Awe-inspiring South Africa safari & city adventure

Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Kruger National Park, Johannesburg & more

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Oudtshoorn

Kruger National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park

Cape Town

Bantry Beach Luxury Suites, Cape Town

Bantry Beach Luxury Suites, Cape Town

Muizenberg Beach, Cape Town

Old Mill Lodge & restaurant, Oudtshoorn

Old Mill Lodge & restaurant, Oudtshoorn

Plettenberg Beach, Knysna

Knysna

Hotel Knysna Log-Inn, Knysna

Hotel Knysna Log-Inn, Knysna

Knysna

Knysna

Tsitsikamma National Park

Ibhayi Guest Lodge, Port Elizabeth

Ibhayi Guest Lodge, Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth

Hluhluwe

Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge, Hluhluwe

Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge, Hluhluwe

Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge, Hluhluwe

Hluhluwe

Unyati Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

Unyati Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

Unyati Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

Pine Lake Inn, White River

Pine Lake Inn, White River

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

Indaba Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre, Fourways

Indaba Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre, Fourways

Immerse yourself in South African safari wildlife and stunning landscapes

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You'll start your holiday with three nights in a One Bedroom suite at the Bantry Beach Luxury Suites, Cape Town with breakfast included.

Next, you will spend one night in a Standard Double room at the Old Mill Lodge & restaurant, Oudtshoorn, with breakfast included.

Then, you'll spend one night in a Standard Double room at the Hotel Knysna Log-Inn, Knysna, with breakfast included.

Next, you will spend one night in a Standard Double room at the Ibhayi Guest Lodge, Port Elizabeth, with breakfast included.

Then, you'll spend two nights in a Standard Double room at the Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge, Hluhluwe, with breakfast and dinner included.

Next, you will spend two nights in a Double Safari room at the Unyati Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park, with breakfast and dinner included.

Then, you'll spend one night in a Standard Double room at the Pine Lake Inn, White River, with breakfast included.

Finally, you will spend one night in a Standard Double room at the Indaba Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre, Fourways, with breakfast included.

This offer also includes a range of tours and excursions with an English-speaking guide, as per the itinerary: an excursion to the Cango Caves; a visit to the paradise coves in Knysna; a visit to the Tsitsikamma National Park; a full-day safari in the Kruger National Park; a visit to Bourke's Luck Potholes; and a city tour of Pretoria.

A number of optional excursions and travel insurance can purchased for additional costs. These can be arranged directly with our supplier, Exoticca, after booking and must be selected before final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's own website.

Flights are included from your selected departure airport to Cape Town, South Africa, returning from Johannesburg. One piece of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage allowance per person is included, as per the airline terms and conditions.

Shared air-conditioned transfers and internal flights (Port Elizabeth - Durban) are included.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 42% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 23/10/2019, leaving from Manchester, two people may book this holiday (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £1,949 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of ££3,349 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 42%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 27/06/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (11248).

Drive South Africa’s iconic garden route and experience the dazzling wildlife of Tsitsikamma and Kruger National Parks - includes all travel and fabulous excursions

Day 1: UK - Night on board

Head to your UK departure airport for your flight to Cape Town. Spend the night on board. 

Day 2: Cape Town

Arrive in Cape Town and transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure acquainting yourself with South Africa’s oldest city. Start exploring the diverse neighbourhoods, or wander the waterfront. (Meals: none)

Day 3: Cape Town

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your day at leisure. Why not spend a day learning about the city’s history and culture by visiting the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art, or Robben Island, the former prison island where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 years? (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Cape Town

Spend another day at leisure in Cape Town. We suggest heading out to see the magnificent Table Mountain or the Cape of Good Hope. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Cape Town - Oudtshoorn


Today you’ll set off for Oudtshoorn, the first stop on the Garden Route. This area is well-known for its ostrich farms. You’ll embark on an exciting excursion to the Cango Caves, an impressive cave system home to a colony of bats. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Oudtshoorn - Knysna

After breakfast, continue along the Garden Route to Knysna, a haven of paradisaical coves and nature reserves. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring; we suggest taking a walk to the Eastern Head Viewpoint for stunning views over the ocean. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Knysna - Tsitsikamma National Park - Port Elizabeth

Your day today starts with a visit to the Tsitsikamma National Park, home to a marine park, natural gorges and incredible flora and fauna, including the 36-metre ‘Big Tree’, an 800-year-old Yellowwood that towers over the canopy. Traverse the park’s stunning trails, then move on to Port Elizabeth. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Port Elizabeth - Durban - Hluhluwe

This morning you’ll transfer to the airport for a flight to Durban, on the east coast. From here, you’ll hop in the car and drive to Hluhluwe, along the Zululand route. Arrive at your hotel and settle in for the evening. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Hluhluwe

After breakfast at your lodge, enjoy a day at leisure to explore the landscapes. If you fancy it, a 4x4 excursion is a great way to see wildlife in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi National Park, or can you spot hippos and crocodiles from a boat on Lake St. Lucia. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: Hluhluwe - Kruger National Park

Set off for Swaziland this morning, towards Kruger. En route, stop at an authentic Swazi market and glass factory, arriving in Kruger in the afternoon. Enjoy dinner in this dazzling national park before settling in for the night. (Meals: breakfast and dinner)

Day 11: Kruger National Park

A safari-filled day is ahead today, and you’ll off early in the hopes of spotting lions and other Big Five animals on a full-day safari. Return to the lodge for dinner. (Meals: breakfast and dinner)

