Over time, South Africa has become synonymous with Tourism. Because the rainbow nation is situated at the southernmost tip of Africa, it is a popular tourist destination and attracts a very huge percentage of world tourist traffic. About 860,000 tourist arrivals are recorded every month out of which around 210,000 are from outside the African continent.
Tourism is, and will continue to soar in South Africa as the nation has ceaselessly represented a much sought after place to tour due to it’s diversity in tour sites. The main attractions range from the vast scenery, historic monuments, game reserves, delicious cuisine, to the renowned South African wine.
Your Insatiable adventurous hormone has limitless locations to explore in South Africa. So to help you make a better round at visiting the best places in, here are the top 50 tourist attractions in South Africa. Feel free to draft your 50 days tour schedule from it.
Top 50 Tourist Attractions in South Africa
50. The Emakhosini monument
Emakhosini, known as the valley of the kings is the birth place of the Zulus. The pot is said to be a beer pot that symbolizes people coming together in friendship. Six horns and elephant tusk are surrounding the pot and they represent the seven kings buried in this valley. Its a good place to chill and reflect.
49. Howicks Falls
The Zulu people regard this place as “The Place of the Tall One”. Approximately, this waterfall is an awesome 95 meters in height. Howicks Falls is located at Howick, KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa. The memory you’ll make if you visit Howicks Falls, will stay long with you.
48. St Lucia
St Lucia is in Umkhanyakude District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa. The park was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. It was once estimated that about 1,200 Nile Crocodiles, 800 hippopotami, many invertebrates, leopards and black rhinos dwell in the park.
47. Gateway Theatre Of Shopping
This is a place you must patronize for your shopping in South Africa; the scenic is simply amazing. Gateway Theatre of Shopping is the largest mall in Africa and is located on Umhlanga Ridge in Umhlanga, north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The shopping canter as developed by Old Mutual properties was structurally designed like the Mall of America and West Edmonton Mall.
46. Nelson Mandela Capture Site
This is the exact location where the popular “long walk to freedom” started. I bet you know the Mandela story about how he spent 27 years in prison. It all started here where he was arrested on the 5th of August 1962, after he had been on the run from the South African apartheid government for almost two years. This site is situated near Howick in KwaZulu-Natal.