The very southern tip of the African continent, the stunning Western Cape has it all.
The province is one of the country's most beautiful with majestic mountains, colourful patchworks of farmland set in lovely valleys, long beaches and the open landscape of the semi-desert Karoo.
The Western Cape is a province in the south west of South Africa. Most of the province is considered to have a Mediterranean climate with cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers.
The breath-taking Highveld is all about big business and a rich history of gold
Gauteng has a unique geography with a combination of natural beauty and mineral wealth. The province is also the site of coal and diamond extraction operations, but it is best known for its gold deposits.
Situated on the Highveld, a high-altitude grassy plateau, the province is home to the picturesque Magaliesberg and Witwatersberg mountains. Gauteng has warm, wind-free days in summer, and crisp, clear days in winter.
A cosmopolitan mix of cultures, scenery and eternal summers by the coast.
Known as the Kingdom of the Zulu, KwaZulu-Natal’s history is rich with African, Indian and European cultures. The focal point of this mix of ethnicities is the bustling city of Durban.
KwaZulu-Natal, on the shores of the warm Indian Ocean, is a varied region of subtropical coastline, savannah and the towering Drakensberg Mountains.
Mainly situated on the high plateau grasslands of the Middleveld, Mpumalanga rises towards mountain peaks in the northeast.
Mpumalanga, ‘place where the sun rises’ in the local languages of Siswati and Zulu, is bordered by Gauteng in the west, and Mozambique and Swaziland in the east.
Come to Mpumalanga for the rich Ndebele and Swazi cultural heritage, eco-tourism and adventure holidays, and Big Five game viewing in the Kruger National Park.
The Free State lies on the plateau between the Vaal and Orange Rivers in the very heart of South Africa.
It's a large, sparsely populated province with the baking Karoo desert in the South stretching to the vast rolling prairies that dominate its landscape.
Travellers can explore the Free State's many tourist routes from the majestic, mountainous Maluti Route to the historic, luxurious Diamond and Wine Route.
Named for the Limpopo River flowing along its northern border, the Limpopo province of South Africa offers a wealth of historical and cultural treats, spectacular scenery and wildlife safaris.
Limpopo is South Africa’s northern most province, and borders onto Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Botswana – a gateway province into southern Africa!
From Highveld grassland savannahs to majestic mountain ranges to lush subtropical forests, you’ll find a touch of Eden in the Limpopo province.
The North West province extends all the way from Gauteng to the Botswana border, flanked by the Magaliesberg and the Kalahari Desert.
Also known as the “Heritage Province”, it is home to the magnificent Pilanesberg and Madikwe game reserves. As well as viewing the Big Five, spectacular bird-life and wide-open African skies, you can encounter archaeological discoveries going back to the beginnings of humankind.
Slip back in time with Herman Charles Bosman’s tales of Oom Schalk and the Groot Marico (home to the home-distilled peach brandy mampoer), and discover the rich cultural and historical heritage of the North West province.
The Eastern Cape is a land of diverse landscapes which range from the desolate Great Karoo to the lush forests of the Wild Coast and the Keiskamma Valley.
You'll find dramatic mountains in the Southern Drakensberg and the fertile Langkloof, sandy beaches and the only snow slopes in Africa.
The Eastern Cape offers you beaches where you can surf the world's biggest waves, widespread hills in a breathtaking panorama of hues, spectacular wildlife and sea life viewing, and warm, small-town hospitality. This is the birthplace of Nelson Mandela and truly, a continent in one province.
Known for its clear skies and breathtaking sunsets with brilliant starry nights, the Northern Cape is famous for more than diamonds.
With the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Richtersveld National Park and the Augrabies Falls National Parks, wildlife and nature are on your doorstep. Come springtime, the dazzling Namaqualand flowers are in bloom.
Welcome to a democratic country with diverse cultures and incredible natural beauty.
South Africa is a vast enigma of eight world heritage sites, twenty national parks and nine unique provinces that each has something unmatchable to offer local and international visitors.
South Africa is located at the southernmost region of Africa, with a long coastline that stretches more than 2 500 km and along the South Atlantic and Indian oceans.
Malawi – the warm heart of Africa – is surrounded by Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania, with Lake Malawi along the eastern border.
A country of diverse and spectacular scenery, you will remember Malawi for the friendliness of the Malawians. Lake Malawi is set among rolling hills covered with tropical vegeation, offering you wonderful vistas across to neighbouring Mozambique. You will be welcomed by warm smiles and friendly greetings wherever you travel in Malawi.
Famous for the spectacular Etosha National Park and Game Reserve and the vast shifting sand dunes of the Namib Desert, Namibia is a country known for its warm hospitality.
Namibia offers you diverse wildlife viewing, from the inland Etosha Pan (a dried out saline lake) supporting a large and varied wildlife on its plains, to the Walvis Bay Lagoon, one of the most important wetland areas on the African coastline.
You can spot whales, dolphins and flamingos from the Protea Hotel Pelican Bay, overlooking the Walvis Bay Lagoon.
Nigeria is an exciting blend of cultural diversity – a land of incredible beauty and warm, friendly people.
It is a place where “You’re welcome!” is a common greeting, and you will be pleased to be welcomed to Nigeria.
Nigeria offers the tourist river and ocean beaches, unique wildlife and vast expanses of unspoiled nature.
Zambia – acknowledged as one of the safest countries in the world to visit – is home to the wild Zambezi River, the legendary African walking safari, awe-inspiring lakes and a profusion of birds and wildlife, as well as the famous copperbelt region, are amongst the many attractions of this warm and friendly country.
The intrepid traveler can climb the highest mountain in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro – and then relax along the golden sand beaches of the Indian Ocean.
The vast open plains of Tanzania offer you unparalleled game viewing.
Enjoy true African luxury and hospitality with Protea Hotels in Tanzania.
Uganda is a land-locked country and lies astride the Equator, right in the heart of Africa. It is bordered by Kenya in the East, Tanzania in the South, Rwanda in the South West, Congo in the west and Sudan in the North.
Uganda is roughly the size of United Kingdom,covering a total area of 236,040 sq kms, with a population of about 25-million.
Industries include sugar factories, cotton, tobacco, cement, coffee, while minerals mined include copper, cobalt and limestone.
In the Indian Ocean, approximately 40km from the coast of Tanzania lies the beautiful island of Zanzibar.
It is characterised by beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs, and the historic Stone Town - said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.