On this active family holiday you will discover some of the South Africa's best highlights, experiencing the history, culture, adventure and wildlife of this varied country as you visit Cape Town, the Garden Route and KwaZulu-Natal.
Your adventure begins in Cape Town where you'll take a cable car up Table Mountain, see the penguins on Boulders Beach and learn about South Africa’s complex history on visits to Robben Island and the South African Museum.
Then spend a few days exploring the Garden Route from a well-located hotel where you can go on a meerkat safari and kayak along Storm River, before ending your tour in Kwazulu-Natal. Here you can enjoy wildlife safaris in Mkuze and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi wildlife reserves.
Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Cape Town.
On arrival in Cape Town, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Today you will be taken on a guided tour of Cape Town, Robben Island and Table Mountain.
You will be taken on a full day’s tour of the Cape Peninsula, home to magnificent beaches, breathtaking views and picturesque villages. Visit the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, see the Boulders Beach penguin colony and wander around Kirstenbosh Botanical Gardens.
This evening there is a visit to a unique African Restaurant for traditional food and entertainment.
Fly to George and transfer to your lodge. The rest of the day is free to relax or enjoy optional activities at the lodge or in the local area.
An early start to see the meerkats emerging from their burrows at sunrise. Later, take a lunch cruise on the Knysna Lagoon where you can enjoy spectacular mountain scenery against the Indian Ocean. After your tour, you will transfer to your family friendly hotel on the Garden Route for the next three nights.
Take a whale and dolphin watching cruise from Plettenberg Bay, where it’s possible to see a variety of birds, as well as bottlenose dolphins, humpback whales and sharks. The trip also visits the Robberg seal colony.
Transfer to Tsitsikamma for an active morning of kayaking in Storms River, before zip-lining through the trees of the indigenous forest this afternoon.
Fly to Durban this morning and then transfer to your hotel in Mkuze.
Days 10-12 :
Choose from a variety of options over the next few days: boat cruises, game drives (including night drives) and walking safaris in Mkuze and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi wildlife reserves, as well as cultural tours and hiking.
For younger children, nature walks, crafts, treasure hunts, pizza making, canoeing and face painting are available.
Transfer to Durban Airport in time for your return overnight flight to the UK.
Day 14: Arrive UK
You should note: This itinerary is only a suggestion. We can tailor make your trip so that it’s just right for you and your family.
- Prices from (exc. international flights): £2,799 per adult, £2,699 per child
- Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £3,710 per adult, £3,405 per child
Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods.
Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.
- Duration: 14 days
- Ideal for ages: 8+
- Itinerary type: Trip idea
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