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9 Day/8 Night African Tour of Kruger Park & Cape Town
Discover the wild wonders of South Africa with an extraordinary nine day/eight night journey including the world-famous Kruger National Park and exotic Cape Town – enjoy inviting accommodation, select meals, and a two-day wildlife safari with all domestic flights and transfers for only $2,999 per person (twin share) instead of $4,999 per person
No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking within 14 days from purchase and can't get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get a full refund
Departure dates are available from now until 22 September 2016 – see the 'Fine Print tab' for more information
Begin your adventure after making your own way to Johannesburg Airport where you’ll board an included domestic flight to Nelspruit Airport, after which you’ll be transferred to the award-winning Royal Kruger Lodge – spend four nights at the charming accommodation establishment which has earned three consecutive TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence (from 2013 to 2015) and is perfectly positioned along the border of the globally-renowned Kruger National Park
While at Royal Kruger Lodge, experience an unforgettable two-day wildlife safari to witness Africa’s ‘Big Five’ game animals (lions, leopards, rhinos, buffaloes and elephants) in their natural habitat – rumble across rugged sprawling plains in an open-air vehicle while qualified game rangers pass on expert tips and knowledge
The next leg of your journey begins with an included domestic flight from Nelspruit Airport to Cape Town International Airport where you’ll spend four nights at the Winchester Mansions (overlooking the Atlantic Ocean), the perfect base from which to explore idyllic Cape Town – you’ll also enjoy a wine route tram tour through the verdant vineyards of Franschoek with tastings and a cellar tour, plus a cable car ride to the top of majestic Table Mountain with views stretching to Robben Island (where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned)
You’ll also experience a full-day tour of the spectacular Cape Peninsula including seeing the wildlife at the Cape Nature Reserve, a stop at the Boulders Beach penguin colony, and a guided stroll through the scenic Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Your tour will come to an end with a convenient transfer to Cape Town International Airport
Check out the 'Itinerary' tab for more information on your tour
Convenient return airport transfers between Nelspruit Airport and Royal Kruger Lodge, and also between Cape Town International Airport and the Winchester Mansions
Plush nightly accommodation ensuring comfort throughout your journey – including four nights in a Standard Double Room at the multi award-winning Royal Kruger Lodge, plus four nights in a Classic Double Room at the Winchester Mansions
Set off on two separate open-air game drive safaris (approx. six-eight hours per safari) on the days of your choosing and explore the wild plains of Kruger National Park guided by qualified game rangers, plus a late afternoon drive to Crocodile River with light snacks, local beer and wine
In Cape Town, enjoy a wine route tram tour through Franschoek with wine tastings, a cellar tour and more
Also experience a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain, and embark on a full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula including stops at the Cape Nature Reserve, Boulders Beach penguin colony, and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Enjoy eight breakfasts, four light lunches and four traditional four-course Boma Dinners served beneath the stars (weather permitting)
All excursion and entrance fees as per the itinerary
What We Like
Tick stunning South Africa off your bucket-list and experience the best of Kruger National Park and Cape Town - keep your camera handy as you set-off on a two-day safari and catch a glimpse of Africa's Big Five (lions, leopards, rhinos, buffaloes and elephants)
Enjoy plush accommodation throughout your adventure with four nights right beside the border of Kruger Park at the award-winning Royal Kruger Lodge, plus four nights at the Winchester Mansions Hotel overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
Forget about planning your African escape from scratch - your exotic adventure is all sorted!
To view all the terms and conditions relating to this offer, please click the 'Fine Print' tab above
Valid for tours on your preferred departure date from now until to 22 September 2016
IMPORTANT: All bookings must be made before 30 September 2015
International flights are not included and need to be purchased separately
High Season Surcharge: Departures for tours between 1 January 2016 to 31 March 2016 will incur a surcharge of $85 per person. Surcharges are payable directly to the tour company on booking
Bookings are essential and are subject to availability
Booking Guarantee: Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates within the validity period of the deal then we will give you a FULL refund. Please note that evidence of an attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period. At this point, we will escalate with management to try and secure your preferred dates and if they are still unavailable, a full refund will be payable (bookings must be made 30 September 2015)
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis
Standard voucher is valid for one person (twin share). You must purchase and redeem TWO VOUCHERS per booking if travelling with someone, otherwise a single traveller supplement will apply
Single travellers will incur a supplement of $495 per person, payable direct to the tour company upon booking
Please note that airport transfers are only available if arriving on the first day of the tour and departing on the last day of the tour. Otherwise you will need to organise your own airport transfers if arriving or departing the cities at different times. Transfers may be via shared vehicle
Travellers may choose to begin their tour in Cape Town or Kruger National Park
Guests may extend their stay at Royal Kruger Lodge or Cape Town for a surcharge of $120 per person per night, payable directly to the tour company upon booking
Please note that international flights, gratuities, Yellow Fever vaccinations, visa fees, travel insurance, items of a personal nature, plus optional activities and meals (other than the ones noted in the programs) are not included
Participants must be aged 7 years or older. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
Maximum Group Capacity: The maximum group capacity is 12 people
Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity when staying at both resorts is two people per room, no extra guests may be accommodated
Please note that no extra beds may be added to any of the resort rooms
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Tour operator’s cancellation and change of date policy applies
Due to operational requirements, the tour company reserves the right to substitute a hotel with one of similar standards
Additional costs apply for optional activities. Advanced bookings for these activities are not essential but preferred
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash
Package cannot be split
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
Additional expenses are not included with this voucher
Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas
The value and comparative savings has been determined based on the tour company’s published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependant on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving
All activities, services and menu options are subject to availability
Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher
How to get there
Flights departing from Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Brisbane fly to Johannesburg with a stop-over in Perth. Approximate flight time between Perth and Johannesburg is approximately 10 hours.