Day 12: Kruger National Park - White River

Today you’ll take the panorama route through Hazyview and Blyde River Canyon, stopping on the way to admire the natural wonders; the Three Rondavels, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 13: White River - Johannesburg

After breakfast at the hotel, head to Johannesburg, stopping for a fascinating tour in historic Pretoria en route. Spend the rest of your day at leisure in vibrant Jo’burg. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 14: Johannesburg - Night on board


After a final breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK spending the night on board. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 15: UK

Land back in the UK after a magical getaway. 
Bantry Beach Luxury Suites, Cape Town (three nights)

Overlooking Saunders Rock Beach, these lovely apartments are equidistant between Table Mountain and the Waterside district, meaning you’ll be perfectly placed to explore. Each apartment has a private patio overlooking the beach plus a spacious lounge and kitchen. The complex also has a shared swimming pool.

Amenities: swimming pool, patio, air conditioning, kitchenette, lounge area, Wi-Fi

The Old Mill Lodge & Restaurant, Oudtshoorn (one night)

This multi-award-winning property is located at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains, and in season is a working ostrich farm. With a calming farm atmosphere and stunning surrounds, this stay will get you into the outdoorsy mood. On-site you’ll find a restaurant specialising in ostrich and venison dishes, and plenty of animal-related activities. This hotel has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Amenities: restaurant, swimming pool, fishing, ostrich farm, boating, braai, Wi-Fi

Knysna Log Inn, Knysna (one night)

A comfortable and contemporary property in the middle of town, Knysna Inn features a stunning pool, a balcony in every room and a cosy lounge room for relaxing in the evenings. There are four restaurants owned by the hotel, plus two cafes.

Amenities: four restaurants, two cafes, lounge, swimming pool, Wi-Fi

Ibhayi Guest Lodge, Port Elizabeth (one night)

This guest house is located on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth, a five-minute drive from the centre of town and a 15-minute drive from the beach. There’s a greenery-surrounded pool on site for post-exploring dips, spacious rooms and a lovely restaurant.

Amenities: restaurant, swimming pool, Wi-Fi, room service

Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge, Hluhluwe (two nights)

Situated near Hluhluwe and surrounded by game reserves, this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning spot is right in the middle of the country’s best game-viewing lands. Relax by the outdoor pool and enjoy sundowners on your private terrace whilst keeping an eye out for the impalas, zebra and warthogs that wander the property.

Amenities: restaurant and bar, swimming pool, open-air boma

Unyati Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park (two nights)

Just 40 minutes from the Malelane Gate of Kruger National Park, you’ll be off and Big Five-spotting in no time from this cosy safari lodge. Tents are built on timber decking, shaded by Jackalberry trees and have their own verandahs, bathrooms (with cold water), and comfortable beds.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi, swimming pool

Pine Lake Inn, White River (one night)

The African Sky hotel sits in the middle of the Mpumalanga woodland and overlooks the Longmere Dam. This home-away-from-home hotel has a lovely pool to lounge by.

Amenities: swimming pool, restaurant, Wi-Fi

The Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre (one night)

Located right in between Johannesburg and Pretoria, this hotel is well located both for exploring the city and for getting to the airport. This convenient hotel comes equipped with three restaurants and a bar, one of which is a traditional African boma. Elsewhere, book a spa session or treatment to round off your holiday in style, or enjoy a boozy experience at the gin school.

Amenities: three restaurants, cocktail bar, spa facilities, gin school, fitness centre, room service, Wi-Fi
Unyati Safari Lodge, Strydomblok Road, Hectorspruit, South Africa (your sixth destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Flights are included from London Gatwick, Glasgow, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Dublin, Birmingham, Newcastle and Belfast  to Cape Town, returning from Johannesburg. Exoticca operates flights with all airlines, though the most common for this route include Emirates, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa. Please note all airlines are subject to change.

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com.

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website. Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price.

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation.

Please be advised it is your responsibility to check any passport, visa, health and immigration requirements, including any countries you have a connection in. For flights via the US or Canada, you must apply for an ESTA or eTA visa before travel.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Exoticca with ATOL number 11248 and your contract is with that company. Exoticca booking conditions are available from http://www.exoticca.com

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

We source flights from all major scheduled and low cost airlines to offer you a full choice of airlines, departure airports and flight times.

You can choose to add a flight to this hotel. Just select the dates you want to book your stay from the calendar and choose ‘Hotel + Flights’

On the next page you can choose the departure airport, time and airline and price that is convenient to you

When you buy a hotel with a flight with us you are financially protected under the ATOL scheme.

If you need any support booking this holiday, please contact 0207 887 2772 (Mon - Sun 8am to 8pm)

If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0343 227 0007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)

Highlights

  • Taking the opportunity to spend four days exploring Cape Town, South Africa’s most vibrant and beautifully landscaped city
  • Following the spectacular Garden Route along the south coast, with stunning landscapes by the bucketful
  • Basking in the wonderful wildlife of Kruger National Park, one of the most renowned safari spots in the world

Second opinion

  • To find out more about Bantry Beach Luxury Suites, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about The Old Mill Country Lodge & Restaurant, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Knysna Log Inn, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Ibayhi Guest Lodge, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Unyati Safari Lodge, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Pine Lake Inn, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about The Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, please visit their website, or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
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