Explore some of our favourite places you can visit in South Africa
The Kingdom of eSwantini, formally Swaziland, is famous for its rich cultural heritage and some good game reserves.
The Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park is renowned for its variety of animal and bird life, and a varying landscape of valleys, hills, forests, rivers, thicket and savannah.
Lesotho is a small independent and landlocked country surrounded by South Africa. It is a mountainous country known as the kingdom in the sky.
Time: GMT +2 hours
Flight time: There are daily flights from Europe to Johannesburg (about 10 ½ hours direct) and Cape Town (about 11 hours). There is also a good network of domestic flights connecting all main towns.
Language: English is South Africa's main administrative language and is widely spoken. There are also 11 official tribal languages.
Visas: Visas are not required for British passport holders.
Health: No vaccinations are compulsory. Malaria is found in certain areas (mainly Kruger and the east coast towards Mozambique), but not throughout the country.