South Africa Tours & Vacations

The whole ‘country of contrasts’ thing has become a bit of a cliché

But what else do you call a place where (in a three-week period) you could happily slalom between penguins waddling on the Cape and lions stalking the bushveld, cinematic coastal switchbacks and burnt Kalahari sand, the oldest wine industry outside Europe and cutting-edge fusion cuisine? ‘Contrast’, doesn’t really do South Africa justice. The beauty of a South Africa tour (besides the peace of mind that comes with an expert local guide) is being able to fit so much Africa into so little time. From the Stellenbosch winelands to Kruger, Blyde River and beyond, this is a place where you can take your safari with a side of espresso.

South Africa tour reviews

4.6 out of 5 based on 236 reviews submitted.
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Kruger to Vic Falls

Paul · Traveled February 2024
Great crew on our trip many laughs and experiences that I will remember for a lifetime the game parks are mind blowing and having experienced crew/guides made it the most enjoyable way to see the many sights of this tour
Review submitted 10 Feb 2024

Kruger, Coast & Cape

Janina · Traveled January 2024
The trip was so special. We saw a lot of animals I didn't expect. Sometimes we had some discussions with the leaders. The places are beautiful and I can recommend it for anyone who loves camping and nature.
Review submitted 09 Feb 2024

Kruger & Coast

Iness · Traveled January 2024
C’est ma première expérience en tente et je ne regrette vraiment pas ! Ce voyage a été très riche en expériences, nous avons eu la chance de voir les Big Five et ça n’a pas de prix . J’ai eu de la chance d’être dans un bon groupe, nous étions seulement 5 filles et nous nous sommes très bien entendues. Merci à Deneo de m’avoir proposé une alternative végétarienne à chaque repas, c’est vraiment très appréciable et j’ai toujours mangé à ma faim . Merci à Dumisani notre chauffeur qui a toujours le sourire . Merci à notre guide Sandile pour son adaptabilité. Merci aux filles du groupe et merci à l’Afrique du Sud pour cette nature tellement luxuriante. Un pays qui offre de très belles surprises, surtout pour les fans d’animaux comme moi .
Review submitted 20 Jan 2024

Kruger to Vic Falls

Joanne · Traveled January 2024
A fantastic trip to see this part of the world with such friendly, caring and knowledgeable crew. Highly recommend this trip. I have learnt so much about the people,culture, environment and particular ly the beautiful animals. We saw so many. Look forward to coming back and doing another area with Intrepid.
Review submitted 15 Jan 2024

Kruger & Coast

Juliette · Traveled December 2023
An amazing trip where you see the natur of South Africa. You also get to know the culture and meet a lot of people who gladly show you their lives.
Review submitted 26 Dec 2023

South Africa at a glance

  • CAPITAL CITY

    Pretoria (official, population 1 million); Bloemfontein (judicial, population 370,000); Cape Town (legislative, population 2.9 million)

  • POPULATION

    49 million

  • CURRENCY

    ZAR

  • LANGUAGE

    Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Tswana, Swati, Tshivenda, Tsonga, North Sotho

  • TIME ZONE

    (GMT+02:00) Harare, Pretoria

  • CALLING CODE

    +27

  • ELECTRICITY

    Type M (see D)

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