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South Africa Travel Guide

Welcome to South Africa Travel Guide, a complete guide offering travel information about South Africa National Parks & game reserves, things to do, the Best Time To Visit South Africa, highlights of South African Safari Activities, specially curated by Gazelle Safaris Africa.

Top South African Destinations

  • Cape Town
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • The Kruger Park (Mpumalanga & Limpopo)
  • Table Mountain National Park
  • Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn
  • Robben Island

Top Highlights Of South Africa Safari

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

See cheetahs and other desert residers in the harsh beauty of the Kalahari. Spotting Kalahari lions purring between the dunes will be the highlight of your South African Safari.

Wine Routes

The Cape’s wine estates offer stunning scenery and some fine vintages along with the most fantastic Cape Dutch architecture.

The Wild Coast

Enjoy some much-needed peace and seclusion along a remote and spectacular subtropical coastline.

Kruger National Park

Encounter hippos and the Big Five.

Best Time To Go For South Africa Safari

With so many equally amazing attractions there is no bad time to visit South Africa Destinations. However, if you’re planning a South Africa Safari then from November to February and June to October is a perfect time.

Where To Go For The Best Experience Of South African Safari?

The Northern Province Limpopo offers the best South Africa Safari Tours. Anything which is near to the Kruger National Park is rich in wildlife hence, attractive for tourists.

The Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in Africa with over 100 reptiles, 150 species of birds, and 148 mammals.

There are countless private game reserves and safari camps available. Some of the most popular game reserves are Thornybush, Sabi Sand, Timbavati, Manyeleti, Makalali, and Balule.

Top Nature Reserves Of South African Destinations

➢    Tsitsikamma National Park

Situated in South Africa's southern coastline this National Park offers startling beauty in a spectacular expanse.

➢    De Hoop Nature Reserve

Explore various beautiful mountain bike trails, fynbos, and wildlife in this South African destination.

Accommodation in South Africa

Accommodation in South Africa may tend to be on the expensive side. But we assure you of high standards and exceptional value for money. Even modest backpacker lodges come with a minimum of fresh sheets and clean rooms. South Africa is the hub of great boutique hotels, luxury guesthouses, lodges, and country retreats at very reasonable prices. The South Africa National Parks and reserves feature a range of accommodation, from basic rest camps to slick game lodges.

The beautiful country of South Africa is blessed with unappalled game viewing and dazzling tropical beaches. Enjoy the best of South Africa Safari with our budget-friendly tailor-made South Africa Safari Packages. Visit Gazelle Safaris Africa to find out more. Also, get the best option to explore South Africa Travel Guide.

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Quick Facts About South Africa

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Frequently Asked Questions

South Africa is known for its numerous safari destinations, but the most famous, and perhaps most impressive for the big five the Kruger National Park and its surrounding territory.

The best time to visit South Africa Safari is during the dry months of May to September. This is the best period for wildlife viewing as all the animals congregate around waterholes and rivers.

When in South Africa, going on safari is a must. All the traditional African safari experiences are just a couple of hours' drive from the city center.

A valid passport of a minimum of six months with two consecutive blank pages is mandatory for traveling to South Africa. Visa may be required depending upon your nationality. Just check the entry visa requirement at your nearest embassy.

South Africa is the hub of the most luxurious lodges in Africa along with boutique hotels and intimate guesthouses. These are beautiful traditional safari lodges in the middle of the bush. Also, some ledges offer rooms with their own plunge pool and deck.

You are required to declare all foreign currency in any form upon your entry or exit from South Africa. So, the wise thing is to change your money when required. There are lots of facilities for currency exchange in hotels and lodges.

Yes, South Africa is an excellent destination for families. The game reserves are malaria-free. See the Africa "Big 5" and go on exciting activities in Cape Town.

South Africa has 11 official languages. But the major languages are English and Afrikaans. English is spoken widely throughout South Africa.

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South Africa Safari Itineraries

11 Days The Gem Of Africa Safari

Nairobi | Masai Mara Game Reserve | Lake Naivasha | Aberdares National Park | Lake Nakuru |

Kenya Wildlife Safari

11 Days From $ 3277
Gorillas & Golden Monkeys

4 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Golden Monkeys Safari

Kigali | Franco-Rwanda cultural Centre | Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Rwanda Gorilla Safaris

4 Days From $ 2,470
Gorillas-&-Golden-Monkeys

9 Days Chimps, Gorillas & Golden Monkeys

Kampala | Kibale Forest | Queen Elizabeth | Bwindi Forest | Mgahinga Park

Uganda Gorilla Safaris

9 Days From $4030
Cape Town

7 Days 6 Nights Cape Town & Johannesburg

Table Mountain Cable Way | Ameera Yacht | Cape Point | Funicular Train Ride | Seal Island

South Africa Luxury Safari

7 Days From $ 1037

7 Days The Kenya Adventure Safari

Nairobi | Meru National Park | Olpajeta Ranch | Lake Nakuru National Park | Masai Mara Game Reserve

Kenya Wildlife Safari

7 Days From $ 2297
Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Express

Kampala | Queen Elizabeth National Park

Uganda Big 5 & Wildlife Safaris

4 Days From $1325

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