Durban to Kruger to Cape Town with South Africa car rentals
South Africa car rentals give you an affordable option for travelling the country from Durban to Kruger down to Cape Town. South Africa is a vast country with a myriad of incredible sights to see and places to go. Attractions range from big game safaris to semi tropical beaches, mountain adventures to Karoo retreats. The landscapes are ever changing and alluringly beautiful. South Africa car rentals offer you an easy way to plan and manage your own holiday.
Try South Africa car rentals for touring SA’s sights:
Kruger National Park
An absolute must for international visitors, the Kruger National Park is a massive, highly regarded game reserve in the provinces of Mpumalanga and Limpopo. This is the place to have a wild South African safari, complete with game drives for spotting the Big 5. There is ample accommodation at Kruger, catering for a variety of tastes and budgets.
The majestic Drakensberg mountains are the watershed between South Africa and the tiny inland country of Lesotho. The “Berg” is truly remarkable, with scenery you have to see to believe. It’s a favourite holiday destination for local “saffas” (South Africans) and for international tourists. Charming resorts offer accommodation for every budget from camping to luxury hotels and everything in between. There’s plenty of daring activities for adventurous types and lots of opportunity to relax and enjoy the view for those who want to rest.
- Viewing bushman paintings
- Rock climbing
- River rafting
- Horse riding
- Table tennis
- Helicopter flips
The Garden Route is a wonderful drive between the city of Port Elizabeth and the town of Heidelberg. The route is named as such because of the lush greenery and verdant foliage along the way. The N2 travels along the coast and the mountains, through forests and quaint seaside towns. Staying over in a couple of charming towns is really worthwhile if you have the time.
Try to visit:
- Port Elizabeth (great for watersports)
- Tsitsikamma National Park
- Bloukrans (highest commercial bungee jump in the world at 216m)
- Plettenberg Bay
- Knysna (a good place to stop and eat)
- Mossel Bay
Karoo landscapes are unlike any other. Semi-arid land stretches on as far as the eye can see and despite the heat, there is an amazing sense of peace and quiet. The Karoo is a place where people come to be still and reflect on life, and to enjoy the hearty hospitality of the local farms.
Cape Town is the “Mother City” of South Africa; beautiful, first-world and utterly enchanting. The city nestles at the foot of Table Mountain and is a fantastic place to tour. The Atlantic Seaboard is reputed to rival the Mediterranean coast with its sparkling azure waters, powdery white beaches and dramatic mountain backdrop. Cape Town offers plenty of entertainment with tasteful art galleries, fantastic shopping, excellent restaurants and remarkable wine routes. Don’t miss:
- Cape Town “Riviera” (the beach strip along the Atlantic Seaboard)
- Chapmans Peak Drive (take a picnic for one of the stopping points)
- Table Mountain
- V&A Waterfront
- Robben Island (Where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned)
- Local Cape Town wine routes
- Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden
- Canal Walk Shopping Centre
South Africa is the perfect country for a self-drive tour due to the diverse locations of its amazing attractions and the affordability of driving. Go for South Africa car rentals to ensure a happy, memorable holiday.