A richly diversified country that has grown from strength to strength since its independence, South Africa is a melting pot of landscapes and cultures. From lush lands such as the Sabi Sand Game Reserve where you can track herds of wildlife to towering mountains such as Table Mountain that offer unbeatable panoramic views and the opportunity for private outdoor hikes to breathtaking coastal attractions on the famed Garden Route, the destination offers a myriad of allures.
Deeply rooted in its history, some of South Africa’s past can be uncovered with visits to iconic sites such as Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was previously imprisoned, and the Hector Pieterson Memorial, which commemorates the deaths from past uprisings. On a less sombre note, appreciate the country’s burgeoning art scene at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, an area rich with street art, and at museums such as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.
Embrace the unique local cuisine too on a customised holiday to South Africa; indulge the inner epicurean with private lessons in the wilderness at Singita Sweni and special Quotient-arranged access to boutique owner-run vineyards, where travellers can enjoy intimate wine-tasting sessions and sample some of the region’s delicious tipples.