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13 Day British Herpetological Society tour to South Africa 2020

Sunday, 04 Oct 2020 08:00 – Friday, 16 Oct 2020 22:00
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

BHS 2020 excursionWhat can you expect ?

South Africa is a land of extremes and contrasts. Vast in area this tour focuses on introducing you to the South African wildlife and tourism areas of the Western Cape in particular but includes the magnificent Big 5 game areas of Pilansberg National Park . Weaving the story of South Africa's history as well as current political and social arenas your dedicated English speaking tour leader will inform your understanding of the country 50 million people call home.

Your particular interest in Herpetology is the basis for the tour and we include numerous stops, professionals , organisations and areas for you to immerse yourself in your passion. Even some of our Hotels are picked with your wanderings in the garden in mind. We bring enthusiasts, conservationists and leaders in their field to add depth to your experience and ample opportunity for you to explore areas individually.

The tour offers you a complete experience, from scenic beauty, culinary delights, wildlife diversity, breathtaking botany and the potential to add to your Herpetological checklist, but definitely to add to your understanding.

Tour Cost  (in South African Rand)

R39 405.00pp sharing (just over £2,000)
R10 050.00 Single Supplement

Please contact the Conservation Officer Jan Clemons on 07720814414 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your interest and for more information. pdf You can download the flier here (646 KB) .


  • Pilansberg National Park ( Big 5 )
  • Voortrekker Monument
  • Cape Town
  • Herpetology Excursions
  • Professional Herp Lectures
  • Snake Catch and Release
  • Kirstenbosch Gardens
  • Cape Point
  • Whale Watching
  • Penguin Colony
  • Blouberg Snake Rescue
  •  Snakes Lives Matter
  •  Knysna Forest Visit / Hike
  • Garden Route Botanical Gardens
  • Visit to Steenberg Reserve
  • Monkeyland / Birds of Eden
  • Robben Island