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We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
info@southerncircle.com
We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
+27 31 572 4227
info@southerncircle.com
We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
+27 31 572 4227

Tours

5-Day Kenya Big Five Safari

This is truly the iconic Kenya big five safari for those who just do not have all the time in the world! Day 1      Nairobi On arriving at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.  Overnight at the hotel where you are booked on bed and breakfast. Sarova Panafric Hotel  http://www.sarovahotels.com/panafric-nairobi/gallery.html   Day 2     Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National Park After a hearty breakfast, we depart to Lake Nakuru National Park. We arrive at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for lunch then depart on an afternoon safari. The scenic 188 square kilometres Lake Nakuru game park is home to the black and white rhino, lion, cape buffalo, waterbuck, reticulated giraffe, hartebeest among many others. When the water levels in the lake are low, the now alkaline lake is famous for the thousands of greater and lesser flamingoes. The park has the largest euphorbia forest in Africa. Dinner and overnight. Overnight Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge http://www.sarovahotels.com/lionhill-nakuru/gallery.html   Day 3      Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve Enjoy an early breakfast. Then travel to the Masai Mara National Reserve arriving at our camp for lunch. Depart on an afternoon safari in search of the wildlife species this game reserve is famous for. These also include the lion, Cape buffalo, the savannah elephant, black rhino and the elusive leopard, impalas, Masai giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, Thompson & grant’s gazelles, topis, the resident wildebeests among many others. Enjoy dinner and overnight. Ashnil Mara Camp   Day 4      Masai Mara Game Reserve OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Balloon Safari over the Masai Mara plains – US$ 420 Per Person or visit a traditional Masai Village (at an extra cost – US$ 30 per person). After an early morning safari, return to the camp for breakfast. Mid-morning

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9 Day Namibian Tour
ZAR 23325

Etosha National Park Safari – 5 Days

The Etosha National Park is one of Namibia’s prime safari destinations in a real African environment. It displays a rugged beauty of an African desert with all its harshness and colours. Day 1. Johannesburg – Windhoek The tour departs from Johannesburg with a flight to Windhoek and a transfer to your hotel in the city. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy your new environment. Avani Hotel & Casino, No meals included today Day 2. Windhoek – Etosha National Park We travel north to Namibia’s prime wildlife sanctuary, the Etosha National Park. Upon arrival, we check-in and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Take in the environment and relax on the private veranda of your chalet and even take a swim in the sparkling pool. Lodge/Camp on the border of the Etosha National Park – Dinner   Day 3. Etosha National Park We devote today to open vehicle safari to search for the huge variety of wildlife in the Etosha National Park surrounding a salty desert known as the Etosha Pan. One finds 4 of the Big Five here;  elephant, lion, leopard and rhino. Etosha is Namibia’s first conservation area, proclaimed in 1907 by the then German Governor, von Lindequist. We focus game viewing around the waterholes. Some of them are spring-fed and some from a borehole. The waterholes are ideal places to sit and watch the wildlife as well as more than 340 bird species. You will find wildlife such as giraffe, blue wildebeest, plains and mountain zebra, leopard, hyena, lion and antelopes such as oryx, kudu, eland here, with some of the endangered species such as Black rhino, cheetah and the black-faced impala included. A  network of roads links the over 30 water holes allowing for an opportunity to do a real safari

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Cape Town city tour
R1295

Half Day Cape Town City Tour (Code: SCCC)

Cape Town City Tour, one of the most beautiful cities in the world! The Cape Town city tour shows off the electric mix of architectural styles and cobblestone streets.  Feel the cultural diversity with a cosmopolitan ambience. Some of the highlighted activities are the cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (Optional and weather permitting – Signal Hill if the cable car is not operating) Castle of Good Hope and the SA Museum. Afterwards, we visit some of the museums, unique historic or tourist attractions and the city’s many popular restaurants (you can visit at your leisure)! Drive past the Parliament Complex, Company Gardens, Malay Quarters and Milnerton for a full view of Table Mountain. You can request an optional tour of Robben Island to add to this tour. Other scenic areas and highlights around Cape Town are the Cape peninsula which includes Boulders Beach where one can see the rare African penguins. Visit Kirstenbosch, placed as one of the world’s great botanical gardens and afterwards a short trip to Constantia wine route. Taste some of arguably the world’s best wines while having a truly local meal in their restaurant. OTHER TOURS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU: Cape Peninsula Day Tour Winelands Day To Whale Watching Day Tour      

