SOUTH AFRICA

Tour South Africa and enjoy the beauty of this part of the world. Every country worldwide displays some diversity, but South Africa, stretching from the Elephants in the Kruger Park to the Great White Sharks swimming in the waters of the Cape, is the ultimate destination. In 1998 Conservation International declared South Africa one of the 17 mega diverse destinations in the world. South Africa is synonymous with wildlife and nature.

Visiting Southern Africa is a world full of possibilities and the safari tours by Eye See Africa listed here are just a taste of what we can offer. We have firsthand experience of all the places featured on our tour packages. Plan an exclusive safari trip to this incredible country on the Southern tip of Africa or combine South Africa with other countries in the region.

All our safaris and tours are unique and tailor-made. Taking your interests into consideration, we will customize your African trip to the last detail, exclusively for you.

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Why South Africa?

  • Visitors often comment on how friendly South Africans are.
  • South Africa boasts some of the greatest game-viewing opportunities with a selection of superb game parks and private reserves.
  • South Africa is, from a budget point of view, very much affordable.
  • South Africa falls in the top ten countries worldwide when one compares the average number of sunny days per annum.
  • With plenty of sunshine, wide open spaces, mountains, sea and rivers, South Africa is a playground for adventure seekers.
  • South Africa has a great infrastructure which allows self-drive holidays.
  • Biodiversity : South Africa has the third highest level of biodiversity in the world. With two oceans, the country’s topography and prevailing winds, South Africa creates an environment that has everything from lush forests to savannah and desert. Kruger National Park supports the greatest variety of wildlife species on the African continent. Only Brazil and Argentina support a greater number.
  • Transfrontier park : South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique are tearing down fences between the countries' game parks to create a 13,500 square mile game park, which will become the largest conservation area in the world. It will be bigger than Switzerland, Belgium or Taiwan.
  • Wine : South Africa is famous for its wines and has the oldest wine industry outside of Europe and the Mediterranean. The majority of its vineyards are located just outside Cape Town. South Africa’s Cape Winelands have around 560 wineries and 4 400 primary producers. Included in the Cape Winelands region is Route 62, considered the longest wine route in the world.

Some ideas of adventures to South Africa...

All the itineraries listed here are just examples of previous trips by customers and to show what is possible. After listening to you, we will plan your obligation free itinerary taking your budget and individual needs into consideration. Contact us today to start planning your dream adventure to Africa.

THE MAMBA – 15 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA & VIC FALLS & KRUGER & CAPE TOWN

15 Nights travelling to 4 countries with a great diversity and incredible beauty in Southern Africa. See some of the world’s most impressive species including the big five and get lost in all the beauty of the South African Winelands. THE MAMBA 15 Nights travelling to 4 countries with a great diversity and incredible beauty […]

VIN DE CONSTANCE – 13 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA WINE REGION & KRUGER

This wine safari includes a visit to 13 of the best wine estates in the Cape region of South Africa ending with a 3 day safari to the famous Kruger area in search of the Big 5. Taste a wide selection of wines with Eye See Africa’s sommelier and get to know the unique wine […]

THE NAMIBIA BLUE – 21 NIGHTS – BLUE TRAIN & NAMIBIA

This 21 night adventure starts on the luxurious Blue Train in Pretoria with a short stay in Cape Town before flying to Windhoek for your Namibian adventure. THE NAMIBIA BLUE 21 nights starting on the luxurious Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town before flying to Windhoek for your Namibian adventure.21 Nights: Blue Train | Cape Town | Namibia VIEW […]

THE TOURMALINE – 12 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA & MOZAMBIQUE

This adventure combines the best of three totally different and breathtaking landscapes in Southern Africa! From the Winelands in the Western Cape to the tropical beaches of Mozambique there is time for a stopover in South Africa’s most popular safari destination. The Tourmaline This adventure combines the best of three totally different and breathtaking landscapes […]

THE BATELEUR – 13 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA

Bear to tear yourself away from Cape Town and head east to discover the Garden Route and Eastern Cape, one of the world’s most remarkable coastal stretches. Hereafter a short flight will bring you to the Kruger, South Africa’s most popular safari destination to search for the big five. THE BATELEUR Bear to tear yourself […]

