Tailor-made travel in Southern Africa

Freewalker offers tailor-made travel options to exclusive families or groups looking at spending their holidays in Southern Africa. Freewalker specializes in working closely with our valued clients to create the ideal adventure. We focus on destinations that offer the very best in tourist services, ensuring that our tours combine excellent lodging, abundant activity options, fine wine and dining, leisure shopping, rich culture and historical backgrounds, incredible scenery and wildlife, ease of transport and a combination of all the best for our clients. All our adventures are guided to ensure hassle-free experiential vacations with added local knowledge and hospitality from our hand selected Guides.

What is our focus?

We believe that experiential travel is a way more meaningful way to spend your vacation in a foreign country. Freewalker focuses on getting clients to enjoy a holiday that is full of exploration, adventure, sights, experiences, new tastes, comfortable lodging, memories and bucket list achievements of a lifetime. Client satisfaction is on top of our list, ensuring a hassle-free tour no matter which destination you select.

Most popular amongst our travellers

The majority of our tours have been to Cape Town and Safari, with a Garden Route tour linking the two favourite destinations. The amount of days varies between 5 and 12, with lodging being 5 star hotels, private villas, boutique hotels, resorts, safari lodges and tented camps and unique stays.

Cape Town has an incredible amount of attractions and must see options for Internationals, making it one of the most favourite cities to visit in the World.

A few activities to do include: The iconic Table Mountain, Hiking Lions Head, Scenic helicopter flights, The Southernmost tip of Africa visit, Pristine beaches, Waterfront shopping, African crafts markets, Paragliding over the City, Robben Island Prison trip, City tours, Leisure shopping, Peninsula coastal drives, Yacht and Catamaran cruises in the Bay, Wine tours and tastings, Botanical Gardens, Sunset cocktail and dinner destinations, Historical and cultural experiences, Whale watching, Shark cage diving, Penguin encounters, Abseiling off Table Mountain and plenty more options.

The Garden Route is an easy drive with diverse scenery and quaint coastal towns along the way. A few towns we frequent are Hermanus which is our number one land-based whale watching capital. Knysna and Plettenberg Bay offer leisure stays and even better coastal views and experiences, being voted South Africa’s favourite holiday destinations.

The two towns have a variety of activities including: Ocean cruises, Viewpoints, Island hikes, Whale watching, Diving with seals, Skydiving, Waterfront and outdoor shopping, Beach time and more.

We have a selection of 5 star Game Reserves that we take our clients to in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and the Famous Kruger National Park in the North. The Safari regions all offer the best in wildlife viewing and lodging, with the traditional meals and local wines all adding to a luxury stay. South Africa boasts some of the last remaining great herds and abundant big game species that clients get up close and personal with from the safety of open air game viewers.

A few destinations to choose from in South Africa

 

One of the most favourite cities to visit in the World. The standards of tourism services are world class, with the emphasis being placed on luxury and client satisfaction. There are numerous hotels, dining experiences and activities in and around this cosmopolitan city, with Table Mountain towering over the city and the waterfront.

Attractions in and around this popular city include: hiking or cable car the iconic Table Mountain, Hiking Lions Head, Scenic helicopter flights, The Southernmost tip of Africa visit, Pristine beaches, Waterfront shopping, African crafts markets, Paragliding over the City, Robben Island Prison trip, City tours, Leisure shopping, Peninsula coastal drives, Yacht and Catamaran cruises in the Bay, Wine tours and tastings, Botanical Gardens, Sunset cocktail and dinner destinations, Historical and cultural experiences, Whale watching, Shark cage diving, Penguin encounters, Abseiling off Table Mountain, Big red city bus tours, Aquarium, Cultural meals and visits, Open air cinema’s, Wine events and festivals and plenty more.

South Africa boasts some of the best wine in the world, whether you are a connoisseur or a simple wine lover, we have it all here. With various wine regions such as Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl and Constantia to spend your day tasting, exploring, pairing foods and enjoying a quality lifestyle, the tour would not be complete. There are boutique accommodation options on the estates for those looking for a different stay. The standards of service on the wine estates, restaurant and tasting rooms are unmatched.

