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South Africa, the southern tip of the continent, is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Indian Ocean to the south and east. In the northwest, it has neighbors, Namibia and Zimbabwe and Botswana lies in the north. Kingdom of Lesotho is an enclave in southern South Africa, covering an area almost three times higher than California.

The San were the first inhabitants, the Khoikhoi and Bantu-speaking tribes followed. The Dutch East India Company landed the first European settlers at the Cape of Good Hope in 1652, launching a colony in the 18th century, there were only 15,000. Known as Boers or Afrikaners, and speak a language called Afrikaans, the Dutch settlers in 1795 attempted to set up an autonomous nation. After dwelling the Cape Colony in the year, Britain took undeviating control in 1815 at the end of the Napoleonic wars, with a population of 5,000 settlers.

Anglicization of government and the freeing of slaves in 1833 were 12,000 Afrikaners to make the "trip" to the north and east into the territory of the tribe of Africa, where they founded the republics of Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Discovery of diamonds and gold in 1867, nine years later he brought over, "Outlander", in the republics and spurred Cape Colony prime minister Cecil Rhodes connection. System of Rhodes, triggering "Outlander" as an armed rebellion against the Party Leander Starr Jameson would rise to the Rescue, misfired in 1895, forcing Rhodes to resign. Loss of dependent children in 1902 led to the 1910 Union of South Africa, which boasts of four provinces, two of the former states, and the old Cape and Natal colonies. Louis Botha, Boer, was announced the first Prime Minister to arrange political activity among Africans which were instituted to create the African National Congress in 1912.

Nested in the heart of the Lowveld, Kruger National Park is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in the world featuring unique attractions and pleasant environment that allows those who have desire to experience in the unpredictability and endless wilderness. It is the true quality of Africa which is larger than Israel. This reserve occupies 2 million hectares of land that covers for 352 kilometres from north to south. Visiting to this reserve is almost indescribable wildlife experience. This national park is also famous for the ultimate safari experience which lies across the provinces of Mpumalanga and Limpopo in the north of South Africa, just south of Zimbabwe and west of Mozambique. Some rare animal and species such as the birding Big Six ground hornbill, kori bustard, lappet-faced vulture, martial eagle, pel’s fishing owl and saddle-bill stork, the Little Five buffalo weaver, elephant shrew, leopard tortoise, ant lion and rhino beetle and more species of mammals are found in this place. It is an unspoiled land maintained by humans, thus become a fascinating spot for travellers across the globe.
Being the most popular tourist destination, Kruger National Park provide exceptional accommodation, including luxury accommodation for the visitors, coming from around the world. The resorts and hotels offers luxury lodges which are fully integrated with innovative designs and interiors. One will be relaxed in providing spacious, first class residences spectacular natural surroundings pr one can take ride on a private safari. With a wide range of accommodation facility, one can have a chance to stay in ample areas in the South African National Parks, providing a cherished experience of the bush in a relaxed and delightful setting.
Next to Sun City, Pilanesberg Game Reserve is situated in the North West province Bojanala. Located in the crater of this city, it is the biggest park in South Africa, occupying in an area of 55,000 hectares. The key beauty of Pilanesberg is the great central lake dam Mankwe. Over time, wind and water has carved fantastic scenery of cliffs, open grasslands, wooded valleys and thickets. Pilanesberg National Park accommodates practically every mammal of South Africa referred as a home to the Big Five.

The park covers in an area of 572 km where one can travel around a standard vehicle. The three main paved roads are named as Kgabo, Kubu and Tswene. There are several camps outside the park namely, Bagatla and Manyane. Several cottages are located in the park itself. For visitors per day, there are several stops on the inside, where there are bars and gift shops. By the middle of the park is an artificial lake and dam Thabayadiotso Mankwe, which means "mountain proud."

The area is surrounded by three concentric ridges or rings of hills including the formation rises from the surrounding plain. It is the main feature of the complex geological park named Pilanesberg alkaline ring. This large circular geological feature is ancient even by geological standards, as is the crater of an extinct volcano for a long time, and the result of eruptions some 1200 million years.

