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 29 Jun 2018 £1,116 was £1,395 20% off An African Adventure Southbound - 37 days Map
Jo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Johannesburg, South Africa 03 Jul 2018 £428 was £535 20% off Jo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Map
Great African Expedition North - 57 days Cape Town, South Africa 07 Jul 2018 £1,868 was £2,335 20% off Great African Expedition North - 57 days Map
Cape to Falls - 22 days Cape Town, South Africa 07 Jul 2018 £604 was £755 20% off Cape to Falls - 22 days Map
Cape to Namibia - 14 days Cape Town, South Africa 07 Jul 2018 £428 was £535 20% off Cape to Namibia - 14 days Map
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South Africa Overland Camping Safaris

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Falls to Joburg

12 days | FROM £535

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

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Jo'burg to Falls

12 Days | FROM £535

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

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Cape to Namibia

14 days | FROM £535

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

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Namibia to Cape

14 days | FROM £535

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

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Mozambique Adventure

14 Days | FROM £895

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

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Cape to Falls

22 days | FROM £755

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

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Falls to Cape

22 days | FROM £755

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

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Kenya to Kruger

33 days | FROM £1,295

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

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Kruger to Kenya

33 days | FROM £1,295

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

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An African Adventure

37 days | FROM £1,395

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

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An African Adventure Southbound

37 days | FROM £1,395

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

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Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM £1,615

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

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Cape to Kenya

43 days | FROM £1,615

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

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM £2,055

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

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The Big Overlander Northbound

47 days | FROM £2,055

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

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Great African Expedition

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

57 days | FROM £2,335

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

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

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Falls, Botswana and Kruger - 12 days Map

Falls, Botswana and Kruger

12 days | FROM £1,845

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 £1,845

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 £3,095

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 £3,095

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

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

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Kruger Walking Safari

4 days | FROM £995

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

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Wonders of the Garden Route

7 days | FROM £995

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

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Botswana Untouched

13 days | FROM £3,135

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

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World in One Country

20 days | FROM £2,575

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

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Cape, Namibia & Falls

24 Days | FROM £3,785

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

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Falls, Namibia & Cape

24 Days | FROM £3,785

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

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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. 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 Cycling Holidays

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Cycle Cape Town & Winelands

12 days | FROM £1,795

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

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

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Kruger Wildlife Experience

4 days | FROM £625

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

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Cape Town Experience

4 days | FROM £445

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

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Garden Route Self Drive

6 days | FROM £535

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

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

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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.

Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town

8 hours 30 minutes
FROM £59.78

Explore Hout Bay, spend time at leisure in the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and visit an African...

Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

8 hours
FROM £54.47

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

Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town

9 hours
FROM £145.07

Go wild on a full-day safari tour from Cape Town visiting the incredible Aquila Game Reserve for a...

Pilanesberg National Park Private Tour

12 hours
FROM £51.61

Enjoy a day of game viewing in Pilanesberg National Park on this full-day safari tour from...

Robben Island and Cape Town City Private Tour

9 hours
FROM £177.76

Ride the ferry to Robben Island, discover the highlights of Cape Town and head to the summit of...

Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour

10 hours
FROM £160.96

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
FROM £29.24

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

Cradle of Humankind Tour from Johannesburg

8 hours
FROM £125.89

Visit UNESCO-listed Maropeng and the Cradle of Humankind on this full-day tour from Johannesburg...

South Africa tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.81 out of 5 based on 43 recent reviews — See All South Africa Reviews

This was a great tour and experience. The group totaled 20, however, it never felt like there were too many and everybody got on well and had a wonderful time together. The Tour Lead, Alex Teuling, was excellent, as was the cook, Munyaradzi Shoshore and Driver Bheki Ncube. It was an excellent team. Wonderful memories.”  

Cameron McInally • Submitted 30 May 2018

Overall a good tour. Amazing sights. We saw so much and it was the trip of a lifetime. The tour guide was very passionate about all subjects.

The safari and the desert trips were the highlight of the trip for me. Also the camping and eating as a group was really nice. The food was good, vegetarians well catered for. It was very well organised. ”  

Alana Jenkins • Submitted 10 Mar 2018

Excellent tour with great guides, truck drivers, and cooks. Would highly recommend travelling Africa via On The Go overland tours. Excellent value for money and most importantly we felt safe at all times.”  

Natalie Howes • Submitted 27 Feb 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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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

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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:

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

Goodge Street - Flight Centre

64 Goodge Street, London, UK
020-7916 0600
The Big Overlander - 47 days