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IIt’s breathtaking, it’s captivating, it’s bustling, it’s endless… it’s South Africa! In every province, around every corner, there’s  a magic moment waiting to leave you inspired with incredible people underpinning it all. From city life to adventure, wildlife to culture,  breathtaking scenery to sun-soaked coasts – discover South Africa. 

10 REASONS

to explore
South Africa

01

Wildlife safari

When you've seen a pride of lions resting in the shade in summer or a herd of elephant crossing the road on their way to the watering hole, it’s an incredible reminder of why the untouched wild has always been so inspiring. Explore it!

02

Vibrant culture

With Ndebele, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho, Swazi, Venda, Afrikaans, Cape Malay, Cape Coloured, Khoisan and European cultures all calling this land home, South Africa is certainly a melting pot of diverse cultural depth worth exploring!

03

Active adventure

Fancy taking a dip with a great white shark? Or hiking up a mountain? What about plunging off the world’s highest commercial bridge bungee? Whatever gets your heart racing, South Africa’s got it! 

04

Breathtaking scenery

Endless horizons, deep valleys, soaring mountains, cliff sides overlooking endless oceans – a journey through South Africa will take your breath away and leave you with memories that will last forever. 

05

Sun-soaked coasts

Teeming with marine life and some of the best surfing the world has to offer and an abundance of blue-flag beaches, South Africa’s sun-soaked coast lies ready all-year round to share its secrets, adventures and lazy days with you. 

06

Bustling city life

From the calm serenity of sundowners at the beach in Cape Town to the boundless energy of a nightclub in Johannesburg, South Africa’s cities buzz with the soul of a nation. Feel the rhythm of South Africa in an urban safari and let the beat of the concrete jungle flow through you.

07

World-class infrastructure

Whether you’re hitching a ride via plane, train, bus or car, with world-class infrastructure, it’s easy to get to your next South African adventure. 

08

World Heritage Sites

South Africa has eight UNESCO World heritage sites, areas that have been given special international status for their unique qualities. If you are interested in culture and South African history, then you may well want to consider visiting one of these sites.

09

Exceptional value

You won’t need to put yourself out of pocket for your South African adventure. With options available for every budget, South Africa offers exceptional value for your hard earned money. 

10

Something for everyone, everywhere

Whether you’re in it for wildlife, adventure, lifestyle, culture or scenery – there are always multiple experiences for every type of traveller around the corner no matter which part of the country you’re in. That’s the beauty of it! 

01 Wildlife safari
02 Vibrant culture
03 Active adventure
04 Breathtaking scenery
05 Sun-soaked coasts
06 Bustling city life
07 World-class infrastructure
08 World Heritage Sites
09 Exceptional value
10 Something for everyone, everywhere

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USD 3199

Romantic Beach and Bush

Wildlife safari
USD 3199
Romantic Beach and Bush

This romantic package combines the tranquility of the bush and the relaxation of the beach after exploring the beauty of Cape Town. Spend 3 nights on safari in the malaria free Pilanesberg Game Reserve followed by 4 nights in one of Cape Town's most breath-taking suburbs, Camps Bay.

USD 2195

Zululand Express Safari

Vibrant culture
USD 2195
Zululand Express Safari

 KwaZulu Natal (KZN) is among South Africa's most popular holiday destinations, with one of the country’s most enviable tropical climates. Above and beyond this, the area is known - locally and globally - as an incredibly diverse and exciting region to visit. DURBAN: ‘Where East meets West in a sub-tropical holiday city’. Being situated on the south-eastern seaboard of South Africa in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban is adjacent to the Indian Ocean in the east, and is bordered by the Drakensberg Mountains in the west and to the south lies the Atlantic Ocean. THANDA SAFARI PRIVATE GAME RESERVEYour guides and trackers are experts in the circle of life, and how it spins both slowly and frenetically in the African bush. They will offer you wildlife lessons from their own cultures and knowledge. They will tell stories and share anecdotes. They will explain, inform, educate and then sit back and let you fall in love with the wild in your own way. With over 34,500 acres to explore, you’ll see diverse wildlife including cheetah, hyena, warthog and the occasional wild dog, as well as abundant bird and plant life.

USD 2999

Classic South Africa

Active adventure
USD 2999
Classic South Africa

Enjoy scenic beauty, culture and world class restaurants in Cape Town. Marvel at spectacular views of the Atlantic seaboard from the top of Table Mountain. Explore the Cape Peninsula, on a full-day tour that offers dramatic scenery and endearing penguins. On safari experience the Pilanesberg Game Reserve with its spectacular landscape and wealth of wildlife that thrives in these 360 miles of diverse and striking bushveld terrain. The park is home to large populations of lion, leopard, black and white rhino, elephant and buffalo - Africa's "Big Five". US domestic flights from 38 cities can be added at a special rate of US$200 per person, subject to space availability. International flights depart from New York (JFK) or Washington, D.C. (Dulles) to connect with the international South African Airways flight to Cape Town, South Africa via Johannesburg. Main Experience (Safari): Three nights on safari – there are two accommodation options for the safari portion of this package, based on the date of departure. Stay at the exclusive Ivory Tree Lodge or Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge in the Pilanesberg National Park with twice daily game drives. Virtually every mammal of Southern Africa including the Big-Five is found here. Enjoy the best of both worlds, when combining the peaceful bush environment with luxury and comfort.

What would you like to experience?

A journey through South Africa will take your breath away and leave you with memories that will last forever.

Feel the rhythm of South Africa in an urban safari and let the beat of the concrete jungle flow through you.

With numerous cultures calling this land home, South Africa is certainly a vibrant melting pot worth exploring!

Whatever gets your heart racing, South Africa’s got it!

An incredible reminder of why the untouched wild has always been so inspiring.

South Africa’s sun-soaked coast lies ready all-year round to share its secrets, adventures and lazy days with you.

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