CLASSIC CAPE TOWN & SAFARI
Cape Town & Madikwe Game Reserve
Visit Africa’s Mother City & Experience a Luxury Safari
This 7 day self-drive holiday is an excellent blend of city and safari that enables you to experience the top attractions that Cape Town has to offer, and enjoy an unforgettable luxury safari in the malaria-free, Big 5 Madikwe Game Reserve.
Explore Cape Town with its many diverse attractions – beautiful mountains and beaches, trendy coffee shops and fine restaurants, fascinating historical sites and contemporary cultures
Stay at a private luxury safari lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve, one of South Africa’s largest wildlife conservancies and home to around 300 bird species and 66 mammal species including Africa’s famous Big 5 and the endangered African Wild Dog.
Arrive in Cape Town and transfer to hotel. Rental vehicle delivered to hotel. Afternoon at leisure.
Full day at leisure to explore Cape Town. Perhaps take the Cable car (weather permitting) to the top of Table Mountain. [B]
Full day at leisure to explore Cape Town. Drive to Hout Bay, Chapman's Peak (if open) and Cape Point Nature Reserve or enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Cape Winelands. [B]
Day Four - Cape Town to Johannesburg
Early breakfast. Drive to Cape Town Airport for flight to Johannesburg. Arrive in Johannesburg and collect your rental vehicle. Drive to Madikwe Game Reserve.
Afternoon high tea followed by an open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at lodge. [FI]
Day Five & Six
Early morning tea & coffee followed by open vehicle game drive. Return to lodge for brunch. Afternoon high tea followed by open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at lodge. [FI]
Early morning tea & coffee followed by open vehicle game drive (time permitting). Return to lodge for breakfast. Drive to Johannesburg. [B]
Day One, Two & Three
RADISSON BLU HOTEL WATERFRONT
With panoramic views of Table Mountain, Robben Island and the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the deluxe Radisson Blu enjoys the privilege of being the only hotel in Cape Town to be situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel is conveniently located next to the Waterfront, home to fantastic boutique stores, and offers first class amenities in tastefully decorated luxury rooms. Spoil and pamper yourself at the Quantum Spa or relax in a stunning rim flow pool. The Tobago Restaurant serves appetizing local and international cuisine in a tasteful modern setting. Patrons can enjoy stunning views over the endless Atlantic Ocean.
Day Four, Five & Six
SANCTUARY MAKANYANE SAFARI LODGE
In the north-eastern part of the stellar Madikwe Private Game Reserve in a peaceful forest overlooking the picturesque Marico River is the charming Makanyane Safari Lodge. The exclusivity of this lodge with its eight luxurious suites each with their own large window front creates an atmosphere of intimacy and a feeling of sleeping in the wild. Enjoy open-vehicle game drives, game walks, and bush barbecues and breakfasts in the star-lit sky or early morning sun. The hides are a great place to observe the animals in their own territory, and the Star-view Sleep Out will give you a really authentic bush experience. There is also the Bush Spa for times calling for pampering and relaxation.