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South Africa is a land of incredible beauty and contrast. The variety of dramatic landscapes on offer is astounding, from rugged coastline fringed with pristine beaches and technicolour wildflowers, to dramatic mountain ranges and vast savanna plains filled with Africa's most iconic wildlife.

It's an exciting, expansive country with extraordinary environmental and cultural diversity, some of the world's most exotic and abundant wildlife, vibrant cities, a rich local arts scene and world-class food and wine.

Revel in exhilarating wildlife encounters and magnificent scenery on a South African wildlife safari through Kruger National Park, Africa's premier safari destination, and hike among the towering pinnacles, waterfalls and wild scenery of the stunning Drakensberg Mountains.

Indulge in the fabulous wines and gourmet cuisine of the scenic Cape Winelands region, and discover the magic of Cape Town, with its vibrant townships, pretty harbour front and exciting nightlife, all framed by the impressive Table Mountain.

Cruise along the Garden Route, famous for its perfect beaches, whale watching and spectacular coastal landscapes; cycle the challenging mountain passes of the Western Cape's Route 62 for stunning scenery and frequent marine life sightings; and take in the beauty of the Cape Peninsula as you tour, trek or cycle to the Cape of Good Hope, Africa's most southwesterly point.

Learn more about local history at the Nelson Mandela Museum, Apartheid Museum or the infamous Robben Island, and engage with South Africa's diverse cultures by visiting vibrant regional communities.

There's so much on offer in South Africa, the hardest part of your trek or safari will be choosing an itinerary.


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Our all inclusive approach

All of our South Africa adventures offer fantastic value for money by featuring atmosphere accommodation and exceptional staff. Additionally, we aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost such as most meals, transfers, excursions, game drives, permits and national park fees.

Authentic travel experiences in South Africa

Our programs are packed with unique elements that provide real insight to the geographic features and cultural diversity of South Africa. From exhilarating wildlife encounters in Kruger National Park to hiking the Drakensberg Mountains and exploring vibrant cities and local townships, there are endless options for those with an adventurous spirit.

Choice of accommodations

We offer wide a range of adventures in South Africa to suit various budgets and interests. If you are looking for a little extra luxury, check out our 'In Comfort' range of safaris which feature some high quality boutique accommodations.

Custom built, reliable transport

Trained drivers and well maintained vehicles, which are purpose built for our safaris, are what you can expect when on the lookout for Africa’s Big 5 game animals. Safari transport is designed with wildlife viewing in mind, providing unobstructed views and in most cases forward facing seats and air-conditioning.

Experienced local guides

Our guides are passionate about South Africa and its people, wildlife and scenic beauty, and are eager to share their knowledge with you. From spotting wildlife to cooking up a feast on the campsire, our staff are dedicated to making your South Africa experience the trip of a lifetime.

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart our South Africa programs. Our adventures provide a true wilderness experience by viewing wildlife in their natural habitat and supporting the protection of diverse landscapes and local cultures.


Hunting avoidance

We do not participate in, support or promote any activities connected with hunting, including the purhcasing of products derived from hunting activities.

Employee welfare focus

All of our staff are local Southern Africans and are paid monthly salaries even if they do not have a tour group during a month. They are provided with uniforms that are suitable for the climate and conditions, accommodated in a company house in between tour groups and offered various skills training courses.

Responsible litter disposal

We ensure that the waste that is produced at our campsites is taken to the nearest city and disposed of responsibly, leaving nothing behind for animal consumption.

Safari lodges

In game parks, national parks and rural locations we use 3 to 4 star comfortable properties that reflect the character of the area. Some may have extra facilities such as a swimming pool or private balcony.

Permanent safari camps

Like a tented hotel room, this is the perfect way to experience the African wilderness. We use 3 to 4 star comfortable properties that reflect the character of the area.


We offer two styles of camping; fully supported and semi-participation. Both styles feature quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.


In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star, twin share properties that are centrally located, comfortable and reliable.


We use quality 2 to 3 star chalets or guesthouses. They can be rustic; however we ensure that they provide a comfortable and friendly experience.

A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.

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Rand (Divided into cents)

Recommend that you travel with ZAR cash preferably, or USD cash (printed after 2006) or EUR cash.

Automatic teller machines (ATM’s) are regularly available in South Africa to draw money.

Visa & Mastercard are accepted in major and tourist centres such as Johannesburg and Cape Town. Outside these areas it is difficult to use (credit cards widely accepted except in rural areas). Note that merchant fees can be high on credit card purchases.

Amex and Diners are not readily accepted.

International Dialing Code


Type M plug

Electricity in South Africa is 220 Volts, at 60 hertz. The most common pin type is M. (3 round prong). Not compatible with any other plug types. In some areas the pin type C (2 round prong) can also be found.


Visas for South Africa are exempt for a stay of less than 90 days for passport holders from the following countries:-



United States

United Kingdom

New Zealand (as of 15 August 2019)

*All other nationalities should check with your nearest embassy or consulate.

From 10 November 2019, accompanied foreign children travelling on a valid passport with one or both parents can now enter the country without carrying supporting documents such as birth certificates, parental consent letters and other supporting documents relating to proof of parentage. However, South African children, or unaccompanied foreign children travelling (under the age of 18), or foreign children under legal guardianship are still required to provide supporting documents, in line with the requirements of the Children’s Act. Foreign children who require a visa for South Africa do not need to carry the supporting documents for inspection at a port of entry since these would be processed together with their visa applications. For more information, visit the South African Department of Home Affairs website –


Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.

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