A Signature Southern African Extravaganza Tour - 10 day / 9 nights

9 Nights

Cape Town

A 10 day tour encompassing the captivating city of Cape Town, safaris in Pilanesberg Game Reserve and the incredible Victoria Falls.

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Highlights

  • Take time to explore the captivating city of Cape Town.
  • Enjoy a half day city tour of Cape Town visiting the Castle, Parliament Buildings and the Slave Lodge.
  • Cable car to the summit of Table Mountain (own account and weather permitting).
  • Full day Peninsula Tour travelling along the coastline and with a chance to see the penguins at Boulders Beach.
  • Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives to try and spot the big five at the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
  • Enjoy a stylish sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
  • Tour the Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls.
  • Day 1 - Cape Town
  • Day 2 - Cape Town
  • Day 3 - Cape Peninsula
  • Day 4 - Cape Town
  • Day 5 - Pilanesburg Game Reserve
  • Day 6 - Pilanesburg Game Reserve
  • Day 7 - Johannesburg
  • Day 8 - Victoria Falls
  • Day 9 - Victoria Falls
  • Day 10 - Zambia
  • Additional Information

On your arrival at Cape Town International, you will be met and taken by private transfer to your Cape Town hotel. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Cape Town is historically, culturally and visually, the most diverse, breathtakingly scenic and vibrant city you’ll have had the pleasure of visiting. Known fondly as the Mother City, Cape Town has everything for the curious traveller who enjoys the good life in all its colours and guises. From exquisite wine farms in magnificent green settings, to a long and captivating history and architecture, there’ll be little doubt in your mind why it’s voted one of the world’s finest cities to visit. Settle in and spend the night at your hotel. With so much to do and see the Cape Town, it's really a good idea to stay somewhere central. Situated, on the corner of Buitengracht and Strand Street, the bustling location of SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl inspires guests to explore the hip surroundings and get to know the city. After a busy day, return to your bright, modern and spacious room, meet up for a coffee in the spacious lobby or head through to Vigour and Verve, where great food and drinks are served all day long.

Overnight at SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl or similar.

Meals Included: Ro

SunSquare Cape Town Gardens

Situated near the Cape Town city bowl in the lush suburb of Gardens, the SunSquare hotel offers visitors fresh, unique accommodation that is comfortable and vibrant. The hotel's 136 contemporary and well-appointed en-suite rooms are equipped with a host of amenities, which include flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi and more.Zepi Grill and Bar restaurant offers an exciting dining experience for hotel guests including the vibrant alfresco terrace. The hotel also offers a gym for the use of its guests, as well as a magnificent outdoor pool in the gardens.

Enjoy a half day tour of the city, with highlights including a cable car ride up to the summit of the legendary Table Mountain (own account and weather permitting), wind your way past the scenic and upmarket suburbs of Camps Bay and Clifton, drive past Parliament Buildings, City Hall, the Slave Lodge and the Castle of Good Hope. Pass Charly's Bakery, home of Charly's Cake Angels, hear of the brief history of District Six and then visit the Company Gardens. Learn more about the history of the Bo-Kaap and its people as you travel to the Malay Quarter, and marvel at the ice-cream colours of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. Finally, trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter as he creates every girl's dream stone.

Overnight at SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl (or similar).

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

SunSquare Cape Town Gardens

Situated near the Cape Town city bowl in the lush suburb of Gardens, the SunSquare hotel offers visitors fresh, unique accommodation that is comfortable and vibrant. The hotel's 136 contemporary and well-appointed en-suite rooms are equipped with a host of amenities, which include flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi and more.Zepi Grill and Bar restaurant offers an exciting dining experience for hotel guests including the vibrant alfresco terrace. The hotel also offers a gym for the use of its guests, as well as a magnificent outdoor pool in the gardens.

Today's full day tour travels along the exquisite stretch of coastline known as Millionaire's Paradise - from Clifton to Camps Bay, to the exclusive beach hamlet of Llandudno towards the charming working harbour of Hout Bay. Embark on an up-close-and-personal Seal Island cruise (optional and for own account). Wind along the legendary Chapman's Peak Drive, hugging the cliffs and relishing the breath-taking ocean views, before arriving at your lunch spot of choice (own account) at the Cape of Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park. We meander back along the coast towards the City, visiting the historic naval port of Simon's Town and the endearing penguin colony at Boulder's Beach. We venture inland to our last stop of the day at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. With the sun setting over the tall peaks of Table Mountain the last rays sparkle on the trees and flowers.

Overnight at SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl (or similar).

