Have a day to spare? Opt to explore Cape Town or Johannesburg in the company of an experienced African Sky guide.
Travelers visiting South Africa for business or other commitments often only have a day or two to spare for touring. Other travelers may have planned their holiday activities themselves, but would like to enhance certain attractions with the knowledge of a local guide. Either way, our guided day trips assist guests with limited time in making the most of the idle hours afforded to them.
Our South African day tours are conducted from Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, incorporating major tourism highlights in each of these vibrant cities. These trips always include the personal services of an experienced African Sky guide, a private air-conditioned vehicle for transport, a light lunch and all the necessary entry and activity fees for your planned endeavors throughout the day.
In the Cape Town area, our day tours of the various wine routes are quite popular, as wine connoisseurs are able to relax and indulge without having to worry about driving themselves. The Cape peninsula tour, which requires a vehicle to explore comfortably, has also proved a highlight amongst our guests. Up north, Soweto, the historic Johannesburg township, offers fascinating glimpses into South Africa’s past and present.
This Cape Town day tour traces the circumference of the Cape peninsula, starting with Chapman's Peak Drive. You'll then explore the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, home to most south-western tip of Africa, before meeting the penguins of Boulders Beach in Simon's Town.
Savor a stirring glimpse into humanity's distant past when you visit the Cradle of Humankind and the Sterkfontein Caves on this private day tour that departs from Johannesburg. Numerous significant paleontological discoveries have been made in this area.
Our guided day tour of the Franschhoek Wine Route means that visitors can taste their way through some of South Africa's finest vineyards without having to worry about traveling on their own. You'll also enjoy a glimpse into Franschhoek's fascinating Huguenot past.
This day tour combines two inherently South African elements for an exciting day out. First you'll enjoy cultural immersion at Lesedi, a cultural village that introduces visitors to multicultural South Africa. Thereafter you'll meet the country's most awe-inspiring predator at the Lion Park.
This day tour focuses on the capital city of Pretoria, as well as charming little Cullinan just beyond the city limits. You'll visit the rambling Union Buildings - the seat of South Africa's presidency - before exploring the Cullinan Diamond Mine, where the world's largest diamond was mined.
Visiting Robben Island is one of Cape Town's must-do activities. You'll depart the V&A Waterfront on a ferry to this infamous island, and experience a glimpse into South Africa's sordid history, both during colonial times and the Apartheid Era.
This Johannesburg day tour visits the historic township of Soweto, which played such a significant role in the struggle against apartheid. Highlights include Mandela House and the Hector Pieterson Memorial. Thereafter the tour heads to Gold Reef City.
Explore South Africa's oldest wine route - Stellenbosch - on a memorable day tour conducted by an African Sky guide. You'll enjoy visits to three different world-class wine estates as well as a short tour of the 'City of Oaks'. Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in the country.
A day tour that departs from and returns to Johannesburg in Gauteng. You'll enjoy a short game drive in the Big Five-bearing Pilanesberg Game Reserve before a few relaxed hours at the Sun City Resort complex, home to a host of entertainment facilities.
Discover two of Cape Town's most striking natural features on this private day tour accompanied by an African Sky guide. You'll travel to the top of Table Mountain via rotating cable car before exploring its verdant slopes at the captivating Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Our standard four star tours straddle the balance between comfort and affordability.
Five star accommodations and topnotch attractions are included in our luxury tours.
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Explore Cape Town or Joburg's highlights on a privately guided day tour.
We'll include a vehicle, accommodation and map out a route for your self-drive.
Custom South African travel ensures that your individual needs are catered for.