This is the ultimate South African safari tour, providing you with unparalleled wildlife encounters and authentic cultural moments. From the scenic Garden Route to city life in cosmopolitan Cape Town, each turn offers you a whole new experience!

Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 1JohannesburgUrban Bistros, Historical Sites, Beautiful Architecture, Musical Rhythms
1 - 3HazyviewDramatic Rock Formations, Fabulous Panoramic Views, Boat RidesRissington Inn, Oliver's Restaurant and Lodge
3 - 5KrugerSabi Sands Game Reserve, Game Walks, SafarisGomo Gomo Game Lodge, Kapama Buffalo Camp
5 - 6Piggs PeakBeautiful Scenary, Rolling hills, Spectacular Waterfalls, Sparking streamsPhophonyane Falls Lodge
6 - 7EzulwiniWildlife, Valleys, CultureMantenga Cultural Village, Summerfield Luxury Hotel & Botanical Garden
7 - 9IsimangalisoPristine Beaches, Cultural Encounters, Off-The-Beaten-Path DestinationSt. Lucia Wetlands G House, Thonga Beach Lodge
9 - 10DurbanBeachfront Copacabana Vibes, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, DivingFairlight Beach House, Lalaria Lodge
10 - 12Eastern Cape Game ParksAfrican Big Five, Private Safaris, Close Encounters with WildlifeWoodall Country House, Kariega River Lodge
12 - 15Garden RouteStunning Landscapes, Tsitsikamma National Park, Long Sandy BeachesStarfish Plettenberg Bay Guest Lodge, Hog Hollow Country Lodge
15 - 16Little Karoo (Oudtshoorn)Massive Cliffs, Desert Landscapes, Crystal Clear RiversMontana Guest Farm, Rosenhof Country House
16 - 20Cape TownWine Tasting, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, Winelands and Wine FarmsCactusberry Lodge, The Three Boutique Hotel

Ideal For

  • Heritage
  • Landscape
  • Relaxation
  • Wildlife
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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 2,650 /person
  • Option 2 $ 4,090 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

    • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 19 nights.
    • Economy flights for all sectors : Durban – Port Elizabeth
    • All activities as listed :
      • Kruger National Park: Activities at Gomo Gomo Game Lodge
      • Kruger National Park: Activities at Kapama Buffalo Camp
      • Isimangaliso: Activities at Thonga Beach Hotel
      • Eastern Cape Game Parks: Activities at Kariega River Lodge
    • 24-hour point of contact in Africa
    • South Africa: Game drives in high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver guide. Game drives may be shared with other guests of the lodge/camp, with maximum of 9 guests in the vehicle.

South Africa: Self-driven car during your journey as follows:

    • Vehicle Type, Manual/Automatic: Toyota Corolla or similar
    • Unlimited mileage
    • X days
    • Pick-up:   Date   Airport
    • Drop-off: Date   Airport
    • GPS Navigation System
    • One additional driver is allowed
    • Towing charges in the event of mechanical failure

Our preferred rental car partner, Bidvest, offers “Bidvest Assist” package with the following services:

  • Transport to hospital in case of a medical emergency. Guaranteed hospital admission up to ZAR 2000, which is to be refunded by client or client’s medical air. Additional costs must be paid by client
  • 24-hour call service for car breakdown or emergency. Repatriation to an appropriate facility in the client’s area of residence following an accident  Theft Loss Waiver and Collision Damage Waiver
  •  Tyre and windscreen damage waiver, as well as underbody, sand and/or water damage waiver. The general business terms apply

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 1

International Arrival

Johannesburg

0 Days

Discover South Africa’s beating heart! Johannesburg, or Jo’burg’ is a dynamic, cosmopolitan city with great places to eat and interesting sites to visit.

Day 1 - 3

Hazyview

2 Days

The gateway to Kruger National Park! A small farming town famous for its banana production, Hazyview gets its name from the shimmer during the summer heat.

Hotel Options

Rissington Inn – Opt 1
RoomCourtyard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Oliver's Restaurant and Lodge – Opt 2
RoomExclusive Standard
MealsFull Board
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 3 - 5

Drive to Sabi Sands/Timbavati(2-3 hrs)

Kruger

2 Days

Walk on the wild side! With its iconic sprawling landscape dotted with baobab and marula trees, Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s top safari destinations, rich with its lion prides, elephant herds and thousands of other animals, against shifting backdrops of savannah, forest, river and mountains.

