Based in Cape Town, Quality Touring Services have been in operation since 1997.
Pre- and Post Conference and Day Tours:
A variety of tours are available to introduce you to the history and natural beauty of South Africa, its rainbow nation, the natural beauty and award winning wines and cuisine. The list below includes some of the most popular tours. However custom tours can also be arranged according to personal requirements, available budget and dates. Please visit the different options below and complete the booking form.
All payments are to be done by online credit card. Payments should only be done after the receipt of a confirmation letter/e-mail and the invoice.
Scheduled airport transfers (only at specific times) are available from R200 per person sharing (per trip) depending on your final destination. Individual private transfers (according to the exact flight times for the delegate) will start at R450 pp per trip.
CITY TOUR - 08h30 and 13h30
Duration 4 – 5 hrs
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (S.A's most visited attraction)
City Tour = R450 - R480 per person
Collection and transfer to Game Reserve.
09h00: Full course buffet breakfast served in the restaurant
Buffet lunch served in the African boma restaurant
Day Safari = R 2550 per person
SURFING TOUR * NEW
Hermanus Whale Tour
Scenic Coastal Route
Leave from Cape Town
For this tour, we depart from the Cape Town City Centre at around 08:30 am. Cape Town is a dynamic and beautiful city that is consistently named as one of the top tourist destinations in the world. Filled with great sights, top class restaurants and friendly people, a visit to this picturesque city is infinitely memorable.
Cape Town’s distinctive architecture is a legacy from the many people and cultures who have settled here over the past few centuries. As we make our way through town you might notice an unusual gable design on many of the buildings, this was brought into the Cape by the early Dutch settlers of the 1600 and 1700’s.
We will head out of town on the N2 Highway.
Drive over Sir Lowry’s Pass
The N2 winds its’ way past the verdant Cape Winelands and then onto the flat plains of Somerset West. The road then rises to make its way through Sir Lowry’s Pass, a scenic mountain pass that crosses the Hottentots-Holland Range. At the start of the pass you can look back for a panoramic view at the low-lying area that stretches out towards Cape Town.
Over the mountains, we split off from the N2. The road steadily makes it way down to the coast.
Arrive at Hermanus
Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Hermanus is a charming hamlet whose pristine beaches and ‘champagne air’ have been delighting visitors for years. Along with these spectacular attractions. Hermanus is most famous for the incredible Southern Right Whales that come into the bay seeking sanctuary in the cold winter months. From the shore you can see these gentle giants at play in the water, Hermanus is renowned for offering the best shore-based whale watching in the world.
Aside from the awesome natural attractions Hermanus is filled with fantastic restaurants and fabulous boutique shops. The size of the town makes it perfect to be explored on a short walking tour. Small picturesque cliffs that edge Hermanus are threaded with paths, perfect for getting a clear view of the surrounding waters.
Southern Right Whale
The Southern Right Whale is a baleen whale that can grow up to 15 meters in length and weigh up to 47 tons. They are closely related to, and indistinguishable from, North Atlantic and North Pacific right whales, however they are unable to cross the warm equatorial waters and interact with other subspecies.
The whales spend the summer months in the far Southern Ocean and migrate northwards in the winter. More than 100 whales visit the Hermanus area during this time. Whale watchers might see behaviour unique to the Southern Right Whale known as “sailing”. They use their elevated flukes to catch the wind; it is thought to be a form of playing for them.
In Hermanus you can choose to either enjoy a boat based whale watching excursion (at own account) or to tour the town.
Hermanus is one of the most picturesque towns in the country and is blessed with spectacular natural views of the ocean and mountains. Your guide will take you on a panoramic drive along Rotary Way, which offers fantastic views across Hermanus and Walker Bay. We will explore the heart and centre of Hermanus and you can discover the fascinating history of this town.
Get up close to the Giants of the Sea
An incredible opportunity to get within meters of the Southern Right Whales, this boat based activity will take you into the waters of Walkers Bay. Boat excursions follow a strict set of regulations to ensure they don’t disturb these gentle denizens of the sea. This is an unforgettable encounter, with whales often surfacing within meters of the boat. In addition to the whales, huge schools of dolphins, seals and wide variety of birdlife are also often seen on these trips.
Drive along R44 Coastal Road
The scenic stretch of coast between Hermanus and Somerset West is known as the Cape Whale Coast because of many opportunities for spotting these amazing creatures. Along this pristine stretch are a rustic collection of villages, farms, rivers, bays and coves.
