Africa Bucket List: 12 of the Best Things To See and Do in Africa


Gorillas in the mist, diverse and dramatic landscapes, and spectacular nature scenery — these are just some of the things that await anyone who ventures into the stunning lands of Africa. If you are looking for vacation destination ideas or things to see and do, here are some of the best attractions and activities for your bucket list.

1. Climb and enjoy the spectacular scenery of Mount Kilimanjaro

2. Go on a wildlife safari

3. Catch the Great Wildebeest Migration in Tanzania

4. See the gorillas in their natural habitat

5. Explore the salt plains and other attractions at Danakil Depression in Eastern Ethiopia

6. Go off the beaten path to visit the Pyramids of Meroe in Sudan

7. Watch the whale sharks in places like Madagascar and Tanzania

8. Experience bungee jumping at Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa

9. Go on adventure at the area surrounding the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

10. Savor a delicious brew at a traditional coffee ceremony in Ethiopia

11. See the diverse landscapes of Botswana

12. Visit Cape Town and explore its many attractions, climb Table Mountain, and head out to the wine regions for some wine tasting adventures