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Getaway Africa

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  • Local Specialist
  • 2002
  • Cape Town, SouthAfrica
  • 5

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Getaway Africa provides an extensive array of tours in multiple African countries, with a speciality in safari.

What Makes Them Stand Out?

They offer many different kinds of tours in several countries throughout Africa, including Overland tours which visit many countries and range from 10 to 20 days. Many of their holiday packages have a luxury component allowing you to see Africa in comfort while also hitting the road in a safari jeep.

Who Travels With Them?

Due to the wide range of tours they offer, many types of traveler will find a tour to Africa that’s right for them. From adventurous camping in the outback to luxury safaris in Kenya.

Where Do They Operate?

They focus on 6 primary destinations, including South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana, Maldives, Mauritius, and Malawi. However, multiple other destinations are available as well, including Kenya, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar, Egypt, and Uganda.

Why Travel With Them?

For the experience of seeing Africa guided by local experts and superb customer service every step of the way. Getaway Africa excels at their focus which is helping travelers enjoy a trip to Africa, whether that be a luxury lodge or a rugged camping trip.

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From Getaway Africa


Getaway Africa has a long history in the tourism industry since the early days of the New South Africa just after the first democratic elections in 1994.

Today we are proud to be a registered online travel booking company committed to our clients' needs. We are passionate about this magnificent continent and dedicated to showcase her beauty to those who visit her. Its founding member, Rikus Visser, started in 1994 to get to know the continent from head to toe when working for an overland company and getting to know and falling in love with the whole of Southern and East-Africa.

In 1997 he and 3 friends drove from England through the whole of African continent and arriving in Cape Town after 8 months. In 1999 he envisage to promote SA in Australia and together with a tour operator company in Australia, the company was born.

In 2002, the company was officially registered in SA as Getaway Africa Travel & Tours CC. Its registration number with the Department of Trade & Industry is 2002/041268/23.

Today the company is an online tour operator with its entire staff dedicated to assisting our clients, ensuring the best possible itinerary for each individual need at the best prices. Personal service is our motto. Our passion is our continent and our desire is that every client will come back time after time. We have a huge network of operators, hotels, tour companies and safari outfitters who will ensure that your every need is taken care of.

We strive to answer all queries before the end of each working day - Monday to Friday. Thus you can be certain that one of our consultants will respond to your needs as quick as possible and the frustration of waiting for a reply that normally never come, is over.

Getaway Africa clients

Clients are from all over the world - from local South Africans to people from Iceland. All of them have trusted us and many of them have returned to this amazing continent and still make use of our services. Our customers are the most important people in the world. Try our service and be overwhelmed by professionalism, support, an itinerary that will suit your budget and style and an unforgettable holiday.

We are here for you

To offer an African Safari that suits your needs, budget & requirements, is paramount to us.

We go out of our way to ensure that you have a trip of a life-time.

The personal African touch

At Getaway Africa you are dealing with experienced african consulants and agents that have been to where travelers want to go.

From the first email you send us to arriving back home, we make sure that visitors can relax and have the best Safari or Tour of a lifetime. We take great pride in providing a professional service, ensuring that visitors tours runs smoothly from the planning stages to the actual travel.

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Discounted rates on accommodation, tours & safaris, overlanding

Because of our huge travel channel network, we can often negotiate better rates on visitors behalf from the safari/tour operators, accommodation providers and car rental companies. If you find cheaper rates from another provider, please inform us as we strive to better our rates with each quote and offering clients the best possible package.


Getaway Africa has a large variety of tours, safaris, overlanding tours and accommodation. From train safaris, golf tours, bird watching, horse riding, adventure, fly-in safari tours, cultural tours, walking safaris, family tours, honeymoon breakaways to holistic wellness. If we do not have it, we will find it. Whether you would like to do it yourself with a self-drive package or enjoy the comfort of an escorted organised tour, we can cater for all your needs.


At Getaway Africa travel and tours we love to share our experiences and our expertise of living and travelling in our countries. Read through the country & health advisories to get more information on your destinations.

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