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1-day peninsula tour
R1910

1-Day Cape Peninsula Tour (Code: SCCK)

See Mother Nature’s plant life with the 1-day Cape Peninsula tour package On this  round-trip adventurous 1-day Peninsula tour of Cape Town you will visit the following highlights: Depart from the city of Cape Town to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens with over seven thousand plant species, half of which being indigenous plants and of those, some two thousand six hundred being endemic to the peninsula. From here you drive via the Constantia Valley which is the oldest winemaking centre in South Africa. The African Penguins at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town. Simon’s Town is also the headquarters of the S.A Navy. Cape of Good Hope is the most south-western extremity of the African continent. Cape point which is the second-best viewpoint after Table Mountain. The fynbos rich Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and the spectacular scenic drive over Chapman’s Peak along the west of the Peninsula, that will take you back to the city via a few small towns after this eventful day on this 1-day Cape Peninsula tour. Other tours that may interest you: Half-Day Cape Town City Tour – Code: SCCC Full-day Winelands Tour – Code: SCCW We also offer tours to the famous Garden Route from Cape Town. They start with a duration of three, up to six days and some include the semi-desert Karoo, others include wildlife, but all traverse through the Garden Route and the coastal towns! Click here to see more.

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Winelands day tour - Cape Town

Full Day Cape Winelands Tour (Code: SCCW)

Discover the history of wine-making in the Paarl Winelands tour of Cape Town South Africa Highlights of the Cape Winelands guided tour include Paarl with its rich history of winemaking and the role it played in the development of the Afrikaans language and Franschhoek Valley where French settlers settled after fleeing persecution in France in the late 17th century. Partake in luxurious wine tasting tours of Cape Town and visit some of this area’s most famous wine estates. We spend time in Stellenbosch with its many historic buildings and some unique shopping opportunities. A great tour to taste of South Africa’s best wine! At the end of your day out on the Cape Winelands guided tour, we return to your hotel, late afternoon. White wines followed by red wines have soared in popularity and also quality since the ’60s and ’70s. Afterwards, the Stellenbosch Wine Route was launched, the first of its kind.  South Africa fell in the spotlight after Mandela was released from prison and received better acceptance of its wine. Today, it is accepted and enjoyed all over the world! You may be interested in these tours too: Full day Peninsula Tour – Code SCCK Full day Four Mountain Passes Tour – Code SCCM Cape Town City Tour – Code SCCC

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6-Day Kruger Park Safari, Eswatini and Zululand(Code: SCMD) (Johannesburg – Durban)

6-Day Safari in South Africa (via the amazing wildlife of the Kruger Park) Gauteng – Panorama Route – Kruger Park – Eswatini (Swaziland) – Zululand – iSimangaliso World Heritage Site – Durban There is nothing quite like being on safari in South Africa! You feel the crisp, fresh morning air in your face – alert, excited – taking in the smells! You hear the birds – some closer, others in the distance – otherwise silence! Surrounded by the African bush, the early morning sun streaking through branches, you watch a majestic elephant bull standing just metres away looking straight at the safari vehicle with ears moving slightly – inspecting… Sounds like something you are yearning to do? Then why not book your African adventure today, pay a deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October next year! We can also arrange your entire trip to our region. Contact us now to assist with your plans, or click here to book this tour! It departs from Johannesburg (click here for a departure from Durban) and travels through some of the most scenic areas in the country. Still, the main focus is on the safaris, both in two private reserves and the Kruger National Park. You also join a boat safari on Lake St Lucia, situated in the iSimangaliso world heritage site! The scenic areas include the Panorama Route, Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) mountains and the Zululand forests and lakes. The tour ends in Johannesburg in the afternoon of the sixth day.   DAY 1. Johannesburg – Panoramic Route (African Wildlife) Our first morning on this 6-day safari in South Africa takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom and Robber’s Pass to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich

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3 Day Kruger Park Safari Tour (Code: SCJK)

