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R17900

6 Day Cape Splendour Guided Tour (Code: SCCN)

Day 1.  Cape Town – Route 62 – Oudtshoorn Depart from Cape Town and drive eastwards via the beautiful Du Toit’s Kloof Mountains and the Breede Valley Wine region, heartland of South Africa’s Brandy producers as well as via the Robertson and Montague wine regions. You visit one of the many Wine Estates in these areas for a winetasting. Continue via Route 62 through the Little Karoo with its many unique mountain ranges and vegetation to Oudtshoorn. Visit an Ostrich Show Farm for some exceptional experiences with these strange birds! We overnight in Oudtshoorn, also called the “Feather capital” of the world. Over ninety percent of the world’s ostrich farms are found here. Dinner included today. Day 2. Cango Caves – Garden Route – George – Knysna Our first stop is at the Cango Caves, regarded as one of South Africa’s foremost natural wonders. The fascinating calcite caves comprise an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. We visit an Ostrich Show Farm for some exceptional experiences with these strange birds! An optional visit to the Cango wildlife ranch can be done. The Ranch encompasses of over 90 different species of animals. They provide guided tours which are fundamental in educating the public, giving each species a voice, and highlighting animal and environmental issues. Travel further past Oudtshoorn, over the Outeniqua Mountains via George and Wilderness along the Wilderness National Park lakes area. We skirt around the lakes to Knysna on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon with its entrance to the sea guarded by two promontories known as the “Heads”. The area also falls within a National Park proclaimed to conserve the extraordinary beauty of the lakelands and indigenous forests. Knysna also offers shopping opportunities of unusual locally made art and craft, etc.  Overnight at  Augusta Bay Lodge or similar. Breakfast and dinner

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R14200

5 Day Cape Nature Highlights Guided Tour – Cape Town to Cape Town (Code: SCCS)

DAY 1.   Mossel Bay – Garden Route – Knysna (Garden Route and Karoo) The Garden Route and Karoo contrasts is highlighted in this tour!  Depart from Cape Town and drive eastwards via Sir Lowry’s Pass and the famous apple country of Grabouw to Swellendam and Mossel Bay on the edge of the Garden Route. Here you visit arguably the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree.  Portuguese explorer Bartholomeu Dias made a landfall here in 1488. From here you truly enter the Garden Route and travel past George via the Wilderness Lakelands to Knysna. Overnight at Augusta Bay Lodge (Dinner included) DAY 2.   Plettenberg Bay – Tsitsikamma National Park – Knysna You explore Knysna and travel further to Plettenberg Bay for a short visit. Then you traverse through magnificent scenic river valley passes. You visit the Tsitsikamma National Park (Khoisan for ‘The place of much water’) stretching over 100 km kilometres of wild and rocky coastline characterised by massive cliffs, narrow isolated beaches and shady indigenous forests along the river valleys. Your next stop is Storms River with the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge across the valley, towering 139 m above the river. Return to Knysna via the “Big Tree” and spend the last part of the afternoon exploring the Heads at Knysna.  You join a Dinner/sundowner cruise (weather permitting) on the lagoon to end this day. Overnight at Augusta Bay Lodge. (Breakfast and dinner included) DAY 3.   Garden Route – George – Oudtshoorn You depart after breakfast and travel via the scenic Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, also known as the ‘Feather Capital’ of the world.  One finds the largest concentration of ostrich farms in the world here. You visit an ostrich show farm for some unique experiences and on to the Cango Wildlife Ranch for a visit. Overnight at La Plume Guest Lodge. (Breakfast and dinner included) DAY 4.   Cango Caves –

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R14680

4 Day Guided Garden Route Tour from Cape Town – Solo

4 Day Guided Garden Route Tour from Cape Town – Solo DAY 01. Cape Town – Hermanus – Swellendam – Mossel Bay (Cape Garden Route) Your 4 Day Guided Garden Route Tour From Cape Town going solo. Depart on the Cape Garden Route tour at around 09h00. We continue eastwards towards the Garden Route. The road takes us via a beautiful coastal route between Gordon’s Bay and the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus. (Hermanus is also arguably the best place in the World to spot Whales from land – July to Dec). After lunch, you continue to Mossel Bay and visit famous Cape Town tourist attractions such as the oldest post office in Africa.   A huge hollow tree was used to hide the post at the site of the first landfall, made by the Portuguese explorer Bartholomew Dias in 1488. Overnight at Bar -T-Nique Guesthouse in Mosselbay. DAY 02.  Mossel Bay – Oudtshoorn – Cango Caves – Ostrich Farm. Travel over the scenic Outeniqua Mountains to the Little Karoo and we visit an Ostrich Show Farm for some unique experiences. Here we learn about these amazing flightless birds and may see some ostrich racing. A ride on the back of an ostrich is not for the fainthearted. You visit the Cango caves regarded as one of South Africa’s foremost natural wonders. The calcite caves comprise an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Afterwards; you visit Oudtshoorn, also called the “Feather capital” of the world, because we find over ninety percent of the world’s ostrich farms here. Overnight at La Plume Lodge outside Oudtshoorn. DAY 03.  Oudtshoorn – Cango Wildlife Ranch – Garden Route – Knysna After breakfast, you visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients, an endangered species breeding facility. Then depart for George and Wilderness National Park. You skirt around the

