Johannesburg to Cape Town Safari

Johannesburg to Cape Town


Johannesburg to Cape Town Safari

Safari Quick Facts

Safari Price: Euro 1,295 Email: Bookings & Enquiries Email

Safari Starts: Johannesburg

Safari Ends: Cape Town Number of Days: 18
Countries visited: South Africa
Click here for Departure Dates Vehicles, Guides & Equipment Booking Code: DKCT1

Safari Price Includes:

Fruit juice at breakfast, Accommodation
Permits and park entry fees
Group equipment
Optional Pony Rides

Safari Price Excludes:

Soft drinks
Optional extras

Johannesburg to Cape Town Safari

Sunny South Africa, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. From its unspoiled coastlines to the abounded amount of game South Africa is defiantly a must see. On this safari you are taken along the spectacular garden route. Visiting a wine farm and wine tasting make for a great experience as well. Experience the "Big Five" in the famous Kruger National Park and the different cultures South Africa has to offer.

Johannesburg to Cape Town Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg - Bushveld Camp Cabin Dinner

Leaving early we make our way to Mpumalanga, a very scenic route through beautiful landscapes. Along the way we visit Dullstroom, traverse Robbers Pass and spend time at the quaint historic town of Pilgrim’s Rest. We also visit Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Blyde River Canyon. Thereafter we wind our way down the escarpment to the Lowveld bushveld where we overnight at a bush camp. In a private reserve adjacent / unfenced to the Kruger Park, the tented camp is tastefully designed, totally blends in with the environment, and offers comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, a refreshing swimming pool, and stunning views over the surrounding bush. Dinner tonight is cooked on the open fire.

Day 2: Bushveld Camp Cabin Brunch

We start the day off with traditional coffee and rusks before venturing out into the bush for a bush walk approx. 3 hours long. Stopping along the way to learn about the forna and flora of the area and searching for game. We then return to camp and enjoy late morning brunch after which it's time to relax around the pool and to enjoy the camp. In the afternoon we conduct an open-vehicle game drive; which develops into an extensive night drive. Being in the bush at night provides us with the opportunity of viewing nocturnal animals, otherwise not normally seen. This evening we enjoy a hearty bush "braai" and again fall asleep to the sounds of the wild.

Day 3: Hazy View Inn Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A leisurely start, we travel through the rural Bushbuck Ridge area to the sleepy settlement of Hazyview, and then on to a log cabin spectacularly situated on stilts in indigenous subtropical forest on the banks of the Sabie River. This afternoon we will have time to relax at the bird hide, or enjoy swimming and forest walks.

Day 4: Kruger National Park Cabin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we make our way to the famous Kruger National Park. The day is spend on game drives trying to spot the big 5. Enjoy a picnic lunch. Accommodation is in one of the park's camps.

Day 5: Swaziland / Zululand Cabin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travelling south through the Kingdom of the Swazi, our journey takes us into an area of spectacular scenery, and past numerous traditional homesteads and curio markets, then we enter Zululand, the area once ruled by the famed Shaka Zulu, a region of Game Reserves and impressive scenery. We spend the next two nights at a zululand camp, a rustic camp situated in the sand forest on our private game reserve adjoining the World Heritage Site of St Lucia. During our stay we will do a game walk on the reserve and will conduct an open vehicle game drive in Hluhluwe National Park. We also visit a rural Zulu school which Drifters sponsors through the benefits of tourism.

Day 6: Swaziland / Zululand Cabin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 7: Dolphin Coast Inn Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A short drive today, we travel to one of the world's finest coastlines, where the unrelenting waves of the Indian Ocean continuously pound deserted beaches. We spend the night in an Inn literally on the beach, the day is spend lazing around in the sun and tonight we will enjoy a traditional fish braai.

Day 8: Drakensburg Cabin Breakfast, Dinner

After a visit to the holiday city of Durban, where we have the option of visiting Ushaka Marine World or exploring the Golden Mile and the traditional market, we travel back inland to the majestic Drakensberg mountain range, "Barrier of Spears". (Lunch today will be own expense in Durban.) On reaching the foothills we transfer to a 4X4 vehicle, and then enjoy an exciting drive on mountain tracks up to our accommodation where we spend two nights in cosy log cabins. We will spend time hiking and exploring the wonders of this National Heritage Site and visiting a San rock art gallery. Pony trekking is also available.

