Southern Africa Safari: South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana

Experience the very best of a Southern Africa safari as you visit some of the most iconic locations in South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana in one trip.

Duration

x Days

When

All year round

Price from

$11,391 – $13,992

Trip Highlights

balloon safari
Hot air balloon safari
canoe-mokoro-safari
Mokoro safari
helicopter safari
Helicopter flight
rhino
Conservation

About this trip

This 13 Day Across Africa LuxVenture® showcases the best of the 3 bucket list destinations of Southern Africa. Explore South Africa, Botswana + Zimbabwe in thirteen unforgettable days of city, safari, sea and cultural experiences. Explore Cape Town and the peninsula with a variety of cultural and outdoor activities before visiting one of South Africa’s most exclusive game reserves. Travel onwards to witness the grandeur of Victoria Falls and end off an incredible trip in Botswana’s top safari destinations, Chobe and the Okavango Delta. Challenge yourself by daring to stand next to one of Africa’s big five in a life-changing elephant interaction experience. Connect with the people of local villages in South Africa and Botswana and lastly, leave your legacy by visiting and supporting leading conservation research centres.

Your day-to-day- breakdown of this trip

Day one

aeroplane

Arrive Hout Bay, Cape Town

Check-in Tintswalo Atlantic

Begin your tri-country journey in one of the top tourism cities in the world – Cape Town. Enjoy the very best of cuisine, culture, entertainment, art and adventure, all framed by the challenging Table Mountain. Arrive at Cape Town International Airport where your Ker & Downey® Africa local representative will await your arrival and transfer you to your first stay, Tintswalo Atlantic, Hout Bay.

Tintswalo Atlantic is situated on the water’s edge of the Table Mountain National Park in Hout Bay. This boutique hotel boast views of the famous Hangberg and the vast Atlantic Ocean. Check into your suite and enjoy panoramic ocean and mountain views from the comfort of your bed. Take this time to settle in and reboot for the adventure ahead.

Where you’ll stay: Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic is situated on the water’s edge of the Table Mountain National Park in Hout Bay. This boutique hotel boast views of the famous Hangberg and the vast Atlantic Ocean.

Experiences:

For panoramic views of Cape Town, hike up the famous Lion’s Head or catch a ride up Table Mountain via the cable car. Other activities include a seal safari off the coast of Hout Bay, as well as whale watching excursions.

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Day two – three

cities

Cape Town

Explore the city

Enjoy a world class breakfast with incredible ocean views before meeting your dedicated guide for the day. You will be transferred to Cape Town on a short scenic drive along the Atlantic Seaboard. Explore the city on a prearranged schedule or at your own pace as you learn about the deep and rich history of Cape Town and South Africa. Depending on your interest, your guide will ensure that you have the best possible experience for your first exciting day in the Mother City. Expect incredible views, authentic cuisine and a vibrant culture.

Your final day in Cape Town is there for you to make of what you prefer. Our Adventurists will work closely with you to match up your personal preferences with the possible activities in and around Cape Town for this day as well as be on hand to provide you with inside tips on the best spots to visit during the course of the day.

Where you’ll stay: Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic is situated on the water’s edge of the Table Mountain National Park in Hout Bay. This boutique hotel boast views of the famous Hangberg and the vast Atlantic Ocean.

Experiences:

Discover the city and its surrounds on a guided tour. Visit Cape Point National Park, a colony of Africa penguins at Boulders Beach and experience one of the most scenically beautifully drives – Chapman’s Peak.

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Day four – six

aeroplane

Transfer to Kapama Game Reserve

Check-in Camp Jabulani

Once you’ve concluded your stay at Tintswalo Atlantic you will be road transferred to Cape Town International Airport where you will depart on a flight to Hoedspruit’s East Gate Airport. You will then be road transferred to Camp Jabulani.

Camp Jabulani is a five-star Relais & Chateaux accredited luxury lodge situated in Kapama Private Game Reserve. Famous for elephant safaris and incredible wildlife encounters, Camp Jabulani is the perfect introduction to your safari adventure. With only 6 suites accommodating 12 guests this this is the place to come if you’re looking to escape the worries of your office walls.

Daily game drives, guided walks and world class cuisine are a few of the things that make a stay at Camp Jabulani extraordinary. On your first evening in Kapama Private Game Reserve you will experience a boma dinner under the stars and feast on dishes curated by the Kapama chefs.

Along with your twice daily game drives you can decide from a variety of activities to partake in during your stay at Camp Jabulani. For the adventurous at heart, a guided bush walk is highly recommended. If you want to take to the sky, a hot-air balloon safari or scenic helicopter flight are also at your disposal. If you are interested in contributing to the conservation of Kapama, Camp Jabulani guests are also invited to visit the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre,one of the leading private research and breeding facilities for endangered species in the country.

Where you’ll stay: Jabulani Safari

Jabulani Safari is a five-star Relais & Chateaux accredited luxury lodge situated in Kapama Private Game Reserve. With only 6 suites accommodating 12 guests, the lodge is the perfect introduction to your safari adventure.

