South Africa 8 night Spectacular

Start your journey in the beautiful city of Cape Town at the fabulous Table Bay Hotel before travelling to the five star luxurious Grootbos private nature reserve for 2 nights on a full board basis. Your journey continues with  a flight to Port Elizabeth for 3 nights at the Amakhala Bush Lodge on a fully inclusive basis with all flights, private transfers,Whale Watching and Safari drives included.

Holiday Highlights

Depart London Gatwick on Emirates flight to Cape Town, on arrival there is a private transfers to the fabulous Table Bay Hotel for three nights in a Luxury Room with breakfast included each morning. The Table Bay is adjacent to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, an ideal shopping and entertainment complex just five minutes from the city centre, spend an afternoon sitting in the sunshine in one of the many outdoor restaurants, enjoy eclectic cuisine washed down with some of South Africa’s delicious wines whilst you enjoy outdoor entertainment.
 
Cape Town is the principal town of the Western Cape and famous for its wine growing regions, spectacular harbour and outstanding natural beauty, with the magnificent backdrop of Table Top Mountain.
 
Just 30 minutes away from Cape Town is the wonderful Dutch Colonial town of Stellenbosch, which is well worth a visit, optional tours are available for wine tasting afternoons in this lovely town.

Table Top Mountain National Park is also worthy of a visit for the Cable Car Journey up the Mountain, for the adventurous Abseil down again! Catch the boat to the inspirational Robben Island, now a symbol of hope and synonymous with the late Nelson Mandela, for a history in South Africa’s apartheid period visit the award winning community museum, District Six.

At the end of your stay there is a private transfer (approximately two hours) to Grootbos Forest Lodge for two nights in a One Bedroom Luxury Suite on a full board basis* with the opportunity to go Whale watching  (weather permitting).   Horse riding is available for non and experienced riders along with guided walks and bird watching.  At the end of each day, relax by the swimming pool before spending your evening savouring a fantastic five-course dinner whilst you enjoy panoramic views of Walker Bay.

Grootbos is in the heart of the Cape’s magnificent sea, floral and wild life landscapes and boasts some of the world’s most distinctive and unique plant, bird and animal species.

Whale watching trips last between two and two and half hours, subject to sightings and weather conditions, travel through ‘Shark Alley’ between Dyer Island and Geyser Rock, then onwards to the hot spots for whale watching in the Bay. Geyser Rock is home to approximately 60,000 Cape fur seal colony, each trip is led by an experienced marine biologists and guides who will keep you informed with an emphasis on welfare, conservation and responsible tourism.   (Waterproof and windproof Jackets are recommended)

From Grootbos there is a private transfer back to Cape Town Airport for your internal flight to Port Elizabeth with private transfers to the Amakhala Bush Lodge, in a Suite on a Fully Inclusive basis** for 3 nights.

This secluded Safari Lodge is Five Star Rated and located at the top of a hidden valley, masked by indigenous trees and bushes in the fabulous Amakhala Game Reserve.  The rooms are beautifully appointed with spa bath overlooking the African bush, a private wooden deck to relax in the evening with a cool drink whilst you watch the sun set on the African bush.

Each morning and evening there is a game drive where you will witness some of the world’s most spectacular animals in their natural habitat, during the day there are optional tours to explore the historical towns and villages.

At the end of your memorable stay, there is a private transfer back to Port Elizabeth for your Emirates Airlines flight back to London Gatwick.
Cape Town aerial view

Table Bay Hotel

game drive

Shark Alley between Dyer Island and Geyser Rock

Amakhala Bukela Game Lodge

 

 

What's Included

• Return economy class flights on Emirates Airlines
• Private Transfers
• 3 nightsTable Bay Hotel in a Luxury room on a bed and breakfast basis
• 2 nights Grootbos Forest Lodge in a One Bedroom Luxury Suite on a full board basis*
• 3 nights Amakhala Bush Lodge in a Suite on a fully inclusive basis**
 
*Full board  at Grootbos includes
• Accommodation in freestanding suites
• Welcome drink served upon arrival
• Fresh fruit daily in suite
• Breakfast buffet with full English breakfast menu
• Light lunch
• 5-course dinner
• Horse riding for non- and experienced riders through the reserve (please note that the weight limit is 90kg/198lbs per person
• Guided Walks including fynbos nature tours and Milkwood walks
• Nature, marine & coastal drives and walks including the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, De Kelders cliff walk, Klipgat Cave combined with seasonal land-based whale watching (whale watching especially during June – December)
• Bird-watching; experience a great variety of bird species on the reserve
• Various maps of the reserve and the area for self-guided walks
• Transfers to/from all activities
 
**Fully Inclusive at Amakhala Bush Lodge includes
• Accommodation in a Suite
• Meals and selected house beverages
• 2 safari activities including game drive, guided walk, river cruise, night drive
 

Price Notes
This itinerary/tour is a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit requirements.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers.

Pricing is subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply. Call us to book or for details. Alternatively you can book or enquire online

Total from
£2,049.00

Based on: Departures from London Gatwick (LGW)

Travel Dates:
10 Dec 2020 - 30 Jun 2021



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