Things to do in Africa

Vacation in Africa

Don’t know what to do in Africa for a memorable vacation? Think you’ve seen all the important cultural classics and landmarks in Africa? Here are a few suggestions that you should consider when creating a bucket list of things to do in Africa. Got an insatiable case of wanderlust, but don’t have the time and money to travel abroad? The truth is, you don’t have to travel overseas and spend a fortune to experience an epic and fantastic getaway.

If you’re in Nairobi and love elephants, check out the National Park and Elephant Orphanage! Or maybe you’re closer to Johannesburg and would be interested in a full day safari at Pilanesberg Nature Reserve. Perhaps a hanging out with penguins at Cape Point or the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo? Or what about a private city tour in Dakar or a harbor boat cruise in Durban? With each major city, and heck, even region within Africa, having incredible places to explore, a vacation in Africa won’t disappoint. And if you’re looking for more than just a view, be sure to check out the local food scene wherever you’re visiting!

There’s truly no shortage of incredible and breathtaking things to do for vacations in Africa for every kind of wanderer.

Not set on a vacation in Africa? Check out the other regions we have listed to find inspiration for your next adventure! We also have general travel tips for you to take advantage of so you’re prepared for whatever life throws your way.

Still scrolling? It’s cool. We know there are a lot of activities and tours to choose from, so go ahead and bookmark this page so you can revisit easily. Or share it to your social page and get an impromptu poll going with your friends and family to see what they find interesting.

And like we said before, if you’re not set on a vacation to Africa, there are plenty of other regions we have listed to find inspiration for your next adventure! And if you’re not quite ready to travel but want some travel tips, we have those too!

Before you go though, below is our top four favorite things for a vacation in Africa…

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