South Africa Timeshare
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Above: Leopard cub in Kruger National Park, South Africa
South Africa is your adventure waiting to happen. Featuring over 21 National Parks and 8 World Heritage sites there is an experience for everyone here. Kruger National Park is surely the most famous of the parks, home of the Big 5, thousands of others unique animals and even you, should you choose to stay at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. Steeped in history this diverse country has so much to offer as well as its impressive animal kingdom. From the beauty enjoyed from atop Cape Town's Table Mountain to the gorgeous Golden Mile of the Durban beach-front. Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa can't be forgotten either and is bursting with life ready to tell everyone its story. So, come and discover the wildlife, history and spirit of the locals!
One of 3 South African Capital cities, Cape Town is blessed with beauty and intrigue on the Western Cape. Its skyline is dominated by the World Heritage Site of Table Mountain, which is home to the worlds smallest yet most diverse floral garden. Visitors must take a trip along Route 62 which is the longest wine route in the world, sampling local flavours, taking a dip in the hot springs and indulging in the rustic culture. One of the more captivating attractions to Cape Town is the infamous Robben Island, which once housed the legendary Nelson Mandela and is now an educational Museum. Views out towards this historic island can be admired from the RCI Gold Crown coastal resort of The Peninsula . The Cape of Good Hope can be reached within an hour and a halves drive from the centre of Cape Town and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife lovers alike. The Western Cape is where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet, leading to an explosion of life for visitors to discover from catching a glimpse of Southern Right Whales and Shark spotting to reef diving excursions.
Relishing in year round warm weather, Durban is an excitingly diverse city on the Eastern coastline of South Africa. The Indian Quarter illustrates this perfectly and is a mixture of bustling markets, infinite colours and alluring flavours so be ready to grab a bargain and indulge in this historic culture. Home to the oldest Botanical Gardens in Africa, over 150 years old, the floral displays in Durban maintain an impressive array of indigenous and exotic plants for its visitors to admire. Durban's Golden Mile is a glorious stretch of coastline that encompasses the Indian Ocean with golden sands and numerous water-sports for the thrill seekers. Heading further North along this beautiful coastline is the Breakers, Umhlanga Resort which is an RCI Gold Crown resort and a perfect base to explore the city. Durban is home to the extraordinary Moses Mabidha Stadium where visitors can capture panoramic views of the city and coast from inside a cable car or literally swing through the entire stadium! Any trip to South Africa isn't complete without some wildlife spotting and Durban is no exception. The uShaka Marine World takes you on an underwater adventure to see Sharks and Dolphins whilst a trip to the Tala Game Reserve puts you in touch with White Rhino and Hippos.
Johannesburg is a dynamic city full of wonder in the North of South Africa and is neighboured by the equally fascinating Pretoria. Have you ever wondered where we all came from? Well, a trip to the World Heritage Site, Cradle of Mankind, will give you more than just an insight into the origins of human life and is home to 40% of the worlds human ancestor fossils. Johannesburg's Apartheid Museum sheds light on South Africa's past and is seen as a beacon of hope in the new age of the country, providing visitors with a memorable education during their visit. Discover over 320 species of animal at the wonderful Johannesburg Zoo where you will be amazed at the variety on show from the elusive Pygmy Hippos to endangered White Rhinos and fierce-some Siberian Tigers! Johannesburg's Montecasino is unmissable too and has an elegant selection of restaurants, live theatre shows and a casino for those feeling lucky!