Live South Africa – More To Discover


South Africa’s allure lies in catering to both repeat visitors seeking familiarity and new experiences, as cherished destinations like Table Mountain and Kruger National Park offer a chance to rediscover beloved memories, while hidden gems in the Eastern Cape, Wild Coast, and Drakensberg Mountains beckon those seeking novel adventures.

Recommended Tour Itineraries That Are Perfect For Those Seeking a Unique Adventure

We’ve delved into the holiday portfolio from a number of our favourite Africa travel experts and found what we believe are the best trips you can book that combine the incredible highlights you’d expect to see – plus providing you with the opportunity to discover the paths less trodden in South Africa.

Group experiencing a vineyard in the Western Cape Winelands - South Africa Tourism

15-Day Culinary Delights & Safari

Tailor-Made Self-Drive Tour
South Africa is a food lover’s paradise, and plays host to some of the continent’s most amazing cuisine. From traditional Boma dinners in the bush, to contemporary cuisine in Cape Town, to fine dining and wine tasting in the Winelands, this holiday will guide you through them all.

Why we love this trip…
Stay on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront – close to the city’s bustling foodie scene
Enjoy fine dining experiences in the Winelands
Hop on the Franschhoek Wine tram
Stop at a number of wine estates en-route to Plettenberg Bay
Enjoy open-air meals in a private game reserve
Sleep at a luxury safari lodge such as in Pumba or Shamwari
Stay at hotels that all offer incredible in house dining

** Flexible Options for Your Accommodations **

From £2,460pp
Price includes 14 nights accommodation (various options available for each night of stay), car hire and return flights

Operated by Africa Collection

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Enjoying the Drakensberg views - South Africa Tourism

16-Day South Africa For Solo Travellers

Solo Traveller Escorted Tour
This wonderful 16-day tour is designed to highlight South Africa’s truly amazing diversity of cultures, its curious blend of old and new, and it’s phenomenal scenery and wildlife. You leave with the feeling that the new South Africa, open to the world after years of isolation, is a land of superlatives which cannot fail to impress the welcome visitor!

Why we love this trip…
Tour the Zulu War battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift
Experience a full-day guided safari in the Kruger National Park
Stay in the Western Cape’s Winelands with a cellar tour and tasting at a 300-year-old wine estate
Visit the legendary Cape of Good Hope
Gaze at the awe-inspiring Blyde River canyon, the third largest in the world
Enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful small country of Eswatini
ABTA & ATOL protected

** Visit Hermanus for the World’s Finest On-Shore Whale Watching **

From £3,999pp
Price includes 13 nights 3* & 4* hotel accommodation, 13 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners, activities as detailed in the itinerary, expert tour manager, transfers and return flights

Operated by Riviera Travel

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Beautiful rhino grazing in Kruger National Park

10-Day South Africa & Eswatini

Small Group Adventure Tour
Visit the great game reserves of South Africa and Eswatini. Search for the Big Five, learn about the history of the Zulu battlefields, explore the wetlands of St Lucia and discover the last absolute monarchy in Africa.

Why we love this trip…
See Africa’s greatest population of white and black rhino in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park
Experience an open game drive in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Amble to the St. Lucia beach for a relaxing dip in the ocean
Soak up the spectacular views of the Drakensberg
Visit the famous battlefield of Rorke’s Drift
Enjoy a safari in Kruger National Park
Explore one of Eswatini’s best wildlife reserves, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
ABTA & ATOL protected

** SAVE up to £215pp **

From £1,240pp
Price includes 1 nights simple bungalow, 3 nights comfortable lodge, 3 nights premium lodge, 2 nights comfortable rondavels, 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, activities as detailed in the itinerary, expert tour leader, driver and overland vehicles

Operated by Explore

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Aerial view of Thonga Beach Lodge

12-Day Rhino Ridge & The Elephant Coast

Tailor-Made Self-Drive Tour
Combine exceptional wildlife viewing in KwaZulu-Natal’s oldest nature reserve with five nights of pure relaxation at its most secluded beachfront retreat.

Why we love this trip…
Wander Durban’s Golden Mile and explore its renowned Botanical Gardens
Spend three nights in the heart of the ‘Big 5’ Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park
Enjoy morning and evening game drives and bushwalks into the reserve
Relax by the Indian Ocean at the exclusive Thonga Beach Lodge
Go snorkelling or kayaking, or enjoy sundowners by Lake Sibaya
Lodge stays on a full-board basis
ABTA protected

** Enjoy a Stay on a Secluded Stretch of the Elephant Coast **

From £2,479pp
Price includes 2 nights accommodation at 4* Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, 3 nights 4* Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge, 5 nights 4* Thonga Beach Lodge, 1 night 5* The Oyster Box & 12 days car hire

Operated by Freedom Destinations

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Cederberg landscape, South Africa

11-Day The Cape Triangle

Tailor-Made Self-Drive Tour
Take in a combination of Cape Town’s greatest highlights, sample South Africa’s renowned food and wine scene by tram and explore the Cederberg Mountains rugged landscapes on foot, while discovering ancient San rock art.

