South Africa – A Destination Gold Mine

South Africa has it all – magnificent beaches, gorgeous wine farms, mesmerising national game parks, breathtaking mountains, gorgeous flora and fauna and truly pleasant people. There are amazing attractions in every province and so many unique towns that will warm your heart. Once you have hand-picked a few destinations and compiled a must-do list, it is time to book a rental car.

Reach Your Destination with RBS Car Hire

It is easier to choose a rental car once you have figured out where you are going, how long it will take to get there and the duration of your stay. RBS Car Hire offers a range of vehicles to suite your travelling needs – whether you need to hire a car for a one-day business trip, a week getaway or a month-long adventure. The vehicle range consists of standard cars (great for families), compact cars (ideal for couples), luxury cars (for extra comfort), SUVs / 4 x 4s (for great adventures and rough terrains) and people carriers (for groups). Plus, with all-inclusive rates, car hire in South Africa has never been this simple and convenient.

South Africa Provinces & Attractions

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    Western Cape

    The Western Cape is home to glorious mountains and valleys, top beaches, excellent wine farms and world-class golf courses. Top attractions include Table Mountain in Cape Town, Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, The Cederberg mountains, Rust en Vrede Wine Estate, Spier Wine Farm, Tokara Wine Estate and the glorious garden route – Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshoorn and Nature’s Valley. More information on Car Rental Cape Town.

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    Eastern Cape

    The Eastern Cape has glorious hills, beautiful beaches, a semi-desert, lush forests and mountainous terrains. Top attractions include the Wild Coast, Keiskamma Valley, southern Drakensberg, Grahamstown, Kenton on Sea, Addo Elephant National park, Bloukrans bridge bungy, Egg Rock Cradock, Port Frederikc, Nelson Mandela Museum, Tsitsikamma and Baviaanskloof. More information on Car Rental Port Elizabeth.

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    KwaZulu-Natal – the Kingdom of the Zulu – is known for its lush subtropical coast, spectacular mountains, game reserves, Heritage sites, spicy food, marine theme park and sugar cane plantations. Top attractions include Durban beaches, Valley of 1000 Hills, The Drakensberg, Nambiti Game Conservancy, Sea World Aquarium, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Tembe Elephant National Park, uShaka Marine World and Umhlanga Rocks. More information on Car Rental Durban.

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    Northern Cape

    The Northern Cape is known for its vast plains, spring flowers, waterfall, minerals and farming. Top attractions include the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, Namaqualand, McGregor Museum, the Augrabies Falls, Rocktail Bay, the Sol Plaatje Museum, Flamingo World, Kalagadi Transfrontier Park, the Big Hole, Orange River Wine Route, Riemvasmaak Hot Springs, Sutherland and the Southern African Large Telescope.

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    Free State

    The Free State is the heart of South Africa and known for its two bordering rivers (Vaal and Orange), blue skies, farms and widely dispersed towns. Top attractions include Free State National Botanical Gardens, River Rafting, Gariep Dam, Naval Hill, Basotho Cultural Village, Golden Gate Highlands National Park and Sterkfontein Dam Reserve. More information on Car Rental Bloemfontein.

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    North West

    The great bushveld – North West – is famous for glorious game farms and wildlife, great dams and magnificent minerals. Top attractions that need to be mentioned: Mafikeng, the mampoer country of Groot Marico, Sun City and the Palace of the Lost City, golf courses, the Elephant Sanctuary, Hartbeespoort Dam, Cradle of Humandkind, Lesedi Cultural Village, Tau Game Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve.

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    Gauteng, “the place of gold”, is Southern Africa’s economic powerhouse. Popular destinations include Soweto, Sandton, Midrand and Magaliesberg. Here a few attractions: Cradle of Humankind, Constitution Hill, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Gold Reef City, Union Buildings, Gauteng Hiking Trails, restaurants, shopping malls, Sun City, Orlando Towers, Monte Casino and numerous surrounding game lodges. More information on Car Rental Johannesburg / Car Rental Pretoria.

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    Mpumalanga – the place where the sun rises – is known for its high-plateau grasslands and the famous and much-loved Kruger National Park. This beautiful province is bordered by Swaziland, Mozambique and Gauteng. Planning a visit? Consider the following attractions: Mac Mac Falls outside Sabie, Pilgrims and Barberton, Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and the Waterval-Boven and Waterval-Onder train trip.