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iSimangaliso means ‘Miracle’ or ‘Wonder’ and, given its extraordinary beauty, it’s an appropriate title.

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$57.94 Day Trips & Excursions

Isimangaliso Wetland Park, Cape Vidal Tour from St. Lucia

This small-group, day trip is a combination of a game drive and beach excursion that starts with hotel pickup around 6am.  About 2-hours into your day, you will stop for a picnic style breakfast and a have a chance to stretch your legs and take a few photos.Continuing on, you will explore the eastern shores of Isimangaliso Wetland Park, which was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1999 for its natural beauty.  The park is home to an array of animals like buffalo, rhino, antelope, and an abundance of birds with spectacular lookout points over Lake St Lucia as well as the Indian Ocean.At around noon, your guide will prepare a BBQ lunch consisting of beef steak, sausage, rolls and salads at a spot at the beach or at one of the picnic spots in the park.Next you will stop at Cape Vidal which is one of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa. If the weather and tide permit, you will have the opportunity to snorkel (snorkeling masks provided). Should the tide, weather or visibility not make it possible to snorkel, you can still go for a walk on this beach or swim behind the protecting reef.  Return to St. Lucia at around 2:30pm with drop-off at your hotel.

$2099.25 18-to-Thirtysomethings

South Africa & Swazi Quest

The unvarnished grandeur of South Africa is on display in this comprehensive exploration of one of the continent’s most diverse and fascinating destinations. Africa’s incredible culture and wildlife are at a premium on this tour — from the coastal shores of Tsitsikamma to extensive wildlife safari drives in Addo Elephant National Park and the famed Kruger. You’ll also have the chance to visit a traditional Swazi village, explore modern Cape Town, and follow the glorious Garden Route. Add in knowledgeable Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) and some of the best camp meals you’ve ever tasted and you’ve got a recipe for adventure par excellence.

$1011.75 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Kruger & Swazi Overland

In Africa, the cultural exchange rate is always favourable. This eye-opening journey into South Africa and Swaziland promises ample face time with the region’s famed wildlife and life-changing contact with the people who make this land their home. Here, you’ll marvel at hippos in their natural habitat and dine on local favourites and amazing camp meals. And with a reliable and knowledgeable Chief Experience Officer (CEO) on hand at all times, your comfort zone will expand by miles.


Cape to Kruger Adventure

Southern Africa is one of the continent’s most fascinating destinations, and on this two-week trip, you’ll get the best of what this dynamic region has to offer. Going from Cape Town to Johannesburg, you’ll experience the mountains of Lesotho, coastal Zululand, and the hiking terrain of Tugela Gorge, capping it off with wildlife safari drives in Addo and Kruger national parks.

$2324.25 Active

Hiking South Africa

This lively tour through South Africa is filled with enough excitement to keep you active and on your feet. Hike up the famous Table Mountain. Explore the kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland. Discover the true meaning of "Ubuntu" as you dance and laugh with the locals over a traditional meal in the Kruger area. Whether you get a taste of the beach or the biltong, this 17-day journey will satisfy any craving for adventure.

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