Go wild in Kruger National Park and explore Cape Town with our range of camping and lodge safari tours and flexible pre-packaged holidays to South Africa.
South Africa, the Rainbow Nation, is as diverse as it is beautiful, with a kaleidoscope of cultures, 11 official languages and strong influences from India, China, Malaysia and Europe. It's the ultimate holiday cocktail of cosmopolitan cities, world-renowned game reserves, rugged mountain ranges, beautiful beaches and a fascinating cultural heritage. The Garden Route, a spectacular scenic stretch of coastline which runs between George and Port Elizabeth is a real highlight. Draw cards include Knysna, Oudtshoorn - renowned for its ostriches and the nearby Cango Caves, and Plettenberg Bay with its miles of exquisite golden beaches.Read More
Depending on your preference, we have a number of different safari styles to South Africa that take in many of the best places, from adventurous overland camping expeditions to lodge accommodated small group safaris departing in 2019 and 2020 or flexible safari holidays.
Upcoming South Africa Trips 2019 and 2020
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Great African Expedition North - 57 days||Cape Town, South Africa||02 Mar 2019||USD $1,998||was $3,995 2-for-1|||
|Great African Expedition - 57 days||Nairobi, Kenya||02 Mar 2019||USD $1,998||was $3,995 2-for-1|||
|Cape to Kenya - 43 days||Cape Town, South Africa||02 Mar 2019||USD $1,398||was $2,795 2-for-1|||
|Kenya to Kruger - 33 days||Nairobi, Kenya||02 Mar 2019||USD $1,148||was $2,295 2-for-1|||
|Kenya to Cape - 43 days||Nairobi, Kenya||02 Mar 2019||USD $1,398||was $2,795 2-for-1|||
Our South Africa Tours
Our South Africa Trip Types
South Africa Overland Camping SafarisView 20 Overland Camping Safaris
Head out on an exhilarating overland safari through South Africa and beyond with our range of expedition style adventures.Read More
Travel by specially modified trucks with an experienced crew of three, camp in the wild and get stuck in with general duties as you travel from Cape Town or Johannesburg to any number of national parks throughout the continent on our longer multi-country safaris.
South Africa Overland Accommodated SafarisView 6 Overland Accommodated Safaris
Venture through the beautiful South Africa scenery and beyond on our multi-country Overland Accommodated tours.Read More
Enjoy an exhilarating experience, starting in either Cape Town or Johannesburg, travelling on one of our specialist overland trucks through some of the most interesting scenery in the world. Ending each day will be a comfortable experience with a cosy bed at one of our well-chosen accommodation options.
South Africa Lodge Accommodated SafarisView 6 Lodge Accommodated Safaris
See the very best of South Africa and end each day with the comfort of a proper bed on one of our lodge accommodated safaris.Read More
With a maximum group size of 12-14 passengers, you'll stay in a variety of standard to mid-range properties from rustic huts to private mountain reserves. You'll be well looked after with fully equipped vehicles for all transportation and the services of our trusty local guides.
South Africa Tailor-made SafarisPlan Your Dream Holiday
From the fascinating cities of Cape Town and Johannesburg to the world class wine regions of the Western Cape plus the famous Garden Route and some of the region’s best game reserves – there is something for everyone in South Africa.Read More
Let our expert tailor made team put together your perfect South African holiday.
South Africa Cycling HolidaysView 1 Cycling Holiday
Explore South Africa's beautiful Western Cape and the Winelands on a fully guided and vehicle supported cycling holiday, with bike hire included.Read More
Sightsee and cycle for an average of 68kms a day on this active adventure which is suitable for regular weekend cyclists, who have a good level of fitness. Travelling as part of a small group and staying in comfortable guest houses, our holiday on 2 wheels offers a wonderful combination of local history, culture, wildlife and beautiful landscapes.
South Africa Safari HolidaysView 3 Safari Holidays
Whether you're looking for a quick safari in the Kruger National Park, a city break in Cape Town or self-drive along South Africa's famed Garden Route, we have a selection of safari holidays to suit.Read More
Our safari holidays can depart any day of the year and offer a choice of accommodation.
South Africa tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.83 out of 5 based on 47 recent reviews — See All South Africa Reviews
I would have preferred to have more time at the activity centres such as Swakopmund. With an extra day I would have taken part in more activities. The ones that I participated in were fantastic: 3-hour horse riding (11 out of 10), quad biking and sandboarding, camel riding (rather a short trip but otherwise fine).
At the tribal markets (Herero and Himba) I would like to have had a lot more time. This was not the fault of the tour guide. He gave us a time by which to be back on the truck and everyone was on it about 10 minutes before that time. I felt obliged to follow suit and missed out on talking to the locals and also I would have bought more souvenirs. This was especially disappointing since when we got to the camp site we had the rest of the afternoon and evening free. Perhaps a visit to a tribal village would be good but I understand that this might be too intrusive and not welcomed.
The visit to the township in Cape Town was superb. Again, I would have preferred more time and freedom but can understand that this may be impractical.”
Alex was a fine tour guide. Very professional, yet personable. He always had time to answer all questions.Would certainly like to travel on any tours that he was in charge of.”
This was an excellent tour. We saw a variety of environments, saw many animals, had a variety of activities and really had very little difficulties (one tire issue for a couple of hours one day). I liked the variety, and even though we had many days of long, dusty driving, it was worth it to see as many things as we did. The 22 guests all got along well and the 3 staff were excellent. The guide, driver, and cook were friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and kept us all on track time wise. I would go with them again!
A suggestion: at Elephant Sands I suggest there be an automatic upgrade to a tented cabin. Myself and 2 other girls stayed in the regular tents with a number of others who were tenting. It was a fabulous night watching the elephants from our tent door, but at one point 2 elephants were shoving each other and when one elephant hurried off its back foot caught the edge of my tent and twirled it around. I straightened my tent up, and slept the rest of the night just fine. I loved the experience and wouldn't have traded it for the world, but in the interest of safety, I suggest an automatic upgrade at this site, just add the additional cost onto the overall cost of the tour.”
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South Africa's Eastern Cape is the ideal family safari destination with an absence of malaria and a number of accessible private reserves along with the Addo National Park, home to a large number of elephants. Lying at the end of the scenic Garden Route, a safari in the Eastern Cape can easily be combined with a self-drive holiday along the coast visiting attractive colonial towns and beautiful beaches. Contact our tailor-made team for more information.
Highlights of our South Africa safari tours and holidays
The Rainbow Nation is home to some of the greatest diversity on the planet whether it's landscapes, animals or people, with mountains, winelands and coast competing with world-class national parks and cosmopolitan cities. Here's just a taste of what you'll discover on our safari tours.
Spend two nights in the world-famous Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest game reserves, with game drives along the main viewing routes in search of the Big 5, giraffe, cheetah and more.
Start or end your adventure in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, home to gorgeous golden beaches, a thriving arts scene and bountiful natural beauty including Table Mountain.
Game drive through Addo National Park, the best place in South Africa to spot elephants with the chance to also see black rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard, and visit a waterhole when dusk falls.
Sample one of South Africa's greatest exports on a wine tasting excursion in Cederberg with time to walk amongst the vineyards and admire the views of the Cederberg Mountains.
Follow the popular Garden Route to the Tsitsikamma National Park, a region of startling beauty along the southern coastline with verdant indigenous forest and several scenic hiking trails.