Worldwide Traveler Top 10 Experiences: South Africa

Our brochure peeps from Worldwide Traveler know the destinations like the back of their hands, and yes, they’ve seen that scar before. And since they know how to weave words with whimsical resonance, we decided to let them loose on the blog.

Here now is Jacqueline Zea‘s Top Experiences in South Africa!


Fear Factor

South Africa Dyer Island

Are you brave enough to swim with sharks?

Unlock the daredevil in you with a cage diving adventure like-no-other, getting up-close and personal with Great White Sharks off Dyer Island!


Game Face

South Africa Kruger National Park

Experience close encounters with exotic and wild creatures at Kruger National Park.

Try your luck with chasing the Big Five lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and rhinos in Kruger National Park’s safari.


Plenty of Fish

Savor mouthwatering fresh catch-of-the-day right from the boat in a Cape Town waterfront restaurant boasting spellbinding views.

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Wine Down

Visit a historic vineyard and sample some of South Africa’s luscious wines, including its signature Chenin Blanc, a fruit-fragranced wine.


Luxuriant Indulgence

Meander along Nelson Mendela Square, dotted with favorite designer stores, charming sidewalk cafes, and sophisticated dining.


Sea the View

Table Mountain South Africa

Experience the beauty of South Africa from a bird’s eye view!

Hike up Table Mountain or take a 5-minute cable car ride for million-dollar vistas that will take your breath away.


Just Like Jerky

Pull up a chair at a local restaurant and try traditional biltong, South Africa’s version of beef jerky (sumptuous strips of dried meats).


Prison Block

UNESCO Heritage Site Nelson Mandela Robben Island South Africa

Explore the prison where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years, now a UNESCO Heritage Site.

Peek into the grim past with a visit to Robben Island, and see where Nelson Mendela was imprisoned for 18 years amongst many other political prisoners.


Garden Route

Follow the Garden Route, a stunning stretch of coastline, game-viewing opportunities, golf courses, historic towns, and year-round mild weather. 

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Exotic Grills

South Africa Foodies

Discover your new favorite food with exotic choices, such crocodile, antelope, and springbok!

Have steak another day and instead choose from a selection of savory grilled game meats like ostrich, crocodile, antelope, and springbok.


About Jacqueline Zea

Jacqueline ZeaJacqueline Zea is a Copywriter for Flight Centre, USA. She’s a self-published poet (Inner Happenings) and is fluent in Spanish.  She’s been to Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Canouan Island in the Grenadines, Barbados, Turks & Caicos, St. Thomas, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, and several others!

When she’s not traveling and writing, she’s immersing in mindfulness, enjoying Zumba, and thinking about her next Halloween costume!