Ask anyone, and they’ll inform you that South Africa has many amazing tourist destinations worth visiting. But where do you begin? Here’s a list with the top 5 things you need to mark off the “to-do” list. Keep reading to learn more!

Table Mountain

At 1,085m above sea level, you’ll see stunning panoramic Cape Town sunsets and its surroundings on the latest of the 7 Wonders of the World. The most impressive of them is Table Mountain. It is awash with native species like the Protea and wildlife, including adorable Dassies (rock badgers). Table Mountain is an ideal place to observe the natural world, and it is perfect. Take a bird’s-eye perspective over the town below by Table Mountain Cable Way. Table Mountain Cable Way.

Cradle of Mankind

Imagine the way life was back in South Africa millions of years ago. Today, you can go to the Cradle of Mankind in Gauteng, located just north of Johannesburg. The World Heritage Site is an amazing treasure trove of fossilised past as well as fossils of one of the world’s ancestral ancestors—the Hominids. Explore the past and the ancient fossilized world of dinosaurs and hominid skeletons, as well as proof of their presence at the Maropeng Visitor Centre and the Sterkfontein Caves.

The Top Five South African Incredible Tourist Attractions lists five captivating South African tourist spots that draw visitors from around the globe. Tours are a great option for seamlessly experiencing these must-see spots. 

Tours to South Africa provide customised experiences, knowledgeable guides, and convenient logistics to maximise your time exploring South Africa’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Whether that means enjoying panoramic views from Table Mountain or meeting Africa’s Big Five on safari, tours provide an enriching way of experiencing all this extraordinary place has to offer!

The Kruger National Park

You can expect to see the “King of the Jungle at its most natural realm, ruling the Savannah… along with the road. Kruger National Park Kruger National Park is an entry point into the wild, and guests can view The Big Five, including lions and other ferocious cats in their prime.

The Cape Winelands

Who doesn’t want to sip and swirl tasty, award-winning wines? Even the wine enthusiast can appreciate a nice bottle of vino. There’s no doubt that South Africa, particularly the Western Cape, is the gateway to amazing wines made in old-fashioned vineyards throughout the province. Travel through the wine route from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek and take in a wine tasting and food pairings to please your taste buds.

Robben Island

A trip to Cape Town (the Mother City) isn’t enough without a boat ride to Robben Island. On the island, you can get a glimpse of the legendary Tata Madiba Nelson Mandela, who was imprisoned for 27 years. Go on a tour of his old prison cells and learn more about his time on the island and other fighters in the struggle.