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 could easily take the title of Africa's most diverse country with a staggering array of terrain from rugged mountains to pristine coastline with deserts, winelands and cosmopolitan cities inbetween. Unsurprisingly South Africa has a long list of attractions from the iconic Table Mountain to the attractive towns along the Garden Route. The Eastern Cape, home to the popular Kruger National Park, is particularly well-suited to first time visitors and families with the winning combination of wildlife-rich reserves and breathtaking scenery.

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The sublimely picturesque city of Cape Town is a strong highlight with a creative and multi-cultural population, golden beaches and a fascinating heritage. For adrenaline junkies there's plenty of thrilling experiences on offer from cage shark diving to bungee-jumping.

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.

Top South Africa Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom GBPDealMap
An African Adventure Southbound - 37 days Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 05 Oct 2018 £698 was £1,395 2-for-1 An African Adventure Southbound - 37 days Map
Falls to Joburg - 12 days Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 06 Oct 2018 £268 was £535 2-for-1 Falls to Joburg - 12 days Map
Great African Expedition North - 57 days Cape Town, South Africa 13 Oct 2018 £1,168 was £2,335 2-for-1 Great African Expedition North - 57 days Map
Great African Expedition - 57 days Nairobi, Kenya 13 Oct 2018 £1,168 was £2,335 2-for-1 Great African Expedition - 57 days Map
Kenya to Kruger - 33 days Nairobi, Kenya 13 Oct 2018 £648 was £1,295 2-for-1 Kenya to Kruger - 33 days Map

Our South Africa Tours

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Jo'burg to Falls 2019

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
12 Days | FROM £535

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

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Jo'burg to Falls

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
12 Days | FROM £535

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

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Falls to Joburg

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
12 days | FROM £535

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

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Cape to Namibia

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
14 days | FROM £535

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

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Namibia to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
14 days | FROM £535

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

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Mozambique Adventure

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
14 Days | FROM £895

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

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Cape to Falls

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM £755

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

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Falls to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM £755

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

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Kenya to Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM £1,295

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

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Kruger to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM £1,295

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

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Kruger to Kenya 2019

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM £1,295

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

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An African Adventure

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM £1,395

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

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An African Adventure Southbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM £1,395

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

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Kenya to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM £1,615

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

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Cape to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM £1,615

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

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The Big Overlander

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM £2,055

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

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The Big Overlander Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM £2,055

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

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The Big Overlander Northbound 2019

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM £2,055

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

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Great African Expedition

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM £2,335

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

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Great African Expedition North

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM £2,335

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

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Falls, Botswana and Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
12 days | FROM £1,845

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

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Kruger, Botswana and Falls

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
12 days | FROM £1,845

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

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Falls, Deltas and Dunes

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
22 days | FROM £3,095

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

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Dunes, Deltas and Falls

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
22 days | FROM £3,095

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

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

Kruger Walking Safari

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
4 days | FROM £1,095

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

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Knysna Heads | Knysna | South Africa | AfricaWonders of the Garden Route - 7 days Map

Wonders of the Garden Route

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
7 days | FROM £1,345

Travel from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town and discover the treasures of...

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The Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa is characterised by dramatic coastal sceneryWonders of the Garden Route 2019 - 8 days Map

Wonders of the Garden Route 2019

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
8 days | FROM £1,345

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

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Botswana Untouched

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
13 days | FROM £3,135

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

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World in One Country

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
20 days | FROM £2,895

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 £3,785

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 £3,785

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

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Group at Table Mountain | South AfricaCycle Cape Town & Winelands - 12 days Map

Cycle Cape Town & Winelands

Trip Type : Cycling Holidays
12 days | FROM £1,795

Cycle South Africa's famous wineland region. From the vineyards of...

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Lions | Kruger National Park | South AfricaKruger Wildlife Experience - 4 days Map

Kruger Wildlife Experience

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
4 days | FROM £695

Kruger National Park is best known for the Big Five - lion, leopard,...

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

Cape Town Experience

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
4 days | FROM £495

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

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
6 days | FROM £595

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

Our South Africa Trip Types

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South Africa Overland Camping Safaris

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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 Cycling Holidays

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Explore South Africa's beautiful Western Cape and the Winelands on a fully guided and vehicle supported cycling holiday, with bike hire included.

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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.

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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 4.85 out of 5 based on 48 recent reviews — See All South Africa Reviews

Absolutely amazing trip, met and exceeded all expectations. Our tour leader, McKenzie, and crew of Peter the cook and Cyrus our driver were a great team and looked after us superbly. The trip covers a lot of ground but I knew that would be the case and each destination made the long travelling days worthwhile. Great to have 2 full days in Etosha, although the only disappointment was that our campsite wasn't actually in the park, meaning that we weren't able to take part in nighttime game drives or waterhole viewing even though the trip notes implied we would. All in all though a fantastic tour which is great value for money and highly recommended. I look forward to travelling with On The Go again!”  

Donna Barbary • Submitted 17 Sep 2018

Fantastic trip, ideal way to see so much in just 12 days. Tour guide, driver and chef were brilliant. Tour guide was very knowledgeable about every place we visited and advised us on the best places to visit. Our driver was great, always got us there safely and was a pleasure to chat to. Our chef was incredible! As this was a budget camping trip we didn't expect the standard of food we received. It was much more than we expected, very good quality, couldn't have asked for better.

Great trip all in all, would recommend to anyone with a sense of adventure!”  

Dayle Hammond • Submitted 17 Sep 2018

I can't fault anything on the tour, our guide was amazing, the cook incredible and our driver wonderful! Great value for money and I had such a fantastic time! ”  

Mariah Hartmann • Submitted 13 Sep 2018

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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.

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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

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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.

Cape Town

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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

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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

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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 United Kingdom

To book your tour to South Africa, please call us on 020-7371-1113, 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:

Hammersmith - Flight Centre

108 King St, Hammersmith, London, UK
02087410004
Jo'burg to Falls - 12 Days

Paddington - Flight Centre

4B Praed Street, Paddington, London, UK
020 7258 7595
Wonders of the Garden Route - 7 days

Regent Street - Flight Centre

5 Regent Street, London, UK
020 7925 1114
Falls to Cape - 22 days

Clapham Northcote 2 - Flight Centre

14-16 Northcote Road, Clapham, London, UK
0207 799 7470
Kenya to Cape - 43 days