South Africa Holidays

South Africa's sunny weather, unspoiled wilderness areas and vibrant cities make it one of the world's prime tourist destinations. Whether you're looking to unwind beneath the South African sun on a beach in Cape Town or travel through the golden plains of the interior on a safari, South Africa has something for every traveler. Thomas Cook Tours offers a variety of South Africa holidays. These include tours focusing on the city of Cape Town and on the east coast with its rugged mountains and rustic seaside towns, as well as adventures that transport you from the fairest Cape, across the country and deep into the unspoiled wilderness of the Kruger National Park.

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The city of Cape Town is a mandatory stop on any trip to South Africa. There’s an enormous amount to see and do in this picturesque coastal city. Highlights include touring the world-famous Cape vineyards, taking a cable car up majestic Table Mountain and enjoying sundowners at beachside café in trendy Camps Bay.

Some of South Africa’s most dramatic scenic destinations can be found along the Garden Route, which stretches from Heidelberg in the Western Cape to Storms River in the Eastern Cape. A tour of the region will take you through a magical landscape of forested coastal mountains, unspoiled beaches and cosy seaside hamlets.

South Africa’s best-known game parks are located in the northeast of the country. The Kruger National Park is the largest of these. You can spend several days travelling through the diverse terrains and landscapes of this enormous reserve, where you’re certain to see a large variety of indigenous wild game.

Why visit South Africa

South Africa offers a convenient combination of first world conveniences, affordability and spectacular wilderness destinations. It also boats a mild winter climate, which makes it suitable for year-round travel.

Find out more about Thomas Cook Tours South Africa holidays by contacting one of our tour consultants today.