A number of rare minerals occur in the park which is rather unique and exotic. Pilanesberg Game Reserve rates high among the world's outstanding geological phenomena. Some rare species in southern Africa including lions, elephants, rhinos, black and white, Cape buffalo, leopards, zebras, hyenas, giraffes, hippos and crocodiles.
Cape Town is the second highest densely inhabited city in South Africa, referred as the provincial capital of the Western Cape. As the power of the National Parliament, it was declared as the legislative capital of the country. It is an official part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality which is renowned for its harbour as well as its natural ambiance in the Cape floral kingdom. Cape Town is also Africa's most popular tourist destination that lies on the shore of Table Bay.
A list of tourist attractions is mentioned below:

Table Mountain, Cape Town’s icon stands at 1 086 metres above with her support decisively within the Table Mountain National Park. The impressive table top is a national monument and her shape has been accepted as a ubiquitous scrawls for many a company logo, presented into her shadow. The mountain is made of sandstone measuring nearly 3km from start to end. One can be fascinated by viewing from remarkable and the panorama stretches from Table Bay.

Lying just 12 km offshore of Cape Town, Robben Island is famed for the imprisonment of South Africa’s first autonomous President, Nelson Mandela. However, today the island has become a World Heritage Site which houses a museum reflecting the achievement of the human spirit over misfortune.
Cape Town is known for its icy water and beautiful beaches. Bantry Bay is houses an exclusive small beach known as Saunder’s Rocks. This beautiful Cape Town beach has overwhelming pristine pools for safe swimming. For those who have keen interest to spend holiday in beaches, wearing a bathing suit, go swimming at Sandy Bay, Cape Towns’ would be the best location for them.
Renowned as third largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban is a formal element of the eThekwini metropolitan municipality. As the eco-friendly environment city, it attracts a large amount of tourists from far and wide. The city has warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches which gives a unique holiday experience to the visitors. With a population of almost 4.5 million, it was declared as the biggest city on the east coast of the African continent. Occupied in an area of 2,292 square kilometers, it throngs comparatively larger than other South African cities.

Top-listed spots of Durban including:

Athlone Park
Only 7.5 km from Durban, on the south coast road, Athlone Park is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods north of Amanzimtoti, facing Durban International Airport at the side, and just before the start of the Hibiscus Coast. It is the perfect gateway of nature enthusiasts. With the opening of a railway in Amanzimtoti and the arrival of a chief of station in 1902, First Nations Amanzimtoti became firmly entrenched in the minds of South Africans as a town, and many tourists went to seven miles of beach.

Berea
Perched on the crest of a hill, The Berea suburb of Durban overlooks the city, a residential suburb, filled with an eclectic mix of architectural styles that include large Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco and modern homes reminiscent of the colonial era the past.

The Bluff
Renowned as eco-friendly landscape, the Buff has a thick green belt that has a strong attraction for those who don’t want to stay amidst hustle and bustle of daily life. Umhlanga Rocks Amanzimtoti and even is a collection of suburbs that cover the military base section cliff in the north of Treasure Beach in the south. The Bluff is also the gateway to the south coast with its many resorts and other attractions. The Bluff offers stretches of pristine beaches bordered by dunes, rock pools, the more favorite fishing, diving and surfing spots, giving sport and leisure for the more adventurous.

Botha Hill
The top ranges of the hill Botha are the most spectacular sight of this town that always gets a mention when it's time Marathon buddies. Also known as known as Botha's Halfway House, it offers many to offers to enjoy this fascinating place.
Blessed with immerse beauty, Bali is undoubtedly one of the fascinating tourist spots in Indonesia that houses plenty of beautiful beaches to enjoy your holiday. Top-listed beaches of Bali are mentioned below: Kuta Beach-Kuta beach is unquestionably Bali's much-loved Beach which is thronged by a large number of tourists throughout the year. Nowadays, one will find luxurious hotels, restaurants, bars and night clubs here to enjoy. It is also considered as the perfect location for those who want peace and calm. Sanur Beach- Located on the southeastern side, it is one of most popular beaches in Bali that offers pleasant environment and green surroundings to enjoy. Jimbaran Beach is a real paradise for sunbathers looking for a stretched, calm, picturesque tropical beach in Bali. Lovina Beach lies on the northern side of Bali. The black sand beaches offering ample water activities such as snorkeling and diving. Also renowned for dolphin spotting, one will surely fascinate with it. Just south of Kuta Beach, Padang Padang Beach is located which is known for its fascinating surroundings and cool breeze. Amongst beaches in Bali, Padang Padang is a real pearl that offers various water sports such as swimming, snorkeling and surfing. Referred as romantic beach in Bali, Dreamland Beach is a 25 minute drive from Kuta. Being a significant spot to visit, it is encircled by limestone cliffs

Garden Route is a trendy and scenic stretch of the south-east coast of South Africa. It stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape is in Storms River, which is crossed along the N2 coastal highway the Paul Sauer Bridge in the extreme western reach of the neighboring countries of the Eastern Cape.

