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You are here:
Cape Town Airport,
collect your hire car and drive to your hotel in this beautiful city, within sight of
Check in and relax in your magnificent surroundings.
At leisure to explore the beautiful city of
Choose one of the many local activities such as a visit to
the infamous prison home of Nelson Mandela (advance booking essential in season); explore the
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
or simply relax on golden
beach – the choice is yours!
Today we recommend a full day exploring the beautiful
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
, where two oceans meet.
Start with an optional short boat trip from
to view Cape Fur seals at
and continue via Chapman’s Peak Drive, when open, to spectacular
where you may see see baboons, ostrich and perhaps even dolphins or whales in season (July/November).
On the return journey we recommend driving through naval Simons Town and visit the resident penguin colony at
. You can also make a short stop at the world famous
, before returning to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Drive 45-minutes to the beautiful
, travelling via the famous Wine Routes of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, with numerous opportunities for wine tasting along the way.
Check into your hotel, relax under the giant oak trees and savour the food and wine of this famous region.
At leisure to relax in the beautiful
, surrounded by its mountains and vineyards.
Explore the famous wine routes of
with many opportunities for wine tasting, or visit the historic university town of
with its many street markets, craft shops and museums. Later relax and enjoy the superb food and wines of this region.
drive 2-hours along the scenic coastal route through Gordon’s Bay and along the False Bay coast to the small seaside town of
Along the way you may want to visit Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, renowned for its fynbos flowers.
From July to November, southern right and humpback whales come here to breed and this is considered the best location for land-based
in the world. Once severely endangered, these magnificent creatures of the deep are now breeding successfully in the area due to a major international conservation effort. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the natural beauty of the coastline.
Drive for 4-hours today along the scenic
through the arid Little Karoo
We suggest visiting an
to see these huge flightless birds in their natural surroundings, before checking into your hotel for overnight.
We suggest that today you visit the famous
– a vast series of underground halls and caverns formed over 20 million years ago in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. The caves, which extend for over 3 miles, contain spectacular stalagmites and stalactites and offer relatively easy access.
You can also enjoy an optional visit to
Cango Wildlife Ranch
to see cheetah and crocodiles, before driving 2-hours through the spectacular Outeniqua Pass to the
Check into your
hotel and relax in this area of outstanding natural beauty.
Today we recommend taking the ferry to
Featherbed Nature Reserve
situated on Knysna's Western Head, one of two magnificent sandstone cliffs guarding the entrance to the vast
This spectacular nature reserve is only accessible by ferry, followed by a short trailer ride to the top of the reserve which offers panoramic views. Most visitors choose to return on foot along a 1-mile
Guided Nature Walk
through natural coastal forest onto the cliffs, through caves and along a scenic coastal path, followed by a seafood buffet lunch served under the old Milkwood trees.
In the afternoon we recommend a visit to
Knysna Elephant Park
where you will have the opportunity to feed one of these gentle giants. The remainder of the afternoon is free to explore Knysna. This lively town is famous for its oysters, which are grown in the lagoon. It offers good shopping opportunities and many interesting craft shops.
Today is free to explore the small town of
and its beaches.
Many optional activities are available in the area, including an
to search for dolphins and whales in season (July to November); Knysna Elephant Sanctuary; deep sea fishing; horse riding; mountain biking and championship golf. If you wish to explore further afield, you can visit Monkeyland & Birds of Eden near Plettenberg Bay or the Storms River Mouth in the Tsitsikamma Forest.
Today drive from
, South Africa’s playground for the rich and famous where schools of dolphins are sometimes seen in the warm Indian Ocean and whales in season (July to November).
Continuing northwards, drive 5-hours through the Tsitsikamma Forest and across the dramatic Storms River Gorge
where, time permitting, we recommend a short detour to the Storms River Mouth before continuing to your malaria-free game lodge near
in the beautiful Eastern Cape.
After checking in to your lodge, enjoy an afternoon game drive where game viewing opportunities should present themselves almost immediately. Hopefully see several species of antelope, zebra, wildebeest and maybe even giraffe today - as well as several of the
- before dining in your warm African surroundings!
Rise at dawn to take advantage of the best game viewing conditions of the day and enjoy a thrilling open-top game viewing safari with your lodge ranger in your
Private Game Reserve
which is home to all the
- Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard and Rhino. Hope to see many interesting species before returning to your lodge for breakfast.
The rest of the morning is free to relax by the lodge swimming pool, before setting out again in the late afternoon for another game drive. Hope to see giraffe, hippo, kudu, crocodiles, antelope, waterbuck, warthogs, baboons and many other interesting animals. With hundreds of different bird species, outstanding bird watching is also guaranteed!
After a beautiful African sunset, enjoy the balmy evening and pristine stars of the Milky Way as you have never seen them before – as well as the spectacular
, collect your hire car and drive 3-hours to the spectacular uKhahlamba
, recognised as a World Heritage site for its vast collection of San Bushmen rock art paintings.
Known locally as the
Barrier of Spears
the dramatic Drakensberg Mountains forms the backbone of Southern Africa, running all the way down from the Great Rift Valley. Check into your mountain resort in this area of unspoilt natural beauty.
Today we recommend an optional
tour, including the City Hall and Botanical Gardens.
We recommend continuing to
uShaka Marine World
situated in the old harbour area that is being extensively re-developed. Here you have the opportunity of viewing large indigenous sharks of the Indian Ocean and a wide variety of other marine animals, including the opportunity to interact with dolphins, seals and penguins (pay entrance fee locally).
Relax on the warm golden beaches of
the KwaZulu Natal
Many optional activities are available such a Durban City tour, a visit to Ushaka Marine World, or a marine cruise to search for dolphins, turtles, sharks, whales (in season) and other fascinating sea life. Championship golf, horse riding, quad biking and deep sea game fishing is also available.
Drive 30-minutes to drop off your hire car at
for your flight home.
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