Picnic spots around South Africa exist for those looking for places to enjoy a day out and ready made picnic baskets are available from various companies to help make things quick and convenient. Whether you are looking for a day out in the park or bush near Johannesburg, lunch in the mountains or on one of the Cape wine farms, or a romantic meal on a Durban beach with the one you love, there are many venues all over SA to suit everyone.
The various picnic spots around South Africa are best visited during the summer months and can be enjoyed by couples and families alike. Be cautious when picnicking on the beaches in certain parts of the Cape area as baboons have been known to come onto the beaches and around the car parks taking food from unsuspecting visitors. Baboons can be dangerous, must not be fed by visitors and keep your car windows closed if you are having lunch in your vehicle in a car park with troops of baboons close by.
The magnificent scenery and good climate makes this country an ideal place to get outdoors often and it’s great to take your lunch or dinner with you. Take a blanket or something similar if you are planning on picnicking in the woods or a grassy place that may be prone to ants and other insects. Take a cooler bag or box with you containing refreshments for you and the family and don’t forget the sunscreen and sun hats! With a little searching you are sure to find some great picnic spots around South Africa or in your immediate area.