South Africa’s constitution prohibits discrimination against sexual orientation and is one of the best LGBT travel destinations. This means that Gay sexual relationships are legal, and same-sex marriages are recognized.
There are a myriad of LGBT communities and scenes in major cities. The city of Cape Town is a focal point and is touted as the most openly gay city on the continent.
LGBT travel is a niche market. We cater for this market with over half a century’s worth of expertise.
We showcase the beauty of South Africa by creating tailor-made LGBT friendly itineraries. Much to our honour, we are a member of IGLTA – The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association.
For us, it’s about actively promoting LGBT friendly holiday destinations.
South Africa is a safe and accepting country. Hotels, lodges and safari camps are geared towards creating exceptional journeys.
Some of the best LGBT travel destinations within South Africa include:
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve | Five Star LGBT Travel Luxury
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is one of the most famous reserves in South Africa and is the epitome of the safari dream. It is one of top of the LGBT travel list.
Sabi Sabi Game Reserve is in the south-western corner of the iconic Greater Kruger National Park. You will find a luxurious and coveted safari experience here.
The Big 5 traverse this landscape wild and free. Sabi Sand Game Reserve has astonishing leopard sightings, the leopard being the most elusive of the prized Big 5 wildlife.
Have a look at a sample itinerary of bush and beach luxury.
Cape Town | One of the Best LGBT Travel Destinations
This vibrant multicultural city is a healthy mix of urban and convenient living, vibey day and night spots, nature and relaxation, and the ocean and white sand beaches at your fingertips.
Cape Town is by far the most popular destination for LGBT travel.
It plays host to the Cape Town Pride Festival in February/March, the Mother City Queer Project in December and the Out in Africa Film Festival in September/October every year.
Have a look at our LGBT travel itinerary that starts in Cape Town and perfectly combines it with a safari.
Kruger National Park | LBT Friendly Itineraries for Safari
A Kruger Park safari gives you an authentic Big 5 wildlife experience ranking as among the best in Africa.
We create fantastic LGBT friendly itineraries that suits every preference in experiencing one the world’s desired safari destinations.
It is South Africa’s oldest wildlife reserve. It is one of the best places in the world for you to see leopard, lion, buffalo, rhino and elephant in the wild.
Cape Winelands | LGBT Travel Haven
The Cape Winelands is a country escape and is the essence of taste and luxury.
Heading out of Cape Town takes you into a world of wine, art and sophistication. The wine industry spans over 300 years and consists of a selection of towns that each offer their own charm.
In Franschhoek, you will experience South Africa’s ‘food and wine capital’ and in the historic town of Paarl, you can sip and savor the finest brandy.
Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in the country and celebrated for its cabernet sauvignon and pinotage. It beckons with the promise of age old traditions and a charming town ambience.
Get in touch with us to book a safe and exceptional LGBT travel journey.