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South Africa

South Africa

Safari So Good!

South Africa is diverse in more ways than one and is a land of opportunity when it comes to unique travel experiences. From the foodie scene of Cape Town to the wild animals of Kruger National Park, our Travel Experts can help you to plan the ultimate South African adventure.

Welcome to South Africa

From the heights of Table Mountain to the vibrant wildlife of Shamwari, the stunning scenery of the Winelands to the crashing waves of the Garden Route, South Africa is a nation of epic landscapes. And not only that, the likes of Cape Town and Johannesburg are home to exciting urban renewals, captivating art scenes and hipster hangouts as well as traditions routed in history. All eyes are on South Africa at the moment as it transforms itself into a southern gem, and so, there seems no better time to visit!

Getting There

Lucky for us travelers, flights to and from South Africa are not hard to come by. STA has got the best deals and tours tailor made for adventurers like you, all you gotta do is explore! What's more, some airlines offer STA exclusive student and youth fares meaning you can save a few bucks too! Search for flights now or contact our Travel Experts for assistance.
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Round the World & Multistops

If you have your eyes on a bigger trip or want to see multiple destinations we can help you bring South Africa into your route. Take a look at some of our sample itineraries and get in touch with our Travel Experts to start putting together your ideal trip!
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Your South African Adventure

From tours, transport and safaris to volunteering and accommodation we've got your South African escapade covered. Check out a few of our recommendations below and start getting inspired!
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South Africa Tours
It you want to meet new people and see South Africa's top sights, one of our group adventure tours is for you! From national parks and stunning coastlines to exciting cities, our tours will get you to the very best of South Africa.
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Safaris and Mini Adventures
Short on time but still want to see South Africa's top sights? No problem! We have a range of safaris and mini adventures to cater to your needs. Take a look at some of our top picks or get in touch for more information.
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Volunteering Projects
From conservation projects amidst stunning landscapes and wildlife to teaching children and sports coaching, we have a range of volunteer projects in South Africa waiting for you to get stuck into! Take a look at our programmes and see how you could make a difference.
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Flights to South Africa
Search and book the cheapest flights with STA Travel. Find cheap flights to South Africa with Exclusive Flight Deals & Price Beat Guarantee!
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South Africa Accommodation
From beach front apartments to funky inner-city hostels we've got the lowdown on accommodation in South Africa. Take a look at some of our top picks or get in touch for more options.
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Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Passes
If you fancy travelling at your own pace but having reliable transport to get you from A to B then our South Africa bus passes are the way forward. From Cape Town up to Johannesburg, take in the famous Garden Route and more along the way and travel with flexibility between some of the country's best loved locations.

Top Places to Visit

South Africa is a land of contrasts. From incredible national parks, safari options and stunning beaches to some of the world's best wine growing regions there is so much to keep visitors to the country entertained. So we've put together a little inspiration on few of our favourite spots to help you start planning your trip.

Cape Town

With plenty of history and an exciting culture Cape Town pleases visitors time and time again. It's dramatic location at the southern tip of Africa means incredible cliff tops, a rugged, beautiful coastline and having the Cape of Good Hope just a stone's throw away. Add to that a vibrant urban scene and you've got yourself one epic city!
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The Winelands

Within easy distance of Cape Town sits one of the world's best wine regions, perfect for a day trip or for exploring further. Taste some of the areas famous produce and explore the stunning vineyards by bike or horseback. For a real local experience stay in chamring Stellenbosch, a university town in the heart of the Winelands, full of charming colonial buildings and great restaurants and cafes.
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The Garden Route

One of the most famous attractions of South Africa, and rightly so, The Garden Route is one of the greatest driving routes in the world. Stretching 300km from Mossel Bay to just past Plettenberg Bay, discover a breathtaking coastline dotted with hidden beaches, world-class surf breaks and local wildlife. Inland, hike through indigenous forests and admire the stunning mountainous landscape.
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Eastern Cape

Starting in Port Elizabeth the Eastern Cape is home to 1000 kilometres of undeveloped coastline and is great for anyone wanting to get off the beaten track. And with some of the best game reserves in the country located here, such as Addo Elephant National Park and Shamwari, you're sure to get your safari fix here too!
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Johannesburg and Kruger National Park

Johannesburg is one of South Africa's iconic cities and is home to a fascinating recent history and important sights of interest such as the Apartheid Museum. It's also a great base as one of the closest cities to Kruger National Park, one of Africa's primary safari destinations. Here visitors are guaranteed an abundance of iconic wildlife and numerous chances to spot Africa's famous Big 5.
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South Africa on STA Travel Sounds

Our featured artist Jeremy Loops is an exciting four piece group from Cape Town. Check out who you could be rocking out to down south!