Lake St.Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

A World Heritage Site, iSimangaliso Wetland Park (the former Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park) incorporates an astonishing variety of habitats

St Lucia Wetland Park - South Africa Travel to St Lucia

The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park is one of the top South African travel destinations. African Sky offers safaris and tours which travel to the St Lucia Wetland Park in South Africa.

A flaming sunset over the Drakensberg mountain range, South Africa. The Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Photo by: Morkel Erasmus.

Fire in a Berg Sky - A flaming sunset over the Drakensberg mountain range, South Africa. The Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Robben Island, South Africa-where Nelson Mandela was a political prisoner.  Ferries leaving Capetown have the caption "We Are Free".

Robben Island, South Africa-where Nelson Mandela was a political prisoner. Ferries leaving Capetown have the caption "We Are Free". Very touristy but almost a must - probably jam packed during Christmas though :/

landscape photo of the Amphitheater reflected in a fishing dam, drakensberg, south africa

The Amphitheater reflected in a fishing dam, drakensberg, south africa I The Drakensberg Mtns. Drakensberg World Heritage Site, South Africa

The World's largest meteor crater is the two billion years old Vredefort Dome meteor crater In South Africa.

The World's largest meteor crater is the two billion year old Vredefort Dome meteor crater In South Africa.

ST LUCIA'S iSimangaliso Wetland Park became the first South African World Heritage Site in 1999. Wild and largely unspoilt (hippopotami roam the streets at night), nature lovers can marvel at the area’s large populations of hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife. Apart from the wetlands areas, the area also offers pristine beaches and sensational scuba diving.

ST LUCIA'S iSimangaliso Wetland Park became the first South African World Heritage Site in Wild and largely unspoilt (hippopotami roam the streets at night), nature lovers can marvel at the area’s large populations of hippos, crocodiles and other

Maropeng Visitor Center in the Cradle of Humankind is a fascinating day trip for anyone visiting Gauteng, South Africa.

Do not agree with the beliefs of this institution! Sterkfontein Caves Maropeng : Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape, Northern Province, South Africa. Inscription in 2003. Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)(v)

Inscription in Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)(v) (you can tell these were giant head sculptures, similar to Egypt. Who were these lost ancient cultures?

Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng, Gauteng, South Africa | by South African Tourism

Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng, Gauteng, South Africa | by South African Tourism

Meteor Crater, also known as Barringer Crater, in Winslow, Arizona, measures nearly a mile wide and 570 feet in depth. There are more than 160 known meteorite craters on the surface of Earth. PHOTOGRAPH REPRODUCED BY PERMISSION OF PHOTO RESEARCHERS, INC.

Vredefort crater in the Free State, South Africa: the largest verified impact crater on Earth. In it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its geologic interest.

During a short but glorious reign, Mapungubwe in the Limpopo Valley was a kingdom that inspired art, trade and, ultimately, a great sense of awe.

British Museum may include the golden rhinoceros of Mapungubwe as part of a planned South African art exhibition

Vredefort crater - South Africa The asteroid that hit Vredefort is estimated to have been one of the largest ever to strike Earth (at least since the Hadean Eon some four billion years ago), thought to have been approximately 5–10 km (3.1–6.2 mi) in diameter. The bolide that created the Sudbury Basin could have been even larger.[3]  The original crater was estimated to have a diameter of roughly 300 km (190 mi),[2] although this has been eroded away. It would have been larger than the 250…

Vredefort crater - South Africa The asteroid that hit Vredefort is estimated to have been one of the largest ever to strike Earth (at least since the Hadean Eon some four billion years ago), thought to have been approximately 5–10 km (3.1–6.2 mi) in diameter. The bolide that created the Sudbury Basin could have been even larger.[3] The original crater was estimated to have a diameter of roughly 300 km (190 mi),[2] although this has been eroded away. It would have been larger than the 250…

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