Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city and is the country’s, indeed the continent’s, economic powerhouse. This cosmopolitan city is also known as Egoli – the place of gold – as it rapidly developed when a large gold reef was discovered in 1886. A wealth of culture and history are found in its museums and galleries including the moving and critically acclaimed Apartheid Museum. More can be learned about this turbulent time in South Africa’s history on a tour of the township of Soweto which includes visits to the Hector Pieterson Museum commemorating the Soweto Uprising of 1976 and Nelson Mandela’s former house.
Close to Johannesburg is the World Heritage Site of the Cradle of Humankind, which has some of the world’s most important archaeological sites, and Pretoria, South Africa’s administrative capital and home to the red sandstone Union Buildings, a museum in the former home of President Paul Kruger and the imposing Voortrekker Monument.
Africa is a continent brimming full of extraordinary wildlife reserves and game parks, and here we take a look at the very best National Parks.Read more
South Africa's Mother City is a truly unique place to visit, especially at Christmas.Read more
Cape Town has been voted as the world's best tourist destination in the 2019 Telegraph Travel Awards.Read more
We have put together some tips you may want to consider when planning your African safari holiday.Read more
Read our blog and discover the best places in Africa to encounter the "King of the jungle".Read more
In a positive step for South African tourism, the government has announced the scrapping of the UBC (Unabridged Birth Certificate) ruling.Read more
In this blog we have compiled a collection of our favourite South African vineyards that should be on any wine lover's bucket list.Read more
Lucia van der Post from The Financial Times' How To Spend It gives an insight into Malawi’s rebirth as a safari sweetspot.Read more
The Seychelles Islands aren't just known for their beautiful beaches, they're also home to an extensive range of wildlife.Read more
More commonly known as Joâ€™burg or Jozi, Johannesburg is a rapidly changing city and the vibrant heart of South Africa.
Africa Travel is the UK's premier specialist dealing with travel to Africa, but we aren't just a website or a call centre, we are a boutique, owner-run company with personal connections to many of the owners of the properties we feature.
Whether you seek a spectacular safari holiday, a blissful beach break, a cultural escapade, or something else entirely, there is no one better equipped to deal with your requests than Africa Travel.
All flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. Our ATOL number is 3384 www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate
Please complete the below details so that we can forward you a personalised holiday quotation