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South Africa Majestic Cape Wildlife Safari and Multisport Tour

Hiking, Canoeing, Games Drives, Walking Safari, River Cruise, Wine Tasting and much more...

Experience the diverse adventures of South Africa from the bush to the coast. Track the Big Five from a leading private game reserve, tipple in the Cape's world famous vineyards, discover the culture and glorious scenery of Cape Town, and explore the lesser known treasures of South Africa!

Days 1-3: Cape Town-Table Mountain-Robben Island

We begin with a vigorous hike up fabulous Table Mountain and breathtaking views of Cape Town below.  After descending by cable car, we head for Robben Island.  Our tour here is conducted by an ex-political prisoner who brings to life South African heritage and the triumph of the human spirit.  The following day is free to explore Cape Town and engage in the activity of your choice, ranging from a windsurfing lesson, mountain biking, a boat trip to Seal Island, or a visit to the Gold of Africa Museum.

Days 4-6: Franschoek Valley-Grootbos Nature Reserve

En route to three glorious days at Grootbos Nature Reserve, we visit the Franschoek Valley with its rich history of wine making, with ample time for a couple tastings.  From Grootbos we embark on a day of wildlife viewing with a boat trip full of whales, dolphins, penguins, fur seals and Great While Sharks.  Returning to the Reserve, there is time for a hike through the flowering fybos and milkwood thickets.  The final day at Grotbos prvides opportunities to explore Klipgat Cave, housing prehistoric remnants from 70,000 years ago, horseback riding, coastal drives, guided hikes, bird watching or any of a number of additonal tours.

Days 7-11: Kariega Game Reserve

We return to Cape Town to catch our one-hour flight to Port Eliizabeth. A 40-minute transfer brings us to Kariega Game Reserve.  We arrive at the lodge by river cruise in plenty of time for a game drive.  Likely viewings include lion, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo, hyena, hippo, crocodile, giraffe, zebra and a multitude of antelope species.  After an early morning game drive the following day, we cruise up the Bushman's River to begin a walking safari to our fly camp.  We're met with a real bush campfire meal and later enjoy the spectacular Milky Way stargazing show.  A final day at Kariega has opportunities for more game drives, beach time at Kenton-on-sea, hiking in the predator-fee part of the Reserve, canoeing and fishing.

Trip Details

12 Days / 11 Nights

  • Trip Type:

    Multisport
    Wildlife Safari
  • Trip Rating:

    Easy
  • Price:

    $4998-$5298 depending upon season
  • Single Supplement:

    $2150-$2198 depending on season
  • Gateway City:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Meeting Place:

    Cape Town airport

2014 Dates:

  • Sep 08 - Sep 19

Activities:

  1. Wildlife Viewing
  2. Bush Walk
  3. Wine Tasting
  4. Hiking
  5. Game Drive
  6. Boat Cruise
  7. Cable Car
  8. Canoeing
  9. Cave Tour
  10. Diving with Sharks (optional)
  11. Domestic Flights (, additional cost)
  12. Fishing (optional)
  13. Free Day
  14. Horseback Riding
  15. Mountain Biking (optional)
  16. River Cruise
  17. Whale Watching

Lodging Highlights:

Our distinctive lodging includes an historic hotel in Cape Town's inner city, a 5-star luxury suite flanked between fynbos-clad mountains and the sea, a tastefully appointed thatched suite along the banks of the Bushman's River and a special night in a fly camp.

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