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14 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $9,277
Walking safaris with indigenous guides, kayaking with dolphins, standing on Table Mountain, and connecting with local people; South Africa's playground of experiences provide a thrilling destination for families with teenage children. Using three diverse destinations, this 2-week South Africa tour is packed with adventure and filled with allure. Take the whole family on a tailored teenager safari in the Sabi Sands, then to Cape Town and finally the coastal utopia of Plettenberg Bay.
9 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $4,675
Take your family on the adventure of a lifetime as you explore a South African city, bush and beach – all free from concerns of malaria! Begin with an invigorating climb up Table Mountain and a tour of this dazzling and family-friendly world city. Move out into the wilderness for the quintessential South Africa safari experience alongside lion, giraffe, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros. Unwind on the pristine shores of the Indian Ocean, wedged between wild bush and stunning ocean. This one-week tour of the country reveals all that it has to offer from some truly child-friendly properties.
15 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $15,205
Your stunning fusion of city, safari, and beach will take you on a 15-day family-friendly adventure to South Africa and Mauritius. Your custom-tailored excursions will connect you to three distinctive landscapes, taking you from Cape Town to the African Savanna and Mauritius. Enjoy guided bush walks, luxury spas, pristine beaches, and big five safaris as you experience two weeks of adventure and relaxation perfect for children of all ages.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $5,975
South Africa is blessed with an incredible diversity of landscape and scenery, amazing cuisine and wines, as well as phenomenal wildlife. Combine all three of the best experiences South Africa has to offer in this seamless 10-day journey, where you are looked after every step of the way. Enjoy the sights and activities of Cape Town before being whisked off to the exquisite Franschhoek Valley for two nights of gastronomic indulgence. Finally, jet off to the Sabi Sand, where a Big 5 safari adventure awaits you.
14 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $9,277
Discover a wonderful mixture of wilderness, wildlife, and culture during your 15-day family African safari that takes you to South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana. Immerse your family in savannah and wild riverbanks as you search for elephants, rhinoceroses, and lions. From witnessing the roar of Victoria Falls to penguins lounging on a beach outside of Cape Town, you will build everlasting memories on your African family safari.
14 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $14,737
No matter your age and no matter your interests, this ultimate 14-day South African family vacation has something for everyone. You will be whale watching, mountain biking, ostrich riding, meeting elephants, and coming face to face with lions. There will be quiet beaches, vibrant streets, captivating locals, and a dramatic range of landscapes. From Cape Town to Timbavati, you will absorb the authentic African experience on the ultimate South African, family vacation.
12 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $6,391
The Rainbow Nation is yours to explore on this astounding 12-day adventure leading from Cape Town to Madikwe Game Reserve. Tailormade to spotlight the fascinating local culture, remarkable history, and heritage, as well as the wondrous unspoiled wilderness, this journey across South Africa is set to reveal a country more beautiful than one may believe made possible through participating in an array of enchanting activities.
11 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $6,430
South Africa’s dreamy coastal destinations and dazzling multi-cultural cityscapes, from the rugged Blue Flag beach-hugged coastline of the Cape Peninsula to the vibrant suburb of Sandton in Johannesburg, are yours to adore on this 11-day exploration from the Western Cape to KwaZulu-Natal. Whether it’s snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean or witnessing the wilderness of Sabi Sands, South Africa is calling for adventure.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $5,585
Let Cape Town’s cosmopolitan charm and cultural allure dazzle you, Franschhoek’s deep-rooted history and wine-making heritage entice you, and Sabi Sands Game Reserve’s gorgeous green grasslands and abundant wildlife enchant you on this 10-day classic South African tour and safari. With guided experiences and time at leisure allowing you to experience the best of these destinations, the stage is set for a spectacular stay.
7 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $3,635
This 7-day safari will have you exploring the length and breadth of South Africa, tantalizing your senses with the glistening yellow and tangerine hues, sweet scents from the wildflower gardens, and mouthwatering, local flavors. The friendly faces, great weather, and opulence of the hotels will be your cherry on top and a testament as to why South Africa is the ultimate family holiday destination.
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Few destinations can encapsulate astounding wildlife experiences and enthralling cosmopolitan delights like South Africa.
Its famous national reserves, home to the Big 5 and so much more, in addition to a complex culture full of culinary discoveries and sobering history, provides a getaway that encapsulates polar opposite experiences.
To uncover the true wonder of this unique destination explore Zicasso’s South Africa Travel Guide to get inspired for your upcoming trip. When you are ready to learn the full extent of opportunities, submit a Trip Request and speak with a safari specialist.
South Africa is incredibly diverse, and the best time to visit will vary based on the goals of your trip.
No matter when you travel to South Africa, you will have a memorable and completely different experience. Situated among the majestic wildlife and fascinating landscapes, witness leopards near the water holes or discover hippos bubbling in the river or escape to the coast or savor the best of the South African Winelands.
The following information is your guide to planning your ideal South African safari vacation.
South Africa brims with diversity and dynamic experiences across the six best destinations that can range from “Big Five” safaris to cities and centers that teem with wonder.
Embark on wildlife adventures that include game drives and nature walks complimented by breathtaking scenery, take in spectacular coastal drives and white, sandy beaches, magnificent wine country and vibrant village squares.
Gather unforgettable memories with an insight into these captivating destinations across South Africa.
South Africa is a wild and wonderful destination for wildlife. Here, we have selected the top 15 animals of South Africa and where you can see them. For optimum game viewing, consider the cooler months of May through September for your safari.
The country offers one of the world’s most comprehensive safari experiences, the wide variety of iconic animals creating an unparalleled, intimate experience, whether you witness the Big Five or enjoy sensational views of the landscape from the comforts of your lodge.
From big cats to antelopes, the diverse range of wildlife captures natural beauty that’s enhanced by dramatic settings. Here are just some of the wildlife you may encounter during your South Africa safari.
The seven reasons to choose South Africa for your safari demonstrate how the country pairs miles and miles of outstanding wilderness and game reserves with sensational natural beauty.
Remarkable national and private wildlife parks and reserves deliver quality safari experiences that include sightings of the Big Five, a plethora of other game, and incredible birdlife.
As one of the best safari destinations in Africa, with breathtaking scenery, idyllic lodgings, and the opportunity to combine city and beach escapes, every kind of traveler can find and pair the ambiances they desire when choosing the country for a safari.
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