Cape Town & Kruger National Park


This is a classic route, but it certainly allows you to live fully the Highlights of the extraordinary region of the Cape and the worldwide famous Kruger Park. A few days to visit the city of Cape Town and the various excursions that can be done in this area, such as the extraordinary Table Mountain, continuing the legendary Garden Route, which offers a kaleidoscope of gorgeous scenery. The last days will be spent in a lodge within the Kruger National Park in search of the famous Big Five, and through the famous Panorama Route in Mpumalanga region. 

Highlights

V&A Waterfront. Cape Town’s premier shopping and entertainment complex

Table Mountain. No visit to Cape Town would be complete without a cable car ride to the top of the mountain.

Cape Peninsula. Seal Island, Cape Point, Boulders Beach

Robben Island – previously home to many political prisoners, including ex-President, Nelson Mandela.

Cape Winelands areas of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek

Garden Route

Tsitsikamma National Park

Kruger National Park

Price from (Tour only ex Cape Town dep Johannesburg)

 

High season (01 September 2014 – 31 April 2015 and 01 September 2015 – 31 December 2015)
  $AUD $US
Adult sharing 4,850 3,750
Single supplement 1,050 810
Low season (01 May 2015 – 31 August 2015)
Adult sharing  4,030 3,120
Single supplement 935 735

 

All prices are subject to availability Prices are based on exchange rates at time of publication. Prices may vary at the time of booking. Prices may incur a credit card surcharge and booking fee.

Tailor made holiday
You can extend your stay or combine it with another at this destination or a different one (on request).

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: CAPE TOWN – TABLE MOUNTAIN
Overnight in 3 star Hotel – B&B

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by a local English-speaking tour guide and welcomed into South Africa’s popular “Mother City”. You will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. Depending on your flight arrival time and if you wish we will transfer to Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. Cape Town’s premier shopping and entertainment complex – to enjoy lunch at one of our many local restaurants. After lunch, we embark on an afternoon excursion to Cape Town’s most famous landmark - Table Mountain. No visit to Cape Town would be complete without a cable car ride to the top of the mountain. Photo opportunities from the top of this massif provide one with unequalled panoramic views of Cape Town. Late afternoon return to your hotel with time to relax and freshen up before dinner at a local restaurant.

Activities included: Cable Car to the Table Mountain.

 

Day 02: CAPE TOWN – CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
Overnight in 3 star Hotel - B&B

Today will be a full day’s excursion where we will take a scenic drive along the Cape Peninsula stopping in Hout Bay to enjoy a short boat cruise to Seal Island to see our large Cape Fur seal colony. At the tip of the Cape Peninsula you will find Cape Point situated within the Cape Peninsula National Park where we will transfer to the Lighthouse lookout by funicular or on foot for spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. Also included in today’s outing will be a visit to Boulders Beach to view our resident African Penguin colony. A light lunch of sandwiches and drinks will be enjoyed en route. Dinner at a local restaurant.

Activities included: Seal island cruise, park entry fees to Cape Point Nature reserve, Funicular and Boulders Beach

 

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Day 03: CAPE TOWN – ROBBEN ISLAND & KIRSTENBOSCH BOTANICAL GARDENS
Overnight in 3 star Hotel – B&B

This morning we will depart our hotel for a morning tour to the well-known Robben Island – previously home to many political prisoners, including ex-President, Nelson Mandela. Today this old prison is purely a tourist attraction where tours are conducted by some of the ex-inmates. 

After lunch we will depart for an afternoon excursion to Cape Town’s most popular garden – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – to acquaint ourselves with some of the Cape’s indigenous flora. 
The beautiful Kirstenbosch gardens cover an area of 528 hectares with 36 hectares of cultivated garden. The gardens are a celebration of South African flora - showcasing only indigenous South African plants. Fynbos, proteas, cycads and rolling lawns are intermingled with streams and ponds and well-laid out pathways for easy walking.

Activities included: Entry Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Ferry cruise to Robben Island

 

Day 04: CAPE TOWN – WINELAND
Overnight in 3 star Hotel – B&B

Today we will depart for the beautiful Cape Winelands areas of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek – situated within the heart of South Africa’s wine industry. Here you will have the opportunity to enjoy wine-tastings at some of our local award-winning wine estates. A light lunch will be served at one of the many wine estates along the way. 

Activities included: Three wine tastings

 

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Day 05: HERMANUS / HEIDELBERG
Overnight at Local Guesthouse or similar – B&B

In the early morning we depart for the resort Hermanus, situated approximately 2 hours by road from Franshoek.

