African Travel Blog: Destinations

We provide detailed articles about destinations, their highlights, and why we think it is worth visiting the specific destination. The information provides information on the countries of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Zambia.

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6 Art Towns to visit in Southern Africa

By Riaan Viljoen

Six of the most artsy towns in South Africa feature Clarens in the Free State and five towns in the western Cape renowned for their galleries and artists.

A Conservation Marvel in the Making: The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park

By Riaan Viljoen

The largest national parks that will form part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park is the Kruger National Park in South Africa, Limpopo National Park in Mozambique and Gonarezhou in the southeastern corner of Zimbabwe.

The layered intrigue of the Cape Winelands

By Riaan Viljoen

Few of South Africa's primary destinations are endowed with the natural grandeur and rich history of the Cape Winelands. It offers luxury accommodations, historic towns, fine dining, and grand vistas.

South Africa’s Garden Route

By Ruan Viljoen

The Garden Route is one of the best-known and most frequently visited areas of Southern Africa, though some of the treasures this region holds may be less familiar to even the most well-traveled individuals.

Victoria Falls - An awe-inspiring Spectacle

By Lisa de Klerk

Witnessing these majestic falls should be on the bucket list of every avid traveler looking to experience the beauty of our natural world.

Southern Africa’s most romantic honeymoon destinations

By Lisa de Klerk

The ideal honeymoon is very different for each couple; however, with the broad selection of world-class destinations in Southern Africa, we may have just what you are looking for which you are searching.

Lisa's Favorite South African Destinations: Part One

By Lisa de Klerk

African Sky team member Lisa de Klerk has traveled extensively throughout South Africa. Here are some of her favorite destinations, and the treasured memories that made them such.

Why Visit: Cape Town

By Lisa de Klerk

African Sky team member Lisa de Klerk has traveled extensively throughout South Africa. Here are some of her favorite destinations and the treasured memories that made them such.

Quad Biking In the Namib Desert

By PJ Heymann

Quad biking is one of the most exciting ways to explore the ancient Namib Desert. This guided experience can be fun for the whole family.

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Interesting videos feature the destinations, lodges, and wildlife of Southern Africa.

South Africa Travel

Travel in South Africa offers international visitors excellent accommodations, incredible destinations, and many activities from which to choose.


Botswana is Southern Africa's wildest frontier. A large percentage of the sparsely populated country is protected in national parks, reserves, and designated wilderness areas.


Deserts and an inhospitable coastline make Namibia an ideal destination for those seeking vast open spaces where few other people will be encountered.


Zambia is famous for Victoria Falls. The country also offers many lakes and world-class conservation areas for your African Vacation.

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Walking through Sossusvlei

A striking image of a couple of people walking at Sossusvlei in southern Nambia.

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