South Africa, the vibrant nation boasting Nelson Mandela, Table Mountain, world-class wines and cuisine and of course a surreal coast every turn you take.
This is a country you can explore for months and still not cover the depth of its diversity of landscapes, people, food and natural beauty. From bustling cities and cosmopolitan coastlines to lush wine lands and exciting mountainous hubs, South Africa truly has something for everyone.
Explore the colourful township of Soweto by bicycle, then moving onto a street art tour in Maboneng, the trendy hub where local artisans, creatives, foodies and entrepreneurs have set up shop.
Experience a unique rugby game at Ellis park stadium with kids from surrounding schools before enjoying an entertaining dinner at Maraby Jazz club.
Fly into Cape Town and be surprised in the best way possible with a ride around the spectacular Cape Peninsula in a Harley and sidecar trip. Drive past white sand beaches, quirky seaside towns and mountainous roads with cliff side drops into the Atlantic ocean before a classic lunch of fish and chips in a small harbour overlooking the ocean.
No visit to Cape Town is complete without a sparkling cocktail atop Table Mountain with views over the Atlantic Seaboard and the sprawling city bowl. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is a firm favourite amongst locals and visitors alike for its endless shopping and dining delights in the harbour.
Get to the winelands in a vintage car and spend the day tasting some of the region’s finest wines and picnic in a heritage estate.
Your final surprise will be a helicopter flight over Cape Town where you’ll get the chance to see Table Mountain, Signal Hill, the city, harbour and beaches from the air before your last dinner at Africa Cafe to get your final taste of the African spirit. Just five nights and South Africa will definitely have positioned itself firmly in your heart, but only until your next visit.
Fly into Johannesburg, lovingly known as Jozi, before transferring to a game reserve for your escape into the bush.
There’s something inexplicably magical about South Africa’s bush veld, maybe it lies in your first elephant sighting or next to the camp fire beneath the stars to the sound of the drumming.
Or perhaps the bush will draw you in during sun-downers at the water hole or whilst on a bush walk with a ranger as you learn about anti-poaching rhino efforts.
If you want to discover more about South Africa don’t hesitate to contact our local experts by visiting the page Ovation South Africa DMC.