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 to Johannesburg. 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 on a self-drive
or 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 Elizabeth.
Pick up your next hire car and drive along the
Garden Route to Knysna, via the Tzitzikamma
forest and Storms river. Stay 3 nights at Kanonkop
Days at leisure or take an optional excursion to
the Featherbed Nature Reserve, the Elephant
Sanctuary or Birds of Eden. (B)
Drive to Oudtshoorn. Overnight 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 £40 per person). Drive to Franschhoek
via Hermanus. Overnight at the Last Word
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 car and fly home. (B) Early morning
arrival the next day. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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 &...
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...
The Franschhoek is an historic residence in the centre of a charming and picturesque village in the Cape Winelands. Elegantly restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, The Franschhoek is right in the heart of what has become the utopia for food and wine lovers in the Cape. The hotel offers five-star comfort, privacy, tranquillity and personal security. There are six luxurious double rooms, which open onto a small shaded gardens or patios. Accommodation facilities include a private safe, satellite television, air-conditioning, heated towel rail, under-floor heating, a laundry service and a pool. A lavish breakfast starts the...
The Residence is a beautiful boutique hotel where no effort has been spared in creating the most sublime surroundings to surpass your greatest expectations. Here, glamour meets old-world charm.
A warm, hospitable welcome awaits you at The Residence, located in the historic suburb of Houghton, a maximum of 25 minutes' drive (in traffic) from the airport. The Residence exudes a charming air of quiet dignity, with an abundance of bougainvillea blossoms cascading down the terraced gardens. This is a blissful oasis where guests are treated with personalised service and are invited to make themselves at home.
The entrance hall leads through to the sumptuous lounge and sitting room with plush furnishings. A cosy log fire is lit in the fireplace on chilly days, while doors open onto the long, spacious veranda. The Boat Lounge, The Polo Lounge and The Piano Bar are all popular meeting...
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CSJ2017: 15 Nights
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