Woodhouse Falls

Wonder Woodhouse Falls   In short Somehow the beautiful Woodhouse Falls are unlucky. At least for some visitors. Nevertheless, this is a fine waterfall, a popular bathing place for locals. Rating 37.3% GPS coordinates 29.3957 S 30.2799 E Location, address Africa, South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Midlands, some 15 km north from the Howick town, near Shafton Grange, […]

Karkloof Falls

Karkloof Falls

Wonder Karkloof Falls   In short Most tourists know about the nearby Howick Falls but even more impressive are the Karkloof Falls. Rating 71.7% GPS coordinates 29.4002 S 30.2788 E Location, address Africa, South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Midlands, some 15 km north from the Howick town, near Shafton Grange Category Waterfalls Alternate names KwaNogqaza (Zulu name, meaning: […]

Augrabies Falls

Augrabies Falls, South Africa

Wonder Augrabies Falls   In short An unusual and magnificent monument of nature of South Africa is Augrabies Falls. Here the mighty Orange River (Gariep River) plunges into a chasm, forming a waterfall which at high water is one of world’s most powerful and definitely – loudest falls. Rating 47.3% GPS coordinates 28.5912 S 20.3403 E […]

Tugela Falls

Tugela Falls, upper drop (182 m), South Africa

Wonder Tugela Falls   In short Most rivers flow away from the giant Drakensberg escarpment near the north-eastern borders of Lesotho. Happily there is one stream which bravely flows towards it and leaps over the rim of this cliff. Thus have formed Tugela Falls – the second tallest (or… may be the tallest?) waterfall on Earth. […]

Swartwater Tree

Wonder Swartwater Tree   In short The Swartwater Tree is one of the largest known baobabs (Adansonia digitata) in South Africa. This tree is somewhat smaller than the two largest giants – Sagole Tree and Sunland Baobab, but nevertheless this is giant and picturesque tree with a fantastic circumference of 24.55 m. Rating 43.8% GPS coordinates […]

Wonders of South Africa

Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

Territory Wonders of South Africa   Highlights South Africa is extremely rich with unusual archaeological and natural monuments. Provinces of South Africa South Africa is divided into 9 provinces: Eastern Cape Free State Gauteng KwaZulu-Natal Limpopo Mpumalanga North West Northern Cape Western Cape South Africa has also one possession located 1,700 km to the south from […]