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The MDC 2022 Bucket List

Here are 10 of the Top South African Attractions that should be on your bucket list for 2022!

  1. Kruger National Park
    Arguably one of the most famous game reserves on the planet, this one is a definite must if you have not yet been to the KNP. The park spans over nearly 2 million hectares and is home to an immense amount of animal, bird and plant live.
  2. Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park
    The game reserve is one of SA’s oldest game reserves and plays a key role in the protection of the white rhino.
  3. Pretoria Heritage Route
    Make a day (or two) of it and visit the various historical buildings, museums and monuments in PTA. Don’t miss these: Union Buildings, the Nelson Mandela Statue, the Voortrekker Monument or the Sammy Marks Museum
  4. Namaqualand Flower Season
    Known for the almost unbelievable spring transformation when the arid semi-dessert transforms into colourful flower fields
  5. Bourke’s Luck Potholes
    These naturally water-eroded holes mark the start of the Blyde River Canyon
  6. Sudwala Caves
    The Sudwala Caves are the oldest dolomite cave system in the world. Did you know that some of the cave formations in the Sudwala Caves predates our continent! These formations began around 180 million years ago when our planet still consisted of two super continents…
  7. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    Known as the most beautiful gardens in Africa, this UNESCO World Heritage site’s natural forest and fynbos will enchant anyone. Take the family to the Kirstenbosch’s dinosaur and plant preservation exhibition
  8. Cradle of Humankind
    The Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage Site and rich with history and culture. Visit the Maropeng Visitor Centre to find out about the human evolution development or Sterkfontein Caves where the many fossils have been excavated.
  9. Boulders Beach’s penquins
    Protected by ancient granite boulders, this beautiful beach is home to hundreds of penguins
  10. Lisbon Falls
    Lisbon Falls, situated on the banks of the Blyde River Canyon, is the highest waterfall in Mpumalanga and an idyllic spot to cool down from the Graskop summer heat.