7 incredible spots in SA that’ll make you feel like you’re on an overseas holiday


South Africa offers you a great holiday experience such that you don’t even need to travel overseas. Do you want a getaway that’ll blow your mind and make you forget you’re still within the shores of your own country? You’ll definitely get it.

This guide shows seven incredible spots for you to select from. When it’s said that there is no place like home, then these places in South Africa easily come to mind. The perfect home-away-from-home that you’ve always wanted in a holiday package is right here. So, let’s dive right in.

Bloukrans Bungee

Get a thrilling experience of Africa’s highest road bridge which is an arched road bridge standing at 708 feet tall. It’ll also interest you to know that you’ll be privileged to see one of the only three highways in the world to exceed 500 feet. With a bungee jump or a Bridge Walk, there’s a feeling of awe and beauty that surrounds you here.

Addo Elephant National Park

Find warmth at the Addo Elephant National Park (home to more than 600 elephants, various lions, black rhinos, buffaloes, hyenas, leopards, zebras, and a large diversity of antelopes). The main camp here provides you with a swimming pool, restaurant, floodlit water hole, and a wide range of accommodation.

Jeffrey Bay

There’s no regret at Jeffrey Bay which is now acclaimed as one of the most popular surfing spots not only in South Africa but also in the world. For just R300, get your wetsuits alongside great surfing lessons at Jeffreys Bay Adventures.

Augrabies Falls

Love hiking, nature, and animals? With 55,000 hectares on both sides, there is a lot for you here at Augrabies Falls where quiver trees make their home. Enjoy a fantastic time here as you spot the birds, zebras, giraffes, and different reptiles. At the mountaintop of Moon Rock, there’s a scenic view guaranteed to soothe you.


Situated at No.1 Monte Casino Boulevard in Fourways, Montecasino is the premium package that satisfies your thirst for an urbanesque-like setting. Here, there is a great opportunity to dine in the sky! Get entranced by the ten-pin bowling, casino, incredible nightlife, theatre, movies, a comedy club, clothing, jewellery, and shoe shops. What more could you ask for? With the beautiful Piazza’s musical fountain, Johannesburg’s Montecasino is a top holiday spot you don’t want to miss.

The Palace of the Lost City

The Palace of the Lost City screams all-around luxury! Find remarkable mosaic frescos and golden zebra hide upholstered furniture welcome you in. With elephant tusks-embellished great towers, there is an abundance of casinos, safaris, golf, first-class restaurant, and accommodation. Also, there is a chance to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Sun City Valley of Waves. You will definitely feel like you are overseas here.

Gateway Theatre of Shopping

The perfect place to get loads of fun, Umhlanga’s Gateway offers you everything you may be searching for hitherto. Here, you will be visiting a multi-level mega shopping and entertainment complex that integrates over 400 retail shops, above 70 restaurants and coffee houses, a 10-pin bowling alley, a go-kart arena, a skate park with a near-vertical ramp, an indoor funfair, tow individual movie houses, and the amazing Wavepark. Found 30 minutes away from Durban, you’ll nearly forget that you’re still in South Africa.


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