With the diversity of landscapes and cultures, South Africa offers numerous things to tourists from sightseeing to shopping. The country is primarily reckoned for its various activities like hiking, bird watching and...
With the diversity of landscapes and cultures, South Africa offers numerous things to tourists from sightseeing to shopping. The country is primarily reckoned for its various activities like hiking, bird watching and whale watching. Following these are aquatic activities like scuba diving, shark cage diving, surfing and many others. Aerial sports like bungee jumping are among other popular activities of the country.
Housing various natural, cultural and heritage sites, South Africa also has immense scope for sightseeing. Some of the most famous tourist sites are Kruger National Park, Garden Route, Durban beachfront, Robben Island and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.
The areas around Cape Town and Johannesburg are famous for scenic beauty, comprising beaches and mountains that are characteristic of a laid-back atmosphere. Johannesburg and Wild Coast are other destinations housing popular sites.
Tourists can also avail any of the various available itineraries like city tours, multi-day tours, adventure tours, safari tours, etc. Excursions to nearby regions like Chapman's Peak and other tailor-made tours for backpackers and honeymooners are also popular.
South Africa is also famous for its shopping centres, particularly those in Johannesburg that sell almost everything from traditional crafts to clothing and jewellery to local wine. There are numerous restaurants where the main delicacies of South African cuisine like biltong, potjiekos, mielie pap, mashonzha and bobotie are available.
Throughout the country, food like boerewors and other braai food are available on the streets. International cuisine like Moroccan, Chinese, West African, Congolese, Japanese, French, Italian and others are also available in South Africa.
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