Ultimate South Africa

14 days/13 nights
ex Johannesburg

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Discover the very best of South Africa from it’s iconic wildlife reserves to it’s romantic railways

Revel in the lap of luxury as you discover the Rainbow Nation, famous for its diverse people, wildlife and landscapes. From Johannesburg, travel north-east to the renowned private game reserves that border legendary Kruger National Park, searching for the “Big 5” in Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve. Stay at intimate Sabi Sabi Little Bush Lodge, comprising just six luxurious suites.

Return to the glorious era of turn-of-the-century travel when you step foot aboard the opulent Rovos Rail, journeying from Pretoria to Cape Town. In this atmosphere of old-world grandeur enjoy the luxuries onboard, from the beautiful wood-panelled suites to fine-dining in the splendid dining car.

Unravel beautiful Cape Town’s history, before travelling south down the Garden Route to Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. This superlative coastal property accommodates guests in high style, offering activities that reveal the secrets of the unique surrounding fynbos and marine wildernesses. Some of the many things to do include guided walks and seasonal whale watching cruises.

This is not a group tour but a recommended sample itinerary that we can tailor to your requirements. Please contact us for further information.

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Itinerary

Sample Itinerary

14 days/13 nights


Days 1-3 

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

Fly from Johannesburg to Skukuza Airport where you are met and transferred to the intimate Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp, comprising just 6 luxurious, contemporary guest suites surrounded by pristine wilderness where big game including lion, leopard and elephant thrive. Enjoy an exciting afternoon game drive after you’ve settled into your sumptuous suite. During the next few days, go out in the morning and evening in search of species big and small, on foot and by vehicle. Aside from exceptional wildlife, the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserves harbour outstanding birdlife. In between gameviewing activities, enjoy excellent cuisine and relax on your private deck which features a heated spa tub. LD (Day 1) / BLD (Days 2-3)

Day 4

Pretoria

Today enjoy one last game drive in this beautiful private reserve before transferring to Skukuza Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Pretoria. Overnight at the Protea Hotel or similar. B

Days 5-7

Rovos Rail

Transfer to the railway station where a gleaming Rovos Rail locomotive awaits. Be transported to another era, when trains were the ultimate way to travel. This extravagant 3-night rail adventure takes you across magnificent landscapes, from Pretoria down through South Africa to Cape Town. BLD

Days 8-10

Cape Town

On arrival in Cape Town, you will be met and transferred to the elegant Cape Grace, situated on a private quay on the city’s iconic V&A waterfront. There’s plenty of time to explore – visit Cape Point, ascend Table Mountain or tour of the colourful streets of the Malay Quarter. B

Days 11-13

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Drive south along the famed Garden Route to Forest Lodge in the breath-taking Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. Activity options include seeking out the Marine “Big 5” by boat, horseback riding, guided walks and seasonal land-based whale-watching. BLD

Day 14

Tour ends Cape Town

After breakfast, you are transferred back to Cape Town where your Ultimate South Africa journey concludes. B

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