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South Africa is renowned for a diversity of landscapes and people. It boasts spectacular wildlife reserves, mountainous regions, desert, coastline and a rare fynbos vegetation system. Eleven official languages and many different ethnic groups contribute to South Africa’s reputation as the ‘Rainbow Nation’, and make it ideal for school expeditions, community projects and adventurous itineraries.

Recommended trips: Our suggested itineraries are based on personal recommendation and can be tailored to suit your school and group.


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Blyde River

Aerial view of Blyde River canyon with three dolomite peaks

The Blyde River Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, forming part of the Drakensberg escarpment. It is 26 kilometres in length and, on average, around 800 metres deep. Consisting…

Cape Town

Aerial view of Cape Town with Table Mountain, stadium and rocky coastline

Cape Town is the second most populous city in South Africa and is also one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Famous for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral…

Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park

Family of rhino in Hluhluwe-imfolozi Park in South Africa

An ancient home of Zulu culture and a prominent leader in rhino and elephant conservation, Hluhlue-iMfolozi is home to some of the finest safari encounters to be found in South Africa.


Cute cheetah cub

The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre focuses on the conservation of rare, vulnerable or endangered animals, with one of its areas of expertise being cheetah conservation. They run a breeding…

iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Hippos relaxing on the river banks in isimangaliso wetland park in south africa

One of the finest wetland ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park boasts incredible views, wildlife and activities, as well as a beautiful environment to explore.


Khamai Reptile Park runs a programme to educate local people as to the vital role snakes and other reptiles have to play in the ecosystem. Experienced handlers at Khamai will show you some of…

Kosi Bay

Tranquil sea and island of Kosi Bay

Blessed with immaculate coastlines and a huge array of wildlife, Kosi Bay is one of the most stunning and biodiverse areas of KwaZulu-Natal and provides plenty of adventure.


Rhino in the sunlight

Kruger is the largest game reserve in South Africa. It covers 18,989 square kilometres and extends 350 kilometres from north to south and 60 kilometres from east to west. Part of the Kruger to…


Baby hippo being rehabilitated with team member at Moholoholo

Moholoholo is a haven for the rehabilitation and care of abandoned, injured and poisoned wildlife. Following treatment animals are re-introduced into their natural environments where possible or…