After a brief visit to the village of Hermanus we will drive to Gansbaai where you can brave venture into the sea or a Shark cage diving or a 'simple' boat excursion in search of the 'Marine Big Five' (seals, penguins, dolphins, whales and Pascual ).

Departure around 3pm for the Garden Route and arrival in the late afternoon to your Guest Farm, situated in the Langeberg mountains.

 

Day 06: GARDEN ROUTE - KNYSNA
Overnight at Protea Hotel Knysna Quays or similar – B&B

After breakfast, we depart Hermanus for the start of our journey along the scenically beautiful Garden Route. Your route will take you via Mossel Bay and George to the coastal holiday village of Knysna – this quaint town has been voted South Africa’s favorite town. It is the place of adventure, with everything from adrenaline-thumping extreme sports to the more relaxing pleasures of arts, crafts and culture. The Waterfront at the Knysna Quays is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, and offers unusual restaurants, bookshops, clothes, gifts and jewellery stores. Lunch will be enjoyed at Knysna’s popular Waterfront. After lunch we will enjoy a sunset cruise on board of the John Benn, taking in the spectacular scenery of the Knysna Heads. There are plenty of local restaurants to choose from as dinner venues. 

Activities included: John Benn sunset cruise

 

Day 07: GARDEN ROUTE - KNYSNA
Overnight at Protea Hotel Knysna Quays or similar – B&B

After breakfast, we will make our way to Tsitsikamma National Park where the most adventurous will have the option of enjoying an exhilarating tree top canopy tour. This will take approximately 3 hours, after which we will visit Monkeyland and Birds of Eden, stopping for lunch along the way. Late afternoon we return to Knysna in time to freshen before dinner. 

Activities included: Entry to Monkeyland and Birds of Eden.
Optional Activities: Tree Top Canopy Tour

 

Day 08: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – MPUMALANGA – PANORAMA ROUTE
Overnight at Bohm’s Zeederberg or similar – Dinner, B&B

Today we depart to Port Elizabeth / George where we will take a flight to Johannesburg.

Upon arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, we drive along the N12 or the N4 towards East. At Belfast turn for Dullstroom and start the Panorama Route. Your route leads you via Lydenberg and stop at Pilgrim’s Rest, where you will have the opportunity to explore living history in this old mining village where gold was first discovered.
You will stop for lunch (own account) along the way and arrive at your Guesthouse in the afternoon in time to relax before dinner.

 

Day 09: CAPE TOWN – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
Overnight in an accessible Chalet, Kruger National Park – only accommodation

After a leisurely breakfast, we depart for the well-known Kruger National Park.
After lunch, we continue on our way towards Kruger National Park. The park was established in 1898 and stretches for 350kms from south to north along the Mozambiquan border to where South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe meet. Well known for its diversity of habitat and wildlife, Kruger offers visitors an excellent opportunity to experience close encounters with elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard in a natural unfenced environment. Wild dog, cheetah, zebra, giraffe and a variety of other species are also indigenous to this park. Late afternoon arrival in your camp situated inside the Park. If time permits, we may go for a late afternoon game drive.

 

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Day 10: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
Overnight in an accessible Chalet, Kruger National Park – only accommodation

This day will be spent enjoying the game-viewing in the Kruger National Park – with early morning and late afternoon departures from your camp. Return to your chalets during the heat of the day for some leisure time. Optional night game drives can be arranged from here to view the nocturnal nightlife present in the reserve.

Optional Activities: Day and night game drives on an open vehicle. The Opentop vehicles are not accessible for wheelchair users unless you can transfer into the front seat.

 

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Day 11: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - JOHANNESBURG

This morning we will depart Kruger National Park and head back to Johannesburg. Your tour guide will drop you off to either Nelspruit Airport or Johannesburg International Airport to connect your flight back home.

 

- 10 night accommodation in Hotel or Chalets in Kruger National park 
- All transfers
- Meals as specified on the itinerary
- Park entrance fees at Kruger National Park
- Vehicles equipped with hydraulic lift, air conditioning
- Services of a qualified English-speaking guide 
- Luggage handling at all hotels and at the airport upon arrival and departure
- Assistance, repatriation and medical expenses abroad
- Assistants/ helpers during safari and airport transfers
- Local taxes

- International and domestic flights
- Transfers not specified in the itinerary
- Single supplement charges
- Meals, Drinks and Beverage
- Comprehensive insurance (luggage, personal liability abroad etc)
- Optional activities
- Laundry
- Gratuities & items of a personal nature
- Tipping and gratuities to Chauffeur & Local guides
- Passport & Visa fees 

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