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Travelsphere Ultimate South Africa
from £3499 pp
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  • Location
    South Africa, Africa
  • Board Basis
    14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Duration
    17 Days
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Discover the very best of South Africa on this all-encompassing tour. Beginning in Cape Town, take the cable car up Table Mountain and enjoy a tour of the Cape Peninsula which includes a visit to Cape Point and Boulders Beach.

What's Included
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  • Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways or South African Airways
  • 14 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels plus 2 nights in flight
  • 23 meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
Included Holiday Highlights
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  • Cape Town tour and Table Mountain
  • Cape Peninsula, Cape Point, Boulders Beach and Botanical Gardens 
  • Winelands cellar tour and tasting
  • The Drostdy Museum in Swellendam
  • The Cango Caves and an ostrich farm
  • Drive along the Garden Route
  • Knysna Lagoon cruise
  • Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park 
  • Discover charming Port Elizabeth
  • The Zulu battlefields
  • Game drive in Kruger National Park
  • Drive along the scenic Panorama Route
  • Graskop Gorge Lift and forest walk
  • A 'braai' dinner under the stars
Tour Itinerary
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Day 1: UK - Cape Town

Depart on your scheduled overnight flight to Cape Town today

Day 2 - Cape Town

On arrival in Cape Town, we'll transfer you to your hotel, with your sightseeing starting en route. Located on the shores of the Atlantic, with Table Mountain as a backdrop, Cape Town occupies a spectacular setting.

Day 3 - Cape Peninsula

Head along Chapman's Peak, one of the most spectacular coastal drives in the world, reaching Cape Nature Reserve and Cape Point. The return journey is made via Boulders Beach, where you'll see its famous penguin colony.

Day 4 - Cape Town

The choice is yours today, you can explore independently, or perhaps come on an optional excursion to Khayelitsha.

Day 5: Stellenbosch

A scenic drive takes you through lush farm land and vineyards, in the heart of the Western Cape winelands. On arrival into Stellenbosch, enjoy a tour of this charming historic town.

Day 6: Oudtshoorn

Your next base is Oudtshoorn, and during our drive here we'll stop at Swellendam, one of the oldest towns in South Africa. A tour will introduce its stunning architecture and you'll also have time to visit its fascinating museum. 

Day 7: Knysna

Oudtshoorn is the 'ostrich capital of the world', and home to the world's largest population of these unique flightless birds. On our way to Knysna, our base for two nights, we'll visit the Safari Ostrich Farm to see some of these fascinating creatures up close. You're also going to see the Cango Caves today.

Day 8: Knysna

The quaint town of Knysna lies at the heart of the Garden Route and is surrounded by ancient forests. It's a delightful place with plenty of craft shops, boutiques and cafés and after a leisurely start today, we'll head to the Knysna Lagoon for a lunch cruise aboard a paddle steamer. 

Day 9: Port Elizabeth

Your journey to Port Elizabeth via Plettenberg Bay includes a stop at Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park.​ Here you can walk across the 77-metre-long suspension bridge which hovers above the tumultuous water flowing into the Indian Ocean. 

Day 10: Battlefields

Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Africa, and we'll discover its highlights before we fly to Durban. On arrival you'll discover a very different territory to that previously experienced, as we head into the heart of the Zulu kingdom, the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields.

Day 11: Battlefields

On today's guided tour you'll retrace history as you stand at the very spot where the 1879 Battle of Isandlwana and subsequent conflict at Rorke's Drift took place.​

Day 12: Kruger

Your journey today to Kruger National Park, South Africa's largest game reserve, is long but packed full of rewards as you travel through a variety of landscapes and take in spectacular views.

Day 13: Kruger

Kruger is home to the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino, so you're sure to want to head into the park today and notch up some thrilling wildlife spots. There's plenty of choice, with a range of optional game drives. You'll travel in an open safari vehicle with an expert guide who will talk to other drivers and track down the best wildlife sightings.

Day 14: Kruger

As we head to our next lodge in Kruger we'll take in the sights on a game drive, which also includes a breakfast picnic. This afternoon is yours to do as you please. You could relax and enjoy the facilities at the lodge, or head out on an optional game drive and continue your search for wildlife.

Day 15: Kruger & Panorama Route

Start your day with a drive along the breathtaking Panorama Route, which winds its way through some of South Africa's most beautiful scenery. 

Day 16: Kruger - UK

Today we will transfer you to Johannesburg for your early-evening flight to the UK.

Accommodation
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Days 2-4: Onomo Hotel Cape Town - Inn on the Square

Overlooking Green Market Square in Cape Town, Inn on the Square Cape Town is a contemporary hotel in one of Cape Town’s oldest buildings.

Day 5: Protea Hotel by Marriott Stellenbosch

Located in-between two international golf courses with the best of the Winelands. The hotels facilities include a restaurant, bar, heated pool, lounge and health centre.

Day 6: Queens Hotel

Queens Hotel, located in the heart of Oudtshoorn, is an oasis of colonial elegance. Hotel rooms feature air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and private facilities.

Days 7-8: Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays

The 4-star Protea Hotel Knysna Quays is set on the Knysna Quays waterfront, within easy reach of the city's main attractions. 

Day 9: The Paxton Hotel

Situated only a short walk from the beach, in the heart of Port Elizabeth, this modern hotel impresses with its many facilities and central location, close to the airport, The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex.

Days 10-11:

Battlefields Country Lodge The 3-star Battlefields Country Lodge is situated in the heart of the well-known historic Battlefields in KwaZulu Natal near Dundee. 

Days 12-13: Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

Overlooking the renowned Kruger National Park, each room has a fantastic view of the gardens and wildlife, while the open-air Lapa Restaurants offers a dining experience under the stars.

Days 14-15: Protea Hotel by Marriott Hazyview

Only 20 minutes from the Kruger National Park, located in the heart of the adventure capital of the Mpumalanga Lowveld, this hotel nestles on a hill overlooking the beautiful Sand River Valley.

Price Information
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Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.

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