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The Very Best of South Africa Tour

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South Africa is one of the world’s most exciting touring destinations, with dramatic Atlantic and Indian Ocean coastline, vibrant and colourful cities, a multi-ethnic society, diverse landscapes and an abundance of wildlife. Add in a reliably sunny climate and no jet lag, and it’s easy to see why South Africa is a dream holiday destination.

To get the most out of the country’s many and varied attractions, we’ve put together the ultimate tour – The Very Best of South Africa. Over 25 unforgettable days, we will explore lively cities, head out on safari in search of the ‘big five’, travel through stunning scenery and take one of the world’s most luxurious train journeys.

As always with Distant Journeys, the itinerary includes all the must-see attractions plus several once in a lifetime experiences, all conducted at a leisurely pace. In a tour full of highlights, the stand-out experiences include two nights on safari in the world-famous Kruger National Park, and a wonderful two-night journey on board the legendary Blue Train.

With Victoria Falls just a short flight from Johannesburg by air, and Chobe National Park a relatively short drive from Victoria Falls, extending your South African adventure to include one, or both of these incredible experiences is easier than you think. Choose from our three-night Victoria Falls holiday extension, or our six-night Victoria Falls & Chobe National Park extension.

SAVE £200 per person! Book one of our South Africa tours departing from September 2024 and save £200 per person. Offer ends 1st July 2024.

Day 1

Depart UK

Choose the UK airport most convenient for you and depart with British Airways. Your flight to South Africa will depart from London Heathrow but we can arrange regional connections from Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Belfast at no additional cost.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks

Day 2

Johannesburg, 2 nights

View of Johannesburg skyline at sunset

We land in Johannesburg, where our waiting coach will take us to the Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton, ideally situated in Johannesburg’s fashionable Sandton district. The rest of our day is at leisure until the early evening, when we shall gather for drinks so we may become acquainted for our forthcoming travels together.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks

Day 3


Nelson Mandela statue in pretoria.

Today we will be introduced to Johannesburg with a full day tour of the city and its best known township, Soweto. We begin at Constitution Hill, a former prison and military fort which is now a living museum telling the story of South Africa’s long journey from colonialism and apartheid to democracy. Soweto (an acronym for South Western Townships) is a sprawling urban complex of over 1.5 million people, an area known for its rich political history and vibrant trend-setting culture. We visit key sites including Vilakazi Street, famed for having been home to two Nobel Peace Prize winners in Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu; the Hector Pieterson memorial and Regina Mundi, the largest Roman Catholic church in South Africa. We end our afternoon at Rosebank Sunday Market, a lively centre of arts and craft stalls, bric-a-brac, food stalls and live music with stunning views of the Johannesburg skyline.

Included meals:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 4

Blue Train, 2 nights

Bagage Porter outside of the Blue Train

Tour Highlight

This afternoon we check in at Pretoria Station and board the Blue Train to embark on one of the most incredible railway journeys in the world. Our Blue Train experience begins the moment we step into the train’s VIP departure lounge. Settle in with an aperitif and delicious canapes and be entertained by live music, whilst we await the beginning of our adventure. Once onboard, our butler will escort us to our Deluxe Suite and give us an orientation tour of the train as our 1,600 km journey to Cape Town begins. Our suite provides a spacious lounge by day and a peaceful sanctuary by night. Settle in to life on board as the Blue Train rolls out of Pretoria, before an elegant High Tea is served. Dinner is a stylish affair, so dress up to the nines and enjoy an aperitif in the Lounge Car prior to a sumptuous dinner paired with exquisite wines.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner PLUS selected on-board drinks

Day 5

Blue Train, Kimberley

Butler pouring wine for guests aboard the blue train

This morning the Blue Train arrives into Kimberley, the capital of South Africa’s Northern Cape. Kimberley prospered thanks to the discovery of diamonds in the area and during our stop here we learn more about the diamond rush with a tour of the fascinating Open Mine Museum. Learn more about the intriguing history and peer over the edge of the Kimberley ‘Big Hole’ diamond mine. Returning to the train, lunch is served and the afternoon is ours to enjoy as we watch the vast African panoramas unfolding. A delicious dinner of local cuisine and fine Cape wines will round off a wonderful day.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner PLUS selected on-board drinks

