Things to Do in South Africa

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Things to do

In a country with such diversity and variety, you’ll never run out of things to see and do in South Africa. At Scott Dunn, our travel experts make it their mission to bring you the very best of this amazing destination, with unique experiences and advice tailored to you and your ideal vacation.

We’ve traveled up and down the country extensively, so can recommend unmissable attractions and the best time to visit them, as well as its hidden gems. Whether you’re a first time visitor or know the country well, there are endless things to do in South Africa’s Cape Town and its surroundings. Providing breathtaking views over the city and coastline below, the impressive Table Mountain is a truly memorable destination. For those after an active vacation, hiking the mountain also makes for an unforgettable experience.

Searching for other adventurous things to do in South Africa? A safari adventure is another great way to see the best this country has to offer. On safari, you can watch giraffes roam around their natural habitat or spot leopards and tigers moving through the tall grass, all while accompanied by an expert guide. So, whether you’re planning a trip with family or hoping to see the ‘Big Five’ for your honeymoon, we’ll add all the special touches that make up your dream vacation. Or, plan a visit to the Garden Route to experience the true wonder of South Africa’s stunning natural landscapes. From the buzzing bars of Plettenberg Bay to the whale-watching hot-spot of Hermanus, there’s plenty to discover along this costal route.

Family Private Cape Adventure

Family Private Cape Adventure

Cape Town, South Africa

Explore the Cape with a professional guide and private custom-built Adventure Utility Vehicle fully equipped with surfboards, stand up paddle boards, hiking packs and more for a day that combines adventure and sightseeing!

Uthando

Uthando

Cape Town, South Africa

Uthando South Africa is an award winning, international and innovative Non Profit and Fair Trade certified organization which raises funds for community development projects in Cape Town and South Africa.

1 and 2 day Photographic Workshops

1 and 2 day Photographic Workshops

Eastern Cape Game Reserves, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Kwandwe offer private photographic safaris with award-winning professional photographer Mike Dexter. This experience is private and customized, each safari is provided with a private vehicle and safari guide.

24hrs to the White Desert and back

24hrs to the White Desert and back

Cape Town, South Africa

This incredible experience is a 24 hour round trip which takes you to the stunning icebergs of the Antarctic and back to Cape Town. This unique opportunity to explore the white desert truly is the 'greatest day' to share with family or friends

Adventure Off the beaten track
Benguela Diamond Safari with Ellerman House

Benguela Diamond Safari with Ellerman House

Cape Town, South Africa

Embark on a truly once in a lifetime experience, ideal for a proposal or just a romantic gesture. This 'diamond safari' allows you to follow a diamonds journey, from its source under the ocean to being set in a stunning piece and an everlasting memory

Couples
Campfire Cooking at Melton Manor

Campfire Cooking at Melton Manor

Eastern Cape Game Reserves, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Anyone who's been on safari more than once knows you'll eat very well. So why not roll cooking and learning some South African braai (barbeque) skills in and around your safari activities at Kwandwe Melton Manor?

Cape Peninsula - Family

Cape Peninsula - Family

Cape Town, South Africa

This guided day out is perfect for the whole family with treasure hunts in Kirstenbosch Gardens, fishing in Kalk Bay, stand up paddle boarding with penguins and game viewing in the Cape peninsula reserve.

Adventure Off the beaten track
Classic Car Hire in Cape Town

Classic Car Hire in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

Hire a classic car for the day and cruise the beautiful winding coastal roads of the cape.

Coastal Cave Tour

Coastal Cave Tour

Garden Route, South Africa

Explore the fascinating coastal caves in the cliffs below Grootbos. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the history of human habitation going back in time to a period when the Stone Age people and Khoi bushman called the caves home.

Families on Safari At Madikwe Safari Lodge

Families on Safari At Madikwe Safari Lodge

Madikwe and the northwest, South Africa

Madikwe Safari Lodge wants to create an environment for children & parents where they can tailor their stay based on exactly what everyone feels like doing or what opportunity may presents itself at the time.

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