South Africa Holiday Ideas

Zebras crossing a dirt road in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Kruger National Park

Our recommended South Africa itineraries

Seeing the Big Five is just the beginning when it comes to visiting South Africa. But with so many driving routes and charming coastal towns and wineries to visit, it can be difficult to know where to begin and end. To help you see the best that the country has to offer, we’ve listed our favourite South Africa holidays below, as created by our Experts based on their own experiences. As with all of our holidays, every aspect of these itineraries can be tailored to suit you or, if you have something specific in mind, we can create a bespoke holiday for you from scratch. To start planning your holiday to South Africa, call our Experts today

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Travel to South Africa with the Experts

At Round the World Experts we have a dedicated team of South Africa Experts, who have visited the country and know exactly how to create the perfect holiday itinerary for you. So whether you're looking to add on a safari holiday after attending a wedding there, or are planning a comprehensive road trip around the country, our Experts can create a bespoke holiday itinerary for you that covers everything from flights to accommodation, transfers, car hire and experiences, all in one easy price. To find out more, contact our Experts today

Nicola Kennedy headshot

If you don't want to drive the garden route but still want to do more than Cape Town, I recommend visiting Hermanus. You can see whales and dolphins from the shore at certain times of the year and, if you're feeling game, also go cage diving! 

- Nicola Kennedy, Expert
A plate of seafood in Cape Town
When visiting Cape Town, don't miss visiting Camps Bay Beach for the best seafood lunch you've ever had #expertfinds #campsbaybeach #capetown #seafood