South Africa Adventure

8 Days Cape Town to Cape Town. 

Highlights Include: Winelands Tour, Cape Peninsula, Cango Caves, Mossel Bay, & a Game Drive Safari. 

Specially customized for private small groups of 6 to 16 guests. 

South Africa Adventure

DAY 1 ARRIVE CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: Welcome to South Africa! On arrival into Cape Town International Airport you will clear immigrations formalities and collect your luggage. Outside the arrival hall you will be met by your tour manager and shortly afterwards will be transferred to your hotel, the Table Bay Hotel Cape Town, your home for a 4-night stay. The remainder of your day and evening are at leisure.
Hotel Name: Marriott Cape Town Victoria Junction

DAY 2 CAPE PENINSULA EXCURSION: Enjoy breakfast before departing on a full day Cape Peninsula Tour. Travel past Camp Bay, Clifton and Llandudno to the scenic harbor of Hout Bay, travel over Chapman’s Peak (if open) to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. The Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point form part of the Cape Peninsula National Park Enjoy a walk to the Cape Point lighthouse. Visit Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, where you can see African Penguins in their habitat. Lunch is included. Later, return to Cape Town for overnight. (B/L)
Hotel Name: Marriott Cape Town Victoria Junction

DAY 3 WINELANDS EXCURSION: After breakfast, depart on a full day Winelands Tour. Absorb the beauty of South Africa’s wine industry. Enjoy a wine tasting in Stellenbosch with its canal-lined avenues, giant oak trees and beautifully preserved historic buildings. Travel over the Helshoogte Pass to the town of Franschhoek. The town dates to the 17th century when the French Huguenots arrived. Billed as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, this town bursts with charm, situated in the most picturesque valley and to this day still maintains its French Huguenot style. Enjoy a wine tasting before lunch at one of the many award-winning restaurants. Onward to one of the Capes first farming districts, Paarl. Paarl made headlines when President Mandela was released from the Groot Drakenstein prison (ex Victor Verster), enjoy a cellar tour. Return to Cape Town for overnight. (B/L)
Hotel Name: Marriott Cape Town Victoria Junction

DAY 4 CAPE TOWN / OUDTSHOORN: After breakfast, depart from Cape Town and begin your journey towards Oudtshoorn. The drive includes Du Toit’s Kloof Pass, a beautiful drive that winds its way up the side of the mountain that gives one a beautiful view over the Paarl valley, including an excellent take of Paarl rock one would not usually see. Continue to Oudtshoorn, a town in the Klein Karoo area of South Africa’s Western Cape. It’s known for its ostrich farms and rests along the Route 62 wine route. Overnight in Oudtshoorn. (B)
Hotel Name: Protea Hotel by Marriott Oudtshoorn Riempie Estate

DAY 5 OUDTSHOORN / CANGO CAVES / KNYSNA: Awake to the freshness of Karoo air. After a good breakfast, visit the world famous Cango Caves, one of the world’s great natural wonders set at the foot of the Swartberg Mountain range for a guided tour. From here travel to the Cango Wildlife Ranch, an endangered species breeding facility extraordinaire. Learn the facts and fiction about reptiles, other beautiful animals and the opportunity for a personal cheetah encounter (optional) A short drive to the other end of Oudtshoorn brings us to ostrich country and lunch at the Highgate Ostrich Show Farm to sample ostrich delicacies and to tour the estate. In the late afternoon travel over the Outeniqua Mountains which offer exquisite views as we approach the coast towards Knysna. Here for the first time one can now understand why this area is known as the Garden Route. As you drive over the summit of the pass, lush green vegetation awaits you. Overnight and dinner in Knysna, (B/D)
Hotel Name: Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays