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R16500

6 Day South African Coastal Experience Guided Tour (Code: SCCP)

This tour starts off with the Garden Route and then the Wild Coast area, so named because of it’s rugged beauty. Finally, you also experience the lush sub-tropical vegetation of South Africa’s East Coast. Here you visit the scenic Oribi Gorge before arriving in the holiday city of Durban. DAY 1.  Cape Town – Route 62 – Oudtshoorn (Cape Town to Durban Tour) Your 6 Day South African coastal guided Tour, departs from Cape Town. Driving eastwards via the beautiful Du Toit’s Kloof Mountains and the Breede Valley Wine region we find the heartland of South Africa’s Brandy producers and the Robertson and Montague wine regions. We visit one of the Wine Estates in this area for wine tasting. Afterwards, continue via Route 62 through the Little Karoo with its many unique mountain ranges and vegetation to Oudtshoorn, visiting an Ostrich Show Farm for some exceptional experiences with these strange birds! The town Oudtshoorn is called the “Feather capital” of the world as over ninety percent of the world’s ostrich farms are found here. We overnight at the La Plume Lodge. DAY 2.  Cango Caves – Garden Route – Knysna Today we visit the Cango Caves, one of South Africa’s foremost natural wonders. The fascinating calcite caves comprise an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. After this adventure, an optional visit to the Cango wildlife ranch can be done. The Ranch encompasses over 90 different species of animals. They provide guided tours which are fundamental in educating the public, giving each species a voice, and highlighting animal and environmental issues. We travel past Oudtshoorn, over the Outeniqua Mountains via George and Wilderness along the Wilderness National Park lakes area. We skirt around the lakes to Knysna on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon with its entrance to the sea guarded by two promontories known

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R10650

3 Day Garden Route Tour – Port Elizabeth to Cape Town – Solo

DAY 1 Port Elizabeth – Garden Route – Knysna You depart from Port Elizabeth, also called the ‘Friendly City’ towards the Garden Route and along the N2 national route. We arrive at Storms River and view the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge across the valley towering one hundred and thirty-nine metres above the river. Our next stop in the breathtaking Garden Route is the Tsitsikamma National Park (Khoisan for the place of much water), the park stretches over one hundred kilometres of wild and rocky coastline characterized by massive cliffs, narrow isolated beaches, and shady indigenous forests along the river valleys. You can do a relaxing walk/hike to the suspension bridge stretching over the mouth of the Storms River. Travel to The Bloukrans Bridge, 216 metres (709 feet) above the Bloukrans River. The Bloukrans Bungee is the world’s highest commercial bungee bridge and is the highest commercial natural bungee jump in the world! We visit Birds of Eden. This unique two hectare dome (the world’s largest), spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. It is currently home to over 3,500 birds from over 220 area proclaims to conserve the extraordinary natural beauty of the Lakeland and adjacent indigenous forests. Knysna offers shopping opportunities of unusual locally made art and craft, etc. We overnight at Augusta Bay Lodge in Knysna. DAY 2 Garden Route – George – Oudtshoorn You travel along with the lake areas and the Wilderness National Park, a picturesque part of the Garden Route. This leads us to the scenic Outeniqua Pass and to Oudsthoorn. Oudsthoorn is known as the ‘Feather Capital’ of the world, the largest concentration of ostrich farms in the world are found here. We visit the Cango caves, regarded as one of South Africa’s foremost natural wonders. The fascinating calcite caves comprise an underground wonderland

