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An African safari is one of those a once-in-a-lifetime experiences that promises stunning views, thrilling activities and the most fascinating and diverse wildlife. Our travel specialists are well-versed in all things Africa, and are on-hand to plan your perfect getaway, right down to the last detail. From luxury safaris, to a more, authentic African adventure, we have the perfect itinerary experiences for you! Discover the vast and rugged incredible southern Africa, and explore the dense forests of East Africa, or relax and rejuvenate on the shores of an Indian Ocean island; Africa has it all.

We can take you to some of the best destinations on the African continent. Kruger National Park and the Garden Route in South Africa; the islands of Mauritius, Zanzibar and the Seychelles; Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa; and East Africa. Wherever you choose to go, we can get you there!

&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve

andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve is an award-winning safari destination in South Africa, which offers the ultimate luxury African safari experience.

Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park game drives are an exciting way to explore the wilderness and spot all the park’s magnificent animals, such as black rhino, zebra, ostrich, spotted hyenas, buffalo, lion and leopard. You can see over 600 elephants as well as the various other […]
Addo Story

Addo Story

Addo is located along the Eastern Cape Coastline, just north of Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) in South Africa. Enjoy reading to see all that's available in and around Addo.
amakhala game reserve


Set in the malaria free Eastern Cape, the reserve is an hour drive away from Port Elizabeth. You’ll enjoy a world-class safari experience, with luxury lodging and brilliant wildlife sightings. Elephants, rhinos, lions and an abundance of other animals call the reserve home.
Amakhala Day Safari

Amakhala Day Safari

Experience authentic, wild Africa with a day safari on the malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve, situated only a 45 minute drive from Port Elizabeth. Guided by an experienced ranger on an open cruiser, we offer visitors breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable wildlife sightings, including: The Big 5, […]

Balloon Safari

Taking off at dawn, travellers will see a stunning African sunrise waking the country side down below. Enjoy a glass of the finest champagne as you drift amongst the clouds, before landing where a hearty breakfast awaits you.

Boulders Beach Penguins

At the beautiful Boulders Beach, you can get to know our most famous birds, the African penguin. You will be blown away by the beauty of this small hidden attraction.

Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most popular holiday destinations in South Africa. Set at the end of the Garden Route, this cosmopolitan city is known for its culture, food, landmarks and vibrant atmosphere.

Cape Whale Route

The Cape Whale Route offers some of the best land-based whale watching spots on the planet, but it doesn’t stop there. Read more!

Cape Winelands

Nestled within the Cape Fold Belt, a little way from the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, are the Cape Winelands, a beautiful stretch of land where the finest South African wine is mulled. The Western Cape is known for its beautiful scenery and the Winelands.

Eastern Cape Game Reserves

The malaria-free Eastern Cape is home to a number of fantastic game reserves. The majority of them play host to the majestic Big 5 as well as a number of luxury lodges. A world of rustic opulence, superior service and safari wonder awaits.
etosha national park

Etosha National Park

The Etosha National Park is one of the best and most intriguing game reserves you can visit in Namibia. Its huge expanse of white landscape roamed by all kinds of wildlife is what makes it so popular.

Franschhoek Wine Tram

Hop on board and discover the beauty of the Franschhoek Valley! We offer exclusive transfers from Cape Town and surrounds at affordable rates.

Garden Route

The Garden Route is a beautiful coastal stretch of land from the Western Cape to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The route is one of the most beautiful areas of South Africa, with lush forestry, mountains, and pristine coastland.

Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla trekking is a unique and enthralling experience that stays with you long after you have left the rainforest. It involves following a troop of gorillas through the rainforest with a trained guide and quietly observing this magnificent animal.

Great Wildebeest Migration

The wildebeest migration is a world-famous phenomenon that occurs annually during the months of July to November in the Masai Mara area. At this time, literally millions of zebra, gazelle and wildebeest move into the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, set in Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, is one of South Africa’s premier safari destination and is the oldest game reserve in South Africa.

Hwange National Park

Hwange is a great destination throughout the year, however, during the different seasons it changes considerably, the dryer months of the year are from August to early November, and are often recommended as the best times for viewing wildlife.

Kaingo Game Reserve

Kaingo is a destination of outstanding scenic beauty, an African Eden. Situated in the Waterberg, 2.5 hours from Johannesburg, Kaingo Game Reserve is the malaria-free, safari holiday you’ve been searching for.

Kariega Game Reserve

Kariega Game Reserve has been a stalwart among South African safaris for over 25 years. The family-owned and operated game reserve is set between the Kariega and Bushman’s River.

Kruger National Park

The national park stretches across the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa, and encompasses the most fascinating African wildlife. Travellers can expect sightings of the Big 5 as well as big cats and various buck species.
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape where the dense bushland is virtually untouched, promising a unique bush holiday. The Big 5 reserve has the Great Fish River running through the diverse landscape.

