South Africa Tours
Tours of the Rainbow nation are a great way to explore and meet new people and explore this vast country. Most adventures are flexible for you to make your own choices as to what you want to do and see. Our directory features the best tours of South Africa from top rated local and international travel operators.
Book a Tour to South Africa
Traveling solo on public transport is not really recommended in South Africa and the public transport system isn't really geared towards travelers. Crime and safety is always a top priority in South Africa, you have to be extra careful in places like Johannesburg which have certain no go areas. There is an intercity bus service in South Africa but this can be very unreliable. For these reasons we highly recommend joining adventure tours which are a great way to travel and see as much of this beautiful country as possible.
If you are a wildlife enthusiast, South Africa is definately the place to visit. You will be able to get up close to the most awe-inspiring animals in the world including lions, elephants and rhinos. There are also over 3000km coastline in South Africa which is spectacular and in this country you will find so many tours and wildlife safaris taking you to the very best locations.
Popular trips include coming face to face with the Big Five on safari, explore the natural wonders of the Drakensburg Mountains, learn more about the amazing history in Isandlwana or hit the beach. Whether you choose to take an exciting wildlife safari in search of the animals, explore the thriving city of Cape Town or hike in the Drakensburg mountains, South Africa, known as the land of constant sunshine will never disappoint.
On most tours you will travel overland in a private small tour van. For day trips and excursions sometimes you will use internal flights to allow you to see the highlights as quick as possible. Usually travellers of the same sex will share a twin room, but there is also the option to pay a little extra and get a private room. Accommodation can vary depending on the tour and location. Some tours also include homestays which allow for a facsinating cultural exchange.
Group Tours in South Africa
Typical group sizes are around 10-18 travellers with an average of 12 but this can vary between the tour and operator. Adventure tours in South Africa are popular all year round, you can find different itineraries where you can also go throughout the continent. You could travel overland from Cape Town all the way through Africa up to Cairo in Egypt.
Some other tours include travelling along the spectacular Garden Route and stopping off at places like the Addo Elephant National Park. You will also have an experienced guide who will be able to explain about the past history of the country, this is a great way to learn more about the struggles of people like Nelson Mandela and Hector Pieterson, these stories will really inspire you and you will really get to understand the current Rainbow Nation.
Wildlife Safaris in South Africa
South Africa is well-known for its population of the ‘big five’, but you can also bear witness to meerkats, whales and penguin colonies here, making for an unforgettable trip. Most tours include seeing wildlife and these tours can be booked all year round. There are National Parks located throughout the country and there are unfenced bush camps which add to the bush experience. Some operators offer luxury 3-14-day safaris at private luxury lodges which caters for families and groups. These offer you a truly awe-inspiring and unique personal experience of the African bush unlikely to be equalled. View our Kruger National Park tours.
South Africa Budget Tours
We have a selection of tours for all budgets, so whether you are looking to explore on the cheap or you have a bit more money to spend you will be able to find a trip to match your interests. Our website features lots of cheap tours allowing you to discover the highlights of the country and not break the bank.
Our tours are perfect if you are travelling solo and would like to meet other people and travel in a group. You will get to meet other international travellers and get taken to the best locations in the country with an experienced guide. Most of our tours specifically cater for the 18-35 age group and are a really popular option due to meeting other people, getting day-to-day activities, hotel check-ins, selected meals, accommodation and also transport/guides included in the price. Don't worry if you are slightly older, most tours accept all ages.
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