DAY 6 KNYSNA / KEURBOOMS RIVER / MOSSEL BAY: After breakfast, enjoy some time to enjoy the village of Knysna and the Knysna Waterfront. Later this morning, depart on a guided boat trip on the Keurbooms River to experience the majesty of the Keurbooms River Nature Reserve, as the ferries glide over shimmering waters, through soaring gorges, to our picnic lunch stop along the banks of the Keurbooms River. In the late afternoon continue to Mossel Bay to visit the Post Office Tree and Diaz Museum where early pioneers left mail for the homebound ships to Europe. Spend a relaxed afternoon at the swimming pool or take a leisurely stroll along the beach. Dinner and overnight in Mossel Bay. (B/D)
Hotel Name: Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay

DAY 7 BOTLIERSKOP GAME RESERVE / SWELLENDAM / CAPE TOWN: This morning, head to Botlierskop Private Game Reserve to enjoy breakfast before departing on a game drive. Experience close encounters with Rhinoceros, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, rare Black Impala and many more species in an exhilarating three hour guided game viewing drive in an open vehicle over the 3000 ha reserve. From the reserve travel via rolling hills to Swellendam, a town founded by the Dutch East India Company in 1745 to exercise control over independent frontiersmen who migrated over the Hottentots Holland Mountains at the beginning of the 18th century. Enjoy lunch in this historical town, then return to Cape Town via a scenic stop at one of the local farm stalls stocked with local delectable delights. Your eveining is free in Cape Town. (B/L)
Hotel Name: Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Victoria Junction

DAY 8 CAPE TOWN / USA: After breakfast, transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your return flight to the USA. (B)

Customize to Suit

The above suggested itinerary can be customized to suit; more or less meals, different cities and/or sightseeing based on your clients’ interests.  You name it, our expert group specialist professionals will put it together for you. Please call 1-855-220-6450, or simply complete the group request form, and we’ll get back to you with your proposal.

Inclusions

  • 8 nights 4-Star hotels. 
  • Breakfast daily, except day of arrival
  • 3 lunches
  • 3, three course Dinners
  • Professional Tour Manager throughout
  • Full day Winelands excursion including wine tastings and cellar tour
  • Full day Cape Point tour including entrance to Hout Bay, Chapmans Peak, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, and Boulders Penguin Colony
  • Visit Cango Caves
  • Visit Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Boat trip on the Keurbooms River
  • Visit the Post Office Tree and Diaz Museum, Mossel Bay
  • Game Drive in Botlierskop Private Game Reserve 
  • Private, luxury, air-conditioned transport for transfers and local sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary 
  • Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
  • Porterage at all airports and hotels
  • Portfolio of travel documents
  • 24-hour local customer service while traveling in South Africa

Please note: Travel Insurance is compulsory 

Private Departures

Please Call 1-855-220-6450 for Group Rates on this Custom Group Journey

This suggested itinerary can be customized to suit; more or less meals, different cities and/or sightseeing based on your clients’ interests.  You name it, our expert group specialist professionals will put it together for you. Please call 1-855-220-6450, or simply complete the group request form, and we’ll get back to you with your proposal.

Group Discounts

On custom journeys, discounts vary depending on group requirements. Typically, travel with a group of 20 and the 21st traveler receives a 100% discount* off the land portion of the vacation price. A second traveler receives a 100% discount* off the land on a group of 40 paying passengers.

*Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date. Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: On Request. Triple Room Reduction: On Request. Group discounts cannot be combined with our Triple Room discounts. Not valid on Specialty, Customized Vacations or River Cruises, optional extensions, extra nights, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, or airport transfers. Other restrictions may apply. All passengers’ names must be advised before the discount is applied. *Group discount is on a twin-share basis only.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on email
Email
Share on print
Print

Contact Journeys Connect
Journeys Connect group and specialty services are available exclusively on a Business-to-Business basis, to travel industry professionals. If you are an individual interested in a Group Journey for 6 or more passengers, please do browse our collection and then contact your preferred Travel Agent and ask them to book through Journeys Connect.

Travel professionals, please call and speak with one of our Group Specialty Professionals:
1-855-220-6450

Scroll to Top