Lalibela Game Reserve

Lalibela Game Reserve is a private game reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The 10,500-hectare expanse offers Big 5 adventures and luxury accommodation for all its guests. In addition to its safari adventures.

Lower Zambezi

The South Luangwa National Park lies on the eastern side of Zambia and is one of the most popular places to visit in the country. South Luangwa National Park has an incredibly high concentration of animals around the Luangwa River.

Luxury Railway

Whether it’s Rovos Rail, The Blue Train, or the Shongololo Express, you are guaranteed absolute comfort and luxury with delicious meals on board and stops at some of the most fascinating attractions southern Africa has to offer.
Luxury Safaris

Luxury Safaris

Here at East Cape Tours, we can find the luxury safari experience for you, where you can enjoy the most breath-taking wildlife scenes while still enjoying the finer things in the comfort of a luxurious resort.


Madagascar is a country that has never featured prominently in the safari spotlight, but that perhaps speaks to the small island nation’s charm, or rather, its mystery. Its geography and the wildlife who roam it are unlike any other place on earth.

Madikwe Private Game Reserve

Madikwe Private Game Reserve is South Africa’s 5th largest game reserve, set near the Botswana border in the North West Province. The malaria-free reserve is home to a number of fascinating wildlife including the renowned Big 5 and the endangered African wild dog.
Matusadona National Park

Matusadona National Park

The expansive park was inaccessible due to its rough terrain and dense bushland until Lake Kariba was built providing easy access. The lake changed the ecology of the park and more big mammals and birdlife were spotted, attracted by the body of water.


Mauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean, just off the South East coast of Africa, and forms part of the Mascarene Islands. Mauritius is known for its soft, beautiful pearl white sand and crystal-clear waters, as well as glorious mountains.


Mozambique combines a tropical paradise with spectacular wildlife and a rich cultural heritage. With its mostly untouched coastline and a thrill around every corner, Mozambique is a unique destination that presents a fun mix of both seaside relaxation and adventurous chaos.

Nambiti Private Game Reserve

Twenty-two thousand acres of unspoiled wilderness located at Elandslaagte. Nambiti is a land as rugged as its history. On the plains where the Anglo-Boer battles once thundered, the fight for supremacy is now the exclusive realm of its teeming wildlife population.

Okavango Delta & Moremi

The world’s largest inland delta and a World Heritage Site, the Okavango is one of the richest and most varied habitats in Africa, and ranks as a top wildlife destination. This vast and virtually untouched freshwater wetland lies at the heart of Botswana’s arid Kalahari […]


Set in the crater of a long extinct volcano, the Pilanesberg National Park ranks among the largest of the parks in South Africa. This well-stocked park has a dramatic landscape that supports a wide variety of plants, animals and birds. Pilanesberg accommodates virtually every mammal […]
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth is a vibrant coastal city set in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. It has the best of what South Africa has to offer, all in close proximity, from Blue Flag beaches, to malaria-free game reserves, quaint country estates, big city attractions and […]

Pumba Private Game Reserve

Home to the rare white lion, Pumba Private Game Reserve is the ultimate destination for an authentic African Safari experience. Encounter free roaming wildlife, reconnect with nature and create memories that will last you a lifetime in complete luxury.

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

The Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve is set on the border of the Kruger National Park and is one of South Africa’s most popular safari destinations. Wildlife roam freely throughout the unfenced Kruger border creating incredible game viewing.


The Seychelles is a cluster of islands in the India Ocean off the east coast of Africa. It is comprised of 115 different islands as well as coral islands. The Seychelles is often referred to as one of the best holiday destinations.
Shamwari Private Game Reserve Big 5 Safaris

Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and stretching over five of the seven biomes in South Africa, Shamwari Private Game Reserve is a popular and stunning safari getaway. It is one of the leading private conservations and provides travellers with excellent wildlife viewing opportunities.

South Africa Game Reserves

Our country is home to a number of world-class game reserves and national parks, where travellers can experience a safari journey unlike any other. Kruger National Park and the Sabi Sands Game Reserve offer some of the best Big 5 viewing.
South Luangwa

South Luangwa

The South Luangwa National Park lies on the eastern side of Zambia and is one of the most popular places to visit in the country. South Luangwa National Park has an incredibly high concentration of animals around the Luangwa River.

Table Mountain

South Africa’s best-known landmark, Table Mountain is a hiker’s paradise with numerous trails, amazing views and plenty of interesting things to learn.

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

Tswalu is a vast, magical land of infinite possibility, with sweeping vistas and a liberating sense of space. The green Kalahari is nature at its most diverse and surprising, and to spend time here is to be touched by exuberant, soulful beauty.

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is found on the beautiful Zambezi River, the fourth longest river in Africa, and along the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. This majestic sheet of falling water is about twice the height of Niagara Falls in North America.

Zanzibar Archipelago

Zanzibar is a stunning cluster of islands just off the coast of Tanzania and a popular honeymoon destination. The islands are stunningly beautiful and guests are sure to enjoy a culturally enriching tropical getaway.

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