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Why South Africa

South Africa has it all! Whether you’re seeking a Big Five safari experience, cosmopolitan cities, a rainbow nation of richly diverse cultures or spectacular scenery. South Africa is like a world in one country — the ideal destination for those looking for variety in their journey to Africa.

Convenient access and a great value make it the perfect destination for those looking for a quick getaway too. With an abundance of activities and full range of lodging styles from five-star and boutique hotels to luxury tented camps, South Africa is an excellent choice for escorted touring, private guided and family travel.

Quick Info

Accommodations: South Africa has a wide range of high quality hotels and lodges, from moderate to premium price points.

Gameviewing: Open safari vehicles, game walks, and specialty safaris such as horseback riding.

Getting Around: Good roads – mini-coach, chauffeured car or self-drive. Extensive scheduled air and charter options.

Other Attractions: There is an abundance of soft adventure activities such as hiking, biking, fishing and shark diving. Allow time for shopping, fine dining, wine tasting, spa treatments, cultural excursions and city sightseeing.

Weather

HI/LoF Rainfall
JAN 82/74 .06"
FEB 84/60 .07"
MAR 80/57 .09"
APR 77/53 1.7"
JUN 67/45 3.8"
JUL 65/43 3.4"
AUG 67/46 3.2"
SEP 69/47 1.7"
OCT 74/51 .01"
NOV 76/55 0"
DEC 80/59 0.7"

South Africa Tours

Add-on $135

Volunteer Southern Africa

1 day from $135 per person

South Africa Zambia

Active

Culture

Volunteering at a worthwhile project for even a small amount of time during ones African holiday provides an opportunity to gain unique insight into the local communities and make a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives.  

Add-on $1,285

Cape Town & Winelands - Classic

6 days from $1,285 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Sightseeing

Discover the charm and beauty of Cape Town and the nearby picturesque winelands. Spend a full day of private sightseeing on a journey across the Cape Peninsula to the Cape of Good Hope, past seaside towns and colonial Cape Dutch estates; another day is dedicated to winetasting and exploring the wineland’s quaint villages and wine cellars.

Add-on $1,390

Five Star Rail Journeys on The Blue Train

2 days from $1,390 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Romance

Experience five star luxury first hand on a 24 hour journey between Pretoria and Cape Town. Fit for presidents and royalty, experience the finest bed linens, marble tiles, and sumptuous meals complemented with the best South African wines making this rail journey one not to miss.

Add-on $1,545

Bushmans Kloof Wellness Retreat

4 days from $1,545 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Romance

Renowned for its ancient gallery of bushman rock art sites, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, a five star award-winning property, is the perfect oasis to reconnect with nature and where every day is a new adventure.

Add-on $1,545

Five Star Rail Journeys on Rovos Rail

3 days from $1,545 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Romance

Sightseeing

Recapture the romance of a bygone era as you step aboard your elegant wood-paneled coach and journey in five-star luxury through the heart of Africa. Choose from a variety of suites and itineraries – from the three-day Cape Town to Pretoria to the fourteen-day Cape Town to Dar es Salaam.

Add-on $1,595

Grootbos Nature Reserve

4 days from $1,595 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Sightseeing

Escape to Walker Bay and Grootbos Nature Reserve.  Watch the whales, seals and penguins, explore tidal pools and stone-aged coastal caves, cage dive with sharks, and soak up the intricacies of the ecosystems with expert botanical guides.

Add-on $2,195

Cape Town & Winelands - Deluxe

6 days from $2,195 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Sightseeing

Discover the charm and beauty of Cape Town and the nearby picturesque winelands. Spend a full day of private sightseeing on a journey across the Cape Peninsula to the Cape of Good Hope, past seaside towns and colonial Cape Dutch estates; another day is dedicated to winetasting and exploring the wineland’s quaint villages and wine cellars.

Add-on $2,395

South Africa Escapade

8 days from $2,395 per person

South Africa

Family

Safari

Specials

South Africa is a delightful mix of the gracious charm and picturesque landscapes of Cape Town, miles of pristine beaches, magnificent food and wine, breathtaking game-rich wildlife reserves, and a unique African pulse that makes it a supreme vacation location. This vacation package showcases the magnificent Pilanesberg National Park, a malaria free area, perfect for families and home to the African Big Five – white rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo and elephant. 

