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8 Days 7 Nights
Availability : Jan 21’ - Dec 22’
Cape Town International Airport
George International Airport
Min Age : 5+
Max People : 4

See Africa’s famous wildlife and incredible scenery on this 8-day tour, which includes a game safari, canoeing in the wilderness, and plenty of optional adventure extras like bungee jumping and meeting penguins, whales, lions and elephants up close. Visit the Stellenbosch and Franschoek wine region and enjoy wine tastings, cheese and chocolate pairings, lunch, and a cellar and vineyard tour. Stroll through Franschhoek and drive through the historical Stellenbosch.

Highlights

  • Venture out on safari to spot the African “big five” in a private wildlife reserve.
  • Get an insider’s tour of the breathtaking Kirsten-bosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town.
  • Enjoy the most beautiful part of the famous Garden Route Towns and activities.
Tour Details

A South Africa vacation combines and unveils the intricacies of this fascinating land, where Europe meets Africa in sophisticated cities, dazzling landscapes and plains teeming with wildlife. The safari is also a cultural experience, taking you beyond the usual African safaris by also revealing the country’s historic charm and social diversity. Visit the lush Cape Winelands and its iconic Dutch settlements, including Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. On an A&K South Africa safari journey, cosmopolitan Cape Town and the seaside city’s many attractions are yours to discover, including Table Mountain and Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Experience the best of Africa’s natural beauty, rich history and modern-day elegance with the South Africa safari experience.

 

Departure & Return Location

Cape Town international Airport

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • All accommodation.
  • Private guide and vehicle
  • Water on board
  • Internal flight and transfers
  • Park entry fees

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Premium drinks
  • Photographic equipment
  • Travelling insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
What to Expect

Experience the best of Southern Africa’s wilderness and culture on an independent adventure that finds you exploring marvellous Cape Town and a wildlife-filled private reserve.

Highlights

  • Discover cosmopolitan Cape Town with a scenic ride to the top of Table Mountain
  • Get up close to endangered African penguins at Boulders Beach, as you explore ruggedly scenic Cape Point
  • Stay at an extraordinary lodge set on a game-rich private reserve next to Kruger National Park, for an unmatched safari filled with game drives, bush-walks and wildlife lectures

What to see

  • Cape Town Museums
  • Table Mountains Cablecar
  • Penguins of Boulders beach
  • Cape Winelands – Stellenbosch, Franshhoek and Paarl
  • Sharks and Whales of Hermanus
  • Big 5 Safari
  • Garden route towns of Plattenberg bay, Knysna, Tsitsikamma etc
  • Robben island
  • Travel along South Africa's famous country road, Scenic Route 62, and enjoy stunning scenery
  • Spot elephants, lions and rhinoceroses in the wild on a game drive
  • Experience intimate cheese and wine pairings with the winemaker
  • Encounter a variety of ocean life, whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds
  • Guided Tour Experiences - Canoe in a wilderness lagoon at Wilderness National Park
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Cape Town and Table Mountain

Today we arrive in Cape Town and get a  transfer to a hotel, we have the rest of the day at leisure. Depending on time, we will take the cableway up to Table Mountain (weather permitting).

 

Overnight : CAPE CADOGAN BOUTIQUE HOTEL 

Meals: Lunch, drinks and dinner not included

Day 2 Chapmans Peak, Penguins and Cape Point Tour 

Today we depart the hotel after breakfast and tour the peninsula with (all included) entrance tickets to;

  • Table Mountain (weather permitting)
  • Chapman’s Peak Vehicle Entrance
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • The Funicular
  • Boulders beach  penguins

Lunch included at Seaforth restaurant – 3 course meal and 1 drink per person

Overnight : CAPE CADOGAN BOUTIQUE HOTEL 

Meals: Breakfast Included

Lunch, drinks and dinner not included

Day 3Cape Winelands  - Wine tasting

Today we depart to the famous Cape wine-lands and enjoy wine visits (all included) and tastings at;

  • Paarl Fairview wine estate – Wine and Cheese Tasting
  • Franschoek city tour and Boschendal – Chocolate and wine pairing
  • Stellenbosch city tour
  • Blaauwklippen wine estate wine tasting

Overnight : Franschoek Country  Lodge Hermanus 

Meals: Breakfast Included

Lunch, drinks and dinner not included

Day 4Hermanus Whale Watching

Experience a trip on the ocean surrounding Hermanus, known as the whale watching capital of the world. Spend some time looking for these majestic creatures before coming to a stop and observing them in their natural habitat.

 

Board your vessel for the day and receive a safety briefing before starting your whale watching adventure. In good weather conditions travellers will be allowed on the top-deck before departure for great unobstructed views, otherwise they will be allowed on top only after the whales have been found. 

Travel out onto the ocean taking in great views as you go. 

Once the whales have been spotted, the vessel is allowed to move closer to the whales where it stops and the engines disengage is to prevent the whales from being injured by the propellers. Experience for yourself the astonishment of being so close to these majestic creatures.  As the whales are curious creatures, they might move up to the vessel for some ‘people watching’.

 

See a variety of other marine wildlife such as dolphins and seals as you coast along the water. As you travel through the day and spot these beautiful creatures learn more about them from your crew, before they take you back to land after a once in a lifetime experience.

  • 2-hour whale watching boat trip
  • Soda, water and crisps

 

Overnight : Birkenhead Luxury Lodge Hermanus 

Meals: Breakfast Included

Lunch, drinks and dinner not included

 

Day 5Hermanus to Mossel Bay

Take a 3-hour guided game drive at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, and experience close encounters with rhinos, lions, giraffes, buffaloes and more. Situated in spectacular mountains near Mossel Bay, the reserve boasts a great diversity of habitats and 26 different species of wildlife. 

The 4,200 hectare reserve is a paradise for bird watchers, with more than 200 species to be seen. In an open game viewing vehicle, your guide will take you to the best locations to spot lions, zebras, elephants, and other animals. After the game drive, spend some time enjoying the facilities, including a restaurant and an open-air swimming pool.

Today we depart Cape Town via the N2 and head Northwards to the garden route, we will have many scenic stops along the garden route

Lunch at Swellendam included

 

Overnight : Botlierskop Private Game Reserve Luxury Lodge

Meals: Breakfast Included

Lunch, drinks and dinner not included

Day 6Knysna Tours|  Oudtshoorn

Featherbed Eco Experience , afternoon visit to the Birds of Eden, Monkeyland and

Knysna Heads

Overnight : Tsitsikamma on Sea Luxury Accommodation – Ocean Suite

Meals: Breakfast Included

Lunch, drinks and dinner not included

Day 7Experience the indigenous Green Route 

Walks, segways,  river tubing, canoeing, horse riding, beach walks and paddle-boarding in nature. This is a fantastic way to become accustomed with the Tsitsikamma landscape, throughout which you will learn more about the local culture.

Highlights

  • Wander through indigenous rivers and forests
  • Explore the Tsitsikamma region
  • Engage in river adventures
  • Experience the highest bungee jump in the world
  • Admire spectacular views from Africa’s highest bridge
  • Enjoy a smooth bungee jump with specialist equipment and technology
  • Get an adrenaline rush from the world’s highest bungy jump.
  • Enjoy spectacular views from Bloukrans Bridge, which connects some of South Africa’s most beautiful national parks.  

 

Overnight : Tsitsikamma on Sea Luxury Accommodation – Ocean Suite

Meals: Breakfast Included

Lunch, drinks and dinner not included

Day 8 Depart to Johannesburg 

Enjoy walks and later drive to George for our flight to Johannesburg, transferring to  our flight home.

Meals: Breakfast Included

 

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