Africa Options for tours AF - AT

Side Trips & Optional Excursions

Are paid for on the spot. As a guide to help you budget your spending money, below are approximate costs for the side trips ($US). These prices are only a guide and may vary.

Our Optional Excursions Guide lists for tour codes  "AF - AT" tours are optional extras available to do on your tour at your own cost. It is designed to be read in conjunction with your Tour Dossier and will help you to budget for your holiday. Check your Itinerary for details of the cities your tour visits, and then use the guide below to see what optional activities and excursions will be available to you.

Please Note: The prices below are current as of the last updated date and are subject to change without notice.

Morocco Price Comments
Guided tour of Medina Barter! Small, and not very touristy.
Tour of Medina Free No need to take a guide as the coloured streets are dead ends.
To see Roman ruins with mosaics in situ $2 Can take a guide, but better to go early and miss the crowds
To see the best tanneries $0.10 Best to take a guide, as it can be easy to get lost!
Mali Price Comments
To see the Mud Mosque $1 Worth seeing the bustling market. Approx $1 for a guided tour of the town.
Pinasse Boat trip up River $250 split between group Gentle couple of days pootling up the river to meet truck in Mopti
Trek the Dogon hills and see the mud villages $10 p.d. Make sure you wear good hiking boots!
Ghana Price Comments
To see the Home of Slavery $5 $0.30 camera fee. Very moving tour of the holding cells and the "door of return"
Togo Price Comments
Visit the Fetish Market $2 $1 camera fee. Only a small market, but worht going in to see all the dried things and their uses.
Benin Price Comments
Tour of the voodoo temples and salt producers $5 Boat cruise that encompasses a large voodoo temple and a salt producing village.
Home of Voodoo and Museum, and slave gates $1 Visit the museum on voodoo, then drive to beach and see the gates of freedom for slaves.
Nigeria Price Comments
Tin mining Museum, Zoo and Archeological Museum $0.50 each place All very interesting and worth a visit
Drill Ranch Donation of $7 See the drill's that have been rescued before they get released on Afi Mountain
Drill Sanctuary Donation of $7 Arranged from Calabar, can drive truck part way then get collected. Beautiful walks and bush life.
Cercopan Monkey sanctuary Donation of $3.50 Get collected from Ikom. Forest walks and chances to see Mangabeys and Guenons.
Cameroon Price Comments
Botannical Gardens $2.50 Tranquil gardens set on the coast. Relaxing to walk around
Limbe Conservation for wildlife $6.50 Can see Lowland Gorillas, Drills, Mandrills, Chimps, Baboons, Mangabeys, and Guenons
Lava Flow of Petit Mount Cameroon Free Can see where the lava from the 1987 eruption has crossed the road and go into the sea.
Climbing Mount Cameroon Approx $50 Can be arranged from the campsite at the Botannical Gardens
Congo Price Comments
See Chimpanzees in their almost natural habitat Donation Can take the truck up there and bush camp. Well worth a visit.
Angola Price Comments
Cristo Rei Taxi ride Smallest one of 3 in world, find out the story, then go to see the views over the city.
Tundavala Vehicle hire Large gorge on the edge of the plateau where traitors were thrown
Namibia Price Comments
Optional Visit to tame and wild cheetahs $4 Watch the wild cheetahs being fed and pat the tame ones
See the worlds deepest Sinkhole $2 See where WW2 weapons were thrown into a huge water hole.
See the Hoba Meteorite $1.50 Check out the largest meteorite in situ
Cape Cross seal Colony $6 (plus entry to NP) $12 Park Entry and $6 for the truck.
Climb the collapsed volcano $3 Beautiful rock formations in the heart of the desert.
Quadbiking $50 Go places you can't any other way.
Sandboarding - Lie Down $20 Get Sand in places you didn't know you had
Sandboarding - Stand up $30 Like snow boarding but warmer!
Tandem Sky Diving $160 The ultimate groundrush adventure
Horse Riding $30 Gallop through the moonscape of the desert
Fishing $50 Catch your own dinner
Town Ship Tours $23 See how the other half live.
Dolphin Cruise $40 Chance to see Southern Right whale, doplhins and meet the seals.
Ballooning $175 Quietly drift across the dunes to see them from a different perspective
Scenic Flights $95 - $130 Either up the Skeleton coast or over the oasis at Sossusvlei
Kayaking $28 Try your hand in the sea.
Paragliding $50 Learn to fly on your own.
Desert Tours $35 - $69 Discover the diversity of life in the harshest of environments
See the gorge and hot springs $6Hobas $6 Ai-Ais At Hobas look into the canyon, Ai-Ais relax in the hot springs $3 Camping
Canoe the Orange River $15 spend the day on a relaxing canoe safari to see the landscape
South Africa Price Comments
Canoe the Orange River $15 spend the day on a relaxing canoe safari to see the landscape
Visit the Cedarsburg Hot Springs $2.50 Relax in the hot spring swimming pool after a walk around the gorge.
Visit Cape Point - where 2 oceans meet $55 Full day excursion going to Hout Bay, Penguin Colony and the Cape Point Nature reserve
