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Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

See the majesty of South African wildlife with a full-day tour of the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve from Johannesburg. Travel through the reserve in an open-top 4x4 safari vehicle. Keep an eye out for the famous 'Big Five' – elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and water buffaloes – as well as many other species. Eat lunch (included) and then choose to either do another safari drive or visit the nearby resort at Sun City.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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5-Day Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park Tour with Round-Trip Flight from Johannesburg

Take an incredible 5-day tour from Johannesburg to see the mighty Victoria Falls and look for the ‘Big Five’ in Botswana’s Chobe National Park. Fly to Victoria Falls and learn about the natural world wonder from a knowledgeable guide. Explore some of the verdant paths of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, and take a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River. Enjoy a game drive and another river cruise in Chobe National Park to look for more African wildlife. Included: Two nights accommodation in Victoria Falls village in Zimbabwe, two nights accommodation in Kasane, Botswana.
  • Duration: 5 days
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  • Duration: 5 days
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Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

Spend about 3 hours viewing game while on a private safari at Kruger National Park during this 16-hour day trip from Johannesburg. Your game drive includes possible spotting of the Big Five: lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos. You'll find a picnic spot for lunch provided by your registered guide, with round-trip hotel transport also included.
  • Duration: 16 hours
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  • Duration: 16 hours
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3-Day Victoria Falls Tour with Round-Trip Flight from Johannesburg

See all the beauty of Victoria Falls without the hassle of scheduling and navigating on a 3-day tour including roundtrip flights from Johannesburg. Visit Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls village, then wind through Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park where you'll take a rainforest walk, see the world’s largest waterfall, and spot local wildlife on an exciting Zambezi River sunset cruise. Enjoy touring and travel by day, and comfortable accommodation in a 3-, 4- or 5-star hotel by night.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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Full Day Ultimate Pilanesberg National Park Safari

The Pilanesberg National Park is home to Africa’s Big Five—lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo—and is an around 2.5-hour drive from Johannesburg. On this full-day tour, increase your chance of wildlife sightings with two guided game drives in an open safari vehicle, tuck into a delicious lunch looking out over a popular waterhole, and perhaps spot giraffe, hippos, zebras, and antelope in their natural environment.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Elephant Sanctuary Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

This tour to the Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeespoort Dam gives you access to these mammals, accompanied by in-depth commentary on their biology, behavior, and conservation status. Additionally, the round-trip transportation from Johannesburg or Pretoria means there's no need to rent a car or fuss with directions and navigation. You'll travel with a small group of just eight people, which ensures personalized attention from your guide and plenty of time to ask questions.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Pilanesberg National Park from Johannesburg

Set out from Johannesburg to seek out Africa's 'Big Five' in Pilanesberg National Park. This full-day private tour includes both a morning and afternoon safari in either on open-top or closed vehicle, depending on your preference. Keep an eye out for various other wildlife, including cheetahs, giraffe, zebra and crocs as you go. Enjoy lunch next to one of the park's watering holes, where elephants, warthog, and blue wildebeest tend to gather. Then its back out across the park's rugged landscape on another unforgettable game drive.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Rhino and Lion Park Guided Safari from Johannesburg or Pretoria

Enjoy an opportunity to see some of South Africa's majestic wildlife with this 8-hour guided safari in the Rhino and Lion Reserve from either Johannesburg or Pretoria. See animals such as lions, rhinos, cheetahs, and wild dogs in a reserve roughly 1-hour from both Johannesburg or Pretoria. Know that while the animals are not roaming free, they have large spaces in which to live.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

Spend a half day exploring the Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre on this tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria. With round-trip transportation provided, there's no need to rent a car and you can simply sit back and enjoy the scenery on the ride. If you choose a weekend visit, you'll be able to witness a cheetah run; weekday visits include a cheetah interaction in the animals' spacious enclosure.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Early Morning Balloon Safari with Breakfast from Magaliesburg

Take in aerial views of the Magaliesbergs and the Cradle of Humankind on this hot air balloon safari. Get the best possible perspective on this striking landscape without paying for the high price of an airplane or helicopter tour. Spend the hour-long flight sipping champagne and enjoying the high altitude breeze, snapping photos and listening to commentary from your guide before landing for an included breakfast.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Dinokeng Safari Game Drive

An Open Game Drive Safari in the closest Big 5 Game Reserve from Johannesburg.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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2 day tented Pilanesberg safari from Johannesburg

This overnight tented safari tour is jammed packed with game drives, wild animals, camp fires, traditional South African food and good old fashioned fun.   What to expect on this overnight safari?It may at first seem like South Africa’s largest botanical garden but we promise you that there are animals lurking around nearly every bush. The tour includes over 12 hours of game drives where you will get the opportunity to view the wild animals in their natural environment. How we roll? We make use of proper canvass tents that just ooze ‘safariness' and  include comfortable camping stretchers with a mattress. And just to make sure you don’t lose touch of those creature comforts, we even have a bedside light, duvets and fluffy white pillows. The rest of the camp comprises of a cooking/mess/communal tent. The traditional dinners are served under the stars next to roaring camp fire.   
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Lion Park Safari Adventure Tour

