Luxury Safari in Kruger National Park & Cape Town

Experience a luxury safari in Kruger National Park’s Sabi Sands as well as Cape Town & the Cape Winelands on this exciting bush and beach trip.

Duration

9 Days

When

All year round

Price from

$12,161 – $13,066

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Trip Highlights

game drives
Game drives
walking safaris
Walking safari
stargazing
Stargazing
wine tours
Wine tasting

About this trip

South Africa is a special place. Without a doubt Cape Town, Sabi Sand & Kruger National Park are the star locations of this incredible country. Pristine beaches, buzzing city experiences, serene escapes, refined stays and memorable wildlife encounters all await between these 3 destinations on this 9 Day LuxVenture® Experience. Cycle through the Winelands, air transfer between camps, safari in the bush and stay in some of South Africa’s top lodges and hotels in a trip that will leave you with the satisfaction of a country well visited as well as a passion to return.

Your day-to-day- breakdown of this trip

Day one

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Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

Check-in Ellerman House

Begin your South African experience in the incredible city of Cape Town. This city is South Africa’s most visited city by International visitors, and for good reason. This one location is home to one of the New 7 Wonders Of The World – Table Mountain, one of the world’s best beaches – Camps Bay, some of the world’s best wines in the Cape Winelands and one of the most vibrant city cultures in the world. Upon arrival in Cape Town you will be met and driven to your first hotel – Ellerman House, Bantry Bay. Perfectly located in a leafy and exclusive Cape Town suburb, with breathtaking views of the ocean, your suite here is the perfect place from which to begin your visit to the country.

Where you’ll stay: Ellerman House

Perfectly located in a leafy and exclusive Cape Town suburb, with breathtaking views of the ocean, Ellerman House is the perfect place from which to begin your visit to the country.

Experiences:

Discover the Ellerman House private art collection before making your way to the lower terrace for a sunset drink overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. For dinner, enjoy a fine dining experience from head chef, Grant Daniels.

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Day two

wine tours

Cape Town

Day Tour Cape Winelands

Today you will embark on a full day tour into the world renowned Cape Winelands. Devon Valley near Stellenbosch provides a dense concentration of some of South Africa’s most prominent world class wines. After being driven to the valley you will embark on a unique cycle tour, stopping off at the wine farms of the area as you go for incredible wine and cuisine experiences. This tour provides ultimate flexibility and you have the freedom to explore the area at their own pace. Return to the city for the evening and allow our travel experts to recommend and pre book a dinner for you at one of Cape Town’s top restaurants.

Where you’ll stay: Ellerman House

Perfectly located in a leafy and exclusive Cape Town suburb, with breathtaking views of the ocean, Ellerman House is the perfect place from which to begin your visit to the country.

Experiences:

For the best view of Cape Town and Table Mountain, hike up the famous Lion’s Head before taking a ride through Devon Valley’s wine farms by bicycle.

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Day three & four

emperor penguin

Cape Town

Day tour of the Cape Peninsula

Spend the next 2 days enjoying the city of Cape Town as you find your perfect balance between exploring the city, mountain and waters of Cape Town. Our Adventurists are available to discuss your preferences, group size and interests in order to make the best recommendations for your 2 days in Cape Town. These recommendations will allow you to experience the bucket list items in Cape Town (that are a must) such as the Table Mountain cable car and Camps Bay beach, but our local knowledge will also open up a world of ‘hidden gems’ in the city that we would love for you to experience – from restaurants, bars, old style movie theatres and the best hiking trails and hidden caves around Table Mountain, there is so much to explore during your time in Cape Town.

Where you’ll stay: Ellerman House

Perfectly located in a leafy and exclusive Cape Town suburb, with breathtaking views of the ocean, Ellerman House is the perfect place from which to begin your visit to the country.

Experiences:

Discover the Cape Peninsula on a day tour to Cape Point National Park, Boulders Beach, and Chapman’s Peak. Boulders Beach is home to one of the biggest African penguin colonies in South Africa.

