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Safaris? Check. Awesome food? Check. Beaches? Mountains? Sightseeing? Triple check. Let us show you around the country with something for everyone

In this country of extremes, you’ll find it all: from deserts to mountains, wild animals to beaches, adventure activities to top cuisine, natural wonders to historical sites. There’s a vast array of activities waiting to be enjoyed and savoured.

And that’s exactly what we’ve compiled in this guide: a Bucket List of the 25 top experiences you can do right here in South Africa. Want to float over ancient mountains on a hot-air balloon? Go ahead. Feel like diving with great whites in icy water? You can. Fancy indulging in award-winning wines and fantastic food? It’s yours – and for surprisingly little cost.

So read on and get set to turn those far-off “one-day-I’d-really-like-to” dreams into a right-now reality and plan your trip. Because South Africa really has it all. Except for snow: that’s the one thing we don’t have that much of...

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Updated on 24 Jun 2015.

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