Active travellers trust National Geographic to deliver what they want in a guidebook: expert advice, insider tips, and the cultural feel of each destination not easily found online. These guides are pitch-perfect for today´s experiential travel enthusiasts who want an authentic, enriching immersion. From vibrant, beautiful Cape Town to the flower-bedecked Namaqualand plains, from history-filled Johannesburg to the wildlife-dotted lands of Kruger National Park, this guide covers all the best-known sights, and lesser-known ones as well. South Africa´s rich cultural, historical, and contemporary highlights are featured prominently, such as treasure wrecks off its wave-thrashed shores, glorious seafood, and the big five animals that every safari-goer hopes to see. Experiential sidebars abound, such as how to consult a Sangoma or help build houses in Namaqualand. The book guides visitors on interesting excursions including a drive through winelands, a history walk to freedom in Cape Town, and a walk in the Bush.