South Africa

11N/12D

Package: 11 Nights & 12 Days – 04 Nights Cape Town + 03 Nights Knysna +02 Nights The Waterberg + 02 Nights Sun City

Day 01: Cape Town

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town, is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit. 

Day Itinerary: Arrive at Cape Town International Airport and be met by a transfer representative and depart on a private road transfer to your hotel. Arrive at the hotel and check inn. Evening free at leisure

Day 02: Cape Town | Table Mountain

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Post Breakfast meet your transfer representative and depart on a half day city tour of Cape Town including Table Mountain (Weather permitting). Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Table Mountain Cableway

A trip up Table Mountain is quite rightly one of the first things a tourist wants to do when arriving in Cape Town. Once on the top, a 1000m above the city below, you are rewarded with spectacular 360 views. Take your time and enjoy this unique environment, go for a walk or have a bit to eat at the restaurant with arguably one of the best views possible.

Day 03: Cape Town | Cape Point Tour

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Post Breakfast meet your transfer representative and depart on a full day Cape Point Tour.

 

Seal Island Hout Bay

Trips departing from Hout Bay Harbour ferry passengers across to nearby Duiker Island – also known as Seal Island – where thousands of Cape Fur Seals can be seen in their natural habitat. The boat trip provides beautiful views of the bay, the harbour, The Sentinel and Chapman’s Peak.

Chapman’s Peak

Chapman’s Peak Drive winds it way between Noordhoek and Hout Bay. Situated on the Atlantic Coast, at the south-western tip of South Africa, it is one of the most spectacular marine drives anywhere in the world. The 9km route, with its 114 curves, skirts the rocky coastline of Chapman’s Peak. The drive offers stunning 180° views with many areas along the route where you can stop and take in the scenery or sit down for a relaxing picnic.

Cape Point

Cape Point is a spectacular sight, covered in endemic fynbos and home to breathtaking bays, beaches and rolling green hills and valleys, just 60km outside of Cape Town. Cape Point falls within the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site. The Cape Floral Region is one of the richest areas for plants in the world – it is home to nearly 20% of Africa’s flora. Cape Point is open daily and is a must-see.

Cape Point Funicular

The Flying Dutchman funicular takes visitors at Cape Point up to the lighthouse, where there is an outstanding view of the point and ocean.  The funicular is named after a ghost ship whose destiny it is to sail the oceans forever. More information can be found at the museum.

Boulders Penguin Colony

The Boulders Visitor Centre is home to the famous colony of Jackass Penguins, so called for their hilarious braying call. This is a truly special experience and Table Mountain National Park staff are knowledgeable and offer guided tours. After you have fallen in love with the penguins head to the secluded Boulders Beach and take a swim in the comparatively warm waters of the False Bay.

Day 04: Cape Town | Free Day

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel.
Day at leisure. (Optional : Wine Tour)

Day 05: Knysna | John Benn

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart on a private overland transfer to Cape Town. (Drive time is +/- 6.5 hours drive). Arrive at the hotel and check inn. Day at leisure. Dinner will be served at a local Indian restaurant.

Knysna

Nestled between the imposing Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean and surrounded by world-renowned forests, Knysna offers a wealth of activities for visitors. The beautiful lagoon and more than eight beaches provide opportunities to swim, surf, canoe, yacht, jet-ski, boat, fish, walk on soft sand and take ferry rides. Various markets offer organic goods, delicious food, indigenous plants and a social atmosphere. Mountains, valleys, lakes, forests and streams are ready to be explored. The region isn’t known as the “Garden of Eden” for nothing! A birding route is available for avid bird watchers. World class golf courses are at your doorstep. And of course the area is famous for the Knysna Heads and delicious oysters.

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Post Breakfast meet your transfer representative and depart on a private overland transfer to Knysna. (Drive time from Cape Town to Knysna is +/- 6.5 hours drive). Arrive at the hotel and check inn.

John Benn

The John Benn is a double-decker floating restaurant offering daily lagoon cruises to the Knysna Heads. A memorable family activity on Knysna Lagoon. One of the best floating restaurants in Knysna. The John Benn is a fully enclosed luxury ferry, beautifully appointed with her upper and lower decks constructed from Yellowwood sourced from the Knysna Forest.

This legendary floating restaurant is for eating, drinking and having fun! The galley team onboard the vessel is young and energetic, serving tasty food made from the freshest local selection.
Eating out in Knysna can become a whole new experience as a family activity.

