As South Africa’s ‘wild’ province, the Eastern Cape features magnificent stretches of untouched beach, peaceful river estuaries, lush forests, breathtaking mountain vistas, and the arid Karoo Desert landscape. Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth) serves as the province’s primary commercial and industrial centre as well as a gateway to the popular Garden Route where visitors can enjoy ancient forest walks, surfing in the world-renowned surf spot of Jeffrey’s Bay, and even bungee jumping from the world’s highest bridge bungy above the Bloukrans River. Beyond the Garden route lie some spectacular malaria-free wildlife reserves including the remarkable Addo Elephant National Park, now the only place in South Africa where you can see the Big Seven – elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo, leopard, whale and shark. Further east, don’t miss the Wild Coast region which, as it is far less developed than the rest of South Africa, offers visitors a glimpse of rural African village life.
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Why choose Southern Destinations
We are Trusted
90% of our business is through client referral and repeat business. Our offices in New York and Cape Town offer clients a convenient point of contact on both ends of your trip.
We are Passionate
We love Africa and are passionate promoters of sustainable tourism that conserves animal kingdoms and uplifts communities.
We offer Value
Booking with us won’t cost you more. On the contrary, our first-hand expertise will add tremendous value to your trip and the partnerships we’ve developed over many years provide you with the best price guarantees.