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South Africa has a range of diverse places to visit, ranging from true African safari adventure to world class cosmopolitan facilities; the country is perfect for those wanting a gorgeous and unique getaway.

There is the undiscovered gem of the malaria-free Eastern Cape, where a mixture of safari, the ocean and adrenaline activities await, as well as the cosmopolitan, world-renowned city of Cape Town, where Table Mountain casts its shadow, and the lush Garden Route, the most beautiful stretch of coastal and forest land in the country. On the other side, we have KwaZulu-Natal, Kingdom of the Zulu, where a contemporary beach city meets wildlife and historical battle sites, and the home of our greatest warrior, Shaka Zulu. And then there is South Africa’s jewel, The Kruger National Park, the largest national park in the country, and one of the largest and most renowned in the world. Explore our cities, which offer world-class experiences, as well as historical elegance; explore our landscapes, which provide the most extraordinary views; and explore our game reserves, which are teeming with wildlife, including the Big 5.

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&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.
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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 animals.
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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.
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amakhala game reserve

Amakhala

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.
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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, Black Wildebeest, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra and numerous other antelope.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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South Africa is situated on the southernmost tip of Africa and is bordered by Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. South Africa is a vibrant and beautiful country that is filled with a rich blend of people and culture and languages, as well as beautiful landscapes, scenery, and fantastic wildlife.

As we are based in South Africa, we at East Cape Tours are specialists in this brilliant country, and with our strong relationshsips with the staff and owners of many of the lodges and properties in South Africa we are able to help you find the best prices to suit your budget.

South Africa has a range of diverse places to visit, ranging from true African safari adventure to world class cosmopolitan facilities; the country is perfect for those wanting a gorgeous and unique getaway.

The chic city of Cape Town is a must visit. The city is set against the backdrop of a glorious mountain range, including the brilliant and famous Table Mountain. Cape Town is one of the best cities in South Africa, and offers some of the best views, activities as well as entertainment and luxury resorts. Top hot spots in Cape Town include the swanky Victoria & Albert Waterfront, an expansive entertainment centre with an array of stores, cafes, restaurants, bars, as well as various activities including helicopter tours, historical tours and festivals. If you want to experience the outdoors, be near to nature and have the African sun shine down on you, a hike up either Table Mountain or Lion’s Head will be the perfect adventure. There are also cable cars that go up to Table Mountain most days, weather permitting, and it is best to arrive early, and have breakfast as you watch the sun move its way up the bright blue African sky. Cape Town is also in close proximity to the historic Robben Island where Nelson Mandela and many other Apartheid freedom fighters were held. Ferry rides to the island, where you receive a tour, are readily available. To experience the beautiful vast marine life, there is also the Two Oceans Aquarium. Cape Town also has renowned beaches such as Clifton and the up-market Camps Bay, and Cape Point, where the two oceans are reportedly said to meet, although some people believed the Atlantic and Indian Ocean actually meet at Cape Agulhas. Both are stunning and make for the perfect family outing. Cape Town makes a wonderful and unique honeymoon destination.

The Safari Experience

The Kruger National Park is one of South Africa’s most famous national parks. This giant park is home to a variety of animals, including the Big 5 (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, as well as leopard), thousands of antelope, buck and zebra. Kruger offers various safari activities and luxury accommodation to ensure you have a comfortable stay in the African wilderness. Activities include guided game drives, group hikes on the wilderness trail, as well as night drives, where there’s a better chance of seeing lion as they are mostly awake at night, as well as the early morning. 

South Africa, Sublime Coastline

To experience some amazing coastline, a trip along the famous Garden Route is recommended, where you can stop at gorgeous towns such as Knysna, Mossel Bay, Plettenberg Bay and the Cape Winelands, including the idyllic town of Franschhoek. South Africa has a range of small towns that have brilliant views, especially along the Klein Karoo, especially Oudtshoorn, a small town famous for its ostriches and the renowned Cango Caves, which can be explored.

South Africa is a wonderful, warm and inclusive country, which is blessed in an abundance of wildlife as well as contemporary infrastructure. Have a look at our exclusive specials and book with us for your African adventure!