Go on a Horse Safari in the iSimangaliso Wetlands

South Africa’s iSimangaliso Wetland park is one of South Africa’s largest protected areas and spans over 2000 square miles of habitat, with everything from pristine coastline to game areas. Although you may be thinking of taking a traditional safari, complete with jeeps, binoculars and plenty of adventure, some people opt for a quieter option: horseback…

Go on a Microlight Flight over the Coastline

Those with a more adventurous spirit often seek less conventional ways to experience South Africa. Microlight flights fit the bill perfectly, allowing daredevils to cruise over the coastline at altitude, taking in the scenic beauty in a way few do, while getting an adrenaline rush at the same time. Microlights, sometimes lovingly called “trikes” because…

Go on a River Cruise

Africa is a country with a lot to see, and when you’re confined to one city during your visit, you can miss out on a lot of that. A river cruise is a great way to see far more than you usually would. It’s also a great way to relax. Why deal with the hustle…

Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions – DSA Vacations/South African Airways Vacations Once you have decided on your tour or reservations, please read the condition of travel as your booking is subject to the terms listed below. A contract is entered into once your signed booking form and deposits are received by DSA Vacations/South African Airways Vacations and…

Kenya Believe These African Travel Myths?

Africa is a large continent filled with dozens of countries, thousands of languages, and countless landscapes. Unfortunately, many travelers are unaware of these common facts and choose to believe popular myths perpetuated by cinema and media. Keep reading to learn the truth behind certain African travel myths. Myth #1: Africa is one big country. Many…

Beautiful Sights to See in South Africa

South Africa is filled with amazing, natural sights, such as the endangered penguin colony of Boulders Beach and the beautiful coast of Cape Point. These sights and more are not to be missed when visiting South Africa. Continue reading for more beautiful sights to see in South Africa. Boulders Beach Boulders Beach refers to a…

DSA Vacations… A Family Company

By Terry von Guilleaume, Founder and CEO  After working and traveling around the US for 4 years, I was itching to move back to South Africa. Around that same time I met my wife…..so the decision to move back home became a little more complex. Where should we begin our married life? Moving to South Africa…

What to Do When Visiting Zimbabwe

Whether you are considering a trip or outlining your itinerary to Zimbabwe, there are many sites and activities to enjoy. Zimbabwe is filled with natural wonders, like Victoria Falls, and historical sites like the Great Zimbabwe. Continue reading for a taste of the sites you can enjoy when you visit this beautiful nation. See Victoria…

Dispelling Myths About Traveling to Zambia

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Zambia is an African country nestled in the center of Southern Africa. It a beautiful and peaceful place for all visitors, yet there are many unfortunate myths that surround this area and other countries of Africa. Continue reading to learn the truth behind these myths. Myth #1: There is a lot of crime. Many travelers…

Traveling to Namibia? Here’s What to Expect

The southwestern African country of Namibia is a vacation spot with a lot to offer, and anyone interested in experiencing Africa should definitely check it out. With beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, and English as an official language, there are plenty of options for English-speaking tourists looking to experience Africa on their vacation. So, what…