South Africa is a incredible country located on the southernmost part of the African continent. Endless savannahs, diverse wildlife and long white sand beaches stretching for miles make it an extraordinary place to visit.
You would be hard pressed to find a region with such a broad range of biodiversity, cultures and exquisite dishes that can rival South Africa. Jungle safaris, hiking in the countryside, whale watching to diving with Great White Sharks are all just a few of the remarkable activities that you can do while visiting South Africa.
One interesting thing about South Africa is that it has 3 capitals. Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Cape Town which fulfill different administrative functions of the government.
South Africa is the second most visited tourist destination in the African continent after Morocco. In 2018, over 16 million tourists visited South Africa and the number is growing every year. Moreover, the majority of international visitors arriving in South Africa were from United States, UK, Germany, Netherlands and France.
Eco-tourism has been growing in South Africa in recent times with many national parks like Kruger National Park, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Addo Elephant National Park being the prominent ones of the country’s parks where native flora and fauna is preserved and thrives.
South Africa is home to many species of animals, birds and plants. Did you know South Africa hosts around 80% of the rhino’s of the world? Many other well known species like the Cheetah, Cape Buffalo, African Lion, Giraffe and African Elephant is found in South Africa and often seen during safaris.