This fully revised and updated Berlitz Pocket Guide is packed with all the information you need to enjoy South Africa, in a genuinely pocketable format. Places to go and unmissable attractions are explored within easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, so you can locate the information you need at a glance. The country's top attractions are conveniently identified to ensure you see the very best wildlife, national parks, mountain views and much more. The brand new 'Perfect Tour' feature is designed to link all the most exclusive experiences that won't fail to inspire you and will help you to plan your ideal trip. From the capital to the Cape Peninsula and Wine Country, all areas are covered in depth alongside full-colour photographs that provide a highly visual introduction to this stunning destination. Full colour fold-out maps are also included to provide instant orientation wherever you are. A concise history chapter and the handy cultural tips throughout the guide combine to give you a deeper understanding of the country's heritage, from Zulus to colonists and braai.
There are also plenty of ideas for how to spend your leisure time from water sports and hot-air ballooning in the mountains to shopping for African curios and activities for children. The 'Eating Out' chapter recommends local specialities and provides full listings for all the best places to eat and drink. The comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of all the expert practical advice you will need, including reliable recommendations of hotels to suit all budgets, information on climate, health, transport, currency, language and much more. Small in size but big on content, this guide will help you truly get to the heart of this magnificent country and all it has to offer.