South Africa’s travel slogan, “A world in one country” is very fitting as South Africa has something for everyone. From lush tropical forests to open savannah ,from arid deserts to pristine beaches, from the mountains to the bushveld. You can escape to wild and remote parks and experience exceptional game viewing and then just an hour’s flight away, experience modern cities and sophisticated hotels that compete with the best in the world. South Africa is a fascinating society where African meets European, and modern meets traditional, where global trends rub shoulders with ancient customs. A mosaic of influences and traditions, a melting pot of cultures. Come and visit a rainbow nation!
Perhaps it’s a night drive in the African bush or a multi-national business deal. Maybe it’s soaring over Table Mountain or being pampered in style. Whatever you’re looking for – a warm African welcome to South Africa!
Cape Town is widely described as one of the world’s most desirable and beautiful destinations, nestled under Table Mountain and situated between the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a city with broad boulevards, bustling markets and the famous Victoria and Alfred Waterfront next to the harbour. Cape Town offers a host of cultural and adventure activities, as well as a wealth of marine life (including whales, seals, penguins and great white sharks).Cape town also offers a vibrant nightlife. A short ferry ride from the V & A Waterfront is the historic Robben Island, a symbol of triumph and hope where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for more than 17 years. Cape Town is located within one of the great floral kingdoms of the world. There are more plant species in and around Cape Town than in all of North America!
The spectacularly beautiful Garden Route is renowned for its rugged coastline, pristine beaches, indigenous forests, nature reserves, lakes, mountain ranges and great hiking trails. Golf is also an integral part of the Garden Route with several championship courses to choose from. Plettenberg Bay is a paradise for lovers of sun, sea and laid-back living while Knysna offers a vibrant cultural life and many sophisticated arts and craft shops as well as the majestic beauty of the Knysna Heads.
Mpumalanga is home to the world renowned Kruger National Park, the flagship of South Africa’s national parks. This two million hectare reserve offers an unrivalled wildlife experience. Private concessions within the Kruger National Park feature luxurious, exclusive game lodges, a number of which offer tailor-made safari activities led by excellent rangers and trackers. In general the accommodation is romantic, intimate and individualised and offers an up-close-and-personal experience of the South African wilderness. Most of these lodges offer open 4×4 safari vehicles, sensitive off-road driving, professional game rangers and night-drives.
Sun City, Africa’s kingdom of pleasure is a resort of glamour, excitement and entertainment located in the North West province. The resort offers a huge range of sporting facilities including floodlit tennis courts, squash, horse riding, nature trails, lawn bowls, windsurfing and water skiing. It’s Valley of the Waves has a wide selection of exciting water adventures from surfing to river rides. Sun City also has two world class golf courses and is home to one of the largest casinos in the Southern hemisphere. The Entertainment Centre offers slot machines, novelty and arcade games, fast food arcades, a bingo lounge and several live shows. Its close proximity to the Pilansberg Game Reserve means that guests can also enjoy a Big Five game experience. The PALACE OF THE LOST CITY at Sun City is characterised by impressive stone architecture and unique design details. Each of the 338 opulent en suite rooms and suites, all complete with intricately hand-carved furnishings, offer royal hospitality with wonderful views over water or jungle. In-room facilities include air-conditioning,mini-bar, 24 hour room service, television and telephone. The Palace has two elegant restaurants and four bars.
The “SUN CITY HOTEL” overlooks a magnificent landscape of subtropical gardens and sparkling pools in a choice of 340 luxury en suite rooms and suites all with air-conditioning,mini-bar, 24-hour room service, telephone and television. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, five superb restaurants, which serve a variety of cuisine, as well as two bars. There are conference facilities for up to 1200 within the Sun City complex.