Travel Tuesday Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s Birthday and goes to South Africa

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Nelson Mandela was born one hundred years ago on 18th July and to celebrate that the Elaine Show travelled all the way to South Africa to see why you should go there too. I’ve researched some dream holidays to Johannesburg and Safari deals that would make the perfect honeymoon or special Birthday or anniversary holiday.


The Safari Expert

Cape Town, Escorted Garden Route Splendour Tour & Eastern Cape Safari – FROM EUR 2,760.- per person inclusive of return flights, accommodation, escorted garden route tour & Safari

The Cape Escape – FROM EUR 2,460.- per person inclusive of return flights, accommodation, car hire & Safari

Best of South Africa Escorted Tour – FROM EUR 3,890.- per person inclusive of return flights, accommodation & escorted tour



Grand Tour of South Africa – 15 day escorted tour from only €3,489pp.

Highlights include:

  • Johannesburg
  • Kruger National Park
  • Swaziland
  • KwaZulu Natal
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Plettenberg Bay
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Cape Town

The perfect tour for a first time visitor to South Africa or for someone who wants to see more of this captivating country. This comprehensive tour reflects the true spirit of South Africa. Gain an insight into its history and culture through this vibrant country’s superb wildlife from Kruger National Park to Knysna Heads and the Winelands around Cape Town. Add a little glamour to the end of your trip by asking our Destination Specialists about experiencing the magnificent Victoria Falls in nearby Zambia & Zimbabwe.

Full itinerary here –

Cape Town, Cape Winelands and Eastern Cape Multi Centre – 10 day trip from only €2,859pp.

Highlights include:

  • Cape Town
  • Cape Winelands
  • Eastern Cape

Full itinerary here –


For more information visit to be truly inspired or call into the Hayes & Jarvis office just off Grafton Street – 18- 19 Duke Street, Dublin 2 – where the expert staff will help you plan your holiday of a lifetime.

South Africa Deals from ITAA Members


Shandon Travel –

Nights: 10

The view of some zebras resting on the grassland Plettenberg Bay South Africa


  • 4* Southern Sun Waterfront, Cape Town
  • 4* Knysna Log Inn, Knysna
  • 4* Kariega Private Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth

Travel dates: September or October 2018

Price: from €1995pps

Stay at Kareiga Game Reserve Includes:

  • 2 daily game drives
  • Spa treatment to the value of R500 per person
  • Honeymooners at Kariega recieve a free bottle of sparkling wine on arrival


Fly from Dublin to South Africa and spend ten nights in Cape Town, Knysna and the Kariega Private Game Reserve.


*Prices are based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing and includes*:

  • Travel insurance
  • Return airport transfers

Terms & conditions apply. Subject to availability.


For more information please call us on 021 427 7094 or 01 696 5135, email, request a call back using the red button or submit an enquiry through the form below.


Travel Escapes & Cruisescapes –

14 nights exploring South Africa

It’s an adventure unlike any other, a vast land of unimaginable beauty and diversity of experiences is set to take your breath away.


DEPARTS: August to December 2018  

from only €3,279pp


Price includes:

Flight from Dublin to Johannesburg (overnight)

Transfers on luxury coaches throughout

14 nights accommodation in South Africa, based on 2 sharing

Meals: 14 breakfasts & 4 dinners

Transfer to the airport

Flight from Cape Town to Dublin (overnight)

Taxes and charges included

Visiting beautiful areas such as;


  • Johannesburg • Mpumalanga • Swaziland • St Lucia • Durban
  • Drakensberg mountains •Mossel Bay
  • Cape Town and More…

If you would like to travel in real style then look at Luxury Gold part of Insight Vacations

Luxury Gold Vacations – 

From €5525

A showcase of beautiful wildernesses, eclectic cultures, warm hospitality and rich heritage, this life-changing journey will take you from cosmopolitan Cape Town into the heart of Big Five territory. Uncover the complex history of South Africa, while luxuriously travelling like the intrepid explorers of yesteryear. Along the way you’ll stay at the most sought-after addresses in the country, meet extraordinary local characters, and taste the Cape’s finest wines and culinary delights. Your journey concludes with a luxurious three-day safari in the Sabi Sands, known for having one of the planet’s highest concentrations of animal species.

tel (01) 649 8526



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