South Africa

South Africa is home to mountain ranges, arid deserts, wild swamps and vast savannah. At the southernmost tip, stunning beaches, winelands and the vibrant city of Cape Town await. The country's national parks provide visitors with some of the most rewarding game viewing and luxurious accommodation in Africa. South Africa is a country of enough contrasts and diversity to satisfy a continent.

South Africa is one of the most beautiful and varied countries on the planet; there truly is something for everyone here, whether you are looking for a luxury honeymoon or an unforgettable family safari. From the rich Atlantic waters of the Cape to the warm Indian Ocean, the thick bushveld of Limpopo Province to the dramatic and arid scenery of the Karoo and Kalahari, the excitement and color of Cape Town to the sleepy coastal towns of the Garden Route. Indulge in the superb food and wine on offer in Cape Town and nearby winelands, hike through the Cedarberg mountains to ancient rock art sites, watch whales off the shore of Hermanus and watch dolphins at Plettenberg Bay. KwaZulu Natal boasts enough to fill an entire trip alone, with fascinating battlefields history, the dramatic Drakensberg Mountains and wonderful Zulu culture. Meanwhile, the world-famous national park's and wildlife areas: Kruger, Madikwe, Kalahari and Eastern Cape, amongst many others, are home to mindblowing wildlife, including the 'big five'. They boast superb game viewing opportunities alongside some of the most luxurious lodges in Africa.

Here at Scott Dunn we know South Africa like the back of our hand. We have hand picked our favorite owner-run guesthouses and boutique hotels, driven along the same roads you will, and tested out all the safari lodges to know where you'll get the best guides.

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South Africa and Namibia for Teenagers

Madikwe, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Cape Town

This South Africa and Namibia adventure covers some incredible spots in southern Africa, from the ‘Big Five’ in the non-malarial Madikwe Game Reserve, to the huge red dunes of the Namibian desert in Sossusvlei, as well as some incredible experiences for the whole family, before ending back in South Africa to explore the lively city of Cape Town.

Best for: Adventure, Family, Off the beaten track, Teenagers

Southern Africa in Ultimate Luxury

Cape Town, Winelands, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast, Okavango Delta

This wonderful two-week itinerary includes some of southern Africa’s absolute highlights whilst staying in some of the most luxurious properties across southern Africa. Explore the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, the stunning Winelands and visit Namibia’s desert landscapes of Sossusvlei and the Skeleton coast, before finishing in the beautiful Okavango Delta for an exciting safari.

Best for: Couples, Wildlife, Adventure, Honeymoon

Grand Tour Of Southern Africa

Cape Town, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast, Okavango Delta, Linyanti and Victoria Falls

Perfect for families, couples or groups this epic journey will take in iconic destinations in Southern Africa and its most interesting and beautiful scenery. Begin your journey in the lush Okavango Delta and visit the spectacular Victoria Falls, then travel through the mind-blowing landscapes of Namibia before ending in Cape Town.

Best for: Couples, Family, Honeymoon

Romantic Botswana Safari and Mozambique

Okavango Delta & Mozambique

This romantic itinerary offers a thrilling safari through one of Africa’s wildest regions, taking in two areas of the beautifully varied Okavango Delta where you will stay at some of our most charming properties. Your vacation ends as you head to an idyllic spot in southern Mozambique where you will be surrounded by azure blue waters and sandy beaches for some rest and relaxation.

Best for: Honeymoon, Wildlife, Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism

Romantic Kruger and Madagascar

Kruger National Park & Madagascar Desert Island

Enjoy a fabulous big five safari in South Africa staying at an authentic, yet luxurious tented camp bordering the iconic Kruger National Park before flying onto an idyllic private island off the coast of Madagascar where you can cast yourselves away in Robinson Crusoe-style barefoot luxury and enjoy exceptional diving and snorkeling in the Indian Ocean.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Honeymoon, Off the beaten track

Twin Center Rwanda and Cape Town

Rwanda & Cape Town

Go in search of the mountain gorillas of Rwanda in the well known Volcanoes National Park, before flying onto the cultural city of Cape Town where you can indulge in delicious food and wine, visit the vibrant winelands, climb to the peak of the impressive Table Mountain or visit the resident penguins at boulders beach. One simple flight connects these two very different, but equally as popular, African Experiences.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Honeymoon, Wildlife

Zambia and Madagascar in Ultimate Luxury

South Luangwa & Miavana

Escape to Africa for this once in a life time itinerary combining some of the continent’s most exclusive locations. A magical honeymoon or the most incredible family getaway, offering something for everyone. Explore the South Luangwa National Park with its first-class game viewing opportunities before hopping over to Madagascar to the idyllic island sanctuary of Miavana.

Best for: Beach, Family, Honeymoon, Ultimate luxury

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Our Guide to South Africa

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