Last-minute tips before you plan your trip
Do these pages on visiting South Africa make you want to pack your bags and head off on an adventure? You can see yourself cruising along the desert highways that criss-cross the country and the thought of being by the coast or on top of a mountain is easy to conjure. You can imaging flying in the direction of buzzing Johannesburg, with its rich history and intense city life, or landing in the Blyde River Canyon with its stunning panoramic views. And then there are jeep safaris - travelling through the bush, eyes wide open, in the hope of seeing the famous Big Five. It's more than just a visit, an adventure trip to South Africa is a holiday of a lifetime. You will discover the numerous facets of this rainbow nation from the Cape townships to the town of Soweto, passing through Zulu territories and the Indian culture of Durban. And don't forget that all of these trip ideas can be modified and adapted to your requirements. Your local English speaking travel agent, a South African expert, will be able to put the perfect package together to meet your every need. Would you like to add a rafting trip, a hike or a diving trip to explore the South African deeps? All you need to do is ask your local travel agent, who will organise a made to measure dream holiday on your behalf.