South Africa Escape

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5 Based on 66 Reviews
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 10-99 yrs
  • max group size 51
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-37640
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ends Johannesburg, South Africa
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore Cape Town and the Cape Winelands
  • Admire the beautiful landscapes of the Garden Route
  • Visit Hermanus, Mossel Bay and Knysna
  • Experience a South African safari with 3 full days of wildlife spotting in the Kruger National Park Region
The "South Africa Escape" trip starts from Cape Town and ends in Johannesburg. It is a wildlife trip that takes 14 days taking you through Stellenbosch, Cape Town, Knysna and 7 other destinations in South Africa. "South Africa Escape" is a guided group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Welkom in Suid-Afrika! Wamkelekile eMzantsi Afrika! Welcome to South Africa! Our South African founders have designed an adventure-packed tour that will introduce you to the best of the Rainbow Nation. Travel along the Atlantic and Indian Coastlines, head south to Cape Point and visit quaint and historic destinations dotted along the way. Adventure along the famous Garden Route, experience the highlights of Route 62 and explore the Great Karoo. Venture north on a four-night visit to the Kruger National Park Region and see amazing African wildlife!
This is tour is also available as shorter, half-length tours - Cape Town And The Garden Route and Kruger Safari And The Panorama Route.
  • DAY 1: Start of tour in Cape Town
  • DAY 2: Cape Town - Peninsula Tour: Free Day
  • DAY 3: Cape Winelands - Stellenbosch - Hermanus Region
  • DAY 4: Hermanus Region - Swellendam - Mossel Bay
  • DAY 5: Garden Route: Game Drive - Knysna - Tsitsikamma
  • DAY 6: Tsitsikamma National Park & Storms River - Eastern Cape
  • DAY 7: Fruit Route: Route 62 - Oudtshoorn Ostrich Farm - Cango Caves Experience
  • DAY 8: Oudtshoorn - Route 62 - Cape Winelands - Cape Town
  • DAY 9: Cape Town - Johannesburg - Kruger National Park Region
  • DAY 10: Kruger National Park Region
  • DAY 11: Kruger National Park Region - Free Day
  • DAY 12: Kruger National Park Region - Free Day
  • DAY 13: Three Rondawels - Bourke’s Luck Potholes - Blyde River Canyon Viewpoint - Johannesburg
  • DAY 14: End of tour in Johannesburg
  • 13 nights in 2, 3 & 4* hotel and safari lodge accommodation, in twin rooms with private bathrooms
  • Single travellers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room (subject to availability)
  • 13 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 9 Dinners *Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and toilet onboard
  • Internal flight from the Garden Route to Johannesburg
  • Fully guided tour with experienced tour leader
  • Tour leader will accompany group throughout and manage all logistical details
  • Any international flights to Cape Town and from Johannesburg are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this South Africa Escape tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
5 - Excellent
Based on 66 reviews
  • Sandy
  • On Apr 30 2024
5 - Excellent
Excellent tour Matt our tour guide was awesome Benny our bus driver was great. Great group of travelers Right amount of free time and excursions
  • Kat
  • On Apr 26 2024
5 - Excellent
This was by far my favourite tour. My tour guide was very knowledgeable about the country and all the areas we went too. The safari's and other excursions were great. I only wish that when cage diving a shark had actually come,... Read more
  • Michelle
  • On Mar 13 2024
5 - Excellent
Amazing experience doing the full SAE tour! Forever grateful to Expat Explore for the unique opportunity to immerse into a country's culture with thoughtful itineraries, memorable experiences that push outside one's comfort zone,... Read more
  • Kath
  • On Mar 09 2024
4 - Very Good
Very Good
I enjoyed the first week of the south African tour, the second week was also enjoyable but I felt two days in Kruger park and Timbavati lodge would have been sufficient, as there was very little to do.
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this South Africa Escape tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 18 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 September 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

South Africa Escape tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this South Africa Escape tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Thorough hygiene practices and general health & safety measures has been implemented on this trip to protect against COVID-19.
  • Face masks will be compulsory while on the coach, boat and train. Coaches are cleaned and sanitised before the start of each tour and daily cleaning is maintained throughout the tour.
  • Traveler are required to carry out responsible social distancing while on the coach and train, during city tours, on visits to landmarks, museums etc.
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