Thursday, January 5, 2012

10 Best Tourist Attractions in South Africa

Football world cup is reaching its second round and some of the teams are getting knocked out of the tournament. If your team has unfortunately not made to next round, stop worrying because South Africa has a lot to offer you other then football.

From Wild life parks to cool and calm beaches, here I have compiled some of the best tourist attractions in South Africa. I hope it will help you in your trip of South Africa. Enjoy
Kruger Park

Kruger Park is possibly the best wild life reserve in the world. The Kruger Park attracts loads of tourists every year, to experience the wildlife of Africa first hand. It will surely be a truly unforgettable experience for you.
Table Mountain

Table Mountain is a must see for any visitor to Cape Town. You can reach the top either via cable cars or if you’re feeling slightly more energetic and have the time you can walk up the mountain.
Garden Route

The Garden Route is a series of bays, cliffs, beaches and towns, stretching hundreds of kilometers from Heidelberg. Attractions along the route include Ostrich Farms, the Cango Caves and the world’s longest wine route. It is a wine taster’s dream.
Robben Island

Formerly “home” to Nelson Mandela and other black political “enemies” of the white apartheid government. Accessible by ferry from the V&A Waterfront, a trip to this World Heritage site is a somber but unforgettable experience.
V&A WaterFront

Undoubtedly South Africa’s top tourist attraction, this busy commercial harbor is set in a huge entertainment and shopping complex. Whilst there, a visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium is also a must.

South Africa has thousands of kilometers of pristine coastline, with safe swimming areas, superb surfing conditions as well as offering excellent fishing opportunities for any angler.
Sun City Resort

One of the world’s most renowned gambling resorts, containing four hotels to suit all budgets and offering a vast array of entertainment from golfing, swimming and surfing, parasailing, ballooning, bird and game watching, as well as cinema and cabaret shows.
Cultural Villages
There are several of these cultural villages throughout South Africa. Get to experience the magic and mystery of Africa with a visit to one of these cultural treasures.
The Cradle of the HumanKind

Discover more about our ancestors. Declared a World Heritage Site, The Cradle of Humankind includes the Sterkfontein Caves.

The largest township in South Africa, just south of Johannesburg, is home to millions of South Africa’s black population, making it a vibrant city offering an interesting perspective on our country. Attractions include Nelson Mandela’s home, Freedom Square and the Hector Pieterson Memorial.

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