South Africa Experience

11 NIGHTS / 12 DAYS
Holidays in World
INCLUDES
3 Nights at Sun Square Cape Town, Standard Room
3 Nights at The Gray wood Hotel, Standard Room
2 Nights at Mabula Game Lodge, Standard Room - Accommodation, three meals, two game activities
2 Nights at Sun City Cabanas, Standard Family Room
Silver Welcome on arrival at Cape Town International Airport
Scheduled One Way transfer from Cape Town International Airport to your hotel
Half Day Cape Town City Tour including the Table Mountain Aerial Cable tickets (Weather Permitting)
Scheduled Full Day Peninsular Tour, entrance fees include: Seal Island Cruise & Funicular ticket
Private One Way Overland transfer by road from Cape Town to Knysna including a wine tasting and cellar tour on route
Private Full Day Oudtshoorn Tour, including entrance fees to Cango Caves, Cango Wildlife Ranch and the Safari Ostrich Farm
Featherbed Eco Experience including lunch
Private One Way transfer by road from O.R Tambo International Airport to Mabula Game Lodge
Scheduled One Way transfer from Mabula Game Lodge to Sun City Resort
Scheduled Return Shuttle transfers between O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sun City Resort
Scheduled Return Complimentary transfers between O.R Tambo International Airport and your hotel
1 Night at Peermont Metcourt Hotel, Classic Room – Bed & Breakfast
DOES NOT INCLUDE
Expenses of a personal nature
Tips and porter age
Visas
Any international or domestic airfare

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Day 1: Arrive Cape Town

Arrive at Cape Town International Airport. On arrival, you will be met by a Thompsons Africa representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to explore on your own. Explore the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront for some great restaurants and nightlife. This is one of Cape Town’s biggest tourist attractions. This busy harbor is set in the midst of the huge entertainment venue with pubs, restaurants, crafts markets, theatres and lots more. Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town’s harbor, and set with a magnificent backdrop of the sea and mountains. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Overnight: Cape Town

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Day 2: Half Day Cape Town City Tour

After breakfast proceed for half day Cape Town City tour including tickets up to the Table Mountain (weather permitting). Take a cable car to the summit of the legendary Table Mountain with views of the City and surrounding layout of this southernmost tip of Africa. Visit the country's oldest building, The Castle, and a short distance away, the Company Gardens, both historically fascinating and well conserved. Your drive continues past Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge, and you'll sense the depth of history via their distinctive architecture. Move up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay Quarter, and marvel at the ice- cream colors of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. Trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter, as he creates every girl's dream stone. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Overnight: Cape Town
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 3: Full Day Peninsular Tour

Cruise 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 harbor of Hout Bay. Embark on an up-close-and-personal Seal Island cruise. 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 (own account). You venture inland to your 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 the hotel.

  • Overnight: Cape Town
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 4: Cape Town – Knysna

After breakfast check out and proceed to Knysna. En-route do the Cape Winelands tour at Stellenbosch – with its Cape Dutch architecture and the wonderful heart of the Cape Winelands and is surrounded by stunning wine estates. Explore the fine art galleries and the curios and quaint shops here. First take a leisurely drive to acquaint you with the beauty of this world-renowned region, before inducting you into the wine-making process in a fascinating cellar tour. And when the wine is made, it needs to be tasted. So enjoy a glass of the freshest wine. Then proceed to Knysna. Arrive at Knysna and check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

  • Overnight: Knysna
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 5: Full Day Oudtshoorn Tour

You begin your day with a spectacular drive over the Outenique Mountain Pass into the feather capital of the world, Oudtshoorn, where you’ll get up close and personal with ostriches on a Karoo ostrich farm. You’ll have the opportunity to go right into the Congo Caves with its magnificent dripstone formations of stalactites and stalagmites. You’ll visit the Congo Wildlife Ranch to marvel at crocodiles, snakes and numerous big and beautiful cats of the wild variety. As we said, a day of wild contrasts in Oudtshoorn, but likely to produce a feather in your cap!

  • Overnight: Knysna
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 6: Featherbed Eco Experience

After breakfast, proceed for full day tour of Featherbed – take the cruise on the Knysna Lagoon on board the John Benn to the secluded Featherbed Nature Reserve, home to the blue duiker, Knysna Loerie and other exquisite feathered friends. From there we take a 4 x 4 trailer ride to the summit where you can get a panoramic view of the Knysna Basin and way out to the sea. Knysna is renowned for its age-old towering milk- wood trees and we amble through the cool forest, hugging the breath-taking coastline and head for a buffet lunch served in an outdoor restaurant under the canopy of gentle milk-wood trees. Evening back to the hotel.

  • Overnight: Knysna
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 7: Knysna – Game Lodge in Eastern Cape

After breakfast, check out and transfer to Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa in malaria free Eastern Cape. This is a 5* lodge with some good facilities. Pumba provides a premium game viewing experience not to be forgotten. View the popular Big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino & Elephant) and over 250 species of birds. The game lodge offers game viewing, bird watching, bush walks, night drives and star gazing. Arrive at the lodge and check in. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the spa at the lodge. Overnight at the lodge.

  • Overnight: Eastern Cape
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 8: Pumba Private Game Reserve

Early morning game drive, arrive at the lodge and enjoy your breakfast. Afternoon again proceed for game drive. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the lodge.

  • Overnight: Eastern Cape
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 9: Pumba Private Game ReservePort Elizabeth – Sun City

After breakfast, check out and transfer to Port Elizabeth airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Arrive at Johannesburg and transfer to Sun City. Arrive at Sun City and check in. Enjoy your day exploring this vast resort. This is South Africa’s premier holiday resort offering entertainment and relaxation opportunities and various activities. There is golf, game viewing, casino as well as 4 different world class hotels – Palace of The Lost City, Cascades Hotel, Sun City Hotel & The Cabanas. Enjoy ‘The Valley of the Waves’ two casino areas as well as lots of children activities. There is a complete food arcade with various dining options including casual dining. In addition to the swimming pools located at each of the 4 hotels at the resort, Sun City offers a multitude of thrilling water activities. Water world, situated at the man-made Sun City Lake, offers parasailing, water-skiing, wake boarding and gentle Lake Cruises. The Valley of the Waves at Sun City’s Lost City is one of the resorts major draw cards. Featuring a large wave pool, capable of generating 1.8meter waves every 90 minutes, a sandy beach and a number of exciting rides, the Valley of the Waves offers fun for the whole family.

  • Overnight: Sun City
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 10: Sun City

After breakfast rest of the day at leisure on own to enjoy the activities at the resort. Overnight at the Sun City Cabanas resort

  • Overnight: Sun City
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 11: Sun City – Johannesburg

After breakfast transfer to Johannesburg hotel. Check in at hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. You can enjoy Pretoria city tour on own.

  • Overnight: Johannesburg
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 12: Depart Johannesburg

After breakfast you will be transferred back to O.R Tambo International Airport for your onward journey home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
3 & 4 STAR HOTELS
CAPE TOWN - Sun Square Cape Town
Knysna - The Gray wood Hotel
Eastern Cape - Mabula Game Lodge,
Sun City - Sun City Cabanas
Johannesburg - Peermont Metcourt Hotel
Cost Per Person
Valid till 15th July to 31st October 2017
3 & 4 STAR HOTELS USD 2536 (Twin/Double Sharing)

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