Discover Southern Africa...

“the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted” – Bill Bryson


We have hand-selected ten fantastic tours that let you explore the different corners of southern Africa, that let you experience the land and its people in a variety of ways – whether from the seat of a luxury train or beside the Victoria Falls. All of these tours include a few nights at Ellerman House and can be tailor-made to suit your exact needs. Enquire with us for more information and to start planning your African holiday of a lifetime.

Desert Delights

Cape Town | Windhoek | Sossusvlei | Etosha

This 11 night tour will take you from the beaches of Cape Town to the vast deserts of Namibia. In the Mother City take a tour of the Winelands and explore the Cape’s other tourist attractions before heading for the dunes of Sossusvlei and Namibia’s premier wildlife destination – Etosha.


Safari in Style

Ellerman House | Singita

Safari in Style offers the ultimate in luxury, combining world-class accommodation in the city and the African bush in one itinerary for a discounted cost. Spend 3 nights at Ellerman House and 3 nights at Singita Lebombo or Sweni Lodge in the Kruger National Park and receive a complimentary fourth night at both properties.


The Art of Travel

Cape Town | Winelands

This 8 night package combines Cape Town and the Winelands and is the perfect itinerary for art lovers. Ellerman House is well-known for the grand collection of art displayed within its walls and Delaire Graff in Stellenbosch is one of the most aesthetically interesting contemporary art destinations in the world.


Untamed Africa

Cape Town | Botswana | Victoria Falls

On this 14 day tour you’ll get to experience the best of Southern Africa, with Cape Town, Botswana and Zambia on the itinerary. Spend the first few nights in Cape Town with day trips to nearby sights. Then head into the wilderness of Botswana and on to the banks of the Zambezi River, close to the mighty Victoria Falls.


Wine and Whales

Cape Town | Winelands | Garden Route

This 9 night tour begins in Cape Town, at Ellerman House. After exploring the Mother City’s popular tourist attractions escape to the Cape Winelands, where you’ll stay on one of the finest wine estates in the country. End the trip at Grootbos Nature Reserve, a prime spot for whale watching.


Gone Golfing

Cape Town | George | Knysna

This 10 day tour is designed for the golf aficionados among us. The first few days you’ll stay in the Mother City and go on exciting tours to the Cape Winelands and Cape Point. Then it’s time to hit the green with two top-class golf courses – Fancourt and Pezula.


The Honeymooner

Mozambique | Cape Town | Kruger

Romance is in the air, whether you’re on honeymoon or simply looking for an adventure with pizzazz. Start at the idyllic Azura in Mozambique, with your own butler and helicopter charter to and from the airport; move on to the Mother City and end with a Big 5 safari in the exclusive Sabi Sand.


Best of Southern Africa

Cape Town | Kruger | Victoria Falls

This 10 night tour offers more than just a taste of Southern Africa. It starts in Cape Town, where natural beauty meets cosmopolitan city life. This is followed by a luxury safari in the exclusive Sabi Sand and ends at Zambia’s first Relais & Châteaux property… Royal Chundu, on the banks of the Zambezi River.


Beach and Bush

Johannesburg | Cape Town | Kruger

Discover South Africa on this 8 night tour that takes you from the City of Gold, Johannesburg, to the beaches of Cape Town. Relax beside the Atlantic Ocean at Ellerman House and explore all the Mother City has to offer before heading off on safari in the exclusive Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve where the Big 5 await.


The Garden of Eden

Cape Town | Whale Route | Garden Route

On this 12 night itinerary you’ll get to explore the coastline on the south east of South Africa, starting in Cape Town and moving along the Whale Route to the Garden Route. This is the perfect self-drive holiday, with easily accessible places of interest, from the whale-watching capital of Hermanus to a Big 5 safari destination.


The Kalahari Safari

Winelands | Cape Town | Kalahari

The Kalahari Safari takes you from the town of Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands to the city of Cape Town and ends in South Africa’s largest private game reserve in the heart of the Southern Kalahari, where you’ll enjoy a unique safari experience.


Epicurean Delights

Cape Town | Winelands

This 7 night tour shows off the best of the Cape, from the vibrant Mother City to the Cape Winelands, where you’ll be pampered to your heart’s desire in Franschhoek. Explore the vineyards, world-class wine estates and restaurants – you’re sure to go home heady with epicurean satisfaction.


Barefoot Luxury

Johannesburg | Rovos Rail | Cape Town | Mauritius

You’ll get a feel for the finer things that Africa has to offer on this 11 night itinerary. Experience city life in two of South Africa’s main cities and experience a trip aboard one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Round things off with a tropical getaway in the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius…