Interesting Places worth Seeing in South Africa

South Africa often described as the adventure capital of the world offer 130 different extreme exploits, including abseiling, shark cage diving, white river rafting and plenty more for daredevils. Over 3,000 km of beautiful coastline perfect for sun worshippers, the big five, plentiful bird varieties and 50 of the most inspiring tourist attractions in the world.

Near Simon’s Town it’s over 3,000 penguins that offers a special day at the Boulders Beach and kids can enjoy getting close with the penguins. This destination also offer a park filled with birds and smaller mammals, best off all whales and dolphins swims off shore.


The V&A Waterfront is a popular destination for tourists and local families and offer an amazing choice of shopping, fine dining, live entertainment and creative workshops plus live entertainment including concerts and puppet shows. This city harbour also have a choice of museums and markets plus a Two Oceans Aquarium. Outdoor activities include harbour cruises, boat charters and helicopter rides and flips.

Reach the top of Table Mountain and you are standing 3560ft high on one of the world’s most recognized natural icons. It takes about 5 minutes to reach the top by cable car and offer great hiking opportunities. After enjoying a breathtaking panoramic view of Cape Town a self-service restaurant is available on the mountain.

Franschoek is where the Motor Museum is a definite for lovers of Vintage cars, it houses a fascinating collection of 1898 Beeston motor tricycles, 2003 Enzo Ferrari supercars, a range of veteran, vintage, antique, post 45, post vintage and post 60 automobiles in several de-humidified halls and portrays the evolution of cars.

Groot Constantia is famous for its Merlot, Grand Constance and Shiraz dessert wines, its history goes back 300 years to Simon van der Stel in 1685. It’s one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa and offers vintage carriages, drinking vessels and wine methods of days gone by.

The Cango Caves is about 30 km away from Outshoorn and this 20 million year old cave offer limestone rock layers, stalagmite formations and it’s impossible to forget this subterranean tour that includes a tour guide explaining the history of the caves and the curio shop offer African collectables.

South Africa is also home to the largest hand dug excavation in the world. The Big Hole is about 800 meter and yielded 2.7 tons of diamonds. The mine closed around 1914 and is this huge hole is now an enormous water crater.

The Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is the 3rd largest canyon in the world and astonishes with a view of abundant vegetation and scenic waterfalls. The view is called God’s Window and is situated near the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga that covers 29 000 hectares of nature reserve, perfect for biking, fishing, hiking and abseiling, not forgetting white water rafting.

The Howick Falls is a sensationally beautiful waterfall of 95 metre set in the Natal Midlands, it’s surrounded by lakes, dams, scenic rivers and a luscious forest. The most breathtaking picnic spot and shops include craft outlets, carpet weavers and is located near the Midmar Dam.

But to enjoy the true beauty, you have to discover South Africa for yourself it is truly impossible to describe its unspoilt beaches, historical attractions, amazing scenery and exquisite wildlife. It is the richest country in rhinos, kudus, leopards, birds, crocodiles and offer mega shopping, but most off all the most wonderful weather conditions.