This self-drive programme focuses on some of the most beautiful landscapes of the Eastern Cape.
Fly to Port Elizabeth. Arrive the next day and pick up
your group M hire car. Drive east to Addo Elephant
National Park. Stay 2 nights at Elephant House
which is just outside the park itself. (N) (D)
Morning guided wildlife drive in a 4x4 safari vehicle.
Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)
Drive to Graaf Reinet and stay 2 nights at the
Drostdy Hotel, a Cape Dutch building erected in
1806 as the local seat of government. Afternoon tour of the ‘Valley of Desolation’. (B)
Walking tour of Graaf Reinet. Tour of the artist’s
town of Nieu Bethesda can be booked locally. (B)
Drive to Mount Camdeboo and stay 2 nights
at Camdeboo Manor. Afternoon safari activity.
Activities included wildlife drives, guided walks,
cheetah tracking and stargazing. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon safari activities. (B, L, D)
Drive to Grahamstown and overnight at 8A
Drive to Kariega Private Game Reserve and stay
3 nights at Ukhosi Lodge*. Afternoon safari activity.
(B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon safari activities including
wildlife drives, guided bush walks, river cruises,
canoeing and beach visits. (B, L, D)
Drive east to Chintsa and stay 3 nights at Prana
At leisure. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
You may like to upgrade
to Settlers Drift, Kariega Private Game Reserve’s
premier 5-star accommodation.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5008 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Dating back to the early 1800s, Cambedoo Manor is a fine example of Cape Dutch architecture. Wide Oregon pine floorboards gleam from generations of wear, while thick walls keep the untamed Karoo elements firmly at bay. Camdeboo Manor has four luxuriously appointed double bedroom suites, which offer guests a truly private experience. A generous dining room with oversized fireplace is a wonderful place to have a drink and talk over the day's wildlife adventures.
Activities include wildlife drives, guided bush walks, cheetah tracking and star...
The Drostdy Hotel was completed in 1806 and was originally the seat of local government for 40 years. Built and designed by the famous French architect Louis Thibault as the "Drostdy" of the district. "Drostdy" is the Dutch word for magistrates court. Restored to it's former splendour by De Oude Meester group in 1977, it plays host to many of the groups priceless antiques and paintings. The Stretch's Court is a complex of mid-19th century cottages with wooden shutters and white-washed walls offering beautiful bedrooms, some with antiques and brass beds. These houses were the homes of emancipated slaves in the mid-nineteenth century. Rooms are individually decorated with private entrance and en suite bathroom and...
Elephant House is located only 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth Airport. It is an exclusive thatched lodge set in the Sundays River Valley, only minutes away from the Addo Elephant National Park. The lodge consists of eight spacious bedrooms, which are beautifully decorated opening out onto courtyards and private verandas. Game drives can be organised into Addo Elephant Park and other nearby game...
Kariega Ukhozi Lodge captures the romance and intimacy of Africa. Each of the 10 well-appointed, air-conditioned luxury suites is surrounded by the bush and has a private plunge pool and deck offering panoramic views of the valley. There is a restaurant and boma with an outdoor pool. Here, guests can unwind in front of warm log fires, enjoy sumptuous cuisine or simply share experiences of the African bush. Activities available include wildlife drives, bush walks, canoeing and river...
Located on a 17-acre private beach estate within an indigenous dune forest and with direct beach access, Prana Lodge is a 5 star luxury boutique hotel with only 7 individually designed suites. All suites have air conditioning and ceiling fan, a flat screen television with satellite channels, a DVD and CD player, a safe, a hairdryer and a mini-bar fridge. The restaurant offers gourmet dining and world-class wines and serves breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner; it opens out onto a pool deck and lawn where meals are served in the summer.
Other hotel facilities include several cosy lounge areas for reading and relaxing, a poolside lounge bar, a library with books, DVD's, music CD's and wireless internet access and an authentic Thai Spa and Wellness Centre offering treatments, Yoga and meditation facilities. Passionate about conserving this natural habitat, the owners have created a...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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