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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!

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Add-on $1,650

Five Star Rail Journeys on The Blue Train

3 days from $1,650 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Nature

Romance

Experience five star luxury on a 3 day journey between Cape Town and Pretoria. 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.

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Add-on $1,795

Five Star Rail Journeys on Rovos Rail

3 days from $1,795 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 fifteen-day Cape Town to Dar es Salaam.

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Add-on $4,095

In The Footsteps of Mandela

9 days from $4,095 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.

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Add-on $4,895

Majestic South Africa

9 days from $4,895 per person

South Africa

Specials

Safari

Nature

A kaleidoscope of adventures awaits on this wonderful safari to South Africa. Explore Cape Town, from the coastal beauty of the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa to the vineyards of Mont Rochelle. Fly  to Shamwari Private Game Reserve to truly live in harmony with nature. Enjoy incredible wildlife encounters and discover the rich biodiversity of the region. Get a first-hand look at conservation and sustainable wildlife management in action. Your visit to Shamwari will directly help rhino conservation. In honor of The Travel Corporation's (TTC) 100 year anniversary, African Travel, Inc. will donate $100 per couple towards rhino conservation.    

Book by December 31, 2020: Receive a complimentary upgrade to Shamwari’s new luxury tented camp Sindile, a secluded hideaway with uninterrupted views over Bushman’s River, private plunge pool and big 5 safari viewing.

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $5,795

Exploring Southern Africa

10 days from $5,795 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.

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Add-on $5,995

South African Splendor

10 days from $5,995 per person

South Africa

Specials

Safari

Romance

This journey showcases the splendor of South Africa. Touching upon both coasts, explore the cosmopolitan cities of Cape Town and Durban. Discover breathtaking landscapes, sun soaked beaches and the vibrant cultures of the Rainbow Nation. Safari in the untouched wilderness of the Manyoni Private Game Reserve in the heart of Zululand. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $5,999

Southern African Highlights - Exclusive Safaris for AAA Vacations

11 days from $5,999 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

This safari showcases some of the best destinations in Southern Africa. Experience South Africa’s unique highlights and premier destinations while indulging in sublime luxury and comfort. Explore the rich tapestry of landscapes and seascapes, cosmopolitan cites and pristine wildlife reserves. Visit the world-class museums and inviting beaches or enjoy the views from the top of iconic Table Mountain. Collect a photographic gallery of the magnificent Big Five in the world renowned Kapama Private Game Reserve. Be awed by the majesty of Victoria Falls and the “smoke that thunders. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

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Add-on $6,199

Spotlight on Southern Africa

11 days from $6,199 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

This safari showcases the can't miss highlights of Southern Africa. Discover Cape Town taking in the view from Table Mountain and enjoying a private guided tour along the Cape Peninsula. Get ready to spot leopards, lions, zebras and more on safari drives in the Kapama Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park. Be awed by the majesty of Victoria Falls and the “smoke that thunders.” Please see our Terms and Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

 

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Add-on $6,495

South Africa, Regal Retreat

8 days from $6,495 per person

South Africa

Specials

Safari

Indulge in sublime luxury while exploring South Africa’s premier destinations. Discover Cape Town’s scenic beauty on private guided tours. See the penguins frolicking at Boulder’s Beach along the Cape Peninsula, and enjoy a wine pairing lunch in the breathtaking Franschhoek valley. Round off your city stay with a soulful safari experience at the Relais & Châteaux, Jabulani in the renowned Kapama Private Game Reserve. Spend time with the resident elephant herd, learning about their behavior, and their unique character traits. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour.

