Tourist spots that you should visit in South Africa

South Africa stands as one of the best countries in Africa that any tourist would love to visit. This place is rich in history and a lot of people praise it for its continuous growth in terms of economy and the rise of many tourist spots that they can boast all over the world.

As a diverse and beautiful nation, South Africa has its own wonders to be proud of. Despite being the same as France and Spain combined – or two times the size of Texas – the nation thrives as if there isn’t a big problem in Africa when it comes to resources. 

It also has a varied culture, and you can see the immense wildlife or the stunning views and places that the country has to offer. Any tour to South Africa would be a great experience to anyone who is interested. You can even look up on the internet and find sites such as Tandasa and read a lot about the nation.

South Africa is home to a lot of tourist destinations in the continent, and here are some of the best places that you should visit in the country:

Sun City Resort

The Sun City Resort is a huge casino that is about two hours’ drive from Johannesburg. Known as ‘Africa’s Kingdom of Pleasure’, this complex has four hotels, two huge golf courses, two casinos and a South African cultural village. They also boast a sanctuary of 7,000 crocodiles as well, making it a good place to start off on any visit to the country.

Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve

This reserve is under a formal conservation in KwaZulu Natal. You can see the big five of lions, elephants, leopards and rhinoceros, which are commonly hunted by a lot of poachers. This reserve offers a view on the wildlife that has never been seen before. You can also enjoy the vast variety of plants and animals by just either walking, driving or even by boat along the Hluhluwe Dam.

Blyde River Canyon

The Blyde River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the continent after the Fish River Canyon. It is much of a green area thanks to the lush subtropical foliage. Walking on this canyon offers a lot of great sights since it is filled with flora and fauna. There are also a lot of great views such as waterfalls, and visitors can encounter a lot of animals here.

Cape Winelands

The Cape Winelands are filled with majestic mountains that have sleepy villages, lots of brilliant monuments and some fruit orchards as well. This is one of the lushest views in the nation and tourists can enjoy some of the finest wines ever made. You would want to go back to this place after seeing how the wine is made by the locals with love.

Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is one of the most visited places in the country. This invokes the images of the earliest days of the harbor since it never changed a lot. It has an entertainment mecca with restaurants, shops, pubs and theatres. 

Everything that can be found in this place is worth the time, and there are some attractions such as the Clock Tower, Chavonnes Battery, the South African Maritime Museum and the coastal Seal Landing, which can all be read about in Tandasa or other online sites.


The Garden Route serves as one of the most popular tourist spots in the country. It stretches from Mossel Bay all the way to St. Francis along the Indian Ocean. This place is a trove of canopied forests, mountains, rivers and lakes. Tourists can enjoy this place since it is huge than one can expect.

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