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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 $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 Africa, Regal Retreat

8 days from $5,995 per person

South Africa

Safari

Specials

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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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $6,195

Majestic South Africa

AIRFARE INCLUDED

10 days from $6,195 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 Bay 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 $6,595

South African Splendor

AIRFARE INCLUDED

12 days from $6,595 per person

South Africa

Air Included

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 Air Included tour.

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SPECIAL
OFFER

Add-on $6,995

South Africa in Ultimate Luxury

8 days from $6,995 per person

South Africa

Food and Wine

Romance

Safari

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 $7,795

South Africa's Natural Wonders

10 days from $7,795 per person

South Africa

Nature

Safari

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 $7,995

Family Safari in South Africa

10 days from $7,995 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 Big Marine 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

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.

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Add-on $9,795

Southern Explorer

10 days from $9,795 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Nature

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 $10,095

Southern Africa Through a Child's Eyes

11 days from $10,095 per person

South Africa Zimbabwe

Family

Nature

Safari

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 $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 $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

Culture

Safari

Sightseeing

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 Maasai Mara and the towering Great Pyramids of ancient Egypt.

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Add-on $19,995

The Ultimate Botswana Luxury Safari

10 days from $19,995 per person

Botswana South Africa

Nature

Safari

Sightseeing

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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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