Transport & Charters

  • Transport & Charters

Our Transport (Tours & Transfers)

ABC Africa Travel and Tours offers tourist transportation in all of our destinations for groups and individual travellers. Our transportation options for ground transfers, day and overland tours include:

Luxury and semi-luxury tourist coaches: 16 and 21 x seater Sprinter class coaches; 27 x seater Volare class coaches; 32, 36 and 44 x seater Marco Polo class coaches; flagship 52 x seater Marco Polo class coaches (limited destinations).

Luxury Minivans: 7 x seater Viano class minivans and 12 x seater Quantum class minivans.

Standard, Business Class and Executive Class sedans: Renault Fluence; Mercedes C class; Mercedes E class and Mercedes S class.

Vehicles for safari and off road: Landcruiser SUV class and specialized open game viewing 4×4 vehicles

Services include airport and train stations transfers; half day and full day sightseeing tours; overland tours; safari.

Guides: Depending on your requirements, we are providing guiding services onboard the vehicles. We are only using services of professional licensed tourist guides in all our destinations. Following languages guides are available upon request: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Russian, Polish, Dutch, Danish and Swedish.

POPULAR DAY TOURS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA:

Johannesburg: Johannesburg City Tour; Pretoria City Tour; SOWETO Tour; Cullinan Diamond Mine tour; Gold Reef City and Apartheid Museum Tour; Sun City and Safari in Pilanesberg National Park Tour; Magaliesberg and Hartebeespoort Dam Tour (Elephant Sanctuary, Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, Magaliesberg Ridge Cable Car); Walking with Lions in Ukuthula Reserve; Lesedi Cultural Village; Lion and Safari Park; Maropeng (Cradle of Humankind) Complex and Sterkfontein Caves; Rhino and Lion Park; Shopping Tour; Croc City Tour; Hot Air Balloon flight above the Hartebeespoort Dam and Magaliesberg Mountains

Cape Town: Cape Town City Tour and Table Mountain; Cape Peninsula and Cape Point Tour; Cape Winelands Tour; Whale Watching Tour and Cruise in Hermanus (seasonal); Shark Cage Diving Tour in Gansbaai

Garden Route: Featherbed Nature Reserve Eco-Tour and John Benn Lagoon Cruise (Knysna); Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm and Cango Wildlife Ranch (Oudtshoorn); Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Tour; Addo Elephant Park Safari-Tour (Port Elisabeth)

Durban: Durban City Tour; and U-Shaka Marine World; Shakaland Zulu Village; Valley of 1000 Hills Tour

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and Livingstone (Zambia): Sunset Cruise on Zambezi River; Tour to the Victoria Falls and Rainforest; Helicopter and Microlight Flights over Victoria Falls and Batoka Gorge; Swimming in Devil’s Pool (seasonal); Walking with Cheetahs; Walking with Lions; Crocodile and Reptile Park; Elephant Back Safari; Dinner on “Royal Livingstone Express” vintage train; Canoe Safari on Zambezi; Adrenalin Activities in Batoka Gorge and Lower Zambezi Rapids – Bridge Bungee, Abseil, Gorge Swing and Zip Slide, Powerboat Extreme, White Water Rafting; Safari Tour to Botswana (Chobe National Park) including on-land safari drive and safari cruise; Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park Safari Drives; Hwange Reserve Safari Drives; Cultural Tours – Livingstone Town Tour, Mukuni Village and Curio Market Tour; Trophy Tiger Fishing on Zambezi River; Horse Riding; Quad Biking; Sega Tours

Detailed day tours descriptions are available upon request

Our Charters (Our Air & Marine Charters)

We will arrange a variety of air and marine charters in most of our inland and coastal destinations. Following charters are available upon request.

Fixed Wing Air Charters: Turbo-prop and private jet aircraft with various seating capacity and flying distance range, including regional and inter-continental jets for big groups. Scheduled fixed wing shared charters are available in between major centres in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya and number of National and Private Safari Parks airstrips.

Helicopter Charters: Tours and transfers can be arranged in 3, 4 and seater helicopters. Charter flights can be landed in all major airports at all of our destinations. In case of a multi-destination travel in chartered aircraft, we will arrange for aircraft parking, accommodation and catering for the crew.

Hot Air Balloon Charters: Air balloon flights proved to be one of the most popular recreation activities. We can charter piloted air balloons for groups and individuals in various destinations. Very popular are flights above the Hartebeespoort Dam and Magaliesberg Mountain Ridge close to Johannesburg; Air Balloon Safaris in Pilanesberg National Park and Kruger National Park in South Africa; Masai Mara and Amboseli National Parks in Kenya; Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.

Marine Charters: At most of our coastal destinations we can arrange various luxury yachts, catamaran, fishing vessel and speedboat charters. Depending on your requirements, we can arrange either short term (individual and group sunset cruises, dinner cruises, romantic cruises, corporate function cruises) charters or long term charters with accommodation and catering on chartered vessel. All charters include services of professional, licensed skippers and crew (chefs and bartenders on dinner and long term cruises). Long term charters out of South Africa are arranged either from Cape Town or Durban.

Popular long term charter cruise destinations are between Cape Town and Durban; Cape Town to Walvis Bay in Namibia; Cape Town or Durban to Mozambican coast and Bazaruto Archipelago; to Mauritius and Rodrigues Island; Ile of Reunion; Madagascar and Nosi-Be Island; Zanzibar; Islands of Pemba and Mafia; Mombasa in Kenya and Seychelles.