Day 6

Cape Town, 4 nights

Arial view of Cape Town

Enjoy breakfast before we bid farewell to the Blue Train as we arrive into beautiful Cape Town, where our rail journey ends. Our waiting coach will take us on a short orientation tour of the city prior to our arrival at The President Hotel, in Bantry Bay.  With views of the Atlantic Ocean, the hotel is a stone’s throw away from the trendy Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

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Day 7

Cape Town and Kirstenbosch

Kristenbosch Botanical Gardens

Our day begins with a tour of Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, taking in its impressive buildings and monuments, its lively yet relaxed atmosphere, and of course its picturesque scenery. Enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain, weather permitting, followed by a relaxing stroll through Malay Quarter of Bo Kaap. We’ll also visit Greenmarket Square and District Six. During the apartheid, around 60,000 residents were removed from District Six, and we’ll pay a visit to the museum dedicated to them. We will also enjoy a stroll through Company Gardens before enjoying a drive past the Houses of Parliament and City Hall. Our morning comes to a close as we visit the Castle of Good Hope and Slave Lodge, a museum covering the long history of slavery in South Africa.

In the afternoon, we’ll be visiting the exquisite Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens located alongside the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. The gardens were founded in 1913 to preserve South Africa’s unique flora. Today, the medicinal garden is home to 2,500 species of plants native to the Cape Peninsula, including the Protea (sugarbush). This is the national flower of South Africa that represents hope.

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Day 8

Cape Point

Tourists walking at Cape Point

Leaving the city behind today we discover the beautiful and scenic landscapes that surround the city. Enjoy a scenic drive through Bakoven and Camps Bay, before taking a short cruise from Hout Bay to Duiker Island to see it’s famous seal inhabitants. Our  journey continues along Chapman’s Peak Drive, a 9-km coastal road with breathtaking views to Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Indian Ocean. We will also pay a visit to Boulders Beach to witness its land-based African Penguin Colony, established in 1983. The raised boardwalks offer the greatest viewing experience. As we travel back to Cape Town, we stop at Simon’s Town – home to the South African Navy and famed for its maritime history – before arriving in Cape Town in the late afternoon.

Included meals:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 9

Cape Town Freedom Day

Group of tourists taking pictures at Robben island

Our first Freedom Day has arrived, where we can relax or explore as we please. Your Tour Manager will be on hand to advise on things to do, where to visit and the best places to eat. They can also arrange additional excursions to help you explore the area to its fullest. One of our optional trips includes a boat ride to Robben Island, an island museum commemorating the struggles of heroes like Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu. The island was brought to the attention of many after Mandela was released from prison in the early 1990s, after a two-decade-long battle against the apartheid government. Today the island is a museum and World Heritage Site that pays its respects to Nelson Mandela and many others that paid for the freedom of democracy.

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Day 10

Franschhoek, 2 nights

Stunning view of vineyards with mountain backdrop in Cape Winelands, South Africa

With a vast expanse of vineyards set against a landscape of towering green mountains, the Cape Winelands are home to some of South Africa’s most stunning scenery. As we leave Cape Town behind, our winelands journey begins with a picturesque drive through valleys and vineyards and includes a cellar tour and wine-tasting in one of the region’s fabulous wineries. Upon arrival in Stellenbosch, we will have plenty of time to discover the second oldest town in South Africa. The oak tree-lined streets and whitewashed Cape Dutch-style buildings make this a delight for exploration on foot. We continue to Franschhoek via the scenic Helshoogte Pass. We stay the next two nights at the delightful Protea Hotel.

