Explore South Africa

This escorted tour embraces the extraordinary beauty of South Africa. Travel along the celebrated Garden Route to Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn, Knysna and Tsitsikamma. Visit Soweto and the delights of Johannesburg before heading to the Mpumalanga area where the wildlife of the Kruger National Park awaits, as well as the stunning scenery of the Panorama Route.

12 days/11 nights | Prices from £5,690 per person

Including return international flights with British Airways, internal flights, private transfers, the services of English-speaking representatives, guides and drivers, and accommodation on mixed board basis.

Highlight of the trip

The outstanding natural beauty of both the Garden and Panorama routes, the Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary and the superb open and closed game drives in the Kruger National Park.



  • Mossel Bay for 1 night
  • Oudshoorn for 1 night
  • Knysna for 2 nights
  • Tsitsikamma for 1 night
  • Johannesburg for 3 nights
  • Mpumalanga for 3 nights



Day 1 – Cape Town to Mossel Bay

Arrive into Johannesburg. Be met by our English-speaking representative. Set off to Mossel Bay along the celebrated Garden Route, a lush landscape of majestic mountains. Travel to the meeting of Atlantic and Indian oceans on the meeting point of Africa. Mossel Bay boasts pristine blue flag beaches and fine seafood. Stay at Diaz Hotel & Resort, Mossel Bay for 1 night.

Day 2 – Mossel Bay to Oudtshoorn

Head inland over beautiful mountain passes to Oudtshoorn, famous for its ostriches. Visit an ostrich farm, enjoy wine tasting and a tour of the dramatic Cango Caves, where you duck, crawl and manoeuvre through limestone caverns. Stay at La Plume Guest House, Oudtshoorn for 1 night.

Day 3 – Oudtshoorn to Knysna
Day 4 – Knysna


Day 5 – Knysna to Tsitsikamma


Day 6 – Tsitsikamma to Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg


Day 7 & 8 – Johannesburg


Optional Excursion, Day 8 – Johannesburg


Day 9 – Johannesburg to Kruger National Park


Day 10 – Kruger National Park


Day 11 – Mpumalanga


Day 12 – Return



  • Porterage and tips paid locally
  • We recommend travelling light with no more than one piece of hold luggage and a day bag
  • Single travellers – please call us for prices if you wish to book a single room or twin for sole use


  • Return international economy flights to Johannesburg
  • Meet and Greet by representative at Johannesburg Airport
  • Private transfers/ transport on tour unless indicated otherwise
  • Accommodation in selected hotels on a mixed board basis
  • Tours and activities as detailed in the itinerary

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Tour and Beach Extensions

Add a beach stay to your tour and enjoy the white sand beaches of Mauritius.