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Coming to South Africa in 2019? You’ll Want to Book These Tours

There’s nothing better, when visiting a foreign land, than having the expertise of a knowledgeable guide close at hand. A tour guide understands what you’re looking for, and knows his country, so a guided tour really is the BEST way to experience everything a nation...

South Africa’s Best Kept Tourism Secrets

Travelling to South Africa anytime soon? Through your research you’ve almost certainly heard about Table Mountain, Robben Island, and the Kruger National Park – but what about the road less traveled? Those places about which even most South Africans do not know? We’ve...

A Brief History of the Kruger National Park

Did you know that the Kruger National Park has more species of large mammals than any other game reserve on the African continent? Home to the iconic Big Five, you can expect to see a true plethora of fauna and flora wherever you travel in the national park. This blog...

Itinerary Design

Obtain an itinerary of a guided tour through the area you are planning to visit. See our pages describing the Full Itineraries of our tours. It is highly recommended to observe the general rule of thumb mentioned earlier (to allow 25 - 30% more time for a self-drive)...

Self-drive option and some additional costs

A 'self-drive' holiday is suggested for the more adventurous traveller. It is a cheaper way to see a country provided a certain amount of 'homework' is done prior to travel, unlike a guided tour where one has constant access to the guide's knowledge. We recommend that...

Planning your Self Drive Tour

When you consider visiting South Africa, and perhaps on a self-drive holiday, firstly decide whether this is the option for you. Secondly, familiarise yourself with the country and identify areas/places you want to visit. Acquire literature on the area. Consider the...