Nestled amongst the foothills of the Maluti Mountains lie the red sandstone cliffs of the Golden Gate, The quaint town of Clarens is a stones throw from these vividly coloured mountains which are snow-capped in winter.
Probably the most famous mountain in the country, Table Mountain forms the backdrop for the city of Cape Town and is a major tourist attraction with people hiking up the mountain or catching the 360º rotating cable car.
After the first spring rains, a multi-coloured carpet of wild flowers explode overnight and the dry Namakwa landscape is transformed into a floral paradise. This is also one of the best spots in the country for star gazing.
Kruger National Park
South Africa's National Park flagship has over 2 million hectares of untamed Africa with the best Big 5 game viewing in the country. The park is a haven for many birds, reptiles, small mammals, insects and many other predators.
Aptly named, the Eastern Cape's Wild Coast is an untouched paradise, with pristine forests, rugged cliffs that drop into the ocean, small bays with sandy beaches and tiny towns scattered along the untamed coastline.
Home to the Tropic of Capricorn, the majestic Zoutpansberg Range, the unmistakable Baobab tree and a rich traditional culture. The Land of Legend boasts the Sacred Lake Fundudzi and the Sacred Thathe Vondo Forest.
The spectacular Drakensberg mountains, most of which form part of the uKhahlamba World Heritage Site, with its waterfalls, San rock art, hiking trails, awesome views and crystal clear streams make the Berg as unique as it is.
Blyde River Canyon
The world's third largest canyon with cliffs that tower 800m from the river bed. Bourke's Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels, Gods Window and the Pinnacle are all in the gorgeous BIyde River Canyon area.
One of the most scenic places in South Africa, the Garden Route is an adventure paradise with White Water Rafting, the Otter Trail, Knysna Lagoon and the world's highest Bungy jump at Bloukrans Bridge.
Cradle of Humankind
The Cradle of Humankind Site offers a unique natural, cultural and historical experience. This World Heritage Site has fossils over 3 million years old, like the skull of Mrs Ples and the nearly complete skeleton of Little Foot.