Planning to go for your vacation in Africa and you are spoilt for choice on which country to tour? Worry no more. By visiting South Africa, you can have an experience of your lifetime plus much more stuff than you ever thought. Thousands upon thousands of tourists from all corners of the world are opting for South African vacations. Reason being, the superb climate, beautiful beaches, nice hotel facilities, culture and heritage, wildlife amongst others. This entire multitude cannot all be wrong. Below are some of the best places to sample while you are in this part of Africa.
1. Cape Point
Also known as the Cape of Good Hope, you will enjoy lots of fresh air coupled with experiences on the ragged coastline and sandy beaches. Hikers flock this place regularly for its mountainous and valley terrain. For those who like thrilling heights and a relatively relaxed motion, they can find their way 238 meters up over the sea through the Fly Dutchman Funicular, as they are headed for lunch in the nearby restaurants.
2. Chapman’s Peak Drive
Enjoy a thrilling ride through approximately 114 curves spread over a distance of nine Kms of Hout bay and Noordhoek. If you are in search of the ultimate marine drive in the world, search no more, as the South Western tip of South Africa is the eventual place. During your 9Km drive, you can take time in between to take photos as well as having a picnic.Chapman’s Peak Drive was initially constructed during World War I, however, it recently scooped an Excellence Award for implementing measures to contain rock fall.
3. Fish Hoek Beach
If you are looking for the perfect, safest and the most appropriate sandy beach to do your swim, count on this tourist attraction. It is just a seaside village, which has spectacular rugged mountains surrounding it. It is said to be the safest beach to swim in Cape Town.
4. Blyde River Canyon Nature reserve
It boasts for being among the top three largest canyons in the world. Also with its deep ever-precipitating canyon cliff, and the lush subtropical foliage, Byde River Canyon Nature Reserves is probably the world’s biggest “green canyon” having a staggering 26 Kilometers length. For this reason, thousands of foreign and international tourists visit here for many activities ranging from day hiking with stop over huts, to whitewater trips. While you are here, you will be able to view all the five types of primates that South Africa boasts of.
5. Robben Island
This does not need too much introduction, as you can remember the place, as being the prison where South Africans’ Late President Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years. Among the to-do-list while you are here on vacation, is visiting the museums at the Nelson Mandela Gateway, seeing the lighthouse, viewing animals such as rabbits, birds such as ostriches and Penguins. In addition, there is a restaurant where you can get yourself entertained and refreshed as you wait to be ferried back to the Island.
Actually, there are many places in South Africa where you can visit during your next vacation. Places like Durban Beachfront, Garden Route, Cape Peninsula and much more will leave your jaws dropped with amazement.
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