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Explore the wild beauty of South Africa's Cape Town on one of these 15 safari tours for 2024 and 2025. From the thrilling sight of wildlife in its natural habitat to spectacular land formations, a Safari trip to South Africa offers it all. View majestic animals such as lions, elephants, rhinos and many more as you traverse through multiple National Parks and Game Reserves. Witness awe-inspiring landscapes from towering mountains to vast savannahs or explore the picturesque beaches dotted along the coastline. Prices start from $1,421, with tours lasting between 5 to 23 days. For help planning your next seamless trip into South Africa's wildest regions, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists.
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African Penguin
$10,995
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Discover Africa

10 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Encounter African penguins up close
  • Explore wildlife-rich Chobe Park
  • Boat safari, bird watch, or fish
  • Learn about Victoria Falls
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your African adventure begins with a 3-night stay in picturesque Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane and transfer to the Chobe River to begin your wildlife cruise aboard the Zambezi Queen. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African …
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A herd of zebras quench their thirst at a watering hole.
$15,303
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South Africa Luxury Snapshot

9 Day Itinerary
  • Tour the port city of Cape Town
  • Visit Robben Island
  • Safari through Kruger National Park
  • Explore wildlife reserves by foot
Activities:
Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience South Africa in style! Enjoy 5 star hotels and lodges as you track the Big 5 while on luxury safari in Kruger National Park. Discover the history and culture of this diverse country in Cape Town, dine at the famed Food Barn and stay in luxury accommodations such as Cape Town's Cape …
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Zambezi Queen, Africa Safari
$14,995
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Rivers & Rails of Africa

13 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Enjoy a cable car up Table Mountain
  • Discover local vineyards
  • Visit Kasenu Village
  • Safari through Chobe National Park
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The perfect way to begin your African journey is to spend 3 nights in the picturesque Cape Town.Then fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your 4-night Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the …
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A variety of wildlife in Africa.
$14,695
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Stars of South Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Tour famous wineries
  • Take a cable car ride
  • Drive through Chobe National Park
  • Experience the local culture
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Inagurate your 15-day adventure with a 3-night stay in picturesque Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African continent. Spend two …
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An aerial view of Cape Town
$1,420
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Discover Cape Town

5 Day Itinerary
  • Take a private tour of Cape Town
  • Visit Robben Island
  • Cable car up Table mountain
Activities:
Land, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This short 5 day tour of Cape Town covers all the highlights this vibrant city has to offer. Enjoy a private tour of the city with visits to the Houses of Parliament, the Castel, and Table Mountain. Take a trip back in time as you explore Robben Island and visit Nelson Mandela's cell. Learn …
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$21,014
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South Atlantic Semi-Circumnavigation

Ushuaia-Cape Town - 23 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Learn about South Shetland Islands
  • Explore the wildlife of Antarctica
  • Explore Gough Island
  • Sail to Tristan da Cunha
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Cape Town
Activities:
Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 23-day South Atlantic Semi-Circumnavigation expedition cruise aboard SH Vega departs from Ushuaia, Argentina, and sails south to the icy wilderness of the South Shetland Islands. Along the way, see spectacular glaciers and icebergs, as well as wildlife such as penguins, seals, and whales. The …
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Boulder Beach penguins
$18,703
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South Africa Luxury Family Safari

12 Day Itinerary
  • Horseback ride Hermanus
  • Kayak with penguins
  • Sip wine in the Winelands
  • Explore Sabi Sands via game drives
Activities:
Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a a family friendly South African vacation on this 12 day itinerary. Begin your adventure in Cape Town where you will stay in the suburb of Gardens, away from the tourist hub. Enjoy the opportunity to acquaint yourself with this vibrant town and sea kayak to visit the local penguins. Take a …
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Victoria Falls
$11,848
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth with Extended Stay at The Cape of Good Hope

