Addo Elephant National Park, home to more than 500 elephants, is an ideal place to see the grey leviathans. What began as a 2 000-hectare reserve in 1931 is now a patchwork of protected areas that add up to 168 000 hectares.
Game which had been absent for over 100 years now roams freely in the Amakhala area that includes the Bushman's River valley and rolling hills of grassveld and savanna.
Bathurst lies in the heart of one of South Africa's largest pineapple growing areas, close to Port Alfred on the Sunshine Coast. Saturated in history, the town is home to various national monuments.
If you want to get lost forever, try wandering into the wild mountains of the Baviaanskloof, named after the baboons that roam this spectacular valley between the Baviaanskloof and Kouga mountains.
The small seaside village of Cape St Francis is a year-round attraction with its tranquil, unspoilt beaches, mild temperatures and the longest sunshine hours on the South African Coast.
Situated 45 kilometres north of East London, the little seaside paradise of Cintsa (or Chintsa) lies at a tranquil river lagoon with endless unspoilt beaches and is surrounded by lush forested dunes with fascinating bird life.
Coffee Bay is one of South Africa's most beautiful beach destinations. It lies at the heart of the Wild Coast and is famous for its idyllic natural beauty. Nearby, Hole in the Wall is a huge detached rock formation with a big opening eroded by waves.
As the second-biggest province in South Africa, the Eastern Cape is rich in history and offers an incredible variety of landscapes ranging from the evergreen Tsitsikamma Forest to the rocky Baviaanskloof, the arid Karoo, the fertile Amatola Mountains and further inland to the southern slopes of the
Also known as Frontier Country, this region is the historic heartland of the Eastern Cape with South Africa's highest concentration of forts and battlefields from the nine Frontier Wars between the Xhosa, Boers and the British.