South Africa
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1. Cape Town

Cape Town – Simply the Best City in the World Cape Town is undoubtably South Africa’s gem in the tourism industry, a place both South Africans and foreigners choose as a holiday destination. The Mother City continues to pull out all the stops, promoting her undeniable beauty to tourists and gathering awards around the globe! The 2015/2016 Telegraph Travel Awards chose Cape Town as the “Best City in the World” for the fourth year running, beating Vancouver and Venice which took second and third place respectively in the Best City category. Cape Town also took the honours as the number one food city in the world in the Condé Nast’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Cape Town is the heart…

2. Constantia

Oldest Wine-Making Region in the Southern Hemisphere Constantia lies below Table Mountain National Park, in one of the greenest, leafiest parts of Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa. The suburb is home to award-winning wine farms, unrivalled natural beauty and some of the finest restaurants in the country! Constantia is one of the oldest areas in the Cape and is the oldest wine-making region in the southern hemisphere and has an appeal that offers something of interest to everyone. Constantia’s wine farms are all close together, making them easy to visit one after the other however, it is highly recommended that you take a few days to explore them all as each one has its own unique charm. This suburb of stately homesteads and oak-lined streets is filled with heritage and…

3. Duiker Island (Seal Island)

Duiker Island, also known as Seal Island, is a Seal and bird inhabited island off the coast of Hout Bay in Cape Town. Known for its excellent marine life it is visited daily by tourists and photographers. Duiker Island is home to thousands of Cape Fur Seals and a huge variety of sea birds. For this reason, Hout Bay has now become well known as the port of departure for scenic day trips to the Island, home to these amazing animals. Breeding time for Cape Fur Seals generally takes place during November and December each year however at Duiker Island you mainly find young male seals waiting to “come of age” before breeding. Duiker Island is not a breeding colony as the island is surrounded by very rough waters which could wash the pups away. Bulls can grow up to 2.5 m in length and can…

4. Hout Bay

The Republic of Hout Bay Hout Bay, or “Republic of Hout Bay” as it is affectionately referred to by its residents, lies just 20 minutes from the centre of Cape Town. It has a unique and timeless beauty that makes it attractive to one and all and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of mountains that seem to majestically guard over its calm indigo bay. Hout Bay offers an exceptional holiday experience with an emphasis on nature, sun, sea and sand! It is central to all Cape Town attractions however this popular tourist spot provides more than enough attractions of its own. The surrounding mountains offer hiking and cycling trails and with the sea on your doorstep a full menu of water sports…

5. Noordhoek

Baie de Noordhoek

Sleepy Hollow Noorhoek is situated at the southern foot of Chapmans Peak. It remains Cape Town’s rural treasure, surrounded by sea, mountains and vast prized wetlands. This charming coastal suburb is reached by driving some of the most spectacular roads in the Western Cape – via Chapman’s Peak Drive or over Ou Kaapse Weg. Noordhoek has a distinct farm atmosphere and the lifestyle of its residents is tranquil, relaxed and unhurried. Here you will find horses, pigs, cows, hens, ducks, geese and rabbits roaming around in gardens and open public spaces. Famed for its long white sandy beach, it is also not surprising that Noordhoek is often called “Cape Country by the Beach”.…

6. Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park is not a single continuous area but consists of undeveloped mountainous areas interupted by developed urban areas on shallower terrain, thus forming three distinctive sections : Table Mountain Silvermine Tokai Cape Point The Park was proclaimed on 29 May 1998 for the purpose of protecting the natural environment of the Table Mountain chain and particularly the rare and endangered fynbos vegetation. It is managed by South African National Parks (SANP) and envelops two world-renowned landmarks namely Table Mountain, from whence it gets its name and the Cape of Good Hope, at the southern-most point of Africa. The park starts at Signal Hill in the north,…