Port-to-Port Cruise - 13 Day Itinerary aboard African Dream
  • Join a guided tour of Robben Island
  • Explore the Chobe National Park
  • Tour the falls in Zimbabwe
  • Visit Impalila's local school
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Victoria Falls
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
After 4 days of touring South Africa, fly to Namibia and board the African Dream to begin the cruise portion of this tour, along the Chobe and Zambezi rivers. Get an up-close experience of South Africa´s wilderness, enjoy authentic traditional cuisine, learn about age-old customs, and in the …
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Zebra herd drinking water
$14,030
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Coastal Treasures of Southwest Africa

Cape Town to Luanda - 12 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Discover Kolmanskop, a ghost town
  • Observe thousands of flamingos
  • Explore Namibe Partial Reserve
  • Uncover Angola's colonial history
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Luanda
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day cruise along the southwest coast of Africa, from Cape Town to Luanda, aboard the SH Vega ship. This journey offers a captivating insight into a continent with diverse facets. Begin your adventure in the vibrant, culturally rich city of Cape Town and explore the Atlantic coastline …
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Penguins gathering on the shore
$71,500
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Early Emperors at Echo Camp

6 Day Itinerary
  • Explore remote areas of Antarctica
  • Stay in a remote and luxurious camp
  • See penguin colony in Atka Bay
  • Photograph local wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Cape Town
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Discover the Emperor Penguin Colony on the shore of Atka Bay and explore the spectacular backdrop of ice cliffs, pressure ridges, and icebergs of the Antarctic. Join this 6-day Early Emperor's Antarctic Expedition and experience this breathtaking place in luxury. With the help of an experienced …
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Emperor's Penguin Colony in Atka Bay
$68,500
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Early Emperors at Whichaway Camp

6 Day Itinerary
  • Explore remote areas of Antarctica
  • Stay in a remote and luxurious camp
  • See penguin colony in Atka Bay
  • Photograph local wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Cape Town
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Experience the Antarctic in an action-packed adventure. During this 6-day Early Emperor's Antarctic Expedition, explore nearby ice tunnels, ice waves, a blue river, and a crystal cave network. With experienced guides on hand to share their knowledge of the local wildlife and environment, take a …
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Team of explorers in Geographic South Pole
$110,000
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South Pole and Emperors at Echo Camp

8 Day Itinerary
  • Explore remote areas of Antarctica
  • Stay in a remote and luxurious camp
  • See penguin colony in Atka Bay
  • Visit the Geographic South Pole
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Cape Town
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Skiing, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Take an exciting journey to the Antarctic and explore the hidden gems on this Great White Continent. During this 8-day South Pole and Emperors Antarctic Adventure, discover nearby ice tunnels, ice waves, a blue river, and a crystal cave network. With experienced guides on hand to share their …
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Geographic South Pole Explorers
$105,000
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South Pole and Emperors at Whichaway Camp

8 Day Itinerary
  • Explore remote areas of Antarctica
  • Stay in a remote and luxurious camp
  • See penguin colony in Atka Bay
  • Visit the Geographic South Pole
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Cape Town
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Skiing, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Discover the untouched wonders of the Great White Continent by taking an exciting trip to the Antarctic. Discover nearby ice tunnels, ice waves, a blue river, and a crystal cave network on this 8-day South Pole and Emperor's Antarctic expedition. With the help of experienced guides, take a ski …
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Table Mountain and Cape Town Harbour, South Africa
$7,538
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Extraordinary South Africa

Maputo to Cape Town - 9 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • See Maputo's Soviet-style buildings
  • Explore Mozambique’s islands
  • Spot rare bird species
  • Take a rickshaw ride along Durban
Starts / Ends:
Maputo / Cape Town
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this on this 9-day Extraordinary Southern Africa cruise from Maputo to Cape Town aboard SH Diana. Begin the cruise in Maputo, the former Portuguese colony in Mozambique, explore its culture, and enjoy pristine beaches. Discover South African shores, spot rare bird species like the …
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$9,480
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Africa to America Antarctic Epic

Cape Town to Ushuaia - 22 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Discover Cape Town
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Enter the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Zodiac cruises
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this22-day Africa to America Antarctic Epic Expedition Cruise aboard SH Diana,depart from Cape Town, South Africa. Explore Cape Town, a beautiful city with a rich history and culture before boarding the ship. The next few days will be spent crossing the Drake Passage. Once crossed the Drake …
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