South Africa Travel Guides
Get to know South Africa like a local…
Ready for your South African holiday but need some last-minute inspiration? Luckily, our travel experts are on hand to guide you as you plan an unforgettable trip.
From Cape Town travel guides to unique activity ideas, our experts know the best way to explore South Africa and can help you plan the perfect break.
South Africa was initially used by Europeans as a stopping point for trading ships on their way to the East Indies, and fruit and vegetables were grown here to deal with the problem of scurvy aboard passing vessels. However, the Dutch eventually settled the area that was to become Cape Town in 1652 and expanded across the entire tip of southern Africa.
A world in one country – South Africa is one of the most beautiful and diverse places in the world. It boasts impressive mountain ranges, wild deserts, meandering marshlands, stunning beaches, and bustling, cosmopolitan cities. One of the biggest perks of South Africa is that many areas are malaria-free, so you don’t have to worry about vaccinations or health risks.
For teenagers, South Africa opens up into a playground of exciting wildlife, rich culture and adrenaline filled activities. At Scott Dunn, we know the best places to explore to create the most memorable South Africa holiday for your family. Being such a diverse country, there is something to pique the interest of even the most hard-to-please teens.