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One stop shop for safari, beach, adventure or cosmopolitan fix. Fly or self drive options – excellent value – ideal for families.

Very simply, South Africa has it all. From long weekend breaks in stunning Cape Town to longer tailor made trips including safari and beach holidays, South Africa consistently delivers one of the best all round holidays you could ever dream for. As the saying goes, it truly is a “world in one country”.

South Africa makes for the perfect safari destination with the most number of National Parks and Private Game Reserves of anywhere in the rest of Africa. From the incredible Big Five Game viewing , to the stunningly beautiful Cape coastline. Home to one of the most beautiful cosmopolitan cities of the world, Cape Town with it’s neighbouring Winelands. Add the breathtaking Cape Garden Route and stunning Drakensburg Mountains, close to the historic and atmospheric Battlefields, South Africa delivers every single time to everyone and of all ages.

Nowhere else gets you as close and personal and delivers such consistently powerful game drives. Whilst many places concentrate on the Big Five game viewing experience : Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino, there is a huge variety of game to see living in a hugely diverse eco-systems where the scenary landscape is just as dramatic and spectacular as the wildlife.

The different styles of safari cater to those who like to explore and drive themselves to those who enjoy being driven and taught by professionally trained guides and hosts who are as passionate and as friendly as you can find anywhere.

Here at Safari & Beach, we are delighted to be able to offer you individually tailored itinerarys and stays to suit your personal requirements, whether they be budget orientated trips to mid range standards, as well as superbly luxurious stays in some of the most luxurious lodges and hotels in the world.

If you’re not looking for the most in-depth safari experience and fancy just a short taster safari or even a non-safari holiday, we can still help you plan the perfect ultimate and dream holiday. South Africa truly does cater to all tastes and budgets. Once you have been, you’ll want to return time and time again and there are few places in the world where when you return for the 2nd, 4th or even more times, you can still experience and see something completely different from your previous visits.

No first timers visit to South Africa would be completed without visiting Cape Town. With it’s incredible back drop of Table Mountain, spectacular beaches and coastline scenery, Cape Town is the most popular .

The world renown Kruger National Park and it’s surrounding ‘Big Five’ rich Game Reserves on the north eastern border with Mozambique has to be one of the best places in Africa to enjoy the big game up close and personal. The viewing of the elusive and most picturesque Leopard is unbeaten anywhere in the world when visiting the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserves. The sheer volume of game and variety of accommodation options from simple tented camps to incredible luxurious lodges can suit all ranges of budgets. For families looking for comfy and safe safari’s the malaria free game reserves of Madikwe, the Eastern Cape deliver consistently fabulous game viewing experiences too.

Those who have a keen interest in history, should definitely plan to visit the KwaZulu Natal region where knowledgable and passionate guides can bring the famous Anglo-Boer and Anglo-Zulu Battlefields back to life. Those who enjoy hiking in the mountains will find few places more impressive than the Drakensberg Mountains. The Zululand inland areas around Maputuland are also home to some of the finest safari lodges who offer the greatest variety of safari activities both on land and in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean up along the Maputuland Coast and Forest Reserves.

Contact us now for your South Africa safari and beach holiday: 01548 8584 125.

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South Africa Itineraries

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Jo'burg and Northern Parks

The long flight to Johannesburg makes an overnight stay almost essential before and after your safari trip to South Africa’s northern parks.  The Kruger National park is amongst South Africa’s greatest assets. With game rich territories, you are almost guaranteed to see the big five whilst on safari in the Kruger. You have the choice of staying in the main park or the private reserves such as Sabi Sands, Londolozi or Timbavati.  The Kruger is famous for its big five and almost guarantees you and up close safari experience.  Madikwe and Waterburg regions, both a short hop from Johannesburg, offers malaria free big five safaris making it especially popular with families.

Johannesburg Johannesburg

Johannesburg acts as one of the main airport hubs serving southern Africa. As such, we tend to only organise trips here for overnight stays whilst flights connect themselves. Hotel recommendations therefore tend to be near the airport making the o...

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Kruger Kruger

The Kruger National park is amongst South Africa’s greatest assets. With game rich territories, you are almost guaranteed to see the big five whilst on safari in the Kruger. You have the choice of staying in the main park or the private rese...

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Madikwe & Waterberg Madikwe & Waterberg

Only a short flight from Joburg and malaria free, Madikwe and Waterberg are popular with famililes and those seeking a quick fix safari experience.

