamma National Park with its lush indigenous forests and the Addo Elephant Park, known for its elephants. * Greater St Lucia Wetland Park
The park offers eco-tourists some of the most diverse wildlife and outdoor experiences imaginable. Lakes, islands, estuaries, grasslands, forests, wetlands, mangroves, beaches and coral reefs all form part of this magnificent area. Wildlife include rhino, elephant, crocodile, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, waterbuck, kudu, nyala and a host of other species. st lucia wetlands park is one of South africa's three World heritage sites. * Hermanus / Gansbaai
Hermanus - Situated only one hour's drive from Cape Town, this popular holiday resort is well known for its land-based whale-watching. The town offers miles of safe beaches, restaurants, shops, unique flora, fauna and marine life. Main attractions include the old harbour and the MTN whale crier. Gansbaai - Small village known for rock and boat angling, diving and whale-watching. For the more adventurous traveller, shark-cage diving provides the opportunity to watch the great white shark feeding. * Johannesburg
Gold Reef City - A reconstruction of Johannesburg during the gold rush era, built around a gold mine. Visit the Victorian fun fair, miners' houses, a brewery, pubs, a hotel, restaurants and the stock exchange. You can watch molten gold being poured, take a trip down an old mine shaft or watch the ever entertaining traditional mine dancing. Tour of Soweto - Visit this sprawling town outside Johannesburg and see how many South Africans...
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