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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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Western Cape, South Africa

  • Cape, Garden Route and Safari Escapade

    Experience the breathtaking sights of Cape Town, explore the famous Garden Route, and venture in the African bush to see the Big Five on this comprehensive journey along the South African cape. You’ll learn about South African culture, enjoy premium amenities, and see incredible animals on this epic family adventure.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,249
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 957
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 1,879
    Trip Type:
    Romance & Honeymoon, Safaris Worldwide
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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$ 13,315
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Stays of Distinction
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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$ 10,359
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Magnificent Garden Route from Cape Town

    The Garden Route is legendary for its awesome natural beauty. From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, this touring idea journeys across spectacular mountain passes and along a pristine coastline boasting some of South Africa's top resorts.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 808
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Northern Experience

    Embark on an epic journey across Southern Africa from South Africa to Zimbabwe. On this comprehensive vacation, you’ll visit the Mother City of Cape Town, venture into the deserts of Namibia, explore the Okavango Delta, head on safari game drives in Botswana, and end your trip at mighty Victoria Falls.
    Duration:
    24 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,785
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Oudtshoorn

    See the impressive Cango Caves and visit the world’s ostrich capital on this memorable short trip to Oudtshoorn, just east of Cape Town.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 117
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks
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  • Private Magnificent Garden Route Gold

    The Garden Route is legendary for its natural beauty. From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (or vice versa), journey across mountain passes and along a pristine coastline that boasts excellent resorts.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,719
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Private Magnificent Garden Route Silver

    The Garden Route is legendary for its natural beauty. From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (or vice versa), journey across mountain passes and along a pristine coastline that boasts excellent resorts.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,614
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Pure Plettenberg

    One of the Western Cape’s highlights, Plettenberg Bay is often considered the jewel of the Garden Route, noted for its tranquility and charm.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 309
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Rovos Rail: African Golf Collage from Cape Town to Pretoria

    Journey across the picturesque landscapes of South Africa with Rovos Rail, enjoying luxury train travel and old-world atmosphere during your vacation. As you head from Cape Town to Pretoria, you’ll stop off at premium golf courses to tee off in the gorgeous South African countryside.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,563
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas
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  • Rovos Rail: African Golf Collage from Pretoria to Cape Town

    Journey across the picturesque landscapes of South Africa with Rovos Rail, enjoying luxury train travel and old-world atmosphere during your journey. As you head from Pretoria to Cape Town, you’ll stop off at premium golf courses to tee off in the gorgeous South African countryside.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,563
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas
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  • Rovos Rail: Cape Town to Pretoria (or v.v)

    Departing from Cape Town or Pretoria, stopping en-route to view Kimberley's 'Big Hole' and the Mine and Diamond museums, while enjoying the stark beauty of the Northern Cape.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,504
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Rovos Rail: Dar Es Salaam to Cape Town (v.v)

    This journey is one of the most famous rail experiences in the world. Travel through South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania combining the luxury of pre-war travel with modern touches.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 12,820
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Rovos Rail: Pretoria to Victoria Falls (or v.v.)

    This journey takes guests from Pretoria westward to Botswana before crossing the border into Zimbabwe and on to the mighty Victoria Falls. This tour also operates in reverse.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,968
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve Gondwana Family Lodge

    Just three hours away from Cape Town, nestled in the heart of Little Karoo is the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The Gondwana Family Lodge is one of three luxury lodges on the reserve overlooking Bellair Dam.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,964
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Savanna in Style

    One of the most beautiful nations on Earth, South Africa boasts the spectacular Cape region, some of the world’s finest wines and unparalleled game watching in its national parks.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,442
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond
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  • Scenery, Culture & Game

    This South Africa safari has fewer inclusions, but maximises comfort and flexibility as you explore this beautiful country. Touch down in Johannesburg, then get out into the open to see South Africa at its finest.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,495
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Secrets of the Cape

    This week-long South Africa holiday focuses on the Mother City, Cape Town, and its surrounds. Discover the many creatures of the Cape, its conflicted history, and larger game on a safari excursion.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,277
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Shongololo Good Hope

    This comprehensive train itinerary of South Africa covers many of the country’s highlights while catering to golfers who can play on some of the top golf courses here. The train departs from Cape Town and finishes in Pretoria with many memorable stops in between.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,417
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Rail Travel Ideas
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  • Southern Africa Extravaganza

    Combining a superb African safari with a trip down the Western Cape, this South Africa travel opportunity takes you to one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town, before ending at spectacular Victoria Falls.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,743
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Southern Experience

    Embark on an epic journey across Southern Africa from Zimbabwe to South Africa. On this comprehensive vacation, you’ll see Victoria Falls, head on safari game drives in Botswana, explore the Okavango Delta, venture into the deserts of Namibia, and end your trip in the Mother City of Cape Town.
    Duration:
    24 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,885
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
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  • Spectacular South Africa

    This comprehensive South Africa tour offers a taste of all that makes the country such a great destination, including its wine regions, natural beauty, abundant wildlife, national parks, and rich native culture.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,278
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
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  • Stunning Hermanus

    From wine to whale-watching to extreme sports or just enjoying spectacular scenery, Hermanus is a South African getaway for all tastes.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 728
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    South Africa See Trip Details
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