30 Photos of South Africa that will fuel your wanderlust

Welcome to a visual expedition through the heart of South Africa, a land where diverse landscapes, rich cultures, and untamed wildlife converge. This collection of 30 photos of South Africa is more than just a showcase of beautiful places; it's an invitation to fuel your wanderlust and explore South Africa's enchanting beauty.

Here are 30 Photos of South Africa that will fuel your wanderlust

Get lost in nature…

1. Go hiking in the Garden Route

Robberg Nature Reserve

Robberg Nature Reserve

2. Or do the Whale Trail in De Hoop Nature Reserve , one of the best places to see whales in the world

De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop Nature Reserve

3. Admire the spectacular Blyde River Canyon

Blyde River Canyon

Blyde River Canyon

4. See our beautiful flowers in spring in Namaqualand

Namaqua National Park

Namaqua National Park in Flower Season

5. Or take a road-trip - be prepared for views like this...

Road trip in South Africa

Road trip in South Africa

6. Then there's Table Mountain - one of the world's Seven Wonders of Nature...

Table Mountain

Table Mountain

Visit our beaches...

7. The colourful beach houses in Muizenberg...

Beach huts in Muizenberg

Beach huts in Muizenberg

8. The Umhlanga Whale Bone Pier...

Umhlanga Pier

Umhlanga Pier

9. Supertubes Beach - Jeffreys Bay - Surfers' Paradise

Supertubes Jeffreys Bay

Supertubes Beach -Jeffreys Bay

10. Swim with the penguins at Boulders Beach...

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African Penguins at Boulders Beach

Explore our beautiful country…

11. The colourful houses of the Bo-Kaap...

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Bo Kaap

12. The Big Hole of Kimberley - one of the biggest man-made holes in the world...

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The Big Hole of Kimberley

13. Durban Beachfront -The warmest place to be...


Durban Beachfront

14. The Knysna Heads

Knysna Heads

Knysna Heads

15. See our spectacular lagoons in West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park

Langebaan Lagoon

16. Listen to our thundering waterfalls at Augrabies National Park

Augrabies Falls National Park

Augrabies Falls

17. We have waterfalls in the city too at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

Did I mention that our sunsets are spectacular?

18. An African Bush Sunset in Madikwe Game Reserve...

African Bush Sunset

African Bush Sunset in Madikwe Game Reserve

19. Or a bush sunset in Welgevonden Game Reserve

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Sunset in Welgevonden Game Reserve

And our wildlife is magnificent…

20. Meet the Lion King...

Lion in Madikwe

Lion in Madikwe Game of Reserve

21. Herd of elephants in Kruger National Park...



Elephants In Kruger National Park

Elephants In Kruger National Park

22. A leopard in Kruger National Park

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Leopard in Kruger National Park

What about some memorable experiences? Like...

23. Ziplining through 2400 million year old mountains...

Canopy Tour

Canopy Tour in Magaliesberg

24. Hot air ballooning at sunrise...

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Hot air ballooning in Magaliesberg

25. Go bungee jumping between the Orlando Towers - the world’s first bungee jump between two cooling towers ...

Orlando Towers

Orlando Towers

26. What about a five-star experience aboard one of the world's most luxurious trains -The Rovos Rail...

Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail

27.  Or sailing in Kosi Bay...
Kosi Bay

Kosi Bay

Need a place to stay? How about...

28. The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa - one of The Leading Hotels of the World...12 Apostles Hotel

29. Or how about some bush luxury at the world-famous Sabi Sabi ...

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

Last, but not least, follow in Nelson Mandela's footsteps...

30. This is the Nelson Mandela Capture Site in Howick

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Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Howick

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42 comments on “30 Photos of South Africa that will fuel your wanderlust”

  1. I was tearing up looking at these photos. Going to South Africa has always been a dream of mine. I loved seeing it through your eyes and hope to see it through mine one day soon. 🙂

  2. Wooow... Masha Allah.

    Such lush and breath-taking nature... plus all of the adventures! Great *African pride*. Will love to try the hot air ballooning and bungee jumping.

  3. Saraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, you has just killed me with these snaps,
    SubhanAllah to the Almighty,
    who has made the the once dark continent so rich and impressive.
    Subhanallah again,
    thanks a lot for sharing.

  4. mA! You have a great camera :). South Africa is our bucket list and you make it so easy for us! Thank you! 🙂 xx . The bungie jumping and the ziplining hmmm, not sure if I'll ever have the guts to do that lol!

  5. Such stunning photos! Makes me want to go there. My daughter saw the picture of the hot air balloons and is insisting we visit lol!

  6. Masha Allah! Excellent snaps. I amazed at the versatility of Africa- Urban jungle right next to real jungle; the colours, hotels and wildlife, potray Africa to be full of life. Thanks for sharing.

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