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $2,545

Cape Town & Winelands - Luxury

6 days from $2,545 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Sightseeing

Discover the charm and beauty of Cape Town and the nearby picturesque winelands. Spend a full day of private sightseeing on a journey across the Cape Peninsula to the Cape of Good Hope, past seaside towns and colonial Cape Dutch estates; another day is dedicated to winetasting and exploring the wineland’s quaint villages and wine cellars.

Add-on $3,495

In The Footsteps Of Mandela

8 days from $3,495 per person

South Africa

Culture

Safari

Sightseeing

Embark on a provocative journey of inspiration through the vibrant and culturally diverse "Rainbow Nation." The fascinating history of Nelson Mandela’s South Africa is brought to life through a collection of soulful encounters with the people and places he touched in his efforts to end apartheid. Round out your South Africa sojourn with a safari revealing the country’s natural beauty and wildlife.

Add-on $3,645

South African Discovery

12 days from $3,645 per person

South Africa

Culture

Safari

Sightseeing

Embark on a journey of discovery through South Africa. This safari combines a fully escorted group tour through Kruger National Park, the Kingdom of Swaziland and KwaZulu-Natal with a highly personalized privately guided stay in Cape Town. It is the perfect balance between wild and tame, culture and creativity, and you will truly experience the majesty of this special corner of Africa.

Add-on $3,895

Southern Explorer - Classic

10 days from $3,895 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Safari

Sightseeing

Spectacular Cape Town and the country’s premiere wildlife haven, Kruger National Park are artfully combined with the majesty of Victoria Falls. An excellent introduction to the vibrant cultural and natural wonders of the region.  This safari adventure is our most popular combination and designed for the first-time traveler. 

Add-on $3,999

Exclusively Yours South Africa

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $3,999 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Safari

South Africa’s astounding natural beauty and awe-inspiring wildlife will touch your soul in unforgettable ways.  Take in breathtaking views of Cape Town - the most vibrant and beautiful city in the world and choose from an endless array of activities in the Mother City. Enjoy first class Cape Malay cuisine, experience fascinating cultures and learn about amazing history. Then journey to Shamwari Game Reserve for an opportunity to have close encounters with the Big Five, including lion, leopard, buffalo elephant and rhino.   

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $3,999

Majestic South Africa

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $3,999 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Safari

With its majestic Table Mountain backdrop, Cape Town is one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world. The city is an eclectic mix of architectural styles, reflecting both the tastes of the past and more modern designs. Then journey to Shamwari Game Reserve to experience open-vehicle safaris on twice daily game drives and close encounters with the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo elephant and rhino.   

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $4,199

Best of Cape Town and Safari Vacation

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $4,199 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Family

Safari

Discover Cape Town with its cosmopolitan vibe and scenic beauty. Experience life as a local, exploring the buzzing bistros, boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Then head off to the 75,000 hectare malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve and spend the next three days in search of the abundance of wildlife on open-vehicle safari drives. Madikwe Game Reserve is like nothing else in South Africa. Its rich red soil, vast open savannas and rugged hills make for fantastic game viewing against a spectacular backdrop. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. 

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $4,415

Magnificent South Africa Safari Vacation

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $4,415 per person

South Africa

Family

Nature

Safari

You'll be thrilled and delighted on this magnificent safari – the perfect combination of stunning landscapes, gracious hospitality and game viewing adventure. Explore gorgeous Cape Town from the top of iconic Table Mountain to its vibrant waterfront, with time for optional excursions such as visiting Robben Island, Boulders Beach penguins, or even shark cage diving. Then, head off to the savanna for a Big Five safari in the malaria free Pilanesberg National Park. Your expert rangers will impress you as you capture a gallery of intriguing photographs of Africa’s great predators and the prey they stalk. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. 

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $4,785

Southern Africa Sojourn

11 days from $4,785 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Safari

Sightseeing

Specials

This luxurious safari combines the three most requested highlights of southern Africa. In the vibrant city of Cape Town explore everything the city and nearby winelands has to offer. Continue to the world renowned Kruger National Park for Big Five game viewing in a pristine wilderness setting. Top off your safari with “the smoke that thunders”, also known as Victoria Falls.

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $4,975

Scenic Cape Town & Kruger Safari Vacation

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $4,975 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Safari

Specials

This leisurely exploration of Cape Town, voted “one of the world’s most beautiful cities,” combined with a Big Five safari near Kruger creates the perfect introduction to South Africa’s rich attractions. Beginning with a helicopter flight along the Atlantic Seaboard, you’ll have several days to explore “the Mother City.” Delve into the bustling waterfront and scenic Cape Peninsula, take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, or visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned – the days are yours to fill as you wish. Next, fly off to your private game lodge adjacent to Kruger National Park for exhilarating wildlife. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. 

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $5,095

Marine and Wildlife Encounter - Deluxe

11 days from $5,095 per person

South Africa

Family

Nature

Safari

This sensational garden route adventure for the young-at-heart combines plenty of face-time with protected wildlife and a thrilling safari with family-friendly accommodations, offering all the comforts of home. Get up close with cheetahs, experience “trunk-in-hand” interaction with elephants, view the penguins on the Cape Peninsula and look out for whales spyhopping at Plettenberg Bay. Collect a gallery of wildlife photos – and a barrel of fun memories to last a lifetime.

Add-on $5,798

Spectacular South African Safari Vacation

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $5,798 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Safari

Specials

Experience South Africa’s  unique highlights and premier destinations while indulging in sublime luxury and comfort. Enjoy the cosmopolitan culture, gourmet cuisine and evocative history of Cape Town. Fill your days with fascinating activities like whale-watching off the Cape of Good Hope, summiting the world-famous Table Mountain or indulging in wine tastings in the gorgeous Franschhoek Valley. Round off your city stay with an exhilarating safari experience at the renowned Kruger National Park. Keep your camera poised and ready to capture the endless array of exotic wildlife. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. 

 

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $5,895

Thrilling Adventure in Southern Africa

11 days from $5,895 per person

Botswana South Africa Zimbabwe

Active

Adventure

Safari

Ready, set, action! On this adrenaline-inducing adventure, you’ll experience Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Tuli Game Reserve from all directions – upside down, right-side up, sideways and under water. Hike up and then rappel down Table Mountain, climb into a cage and descend into the Atlantic to get eye-to-eye with great white sharks, and view the mist of Victoria Falls as you zipline through the canopy. Top off your thrills with wildlife-packed game drives on a Big Five safari.

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $6,395

Southern Explorer - Deluxe

10 days from $6,395 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Family

Safari

Sightseeing

Spectacular Cape Town and the country’s premiere wildlife haven, Kruger National Park are artfully combined with the majesty of Victoria Falls. An excellent introduction to the vibrant cultural and natural wonders of the region.  This safari adventure is our most popular combination and designed for the first-time traveler. 

Add-on $6,685

Marine and Wildlife Encounter - Luxury

11 days from $6,685 per person

South Africa

Family

Safari

Sightseeing

This sensational garden route adventure for the young-at-heart combines plenty of face-time with protected wildlife and a thrilling safari with family-friendly accommodations, offering all the comforts of home. Get up close with cheetahs, experience “trunk-in-hand” interaction with elephants, view the penguins on the Cape Peninsula and look out for whales spyhopping at Plettenberg Bay. Collect a gallery of wildlife photos – and a barrel of fun memories to last a lifetime.

Add-on $7,145

Southern Africa Seascapes and Wildlife

11 days from $7,145 per person

Mozambique South Africa

Active

Romance

Safari

Create the most amazing and inspired engagement, honeymoon or anniversary. This romantic journey explores Southern Africa’s rich tapestry of landscapes and seascapes, from the fairest Cape to the turquoise waters of Mozambique. Enjoy the vibrant and stunning city of Cape Town with its rugged Cape Peninsula. Stroll through the quaint streets of the nearby wine region, sampling gourmet fare and exquisite wines. Celebrate the allure of being in a heart of the untamed and scenic wilderness of the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, then retreat to the palm-fringed, white sand beaches of Mozambique’s Bazaruto archipelago. Collect romantic memories to last a lifetime!

