Places to visit in SA this festive season
With the festive season upon us, there are lots of things to do and people to see. This is probably the most relaxing time of the year where we get to unwind with loved ones, enjoy delicious food seasoned with Aromat chilli beef and participate in exciting activities.
Whether you’ll be travelling to Johannesburg, Limpopo or Durban, there’s always something fun to do in December.
Gold Reef City, Johannesburg
If you’re a thrill-seeker of note and enjoy an adrenaline rush, then this is the place for you. Gold Reef City is one of South Africa’s biggest theme parks as it consists of 18 thrill rides and 13 dedicated rides for kiddies. But that’s not all, this venue has a casino that’s open 24 hours a day, and it offers an amazing entertainment atmosphere. You can also keep yourself busy by heading to the Lyric Theatre for world-class productions, the cinema for the latest movies or the bowling alley to have some fun with your squad.
Forever Resort, Bela-Bela
If you’re looking for the perfect place to have a unique and unforgettable holiday experience, then look no further because this venue gives you just that and so much more. There are various activities to keep you busy such as speed slides, game drives, cable skiing, or being pampered at the Hydro Spa. The Forever Resort is in an African bushveld atmosphere in Limpopo, and it’s within easy reach from Gauteng on the N1. It’s the ideal place to go to with friends or family for a fun time without distractions and a break from the city.
National Botanical Gardens, Pretoria
Here’s a venue for the nature lovers, the National Botanical Gardens is a provincial heritage site that protects and grows a diverse range of indigenous South African plants. Head over to this venue for an adventurous hike with friends, delicious lunch at the nearby restaurants or enjoy an awesome braai with your loved ones. Check out these tips for a lekker braai so that you can prepare the meat like a pro and use the right seasoning to enhance its flavour.
Fun world, Durban
Fun World is an amusement park located at the Durban beachfront, and it’s the perfect place to experience fun, adventure and fantasy. From carousals to swingboats, this amusement park is ideal for people of all ages. Admission to the park is free; however, there is a small fee for individual rides.
With so many fun places to choose from, you won’t have to worry about where the wind blows you this festive season.