South Africa is a country full of extremely interesting places to visit and things to do and when you take a trip to any place here, you will have a sea of options to explore. Have a look at some of the best things we have listed out for you.
Addo Elephant National Park
This national park is situated close to Port Elizabeth and is one of the 19 national parks that this country has. The place is home to several different species of animals and birds and is also the breeding ground for several animals. Apart from elephants, lions, buffalos and rhinoceros are some of the animals that can be spotted here.
There are several national parks in the country that offer canopy walking tours and zip lining experiences. Tsitsikama Canopy Tour is one of the best options for you as a beginner. The Garden Route or the Karkloof Canopy Tours are other popular options and you can definitely choose between them.
Diving with the sharks
Talk about all things adventurous! Diving with the sharks is one of the most adrenaline pumping things you will do in a lifetime. Imagine being suspended in an enclosed cage, and witnessing the great white sharks swimming past you in all their glory!
Bungee jumping is another adrenalin-pumping activity you can indulge in. The world’s tallest rope swing that offers a fall of as much as 288 feet, at the Bloukran’s bridge offers the best bungee jumping and cliff hanging activities and you can try your hand at the same.
Meet the locals
South Africa is a country with unique culture and history and if you want to learn about it you must meet the local people and become a part of the whole cultural experience. St Lucia and the Township of Soweto are some of the places where you can have the best local experience. Indulge in their dance and art forms, their language, their clothing and their way of life, in general!
Enjoy the local food
Taste the different local flavours that this country has to offer and become a part of the rich culture. There are several interesting restaurants here offering authentic local food such as La Colombe, Gold Restaurant, The Roundhouse Restaurant, Moyo Ushaka and so on. There are several cosy bars and pubs that you can visit too.
Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
This is the hub of all things art and culture and heritage here. You can go shopping here for some of the best souvenirs or visit museums and art galleries. You will have a good time eating out of local restaurants here or shopping for local handicrafts.
Cradle of Humankind
This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you should definitely visit this beautiful place. It is a paleonanthropological site and you will be thrilled to see what may have been the beginning of humankind here.