Every property is different and it is best to enquire what is available. With regards to our exclusive tours and priorities. We can assist with in-house laundry services at all the below resorts/lodges. Please note that this is an additional charge and can be arranged on request at the property. Seasons Sport & Spa Humala River Lodge Dunkeld Country Estate Shark Bay Belle Maroc however can’t assist with in-house laundry services, however, they can arrange for this to be done outside of the resort. Should it be done in this [...]
If you’re in your hotel room, contact the emergency number provided or the front desk. If you’re out and about, dial 10111 from a landline for the police or 112 from a mobile phone for emergency assistance.
The first rule of malaria prevention is that if you don’t get bitten, you will not get malaria. The Female Anopheles Mosquito (the exclusive carrier and culprit) can bite at any time of day but is usually most active at dawn and dusk. The Kruger National Park is one of the two South African National Parks that are situated in malaria risk areas. The other park is Mapungubwe National Park. It is important to note that the risk of malaria in both of these parks is usually low. The window identified by the SA Minister of Health for [...]
Your guide will meet you upon your arrival at the airport and transfer you to your accommodations in our luxurious Go Touch Down Resort vans. These air-conditioned vehicles seat a maximum of 6 passengers plus your guide. Your guide will have a microphone so that all travelers can be informed, no matter where they are sitting. You will travel in these luxury tour vans during most of your Cape Town Tour, as well as when transferring to and from your accommodations during your Safari Adventure. Safari vehicles are open-air [...]
OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) International arrivals: After collection of your baggage you will proceed through Customs and enter the International Arrivals area through a large glass sliding door. As you enter this area proceed immediately to your right where you will see an airports information desk indicated by a yellow “i” in an italic typeface. Your guide will meet you here with a Go Touch Down sign. If your guide is not immediately visible please stay at the information desk. Domestic arrivals: After collection of your baggage you will proceed to the domestic arrivals area through [...]
Meat: Lamb Chops, Steak, Pork Chops, Kebabs, Chicken: Drumsticks, Wings, Breasts, Kebabs Sausages: Pork, Chicken, Boerewors: Coarsely minced beef – sometimes combined with minced pork, lamb or both – spiced with coriander seed, black pepper, nutmeg, cloves and allspice A typical braai platter in South Africa It is important to note that venison (game meat) is seldom braaied (barbecued) in South Africa as it’s best to cook or stew to make it tender. South Africans will not surprise you by not announcing what meats are being braaied. Normally a selection and a [...]
South Africa is one of 12 countries in the world where drinking tap water is perfectly safe! It is also safe to eat fresh fruit, vegetables and salads, and to put ice in your drinks.
South Africa boasts excellent fresh produce, meat, fruit, fish, and seafood and is renowned for its award-winning wines. Types of dishes served include sosaties (a type of kebab), bobotie (curried mince), crayfish, biltong (seasoned dried meat), and potjiekos (a casserole cooked for hours in a three-legged iron pot). Also, try some traditional African and Afro-fusion dishes along with local beers, Cape wines, brandies, and liqueurs. The traditional beer – umqombothi – is a home-brewed sorghum beer sold in many African townships.
South Africa is a perfect family-friendly holiday destination with much for the kids to see and do – from building sand castles on golden beaches, swimming in the ocean, taking a joy ride in a theme park, spotting wildlife on a game farm or enjoying adventure activities at one of South Africa’s many resorts.Child-friendly facilities are found throughout South Africa. Hotels offer inter-connecting rooms, triple bed arrangements, cots, babysitters, feeding chairs at meal times and children’s rates. Self-catering properties are also a good option to consider, especially establishments that offer multi-roomed cottages and [...]
South Africa, with its excellent infrastructure and modern medical facilities, is an ideal holiday destination for senior travelers. At Go Touch Down we make sure all our travelers’ needs are met as we provide private, intimate tours. Airports, shopping centers, and tourist attractions are often geared to assisting senior citizens. For those who cannot walk long distances, wheelchairs or onsite transport can often be arranged.