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SOUTH AFRICA TOURS

If you're looking for a truly unforgettable safari experience, then our South Africa tours are perfect for you.

Well known as one of the top destinations for thrill seeking and adventurous travellers, our South Africa tours leaves travellers with a lifetime of memories.

South Africa has so much to offer - meet a shark face-to-face, climb Table Mountain, visit the iconic Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was a prisoner, go on a wild safari adventure in the Kruger National Park or visit one of South Africa's bustling cities for great food and fine wine as well as many more amazing activities available on our South Africa holidays.

Unforgettable South Africa tours

Discover South Africa in a way few have before with one of our incredible group tours. Whether you want to visit one of the 21 National Parks, 8 World Heritage sites or take advantage of the wide selection of activities that utilise the beautiful 3,500km coastline, South Africa is a great location to visit with friends and family.

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If you want to discuss your South Africa tour packages in more detail, a member of our experienced team is on hand to help. Alternatively, request a brochure and discover the delights that our Southern Africa group tours have to offer. We can guarantee window seats on our safaris and you won't find any hidden charges on our site. Book your holiday with confidence today.

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7 Tours | From $1135 p/p

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Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

Botswana , South Africa , Zimbabwe

Tour Type:

Overland

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 8, L - 8, D - 8

Highlights:

Kalahari Desert, San bush people, Okavango Delta, Moremi National Park, Chobe National Park, Makgadikgadi Pans, Victoria...


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$1355(p/p)

$1505

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Duration:

15 Days

Country(ies):

Botswana , South Africa , Zimbabwe

Tour Type:

Overland

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 23, L - 22, D - 20

Highlights:

Victoria Falls, Kalahari Desert, Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Makgadikgadi Pans, Hwange & Matopos National Parks...


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$2590(p/p)

$2875

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Duration:

7 Days

Country(ies):

South Africa

Tour Type:

Shoestring

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 12

Meals:

B- 10, L - 3, D - 7

Highlights:

Cape Town, Cape Agulhas, Route 62 wine tasting, Oudtshoorn, Cango Caves, easy canoeing in Wilderness NP, Knysna Heads viewpoint, Sedgefield ...


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$1135(p/p)

$1195

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Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

South Africa

Tour Type:

Shoestring

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 12

Meals:

B- 7, L - 0, D - 4

Highlights:

Cape Town, Cape Agulhas, Route 62 wine tasting, Oudtshoorn, Cango Caves, easy canoeing in Wilderness NP, Knysna Heads viewpoint, Sedgefield ...


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$1235(p/p)

$1300

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Duration:

20 Days

Country(ies):

Botswana , Namibia , South Africa , Zimbabwe

Tour Type:

Overland

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 39, L - 31, D - 35

Highlights:

Cape Town, Orange River, Cederberg Region, Fish River Canyon, Giants Playground, Sesriem Canyon, Namib Desert, Dune 45, ...


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$2180(p/p)

$2425

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Duration:

14 Days

Country(ies):

South Africa

Tour Type:

Overland

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 17, L - 16, D - 16

Highlights:

Addo National Park, Great Karoo, Lesotho & Drakensberg mountains, Hluhulwe-Imfolozi game reserve, St. Lucia boat trip, Mlilwane Wildlife San...


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$1530(p/p)

$1700

Duration:

20 Days

Country(ies):

Botswana , Namibia , South Africa , Zimbabwe

Tour Type:

Overland

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 24

Meals:

B- 19, L - 11, D - 15

Highlights:

Cape Town, Orange River, Cederberg Region, Fish River Canyon, Namib Desert, Swakopmund, Himba Tribe, Bushmen, Etosha Nat...


   From

$2425(p/p)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are South Africa tours safe?

The country has a high crime rate, but you will be safe if you take precautions and stick to the tourist areas.

Is it safe to visit South Africa?

The country has a high crime rate, but you will be safe if you take precautions and stick to the tourist areas.

What is the official currency of South Africa?

The South African rand is the currency used in South Africa (ZAR).

When is the best time of the year for South Africa tours?

South Africa is a year-round destination, but summer and the high season are from November to March. The shoulder season (April-March & September-October) provides perfect conditions for wildlife and whale watching. June to August is the rainy season in Cape Town and the Western Cape.

Should you tip in South Africa?

