This self-drive tour is a worthy contender for visitors with an adventurous spirit looking to discover somewhere unique in South Africa.
Arrive in Upington and collect your Group M
hire car. Stay 1 night at African Vineyard Guest
House & Wellness Spa. Optional afternoon
wine tasting at the Orange River Wine Tasting
Drive north to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
En route you may like to drive via the Kalahari
Trails Meerkat Rehabilitation Centre. Stay 2
nights at !Xaus Lodge. Afternoon safari activity.
Activities at the lodge include day and night
wildlife drives and guided (dune)walks. (B, D)
Safari activities. (B, L, D)
After a morning safari activity from !Xaus
Lodge, drive south to Kakamas and overnight at
Vergelegen Guest House. (B, D)
Drive west to Naries Namakwa Retreat via
Augrabies Falls National Park. Spend the morning
exploring the falls. Stay 2 nights. (B, D)
Self-drive through Namaqua National Park. Fields
of wildflowers (usually Aug – Sep), star-studded
nights, quiver trees and enormous granite
outcrops are some of the memorable features of
this area. (B, L, D)
Drive south to Nieuwoudtville and stay 2 nights
at Papkuilsfontein Guest Farm. The farm is
situated close to an impressive canyon and
waterfall (rainfall dependent). There are selfguided
scenic walking trails or go swimming in a
natural rock pool. (B, L, D)
Drive south to the Cederberg and stay 2 nights
at Bushmans Kloof. Activities include visits to the
Bushman rock art sites, guided wildlife drives and
nature walks, hiking, biking, canoeing, swimming
and fly-fishing. (B, L, D)
Drive south to Cape Town and stay 2 nights at
The Last Word Constantia. Time at leisure to
explore Cape Town. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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.
!Xaus Lodge, pronounced 'kaus', is a small luxury lodge situated in a stunning desert environment. The 12 individual chalets, each with their own deck, overlook a vast saltpan and waterhole. Each chalet is provided with purified water from the desert. Winter sheets and gas heaters provide comfort for the cold nights, and ceiling fans bring relief in the hotter months. The central area has a cosy lounge with a fireplace and dining room. There is also a large observation deck which is perfect for stargazing. Activities available at the lodge include game drives, guided walks and a visit the cultural village. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool and a heart- warming evening by the fire in the boma area.
Features: 12 en suite chalets, central lounge with fireplace and library, dining area, observation deck, craft shop, swimming pool and waterhole.
Chalet amenities: Private deck...
Located 270 km north of Cape-Town, unique and unspoilt, this one time hunting ground of the intrepid San, is home to an incredible variety of wildlife and plant species, and is a premier spring flower destination. Since 1992, Bushmans Kloof has embodied the rebirth and development of this sanctuary, with a mission to create a thriving wilderness. In recognition of its rich cultural, historical and environmental significance, Bushmans Kloof has been declared a South African Natural Heritage Site. Activities include daily rock art excursions, botanical tours, game viewing and sunset drives in open game viewing vehicles, bird watching, nature trails and river...
Situated in the picturesque Constantia winelands, the Cape's oldest wine region, The Constantia is an elegant and luxurious boutique hotel close to many celebrated Cape restaurants and some of South Africa's top wine estates. A range of accommodation is offered from Superior Doubles and Pool Suites to Classic, Deluxe and Premier Suites. All rooms have a private bathroom with separate shower and bath, air-conditioning, complimentary tea & coffee making facilities, satellite television, wireless Internet, complimentary mini bar and a private patio. Pool Suites have a separate lounge and a private garden with pool and Premier Suites have a mountain view from a private balcony. Hotel facilities include a breakfast room, solar heated swimming pool and spa treatments by...
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.
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NTX2018: 12 Nights
Constantia is the birthplace of the wine farming industry in South Africa. As you drive...
The Cederberg Wilderness Area - close to Citrusdal and Clanwilliam - is renowned for its...