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.

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South Africa Budget Overland Camping Safaris

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Jo'burg to Falls

12 Days | FROM AUD $1,245

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

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Falls to Joburg

12 days | FROM AUD $1,245

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

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Cape to Namibia

14 days | FROM AUD $1,295

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

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Namibia to Cape

14 days | FROM AUD $1,295

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

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Mozambique Adventure

14 Days | FROM AUD $2,045

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

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Cape to Falls

22 days | FROM AUD $1,745

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

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Falls to Cape

22 days | FROM AUD $1,745

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

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Kenya to Kruger

33 days | FROM AUD $3,145

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

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Kruger to Kenya

33 days | FROM AUD $3,145

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

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An African Adventure

37 days | FROM AUD $3,295

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

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An African Adventure Southbound

37 days | FROM AUD $3,295

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

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Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM AUD $3,895

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

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Cape to Kenya

43 days | FROM AUD $2,895

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

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM AUD $4,895

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

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The Big Overlander Northbound

47 days | FROM AUD $4,895

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

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Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM AUD $5,495

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

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Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM AUD $5,495

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

South Africa Handpicked Overland Accommodated Safaris

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

Cape Town to Windhoek

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 days | FROM AUD $2,545

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

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Botswana Untouched

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

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

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

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

4 days | FROM AUD $2,495

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

South Africa Independent Safari Holidays

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

Cape Town Experience

4 days | FROM AUD $1,245

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

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

Garden Route Self Drive

6 days | FROM AUD $1,195

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

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Tailor-made Holidays

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.

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

South Africa Day Tours and Excursions

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.

Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

8 hours
FROM AUD $123.26

Cover the main highlights of Johannesburg on this full-day guided tour of the city with a visit to...

Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour

10 hours
FROM AUD $313.74

Get to know the history of South Africa on this comprehensive day tour from Johannesburg visiting...

Table Mountain and Cape Town Half-Day Trip

4 hours 30 minutes
FROM AUD $60.51

Head to the summit of Table Mountain for panoramic views of Cape Town before enjoying a guided tour...

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek & Paarl Wine-Tasting Tour

8 hours
FROM AUD $145.66

Tour South Africa's most famous wine regions and best-known estates on this full-day private tour...

Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

16 hours
FROM AUD $335.59

Depart Johannesburg early in the morning for a safari adventure in the world-famous Kruger National...

Hot Air Balloon Safari

5 hours
FROM AUD $531.12

Enjoy a birds eye view of the reserves of the Cradle of Humankind, home for four of the Big Five.

Johannesburg Walking Tour

5 hours
FROM AUD $81.26

Explore on foot with a local guide on this unique tour, taking in art, history and architecture.

Full-Day Zip-Line, Cheetahs and Wine Tour

6 to 8 hours
FROM AUD $112.05

Combining a thrilling zip-line adventure with an educational visit to the Cheetah Outreach Centre...

Private Helicopter Tour of Cape Peninsula

48 minutes
FROM AUD $593.87

Take to the skies for a thrilling private helicopter tour of the Cape Peninsula, flying above the...

Cape Point and Peninsula Tour with EBikes

1 day
FROM AUD $123.26

Enjoy a full day Cape Peninsula tour with some cycling, visiting Hout Bay, Chapman's Peak, Boulders...

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

We loved the tour, unfortunately were unaware of the amount of bus travel but that is to be expected, and have to say sleeping on mats was a little uncomfortable for our old bodies, but we managed and did upgrade once but still had the opportunity to upgrade at other camps. The camps were all good, although we did run out of hot water on occasion. Any discomforts could be expected as we were camping. I did realise on our return that we only had one opportunity to shop for souvenirs apart from the airport shops, a little more time would have been fabulous. The food was great and plentiful, the staff were fabulous and more than helpful with putting and taking off the clips to the tent, very hard to do.

The tour was great, we really had no idea or knowledge of what to expect but was amazing to see these magnificent wild animals roam where they chose, it was fabulous and would have no hesitation in recommending this tour or your company again. ”  

Kerre Millman • Submitted 2 Aug 2019

Fantastic tour that gives a real insight into the wildlife of Namibia. The game drives in Etosha were fabulous and we had great sights and sounds of hyenas feeding and elephants protecting a baby in their group. Our guide, John, worked incredibly hard liaising with the head office in order to allow 4 members of our group to stay in Etosha Park itself for a second night and take part in the night safari.

The tents and meals were of a good standard and the roll mats a lot more comfier than last time I did over landing 15 years ago. Remarkably, I recognised our driver on this trip as he was my tour leader on that overland trip such a long time ago. All the crew were great and good humoured and worked exceptionally hard.

All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable trip that I've already been recommending to my friends.”  

Alison Bagnall • Submitted 21 Jul 2019

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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