Included Activities

Activities at Gomo Gomo Game Lodge
Game drives

Activities at Kapama Buffalo Camp
Game drives

Hotel Options

Gomo Gomo Game Lodge – Opt 1
RoomChalet
MealsFull Board
StyleLodge
CategoryMid-range
Kapama Buffalo Camp – Opt 2
RoomLuxury Tent
MealsFull Board
StyleLodge
CategoryUpmarket
Day 5 - 6

Drive to Swaziland (5-6 hrs)

Hotel Options

Phophonyane Falls Lodge – Opt 1
RoomCottage
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
CategoryMid-range
Day 6 - 7

Drive to Ezulwini (1.5 hrs)

Hotel Options

Mantenga Cultural Village – Opt 1
RoomStandard
MealsBreakfast
StyleHeritage
CategoryMid-range
Summerfield Luxury Hotel & Botanical Garden – Opt 2
RoomLuxury
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
CategoryDeluxe
Day 7 - 9

Drive to Isimangaliso (5-7 hrs)

Isimangaliso

2 Days

Welcome to a sub-tropical paradise! The name iSimangaliso means ‘miracle’, which aptly describes this unique place.

Included Activities

Activities at Thonga Beach Hotel
Limited activities and including: use of snorkelling equipment, guided walks, kayaking & sundowners at Lake Sibya, cultural tours

Hotel Options

St. Lucia Wetlands G House – Opt 1
RoomStandard
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
CategoryMid-range
Thonga Beach Lodge – Opt 2
Room
MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
StyleBeach Resort
CategoryUpmarket
Day 9 - 10

Drive to Durban (4-5 hrs)

Durban

1 Day

Experience the eclectic! Durban is a sprawling, friendly city with beautiful beaches, often compared to Miami Beach.

Hotel Options

Fairlight Beach House – Opt 1
RoomLuxury double
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleBeach Resort
CategoryMid-range
Lalaria Lodge – Opt 2
RoomSea View Room
MealsFull Board
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 10 - 12

Flight to Port Elizabeth (1.5 hrs)

Eastern Cape Game Parks

2 Days

Find the Big Five! The Eastern Cape Game Parks around Port Elizabeth are malaria-free safari destinations and are therefore ideal for families.

Included Activities

Activities at Kariega River Lodge
Safari drive twice daily, River cruises and walking safaris, Fishing and canoeing, Beach trips by boat

Hotel Options

Woodall Country House – Opt 1
RoomCottage
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Kariega River Lodge – Opt 2
RoomSuite
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
CategoryUpmarket
Day 12 - 15

Drive to Garden Route (4-5 hrs)

Garden Route

3 Days

Journey the Garden Route! One of the most impressive parts of South Africa, it offers spectacular mountain and sea landscapes with steep cliffs, long sandy beaches, forests and fertile farmland.

Hotel Options

Starfish Plettenberg Bay Guest Lodge – Opt 1
RoomSuperior with Balcony
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Hog Hollow Country Lodge – Opt 2
RoomSuite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 15 - 16

Scenic drive to Little Karoo (4-8 hrs - depending on number and duration of stops en route)

Little Karoo (Oudtshoorn)

1 Day

Experience spectacular landscapes! The Little Karoo plateau is incredibly varied, with its huge cliffs, desert landscapes, crystal clear rivers and fertile wine-growing regions.

Hotel Options

Montana Guest Farm – Opt 1
RoomAloe Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Rosenhof Country House – Opt 2
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryDeluxe
Day 16 - 20

Drive to Cape Town (6-9 hrs - depending on number and duration of scenic stops)

Cape Town

4 Days

Your African metropolis awaits! With Table Mountain as a breathtaking backdrop, Cape Town is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Hotel Options

Cactusberry Lodge – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
The Three Boutique Hotel – Opt 2
RoomStudio Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket

International Departure

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What our guests say about this trip

Everything we planned worked exactly as expected. Drivers, tours and tour directors were on time and did an excellent job. We had lots of flights and transfers to and from airports. I did not stress about that at all, after the first day.

– Marian & David Gaudette
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