Our 3-day wildlife safaris depart daily from Johannesburg to the famous Kruger National Park (returning to Jo’burg) in search of Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo) and a host of other animals such as the over 140 species of mammals found here! This tour is designed for those with little time, but who still want to experience the Kruger Park, the biggest reserve in Africa at around 20 000 sq km – slightly smaller than Belgium! You travel in 8-seater air-conditioned microbuses So, why not book your tour today, pay a small deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October! Click here to find out how! Please click here for a virtual safari to whet your appetite in the meantime! DAY 1.   Johannesburg – Kruger National Park – Wildlife Safari Our first day on this wildlife safari tour takes us from Johannesburg via Nelspruit to the famous Kruger National Park. Enter the park in the south where our encounter with Africa’s amazing wildlife commences.  During the rest of the afternoon, you search for the Big Five and many other species such as giraffe, zebra and antelope such as kudu, nyala, impala, etc. Arrive at the camp late afternoon after an exciting couple of hours for dinner and overnight. Overnight in a Bungalow. (Dinner included) DAY 2.  Kruger National Park Wildlife Safari Tour We devote today to game viewing in search of the Kruger National Park’s wild animals.  Your guide will arrange a lunch stop (optional) during the mid-day period.  After another game viewing session, arrive back at the camp at sunset for dinner and overnight.  You can book an optional night safari.  The safari vehicle utilizes high powered spotlights to find nocturnal animals.  Overnight in a bungalow. (Breakfast and dinner included) DAY 3.   Panoramic

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4-Day Kruger Park Safari Tour from Johannesburg (Code: SCJL)

Kruger Park Safari Package – (SCJL) Our 4-day Kruger Park safari tour departs daily from Gauteng Province… There is nothing quite like being on a safari vehicle in Africa! You feel the crisp morning breeze in your face – alert, excited – taking in the smells, hearing the bird and animal sounds around you – some closer, others in the distance! Surrounded by the African bush with the morning sun streaming through it – you watch a majestic elephant bull standing just metres from you, looking straight at the vehicle with waving ears – inspecting… So, why not book your tour to Kruger Park today, pay a small deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October next year! Click here to find out how!   Day 1.  Johannesburg – Kruger National Park Safari Tour Depart early morning on your safari tour and drive eastwards to Kruger Park via Nelspruit and enter the park in the south.  Your encounter with Africa’s wildlife starts here as we begin our thrilling safari. Tonight you arrive at a camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight in comfortable free-standing ‘rondavel’ type rooms with air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom. Day 2.  Kruger National Park Safari Tour This morning we devote our time in the Kruger to game viewing in search of the ‘Big Five’ among other animals. Reach the next camp at sunset for dinner and overnight. Some may also want to do a night drive in an open safari vehicle utilising high powered spotlights in search of the nocturnal animals (optional). Day 3.  Panoramic Route After a final game drive in the Kruger and breakfast, leave the park and drive via Klaserie and the Abel Erasmus Pass to the Escarpment.  You visit the Blyde River Canyon viewpoint, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s

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5-Day South African Wildlife Safari Guided Tour – Johannesburg to Durban (Code: SCJD)

This 5-day Kruger Park safari and Zululand tour introduces you to South Africa’s prime wildlife safari areas! We start with a wildlife safari to the famous Kruger Park! Further along, after a stopover in Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland), we visit the reserves of Zululand along the east coast of South Africa. There is nothing quite like being on a safari vehicle in Africa! You feel the crisp morning breeze in your face – alert, excited – taking in the smells, hearing the bird and animal sounds around you – some closer, others in the distance, surrounded by the African bush with the morning sun streaming through it – watching a majestic elephant bull standing just metres from you, looking straight at the vehicle with waving ears – inspecting… We cannot give you this amazing experience now, but you can get a glimpse of it snuggly from your lounge! Click here to find out! So, why not book your tour today, pay a small deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October next year! Click here to find out how! DAY 1. Gauteng – Panoramic Route (wildlife safari) This wildlife safari takes us via Middelburg and Dullstroom to the Three Rondavels view site at the Blyde River Canyon. We visit scenic areas such as Bourke’s Luck Potholes (a walk down the hill to see this unique trick of nature is worth the experience), Lisbon Falls, God’s Window and the Pinnacle before a short visit to Pilgrim’s Rest; an early gold mining town declared a National Monument. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the last century, hence the town’s existence deep in the mountains—overnight Ligna Lodge. DAY 2. Panoramic Route – Kruger National Park – Wildlife Safari After an early

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1 Day Sani Pass Guided Tour – Durban (Code: SCDA)

