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Publisher Comments:

Discover the soul of South Africa

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local scene as you sip wine in Stellenbosch, listen to jazz in Cape Town, or shop the local markets in Johannesburg.

Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from game viewing in Kruger National Park or the Okavango Delta to learning about the history of apartheid in Johannesburg or lounging on the False Bay beaches.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

“Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up…plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

Table of Contents

Be a Fodor’s Correspondent............3

About This Book............8

 

Chapter 1: Experience South Africa............9

What’s Where............10

South Africa Planner............12

Top Attractions............14

Top Experiences............15

South Africa’s History............17

South Africa Today............20

If You Like............22

Great Itineraries............25

Flavors of South Africa............30

World Cup 411............33

Adventure Sports............35

 

Chapter 2: Cape Town and Peninsula............37

Orientation and Planning............38

Exploring Cape Town............52

Where to Eat............82

Best Bets for Cape Town Dining............83

Where to Stay............102

Best Bets for Cape Town Lodging............103

Nightlife and the Arts............125

Sports and the Outdoors............127

Shopping............134

 

Chapter 3: Winelands and Beaches............137

Orientation and Planning............139

The Winelands............145

Breede River Valley............184

The Overberg............195

West Coast............217

 

Chapter 4: The Garden Route and the Little Karoo............237

Orientation and Planning............239

Garden Route............245

Little Karoo............274

 

Chapter 5: The Eastern Cape............283

Orientation and Planning............285

Frontier Country............289

Wild Coast............301

 

Chapter 6: Durban and KwaZulu-Natal............313

Orientation and Planning............315

Durban............322

Side Trips from Durban............354

Zululand and the Battlefields............365

 

Chapter 7: Johannesburg............377

Orientation and Planning............379

Exploring Johannesburg............386

Where to Eat............398

Best Bets for Johannesburg Dining............399

Where to Stay............405

Best Bets for Johannesburg Lodging............406

Nightlife and the Arts............413

Shopping............415

Side Trips from Johannesburg............417

 

Chapter 8: Victoria Falls............433

Orientation and Planning............435

Livingstone, Zambia............438

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe............452

 

Chapter 9: Safaris in South Africa............461

Orientation and Planning............463

What’s Your Budget? ............471

Who’s Who............472

Tour Operators............474

Special Considerations............476

Types of Safaris............478

Kruger National Park............483

Adjacent to Kruger Park............503

Sabi Sands Game Reserve............507

KwaZulu-Natal Parks............520

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park............535

Between Kgalagadi and Kruger............543

Eastern Cape............558

 

Understanding South Africa............569

Chronology............570

Vocabulary............578

 

Travel Smart............581

Getting Here and Around............582

Essentials............590

 

Index............609

 

About Our Writers............624

IN FOCUS

Victoria Falls............455

THE BIG 5............545

Maps

South Africa............6–7

What’s Where............10–11

Cape Town............60–61

The Cape Peninsula............74

Where to Eat and Stay in Cape Town............90–91

Where to Eat and Stay on the Cape Peninsula............95

The Winelands............141

Western Cape............144

Garden Route and Little Karoo............240

Eastern Cape............287

KwaZulu-Natal............316–317

Durban............327

Where to Eat and Stay in Durban............339

Umhlanga............349

Downtown Johannesburg............388

Johannesburg............392–393

Where to Eat and Stay in the Northern Suburbs............402

Pretoria............419

Victoria Falls Area............440

Livingstone............444

Victoria Falls............459

South Africa’s Safari Destinations............486–487

Kruger National Park............490

Sabi Sands............509

KwaZulu-Natal Parks............523

Kgalagadi Transfrontier............538

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400008797
Subtitle:
With the Best Safari Destinations and National Parks
Publisher:
Fodor's
Editor:
Kelly, Shannon
Editor:
Kelly, Alexis
Author:
Kelly, Alexis
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Africa, south
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20100406
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
7.94x5.58x1.32 in. 1.35 lbs.

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