The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

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The Wildebeest - Explore South Africa

Afrikaans name: The Wildebeest - Verken Suid Afrika

Welcome to The Wildebeest and, if you do not live in South Africa, then welcome to our beautiful country! South Africa is blessed with magnificent game reserves, beaches, mountainous areas and much, much more. It is home to hundreds of different species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and a huge variety of plant species.

This The Wildebeest website is devoted to the interesting places to be visited around the country and to the flora and fauna to be found. There are so many game and nature reserves where one can enjoy the natural beauty of the area and the stillness of being outdoors. Why not visit the magnificent Kruger National Park which is home to the Big 5 and much more?

Of course, there are cities and towns as well and those looking for cultural experiences or entertainment venues will not be disappointed. We have beautiful cities such as Durban and Cape Town and there are many interesting towns scattered across the country.

One thing that is for sure is that you will find accommodation to suit your pocket and your tastes in virtually any part of South Africa. From camping and caravanning through to luxury hotels you are sure to find the perfect place to stay.

Visit the Eastern Cape

^ Eastern Cape

Visit the Free State

^ Free State

Visit Gauteng

^ Gauteng

Visit KwaZulu-Natal

^ KwaZulu-Natal

Visit Limpopo

^ Limpopo

Visit Mpumalanga

^ Mpumalanga

Visit the North West

^ North West

Visit the Northern Cape

^ Northern Cape

Visit the Western Cape

^ Western Cape

An Elephant approaching a game drive vehicle

Go on a Game Drive in Kruger National Park

South Africa's National Symbols

National Bird - Blue Crane

National Mammal - Springbok

National Flower - King Protea

National Fish - Galjoen

National Tree - Real Yellowwood

Public Holidays 2022

Interesting facts about Lions

Interesting facts about Leopards

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Fun things for the family

Play the mammal identification game

What about bird identification?

In South Africa tourism is an important part of our economy and culture. Tourists from all over the world flock here each year. We hope that you enjoy your tour around South Africa and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit!


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