Despite what you may think of Africa, this is an incredibly beautiful continent. South Africa is one of the most important countries located here. A popular tourist destination, South Africa welcomes more than 860,000 visitors each year. The great culture, the natural beauty and the impressive attractions located here determine people from all over the world to visit South Africa each year. This is Africa with its beauty and charm!
Attractions in South Africa
South Africa truly is a paradise for anyone interested in natural history. There are numerous parks, natural venues and reserves that can be visited in this country. Two of the best and most spectacular ones are listed below:
The Kruger National Park is one of the largest nature reserves in Africa. There is no wonder after all that the park is visited by no less than 1.3 million visitors each year. This charming park covers an area of 19.633 square kilometers. The plant and animal species here are spectacular.
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park offers amazing recreational options. The landscape, the open spaces and the desert surely confer an impressive charm to the entire area. Actually, this is the first park in Africa to cross political borders. This is Africa, a destination in which you will find amazing natural beauty.
South Africa is home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, too. They include:
- The Cradle of Humankind;
- Rubben Island;
- The Cape Floral Region;
- iSimangaliso Wetland Park;
- Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park;
- Vredefort Dome;
- Mapungubwe Kingdom.
Areas of natural beauty include the table mountain and Cape Point in the Table Mountain National Park, but also the Garden Route and Augrabies Falls. Robben Island is also worth to be included into your route to Africa, as the beauty and the relaxation options you will find here will surely impress all visitors on the spot.
This is Africa with her beauties, but there are many other tourist attractions you can visit during your vacation here. Make sure to taste the local food to experience unique flavors and you will not regret it.