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Africa Awaits Tours and Safaris is a tour operating company specialising in exclusive self-drive itineraries, guided tours and fly-in safaris within Southern Africa.

Africa Awaits offers you an exciting way to tailor make your visit to this majestic region. Our aim is to provide you with an unforgettable holiday in the truly magnificent surrounds of Southern Africa. Since August 2000 Africa Awaits Tours and Safaris has offered a limitless variety of itineraries to suit our clients from around the world. Your trip will be carefully planned according to your specific requirements, special interests and budget.
Allow us, with our experience and extensive product knowledge, to guide you in your selections. Experience the Africa you have always imagined. 
We look forward to meeting you in Africa!


The Oyster Box Hotel

From the moment the Oyster Box Hotel opened its doors in 1947 the hotel rapidly became one of Africa's best loved and most distinguished hotels. The combination of colonial charm, impeccable service, lush tropical gardens and breathtaking seaside setting swiftly gained it a reputation that was legendary the world over.
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The Syrene Boutique Hotel

The Syrene is a professionally run 4 star boutique hotel, featuring the luxury of business class travel. As the name suggests, guests experience a quiet, private and tranquil setting. Located in Johannesburg’s wealthy Sandton District, The Syrene is a modern colonial-style hotel featuring intimate accommodation and a gourmet restaurant.

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Sandals Guest House

Sandals is found a mere hour's drive from Port Elizabeth and he Eastern Cape game reserves, in the pretty coastal town St Francis Bay.

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Expert Travel Advice for Southern Africa


We just arrived home last night from the honeymoon, we had a wonderful time, we truly didn't want to come home! The hotel, the food, the water sports, the service, just perfect.
Rachel & Gavin - United Kingdom

thanks a lot and will highly recommend you to any friends, family or colleagues planning to travel to South Africa.
Paal Bekkeheien

We had a fabulous holiday - thanks so much for the smooth organisation and fantastic recommendations - all accomodation was outstanding.
Lucy and Ian Stewart - England

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