This comprehensive journey combines the
rugged scenery of Mpumalanga’s Panorama
Route with the thrill of wildlife viewing,
the Garden Route and stays in the Cape
Winelands and cosmopolitan Cape Town.
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Fly from London to Johannesburg with British
Airways. Arrive the next day and collect your hire
car. Overnight at The Residence. (N)
Drive to Hazyview, via the Panorama Route,
stopping for lunch in Dullstroom. Stay 3 nights at
Rissington Inn. (B)
Days at leisure. We recommend a day inside the
Kruger National Park, either driving yourself or
booking a guided safari. Alternatively, choose
from the many activities on offer in the local
area, from Elephant Whispers Interaction and
Chimpanzee Eden, to Shangaan cultural visits.
Drive south into Swaziland. Stop en route at
Ngwenya Glass Factory and Mantenga Cultural
Village to see artisans at work, eat lunch (payable
locally) and stroll to the Mantenga Falls (time
permitting). Continue to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park and
stay 2 nights at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge. (B, D)
Morning and afternoon wildlife drives. (B, L, D)
Drive to Durban. En route stop at the St Lucia
Estuary of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park for a
morning cruise in search of hippos and crocodiles
(optional). Continue on to Durban and stay
overnight at Teremok Lodge. (B)
Drop off your hire car and fly to Port Port
Elizabeth. Pick up your next hire car and drive
along the Garden Route to Knysna, via the
Tzitzikamma forest and Stormsriver. Stay 3 nights
at Kanonkop House. (B)
Days at leisure or take an optional excursion to
the Featherbed Nature Reserve, the Elephant
Sanctuary or Birds of Eden. (B)
Drive to Oudtshoorn and stay 1 night at De
Zeekoe Guest Farm. Optional tour of a local
ostrich farm (lunch included) and visit to the
Cango Caves. (B)
Early morning optional meerkat adventure
(from £XX per person). Drive to Franschhoek via
Hermanus. Overnight at Leeu House. (B)
Day at leisure in the Winelands. Drive to Cape
Town in the evening for a 3-night stay at Four
Days at leisure or take optional excursions. (B)
Day at leisure. Evening drive to the airport. Drop
off your hire care and fly to London with British
Airways. (B) Early morning arrival the next day. (N)
7 km outside of Oudtshoorn is this lovely, owner managed guest farm, which is set in the beautiful landscape between the Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains. The De Zeekoe Guest Farm offers 4 different room types, all with ensuite bath rooms and tastefully decorated with elements of the Ostrich feather industry, which this area is so famous for. The guest farm's most popular activity is the 'Walk with the Meerkats', a once in a lifetime experience. The farm also offers a wide range of other outdoor activities as well as excursions to all the sights in Oudtshoorn's surrounding such as the Cango Caves and the ostrich farms. After returning from your activity, you can enjoy dinner on the deck, overlooking the Olifants...
Four Rosmead is a boutique guesthouse that offers affordable luxury to the discerning traveller. In a prime location, Four Rosmead is just five minutes walk to vibrant Kloof Street, famed for its restaurant and café culture and also within walking distance of the city - approximately 20 minutes downhill, so you may want to get a taxi back up the hill. The waterfront, Clifton and camps bay beaches are also easily reached by car. With very personable staff the property is a great base from which to explore what Cape Town has to offer.
The house was built in 1903 and is classified as a provincial monument. It has been stylishly re-modelled in keeping with its rich history and now offers a cape contemporary classic feel. All seven deluxe en suite rooms are individually named and decorated. In keeping with the feel of the property all have been designed with a contemporary classic look....
The elegant Kanonkop House has breathtaking views of the Knysna lagoon and is an easy 5-minute drive to the centre of town. Each room has its own character, individually named and decorated, incorporating the ideas and artwork of talented South African artists. The property is owner-run and managed by the Conyers family, and the communal breakfast table makes for a superbly relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Features: 6 suites; swimming pool; sundeck; outdoor lounge; terrace; barRoom amenities: Indoor and outdoor relaxation/seating area; complimentary bar and hot beverates; free wi-fi; satellite TV; music centres; underfloor heating; electronic safe; tea/coffee facilities; hairdryers; robes &...
Leeu House offers guests secluded privacy right on the main street of the vibrant village of Franschhoek with its myriad attractions. The individually styled bedrooms feature comfortable beds with high quality linen and luxury en-suite bathrooms with marble floors. Guests can enjoy leisurely meals in The Conservatory, or alfresco on the terrace. Lunch and dinner menus offer delightful, innovative cuisine, prepared by the talented culinary team, led by executive chef Oliver Cattermole. Heritage Square is a small precinct in the town of Franschhoek, also owned by the Leeu Collection portfolio. It brings an exotic new culinary element to the main street of Franschhoek, with two restaurants and a trendy bar to choose from. Also part of the Leeu Collection is Tuk Tuk, a boutique microbrewery in collaboration with The Cape Brewery Company.
Features: 12 rooms, Wi-Fi, swimming pool,...
Rhino River Lodge is located inside the Zululand Rhino Reserve and 30km north of the Hluhluwe game reserve. The reserve is a privately owned 23,000-hectare Big Five reserve. As well as white and black rhinos, the reserve contains lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, hippos, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, kudus, impalas, nyalas and warthogs. Wildlife drives are taken in open-air vehicles within the Zululand reserve. Guided walks can be arranged for an additional cost. The lodge grounds sprawl through an area of thick riverine vegetation, rich with bird and animal life, and filled with magnificent fig and fever trees.
Features: 9 rooms, Wi-Fi, swimming pool, lounge, bar, dining room, curio shop and 'boma' campfire area.
Room amenities: Sitting area, private veranda, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, air conditioning and ceiling...
Tucked away just outside Hazyview lies Rissington Inn, a thatched homestead with expansive views over the Sabie river valley. The guestrooms at Rissington Inn each have their own individual styles but all are light and airy with en suite bathrooms and ceiling fans. The bar is a great place to enjoy a relaxing drink, discuss the day's events or kick off your shoes and read the newspapers. Golf, tennis, bowls and trout fishing are all available...
Close to Umhlanga Rocks Village, this beautifully furnished lodge has lovely views overlooking landscaped gardens or the beach. The owners ensure that personal, friendly service is a priority and complimentary snacks are laid out all day. DVD’s can be borrowed from the library and there is an honesty bar...
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.
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CSJ2016: 15 Nights
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