South Africa holidays
South Africa provides a wealth of
spectacular sights and experiences.
Start with the charm of the Western
Cape, the world-renowned South African
Winelands and the picturesque Garden
Route. Fly to Johannesburg and explore
both old and new aspects of this vibrant
city. Continue through the rugged
scenery of the Panorama Route and
finish with wildlife viewing in the Kruger
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Fly overnight from London (regional connections
available) to Cape Town with British Airways. (N)
Arrive into Cape Town and transfer to President
Hotel (or similar) for 4 nights in a sea-facing room.
Spend the rest of the day at leisure or take optional
Afternoon tour of Cape Town including an ascent
up Table Mountain on the cable car (weather
permitting), the Company Gardens, the South
Africa Museum, the Castle of Good Hope and the
flea market in Greenmarket Square. (B)
Full-day tour of Cape Point and the peninsula.
Travel along the Atlantic seaboard, stopping at
lookout points. Continue to the Cape of Good
Hope Nature Reserve before lunch (payable
locally). Continue to Simon’s Town with its Victorian
architecture, naval base and home to a large
penguin colony at Boulders Beach. The final visit is
to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, renowned for its
diversity of Cape flora. (B)
Full-day tour of the Cape Winelands. Drive
through mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape
Dutch homesteads. Stops include Stellenbosch,
Franschhoek and Paarl (time permitting) and
includes wine tasting. (B)
Travel along Route 62. Stop at the town of
Barrydale, surrounded by the Langeberg mountain
range, for lunch (not included). Continue to
Oudtshoorn – the ‘feather capital of the world’ –
and visit a working ostrich farm for a guided tour.
Overnight at De Opstal Country Lodge. (B, D)
Morning tour of the Cango Caves. Drive to Knysna
and spend some time at leisure at the waterfront,
with its boutique shops, cafes and restaurants.
Continue to The Crags near Plettenberg Bay and take
a cruise up the Keurbooms river. Stay 2 nights at Hog
Hollow Country House (or similar). (B, D)
Morning visit to the Elephant Sanctuary. After lunch
(not included), travel to Plettenberg Bay for a visit
to Birds of Eden, the largest free-flight bird aviary in
the world. Remainder of the day at leisure. (B, D)
Drive along the final leg of the Garden Route to
Tsitsikamma National Park. Take a walk along the
suspension bridge across the Storms river mouth
gorge, which offers incredible views. Continue
towards Port Elizabeth and overnight at Radisson
Blu Port Elizabeth (or similar). (B)
In the morning fly to Johannesburg and transfer
to Protea Hotel Balalaika (or similar) for a 2-night
stay. Afternoon city tour. Visit the Ghandi Memorial
and the Carlton Centre for a bird’s-eye view of
Morning visit to Soweto township and visit several
sites of historical importance. After lunch, visit the
Apartheid Museum, which tells the history of
20th-century South Africa. (B, L)
Drive to Hazyview via the scenic Panorama Route
with stops along the way for views of the Blyde
River Canyon. Time and weather permitting, stop
at God’s Window before arriving at Perry’s Bridge
Hollow (or similar) for an overnight stay. (B, D)
Drive to the Kruger National Park. Stay 2 nights
at Honeyguide Tented Safari Camp (or similar) in
the Manyeleti Private Reserve. Range of activities
including wildlife drives and walks. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon wildlife activities. (B, L, D)
Early morning wildlife viewing activity (dependant
on the time available). After breakfast, transfer to
Hoedspruit airport for your flight to London via
Johannesburg with British Airways. (B)
Early morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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De Opstal Country Lodge consists of a group of typical Little Karoo farm buildings, beautifully restored and fitted with modern conveniences, set in lush, tranquil garden surroundings. The complex has a swimming pool and a rustic restaurant where traditional breakfasts and hearty farm-style dinners are...
Hog Hollow is approximately 18km (15-20 minute drive) from Plettenberg Bay en route to Port Elizabeth. It is located in a private nature reserve, on the edge of an indigenous forest, with views of the surrounding valleys and mountains.
The 15 suites have a private deck that overlooks the indigenous Tsistikama forest as well as the 70 hectares of protected land owned by the property. The suites are comfortably appointed including king size beds, fireplaces and hammocks. Decorated in soft earthy tones and adorned with handcrafted artefacts the suites have a distinct African feel. Whilst rooms have mini bars and hi-fis they do not have TVs or telephones.
In the main house there are three lounge areas, a bar area, a reading room and a large dining room. Dining is communal and is a set 4-course meal. Acquaint yourself with other guests over a pre-dinner drink or for those who do not...
Deep in the heart of the untamed bushveld of the Manyeleti Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Honeyguide Khoka Moya Camp offers a quiet escape. Accommodation is in 11 comfortable, raised thatch en-suite chalets, and facilities include ceiling fans, 24 hour coffee station at the Boma, babysitting service, laundry, safety deposit boxes, airstrip, undercover parking, swimming pool, walking trails and curio...
Perry's Bridge Hollow is a modern, colonial-style hotel on the outskirts of Hazyview, just minutes from Kruger National Park. Also close by are other highlights of the region such as Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrim's Rest, God's Window and Bourke's Luck Pothole. The hotel offers 31 rooms and three family suites in a beautiful indigenous garden setting, each with indoor and outdoor showers. Facilities include a swimming pool and three restaurants where cocktails are served to enhance the dining experience. The trading post not far from the hotel offers guests a unique shopping and dining experience with a variety of shops and...
Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton is a tranquil oasis located in the Gauteng area north of Johannesburg, the main business and entertainment hub. All rooms are decorated in English country style, featuring bright colours and large windows. The hotel has several bars and lounges and two restaurants, including one specialising in South African beef.
Features: 330 rooms, Wi-Fi, 2 swimming pools, sauna, garden, 2 restaurants, bar, gym, coffee shop, terrace, parking.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, hairdryer, satellite TV, tea & coffee facilities, en suite...
The Radisson Blu Hotel is situated on Marine Drive, in the upmarket suburb of Summerstrand. All 173 rooms have sweeping views of the Indian Ocean as well as free high-speed broadband wireless Internet, direct dial phones with voice mail, mini-bar and coffee making facilities, satellite television, individual air conditioners, safe and hair dryer. The exclusive Business Class rooms include a Nespresso coffee-making machine, luxury bathrobe, slippers and a daily newspaper, delivered to your room. The hotel is just 300m away from 2 family friendly Blue Flag beaches. The bustling Board Walk Casino and Entertainment complex as well as Bayworld (which houses an oceanarium, snake and crocodile park and fascinating museum) are also situated within walking distance. A world-class golf course is just a 5-minute drive away and the famous luxury safari lodges are a mere hour's drive...
The President Hotel is located at Bantry Bay, an ideal location to explore the stunning beaches at Clifton. The hotel offers sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and Lion's Head mountain from the cocktail bar and there is also an infinity pool to relax in. The hotel's restaurant is in a casual setting and offers both a la carte and buffet options.
Features: 349 rooms, infinity pool, restaurant, terrace, curio shop, gym, spa.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, flat-screen television, self-catering kitchenette, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, en suite...
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.
Cape Town has one of the most spectacular city
locations in the world, between the imposing
Table Mountain and the vast Atlantic Ocean.
Spend 2 nights at The President Hotel before
the tour to explore the city’s many cafes,
galleries, shops and restaurants.
Fly overnight to Cape Town. (N)
Transfer to Cape Town and stay for 2 nights
at The President Hotel in a sea-facing room.
Remainder of the day at leisure. (B)
Day at leisure or optional excursions such as a
trip to Robben Island, a helicopter tour over the
city or a whale-watching tour (seasonal). See
page 11 for other suggestions. (B)
Join the group tour. (B)
At Victoria Falls, the mighty Zambezi river
thunders over a 100-metre drop into a narrow
ravine, dividing Zimbabwe and Zambia. While
it is not the highest or widest waterfall in the
world, it can lay claim to being the largest sheet
of falling water and one of the Seven Natural
Wonders of the World.
Transfer to the airport and fly to Johannesburg.
Stay overnight at the Peermont Mondior. (B)
Fly to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and transfer to
Batonka Guest Lodge for 2 nights. Spend time
at leisure or take optional excursions.
Transfer to the airport and fly to London, via
This extension provides a relaxing end to
your tour, with an opportunity to enjoy the
white sandy beaches and turquoise waters of
Mauritius. With only 91 suites, Sands Resort &
Spa prides itself on offering a personal service to
all its guests. All suites are sea-facing, with either
a balcony or terrace.
Late morning transfer to the airport and fly to
Johannesburg. Stay overnight at the Peermont
Fly to Mauritius and stay at Sands Resort & Spa
for 5 nights. (B).
Morning transfer to the airport and fly to
London with British Airways. (B)
Covering 54,000 hectares, Sanbona is one of
the largest privately owned wildlife reserves
in South Africa. The sheer expanse and stark
beauty of Sanbona is awe-inspiring. Visitors
may spot the Big Five and some of the only
free self-sustaining white lions in the world.
Transfer to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and stay
2 nights at Tilney Manor / Gondwana Lodge.
Afternoon safari activity. Activities include safari
drives, nature walks, rock-art visits and stargazing.
Spa treatments are optional extras. (B, L, D)
Morning safari drive. After lunch, transfer to
Cape Town and join the group tour. (B, L)
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
Combine Victoria Falls with the spectacular
wildlife of Chobe in Botswana, home to
southern Africa’s largest elephant herds.
Transfer to the airport and fly to Johannesburg.
Stay overnight at the Peermont Mondior (B)
Fly to Livingstone and transfer to the Waterberry
Lodge for 2 nights. Sunset cruise included.
Following day at leisure or take a guided tour of
Victoria Falls. (B)
Drive to Muchenje Safari Lodge in Botswana for
a 2-night stay. Afternoon safari drive. (B, L, D)
Wildlife viewing. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Livingstone. Fly to London via
Johannesburg with British Airways. (B)
Franschhoek is a small rural village in the heart
of the Cape Winelands, known as the gourmet
capital of South Africa. A 2-night stay at Last
Word Franschhoek, located right in the heart
of the town, means that a range of boutiques,
restaurants and wine tasting option are all
within easy walking distance.
Transfer to Franschhoek and stay for 2 nights at
Last Word Franschhoek. Remainder of the day
at leisure. (B)
Day at leisure or optional excursions. Spa
treatments are available at additional cost. (B)
Transfer to Cape Town and join the group
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KCD2017: 13 Nights
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