Group of South African children and woman smiling for the camera

Why Rickshaw

Here at Rickshaw we want to bring you to the heart of South Africa, learning about the Zulu history and South Africa’s complex cultural mix as well as the wild beauty and bustling cities. Try out living with the Xhosa in the heart of the Garden Route and go on a wild adventure with a stay in a private game reserve.

  • Create your own itinerary by selecting from our bite-size trips
  • Travel individually–with occasional small groups
  • Discover the real South Africa using our support and local knowledge

Take your pick from our bite-sized trips

Join them together to build your own, unique itinerary


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Where we've combined our favourite trips for you

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  • jeep and elephant
  • dancing customers with locals in swaziland

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  • zebras in South Africa
  • customer horse riding

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South Africa Drakensberg mountains view


Explore South Africa on foot
Trek through ancient forests to hidden waterfalls, explore dizzying valleys between towering peaks and climb rocky headlands to see whales breach in the waves.
Trekking in South Africa
elephant in car mirror in south africa

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