South Africa & Swaziland Safari

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South Africa & Swaziland Safari

from £1,499
Duration: 17 days
Countries: South Africa, Swaziland
Spot the Big Five in game parks and reserves, visit villages and Cape Town, search for wildlife in Kruger National Park, take in southern Africa’s dramatic scenery, experience local dancing.

South Africa & Swaziland Safari

The unvarnished grandeur of South Africa is on display in this comprehensive exploration of one of the continent’s most diverse and fascinating destinations. Africa’s incredible culture and wildlife is at a premium on this tour—from the coastal shores of Tsitsikamma to extensive game drives in Addo Elephant National Park and the famed Kruger. You’ll also have the chance to visit a traditional Swazi village, explore modern Cape Town, and follow the glorious Garden Route. Add in knowledgeable CEOs and some of the best camp meals you’ve ever tasted and you’ve got a recipe for adventure par excellence.

Day 1 Johannesburg

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Greater Kruger Area/Kruger National Park

Drive through scenic mountains, experience a traditional Shangaan dinner and dance. Visit Shalati village and included visit to a Planeterra-supported Children’s Day School just outside Kruger National Park. Game drive and animal viewing in our touring vehicle.

Day 4-5 Kingdom of Swaziland

Explore Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Opt to go on a hike, mountain biking or tour a Swazi village.

Day 6-7 Zululand

Choose from a boat cruise, a nature walk, horseback riding, kayaking or visit a Umfolozi Game Reserve as optional activities.

Day 8 Durban

Enjoy a traditional Durban meal and witness a traditional miner's gumboot dance.

Day 9 Port St Johns

Travel south into the heartland of the Xhosa people, and to Port St Johns. 

Day 10 Cinsta

Travel along the national highway 

Cinsta, a little piece of paradise with 15km of beach. Option to surf, join a guided game drive, or visit a local craft brewery.

Day 11 Addo Elephant National Park

Enjoy a game drive in our touring vehicle. Be on the watch for big elephants.

Day 12-14 Tsitsikamma/Knysna

Visit Tsitsikamma NP. Opt to hike, snorkel, canoe, whale watch or bungee jump.

Day 15-16 Oudtshoorn/Cape Town

Visit 'The Heads' in Knysna. Travel over the Outeniqua Mountains into Klein Karoo ('Little Karoo'). Opt to explore the Cango Caves, visit an ostrich farm, and see all that Cape Town has to offer.

Day 17 Cape Town

Depart at any time.

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Johannesburg >> Greater Kruger Area/Kruger NP >> Kingdom of Swaziland >> Zululand >> Port St Johns >> Cinsta >> Addo Elephant NP >> Tsitsikamma/Knysna >> Oudtshoorn/Cape Town >> Cape Town


Entrances with game drives in our overland vehicle in Kruger and Addo National Parks.
Traditional Shangaan dinner and dance.
Tsitsikamma National Park entrance.
Visit to Planeterra-supported Children’s Day School.
Traditional Durban dinner and miner’s gumboot dance.
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
16 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 12 dinners. (Allow USD85-110 for meals and drinks not included.)
Simple hotels (4 nts), participation camping (11 nts), backpacker dorm (1 nt, multi-share).
19-seat touring vehicle, maximum 14 passengers.
2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local guides.
Small group experience; Max 14, avg 12.

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