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Day 11

Franschhoek Freedom Day

Group of friends wine tasting in Cape Winelands, South Africa

French Huguenots settled in Franschhoek in 1688, bringing their vines with them. Over 300 years later, this lovely winelands town still retains many of its French roots. It’s a wonderful place to spend a relaxing day exploring its art galleries, stylish architecture and wonderful array of cafes and restaurants. For those who would prefer to venture a little further, we have arranged tickets for the Franschhoek Wine Tram. This hop-on hop-off service provides a unique way to discover the Franschhoek Valley as you journey through the vineyards visiting some of South Africa’s most distinguished wine estates.

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Day 12

The Garden Route & Oudtshoorn, Overnight

Ostriches in Oudtshroon with mountains in the background

Today, we say goodbye to Cape Town’s winelands, as we begin our Garden Route tour. Our journey takes us along Route 62, which links Cape Town in the Western Cape and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. We travel through numerous picturesque towns and villages including Worcester, Robertson, Montagu, Ladismith and Calitzdorp. Crossing the spectacular Huisrivier Pass, we descend to the laid-back country town of South Africa’s ostrich capital, Oudtshoorn, where we enjoy a guided tour of an ostrich farm, tracing the ostrich from egg to adulthood. Our home for the night is the historic Queen’s Hotel.

Included meals:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 13

Knysna, 2 nights

View of the Montagu Pass South Africa

After breakfast, we explore the pretty Victorian buildings of Oudtshoorn, before heading to the Cango Caves, a vast series of magnificently colourful limestone caverns, which to this day have only been partially explored. This afternoon, we take a drive over the visually stunning Outeniqua Pass as we make our way from the beauty of the semi-arid Klein Karoo to the Protea Hotel Knysna Quays, situated on the edge of Knysna Lagoon.

Included meals:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 14

Knysna Freedom Day

Lady looking out over Knysna Head in Knysna, South Africa

A day at leisure to relax or explore the beautiful scenery of Knysna Lagoon. An excursion to one of South Africa’s Natural Heritage Sites, the Featherbed Nature Reserve is highly recommended.  The reserve is a 150-hectare private nature reserve that encompasses the entire Western Head of Knysna. Soak up the stunning scenery on offer as we enjoy a cruise across the charming Knysna Lagoon. The reserve is home to many native flowers, trees and species – such as the endangered Blue Duiker, a native antelope. We’ll also catch a glimpse of Cape Mountain Tortoises, Blue Cranes and rare Back African Oystercatchers.

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Day 15

Umhlanga Rocks, 3 nights

Our South Africa journey continues along the Garden Route, via Plettenberg Bay, as we stop for many photo opportunities along this fantastic route. After lunch, we travel to Port Elizabeth to catch our flight to Durban, located in the KwaZulu-Natal province. On arrival in Durban, our transfer awaits to transport us to the upmarket Umhlanga Rocks  and the wonderful Beverly Hills Hotel, with amazing views over the Indian Ocean.

Included meals:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 16

Umhlanga Rocks

City Hall, Durban, South Africa

After enjoying breakfast, we travel to Durban for a half-day tour to explore City Hall, Victoria Embankment and Durban’s waterfront. Look out for the ornate Vasco da Gama Clock at the Port of Natal, passed on in 1897 by the Portuguese government. We will also visit the Durban Botanical Gardens, Africa’s oldest surviving gardens that were first founded in 1849. In the afternoon, we head back to the hotel to relax – or, if you prefer, explore the local area at your own pace.

