Southern Africa has so much to offer the visitor. There are several must-see sights, that will be high on every visitor's list to this remarkable part of the world. The Kruger National Park is one of the world's largest game reserves, and home of the Big Five. The Garden Route is one of the most spectacular road trips of the Southern Hemisphere. Victoria Falls is the largest curtain of water in the world plunging into the Zambezi Gorge from high above. Whatever your duration, wherever you want to go and whatever standard of accommodation you want to stay in - Jetset can assist you in creating the holiday of a lifetime.
It is said that Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and it certainly lives up to the reputation. With Table Mountain and stunning views across to Table Bay, Cape Town will be an experience to remember. Cape Town enjoys one of the most beautiful coastal settings of any city, against the unmistakable back-drop of Table Mountain. The fusion of old and new creates a cosmopolitan ambience.
The towns of the Cape Winelands, such as Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Kamps Bay, take their influences from the early Dutch and French Huguenot settlers, leaving us with the charming buildings overlooking some of the most magnificent scenery imaginable. Vineyards nestle between dramatic mountains and accommodation is equally delightful. From the Winelands, the famous Route 62 leads you through an area of breathtaking landscapes.
Durban lies on the south east coast of South Africa looking out to the Indian Ocean. Durban is a vibrant, modern city with miles of sandy beaches making for excellent surfing and bathing. The sands stretch north and south of the city with a selection of guest houses, beach lodges and world class hotels. A city with history in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom with top class hotels as well as excellent beaches.
Johannesburg, or Jo'burg as the locals call it, is a marvellous jumping off point to experience all South Africa has to offer, especially if you hire a car and go touring. The capital city, it has world class hotels and entertainment. A hour's drive away is Sun City, one of the world's top gambling centres, as well as being within easy driving distance of game reserves and nature parks.
Kruger National Park
The flagship of the South African national parks, Kruger is home to an impressive number of species. Visitors can self-drive in Kruger staying at Parks Board bush camps throughout the park, or at one of many private camps and lodges within the park and neighbouring private game reserves. Accommdation styles range from rustic tented camps to pure unadulterated luxury lodges.
The Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park of KwaZulu-Natal is home to a rich diversity of fish, birds and animals. There are several other excellent reserves along with some private concessions where guests can view the big 5 on open vehicle day and night game drives, or on foot accompanied by professional guides. Accommodation ranges from rustic tented camps to luxury lodges.
Other Parks and Reserves
South Africa is full of many national parks and game reserves. Outside of Kruger National Park and Kwazulu-Natal we have put together a selection of other destinations. Here you will find exclusive lodges in beautiful scenery.
Deep in the bushveld, in the heart of an ancient volcano, is the world's most unique resort. The Sun City Resort has a unique heartbeat and an African rhythm all of its own. There are four world-class hotels in a superb rainforest location. Adjoining the resort is the beautiful Pilanesberg National Park, which will delight game viewers as it is a malaria free zone and home to the Big 5 as well as numerous other wildlife.
The Garden Route
Hermanus is recognised as the best place on earth to view whales from the shore during the annual migration between June and November. Knysna and Plettenberg Bay make the perfect base for exploring the Garden Route, or simply relaxing on a beach. For a total South African experience, Port Elizabeth, set along the beautiful shores of Algoa Bay is the perfect complement to the Garden Route.
Tours & Excursions
Southern Africa has so much to offer the visitor. There are several must-see sights, that will be high on every visitor’s list to this remarkable part of the world. The Kruger National Park is one of the world’s largest game reserves, and home of the Big Five. The Garden Route is one of the most spectacular road trips of the Southern Hemisphere.