Explore and Discover South Africa

Tag: wildlife

  • Mpumalanga

    Standerton

    The historic town of Standerton is located on the banks of the Vaal River in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa. The Vaal River and the nearby Grootdraai Dam, the tenth largest dam in South Africa, provide a range of activities for locals and visitors alike, with fishing and boating most likely topping the list. A nine-hole golf course beckons golfers to take some time out, while game ...

  • Northern Cape

    McCarthy’s Rest

    For visitors in South Africa looking for a unique and different experience, McCarthy’s Rest is a truly rare destination in the Northern Cape. It does not offer the lights and excitement of most cities in the country, but rather the peace, tranquility and unmatched beauty of the Kalahari Desert. Most travelers to McCarthy’s Rest are nature enthusiasts, who arrive in the town, to take ...

  • Port Elizabeth

    Seaview Lion Park

    Since 1975 the Seaview Game & Lion Park has been offering a close-up game viewing experience to members of the public. Located around 25 kilometers west of the city center of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, this wildlife haven is home to giraffe, zebra, jackals, monkeys and various antelope which are permitted to roam free, while a series of camps and enclosures ...

  • North West

    Pilanesberg

    Created by a volcanic eruption millions of years ago, the Pilanesberg Mountains rise up in sheer beauty. This geological wonder is renowned for its fascinating rock types as well as its abundant wildlife. The diversity of mountain, forested ravines, bushveld, grassland and slightly wooded zones, adds to the magnificence of the panorama surrounding travelers.

  • Western Cape

    Ceres

    The town of Ceres, which is located near Worcester, in the Western Cape is known as one of the richest agricultural centers in South Africa. Endless orchards and farm land surround the town, decorated in the color and fragrances of apricots, apples, peaches, cherries and pears. Embraced by picturesque mountains that bring beauty to this peaceful region, Ceres is not just beautiful, but it ...

  • Western Cape

    Sedgefield

    On the magnificently beautiful Garden Route of South Africa is a quaint town by the name of Sedgefield, which falls under the Western Cape Province. Located almost exactly halfway between Knysna and George, Sedgefield is the perfect central destination to explore this entire region from. With ample comfortable accommodation options, all that visitors are required to do is to enjoy the ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Fort Beaufort

    The first community that inhabited the land on which Fort Beaufort is located, was the small missionary settlement of Reverend Joseph Williams, established in 1816. Officially, the town was only established in 1937, a few years the military began constructing guards’ quarters and a military hospital. Today the town has developed into a picturesque holiday destination for locals and tourists, ...

  • Limpopo

    Modimolle

    Located near the southern edge of the Waterberg Massif in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the town of Modimolle (formerly known as Nylstroom) serves as the commercial and tourism center of the picturesque Waterberg Region. The bushveld terrain of Modimolle is characterized by well-grassed plains with scattered clusters of trees and shrubs, making it perfect for game viewing. Visitors ...

  • Limpopo

    Tzaneen

    Located in the Mopani district of the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the picturesque town of Tzaneen is a sub-tropical paradise, boasting a kaleidoscope of indigenous and exotic plants. The town is surrounded by flourishing farmlands producing macadamia nuts, avocados, paw-paws, citrus fruit, mangoes, litchis, bananas, coffee, tea, cotton and a wide variety of vegetables, with the nearby ...

  • Limpopo

    Musina

    The town of Musina, in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, is the country’s northernmost town and the closest to the Limpopo River border of neighboring Zimbabwe. The town owes its existence to the region’s abundant mineral wealth, which includes iron ore, graphite, coal, magnetite, diamonds, asbestos and, most notably, copper.