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South Africa

  • Hi Michele, I have wanted to get back to you sooner but just could not bring myself to admit it was all over!! We did indeed have a fantastic experience and enjoyed every minute of our time in South Africa and are already planning our next trip. A huge thank you for arranging everything as it all went to plan without a hitch and we just loved everywhere we stayed. Cybele was perfect as I had been unwell for the last couple of weeks prior to going away and it was perfect place to recover and de-stress. The sightseeing with Geoff was incredible, a really hot day and a fantastic guide with so much to take in just never disappointed us. Kambaku had a great team there and the food was simply lush! It will be held as a very special place to us, everything from the small touches, little details and exceptional service, our guide and tracker were great guys and made sure we saw all the big 5 with so many other wonderful viewings – simply amazing. So once again a very big thank you!!

    Karl and Mandy from Reading travelled through South Africa
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South Africa


Introduction to the wonderfully diverse South Africa

South Africa, often referred to as ‘the World in one country’, is steeped in natural beauty and culture. The country is considerably more ‘developed’ than the rest of the Africa, and the significant road network and variety of accommodation make it an ideal self-drive destination for many visitors.

In terms of wildlife viewing, South Africa safaris offer some fantastic big game experiences in both malarial and non-malarial areas. This can be on a self-drive basis or on a fully ‘hosted and guided’ basis. South Africa is also a major birding destination, and the extensive coastline offers some incredible marine wildlife experiences. However, the country offers so much more than just wildlife – gourmet retreats, wine-growing regions, the fynbos flower kingdom, colonial history, luxury rail journeys, adventure sports, cultural experiences and stunning natural scenery with harsh deserts, endless golden beaches and ragged mountains are just a few of the other attractions.

The sophisticated infrastructure and diversity of experience that South Africa offers makes it an ideal destination for anyone with a wide range of interests. Honeymooners are incredibly well looked after and families have a fantastic array of activities and options to choose from.

Whatever you think will work best for you, we strongly advise that you will gain much more from your holiday if you speak to a specialist who knows the country intimately, and allow them to help you plan, and arrange, your holiday.

For further information on South Africa safari options please call us on 01787 888590 or contact us to speak to one of our experienced safari specialists.

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