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South Africa

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Rainbow Nation

The landscapes of South Africa match its people in terms of diversity, richness, and vitality. From desert lands and coastlines, to the famous nature reserves sheltering the "Big Five" game animals, the country has natural charm in spades. The main cities provide a wealth of bars, clubs, shopping districts, and entertainment options to please the most demanding visitors, while traditional life can still be admired and respected in a collection of villages with beehive-style huts and an age-old cultural heritage. When in need of a minute to digest all that's happened during your trip to South Africa, sit down to a braai (traditional barbecue), and a bottle of wine made at one of the country's thriving vineyards. Use our South Africa trip planner: South Africa and all its delights await.
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Places to visit in South Africa

Cape Town Best for: Nature, Parks, Beaches Kruger National Park Best for: Trails, Parks Nelspruit Best for: Nature, Parks, Shopping Johannesburg Best for: Museums, Shopping, Theme Parks Plettenberg Bay Best for: Parks, Zoos & Aquariums, Shopping

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