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Location
SOUTH AFRICA

Details
15 DAYS FROM 29000 PP

Best time to go
YEAR ROUND

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Luxury South Africa Safari

Private Reserves & Lodges

Start on the coast of Cape Town, consistently voted one of the best cities in the world. Watch the waddling penguins at Boulders Beach, home to about 3,000 penguins on their own sandy beach. Next, experience a wide variety of activities at Grootbos Nature Reserve with their specialist guides. Stay at Tswalu, one of the largest privately owned game reserves in Africa, home to a wide array of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, black rhino, wild dog, as well as desert adapted animals such as meerkats, oryx and springbok. After Tswalu, you will be transferred to Johannesburg for your flight to Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, which is particularly well known for its big cat sightings especially leopards.

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why book this trip


  • Relax in the ultimate luxury of your lodge after encountering the African big cats whilst out on safari with your expert guide.
  • Drink some of the best wines alongside delectable cuisine in the winelands on longest wine route in the world, approximately 1,000km.
  • Game drives in the world renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve, particularly well known for its big cat sightings.


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Day 1: Arrive Cape Town

Upon arrival you will be met at Cape Town International Airport and driven to your hotel. Consistently voted one of the best cities in the world, Cape Town’s charms extend from its natural beauty to its vibrant urban atmosphere. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure.

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Days 2 - 3: Cape Town

Spend today 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, the Cape Peninsula and Boulders Beach penguin colony.

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Day 4: Cape Town - Grootbos Nature Reserve

After breakfast and check-out, you will be transferred to Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. Sit back and relax as you enjoy this 2hr30 drive through the stunning scenary of the Western Cape. Upon arrival, settle in, enjoy a leisurely lunch and then depart on an afternoon activity.

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Day 5: Grootbos Nature Reserve

Grootbos Nature Reserve offers a wide variety of activities, such as marine big five by boat (June – December); forest and fynbos on foot; horseback riding on the reserve; 4x4 flower safari; long walk on the beach; social responsibility tour; whales and ancient caves and shark cage diving.

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Day 6: Cape Town - Tswalu

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your onward connecting flight to Tswalu Private Game Reserve. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation, where you will have time to settle in, enjoy a leisurely lunch and then depart on an afternoon game drive.

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Days 7 - 8: Tswalu

Aside from the 'normal' game drives, you can also enjoy horse riding, walking safaris and sleep-outs under the stars. If you want to get involved in the conservation of the endangered black rhino, you will have the opportunity to help the local vet with darting and tagging operations.

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Day 9: Tswalu – Johannesburg – Sabi Sands

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight to Johannesburg. On arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Federal Air Hanger for your flight departing to Singita Ebony, and transferred to the lodge.

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Day 10 - 11: Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives inside the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, home to the big five and renowned as one of the best places in Africa to see leopards. The oldest and most established of Kruger’s private game reserves, the Sabi Sands sits adjacent to Kruger National Park.

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Day 12: Johannesburg – Sabi Sands

Today, at a time to be advised locally, you will be driven to the airstrip in time for your scheduled charter light aircraft flight to Johannesburg. On arrival in Johannesburg, you will be assisted to your onward flight.

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Tswalu

Kalahari Desert


Tswalu

Kalahari Desert


The Kalahari Reserve is home to a variety of wildlife, including rare and endangered species such as the black rhino, wild dog, and pangolin. A central waterhole, strategically positioned in front of the main guest area, beckons various wildlife, particularly during the dry season. Immerse yourself in the pristine natural surroundings, where indigenous gardens flourish, providing a haven for antelope and a plethora of bird species.

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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.