About the Country
Blessed with an array of landscapes and spectacular scenery, the nine provinces which make up South Africa hold several different attractions and as many reasons to visit. Composed by Enoch Sontonga in 1899, the Xhosa hymn ‘Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika is South Africa’s national anthem, and the inspiration for our company name!
South Africa’s history is that of an underdog. The country has risen over the past two decades to become one of the most popular safari destinations in the world. With diversity in culture, cities and safari, South Africa is a thriving cultural hub that holds a broad variety of experiences for visitors. For guests looking to explore all of Africa’s landscapes beach, city, mountain, safari and desert are available in this country alone. Declared one of the 18 megadiverse destinations in the world, South Africa is an acknowledged pioneer in responsible and eco-tourism. The country has three capitals: Cape Town (Legislative capital), Pretoria (Administrative capital) and Bloemfontein (Judicial capital), not to mention the 11 official languages spoken by 47 million people! Bordered on three sides by the Indian and the Atlantic Ocean, South Africa is home to an array of beaches and some of the best surf waves in the world. All in all, South Africa truly offers the whole package! Read on to find out more about regions and landmarks in South Africa.