Africa offers many attractions such as safaris, beach vacations, adventure activities and much more. We specialize in safaris in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Uganda, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa & other African countries.
Adventure Holidays include white water rafting, rock climbing, shark dives, bungee jumping, abseiling, canoeing, horse-riding safaris, kite surfing, scuba diving etc.
With lots of open spaces, Africa is the ideal destination for an adventure holiday. From bungee jumping to specially created “Fear Factor” or "Survivor" camps, we can arrange anything you wish.
Fancy sand-boarding in the Namib Desert? White Water Rafting in South Africa, canoeing, hiking, hunting, game viewing on horseback, rock climbing/abseiling, paragliding, trout or deep sea fishing, mountain biking, kite surfing, Shark Cage Diving (or see our Shark Cage Diving itinerary) and Scuba Diving are some of the adventures that are waiting for you.
Travel with Africa A-Z for you unforgettable African beach holiday to South Africa, Zanzibar, Mozambique, Kenya and other fabulous African Beach destinations.
has a coastline of 2236 miles. The beaches differ provincially. From small coastal towns to totally unspoilt stretches of beach.
’s beaches are probably the most well known with their white sand and freezing water on the one side (Atlantic) and the warmer beaches on the other Indian Ocean side. There are many quaint (and also, large) seaside towns that are fantastic to explore. Cape Town's beaches include Camps Bay, Clifton, Hout Bay, Boulders Beach (where you share the beach with the penguins) to name a few.
Cape Town's beaches are best from late-November to the end of March as are the Garden Route
beaches. These include Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness Beach, Knysna, Natures Valley, Jeffery's Bay, Cape St. Francis and all the way down to Port Elizabeth.
KwaZulu-Natal’s beaches are warm throughout the year where from here you need only drive an hour or two and you could be in the heart of a game reserve.
is the main city in Kwa-Zulu Natal and it is renowned for its Golden Mile - a 6km stretch of popular beaches. Dairy, Wedge, North Beach, Bay of Plenty and Snake Park Beach are great surfing beaches and offer a range of water-sport activities. Addington & South Beach are family beaches with lots of entertainment on offer.
North of Durban are the ever-popular beaches of Umhlanga, Umhloti, Ballito, Zinkwazi and Umhlali to name a few.
South of Durban has many family beaches and is of course famous for Aliwal Shoal (diving). Some of the swimming beaches are Bazley Beach, Margate, Banana Beach and Southport (Anerley) Beach. The south coast is full of beautiful small coastal towns and little discovered beaches.
A number of beaches in South Africa have been awarded the Blue Flag status, an international award for high standard of safety and water quality.
Between May and October, Mozambique
beach holidays provide a great alternative to South Africa's winter, with its remote islands with palm-fringed beaches.
is great for beach holidays between July and February when the weather is generally excellent. Gorgeous long stretches of fine white sand and palm trees await you. Mauritius
is very popular with South Africans as it provides a great all year round climate and beautiful white sandy beaches.
Beach weddings are hugely popular and there are lots to choose from depending on which country you would like for this wonderful occasion.
Africa is rich in history and culture. Wherever you choose to go, you will find different tribes, languages, history and battles that will interest all ages. The culture of the African people is fascinating from the Zulu's to the Maasai.
Cultural identity plays a big role in African people. There are so many different cultures and tribes and a visit to a cultural village can teach you more about these.
History - from the many years of apartheid to the Zimbabwe Ruins.
In South Africa, there are many different areas that hold amazing tales of battles fought. From the North West corner of KwaZulu-Natal where the Zulus, Boers and British forces clashed over land and sovereignty to a remote donga in Zululand
where the death of Louis Napoleon, the Prince Imperial of France (the last Napoleon who would have become the King of France), took place - Battlefields in South Africa
Many, now famous, men took part in these battles, including, Winston Churchill and Mohandas Gandhi.
The battlefields are the ideal self-drive getaway where you can see the stories unfold.
Many visitors to South Africa are interested in seeing the culture of our people and a visit to a cultural village such as Lesedi Cultural Village
is often the highlight of their trip. Museums are very interesting and help people to understand how we have embraced our new democracy and become the rainbow nation.
Let us know your interests and we can customize a full tour of Southern/Eastern Africa incorporating these as seamlessly as possible (especially if trying to please the rest of your family/group that don't share the same passion).
Scuba Diving - Southern Africa is an amazing diving destination and offers affordable opportunities for learners and experienced divers.
The warm Indian Ocean waters of Kwa-Zulu Natal and Mozambique offer some of the best Scuba Diving in the world.
Some of these sites are:
Sodwana Bay is famous for it's tropical fish and ragged tooth sharks,
Aliwal Shoal is one of the top ten dive sites in the world,
Two-Mile Reef is well-known for its excellent snorkeling inside the reef as well as a host of exciting dives on the outside.
Scuba diving off the Southern African coast offers numerous shipwrecks which are awesome dives.
Diving and snorkeling is available in most coastal African countries so email us for some more information and suggestions.
Shark Cage Diving in South Africa is a truly breathtaking adventure - up close and personal with the Great White Shark!!
The best time for Shark Cage Diving is between May and September although shark counts can still be good out of this time. Charter boats take you out to sea to witness these incredible sharks in their natural habitat. You can view the sharks from the surface/boat but the best way to view them is in a submerged steel cage while the curious creatures stare at you with its deep black eyes and nudge the cage!!
The Great White Shark is the world's largest predatory fish and can reach over 6m in length. South Africa has one of the highest counts of Great White Sharks in the world.
View our suggested itinerary for more information under South Africa Suggested Itineraries (Day tours)
us now for a Shark Cage Diving quote (please note that we have to book your whole tour - not just the activities).
White water rafting is one of the most popular adventure activities in Southern Africa. The best time for white water rafting in South Africa is between November and May as it is the summer months when the rivers are full from the rainy season.
The best white water rafting opportunities in South Africa can be found along the mighty Tugela River in Kwa-Zulu Natal, the Orange River, The Breede River and The Blyde River in Mpumalanga. Rapids vary from hectic to small (Tugela to Breede River).
No experience is necessary and you will be given instruction by your guide before you set off on your white water rafting adventure.
Take an extra set of dry clothes, lots of sunscreen & a hat.