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Experience South Africa

From $5,774
Duration 12 Days
Departures from: Sep 2024 - Nov 2026
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From $5,774
Duration 12 Days
Departures from: Sep 2024 - Nov 2026

Tour Overview

This fabulous South African adventure starts in cosmopolitan Cape Town, where you'll have the chance to ascend Table Mountain and enjoy a tour of the Cape Peninsula. The highlights keep on coming as we visit Oudtshoorn and Knysna, and then drive along the spectacular Garden Route, taking in Storms River Mouth on our way to Port Elizabeth. From here we'll fly to Johannesburg, before travelling along the scenic Panorama Route to the Greater Kruger Area. Here we'll go on safari in search of the 'Big Five', the perfect end to an unforgettable tour.
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Your Holiday Includes

  • Just You Holiday Director as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • 11 nights in 3 & 4-star hotels
  • A guaranteed twin or double room of your own
  • 19 included meals: 11 breakfasts, 8 dinners including a welcome dinner & drink & farewell dinner
  • Transportation, excluding overseas transfers to and from the airport
  • Porterage

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Cape Town city tour & visit to Table Mountain
  • Cape Point, the penguins of Boulders Beach & Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Ostrich farm & Cango Caves
  • Drive along the Garden Route
  • Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Scenic Panorama Route
  • Game drive in Kruger National Park
  • Enjoy one of South Africa’s oldest traditions for dinner - the Boma

Itinerary

Day 1 Cape Town

Make your own way to the hotel where your Holiday Director will meet you for your welcome meeting that evening. Meals included: D

Day 2 Cape Peninsula

There's a great day ahead as we set off to explore the Cape Peninsula to take in some absolutely breath-taking views including the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range and a drive along one of the most spectacular coastal drives in the world, Chapman's Peak (weather permitting), we'll explore Cape Point, stop at Boulders Beach, famous for its penguin colony, and travel into Simon's Town before completing our travels with a visit to the wonderful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Dinner this evening will be a moment to see, feel and taste the heartbeat of Africa. Starting with an interactive djembe drumming session, before enjoying your meal, served in generous individual and shared portions with country of origin. With cooking techniques and spicing explained, it's a real experience! Meals included: B,D

Day 3 Cape Town - at Leisure

Today has been left free for you to explore Cape Town at your own pace. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront has sweeping views of the ocean, harbour, city bowl and Table Mountain, and is the perfect place to relax with many excellent restaurants and attractions. Otherwise you could choose to join today's optional excursion - an afternoon tour of Cape Town's oldest township. Meals included: B

Day 4 Cape Town - Oudtshoorn

Today we travel along the scenic Route 62, one of the longest wine routes in the world. We'll stop off along the way for a wine tasting before arriving into Oudtshoorn, where we will stay for this evening. Meals included: B,D

Day 5 Oudtshoorn - Knysna

Our day begins with a visit to the impressive Cango Caves, where we’ll descend into an underground world of limestone caverns. A visit to an ostrich farm is next, to admire these curious looking creatures, before heading to Knysna, a town at the heart of the Garden Route, which nestles on the shores of a beautiful lagoon, surrounded by ancient forests. After checking into the hotel, the rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure Meals included: B

Day 6 Knysna - at Leisure

You are free to explore Knysna at your own pace today. You could perhaps explore the town's boutiques and shops with your travelling companions or maybe take in the views from the heads - two huge cliffs lying at the mouth of the lagoon.
Alternatively, you could join our optional excursion to Featherbed Nature Reserve. We'll take a ferry across the Knysna Lagoon and admire spectacular scenery as we drive onto the reserve. A Specialist Guide will tell us all about the region's flora and fauna, and we'll take a walk through the coastal forest to see ancient sea caves. After working up an appetite we'll be ready for our included buffet lunch, which is served at a beautiful outdoor restaurant under a canopy of Milkwood trees.

Meals included: B

Day 7 Knysna - Pretoria

We will say goodbye to Knysna this morning and drive along the spectacular Garden Route to Port Elizabeth, also known as Gqeberha. Along the way, we’ll stop at Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park, where you can walk across the 77-metre-long suspension bridge that crosses the water as it flows into the ocean.

