There is nothing more exciting than an African safari, but even more so when shared by a family. Ideal for families, this safari offers outstanding areas to see wildlife as well as South Africa’s culture and history. Manyeleti Game Reserve is a private reserve that borders the famous Kruger National Park. It is an excellent area to see lion, leopard, elephant, cheetah, giraffe as well as all the plains game and birds. From there you will visit Hazyview, before visiting South Africa’s version of the Grand Canyon – Blyde River Canyon. Next you will be staying in Swaziland and Zululand, visiting the amazing villages and people there. Finally, the tour finishes in the beautiful city of Cape Town.
This morning, you will fly from Johannesburg to Nelspruit Airport where you will be met and transferred to HIPPO HOLLOW where you will stay for the next three nights in accommodation that has private decks overlooking the Sabie River.
This morning, you will be met by your private guide and taken on a full day Panorama route tour including lunch. The Sabie River Valley boasts a rich history and spectacular scenery. The tour continues through Graskop where you can enjoy the breathtaking sights of God’s Window, the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, and Berlin and Lisbon Falls. (B, L)
Today spend the day at leisure in Hazyview. Enjoy the many optional activities on offer such as hiking, quad biking, horse riding, visiting the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Shangaan Tribal Village or Chimpanzee Eden. (B)
Day 4Hazyview – Manyeleti Game Reserve
This morning you will be transferred to your luxury tented lodge. Comfortably accommodating families of four, all tents are protected with mosquito nets. An afternoon game drive will introduce you to the amazing game of this area. Three nights at HONEYGUIDE KHOKA MOYA TENTED CAMP. (L, D)
Days 5 – 6Manyeleti Game Reserve
The next two days will be spent on game drives in open game viewing vehicles in the early morning and late afternoon / evening. Late afternoon and evening drives include sunset drinks, views over the Mohwareng Hills, and glimpses of nocturnal animals. Children of all ages are welcome at Khoka Moya. Special activities for children include beading and educational walks. (B, L, D)
Day 7Manyeleti Game Reserve – Cape Town
This morning you will be transferred to Hoedspruit airport for your flight to Cape Town. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel located in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront area. Four nights at SOUTHERN SUN WATERFRONT. (B)
Days 8 – 10Cape Town
The days are at leisure to enjoy the many activities in and around Cape Town, including Table Mountain, the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront area, Cape of Good Hope, where the Indian and the Atlantic Oceans meet and the beautiful winery areas of Stellenbosch or Paarl. Included is a two day hop on/hop off bus tour on board an open–top, double–decker bus. From museums to the inner city, this tour offers a 360–degree view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Tours and activities can be pre-booked through African Travel Specialists. (B)
Day 11Cape Town
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cape Town Airport. This will mark the end of your safari. (B)