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8 Great reasons to visit South Africa

With its pristine coastline, a phenomenal climate and awesome
adventures ranging from shark-diving to historic trails and wine tasting, South Africa is guaranteed to provide you with the unforgettable journey of a lifetime. Here are just some of the many reasons to visit.


Cape Peninsula

Surely, one of the most beautiful regions on the planet, the Cape Peninsula is a treasure of mountains, beaches, scenic beauty and protected fauna and flora. Take day trips to its beaches, enjoy the view from Table Mountain, head down to Cape Point, where 2 oceans collide or immerse you in the history of Robben Island and the townships.

 


Cape Winelands

Anytime is a good time to tour the winelands in the Cape. Rated among the best in the world, the well-priced wines, and 16 diverse wine routes will leave devotees of the grape spoiled
for choice. Add to this the fabulous restaurants offering a gastronomic treat and quaint laid back towns to meander through; a couple of nights in the winelands are a well worth addition to any South Africa itinerary.


Whale Watching

The Town of Hermanus offers the opportunity to see the magnificent Southern Right Whales. From June until November, Southern Right Whales are highly visible along the south coast of the Western Cape, making this the perfect time of year for a whale-watching trip. You don’t even have to go out on a boat to see them because Hermanus, overlooking Walker Bay, is considered to be the best land-based whale-watching spot in the world. Southern Rights often come in close to the shoreline, sometimes appearing just a few metres from the shore.


Garden Route

Lush with evergreen vegetation, beaches, rivers, lakes and friendly towns, the Garden Route is a region of extraordinary natural beauty. Play golf, dine, sunbathe and experience one-of-a kind marine, nature and adrenaline sports activities amid the dramatic mountain scenery and ancient forests of South Africa.

 


Safari

All ways try to end your itinerary on a WOW factor, and what better way than to finish with a 5 star Safari, South Africa and the Eastern Cape in particular has plenty to choose from and fits in perfectly with any Garden Route Itinerary. Luxury on call, impeccable service and cuisine, soothing spa’s and superlative wildlife encounters add up to safari adventures that will exceed your wildest expectations.


Route 62

If you prefer to stay a little longer or have been fortunate enough to drive The Garden Route on a previous holiday, Route 62 offers laid-back adventurers the opportunity to discover the world’s longest wine route. Lose yourself for a day, a week or more on a sybarite’s journey of discovery that includes wine tasting, dining, country shopping, homely hospitality and a host of unforgettable characters.


KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal holds many wonders. Mountain scenery, rolling midlands, bush and beachescome together to offer a compelling and intriguing KwaZulu-Natal tourism experience. All this is underpinned by the legacy of the Zulus and the wars which played out here, completing the picture of KwaZulu-Natal’s alluring tourist attraction. Ample opportunities exist for visitors to immerse themselves in the Zulu culture at villages around the province, while extensive battlefields tourism routes bring these Zulu-Boer-British wars to life. This mountainous terrain gives way to the rolling hills of the midlands where you can indulge in the treats of the famous Midlands Meander. This tourism route features almost 200 destinations, focused around the arts, crafts and cultures of this region


Elephant Coast

Complete your KwaZulu-Natal adventure with some time in northern KwaZulu-Natal; track the coastline to the World Heritage Site of iSimangaliso – a natural Eden where each season
brings fresh wonders: whales in November, turtles in December, world-class scuba diving, and Big 5 reserves in landscapes barely changed since time began.

Amity World Travel are experts in putting together fantastic tailor made holidays around South Africa and have a great range of accommodation options ranging from quirky and unique to 5 star luxury. So call in today and start planning your South African extravaganza