- General Information
- Car Rental
- Eastern Cape Beach Safari, 9 days
- Garden Route, Winelands & Whales, 7 days
- Kwa-zulu Natal, Beach & Bush, 7 days
- Scenery, Culture & Game, 7 days
- Country Quickfacts
- Things to know before you go
- Best Time to Go
- Arrival Guide
- South African Trivia
- Phrases and Words in 4 of the official languages
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Cape Town, 4 days
- Johannesburg, 3 days
- Beautiful Knysna, 3 days
- Sun City, 3 days
- Durban, 3 days
- Cape Winelands, 3 days
INDEPENDENT TRAVEL IDEAS
- Cape Town and Kruger, 12 days
- Cape Highlights and Safari First Class Option
- Panoramas Best, 3 days
- Winelands and Wildlife, 10 days
- Kruger Park Adventure, 3 days
- Savanna Style, 10 days
INDEPENDENT LUXURY TRAVEL
- Cape Gourmet, 8 days
- Cape Highlights and Safari Deluxe Option
- Route of the African Sun, 9 days
- Ultimate South Africa, 12 days
- Zululand Spectacular
- Splendours of the Cape, 9 days
- Cape Town to Kenya, 41 days
- Cape Desert Safari, Northbound, 11 days
- Cape Desert Safari, Southbound, 11 days
- Great Kruger Walking Trek, 5 days
- Transkalahari Adventure, 21 days
- World in one Adventure Lodge Safari, 19 days
- South West Safari, 19 days
- Zanzibar, Victoria Falls and Kruger, 22 days
FAMILY FRIENDLY HOLIDAYS
UNIQUE SMALL ESCORTED GROUPS
HOLIDAY OF A LIFETIME
- Magic of Africa, 20 days
AFRICAN TRAIN JOURNEYS
- The Blue Train, South Africa
- Rovos Rail, South & East Africa (Itineraries)
- Shongololo Express, Southern Africa
EXCLUSIVE GAME LODGES
- Kruger Area
- Eastern Cape Area
- Northern Cape Area
- Kwa Zulu Natal, 3 days
- North West Province
- Limpopo Province
- Project Rhino Kwa-Zulu Natal
- Mpumalanga Excursions
STAYS OF DISTINCTION
- 15 On Orange
- Cape Grace Hotel
- Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
- Melrose Arch
- Oyster Box
- Palace of the Lost City
- Table Bay Hotel
- Taj Cape Town
These are not your conventional African experiences. From 6 to 41 days you can journey between Cape Town and Kenya in self sufficient custom built trucks. As one of the team you are involved in day to day duties. As we said these are not your conventional African experiences.
South Africa Self Drive
Eastern Cape Beach Safari
Day 1. Arrive Port Elizabeth.
Upon arrival at Port Elizabeth International Airport you will be met by Goway's local representative and assisted through the car hire process. You will have 2 nights in this coastal town, which will give you some time to enjoy one of South Africa's blue flag beaches.
Radisson Hotel (2 nights)
Day 2. Port Elizabeth.
This town is known as the Water Capital of Africa, due to its combination of heavenly shores and invigorating sea breezes attracts thousands of sport lovers to enjoy some of the best sailing, surfing, scuba diving, kite surfing and much more. (B)
Day 3. Port Elizabeth to St Francis Bay.
Today you will leave PE, as named by the locals and travel for about an hour out of the city along the cost to St Francis Bay which is situated at the gateway of the picturesque Garden Route. (B)
The Sands @ St. Francis Bay (2 nights)
Day 4. St. Francis Bay.
Another beach lover's paradise, your accommodation is situated on the oceans edge with each room opening onto a private deck offering breathtaking views. Attractions nearby the hotel are a golf course, lighthouse and port tours, deep sea fishing or canal cruises. (B)
Day 5. St. Francis to Plettenberg Bay.
Plettenberg bay is a popular spot for local travelers for its scenery, beaches and activities. (B)
Robberg House (2 nights)
Day 6. Plettenberg Bay.
Today will give you a lovely opportunity to experience some of what this area has to offer, for the adventurous there is bungee jumping or sky diving, for those interested in the wildlife, why not visit the primate sanctuary Monkeyland, go on an eco-based whale & dolphin tour, and visit the snake or elephant sanctuary. (B)
Day 7. Plettenberg Bay to the Karoo.
Today we head inland for about 2 ½ hours into the Karoo which is a semi-desert region of South Africa, home to the Khoi and Bushman, last of South Africa's stone age people. (BLD)
Samara Private Game Reserve Karoo Lodge (2nights)
Day 8. Karoo.
You are able to enjoy two game drives today, one in the morning and then in the afternoon. Get ready to spot a cheetah or the elusive leopard. This area offers a wonderful variety of birdlife and also fossils that predate the dinosaurs and well preserved Khoisan paintings offer a fascinating insight in the earth's history. (BLD)
Day 9 Departure.
You can extend your stay or travel onwards to one of South Africa's other wonderful areas. Drive to Port Elizabeth to drop off your car. (B)
Note: This program can be operated in any variation to suit your needs. Also, Hog Hollow is closed for the month of June; however, we can quote on alternative accommodation during this time.
Daily (minimum 2 people).
Exchange rates differ from time to time. For the most up-to-date prices of this holiday idea please fill out our Africa Travel Quote form. We will do all possible to respond back to you within 24 hours.
Airport Meet & greet, accommodations as selected and meals as indicated by BLD, two game drives per day while staying at Samara Lodge.
Car rental, international and domestic flights, meals and items not mentioned in the itinerary, gratuities, travel insurance or entrance fee