Beaches, safari tours, wine and natural beauty combine in South Africa, making it a superb destination for your next trip. Every year, thousands of people book cheap flights to South Africa during Ireland's winter months, when the weather in the southern hemisphere is hot, and countries like South Africa become almost irresistible. So don't hold back, go with the flow.
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South Africa is blessed with some extraordinary natural scenery . There's the wild power of the Cape Coast to the mystery and other-worldy beauty of the Cango Caves. You can hike through the Blyde River Canyon, see the massive trees of the Tsitsikamma Forest, climb Table Mountain for views over Cape Town or relax in the tranquility of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. All of this is simple when you book flights to South Africa, but there is more on offer than just the majesty of nature:
- Take the spectacular Flying Dutchman funicular railway out to Cape Point.
- See the African penguins at Boulders Beach.
- Head to a Test Match or 20/20 cricket fixture at grounds like the Wanderers or Newlands.
- See Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated under the Apartheid regime.
- Try your hand at surfing all along South Africa's southern coast.
One of the great attractions of flights to South Africa is the chance to enjoy one of the world's great beach cultures
. Whether you fly to Durban, Port Elizabeth or Cape Town, there should be an inviting beach nearby to relax on. In the east of the country, head to Umhlanga with its lively nightlife and golden sands. Hobie Beach is a superb place for surfers and wind-surfers to enjoy their hobby while Plettenberg Bay near Cape Town is a family friendly beach with safe swimming for kids and plenty of lifeguards. Why not book car hire in South Africa
and see all of the beaches in one trip?
Alternatively, you could see the wildlife of southern Africa by choosing cheap flights to South Africa that touch down at Johannesburg, or fly into the Cape and tour the many wine regions in that part of the country. Whatever your passion, you'll find an affordable hotel in South Africa to stay in comfort and style - so plan the ideal trip and have a great time.