101 Of the best destinations in South Africa Part 2

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Greyhound is back and in search for more incredible destinations around South Africa! Have you enjoyed the previous post? Seen anything you like? No? Why not? Have a look and catch up if you’ve missed part 1 of this series.

  1. Paarl

Must see/do: Take a stroll through stunning vineyards and taste a bit of everything the wine industry has to offer in the Paarl.

  1. Vredefort Dome

Must see/do: Well this is just one of the biggest craters known to mankind so you wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to see this in person.

  1. Bathurst

Must see/do: There’s a giant pineapple in this area where you can take a tour of the flourishing pineapple industry in Bathurst and buy quant pineapple based curios.

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  1. Paternoster

Must see/do: Traditional boat fishing or deep sea ski boat fishing is definitely a must-do experience! If you love the sea you can go sea kayaking or engage in a host of other fun water-based activities.

  1. Richard’s Bay

Must see/do: From Richard’s Bay, you’ll be able to access Pelican Island, Kosi Bay, and Alkantstrand Beach, all beaches that rival the other in beauty. Don’t forget! Greyhound offers various routes to and from Richard’s Bay.

  1. Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Nature reserve

Must see/do: Go on a game drive, take your camera and see what stunning photos you can take of the animals in their gorgeous natural habitat.

  1. uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

Must see/do: There are rock paintings found in this area. In Ndedema Gorge, 3 900 paintings have been recorded at 17 sites with more than 1 000 paintings in the Sebaayeni Cave.

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  1. Waterberg

Must see/do: Put on your adventure boots and go hiking or go on an exhilarating 4×4 drive.

  1. Franschhoek

Must see/do: This is yet another gorgeous wine district, however, you’ll want to visit the Mont Rochelle Nature reserve for access to stunning hiking trails and vistas.

  1. Midlands

Must see/do: Where to begin? Visit the Karkloof Crane & Conservation Centre, go skydiving, or examine the fascinating art of cheese making at Swissland Cheese. The list continues.

  1. Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Must see/do: Simply embrace one of the world’s most stunning natural environments.

  1. Sutherland

Must see/do: Watch the stars, of course!

  1. Cape Point

Must see/do: Go on a hike on the Cape of Good Hope Trail or wander to Buffels Bay Beach. Don’t forget to snap a picture of the Cape Point Lighthouse!

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  1. Sabie

Must see/do: Dine at the Smokey Train, go trout fishing at Horseshoe Trout & About or visit Sabie Valley Coffee if you’re a lover of all things caffeine.

  1. Hartbeespoort Dam

Must see/do: Definitely, take a trip on the Aerial Cableway.

  1. Pretoria

Must see/do: Take a selfie in front of the 1000-year-old Wonderboom fig tree and mingle with the locals at various restaurants and pubs!

  1. Graaff-Reinet

Must see/do: If you happen to be in the area, do make a point of visiting the Valley of Desolation.

  1. Stellenbosch

Must see/do: Food, food and desert! If you’re a foodie at heart, you’ll want to hop on a Greyhound bus and visit Stellenbosch is home to some of South Africa’s premier restaurants. Do yourself a favor and book a table for one evening with a loved one.

  1. Soweto

Must see/do: Go bungee jumping in the Orlando Towers.

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  1. Mossel Bay

Must see/do: If you’re looking to delve into this destination’s history, visit the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex and spend a romantic moment or two at the Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse.

  1. Sandton

Must see/do: Spend the day with family at Valley of the Waves and when the sun goes down, try your luck at one of the casinos.


Keep an eye on our blog for the next list of gorgeous #ProudlySouthAfrican destinations. Bet you’re in the mood to travel, aren’t you? Well, you know Greyhound always has a seat open for you. Contact our customer care department on 011 611 8000 | 087 352 0352 or click here to book online!




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