Explore Explore South Africa and Seychelles
Explore South Africa and Seychelles
Inspiring New Ways

South Africa - South Africa is one of the continent's best safari destinations, offering the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) and more in accessible parks and reserves. You can drive right into the epic wilderness at Kruger, Kgalagadi and other parks, or join khaki-clad rangers on guided drives and walks. But it's not all about big-game sightings – wildlife watching here also teaches you to enjoy the little things: a leopard tortoise ambling alongside the road, a go-away bird chirping its distinctive chant in the trees, or an encounter with seals, whales or a great white shark along the coast. South Africa's ever-changing scenery is the perfect canvas on which to paint an activity-packed trip.

Try rock climbing in the craggy Cederberg, surfing off the Eastern Cape coast, abseiling from Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain, bungee jumping from the Garden Route's Bloukrans Bridge, or swinging into Graskop Gorge. If adrenaline sports aren't your thing, opt instead for a hike: options include multi-day treks through wildlife reserves, dusty day walks in the Karoo semidesert, 'slackpacking' trails along the Cape coast, or an overnight hike into the sometimes snow-capped peaks of the Drakensberg.South Africa's landscapes are stunning, from the burning Karoo and Kalahari semideserts to the misty heights of the Drakensberg range and the massive Blyde River Canyon. Even in urban Cape Town, you need only look up to see the beautiful fynbos (indigenous flora) climbing the slopes of Table Mountain, while nearby, two of the world's most dramatic coastal roads lead to Cape Point and Hermanus. Add the vineyards carpeting the Cape Winelands, old-growth forests along the Garden Route, wrinkly mountain ranges from the Cederberg to the Swartberg, and Indian Ocean beaches, and there's a staggering variety to enjoy.

Seychelles - Mother Nature was unbelievably generous with the Seychelles, a fabled paradise whose islands lie scattered across the Indian Ocean. Spell binding beaches are the main attraction, and what beaches! Exquisite ribbons of sand lapped by turquoise waters and backed by lush hills, palm trees and Dali-esque boulders. Beyond the beach, diving and snorkelling are brilliant in the warm waters amid abundant marine life, while few places on the planet do ocean-side luxury quite like the Seychelles.

Mahé is the largest island and entry point to the Seychelles, with some fabulous resorts, restaurants and beaches, not to mention the small capital city of Victoria. But it's also the busiest island, with glorious Praslin and La Digue a short boat ride away. Even further out, there are real lost-world islands to be found.Select points of interest to plot on map by type.

Countries
South Africa, Seychelles
Things to do
  • South Africa
  • Cape Town
  • Kruger Nationa Park
  • Darkensberg
  • Garden Route
  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
  • Durban
  • Hermanus
  • Addo Elephant National Park
  • Seychelles
  • Petit Amour
  • Sunbathing
  • Scuba Diving And Snorkeling
  • Rock Climbing
  • The Copolia Trail
  • Vallee De Mai Tour
  • Curieuse, Cousin Island and St Pierre
  • Island Hopping
  • Morne National Park
  • Coconut Plantation House
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter Ride
  • Art and Shopping
  • Stroll on Moyenne Island
  • Zip Lining
  • Enjoy BBQ
  • Victoria Bazaar
  • Kenwyn House
  • Anse Lazio Beach
  • Anse Georgette Beach
  • Street Food Tour
  • Ruins of the Leprosarium
  • Aride Island Nature Reserve
  • La Misere Exotics Garden Centre
  • Anse Marron
Cuisine
  • South Africa - South Africa is a beautiful country with stunning natural surroundings, a deep and twisted history, and some mouth-watering traditional foods that cannot be missed. So, while you are busy seeing, doing, and experiencing everything South Africa has to offer, don’t forget to eat! There’s a wide variety of dishes to choose from and South African cuisine is more than just the braai (South African BBQ).
  • Seychelles - As beautiful as the islands of Seychelles are, Seychelles food is also equally delectable. Rightly known as Creole or Seychellois cuisine, its flavors have found their inspiration from French, Chinese, and Indian cuisines fused with an interesting blend of its own herbs, spices, and secrets.Seychelles islands are one of the places where you can expect a variety of tasty seafood, that too, fresh from the ocean. The tropical islands are flourishing with indigenous tropical fruits. And then there are piquant meat curries (a few of them extremely bizarre) to experiment with your taste buds.
Costs
  • South Africa- Meal prices in South Africa can vary, the average cost of food in South Africa is USD 20 - 25 per day.
  • The price of food in sit-down restaurants in South Africa is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
  • The cost of a taxi ride in South Africa is significantly more than public transportation.On average USD 25 - 27 per person, per day, on local transportation in South Africa.
  • Seychelles- Meals prices in Seychelles can vary, the average cost of the food in the Seychelles is USD 30 - 32 per day
  • Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner
  • The cost of a taxi ride in Seychelles is significantly more than public transportation. On average USD 45 - 47 per person,per day,on local transportation in Seychelles.
Visa
  • South Africa - Visitors’ visas are for international travellers (citizens of other countries) who have permanent residence outside South Africa and who wish to visit the country on a temporary basis for tourism or business purposes for a period of 90 days or less.A visa simply indicates that your application has been reviewed at a South African embassy, mission or consulate and that the consular officer has determined you are eligible to enter the country for a specific purpose.The visa will allow you to travel to a South African port of entry where an immigration official will then determine if you are allowed to enter South Africa and for how long you can stay for that particular visit. Visitors are restricted to the activity or reason for which their visas were issued.
  • Seychelles - Seychelles is a visa-free country, however, a visitor’s permit will be obtained upon arrival if you meet certain criteria and can show - 1.a valid return or onward ticket for duration of the visit 2.confirmed accommodation, OR invitation letter, if staying with friends or relatives 3.sufficient funds for duration of the stay
Season to Visit
  • South Africa-
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • September
  • Seychelles-
  • April
  • May
  • October
  • November

Typical Duration to Visit
  • 06 - 08 days

Known For
  • South Africa
  • Dramatic Landscapes
  • Wildlife
  • Open Spaces
  • Art
  • History
  • Cultural Experiences
  • Food and Drinl
  • Activities and Adventures
  • Eccentric Corners
  • Seychelles
  • Beaches
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Spectacular Landscapes
  • Romantic Getaways
Areas to Visit
  • Johannesburg
  • Kruger
  • Cape Town
  • George
  • Mahe

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