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

SunSquare Cape Town Gardens

Situated near the Cape Town city bowl in the lush suburb of Gardens, the SunSquare hotel offers visitors fresh, unique accommodation that is comfortable and vibrant. The hotel's 136 contemporary and well-appointed en-suite rooms are equipped with a host of amenities, which include flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi and more.Zepi Grill and Bar restaurant offers an exciting dining experience for hotel guests including the vibrant alfresco terrace. The hotel also offers a gym for the use of its guests, as well as a magnificent outdoor pool in the gardens.

There are many ways to enjoy the outdors in the "Mother City". Jog along Sea Point Promenade, climb up Lion’s Head in the dawn light, clambering over giant boulders at Sandy Bay or drive the amazing coastal roads down to Cape Point, you never fail to feel your spirits soar as you take in the breathtakingly beautiful vistas. You don’t need to break a sweat; sipping wine on a historic farm in Constantia or enjoying a picnic at an outdoor concert in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are equally memorable ways to commune with Cape Town’s great outdoors.

Overnight at SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl (or similar)

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

SunSquare Cape Town Gardens

Situated near the Cape Town city bowl in the lush suburb of Gardens, the SunSquare hotel offers visitors fresh, unique accommodation that is comfortable and vibrant. The hotel's 136 contemporary and well-appointed en-suite rooms are equipped with a host of amenities, which include flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi and more.Zepi Grill and Bar restaurant offers an exciting dining experience for hotel guests including the vibrant alfresco terrace. The hotel also offers a gym for the use of its guests, as well as a magnificent outdoor pool in the gardens.

Today after a sumptuous breakfast you will be transferred back to Cape Town International Airport for your onward flight to Johannesburg (flight not included). Upon arrival at O.R Tambo International Airport you will be assisted to your transfer and taken onward to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve located just 3 hours away where you will be spending the next two magical nights. Settle in and relax, enjoy an afternoon activity before spending the rest of the evening at leisure.

Overnight at Ivory Tree Game Lodge (or similar).

Meals Included: Am

Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Property Location When you stay at Ivory Tree Game Lodge in Pilanesberg National Park, you'll be in a national park and within the vicinity of Pilanesberg National Park. This 5-star lodge is within the region of Mogwase Shopping Center and Lost City.

Enjoy a morning and afternoon safari whilst ensuring you make time to relax by the stunning feature pool or sample the award-winning spa.

Ivory Tree Game Lodge offers 5 star accommodation in Pilanesberg Game Reserve, a malaria free reserve which hosts the Big Five.  The central facilities include a stunning feature pool, bar, conference room, dining room, boma, curio shop and an award winning spa. The lodge has 60 standard rooms, four luxury suites and a presidential suite that are all decorated in a range of earthly tones ranging from terra cottas to deep blues and have been carefully coordinated to ensure comfortable seating both indoors and out. Every room and suite is equipped with an en-suite bathroom and an outdoor shower, while the presidential and executive suites have their own private plunge pool. The lodge also has a private villa with its own exclusive fire pit, large swimming pool and its very own safari vehicle and chef.

Overnight at Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Meals Included: Full Board

Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Property Location When you stay at Ivory Tree Game Lodge in Pilanesberg National Park, you'll be in a national park and within the vicinity of Pilanesberg National Park. This 5-star lodge is within the region of Mogwase Shopping Center and Lost City.

Once you have completed your last morning activity and completed breakfast we travel back to O.R Tambo International Airport. Once you have arrived at the airport you will be transferred by the hotel to Southern Sun O.R Tambo where you will be spending the evening.

A mere 5 minutes by complimentary shuttle transfer takes you to this stylish, comfortable hotel which is conveniently located adjacent to Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport. The contemporary feel with its elegant surroundings set the tone of this fine hotel. Bernoulli's Restaurant offers an extensive choice of Mediterranean themed cuisine while Bernoulli's Wine Bar is the perfect setting for a pre-dinner drink. Fitness enthusiasts can make use of the in-house gymnasium or relax at the outdoor swimming pool.  The beauty salon, business centre and internet station is also available along with free Wi-Fi. The 366 en-suite bedrooms are tastefully furnished and comprise of deluxe rooms, superior rooms as well as executive rooms including several family rooms with their double double beds. All bedrooms are equipped with a wide range of amenities including flat screen television with satellite channels, air-conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, 24-hour room service and free Wi-Fi up to 500MB per day.

Overnight at Southern Sun O.R Tambo (or similar)

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport

The stylish, comfortable Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport hotel is conveniently located directly adjacent to Johannesburg’s International Airport. A number of Johannesburg’s most important business facilities, commercial hubs, shopping centres and restaurants are found nearby. The hotel’s 366 en-suite rooms are tastefully furnished, with a wide range of amenities, including free WiFi, flat screen with DStv, air conditioning and other in-room comforts and amenities. For relaxation guests can make use of the outdoor pool, while Caroline’s Day Spa offers a range of exclusive beauty and health treatments. Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport hotel offers guests a complimentary return shuttle service from the airport to the hotel.  

