Interested in seeing the Big 5? Want to visit a Cosmopolitan City? How About you do Both!
Have you ever dreamt of finding South Africa’s most amazing wildlife aswell as being in one of the most lively cities within South Africa ? Now it’s possible with several private game reserves and lodges which are not only very close to Cape Town, but will also include the Big Five and many more wild animals like giraffes, cheetahs, hippos, zebras, springboks etc.
One of South Africa’s most indisputable treasures is without doubt Cape Town, the mother city. In addition to its beautiful beaches, famous mountains such as Table mountain, Robben Island or whales’ observation, Cape Town is also very well known for its fashion, melting pot, gastronomy and art of living. People say that this city is like a magnet, attracting people like glue, once you’ve tried it you just have to come back and make more memories. Furthermore, Cape Town is also lucky to be surrounded by a multitude of vineyards which attracts a lot of tourists throughout the year with their wine tastings, wine making processes and amazing landscapes, two of South Africa’s most famous wine roads being Road 62 and Stellenbosch Road.
Big Five safaris near Cape Town are a popular request from visitors and travellers. Who wouldn’t want to hop off at a beautiful beach then straight onto a Big Five game-viewing adventure? The good news is that the existing options are all malaria free safari destinations.
Cape Town is situated in South Africa’s Western Cape, which has a distinctly Mediterranean climate and is home to the unique Fynbos biome. Whilst incredible in it’s own way, the Cape Peninsula is quite different to your typical African Safari savannah surrounding, or anywhere else that your average 21st modern century lion would happily call its home!