Bring your family for an educational holiday where the children can learn all about our diverse cultures, beautiful country and animals.
We are Umzantsi Afrika Tours (meaning South Africa in the local Xhosa language) - an award-winning tour group which operates out of the South East African coastal city of Port Elizabeth. Known as the friendly city Port Elizabeth is an attractive holiday destination with an abundance of safe, golden sandy beaches, rich indigenous and colonial history and a proximity to many exciting malaria-free game parks where you can expect to see the Big 5 in their natural habitat.
Situated at the eastern end of the world-famous Garden Route, Port Elizabeth is seen as the gateway to the diversity of the South African landscape, flora and fauna, and abounds with natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and outdoor adventure.
Tours & Shuttle Services
Our tours cover the whole of Southern Africa with special emphasis on the Eastern Cape, Karoo, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and the picturesque Garden Route including Knysna and Oudtshoorn – home to the ostrich. All tours are conducted by professional THETA qualified tourist guides in English, German and various other languages. Our tours are varied in nature and can be tailored to suit your group size - from large coach group to smaller more intimate options – your budget and your specific interests or choice of experience.
We have many day or overnight ideas ranging from the Cape Wine routes, Golf packages, Namaqua flower experiences, dolphin / whale-spotting, activity-based outdoor adventures and opportunities to interact directly with elephants – these are experiences not to be missed and have to feature on anyone’s wish-list.
Self Drive Tours
Umzantsi Afrika Self Drive Tours offer international tourists an affordable alternative to scheduled tours.
Umzantsi Afrika Self Drive Tours are proud to have a record of helping thousands of visitors enjoy an exciting self drive in South Africa at their own pace and in their own time.
The self drive or FIT (Flexible Individual Travel) tour option is one of the most cost-effective ways to tour Southern Africa. Umzantsi Afrika Self Drive allows you to travel around the country at your own pace with a large degree of flexibility. The choice of car you hire is yours and maybe you are then able to spend more on your accommodation. You can select a tour itinerary that fulfils your personal interests, which can include – history, culture, wildlife, nature, sightseeing, shopping, adventure activities, bathing, sport, or simply just a lovely relaxing holiday “chillaxing” wherever you are.
By booking with Umzantsi Afrika Self Drive Tours you will be met on arrival at the airport in South Africa and presented with all your documents, escorted to the car rental counter and you have the assurance that we are on call 24 hours a day if needed. You will be presented with all your vouchers as well as a full itinerary with recommended activities and places to visit on your route.
All the tours are adaptable to suit your needs. We are available to design a special itinerary especially for you and your interests.
You have a choice of accommodation from 3* to 5* luxury hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Guesthouses or Game Lodges.
Reasons to visit South Africa
• South Africa is a diverse country – not only in the landscape but also the people
• Our wildlife is known worldwide to be the best
• The vibrant history, culture and variety of activities available make South Africa “The” holiday destination
• South Africa has some of the best climates in the world
• The unique hospitality of South Africa makes us different to other countries
• A holiday in South Africa is still good value for money
Everybody needs an African adventure and we have helped many to achieve that – give us the opportunity to give you yours.
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