Knysna South Africa

Make tracks for a luxury tour of South Africa

The vibrant South African sunsets of violet, fuchsia and vermillion melting into an epic horizon peppered with sweeping rugged mountains, ancient trees, and roaming African wildlife will send shivers down your spine.

South Africa is synonymous with the legendary beauty of its many-varied terrains quite unique to other parts of Africa, and our luxury South Africa tours will astound as you encounter the ever-changing, and always breathtaking wonders on offer.

South Africa is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa, divided on the south by a spectacular coastline stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, and its complex history is reflected in the 11 official languages of the region.

With rolling, untouched bushland, mountain ranges, pristine beaches, cosmopolitan cities, world-famous National Park Reserves and thundering waterfalls to explore, our Africa and South Africa tour itineraries offer you the opportunity to see what the rest of the world can only dream about.


The wonders you will find

Our South Africa tours cover the spectacular Cape Coastline, the impressive interior wonders of the Panorama Route and the glorious Garden Route to deliver Table Mountain, Kruger National Park, the legendary Victoria Falls, Ghost Mountain.

See the sophisticated and stunning cities of Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban among other Southern African must-sees and hidden gems.

Luxury tours with Scenic

The difference is Scenic

We take luxury to the Nth Degree.

All accommodation on your South Africa tour is of 5-star quality – no matter if you’re in the sophisticated city of Pretoria or out in open bush under the wide African sky in one of South Africa’s fine national parks - you’ll experience the luxurious comforts of top-level accommodation.

All first-class accommodation, cruises, rail journeys, transfers, dining experiences and even gratuities are included in your journey with us.

With nine luxurious South Africa tours ranging from an immersive 31 day exploration through to a delightful 13 day wonder whistle-stop, with extensions to Kenya, Nairobi and other neighbouring countries to choose from, your Southern African journey with us will enchant.

Zebras at Thornybush Game Reserve

The endless wonders of South Africa

Our commitment to combining passion for discovery with dedication to luxury has resulted in multiple awards.

Our handpicked staff are led by our Journey Designers who have crafted itineraries and experiences to bring you the best South Africa has to offer, and our on-board Tour Directors who can’t wait to share their passion and knowledge of the region with you.

The Scenic Experience combines the ease of luxury travel with a selection of itineraries made up of our signature Enrich experiences and Freechoice activities.


Freechoice

In Kruger National Park, follow the pathway from the lodge to the Sabie River, led by your expert tracker to an elevated vantage point where you can observe pods of hippos revelling in the shallows.

Spend time observing their behaviours, take some pictures and receive interesting commentary on these magnificent creature from your local guide.

In Oudtshoon, learn about Africa’s largest bird at the ostrich farm before heading to Knysna on the beautiful Garden Route, famous for its oysters.

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Enrich

Our unique Enrich experiences are special, all-included multi-sensory cultural activities that are entirely exclusive to the Scenic traveller.

Curated by our Journey Designers, these events will transform your South African tour into a journey of discovery and wonder.

Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture and their close association with the wild animals.

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Kruger National Park

Take the Scenic route

Our South Africa tours combine the ease of luxury travel with a vast selection of exciting itineraries.

Ascend Cape Town’s glorious Table Mountain by rotating gondola for a 360-degree aerial perspective of the view you glimpsed from your hotel suite the night before.

Later, sample the finest wine South Africa has to offer on a winelands tour, or take a whale watching cruise, discover the historical significance of Robben Island, visit the townships of the area on a tour or take a Harley Davidson ride with stunning views.

Journey along the Cape Coast, stopping at the Cape of Good Hope and visiting the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach.

Discover the exquisite beauty of the Garden Route, stopping off at Knysna to explore the thriving and varied wildlife, visiting Monkeyland with Madagascar lemurs and vervet monkeys, or the birds of Eden, and enjoy a cruise through the Knysna lagoon.

In Natal, enter the Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park, world-renowned for its Rhino conservation programme and in the evening, at the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Zululand, we Enrich your experience by a offering you a private, mesmerising, rhythmic performance of traditional Zulu dancing and drumming.

Thrillseekers and nature lovers alike will delight in the 450 kilometres of untamed wilderness of Kruger National Park, home to the highest concentration of leopards in Africa, where you will take a game drive in an open safari vehicle to observe the roaming wildlife to tick off seeing the Big Five up close.