Travelers of all stripes will find plenty to love in South Africa: Explore cosmopolitan cities, hike up mountains, relax at the beach, sip sauvignon blanc in wine country, and spy on the Big 5 on safari.
Hikers standing on a ridge in the Magaliesberg Mountains, Gauteng
The 10 Best Hikes in Johannesburg
View of escarpment from road traveling through Karoo National Park
Karoo National Park: The Complete Guide
Wildflower superbloom against a mountain backdrop, Namaqualand
Namaqua National Park: The Complete Guide
View across the Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa
13 Top Things to Do in the Drakensberg, South Africa
Long exposure of a road leading towards Table Mountain, Cape Town
How to Travel From Durban to Cape Town by Bus, Car, and Plane
white sand and turquoise water of Langebaan Lagoon in West Coast National Park, South Africa
West Coast National Park: The Complete Guide
Great white shark breaching in the ocean off Gansbaai, South Africa
Gansbaai, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Sun setting on sandstone rock formations in Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Golden Gate Highlands National Park: The Complete Guide
Aerial view of Sodwana Bay beach and ocean, South Africa
Sodwana Bay, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Aerial view of Johannesburg
How to Travel From Cape Town to Johannesburg by Plane, Train, Bus and Car
Toddler looking at a herd of zebra out of a car window
Road-Tripping Through South Africa’s National Parks with a Toddler
A group of friends barbecuing on the beach in South Africa
A Traveler’s Guide to Afrikaans
Franschhoek Wine Tram with Simonsberg Mountains in the background
Franschhoek Wine Tram: The Complete Guide
Aerial view of Hartbeespoort Dam, North West province
18 Top Things to Do in North West Province, South Africa
Inside the Cango Caves, South Africa
Cango Caves, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Woman taking a picture of a rhinos out of the car window, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, South Africa
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Aerial view of Cape Town with Table Mountain and Lion's Head
The Top 18 Things to Do in the Western Cape, South Africa
Cheetah looking for prey in the Kgalagadi park, South Africa
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Colorful houses in Bo Kaap Malay Quarter, Cape Town
48 Hours in Cape Town: The Ultimate Itinerary
Mural in Soweto
18 Top Things to Do in Gauteng, South Africa
South Africa’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites
The Top 18 Things to Do in Limpopo, South Africa
Giraffes crossing the road in Kruger National Park
The Top 18 Things to Do in Mpumalanga, South Africa
Scenic View Of Sea Against Blue Sky
Hermanus, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Dolphins Playing In The Surf
Where to Find South Africa’s Marine Big Five
Aerial view of Mossel Bay, South Africa
The Garden Route, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Port St Johns river
The Top 18 Things to Do in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province
The top of Sani Pass
18 Top Things to Do in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province
South Africa, Cape Town, panoramic view of cape town with signal hill and table mountain seen from lion's head at full moon
South Africa Guide: Planning Your Trip
Show kitchen at Urbanologi, Johannesburg
The 9 Best Restaurants in Johannesburg
Colorful buildings in Muizenburg
The Top 8 Things to Do in Muizenberg, Cape Town
Great white shark approaches cage diving boat in Gansbaai, South Africa
7 of the Best Dive Destinations in South Africa
Sign marking the land border between Zambia and Zimbabwe at Victoria Falls
A Complete List of Southern Africa’s Border Crossings
Barrels of Wine
The Top 10 Stellenbosch Wineries to Visit
Surfers swimming in water, Elands Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
South Africa's 10 Best Surf Spots
Walker Going Down Path From The Lions Head Looking Down The Coast To Camps Bay And The 12 Apostles
8 Things to Do in Camps Bay, South Africa
Cape Town's Bo-Kaap Neighborhood: The Complete Guide
Cape Town’s Bo-Kaap Neighborhood: The Complete Guide
Blyde River Canyon, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Blyde River Canyon, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Sudwala Caves, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Sudwala Caves, South Africa: The Complete Guide
African couple walking through a township - stock photo
How to Visit Khayelitsha Township, Cape Town
V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
10 Top Things to Do at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Leopards on Safari, Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Scenic View Of Llandudno Beach
10 of the Best Swimming Beaches in South Africa
Top 7 Things to Do on South Africa’s Cape West Coast
The Top 7 Things to Do on South Africa’s Cape West Coast
The Coolest Bars in Durban, South Africa
The Coolest Bars in Durban, South Africa
Charismatic Hotels on Durban's Golden Mile
The 10 Best Things to Do in Durban, South Africa
aerial shot of Cape Town, South Africa
The Weather and Climate in South Africa
Addo Elephant National Park South Africa Complete Guide
Addo Elephant National Park: The Complete Guide
South Africa’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites
South Africa's UNESCO World Heritage Sites
South Africa, Gauteng Province, Johannesburg, aerial view of Alexandra Township
12 Best Things to Do in Johannesburg
Best Game Reserves for Safari Near Cape Town
Top Five Game Reserves for Safaris Near Cape Town
Transkei
An Introduction to South Africa's Transkei Region
Pink-Backed Pelican, Southern Africa Best Birding
10 of the Best Birding Hotspots in Southern Africa
Cape Town South Africa
Is It Safe to Travel to South Africa?
Adelie Penguin, Antarctica
How to Get to Antarctica From Cape Town, South Africa
Penguins on Boulder Beach
How to Swim with Penguins at Boulders Beach, Cape Town
A Guide to Visiting South Africa's Robben Island
Robben Island, South Africa: The Complete Guide
Elephant walking down a road beside vehicles in South Africa
Best Things to Do in South Africa
Your Guide to O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg South Africa
O.R. Tambo International Airport Guide
Hiker admiring views of Table Mountain from a Cape Town hiking trail
The 10 Best Hikes in Cape Town
Lion's Head in Cape Town with Bo-Kaap in the foreground
The Best Time to Visit Cape Town

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