October in South Africa

The wedding taking place overseas, we assume that you may wish to take this opportunity to visit the country.

Below, you will find a compilation of the highlights and itineraries to follow during your stay in October 2020.

3 REASONS TO VISIT SOUTH AFRICA IN OCTOBER:

There are plenty of other lodges in the area.

and many more!

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JACARANDAS

October is spring in South Africa and flowers are blooming everywhere. Do not miss the legendary jacarandas.

Where:

Johannesburg & Pretoria

Image by Silas Baisch

WHALE SEASON

Migrating from the Indian ocean to the antarctic ocean, whales are having a last break in the south African bays before heading south.

Where:

Hermanus / Garden Route

Image by Lisa H

SPRING = BABIES

The dry days of the south african winter are over, the first rains gave life back to nature. It is baby season for the wildlife.

Where:

All natural game reserves

One week itinerary ideas

THE GARDEN ROUTE

1'000km of road trip between Cape Town and Port Elisabeth. 

KEY FACTS

active holidays (kayak/hike) - marine life (penguins/orcas/seals/whales) - road trip - most southern point of Africa 

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JOBURG AREA

Not ready to take the plane again during your stay? There is a lot to see around!

Hikes, safaris, museums, culture.

KEY FACTS:

most dynamic African city - township (Soweto) - food & wine & beer - cradle of human kind - safaris in Pilanesberg National Park - hikes in wildlife parks

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CITY HOPPING

City hop between Johannesburg - for an authentic taste of Africa, Cape Town - climb Table Mountain, and eventually Durban if you have the time to get the Indian vibe.

KEY FACTS:

most dynamic African city - township (Soweto) - food & wine & beer - open your heart & mind

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BLYDE RIVER CANYON & KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

From Johannesburg direction east: Crossing the blyde river canyon (3rd biggest canyon in the world, 1st "green" canyon) to the internationally famous Kruger national park.

KEY FACTS

road trip - wildlife - safaris

breath-taking landscapes - savanna 

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CAPE TOWN & WINE LANDS

Commonly mistaken for South Africa's capital city, Cape Town is one of the jewels of the southern hemisphere.

KEY FACTS:

European vibe - food & wine - marine life - Cape of Good Hope - Table Mountain

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