When we arrive in Gqeberha, we’ll head to the airport and fly to Johannesburg for our overnight stay in Pretoria.

Meals included: B,D

Day 8 Panorama Route

The Panorama Route weaves its way through some of the most stunning scenery in South Africa – the rainforest at God's Window, Bourke's Luck potholes and Blyde Canyon are just some of the highlights. It's also our route to Mpumalanga, the gateway to the iconic Kruger National Park.

Meals included: B,D

Day 9 Kruger National Park

Wake up to the incredible sounds of the African bush as you embark on a thrilling full-day game drive in Kruger. The park is home to an enthralling array of wildlife, so hopefully you'll tick off at least some, if not all, of the 'Big Five' – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.
On your return, there's time to relax by the pool with a refreshing drink later this afternoon.

Meals included: B,D

Day 10 Kruger National Park - at Leisure

There's more time at leisure today, with game drives on offer as an optional excursion if you want to see more of your thrilling surroundings and the resident wildlife.
Tonight, if the weather is on our side, we'll get to know one of South Africa's oldest traditions for dinner - the Boma. The lodge proudly features this amazing outdoor dining facility in the traditional South African shape – round and protective like an African village. There's a centralised fireplace for ambience and winter warmth and a chef's station for preparing those famous African barbecue meals.

Meals included: B,D

Day 11 Kruger National Park - Johannesburg

After a leisurely start to the day, you're free to explore more of your surroundings before we make our way back to Johannesburg where we will gather for our farewell dinner.

Meals included: B,D

Day 12 Departure

Today it's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end. Meals included: B
  1. Memorable Moment

    Feel the heartbeat of Africa with our pre-dinner interactive djembe drumming session.

Accommodation

Anew Green Point

ANEW Hotel Green Point is within walking distance of many famous local landmarks such as the Green Point Urban Park & Sea Point Promenade. It offers visitors magnificent views of Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean and you can enjoy this over a a drink at the rooftop lounge and entertainment area that also boasts a striking glass-walled pool that overlooks Green Point.

ANEW Hotel Green Point is within walking distance of many famous local landmarks such as the Green Point Urban Park & Sea Point Promenade. It offers visitors magnificent views of Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean and you can enjoy this over a a drink at the rooftop lounge and entertainment area that also boasts a striking glass-walled pool that overlooks Green Point.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Oudtshoorn Riempie Estate

Standard rooms come with free WiFi, satellite TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. All have en suite bathrooms. Amenities include a restaurant and cocktail bar, a garden with an outdoor pool.

Standard rooms come with free WiFi, satellite TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. All have en suite bathrooms. Amenities include a restaurant and cocktail bar, a garden with an outdoor pool.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays

The 4-star Protea Hotel Knysna Quays is set on the Knysna Quays waterfront, within easy reach of the city's main attractions.

Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar, lounge and outdoor pool (typically open May-Sept). Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, TV, hairdryer, telephone, minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities and Wi-Fi.

The 4-star Protea Hotel Knysna Quays is set on the Knysna Quays waterfront, within easy reach of the city's main attractions.

Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar, lounge and outdoor pool (typically open May-Sept). Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, TV, hairdryer, telephone, minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities and Wi-Fi.

Garden Court Hatfield

Situated in one of Pretoria’s most vibrant and attractive suburbs, the Garden Court Hatfield hotel offers modern comfort, and a fantastic location amongst a backdrop of historic gardens and Jacaranda-lined avenues. Rooms are bright with modern décor with amenities that include uncapped WiFi, room-service & air-conditioning.

Situated in one of Pretoria’s most vibrant and attractive suburbs, the Garden Court Hatfield hotel offers modern comfort, and a fantastic location amongst a backdrop of historic gardens and Jacaranda-lined avenues. Rooms are bright with modern décor with amenities that include uncapped WiFi, room-service & air-conditioning.

Ndhula and Muluwa Lodge

Ideally situated in the Mpumalanga Lowveld region of South Africa, the Ndhula & Muluwa Lodges offer incredible views over the mountains, the bushveld and the surrounding valleys. This stunning view, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, as well as a wonderful array of “plains” game species that graze close by give this place a “Serengeti” type ambience.

