An African safari ticks all the right boxes if you are looking to venture off the beaten track, explore the great outdoors and experience the many thrills that only safari life can deliver. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, travelling seemed like a distant memory we weren’t sure we were ever going to experience again. But, through it all, avid travellers and keen adventurers kept their travel dreams alive in the hopes that we’ll all be able to explore all the beauty, wonder, adventure, and bucket-list worthy destinations the world has to offer once again. In the spirit of the #DreamNowTravelLater initiative, people were inspired to put together their travel destination bucket-list of where they would like to go when the time came that it was finally safe enough to do so. South Africa ranked right up there with the best of them as it was voted the number one preferred post-COVID-19 holiday destination among travellers and international tourists. In more exciting news, the Kruger National Park was named the 20th most popular travel destination in the world on Big 7 Travel’s list of ‘The 50 Most Popular Destinations For Post-Lockdown Travel’. Which only reinforced the world’s eager anticipation to see, encounter, and experience South Africa’s vast and magnificent wilderness wonders and wildlife in their natural habitat, specifically the Kruger National Park.
While South Africa has no shortage of beautiful destinations to explore, going on a safari getaway in the unspoiled African bushveld should undoubtedly be at the very top of your travel bucket-list! Here are 10 reasons why you should go on a South African Safari holiday and shouldn’t wait another second! South Africa’s pride and joy is her wildlife heritage after all.