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Explore South Africa

World-class safaris, cities and culture

Home to Big Five safaris, awe-inspiring scenery, vibrant cities, authentic culture and endless adventure activities, South Africa is one of the most diverse travel destinations in the world. A spectacularly beautiful and exhilarating destination; you can enjoy safaris and sundowners, whale-watching and wine-tasting, rich culture and cuisine - all in one visit. South Africa is perfect for first-time visitors to Africa but will satisfy even the most intrepid of explorers time-and-time again.

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  • Stunning year-round destination
  • Hike iconic Table Mountain
  • Malaria-free, Big 5 safaris
  • Fabulous food and wine
  • Cosmopolitan Cape Town
  • Road trip the ‘Garden Route’
Created uniquely for you

SOUTH AFRICA EXPERIENCES

A world in one country, South Africa offers a wealth of diverse holiday experiences. From top safari reserves to cosmopolitan cities, world class beaches and incredible activities, we’ll customise a once-in-a-lifetime South African itinerary that reflects your interests, passions and dreams.

Discover diverse places and spaces

South Africa Areas

Each region in South Africa is unique, offering a diverse range of landscapes, places of interest and unforgettable holiday experiences. Choose naturally beautiful Cape Town and its neighbouring wine valleys or head to the Kruger for the country’s finest Big Five safari. Let us design a custom trip including the perfect places for you.

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TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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  • Flights and transfers included
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When to visit

South Africa is truly a year-round destination. Generally, the hot summer months are between November to March but the drier winter months (May to October) offer prime game viewing in safari regions. For close-up whale encounters, visit the Cape Whale Coast from June to November.

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Your adventure. Our expertise.

WHY TRAVEL WITH MAHLATINI?

We know Africa intimately and your dedicated travel expert will create a custom African adventure that exceeds your wildest dreams. From extraordinary wildlife encounters to exceptional lodges, breathtaking scenery and responsible travel, you’ll be in the safest of hands. Tell us your wishes and we'll draw on 20+ years experience to make them come true.

  • Why Choose Bespoke Service
    Bespoke Service Custom itineraries designed just for you
  • Why Choose Responsible Travel
    Responsible Travel Conserving wildlife and supporting communities
  • Why Choose African Specialists
    African Specialists Over 20 years of knowledge informs every trip
  • Why Choose Financial Protection
    100% Financial Protection Peace of mind with your money secured in a Trust

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