LGBT safari holidays in South Africa

LGBT safari holidays in South Africa South Africa celebrates equal rights for all

South Africa ranks among the world’s more progressive countries when it comes to LGBT rights. Indeed, the new South African Constitution, drawn up in 1996, was the first in the world to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation, and in 2005 South Africa became the fifth country in the world, and first in Africa, to recognise same-sex marriage.

LGBT safari holidays in South Africa_Pink Loerie Festival The Pink Loerie Festival in Knysna

Cape Town is the most amenable city anywhere in Africa for LGBT visitors, thanks to a lively and friendly gay scene focused on De Waterkant and parts of Green Point. Larger cities such as Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban also have thriving LGBT Communities. Of the smaller towns, Knysna is renowned for its annual Pink Loerie Carnival.

Elsewhere in South Africa, attitudes tend to be more conservative, but LGBT rights are guaranteed and you are highly unlikely to encounter open discrimination.


Popular South Africa Safaris

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Big Cat safari in the Kruger National Park

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Big Five in the Kruger National Park

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Garden Route safari adventure

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