Awesome Aerial Photos of Beautiful South Africa

We all know how beautiful South Africa is, but many of us don’t get to see the stunning landscape from above. Here – thanks to businessman and SAPeople contributor Stan Sanetra, who flies between the Western Cape and Gauteng each week – are aerial pictures from the passionate photographer that show the beauty of SA from a bird’s eye view. In no particular order…

Night skies flying out of Joburg

Night skies flying out of Joburg

False Bay

Gillooly’s Interchange

Landing in Cape Town

Flying over the N12 Boksburg

Flying over a cloudy Stellenbosch

Sunrise Cape Town International

Struisbaai Harbour taken from a drone

False bay with Gordon’s Bay… and Steenbras Dam

False Bay – Clarence Drive

Flying over False Bay, looking out towards Table Mountain

Looking out towards Johannesburg… coming in to land at Oliver Tambo Airport… flying over East Rand Mall

Flying over Ceres

Flying out over False Bay… looking out towards Strand and Gordon’s Bay

False Bay, looking down towards Strand

Flying out over Hex River Valley… De Doorns

Flying over Paarl… looking out at Simonsberg mountain, Stellenbosch

Flying over N1 coming into land, with Table Bay in the background

Flying over the Voortrekker Road… looking out towards Cape Town

Table Mountain

Somewhere in the Karoo

Orange River, with crop circles

Struisbaai Harbour… taken with Drone

Looking out towards Robben Island

Hangklip, False Bay

De Doorns, Hex River Valley


Flying over the Plateau in the Karoo where Sutherland is located


Bergriver Dam… with Franschhoek and Theewaterkloof in the distance

Vaal power station, with the Vaal Dam in the distance

Langeberg Mountain range… stretching out from Worcester…towards Robertson and Swellendam

De Doorns from high above

Vaal River

Franschhoek… with a fuller Theewaterskloof Dam, taken recently…

Crop circles

Crop Cirles Nothern Cape

East Rand Mall…North Rand Road…looking out towards Benoni

Killarney race track, Cape Town

Cape Town. TY Stan Sanetraโ€Ž – "Flying over Killarney race track earlier this week… ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿš•๐Ÿš“๐Ÿ’จ"

Posted by SA-People – for South Africans in South Africa and expats on Wednesday, August 14, 2019


All photos supplied by frequent traveller, businessman and passionate photographer STAN SANETRA, a Scotsman born to Polish parents who arrived in South Africa at the age of 21 and “fell in love with the country” and an Afrikaans-speaking lass whom he married. They live in Cape Town and Stan commutes weekly to Gauteng for business…ย 


Instagram: @stansanetra