 

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OFFER

Add-on $7,695

South Africa in Ultimate Luxury

8 days from $7,695 per person

South Africa

Safari

Romance

Food and Wine

This journey combines contemporary design and exclusivity, with beautiful settings and spectacular wildlife viewing, to create the ultimate sensory wildlife safari. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $7,699

Southern African Highlights - Exclusive Safaris for CAA Vacations

11 days from $7,699 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

This safari, showcases some of the best destinations in Southern Africa. Experience South Africa’s unique highlights and premier destinations while indulging in sublime luxury and comfort. Explore the rich tapestry of landscapes and seascapes, cosmopolitan cities and pristine wildlife reserves. Visit the world-class museums and inviting beaches or enjoy the views from the top of iconic Table Mountain. Collect a photographic gallery of the magnificent Big Five in the world renowned Kapama Private Game Reserve. Be awed by the majesty of Victoria Falls and the “smoke that thunders.” Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

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Add-on $7,795

South Africa's Natural Wonders

10 days from $7,795 per person

South Africa

Safari

Nature

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

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Add-on $7,999

Incomparable Cape Town and Safari - Exclusive Safaris for AAA Vacations

11 days from $7,999 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

From the world heritage treasures of the "Fairest Cape" and Victoria Falls to the unmatched wildlife viewing in the Kruger National Park, this kaleidoscope of adventures delivers a wonderful safari experience. Explore the vibrant cultural and natural wonders of the region, from the picturesque landscapes of South Africa's "Mother City," to the premier wildlife haven of Lion Sands Game Reserve. Round out your South African sojourn with the out-of-this-world spectacle of Victoria Falls. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

 

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Add-on $8,695

Family Safari in South Africa

10 days from $8,695 per person

South Africa

Family

A family safari suitable for all ages, this epic adventure begins in Cape Town, home to the beloved South African penguin, journeys to Grootbos Nature Reserve, an eco-reserve tucked between mountain, forest and the sea where you’ll search for the Marine Big Five, and into the secluded wildlife haven of Shamwari Game Reserve.

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Add-on $9,195

Beyond the Rainbow

10 days from $9,195 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Adventure

Safari

Beyond the magical rainbows of thundering Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe will enthrall you with its excellent game viewing, and enchant you with its warm hospitality. Explore the grandeur of the world’s largest curtain of falling water; then, fly off to safari in the pristine Hwange and Mana Pools National Parks. From your fully-appointed tented camps, watch the parade of wildlife come down to drink. Cap your evenings with unmatched stargazing and lively storytelling around your campfire. 

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Add-on $9,595

Unforgettable Southern Africa

10 days from $9,595 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Food and Wine

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.

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Add-on $9,795

Southern Explorer

10 days from $9,795 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

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.

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Add-on $10,399

Incomparable Cape Town and Safari - Exclusive Safaris for CAA Vacations

11 days from $10,399 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

From the world heritage treasures of the "Fairest Cape" and Victoria Falls to the unmatched wildlife viewing in the Kruger National Park, this kaleidoscope of adventures delivers a wonderful safari experience. Explore the vibrant cultural and natural wonders of the region, from the picturesque landscapes of South Africa's "Mother City," to the premier wildlife haven of Lion Sands Game Reserve. Round out your South African sojourn with the out-of-this-world spectacle of Victoria Falls. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

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Add-on $10,995

South African Tapestry

11 days from $10,995 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.

 

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Add-on $11,095

Southern Africa Through a Child's Eyes

11 days from $11,095 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Safari

Nature

Family

Perfect for children ages 4 through 10, this adventure is tailored to meet the special needs of families with young kids.  Be awed by the breathtaking Victoria Falls, join in the wonder of meeting an African penguin or the excitement of seeing an animal in the wild for the first time. Family-friendly accommodations with children’s menus, pint-sized robes, babysitting, and engaging activities for explorers of all ages, including fascinating age-appropriate African bush themed activities and crafts.

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Add-on $11,595

Incredible Southern Africa

11 days from $11,595 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

This exclusive adventure takes you on an unparelled exploration of the rich tapestry of culture, landscapes and wildlife of Southern Africa.  Endulge in flavorful wines and take in the stunning vistas as you explore Cape Town. Enjoy an evening with Christo Brand, former prison guard and close friend of Nelson Mandela.  Collect a photographic gallery of the magnificent Big Five wildlife on your stay at a private game reserve. Conclude your journey perfectly positioned along the Zambezi River, nearby to one of the wonders of the world, Victoria Falls.  Please see our Terms and Conditions for additional information regarding this tour. 

