Best Africa Self-Drive Tours & Safaris

Planning a self-drive adventure in Africa? Namibia and South Africa deliver easy self-drive safari and beach holiday itineraries that are ideal for independent-minded families, honeymooners or adventurers who want to run things at their own pace. Classic beach holidays, Big 5 safaris and desert adventures are all on the cards.

Recommended Africa Self-Drive Tours & Safaris:

  • Cape, Winelands, Whale Coast & Garden Route

    From $4060
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 16 days
    Destinations visited: Garden Route, South Africa, Cape Winelands, Cape Town, Eastern Cape, Whale Coast

    Take your time to stop and smell the flowers on this easy-paced self-drive tour of the magnificent Cape: fine wine, gourmet food and stunning scenery are followed by a malaria-free Big 5 safari.

  • Family Cape, Wine, Whales & Garden Route

    From $4695
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 14 days
    Destinations visited: Garden Route, South Africa, Cape Winelands, Cape Town, Eastern Cape, Whale Coast

    Families with adventurous kids won't regret this activity-packed holiday: kicking off in Cape Town, it features great accommodation, loads of fun, and ends off with a malaria-free, Big 5 safari.

  • South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal Beach & Safari

    From $3275
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 9 days
    Destinations visited: Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    Enjoy the best of both worlds in KwaZulu Natal on this classic safari and beach holiday - the self-drive aspect of this activity-packed tour ensures you travel at your pace.

  • Family South Africa's Cape & Garden Route

    From $4805
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 14 days
    Destinations visited: Eastern Cape, Garden Route, Cape Winelands, Cape Town, South Africa

    Use of a hire car and guided tours make this 2-week tour of the Cape an easy can-do holiday - start in ever-popular Cape Town and end off with a big game safari in the malaria-free Eastern Cape.

  • Namibia, Etosha & Damaraland Self Drive

    From $1750
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 11 days
    Destinations visited: Waterberg Plateau, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Namibia, Windhoek, Etosha

    All Namibia’s highlights – Windhoek, Etosha, Damaraland & Swakopmund – are included in this 11-day family self-drive tour.

  • Namibia's Road Trip & Fly-In Sossusvlei

    From $3180
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 12 days
    Destinations visited: Waterberg Plateau, Swakopmund, Namibia, Etosha, Damaraland

    The extra days on this 2-week self-drive tour mean that you'll have plenty of time to spend exploring each highlight, and you'll need it: all of Namibia's must-see destinations are on the menu.

  • Namibia Family Self-Drive

    From $1770
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 10 days
    Destinations visited: Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, Namibia, Etosha, Damaraland

    Explore Namibia at your own pace on this 10-day self-drive expedition - all the the country's highlights are on the itinerary, including plenty of time in wonderful Etosha.

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