South Africa

Culture & food

A melting pot of world-class cuisine and fascinating history, immerse yourself in South African culture.

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Cape Town City Scapes Wilderness Touring

A culinary and cultural journey

Eleven official languages. Three capital cities. Astonishing diversity and a melting pot of culture. South Africa is called the rainbow nation for a reason. Exceptional restaurants, world-class wine, museums, music, magic; and historic Cape Town is arguably one of South Africa’s best destinations to experience all this. Explore this city of contrasts on a tailor-made journey just for you; on your own time, on your own terms.

Key activities

See, taste, play

Smell, sample , savour South African cuisine. Learn to cook a treasured recipe you can take home with you, at a class guided by local South African cooks. Buy your own spices. Roll your own rotis. Enjoy your creation. Sip wine in the very vineyards that produced it. Spend an afternoon strolling the oak-lined streets of fascinating Stellenbosch, or browsing Cape Town’s art galleries.
Historical Walk Cape Town City Wilderness Touring

City tour

Take a guided exploration through Cape Town

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Cooking classes

Learn to cook a sumptuous South African dish

Wine Tasting Cape Town Wilderness Touring

Wine tasting

Sip and savour South Africa’s best wines

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Museum tour

An array of exhibitions; art, history and culture

Tailor-made itineraries

Create your own cultural experience

Explore the vibrant streets of colourful Bo-Kaap. Spend a day tasting South Africa’s finest wines, right in the vineyards. Take your time enjoying the museums and art galleries of Cape Town. There are plenty. Whatever your fancy, we’ll help you create a bespoke culinary or culture-focused itinerary, in the capable hands of one of our on-the-ground expert guides.




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Let’s plan your next journey


When we say we’re there every step of the way, we mean it, literally. From planning the perfect circuit, to private inter-camp transfers on Wilderness Air, and easing you through Customs. We’re with you on the ground, at your side, 24-7, from start to finish. Ready to take the road less travelled? Contact our Travel Designers to plan an unforgettable journey.