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Day five

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Transfer to Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Check-in Singita Boulders Lodge

Enjoy your final breakfast at the special Ellerman House as you soak up the last few views of the seaboard. Once you’ve completed your breakfast you will be driven to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Johanneburg’s OR Tambo International Airport. Here you will board your connecting flight to Singita’s own airstrip – the most direct and convenient way to your Lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your guide, who will drive you the short way through the Reserve from the Airstrip to your world class lodge, Singita Boulders Lodge. Situated on the banks of the Sabi River on a privately owned reserve within the Sabi Sands Reserve, this lodge has been named 9th best lodge in Africa, Middle East & The Indian Ocean by Conde Naste Traveller as well as top in the same region (and 7th in the world) by Travel & Leisure.

Where you’ll stay: Singita Boulders Lodge

Situated on the banks of the Sabi River on a privately owned reserve within the Sabi Sands Reserve, Singita Boulders Lodge has been named 9th best lodge in Africa, Middle East & The Indian Ocean by Condé Nast Traveller.

Experiences:

Enjoy world-class game drives led by expert guides through the heart of Sabi Sands Game Reserve or explore the reserve on foot. In the evening, marvel at the African sky and learn about the stars from your expert guide.

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Day five

game drives (1)

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Safari

Spend the day at Singita Boulders Lodge and enjoy this world class Game Reserve. Professional guides and trackers provide visitors with the best possible chances of having the most incredible wildlife experiences. With a good concentration of game in the reserve, leopard, lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant, hyena, hippo, nyala, cheetah, wild dogs and reedbuck are all frequently seen with much more game on offer. While not on game drives, there are many other activities available at the Singita Boulders. These include stargazing, community visits that aid the development of the local area, an extensive wine cellar, guided walking safaris, a spa on location, archery as well as mountain biking excursions and a gym. Round off the day and your wonderful stay at Singita Boulders with drinks around the fire and a top tier dinner.

Where you’ll stay: Singita Boulders Lodge

Situated on the banks of the Sabi River on a privately owned reserve within the Sabi Sands Reserve, Singita Boulders Lodge has been named 9th best lodge in Africa, Middle East & The Indian Ocean by Condé Nast Traveller.

Experiences:

Enjoy world-class game drives led by expert guides through the heart of Sabi Sands Game Reserve or explore the reserve on foot. In the evening, marvel at the African sky and learn about the stars from your expert guide.

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Day seven & eight

charter plane

Transfer to Kruger National Park

Check-in Singita Lebombo Lodge

Awake for another world class breakfast at Singita Boulders Lodge before beginning your journey through to your next accommodation beyond the gates of the Kruger National Park – South Africa’s best known National Park. Your effortless transfer to Singita Lebombo will begin with a short game drive to the airstrip, where you will board a light aircraft which will fly you directly to Satara Airstrip. A Singita Lebombo representative will await your arrival at Satara and by means of a game drive you will be transferred to Singita Lebombo. With only 13 suites, this lodge is one of the most exclusive in the Kruger National Park – a definite must in high season (May – August) where the park attracts a multitude of visitors from around the globe. The suites overlook the N’Wanetsi River – an area teeming with wildlife of various species and a water source that attracts antelope and predator alike. This luxurious lodge is a refined retreat from which to enjoy one of the top National Parks in the world, with a library, wine studio, game viewing from rooftops, espresso bar, lap pool and more. Enjoy your 2 days at Singita Lebombo with stargazing, community visits, an extensive wine cellar, guided walking safaris, spa, archery as well as mountain biking excursions.

Where you’ll stay: Singita Lebombo Lodge

With only 13 suites, Singita Lebombo Lodge is one of the most exclusive in the Kruger National Park. The suites overlook the N’Wanetsi River – an area teeming with wildlife.

Experiences:

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives through Kruger National Park, mountain biking alongside an expert wildlife tracker and connect with the people of South Africa as you discover local communities.

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Day nine

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Departure

Flight transfer to Johannesburg

Your journey home begins with a road transfer back to Satara Airstrip where you will fly directly to OR Tambo, Johannesburg for your onward journey home.

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