The Complete Guide For Your Wild Vacation To South Africa

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When we think of South Africa we think of safaris, exotic wild animals, desert plains and amazing natural beauty and well, as it turns out – it’s pretty much EXACTLY like that! South Africa is WILD and there are so many wild adventures to be done here – for instance, diving with GREAT WHITE SHARKS or getting in a cage in the same habitat as the salt water crocodiles, OR WALKING A CHEETAH!!! How’s THAT for adventure? This place is so amazing we couldn’t stop at 10 we had to go to 15!

1. Swim With The Crocodiles At Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Source: za.wikifun.com

Get in a cage to spend some time with a Nile croc? If that doesn’t tantalize your adventurous itch we REALLY don’t know what will – OR do we?

2. Swim Among The Penguins At Boulders Beach

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This beach was voted “best family beach in the world” by UK Telegraph in March 2007 because of the safe swimming area amongst granite boulders and penguins! Thats right – PENGUINS! How awesome would that be – pack up the bags and lets go!

3. Take The Best Walk Of Your Life At Walker Bay Nature Reserve

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Expanding across a huge coast between Hermanus and Cape Agulhas – Walker Bay Nature Reserve is the perfect place to catch stunning views right by the ocean.

4. Be Amazed By The Views Of The Blyde River Canyon

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Check out that guy getting the most amazing view of his life right now? Take a guided tour through this beautiful Canyon and soak in all the beauty that you are literally submersed into.

5. Experience LIFE At Kruger National Park

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Lions and Tigers and Bears Oh My! Actually, there are no bears or tigers – but there are plenty of other wild species to be seen here on a Kruger Safari! What an experience to see some of the Earths biggest predators in their natural habitat!

6. Sit Atop Lion’s Head Mountain, Cape Town

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Source: tierneyfarrell.com

Sit atop Lions Mountain Head and get the best view of Cape Town. WOW!

7. Witness The Victoria Falls

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Source: travellingmoods.com

Ok – AND South Africa has beautiful water falls. How picture perfect is this right here?

8. Drive Along Garden Route

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Source: africanskytours.co.za

Beautiful roadsides that are straight out of a movie or a painting or… your dreams?

9. Have Dinner At The Delaire Graff Restaurant

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Source: delaire.co.za

Where classic bistro favorites are served with the finest South African touches – what an amazing view eh? I bet anything tastes like the best thing ever with THAT in the background.

10. Walk The Boomslang Canopy Walkway at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

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Amazing views where you can enjoy a peaceful day among birds surrounded by mountains. The botanical gardens are BEAUTIFUL!

11. Take A Dip In False Bay

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Source: explorers.neaq.org

Beautiful bay to take a dip into after a long hard day of exploring and being amazed – this bay will refuel your fire to KEEP GOING!

12. Walk A Cheetah At Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness and Rehabilitation Centre

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Source:peregrinatewithme.wordpress.com

Walk a Cheetah? WHAT?!! Does this place ever stop with the cool freaking things to do? Who gets to walk a Cheetah WHO! Well, probably every South African person – to be quite honest and answer our own questions.

13. See The Kimberley Big Hole

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OK lets just say that some of the world’s richest diamond mines is right HERE and it is still considered to be the capital of the world’s diamond industry. It was here that the famous Star of Africa was found, a magnificent 83.5 carat diamond. Shall we go diamond hunting? We don’t know if your entirely allowed to but – what the Hell.

14. Whale watching at De Hoop Nature Reserve

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Source: connoisseurs.me

See all types of whales here lets give you a list (since we are very fond of them)

Southern Right Whales

Humpback

Brydes Whales

Orca Whales

All of which you can probably see with their young – just to ADD to the awesomeness.

15. Great White Shark Diving

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Source: blog.sharkcagediving.co.za

In lieu of Shark Week – we decided it would be a terrifying amazing way to end our list. Yes, you can even go cage diving with these monsters and see for yourself how scary they are in person.

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