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(N)Day 2: Cape Town
You will be met by our VIP meet and greet service and transferred to an African Elite Waterfront Apartment for a 3-night stay. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (N)Day 3: Cape Town
Morning stand-up paddle boarding experience along the canals of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (includes a short lesson). In the afternoon enjoy a private guided tour of Cape Town including an ascent of Table Mountain on the cable car for 360-degree views of the Cape (weather dependent). (N)Day 4: Cape Winelands
Take in the sites and spectacular scenery of the Winelands with a private guide as you make your way through mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. Adults can sample a selection of the finest wines South Africa has to offer, while children can join in the fun with grape juice and confectionary tasting instead. Optional Segway rides can also be arranged. (N)Day 5: Oudtshoorn
Your premium package category K hire car will be delivered this morning. Then drive to Oudtshoorn, known as the ‘feather capital’ of South Africa due to the many ostrich farms, one of which you will visit this afternoon. In the evening you can join an optional stargazing tour at the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge, where you will spend the next 2 nights. (D)Day 6: Oudtshoorn
Early morning meerkat viewing excursion, followed by an interactive elephant feeding experience. Afternoon wildlife drive. (B, D)Day 7: Knysna
Drive to Knysna and spend some time at leisure in this picturesque seaside town, exploring the waterfront with its boutique shops and cafes. Stay 2 nights at the Knysna Hollow Country Estate. (B)Day 8: Knysna
Take a boat cruise around the Knysna Lagoon for views of the historic Knysna Heads and stunning shoreline. The onboard food options are very popular and can be purchased locally. (B)Day 9: Plettenberg Bay
Drive to Plettenberg Bay and stay 2 nights at Emily Moon River Lodge on the southern bank of the Bitou river. Remainder of the day at leisure. Activities such as canoeing, horse riding, mountain biking, walking, birdwatching and river tubing can be booked locally. The beautiful beaches of Robberg and Keurboomstrand are also close by. (B)Day 10: Tsitsikamma National Park
A day at leisure to relax, enjoy optional excursions or drive east to explore the Tsitsikamma National Park which offers fantastic hiking, kayaking and cycling opportunities and is also famed for sightings of dolphins, porpoises and adorable Cape clawless otters. (B)Day 11: Amakhala Private Game Reserve
Drive through Port Elizabeth to the Amakhala Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Stay 2 nights at Hlosi Game Lodge overlooking a wide river plain. Afternoon guided wildlife drive in search of the ‘Big Five’. (B, D)Day 12: Amakhala Private Game Reserve
Morning and afternoon guided wildlife drives. Additional optional activities include an evening cruise on the Bushman’s River, guided bush walks, birdwatching and canoeing. (B, L, D)Days 13-14: Fly home via Johannesburg
Morning wildlife drive. After lunch, drive to Port Elizabeth and drop off your hire car. Fly home via Johannesburg, arriving the next day. (B, L) (N)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Activities:
While we have tried to include activities that are suitable for children of all ages, some age restrictions may apply.Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The Knysna Hollow Country Estate is set on a secluded 3-hectare site, 5 minutes from the centre of Knysna. This contemporary country retreat offers stylish accommodation with warm personal service and a high quality restaurant. The 44 suites are spread throughout lush gardens and meandering walkways.Features: 44 suites, restaurant, 2 outdoor pools, bar, lounge, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Minibar, safe, television, hairdryer, airconditioning, kettle.
Hlosi Game Lodge is part of the 7,000 hectare, Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. This family friendly lodge is set on a tranquil hillside, overlooking a wide river plain and undulating grasslands. The four luxury suites are designed in the spirit of a bygone era. Two of the suites have two bedrooms making them ideal family options. The rounded entrance leads to a spacious dining area, a large lounge and library and the bar, all joined together by a double-sided fireplace. There is also a separate television lounge with a DVD player, games and books. This main building is totally surrounded by shady verandas offering stunning panoramic views across the savannah or towards the swimming pool and sun deck.Activities include morning and afternoon game drives, guided bush walks, bird watching and canoeing on the Bushmans River.Features: 6 suites, lounge, dining room, boma, bar, outdoor sun deck, swimming pool.<br>Room amenities: En ...
Embracing the southern bank of the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay, Emily Moon River Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge with accommodation for just 16 guests. Each luxurious suite is a separate lodge for two people, with their own sitting area, private viewing deck and spacious, fully appointed bathroom. The area is has fabulous trails for hikers. The highlight of the area is undoubtedly the rivers, beaches and the bay.
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge is a sprawling estate in the fertile Cango valley at the foot of the Swartberg mountains. Lush Karoo vegetation and a 5-hectare natural waterhole create a haven for a variety of wildlife species including elephants, rhinos, Cape buffalo, giraffes, hippos, Cape mountain zebras, elands, kudu and springbok. Enthusiastic bird watchers will enjoy trying to identify the many species found here - there are more than 217 bird species in the area. Situated 7km from Oudtshoorn, the lodge is in the heart of ostrich country. Accommodation is in luxury, en suite tents with air conditioning, located on the edge of the waterhole with breathtaking views of the Klein Karoo.Features: 34 luxury tents, spa, bar, restaurant, outdoor pool, waterhole, Wi-Fi.<br>Tent amenities: Private bathroom, safe, air conditioning, hairdryer, kettle.
African Elite Properties provides luxury, serviced accommodation in exclusive apartments and villas. All properties are centrally located in the heart of either De Waterkant or the V&A Waterfront, a short drive from Table Mountain and Cape Town's city centre and beaches. All of the properties in the portfolio are innovative and stylish and promote a lifestyle focused on local living. All are graded 4 star and range from 1 to 3 bedroom apartments. On arrival you will be provided with tea, freshly ground coffee and nibbles and breakfast hampers are delivered daily, consisting of a croissant, ham, cheese, yoghurt, muesli, fruit salad and juice. Housekeeping, concierge and tourist information facilities are provided and personalised shopping is also on hand for your convenience. Additional services that can be arranged include spa treatments in the privacy of your own apartment, laundry & dry cleaning services, babysitting and a private chef.
Low season from £3485 per person
High season from £3855 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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