South Africa: A Journey of Discovery
- Duration: 17 or 20 days
- Group size: 15-30
- Reviews: 94
No other destination offers such a spectacular combination of scenery, cities, and amazing wildlife sightings. One day you’re out on the savanna, spying on leopards and lions; the next, you’re sipping a crisp chenin blanc and feeling the breeze off the Indian Ocean.
- 14 nights in handpicked hotels
- 14 breakfasts
- 5 lunches
- 7 dinners with beer or wine
- 4 guided sightseeing tours
- Table Mountain
- Cape of Good Hope
- Knysna Eastern Head
- Tsitsikamma National Park
- Pumba Private Game Reserve
This was an amazing trip and we learned so much about the culture and history of South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. We went in October so Victoria Falls was not running at full force but it was still beautiful and we took a helicopter ride which was amazing and they sold us a thumb drive of the...
This trip is absolutely amazing. The hotels, the excursions, food, and sights were all fantastic. Our (first) guide, Chris, was the best!! He felt more like a longtime friend than someone we had just met after the first day. Why Go Ahead does not send him to Zimbabwe with the group is beyond me and ...
Our experiences in South Africa cannot be matched. Much thanks to our tour director, Chris Wilke. His knowledge of the country gave the trip depth as to its history, geography, agriculture, and so much more. We thoroughly enjoyed our group as well. Favorite moments would be the game drives where...
Wonderful trip! Our Tour Director, Chris, was exceptional - fun, informative and quick to offer help. We could not have asked for more. Our driver from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, Mendela, charmed all of us. The itinerary was great, the hotels ranged from good to really charming (particularly Fores...
“This was our fifteenth trip with Go Ahead, and this tour ranks among our favorites! • We loved the overall itinerary: four countries (South Africa, Eswatini, Zimbabwe (extension), and Botswana (option booked in Zimbabwe) and five of the nine South African provinces. It provided stays...
Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
This elegant hotel is located in the city center of Cape Town. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and bar, an indoor pool, and a spa. Nearby, you’l...
This stylish, scenic hotel is located in Knysna. Guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, and a sun deck. Nearby, you'll find Knysna Elephan...
This beachfront hotel is located in Port Elizabeth. Guests enjoy a beachfront location and pool, fitness center, and Wi-Fi. Nearby, you'll find Baywor...
This welcoming hotel offers a true bush experience and is located in Hluhluwe. Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, sun deck, and Wi-Fi. Nearby, you'll find ...
This cozy hotel is located in the beautiful Eswatini highlands. Guests enjoy free Wifi, a pool, and a gym. Nearby, you’ll find the village of Mhlamban...
This vibrant, elegant hotel is located in Illovo. Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, spa, and laundry services. Nearby, you'll find the Wanderers Golf Club...
Nestled amongst lush indigenous gardens on the banks of the Sabi River in Hazyview, only ten minutes from the world famous Kruger National Park. Hippo...
This unique hotel is located on the bank of the Zambezi River. Guests enjoy multiple restaurants, a bar, and an outdoor pool. Nearby, you'll find the ...
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