Group Size: Based on Minimum of 2 passengers
Experience the unmissable sites of South Africa on this affordable 11-day package staying in stylish 4-star accommodation. From the vibrant V&A Waterfront, to trendy Kloof Street and beachy Camps Bay, the beautiful and diverse city of Cape Town has something for everyone. Spoil yourself in the Cape Winelands where you can visit some of the world's best wineries, sample Africa's best cuisine, and enjoy breathtaking landscapes. Finish your holiday on safari in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, where you will enjoy game drives and guided bush walks on the reserve, plus a full day in Kruger National Park and a boat trip in the Blyde River Canyon.
Day 1 - Cape Town
On arrival at Cape Town Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Situated in Sea Point, just a few minutes’ drive from the popular V&A Waterfront with its restaurants, bars and shopping, the privately owned Winchester Mansions, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, offers 51 elegant and spacious rooms, all with either sea or mountain views. Facilities include restaurant, bar, swimming pool and spa, and a complimentary shuttle bus operating to and from the V&A Waterfront (subject to availability).
Day 2 - Cape Town
Enjoy the morning at leisure. At 13h30 you will be collected for your Half-day City & Table Mountain Tour – a geographical and cultural extravaganza showing you Cape Town from its historical beginnings to the dazzling, modern city it is today. Table Mountain ticket excluded (as weather permitting). (B)
Day 3 - Cape Town
At 08h30 this morning you will be collected for your Full-day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour. This awe-inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point encompasses magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, and picturesque coastal villages. The Cape Peninsula is one of the world’s most scenic areas and stretches from the City centre to Cape Point. Highlights include: the Atlantic Seaboard (Clifton, Camps Bay, Twelve Apostles), Hout Bay harbour with an optional boat trip to Seal Island, the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, lunch at seaside restaurant (to be paid for locally), Boulder’s Beach Penguin Colony, and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. You will be dropped back off at your hotel at roughly 17h30. (B)
Day 4 - Cape Town
Full day at leisure to explore Cape Town yourself. (B)
Day 5 - Stellenbosch
After breakfast you will be met and transferred to Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands. (B)
Village-style buildings, lush green lawns and spacious rooms situated next to the calming Eerste River are the defining characteristics of the 4 star Spier Hotel. Rooms are clustered around six private courtyards, each with its own swimming pool. Gardens and walkways connect the rooms with the reception area, lounge, bar, terrace and restaurant.
Day 6 - Stellenbosch
Full day at leisure to explore the Cape Winelands. (B)
Day 7 - Karongwe Game Reserve
After breakfast you will be met and transferred to Cape Town Airport in time for your onward flight to Hoedspruit (flight not included in package). (BLD)
On arrival at Hoedspruit Airport you will be met and transferred to the lodge. After lunch you will experience your first game drive in an open 4X4 safari vehicle with ranger and tracker, followed by dinner.
Located within the Karongwe Game Reserve, with Kruger National Park and the major points of interest in Limpopo and Mpumalanga within driving distance, is a collection of fine family owned lodges. Bordered by the towering Drakensberg escarpment on the west and set in game-rich, lush vegetation, this splendid game reserve offers a variety of breathtaking views, diverse landscapes and an unrivalled African Safari experience with the opportunity of seeing the ‘Big Five’ (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo). Here is a lodge to suit all tastes and budget. The tented camp offers 22 well appointed and spacious luxury tents with en-suite bathroom, raised on platforms and set under majestic trees overlooking the river. The warm atmosphere, friendly staff and fine cuisine complement the excellent Big Five game viewing here. Guests can enjoy the wildlife exploring the surrounding lush vegetation from the private game viewing deck. Between activities cool down in the pool or simply relax on the deck enjoying the sound of the bush. Children over four years of age are welcome.
Day 8 - Karongwe Game Reserve
Start the day with a guided bush walk and learn about the medicinal uses of the various trees and the deep cultural connections to the fauna and flora of the African culture. The walk will give you the opportunity to get a closer look at animal tracks and be fascinated by birds and smaller creatures. After lunch you will follow the scenic route to the Blyde River for a fantastic boat trip to experience the Canyon. Return to the lodge in time for a delicious dinner. (BLD)
Day 9 - Karongwe Game Reserve
Enjoy morning and late afternoon game activities on the reserve. This evening experience a traditional boma dinner while being entertained by the local dancers. (BLD)
Day 10 - Karongwe Game Reserve
Depart early this morning for a full day in the famous Kruger Park with a picnic to enjoy the variety of wildlife and look out points. Return to the lodge in time for dinner. (BLD)
Day 11 - End of Secrets of South Africa Tour
Enjoy your final early morning game drive before breakfast, followed by a transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for your onward flight. (B)
Dates and Pricing
- 14 Jul 18 - 31 Aug 18 $2,165 $3,060
- 01 Sep 18 - 30 Sep 18 $2,305 $3,300
- 01 Oct 18 - 31 Oct 18 $2,415 $3,540
- 01 Nov 18 - 30 Nov 18 $2,485 $3,660
- 01 Dec 18 - 21 Dec 18 $2,455 $3,590
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.