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $7,595

Southern Explorer - Luxury

10 days from $7,595 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

Spectacular Cape Town and the country’s premiere wildlife haven, Kruger National Park are artfully combined with the majesty of Victoria Falls. An excellent introduction to the vibrant cultural and natural wonders of the region.  This safari adventure is our most popular combination and designed for the first-time traveler. 

Add-on $7,615

Southern Africa Through a Child's Eyes

10 days from $7,615 per person

South Africa Zambia

Family

Safari

Sightseeing

This remarkable journey starts in Victoria Falls, where you and your family will witness the most awe-inspiring cascade of falling water on earth! Here, and throughout your vacation, the special needs of families are thoughtfully attended to: family-friendly accommodations with children’s menus, pint-sized robes, babysitting and activities for explorers of all ages. In Cape Town, there are endless wonders for kids to discover, from African penguins to meeting an ambassador cheetah. During game drives, the family will be in awe of the unimaginable game viewing, spotting animals such as lions, elephants, and leopards. 

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OFFER

Add-on $8,295

South African Tapestry

11 days from $8,295 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

Rugged Seascapes and lush vineyards. Centuries-old colonial neighborhoods and 10,000-year-old rock art. Africa’s highest road and world class safari. On this tip to top journey through South Africa, you’ll touch upon both coasts, exploring a rich tapestry of landscapes and seascapes, cosmopolitan cities and pristine wildlife reserves. As you meet the villagers and are welcomed for dinner as guests of local Capetonians, you’ll be touched by the gracious South African hospitality all along the way.

Add-on $9,985

African Sampler

11 days from $9,985 per person

Botswana Kenya South Africa Zambia

Adventure

Safari

Sightseeing

Indulge in this classic African safari through the heart of South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Kenya, ideal for the active traveler who seeks a wide variety of unique destinations and adventures. Whether it’s the personal interaction with your hosts at a home-hosted dinner in Cape Town, the spectacular helicopter flight over Victoria Falls or the thrill packed game drives in the Masai Mara, this African safari promises to be sensational!

Add-on $10,695

African Romance 2017

12 days from $10,695 per person

Mozambique South Africa

Romance

Safari

Spa

Africa embraces you… start in stunning Cape Town, followed by a luxurious safari on a private Kruger area reserve, and finally fall in love at your Eden-like beach retreat in Mozambique.  

 

 

Add-on $11,435

South Africa Culinary & Wildlife Safari

12 days from $11,435 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

Lavish multi-course dining and traditional cooking lessons, wine tasting and elegant rail travel, Big Five wildlife viewing and your own private plunge pool – these are just a sampling of the fine ingredients featured in this culinary and wildlife safari through the heart of South Africa. Delve into the flavors and natural beauty of Cape Town and the Winelands, immerse yourself in Victorian elegance on a two-night Rovos Rail train journey, and photograph a menagerie of wildlife in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $12,495

The Connoisseur's Collection - Deluxe

14 days from $12,495 per person

Botswana South Africa Zambia

Food and Wine

Romance

Safari

From the World Heritage treasures of the “Fairest Cape” and Victoria Falls to the unmatched wildlife viewing in the Okavango Delta, this kaleidoscope of adventures delivers the ultimate safari experience. Southern Africa’s most luxurious award-winning accommodations and fine dining are paired with gold medal service, ensuring that you travel in elegance and style every step of your journey. With short flights between your safari camps, you’ll travel at a leisurely pace with plenty of time to immerse yourself in the authentic African experience.

Add-on $19,995

The Connoisseur's Collection - Luxury

14 days from $19,995 per person

Botswana South Africa Zambia

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

From the World Heritage treasures of the “Fairest Cape” and Victoria Falls to the unmatched wildlife viewing in the Okavango Delta, this kaleidoscope of adventures delivers the ultimate safari experience. Southern Africa’s most luxurious award-winning accommodations and fine dining are paired with gold medal service, ensuring that you travel in elegance and style every step of your journey. With short flights between your safari camps, you’ll travel at a leisurely pace with plenty of time to immerse yourself in the authentic African experience.

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