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Cape Town

A country within a country

Welcome to the captivating and colourful world of Cape Town, where adventure, history, and natural beauty unite to create unforgettable journeys! Nestled at the base of the iconic Table Mountain, Cape Town is a city that boasts a rich tapestry of stories, stunning landscapes, and endless opportunities for exploration.

As you set foot in this vibrant city, get ready to be swept away on an exciting voyage of discovery. Picture yourself strolling through the historic streets of Cape Town’s city centre, where tales of centuries past whisper from the cobblestones. Or maybe you’re ready to go on an adventure and cruise along the rugged coastline, where playful seals and majestic whales make surprise appearances in crystal-clear waters. Lest we forget, the wine!

But a tour in Cape Town isn’t just about visiting landmarks or snapping postcard-perfect photos (although there will be plenty of those). It’s about diving headfirst into a melting pot of cultures, flavours, and sights. It’s about experiencing the heartbeat of a city that thrives on diversity and thrills at every turn.

Three Reasons to Come to Cape Town ...
Absolutely Beautiful
Boulders Beach On A Cape Peninsula Tour
Lots of adventures
Franschoek Winery
Superb grapes
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Best Time To Visit Cape Town on a Safari

November to March
  • The epitome of long, Mediterranean summer days
  • Very little rain expected at this time of year
  • Lot’s of wine and outdoor festivals are happening
  • Virtually no rain, clear blue skies and lots of sunshine
  • It can be hot and dry during the day with strong gusts
  • January is peak season and Cape Town is very busy
  • Rates are nearly double due to it being peak season
April to October
  • Lodges and hotels are quieter and rates are lower
  • If the weather is good, there are few places on earth as beautiful as Cape Town at this time of the year
  • Attractions are a lot quieter
  • July and August is peak whale season when southern right and humpback whales can be seen calving
  • The rains arrive in late May through to September
  • Wildlife viewing can be quite slow as animals spread out
  • Cold in the mornings and evenings. The days are a lot shorter as well
  • Some attractions like the cable way on Table Mountain close in June/July for maintenance

Our top tip, combine Cape Town with Kruger National Park and, if you have the time, Victoria Falls to see three of southern Africa’s premium safari destinations

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Animals on a Safari in Cape Town

Jackass Penguin
Humpback Whale In ISimangaliso
Rock Hyrax
Cape Mountain Zebra
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Other Destinations That Share Cape Town's Best Months To Travel

South Africa
Hluhluwe Landscape

The oldest proclaimed nature reserve in South Africa. It consists of 960 km² of mountainous landscape, in central KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. It is known for its rich wildlife and conservation efforts. The park is one of the very few parks in KwaZulu-Natal where the Big Five can be found.

Thonga Beach Snorkeling

The park is located along the northeastern coast of South Africa. More than 6,500 species of plants and animals are supported here. Whales, dolphins, leatherback and loggerhead turtles can be spotted from the coast, and flamingos live the African dream in the vast wetlands.

Kruger Scenary On Safari With Moriti Safars

South Africa’s biggest and best-known national park is home to the country’s greatest diversity of wildlife. Kruger’s real draw is an almost guaranteed encounter with the super-celebrities of the safari circuit: Africa’s iconic Big 5. You can expect sightings all year round.

Male Lions Phinda

This reserve encompasses an impressive 286 km² (110 mi²) of protected wildlife land. It offers some of Africa’s finest game viewing experiences, as well as 436 bird species. The reserve is particularly well known for close-up sightings of the elegant yet elusive cheetah, as well as the rare black rhino.

Cheetah In The Kalahari On A South Africa Safari

Wild, mysterious and just unthinkably vast, the Central Kalahari Game Reserve is a true wilderness that will give you the impression that you are exploring Africa on your own. Rich grasslands surround you by day whilst the skies at night are as clear as you could ever imagine.

The Linyanti Concession

This is a vast area of pristine wilderness located in the north of Botswana. The entire area is superb for elephants. There are a few rival prides of lion and this is also an excellent area for spotting the elusive leopard and rare wild dog.

A Safari Drive In The Okavango Delta With Moriti Safaris

The Okavango Delta is one of the most inspiring wilderness locations in Africa, if not the entire planet. The Delta is a truly unspoiled wilderness with terrain ranging from dry grasslands to swamps. Possible animals to be sighted include cheetahs, lion prides, leopards on the prowl, zebra, giraffes and elephants.

Zimbabwe & Zambia
Game Drive Hwange

This most famous park in Zimbabwe provides a haven for 107 mammal species and more than 400 recorded types of birds. If it’s elephants you want to see (there are between 45,000 and 60,000 living in Hwange), then this is the place. Hwange is most commonly combined with Victoria Falls.

Lion Jumping Over Water On A 7 Day Zambia Safari

Kafue National Park covers a massive 22,400 km². It remains little-known and largely unexplored with vast tracts of its virgin bush still untouched. Thanks to its size and variety of habitat types the it holds a fantastic diversity of wildlife. The Busanga Plains is famed for its prides of lions.

Kariba Dam Safari

Lake Kariba is famous for its ghost-like trees that seemingly float on the water. It offers remarkable natural beauty protected by some of the finest nature reserves on the planet and it hosts an abundance of wildlife. Its creation provided perfect conditions for wildlife to thrive.

Elephant Feeding In Front Of Camp, Mana Pools

Mana Pools is considered one of the prettiest reserves in the world. Its location near the Zambezi River gives it large pools that support an amazing collection of wildlifeCanoe safaris, a terrific way to see animals. It’s also one of the best places in Southern Africa to see endangered wild dogs.

Devils Pool On The Tip Of Victoria Falls

The Falls, traditionally known as Mosi-oa-Tunya or ‘the Smoke that Thunders’, are the largest in the world when you combine their height and width. Fed by the Zambezi River, they provide all sorts of adventures like visits to Livingstone Island, swimming in Devil’s Pool on the precipice, and sunset cruises.

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The Best Cape Town Safaris

Tsowa Safari Island, part of a Cape Town, Kruger, Victoria Falls Package

Cape Town, Kruger, Victoria Falls Safari

Come with us on our epic 12-day 'safari triangle' safari and visit Africa's favourite destinations. Rates start from ZAR 10,550 per person per night.
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Southern Tip of Africa

Kruger to Cape Town Safari

Two South African safari titans come together in everyone's favourite safari combo. Rates start from ZAR 7,500 per person.
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