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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 adjacent to the Greater Kruger
National Park in a private reserve.
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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 Surval Boutique Olive Estate (or
similar). (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 Hunters Country House (or similar). (B, D)
Morning visit to Birds of Eden, the largest free-flight
bird aviary in the world. Continue to Bramon
Wine Estate for a tasting followed by lunch (not
included). Optional Marine Encounter boat trip
(additional charge) before returning to the lodge
for the remainder of the afternoon 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 Moditlo River Lodge located in a private
reserve adjacent to the Greater Kruger National
Park. Stay 2 nights at Moditlo River Lodge (or
similar), a ‘Big Five’ reserve situated on the
Blue Canyon Conservancy close to Hoedspruit.
Afternoon wildlife drive. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon wildlife drives. (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.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a driver-guide from arrival in Cape
Town. The tour is made up of two modules – ‘Cape
Town & the Garden Route’ and ‘Johannesburg &
Kruger’ – and there is a different specialist guide
for each module. Some people may join just one
module of the tour, but these numbers will be small.
Guaranteed weekly Saturday
departures with minimum 2 people and
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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