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Day 17

Umhlanga Rocks Freedom Day

Battlegrounds in Isandlwana

Another Freedom Day is upon us, presenting an amazing opportunity to participate in a new excursion. We recommend a full-day excursion to explore the 19th-century Anglo-Zulu battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Our knowledgeable, local guides will inform us about its fascinating history dating back to 1879. Alternatively, join an adventurous trip to the landlocked kingdom of Lesotho. Travel in style in a 4×4 vehicle over Africa’s highest pass, he 9,435-foot-high Sani Pass, to enter Lesotho. Inside, we visit a Sotho village to experience life like a local, making this trip a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Day 18

Kruger National Park, 2 nights

Lion in Etocha National Park

Tour Highlight

This morning we travel to Durban Airport for our flight to Nelspruit Airport, from where we make our way to Kruger National Park, South Africa’s largest game reserve. On arrival at the reserve, we will be met by a fleet of specially-adapted 4×4 vehicles which will transport us on our first safari in the Kruger. Renowned as one of South Africa’s greatest wildlife-watching destinations, Kruger National Park is home to the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino – along with iconic African species, such as cheetah, giraffe, hippo, hyena and zebra. After a thrilling introduction to the Kruger, we arrive at the Kruger Gate Hotel.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 19

Kruger National Park

Hippopotamus swimming in the Zambezi River

Early today, our experienced rangers help us explore the sights on a morning game drive in Kruger National Park. As we traverse vast areas of sweeping savannah, keep a look out for hippos bathing in rivers, warthogs quenching their thirst or possibly the elusive leopard lazing in a tree. We return to our hotel where there is time to relax and unwind before we head out on our second game drive late in the afternoon.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 20

Hazyview, 2 nights

Mother lion walking with baby cub behind her

Following breakfast, we check out from the hotel and enjoy our final game drive in Kruger National Park in our 4×4 vehicles. This morning’s route explores new areas of the park and provides a great opportunity to spot even more of South Africa’s incredible wildlife. We leave the park in the afternoon, transfer to a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and journey to the Sabi River Sun Resort in Hazyview, for the next two nights.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 21


Blyde River Canyon in Drankensberg

We spend our day exploring the Panorama Route, winding its way through some of South Africa’s most spectacular scenery of mountains, waterfalls and canyons. We follow the incredible Blyde River Canyon, a deep gorge which carves its way through 20 miles of the Drakensberg Escarpment, separating the temperate grasslands of the highveld and the drier savannah beyond. Highlights of the day include the rainforest at God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Three Rondavels. We also visit the former gold mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest to see the Victorian-era wooden and corrugated houses lining its main street, and to learn about its chequered history

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 22

Pretoria, 2 nights

Dramatic scenery of the Drakensburg Escarpment, South Africa

Today we travel west, ascending the Drakensberg Escarpment from the low country to the wide-open spaces and vast farmlands of the Highveld. Upon arrival into Pretoria, we make our way to the beautiful Irene Country Lodge, situated just a 15-minute drive from the city centre, for our final two nights in South Africa.

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Day 23


Street with purple leaves trees in Pretoria

This morning, we visit the wonderful city of Pretoria. We will visit the Union Building and Voortrekkers Monument before paying a visit to Smuts House Museum. Afterwards, we return to our hotel where our afternoon is at leisure to relax in the most beautiful of settings.

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Day 24

Depart Johannesburg

Mother cheetah with 3 baby cubs on a rock

The day is ours to spend as we please prior to our departure to the airport later in the day. Perhaps visit the Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Breeding Centre. First established in 1971, the cheetah conservation centre is home to rare cheetah species and aims to release cheetahs born in captivity into the wild. This evening we say goodbye to South Africa and board our flight for our homebound journey to the UK.

Included meals:

Breakfast, in-flight meals and drinks

Experience more of Africa

Why not discover more of Southern Africa with our delightful three-night Victoria Falls holiday extension, or our wonderful six night Victoria Falls & Chobe National Park holiday extension.

