15 of the best SA spots to view the sunset

2018-12-18 12:04 - Gabi Zietsman
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Gabi Zietsman

Few things will get you into that summer mood than sitting back and watching the sun disappear across the horizon, painting the sky with ice cream colours that has inspired many an artist and Instagram influencer.

In South Africa, we are blessed with beautiful sunsets all along the coastline, behind rugged mountains and dips behind the indigenous trees and animals of the bushveld.

It's one of the perfect ways to end off a long day, but some spots are guaranteed to give you the best sunsets that South Africa can muster.

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Where will your next sundowner spot be?

Camps Bay, Cape Town

Morgan Bay, Wild Coast

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The Golden Mile, Durban

Goukamma Beach, Garden Route

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Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, KwaZulu-Natal

Namaqua National Park, Northern Cape

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Blyde River Canyon, Panorama Route

Cederberg, Western Cape

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Franschoek Pass, Western Cape

Doringbaai, West Coast

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Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State

Breede River, Malgas

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Kruger National Park

Drakensberg Amphitheatre

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Northcliff Hill, Johannesburg

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