This is a fantastic way to see some of the hottest attractions because they are guided, which means that you benefit from the insights and experience of the guide, and they take travelers right to the heart of the action. South Africa is bursting at the proverbial seams with incredible things to see and do. These range from the nightclubs of Pretoria & Johannesburg to the arid landscapes of the Pilanesberg; and everything in-between.
This is a young city with an incredible history and legacy. The settlement sprang up in 1886 when prospectors found gold in the area now known as the Witwatersrand. When the discovery became public, thousands flocked here in search of fortune and new opportunities.
Pretoria is one of South Africa’s three capital cities, serving as the seat of the executive branch of government, and as the host to all foreign embassies to South Africa. Pretoria straddles the Apies River and extends eastward into the foothills of the Magaliesberg mountains.
Among Southern Africa’s fascinating game reserves, Pilanesberg National Park is possibly the most accessible. Situated in the ecologically rich transition zone between the Kalahari and the Lowveld, this vast area promises thrilling big game viewing in a malaria free environment.