Cape Winelands - Sip award-winning wines in stunning estates, then take in Cape Dutch architecture along the tree-lined boulevards in Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franshhoek.
Kruger National Park - One of the best places to spot the Big Five - African elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, leopard and lion.
Cape Town - Stroll along the waterfront, take a cable-car up Table Mountain and head over to the Cape Peninsula to visit to the penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
South Africa is renowned for its natural beauty and diversity. The iconic Cape Town followed by a drive along the stunning Garden Route is a popular choice for first time visitors followed by a safari in either the Eastern Cape Game Reserves or Kruger National Park.
Throughout South Africa the standard of accommodation is high, the food is fabulous and the variety of wines is outstanding. My personal highlights include a trip to Robben Island with its fascinating connection to Nelson Mandela. I went straight home and read A Long Walk to Freedom! I also loved a tour of Cape Peninsula with its stunning coastal scenery going down to the Cape of Good Hope and taking in the adorable penguins at Boulders Beach. I would say South Africa has something to offer everyone and with the current exchange rate it also represents great value for money.