Africa to Antarctica LuxVenture® Expedition

Transport yourself from the tip of Africa to the white deserts of Antarctica followed by an African safari in Kruger National Park.

Duration 10 Days
When Jan
Price from $45,772
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About this trip

What makes this trip life-changing?

Big game
Ice Trekking
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Igloo pods
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Emperor Penguin Safari
Private Jet

The ground you’ll cover

Our epic new Africa to Antarctica LuxVenture® Expedition transports you from the tip of Africa to the snowy wonderland of Antarctica - an experience which has lured travelers such as astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Bear Grylls and Prince Harry. Following four days in the city of Cape Town we will transfer you 2,400 miles across the Southern Ocean by private jet. Landing on a blue-ice runway you will be welcomed by the white deserts of Antarctica and hosted in luxury igloo pods. Your days are spent exploring ice caves, crossing frozen lakes, summiting mountains, rock climbing and encountering a 6000 strong Emperor Penguin colony. This is an expedition for the daring, the thrill-seeker and avid explorer. Bid goodbye the snowy wonderland as you return to Cape Town for the second leg of your LuxVenture® Expedition - a visit to South Africa’s most sought after safari destination, the Kruger National Park. Retreat to the African bush for 4 days at one of the park’s most prestigious private lodges, Singita Lebombo, and witness the big five on game drives and walking safari expeditions.

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A day-by-day break down of this trip.

Day one

Arrive Cape Town

Transfer to the Silo Hotel

You are welcomed to the city of Cape Town by a glimpse of the famous Table Mountain from your window seat of your international flight. Touch down in Cape Town International Airport where you will be met by a Ker & Downey Africa representative ready to escort you to your hotel. Your home base for the upcoming three nights, The Silo Hotel, is not only an architectural masterpiece but has also hit the Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Hot List. Towering over the V&A Waterfront and the city’s iconic Table Mountain, The Silo Hotel occupies six floors above Zeitz MOCAA - Africa’s largest collection of contemporary African art. The hotel itself is a celebration of art, style, architecture and design - boasting multi-faceted windows which bulge outward by 1 metre and transforms the building into a glowing beacon at night.

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Day 1 The Silo

After a seamless check-in you can enjoy welcome drinks on the Silo Rooftop — the tallest building in the V&A Waterfront. Dinner will be served in the The Granary Café, dishing up contemporary interpretations of classic dishes as well as executive chef Veronica Canha-Hibbert’s own creations including Tuna Tartare, Cauliflower & Chestnut Gnocchi, Springbok Shank, Cape Seafood Curry, and a 300g Beef Ribeye.

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Experiences

Cape Town Day1 1

Hike Lions Head

Why not do as Capetonians do and spend the day hiking Lions Head? With spiraling 360 degree views of the city, Table Mountain and Campsbay, Lions Head is guaranteed not to disappoint. 

Cape Town Day1 2

Visit Boulders Beach

Take a tour to Boulders Beach and spend the day with playful penguins at one of the country's largest penguin colonies. The beach falls under the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area.

Cape Town Day1 3

Tour Cape Point + Chapmans Peak

Spend the day exploring the crags and cliffs of the Cape Peninsula at Cape Point. Take the scenic route back to Cape Town via Chapman's peak, pass Hout Bay and enjoy the 12 Apostles scenery.

Cape Town Day1 4

Take the cable car

If hiking is not for you, take the cable car up to the summit of Table Mountain. The 5-mintue cable car trip takes you 1 089 metres above Cape Town with spectacular views of the city.

Accommodation

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Exterior view of The Silo Hotel, South Africa | Meal basis: Bed + Breakfast

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Royal Suite overlooking the V&A Waterfront harbor. 

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Superior suite dining room and lounge with views of Signal Hill. 

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Ensuite bathroom with freestanding bath tub.

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The Willaston Bar at The Silo Hotel. 

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Aerial view of rooftop swimming pool and bar.

Day two