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.

Upcoming South Africa Trips 2019 and 2020

South Africa Budget Overland Camping Safaris

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Jo'burg to Falls

12 Days | FROM £560

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

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Falls to Joburg

12 days | FROM £560

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

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Cape to Namibia

14 days | FROM £560

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

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Namibia to Cape

14 days | FROM £560

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

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Cape to Falls

22 days | FROM £795

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

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Falls to Cape

22 days | FROM £795

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

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Kenya to Kruger

33 days | FROM £1,360

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

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Kruger to Kenya

33 days | FROM £1,360

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

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An African Adventure

37 days | FROM £1,465

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

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An African Adventure Southbound

37 days | FROM £1,465

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

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Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM £1,695

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

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Cape to Kenya

43 days | FROM £1,695

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

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM £2,160

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

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The Big Overlander Northbound

47 days | FROM £2,160

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

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Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM £2,450

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

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Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM £2,450

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 £1,780

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 £1,780

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 £1,410

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 £1,410

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 £2,830

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 £2,830

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

South Africa Handpicked Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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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 £1,360

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

13 days | FROM £3,670

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 £2,935

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 £4,615

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 £4,615

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

South Africa Handpicked Safari Holidays

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

Kruger Walking Safari

4 days | FROM £1,305

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 £675

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 £675

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 £75.64

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 £169.42

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 £32.31

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 £78.66

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 £179.18

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

Hot Air Balloon Safari

5 hours
FROM £286.80

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 £44.11

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 £60.51

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

Private Helicopter Tour of Cape Peninsula

48 minutes
FROM £350.94

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 £66.56

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

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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

African Elephants | African Safaris | Africa

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 United Kingdom

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:

Wimbledon 1 - Flight Centre

13 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, UK
020-8296 8181
Cape to Namibia - 14 days

Paddington - Flight Centre

4B Praed Street, Paddington, London, UK
020 7258 7595
Wonders of the Garden Route - 8 days

Watford - Flight Centre

116 High Street, WATFORD, UK
01923 818 138
Wonders of the Garden Route - 8 days

Croydon 1- Flight Centre

102 North End, Croydon, Surrey, UK
020-8287 8000
World in One Country - 20 days