 

During our winter months many tourists flock to see the Southern Right and Humpback Whales migrate to our shallower waters to mate and give birth. The trips out to sea get clients seriously close to these gentle giants, with regular sightings of dolphins, sharks, seals and marine bird life. Great White Shark cage diving is also a massive favourite on the list in the Western Cape, where you get in the water with these monsters. Other pelagic experiences of note include the annual Sardine Run, which is the largest biomass migration in the world, accompanied by all the ocean creatures feeding off them. There are plenty dive and free dive options stretching along our coasts.

This beautiful drive connecting Cape Town to the Safari region includes a bunch of coastal towns within close proximity, all offering their own unique stay. Our first town we use out of Cape Town is Hermanus, which has kept its quaint and tranquil feel from years past. Hermanus is the world’s foremost land-based whale watching capital. Other activities here include: Wine routes and tastings, coastal walks and fly overs and ocean kayaking. Knysna is our next town surrounded by forests, cliffs and an estuary leading into the ocean.

Activities in Knysna include: Oyster and wine river cruises, Waterfront shopping, outdoor African crafts market and viewpoints.

Plettenberg Bay is our next coastal town to explore, providing us with beautiful ocean views, a bay full of marine wildlife and a peninsula walk with incredible scenery.

Activities in Plett include: Whale watching safaris, Diving with seals, Skydiving, Island walks and beach relaxes.

We have access to a wide variety of different Game Reserves in South Africa. A few of the world class safari experiences we visit include: Kruger National Park, Madikwe, Shamwari, Kariega, Amakhala, St Lucia and Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserves. Clients are advised by Freewalker which reserve best fits their requirements, unless clients have special requests to see a specific area. Accommodation options on safari are luxury tented camps, Safari lodges, Private rooms or villas and family units.

Activities included on the reserves include: Big 5 game drives and guided walks, River cruises, Night drives, Spa treatments and pool relaxes, Outside Boma dining experiences and Hippo and Crocodile boat cruises.

South African game reserves are a photographers dream, with large amounts of species including Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Leopard, Hippo, Giraffe, Buffalo, Cheetah, Wild Dog and plenty antelope and bird species to view. The food and drink experience at the lodges is full of African flavours and local styles. Your trip to South Africa is never complete until you have been on a Big 5 Safari.

For Families looking for a less travelled rural coastal retreat then look no further than the Wild Coast. Rugged cliffs, rolling green hills dotted with local villages, untouched oceans, beaches and luxury resorts and hotels await you. This stretch of coast leaves travellers with special memories and cultural experiences like nowhere else in South Africa. From coastal walks to the famous Hole-in-the-wall to towering cliffs overlooking the ocean, there is no shortage of raw beauty and real local experiences.

South Africa is spoilt when it comes to mountain retreats with beautiful nature hikes and trails, waterfalls and breath taking scenery. Freewalker take groups up to the majestic Drakensberg Mountains to visit the highest pub in Africa via the treacherous Sani Pass, Cederberg in the Western Cape, Oribi Gorge for unmatched views and adrenaline activities and the Blyde River Canyon on the Panoramic Route near Kruger. The Drakensberg offers 2-3 day horse treks up to the Tugela Falls (the highest waterfalls in South Africa), day hikes and trails, hot air ballooning and scenic helicopter flights over the mountains. Oribi Gorge is based in KwaZulu Natal and boasts beautiful canyons with rocky outcrops for the best views around, accompanied by activities such as white river rafting, gorge swings, abseiling and swing bridges.

Southern African Destinations

Freewalker Adventure Travel has put together the prefect 5 star luxury trip incorporating two very unique travel destinations and attractions in Southern Africa. The trip starts in Victoria Falls spending a few nights near the Falls. Followed by the luxuries of the Hotel, Staff and facilities, we continue on the Rovos Rail with a game drive at Zimbabwe’s most famous and largest game reserve, Hwange National Park.

The train trip is sure to leave a lasting memory after spending time in their comfort and first class hospitality. Join Freewalker on this once in a life time adventure. Combine this trip with a short flight to Cape Town to end your vacation off in style.

 

This package is specifically created to get groups and families to summit the highest free-standing mountain in the World, and enjoy the luxuries and wildlife sightings on a true Tanzanian safari of a lifetime. Kilimanjaro is on the top of many a bucket list, being the highest summit in Africa, known as the roof top of Africa. Tanzanian wildlife abounds in staggering numbers.

This is the site of one of the World’s most remarkable natural spectacles: the annual Great Migration when nearly two million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle traverse the savanna in pursuit of water and new grass. Predators like lion and cheetah stalk in their wake. Farther south, in Tarangire National Park, vast herds of elephant outnumber people. With some of the continent’s greatest concentrations of wild animals, Tanzania is duly famed as a top safari destination.

