Local time: GMT +2
Weather: Hot summers (December – February) and cool winters
International airports: Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg
Language: English (+ 10 other official languages)
Top 3 destinations: Cape Town, Kruger National Park, the Cape Winelands and Sun City
Top 5 incentive highlights of the country:
- Big Five Safari – getting up close to these majestic animals on open safari vehicles
- Circumnavigating the majestic Cape Peninsula from Cape Town to Cape Point fused with activities and multiple modes of transport
- Canoeing amongst the Penguins at Boulders Beach
- Dinner events at historic landmarks such as the Cape of Good Hope Castle or Vergelegen Wine Estate
- Learning to blend wine and cook South African food with local chefs and winemakers
– CAPE TOWN & THE CAPE WINELANDS –
A vibrant affair within a city filled with culinary delights, natural wonders and scenic splendour.
Cape Town is the hub of the Western Cape, an area filled with adrenalin pumping adventures. You can abseil down Table Mountain, dive with great white sharks, tandem skydive, paraglide or even try kloofi ng. Why not consider a sidecar motorcycle transfer along the Atlantic coastline, or a bird’s-eye view of the Cape of Good Hope enjoyed from four- or six-seater helicopters, team building, beach days, an ‘Amazing Race’, or a sunset cruise? Theme dinners are the perfect end to the day, with costumes, venues, cuisine and entertainment all suited to the occasion. We will provide the perfect venue, be it a historic manor or landmark, an open beach or the most extraordinary space, where we can create your dream event.
The Cape Winelands
Allow majestic mountain scenes to embrace you while enjoying the finest vintages of the Cape Winelands
The Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek are just an hour’s drive from Cape Town. In these tranquil valleys of rolling vineyards are Cape Dutch manor houses on working wine estates, which off er perfect settings for wine tasting, tours of the cellars and outdoor luncheons under ancient oaks. Some of the most magnifi cent scenery in Africa is combined with world-class wines in a day of gastronomic and visual indulgence. Come and enjoy our fi ne wines and Cap Classique, and celebrate your event in style on historic estates. Transport options are limited only by your imagination: vintage car, helicopter, limousine, horse and carriage, topless bus or mountain bike.
– JOHANNESBURG –
A cosmopolitan city, rich in history and culture, and the gateway to Southern Africa
Gauteng, “Place of Gold” is the cosmopolitan economic hub of South Africa – the heartbeat of the country. Your South African adventure is likely to start on arrival at OR Tambo, Johannesburg’s international airport, the major entry point for international air travel into Southern Africa, with easy connections to the rest of the region. From vibrant Soweto, to busy Johannesburg and sophisticated Sandton, the area has a unique cultural and social heritage. Here are exclusive shopping centres, numerous craft markets, museums and landmarks of political history and culture, large international hotels and fine-dining restaurants.
– GARDEN ROUTE –
An area of exceptional beauty and diverse landscapes
Stretching along the southern coast of South Africa, spanning the cities of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, is the spectacular Garden Route. It takes in the evocativeness of the semi-arid Klein Karoo, the rugged blue-tinged mountain ranges, verdant coastal forests, sparkling lagoons, lush gorges as well as long stretches of golden, sandy Indian Ocean beaches. Activities and adventures range from wine-tasting to whale-watching, from adrenalin-charged escapades to golfi ng on championship courses, from marine cruises and fishing to breathtaking forest and mountain walks. A selection of luxury hotels and golf resorts offer gourmet foods and the best South African wines, excellent accommodation and world-class spas.
– SUN CITY –
Legendary golf and casino resort in the heart of the African bush
Sun City, a unique and enticing resort just 2½ hours from Johannesburg, is renowned for its glamour and imaginative style. Fit for royalty, the Palace of the Lost City, a 5-star fantasy hotel, evokes all the romanticism and awe of a lost and luxurious African Kingdom. Opulent and extraordinary, from its soaring towers adorned with elephant tusks to its lavishly hand-painted dome, the architecture, aura and ambiance of the Palace of the Lost City is remarkable, imaginative and grand. Explore the unlimited experiences and adventures of Sun City: game drives and bush braais (barbecues) in the adjoining Pilanesberg National Park, sunrise balloon rides, world-class golf courses, water sports activities, horse safaris, elephant back safaris and beach adventures. From an exclusive cocktail party in the King’s Tower to dinner in the Elephant Courtyard or a fireworks display in the Amphitheatre, Sun City has it all.
– KRUGER NATIONAL PARK –
Indulge in an African sunset amidst the presence of Africa’s Big Five, and be mesmerised by the tranquillity of the bushveld
Encounter the untamed beauty of the African bush, the wide range of birdlife and abundant game. The famous Kruger National Park is home to the Big Five (rhino, elephant, lion, leopard, buff alo), wild dog, cheetah and a diverse array of plains’ game. Game-viewing is in open 4×4 vehicles, with experienced trackers and game rangers providing informative, up-close-and-personal encounters with Africa’s Big Five. Or take an exhilarating walking safari, tracking game on foot. The luxurious safari lodges of the Kruger National Park offers world-class cuisine and comfort. Dinners are usually taken under the stars in outdoor bomas (campfire venues), and breakfasts are set out in a clearing in the bush.