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South Africa Holidays

South Africa’s stunning scenery and vibrant cities attract visitors from all over the world who come to experience Table Mountain, wineries and whale watching of the Western Capespectacular vistas along the Garden Route, game viewing in Kruger and the Eastern Cape and Zulu culture of KwaZulu-Natal. Read more…

We can arrange anything you would like for your holiday, including flights, lodges, safaris, experiences and more to suit you and your budget. See our Holiday Ideas below or ask our Africa experts to design the perfect holiday just for YOU.

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South Africa Holiday Ideas

Experience different parts of South Africa to discover vibrant Cape Town, the beautiful Garden Route, the amazing wildlife of Kruger and the Eastern Cape.
Extend your safari experience to include Botswana and Namibia or combine with Mauritius for the ultimate safari and beach holiday.

Rovos Rail Pullman Cabin

Cape Town, Luxury Rail & Victoria Falls

Cape Town | Pretoria | Luxury train | Victoria Falls

11 DAY - Holiday Idea from £3473
Inc. Wine Tasting Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town Experience

Cape Town

6 DAY - Holiday Idea from £545
Free Activities Whale, Hermanus, South Africa

Cape Town, Wine & Whales

Cape Town | Stellenbosch | Hermanus

8 DAY - Holiday Idea from £695
Cape Town Waterfront

Cape Town, Garden Route & Game

Cape Town | Swellendam | Knysna | Oudtshoorn | Montagu | Stellenbosch | Game Reserve

13 DAY - Holiday Idea from £1149
Chobe River Cruise Lions, Tuli Block Botswana

Cape Town & Botswana

Cape Town | Botswana | Okavango Delta

17 DAY - Holiday Idea from £3395
Safari, South Africa

Classic South Africa

Cape Town | Oudtshoorn | Planttenberg | Port Elizabeth

12 DAY - Holiday Idea from £2019
Includes Transfers Lions, Etosha National Park

Cape Town, Namibia & Victoria Falls

Cape Town | Windhoek | Victoria Falls

17 DAY - Holiday Idea from £1999
Perfect for couples Grand Baie, Mauritius

Africa & Ocean Dream

Kruger National Park | Cape Town | Mauritius

12 DAY - Holiday Idea from £1999
Union Building Pretoria

South Africa in Style

Cape Town | Pretoria | Pilansberg National Park

12 DAY - Holiday Idea from £2099
Mahe Seychelles beach

Cape Town, Kruger & Seychelles

Cape Town | Kruger | Johannesburg | Seychelles

13 DAY - Holiday Idea from £2699
Safari, South Africa

Family Adventure

Knysna | Port Elizabeth | Amakhala Woodbury Lodge

10 DAY - Holiday Idea from £849
Perfect for Honeymoons Mozambique beach

Kruger & Mozambique

Kruger | Mozambique

9 DAY - Holiday Idea from £1885

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South Africa - Choose By Region

There are few places on earth as diverse as South Africa - find out where to stay to explore its regions and discover the real South Africa.

South Africa - More Holiday Options

Choose from thrilling safaris, a touring holiday with experienced local guides, iconic rail journeys or epic self drives, or a combination of any of these. Our Africa Destination Experts can help plan your perfect holiday.

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Discover South Africa

South Africa has described itself as a ‘world in one country’ and, when you travel around, you can see why. The scenery is simply stunning, from coastal forests and wooded hills to open bushland; from rolling fertile plains to towering mountain peaks and dramatic gorges.

South Africa’s fine beaches are washed by the wild waters of the Atlantic on one side and the warm seas of the Indian Ocean on the other. Inland, huge private reserves and National Parks host an amazing variety of bird and animal life, accessed by 4WD game drives from luxurious lodges.

Travel around South Africa and you will find small colonial towns interspersed with lively townships and, of course, no visit to the country is complete without a stay in beautiful Cape Town.

Driving in South Africa is easy, with quiet, well maintained roads wherever you go. Or you can sit back and enjoy the scenery as you let someone else do the work on one of several small group tours, or even a luxury rail journey.

Cape Town and Western Cape

The cosmopolitan city of Cape Town is a jewel in Africa’s crown. Set between a beautiful harbour and the iconic Table Mountain, it boasts fine colonial buildings, thought provoking museums, great shopping and some excellent cafés and restaurants.

Further afield are the Cape Winelands, home to some of the finest wines in the world, and the rugged coastline and beaches around the famous Cape of Good Hope.

Garden Route and Eastern Cape

The Garden Route is a popular touring route combining impressive mountain scenery, with rolling plains, spectacular gorges and dramatic coastlines. You will pass through vineyards, fertile farmland and even ostrich fields as you journey across South Africa’s southern tip. Stay in Knysna or Plettenburg for some great beaches.

Around Port Elizabeth are some superb game reserves and lodges, where you can see the ‘Big 5’ and more from the relative comfort of a 4WD game drive.

Durban and KwaZulu-Natal

The holiday city of Durban is gateway to this wonderful region, which is easy to explore by coach or as a self drive.

North of Durban are the Hluhluwe National Park and world heritage listed St Lucia Wetlands. Head inland to discover the famous ‘Battlefields‘, home of great battles between the native Zulus, Dutch Boers and British troops. Around this area, and the beautiful Drakensberg Mountains to the west, you will see the thatched roundel homes of the local Zulu people.

Johannesburg and the North West

Many holidaymakers to South Africa pass through Johannesburg and it is worth paying a visit the city’s Apartheid Museum and massive Soweto Township. Adjoining Pretoria is the centre of government and has a more gentile air. The luxurious Rovos Rail and Blue Train run from here.

To the north west are the casinos, shows and leisure facilities of Sun City and the excellent games reserves of Pilanesberg and Madikwe, on the border with Botswana.

Kruger National Park

The world famous Kruger National Park is home to an amazing diversity of wildlife species, all in their natural environment. The superb game lodges in and around the park provide pampered, relaxing accommodation, with the excitement of 4WD drive game drives, wildlife walks and other activities. Or drive yourself around the Kruger in your rental car and stay in comfortable rest camps overnight.

Close to the Kruger National Park, the gorges and spectacular views of the Blyde River Canyon are well worth a visit

To create your tailor made holiday to South Africa, call 0333 234 3667 and talk to one of our expert travel consultants.