Awe-inspiring wildlife, world-class wineries and incredible lodges
- Get up close to lions and leopards on a luxury safari in the Sabi Sands or the Kruger.
- Taste fine vintages in the Winelands.
- Spot cetaceans on the Whale Coast and take in the incredible views of Cape Town.
- Discover the country’s vibrant cities in the company of handpicked local guides.
- Sleep under the stars in a private reserve in the Kalahari Desert.
- Hike through pristine wilderness in the Limpopo.
- …or trundle across the country up to Victoria Falls aboard a luxury train.
Our team of expert travel designers – many themselves from South Africa – are here to help you create your very own personal itinerary, to show you the best of their home country. According to your interests, time and who you’ll be travelling with, we aim to deliver exactly the trip, standards and experiences you’re after. With a team of concierges based in Cape Town, we can arrange tables at the best restaurants before you get here and provide any support you need when you arrive.
Get inspired by browsing through some of our most popular example trips below, or call one of our expert South Africa Travel Designers to start planning the journey of a lifetime.
Why do I love South Africa so much? Apart from the fact that it’s home, I think it’s also the friendliest, most beautiful and diverse country in Africa. Where else can you enjoy international food and wine pairing one day, and a safari in Big Five territory the next?
Our Top South Africa Trip Suggestions
Where to go
Need to Know
is the local time
Rand is the local currency
Pretoria is the capital city
Bobotie is South Africa's national dish
Johannesburg is the country's largest city
When to go
Cape Town and along the Garden Route are great to visit any time of year, but early summer when the winds drops are particularly pleasant. If you're visiting for safari, the dry winter months are often considered the best but the wetter summer months bring full waterholes, lush bushveld and lots of newborn animals.
We booked an African safari through Jacada Travel and couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. I was very impressed with how warmly we were treated by everyone we encountered at each lodge, tour, and transport company you used. The tour and safari guides were all so knowledgeable and genuinely eager to tell their stories of the the fabulous…
Jacada planned for our adult family a trip of a lifetime to Africa! From stepping off our flight to waving goodbye after security they assisted us in every way. The Lodges, Hotels and Camps the Jacada representative Jody helped us select were over the top, beyond our expectations. We started and ended in SA with the bulk of our trip…
Jacada did an amazing job for us for our trip to South Africa. Planned our trip with us every step of the way! Would certainly use them again.
Our entire trip was AMAZING from start to finish!!! We had very timely and professional guides. Every hotel was top notch and exceeded our expectations. I couldn’t have even come close to planning something like this on my own. I will definitely be reaching out to Jacada for our next trip!!!
Just back from an absolutely wonderful 12-day honeymoon to South Africa, planned and executed by Emily and Angela at Jacada. Nothing but positive things to say about the trip and our experience -- they took our input and direction and planned a trip that met all of our (high) expectations and requests. We are "explore places by mouth" people and…