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From R10995.00

4 Day Guided Cape Garden Route Tour – Solo

4 Day Guided Cape Garden Route Tour – Solo Day 1.  Cape Town – Mossel Bay – George – Knysna Starting with your 4 ay Guided Cape Garden Route Tour we, depart from Cape Town on the Garden Route tour and drive eastwards via Sir Lowry’s Pass. Travel through the famous apple country of Grabouw to Swellendam and Mossel Bay. Here you visit arguably the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree. This is the site where the Portuguese explorer, Bartholomeu Dias, made the first landfall in 1488. From here you truly enter the Garden Route and travel past George via the Wilderness Lakelands to Knysna. Overnight at Augusta Bay Lodge. Day 2.  Knysna – Plettenberg Bay – Tsitsikamma National Park You explore Knysna and travel further to Plettenberg Bay for a short visit. Then you traverse through magnificent scenic river valley passes. You visit the Tsitsikamma National Park (Khoisan for ‘The place of much water’). Stretching over one hundred kilometers of wild and rocky coastline characterized by massive cliffs, narrow isolated beaches and shady indigenous forests along the river valleys, the parks impresses! Your next stop is Storms River with the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge, towering 139 m above the valley. We return to Knysna via the “Big Tree” and spend the last part of the afternoon exploring the Heads at Knysna.   Overnight at Augusta Bay Lodge. Day 3.  Knysna – George – Oudtshoorn After breakfast, you board a boat for a short trip on the Knysna Lagoon. Depart from Knysna and travel to George. From here you drive via the scenic Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn. The town is known as the ‘Feather Capital’ of the world as we find the largest concentration of ostrich farms in the world here. We visit the Cango Caves, regarded as

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R14680

4 Day Garden Route Tour – Port Elizabeth to Cape Town – Solo

DAY 1 Port Elizabeth – Garden Route – Knysna We depart from Port Elizabeth on the Garden Route tour along the N2 national route to the Storms River. This is the beginning of the Garden Route – with the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge across the valley towering some one hundred and thirty- nine meters above the river. The next stop is at Tsitsikamma National Park (Khoisan for the place of much water) stretching over one hundred kilometers of wild and rocky coastline. It is characterized by massive cliffs, narrow isolated beaches, and indigenous forests along the river valleys. Here you can do a relaxing walk/hike to the suspension bridge stretching over the mouth of the Storms River. From here you travel to The Bloukrans Bridge, 216 meters (709 feet) above the Bloukrans River. The Bloukrans Bungee is the world’s highest commercial bungee bridge and is the highest commercial natural bungee jump in the world! Before entering Plettenberg Bay we visit the Birds of Eden. This unique two-hectare dome (the world’s largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. Currently, more than 3,500 birds from over 220 species, with the main focus being African birds are here. Then a short visit to Monkeyland, the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary. On this visit, you can expect to see a variety of primates, ranging from the Gibbons of Asia to the Lemurs of Madagascar. More than 700 primates live at the sanctuary. Travelling past Plettenberg Bay to Knysna on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon with its entrance to the sea guarded by two promontories known as the ‘Heads’. The area also falls within a National Park proclaimed to conserve the extraordinary natural beauty of the Lakeland and adjacent indigenous forests. Knysna also offers shopping opportunities for unusual locally made art and craft,

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From 4385 US$

7 Day Vic Falls, Chobe and Okavango Delta Safari

This tour incorporates the ultimate wildlife and scenic experience in southern Africa! The packages covers two nights at Vic Falls,  two nights in Chobe National Park and two nights in Okavango Delta! DAY 1. Johannesburg – Vic Falls (Vic Falls, Chobe, and Okavango Delta) The 1st day of this 7-day Vic Falls, Chobe, and Okavango Delta Safari, commences with the Vic Falls.  After a relatively short flight from Johannesburg’s O R Tambo International Airport, you are welcomed at the Vic Falls Airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at your own leisure to explore the area. Early evening you transfer to the Boma Place of Eating.. This is not just another ethnic restaurant but a rather unique cultural experience. You will be greeted in local languages and invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony.  Afterwards, a sampling of traditional beer and snacks before dinner is served. Excellent cuisine, including a variety of game meats and traditional Zimbabwean dishes are on offer. The meal is accompanied by entertainment from traditional dancers, the story teller and a local witch-doctor for some fortune telling. After dinner the Sangoma tells tales of the country’s folklore, culture and heritage. The highlight of the evening is the interactive drumming and dancing, so come prepared to participate.  Overnight at the Kingdom Hotel. DAY 2. Vic Falls The Victoria Falls is in its 150 millionths fantastic year, truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of the falls. On this guided tour, you will be accompanied through the rain forest by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna,

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From 1750 US$

5 Day Victoria Falls and Chobe Tour

This tour includes 2 nights at the Kingdom Hotel in Vic Falls village with tours and cruises around the area and 2 nights at the Chobe Safari Lodge with open vehicle and boat safaris in Chobe National Park. This is a great combination of the Vic Falls and a wildlife safari in arguably one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves. We can also offer you a package just into Chobe, please contact us. DAY 1. Johannesburg – Vic Falls (Victoria Falls and Chobe) The tour to Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park departs from Johannesburg. Fly from the O R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg to Vic Falls Airport and transferred to your hotel. Later this afternoon embark on a 2-hour Sundowner Cruise including finger snacks, beer, wine, champagne and soft drinks on the Zambezi River. The cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river. You have the opportunity to see a variety of game including hippo, crocodile, elephant and sometimes even rhino, as well as many bird species. Overnight at the Kingdom Hotel. DAY 2. Vic Falls The Victoria Falls is in its 150 millionth fantastic year, truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of the falls. On this guided tour, you will be accompanied through the rainforest by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife and other points of interest. We return to the hotel later or you can do our own exploring. Early evening you are transferred to the Boma Place of Eating. This is not just another ethnic restaurant but a rather unique cultural experience. You

