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Experience South Africa in style! Enjoy 5 star hotels and lodges as you track the Big 5 while on luxury safari in Kruger National Park. Discover the history and culture of this diverse country in Cape Town, dine at the famed Boat_House with the celebrity chef, and take to the air for an easy and comfortable transfer over the long distances on this South Africa tour. Pamper your senses on this amazing luxury safari.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Arrive Cape Town
Day 2 : Cape Town City Tour
Day 3 : Robben Island
Day 4 : Cape Point & Peninsula Tour
Day 5 : Cape Town to Kruger National Park
Days 6-8 : Kruger National Park
Day 9 : Depart

Highlights

  • Tour Cape Town, nestled between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean
  • Visit Robben Island and learn about the Apartheid years
  • Safari through Kruger National Park to view wildlife
  • Explore wildlife reserves by foot with your expert guide

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

A heard of elephants of all sizes make their way across the valley. A view of the V&A Hotel at night Wildlife tour in  Africa A cheetah makes it's way up a tree to better survey the area A view of the waterfront V&A Hotel A herd of zebras quench their thirst at a watering hole. A Hippopotamus glides through the swampy waters. A baby giraffe and its mom in the dry landscape of Africa

Day 1 Arrive Cape Town

Arrive Cape Town, South Africa on the flight of your choice. Airport assistance will meet you just outside the aircraft and escort you through immigration, baggage collection, and customs. Transfer to the Cape Grace, your home for the next 4 nights. Enjoy the amazing hospitality and prime waterfront location while you explore Cape Town. Dinner tonight is on your own. Dine in the hotel restaurant or venture to the V&A Waterfront and choose from one of several eateries in the area.

Day 2 Cape Town City Tour

Explore the "Mother City", Cape Town, South Africa today on a private tour of the city! Visit the Houses of Parliament, the Castel (South Africa's oldest building), Greenmarket Square, the Company Gardens, and Table Mountain. After an exciting morning of discovery you will be dropped off at the Waterfront to take in all the shops and restaurants. Explore the area independently this afternoon.

Day 3 Robben Island

This morning is yours to relax and spend as you would like. Stoll the beaches of Cape Town, go shopping, or explore one of many local attractions in the area. Make your way to the Clock Tower for your 1 PM departure to Robben Island. (You should arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your departure time). Upon arrival to the island meet your guide, someone who spent time there during the Apartheid years. Learn about the political climate of the time, witness the harsh conditions prisoners endured, and visit Nelson Mandela's cell. Take the ferry back to the V&A waterfront and enjoy dinner on your own before you make your way back to your hotel.

Day 4 Cape Point & Peninsula Tour

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Today visit the beaches Clifton and Campus Bay. Drive to the Cape of Good Hope National Reserve via Chapman's Peak where you will take a cable car to view where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet, as well as fantastic views of False Bay. Continue to Simonstown Naval Base, and visit Boulders Beach, the African Penguin breeding colony. Enjoy a once-in-a-life-time seafood lunch at the famed Boat_House, celebrity chef Bruce Robertson's personal home. A quick stop at the Kirstenbosch Gardens rounds out the tour before you return to the hotel in late afternoon. Explore the local area independently for dinner.

Day 5 Cape Town to Kruger National Park

  • Hotels
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning you transfer back to the Cape Town International Airport in time for your flight to Kruger National Park. Kruger is home to cheetahs, leopards, lions, hyenas, zebra, and wild dogs, as well as kudu, eland, sable antelope, and impala. Other sightings on this amazing safari experience include white rhino, elephant, hippo, giraffe, and buffalo!

Day 6-8 Kruger National Park

  • Hotels
  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Discover private reserves around Kruger National Park at 2 different camps during your exploration, increasing the variety of possible game sightings. Kruger National Park and private land owners adjacent to the park, have been working towards the conservation of the Big 5 since the 1950's. Explore by safari vehicle, by foot, or speak to your travel consultant about a hot air balloon ride or other safari options.

*Each day you will have the option to participate in 2 games drives and a bush walk.

*This safari includes a lodge hop flight between lodges

Day 9 Depart

  • 1 Breakfast
Take a quick flight from your lodge to the Kruger Mpumalanga Airport for your flight home, or continue on with an extension to Victoria Fall, Chobe National Park, or Mozambique!

Cape Grace

Kruger National Park - Hotels

Per person starting at
$8,300

Notes

$2,160 - $2,350 single supplement

Rates based on current exchange rate ZAR/US dollars. Please contact us for exact quote in US dollars.

Included

  • 8 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • 8 Nights Accommodations
    • 4 Nights Hotel
    • 4 Nights Lodge
  • 8 Days Locally Hosted Guide Service
  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are included.
  • Robben Island Entrance
  • Lodge Hop Flight

Excluded

  • International Flights
  • Internal Flight (Cape Town to Kruger)
  • Requited Travel Insurance

Recommended Budgeting

  • $175 Meals not Included
  • $20 Table Mountain Cable
    • Weather Dependent
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