SA SAFARI EXPLORER WITH MABULA (10 Nights/ 11 Days)

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the world by land area, and with close to 53 million people, is the world’s 24th-most populous nation. South Africa is a multiethnic society encompassing a wide variety of cultures, languages, and religions. The tourism industry is well established with an exciting sector of emerging entrepreneurs. The country is strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife, and is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism. South Africa is renowned for its excellent tourist infrastructure and wide range of accommodation, from luxury game lodges and five-star hotels to friendly country houses, small hotels, B&Bs, and camping and self-catering establishments.

Day 1
Arrival Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport Meet and Greet by a Travel Dilse Representative Private transfer from the airport to the hotel. Check in and freshen up. Afternoon at leisure (no services)

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 2
Cape Town

Breakfast at the hotel

Commence on a tour of the city. Take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain for a panoramic view of the city and coastline. Visit the historic Malay Quarter we go past the South African Museum, with its famed Bushmen exhibits, the Cape Castle and other interesting sights. Towards the end of the morning a visit is made at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. This is South Africa’s most talked about tourist venue with many shops and restaurants. (You may wish to stay at the harbour and explore on your own before returning to your hotel on your own). Afternoon at leisure (no services)

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 3
Cape Town

Breakfast at the hotel

Full day tour of the Cape Peninsula. This tour brings you to the Atlantic suburbs, Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay to Hout Bay, where you embark on a boat ride to Seal Island, if weather permits. Thereafter, continue on to Mineral World, a gemstone factory. A lobster lunch will then be served at Fishhoek Galley Restaurant (own account). After lunch, drive along False Bay to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve before reaching Cape Point, and ascend to the highest point. Continue the tour driving into Boulders Beach and see the penguins. Evening at leisure

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 4
Cape Town – Outshoorn (Garden Route)

After Breakfast be met by a Travel Dilse representative and depart on a private road transfer to Oudtshoorn. (Drive time from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn is +/- 5.5 hours’ drive) via a visit to the Safari Ostrich Farm for the ultimate “Ostrich Experience” with hundreds of ostriches to view from incubation to full grown adults that visitors can ride. It also boasts an excellent restaurant specializing in both South African and Indian Cuisine and a Curio shop with a great range of ostrich products. Arrive at the hotel and check-in Spend the rest of the day at leisure Evening free at leisure

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 5
Knysna (Garden Route)

After Breakfast full day at leisure to explore Knysna and surrounding areas within approximate parameters with driver/guide at disposal

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 6
Knysna – Sun City

In the morning, after breakfast proceed to Sun City.  Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Day at leisure to explore the resort including the Valley of the Waves

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 7
 Sun City

In the Morning,after breakfast. full day at leisure.

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 8
 Suncity –Mabula

In a morning after breakfast Enjoy an extraordinary encounter with South Africa’s bushveld at Mabula Game Lodge, located just two-and-a-half hours’ drive from Johannesburg in Limpopo’s malaria-free Waterberg. Revel in the sheer variety of animal, bird and plant life; the diverse landscapes ranging from grassland plains to rocky outcrops creating an ideal habitat for the free roaming Big Five and all the little creatures that contribute to a magical wildlife experience you’ll never forget.

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 9
 Mabula

Game drives are offered to lodge guests twice a day – once early morning and again in time for sundowners in the late afternoon, and depending on the time of year you visit, each experience can be unique. Watch the vivid change of the seasons as the green thickets and grasslands give way to the bushveld greys and yellows of autumn. Feel the chilly winter air on your cheeks before sunrise and witness the rebirth of the bush as the first summer rains fall and with it the exciting arrival of lambing season.

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 10
 Mabula – Johannesburg

In the morning, after breakfast proceed to Johannesburg.  Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Day at leisure.

Overnight at the Hotel

Day 11
 Johannesburg

Private transfer from Hotel  to JNB O.R Tambo International Airport

Flight Back HOME!