 

This package allows clients to combine a Tanzania wildlife safari with one of the most magical islands to visit off the coast of Africa, Zanzibar. Few places in the world can evoke images of white powdered sands, pristine turquoise waters and tropical palm-tree paradise like Zanzibar. Located just off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa, this series of islands offers a unique adventure and cultural experience along with being the most idyllic setting for pure relaxation.

These unique islands boast pristine beaches with diving with dolphins and sea turtles and snorkelling paradises. Enjoy a spice tour and a cultural walk/tour through Stone Town. For those just looking to relax and take in the ocean breeze and African sun at the beach, then look no further. The food experience in Zanzibar is exceptional and cocktail sunsets are a must.

Namibia is one of the most enchanting African country’s to visit. Namibia possesses some of the most stunning landscape photographic opportunities in the World. Marvels and Natural Wonders such as the Fish River Canyon, The oldest desert in the World, the Skeleton Coast, The utopia of Etosha National Park, The Sossusvlei sand dunes ranging amongst the highest in the World and vast plains broken by eruptions of rocky outcrops leaves you wondering how these features were created.

Freewalker has created a package that will show you the best destinations in Namibia, feel the sand beneath your feet, sit and stare at the endless sunset over a fire and enjoy views that will be with you forever.

 

With approximately 750 Gorillas left in the World to see, this package is one that should be high up on your bucket list. Uganda has for many been known as the Pearl of Africa. Freewalker has created the opportunity for you to experience Gorillas and Chimps in their natural environments, and enjoy a few safaris too. Uganda was voted best tourist destination in 2012, and once you have visited this tropical climate, great hospitality and rich wildlife you will understand why.

 

Freewalker has selected a variety of resort style destinations in Mozambique to offer our Clients the very best in coastal holidays. Mozambique is a southern African nation whose long Indian Ocean coastline is dotted with popular beach resorts, as well as offshore marine parks. A Mozambique holiday at a beach lodge is all about enjoying the sun, sea and sand. The secluded bays are an idyllic setting for fishing, diving and snorkelling, romantic beach dinners, horse riding, relaxing and enjoying a leisurely couples or family holiday.

Our selection of Mozambique’s best lodges, camps, hotels, cruises and places to stay, based on regular visits by our travel experts and feedback from happy clients makes this coastal escape ideal for you. Our tailor-made holidays, blending the best game safaris, deserted beaches, scuba and snorkelling, golf, sailing, bird watching, photography and more will leave lasting memories of this unique African destination. Send us an enquiry to see how we can tailor-make the perfect holiday for your family.

Design your own Golf Tour

These exclusive packages were created for groups who want more than just golfing trips. Freewalker provides the opportunity to combine golf on some of the most beautiful and testing courses in South Africa with wildlife safaris, adventure activities, leisure holidays, great food, wine country and sight-seeing. There is so much to do along the trips to combine with the immaculate courses, which makes this a true golfing adventure tour.

We understand that your time is extremely valuable to you, thus we believe that a 6-12 day tour planned to perfection according to your groups interests is the best way to enjoy your days here to the fullest. Freewalker will plan your transport, accommodation, golf, additional activities, sightseeing and special requests, taking care of you from arrival to departure. Special arrangements like playing shirts, travel apparel, photos and videos, local amateurs etc can all be arranged through Freewalker.

Here are a few courses you are able to combine: Steenberg, Royal Cape, Pearl Valley, De Zalze, Arabella, Ou Baai, Pinnacle Point, Fancourt, Pezula, Goose Valley, St Francis Links, Leopard Creek, Durban Country Club, Beachwood and Legend Golf Resort.

Featured golf package in South Africa:

Golf in the Cape Winelands

Clients fly into the Cape Town International Airport where their Guide will ensure that their tour is satisfactory from beginning to end. Transfer to Steenberg Golf and Wine Estate. The second course is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, created by a Legend for a legendary 5 star experience. Pearl Valley is nestled amongst some of South Africa’s premier destinations and vineyards. Arabella Golf Resort is the final destination, boasting pristine grass, tricky sand traps and challenging water hazards. All of these incredible estates are in the Western Cape, ensuring that we spend less time travelling and more time doing what you love, golf, wine and adventures.

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