We have so much to do in South Africa, and many of them are ONLY available in South Africa indeed. If you are enjoying a golf holiday and looking for more fun and thrill to complete your Africa experience, we highly recommend the following activities to you. Well, you probably need to add extra days to your stay, or come back soon for another wonderful journey.
Eastern South Africa
– Go for Safaris in Kruger or Isimangaliso
The Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces has always been the iconic tourism drawcard of South Africa. You can see The Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) by self-drive, guided drives or guided walks through the bushveld. You can also visit The Isimangaliso (St. Lucia) Wetland Park which is South Africa’s first UNESCO World Heritage site. Hopping on a cruise that tours around the park’s three major lake systems is a common practise for tourists to see some of Africa’s most uncommon species.
– Watch a game in the World’s Second Oldest Rugby Stadium
In South Africa, sport is something of a religion. Rugby is immensely popular in SA and the Springboks are the pride of the nation, having brought SA the Rugby World Cup (1999 and 2007) and the Tri-Nations (1998, 2004 and 2009). Being one of the famous landmarks of Cape Town, the Newlands Stadium, soon turning 124 years old, is the oldest rugby stadium in South Africa and the second-oldest rugby stadium in the world.
– The Cape of Storms and the Whales
The world-renowned Cape Point is a projection of landmass lined with rugged rocks and steep cliffs. For centuries, The rocky landscape combined with challenging weather caused hundreds of shipwrecks to scatter along the coastline, hence earning the name “Cape of Storms” from Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias. Standing at the lighthouse built in 1859, You could oversee the water where (roughly) the Atlantic and Indian Ocean meet. If you are traveling between July and November, Hermanus to the south of Cape Town is also famous for land-based whale watching, not to miss the nearby Bettys Bay and Stony Point where you could observe hundreds of penguins up close.