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SOUTH AFRICA

For those wishing to enjoy travel on a budget, the beautiful country of South Africa has endless activities and tours on offer. A rich diversity in culture and landscape makes South Africa one of the top destinations in southern Africa for tourism. With its beautiful mountain landscapes, vast deserts, white sandy beaches, and an abundance of game reserves and National Parks, South Africa truly has something on offer for everyone.

Cape Town

This spectacular city is considered one of the top tourist spots in the world, with a multitude of adventures to be had within Cape Town, as well as being the major starting point for most overland trips and budget safaris. The attractions include hiking up Table Mountain or partaking in one of the many adventure tours like skydiving, sandboarding or even Great White Shark diving. Also famous for its wine regions, Cape Town is a great place to do a wine tour through scenic Constantia, Stellenbosch or Paarl.

The Garden Route, Wild Coast and St Lucia

Situated along the coast between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth you will find the famous Garden Route. We offer a host of Adventure Tours and Safaris along this route to suite every kind of traveller.

A little further north, the region that runs from East London all the way up to Durban is known as the Wild Coast. Boasting kilometres of unspoiled beaches, this coastline is not as built-up as the Garden Route, and offers a unique and more isolated South African adventure.

St Lucia, located just above Durban, is an amazing hub for both land and aquatic safaris. The warm Indian Ocean water means exceptional diving and snorkelling is available, for those keen to see the Big Five of the ocean and other sea life.

Drakensberg and Kruger National Park

From the busy city of Durban you are easily able to access the Drakensberg Mountain Range, which runs from the centre of South Africa, through Lesotho, and right up to the Kruger National Park. The highest peaks are found bordering the country of Lesotho.

Further north you will find the cultural hub of Johannesburg, the biggest city in South Africa.

To the east of Joburg in the Limpopo Province, and forming the border between South Africa and Mozambique, you will find the mighty Kruger National Park. This massive park is one of the largest in Africa, roughly the size of the country of Wales or the State of New Jersey. It boasts a huge array and concentration of animals, including all of the Big Five, and is the perfect place to go on an cheap African safari, as well as a popular stop-off on a cross-country African overland trip.

A country offering amazing landscapes, adrenaline-filled adventures, exciting game drives, and diverse, friendly cultures – What more could you ask for? Browse through our related tours below or explore specific regions to find tours and safaris going through South Africa.

South Africa
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CAPE TOWN

A city with so much to offer in terms of culture, mountains, beaches, adventure tours, restaurants, and beautiful scenic landscapes. Cape Town truly has something to offer everyone. Read more to see what day tours or adventure activities we have on offer.

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DRAKENSBERG

Read more about the largest mountain range in South Africa and the overland or adventure tours we have going to see this majestic mountain range.

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DURBAN

Warm waters, white sandy beaches, rich cultural histories and amazing cuisine. Durban has a little bit of everything and is a good place to start a budget safari or overland adventure.

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GARDEN ROUTE

Stretching around 300km along South Africa’s East Coast, the garden route has rich vegetation and beautiful vistas all along the many towns it passes through. Read more for great adventure tours or overland travel along this world renowned stretch of land.

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JOHANNESBURG

The largest city in South Africa and the perfect gateway to start on one of our budget safaris or overland adventure.

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KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

The flagship of South African National Parks, Kruger boasts an abundance of wildlife including all of the big 5. No budget safari or overland bucket list is complete without ticking off this mighty reserve.

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WEST COAST

The West Coast of South Africa, stretching from Cape Town to the border of Namibia, offers a rich diversity in landscapes and vegetation.

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1509, 2017

Top 5 Most Romantic Getaway Spots In Cape Town

September 15th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, News|0 Comments

Love is a beautiful thing in life and Cape Town is full of amazing places that you can celebrate that love. We have put together a list of the most romantic places to go in and around Cape Town. No matter if you have been together for a long time or just fell in love recently, your partner is sure to be impressed by these places.   Watch a movie under the stars The Galileo open air cinema is an amazing experience offering people the opportunity to watch a movie with their loved ones under [...]

1309, 2017

WATCH NOW: Family Of Elephants Heading For Water

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Kruger National Park, News|0 Comments

Isn't this amazing? Look how this family of elephants is heading for water together! Elephants are known as social animals and a typical elephant family usually comprises around 6 to 12 individuals elephants, but can expand to a larger group of 20. The group will be in charge by one female elephant. The family of elephants will split up into smaller groups if the size of the family becomes too big. This decision depends on the amount of food in the area, but luckily this happy family is still together. Watch this video to see these beautiful animals and [...]

2908, 2017

Top 5 Ways To Experience The Winelands Around Cape Town

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, News, South Africa, Travel Advice|0 Comments

So just how popular is wine? Well, in 2016 wine lovers of the world drank 242 million hectolitres of wine. To those not in the wine or beer industry, that is the equivalent of twenty-four billion, two hundred million litres of wine. This means that wine lovers drink over 66 million litres of wine a day! Who can blame them? At the end of the day, everybody loves a good glass of wine. The Western Cape is home to Route 62, the longest wine route in the world. Starting in Cape Town and traveling up the east coast to Port [...]

1108, 2017

Cape Explorer: New Full-Day Winelands Tour

August 11th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, Day Tours, News|0 Comments

With the success of their good ol’ Purple wine route with a hop-on-hop-off option at Constantia Nek, City Sightseeing South Africa have added on a full-day Cape Explorer tour to the winelands. There are almost 700 wine estates in the Western Cape and so little time on all our hands so knock two top estates off your list with this wine-tasting experience. Learning about the history of viticulture in South Africa and the two towns you will encounter – Stellenbosch and charming Franschoek – the tour begins in Cape Town first stopping at [...]

108, 2017

One More UNESCO Heritage Site for South Africa

August 1st, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, Drakensberg, Drakensburg Mountain Range, News, Okavango Delta & Maun, South Africa, Tours|0 Comments

If you’ve been gunning to tick off all of South Africa’s heritage sites from your list, it’s just gotten a little longer – the ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape has been inscribed as a UNESCO site. (PIC: khomanisan.com) Located in the north of South Africa at the border with Botswana and Namibia, and coinciding with the Kalahari-Gemsbok Park (collectively the Kgalagadi Transfontier Park in the three countries), the area has long been home to the ǂKhomani San people, with evidence of their activity since the Stone Age. One of the last communities of San people in the country [...]

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