Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding travel to South Africa. Do I need vaccinations? What are the voltage requirements? What should I pack? And many others.
Ground Travel (3)
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 a glass sliding door. Your guide will meet you in this area with a Go Touch Down sign. If for any reason your guide is not immediately visible please proceed to the information desk located in the immediate area.
Cape Town International Airport
International arrivals: After collection of your baggage you will proceed through Customs and enter the International Arrivals area. You will notice a large boulder/rock with a penguin sign. Your guide will meet you here with a Go Touch Down sign. If your guide is not immediately visible please stay at the penguin sign.
Domestic arrivals: After collection of your baggage you will proceed to domestic arrivals. It is approximately 3 to 5-minute walk. On your way, you will pass a meeting desk for Go Touch Down Taxi service. This company is not part of Go Touch Down Travel and Tours, please proceed further and your guide will meet you in the domestic arrivals hall in front of the Vodacom Mobile Store.
Lanseria International Airport
Domestic arrivals: After collection of your baggage proceed to the arrivals area. Your guide will meet you here with a Go Touch Down sign. If your guide is not immediately visible proceed to the information desk to your right near the pay stations at the entrance to the terminal.
Here is a guide to help you estimate the length of time it will take when driving or flying within South Africa. For driving (van transfers) the time will be the same when you reverse “To” and “From”. The reverse time may vary by 5 – 10 minutes when flying. This guide is preceded by the days and times that you can expect our shuttles to operate.
From Airport To Resort Drive Time
Johannesburg Seasons Sport & Spa 1 ½ hours
Johannesburg Dunkeld Country Estate 3 hours
Cape Town Inverness Apartments 45 minutes
From Resort To Resort Drive Time
Seasons Sport & Spa Dunkeld Country Estate 3 hours
Dunkeld Country Estate Humala River Lodge 3 hours
Humala River Lodge Seasons Sport & Spa 3 hours
Johannesburg Cape Town Kulula 2 hours 10 minutes
Lanseria Cape Town Kulula 1 hour 55 minutes
Johannesburg Livingstone (Victoria Falls) SA Airways 1 hour 40 minutes
Johannesburg Livingstone (Victoria Falls) British Air 1 hour 45 minutes
*Times may vary slightly due to weather conditions and other variables
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 with tiered seats, so no one’s view is ever blocked. Our safari vehicles accommodate up to 9 people plus driver and tracker.