Day 25

Arrive UK

lion cub resting whilst the sunsets on a safafi

Arriving in London Heathrow with morning, our Very Best of South Africa experience comes to an end. Connecting flights to UK regional airports connect at Heathrow.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks

Departure dates & prices

Departure dateDe Luxe SuiteLuxury SuiteAvailabilityOffer
01 November£6,245 £6,045£6,775 £6,575JUST LAUNCHEDSAVE £200 per person
24 January£6,245 £6,045£6,775 £6,575JUST LAUNCHEDSAVE £200 per person
21 February£6,245 £6,045£6,775 £6,575JUST LAUNCHEDSAVE £200 per person
11 April*£6,245 £6,045£6,775 £6,575JUST LAUNCHEDSAVE £200 per person
31 October£6,595 £6,395£7,145 £6,945JUST LAUNCHEDSAVE £200 per person

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin or double room.
*This date stays at Hlangana Oudtshoorn and Capital Pearls Hotel, Umhlanga

Single occupancy supplement
De Luxe Suite: £1,695 / 31 October 2025 £1,895
Luxury Suite: £1,895 / 31 October 2025 £2,065

£1,000 per person if travelling in economy class, £1,950 if travelling in World Traveller Plus, £3,750 per person for Club World.

Flight upgrades:
British Airways upgrade to World Traveller Plus from £1,395 per person, or Club World from £3,895 per person.

Visa information
A visa is not required for travel to South Africa. However, if you are planning to Victoria Falls or Chobe National Park, visas for Zimbabwe will be required. For more information on applying for your visa and the associated costs, please refer to our FAQ’s page.

Important information
Our holiday prices are subject to fuel surcharges and the availability of flights in the lowest fare booking class. The correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book, and once you have booked, our Price Promise will guarantee there will be no further increases. For full terms and conditions see our Booking Conditions page.

So much included

Our 25-day Very Best of South Africa offers a flexible and leisurely tour showcasing the must-see sights of South Africa. With so much included in the price, including safari’s in Kruger National Park, a relaxing stay in Cape Winelands and a 3-day all inclusive journey on the fabulous Blue Train.

Flights with Award-winning scheduled airlines

  • Return economy class flights
  • Fly British Airways from London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Belfast City Airport.
  • All domestic flights within South Africa
  • All airport charges, security charges and any applicable fuel surcharges
  • UK Air Passenger Duty

Carefully selected hotels

  • First class and deluxe hotels in great locations
  • All hotel porterage
  • Applicable hotel taxes

Many meals

  • Daily breakfast, worth £412 per person
  • 10 lunches
  • 1 high tea
  • 6 dinners

All-inclusive on the Blue Train

  • Visit Kimberley’s ‘Big Hole’ diamond mine
  • All meals on board
  • Selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, on board

Unforgettable experiences

  • Sightseeing tours in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria
  • Visit Cape Point and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Explore the Western Cape Winelands
  • Tour along South Africa’s world-renowned Garden Route
  • Experience the Cango Caves
  • Safari in Kruger National Park
  • Tour the scenic Panorama Route

On the ground

  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager and driver
  • All overseas transfers
  • Modern, air-conditioned coaches throughout

100% confidence

  • Your holiday is covered by our Price Promise
  • Your holiday is fully ATOL protected
  • Your holiday is covered by our Covid Guarantee

Protea Hotel by Marriott Balalaika Sandton, Johannesburg

Your Stay Situated in the sophisticated suburb of Sandton, the Protea Balalaika is a peaceful hotel offering stylish accommodation within close proximity to local attractions, restaurants and shops. The hotel is styled as a country retreat, with spacious gardens and… Find out more >
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The Blue Train

The Blue Train has been synonymous with luxury and hospitality since 1946, its distinctive sapphire-blue carriages streaking through the spectacular scenery of South Africa. Born of a dream to build a railway that would snake its way the entire length… Find out more >

President Hotel, Cape Town

Located in Bantry Bay between the city centre of Cape Town and the Atlantic Ocean, the President Hotel is a sophisticated yet relaxed place to stay. The hotel is just a 3-minute walk from Queens Beach, and a short taxi… Find out more >
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Protea Hotel by Marriott, Franschhoek

Your Stay The Protea Hotel by Marriott is an historic property set in the heart of the charming town of Franschhoek, famed for its centuries-old vineyards and Cape Dutch architecture. Parts of the hotel date back to the 1880’s, and… Find out more >
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Queen’s Hotel, Oudtshoorn

