Africa - South Africa (PDF Chapter)
This is the South Africa chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
South Africa’s diversity stretches far beyond its blend of cultures. Here, you can sleep under the stars in a desert, hike to snowcapped peaks or join the bustle of large cities. Wildlife watching ranges from remote safaris to penguin encounters.
- tackle Table Mountain, paddle with penguins or just laze on Atlantic beaches near Cape Town
- join rangers on a safari of the most involving kind – on foot – in Kruger National Park
- hike past waterfalls and San rock art in uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Cape Town, Winelands, Stellenbosch, Garden Route, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route National Park (Tsitsikamma Section), Sunshine Coast, Jeffrey’s Bay, Port Elizabeth, Hogsback, The Wild Coast, Port St Johns, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), Durban, Zululand, Drakensberg & uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, Free State, Bloemfontein, Gauteng, Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria, Mpumalanga, Nelspruit (Mbombela), Graskop, Kruger National Park, Northern Cape, Kimberley, Upington, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Understand South Africa and Survival Guide.
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