South Africa is wide and vast, and abundantly gifted with gorgeous landscapes and fascinating wildlife. From safari hideouts deep in the wilderness to trendy urban playgrounds, from secret mountain getaways to vine-combed valleys and pearl-white beaches, the holiday options in South Africa are almost endless.

On safari at MalaMala, Mpumalanga, South Africa

There are fortnight-long safari/wine country/coastal tours, shorter trips featuring the country’s most iconic attractions, and tours featuring particular regions – such as KwaZulu-Natal – that have much to explore.

An African sunset at Tuningi Safari Lodge in North-West, South Africa

Create your own perfect holiday using our ideas in the combinations that call out to you. Whether it’s the highlife of the cities that appeals, or stealing away someplace far off the beaten track, or a bit of each and plenty more besides, Exclusive Getaways has a lucky-dip of South African holiday ideas for you. 

The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Our itineraries can be selected for travel just as they are, or – and this is the best approach, you can use them as a basis from which to stitch together your own perfect patchwork of a South African holiday. Different travel and sightseeing options in our various itineraries can be mixed and matched to get you the holiday you want. And of course, we’ll gladly add additional experiences for you or custom-build a trip from scratch. 

Walking near the famous limestone Twelve Apostles near Table Mountain, Cape Town

Some of our most popular trips are:

15-day tour of Cape Town, Winelands, Garden Route and the safari territory of either Mpumalanga or Limpopo;

6-day tour of Madikwe, Magaliesberg and Sun City;

9-day tour of the Garden Route and Eastern Cape;  and

16-day tour of Sun City, Mpumalanga, the Wild Coast, Garden Route and Cape Town.

All can be tweaked, tugged and turned upside-down to suit you!

The vineyards of Franschhoek, Western Cape, at Mont Rochelle

The accommodation stops we recommend are deliciously appealing. Each establishment has its own character, ranging from the fun and the funky to the infallibly luxurious. Many are situated in exceptional settings and several are multiple award-winners. For the most part, our itineraries feature several accommodation choices per stopover, to suit different tastes and budgets.

Snorkelling at Mabibi Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Take the hassle out of booking your next South African holiday. Get some advice from Exclusive Getaways, travel specialists with 21 years of experience in South African safari accommodation. Mail us for information, ideas and bookings, or call +27 21 797-7122.