What we do

South Africa is a large country, with a big diversity of geographical areas, landscapes, people and cultures, places of interest, wildlife, cities and town, and more. So the focus always is to capture this variety on offer, at the right time of the year to maximize the guest’s enjoyment of the trip. Tours are planned to ensure guests not only see, but also experience South Africa.

Tour Summary 2023

  Who We Are

The HOLA tradition and well worked tours are our main guiding principles.

  People Gallery

Travel is people's experiences of other places.

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Tour Schedule 2023/2024

For Booking or information please contact Annekie Zeiler , Cell No: +27 (0) 83 470 0888, Office No: +27 (0) 11 782 5416, Email : [email protected], Click here for online bookings

Johannesburg city Day Tour

Johannesburg
Established in July 1886 and only due to the largest ever discovery of gold in the world, Johannesburg tells a story of wealth and poverty, of people from all walks of life coming to find wealth. This is the city of contrasts. Catz Tours focus on the history of Johannesburg, the finding of the gold and the people that makes Johannesburg so unique.

Pretoria day tour

Pretoria
Pretoria is one of the three capital cities of South Africa and the seat of government administration. (Cape Town is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein the judicial capital) it is a modern city built on the wealth of the Cullinan Diamond mines.

Underberg / Himeville Gardens / Sanipass

Underberg Drakensberg
This trip is designed for persons to visit the popular Underburg / Himeville Gardens, which is only held for one weekend per year and alternates between these two villages depending on weather conditions. The festival’s aim is for visitors to experience the world renowned Drakensberg country gardens, as well as pretty town gardens, to enjoy scrumptious food and wines, and visit the craft stalls.

Kgalagadi - !Xaus Lodge

Safari vehicle
Xaus Lodge is a private lodge built on top of a dune of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.  Set on the 91st dune off the Auob River Road overlooking a heart shaped salt pan. The lodge includes stand-alone accommodation units, with communal facilities accessed on a raised walkway. The setting is optimised for quiet contemplation of the desert, and magnificent star gazing at night. The ‡Khomani San (Bushman) and Mier communities are the owners of !Xaus Lodge and all its furnishings. Almost all the lodge employees are drawn from the local communities where unemployment is rife.

Swaziland & Natal

Swazi candles
We depart from your home towards the Swaziland border post of Oshoek. We will travel along the main N4 route via Middleburg, Belfast, and Carolina before we get to the border post. After border formalities, it is short drive before we reach the famous Ngwenya Glass factory.

Kgalagadi - Kgalagadi Lodge

Chalets
For this trip, we stay outside the Park, 5 kilometers from the gate at Twee Rivieren. For the 4 nights at Kgalagadi Lodge, we will do day trips into the Park with brunch or lunch at picnic spots in the Park in an air-conditioned vehicle. Meals will be prepared by your host or enjoyed at the restaurant. The 3.7 million hectare Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is one of the world’s largest conservation areas and is a sanctuary to herds of gemsbok, springbok, blue wildebeest, eland, red hartebeest, as well as the black-mane Kalahari lions, leopard, and cheetah..

Mapungubwe

World Heritage Site
It is believed that Mapungubwe was the capital of the kingdom Bukalanga in the 13th century. The site of the city is now a World Heritage Site, South African National Heritage Site, national park, and archaeological site. The purpose of this specific tour is to expose more visitors to the wonderful Mapungubwe World Heritage Site. Come experience the natural beauty of this region and the heritage site.

Kruger Far North

Zebra, Wildebeest, Wharthog
We visit the northern region of Kruger Park with riverine forests along the Luvuvhu River, Dense Mopane woodlands, Sandveld areas, lots of Baobab trees, and Fever Tree Forest. The area also has some animals that are not normally seen further south like Roan, Eland, and a few others.

Namibia

Arial view of Kipwe Camp
Namibia has the oldest desert and the only desert in the world where you can find large mammals like elephants, rhinos, lions and giraffes.

Namaqualand

Wildflowers
Namaqualand and the West Coast transform into a kaleidoscope of colour which is brought on by the wildflowers of the area after the winter rains. The trips are real specialty trips, designed to visit many of these wonderful sights.

Western Cape & Klein Karoo

Farmstay
Guest will be picked up from their homes, and transferred to the airport.. Depart on domestic departing from Johannesburg to Cape Town. On arrival at the Cape Town Airport your Guide will meet you in the arrivals hall and you then depart from the airport to enjoy your first flowers.  We travel along the coastline.

Kalahari - !Khamab Lodge

Boma braai
iKhamab is the San word for Cape Fox, a shy predator. This is an authentic and exclusive safari experience in the Kalahari untouched, harsh, the real thing. This tour is an exclusive trip to a 96 000ha private reserve with the lodge the only accommodation sleeping 8 people maximum with the Big 5 on your doorstep. You will never experience an open vehicle safari better than the one at !Khamab.

Addo Elephant Park & Bedford Gardens

African Elephants
This trip is designed for persons to visit the very popular Bedford Garden Festival, which is only held for one weekend per year.  The festival’s aim is for visitors to experience world renowned country gardens, as well as pretty town and township gardens, to enjoy scrumptious food and wines, and visit the craft stalls.  The festival is during spring time, so the scenery all along the route will be very colourful.

Cherry Festival

Cherry picking on the farm
Cherry picking on the farm Iona and enjoy a tractor ride. Amazing Cherry products for sale with markets and we also explore Claren with a visit to the spectacular red sandstone mountains of Golden Gate and the Maluti mountain regions.