MADIKWE

The 75000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve lies in the North West Province of Sou...

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Capetown and the South

Capetown has become a great fun and cosmopolitan city.  With hip restaurants and bars in front of table mountain, this is a great playground for those seeking some winter sun.  Capetown is a great self drive option and connects extremely well with the Winelands and the Garden Route, taking you along the stunning and rugged coastline to Port Elizabeth.  There are numerous game parks along the way for those seeking that all important safari fix.

Cape Town Cape Town

Cape Town is a year round destination and is perfect for both couples, honeymooners and families alike. And it’s buzzing. Cosmopolitan, fun, urban cool-en-sea.

The bottom line is that Cape Town has it all. Fantastic weather from Septe...

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Garden Route Garden Route

South Africa’s Garden Route is one of the most popular, and scenic routes in South Africa. The route is most popularly done by starting from Cape Town and ending in Port Elizabeth or one of the Eastern Capes, stunning malari free Big Five Ga...

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Winelands Winelands

The Winelands adjacent to Capetown are a fantastic add on when visiting the Cape whether it be for an overnight stay, delicious lunch on the terrace or picnic in the grounds. The vineyards are absolutely beautiful with stunning views and boast som...

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Fast facts about
Winelands

The Twelve Apostles

The Twelve Apostles

Cape Town, South Africa

Akademie Street

Akademie Street

Winelands, South Africa

The Robberg House

The Robberg House

Garden Route, South Africa

The Marine Hotel

The Marine Hotel

Garden Route, South Africa

Tsala Treetop Lodge

Tsala Treetop Lodge

Garden Route, South Africa

Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Kruger, South Africa

Hog Hollow Country Lodge

Hog Hollow Country Lodge

Garden Route, South Africa

Birkenhead House

Birkenhead House

Garden Route, South Africa

Belvidere Manor

Belvidere Manor

Garden Route, South Africa

Waterfront Apartments

Waterfront Apartments

Cape Town, South Africa

Kurland Hotel

Kurland Hotel

Garden Route, South Africa

Amakhala

Amakhala

Garden Route, South Africa

The Vineyard

The Vineyard

Cape Town, South Africa

Glen Apartments

Glen Apartments

Cape Town, South Africa

Kensington Place

Kensington Place

Cape Town, South Africa

The Table Bay

The Table Bay

Cape Town, South Africa

Four Rosmead

Four Rosmead

Cape Town, South Africa

One & Only Cape Town

One & Only Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Cadogan

Cape Cadogan

Cape Town, South Africa

Franshoek Country House

Franshoek Country House

Winelands, South Africa

Delaire Graff Estate

Delaire Graff Estate

Winelands, South Africa

Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren

Winelands, South Africa

River Manor

River Manor

Winelands, South Africa

Avondrood

Avondrood

Winelands, South Africa

La Residence

La Residence

Winelands, South Africa

Mont Rochelle

Mont Rochelle

Winelands, South Africa

Le Quartier Francais

Le Quartier Francais

Winelands, South Africa

Cape Grace

Cape Grace

Cape Town, South Africa

Or Tambo Sun Intercontinental

Or Tambo Sun Intercontinental

Johannesburg, South Africa

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Kruger, South Africa

Singita Sweni

Singita Sweni

Kruger, South Africa

Dulini

Dulini

Kruger, South Africa

Savanna Lodge

Savanna Lodge

Kruger, South Africa

Peermont D’oreale Grande, Emperors Palace

Peermont D’oreale Grande, Emperors Palace

Johannesburg, South Africa

Rhino Post

Rhino Post

Kruger, South Africa

Rhino Plains Camp

Rhino Plains Camp

Kruger, South Africa

Garonga Safari Camp

Garonga Safari Camp

Kruger, South Africa

Nottens Bush Camp

Nottens Bush Camp

Kruger, South Africa

Singita Lebombo Lodge

Singita Lebombo Lodge

Kruger, South Africa

Singita Boulders

Singita Boulders

Kruger, South Africa

Singita Castleton

Singita Castleton

Kruger, South Africa

Singita Ebony

Singita Ebony

Kruger, South Africa

Ulusaba Private Reserve

Ulusaba Private Reserve

Kruger, South Africa

The Bay Hotel

The Bay Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

Chitwa Chitwa

Chitwa Chitwa

Kruger, South Africa

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