THE NAMAQUA DAISY – 10 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA & NAMIBIA

Come and experience this spectacular spring wild flower phenomenon in South Africa together with the startlingly beautiful Fish River Canyon situated in the far south of Namibia. THE NAMAQUA DAISY Come and experience this spectacular spring wild flower phenomenon in South Africa together with the startlingly beautiful Fish River Canyon situated in the far south […]

ROUTE 62 – 15 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA

The Garden Route is one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring stretches of coastal land in South Africa, if not the world. With a carefully-selected choice of key attractions and luxury accommodation in the region, our garden route tour offer the best way to explore the many wonders of the Garden Route and the Klein […]

THE PROTEA – 16 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA & VIC FALLS & KRUGER

16 nights of South Africa’s favourite destinations, from the Cape and Garden Route in the south to spectacular Victoria Falls and a big 5 safari in Kruger. THE PROTEA TOUR 16 nights of South Africa’s favourite destinations, from the Cape and Garden Route in the south to spectacular Victoria Falls and a big 5 safari […]

THE EMERALD – 12 NIGHTS – SOUTH AFRICA

This safari combine contrasting but consistently luxurious stays at Cape Town’s Waterfront, Sabi Sands and picturesque Victoria Falls. This adventure promises more than you can imagine and it is everything that you expect from a once in a lifetime visit to Africa, the wildest continent on the planet. THE EMERALD TOUR This safari combine contrasting […]

THE YELLOWWOOD – 5 NIGHTS – GARDEN ROUTE SOUTH AFRICA

5 nights of seaside bliss and shoreline beauty along the whale coast of South Africa THE YELLOWWOOD TOUR 5 nights of seaside bliss and shoreline beauty along the whale coast of South Africa 5 Sensational Nights: Hermanus | Wilderness | Plettenberg Bay | Swellendam VIEW FULL ITINERARY HERMANUS – 1 NIGHTBuilt along the beautiful shores and […]

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FACTS


Area : South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park covers vast shrublands populated by big game; the Western Cape encompasses lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, wild beaches, craggy cliffs characterize the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons lie along the Garden Route, and the beautiful city of Cape Town nestles beneath flat-topped Table Mountain

Population : 48 million

Capital : Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein

Weather


Climate : South Africa's summers (November to March) are generally warm with average temperatures around 77 Fahrenheit (25 C). Winters (June to August) can get quite cold, especially at night, with temperatures averaging around 50 Fahrenheit (10 C). In the Western Cape area most of the rainfall comes in the winters whereas in the north (Johannesburg and Kruger Park) and east (Durban) rainfall is heaviest in the summer months, causing some fantastic thunderstorms. Durban has an almost tropical climate and enjoys warm days even in winter.

HOW TO GET THERE


South Africa's International Airports : Most international flights arrive at Cape Town International Airport - CPT - (20 minutes from Cape Town city centre), Tambo International Airport - JNB - (30 minutes from Johannesburg city centre) or King Shaka International Airport - DUR - (30 minutes from Durban city centre)

Getting to South Africa : Over 70 international airlines now fly into South Africa. Award-winning South African Airways, the national carrier, flies to destinations all over the world and is connected to major international air routes.
It’s a long haul from Europe (10 to 12 hours), Asia (12 to 17 hours) and the United States (up to 15 hours or even more). Most flights go directly to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, but direct flights into Cape Town International Airport are increasing.

POINTS OF INTEREST


Cape Town : Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula up to Cape Point, are famous for scenic beauty, celebrity beaches, the magnificent Table Mountain, whale-watching, world-class shopping, nightlife, food & wine and a laid-back atmosphere.

The Winelands : Discover the joys of SA’s award-winning wines and cuisine along any of the beautiful Cape wine routes, taking you through green valleys and historic towns.

Garden Route : Known as South Africa’s Eden, the famous Garden Route traverses an area rich in natural beauty and charm, attracting adventure-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Kruger National Park : This world-renowned park of nearly 2 million hectares features 16 ecosystems. Spot the Big Five on a 4x4 game drive or walking safari.

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