3 reasons why a South African safari should be on your travel bucketlist

South Africa is one of Africa’s premier wildlife destinations for a reason. It’s home to a variety of high quality, wildlife-rich game reserves as well as sunkissed beaches – making it the ideal bush and beach safari destination. 

Here are 3 reasons why a South African safari should be on your travel bucketlist.

Climate

Did you know that Durban, Ballito and the beaches of the KwaZulu-Natal Coast average over 300 days of sunshine a year? South Africa has a predominantly semi-arid climate with sunny days and cool nights.

Visit the Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park a huge diversity of wildlife, boasting  over 12,000 elephants, 27,000 African Buffalo, 1,000 leopards and a variety of other species.

The park also has a good number of accommodation options to choose from to suit any budget, and is home to an impressive 21 rest camps, 2 private lodge concessions and 15 private safari lodges.

Self-drive safaris

South Africa is one of few countries in Africa suited for a self-drive holiday. Most game parks have an ideal infrastructure which makes them very accessible. Besides, 4×4 hire in South Africa is easy. There is a rental car for every road and occasion in South Africa, you just have to pick one that suits your needs.