Sandown Tours & Incentives is a recognised Incentive Travel Specialist with accredited SITE members as part of its professional team. In addition, Sandown Tours & Incentives holds SATSA membership.

Sandown Tours & Incentives has organised Incentives, Tours and Special Events for over 30 years. We have developed the necessary skills to fulfill the most complex travel criteria.

Sandown Tours & Incentives offers the creativity and capability essential for handling Incentives, Conferences, Special Interest Travel and Group Tours to locations within South and Southern Africa.

Our dynamic team is supported by a highly experienced broad network of professional associates locally and abroad.

The special qualities which ensure the continued support and loyalty of this prestigious travel organization are reliability, commitment, accessibility, financial stability and buying power, supplier confidence, product knowledge and ethical approach to business.

Services we offer:

  • Experienced Tour Leaders
  • Sourcing of Properties (Hotels, Game Lodges etc.)
  • Create Itineraries
  • Themed Events
  • Gala Dinners
  • Welcome Banners
  • Logo Signage
  • Entertainment & Decor
  • Gifts
  • Air Travel
  • Breakaway Adventures (Pre or Post Trip)

Destination Highlights

South Africa

South Africa is an exciting tapestry of contrasts from vast blue oceans to rugged semi-desert landscapes, from majestic mountains to game-filled bush veld, from pulsating cities to tranquil charming  villages. It offers everything for everyone, from the most laid-back nature lover to the city slicker who enjoys a night on the town.

Few countries on earth can rival the beauty and grandeur of the Southern Africa landscape.

  • Western Cape , Eastern Cape, Nouthern Cape
  • The Garden Route
  • Limpopo
  • Mpumalanga
  • Free State
  • Kwazulu Natal
  • Gauteng

Southern Africa

  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Zambia
  • The Island of Mauritius
  • Mozambique

Unique Selling Points

  • The Limpopo has many private game reserves.
  • At Augrabies, South Africa’s largest river - the Orange
  • Mpumalanga known as the “Paradise Country” because of its rich diversity in fauna and flora.
  • The Golden Gate Highlands National Park
  • The historical Zulu kraals (Shakaland) and the Tugela Falls are another World Heritage Site of Kwazulu Natal.
  • The Cradle of Mankind, a World Heritage Site, and the Wonder Caves.
  • At the Cape Peninsula (Cape Point), taste an array of excellent wines or climb Table Mountain.

Activities

  • Outdoor & Adventure Sports
  • Trails, hot air ballooning, biking, kayaking
  • Shark cage diving
  • Walking with lions
  • Golf tours
  • Rovos rail - “Pride of Africa”
  • The Blue Train
  • Whale watching
  • Special honeymoons
  • Natural history adventures
  • Helicopter flips

Fun Facts

  • South Africa is now the only country in the world to have hosted the Soccer, Cricket and Rugby World Cup!
  • SA has three capital cities: Pretoria is the Executive Capital, Cape Town the Legislative Capital and Bloemfontein the judicial Capital.
  • South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungi jump in the world at 710 feet.
  • South Africa is home to the oldest meteor scar in the world – the Vredefort Dome in a town called Parys. The site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Table Mountain in Cape Town is believed to be one of the oldest mountains in the world and one of the planet’s 12 main energy centres, radiating magnetic, electric or spiritual energy.
  • The world’s largest themed resort hotel in the world – The Palace of the Lost City – is found in South Africa. Surrounding the Palace is a 25 hectare manmade botanical jungle with almost 2 million plants, trees and shrubs.
  • South Africa has: deserts, wetlands, grasslands, bush, subtropical forests, mountains and escarpments.
  • South Africa’s drinking water is rated 3rd best in the world for being “safe and ready to drink”.

General Information and Climate

South Africa is under the influence of the Benguela cold water stream on the west coast, and the Mozambique hot water stream on the east coast. The average annual temperature in Port Nolloth on the west coast is around 13 degrees. In Durban in the east, this average is 20 degrees.

The coldest months are June-July-August, while the hottest months are December-January-February. The average temperature in the summer is around 30 degrees, while the winter months are windy and rarely below zero degrees.