South Africa is a sensational destination for a luxury holiday. It has the untamed, majestic spaces, & the national parks where you can check off every one of the Big Five (elephant, rhino, leopard, buffalo and lion) even before breakfast.
Located at the southernmost point of the African continent, South Africa a country with a rich history and really does have it all. Cape Town, with its breath-taking natural setting, along with the must see that is Table Mountain, is one of the worlds greatest cities.
Experience Kruger National Park, one of the country’s largest reserves to see the Big Five, whale spotting in Hermanus and of course wine tasting in the world renowned cape winelands of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.
Starting out your South African journey, you might begin your holiday in the shore, restaurants, waterfront vibe and hospitality of the Cape. Hike on Table Mountain, be moved and inspired by a visit to Robben Island and experience the incredible diversity of contemporary African art at Zeitz MOCAA.
Then turn the tables completely, with a foray into the wilderness. This might mean the Kruger National Park, the historic territory in the North of the country that's renowned for its big cats; or the Eastern Cape, home of the Born Free Foundation.
In KwaZulu-Natal, combine wildlife spotting and mountain walking with a historic tour of the battlefields of the Boer and Zulu wars. Or, for a different type of quarry, you might be interested to visit Kimberley, locus of the diamond rush of the 1870s and location of the jaw-dropping Big Hole.
Whatever you're seeking, with its mix of culture and nature, South Africa is an incredible choice. Let us be your guide. Browse our suggested holiday highlights and trip itineraries below, and get in touch for a tailor-made quote for your South Africa holiday.
OUR SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTH AFRICA:
World famous vieyeards, located near to Cape Town. A visit to the likes of Stellenbosch or Franschhoek really is a must.
South Africa is home to the Big 5, which makes it a very popular safari destination, with Kruger National Park being one of the largest.
Set at the foot of Table Mountain, one of the seven Natural Wonders of the world, home to the V&A Waterfront and Robben Island just off the coast, Cape Town is full of so much to see and do.
Hermanus is located on the soutern coast of the western cape and is famous for whale watching.
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SOME IDEAS FOR YOUR HOLIDAY TO SOUTH AFRICA:
ICONIC HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTH AFRICA
Plettenberg Bay / Oudtshoorn / Cape Town / Franschhoek / Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Chitwa Chitwa Safari, where untamed wildlife and luxury coexist. Explore the South African wilderness on unforgettable game drives, guided by expert rangers. Immerse in lavish accommodations and relish exquisite cuisine. Witness the Big Five in their natural habitat, ensuring memories to last a lifetime.
CAPE TO KRUGER
Cape Town / Pretoria / Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Discover the gourmet restaurants, impressive art scene, vibrant nightlife, and beautiful beaches of Cape Town; sample some of the world's finest wines at the myriad wine estates dotting the Cape Winelands; travel in luxury on the Rovos Rail train to Pretoria; and look out for the Big 5 on your Kruger safari.
Midlands Meander / Northern Drakensberg / Rorke's Drift / Manyoni Private Game Reserve
The province of KwaZulu-Natal has so much to offer - stunning mountain scenery, battlefields, game reserves teeming with wildlife, and, if you want to extend your trip by a few days, beautiful, golden sand beaches.
LUXURY SOUTH AFRICA
Cape Town / Franschhoek / Whale Coast / Oudsthoorn / Plettenberg Bay / Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve
One of the most culturally and geographically diverse places on earth, South Africa, fondly known by locals as the 'Rainbow Nation', boasts 11 official languages, and its inhabitants are influenced by a fascinating mix of cultures. Discover the gourmet restaurants, impressive art scene, vibrant nightlife, and beautiful beaches of Cape Town.
THE GARDEN ROUTE
Cape Town / Franschhoek / Oudsthoorn / Plettenberg Bay / Sundays River Valley
This vast country is undoubtedly one of the most culturally and geographically diverse places on earth. Fondly known by locals as the 'Rainbow Nation', South Africa has 11 official languages and its multicultural inhabitants are influenced by a fascinating mix of cultures.
Adventure, culture, vineyards, safari, wildlife, honeymoon
GMT+ 1 hours
When to go:
All Year Round
Cape Town (CPT), Durban (DUR), Johannesburg (JNB)
11 hours approx
Some are recommended or required by the Centres for Disease Control and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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