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Africa Self-drives

Introduction

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

Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa

Cape, Wine, Garden Route & Kruger‬

13-day tailor-made self-drive & safari from £3,830 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free night at Thornybush Game Lodge during Jan-Jun 2022 – Save up to £650pp
Book by: 31 January 2022

Take in all of South Africa’s premier destinations on one trip, linking Cape Town with the historic Winelands, ending with an all-inclusive Big Five safari on a private reserve in Kruger National Park.

Cape Town, South Africa

West Coast Discovery, South Africa

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,575 pp incl. flights

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offer

Free night at Bushman's Kloof during May-Aug22 – Save up to £280pp
Book by: 21 August 2022

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 £2,010 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 £3,865 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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Top offers for Africa Self-drives

Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa

Cape, Wine, Garden Route & Kruger‬

13-day tailor-made self-drive & safari from £3,830 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free night at Thornybush Game Lodge during Jan-Jun 2022 – Save up to £650pp
Book by: 31 January 2022

Take in all of South Africa’s premier destinations on one trip, linking Cape Town with the historic Winelands, ending with an all-inclusive Big Five safari on a private reserve in Kruger National Park.

Cape Town, South Africa

West Coast Discovery, South Africa

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,575 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free night at Bushman's Kloof during May-Aug22 – Save up to £280pp
Book by: 21 August 2022

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

The Oyster Box, KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa with Red Carnation Hotels

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,290 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

One free night at each Bushman's Kloof and Oyster Box – Save up to £525pp
Book by: 28 February 2022

Exceptional hotels form the basis of exceptional holidays and this luxury getaway combines nights in three of South Africa’s finest. Stay right on Cape Town’s picturesque coast, enjoy a wilderness retreat in the Cederberg Mountains and relax at a beachfront hideaway in Durban.

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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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