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$549.54 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Day Garden Route, Winelands and Addo Safari from Cape Town

5-day Garden Route Tour sectionDay 1: Depart from Cape TownStart the scenic journey and reach Wilderness National Park for a canoe ride in pure nature by afternoon. Paddle on a calm river that winds through lush forests and mountains. Overnight in Sedgefield. Day 2: Awake early to visit Knysna to walk to The Heads - two sandstone cliffs that flank the mouth of the lagoon. Explore Tsitsikamma National Park with a guided walk along shady forest paths or partake in an optional waterfall zip-line (own expense) across waterfalls. Bungee jump from a 216-meter bridge above the Bloukrans River (own expense) or enjoy more leisure time to explore Tsitsikamma's forests. Spend the next two nights in Jefferys Bay. Day 3: Get an early morning start for a game drive trip in the tour van at Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa. Home to over 550 wild elephants, lions, buffalo, black rhino and a variety of antelope species. Hop aboard an additional 4x4 Addo Safari (own expense) for further game spotting. In the afternoon return to Jeffreys Bay to try optional surfing or sandboarding (own expense) in one of the world's most famous surf spots. Day 4:  Travel on the infamous Route 62 to overnight at Oudtshoorn.Visit a working ostrich farm to learn about these fascinating birds. Walk through this subterranean wonderland during a tour of the Cango Caves' vast halls and towering stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the wild for an optional late afternoon game drive in a 4x4 vehicle at a private game reserve (own expense). Day 5:  The following morning, take part in an optional 'walking with elephants' experience at the game reserve (own expense) to learn about and walk with orphaned elephants. In the afternoon you'll return along scenic Route 62, the longest wine route in the world, to sample some of the local wine. Reach Stellenbosch in the evening to spend your night at leisure. 2-day Winelands & Whale Coast Tour sectionDay 6:  Your guide will meet you in the morning to set off to Stellenbosch. It's time for sparkling wine MCC and wine tasting, pairing some of the best with locally produced chocolate or optional biltong. Continue back down to the coast via Franschhoek to reach Cape Agulhas at the southernmost tip of Africa. Day 7: Venture down to Hemanus to kayak (own expense) or hop aboard an Whale watching cruise (own expense) for a chance to spot some of the Marine Big Five during whale season. Hike the famous cliff path of Hermanus and then Betty's Bay penguin reserve to get up close and personal with a large colony of penguins in their natural habitat, before one final last stop at Clarence Drive viewpoint. The tour ends in Cape Town late afternoon.

$673.46 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Nights 5-star Sanbona Game Reserve with private transfers to and from Sanbona

Day1You will be picked up at your accommodation in Cape Town and surrounds at 8:00am and travel to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Guests are required to be at the Welcome Lounge at Sanbona by 12:00pm, and it is 3-hours, 30-minutes traveling time to get there. We will drive along the N1 through the Du Toit’s Kloof tunnel, joining the beautifully scenic Route 62 and then through the towns of Robertson, Ashton and Montagu before arriving a short while later at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The Route 62 is known as the longest Wine Route in the world. Upon arrival at the welcome lounge at 12:00pm, you will receive a refreshment before being transferred to your Game Lodge at Sanbona. Then you will be shown to the dining room for lunch. After lunch it is time to check-in at your accommodation. In the evening you will be taken for a game drive amid spectacular displays of light as the evening sun sets over the Little Karoo. Game drives are 3 - 3.5 hours and led by a qualified game ranger in a comfortable open Landcruiser 4x4 Truck. During the drive, you will be able to see many different species of plants, animals, big game and birds. Upon your return, you will be greeted with some pre-dinner drinks and a delicious dinner at the lodge before retiring for the night. On the Game Drives, look out for The Big 5 – Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhinoceros as well as Gemsbok, Springbok, Hartebeest, Eland, Kudu, Black Wildebeest and Zebra will be seen. Small game such as Jackal and Caracal can also be seen. Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a private reserve and cannot be compared to larger Safaris like Kruger National Park. Private Wildlife or Game Reserves have a limit to the amount of animals they are allowed to have on their game farm. It is not a zoo, but it is also not a national park.Day 2Awake to the sounds of the bush veld and an early breakfast in the dining room. This will be followed by a 3 hour game drive as the animals and wildlife awaken to a new day. Guests spend the day at their own leisure with options of various activities to see everything Sanbona has to offer. Don't miss out on: Lunch, an evening game drive and Dinner.Day 3On our last morning at Sanbona, you will be treated to early morning breakfast and a 3-hour game drive. After your last game drive, you will depart your Game Lodge at Sanbona late morning and arrive back at the Welcome Lounge around midday. Your tour guide/driver will be waiting for you at the Lounge to transfer you back to Cape Town. On route to Cape Town we travel back along the R62, and guests are welcome to stop for a wine tasting or 2, or even lunch at any one of the many wine estates on this route in either Ashton, Robertson or Montague. The traveling time back to Cape Town is approximately 3-hours, 30-minutes, depending on whether you would like to stop along the way. We trust you will enjoy your stay.

$1151.20 18-to-Thirtysomethings

South Africa Discoverer

Explore South Africa's fascinating cultural diversity on this exciting journey through the "Rainbow Nation." Chase stunning views through Tsitsikamma National Park and on a safari drive in Addo Elephant National Park. Led by a knowledgeable and dynamic CEO, journey across the southern coast in search of phenomenal wildlife and dramatic scenery. With an itinerary taking in the best of the coast, you'll be talking about this ten-day adventure for a long, long time.

$2081.65 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 is 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 CEOs and some of the best camp meals you’ve ever tasted and you’ve got a recipe for adventure par excellence.

$2899 Classic

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.

$2999 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.