This tour is created on past client experiences but you are welcome to replace your accommodation to a level that suits your comfort preference and your wallet. Our travel experts will be happy to assist you with alternative options.
The coasts of South Africa boast several distinct ecosystems with the city of Cape Town perched beneath one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature; Table Mountain National Park. Cape Town is a perfect combination of beautiful beaches, lush Winelands, couture cuisine and exhilarating adventures.
To complement the beauty of this incredible city, you will spend three nights at the award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa where you will experience luxury and fine dining at its best. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by the majestic Twelve Apostles and Table Mountain, this first-class hotel sets the tone.
Your adventure continues as you journey to the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains - An oasis of open plains, sandstone formations, and ancient bush art. Bushmans Kloof is a sanctuary for those who visit, protecting an abundance of indigenous flora and fauna, as well as a number of endangered animal species. You will spend the next two days exploring the beauty of this area.
Your journey is complimented with a visit to Durban, a hidden gem often missed by many. A coastal city located in KwaZulu Natal; Durban is a well-blended combination of golden beaches, world-class shopping malls, craft markets and street bazaars. A sub-tropical paradise with undoubtedly the best Indian cuisine you will ever taste. The Oyster Box Hotel is the perfect place to kick off your shoes, sink your feet into the sand and enjoy the sun on your face.
Madikwe Game Reserve borders Botswana and is currently the fifth largest reserve. As it is one of the lesser-known parks in South Africa, it is regarded as one of the best conservation areas in Africa. During your stay, you will not only have the opportunity to possibly see the Big 5 but will have the rare privilege of possibly seeing the highly endangered African Wild Dog who thrive in this spectacular reserve.
Madikwe Safari Lodge will be your home for the next three nights offering luxurious and spacious suites with impeccable service, outdoor dining coupled perfectly with exquisite cuisine and safari activities led by professional and knowledgeable rangers and trackers. With no more than eight people in an open game vehicle, your safari experience will be intensely personal.
This tour is ideal for solo
Accommodation: Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Cape Town warmly welcomes you to the ‘Mother City’ of South Africa. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Perhaps later this afternoon you will visit Table Mountain, or sit out on the terrace of the hotel and enjoy your favorite drink whilst the sun sets over the Atlantic Ocean. This evening you will dine at the hotels prized Azure Restaurant, as they prepare a meal that is sure to tantalize your taste buds.
After breakfast on day two, you are free to explore the ‘Mother City’ and all its beauty. We recommend that you will take a scenic drive down the rugged Cape Peninsula or visit century-old wine farms where you are sure to intrigue your palette. For a list of all the different tour options, please contact one of our travel experts for assistance.
Accommodation: Bushmans Kloof
This morning you bid farewell to Cape Town as you travel by road to the wilderness area of Cederberg. Bushmans Kloof is a special place, so expect to find yourself immersed in its beauty and inspired by its spirit. Enjoy some of the activities offered like hiking, biking, canoeing, and archery to name a few.
Accommodation: The Oyster Box Hotel
After a final morning in the wilderness, you will return to Cape Town International Airport and take a two-hour flight to Durban. On arrival at King Shaka Airport, you will be met and transferred to your beachside hotel. Perhaps you will take a trip down to the popular Ushaka Marine World or spend time at the hotel trying out their famous high tea and curry buffet
Accommodation: Madikwe Safari Lodge
After a warm-hearted breakfast, you will transfer to King Shaka Airport where you will take two short flights to Madikwe Game Reserve. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the lodge where you will spend the next four days exploring the African bush. Depending on your time of arrival at the lodge, you may get to enjoy your first-afternoon game drive in search of the Big 5 and witness the most breathtaking sunset you will ever see. Your first day in the African bush ends with a perfectly prepared meal served under a canopy of stars.
Game drives head out early morning at sunrise, and late afternoon just before sunset in search of the many animal species which call this place home. The bush takes on a completely different perspective when you are on foot, so after breakfast, you have the option to partake in a guided bush walk that lasts approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours. Should you not want to venture out on a bush walk, you are welcome to relax in your suite or laze by the pool with a good book.
After one final game drive, you bid farewell to the African bush and head back by air to Johannesburg where you will connect with your onward flight back home.
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