Shark Cage Diving $195 For divers or non-divers. Includes transport, breakfast and lunch
Table Mountain $17 Cable car to top. Also cost of Transport to cable car.
Cape Town on Foot $15 2.5 hours around the town to get to know some of the history.
Winelands tour $55 3-4 tastings including lunch.
Township Tour $45 1/2 day around the cape flats
Abseil Table Mountain $38 112 metres down to the bottom.
Sandboarding $77 Full day on the biggest dunes in the cape.
Paragliding $125 Glide over cape town and see it from a different perspective.
Kamikaze Kanyon $85 Hiking Abseilling and Kloof Jumping with Breakfast, lunch, light supper and transport
Robben Island Cruise and Visit $23 3 hour excursion to Robben island including bus tour of island and guided tour of prison.
Botswana Price Comments
Chobe National Park - Boat Cruise $13.30 Chance to see Lions, Elephants, Sitatunga, Hippos, gazelle
Chobe National Park - Game Drive $15 Chance to see Lions, Elephants, Sitatunga, Hippos, gazelle
Chobe National Park - Entrance Fee $13 per day.  
Okavango Delta - 2 night safari $130 Relaxing couples of days doing game walks and poling along in the mokorro's
Okavango Delta - Scenic Flight $320 See the Delta form the air to see it's vast and glistening beauty.
Zimbabwe Price Comments
Rafting - Zambia Rapids 1-23 $120 Visa, refreshments, buffets, transfers
Rafting - Zimbabwe Rapids 1 - 21 $ 95 Refreshments, buffets, transfers
Rafting and Riverboard $150 Combine a morning of rafting with an afternoon on a board!
Tandem Kayak $150 Face the rapids with a tandem master to help in your kayak.
Jet Boat $ 70 Feel the speed and race the water down the river.
Abseil/Gorge Swing $95 Full Day $80 half day Abseil, rap jump and swing the gorge as many times as you can walk back up!
Gorge Swing only $60 Watch Fred shrink as you fall away!
Bungi jump $85 Put your life in the hands of an elastic band……
Cruises - Backpacker Special $25 Snacks only
Cruises - Sundowner Cruise $30 Snacks and then dinner
Cruises - Taonga, Zambia $35 Incl. Visa and snacks and dinner ( very messy)
Cruises - Bwaato, Zambia $35-40 More for the nature than the booze.
Canoe - Wine Route Drift $55 Just as it sounds!
Canoe - Breakfast Drift $55 Just as it sounds!
Cub viewing $5  
Cub feeding $5  
Horse Back $20  
Lunar horse back game viewing $20 During full moon only
Game drive/night drive be vehicles $15  
Canoeing $2  
Zambia Price Comments
Please see list and prices for Zimbabwe    
Malawi Price Comments
Livingstonia Walk $3 Includes guide and entrance to the museum
Aquanuts Scuba School $25 per dive PADI courses available.
Kande Horse $40 for 2 hours Also polocrosse lessons and normal riding lessons.
Watersports equipment hire Depending Can hire out catamarans, pedaloes, snorkel gear, fishing gear etc, prices arranged there.
Forest walks and team building! Incl in camping price Great fun to go and try all the tests, or just blend with nature in the pine forests
Tanzania Price Comments
Serengeti & Crater Game Viewing $430/$560 Option of going to Masaai Village is an extra $5
Crater Game Viewing $220 One night away and into the Crater only.
Camel Ride to Village $5 Go to see the local village and see it's traditional way of life
Walk to village $3 As Above
Ferry Across from Dar $60 plus $10 port tax 7am, 1pm, 4pm or overnight from 10pm
Spice Tour $20 See where they grow, and taste the freshest fruit, and try the local cuisine
Stone Town Tour $20 A fully guided tour of all the historical sites
Scuba Diving $65 Includes 2 dives and lunch normally, and equipment hire
Kenya Price Comments
Giraffe Sanctuary $7 Hand feed the endangered Rothschild Giraffe
Sheldricks Animal Orphanage Donation or $4 group ent Visiting hour between 11am and 12 noon. Elephant and rhino orphans
Safari Walk $7 Leopard, Lion, Cheetah, just so you know what you're looking for in the wild!
Hells Gate Bike Tour $30 Includes Bike, Park entry Guide and Lunch
Lake Nakuru - 1/2 day in park $60 Spectacular wildlife park and soda lake - see thousands of flamingoes
Mount Longonot Climb $40 Includes transport, guide, porter, park entry and lunch
Crater Lake Game Walk $20 Includes Breakfast, guide, transport, park entry and lunch
Biking Safari $25 Includes Breakfast, guide, park entry, bike hire and lunch
Elsamere $5 Cream tea on the lake shore where Joy Adamson raised Elsa the lion.
Naiberi River Nature Walks $5 Walk the local area to see the colobusa monkeys, flora and birdlife.
Uganda Price Comments
Bungee Jump $55 Single Jump over the mighty Nile
Bungee Jump x2 (third jump free) $75 2 Jumps, with the third one free
Nile High Combo (bungee n' raft) $140 Bungy jump, then into the rafting for the rest of the day.
Raft n' Quad bike combo $140 1/2 day raft and 2-hour quad-bike
Full day rafting $95 In and out for the whole day!
Half day rafting $85 Half a day if you get tired!
Quadbiking $35 Tour around the local villages and get covered in mud!
Gorilla Trek $400/$500 Includes the permit, transport and guide. Trip goes into Congo to visit.

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