+27 31 572 422
info@southerncircle.com
20 Years Experience You can Trust*
info@southerncircle.com
20 Years Experience You can Trust*
+27 31 572 422
info@southerncircle.com
20 Years Experience You can Trust*
+27 31 572 422

About Us

About Us

South Africa’s Complete Tour Operator

SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS is an inbound wheels tour operator and complete destination management agency into South Africa. We are able to arrange your complete package in South Africa may it be guided tours, self-drive packages or accommodation, hotel/airport transfers or the hire of a vehicle.

The Durban office deals with the central reservations and enquiries for countrywide tours to afford you a one-stop service, while the other offices are responsible for the operations in their areas.

Our Product as a Tour Operator

How can we offer such a wide range of products and still be professional in them all and deliver the 5 star service we promise, you may ask. Easy, we have identified service providers with the same pledge to their guests as us, each a professional in their own field, and negotiated a working relationship with them. Therefore we are able to put together a package for you where each service provider looks after its own area of expertise and all you have to do is enjoy!!

Vehicles

Our fleet of luxury air-conditioned microbuses is meticulously serviced and maintained. They never stay in service longer than three years, are fitted with public address systems, radio/tape music systems and refreshment cooling facilities. SCT & S is a member of the South African Tourism Services Association (SATSA) who demands a high standard from its members and our vehicles have all the relevant permits legally required.

Insurance

In accordance with our local regulations we have a public liability insurance covering our guests while traveling in our vehicles. We are currently insured for ZAR10,000,000.00 per vehicle in the unlikely event of an accident. This translates to approximately ZAR1,5m cover per person for casualty evacuation, hospitalization, etc in the unlikely event of one of our vehicles being involved in an accident. Proof once again of our commitment to our guests.

Scheduled Tours

We offer a complete network of scheduled tours throughout South Africa. We pride ourselves on the guaranteed departures we offer. One e-mail, fax or letter will insure your seat/s on such a tour. Non-alcoholic refreshments are included for our guests’ comfort while traveling in our vehicles.

Specialized Packages

We have a professional team designing specialized tour itineraries to meet any requirement.  Some designs have included a birding tour, whale watching, agricultural studies or just a group of friends wanting to have fun with some adventurous ideas such as the highest bungy jump in the world, 4×4 bundu bashing, touring through Africa on a motorbike, etc. We will take you anywhere anytime!

Get in touch to find out more about our exciting tour operator services.

From R 2 780.00 per person

1 Day Sani Pass Guided Tour – Durban (Code: SCDA)

This Sani Pass day tour is an adventure day out! Travel up the mountain pass with 4 wheel drive vehicles, awe at the views and on a clear day one can see up to 250km! Drive inland past Pietermaritzburg to the area of gently pastoral beauty, also called the Natal Midlands. We pass through grassy plains scattered with Zulu villages and lush farmlands where plump cattle and thoroughbred horses graze. Traverse through Underberg, a picturesque little village situated in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains.  At Himeville you change vehicles and set off in a 4 wheel drive minibus for the drive up Sani Pass, named after the primitive people who lived in the area millennia ago. The ascend is steep at places with hair-raising bends. The driver talk about the geography and also stop frequently for photo opportunities of the breathtaking views. Afterwards, arrive at the top of the mountain in the kingdom of Lesotho. You visit the locals and they may  invite you into their house, which often result into tasting locally baked snacks or bread! Lunch is served at the top in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho some 3 000 metres above sea level. Afterwards, we descend down the mountain, change vehicles and set off to Durban. OTHER TOURS YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN 2 Day Drakensberg Highscdblights  – SCDB 3 Day Drakensberg Adventure – SCDD  

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R6250

2 Day Drakensberg Mountains Highlights Tour – Durban (Code: SCDB)

In this tour we incorporate a visit to Pietermaritzburg where police kicked Ghandi off the train because of his skin colour, the Howick Falls, Nelsom Mandela’s capture site, a 4 x 4 drive up Sani Pas, interaction with the locals in Lesotho and lunch at the highest pub in Africa! DAY 1    Durban – Drakensberg Mountains – Sani Pass We depart at around 09h00 for your tour to the Drakensberg Mountains and Sani Pass via the Natal Midlands. Drive inland to Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal, for a brief city tour. Stop at the railway station where Mahatma Gandhi was thrown off the train because of the colour of his skin. Enter the waiting room where, in the silence of the night, he formulated his philosophy of passive resistance. Continue to Howick and visit the 100m high Howick Falls. Next, we stop at the monument erected on the spot where police arrested Nelson Mandela in 1961 as a result of his resistance to the former Apartheid government. Continue through an area of gentle pastoral beauty called the Natal Midlands. We pass through grassy plains scattered with villages and lush farmlands where plump cattle and thoroughbred horses graze. Then further through Underberg, a picturesque little village situated in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. Our hotel is in the lap of the mountain with peaks towering up to 3400m above sea level. The afternoon is at your leisure to participate in some of the organised hikes into the mountain or explore the area on your own. Overnight at the Sani Pass Premier Hotel. DAY 2  Sani Pass – Lesotho – Durban After breakfast you set off to Sani Pass, named after the primitive people who lived here millennia ago.  We use a four-wheel drive vehicle to navigate the steep inclines and

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