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.

If you like your safari adventure combined with a healthy dose of attractive beaches, sprawling vineyards, an incredible diversity of wildlife, and cosmopolitan cities, then South Africa is the place for you. The popular Kruger National Park provides the country's most rewarding game experience, home to the Big 5 freely roaming across grassy savannah. Along the Garden Route that hugs the coast you'll find quaint towns such as Hermanus and Knysna, inland lagoons, dramatic cliffs and indigenous forest ripe for outdoor adventure.

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Cape Town is South Africa's most sophisticated city with hip restaurants, bars and a thriving arts scene whilst enjoying a spectacular setting beside the breathtaking Table Mountain. The variety of adrenaline-fuelled activities matches the country's natural diversity from kite surfing to cage shark diving, bungee-jumping to ostrich riding.

Whether you prefer to explore South Africa and its many highlights on an overland camping expedition, enjoy the comfort of a lodge accommodated safari or tailor your own self-drive adventure, we've got it covered.

Upcoming South Africa Trips 2019 and 2020

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom AUDDealMap
The Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Johannesburg, South Africa 30 Jul 2019 AUD $4,895 The Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Map
Kruger to Kenya - 33 days Johannesburg, South Africa 30 Jul 2019 AUD $3,295 Kruger to Kenya - 33 days Map
Cape, Namibia & Falls - 24 Days Cape Town, South Africa 30 Jul 2019 AUD $8,595 Cape, Namibia & Falls - 24 Days Map
Jo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Johannesburg, South Africa 30 Jul 2019 AUD $1,445 Jo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Map
World in One Country - 20 days Johannesburg, South Africa 01 Aug 2019 AUD $5,595 World in One Country - 20 days Map

Our South Africa Tours

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Young Leopard in Hwange | Zimbabwe | On The Go ToursJo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Map

Jo'burg to Falls

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
12 Days | FROM AUD $1,245

Starting in Jo'burg and South Africa's world famous Kruger National...

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Victoria Falls | Zimbabwe & Zambia | AfricaFalls to Joburg - 12 days Map

Falls to Joburg

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
12 days | FROM AUD $1,245

Kicking off at the majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and travelling...

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Oryx in Sossuslvlei | NamibiaCape to Namibia - 14 days Map

Cape to Namibia

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
14 days | FROM AUD $1,295

Depart from the 'Mother City' of Cape Town and head north up to...

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Giraffes in Etosha | Namibia | On The Go ToursNamibia to Cape - 14 days Map

Namibia to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
14 days | FROM AUD $1,295

Travelling from the capital Windhoek, experience the very best of...

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Idyllic Beach in Mozambique | AfricaMozambique Adventure - 14 Days Map

Mozambique Adventure

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
14 Days | FROM AUD $2,045

Kicking off in Johannesburg explore the wonders of Kruger National...

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Zebras drinking | African Safaris | AfricaCape to Falls - 22 days Map

Cape to Falls

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM AUD $1,745

From Cape Town to the adventure capital of the world, Victoria Falls,...

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Western Cape Beach | South Africa | AfricaFalls to Cape - 22 days Map

Falls to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM AUD $1,745

Southern Africa at its best. Kick off at Victoria Falls, spot game at...

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Leopard in a tree | African Safaris | AfricaKenya to Kruger - 33 days Map

Kenya to Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM AUD $3,145

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check...

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Lions Resting | Tanzania | On The Go ToursKruger to Kenya - 33 days Map

Kruger to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM AUD $3,145

Travel from Johannesburg to Nairobi, enjoy a real African adventure ...

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Okavango Delta | Botswana | AfricaAn African Adventure - 37 days Map

An African Adventure

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM AUD $3,295

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Dune 45 | Sossusvlei | NamibiaAn African Adventure Southbound - 37 days Map

An African Adventure Southbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM AUD $3,295

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Table Mountain | Cape Town | South Africa | AfricaKenya to Cape - 43 days Map

Kenya to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM AUD $3,895

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African...

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Hippo in Chobe | Botswana | On The Go ToursCape to Kenya -  43 days Map

Cape to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM AUD $2,895

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African Continent...

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Zebras | African Safaris | AfricaThe Big Overlander - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM AUD $4,895

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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Gorilla with her baby | Uganda | On The Go ToursThe Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM AUD $4,895

Discover seven different countries, travelling from South Africa...

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Lions in Samburu National Park | Kenya | AfricaGreat African Expedition - 57 days Map

Great African Expedition

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM AUD $5,495

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Samburu Tribe | Kenya | AfricaGreat African Expedition North - 57 days Map

Great African Expedition North

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM AUD $5,495

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

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Elephants in Etosha | Namibia | AfricaCape Town to Windhoek - 13 days Map

Cape Town to Windhoek

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
13 days | FROM AUD $3,745

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Starting in the beautiful city of Cape...

