Officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country situated at the southern tip of Africa, edged on 3 sides by a nearly 3000 km coastline washed by the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic. It is bordered to the north by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, and wrapped around two independent countries, the Lesotho and Swaziland. South Africa has 3 capitals: Cape Town (Legislative), Pretoria (Administrative) and Bloemfontein (Judicial). South Africa is a country that combines luxury and adventure.
South Africa’s magnificent Garden Route stretches along the country’s south western coastline and enjoys the world’s secondmildest climate. It is renowned throughout the world for its immense natural beauty. Winding along the edge of the warm Indian Ocean, the Garden Route encompasses all of nature’s wonders. Nearby lakes, rivers and beaches offer a multitude of water related activities. The Koi people named the area around Fancourt ‘Outeniqua’ or ‘land of honey’.
In the foreground of the majestic Outeniqua mountains
Fly to Cape Town International Airport or fly to George Airport
4-hour drive from Cape Town 20-minute drive from George Airport
Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria
Best time to visit
The climate remains temperate year-round.
South Africa’s winter months (June, July, August) – which have the least rainfall, except for the Western Cape with its Mediterranean.
climate – are a peak time for game viewing as a shortage of water means animals gather at
watering holes. Reduced foliage makes game spotting easier.
Summer is the best time to enjoy beautiful beaches and outdoor activities, whereas visiting the wine-lands during winter remains a special treat.
Autumn, winter and spring are also ideal time periods to visit the Northern Cape’s wonderful national parks with their black-manned lions, and a good time to enjoy animal tracking adventures with the Kalahari Bushmen.