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VIP Meet & Greet: Cape Town International
Welcome to Cape Town! You will be met at the door
of your aircraft with your name on a paging board and
assisted through immigration, baggage collection and
customs. Please note that an Immigration Fast Track Service
is not available in Cape Town. You will then be shown
to your awaiting transfer vehicle.
Should your arrival aircraft be directed to the apron and
not the terminal, you will be transported to the terminal by
bus. As you step off the bus, your Meet and Greet will be
waiting for you with the paging board.
Welcome to the V&A Waterfront…
Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the
heart of Cape Town's working harbor, the V&A Waterfront has
become one of South Africa's most visited destinations.
Since 1988, the harbor is continually undergoing changes,
with the redevelopment of land and the restoration of
buildings surrounding the original Victoria & Alfred Basins,
creating a mix of shopping and entertainment venues,
intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class
hotels and luxury apartments in the residential marina.
Aside from the myriad of shops, restaurants and bars,
there is a more cultural side to the Waterfront, focused
around the historic Clock Tower, which was the original Port
Captain's Office in 1882 and part of a collection of well
preserved turn of the century buildings. It is near here
that the ferries depart for Robben Island (from the Nelson
Mandela Gateway), while the Two Oceans Aquarium is a short
walk from here. With ferries and boats continuously on the
go, Cape Fur Seals playing in the harbor water, and a mix
of both locals and international visitors, the Waterfront is
a wonderful place to soak up some typical Cape Town vibe.
Table Bay Hotel:- 4 nights in 1 Luxury Room
basis: Bed & Breakfast
Located on Quay 6 at Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront, the
luxurious Table Bay Hotel is surrounded by the working
harbor and world-renowned views of Table Mountain and the
Atlantic Ocean. Combining Victorian grace and contemporary
charm, 329 rooms and suites are elegantly decorated and
provide 5 star quality and comfort. Relax and enjoy High Tea
in the Colonial style glass-fronted lounge with its
attractive mountain and harbor views. Sample award-winning
Cape wines and savour the flavours of locally sourced
seasonal ingredients in The Camissa Brasserie. The Table Bay
has a heated pool and Jacuzzi, a fully-equipped gym and a
spa which offers the best in pampering treatments.
Please note: Please be advised that Table Bay is a
non-smoking hotel. Should guests request a smoking
room, a cleaning fee of R1000.00 (subject to change at any
given time) will be levied.
Day 2 - Cape Town
City Tour: Private Half Day
The tour commences with a tour of Table Mountain
(weather permitting; cable car fee included). Enjoy
panoramic views over the Mother City and the Atlantic
Seaboard with Robben Island in the distance lying sleepily
in Table Bay harbour. In the city itself, stop at the
Company Gardens. Enjoy a walk through the garden and a visit
to the South African Museum.
This is followed by a visit to the Castle of Good Hope.
Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company
(VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of
Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South
Africa. The drive through the city centre would also take
you past the Houses of Parliament, the Grand Parade and City
Hall from where Nelson Mandela first addressed South
Africans after his release in February 1990. Return to your
hotel upon completion of the tour.
Extras included: 1 x Signature Guide
Aerial Cableway: Return Morning (08h00 - 13h00)
The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway opened its doors
to its first visitors on 4 October 1929. Since then, it has
had many upgrades, bringing it to the point where it can
safely welcome an average of 800 000 visitors each year. The
round cable cars take about 5 – 10 minutes to carry 65
passengers from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain
and they gently rotate, offering 360 degree views on the
Please note: Please remember to have your tickets with
you to gain access.
The cableway is usually closed for
annual maintenance from the last week of July to Mid August.
Day 3 - Cape Point & Peninsula: Private Full Day
Travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point,
Clifton and Camps Bay, to Hout Bay, a quaint village and
fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach.
Continue via Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most
breath-taking coastal drives, to the Cape of Good Hope
Nature Reserve and Cape Point which is perceived to be the
meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Go on to
historic Simon’s Town, a village with charming Victorian
architecture, a naval base and a large penguin colony at the
beautiful Boulders Beach. Boulders Penguin Colony is home to
a growing colony of the vulnerable African Penguin. Wooden
walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their
natural habitat and there is also a new information centre.
A lunch stop is made nearby (lunch included). End
the day with a visit to the well-known Kirstenbosch National
Botanical Gardens. The Garden includes five of South
Africa’s six different biomes and is world-renowned for the
beauty and diversity of the Cape Flora it displays as well
as for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern
slopes of Table Mountain. The tour ends at ± 17:30 with
drop-off at your hotel.
Entrances to Cape of Good Hope Nature
Reserve, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens,
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Chapmans Peak Toll Fees
Extras included: 1 x Signature Guide; 1 x Lunch; 1 x Guide
Value Adds: Includes 1 x bottled water per
person per day.
Day 4 - Winelands Tour: Private Full Day
This delightful drive winds its way to the heart of
the Cape Winelands, through superb mountain ranges,
vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads.
Head off to the wine country via the N2 to the heart of
South Africa's wine industry, Stellenbosch, boasting great
beauty and culture that is steeped in South African history.
Walk down the canal-lined avenues, in the shade of giant oak
trees and beautifully preserved historic buildings. With the
sheer vastness of wine estates on offer, we are truly spoilt
for choice when we enjoy our first wine tasting of the day
at the Waterford Estate or similar.
Travel over the Helshoogte Pass to the town of
Franschhoek, historically dating back to the 17th century
when the French Huguenots arrived. Billed as the
Gourmet Capital of South Africa, this charming town, in a
most picturesque valley, retains a French Huguenot style.
