Newsletter | Travel News | Travel Articles
 

Holidays to South Africa

Holidays in South Africa imply sunshine, wildlife and culture. It is a place of diversity and interest, full of natural beauty and varied terrain. Everything from exotic birds to stampeding elephants can be experienced in this part of Africa.

South African holidays are incomparable to any other. Experiencing the unspoiled wilderness, breathtaking scenery, a safari or the local beaches, for anyone taking their holidays in South Africa, the country will be unlike anything you have experienced before.

South Africa offers visitors an exotic combination of diverse people, culture, history and landscapes. It has some of the best and least crowded beaches in the world. It is home to wildlife parks such as Kruger National Park as well as eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The UNESCO sites include Robben Island, Cape Floral Region, Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, Fossil Hominid sites of Sterkfontein, Kromdraai, Swartkrans and Envrions, Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape. UNESCO also recognises Ukhahlamba / Drakensberg Park and Vredefort Dome.

South Africa is comprised of nine regions, each having its own distinct look as nature’s sun, wind and rain have uniquely sculpted each part of this vast land. Holidays to South Africa will bring you to some of the largest and most diverse game sanctuaries in the world.

The Western Cape of South Africa is famous for its Table Mountain, Waterfront and Robben Island, as well as wine lands and beaches. The Eastern Cape offers views of some of the most rugged coastline Africa has to offer. Visitors flock here to see the Addo Elephant Park and Shamwari Game Reserve in addition to national art festivals and beaches.

Holidays in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal region are best known for its game reserves, majestic Drakensberg Mountains, cultural villages and miles of subtropical coastline. Gauteng is an industrial and commercial area in South Africa where visitors can explore sites like the Cullinan Diamond Mine.

Mpumalanga is filled with history, flora and fauna and is home to Kruger National Park, while Limpopo provides a more relaxing natural beauty visit. The North West Province is close to the bustling cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria. Visitors in the Free State will find Basotho cultural villages, while the Northern Cape has its dry, dusty lands fed by the Orange River.

Weather

There is never a bad time for holidays in South Africa. The subtropical climate of the country means warm, pleasant temperatures all year round. Most of the annual rainfall occurs in the Western Cape during the winter months while typical rainfall for the rest of the area is during the summer months. The coastal regions of South Africa tend to have the warmest temperatures during the winter months.

Currency

The local currency for South Africa is the Rand. Its notes come in denominations of R10, 20, 50, 100 and 200, while coins range from five cents to five rand.

 

Cities in south africa 

durban  
 
 

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. They allow us to distinguish you from other users when you visit this site and to provide helpful features such as Your Recent Searches. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and Jetline travel does not use cookies to collect personal information.

Analytical Cookies

We use 'analytical' cookies to allow us to count the number of visitors and to see how those visitors move round the site. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure that users are finding what they need easily.

As well as using our own cookie for this purpose, we also use cookies from Google Analytics to analyse anonymous data about usage of the site. You can find out more about Google Analytics privacy at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Functional Cookies

We use a 'session' cookie that lasts for the duration of your visit. This is deleted when you close your browser and is purely used to recognise that you are the same user as you move from page to page on the site (for example, through the booking process).

In addition, we use a cookie to remember your search criteria which makes it easier for you to complete the search form each time you use it. We also use this to show a list of your recent searches below the form, as a shortcut for you to re-run a prior search.

Social Plugins

Our website includes plug-ins from social networks Facebook, Twitter and Google+ that allow you to 'Like', 'Follow'/'Tweet' and '+1' respectively. The plug-ins execute code directly from these third party sites. As such, these sites will record any interaction you have with their plug-in and are likely to record your visit to the website even if you do not interact with it. We recommend that you check the privacy policies of these sites to see how they use your information and how to opt out or delete such information if desired.

Cookies from Other Websites

When browsing the our website, cookies from other websites (known as ‘third party cookies’) will also be placed on your computer. These are used exclusively for the purpose of placing our advertising on those sites in future. This advertising may be targeted at you based on the fact that you have visited the Jetline travel website and is personalised based on the hotels that you have viewed or with relevant recommendations.

Controlling our use of cookies

You can use your browser settings to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies. Your browser will also allow you to delete cookies that have already been stored. The menu options for this will differ by browser and browser version; instructions will be provided if you use the browser's Help function and search for 'cookies'.