Both Luxury Escapes and 20Twentyplus (the tour provider) can offer great value flights to fit your itinerary.
Book your flight through us. Booking a flight is a quick, easy process. First, confirm your hotel booking dates. Then, you can call us on 1300 88 99 00 and speak to an expert Flight Consultant or visit the following link and fill out a Flight Contact Form: http://luxuryescapes.com/flight-contact-form We will be in touch within 24 business hours with a quote at the lowest rate possible, with no booking fee to you!
ARoyal Kruger Lodge
1235 Oribi Ave Marloth Park 1340 South Africa
221 Beach Rd Sea Point Cape Town 8060 South Africa
Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.
And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account). Please note, if you get your preferred dates and later change your mind on when you want to travel, the Booking Guarantee will not apply to your request for a change of dates.
What do I need to do?
Simply make your booking with the hotel(s) by e-mail within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team via email with evidence of your attempted booking - within 16 days from purchase to get a full refund.
Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.
Royal Kruger Lodge Safari and Cape Town Tours
8 Night Itinerary
Royal Kruger Lodge Safari:
Day 1- You will be met by a representative of Royal Kruger Lodge at Nelspruit Airport (the closest airport to the Lodge) who will arrange your transport to the Lodge. Enjoy a late afternoon drive along the Crocodile River which includes light snacks, soft drinks, local beer and wine. Later the evening enjoy a 4 course boma dinner under the stars
Day 2 and 3 – Rise early for a guided open air game drive in the world renowned Kruger National Park and experience South Africa at it's finest throughout the day. Keep a close eye out for all the thrilling sights of the Big 5, lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.Capture magical and memorable photographic moments in the open air vehicle with qualified game rangers. The safari drive is approximately 6-8 hours. Enjoy your 4 course Boma dinner later the evening.
You have the option to schedule your game drives on any of the days during your stay at the lodge.
Day 4– At your leisure and additional activities can be booked directly with the Royal Kruger Lodge www.royalkrugerlodge.com and view the activities under create a safari
Day 5- After breakfast, depart the Lodge for your onward flight to Cape Town.
Cape Town Tour:
Day 5- On arrival at Cape Town Airport you will be met by a representative of Private Safaris who will arrange your transfer to your 4 star hotel – Winchester Mansions which is located directly opposite the Atlantic Ocean and has beautiful views of the ocean.
Day 6– After breakfast you will be transferred to Franschoek for the wine tram excursion. A combination of tram and tram-bus will transport you around a loop of seven stops allowing you to hop –off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, be it wine tasting, a cellar tour or simply stroll through the vineyards.
Day 7- After breakfast enjoy the morning at your leisure or visit the V&A Waterfront ( free shuttle service is provided ) Later the afternoon, enjoy a trip to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting) by the revolving cable car. On a clear day you will be able to see Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned.
Day 8- After breakfast depart on a full day Cape Peninsula Tour. You will head to Cape Point at the southern western tip of the Cape Peninsula and one of the most spectacular views in the world. Witness the union of the Atlantic and Indian oceans. In the Cape Nature Reserve, you can see a variety of wildlife which includes, baboons, Cape Mountain Zebra and the elusive Eland. On you return to Cape Town you will stop over at the Penguin colony at the Boulders beach (entrance for your own account) and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens for a short Walking tour.
Day 9- After breakfast you will be transferred from your hotel to Cape Town International Airport for your home flight
Notes: Accommodation as per the itinerary and is subject to availability at the time of booking. The tour company reserves the right to book alternate accommodation of a similar standard