Why we love this trip…
Take in the unrivalled panoramic views from the top of Table Mountain
Visit Cape Town’s cultural quarter of Bo-Kaap before enjoying a sundowner on the waterfront
Join a private driver and guide for a full day exploring the Cape Point and Peninsula
Savour the award-winning restaurants and wine estates of Franschhoek
Experience the wild and rugged surrounding of the Cederberg Mountains at Bushmans Kloof Nature Reserve
ATOL protected & award-winning tour operator

** Flexible Options for Your Accommodations **

From £4,290pp
Price includes 3 nights accommodation at 5* Abbey Manor Guest House, 2 nights 4* La Cabrière Country House, 3 nights 5* Bushmans Kloof (alternative options available for each night of stay throughout trip), car hire and return flights

Operated by Audley Travel

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Lioness and cub, Kruger National Park, South Africa

16-Day South African Surprise

Luxury Escorted Tour
This itinerary really packs a punch with so many activities and opportunities for adventure available to you – with plenty of free-time added in too for you to do a bit of exploring at leisure.

Why we love this trip…
Witness the wonderful flora and fauna of Kruger National Park
Visit the Tsitsikamma Forest and the Storms River Mouth
Travel along the circular Panorama Route via Graskop and see Blyde River Canyon
Experience a guided tour of an ostrich farm and the famous Cango Caves
Enjoy the coastal surrounds of Durban
Spend time in a real Chief’s village in Eswatini
ATOL protected & award-winning tour operator

** Once-in-a-Lifetime, Bucket List Adventure **

Price available upon request
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Includes 14 nights hotel accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis, 4 dinners, activities as detailed in the itinerary, game drives in Kruger National Park, experienced tour manager, transport and return flights

Operated by Somak Luxury Travel

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Incredible Places To Explore in South Africa

Outside of the most well-known locations, such as Cape Town, the Garden Route and Cape Winelands, South Africa offers an array of places to explore that you may be a little less familiar with. Take a look at these marvellous destinations that should be on your radar when visiting South Africa.

Dining at the Oyster Box  - South African Tourism


Durban, a vibrant coastal city on South Africa’s eastern shores, exudes an inviting blend of cultural diversity and natural beauty. Known for its year-round warm weather and golden beaches, Durban is a haven for sun-seekers and surf enthusiasts alike. Beyond its stunning coastline, the city offers a rich tapestry of cultures, reflected in its bustling markets, authentic Indian cuisine, and vibrant Zulu traditions.

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Walking in the Drankensberg Mountains - South African Tourism

Drakensberg Mountains

The Drakensberg Mountains captivate with their awe-inspiring beauty and serene wilderness. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this natural wonder boasts dramatic peaks, cascading waterfalls, and ancient rock art, offering an unforgettable playground for hikers, nature enthusiasts, and adventure seekers.

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Hole in the Wall Beach in Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape - South African Tourism

Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast

A lesser-explored gem, this coastal paradise offers an escape into nature’s embrace, where pristine beaches, rolling hills, and traditional Xhosa villages create a sense of tranquility and authenticity. The untouched landscapes and meandering rivers present opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and exploring hidden coves.

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Maltese Cross, Cederberg - South African Tourism

The Cederberg Mountains

The Cederberg Mountains, a rugged and captivating range, beckon adventurers with their striking sandstone formations and ancient rock art. Located in the Western Cape Province, this wilderness sanctuary offers a haven for hikers, climbers, and nature enthusiasts seeking solace amidst breathtaking landscapes. The unique rock formations, including the iconic Wolfberg Arch and Maltese Cross, present a paradise for exploration and photography.

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Visiting South Africa Throughout the Year

Exploring South Africa throughout the year offers an ever-changing tapestry of experiences, from the golden savannas and diverse wildlife of its national parks to glorious winelands and stunning coastlines.

Woman inspecting the flowers of an Aloe tree in Namaqualand - South African Tourism

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Experience A Novel Adventure in South Africa With These Less-Explored Gems

Discover the uncharted wonders of South Africa and embark on a fresh and thrilling adventure by exploring a selection of lesser-known locations.

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