This Sani Pass day tour is an adventure day out! Travel up the mountain pass with 4 wheel drive vehicles, awe at the views and on a clear day one can see up to 250km! Drive inland past Pietermaritzburg to the area of gently pastoral beauty, also called the Natal Midlands. We pass through grassy plains scattered with Zulu villages and lush farmlands where plump cattle and thoroughbred horses graze. Traverse through Underberg, a picturesque little village situated in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains.  At Himeville you change vehicles and set off in a 4 wheel drive minibus for the drive up Sani Pass, named after the primitive people who lived in the area millennia ago. The ascend is steep at places with hair-raising bends. The driver talk about the geography and also stop frequently for photo opportunities of the breathtaking views. Afterwards, arrive at the top of the mountain in the kingdom of Lesotho. You visit the locals and they may  invite you into their house, which often result into tasting locally baked snacks or bread! Lunch is served at the top in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho some 3 000 metres above sea level. Afterwards, we descend down the mountain, change vehicles and set off to Durban. OTHER TOURS YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN 2 Day Drakensberg Highscdblights  – SCDB 3 Day Drakensberg Adventure – SCDD  

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5-day kruger park safari

5 Day Kruger Park Safari Tour (Code: SCJS)

This 5-day Kruger Park safari tour is fully guided and starts in Johannesburg. After a visit to the Kruger, we enter a private reserve where they utilise open safari vehicles in search of the wildlife. The tour departs from Johannesburg twice weekly – Mondays and Fridays and explores the Kruger Park, the Panoramic Route, the very scenic and mountainous Magoebaskloof area and further into the Waterberg or Welgevonden Reserves. After an exciting 4 days, it returns to Johannesburg on the fifth via a short tour of Pretoria. There is nothing quite like being on a safari vehicle, feeling the crisp morning breeze in your face – alert, excited – taking in the smells, hearing bird and animal sounds around you – some closer, others in the distance, you find yourself in the African bush with the morning sun streaming through it – watching a majestic elephant bull standing metres from you, looking straight at the vehicle with waving ears – inspecting! So, why not book your tour today, pay a small deposit and hold this year’s price for travelling next year! Click here to find out how! DAY 1.   Kruger National Park (Wildlife  Safari Tour) We start off on this 5-day wildlife safari tour driving eastwards via Nelspruit and enter the Kruger National Park. It is of the largest game reserves in Africa, covering an area of nearly 20 000 square kilometres (7,500 sq mi) and extends 360 kilometres (220 mi) from north to south and 65 kilometres (40 mi) from east to west. Our encounter with the wildlife starts here as we travel further into the park.  We spend an exciting afternoon in the park and afterwards enter our camp for dinner and overnight in free-standing ‘rondavel’ type rooms with air-conditioning and en-suite bathroom. Overnight Skukuza or similar

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2 Day Drakensberg Mountains Highlights Tour – Durban (Code: SCDB)

With this tour we incorporate a visit to Pietermaritzburg where police kicked Mahatma Ghandi off the train because of his skin colour, the Howick Falls, Nelsom Mandela’s capture site, a 4 x 4 drive up Sani Pas, interaction with the locals in Lesotho and lunch at the highest pub in Africa! DAY 1    Durban – Drakensberg Mountains – Sani Pass We depart at around 09h00 for your tour to the Drakensberg Mountains and Sani Pass via the Natal Midlands. Drive inland to Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal, for a brief city tour. Stop at the railway station where Mahatma Gandhi was thrown off the train because of the colour of his skin. Enter the waiting room where, in the silence of the night, he formulated his philosophy of passive resistance. Continue to Howick and visit the 100m high Howick Falls. Next, we stop at the monument erected on the spot where police arrested Nelson Mandela in 1961 as a result of his resistance to the former Apartheid government. Continue through an area of gentle pastoral beauty called the Natal Midlands. We pass through grassy plains scattered with villages and lush farmlands where plump cattle and thoroughbred horses graze. Then further through Underberg, a picturesque little village situated in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. Our hotel is in the lap of the mountain with peaks towering up to 3400m above sea level. The afternoon is at your leisure to participate in some of the organised hikes into the mountain or explore the area on your own. Overnight at the Sani Pass Premier Hotel. DAY 2  Sani Pass – Lesotho – Durban After breakfast you set off to Sani Pass, named after the primitive people who lived here millennia ago.  We use a four-wheel drive vehicle to navigate the steep inclines

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