Day 9: Drakensburg Cabin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 10: Lady Brand Cabin Breakfast, Dinner

After a 4x4 transfer back to our vehicle, we cross the Oliviershoek Pass to view the turquoise waters of Sterkfontein Dam, then on through the Golden Gate National Park, well known for its towering sandstone cliffs and wealth of unique wildlife. Lunch today will be own expense in the artful little village of Clarens - clients will have time to explore the art galleries and other unique attractions. Those that wish to experience white water rafting have the option here. This night will be spent on a farm near the town of Ladybrand

Day 11: Karoo Cabin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Exploring lesser-known gravel roads, we head into the dry Karoo interior. We will travel via quaint and remote farming villages including Nieu Bethesda. Our home for the next two nights will be in stone cottages on a traditional farmstead nestled against the Sneeuberg Mountains. During our stay here, we will enjoy an extensive walk in the mountainous terrain, home to a variety of interesting plants, animals and bird life.

Day 12: Karoo Cabin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 13: Garden Route Cabin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

An early start, we head for the historic town of Graaff-Reinet where we spend time visiting the various museums, strolling around the town, meeting the locals and admiring the unique architecture. We then cross the mighty Outeniqua Mountains, barrier between the dry interior and the lush coastal Garden Route area. We arrive at the secluded INN where we will spend the next three nights in log cabins hidden deep in the heart of the forest. Our days here will be spent exploring this renowned region and its many attractions. We will walk in the forest in search of the elusive Knysna Lourie, we will travel to the Tsitsikamma coastal National Park where we will walk part of the acclaimed “Otter Trail”. On our return journey, those with suicidal tendencies may try the world's highest bungi jump at 216 meters or clients may choose a sea kayak trip. (Own expense). We will visit sun-kissed beaches, spend time in the old woodcutter town of Knysna and will explore the Knysna Heads. One lunch and one dinner will be own expense.

Day 14: Garden Route Cabin Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 15: Garden Route Cabin Breakfast, Lunch

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Day 16: Cape Town Cabin Breakfast, Lunch

A leisurely start, we leave Knysna to travel through the Lake District and then to follow the "Whale Route" around the Hottentots Holland Mountains toward our final destination. Arriving in the "Mother City" of Cape Town in the late afternoon, we check into the accommodation, which is situated on the Sea Point beachfront. Cape Town is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and we will spend two days visiting Cape Point, Hout Bay, the Waterfront, secluded beaches, a wine farm and many more highlights. We will also hike up Table Mountain (Lunches and dinners in Cape Town are own expense).

Day 17: Garden Route Cabin Breakfast

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Day 18: Garden Route Cabin Breakfast

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Johannesburg to Cape Town Safari Departure Dates

2010 Safari Departures

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1 January 2010
5 January 2010
8 January 2010
12 January 2010
15 January 2010
19 January 2010
22 January 2010
26 January 2010
29 January 2010

2 February 2010
5 February 2010
9 February 2010
12 February 2010
16 February 2010
19 February 2010
23 February 2010
26 February 2010

2 March 2010
5 March 2010
9 March 2010
12 March 2010
16 March 2010
19 March 2010
23 March 2010
26 March 2010
30 March 2010

2 April 2010
6 April 2010
9 April 2010
13 April 2010
16 April 2010
20 April 2010
23 April 2010
27 April 2010
30 April 2010

4 May 2010
7 May 2010
11 May 2010
14 May 2010
18 May 2010
21 May 2010
25 May 2010
28 May 2010

1 June 2010
4 June 2010
8 June 2010
11 June 2010
15 June 2010
18 June 2010
22 June 2010
25 June 2010
29 June 2010

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2 July 2010
6 July 2010
9 July 2010
13 July 2010
16 July 2010
20 July 2010
3 July 2010
27 July 2010
30 July 2010

3 August 2010
6 August 2010
10 August 2010
13 August 2010
17 August 2010
20 August 2010
24 August 2010
27 August 2010
31 August 2010

3 September 2010
7 September 2010
10 September 2010
14 September 2010
17 September 2010
21 September 2010
24 September 2010
28 September 2010

1 October 2010
5 October 2010
8 October 2010
12 October 2010
15 October 2010
19 October 2010
22 October 2010
26 October 2010
29 October 2010

2 November 2010
5 November 2010
9 November 2010
12 November 2010
16 November 2010
19 November 2010
23 November 2010
26 November 2010
30 November 2010

3 December 2010
7 December 2010
10 December 2010
14 December 2010
17 December 2010
21 December 2010
24 December 2010
28 December 2010
31 December 2010

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