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Brief ideas of distances -

Johannesburg to Kruger Park approx. 500 to 600km depending on where you are  staying in the Kruger National Park area.
Kruger National Park to Cape Town, approx 1800km dependent on the route chosen, probably best to fly this section.
Garden Route Holiday - Cape Town to Knysna 500km + 280km to Port Elizabeth

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Selftours makes every effort to make your travel in South Africa both pleasurable and memorable.


Most of our destinations & activities have been personally reviewed & experienced by at least one member of the Selftours' staff.  So our advice comes with first hand knowledge, to ensure that our South African holidays are of a high standard, giving our clients the satisfaction they expect and life long happy memories to take home.

We invite you to read our many accolades that we have received from previous clients in our guest book
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We offer fully inclusive fly in package holidays to Zanzibar, Kenya, Mauritius, Victoria Falls, Gorilla trekking in Rwanda & the new frontier: Madagascar.

All our inbound South African Holiday tours are BONDED through SATSA. Affording you further financial peace of mind & security.



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Welcome to
South African Holidays

Whether you’re looking to enjoy the high life or the wildlife, you’ll find it all on a South African Holidays.  There’s a wonderful array of cuisine and fine wines. A huge diversity of wild animals to be seen on South African Safaris and countless different landscapes to be admired. Travellers to South Africa from Britain, Europe, America, Australia choose a South African vacation, for its warm sunshine, amazing wildlife safaris and friendly people.

Whether you're watching lions in the Kruger Park, or whales on the Garden Route, nature's wildlife is amazing. From the mountains of Drakensberg to the beaches of the Cape, the scenery is stunning, and from bungee jumping to shark diving, the opportunities for adventure are many and varied. Your South African Holiday will most likely exceed your expectations.  We are one of the few modern African countries with all the necessary functioning logistics to assure you of an outstandingly successful holiday or corporate business trip in South Africa.

Selftours are a destination management company specialising in South Africa holidays since the turn of the century.   We have driven from Nairobi Kenya to Cape Town South Africa - from Maputo Mozambique to Walvis Bay Namibia, and most of our staff have visited the areas that we recommend.  Our origins stem from Britain but we have been exploring sub Sahara Africa for over 40 years.  As a South African Tour Operator we have been designing both economical & luxury holidays, tours and South African safaris for over 12 years from our base in the Western Cape, South Africa

We have experienced it all ....
now we would love to share our excitement with you.

Selftours specialise in designing discreet tailor made South African Holidays to meet your individual personal holiday requirements, sports events or corporate conference.  We also offer South Africa Safaris & extensions to VICTORIA FALLS, the MYSTICAL MADAGASCAR, ZANZIBAR and various other India Ocean islands affording you all the benefits of making your South African Holidays truly memorable.

You can choose from a fixed coach tour itinerary offering affordable quality or choose your own personalised tailor-made self drive holiday, or perhaps a combination of both, giving you the experience of both a knowledgeable guide on a   South African Safaris in the Kruger Park  and the freedom to travel in South Africa at your own pace and enjoy the areas you alone are particularly interested in. Various guided day tours can also be added into your holiday package to give you the complete South African adventure experience.

Guided coach tours can vary from a half day to several days, which makes it so much easier to mix & match your personalise holiday ideas.

Selftours will combine all your ideas to tailor make your South Africa holidays to suit your personal interests and above all meet your budget constraints.  For groups of 8 or more we would design your very own private and  personalised guided coach tour holiday.
What ever your African Adventure dreams may be, Selftours will turn your dreams into reality, leaving you with life long memories and albums of photographs.

NEW FLASH - October 2012

Knysna among top 5 African cities
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Conde Nast Travel has revealed the results of their annual "Best in the World" reader survey and no less than two South African cities made it onto the Top 5 African cities list. Having made it into the second position of the CN Travel World's Best Cities list, it's no surprise that Cape Town came out tops among the African cities, however, the runner-up most definitely came as a huge surprise. With a reader rating of 72.2, it wasn't Johannesburg, Durban or Port Elizabeth that got the accolade, but quaint and quirky Knysna!

Readers rate each city on six different criteria and Knysna's results look as follows:
Ambience: 85.5 - Friendliness: 83.9 - Lodging: 78.0 - Restaurants: 72.1 - Culture/Sites: 68.3 - Shopping: 49.0

More than 8 million readers from across the globe completed the survey. Click to read more

All our inbound South African Holiday tours are BONDED through SATSA. Affording you further financial peace of mind & security.
SATSA member number - 1664

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