Daytrips & Sightseeing

Tootabi Valley Safaris is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

You will be in close proximity to large game reserves such as Shamwari, National Addo Elephant Park and the Mountain Zebra Game Reserve. Which is perfect if you want a safari in South Africa.

There are also many old towns in the Eastern Cape – rich in South African culture and history.

Daytrips for sightseeing can be easily organized.

Deep Sea Fishing


The Eastern Cape of South Africa is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world. It is host to The Addo Elephant National Park and many other private Game Reserves.

These malaria free alternatives for the Kruger National Park all offer the “Big 5” (Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard ) and due to the enormous expansions the Addo Elephant National Park now includes a marine section with seasonal whales and sharks. (“Big 7”)


Schotia Safaris is the oldest private game reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa,  bordering the eastern side of Addo Elephant National Park.

Enjoy your Safari in South Africa on this malaria free reserve, which is probably the most densely stocked reserve in Africa, and with over 40 mammal species and approximately 2000 animals, can offer consistently good game viewing throughout the year.

Schotia was the first reserve in the Cape Province to have free roaming lions and we can almost guarantee sightings of these magnificent animals on every Schotia Tooth & Claw game drive.


Pumba Private Game Reserve

The reserve is home to Africa’s Big Five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. Feel the heartbeat of nature as you explore the reserve in custom land rovers or on guided walking safaris.

Water Lodge offers waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge is set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views offering luxury thatch and glass chalets. All Chalets open onto private game viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace. Whether dining indoors or under the starlit sky, meals at Pumba are simply sublime.

Enjoy African fusion cuisine with an Eastern Cape flair complemented by a superb selection of local wines from our Director’s Cellar. Revitalise body and mind in the Soul Spa or enjoy a workout in the glass enclosed gym at Msenge Bush Lodge. Other activities include bird watching, bass fishing, stargazing, archery as well as nearby horse riding and golf. An hour from Port Elizabeth and 15 minutes from Grahamstown. WiFi. TGCSA 5-star Lodge.

Pumba has recently been recognised by Somak Holidays as one of the Top 5 Safari Destinations in Africa. Kaleidoscope Travel, which is a travel portal with integrated luxury travel content that brings together travel stories, local insight and travel tips for their audience of readers has recognised Pumba as a world class safari in South Africa destination.

Awake to the sounds of the African bush veld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation Initiative, is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and provides an intimate safari in South Africa experience never to be forgotten.
Our exclusive, Big 5 game reserve has achieved a gold status for its environmental responsibility, through The Green Leaf Initiative and a 5-star rating for its luxury accommodation facilities.

Together with unrivalled beauty and an abundance of wildlife, Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa provides a premium game viewing and safari experience in a renowned game park. Our game drives offer the perfect opportunity to experience the thrill of spotting Africa’s wildlife in their natural habitat. View the famous Big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) and a vast array of more than 300 species of bird. Search for over 60 different species of mammals and have the rare opportunity of seeing the magnificent White Lion stalking prey or lazing around in its natural environment