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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 $90

The Amy Foundation Tour

1 day from $90 per person

South Africa

Active

Culture

Visit the Amy Foundation where children in the after-school program will teach you how to gumboot dance and more!

Add-on $1,295

Five Star Rail Journeys on The Blue Train

2 days from $1,295 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 $1,455

Five Star Rail Journeys on Rovos Rail

3 days from $1,455 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 $2,995

In The Footsteps Of Mandela 2017

8 days from $2,995 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 stay with a wildlife safari revealing the country’s natural beauty.

Add-on $3,399

South African Escape

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $3,399 per person

South Africa

Family

Nature

Safari

South Africa is a delightful mix of picturesque landscapes, breathtaking game-rich wildlife reserves, and a unique African pulse that makes it a superb vacation location. Explore gorgeous Cape Town from the top of iconic Table Mountain to the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, with plenty of time for optional excursions to Robben Island, Boulders Beach penguins, or even Gansbaai, for shark cage diving. Then, head off to the malaria free, Pilanesberg National Park for a Big Five safari. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. 

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $3,495

In The Footsteps Of Mandela 2018

9 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 stay with a wildlife safari revealing the country’s natural beauty.

Add-on $3,495

Classic South Africa

8 days from $3,495 per person

South Africa

Romance

Safari

Sightseeing

South Africa’s astounding natural beauty and awe-inspiring wildlife is sure to fulfill your safari dream list. Explore Cape Town from the top of iconic Table Mountain to the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, with plenty of time for optional excursions to the surrounding winelands, Boulders Beach penguins, or even Gansbaai, for shark cage diving. Then, head off to the world famous Kruger National Park for close encounters with Africa’s Big Five in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $3,999

Majestic South Africa

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $3,999 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Safari

Specials

Discover beautiful Cape Town, with her iconic Table Mountain, sweeping ocean views and buzzing food and wine scene. Enjoy 5-star luxury at The Table Hotel on the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the best address in Cape Town. Then fly off to Shamwari Private Game Reserve and your premier lodge, situated high above the cliffs, for thrilling wildlife encounters in a malaria free paradise. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour.    

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $4,095

Magnificent South Africa

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $4,095 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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Add-on $4,199

Sensational South Africa

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $4,199 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Safari

Sightseeing

South Africa’s astounding natural beauty and awe-inspiring wildlife is sure to fulfill your safari dream list. Explore the vibrant city of Cape Town, then journey to Shamwari Game Reserve for an opportunity to have close encounters with the Big Five, including lion, leopard, buffalo elephant and rhino. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. 

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $4,295

Southern Explorer 2017 - Classic

10 days from $4,295 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Safari

Sightseeing

This adventure is one of our most popular safaris.  Experience the vibrant culture, scenic beauty and natural wonders of Southern Africa.  Spectacular Cape Town and Kruger National Park are artfully combined with the majesty of Victoria Falls.

Add-on $4,399

Magical South Africa

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $4,399 per person

South Africa

Air Included

Safari

Sightseeing

South Africa’s astounding natural beauty and awe-inspiring wildlife is sure to fulfill your safari dream list. Explore the vibrant city of Cape Town, then journey to Shamwari Game Reserve for an opportunity to have close encounters with the Big Five, including lion, leopard, buffalo elephant and rhino. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. 

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $4,895

Scenic Cape Town and Kruger

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $4,895 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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Add-on $5,545

Marine and Wildlife Encounter 2017 - Luxury

10 days from $5,545 per person

South Africa

Nature

Safari

Sightseeing

Take in breathtaking views of Cape Town, then journey to the marine and wildlife kingdoms of Grootbos Nature Reserve and Shamwari Game Reserve. 

Add-on $5,795

Southern Explorer - Deluxe

10 days from $5,795 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Family

Safari

Sightseeing

This adventure is one of our most popular safaris.  Experience the vibrant culture, scenic beauty and natural wonders of Southern Africa.  Spectacular Cape Town and Kruger National Park are artfully combined with the majesty of Victoria Falls.

