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South Africa food & wine tour

HIGHLIGHTS - Get a taste of the Cape's cosmopolitan essence and unique blend of cuisines, cultures, heritage and diversity - Create authentic local specialities on a three-day epicurean excursion inspired by legendary gourmand Louis Leipoldt at Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg - Take part in interactive cooking sprees and the subtleties of blending ... Cape Malay spices in Constantia ... and wine cultivars in Franschhoek - Visit classic & contemporary estates, sampling Old & New World wines, unearthing the secrets of their''terroir'' - Meet respected foodies, acclaimed chefs and passionate locavores -Tantalise your taste buds at award winning restaurants with wine-paired dishes ...Read more >
From R58,200 excluding flights

South Africa botanical gardens tour

HIGHLIGHTS - Enjoy insights into South Africa’s unique floral abundance, captivating beauty, endless skies & friendly people - Explore Cape Town, the Winelands and the the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom Cape while at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, as well as Johannesburg in springtime – taking in iconic sights, landmark locations and spectacular, shore-based whale watching near Hermanus - Find out about ''fynbos'' and why the Cape Floral Kingdom is a botanical treasure chest. Its one of only six floral kingdoms in the world, the smallest yet by far the richest, and among the very hottest of global biodiversity hotspots - Visit gardens timed for peak spring flowering - some private ...Read more >
From R109,900 including domestic flights only

South Africa architecture tour

HIGHLIGHTS - Explore South Africa's blend of heritage & history that have shaped its built landscape - Navigate by natural landmarks and man-made symbols that define the skyline - In Cape Town, the 2014 World Design Capital, enjoy the bustling Waterfront , Afro-fusion cultural scene and architectural mosaic of Asian and Western traditions - In the Winelands with one-of-a-kind Cape Dutch architecture, discover historic homesteads, gabled gems, uber-chic wine estates & sculpture-filled gardens - In Johannesburg, the powerhouse of Africa, a vibrant mix with humble mining origins, experience urban regeneration projects and cosmopolitan culturesRead more >
From R69,500 excluding flights

South Africa archaeology tour

HIGHLIGHTS - Peel back crucial transitions from pre-human to present at landmark locations around South Africa, revealing ancient timelines and recent colonial overlays. - In the Cape trace the legacy of ancient hunter-gatherers the San Bushmen through evocative rock art paintings in the Cederberg mountains, gaining insights into their beliefs. Visit a five-million year site with the greatest diversity of fossils in the world and see where 'Eve' left her footprints in the sand 117,000 years ago. - In the Winelands uncover 8,000 years of continuous habitation, colonialism, slavery and apartheid to the dawn of democracy at a window-in-time spot. - In Johannesburg examine recent ...Read more >
From R79,200 excluding flights

South Africa culinary tour

HIGHLIGHTS - Savour a variety of flavours in breathtaking locations on a journey among sun-drenched landscapes lapped by two oceans, lush valleys lined with vineyards and a quaint village nestled under majestic mountains - Get a taste of the Cape's cosmopolitan essence and unique blend of cuisines, cultures, heritage and diversity - Take part in hands-on cooking sprees: learn about the subtleties of blending ... Cape Malay spices in Constantia and cultivars on a wine farm in Franschhoek - Discover the pulse of South Africa on a 3-day interactive cooking excursion in the charming Karoo town, Prince Albert - Visit classic and contemporary wine estates, sampling Old & New World ...Read more >
From R57,500 excluding flights

Arts and crafts holiday in South Africa

HIGHLIGHTS Explore South Africa's cutting edge creativity See the country's highlights and hidden gems - in summer Enjoy privileged access, seminal art collections and enlightening museums Meet local trail blazers who stretch the powers of innovation Connect with engaging experts and powerful influencers Discover how design, art, craft and architecture are providing a third way between entrepreneurship and aid IN CAPE TOWN - Take in the spectacular natural beauty and landmark locations - Dovetail with the country's premier creative event at the Cape Town Art Fair that's a transcontinental platform showcasing Africa's vibrant contemporary landscape - See creme de la creme exhibits at ...Read more >
From R89,800 including domestic flights only

South Africa history tour

HIGHLIGHTS - Roll back the centuries with select historians who unpack how South Africa was claimed, tamed and shaped - Be captivated by riveting storytellers who bring alive pivotal moments that changed the course of history - Visit sites of epic encounters: a 'window in time' farm in the Cape Winelands; the Frontier wars in Eastern Cape; the Anglo Zulu battlefields of Isandlwana & Rorke's Drift; the Anglo Boer war site of Spionkop; the gold-rich reefs of Johannesburg - Track the lives and legacies of iconic figures such as magnate CJ Rhodes, King Shaka, statesman Jan Smuts - Journey from prehistory to the present, through colonial conquests and slavery to the dawn of democracyRead more >
From R96,700 excluding flights