This morning after breakfast we embark on the hotel shuttle back to O.R Tambo International Airport for your flight to Victoria Falls (flight not included). Upon arrival at Victoria Falls InternationalAirport, located in the beautiful country of Zimbabwe, you will be transferred to your hotel where you will be spending the next three evenings. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Ideally situated, Ilala Lodge is closest to the mighty Victoria Falls and town centre. The National Park borders the front of the property and wild animals graze on the lawns with the spray of the Falls in the background.

Experience new tastes, and delectable dishes at the award winning Palm Restaurant in view of the mighty Falls. Enjoy a stylish sunset cruise on the Zambezi River sipping chilled wine, G&T's, sumptuous snacks as well as high tea, aboard the unique luxury Ra-Ikane. Rooms are spacious with elegant furnishings and patio doors leading onto either open lawn or a balcony. All 56 rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, overhead fan, satellite television, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities and a safe. Rooms comprise of 2 Executive suites, 2 Standard suites and 20 Deluxe rooms, all with views of the spray from the Victoria Falls. 12 rooms have a king-size bed and 8 rooms have 2 three-quarter beds in each. The 32 Standard rooms comprise 6 rooms with a King-size bed and 26 with 2 three quarter beds in each.

Overnight at Ilala Lodge (or similar).

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

Ilala Lodge Hotel

The family-run Ilala Lodge is ideally located just minutes away from the spectacular Victoria Falls, with the spray offering the perfect backdrop for your stay. This boutique hotel offers comfortable accommodation in elegant African surroundings. Dine in the award-winning restaurant and enjoy gourmet cuisine whilst seeing the spray and hearing the majestic roar of the “smoke that thunders”.

No surprise why Victoria Falls is one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World. You'll understand it instantly as we tour the Zimbabwean side, for there are numerous spectacular vantage points along the width of the Falls, and the sight of this astounding gift of nature, simply takes your breath away. Walk through the permanent, beautifully misty rain forest which flanks the Falls, stopping to marvel at the principal sites as it cascades to the depths below the Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Rainbow Falls, the Boiling Pot, Cataract Island and Livingstone Island. We'll stand and watch, feel and listen to the spray and thunderous noise, as millions of litres of water tumble over the Falls into a series of narrow gorges below. The seventh Natural Wonder of the World puts on the most dramatic show for you, and you'll be privileged to have watched it.

Overnight in Ilala Lodge (or similar).

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

Ilala Lodge Hotel

The family-run Ilala Lodge is ideally located just minutes away from the spectacular Victoria Falls, with the spray offering the perfect backdrop for your stay. This boutique hotel offers comfortable accommodation in elegant African surroundings. Dine in the award-winning restaurant and enjoy gourmet cuisine whilst seeing the spray and hearing the majestic roar of the “smoke that thunders”.

This morning after a lengthy breakfastand you have checked out of your hotel, you will be transferred back to Livingstone International Airport for your onward journey home or extend your holiday with a beach stay.

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

Minimum 2 guests / maximum 20 guests.

Departs daily.

At A Glance (Inclusions)

  • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, accommodation, porterage, transportation, sightseeing as specified.
  • Silver Welcome on arrival at Cape Town International Airport
  • Private Return transfers between Cape Town International Airport and your Cape Town hotel
  • 4 Nights at SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl, Standard Room – Bed & Breakfast
  • Scheduled Half Day Cape Town City Tour
  • Scheduled Full Day Peninsula Tour
  • Private One Way transfer from O.R Tambo International Airport to Ivory Tree Game Lodge
  • 2 Nights at Ivory Tree Game Lodge, Standard Room - Accommodation, all meals, teas, snacks, two daily safari activities and Conservation Levy
  • Private One Way transfer from Ivory Tree Game Lodge to O.R Tambo International Airport
  • Scheduled Complimentary transfers between O.R Tambo International Airport and Southern Sun O.R Tambo Airport
  • 1 Night at Southern Sun O.R Tambo Airport, Standard Room – Bed & Breakfast
  • Scheduled Return transfers between Victoria Falls International Airport and your hotel in Victoria Falls
  • 2 Nights at Ilala Lodge, Standard Room – Bed & Breakfast
  • Scheduled Tour of the Falls

Exclusions:

  • Personal extras (curios, gifts etc.)
  • Any other meals not mentioned under inclusions
  • All Drink’s
  • Visa Fees.
  • Any gratuities.
  • Entrance fees not mentioned.
  • Any airfare or airport departure taxes.
  • Any medical or travel insurance.
  • Optional tours and transfers