Add-on $6,195

Thrilling Adventure in Southern Africa

11 days from $6,195 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 $6,595

Captivating Cape Town and Botswana

9 days from $6,595 per person

Botswana South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Safari

This journey takes you from the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, to the picturesque village of Franschhoek, and culminates with a spectacular safari in the heart of Chobe National Park. With sundowners amongst ancient baobabs, fireside storytelling in the boma and thrilling game drives, you’ll be enveloped in the magic of Botswana. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $6,595

South African Adventure

9 days from $6,595 per person

South Africa

Nature

Safari

Sightseeing

Spectacular Cape Town followed by incomparable wildlife viewing beckons on this safari, exploring two different regions of the iconic Kruger National Park.

Add-on $6,995

Southern Explorer - Luxury

10 days from $6,995 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

This adventure is one of our most popular safaris. Experience the vibrant culture, scenic beauty and natural wonders of Southern Africa. Spectacular Cape Town and Kruger National Park are artfully combined with the majesty of Victoria Falls.

Add-on $7,195

Southern Explorer - Deluxe 2018

10 days from $7,195 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Family

Safari

Sightseeing

This adventure is one of our most popular safaris.  Experience the vibrant culture, scenic beauty and natural wonders of Southern Africa.  Spectacular Cape Town and Kruger National Park are artfully combined with the majesty of Victoria Falls.

Add-on $7,195

South African Tapestry

11 days from $7,195 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

Touching upon both coasts, this journey through South Africa explores a rich tapestry of landscapes, from rugged seascapes, centuries old vineyards, 10,000 year old rock art sites to pristine wildlife reserves.

 

Add-on $7,495

Southern Africa Hinterland - Classic

13 days from $7,495 per person

Botswana South Africa Zambia

Adventure

Nature

Safari

From the World Heritage treasures of the “Fairest Cape” and Victoria Falls to unmatched wildlife viewing in Kruger and the Okavango Delta, this kaleidoscope of adventures delivers the ultimate safari experience. 

Add-on $8,495

Venture into Southern Africa

11 days from $8,495 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Adventure

Food and Wine

Safari

Southern Africa's ever-changing scenery is the perfect canvas for an adventure. Discover the scenic beauty and natural wonders of South Africa and Zimbabwe on this action adventure. Hike up majestic Table Mountain, sleep in a treehouse high above the Kruger National Park, canoe the mighty Zambezi River in Victoria Falls and top it off with wildlife packed game drives.

SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $8,795

African Sampler

11 days from $8,795 per person

Kenya South Africa Zambia

Adventure

Safari

Sightseeing

Indulge in this classic African safari through the heart of South Africa, Zambia and Kenya, ideal for the active traveler who seeks a wide variety of unique destinations and adventures. Whether it’s the spectacular helicopter flight over Victoria Falls or the thrill packed game drives in the Maasai Mara, this African safari promises to be sensational!

Add-on $10,595

African Romance

12 days from $10,595 per person

Mozambique South Africa

Romance

Safari

Spa

Africa embraces you… start in stunning Cape Town, followed by a luxurious safari in the  private Sabi Sand Game Reserve, and finally fall in love at your Eden-like beach retreat in Mozambique.  

 

 

Add-on $11,695

Southern Africa Hinterland - Deluxe

13 days from $11,695 per person

Botswana South Africa Zambia

Food and Wine

Nature

Safari

From the World Heritage treasures of the “Fairest Cape” and Victoria Falls to unmatched wildlife viewing in Kruger and the Okavango Delta, this kaleidoscope of adventures delivers the ultimate safari experience.

Add-on $19,995

The Connoisseur's Collection 2017 - 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 and the exclusive Singita Sabi Sand, this collection of adventures delivers the ultimate connoisseur’s safari experience.

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