Experiences:

Daily game drives and guided walks are a few of the things that make a stay at Jabulani Safari extraordinary. If you want to take to the sky, a hot-air balloon safari or scenic helicopter flight are also at your disposal.

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Day seven

aeroplane

Transfer to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Check-in Victoria Falls River Lodge

As you round off your first week in Africa with another world-class breakfast, you will be transferred to Hoedspruit for your flight to O.R Tambo International Airport. Board a second flight to Livingstone International Airport. It is here that you will meet your Victoria Falls River Lodge representative who will drive you directly to the lodge.

Victoria Falls River Lodge is situated close to the Falls, with easy access to both the Falls and the Victoria Falls Town (where many excursions and activities begin). This tented lodge is the perfect combination of comfort and wild, with private decks and private plunge pools from which you can view the river’s game and birdlife.

Experiences in the area include game drives, bird watching, river cruises, canoe safaris, bungee jumping, king swings, helicopter flights, river rafting, zip lining and walking safaris.

Where you’ll stay: Victoria Falls River Lodge

Victoria Falls River Lodge is situated close to the Falls, with easy access to both the Falls and Victoria Falls Town. The tented suites offers private decks and private plunge pools from which you can view the river’s wildlife.

Experiences:

Experiences in this area include game drives, bird watching, river cruises, canoe safaris, bungee jumping, king swings, helicopter flights, river rafting, zip lining and walking safaris.

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Day eight

helicopter safari

Victoria Falls

Helicopter flight over the falls

Day eight brings you to one of our favourite experiences in Victoria Falls – a helicopter flight over The Falls. The specially designed helicopters with “Bubbly-shaped” windows will ensure panoramic views of Victoria Falls and incredible photographic opportunities. We highly recommend taking the extended flight route which will take you over the Batoka Gorges and the Zambezi National Park as well as the Victoria Falls.

Travel from here back to your Lodge from where you can relax for the rest of the day or allow one of our Adventurists to recommend other potential excursions that would work well for this location and the time left in the day.

Where you’ll stay: Victoria Falls River Lodge

Victoria Falls River Lodge is situated close to the Falls, with easy access to both the Falls and Victoria Falls Town. The tented suites offers private decks and private plunge pools from which you can view the river’s wildlife.

Experiences:

Experiences in this area include game drives, bird watching, river cruises, canoe safaris, bungee jumping, king swings, helicopter flights, river rafting, zip lining and walking safaris.

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Day nine – eleven

4x4

Transfer to Chobe National Park

Check-in Ngoma Safari Lodge

This morning you will be driven across the border and into Botswana’s world renowned Chobe Forest Reserve. Ngoma Safari Lodge borders the Chobe National Park and offers spectacular views of the Chobe River and Caprivi floodplain. Each of the eight suites have private decks, plunge pools and an outdoor shower, should you wish to spend the day at leisure.

Other activities that will fill your 3 days at Ngoma Safari Lodge include river cruises, game drives, walking safaris and remote picnics.

Where you’ll stay: Ngoma Safari Lodge

Ngoma Safari Lodge borders the Chobe National Park and offers spectacular views of the Chobe River and Caprivi floodplain. Each of the eight suites have private decks, plunge pools and an outdoor shower, should you wish to spend the day at leisure.

Experiences:

Take to the water on a motorboat safari as your cruise along the Chobe River in search of big game and explore Chobe National Park by game vehicle while your expert guide tracks big game. Other activities include walking safaris, as well as remote picnics.

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Day eleven – thirteen

charter plane

Transfer to the Okavango Delta

Check-in Gomoti Plains Camp

This morning you will be driven to Kasane Airport for your onwards flight to Machaba Airstrip. On arrival you will be welcomed by the Gomoti Plains’ staff who will transfer you to your lodge for your last two nights in your Across Africa LuxVenture®.

Situated on the Gomoti river system you will find Gomoti Plains Camp. Consisting of 10 luxury tented suites built on wooden decks, this camp is sophisticated, yet contemporary. Expect phenomenal wildlife encounters and be on the lookout for the famous wild dog packs which inhibit the region.

Other activities that will fill your 2 days at Gomoti Plains Camp include mokoro safaris, twice daily game drives, walking safaris and motor boat safaris.

Where you’ll stay: Gomoti Plains Camp

Situated on the Gomoti river system you will find Gomoti Plains Camp. Consisting of 10 luxury tented suites built on wooden decks, this camp is sophisticated, yet contemporary.

Experiences:

Fill your 2 days at Gomoti Plains Camp include mokoro safaris, twice daily game drives, walking safaris and motor boat safaris. Expect phenomenal wildlife encounters and lookout for the famous wild dog packs.

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Day thirteen

aeroplane

Departure

Charter flight to Maun

Your journey home begins with a road transfer to the nearby Machaba Airstrip for your onward flight to Maun. Here you will connect with your international flights home. Speak to our Adventurists to arrange your international flights for your convenience.

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