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Discover South Africa – a country brimming with bucket-list experiences
Whether you’re hoping to catch a glimpse of nature’s most majestic animals, get an adrenaline fix scaling the heights of Table Mountain or simply soak up the summer sunshine with a glass of world-class wine, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that South Africa has to offer. Inside you’ll find a detailed guide to the country’s animals, terrain and flora as well as information on local conservation efforts.
From vibrant city life to abundant wildlife, rugged vistas to beautiful beaches, prehistoric paintings to cutting edge contemporary art, South Africa has it all. This vast and varied country offers so many travel possibilities that you won’t be able to resist.
Our regularly updated guide brings South Africa to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations.
– our pick of South Africa’s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
– a detailed guide with information on animals, terrain, flora and conservation
– the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
– detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
– easy-to-follow itineraries
– expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe
– color-coded chapters to every part of South Africa, from Johannesburg to Cape Town, the Winelands to Kwazulu-Natal
– our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go
Want the best of Cape Town and the Winelands in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands for top 10 lists to all-things Cape Town.
From the Publisher
Welcome to South Africa
Explore South Africa’s swathes of savannah, scenic Winelands, cool coastal towns, golden beaches and so much more with the help of your DK Eyewitness guide. Whether you’re here for a quick visit or a grand tour, we’ll help you to navigate the very best this spectacular country has to offer.
In-depth area-by-area guides
Our in-depth area guides make traveling around South Africa easy, whether you want to enjoy close encounters with elephants; cross the chasmic Blyde River Canyon; immerse yourself in Zulu culture; or visit Nelson Mandela’s birthplace—we’ve got you covered. And our selection of itineraries suggest several realistic ways to make the most of your time—whether you’re staying for a week or just a few days.
With so much to see, we’ve created expert-led special features that showcase how to experience South Africa your way. Across detailed page spreads, we take a look at how to adventure outdoors, explore city life, sample the best food and drink, discover natural wonders, take scenic journeys, enjoy sporting events and get off the beaten track.
2 – 4 days
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