Northern South Africa the provinces which are home to several wildlife regions including the famous Kruger National Park. The park covers an area of 19,485 km2 and is part of the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere, an area designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as an International Man and Biosphere Reserve. The climate of the park is subtropical meaning summer days are hot and humid. The rainy season is between September and May.
Two hours’ drive north-west of Johannesburg is Sun City, a luxury resort and casino complex. Home to two championship golf courses, extensive entertainment centre, a completely man-made beach at Lost City with wave machine pools. Nearby is the Pilanesberg Game Reserve so even a ‘soft safari’ is available with the most beautiful hot air balloon safaris to be experienced.
The Limpopo Province is best known for the high-lying Waterberg area, which is about 3 hours’ drive north of Johannesburg. If you are looking for a few malaria-free safari experiences with attractive mountainous terrain, then this area is simply perfect for family safaris
Mpumalanga (Zulu name for “the place where the sun rises”) contains the iconic Blyde River Canyon, among the world’s largest, is known as a green canyon because of its subtropical foliage.