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Destination South Africa

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Discover the wild lands of South Africa. A country filled with endless fauna and flora. Often referred to as "The World in One Country", this region of Africa contains a diversification of climates, topography, cultures and traditions that no where else in the world can duplicate. The vast lands of South Africa offer numerous game drives, majestic wildlife, stunning and a new found understanding of tribal life in Africa. Planning a journey to South Africa and looking for more inspiration? We've compiled all sorts of useful links to explore our upcoming trips, sources of inspirational information and helpful resources from our blogging archives to get you started.

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South Africa

Upcoming Adventure

South African Penguin

South Africa, October 18, 2021

Each day during our journey to South Africa we find new and exciting vistas spread before us: the rolling pasture-land of the Mpumalanga, the rugged peaks of the Drakensberg, the bush with its endless varaities of game and birds, miles of golden sand beaches, quait country towns and so much more... READ MORE

South African Giraffe

South Africa, February 7, 2022

South Africa has undergone a number of tremendous political and social changes over the past two decades, from minority white rule and apartheid to representative government. Today, we find a country that is living in harmony, both with nature and man. We'll have special opportunities to learn from different ethnic groups throughout our journey... READ MORE

South African Crafts

 

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South Africa Johannesburg

History of South Africa

South Africa is a nation with a rich and varied history that spans thousands of years, with the first humans believed to originate from South Africa 100,000 years ago. This quick, four minute video gives you a brief overarching history of South Africa, from its beginnings as the "cradle of humanity" to apartheid and beyond... WATCH HERE

South Africa Elephant

Awesome Native Animals You Must See in South Africa

“From big cats to charismatic penguins, majestic elephants and speedy cheetahs, South Africa is home to a diverse range of wildlife. Here are 12 awesome animals you have to see on your South African journey...”  READ MORE

Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls

“Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe during the 1800s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In more modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world....” READ MORE

South African Elephants

From Our Archives


 

South Africa Coast

Impressions of South Africa by Jon and Sue Gurr

“It was simply one of the best tours we have ever been on. With its variety of landscapes, diversity of cultures and plentiful wildlife, South Africa is truly a world in one country. The tour started in beautiful Cape Town with an exhilarating cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain where we took in fabulous views of the city, beaches and ocean…” READ MORE

South African Safari

Group Escort Report - South African Adventure of a Lifetime

"We recently returned from a wonderful tour of South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana and Zimbabwe. The scenery, the wine tasting, the hotels and food were fabulous. However, visits to a soup kitched and a school were heart wrenching. We started in Cape Town with a trip to the top of Table Mountain…" READ MORE

South African Savana

The Allure of South Africa - Group Escort Report by Donna Rombough

"This wonderful world offers countless incredible places to explore. Still, I love to return to South Africa. My latest visit was this past October, having had the pleasure of escorting an unforgettable adventure with a wonderful group of travelers. South Africa simply bursts with diversity…" READ MORE

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