South African Youth Travel

We are proud of our network of backpacker hostels, safaris, tours, adventure and cultural activities and transport services. Language schools and volunteering organisations are increasingly joining the network. The trademark of a BSA service is an easygoing atmosphere in which you can mingle with fellow travellers.

Starling Backpackers

The Starling Village Backpackers team believes in making a difference. This is the way we work and the way we live.

Walkerbouts Inn, Rhodes

Walkerbouts Inn, Rhodes - AA Quality Assured Accommodation in the Eastern Cape Highlands

Upland Organic Wine & Fruit Estate

Upland - the name comes from the English for Boland - is a small SGS certified fruit and wine farm that has been producing world class organic Brandy, Grappa, Port and Cabernet Sauvignon for over a decade. Upland's organic Grappa won the 'World's Best Grappa' at the Guldkorken International Competition in Stockholm and its list of international and local awards is impressive.

Aberdeen Publicity & Tourism Office

Aberdeen is a small town in the Cacadu District Municipality of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Founded in 1856, Aberdeen has numerous examples of Victorian architecture and is one of the architectural conservation areas of the Karoo.


Travel and tourist information finder resource

Somerset East Tourism

Tourist Information on Somerset East

Groenvlei Karoo Guestfarm

Groenvlei Karoo Guestfarm near Nieu-Bethesda and Graaff-Reinet

Greyton Tourism

Tourist information and accommodation in Greyton, Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

Zebra Moon Hikers Lodge

Zebra Moon in Greyton, Overberg, Western Cape offers backpackers the opportunity to visit this beautiful country village at the foot of the Riviersonderend Mountains. We offer affordable adventure and accommodation in this exclusive village

Khaya Volunteer Projects South Africa

Volunteer projects in South Africa; community, wildlife, conservation and sports development.

Lesser known self-drive South Africa Holiday Tours

So you have booked your car or camper from a respected South African car hire company or camper-hire operator and are extremely excited for your self-drive tour of South Africa. You are ready to travel wherever the north wind takes you and nourish the deep wanderlust of your nomadic soul.

But with so much to see and do in South Africa, holiday routes and itineraries can be a pain especially if you are looking to really experience the country ‘voetstoets’ (as is). Where should you go, what can you expect and what should you do?

Don’t fret, we at Drive South Africa have outlined three of our best kept tours of South Africa for you to travel and explore.