Rainbow Nation

South Africa

Everything you could wish for

South Africa is one of the world’s top travel destinations offering a unique blend of scenery, culture, wildlife and activities for all ages and interests. The cities are dynamic and cosmopolitan, wild landscapes span mountains, savannahs and deserts, and the combination of sub-tropical waters and colder Atlantic currents provide a rich diversity of marine wildlife, in particular a spectacular migration of sardines followed by predatory sharks, dolphins and whales.

With excellent roads and plenty of pretty towns and points of interest along the way, South Africa is the perfect destination for a self-drive safari and the iconic Garden Route is a must! There is a multitude of national parks, including the famous Kruger, and private reserves that teem with ‘big 5’ wildlife. Here you’ll find a collection of luxe lodges, tented camps and achingly romantic treehouses. Cape Town buzzes with avant-garde hotspots and hip suburbs, whilst grand colonial hotels recline languorously against a backdrop of Table Mountain. With eleven official languages and a diverse range of cultures, it is no wonder that Nelson Mandela named South Africa ‘The Rainbow Nation’.

You Will Love

• Majestic mountains, savannahs, pristine beaches, cosmopolitan cities
• Exceptional big 5 game viewing
• Paddock-to-plate gourmet dining
• Rich, diverse cultural history
• The wine – chenin blanc & pinotage!
• Unbeatable options for every budget

South Africa’s diverse regions
from Cape Town to Kruger

Cape Town, Winelands & Surrounds
Greater Kruger Area
Garden Route & Wilderness Coast

Unforgettable experiences in South Africa

A selection of our favourite places to stay in South Africa

A collection of safaris & journeys in South Africa

Exellent and wonderful, reaching way above expectations.

Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

Classic Safari are the people who genuinely know other culture and offer incredible insight to perfectly meet your expectations.

Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It really was the trip of a lifetime.

Paul Cozzi

Very knowledgeable and patient. Our trip was all that we hoped for. Wonderful!

Jane & Robert Happell

Everything was perfect! Advice and information on destinations and activities hit everything I had hoped to experience. I contacted the Classic Safari Company upon recommendation and have now, in turn, recommended to others.

Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

Andrew & Pip Stevens

If you want the most sensational experience in Africa let Julia and the staff at Classic Safari Co plan it for you! Their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for their job means your every wish will be fulfilled.

Miriam & Joseph Harrison

Classic Safari is the place to go to for "top end" adventure travel.

Ron & Alison Guthrie

Classic Safari Company were brilliant - 10/10

Di & Kingsley Yates

The Classic Safari Company is the best I have dealt with. Extremely knowledgeable & professional, friendly, patient & understanding of first timers to Africa.

Annette Whiley

It certainly was the best trip we have EVER had. The experiences were mind blowing.  We want everyone we know to experience Africa - the animals, the people - magical.

Jo-anne & Dean Mifsud

Would do it all again and not change a moment. Best holiday ever!

The McGowan Tribe

An absolutely fantastic travel company - every one of the many trips they have organised for us over 22 years have been faultless and fabulous.

Judith & Roger Williams

The Classic Safari Company put together a truly exceptional holiday in South Africa. Their knowledge and professionalism is first rate.

Waterland Tribe

Our trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe was so well organised and went off without a hitch. Everything was taken care of all we had to do was turn up and have a great time!

Nick & Yvonne Rice

The recommendation of guides and services in South Africa were absolutely wonderful. Will definitely use your services again!

Sharon & David Herbert

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