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South Africa safaris
South Africa safaris and memorable holidays from Cape Town and Johannesburg and the gateway into Southern Africa’s best spots
The world’s 25th largest country in both size and populace. Uniquely multicultural with a national identity which sits well under the “rainbow nation” banner.
The people are warm, friendly, outgoing and enterprising. The climate is kind and a magnificent mixture of landscapes and ecosystems supports a healthy outdoor lifestyle and provides great holidays to suit all tastes and budgets.
The country is unique with great safari trips in year-round non-malaria areas, ideal for family safaris with children.
One the world’s top “megadiverse” countries in which extreme biodiversity sets it apart from all others in Africa except the Congo and Madagascar. Reflected in 21 national parks, 8 World Heritage Sites and an ever growing number of private game reserves.
Simple long haul flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town brings millions of tourists into the country at competitive rates. In turn, an excellent regional network makes access to Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia cheap and easy.
South Africa safaris are perfect for first time visitors; a gateway for seasoned travellers.
Cape Winelands Tour
An easy 8 day break in Cape Town and Stellenbosch – spectacular scenery, fine wines, dining, history, culture and exploration from the best city in Africa
Classic Kruger and Cape Town
Best of both worlds! This 7 day safari showcases the delights of Kruger, vibrant Cape Town and first class accommodation
Kruger – Private Reserves
6 nights in the Kruger – one of South Africa’s best places for leopard viewing and elephant, lion, rhino and buffalo. A great family safari option
Zambezi Wine Tour
10 days of extraordinary wildlife and some of the best wines in the world on our tour to Zimbabwe and South Africa
Stay at the luxurious Fugitives’ Drift Lodge and tour the 1879 Zulu War Battlefields. Educational and family-friendly.
Wherever in the world you are, our Zambezi community is full of easy-going travel-minded friends who take their fun seriously. Come and join the adventure.
A complete overview to Cape Town, gateway to a rich cultural and historic heritage on the edge of the winelands
The Cape Winelands are the longest wine route in the world running along the Garden Route from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in South Africa
The Drakensburg Mountains are the country's highest range, a unique geological formation that distinguishes them from most other ranges in the world
The Garden Route including the Cape Wineland and the Whale Coast is the most scenic self-drive route - see the map for full details
An epic landmark where the Battle of Isandlwana took place between Zulu and British in which the British suffered their biggest defeat in the Victorian era
The cultural capital, Johannesburg is the country's largest city with a fantastic airport for getting you out on safari
Kruger National Park for the country's best big 5 safaris with accommodation info and a detailed map of where to stay
With greater diversity than Kruger National Park and the Okavango Lake St Lucia is a world heritage site, don't leave it off your safari itinerary
With year round sunshine Limpopo Province is a great at any time of the year with access to Kruger National Park and bushveld landscapes
The Madikwe Reserve protects the Big Five and has a diverse mammal population thanks to Operation Phoenix - go north for a truly wild African safari
Mpumalanga province is divided by the Drakensburg Mountains, with outstanding features including the oldest rocks in the world
Namaqualand is an arid area famous for its spectacular daisies that spring into flower during September and carpet the area with beautiful color
The North West Province of South Africa is a centre of adventure holidays including white water rafting, canoeing, diving, hiking and hang gliding
Pretoria is regarded as one of the finest towns in South Africa, and has an amazing mix of vibrant people and a relaxed atmosphere
The Rorke's Drift battle came after the slaughter of the British at Isandhlwana; exploring South Africa's battlefields is thought provoking and fun