It is customary to tip in restaurants in South Africa. The acceptable amount is 10-15%. Most wait staff depend on tips to make up for the low wages they receive.

Is the tap water safe to drink in South Africa?

The tap water is safe to drink in South Africa, and it is said to be the cleanest and safest water in the world.

TOUR REVIEWS

Took care of every single detail from prior to our arrival in Cario until we we're dropped of at the airport a week later. Our hotels, tours, meals, and tour group we're all wonderful. Our tour guide was wonderful!
The price was great and the people wonderful!

I was pleased and impressed with the experience in booking and obtain all necessary documents in a timely manner. I am looking forward to my tour and hope the ground experience it just as good. This trip is my dream/bucket list trip.

Excellent from the initial planning to every step along the way on the trip! Worry free in every way! Islam, Hussein and Mahmoud were the greatest! Please check out my review on Trip Advisor! FIve stars from this girl!
Excellent

Conscientious in early communication; knowledgeable, humorous and caring tour guides; an exemplary itinerary that was well organized yet flexible; an overall extraordinary experience. I'd recommend them enthusiastically.

I thought it was very good we didn't have to worry about anything everything was in order and kept with the schedule as planned, unless we wanted to deviated from it to do somethingelse. The trip really a trip of a life time.
There was a time many years ago that I wanted to travel to Egypt and didn't because of the cost. This trip was, to me, very affordable. I think everyone should experience this trip. The tour guide was alos excellent, Sherif Mohammad.

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South Africa Country Guide

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Time: GMT+2
Dial Code: +27
Area: 1,22 million km²
Elevation: The lowest point in South Africa is Sea level at 0m | The highest point in South Africa is Mafadi 3,450m (11,319 ft.)
Population: 56,433,258 (2018)
Capital: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein
Governemnt: Parliamentary republic
Language: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Southern Sotho, Tswana, Northern Sotho, Venda, Tsonga, Swati, Ndebele

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa. The coastline of South Africa stretches along the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. South Africa's neighbouring countries include Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe to the north, and Mozambique and Swaziland to the east and northeast.

This country is the largest in Southern Africa and the 25th largest country in the world by land and area. South Africa is also the world's 24th most populous nation and the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World or the Eastern Hemisphere.

The society of South Africa is multiethnic and encompasses an assortment of languages, cultures and religions. The country's constitution recognises 11 official languages. From 1994, all ethnic and linguistic groups have been politically represented by the country's democracy. The democracy consists of a parliamentary republic and nine provinces.

As a result of South Africa's multicultural diversity post-Apartheid, the country is often referred to as the 'Rainbow Nation'. South Africa is classified by the World Bank as an upper-middle-income economy and a newly industrialised country. Its economy is the second largest in Africa and the 34th largest in the world.

The climate of South Africa is generally temperate as it is situated in the Southern Hemisphere and enclosed by the Indian and Atlantic Oceans on three sides. The country is also ranked sixth out of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.

Highlights

  • Panorama Route - a picturesque road that connects a variety of cultural and natural points of interest.
  • God's Window - a famous natural landmark and viewpoint along the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga.
  • Cape Winelands - an excellent wine-producing area with beautiful mountain ranges around Franschhoek and Stellenbosch.
  • Cango Caves - situated at the foothills of the Swartberg range, these natural wonders have unique formations.
  • Garden Route - a scenic lengthy stretch of the southwestern coast from Mossel Bay to the Storms River.
  • Addo Elephant Park - a wildlife conservation park and sanctuary near Port Elizabeth with 450 elephants.
  • Wild Coast - positioned in the Eastern Cape, also known as the Transkei with beautiful bays and beaches.
  • Cape of Good Hope - a craggy headland on the Atlantic Coast of the Cape Peninsula.

Tips

  • Most South Africans speak English, so tourists won't have trouble communicating.
  • Keep an eye out for your valuables and don't flaunt jewellery or electronics in public.
  • Avoid carrying a lot of cash, as major credit cards are widely accepted.
  • When visiting a national park, do not touch or feed the animals.
  • Do not underestimate the sun, and wear sun cream and a hat for protection.
  • Smoking is not allowed inside restaurants, but many places have a separate smoking section.
  • Public transport is not very reliable so rather take a taxi or an Uber.
  • The dress code in South Africa is causal, and bring some layers for the evenings.

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