South Africa Safari GetawaysFrom ZAR 31835 pp
12D – Cape Town, Knysna, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Sun City
Day 1: Cape Town
Arrive at Cape Town International Airport. On arrival, you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to explore on your own. Explore the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront for some great restaurants and nightlife. This is one of Cape Town’s biggest tourist attractions. This busy harbour is set in the midst of the huge entertainment venue with pubs, restaurants, crafts markets, theatres and lots more. Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town’s harbour, and set with a magnificent backdrop of the sea and mountains. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 2: Cape Town (Half Day City Tour)
After breakfast proceed for half day Cape Town City tour including tickets up to the Table Mountain (weather permitting). Take the cable car to the summit of the legendary Table Mountain and get spectacular views of the entire city and the surrounding layout of this southernmost tip of Africa. Then we visit the country’s oldest building, The Castle and the Company Gardens, both historically fascinating. Our drive continues past Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge. Colonial changes to colourful as we move up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay Quarter and marvel at the ice-cream colours of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. The day ends on a sparkling note, as we trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter, as he creates diamonds. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Cape Town (Full Day Peninsular Tour)
After breakfast, proceed for a full day Peninsula Tour – its wild, its rugged and is one of the most memorable coastlines, Cape Peninsula and the splendor of Cape Point. We begin our journey cruising along Millionaires Paradise – look at the glamorous homes and beautiful people of Clifton Beach and Camps Bay. From here we wind our way towards the charming coastal town and working harbour of Hout Bay, then hug the cliffs as we proceed along the legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive with its breathtaking views towards the Cape of Good Hope section of the Table Mountain National Park and its rugged landscape. Take an optional trip to Boulders Beach penguin colony (on own account), a fascinating excursion before we move on to the historical naval port of Simon’s Town. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Cape Town – Knysna
After breakfast check out and proceed to Knysna. En-route do the Cape Winelands tour at Stellenbosch – with its Cape Dutch architecture and the wonderful heart of the Cape Winelands and is surrounded by stunning wine estates. Explore the fine art galleries and the curios and quaint shops here. First take a leisurely drive to acquaint you with the beauty of this world-renowned region, before inducting you into the wine-making process in a fascinating cellar tour. And when the wine is made, it needs to be tasted. So enjoy a glass of the freshest wine. Then proceed to Knysna. Arrive at Knysna and check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 5: Knysna (Full Day Oudtshoorn Tour)
You begin your day with a spectacular drive over the Outenique Mountain Pass into the feather capital of the world, Oudtshoorn, where you’ll get up close and personal with ostriches on a Karoo ostrich farm. You’ll have the opportunity to go right into the Cango Caves with its magnificent dripstone formations of stalactites and stalagmites. You’ll visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch to marvel at crocodiles, snakes and numerous big and beautiful cats of the wild variety. As we said, a day of wild contrasts in Oudtshoorn, but likely to produce a feather in your cap! Back to Knysna. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 6: Featherbed Eco Experience
After breakfast, proceed for full day tour of Featherbed – take the cruise on the Knysna Lagoon on board the John Benn to the secluded Featherbed Nature Reserve, home to the blue duiker, Knysna Loerie and other exquisite feathered friends. From there we take a 4 x 4 trailer ride to the summit where you can get a panoramic view of the Knysna Basin and way out to the sea. Knysna is renowned for its age-old towering milk-wood trees and we amble through the cool forest, hugging the breath-taking coastline and head for a buffet lunch served in an outdoor restaurant under the canopy of gentle milk-wood trees. Evening back to the hotel. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 7 (Option -1): Knysna – Mabula Game Lodge
After a buffet breakfast, check out and transfer to George Airport for your onward flight to Johannesburg (Flight not included).Upon your arrival in Johannesburg you will be collected from the airport and transferred to Mabula Game Lodge. Ideally located 2 hours from Johannesburg and 90 minutes from Sun City, Mabula Private Game Reserve boasts 12 000 ha of ‘Big Five’, malaria free private game reserve. This 12000ha of malaria free reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife and birdlife, including the world famous Big Five. Home to some 60 mammals, 300 bird species, 100 plant types and numerous reptile and insect species, at Mabula Game Reserve, all natures’ wonders are revered – from the ‘Big Five’ (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) to the ‘small five’ (ant lion, leopard tortoise, buffalo weaver, elephant shrew and rhino beetle). This is the Heartland of the South African Safari experience. All of Mabula Game Reserve’s activities have a common goal – to awaken the senses and quicken the pulse by presenting the African bush in ways you would never have imagined. Highly qualified game rangers with years of experience and knowledge expertly handle all activities Overnight at the lodge.
