Explore some of our favourite places you can visit in South Africa
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.
The Kingdom of Swaziland is famous for its rich cultural heritage and some good game reserves.
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.