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The Rainbow Nation has really come of age as a tourism destination and is perfect if you've not explored this mighty continent before. You get the amazing wildlife, exuberant culture and epic scenery coupled with a highly developed transport and accommodation infrastructure.

Of course, South Africa offers unmatched safari too. In places like Kruger, Tembe and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi, game is plentiful and guides top notch. And its ocean wildlife shouldn't be overlooked. Along the coastline, dolphins and turtles play just offshore and whales breach on the horizon. There's sophistication too. Cape Town has moving museums, fine dining and buzzing nightlife — all to a backdrop of spectacular Table Mountain.

Safari in South Africa

Finding the best safari for your budget & interests

  • Cape Town

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  • Johannesburg

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  • Durban

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  • Sabi Sands

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  • Kruger National Park

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  • Kwazulu-Natal

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  • Nelspruit

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  • Addo Elephant Park

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  • North West Province

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  • The Karoo

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