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Signal Hill Cape Town South Africa

The Wild Side 

NZD $8,950 pp sharing, NZD $10,260 pp single

Travel across Southern Africa with 'Why Not Tours' for two weeks for an unforgettable tour including 5 different safaris, Cape Town wine-tasting and more! 

Length – 15 days

Start Dates:

  • 9th September 2024

  • January 2025 (date TBC)

*Prices and tour dates subject to change. T&Cs apply.

**Pricing excludes international flights

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Day 1

Johannesburg/Pretoria 

After we pick you up, it’ll be a quick lunch before we take you to the Voortrekker Monument where you’ll have a South African history introduction. We’ll end the day with dinner and get-to-know-you drinks. 

Day 2

Graskop

We’ll hit the road early to get to the quaint town of Dullstroom for morning tea before heading to Pilgrim’s Rest, where you’ll visit an old-fashioned gold mining town. From there, we’ll head to Graskop Gorge, where you can either do the Graskop Zipline (for the adventurous) or the Lift (for the more cautious). We’ll be having an early dinner in Graskop.

 

Graskop Swing – at own cost 

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Day 3

Hoedspruit

We’ll be spending the morning driving along Blyde River Canyon, the world’s largest green canyon and where we’ll visit iconic locations such as God’s Window and the 3 Rondavels. After lunch, we’ll visit the Endangered Species Centre where you’ll learn a bit about Africa’s wildlife. From there, we’ll head to the lodge for your first sunset game drive and a nice dinner. 

Day 4

Kruger/Marloth Park

By mid-morning, we’ll be in Kruger National Park, where we’ll be travelling through for the rest of the day. There’ll be plenty of animals to see en-route, and we will be guiding you ourselves. We’ll arrive at Marloth Park in time for a sunset game drive, with dinner and drinks at the lodge. 

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Day 5

Mlilwane Park

Today we’re heading into the Kingdom of Eswatini. We’ll have lunch at Ngwenya Glass to eat, watch glass making and buy some in-house pieces. From there, we will head to Mantenga Cultural Village to see a traditional village and a cultural performance. We will then head to Mlilwane for dinner and some drinks by the boma (bonfire). 

Day 6

Hlane Park

In the morning, you’ll have the option to do either a horse riding, mountain biking or walking safari. From there, we head to the Gables for lunch and a quick shop. When we reach Hlane, we’ll have sundown drinks by the watering hole for animal-spotting (2 drinks on us!), followed by dinner and an early night. 

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Day 7

St Lucia

In the morning, you can either do a rhino safari (limited space), a guided walk or a sun-up cycle. From there, we will drive back into South Africa to St Lucia, where we’ll be going on a more unique safari! For dinner, we’ll give each of you R300 for you to discover your own restaurant. 

Day 8

Durban

We’re driving from St Lucia to Umhlanga Beach. We’ll drop you off to swim, shop and sunbathe to your heart’s content (subject to weather). We’ll finish off the day with an iconic Durban dinner. 

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Day 9

Cape Town

We’ll be able to sleep in before we fly to Cape Town (flights included). After settling in, we’ll drive to Hout Bay for a beautiful sunset and some world famous fish and chips. 

Day 10

Cape Town

We’ll be heading out for a full day red bus city tour, with plenty of chances to stop and look around. For dinner, you’ll be getting an unforgettable meal & cabaret experience. 

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Day 11

Karoo

In the morning, we’ll be taking you to Kirstenbosch for a walking tour where our expert will teach you all about South Africa’s flora and fauna. From there, we’ll travel to Touws River for an afternoon game drive before spending dinner and the night in the Karoo dessert. 

Day 12

Stellenbosch

We’re driving straight to Stellenbosch for a morning walking tour. From there, we’re going on a Stellenbosch wine tour, where you’ll be both tasting and learning about wine. We’ll have dinner at a Stellenbosch winery. 

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Day 13

Cape Town

In the morning, we’ll drive to the ‘Jackass Colony’ to see some wild South African penguins, then head to Scratch Patch to pick gemstones and view rock phenomenon. We’ll have lunch and meet seals at Kalk bay Harbour. We’ll be driving back to Cape Town via Chapman’s Peak, a drive with unforgettable views. We’ll be having a memorable dinner on the V&A Waterfront. 

Day 14

Cape Town

We are heading up Table Mountain in the morning for a walk and pictures. In the afternoon, you can either head on the wine bus to visit multiple wineries such as Constantia (the oldest winery in SA) or to the V&A Waterfront for some last-minute shopping. We’ll spend our final night together. 

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Day 15

Final Day

We’ll have our final breakfast together, ready to drop you off at the airport in the mid-morning. 

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