Self-Drive Vacations with RV Rental in Cape Town

With RV rental in Cape Town, you’re free to explore South Africa at your own pace. At Drive South Africa, we offer a selection of RVs and campervans for hire.


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Our Recommended RV Rentals for Cape Town

Toyota Single Cab 4×4 Trax Camper TX

A self-drive with our Toyota Trax 4×4 is ideal for the traveller looking to explore this majestic country on their own terms.

The Toyota Trax is a two sleeper 4×4 equipped vehicle. It is comfortable, reliable and efficient and offers a truly wonderful way to tour and enjoy all that Johannesburg has to offer.

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2 Berth Camper

South Africa has a great variety of camping sites for your Southern African road trip pit stops. Renting a 4×4 camper eliminates the hassle of looking for suitable accommodation to match your travel itinerary.

This 2 berth 4×4 camper is ideal for two people travelling. It is built on the popular Ford Ranger 4×4 classic chassis, with a six speed manual or automatic gear box. Inside you will find a main bed and fitted kitchen. Packing space is generous.

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Discoverer 4 Berth Camper

The Discoverer 4 berth camper is a popular option for a family of four travelling. It sleeps four adults or two adults and two children comfortably and has all the luxury and comfort needed for your trip. There is air conditioning in the drivers cabin and in the rear living area.

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Discoverer 6 Berth Camper

Exploring Namibia by camper is an unbeatable way to see the delights of this magnificent country.It also gives you the liberty to access places off the beaten track.

We recommend the Discoverer 6 berth Camper for your trip. It is ideal for 6 adult passengers travelling. The living area is air conditioned. There is a bathroom, shower and wash-up bin too.

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RV Rental Cape Town Travel Advice


Cape Town is a dream destination for almost every kind of traveler. White sand beaches, rolling green vineyards, towering mountains and winding rivers all add up to an excellent holiday experience. RV rental in Cape Town is the perfect way to explore everything the region has to offer.

What is the South African Currency?

The currency used in South Africa is the South Africa Rand (ZAR).

When is the Best Time to Visit Cape Town?

Cape Town is at its best during the summer months from December to February. The weather is ideal for camping and renting an RV in Cape Town is a great way to enjoy the many camping sites and natural splendor all over the Western Cape.

Where Should You Stay in Cape Town?

visit cederberg western cape south africa


Situated two hours outside of Cape Town, the Cederberg region is well worth exploring. Towering mountains, purple and orange sunsets, winding rivers, it’s an unspoiled paradise waiting to be explored. Some of the destinations to explore within the Cederberg region include Clanwilliam and Citrusdal

West Coast

Featuring coastal towns such as Paternoster, Langebaan, Saldanha and many more, the Cape West Coast is an excellent road trip route for travellers looking to explore the Western Cape province and beyond

Stretching from Cape Town to the Northern Cape border, the West Coast is made famous by its centuries-old rock art, historic towns and small fishing villages. Camper hire Cape Town is your best option for ensuring you get to see these locations within a limited time schedule.

Around the Area

Kagga Kamma Private Nature Reserve

Once home to the traditional bushmen, the Kagga Kamma Private Nature Reserve is home to fascinating rock-art paintings dating back 6000 years. The geology in the area is breathtaking as well, providing spectacular scenery. There’s also a variety of wildlife in the reserve, such as zebra, eland, gemsbok, kudu, wildebeest and the rare bontebok.

Getting Around

One of the best ways to explore the city is with an RV. This gives you unrivaled privacy, and the freedom to explore Cape Town’s surrounding areas at your own pace.

Public transport is adequate, but with so much to see and experience, it’s far better to rent an RV in Cape Town and explore.

How Long Should You Stay in Cape Town?

A one week stay in Cape Town is enough time to make the most of your stay in the city. Be sure to plan your travel itinerary well so that you don’t miss out on any of the attractions or events available in the Mother City. RV camper rental in Cape Town will enable you to travel further if you wish so it might be a better option to stay for two weeks minimum.

What to Pack

The summers are generally hot and pleasant, so be sure to pack sunscreen, light clothing and comfortable shoes.

Cape Town’s winters are generally more wet, cold and windier than most parts of South Africa, so be sure to pack in warmer, waterproof clothing items.

RV Rental in Cape Town

Drive South Africa operates through an established network of camper hire Cape Town affiliates to bring you high quality, latest model and lowest mileage campervans from convenient locations in Cape Town, Cape Town International Airport, and throughout South Africa.

Our wide selection of RVs start at the basic 2-berth RV, suitable for couples or pairs of people wanting to experience a self-drive South African holiday. If you need to accommodate larger families, 6-berth and luxury RV travel is also an option.