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Shopping & Crafts

Are those American Express cards burning a hole in your pocket? With an exchange rate that might send you into a buying frenzy, allow us to educate you in southern African retail therapy 101.

In southern Africa trading is not only restricted to the major malls. We might have plenty of malls but this would not be African if street markets were not found in city squares and dotted along sidewalks, and it does not stop there; vendors are even peddling novelties at traffic intersections.

The vibrant and friendly sellers of African craft markets are literally found everywhere across southern Africa. Filled with art and crafts, many of which are made of recycled materials; such as wooded sculptures, tribal masks, African drums, weaved baskets, handmade jewellery, precious and semi precious stones and musical instruments are amongst the most popular items.

Many flea markets sell intricately detailed beaded novelties and wired sculptures at cut-rate prices. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town is the most visited destination in South Africa, because it amalgamates a bustling harbour with lavish entertainment hot spots, craft markets and curios, and the glamour offered by nothing other than glamorous boutique stores.

In Durban, the Gateway Shopping Centre is known to be the biggest mall in Africa, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes, or just buy some. Our wines are some of the best in the world, so do not forget to visit some of the many famous estates in the Cape Winelands of South Africa.

Destinations where you can experience Shopping & Crafts

Cape Town

Cape Town

Experience Cape Town with Greenlife Safaris - Beaches, mountains, wine, top hotels, friendly guest houses, unbeatable experience.

Cape Town - Known as the Mother City, Cape Town is a unique metropolis filled with a vibrantly modern city atmosphere, surrounded by magnificently alluring beaches, and overlooked by a mystical guardian; the gigantic Table Mountain.

Cape Winelands

Cape Winelands

Award winning wines, world class restaurants, country guest houses and top hotels make Cape Winelands a must-see with Greenlife Safaris.

Cape Winelands in the wonderful mountain setting with vineyards and historic buildings. Indulge in this gentle way of life and forget about everything else.

Eastern Cape and Transkei

Eastern Cape and Transkei

The Wild Coast of Eastern Cape with Greenlife Safaris offers good value beach lodges and family accommodation along warm Indian Ocean coast.

Eastern Cape and Transkei is also referred to as the Wild Coast, and remains one of South Africa's most pristine coastlines, with glorious beaches, warm water and an abundance of marine life.

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi

Hluhluwe Imfolozi, home to endangered White and Black Rhino, offers mid to top end safari lodges and camps with Greenlife Safaris.

Hluhluwe and KwaZulu Battlefields is a low risk malaria safari destination, known for rhino conservation. The Battlefields is best known for the Zulu vs British wars.

Johannesburg and Surrounds

Johannesburg and Surrounds

Johannesburg and Sandton with Greenlife Safaris offer good value to top end holiday and business hotels in dynamic financial city.

Johannesburg is the gold capital of South Africa, business centre with great modern hotels; world class shopping and fine restaurants. Johannesburg is a busy metropolis always on the go.

Livingstone

Livingstone

Livingstone offers mid to top end hotels and lodges along Zambezi River as base to explore Victoria Falls with Greenlife Safaris.

Livingstone - Zambias tourist capital and its gateway to one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the town of Livingstone is becoming ever more popular as the preferred destination to pass through when visiting the highest waterfall on the face of the earth, the Victorian Falls.

Mbabane and Mlilwane

Mbabane and Mlilwane

Mbabane with Greenlife Safaris offerns good hotels and resorts or delightful country lodges in surrounding countryside.

Mbabane and Mlilwane, within easy reach of Johannesburg - approximate 4-5 hour drive or fly directly from Johannesburg to Manzin Airport.

The Garden Route

The Garden Route

The Garden Route with Greenlife Safaris offers mid to top end beach hotels, guest houses and country lodges as base to explore region.

The Garden route is a temperate climatic region with coastal forests around Knysna & Plettenberg Bay and Ttsitsikamma Coastal National Park. It has a spectacular rugged coastline with occasional inland lagoons and towering mountains to the interior.

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls with Greenlife Safaris offers mid to top end hotels and resorts in this premier and magnificent destination.

Victoria Falls - Deemed as a Natural World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls boasts the spectacular phenomenon of being the widest curtain of falling water on the face of our blue plant. Its sheer magnitude is mesmerising, the sound of cascading water is captivating and the dramatic scenery it sinks into is exceptional.

Zululand and Battlefields

Zululand and Battlefields

Beautiful Zululand and historic battlefields with Greenlife Safaris offers country lodges and guest houses near wildlife parks.

Zululand, A diverse mix of wildlife and culture, safaris in the Hluhluwe and St Lucia regions with Battlefields and historty of Zulu/British wars.

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