Spectacular South Africa (Small Groups, NoTrain)

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Discover one of the world’s seven wonders as you enjoy a spectacular sunset over Cape Town, the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range and the Atlantic Ocean—seen from up high on Table Mountain. Explore Cape Town your way with the choice of joining your Travel Concierge for a sojourn around The Old Biscuit Mill—a vibrant artisan and culinary market, or a visit to the...
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Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

What's this trip about?

    Discover one of the world’s seven wonders as you enjoy a spectacular sunset over Cape Town, the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range and the Atlantic Ocean—seen from up high on Table Mountain. Explore Cape Town your way with the choice of joining your Travel Concierge for a sojourn around The Old Biscuit Mill—a vibrant artisan and culinary market, or a visit to the District Six Museum—a memorial dedicated to the 60,000 inhabitants forced to relocate after Apartheid destroyed the area. After visiting the UNESCO World Heritage site and former prison of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, meet ex-prison guard Christo Brand for lunch at the Amy Foundation to hear fascinating stories about one of history’s most inspirational figures. In Kruger National Park, adventure out on a private open-air safari in search of the Big Five. Led by professional trackers, this once in a lifetime experience unfolds the largest game reserve in South Africa. At Boschendal Wine Estate, enjoy a farm to table lunch of locally sourced foods, harvested from the Werf Food Garden and cooked to perfection by Chef Allistaire Lawrence.The Activity Level of this tour is Balanced, meaning there is 1 to 3 miles of walking per day which may include some uneven surfaces such as cobblestones and stairs.


Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeSmall Group - max of 24 people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityCape Town
End CityJohannesburg

Travel Themes

  • Cultural


  • Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • South Africa


  • Culture
  • Luxury Travel


Travel Map

Day 1: Welcome to the Mother City

After your private chauffeur escorts you to the award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, dine on modern South African cuisine to begin your South Africa luxury tour.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town.


Day 2: Cape Peninsula and Lunch in Kalk Bay

At Cape Point Nature Reserve, explore one of the world's most pristine wildernesses. Rare wildlife sightings continue at Boulders Beach as you learn about the resident colony of African penguins before lunch overlooking Kalk Bay.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Majestic Table Mountain Relaxed Start

Join a Local Expert at The Old Biscuit Mill to sample culinary delights. Or, visit the District Six Museum’s memorial dedicated to the area destroyed during Apartheid. End the day in decadent style, enjoying drinks and views over Cape Town atop Table Mountain.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town.


Day 4: Historic Cape Winelands Relaxed Start

At Vergelegen Estate, indulge in a wine tasting or pedal your way through a nearby vineyard. At Boschendal Wine Estate savor a seasonal Farm-to-Table lunch before returning to Cape Town in a chauffeured vintage car.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Amy Foundation and Robben Island

Hear stories from a Local Historian and meet a former-political prisoner at UNESCO World Heritage Site, Robben Island. At the Victor Verster prison where Nelson Mandela spent the last months of his imprisonment, join a former guard for an onsite lunch at the non-profit Amy Foundation.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Luxury Safari Experience

Savor your first moments in Big Five territory, Kruger National Park. The Lion Sands Lodge welcomes you with luxury suites with private decks and plunge pools. End the day with an evening game drive and sundowners before a feast in your villa.

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge, Kruger National Park.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Looking for the Big Five

With the help of your expert guide, spot leopards, crocodiles, hippos and elephants on your morning game drive. Relax over high tea or join your ranger for a bush walk. Enjoy your second drive searching for rhino, buffalo and lions as the sun sets beyond the savannah....

Day 8: We're Going on a Safari

Greet the dawn for a game drive keeping an eye out for buck and towering giraffes. Savor breakfast at your villa before a leisurely birding walk. After your final evening game drive, raise a toast to adventure as you dine beneath a blanket of stars.

Lion Sands Game Reserve, Kruger National Park., Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Farewell South Africa

Embark on one last morning game-drive before you conclude your Cape Town to Skukuza luxury tour with a private transfer to the Skukuza Airport.On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.


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Meals Included
  • 4 Dinner (D)
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • 6 Lunch (L)
  • Cape Town: Begin your journey in style with an outstanding Welcome Dinner at the Azure Restaurant. Taste exquisite flavors from executive chef Christo Pretorius as you glimpse spectacular views of the Atlantic from your dazzling vantage point over Camps Bay.
  • Kalk Bay: Take a seat at the elegant Harbor House in Kalk Bay for a sumptuous lunch with wine, accompanied by endless views of False Bay and the Hottentots Mountain Range rising in the distance. Dine on freshly caught fish prepared with flair.
  • Boschendal Wine Estate: Savor a delicious Farm-to-Table meal at the award-winning Werf Restaurant, renowned for its sustainability. Chef Allistaire Lawrence presents a menu guided by the seasons with local and ethically sourced produce brought to the fore in each dish.
  • Kruger National Park: Dine under the twinkling stars of the Kruger sky as Lion Sands’ expert chefs prepare a sumptuous Celebration Dinner. Toast with fine local wines to your adventures in the unspoilt wilderness as you taste mouthwatering modern dishes based on traditional recipes.
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