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Deadvlei | Namibia | AfricaWindhoek to Cape Town - 13 days Map

Windhoek to Cape Town

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
13 days | FROM AUD $3,745

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Travelling from the Namibia capital of...

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Falls, Botswana and Kruger - 12 days Map

Falls, Botswana and Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
12 days | FROM AUD $2,945

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Explore some of Southern Africa's most...

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Kruger, Botswana and Falls - 12 days Map

Kruger, Botswana and Falls

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
12 days | FROM AUD $2,945

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: This 12 day Accommodated Overland tour...

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Falls, Deltas and Dunes - 22 days Map

Falls, Deltas and Dunes

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
22 days | FROM AUD $6,145

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Travelling south from Victoria Falls,...

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Dunes, Deltas and Falls - 22 days Map

Dunes, Deltas and Falls

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
22 days | FROM AUD $6,145

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: From Table Mountain to Victoria Falls,...

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The Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa is characterised by dramatic coastal sceneryWonders of the Garden Route - 8 days Map

Wonders of the Garden Route

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
8 days | FROM AUD $2,545

Discover the highlights of the southern coast of South Africa, known...

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Chobe Boat Cruise | Botswana | AfricaBotswana Untouched - 13 days Map

Botswana Untouched

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
13 days | FROM AUD $6,595

From Jo’burg to Victoria Falls, game drive through Botswana’s...

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Green Point | Cape Town | South AfricaWorld in One Country - 20 days Map

World in One Country

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
20 days | FROM AUD $5,595

The South African safari that has it all! Exciting wildlife,...

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Fish River Canyon | NamibiaCape, Namibia & Falls - 24 Days Map

Cape, Namibia & Falls

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
24 Days | FROM AUD $8,595

Spend 3 weeks travelling from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. Traverse...

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The Kalahari in Namibia | AfricaFalls, Namibia & Cape - 24 Days Map

Falls, Namibia & Cape

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
24 Days | FROM AUD $8,595

Head south from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe to Africa's 'Mother City'...

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Elephants in Kruger | South Africa | AfricaKruger Walking Safari - 4 days Map

Kruger Walking Safari

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
4 days | FROM AUD $2,495

On this unique safari, go in search of wildlife in Greater Kruger...

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Cape Point | South Africa | AfricaCape Town Experience - 4 days Map

Cape Town Experience

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
4 days | FROM AUD $1,245

Enjoy a four day city break in captivating Cape Town - South...

Independent
Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma | South Africa | AfricaGarden Route Self Drive - 6 days Map

Garden Route Self Drive

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
6 days | FROM AUD $1,195

Drive along South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route, from cosmopolitan...

Our South Africa Trip Types

Zebras in Kruger NP - Africa Overland Safaris - Africa Lodge Safaris - Africa Tours - On The Go Tour

South Africa Overland Camping Safaris

View 17 Overland Camping Safaris

Head out on an exhilarating overland safari through South Africa and beyond with our range of expedition style adventures.

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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.

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South Africa Overland Accommodated Safaris

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Venture through the beautiful South Africa scenery and beyond on our multi-country Overland Accommodated tours.

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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.

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South Africa Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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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.

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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.

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South Africa Tailor-made Safaris

Plan 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.

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Let our expert tailor made team put together your perfect South African holiday.

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South Africa Safari Holidays

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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.

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Our safari holidays can depart any day of the year and offer a choice of accommodation.

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South Africa Day Tours

Delve into the natural beauty, fascinating history and modern ambitions of South Africa's greatest urban centres with our range of day tours and activities in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

South Africa tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.75 out of 5 based on 53 recent reviews — See All South Africa Reviews

As this was a budget tour the accommodation was good.

The tour took us to places that I didn't even envisage existing the group was great and we did get a true feel for the country. ”  

Nicole Burns • Submitted 19 Jul 2019

The tour was amazing,the group I was with was great and everyone got along. ”  

Paul Marter • Submitted 2 Jul 2019

Just returned from a fabulous trip from Vic Falls to Johannesburg. Overall tour was great even putting up & down the tents everyday. Thank you to Thembe the tour guide, for making it a memorable trip to Africa and sharing your love of your country. Frans the driver was great making sure we all arrived safely to our destinations and sharing his love of Africa with us. Martins kitchen kept us fed daily and we had great food every day. Overall we had a great time. Thank you.”  

Kristine Dixon-Flint • Submitted 7 May 2019

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Safe family adventure in South Africa

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.

Kruger National Park

See Zebras at Kruger National Park on our Africa 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.

Cape Town

Green Point | Cape Town | South Africa

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.

Addo National Park

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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.

Cederberg

View across vineyards to the dramatic Cederberg mountains in South Africa

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.

Tsitsikamma National Park

The Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa is characterised by dramatic coastal scenery

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.

Booking your South Africa tour from Australia

To book your tour to South Africa, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to South Africa with us:

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