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  • Western Cape was formed in 1994 and is a popular inclusion on South African tours.

The Western Cape is a province located to the southwest of South Africa. Roughly L-shaped, the province extends north and east from the Cape of Good Hope and is bordered by the Northern and Eastern Capes as well as two oceans, the Indian Ocean to the south and the Atlantic to the west.

The capital and heart of the Western Cape is Cape Town, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations on South African tours. Despite its relatively small size in comparison to other states in the country, the Western Cape has much to offer including the famed Garden Route, the culinary rich Cape Winelands and the stunning Table Mountain.

The West Coast is somewhat of a secret to international travelers, however, the beaches found there are where many South Africans choose to holiday.

Centuries of trade and immigration have created a very multicultural feel in the province. Much of the population is able to trace links back to parts of Europe, Southeast Asia, India and other parts of Africa. Areas like Cape Town and Stellenbosch are known for their nightlife, however, the incredible nature and wildlife aspect of the province must not be overlooked. Scenery here is unmatched and visits to nature reserves and national parks should not be missed on a South African vacation.

 


 

South Africa Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to South Africa trips.

Learn about the history and culture of South Africa, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about South Africa's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering South Africa for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our South Africa tours today!

 

Extend Your Stay

After your South Africa vacation, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from South Africa or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours.

 

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  • Cape Highlights & Safari

    Take in the wonders of the Cape region of South Africa, from the mother city of Cape Town and winelands, along the wonders of the Garden Route to Port Elizabeth and ending with an African safari in a private game reserve.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,556
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • City Lights & Safari Sights

    Visit Cape Town and the spectacular peninsula. Then journey to Ivory Tree Lodge in the Pilanesberg. This African safari is an opportunity to have close encounters with a wide variety of big game, including the Big 5, cheetahs, and wild dogs.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,364
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Magic of Africa: Holiday of a Lifetime

    Carrying our promise of something special, Goway’s Magic of Africa captures the essence of Southern Africa. Marvel at the beauty of Cape Town and explore this vibrant cosmopolitan city. Enjoy first class cuisine and wines, experience fascinating cultures and learn about amazing history. Come face to face with the wildest of animals. Visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and cruise on the Chobe River.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 11,789
    Trip Type:
    Fully Escorted Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Single Friendly
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  • Adventures in Nature

    Explore Cape Town then experience the Kruger area and Sabi Sands as this family trip offers kids programs that incorporate a junior ranger workshop, activities and peace of mind for parents.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,476
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Independent Travel Modules
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  • African Sampler

    South Africa or Kenya for your African safari? With this unique itinerary, there’s no need to choose. Enjoy the culture and wildlife of the Masai Mara before flying on to Victoria Falls and Cape Town.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,077
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Game Lodges, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Authentic Cape & Wildlife

    Focusing on two of the country’s most popular regions, this South Africa vacation is perfect for first-timers or those Globetrotters looking for a return visit to see favourite spots like Cape Town and the game reserves of the northeast.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,421
    Trip Type:
    Game Lodges, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Beautiful Knysna

    Knysna is situated on South Africa's only National Lake and is the country's largest permanent estuary. Spend time visiting Featherbed Nature Reserve and get to know this enchanting town.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 265
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Blue Train: Cape Town to Pretoria

    Enjoy grace and elegance as you sit back and relax travelling through the panoramic countryside of South Africa. Start from either Cape Town of Pretoria and let the Blue Train work its spell.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,262
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Cape & Kruger Escape

    Explore the most beautiful regions of South Africa on this adventure. Explore the Western Cape before embarking on an African safari through a private game reserve in Kruger National Park.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,767
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Cape & Kruger Escape incl. Air

    Explore the most beautiful regions of South Africa on this adventure. Explore the Western Cape before embarking on an African safari through a private game reserve in Kruger National Park.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,399
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Cape & Safari Dynasty