This wonderful floating restaurant offers a wide dining selection from the a la carte menu, has a bar on each of the upper and lower decks and is fully enclosed. The John Benn is an ideal venue for corporate functions, staff parties and weddings, or simply to have a good time!

Day 06:  Kynsna | Oudthsoorn Tour

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Depart on a full day Oudthsoorn Tour.

Cango Caves

The spectacular Cango Caves are a subterranean wonderland of magnificent stalactite and stalagmite rock formations that attracts thousands of visitors annually. They extend more than two kilometres into the Swartberg Mountains and visitors can take guided tours that wind through narrow passageways and steep stairways linking the massive caverns.

Cango Wildlife Ranch

The Cango Wildlife Ranch promotes awareness and conservation of endangered species, while encouraging supervised interaction – making this a wonderful destination for children of all ages. Housing the oldest and largest cheetah contact centre worldwide, visitors can view these powerful, speedy cats in a natural bushveld environment from elevated walkways. From predators of the land to predators of the water, visitors can then move on to the crocodile and alligator enclosures to study more of the world’s most dangerous beasts.

Safari Ostrich Showfarm

Safari Ostrich Show Farm is an operating farm where visitors will see large flocks of ostriches at different stages of development in the surrounding fields. Visitors are assured of personal attention and upon their arrival are greeted by one of our multi-lingual guides who will, during the course of the tour explain every aspect of ostrich farming, from breeding to rearing. The tour starts in the breeding camp, with a nest of ostrich eggs, where the first stage of the ostrich life cycle is explained. Visitors will get the opportunity to test the strength of the eggs by standing on them – a great photo opportunity. During the breeding season visitors get to see ostrich eggs hatching in the incubator rooms. Visitors get to sit on an ostrich and those who are brave enough can even try their hand at riding one. Every tour ends with an “Ostrich Derby” where local jockeys display their riding skills. A highly entertaining and educational tour is guaranteed.

Day 07: Knysna | Leisure

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Day at leisure (Vehicle provided).

Day 08: 

The Waterberg

The Waterberg District, located in the majestic Waterberg Mountains, is a tourism gem with several great nature reserves and a wealth of wildlife roaming its bushveld savannah. Its major attractions include hot springs, South Africa’s first-ever savannah biosphere reserve, the bird-rich Nyslvley Wetland and the archaeological site of Makapans Valley.

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Check out. Post dinner meet your transfer representative and depart on a private road transfer to George Airport and make your way to domestic departures for your schedule flight to Johannesburg.

Arrive at O.R Tambo International Airport and depart on a private road transfer to Lodge. Arrive at the lodge and check in.

Game Drives

By far the most popular game activity on game Reserve is the two and a half hour standard game drive, This drive leaves from the main lodge to go anywhere on our 12 000 hectare Reserve. Any of the big five may be sighted on this drive and any other requests such as birds and trees will be catered for as far as possible by your ranger. These drives leave at 5h30 & 16h30 in summer and 6h30 & 15H30 in winter.

Day 09: 

Day Itinerary: Early morning Meet in the lobby area for Morning game drive. Breakfast will be served at the lodge. After again Meet in the lobby for Afternoon game drive.

Mabula Game Drives

By far the most popular game activity on Mabula game Reserve is the two and a half hour standard game drive, This drive leaves from the main lodge to go anywhere on our 12 000 hectare Reserve. Any of the big five may be sighted on this drive and any other requests such as birds and trees will be catered for as far as possible by your ranger. These drives leave at 5h30 & 16h30 in summer and 6h30 & 15H30 in winter.

Day 10: Sun City | Leisure

Sun City

Sun City is internationally renowned as South Africa’s premier holiday resort and it offers a multitude of attractions and activities to keep everyone occupied. With its combination of golf, game and gambling, as well as world class hotels it is a mini Las Vegas in the African bush.

Day Itinerary: Early morning Meet in the lobby area for Morning game drive. Breakfast will be served at the lodge. Post breakfast meet your transfer representative and depart on a private road transfer to Sun City. (Drive time from Lodgeto Sun City is +/- 3 hours drive). Arrive at the hotel and check in. Day at leisure.

Day 11: Sun City | Leisure.

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Day at leisure.

Day 12: Sun City | Depart back

Day Itinerary: Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Check out and meet your transfer representative and depart to O.R Tambo International Airport and make your way to International departures for your schedule flight back home.

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