Southern Africa Explorer

An excellent, value for money trip. My sister was especially impressed, having little previous experience of camping. The office did an excellent job dealing with our booking.

L, Walbran | Melbourne, VIC

South Africa Encompassed

This is an inspiring journey from Johannesburg to Cape Town visiting the great parks and landscapes of a magnificent corner of Africa whilst staying in comfortable accommodation, handpicked for its location and character. During the trip you can observe the teeming animal life of Kruger National Park, where we search for Africa’s ‘Big Five’, before heading to the Kingdom of Swaziland. We visit Zululand and the World Heritage Site, the Drakensberg Mountains. Making our way to the dramatic Wild Coast, we stop enroute in Nelson Mandela's home town of Qunu. We enjoy a game drive in Addo Elephant National Park, home of large herds of elephant, lion and numerous antelope species. Continuing through the Garden Route, our journey is complete with a visit to Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands region. Arriving in Cape Town, we explore this vibrant city, visiting Cape Point Nature Reserve with an ascent of Table Mountain.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Johannesburg, early morning drive to Mpumalanga
DAYS 2/3 Kruger National Park
DAY 4 Swaziland
DAYS 5/6 Zululand
DAYS 7/8 Drakensberg Mountains (World Heritage Site)
DAYS 9/10 To Wild Coast via Qunu
DAY 11 Addo Elephant National Park
DAYS 12/14 The Garden Route
DAYS 15/16 To Cape Town via Stellenbosch
DAY 17 Ascend Table Mountain, trip concludes in Cape Town

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Trip Code: SAR
Trip Grading: Adventure Touring
Duration:  17 days
Activities:  Adventure Touring Wildlife Safari Day Walking
Next Trip:  29 April 2017
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price: $2,795.00 AUD

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we are also associated with:
Fred Hollows Foundation
Porter Protect
The Himalayan Trust UK