October 16 - November 8, 2024

South Africa

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Escorted By: Susanne Collins

24 Days

44 Meals

Journey Leader

CT Rating

Small Group

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The World in One Country

South Africa is blessed with a diversity of climate, geography, wildlife and cultural heritage not possible anywhere else. Find new and exciting vistas each day: from the rolling pasturelands of the Mpumalanga, to the rugged peaks of the Drakensberg. This itinerary offers endless varieties of game and bird life, miles of golden sand beaches, quaint country towns, modern thriving cities and much more.

This departure is currently fully booked, but you can still join our waitlist and we'll notify you if any spots become available!

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While relatively easy, this journey features long flights, a number of walks over uneven ground (some with steps) and some hot humid days. Members should be physically active to fully enjoy this tour. Hotels are comfortable, roads are good and the food is excellent throughout the region.

Tour Highlights

  • Five nights in Africa’s most beautiful city, Cape Town, with tours to the Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain and the surrounding Wine Districts
  • Arid Little Karoo and Oudtshoorn, home of the ostrich
  • Garden Route via Tsitsikamma Forest, Knysna, and Plettenberg Bay
  • Homelands of the Zulu and the Kingdom of Swaziland with opportunities to experience local living
  • Kruger and Chobe National Parks for some of the best game viewing and scenic drives
  • Pretoria, capital of South Africa, Johannesburg and Bishop Desmond Tutu’s Soweto
  • Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park

Inclusive Features

  • Return economy group airfare from Canada to South Africa plus domestic flights
  • First-class hotels and lodges as indicated or similar
  • Extensive sightseeing throughout, including all admissions plus more than five game drives
  • Special opportunities to engage with local South Africans through receptions and hosted meals
  • 44 meals included as noted in the itinerary (B - 21 breakfasts, L - 12 lunches, D - 11 dinners)
  • All gratuities, surcharges, taxes and fees for included services
  • Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value with purchase of group airfare


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Have any questions? Contact Joilyn at jdoucette [at] craigtravel.com or call 1-800-387-8890

Book before may 31st

Tour Cost in Canadian Dollars Per Person

Land-only* (Join/Leave at hotel)
Montreal / Ottawa
Halifax / St. John’s / Moncton / Winnipeg
Regina / Saskatoon
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver
Single Supplement

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This Departure is Currently Fully Booked

You can still join our waitlist and we'll notify you if any spots become available!

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Looking to travel in 2025?

You can ensure your priority booking status for any of our upcoming 2025 departures today. 

Simply secure your spot by placing a fully refundable $100 deposit per person. When bookings open, those who have deposited will have the first opportunity to reserve their spots.

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Deposit is $800 per person. Final payment is due on Tuesday, July 16, 2024

*Land-only price excludes all flights and airport transfers. Land-only join at the Cape Town hotel/ leave at the Chobe Lodge. International and internal flights are only included if the booking is air-inclusive. Tour price is based on sharing a twin-bedded room. Prices are based on a group of 15 travellers and on rates, taxes and fees effective January 2024 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. Group to be escorted with a minimum of 10 travellers.

Insurance is NOT INCLUDED but is highly recommended. Premiums are calculated based on the individual’s age, destination (country), trip length, and trip booking window – please contact our staff to receive a quote. Your coverage starts on the effective date of your confirmation of coverage. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Check our website for the most current information. Refer to the enrollment form for terms and conditions.

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What are Craig Journeys all about?

Our goal is to offer meaningful authentic experiences that inspire a deeper understanding of the world we inhabit. Through immersive sightseeing and engaging interactions with local people and cultural sites, we strive to foster a greater appreciation of our global community.

We go to great lengths to ensure the physical comfort of our members, providing excellent accommodations, delicious cuisine, comfortable transportation, and more. At the same time, we encourage them to embrace and engage with local customs.

Why should I book with Craig Travel?

All of our tours are carefully planned to provide a comfortable pace, quality accommodations, in-depth sightseeing, and fully inclusive pricing. We encourage you to compare our offerings with other tours available. Check to see exactly what is included and what extras you may be required to pay.

What do you mean by 'Fully Inclusive' pricing?

Almost all Craig Tours and Cruises include all prepaid costs, encompassing airfare and related taxes, hotel accommodations and/or cruise expenses with taxes and service fees, most meals as described for each departure, sightseeing with entrance fees, gratuities for included services (such as guides, drivers, hotel staff, porters), and even airport transfers. For those residing in southern Ontario, we provide transfers between your home and the airport in most areas, while other passengers receive a special credit or an overnight stay at an airport hotel, depending on the circumstances.

Not included in the published prices are personal services and items such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, and beverages with meals or otherwise (according to local customs; for example, beverages like water, tea, and coffee are typically not included in Europe except during breakfast). Shore excursions on ocean cruises are not included unless specified.

While taxes and fees are included in our prices, they always remain subject to change. Consequently, we may need to collect supplements to cover tax and fee increases that cannot be absorbed.