Ideally situated in the Mpumalanga Lowveld region of South Africa, the Ndhula & Muluwa Lodges offer incredible views over the mountains, the bushveld and the surrounding valleys. This stunning view, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, as well as a wonderful array of “plains” game species that graze close by give this place a “Serengeti” type ambience.

Garden Court Sandton City

The stylish 4-star Garden Court Sandton City Hotel is located in the heart of Johannesburg. Bedrooms include private facilities, air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and a TV.

The stylish 4-star Garden Court Sandton City Hotel is located in the heart of Johannesburg. Bedrooms include private facilities, air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and a TV.

Optional Excursions

Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional excursions to your trip before you set off. Take a look below at the extra trips you can enjoy on this tour

South Africa - Cape Town Township Tour

South Africa - Cape Town Township Tour

Join us for a unique experience travelling through the three South Africa’s – The birth, where it all started, Apartheid South Africa, what happened then – the New South Africa, what is different since Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The tour affords the opportunity to interact, mingle and exchange cultural values with the local community. You will be welcomed in the traditional African manner in the township of Langa (the oldest formal township). The tour includes visits to the Malay Quarter [also known as the Bo-Kaap] which means "Above Cape" because of its location up against the slopes of Table Mountain, an Empowerment centre, where locals are taught basic life skills (weaving / arts & crafts etc).

Half day – Moderate Walking – Cultural Must Do

*Please note: customers are encouraged to pre-book as these prices may increase in resort and will also be subject to availability. For any bookings made in resort, payment will need to be made in South African Rand.
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Knysna - Featherbed Nature Reserve Cruise and Lunch

Knysna - Featherbed Nature Reserve Cruise and Lunch

"This excursion is renowned as the premier eco-experience on the Garden Route and includes a return ferry ride on the Knysna Lagoon, a scenic drive onto the reserve, a specialist fauna and flora guide and a walk through coastal forest to ancient sea caves. The highlight is an included buffet lunch served at the beautiful outdoor restaurant, enjoy fresh food under the canopy of Milkwood trees.

Please note this excursion must be booked well in advance of travel as it is so popular and space is limited we recommend booking at least 45 days prior to departure.

Three Quarter day – Moderate walking – Outstanding Natural Beauty"
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Kruger National Park Full day game drive

Kruger National Park Full day game drive

Spend a day with a qualified guide in the African bush learning about the diverse African wilderness and in search of the wildlife including the “Big Five”. Experience a breath-taking experience in the wonderful Kruger National Park. Your game drive starts early in the morning as you make your way to one of the camps in Kruger while enjoying the diversity of wildlife the Kruger has on offer. You travel in open safari vehicles. Your guides are fully qualified and their knowledge will enhance the experience! Lunchtime gives you the chance to stretch your legs and enjoy the splendour of this magnificent place! After lunch (at own expense), make your way back to the hotel whilst still enjoying all that Kruger has to offer. Breakfast boxes will be provided for you to eat enroute. Price includes transfers from/to the Kruger and park conservation fees. Full day – Minimal walking – An opportunity not to be missed!

Please note: this excursion cannot be combined with the Jane Goodall Institute Chimp Eden
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Personalise your trip

Choose to extend your stay with an organised add-on. 

Experience South Africa with Victoria Falls Add-on

Experience South Africa with Victoria Falls Add-on

Extend to 16 days from $2,650 Departures from: Feb 2025 - Nov 2026

This fabulous South African adventure starts in cosmopolitan Cape Town, where you'll have the chance to ascend Table Mountain and enjoy a tour of the Cape Peninsula. The highlights keep on coming as we visit Oudtshoorn and Knysna, and then drive along the spectacular Garden Route, taking in Storms River Mouth on our way to Port Elizabeth. From here we'll fly to Johannesburg, before travelling along the scenic Panorama Route to the Greater Kruger Area. Here we'll go on safari in search of the 'Big Five', the perfect end to an unforgettable time in South Africa. Complete this incredible adventure with a visit to awesome Victoria Falls where you'll enjoy a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, a guided tour of the Victoria Falls and a fabulous Boma Dinner & Drum show.

This fabulous South African adventure starts in cosmopolitan Cape Town, where you'll have the chance to ascend Table Mountain and enjoy a tour of the Cape Peninsula. The highlig...

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