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5 Things to Do in South Africa

5 Things to Do in South Africa

If you are planning a trip to South Africa, you are probably thinking about how you can cut your traveling costs. Flysafair is an ideal low-cost airline that can help you fly to your intended destination with ease. South Africa offers a wide range of experience to travelers from museums, galleries, historical sites, flora and fauna.

Here are some of the things to do in South Africa:

Safaris

One of the reasons why most people go to South Africa is to experience safari fantasies. The country offers a wide range of game parks, reserves, animal orphanages and other places where you can go on a safari. Kruger National Park is not only the most famous game reserve in the country, but also the oldest and easy to access. When you visit Kruger National Park, you can see the big five, have night drives and horseback safaris, walking safaris and a wide range of accommodation. Since this national park is the most famous, it is often populated. As a result, you can get to know other places, e.g. the Mkhuze game reserve or Addo Elephant national park to go on a safari.

Play Golf

South Africa has some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world and they are quite affordable. The Links at the Luxury hotel and Leopard Creek are the two stand out, golf courses in the country. In case you are not a golfer or you would like to learn how to play, you can get help when you visit these places. Leopard Creek is located near Kruger National park, this means that it is easily accessible especially from the national park. In addition, it is possible to have spectacular views such as crocodiles and hippos in the water and giraffes wandering across the garden while still playing the golf.

Hiking

If you love the outdoor life, South Africa offers one of the world’s finest natural scenery. There are numerous long-distance hiking trails you can explore depending on what you would like to see or where you are at the moment. For instance, some hiking trails are located near the coast where you can watch the sun as it sets, beautiful sea water, beautiful coastal sceneries etc. Some of the famous trails you can explore include Rim of Africa and Fanie Botha trail. Also, the Wild Coast and the Drakensberg Mountains also offer a wide range of trails.

Explore South Africa’s History

To learn more about the history of South Africa, you can visit the Blood River where there are two monuments that have a huge conflict history between the Zulu and the Dutch Voortrekkers. Robben Island and District Six are some other places that have an apartheid history at large.

Swim with Sharks

Swimming with sharks and white water rafting are some of the activities for adrenaline junkies. As a result of the abundance of Cape fur seals, numerous species of sharks are drawn to the cape. Some companies have actually invested in a safe viewing of the sharks without compromising your safety. However, there are places you can dive without the protection of a cage to encounter the sharks. This might be an overwhelming experience, but some people are dying to try it to have an experience.

There is a wide range of activities you can engage in while in South Africa depending on what you like, your budget and your location. As much as you would love to visit the country, it is important to have an idea of what to expect when you are there.

 

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