South Africa is a popular tourist destination that attracts a large number of tourists each and every year. Whether it is for its beaches, parks, mountain ranges or water falls, this country has lots to offer, but the main attraction is its Wildlife and natural beauty.

Listed below are some of the places you must include during your South African vacation:

Kruger National Park

Situated near Johannesburg, this tourist attraction is a popular wildlife conservation area and is the largest and oldest of all the wildlife parks. It is a must to visit this park whilst on holiday in South Africa, where you will get to see many different varieties of animals.

Augrabies Waterfalls

No South African holiday is complete without a visit to these gorgeous waterfalls. Surrounded by a stunning environment, the waterfalls are some of the most visited tourist attractions and the ideal time to enjoy this tourist attraction is in the spring when the waterfalls have plenty of water.

South African museum and planetarium

South African museums are certainly worth visiting where tourists can view amazing exhibits, such as art and crafts from African tribes, caves with rock art and other exhibits which are devoted to human science and natural history. Tourists and visitors who are looking for something unusual during their South African holiday can visit Cape Town’s natural history galleries that offer attractions like a collection of whale skeletons and prehistoric reptiles.

St. George’s Cathedral

Situated in Cape Town, this tourist attraction is an imposing Victorian Gothic style Anglican Cathedral. The cathedral has a valuable historical background attached to it and the architectural beauty of the cathedral lies in its fine Gabriel Loire windows and Rose Window.

Robben Island

Situated a few miles from Cape Town, this tourist attraction is often visited by tourists and visitors during their South African holiday. This island has a rocky outcrop and today, the island symbolizes liberation and victory.

Garden route

The Garden route takes tourists and visitors from Mossel Bay to Port Elizabeth. The route proves to be quite an exciting and delightful tourist attraction for those on a holiday in South Africa. The route offers beautiful scenery and vegetation and also offers adventure and sports such as tracking, mountain climbing or hiking.

Best time to holiday in South Africa

An ideal South African holiday is best during the months of July and August, but it is a wonderful place to visit anytime of year.