Day 7 (Option – 2): Knysna – Pumba Private Game Reserve
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa in malaria free Eastern Cape. This is a 5* lodge with some good facilities. Pumba provides a premium game viewing experience not to be forgotten. View the popular Big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino & Elephant) and over 250 species of birds. The game lodge offers game viewing, bird watching, bush walks, night drives and star gazing. Arrive at the lodge and check in. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the spa at the lodge. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 8 (Option – 1): Mabula Game Lodge
Breakfast at Lodge. Today enjoy Morning and evening game drives are daily highlights, surpassed in pleasure only by the feeling of camaraderie in sipping sundowners as you watch a truly spectacular African sunset from the luxury of one of Mabula’s four wheel drive vehicles. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 8 (Option – 2): Pumba Private Game Reserve
Early morning game drive, arrive at the lodge and enjoy your breakfast. Afternoon again proceed for game drive. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 9 (Option – 1): Mabula Game Lodge – Sun City
After breakfast you will be collected directly from your lodge and transferred to the Sun City Reosrt. Arrive at Sun City and check in. Enjoy your day exploring this vast resort. This is South Africa’s premier holiday resort offering entertainment and relaxation opportunities and various activities. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 9 (Option – 2): Port Elizabeth – Sun City
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Port Elizabeth airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Arrive at Johannesburg and transfer to Sun City. Arrive at Sun City and check in. Enjoy your day exploring this vast resort. This is South Africa’s premier holiday resort offering entertainment and relaxation opportunities and various activities. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 10: Sun City
After breakfast rest of the day at leisure on your own to enjoy the activities at the resort. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 11: Sun City – Johannesburg
After breakfast transfer to Johannesburg hotel. Check in at hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. You can enjoy Pretoria city tour on own. Overnight at Johannesburg.
Day 12: Johannesburg
After breakfast you will be transferred back to O.R Tambo International Airport for your onward journey home.
– 03 nights accommodation in Cape Town
– 03 nights accommodation in Knysna
– 02 Nights accommodation in Mabula Game Lodge** OR Pumba Private Game Reserve – Water Lodge***
– 02 nights accommodation in Sun City
– 01 night accommodation in Johannesburg
– Daily breakfast
– Silver Welcome on arrival at Cape Town International Airport
– Scheduled One Way transfer from Cape Town International Airport to your hotel
– Half Day Cape Town City Tour including the Table Mountain Aerial Cable tickets (Weather Permitting)
– Scheduled Full Day Peninsular Tour, entrance fees include: Seal Island Cruise & Funicular ticket
– Private One Way Overland transfer by road from Cape Town to Knysna including a wine tasting and cellar tour on route
– Private Full Day Oudtshoorn Tour, including entrance fees to Cango Caves, Cango Wildlife Ranch and the Safari Ostrich Farm
– Featherbed Eco Experience including lunch
– Private One Way transfer from Knysna to George Airport (Option-1)
– Private One Way transfer from O.R Tambo International Airport to Mabula Game Lodge (Option-1)
– Scheduled One Way transfer from Mabula Game Lodge to Sun City Resort (Option-1)
– Scheduled One Way Shuttle transfer from Sun City Resort to O.R Tambo International Airport (Option-1)
– Private One Way transfer by road from Knysna to Pumba Private Game Reserve (Option-2)
– Private One Way transfer from Pumba Private Game Reserve to Port Elizabeth Airport (Option-2)
– Scheduled Return Shuttle transfers between O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sun City Resort (Option-2)
– Scheduled Return Complimentary transfers between O.R Tambo International Airport and your hotel
Value Add (Sun City Hotels): Complimentary entry into the Valley of waves and shuttle services within the resort.
SUN CITY SHUTTLE: When passengers arrive at OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg), they need to proceed to the Magic Bus counter located on the ground floor of the coach departure terminal (directly behind the Intercontinental Airport Sun) until time of their departure.
OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) to Sun City: 07:00, 09:00, 12:00
Sun City to OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg): *07:00, 10:00 12:00, 15:00
*Indicate that the surcharged will be applicable on that service time.
Please Note: As this is a pre-booked shuttle service, it is recommended that passengers book onto a shuttle at least 1 hour prior to the shuttle departure. The shuttles depart on schedule and clients missing their shuttle will be required to buy new tickets for the next available shuttle.
Expenses of a personal nature, tips and porterage, any extras incurred at the lodges/hotels, any international or domestic airfare
Child rates apply for Child sharing room with Parents. Max 02 Child except at Graywood Hotel, Knysna & Pumba Private Game Reserve Max 01 Child U/12yrs. Child rates at Peermont Metcourt Hotel will be advice at the time of booking.
Rates are subject to change without prior notice and subject to availability. No refunds any unutilised services. Rates are not valid during peak period & events where additional surcharge will be applicable.
Cancellation policy may vary from hotel to hotel and will be advised at the time of reservation.
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