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Location
south africa

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14 DAYS FROM 7250 PP

Best time to go
year round

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Classic South Africa Safari

History, Culture & Wildlife

History, culture, wildlife await travellers embarking on this 14-day safari, an itinerary that takes in everything from game drives in search of the Big Five to discovering the art, culture and cuisine of cosmopolitan Cape Town. Taking in both natural wonders and key cultural sites, this safari is a wonderful way to experience some of the most instantly recognisable symbols of southern Africa.

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why book this trip


  • Spend time on the coast of Cape Town exploring the rugged rocks of beautiful Cape Point
  • Exploring Cape Town, one of the world’s most enigmatic cities
  • Visit Walker Bay, one of the best spots in the world for whale watching
  • Explore the culinary delights in the fine dining restaurants and bars of the winelands
  • Go in search of lion, rhino, elephant, cheetah and leopards in Garonga Game Reserve


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Day 1: Arrive Cape Town

Upon arrival you will be met in the terminal at Cape Town International Airport and assisted with baggage collection. You'll be accompanied to your meet your driver in arrivals and driven to your hotel, the rest of the day is spent at your leisure.

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Day 2: Cape Point - Full Day Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Hout Bay Harbour, which lies between Cape Town and Cape Point. Your journey continues along the dramatic Chapman's Peak drive to Cape Point, then follows the coastline to Boulder's Beach, famous for its penguin colony.

Days 3 - 4: Cape Town

Spend the next two days exploring Cape Town and all that it has to offer. Highlights include the cable car up Table Mountain, a moving and inspiring visit to Robben Island, driving the coastal road through Camps Bay, Chapman's Peak, Hout Bay and the Cape Peninsula.

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Day 5: Cape Town - Mosaic Farm

This morning after breakfast and check-out at a time to be advised locally, you will be collected from your accommodation and transferred by road to Mosaic Farm. Upon arrival you will check in to your room and time permitting you may wish to enjoy some of the activities on offer.

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Day 6: Mosaic Farm Activities

In a prime position on the shores of the Hermanus Lagoon, near the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay and the majestic Overberg Mountains. Enjoy sunset cruises on the lagoon, beach excursions, quad biking, kayaking, guided nature walks and bird watching.

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Days 7 - 8: Mosaic Farm - Franschhoek

This morning after breakfast and check-out at a time to be advised locally, you will be collected from your accommodation and transferred by road to Franschhoek. Franschhoek is a quaint little village nestled between towering mountains in the heart of the Winelands.

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Day 9: Franschhoek - Garonga Game Reserve

This morning after breakfast and check-out at a time to be advised locally, you will be collected and transferred by road to Cape Town Airport for your flight to the Garonga Game Reserve. You will be met upon arrival at the Garonga Safari Airstrip and transferred to your lodge.

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Days 10 - 13: Garonga Game Reserve

Set within the 22,000 hectare Greater Makalali Reserve, you will experience a relaxed and unhurried game viewing experience with the opportunity to see lion, rhino and elephant, as well as cheetah and leopard encounters.

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Day 14: Garonga Game Reserve - Johannesburg

This morning after breakfast and check-out at a time to be advised locally, you will be collected from your accommodation and transferred to back to the airstrip for your onward flight to Johannesburg International Airport, for your onward travel arrangements.

Garonga

A safari at Garonga Game Reserve, set within the 22,000 hectare Greater Makalali Reserve, offers a relaxed and unhurried game viewing experience. In addition to lion, rhino and elephant sightings, as well as cheetah and leopard encounters, guests are encouraged to learn about and admire the smaller animals and the fascinating roles they play within the reserve's ecosystem. With only a handful of vehicles, Garonga promises you a more intimate wildlife encounter, where sightings are both rewarding and exciting. The signature bush-bath under the stars is a real highlight and, if you're feeling adventurous, try a ‘sleep out’ on the deck in a tree complete with picnic hamper, cold drinks, hot drinks and a two way radio!

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Wildlife Specialists

Wildlife remains our primary focus and we ensure accommodation is carefully selected as the very best places to stay for front-row wildlife spectacles for the time of the year you are travelling. We want you to experience wild Africa at its very best, listening out at night for the saw-like grunt of a leopard, or the deep bone trembling roar of lions.

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Wealth of Experience

Natural World Safaris has a long established pedigree in Africa, starting in 2005 after our CEO and Founder Will Bolsover had spent many years guiding on the continent. We maintain close relationships with our partners on the ground, from lodge owners to frontline conservationists, affording our clients access and opportunities that nobody else can match.

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Tailored Safaris

Share your interests with our Destination Specialists and we will match you to the in-country experts, providing you with nothing but the best access and highly experienced wildlife trackers and guides. Safari are meticulously planned to be seamless in terms of quality and service, with private transfers available throughout.