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A very good service, the staff went out of there way to find the right safari trip and accommodation depending on budget and needs

Sharon James 1 week ago Read more

This will be a fun, fun family trip for us. It's very hard to coordinate your grown children and husband and have everyone on the same page. Luckily for me Jonty was very patient and answered my many, many questions in a professional, timely fashion. He is even helping me find a perfect way to celebrate my son's 30th birthday! Two thumbs up!!

Guest 1 week ago Read more

Joanna was wonderful to work with on planning our 1st trip to Africa. She has a wealth of knowledge and never tired of our questions inquires. Our trip to N. Tanzania went perfectly.

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South Africa is a wonderland for children. It’s a world of fairy-tales, full of the stuff of dreams and imaginations and also completely real. Beautiful beaches, vibrant cities (including Cape Town, a city surrounded by sea and mountain), wildlife parks, deserts, colourful cultures and a human history dating back millions of years; South Africa has it all. The only problem you might have is choosing what to fit into your itinerary, but we have a few recommendations. There's the famous Garden Route on the southern coast, the towering Drakensberg Mountains, the Wild Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, the wildlife-rich Kruger National Park, and the home of the Hominid: the Cradle of Humankind just outside Johannesburg. Get involved in the planning of your own South Africa safari online. Mix and match lodges to create a safari that suits your style and budget.

With so much to do and see, planning a South Africa safari can be daunting, but our safari experts will help you create and refine your trip until you’re completely happy.

Look below at our suggested trip ideas and favourite lodges in South Africa or read our guides on planning your own South Africa safari and how to save money using Timbuktu.

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