The name comes from the green vegetation and ecological diversity encountered here and in the numerous lakes and lagoons along the coast. It includes cities such as Mossel Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and the natural Valley, George, Garden Route and the largest city in the main administrative center.

It has an oceanic climate, with mild summers and mild winters cool. It has the mildest climate in South Africa and the warmer climate of the world second after Hawaii, according to the Guinness Book of Records. Temperatures rarely fall below 10 ° C in winter and rarely above 28 ° C in summer throughout the year, with a slight increase in spring, brought by the winds off the sea in the Indian Ocean and the increased release of its precipitation along the Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua mountains, inland from the coast.

The road seems between the mountains and the Indian Ocean. Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma indigenous forests is a unique blend of Cape fynbos and hiking trails, offering mild and forests and ecotourism activities. About 300 species of birds are found in a vast variety of habitats ranging from fynbos to forest to wetlands.

The green valleys of the Cape Winelands are encircled by hilly mountains. Towns and villages have many houses and monuments, and occasionally orchards must be seen, whose products can found in all corners of the world. Its Mediterranean climate and winter rainfall in south-west of Cape Town produced some of the best wines in the country.
The rich and fertile soils along the Breede River and especially Velley areas of Somerset West, Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek has become world famous for its white, red, sherry, port and cognac. See the Wine Route of the CAP, for a detailed overview of all the wine routes, including the Constantia Valley, coastal roads, Little Karoo and Olifants River Wine Routes and much more.
Destinations / Town & Suburbs of the Cape Winelands
Franschhoek
Cape Franshoek French corner is one of the tremendous wine valleys in the world, just 45 minutes from Cape Town and half an hour of Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington and wine routes in Somerset West.
Groot Drakenstein
The valley is known as the Groot Drakenstein in the shadow of the mountain of the same name on the back of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, midway between Paarl and Franschhoek. Some large historic Cape Dutch farms located in this valley, including the vineyards of Boschendal, Bien Donne, Meerlust, Solms-Delta and L'Ormarins. In fact, it describes an area that is in the shadow of the Groot Drakenstein Mountains.
Klapmuts
Klapmuts, right on the R45 between Paarl and Kraaifontein, is a fairly small town in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Klapmuts is very popular among tourists you can take on large farms and small farms with views of the mountains on the edge of things. You feel free of the city here, if only 45 minutes from Cape Town.
Paarl
Just an hour's drive from Cape Town, it will take you to a huge granite outcrop with three rounded domes, one leading from what was initially called Peerleberg or Pearl Mountain Gabemma Abraham. Abraham came on the rock in 1657 on his way to find meat in the Cape of Good Hope settlement. The solid rock is the name of a city that is today known for its gorgeous panorama, fine wines and spectacular architecture.
Pniel
If you have ever driven along the Helshoogte R310 Stellenbosch, an alternative route through beautiful Franschhoek, then you have crossed the small town of Pniel. Linking the two main cities of the wine in this manner allows a more enjoyable weekend full of good food, good view, and enough wine to fill the trunk of his car.

Just 12 km from Cape Town, Robben Island was a place of deportation, exile, isolation and confinement for nearly 400 years. It was here at Robben Island, sent to the rulers of the transaction: the political menaces, exiles and unwanted of society.

During the apartheid years Robben Island has became globally for its institutional brutality. The responsibility of individuals who ran Robben Island and Robben Island prison was to isolate opponents of apartheid and to squeeze their self-esteem. The imprisoned on the island achieved in a psychological and political revolving a prison hell hole "as a symbol of personal freedom and liberation. Robben Island became a symbol not only for South Africa and the African continent, but also for the world, the triumph of human spirit over enormous hardship and adversity
. Over thousands of years, the island was served as residence for the People of Cape Town, was not covered with water. Since the Dutch established at the Cape of the mid-1600s, Robben Island was used mainly as a prison.

Today, however, Robben Island also tells profit apartheid and other human rights abuses. "Indestructibility of the spirit of resistance to colonialism, injustice and oppression" Overcoming opposition from the prison authorities, prisoners on Robben Island after 1960 were able to organize sports events, political debates and educational programs to defend their right of human beings with dignity and equality. They were able to help lay the foundation for modern democracy. Today, Robben Island is a place of coercion and the victory of the place.

