Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.
Fringing the southwestern coast of South Africa, Gansbaai is a charming fishing town and a popular tourist destination in the Overberg area of the Western Cape. This renowned whale watching mecca is home to the Marine Big 5 namely the southern right whales, seals, penguins, dolphins and a dense population of great white sharks. Dubbed the ‘The Great White Shark Capital Of The World’, Gansbaai offers visitors the chance to get up close and personal with these fascinating marine creatures. Visitors can look forward to a host of marine adventures, learning about local heritage and culture and spotting unique fauna and flora. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the spectacularly scenic rugged landscapes traversed with a network of scenic hiking trails and soak up a magnificent sunset. Other highlights include: De Kelders, Pearly Beach, Uilkraal Valley and Walker Bay Nature Reserve.
Imbavati Private Nature Reserve
Located in the Mpumalanga Province, north of the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve shares a fenceless border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park. This 60 000 hectare reserve is best known for its two very rare white lions that were discovered here in the 1970s. The name ‘Timbavati’ refers to these two unique creatures, it means ‘the place where something sacred came down to earth from the heavens’. It is home to a number of exclusive African-style bush lodges set amidst spectacular African savannah and abundant game including over 40 mammal species, 360 bird species and the famous Big Five. Visitors can enjoy a wide selection of activities including: daytime safaris, night game drives, guided bush walks, and bird watching.