 

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Add-on $12,795

Southern Africa Wildlife Wonderland

13 days from $12,795 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.

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Add-on $13,295

African Romance

12 days from $13,295 per person

Mozambique South Africa

Nature

Romance

Safari

Looking for the perfect escape to unwind and embrace Africa? This itinerary is filled with romantic touches. Start in Cape Town with a sunrise walk up Lion’s Head, tour the seascapes along “The Fairest Cape,” and spend a day sampling classic Cape cuisine and wine. Follow this with a luxurious safari in the famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve, including a special candlelit dinner, day and night game drives and walks. And finally fall in love at an Eden-like beach retreat in Mozambique. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information.    

 

 

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Add-on $15,395

Ultimate South Africa with Victoria Falls

11 days from $15,395 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

This journey combines contemporary design and exclusivity, with beautiful settings and spectacular wildlife viewing, to create the ultimate sensory wildlife safari.

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Add-on $15,695

The Essence of Southern Africa

11 days from $15,695 per person

Botswana South Africa Zimbabwe

Food and Wine

Safari

Sightseeing

Find yourself in the essence of luxury and refinement, hosted by properties known for their intimate size and exceptional service. Discover a private island retreat in the Okavango Delta and the exclusivity of the Selinda Reserve, topped off with a leisurely stay at Victoria Falls. This is southern Africa at its best.

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Add-on $16,095

Cape to Cairo

16 days from $16,095 per person

Egypt Kenya South Africa Zimbabwe

Sightseeing

Safari

Culture

This comprehensive adventure features the most sought-after highlights on the African continent including the cosmopolitan sights of Cape Town, the grandeur of Victoria Falls and the mighty Zambezi River, the endless game viewing opportunities in Kenya’s Masai Mara and the towering Great Pyramids of ancient Egypt.

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Add-on $19,600

Platinum Botswana

11 days from $19,600 per person

Botswana South Africa

Safari

Nature

Culture

Discover a front-row seat to nature’s theatre at luxury-tented camps that draws on decades of safari heritage. For real adventure in unreal style, this ultra-lux African safari is made for those where attention to detail matters, privacy is paramount and style and sustainability perfectly intersects.

Book by December 31, 2020: Already filled with amazingly intimate safari experiences, guests who book now will also receive a complimentary 30-minute flight over the Makgadikgadi Pans at Jack’s Camp and a 1-hour private massage in their Zarafa tented Suite. At the new Xigera Safari Lodge, guests can relax for a night in the new Baobab treehouse experience and join wildlife photography expert Mike Myers on a private safari perfecting their photography skills.

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Add-on $19,995

The Ultimate Botswana Luxury Safari

10 days from $19,995 per person

Botswana South Africa

Sightseeing

Safari

Nature

Explore Africa in consummate style! This exciting safari is a celebration of art, architecture, innovative design and sustainable travel. Starting in Cape Town at the magical Silo Hotel, we travel to the remote reaches of the Linyanti, an area famous for its predators and large concentrations of elephants. The adventure continues to the wildlife rich Okavango Delta, and the sculptural Xigera Safari Lodge for a re-imagined safari that goes beyond the ordinary.

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Add-on $24,995

The Connoisseur's Collection

14 days from $24,995 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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Add-on $26,995

South Africa Private Villa Safari

11 days from $26,995 per person

South Africa

Safari

Food and Wine

Family

Immerse yourself in exclusive luxury and soul-revitalizing seclusion on this luxury, all-villa South African safari. This carefully created adventure has privacy, freedom and serenity at its core.  Sample world-class wines, discover both ancient and modern art and collect a bouquet of memories with your closest family and friends.  Wildlife experts will unlock nature’s secrets as you explore the most exclusive private reserves in the country.

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