Situated at the tip of the African continent and surrounded by two oceans, South Africa boasts spectacular scenery, charming coastal villages, vibrant African cities and some of the best safari experiences the continent has to offer.
Known for its diversity of experiences, and consistently voted as one of the top tourist destinations around the world, South Africa is a stunning year-round destination. It is home to one of the world’s biggest nature reserves and some of the most exclusive, the iconic Kruger National Park, as well as some of the most fascinating and beautiful cities, Cape Town with its surrounding Winelands and Johannesburg, fondly known as Jozi; a contemporary and fascinating urban space and the gateway to the cradle of human kind at Maropeng.
An incredibly versatile destination, there is something for everyone. South Africa caters well for families, is a perfect getaway for romance, adventure seekers can explore a range of adrenalin-filled activities, and culinary enthusiasts will have their taste buds tantilised with the uniquely delicious local flavours that have arisen from a melting pot of cultures.
For sheer gluttony, there’s so much to love in South Africa, but there’s nowhere else like it on the continent for incredible wine, gourmet produce and world class restaurants of Cape Town and Johannesburg. When travelling in South Africa, you can start with a luxury wildlife safari, follow it up with a gourmet food & wine safari, then add on a cycling safari to burn off all that indulgence.
If you are simply seeking an introduction to the wonders of this continent, the hospitality and warmth of the people will welcome you with open arms.
Price Guide for South Africa
$USD 1,000 - 4,850
Per person, per day
Safari camps or hotels, regional flights, ground transfers, guided excursions,
most meals. Seasonality affects the price of accommodation and travelling in
low season may reduce the price. Single supplements may also apply.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get to & around Mozambique?
The capital of Mozambique is Maputo and is accessible from Mauritius, South Africa or Kenya. There are daily regional flights from South Africa to Maputo, Vilanculos (Bazaruto) and Pemba (Quirimbas). Local air or boat charters will get you the rest of the way.
How long should I spend in Mozambique?
A week is a good length of stay in Mozmabique and it is wise to add more days for those who live for water activities, wish to experience off-the-beaten track safarias or to vsiti the art deco inspired capital city of Maputo
When is best to travel in Mozambique?
Even when the weather in Mozambique is bad, it's still pretty good. During the wet season rain is usually limited to brief downpours, though avoid travelling to the south during cyclone season in January and February. From April to November the weather is essentially perfect with long sunny days, little rain and low humidity. This is also the best time for flying and for diving.
What attractions and experiences will I find in Mozambique?
Mozambique is a beach lovers heaven and an ideal spot for those who want to relax and soak up some sun. Discover incredible beaches, great food and wine, fishing, horse riding, sailing, snorkelling and history.
What is the political and economic climate of Mozambique?
Mozambique is a secure destination. With proper planning and precuations Mozambique is a wonderful destination to travel and you will be rewarded as one of the first to experience this incredible country.
What essential information should I know before visiting Mozambique?
Health: anti-malarials are required. We recommend you visit your travel doctor for the latest information on travel vaccines