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Join a group of like-minded solo travellers on
this journey to South Africa. Fully escorted by
an expert local guide, your group will explore
the highlights of this fascinating country,
spotting Big Five wildlife in the Eastern Cape,
driving some of the most scenic parts of the
Garden Route, exploring Oudtshoorn’s Cango
caves, sampling some of the best wine and
cuisine along Route 62 and finishing in the
cosmopolitan city of Cape Town.
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Fly overnight from London (regional
connections available) to Port Elizabeth via
Johannesburg with British Airways. (N)
Arrive into Port Elizabeth and transfer to Amakhala Safari Lodge and stay 2 nights.
Afternoon at leisure. Welcome dinner in the
evening. (L, D)
Morning and afternoon wildlife drives spotting
the Big Five. (B, L, D)
Morning wildlife drive. Drive to Plettenberg
Bay via Tsitsikamma National Park, known for
its indigenous forests and dramatic coastline.
Vineyard lunch stop. Overnight at The Old
Rectory. (B, L, D)
Drive the short distance to Knysna. Morning
cruise to the Knysna Heads on the John Benn,
a classic boat named after a legendary pilot.
Lunch and nature walk in Featherbed Nature
Reserve. Check in to Belvidere Manor / The
Rex Hotel for 2 nights. (B, L, D)
A day at leisure for you to relax at the hotel or
take some optional activities or beach walks.
Dinner will be at a local restaurant. (B, D)
Morning drive to Oudtshoorn, ‘the feather
capital of the world’. Visit a working ostrich farm,
including a guided tour and lunch. Continue to
Surval Boutique Olive Estate (or similar) and
overnight. Afternoon tour through the olive
groves with tasting paired with wine. (B, L, D)
Early morning optional meerkat adventure, accompanied by an expert (from £55). After
breakfast, take a morning guided tour of Cango
caves, one of Africa’s most spectacular natural
rock formations. Its vast caverns are adorned
with beautiful and delicate stalagmites and
stalactites. Continue along Route 62, a scenic
route that leads through the Karoo. Stop at the
quirky town of Barrydale for lunch at Karoo
Art Hotel. After lunch (payable locally) drive to
Stellenbosch, stay 2 nights at Oude Werf Hotel
/ De Zalze (or similar). (B, D)
Full-day tour of the Cape Winelands. Drive
through mountain ranges, vineyards and
Cape Dutch homesteads between the golden
triangle of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and
Paarl. Land Rover wine tasting safari at
Warwick Wine Estate, tasting ‘Big Five’ grape
varieties. (B, L, D)
Morning guided walk in Stellenbosch and
village museum. Transfer to the Southern Sun
Waterfront (or similar) for 3 nights. Afternoon
at leisure. (B, D)
Morning cable car ascent to the top of Table
Mountain (weather permitting). Afternoon
at leisure for exploration of the waterfront
area or take an optional excursion to Robben
island (from £30) where Nelson Mandela was
imprisoned for three decades. Dinner in a local
home in the Bo-Kaap neighbourhood, tasting
authentic Cape Malay cookery. (B, D)
Full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Drive along the Atlantic seaboard passing authentic
fishing villages and pretty seaside suburbs
of Camps Bay and Hout Bay. Continue to the
southernmost tip of the peninsula and visit
Cape Point, returning via the penguin colony
at the old British naval base in Simon’s Town
and Kirstenbosch botanical gardens.
Farewell dinner at Gold Restaurant with a
14-course Cape Malay and African menu
accompanied by a unique interactive
drumming experience. (B, D)
Day at leisure to explore Cape Town or take
optional excursions. Evening transfer to the
airport and fly to London with British Airways. (B)
Early morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
group tours have been specially created
for solo travellers. Benefits include single
occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard
and at sensible prices, plus the company of
like-minded travellers. View the complete
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.
ZRS2019: 11 Nights
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