After the covid 19 pandemic and all the restrictions that came with it came all travel enthusiasts’ worst nightmare. No travelling until the restrictions were lifted they couldn’t travel the world and see the destinations they’ve always dreamt of. Being stuck at home with very little to do but watch television or work, if you’re lucky enough to be able to work online. But now that restrictions have been eased, and most countries are slowly but surely opening their borders, it might just be the perfect time to start planning your next trip. This article will look at some of the best travel destinations in South Africa.
1 Cape Town
Cape Town is one of the most iconic and popular destinations in South Africa. This coastal city, located on its namesake Cape Peninsula has a rich history that makes it an exciting place to visit. The colourful Victorian-era architecture captures your attention from miles away as you approach this scenic town by sea or road. As well as being home to some of the best beaches in Europe and Africa, there are also plenty of places for culture lovers with museums such as Kirstenbosch. Iziko Slave Lodge Museum and District Six Museum – not forgetting Table Mountain, which offers breathtaking views over Cape Town’s famous harbour where penguins can be seen during winter months!
Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and its economic hub. In addition to being a business centre, Johannesburg offers plenty of activities for visitors with many world-class museums, galleries, entertainment venues, and excellent shopping centres such as Sandton City. Other attractions include Lion Park, where you can get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures from all over the globe. In addition, Birkenhead Lake boasts one of the best birdwatching spots on Earth; Gold Reef City Theme Park – an old gold mine turned theme park featuring spectacular shows like “Gold Fever”.
Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa and home to several museums, art galleries, parks and historic buildings. The Union Buildings are one such site where visitors can learn about this country’s past through exhibitions on apartheid in the basement and visits to Nelson Mandela’s former house – now turned national monument. Pretoria Art Museum, which houses an extensive collection of African artists, among other things. Another popular tourist attraction is Church Square, with its many restaurants serving up traditional cuisine from different parts of the country- perfect for your taste buds! And if you might be wondering Who won the 2019 World Cup. Pretoria proudly serves as the home for many of the green and gold rugby team.
4 Mossel Bay
Mossel Bay is a coastal town with deep-sea fishing and fresh seafood as the main attractions. This seaside city has it all for tourists wanting an action-packed holiday! The long sandy beaches are home to plenty of watersports enthusiasts – yachting, surfing and kiteboarding, among other things whilst inland; there’s the famous Stellenbosch Wine Route, where visitors can spend hours tasting wines of South African’s best wineries. After you’ve worked up a sweat in one of Mossel Bay’s many excellent restaurants or laid back on its gorgeous dunes at sunset watching pelicans fly.
These fantastic destinations will most likely leave you speechless in the most unbelievable ways.