Self-drive holidays are wildly popular in South Africa and justifiably so. You can collect a rental car in one city and drop it in another. You can collect at the airport on arrival. Though we prefer to transfer you to your hotel, and then your rental car is delivered later that day when you are rested.
Our sample self-drive holidays in South Africa highlight some of the routes that are most popular with Cedarberg clients such as Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route. All are expertly planned, drawing on our many years of specialist experience. But most of our self-drive itineraries are tailor-made after listening to you.
Mix Self-Drive in South Africa with Private Touring
Remember you don’t have to take a rental car for ALL of your safari holiday. Many clients combine self-drive with other modes of transport. They take road or air transfers to their game lodge for their safari. Or enjoy some private touring in Cape Town - to get the lie of the land - before setting off on an easy meander along the Garden Route. What could be easier?
Naturally we believe that using a self-drive specialist to plan your trip is invaluable! We have an intimate knowledge of all the roads in South Africa. Which routes work well and which are a little more tricky. We know what’s a comfortable distance to travel in a day.
Off the Beaten Track Self -Drive in South Africa
Are you keen to head off-the-beaten-track? We have a number of options for more adventurous clients. These are priced with an SUV rental car for higher clearance and good visibility. (You rarely need an actual 4x4 in South Africa but we can advise you depending on when and where you want to go.)
- Self-drive in South Africa gives you the freedom to explore, to immerse yourself in the landscapes and to to set the pace.
- Car rental in South Africa is affordable, easy and flexible.
- We provide route maps, detailed directions and a comprehensive itinerary with suggested routes & what to see.
- The road network is excellent, signs are in English and driving is on the left-hand side.
Competitively Priced"Cedarberg were helpful, easy to deal with, competitively priced. " Mrs Jane Perrins, UK
The trip was a great success, Thanks Cedarberg"Thanks again to Cedarberg Africa and you Tash for arranging the bookings and being able to respond when delays in transportation became apparent. Again I have appreciated the significant effort that Cederberg Travel has put into your web information and the extra material on attractions provided with the itinerary. " Mr R Brandon, USA
Everything was perfect"Your service and the holiday you put together for us was faultless. Everything was perfect from the choice of accommodation to the transfers, flights…… everything! It was seamless. " Mrs Ruth Koper
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