Nestled in the heart of Oudtshoorn is the Queen’s Hotel; the third-oldest hotel in South Africa and an oasis of elegance and charm in the capital of the beautiful, semi-arid Klein Karoo. Completed in 1880, the Queen’s Hotel has recently… Find out more >
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Protea Hotel Knysna Quays, Knysna

With Knysna Lagoon on your doorstep, the Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays offers waterside accommodation in Knysna, at the heart of South Africa’s famous Garden Route, a highlight of our guided tours to South Africa from the UK. Step… Find out more >
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Beverly Hills Hotel, Umhlanga

At Beverly Hills Hotel Umhlanga, you’re right on the beach itself, and the beautiful Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve is just a short walk to the north.  The hotel is twenty minutes away from central Durban, where you can discover more… Find out more >
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Kruger Gate Hotel, Kruger

Located at the Paul Kruger Gate entrance to the Kruger National Park, the Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate is ideally situated on the banks of the Sabie River, set among peaceful woodland of African trees. The hotel’s convenient location… Find out more >
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Sabi River Sun Resort, Hazyview

Sabi River Sun Resort is situated close to the Phabeni Gate entrance to Kruger National Park. A destination in its own right, the resort is set in extensive grounds with an 18-hole golf course offering stunningly scenic views over a… Find out more >
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Irene Country Lodge Hotel, Pretoria

For your visit to Gauteng, known as South Africa’s economic capital, you’ll be staying in the historical village of Irene. Here, your accommodation will be the enchanting African Pride Irene Country Lodge. As you approach the lodge, you’ll travel down… Find out more >
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Cape Town: Cape Township Morning Tour

This morning tour gives an opportunity to gain insight into the lives of residents of areas of Cape Town not generally seen. You will have the opportunity to meet the...

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Cape Town: Robben Island

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Umhlanga: Isandlwana & Rorke’s Drift Battlefields Tour

A must for all history lovers, this full day tour visits the battlefields of Isandlwana, followed by Rorke’s Drift in the afternoon. The Battle of Isandlwana in 1879 was the...

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Umhlanga: Kingdom of Lesotho Mountain Splendour

For something slightly different during your time in Durban, take a 4x4 drive up the highest road pass in Africa on this full day excursion to visit the Kingdom of...

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Umhlanga: Zulu Shakaland Tour

Shakaland, known as 'the greatest Zulu experience in Africa', is an authentic replication of a Zulu 'Umuzi' or homestead. This enjoyable, full day tour includes an opportunity to sample traditional...

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Pretoria: Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Breeding Centre

Established in 1971, the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Breeding Centre near Pretoria, also known as the De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre, is one of South Africa’s leading wildlife attractions,...

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Soweto Tour

Discover one of Johannesburg's most energetic and fascinating townships on a half-day visit to Soweto, an area known for its rich political history and vibrant trendsetting culture. Soweto is home...

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Johannesburg Tour

Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest city and capital of Gauteng province, began as a 19th-century gold-mining settlement and is now considered both the economic and cultural centre of South Africa. This...

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Holiday Extensions

Known as the ‘Smoke that Thunders’, extending your Very Best of South Africa tour with a visit to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, is highly recommended. Or why not combine Victoria Falls with a visit to Chobe National Park in neighbouring Botswana for more amazing wildlife experiences.

Victoria Falls Tour

3 night Victoria Falls tour from £1,595pp

Victoria Falls is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of awe-inspiring beauty, described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 19th century as Mosi-oa-Tunya: ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. As Victoria Falls is only a short flight from Johannesburg,…

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Victoria Falls & Chobe National Park Tour

6 nights from £2,855pp

Victoria Falls is one of our planet’s greatest natural wonders. Just a short flight from Johannesburg, it is the world’s largest waterfall and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In neighbouring Botswana, Chobe National Park is a true wildlife paradise and…

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