It is said that the written history of South Africa begins with the arrival of the Portuguese. Because of the early immigration from Europe, South Africa has experienced a different history and there is no one culture existing in the country. In other words, it has ethnic diversity. South Africa is located at the southernmost region of Africa and owns a long coastline. Great natural wealth and breathtaking landscapes, kinds of activities and various opportunities call people all around the world for a different experience.

All over the South Africa, there are travel attractions and destinations for travelers to visit. Pretoria is the capital city of the country which is also an important industrial center. The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is the national zoo of South Africa situated in the city of Pretoria. Among other major travel cities, there are Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein.

Cape Town’s beaches are very popular. Cape Town’s Table Mountain is among the best places to see in South Africa. It provides breathtaking views over the city and its beaches. Forests, lakes, lagoons, waterways and rivers of Garden Route is like a natural theme park and an uniquely scenic place. The Cape Winelands with cheese and wine tasting tours will make the trips more delicious. In this place, some of the best wines in the world are produced.

Johannesburg is known to be the most popular city in South Africa. The city is a transit point for connecting flights. Historical and art museums of the city attract visitors. Durban is a major holiday resort which also has a number of attractions and reserves to visit such as Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve, Burman Bush Nature Reserve. Its seaside attracts people who can also enjoy kinds of sport facilities. Port Elizabeth known for its sunshine, sandy beaches, and thriving nightlife is also visited for its parks and reserves around.Sowete owns a number of historical sights.

Sun City as one of the South African Travel Attractions offers its guests entertainment, relaxation. multitude of attractions and activities. At Sun City, visitors enjoy a day trip at the Pilanesberg National Park. Here balloon safaris are traditional. Moreover, one can experience elephant back riding and quad biking.

South Africa’s most popular nature reserve is the Kruger National Park. Due to its numerous habitats and diversity of animal species, the park is an enormous wildlife reserve. It is regarded as one of Africa’s top three safari destinations. It offers African travelers a taste of safari experience. It is also South Africa’s best bird-watching location. Here you have the chance to meet the Big Five (elephant, lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo)

Hermanus is famous for its being the world’s top land-based whale watching destination. It hosts a very popular Whale Festival. The Drakensberg (Dragon Mountains) is a perfect place for nature photography.

There are numerous natural and game reserves, national parks, historical places, charming landscapes in South Africa. And such a variety results in many opportunities to get involved in. Moreover, luxurious hotels make one’s holiday as comfortable as possible.

In other words, South Africa offers excellent safaris, beautiful beaches, vibrant cities, different cultures, and for sure world class wines.

Source by Gokhan Ozbal