Lion Park is a 60 hectares park giving the exposure of lions, cheetahs, wild dogs and a lot more of the animals that will give you the experience of South African wild life.Highlights: • 4x4 open vehicle safari game drive • Get to feed the giraffes • Lion Interaction • cheetah&Lion Cub Interaction • A Lot of Animals to be seen • Enjoy the Shopping at the Lion Park Craft Market • Get a Taste of the Local Food
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Rhino and Lion Park Guided Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

Experience the beauty of Africa on a visit to this 1200-hectare park that's home to more than 700 rhino, lions, buffalo and other wildlife.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Private Magaliesberg Day Tour from Johannesburg including Hartbeespoort Dam

Tour the picturesque World Heritage-listed Magaliesberg on this popular tour from Johannesburg. Check out the iconic Hartbeespoort Dam and learn how this major water source provides irrigation to area farms and resorts, keeping locals alive and well. Sit back and relax as you make your way through the rolling hills, quiet valleys and charming countryside towns during this private day trip.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Tour: Lion Park Half Day Tour

Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this half-day tour of the Lion Park, located conveniently about an hour's drive from both Johannesburg and Pretoria. Make the most of your time on this efficient tour that includes private-round trip transportation and a private game drive; no need to wait for a large group to get moving. Listen to guided commentary while exploring the park, home to spotted hyena, cheetah, and some rare white lions.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Rhino and Lion Safaris

The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is a private game reserve located less than an hour from Johannesburg and known for its breeding programs. On this tour, enjoy a guided safari drive around the park; spot animals including lion, white rhino, cheetah, Siberian tigers, and hippopotamus; and look out for lion cubs and white rhino calves.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Lesedi Cultural Village Elephant Experience from Johannesburg

This multi-stop itinerary might be challenging to plan on your own, but booking a guided tour means you can visit an animal sanctuary, the Chameleon African Curio Market, and the Lesedi Cultural Village easily in a single day. No need to rent a car to access the animal sanctuary, about an hour outside Johannesburg, where you'll seek out and photograph elephants on a game drive. Pick up some souvenirs at the curio market and enjoy a traditional buffet lunch at the Lesedi Cultural Village before heading back to Johannesburg.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Pilanesberg National Park Safari from Johannesburg

See some of South Africa's famous wildlife up close with a safari trip to Pilanesberg National Park from Johannesburg. Enjoy a chance to see the 'Big Five' animals during a 3-4 hour visit to the park. Get transportation from your hotel and back again in a comfortable minibus, and have lunch during the tour.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Pillanesburg National Park Safari with Lesedi Cultural Village Day Tour

Just north of Johannesburg, the Pilanesberg National Park is home to Africa’s Big Five—lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo. On this tour, maximize your chance of spotting all five on a thrilling three-hour safari with an expert guide. In the afternoon, learn more about South Africa’s cultural heritage and traditions during a visit to the Lesedi Cultural Village.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Pilanesberg Game Reserve Private Day Tour from Johannesburg

Explore one of southern Africa's largest national park with a day tour to Pilanesberg National Park from Johannesburg. Admire the dramatic landscapes created by an ancient alkaline volcanic crater. Watch for the park's variety of wildlife, including Africa's famous 'Big Five' – lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and water buffaloes – among many other species. Stop for brunch in the middle of your safari drive through this malaria-free park.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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15-Day Small-Group South African Highlights Tour from Johannesburg to Cape Town

Organizing a 15-day tour through South Africa can be an overwhelming task; but by booking this all-details-arranged tour in advance, you can simply sit back and enjoy. Get a comprehensive tour of Kruger National Park, the Garden Route, Johannesburg, and Cape Town with a guide to provide historical, cultural, and environmental commentary as you go. Visit off-the-beaten-track places and hidden gems that you may not find on your own, as well as the route's must-see landmarks and see Africa's Big 5.
  • Duration: 15 days
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Hiking Day Tour From Johannesburg

Get out of Jo’burg and experience South Africa’s natural beauty during this guided day-hike through the nearby foothills of the Magaliesberg Mountains. With roundtrip door-to-door service from your hotel, lunch, water and refreshments included, all you need to do during this 6.5 mile walk over moderate terrain is relax and enjoy the fresh air.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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3-Day Guided Hike in the Drakensberg Mountains from Johannesburg

Arranging a multi-day hiking trip in unfamiliar territory may seem overwhelming, but booking a guided tour through the Drakensberg Mountains makes it stress-free. Enjoy a 5-star camping experience, with all equipment, food, fees, and transportation from Johannesburg arranged in advance. Benefit from a guide's supervision as you climb the summit, where you'll get rewarded with panoramic views and photo ops.
  • Duration: 3 days
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