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From 896 US$

3 Day Victoria Falls – Zambia

A great way to see the Victoria Falls starting with a flight from Johannesburg. The package includes airport / hotel transfers and unlimited access to the falls along a pathway a few hundred metres from the hotel.  Also included is a sun-downer cruise on the Zambezi where you enjoy the African scenery and wildlife while sipping your favourite alcoholic or non-alcoholic refreshment and watching the sun set over Africa! Optional activities such as a helicopter or fixed wing flight over the falls,  additional game viewing, visits to a cultural village, bungee jumping, etc can be added. DAY 1. Johannesburg – Livingstone – Victoria Falls This Victoria Falls tour commences from Johannesburg with a flight from the O R Tambo International Airport to Livingstone Airport and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you have the opportunity to explore the area on your own. Overnight at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort.  (Departures from Cape Town and Durban is possible with added flights). DAY 2. Victoria Falls The Victoria Falls is in its 150 millionth fantastic year! Truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of the falls. This tour does not include a guided tour of the falls, but you have unlimited access to the falls from the hotel – a few hundred metres easy walk. You can also book an optional guided tour, where you will be accompanied by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife and other points of interest. Afterwards, you return to the hotel or you can continue with your own exploring. Later this afternoon embark on a 2-hour Sundowner Cruise. We enjoy finger snacks,

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From 995 US$

3 Day Vic Falls Explorer – Zimbabwe

A great way to see Victoria Falls starting with a flight from Johannesburg. The package includes airport / hotel transfers, a guided tour to the falls, the Boma dinner, a sun-downer cruise enjoying the African scenery and wildlife while sipping your favourite alcoholic or non-alcoholic refreshment and watching the sun set over Africa! Optional activities such as a helicopter or fixed wing flight over the falls,  additional game viewing, visits to a cultural village, bungee jumping, etc can be added. DAY 1. Johannesburg – Victoria Falls We start the Victoria Falls tour in Johannesburg and fly from the O R Tambo International Airport to Vic Falls Airport and transferred to your hotel. Later this afternoon embark on a 2-hour Sundowner Cruise. Enjoy finger snacks  with your favourite alcoholic or soft drink on the Zambezi River. The cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river. You have the opportunity to see a variety of game including hippo, crocodile, elephant and sometimes even rhino, as well as many bird species. Overnight at the Kingdom Hotel. DAY 2. Vic Falls The Victoria Falls is in its 150 millionths fantastic year, truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of the falls. On this guided tour, you will be accompanied through the rainforest by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife and other points of interest. We return to the hotel later or you can do our own exploring. Early evening you are transferred to the Boma Place of Eating.. This is not just another ethnic restaurant but a rather unique cultural

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R12965

5 Day Sossusvlei Namibian Explorer

 Explore Windhoek and towards the southern Namibia and in particular Sossusvlei on this guided tour. It is situated in the largest conservation area in Namibia, the Namib-Nakluft National Park, an area of almost 50,000 km2. Forming part of many other scenic areas and above all, Sossusvlei, renowned for its red,  star-shaped dunes  contrasting starkly against the floors of the pans. 5 Day Sossusvlei Namibian Explorer Day 1. WINDHOEK On the first day of your southern Namibian Explorer starts with the Mid-morning flight from Johannesburg to Windhoek. On arrival transfer to the hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to explore the area before we travel to Sossusvlei. Day 2. WINDHOEK – NAMIB DESERT Depart Windhoek late morning and travel via the scenic Spreetshoogte Pass and Solitaire into the Namib Desert the oldest and driest desert on earth. Late afternoon check into the hotel after an exiting day traveling into the desert. Day 3. SOSSUSVLEI After an early rise, enter the Namib-Naukluft Park early morning and watch the first sun rays change the dunes into a picturesque lunar-like scene. Travel from the Tsauchab River Valley to the Sossusvlei surrounded by some of the highest sand dunes in the world. After a picnic lunch under Camelthorn trees, return to the lodge via the Sesriem Canyon and awe at the rock formations. Sundowner drive to Marble Mountain. Overnight at your lodge after a sumptuous dinner (not included). Day 4. SOSSUSVLEI – WINDHOEK After breakfast we travel back to Windhoek via the Remshoogte Pass arriving mid-afternooon. Overnight at the hotel. Day 5. WINDHOEK – JOHANNESBURG Morning at leisure before departing around midday to the airport for return flight to Johannesburg. YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN THE FOLLOWING TOUR TOO: 9 Day Namibian Explorer

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