A paradise for outdoor adventure, South Africa’s spectacular landscapes include, rugged mountain ranges- perfect for hiking , rock climbing, mountain biking and even bungee jumping; scenic beaches featuring some of the best surf in the world; vast reserves, teeming with wildlife, and long, winding rivers, great for kayaking and white-water rafting.
Visit the bustling, cosmopolitan cities to learn about South Africa’s long, tumultuous history, and to explore the many rich cultural sights, thriving arts scene, and delicious cuisine, or take the famous ‘blue train’ from Cape town to Pretoria and experience one of the most luxurious train journeys on earth.
Explore Cape Town and ride the cable car to the summit of the iconic Table Mountain; experience the beautiful rugged landscapes of the neighbouring Cape Peninsula; eat and drink in one of the country’s lush wine regions; encounter ‘the big five’ game at a private reserve, and finish the trip with a historic and cultural tour of Johannesburg.
A number of airlines offer direct flights from London to both Cape Town and Johannesburg, including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways.
South Africa is a great year round destination, though if you are planning to go on safari, May-September is the best period.
We recommend a minimum of 7 days.
UK Citizens are not required to have a visa to travel to South Africa.