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Wildfoot’s team of knowledgeable experts can help you craft the perfect South Africa safari holiday adventure in an experience that will make lifetime memories. From stunning beaches and lush mountain landscapes, to the cultural vibrancy of Cape Town and the epic wildlife encounters of its nature reserves like Kruger National Park, this incredible country is one of the world’s top safari destinations and so much more.Talk to us
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But Kruger is not the only place to enjoy fantastic close-up wildlife encounters. You can also visit Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park, which is the oldest and only park under formal conservation in KwaZulu Natal where the Big Five dwell, and also Madikwe, which is very popular for photographic tours as it is lesser-known, less busy and offers more space for up-close wildlife shots. Within a few hours’ drive of the major cities there are also a number of smaller reserves, which may not have the draw of the big National Parks but still offer superb wildlife spotting opportunities, thrilling game drives and a wide array of accommodation.
There are also other, lesser-known wine regions that are well worth exploring, like Swartland, with its world-renowned independent winemakers, and the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, near the beautiful coastal town of Hermanus.
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Everyone at Wildfoot has extensive personal travel experience, with firsthand knowledge of a huge range of destinations that we offer. Each of our team members has the same passion and dedication to helping you create the most memorable and fulfilling South Africa safari holiday possible.
Mike has more than fifteen years hands-on experience in the industry, travelling to some of the most incredible wild places on the planet. His far-reaching knowledge and invaluable skills will ensure that your wildlife travel adventure is a dream come true.
Zoe’s abiding love of adventure travel has taken her to some of the most incredible wildlife-rich places on Earth. Her vast experience and genuine desire to share her knowledge makes her an outstanding and invaluable person to help you organise your wildlife adventure trip.
As Senior Travel Expert, Simon has an absolute wealth of experience in adventure travel in some of the most fascinating places in the world. With in-depth knowledge and fantastic organizational skills, Simon’s first-hand experience and genuine passion drive him to work to create your perfect itinerary.
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Choosing a self-drive option on a South Africa safari holiday is a fantastic way to explore. With excellent infrastructure and safe roads it’s easy to navigate and also breathtakingly scenic. You can pack most of the highlights into one trip, at your own pace. It’s road trip heaven!
Guided Tours and Safaris
If you’d rather sit back and soak up the scenery while someone else does all the driving, there are more than enough options for guided tours and packages. Many of these trips will combine safaris with visits to the winelands or urban centres.
Depending on how long you have, you may choose to visit either the west side or east side of the country. We recommend allowing time to discover both coasts, which can be done in one trip and also combined with other destinations including Victoria Falls, Botswana and Namibia.
Food and Drink
The country is renowned not only for its superb food and wine, but also for how affordable it is for visitors. You can experience traditional local flavours from a melting pot of cultures, world-class gourmet cuisine and superb home-grown wines.
When to Go
This really is an all-year-round destination, with lots to entertain you no matter when you go. But the very best time to visit is spring and autumn, when the weather is pleasantly mild and experiences like seeing the gorgeous wildflowers in bloom and whale watching are available.
Combine with Other Iconic Southern Africa Destinations
Many travellers combine a visit to other iconic destinations in southern Africa, including the ever-popular Victoria Falls. If wildlife is your main focus, you can visit nearby Botswana and Namibia to observe even more fascinating wildlife in contrasting habitats and landscapes.
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The Wildfoot brochure has some fantastic South Africa safari holiday itineraries, packed with experiences and adventure that our experts have chosen with you, the customer in mind. Everything has been selected to ensure you get the most thrilling wildlife encounters and all the top highlights, while enjoying the very best in local guiding, transport and accommodation.Download the PDF
About South Africa
Wildfoot’s South Africa safari holiday itineraries encompass its stunning beaches, the vast wilderness of its nature reserves, the vibrancy and life of Cape Town and a magnificent diversity of wildlife that’s almost difficult to comprehend. Blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and packed with opportunities to get up close to the wildlife, culture and landscape, it is truly the adventure of a lifetime waiting to happen.
Despite its vast and wild landscapes, this is a country seemingly tailor-made for exploration. While its wildlife, including the accessible opportunities to encounter the iconic Big 5 - Cape Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant, Lion and Leopard - is the major draw for tourists, there’s so many more surprises to discover in this astounding destination. It’s also somewhere that offers incredible value for money for visitors.
From the bucolic beauty of the Garden Route and the world-class wines of Stellenbosch and the winelands region, to the rich culture and contemporary vibe of Cape Town, the magnificent natural splendour of Table Mountain and the wildlife-rich Kruger National Park and other nature reserves, this is a place that brings together everything in one incredible, accessible adventure.
If you’re inspired to visit this amazing destination, get in touch with our expert team at Wildfoot and let us help you craft your dream holiday. We all have personal experience of a wide range of places all over the world, so we are the perfect people to take care of all the details
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