We enjoy a wine tasting before taking time to enjoy the
fabled culinary skills of the Franschhoek chefs at one of
the many award winning restaurants (lunch included in cost).
Onward to Paarl, one of the Cape’s first farming
districts. The town is set at the foot of the cluster of
remarkable granite domes from which it takes its name.
Our last stop for the day is at a wine estate on the
Paarl wine route. We return to the bustle of city life after
an enthralling day in the countryside, arriving back at the
hotels at approximately 17:30
Note: Alternative estates may be visited over weekends
and public holidays.
3 x wine tastings
Extras included: 1 x
Signature Guide; 1 x Delaire Lunch; 1 x Guide Meal Allowance
Day 5:- Fly from Cape Town to Hoedspruit (Kruger
Depart: Table Bay Hotel Arrive:
Cape Town Airport, and connect with your onward flight
to Hoedspruit (HDS)
(CPT/HDS flight excluded from
quoted costs). Upon arrival in Hoedspruit, you will be
met by a representative, who will transfer you to Kings
Welcome to the Timbavati Private Game Reserve…
The Timbavati Private Game Reserve is 53 000 hectares
of private land, adjoining the Kruger National Park.
Since 1962, the Timbavati Association has been dedicated
to conservation and this “Big Five” reserve is now
characterised by strong lion, leopard and cheetah
populations, as well as large herds of buffalo, wild dog
and elephant. Timbavati is the birth place of the
famous white lions, only known to occur in the Timbavati
region. In 2006 a resident pride gave birth to two white
cubs for the first time in many years.
Kings Camp - Accommodation 3 nights in 1 Luxury
Suite Meal basis Fully Inclusive
Kings Camp is an intimate camp in the Timbavati
Private Game Reserve, and faces a waterhole and vast
expanse of unfenced grassland. 9 stylishly luxurious
suites (6 Luxury, 1 Family and 2 Honeymoon suites)
feature graceful Victorian baths and private verandahs
with bush views and hammocks. Each suite has in-room
wifi. King’s has the appeal of a traditional hunting
lodge from a bygone era, and the colonial elegance, dark
wood and striking contrasts are evident throughout the
thatched lodge. Lovely open-plan spaces extend out to
gardens and a pool. The gym, boma and pamper spa ensure
guests have everything they could ask for, whilst
retaining the natural tranquillity of this pristine
Includes: All meals, local brand drinks, two game
drives per day and optional walking safaris.
included: 3 x Conservation Levy
Festive Season Terms:
All bookings over Christmas and New Year's Eve can only
be secured once a 35% non refundable deposit has been
Depart: Kings Camp
At a time to be advised you will be
collected by a representative of the transfer company
and yopu will do a road transfer to Mala Mala Game
Includes: Vehicle Entrance Fee.
included: 1 x Reserve Entrance Fee
Welcome to the Sabi Sand Reserve…
The Sabi Sand Reserve is a 65 000 hectare reserve,
pioneered by the landowners in the 1950’s, when the
internal fences were dropped and a shared environmental
management programme was put in place. Today, many of
these families are now third and fourth generation land
owners, their legacy being the successful conservation
of the highest density of big game in South Africa.
Even though there is a 50km unfenced boundary with
the Kruger National Park, the game in the Sabi Sands
reserve is well habituated resulting in unforgettable
close encounters and prolific sightings, particularly of
the elusive leopard. The Sabi and the Sand Rivers run
through the reserve, which add further dimension to the
bio-diversity of this area.
MalaMala Main Camp - Accommodation 3 nights in 1
River View Luxury Room Meal basis Fully Inclusive +
The oldest and largest private Big Five game reserve
in South Africa comprising 13,300 hectare, Mala Mala
Game Reserve is strategically sandwiched between the
Sabi Sand Game Reserve and the Kruger National Park.
Located on the western banks of the Sand River is the
classic Mala Mala Main Camp, designed to appreciate and
enjoy the view of the surrounding bush and wildlife.
This oasis in the middle of the bushveld boasts 19
luxury thatched rooms and suites. Pathways wind their
way around the perimeter of the camp to reveal the
individual ochre units tucked into the greenery which
flanks the Sand River. Classic and elegant the rooms and
suites are spacious with en-suite his and hers
bathrooms, air-conditioning, minibars and tea and coffee
facilities. Family rooms accommodating two children are
available on request.
The impressive lounge (filled with relics from safari
days of old),air-conditioned dining room and historic
bar are conducive to sociable evenings. There is an
air-conditioned library with satellite TV, DVD player
and internet connectivity. The large wooden safari deck
in the shade of a Jackalberry Tree overlooks the
wildlife rich Sand River; there is an infinity pool,
small gym, boutique gift shop, fully stocked wine cellar
and massages on request (additional cost).
Mala Mala Main Camp offers early morning and
afternoon game drives with only six guests per vehicle.
Nature walks are available on request.
meals, all drinks (excluding premium brands) snacks,
safari activities and transfer to and from the MalaMala
Game Reserve airstrip and limited laundry service.
Extras included: 3 x Community Levy
No reservation is
secure / confirmed until a 35% deposit is received to
secure the booking
Depart: MalaMala Camp
At a time to be advised you will be transferred to
Skukuza Airport, to connect with your onward flight to
Johannesburg, which arrives in time to connect with all
international departure flights back to the USA.
(SZK/JNB flight excluded from quoted costs below)
Safari Costs - From $7,505 per person sharing