Im­merse your­self in South Africa

In­cen­tive trav­ellers are al­ways on the look­out for cul­tur­ally rich, off-the-beaten track ex­pe­ri­ences and South Africa seems like the per­fect op­tion

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South Africa's pic­turesque smaller towns are rel­a­tively un­ex­plored, well-equipped to cater to cus­tomi­sa­tion re­quests and also boast of wide­spread avail­abil­ity. In terms of MICE from In­dia, in­cen­tive led travel dom­i­nates, at ap­prox­i­mately 80 per cent.

WESTERN CAPE

• Plet­ten­berg Bay due to its prox­im­ity to the Bloukrans Bridge is be­com­ing very pop­u­lar amongst ad­ven­ture junkies. Af­ter all, noth­ing brings peo­ple closer than jump­ing off the high­est com­mer­cial bridge bungee jump in the world to a 216 me­ter gorge be­low.

• Knysna has some of the top-class Golf Clubs in South Africa to its name – Knysna Golf Club, Pezula Cham­pi­onship Golf Course and the Si­mola Golf and Coun­try Es­tate. Th­ese of­fer ex­cep­tion­ally scenic views. The town also boasts of an Oys­ter Fes­ti­val amongst other an­nual events, where ap­prox­i­mately 200,000 oys­ters are con­sumed over a 10-day pe­riod.

• Si­t­u­ated half­way be­tween Cape Town and Port Elizabeth on Gar­den Route, Ge­orge – Gar­den •

Route's largest city – is a tourist mecca with un­ri­valed of­fer­ings. An ex­tremely pop­u­lar ac­tiv­ity amongst MICE groups is danc­ing the night away on the In­som­niac Party Bus. It is a 40-seater Sin­gle Decker Party Bus.

South Africa’s pic­turesque smaller towns are rel­a­tively un­ex­plored, well-equipped to cater to cus­tomi­sa­tion re­quests

In­land from the Cape's fa­mous Gar­den Route, trav­ellers will find Oudt­shoorn – pop­u­larly known as the os­trich cap­i­tal of the world. The town is home to sev­eral in­ter­est­ing at­trac­tions like Cango Caves and Cango Wildlife Ranch. It is also one of the few places in the world to en­joy a meerkat sa­fari.

EASTERN CAPE

• A con­tem­po­rary set­ting and a laid­back charm gives East Lon­don a dis­tinc­tive iden­tity. East Lon­don is also one of the few places where one can see the White Lion on a game drive at the Inkwenkezi Na­tional Park.

• Port Elizabeth houses South Africa's third largest na­tional re­serve. The Addo Na­tional Park also has a thriv­ing marine life and rich flora and of­fers the only Big 7 sa­fari op­tions in the world.

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