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Africa Self-drives


A self-drive holiday in Africa is an excellent way to explore either Namibia or South Africa, where the infrastructure is good and the roads are well-developed, making them safe and easy to drive through.

Namibia is one of the most popular self-drive destinations. Depending on the time you have available, we can tailor-make an itinerary that might include Windhoek and the Central Highlands, the dunes and desert at Sossusvlei, the Skeleton Coast and Swakopmund, the landscape around Damaraland and the wildlife rich region of Etosha National Park.

In South Africa, a self-drive holiday might explore the coast from Cape Town east, taking in the Wine Region and towns such as Paarl and Stellenbosch, before heading to Hermanus for whale watching and continuing east onto the Garden Route with its pretty towns such as Plettenberg Bay, Knysna and Port Elizabeth, as well as easy access to game parks such as Addo Elephant Park.

Of course, because these itineraries are tailor-made, we can alter any element or set up a self-drive trip anywhere in the country, including the Western and Northern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.


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Our top itineraries for Africa Self-drives

Lion of Kruger National Park

Cape, Wine, Garden Route & Kruger‬

13-day tailor-made self-drive & safari from £4,190 pp incl. flights

Take in all of South Africa’s premier destinations. You’ll start with one of the world’s greatest road trips, linking Cape Town with stays in luxury hotels and a visit to the Winelands, before ending with an all-inclusive Big Five safari on a private reserve in Kruger.

Cape Town, South Africa

West Coast Discovery, South Africa

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,385 pp incl. flights

Pair the headline acts of Cape Town with some off-the-beaten track luxury in Paternoster and the spectacular Bushman's Kloof Wilderness Reserve.

Southern right whale, Hermanus

South Africa: Cape, Wine & Whales

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,100 pp incl. flights

Turn out from Cape Town’s welcoming charms, golden-sand beaches and iconic skyline to taste your way through South Africa’s finest vineyards in the endlessly rolling Winelands before discovering the world’s best land-based whale watching in Hermanus.

Steenberg Hotel, Cape Town

South Africa's Fairest Cape

15-day luxury tour from £3,440 pp incl. flights

Let a trip aboard the luxurious Blue Train suffix driving dips into the Garden Route's rural beauty. You'll pair Cape Town’s urban delights with the postcard-perfect Winelands and a charming valley retreat, with direct access to the Cape Peninsula's penguins, whales and beaches.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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