SENSATIONAL SEA & SAFARI
Cape Town - Winelands - Kruger National Park - Mozambique
An Epic Adventure Capturing the Gems of Southern Africa
Begin your journey in Cape Town where you’ll delight in the breath-taking natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and world-famous Winelands. At Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve you’ll encounter big game and pristine wilderness before your stay in idyllic Vilanculos, the perfect beach getaway.
Town’s iconic Table Mountain and the Castle of Good Hope, and enjoy the towering mountains and rolling vineyards in the Cape Winelands
Enjoy Africa’s wilderness in one of South Africa’s premier wildlife reserves
Leisurely island-style adventures in the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary
Arrive in Cape Town and transfer to hotel. Remainder of day at leisure.
Depart on a half day morning Table Mountain and Cape Town City Tour (excluding cost of cableway ticket). Take cable car (weather permitting) to top of Table Mountain. Descend and see the Malay Quarter, city centre, and Company Gardens. Visit Castle of Good Hope (time permitting) and Diamond Works. Afternoon at leisure. [B]
Depart on a full day tour to the Cape Winelands; travel to Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. Enjoy a cellar tour, three wine tastings and a city tour of Stellenbosch. [B]
After a delicious breakfast, transfer to Cape Town airport.
Day Four - Cape Town to Sabi Sand Reserve
Arrive in Nelspruit and transfer to your lodge. Enjoy lunch and decadent afternoon tea followed by an open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at lodge. [FB]
Early morning tea, coffee and rusks followed by an open vehicle game drive. Return to the lodge for breakfast followed by an interpretive bush walk taking in the sights and sounds of the bush often overlooked. Lunch and afternoon tea followed by an open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at lodge. [FB]
Early morning tea & coffee followed by an open vehicle game drive (time permitting). Return to the lodge for breakfast. Road transfer to Maputo Airport and your hotel. [BD]
After breakfast this morning you will be transferred by road to the airport and connect with your scheduled flight to Vilanculos. Your beach adventure starts with a scheduled boat transfer to your hotel (wading will be required when boarding or disembarking the boat). [FB]
Day Eight - Eleven
Spend your days at leisure. Your intimate hotel is set within the boundaries of the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary – a unique marine and wildlife sanctuary. Soak up the sun relaxing on the powder-white beach. Other activities on offer include snorkelling, water-skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, island excursions, ocean safaris, fishing, nature walks and birding. [FB]
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast. Boat and road transfer to Vilanculos. On arrival board your scheduled flight to Maputo. [B]
Day One, Two, & Three
VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL
Ideally located in Cape Town’s famous Waterfront; the Victoria & Alfred hotel has a deserved reputation for style, elegance and luxury among visitors to South Africa’s most beautiful city. Spacious and tastefully decorated en suite rooms are furnished with luxury amenities and offer scenic views of the surrounding mountains or the lively Piazza. A collection of first class restaurants ensure that guests are spoilt for choice. Attention to detail and commitment to excellence make any stay at the hotel unforgettable.
Day Four & Five- Cape Town to Sabi Sand Reserve,
andBeyond Kirkman's Kamp in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve shares an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park and is famed for its leopard sightings. Positioned high up on a ridge, the lodge overlooks the Sand River and wild, tumbling, unpredictable African bush beyond, in juxtaposition with the refined and colonial style of the camp and its manicured grounds. This luxurious establishment offers its own specialist birding ranger to go along with the abundance of birdlife in the area. Visitors here can look forward to exhilarating game drives, learning about the age-old art of tracking on guided walking safaris, and to experiencing the ritual of afternoon tea on the verandah or cultivated lawns.
Poised on a prominent beachside avenue a stone’s throw away from the Indian Ocean is the Radisson Blu Hotel Maputo, a classy and upmarket establishment with a funky streak. Guests can delight in ocean views from the 154 modern and spacious rooms offering convenient and contemporary features. The on-site restaurant Filini serves Italian cuisine and specially selected wines, and the three bars are the ideal hangout for sipping on a cocktail. If keeping in shape is important to you, visit the well-equipped fitness centre, or simply choose to relax and take it easy in Mozambique at the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool.
Day Seven, Eight to Eleven
DUGONG BEACH LODGE
Within the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary along Mozambique’s spectacular sub-tropical coastline, the Dugong Beach Lodge is the perfect escape for beach worshippers and romantics. Enjoy a fantastic range of activities and abundant marine life in turquoise waters. Luxury beach chalets are furnished with top class amenities, including air conditioning and en suite bathrooms. End a fabulous day with sundowners at the end of jetty extending into the endless ocean.