Nested in the heart of the Lowveld, Kruger National Park is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in the world featuring unique attractions and pleasant environment that allows those who have desire to experience in the unpredictability and endless wilderness. It is the true quality of Africa which is larger than Israel. This reserve occupies 2 million hectares of land that covers for 352 kilometres from north to south. Visiting to this reserve is almost indescribable wildlife experience. This national park is also famous for the ultimate safari experience which lies across the provinces of Mpumalanga and Limpopo in the north of South Africa, just south of Zimbabwe and west of Mozambique. Some rare animal and species such as the birding Big Six ground hornbill, kori bustard, lappet-faced vulture, martial eagle, pel’s fishing owl and saddle-bill stork, the Little Five buffalo weaver, elephant shrew, leopard tortoise, ant lion and rhino beetle and more species of mammals are found in this place. It is an unspoiled land maintained by humans, thus become a fascinating spot for travellers across the globe.
Being the most popular tourist destination, Kruger National Park provide exceptional accommodation, including luxury accommodation for the visitors, coming from around the world. The resorts and hotels offers luxury lodges which are fully integrated with innovative designs and interiors. One will be relaxed in providing spacious, first class residences spectacular natural surroundings pr one can take ride on a private safari. With a wide range of accommodation facility, one can have a chance to stay in ample areas in the South African National Parks, providing a cherished experience of the bush in a relaxed and delightful setting.

Often described as magical and mystical, Table Mountain is the premier feature of Cape Town landmark. The magnificent mountain is noticeable from almost anywhere in Cape Town and is often used as a beacon to locate an appropriate way The Mountain is carved into the sandstone and rises 1086 meters at its highest point, Maclear Beacon, across the bay. Its flat summit measures nearly three miles and offers views over the city and its beaches. The panorama spreads from Table Bay to False Bay and from the valley of Hout Bay and Kommetjie. On a clear day, you have a wonderful view of the Cape Flats to the Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Table Mountain is home to an exotic wildlife; many species are prevalent and survive only in the unique ecosystem that is contained in the mountain. There are about 1470 species of plants counting over 250 different species of daisies. Animals such as baboons and porcupines live here freely, and rodents called Rock fur Dassler. These little creatures look like plump rabbits without ears - incredibly, their closest living relative is the elephant! The Table Mountain ghost frog is a kind of animal that one cannot found in other place in the world.

Table Mountain is bordered to the east by Devil's Peak. As the story goes Van Hunks, a pirate in the early 18th century, retired from his eventful life at sea to live on the slopes of Devil's Peak. He spent his days sitting on the mountain, smoking his pipe. One day a stranger approached him, and a combination of smoke followed, which lasted several days. The clouds of smoke and set up a strong wind blossom them down towards the city. When Van Hunks eventually won the competition abroad has proved to be the Devil and the two disappeared in a cloud of smoke. Legend has it that the cloud of smoke they left became Table Mountain water - the famous white cloud that rubbed off on the mountain when the wind south-easter, summer.

Referred as "Seven Worlds of Wonder," along AndBeyond Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal Private has an abundance of riches to overcome all the dreams of an African safari. One of the best experiences of game viewing is not only the big 5, but a large number of other animals and birds in its 22,000 acres, which includes seven different habitats - dry sand forests, savannas, forests and systems wetlands, beautiful rivers, mountains, marshes and pans. Phinda Private Game Reserve is home to five magnificent chalets, each with its own charm and character.

Ride on safaris offer all inclusive packages, including exceptional Big 5 safari 4x4 safaris in open vehicles. One can experience rangers and Zulu interpretation of the optional instructions of Bush walks every day.
Phinda is a game of paradise, nestled beneath the Lebombo Mountains in the north of KwaZulu-Natal, not far from Durban or Richard's Bay. Phinda is a Zulu word which means "return". One of the greatest games reintroductions in Africa, Phinda was restocked with lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant, leopard, giraffe etc.

The safaris are only one aspect of the Phinda experience. There are not many who can match our "Flight of the Fish Eagle" air safari - soaring over a bay where the diversity of competing species of coral in Australia's Great Barrier or liquid passing herds of hippos in a canoeing or river. Diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing are just a jump away which can do in the evening by indulging in the ancient culture of the Southern African warrior tribe, Zulu.

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