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South Africa

South Africa

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6 reasons to visit Victoria Falls – The World’s largest waterfall

When heading on an African adventure there will certainly be an endless list of places on your bucket list and Victoria Falls is definitely one you will want to cross off. The world’s largest waterfall which straddles the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe is deservingly one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Take a look at our 6 reasons below to makes sure you know why to visit Victoria Falls..

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Our 5 favourite things to do at Table Mountain

The famous Table Mountain is one of South Africa’s finest attractions; in fact it’s one of the top 10 things to do in Cape Town. So if you’ll be embarking on a spectacular tour of South Africa in the coming months, we thought we’d help you make the most of your trip by recommending five of our favourite things to do during a visit to Table Mountain National Park: (more…)..

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Introducing Rooibos Tea, South Africa’s traditional cup!

Your dream tour of South Africa would not be complete without a taste of the famous African red bush tea. The Rooibos tea in South Africa is something you really must try. Not only does it have incredible herbal benefits, but a sip of this tea will also immerse you into the wonderful African culture through its unique aroma and taste. (more…)..

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Our favourite food experiences at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront

When visiting a new country on an escorted tour, the doors of opportunity open when it comes to tasting new foods and delicacies. An escorted tour of South Africa is no exception, offering an abundance of delightful dining experiences. Many of our most highly recommended places to eat are on the stunning Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Whether you’re after a quick snack, a hearty me..

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Essential sights in and around Durban for first timers

There’s no doubt that your spectacular South Africa Tour will be full of discovery and wonder. So much so, in fact, that you may find yourself struggling to fit in all the fantastic things to do and see. When you visit the eastern coast of South Africa there is a wealth of sights and excursions particularly in and around the city of Durban. So to help you make the most of your time when you’re loo..

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Making a Difference: South Africa’s Amazing Wildlife Conservation Projects

When you choose a holiday to South Africa, it’s likely you will encounter some of the country’s amazing animals. There are many ways to discover the South African wild animals, but it’s important to do it in an environment that’s safe for both you and these beautiful creatures. Over the years, animal conservation work has progressed and instead of trying to keep them protected behind fences, the a..

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Immerse yourself in the history of the infamous Robben Island

On your tour of South Africa there is so much to see and do – there’s literally something for everyone. For those who love to dig a little deeper into their destination’s history, a trip to Robben Island is a must when in South Africa. This renowned World Heritage Site will take you back in time on a humbling and emotional journey following South Africa’s struggle through apartheid. (more…)..

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Two great ways to discover the ‘Big Five’ in South Africa

A safari is undoubtedly one of the main attractions of a South Africa tour experience. The allure of getting within close proximity of the ‘Big Five’ and seeing the likes of the African lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and Cape buffalo with your very own eyes is an exciting thought! But not everyone has the same idea as to what constitutes as their ideal safari experience. For some, it’s about exper..

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10 things you need to see on the beautiful South African Garden Route

If a trip to South Africa is on the horizon, we really need to tell you all about The Garden Route. It’s a remarkable 150-mile long drive, which takes you on an impressive voyage past broad wetlands, striking mountains, golden beaches and much, much more. Though, with so much already to see on your tour to South Africa, we know it can be quite time consuming researching all the things you want to..

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Top 10 things to do in Cape Town

If it’s time to decide where to go on your next holiday and you’re looking for a little destination inspiration, we’d highly recommend you take a look at a South Africa tour. With incredible Safari experiences, unbelievably stunning nature reserves, fantastic food and wines, and an array of diverse cities on offer, we guarantee it’s the kind of holiday you’ll never forget. (more…)..

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