Going on safari in Africa is an experience on itself and the bigger portion of the travellers spend one or two nights in major cities like Capetown or Johannesburg before they fly home. These cities are great but you have to know where to go and to get the most out of it. To top up your safari, we give you some ideas to make your stay even more exiting in either the city or whilst on safari
Cape Town experiences
Catherine Dillon - Specialist Wine Master
Cape town native Catherine Dillon has a Dipoma in Wine from the Capetown Wine Acadamy (CWA) and she is commited to ensuring that South African wine is understood, appeciated and enjoyed. She will take you on an extraordinary journey to hidden gems that are not usally visited by the public. Guest can meet the winemakers and enjoy in a wine tasting session with the experts.
Sandra Fairfax - Specialist Shopping Guide
Being a shopaholic and seeing the most amazing products made by local South Africans (which were not seen by our overseas visitors) prompted Sandra to start Exclusive Shopping Tours. Depending on guests requirements, shopping excursions can be booked for a few hours to a couple of days.
Walking with Baboons - Baboon Bustle
Step into the fascinating world, of the last surviving group of the Southern Peninsula wild chacma Baboons. Put on your hiking boots and enjoy a two to three hour walk with a qualified guide through the beautiful mountain fynbos of the cape.
Chefs Table - Mount Nelson Hotel
In a strategically positioned alcove of the main kitchen, a table has been set for your gastronomic pleasure. Experience the lively atmosphere of chefs busy at work as they attend to the orders of the diners in the Cape Colony Restaurant as well as preparing four astounding courses complemented by the Cape's finest wines.
Breathtaking Balloon flights in the Majestic Magaliesberg and other great locations. South Africa's biggest and most experienced Balloon airline flies mainly from their own riverside country base in the scenic Magalies River Valley, Gauteng and North West Provence. This area 45 km north of Jburg boasts some of the most reliable ballooning weather in the world.
Robin Bincks - History Specialist
Having lived through and participated in the Apartheid era, Robin Bincks is a true South Africa compatriot, commited to building a better future for all. He conducts historical tours and he is deeply involved in the Alexandra Township, and serving on the Alexandra NOAH Committee - an HIV/Aids orpans initiative providing support to 410 HIV'/AIDS orphans.
Disman Khoza is born in Alexandra Township and now lives in Soweto with his family. He has a diploma in Small Business Management from UNISA School of Business and has been a guide since 1997. Disman is a national guide that specialises in tours around the vibrant township of Soweto and th bustling cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria