Safari Holidays in South Africa
South Africa is the perfect destination to take safari holidays if it is your first time to Africa and is also highly recommended for families. Not only can you experience an authentic big five safari in remote game reserves and famous national parks, you can take advantage of all the sightseeing opportunities including the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, the beautiful Garden Route stretch, the stunning Cape Winelands and historic sites like the KwaZulu Battlefields and Robben Island. South Africa is also one of the few places where families can enjoy a malaria free safari. There are many excellent malaria free reserves where you can still see the big five and all of the other weird and wonderful creatures, but without the hassle of taking malaria medication. The accommodation for safari holidays in South Africa is of supreme quality; the camps, lodges and hotels are stylish, comfortable and luxurious with large bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms, spacious outdoor decking areas, private pools and with this comes an outstanding service and fine cuisine.
The Kruger National Park
The Kruger is one of Africa’s largest parks and is home to an impressive number of species, hence why it is a popular place to take safari holidays. Some of the best places to stay are the in the private reserves located towards the west of the park. The animals roam freely between the private reserves and the Kruger National Park so your chances of sighting the big five and a full range of wildlife is guaranteed. Your safari in the Kruger can be tailor-made to suit each and every individual and ensure you all get the most out of the experience. If you’re travelling as a family, it can be arranged for your children to take part in a number of activities to keep their minds active and curious. If you’re travelling as a couple for a honeymoon, it can be arranged for you and your partner to enjoy candlelit meals for two under the stars, horseback safaris and private game drives, so your trip is romantic and special. Take walking safaris, elephant back rides and hot air balloon journeys all on safari holidays in South Africa!
Safari Holidays Combined with the Vibrant City of Cape Town
There are so many reasons why you should combine safari holidays with the beautiful city of Cape Town. Not only is this one of the most desirable cities in the world, it is a cultural melting pot, benefits from good weather and has some of the best wining and dining in the world. Whilst you’re in Cape Town, a visit to Table Mountain is an absolute must whilst Robben Island is an interesting visit. Visit Cape Point, the south-westernmost tip of Africa where there are picturesque bays, beaches, hills and valleys and various mammals including antelope, zebra and the Chacma baboons. The accommodation in Cape Town is excellent, ranging from elegant houses to boutique hotels, all of which provide fine food and drink, and welcome guests with open arms. Safari holidays in South Africa wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Africa’s oldest city, Cape Town.