Exploring South Africa’s Provinces
Each of South Africa’s provinces has something fascinating to offer visitors. For
international and local travellers alike, the South African landscape presents breathtaking
scenery, rich culture and a host of beautiful attractions.
Below, discover some of the highlights of each of South Africa’s provinces. This guide will
help you to plan your ideal South African holiday, and to choose your preferred
accommodation venues in South Africa.
South Africa Travel Highlights
• Western Cape
The Western Cape is best known for the scenic grandeur and laid-back ambience of its
capital city, Cape Town. While the ‘Mother City’, with its perfect beaches, Mediterranean
climate, vineyards and vibrant lifestyle should not be missed during your visit to South
Africa, the Western Cape is home to countless other hidden jewels.
No trip to South Africa is complete without a journey
to the Southern-most point of the African continent.
While you won’t find the glitzy sophisticated Western
Cape accommodation you’d find in Cape Town, the
town offers convenient self-catering chalets, small
hotels and bed and breakfasts.
The desolate, haunting landscapes of the Cape
Agulhas give no hint of the fact that this area is a
haven for fisherman - the nutrient-rich waters off the
Southern tip of Africa provide some of the best
fishing opportunities in the country.
If you’re looking for an attractive coastal village in closer proximity to Cape Town,
Hermanus is an ideal destination. Located within a two-hour drive of Cape Town,
Hermanus offers Western Cape accommodation ranging from 3-star lodges to sumptuous
Hermanus is best known for its whale-watching opportunities. A ‘whale crier’ alerts the
town when whales come into sight, and visitors to the town can either view the whales
from chartered boats or enjoy excellent views of these
animals from atop the cliffs on which the town is built.
The Karoo is an arid semi-desert that that lies to the