And it is easy to see why. In fact, it was the first country in the entire world to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation. By night they flock to De Waterkant—aka the heart of gay Cape Town—to clink pints with sun-kissed locals. If this coastal capital is on your itinerary, be sure to read our gay Cape Town guide here. Most prominently in Kruger Park—one of the largest and best-managed national parks anywhere in Africa. You can traverse gradual hills in the south, the Lebombo Mountains in the east and tropical jungles in the north.
LGBT travel to Southern Africa
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Have you and your partner or family dreamed of traveling the World to see new places, meet new people, experience new cultures, sightseeing and more, but the thought of non-LGBTI friendly places kept you from fulfilling your dreams? We as South Africans are especially proud to say that we still rank higher than the USA at the moment. Besides that, it also has a wide variety of LGBT friendly accommodation on offer. It is within this reserve where you can find the big five animals namely lion, buffalo, leopard, rhino and elephant. Certainly a bucket list must do! Whether you are lesbian, gay, straight, transgender, bisexual or intersex, you are welcome to come and enjoy the best African adventure that you will ever experience in your life.
Luxury Gay Travel in Southern Africa
Current time We have always worked closely with tourism agencies such as the IGLTA in promoting gay travel to Africa because we know it is a safe and accepting country with some particularly gay-friendly hotels and lodges. No wonder Elton John has a couple of favourite places to visit on our website if you ask us nicely we'll tell you where!
Modern-day laws and regulations stem from thousands of years of heritage and history, and of course, tribal culture plays a huge role in making African countries so unique. On a side note, hand-holding between male friends is quite common, so you will witness this throughout Safari Africa. Apart from in South Africa, same-sex marriage in Africa is not legal. Even if same-sex relationships are legally allowed in a destination, the local society can be intolerant.