Skip to content
Please select your location:
Table Mountain, Cape Town

South Africa holidays 2020 & 2021

South Africa is beguiling in its variety. It’s confident, cosmopolitan Cape Town but it’s also big game viewing in Kruger National Park, the farmsteads and valleys of the Winelands, and the remote, wild Elephant Coast. Our South Africa specialists have thoroughly explored this land of contrasts, from the north to the Cape Peninsula, and can recommend the best South African experiences for you.

On your holiday to South Africa, you could learn about the country’s colonial past in the battlefields of KwaZulu Natal, or focus on its more recent history with a visit to Robben Island. Take a relaxed road trip along the Garden Route, enjoying views over the wave-lashed coast. Or go on a Big Five safari in the Eastern Cape. Meanwhile, rail journeys traversing South Africa’s mountain ranges, grasslands, and semi-arid Karoo Desert allow you to see the country’s untouched, far-flung areas.

Creating tailor-made journeys for over 20 years

Suggested itineraries for South Africa

These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to South Africa could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

More choice for your safari

  • Inspiration across all our African destinations
  • Trip suggestions based on your interests
  • Advice on where to safari, when
  • Meet our team of safari experts

Guides to South Africa's regions

To help you decide where to focus your time in South Africa, our region guides describe the areas that you're most likely to visit when travelling. Each guide highlights the types of experiences the region can offer.

Tell us your travel plans and a specialist will be in touch

Contact us

Required

Required

Required

Our expert guides to travelling in South Africa

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to South Africa. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate South Africa at its best.

The Big Five with Audley Travel

South Africa is arguably the best place in Africa to see the Big Five: lion, elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and rhino. In this video, safari specialists Kirsty, Alex and Margaret discuss the country’s best parks and reserves for crossing the animals off your list.

The Big Five with Audley Travel
Start planning your trip

* Required

Provide us with a few starting details about your travel plans, and one of our South Africa specialists will be in touch to give you suggestions and ideas.

Your privacy is paramount to Audley and we will never share your personal data with anyone. For further information, please see our privacy policy.

Fields marked * are required.

Phone number not recognised

Please double check your phone number as we have been unable to validate it

Please tell us what prompted you to get in touch