According to figures compiled by Statista, a total of 16.44 million tourists visited the country in 2018. Remarkably, in terms of the African nations with the most international tourist arrivals, only Morocco received more visitors.
One of the reasons people choose to visit South Africa is because of its impressive combination of rich culture, history, and outstanding natural beauty. Important lessons from the past can be found at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Robben Island, while areas such as Kruger National Park and Table Mountain should simply not be missed.
However, while those places are essential stops on any visit to the country, there is plenty more waiting to be discovered. Here, we put a spotlight on four other options you could consider adding to your next trip itinerary. Feet Do Travel show you how to discover a different side of South Africa.