This 7 Day Luxury Safari tour takes you to two of South Africa’s most popular destinations. Starting off with a few days spent exploring the beautiful city of Cape Town - a mixing pot of fantastic views, vibrant cultures, and tasty cuisines. You then move to the north east part of South Africa, to the Lowveld region, home to the Kruger National Park and the Sabie Sands Game Reserve and a spread of luxury safari-based experiences in the heart of the African bush.
Itinerary at a glance
3 Nights Cape Grace Hotel - Cape Town, complete with private touring
3 Nights Londolozi Pioneer Camp - Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, including private game drives (Game drive is the colloquial term for a safari. In this context a game drive is undertaken in a private open topped safari vehicle, under the guidance of a professional ranger).
Day 01 - Cape Grace, Cape Town
On arrival at Cape Town International Airport, South Africa, you will collect your luggage and meet our friendly driver-guide who will transport you through the city, to the spectacular Cape Grace Hotel. Settled on a secluded quay between the idyllic international yacht marina and the lively shopping district of the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Grace epitomises class and sophistication in the Mother City.
With its service-orientated atmosphere and stunning views of Table Mountain, there is no better place to spend the first three (3) nights of your safari, than at this luxury 5-Star hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
Day 02 - Cape Grace, Cape Town
This morning after breakfast, you get to embark on an exciting adventure around the southwestern most point of the African continent- the Cape Peninsula. Known for its rocky outcrops rich in biodiversity, the Cape Peninsula is a scenic route off the Cape’s beaten path, dotted with charming towns and stunning beaches.
Stop off for a chat with the local fishing folk in the coastal gem of Kalk Bay, or enjoy a special visit to Boulder’s Beach in Simons Town. This is the only place in the world where you are able interact with a colony of African Penguins whilst roaming around the beach’s shore or snorkelling, kayaking and SUPing in the shallow waters that surround it.
For lunch, head off on a secluded gourmet picnic along this wild peninsula, taking-in the panoramic views and natural beauty of the Atlantic Ocean.
Day 03 - Cape Grace, Cape Town
After a delicious breakfast, it is time to wander 140km towards the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus, in the Overberg area. Nestled amongst the coastal nature reserve of Walker Bay and the Kleinrivier Mountain Range, Hermanus is one of the world’s top whale-watching destinations. The picturesque bay acts as a breeding ground for the majestic Southern Right Whales who can often be seen frolicking off the shoreline with their calves from May to November.
Your morning in Hermanus is spent from the decks of a whale-watching cruise, trailing the Marine Big 5 (Southern Right Whale, Shark, Dolphin, Seal and Penguin). Once back on land, you get to explore the unspoiled hiking trails of the vast Stanford Mountains followed by an elegant, fine-dining lunch experience at The Tasting Room in the Stanford Hills Estate.
Day 04 - Cape Town to Londolozi Pioneer Camp, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve
This morning after an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport where you will embark on a flight to Nelspruit. On arrival you will be met and assisted to the Federal Air Lounge appropriately designed and decorated in accordance with a luxury safari lodge. Here you get to unwind with refreshments before boarding your Federal Air Flight to Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve.
As you arrive at the airstrip in the Sabi Sands, you will be welcomed by your private guide & game viewing vehicle, and transferred to the authentic Londolozi Pioneer Camp, enjoying a spot of game-viewing along the way. You will be spending three (3) luxurious nights at the family-run Pioneer Camp on a fully inclusive basis, including twice daily private game drives.
Day 05 & 06 - On Safari at Londolozi Pioneer Camp, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve
For the next two days, its all about experiencing a true African safari within the Sabi Sands. The Sabi Sands was the first private nature reserve to be established in South Africa and boasts over 65 000 hectares of open, unfenced land for animals to move around freely. From professionally guided game-drives and nature walks to dining under the stars on warm summer evenings, there are plenty of ways to experience a taste of the flora and fauna that occupy this region. Many of which include the famous Big 5 as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe and an abundant bird population.
In between morning and afternoon game drives, the time is your to relax in the ‘explorer lounge’ or take a dip in the pool at the lodge and enjoy the sense of serenity that pervades it.
Day 07- End of Itinerary
Sadly, your 7 day luxury safari comes to an end today. After an early morning safari (if time permits) and breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip where you head off on your Federal Air flight to OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg. From Johannesburg, you will set off on your late afternoon/evening outbound flight home (at own arrangement) with special memories to take away with you.
R182,200 per person sharing (Jan - 15 Dec 2023)
R211,400 per person sharing (Jan - 15 Dec 2024)
03 Night’s accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis at the Cape Grace, including the following complimentary services:
- Use of the Hot Spa area and its facilities
- 24 hour use of the in-house Fitness Studio situated at the Spa on the 4th floor
- Unlimited wireless internet access
- Undercover and surface parking; 24hr security
- 24hr computer hubs with internet
- Morning tea and coffee with wake-up calls
- Morning local newspaper on request
- Use of our in-room iPod docking stations
- Use of our Playstations and collection of DVDs (available on request)
- Complimentary shower rooms, with standard guest amenities, available for early arrivals and late departures *
- Over-night shoe shine service
- Luxury chauffeur transfers for maximum 3 guests, within the City Bowl (10km radius) from 07h00 to 23h00 *
- Cape Wine Experience: Introduction to Wines of the Cape *
- Port and Sherry in the Library between 18h00 and 22h00
03 Night’s accommodation on a fully inclusive basis: Londolozi Pioneer Camp: All meals, teas / coffees, bar accounts (excluding premium imports), twice daily private game drives, bush veld walks, transfers to and from Londolozi Airstrip, emergency medical evacuation insurance, Laundry, Wi-Fi , Conservation fee and the services of professional ranger and camp staff.
All road transfers on private basis as per itinerary
A great Cape Peninsula Tour including entry fees and a wild picnic
An awesome Whale Boat Trip and touring of Hermanus with some fine dining
A Private Landrover whilst on safari at Londolozi
Cape Town - Nelspruit one way incl. taxes (SA Airlink)
Nelspruit - Londolozi - Johannesburg incl. taxes (Federal Air)
Visas if required
Meals not specified
Bar accounts / beverages not specified and premium imports
Laundry not specified
Flights not specified
Airport taxes (subject to change)
Additional activities / sightseeing / entry fees / park fees not specified
Table Mountain Tickets (weather dependent)
Personal items & gratuities