SOUTH AFRICA

Diverse Landscapes, Prolific Wildlife and Rich Culture Heritage

Boasting a remarkably wide variety of flora, fauna – including the Big 5 –  and climates, South Africa is the ideal holiday destination for any traveller, whether as a single destination or incorporated into a larger itinerary. It is as diverse in landscapes and wildlife as it is in cultural heritage and history, and bountiful mountain ranges extend endlessly alongside the country’s coastal shorelines and unspoiled beaches, which stretch out from the southernmost tip of Africa.

Learn more about a cornerstone of the country’s identity, South Africa’s history, which has greatly contributed towards it becoming one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. With a huge number of museums, heritage sites and historical monuments located all over the country, visitors can gain plenty of insight into South Africa’s rich history and turbulent past.

Home to the Big 5 and Africa’s most popular national parks and private game reserves, a wildlife safari is a crucial part of any visit to South Africa. A ready addition to any trip, from Cape Town to the Garden Route, Johannesburg, Durban and beyond, an authentic South African safari experience can be found in several of the country’s provinces, including Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Eastern Cape.

Our travel experts will gladly assist you in finding the ideal South African safari destination for you, along with a personalised itinerary that meets your unique requirements.

OUR FAVOURITE SOUTH AFRICAN DESTINATIONS

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

A quintessential African travel experience, Kruger National Park is the largest protected wilderness area in South Africa, spanning over 2 million hectares. The Greater Kruger is home to the Big 5, as well as over 500 other species, some of which can’t be found anywhere else on the continent.

Accommodation ranges from affordable rest camps to opulent game lodges, within Kruger and its private concessions, as well as surrounding private reserves such as Sabi Sand, Timbavati, Thornybush, and Malamala.

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PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK

A mere 3-hour’s drive from Johannesburg, malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park sits in the crater of an ancient volcano that created the remarkable landscapes on display today.

Boasting 57 000 hectares of pristine bushveld – the transition zone between Kalahari and Lowveld vegetation – Pilanesberg and neighbouring Black Rhino Game Reserve offer a unique blend of flora and fauna, including the sought-after Big 5. A visit to Pilanesberg is easily combined with a stay at the adjacent Sun City.

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MADIKWE GAME RESERVE

Considered one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets, Madikwe Game Reserve is an exclusive, private, malaria-free bushveld sanctuary; uniquely managed in a collaboration between government, private sector and local communities, with conservation at the centre.

Resident species including the Big 5 and rare wild dog make for spectacular sightings and fruitful game drives, providing an unforgettable safari experience. This hidden gem boasts an impressive handful of luxurious lodges and exclusive-use villas.

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