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Why Africa?

Here are reasons you should plan a trip to Africa

The wildlife

Come face to face with some of the most impressive creatures on the planet while on safari in Africa.

Tropical beaches

A beach holiday with a twist – relax on one of the many rugged yet beautiful beaches along Africa’s coast.

Incredible diversity

Discover the enticing diversity of landscapes, animals and cultures on this enormous continent.

Interesting Facts About Africa

Things to know before visiting Africa

Africa is enormous! You might be forgiven for underestimating the size of Africa, however it is over 8,000 km from top to bottom!

Never leave food unattended: Carefully guard your snacks and meals whenever you’re out in the open lest you lose them to a cheeky monkey or hungry elephant!

English is widely spoken in many countries: Don’t be surprised if you can easily converse with most locals, English is widely spoken across many African nations.

Be patient: Take off your watch and get ready for ‘Africa time’. Things happen a bit slower here, and appointment times are more of a guideline – but it’s part of the fun

Top 5 places to visit in Africa

1. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: THE safari destination, head out in a jeep in search of the majestic Big 5.

2. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: Get your adrenaline fix with adventure activities including white water rafting, bungee jumping, canyoneering and more.

3. Marrakech, Morocco: This bustling cosmopolitan city is friendly yet exotic, with great shopping and delicious tea.

4. Lake Malawi, Malawi: Lake Malawi is home to more species of fish than any other lake in the world, and is best viewed by boat!

5. Okavanga Delta, Botswana: Take a trip on a hand rowed ‘mokorro’ boat to enjoy the incredible range of animals found here.

Considered as the last frontier for many intrepid travelers, the continent of Africa calls out to those travelers yearning for adventures on the roads less travelled. It entices with its promise of incredible wildlife, unique cultures, and dazzling landscapes.

Covering an area of more than 30 million square kilometers and with 57 different countries, the continent of Africa is spectacularly diverse. From discovering the pyramids of Giza, to sipping a pinotage in South Africa, and of course going on safari in Kenya, travelers are spoiled for choice. Masaai Mara, the Serengeti and Kruger National Park are just some that spring to mind.

Perhaps the most famous residents of Africa are the so-called “Big 5”, five of the largest mammals to roam the planet. Many do so atop African soil, and a seemingly endless number of wildlife parks offer opportunities to meet them. Kruger National Park, the Serengeti, and the Okavanga Delta are just some names that spring to mind.

Of course, it is not just the wildlife that is diverse on this fascinating continent. Most African countries have numerous official languages and many cultural groups that make up varied and vibrant communities, each with their own traditions and history.

The sheer size of Africa may attract travelers seeking excitement and adventure, but it is its warm heart that is likely to touch visitors.