20 Incredible Photos Of South Africa Incase You Need Any More Reason To Visit
Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga © Stefan Schäfer / WikiCommons
South Africa’s landscapes are as diverse as her people. From miles of coastline to semi-arid deserts, majestic mountains to incredible national parks, here are 20 photos that will make you want explore South Africa
Cape Point, Cape Town
Cape Point, Cape Town, South Africa © Bas Leenders / Flickr
Table Mountain, Cape Town
Table Mountain, Cape Town © Warren Rohner / Flickr
The iconic flat-topped Table Mountain provides a magnificent backdrop to the city below.
Boulders Beach, Cape Town
Boulders Beach, Cape Town © 一元 马 / Flickr
Namaqualand National Park, Northern Cape
Namaqualand National Park, Northern Cape © Malcolm Manners / Flickr
Tsitsikamma Forest, Western Cape
Tsitsikamma Forest, Western Cape © Peter Chovanec / Flickr
This enchanting Afromontane forest on the Garden Route is a sight to behold.
Cango Caves, Western Cape
Cango Caves, Western Cape © Leo za1 / WikiCommons
The 20 million year old Cango cave system consists of a series of hidden chambers cut deep into a limestone rock layer.
Hole in the Wall, Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape
Hole in the Wall, Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape © Vincent van Oosten / WikiCommons
According to Xhosa folklore, this rocky archway is a gateway to the afterlife…
The Great Karoo, Northern Cape
Karoo, Northern Cape © South African Tourism / Flickr
Although a semi-desert area, an abundance of underground water makes sheep farming possible.
A herd of Springbok, Northern Cape
A herd of Springbok © South African Tourism / Flickr
The Springbok is the national animal of South Africa.
Quiver Tree Forest, Northern Cape
Quiver Tree Forest, Northern Cape © Martin Heigan / Flickr
These unusual looking trees are part of the Aloe family and live for up to 400 years.
Richtersveld, Northern Cape
The ǀAi-ǀAis/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park © South African Tourism / Flickr
Seemingly devoid of life, this dry mountainous region is regarded as the only Arid Biodiversity Hotspot on the planet, with an astonishing variety of plant, bird and animal life.
Augrabies Falls, Northern Cape
Augrabies Falls, Northern Cape, South Africa © South African Tourism / Flickr
The Khoi people called it ‘Aukoerebis’, meaning ‘place of great noise’, as the powerful flow of the Orange River thunders its way down the 184 foot (56 meter) waterfall.
Addo Elephant Park, Eastern Cape
Elephants, Addo Elephant Park, Eastern Cape © Mindy McAdams / Flickr
The Amphitheater, Drakensberg Mountain Range, KwaZulu-Natal
The Amphitheatre, Drakensberg Mountain Range, KwaZulu-Natal © Diriye Amey / WikiCommons
The northern Drakensberg forms a spectacular natural amphitheater in the Royal Natal National Park.
Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga
Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa © Martin Heigan / Flickr
The magnificent Blyde River Canyon is flanked by the ‘Three Rondavels’ to the right, named for their resemblance to bee-hive shaped African huts.
Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga
Lions, Mpumalanga © Chris Eason / Flickr
Hearing the roar of a lion is an unforgettable experience…
Giant Baobab tree, Kruger National Park
Baobab tree, Kruger National Park, South Africa © Bernard du Pont / Flickr
The giant Baobab tree reaches heights of between 16 to 98 feet (5 to 30 meters).
Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Mpumalanga
Bourke's Luck Potholes, Mpumalanga © Pierre André / WikiCommons
This geological wonder is the result of centuries of water erosion where the Treur River meets the Blyde River.
Olifants River, Limpopo
Olifants River, Limpopo © Chris Eason / Flickr
One of many great rivers that snake its way across South Africa.
Berlin Falls, Mpumalanga
Berlin Falls, Mpumalanga © Chris Eason / Flickr
The Berlin Falls were named by German miners during the South African gold rush.