    This South Africa vacation emphasises the natural beauty of this incredibly diverse country, from African safari opportunities in the northwest, to the unrivalled environments and wildlife of the Western Cape.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,092
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Cape Grace: Stay of Distinction

    Positioned on its own quay, minutes from the city centre, Cape Grace exudes a feeling of elegance and hospitality. Enjoy stunning views of the harbour, Table Mountain and the yacht marina.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,612
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Cape to Cairo... Ultimate Journey of a Lifetime (September 2018)

    This epic 32-day journey of a lifetime takes in an Africa that people only dream of. It includes life-changing “bucket-list” experiences, stays at iconic hotels, and some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet.
    Duration:
    32 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 49,999
    Trip Type:
    Fully Escorted Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Small Group Tours, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Cape to Kenya Tour from Cape Town to Nairobi

    Take an epic journey across Africa, journeying from the southern tip to the eastern coast. Explore cosmopolitan Cape Town in the shadow of Table Mountain, marvel at the majesty of Victoria Falls in Zambia, and get lost in the streets of historical Zanzibar in Tanzania before traversing the Serengeti and ending your trip in Nairobi, Kenya. Embrace the magic of Africa on this journey of a lifetime.
    Duration:
    41 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,377
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Locally Escorted Tours, Single Friendly
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  • Cape Town

    Uncover Cape Town, the mother city of Africa, and its Western Cape, regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the world. A rare cultural gem, Cape Town offers a mix of many cultures.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 412
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Cape Town: Ellerman House: Stay of Distinction

    The privately owned Ellerman House stands as an iconic showcase of South Africa’s finest lodging, cuisine, wine, and leisure. With shaded verandas, tiered gardens, beautiful interiors, and a celebrated art collection, guests from all over the world love the combination of luxury and service this serene getaway offers.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,731
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules, Stays of Distinction
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  • Cape Town: Live Like A Local

    This unique program allows Globetrotters to Live Like a Local in the Mother City of Cape Town. Designed for a minimum two-week stay, this Live Like a Local vacation lets you experience the local lifestyle, accommodations, and culture as you mingle with the Cape Town community.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 869
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Cape Winelands: Franschhoek

    South Africa's 'food and wine capital.'
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 374
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Cape Winelands: Stellenbosch

    Delicious flavours against stunning scenery make Stellenbosch a special getaway.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 265
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Extraordinary Cape and Game

    Combined the best of South Africa, exploring magnificent Cape Town and the surrounding Western Cape, before flying on to Pilanesberg Game Reserve for a chance to spot the Big 5.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,380
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Extraordinary Cape and Game Including Air

    Combined the best of South Africa, exploring magnificent Cape Town and the surrounding Western Cape, before flying on to Pilanesberg Game Reserve for a chance to spot the Big 5.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,799
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Franschhoek Country House: Stay of Distinction

    Located within walking distance to the charming village of Franschhoek, this magnificent property is ideally located to allow you to enjoy the gourmet and wine capital of South Africa.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 662
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Grootbos Nature Reserve

    Nestled in an ancient Milkwood forest surrounded by fynbos and mountains, the accommodation at Grootbos offers a complete immersion into the pristine natural surroundings within the gentle embrace of comfort and luxury.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,648
    Trip Type:
    Game Lodges, Romance & Honeymoon, Safaris
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  • Legendary Cape & Delta

    More than just another Africa safari, this wildlife adventure explores the beauty of South Africa’s Cape region before embarking on an adventure in Botswana’s Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 7,236
    Trip Type:
    Safaris, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Luxurious Cape & Kalahari

    This deluxe itinerary features two iconic destinations. Cape Grace melds the modern comforts of a luxury hotel with traditional Cape heritage and culture. Tswalu is South Africa's largest private game reserve. This malaria-free landscape is home to over 80 game species including the Desert Black Rhino and black-maned Kalahari lions.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,497
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Safaris, VIP Luxury Touring
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