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Marloth Park Conservancy

Game Reserve in Marloth Park Conservancy

Marloth Park is a unique bushveld holiday town and nature conservancy bordering the Kruger National Park. Here people and wildlife coexist peacefully on the banks of the Crocodile River. It’s an amazing place for kids to enjoy nature, with opportunities to feed zebra, get close to giraffe or watch bush babies come out at night.Giraffe, zebra, blue...

Balule Nature Reserve

Balule Nature Reserve

Game Reserve in Balule Nature Reserve

The Balule Nature Reserve, also called the Balule Private Game Reserve, is situated next to the Kruger National Park. The park was formed in the early 1990s when numerous farm owners removed the fences separating the farms and has since grown to about 35 000 hectares in size.Balule and the surrounding Olifants and Klaserie Nature Reserves are...

Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Game Reserve in Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Pilansberg Game Reserve is the fourth largest game and nature park in South Africa. It boasts a variety of exotic flora and fauna, a rocky, grassland landscape, and the Big 5.The reserve is home to over 7,000 animals and is nestled on an extinct volcanic crater. The park is malaria free and easily accessible from many places in South Africa as it...

Kruger National Park

Game Reserve in Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park, which measures a whopping two million hectares, is approximately the size of the whole of Wales. Although there are still fences between parts of the Kruger National Park and Mozambique and Zimbabwe, so the planned Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park is not quite yet a reality. When it is, it will be spectacular. Actually,...

Elephants at Dinokeng Game Reserve

Dinokeng Game Reserve

Game Reserve in Dinokeng Game Reserve

Dinokeng Game Reserve is home to free roaming Big 5, and at less than an hour’s drive, it’s just a hop and a skip away from Joburg and Pretoria. To experience the wild elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard up close, you will need to book a stay at one of the lodges.The sweeping grasslands are also the stomping grounds for a variety of...

Cango Caves

Cango Caves

Popular Attractions in Oudtshoorn (4456.7 km from Africa)

Visit a sparkling ancient African cave system in the Karoo. One of the major attractions in the Garden Route and Oudtshoorn area is the Cango Caves, which extend for kilometres into the extensive limestone hills. Situated in the Swartberg Mountains, 30km north of Oudtshoorn are the 20 million year-old Precambrian caves. Africa's largest show cave...

Tsitsikamma

Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma

Melkbos Beach

Melkbos Beach

Beaches in Melkbosstrand (4270.8 km from Africa)

The first West Coast beach you will encounter on leaving Cape Town is Melkbos. Perfect for long, lazy walks and safe swimming, Melkbos Beach offers beautiful views of Robben Island and Table Mountain. The sunsets are stunning. Good surfing conditions can be found at Corner, Tubewave and Derdesteen. Melkbos Beach is also a popular spot for...

Diaz Point

Diaz Point

Popular Attractions in Luderitz (3401.8 km from Africa)

An interesting landmark, where visitors can view the red and white striped lighthouse that was establishment back in 1915. Nearby you can also view the stone cross, commemorating the landing location of the famous Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Diaz. The point still bears his name even today. Photo source: Damien du Toit, under Creative Commons...

Madikwe Game Reserve

Game Reserve in Madikwe Game Reserve

Home to the Big 5 as well as cheetah and wild dog, Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s largest wildlife reserves. It’s one of the top safari destinations in the country, has no malaria and is just a 4-hour drive from Johannesburg.Situated on the Botswana border in a transitional zone of the Kalahari, Madikwe attracts an unusual diversity...

Valley of Desolation

Valley of Desolation

Popular Attractions in Graaff-Reinet (4501.1 km from Africa)

The Valley of Desolation – often called ‘The Cathedral of the Mountains’ – is a national monument and the premier tourist attraction in the Camdeboo National Park.Experience the breathtaking view of piled dolerite columns against the backdrop of the plains of the Great Karoo. Absorb yourself in the timeless sense of wonder at a landscape said to...

Cango Wildlife Ranch

Cango Wildlife Ranch

Animal Parks in Oudtshoorn (4472.7 km from Africa)

Experience the thrill of being almost tooth-to-tooth with a Nile crocodile or wrap yourself with a python at the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients in the heart of the Little Karoo!Far more than just a petting zoo, this endangered species breeding facility is the oldest and largest cheetah contact centre on the planet. Visitors have the...

Lisbon Falls

Lisbon Falls

Waterfall in Graskop (4401.6 km from Africa)

At 92 m, the Lisbon Falls are the highest in Mpumalanga. The river separates into three streams as it plunges into the pool below. These falls are located near God's Window and just north of Graskop.

St Lucia Beach

St Lucia Beach

Beaches in St Lucia (4788.4 km from Africa)

The gorgeous golden sands of St Lucia Beach stretch as far as the eye can see in both directions. This subtropical beach experiences around 300 days of sunshine a year. Not only that, the Indian Ocean is pleasantly warm. Take care when swimming here though as there are rip currents and it is advisable to stay close to shore and avoid rough...

Agate Beach

Agate Beach

Beaches in Luderitz (3403.7 km from Africa)

Agate Beach is a long sandy beach situated in a bay fringed and fringed by desert dunes. Seal Island lies just offshore. The water is calm and it’s perfect for long walks if you don't mind getting windswept. Situated 8 km north of Luderitz, Agate Beach is easy to get to. The road is suitable for sedan cars and is open to the public. Braai...