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Fun, sun & safaris in South Africa

South Africa is built to explore, with jaw-dropping beauty around every corner and adventure awaiting for all that seek it. Its level of diversity is hard to beat from bustling cities to laid back beaches and, of course, spectacular safaris.

So where will your adventure take you?

Good to know

Flight time: From 11 hours

Climate: Summer temperatures peak around 30C and Winter temperatures don’t fall below 0c

Local currency: South African Rand

GMT: +2 hours

Cape Town

You will find Cape Town nestled between the lively waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the breath taking sight of Table Mountain. This cosmopolitan city offers you impression history, tantalising cuisine, great beaches and stunning sights.

The Garden Route

It is a great example of the verity South Africa has to offer and what makes this country so special, boasting gorgeous beaches, beautiful scenery, lovely seaside towns and picturesque lagoons. The best way to experience this malaria-free region, is at your own pace with a self-drive.

Where will South Africa take you?!

The first time you visit South Africa, we guarantee you’ll be inspired by its dramatic landscapes, beautiful wildlife and fascinating culture. With so many regions to visit and areas to explore where do you start?

Winelands & Hermanus

The famous Winelands region is an area of stunning beauty with rugged mountains, green valleys, lush vineyards. The seaside town of Hermanus has become the whale watching capital of South Africa.

Johannesburg & Pretoria

Considered the main gateway to South Africa, Johannesburg links to many of the country’s top attractions. With fantastic shopping, great restaurants and vibrant nightlife, it’s a highly enjoyable destination in its own right.

Fun in the Sun

Sun City Resort is also known as Africa’s kingdom of pleasure, home to luxury hotels, theme parks, world-famous golf courses and stunning surroundings. There is something for everyone amongst this beautiful malaria-free landscape. located one hour and 45 minutes north of Johannesburg, surrounded by the spectacular Pilanesberg National Park, it’s a self-contained world of recreation for families, couples and singles.

Zulu Legacy: Kings, Warriors & Wildlife Tour

This six day tour will give you a great insight into South Africa’s natural and cultural history, in a way that’s unique and thoroughly intriguing.

5 nights from £1,099pp

SAVE £175

Includes accommodation for the full duration.

Day 1 & 2 Meet in Johannesburg and the next day visit Spioenkop where your specialist guide will transport back to the battle with British in January 1900.

Day 3 Move onto the eerie landscape of Isandlwana – where 20,000 Zulu warriors took on the British troops. Next it’s on to Roukes Drift battle site, where the rest of the day will be filled with the extraordinary tales of bravery, heartache and hardships.

Day 4 Travel through Kwazulu-Natal’s flagship Hlulhuwe-iMfolozi Park, with a chance of spotting the ‘big five’. It’s an exhilarating ride, be sure to have your binoculars at the ready, scan the landscape for something wild and wonderful.

Day 5 Journey through the Hlulhuwe-Imfolozi Park in an open safari vehicle and be prepared to see the ‘big five’ and more. Arrive at Emdoneni Lodge and get a close encounter with their cat rehabilitation programme

Day 6 Board a boat at the St. Lucia Estuary – part of the World Heritage Site iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Cruise past the little and large wildlife that live in this glorious waterway. Then travel to Durban where it’s time to bid farewell.

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Discover South Africa with South African Airways

South African Airways is Africa’s most awarded airline with the largest route network within Southern Africa, offering flights to 37 international destinations, in 26 countries worldwide.
With double daily flights to Johannesburg and beyond from Heathrow, all services operate overnight effectively giving you an extra day in both directions.

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