Drifters Adventure Tours

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Drifters Adventure Tours: Why book a Drifters Tour?

Drifters Adventure Tours operates small group, fully inclusive tours in Southern Africa and East Africa run by qualified and registered field guides. They have over 30 years’ experience in the safari industry giving you the expertise needed when travelling through Africa.

Small group tours 

The tours have no more than 16 travellers, ranging from 18 to 55 years old. We have selected tours that offer unbeatable value for money allowing you to see Africa and visit places you have only dreamed of. They also have their own canoes, safari vehicles and adventure equipment, reducing the cost even more.  You also get peace of mind knowing that Drifters are accountable for these extras and that they do not have to rely on out-sourced companies.

Drifters Tours are inclusive and include all highlights in the tour price and do not include single supplements. If you are booked on the trip, it is GUARANTEED to run.

The tours are designed to enjoy the natural environment, but you can expect more comfort on their tours. Taking to heart what the traveller requires on an overland tour with a mix of comfort and adventure is what Drifters pride themselves on.

Drifters is registered with numerous associations offering peace of mind (such as SATSA, HATAB, FGASA, ZNTB, TASA, Wildlife Society, etc.) and support numerous community upliftment programmes.

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  • Tour Length 18 days
    Group Size Max 16
    Starts & Ends Starts: Johannesburg Ends: Cape Town
    Countries South Africa, Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland
    Overview When it comes to adventure, South Africa's ever-changing scenery is the perfect canvas on which to paint an activity-packed trip. In 18 days you’ll hike rugged mountains, sip on world-famous wines in picturesque valleys, join khaki-clad rangers on wild safari game drives, bungee jump from the Garden Route's Bloukrans Bridge, and so much more! Top it off with learning about the region’s tumultuous history through insightful museum tours and you’ll gain a much deeper understanding of the fabric of South Africa.
    • The explore South Africa tour requires participation from all group members. This entails assisting with the food preparation, washing of dishes, keeping the truck clean. Please keep in mind that flexibility and an open mind is needed on the trip. The guide is registered with the Field Guide Association of Southern Africa (FGASA).
     

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    R58,635

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    Explore South Africa Tour – Comfort & Inclusive – 18 days

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    21 May 2024 → 07 Jun 2024

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  • Tour Length 13 days
    Group Size Max 16
    Starts & Ends Starts: Entebbe Ends: Entebbe
    Countries Uganda
    Overview Africa's tallest mountain range, the continent's largest lake, the world's longest river, the biggest living primates, and, of course, the iconic Big Five - Uganda is home to colossal natural wonders. This 13 day expedition sees you hiking in misty forests to spot wild gorillas and the lesser-known sights of tree-climbing lions, exploring verdant waterways teeming with pods of hippo, and discovering a world apart as you encounter the region’s colourful cultures.
    • Your tour requires participation from all group members. This entails assisting with the food preparation, washing of dishes, keeping the truck clean and the setting up the camp. Please keep in mind that flexibility and an open mind is needed on the trip. Your guide is registered with the Field Guide Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) and this tour has been designed to include all highlights in the price, thereby avoiding any hidden surprises.
    • The camping tour provides all equipment, including camp stretcher beds, tents, camp chairs. Travellers can bring supplementary mattress if desired. Travellers are required to bring sleeping bags, towels and travel pillows.

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    R52,270

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    Best of Uganda Adventure

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    19 May 2024 → 31 May 2024

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  • Tour Length 12 days
    Group Size Max 17
    Starts & Ends Starts: Nairobi Ends: Nairobi
    Countries Kenya, Tanzania
    Overview Nothing can compare to encountering the legendary wildlife of the Serengeti and Masai Mara in the flesh. That’s why we’ve dedicated 12 full days to exploring this iconic safari circuit. Traverse incredible national parks where golden grasslands stretch onto the ends of the earth, watch wildebeest kick up the rich African dust as they migrate in their millions, and venture off track to isolated regions to meet local tribes world apart. The road is as diverse as it is unpredictable, so be prepared for adventure. Your tour requires participation from all group members. This entails assisting with the food preparation, washing of dishes, keeping the truck clean and the setting up the camp. Please keep in mind that flexibility and an open mind is needed on the trip. All guides are registered with the Field Guide Association of Southern Africa (FGASA).

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    Kenya & Tanzania Budget Safari (All Inclusive)

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    26 May 2024 → 06 Jun 2024

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What is a Drifters Adventure Tour like?

Drifters Vehicles

Drifters have over 60 state of the art, custom-built vehicles designed to take you to ‘off the beaten track’ locations while providing comfort, great viewing and safety. They have 4×4 trucks and 4×4 land cruisers to suit the terrain of the area.

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Drifters Guides

There is one crew member for your tour. Each guide is qualified and registered with the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa and South African Tourism Association and have years of knowledge and experience that are willing to share with you. They will assist you with all aspects of the tour from setting up camp cooking, to getting you safely to your destination. Their experience will provide you with informative tours about the fauna and flora of the area. The guides have been chosen because they are mature, but young at heart and have a love for people and Africa!

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Accommodation and Campsites

Drifters have their own exclusive lodges that stretch along the Southern African sub-continent. They offer the perfect accommodation for everyone. The lodges are situated in the wilderness of the Wildcoast, sub-tropical paradises offering dreamy accommodation to busy, vibey cities. The comfortable accommodation allows you to have a relaxed, stress-free safari with plenty of time for you to explore your surroundings. Most of the lodges have swimming pools, bars and restaurants.

The equipment and tents for the camping areas are of the highest standard. They own their own retail stores so are able to keep abreast of the trends taking place in the market. They also develop and manufacture most of their equipment. The campsite has chairs, fold-out tables, tents (with built-in mosquito nets) and stretcher beds/cots. You are asked to bring your own sleeping bags, towels and pillows, although sleeping bags can be purchased on tour.

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Drifters Food on Tour

On camping tours you can enjoy tasty meals from local organic ingredients that are purchased from the communities. Meals are prepared and served at the truck with a special state-of-the-art kitchen. The Lodge tours provide meals at the establishment where you can enjoy restaurant-quality food. The breakfasts are fairly simple consisting of bread (or toast), spreads, cereals, fruit, rusks with occasional hot breakfasts such as eggs bacon or pancakes. Lunches include sandwiches with a variety of fillings and salads. Dinners such as curries, stews, pastas, braais and even roasts will be enjoyed around the campfire.

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