South Africa has emerged as one of the most popular destinations throughout the year for Indian tourists. Cities like Cape Town and Durban have been branded as part of the Rainbow Nation. They’re an essential stop on any itinerary for travelers coming to the country. However, the government is home to some beautiful hidden gems far away from the bustle of tourist destinations.

Since the country is moving towards exploring the unknown and unexplored’, these areas are rapidly appearing on many holidaymakers’ lists of things to do. South African Tourism provides an array of events surrounding these towns that travelers can explore.

Be sure to mark these less traveled roads when you plan your next journey towards South Africa:

Make sure to plunge to Sodwana Bay in KwaZulu-Natal.

Sodwana Bay, located in KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, is a marine reserve that is one of the most well-known diving spots around the globe. Tourists can stroll along the vast sand beaches and be surrounded by stunning waves. 

Take part in the many enjoyable water sports that are that are available. The spectacular coral reefs of Sodwana, in an area of marine protection that is a national park, are among the most southern in the world. 

They’re the perfect snorkeling and scuba diving attraction. It’s a tremendous all-year-round diving location (including diving at night) in which divers can see the whale sharks and ragged-tooth sharks turtles that eat loggerheads from December to February and humpback whales from June through October.

Soak at Bourke’s Luck Potholes in Mpumalanga

They were created due to many thousands of years of erosion in the convergence of the Blyde River and the Treur River in the South African region of Mpumalanga. These potholes are undoubtedly the most stunning sights to see. 

The massive erosion has resulted in the creation of rock sculptures in the shape of cylinders that look like they are part of the moon. Moving a little further lets you see an astonishing assortment of yellow, white, and deep brown ripples due to the water’s soil, revealing the waterfall’s true power.

Take off-the-beaten path tours to South Africa to discover the country’s hidden gems. Experience South Africa like never before as you discover coastal towns, breathtaking landscapes, lesser-known national parks teeming with wildlife, or small villages rich in history—you won’t want to miss these unforgettable experiences that reveal its vibrant spirit and true essence!

Experience Augrabies Fall in Northern Cape

It is located in the Orange River that flows through the Augrabies Fall National Park. This stunning waterfall is 60 meters tall, averages around 240m in depth, and stretches for 18 kilometers. 

The area around it has an observation deck that allows visitors to enjoy the beauty of nature in the Northern Cape. The National Park surrounds it; it offers views of the historic landscape that take you back to the past. It is a must to visit during the monsoon season when the river flows with much water.

Take a look around Golden Gate Highlands National Park in the Free State.

The park is in the foothills of rolling hills in the Maluti Mountains of the northeastern Free State; the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is well-known for its stunning views. The park’s name derives from the stunning golden-yellow hues created by the sun on the sandstone structures. 

It is the home of abundant biodiversity; you may spot animals like Black Wildebeest, Blesbok, Eland, Mountain Reedbuck, Oribi, and more. It’s the perfect getaway for those who wish to unwind being surrounded by natural beauty. The park also has a variety of native flora, including Fire Lilies, Watsonias, Arum Lily, and so on.

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