Southafrica

Southafrica

Southafrica

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Southafrica– South Africa

South Africa is one of Africa’s great wildlife destinations. Vast Kruger National Park has an abundance of animals and is one of the continent's iconic attractions. For outdoor adventure, the Blyde River Canyon is the third largest on the planet, and jagged peaks of the Drakensberg mountains punch into the sky. Cape Town hums with an urban beat, and is fringed by white sandy beaches.

There's not much that South Africa doesn't have to offer its visitors. The Kruger's private reserves deliver Africa's most reliable Big 5 game viewing, while Cape Town and its surrounding wine valleys provide an elegant, Mediterranean twist to a South Africa safari.
From the Big 5 to Whales, Winelands and a Whole Lot More

July to November sees South Africa’s Whale Coast hum with activity as migratory whales arrive from the icy Antarctic to mate and give birth in warmer waters. The town of Hermanus lies at the centre of the whale-watching experience and is known as the best land-based whale-watching destination in the world.

The gorgeous Garden Route is ideal for failproof family holidays and self-drive adventures – especially when combined with the malaria-free reserves of the Eastern Cape. You can always add KwaZulu-Natal's big game and pristine beaches to the mix before visiting the continent’s favourite family holiday resort, Sun City. Home to championship golf courses, superb hotels and entertaining water theme parks, it’s the perfect end to your South Africa safari.

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May to September (Best wildlife viewing) and November to March (Pleasant weather)
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High season: October to March (Crowded during school holidays) Low season: April to September (Uncrowded),
Best Weather
Best weather: April to May and September to October (Mild weather) Worst weather: June to August (Dry but cold)
Pros and Cons - Kruger & Around
Wildlife is easier to spot because there is less vegetation and animals gather around rivers and waterholes
Little to no rain and most days are sunny
Few mosquitoes
Low season and parks are not crowded, except for Kruger during school holidays
After the first rains, the scenery turns green and all looks fresh
Best time for bird watching, and migratory birds are present
Rains are mostly short afternoon showers and seldom interfere with your trip
It gets cold at night and in the mornings
Wildlife viewing can be quite slow since the bush is thicker and wildlife is more difficult to spot
It gets very hot in December, January and February, and parks get crowded during the main school holidays in December
Pros and Cons - Cape Town & Around
Low season with few visitors around
Although it is the Wet season, there are many sunny days
Wildlife viewing in the Cape Region parks is good year-round
Pleasant warm weather with little rain
Best time to enjoy Cape Town and the Garden Route
Wildlife viewing in the Cape Region parks is good throughout the year
It is less cold on game drives
It is cold for beach and general holiday activities
Game drives in open vehicles are bitterly cold
It gets busy in high season
Best Time to Go to South Africa by Major Park
Most parks offer year-round wildlife viewing, but they are at their best during the Dry season when wildlife is easier to spot. Kgalagadi gets extremely hot during December to February and is best visited in cooler months.
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi GR
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Kgalagadi TP
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Kruger National Park
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MalaMala GR
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Phinda Game Reserve
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Sabi Sand GR
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