This is a stunning natural area that is a key eco-conservation area. As we travel up this stretch of coast you can relax and enjoy South Africa’s spectacular scenery.
Visit a Penguin Colony
A little way down the coast is the seaside village of Betty’s Bay. Sitting on a narrow strip of land which is sheltered by the Kogelberg Mountains on one side and looking out to the ocean on the other, Betty Bay is home to a thriving fishing community. It also holds one of only three land based penguin colonies in South Africa.
The African Penguin more commonly colonise off-shore islands and are the only species of penguin that breeds in this area of the world. The first nest here was noticed in 1982 and the area was soon fenced off to protect the colony. You will be able to see these enthralling birds at play via a well-constructed wooden walkway. These cheerful and boisterous creatures have been placed on the endangered list after seeing a 90% population decline over the last 60 years.
In addition to the penguins you can also see a large colony of Cape Cormorants who also live in the area. A fantastic interplay of life occurs amidst the rocks and the ocean.
Return to Cape Town
After a day exploring the charming towns and amazing marine life around Cape Town.
JOHANNESBURG TOUR AND GOLD REEF CITY
Includes a visit to the Top of Africa, Museum Africa, Muti Market, Hillbrow and Houghton. Also includes a visit to Africa's greatest Theme Park created around an authentic 19th century gold mine with underground tours, gold pouring, historical exhibits, restaurants, amusement attractions and a casino. (Full Day)
Johannesburg = R550.00
per person (minimum
of 2 people)
The above price is inclusive of transport, English speaking guide and the entrance fee to Gold Reef City.
The Soweto Tour includes a visit to the Hector Peterson Memorial and Nelson Mandela’s original house. En route we view Regina Mundi Cathedral, Winnie Mandela and Bishop Tutus houses. Time allowing we mix with the locals in Kliptown where the African National Congress Freedom Charter was originated. (Half Day)
Soweto = R600.00 per person (minimum of 2 people)
The above price is inclusive of transport, English speaking guide and entrance fees.
PRETORIA (HALF DAY)
Depart from Gauteng area to Pretoria, The Jacaranda City, the administrative Capital of South Africa. We will be stopping at the Voortrekker Monument, Church Square and Sammy Marks Museum.
Pretoria = R750.00
per person (minimum of 2 people)
The above price is inclusive of transport, English speaking guide and all entrance fees.
SUN CITY & PILANSBERG GAME RESERVE
This resort is famed for its spectacular golf courses,
Sun City & Pilansberg day tour = R1800.00 per person
GARDEN ROUTE EXPERIENCE 3 NIGHTS – 4 DAY
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COMBO & ADRENALIN TOUR (08h00 – 17h00)
This is a full day Experience NOT for the faint hearted
Includes all transport to activities and orientation.
Includes Return Cable car on Table Mountain, Abseil of the Table Top (112m) from a height of 1000m.
One hour power boating along the Atlantic sea Board, and we end the day off with a 15 min helicopter ride.
Day Safari = R1995 per person
STRANDLOPER TRAIL * NEW
4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS
Arrive at Belgrados Guest house, situated in the small town of Klein Brak river.
Check in from 14h00 with a light lunch served on arrival.
The afternoon will be spent relaxing, taking a swim in the sea or taking part in a
pre-booked excursion. Welcome drinks and dinner will be served on the wooden deck looking out at the Outiniqua Mountains. Briefing of the following two days hiking during and after dinner.
Departure would be advised the night before as it is dependant on the tides. We travel 12 kilometres (7.45 miles) to the start on the trail at Glentana beach. With the whole bay ahead of us we start hiking south passing, Outiniqua strand, Mitchim and Great Brak. Today’s walk duration is approximately 5-6 hours but this being dependant on sightings of the Black Oyster catcher, Dolphins and seasonal whales.
We hike with our lunch packs and find a shady area to relax and enjoy our meal. After lunch we traverse the Great Brak River before we head towards Tergniet where the waves disappear into low lying rock formations which we will be able to observe the natural rock pools. As we approach the Little Brak beach where we head up the stairs and end up back at the guest house.
Once back at the Guest house we will freshen up and enjoy a hearty meal prepared on a wood burning fire. While we ponder on the day past your guide will advise the following days departure time and what to expect.
Depart the guest house for a short ride to Hartenbos for the start of today’s walk. Once we hit the beach we hike in a north easterly direction leaving the built up area and crossing the Hartenbos River. Once over the river we have a natural wilderness area with numerous birds to be spotted including the black oyster catcher. We have low rocks emerging from the sea with the tide going out which makes this area very good to spot Dolphins and seasonal Whales.
