People celebrate important milestones in their lives by organizing intimate parties for the close friends and family members. Birthdays, baby showers, weddings, and anniversaries are momentous occasions worth splurging on a party for your loved ones.
More people have exhausted all the fun out of home parties, are making important milestones in their lives by traveling to far-flung destinations for the celebrations. Friends now come together to go on vacation celebrations for their birthdays and other important events. There many destinations suitable for parties and celebrations. South Africa is one of the best places to go for your 21st birthday. A 21st birthday is significant, and South Africa has many cities with facilities for a memorable birthday celebration.
Bloemfontein, also known as the City of Roses, has so many rose plants that they organize an annual rose festival in October.
The Anglo Boer War Museum, drawing from its rich Boer history, exhibits the relics of the Boer War and the Oliewenhuis (wild olive fruits) Art Museum treats visitors to an art gallery celebrating the best African artists. Among other places to visit is the Franklin game reserve at the foothills of Naval Hill that is home to giraffes, zebras, indigenous birds, which is a walking distance to the Nelson Mandela Monument.
Free State National Botanical Garden and the Bagamoyo Wildlife Estate are a treat for nature and animal lovers respectively.
If you are thinking of throwing an unforgettable destination party for your 21st birthday, then Johannesburg is the city for you. Johannesburg is South Africa’s biggest city and is easily accessible from the O.R Tambo International airport.
It hosts the biggest mall in the continent in Sandton City and the historic Oriental Plaza.
The main attractions in the city of Johannesburg include the popular Gold Reef City that allows visitors to tour the now disused Crown Gold Mines in addition to treating revelers to a theme park and the Royal Theatre. It has museums for lovers of history.
Living up to its reputation as the nation’s entertainment capital, you can have a fresh beer at SAB Miller’s World of Beer facility.
Durban City in KwaZulu-Natal province is blessed with tropical weather and sandy beaches and is the most popular tourist destination in the country.
The city is known for its Golden Mile. This is the extensive beachfront donned with luxury hotels, high-end apartments and a complex of entertainment joints and restaurants. The Golden Mile attracts people interested in fishing, swimming and water sports.
Nature lovers can bird watch at Umgeni River Bird Park and go on rejuvenating walks among the indigenous trees in Africa’s oldest botanic garden, the Durban Botanic Gardens.
Umhlanga Rocks and the Valley of a Thousand Hills attract both locals and tourists in their hordes.
Also known as the Jacaranda City, it has the Rietvlei Nature Reserve – home to some of their rare animal species like the white rhino offers a much welcome getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve, Faerie Glen Nature Reserve, Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary and the other Groenkloof Nature Reserve are the other wildlife attractions in Pretoria.
Standing on top of the Salvokop Hill, one can see the Voortrekker Monument and Freedom Park which were important in South Africa’s liberation struggles.