Today’s walk is about 3- 4 hours long and once we cross the little brak river lunch with refreshments will be waiting for us. We also have time for a swim in the sea or the lagoon before we head back to the guest house. We offer optional massage treatments on return.
Wild oysters and champagne will be served for you to enjoy as the sun sets and a
farewell dinner will be served before you adjourn to your rooms for a well deserved good nights sleep.
Breakfast will be served at leisure with time for hikers to say farewell and leave with lasting memories of the Strandloper trail
Based on departure from Cape Town | R5500pps | single supp R1250
Self drive is | R4750pps | single supp R1250
Package includes all transport, all meals, selected drinks and guide.
POPULAR DAY TOURS (minimum 2 passengers req)
HALF DAY Kwamashu/Inanda Township – R850pp
(Departure approx 09h00/13h00) Duration: 3 – 4 hours
Just outside the city we find the local settlement of Kwamashu, which is steeped in history and culture. We visit one of the sections, to take a short walk and interact with the locals. Time permitting, we visit the Phoenix settlement where Mahatma Gandhi developed his philosophy of passive resistance. Entrance Fees Included
FULL DAY Kwamashu/Inanda/Gandhi – R1450pp
(Departure approx 09h00) Duration: 6 – 8 hours
The tour covers what the half day tour covers, but also include a visit to Cato Manor, the first area from which African’s and Indians where forcibly removed and relocated to “Townships”. We stop for a traditional shisanyama lunch at one of the butcheries. Time permitting, we either visit the Ohlange Institute, where President Mandela cast his vote in South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994; or one of the local orphanages, for an interaction with the orphans and caregivers. Entrance Fees and a Light Lunch Included
HALF DAY Durban City Tour – R700pp
(Departure approx 09h00/13h00) Duration: 3 – 4 hours
Durban, has become a veritable melting pot of culture and intrigue. We visit the well-known Golden Mile, City Centre, and wander through lush tropical Botanical Gardens, savor amazing Panoramic Views and visit the Victoria Street Indian Market.
HALF DAY Valley of a Thousand Hills(Phezulu)– R850pp (Departure approx 08h30) Duration: 3 – 4 hours
We travel inland through the gentle rolling countryside to the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Here you can experience part of the culture of the Zulu’s. A visit to the reptile park is included. Entrance Fees incl.
Combo FULL DAY City/Valley of 1000 Hills – R1350pp
(excluding lunch, lunch for own account)
FULL DAY Shakaland-Zulu Cultural Village – R1850pp
(Departure approx 08h30) Duration: approx 8 hours
Experience the Zulu Culture first hand with a visit to South Africa’s most famous cultural village - Shakaland – You will interact with and be fascinated by the local inhabitants. We enjoy their history, culture, beer and dancing. Entrance fees and a Light Lunch are Included
FULL DAY Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Closed vehicle game viewing – R2650pp
Open vehicle safari – R3450pp (Recommended)
(Departure approx 05h30) Duration: 12 – 14 hours
This early dawn departure enables us to enjoy an exciting full day, possible ‘Big 5’ photo safari. It was here that the famous White Rhino breeding project was initiated and implemented with great success. We stop for a light lunch and return home in the afternoon, cameras filled with footage of Africa’s wildlife at its best! Entrance Fees and light Lunch are Included
FULL DAY Sani Pass Tour R2700pp
(Departure approx 06h00) Duration: 10 – 12 hours
A mere 3 hours drive from the city we find ourselves in the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains, where we explore the highlight of the Southern Drakensberg – Sani Pass! We travel by 4 x 4 vehicles into the “Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho”, visit the local Sotho people. We enjoy the views from the “Highest Pub in Africa”, whilst enjoying a light lunch.
PASSPORTS ESSENTIAL, please note some nationalities require visas.
Entrance fees and a Light Lunch are Included
3 day / 2 night – Zulu Culture and Wildlife
Cost (min 2): R8700 per person sharing
Cost (3+): R7190 per person sharing
Single supplement R420
2 nights sharing accommodation @ a 4 star Guest House in St Lucia on a Bed & Breakfast basis / Shakaland Cultural experience and lunch / Full day open vehicle safari in Hluhluwe/Imfolozi (entrance fee and light lunch included) / Half day open vehicle safari in Cape Vidal and Eastern shores (entrance fee included) / St Lucia Boat cruise / Road transport from Durban, return