11Nights

City Lights & Safari Stars Luxury Honeymoon

From $6,800.00 p/person
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Embark on a 12-day safari that takes in the best of the beach and the bush.

From the glittering skyline of cosmopolitan Cape Town to the starry skies of the African wilds, this is a journey that sparkles with luxury and adventure.  

Your trip begins in Cape Town where you will discover the city’s iconic attractions, from Table Mountain and the Southern Peninsula to the Cape Winelands. From the coast, you will head inland to the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Here, you’re invited to truly immerse yourself in the greater Kruger Park wilderness on game drives, and interpretive bush walks. Your classic explorer’s safari ends in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, known for its luxury lodges and unbeatable game viewing.   

Complimented by lavish accommodations, gourmet cuisine and tailored private guided experiences, this South African safari is a must-do – a perfect choice for both first-time and returning visitors. 

City Lights & Safari Stars Luxury Honeymoon

Your Itinerary

5 nights in Cape Town

Arriving in Cape Town, you will soon discover why the city is consistently voted one of the globe’s top travel destinations. It’s a hotspot of culture, colour, cuisine, and wine. And all of this set at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain.

Encircled by some of the most breathtaking scenery you could imagine, you will explore sun-ripened vineyards, cafes and trendy eateries, powder-white shores and dramatic cliffs. Take in the world-famous views from Table Mountain on a private half-day tour – and from Cape Point, the dramatic promontory where two oceans meet, on a full-day Peninsula tour. Spend a full day “tasting the Cape” among the historic estates of the Winelands.

DINING SUGGESTIONS

Begin your days with a wholesome breakfast at Ginja, a lovely establishment found at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel.

Queen Victoria Hotel - Explorer Safari

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

Queen Victoria Hotel

Experience the essence of distinguished luxury, where classic elegance meets contemporary design. Situated in a quiet, historic precinct near to the V&A Waterfront, the Queen Victoria Hotel gives you easy access to the delights of the city. The hotel’s regal ambience is felt throughout the property. This grandeur, along with the hotel’s reputation for excellent service and attention to detail, will make you feel like royalty. 

Queen Victoria Hotel - Explorer Safari

3 nights in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Sharing a fenceless border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve is best known for its two very rare white lions that were discovered here in the 1970s. The name ‘Timbavati’ means ‘the place where something sacred came down to earth from the heavens’ and refers to these unique creatures.

Over forty mammal species, 360 bird species and the famous Big Five call Timbavati home. View them on exciting daytime safaris, night game drives, guided bush walks, and bird-watching excursions.

DINING SUGGESTIONS

Tanda Tula has a well-deserved reputation for seriving some of the best safari cuisine around. Delicate plated meals emphasise fresh flavour and presentation – including wonderful plant-based options for vegans. The menu is seasonal to take advantage of all the wonderful local produce that is available in the area.

Tanda Tula Safari Camp - Explorer Safari

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

Tanda Tula Safari Camp

Tanda Tula Safari Camp is located in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve and is considered one of South Africa’s most luxurious tented bush camps. Set on the banks of the Nlharalumi riverbed and shaded by majestic trees, Tanda Tula overlooks a watering hole that attracts wildlife from dawn until dusk. Each of the 12 tents is completely private, surrounded by lush riverine bush with a deck overlooking the riverbed.   

Tanda Tula Safari Camp - Explorer Safari

3 nights in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Your journey takes you to the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, renowned for its exceptional game viewing opportunities with frequent sightings of the illustrious Big Five as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, and a variety of antelope. It’s no surprise then that wildlife viewing activities will be central to your stay, from game drives to guided bush walks.

Your accommodation at Dulini Lodge offers an intimate experience. Here, you’re encouraged to slow down and savour the magical African atmosphere of an extraordinary place.

DINING SUGGESTIONS

Fine wine and dining, enhanced by the culinary tradition of African flavours, complements the luxurious accommodation. The experienced and creative executive chef is committed to culinary excellence. Enjoy bush dining in surprise locations: in the bush, boma or river bed, attended by personal butlers.

Dulini Lodge - Explorer Safari

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

Dulini Lodge

Set in a peaceful riverine grove beneath a canopy of giant Ebony trees, Dulini’s six private suites enjoy views of the Mabrak River and feature heated plunge pools, outdoor showers and shady decks. The luxurious interiors epitomise romance with canopies of billowing mosquito nets and beautiful bathrooms. Enjoy a workout in the well-equipped gym, relax in the guest lounge, dine under the ancient jackalberry tree, or steal away for a romantic private dinner at your suite. 

Dulini Lodge - Explorer Safari

Inclusions

Return transfer from Cape Town International Airport to Queen Victoria Hotel
5 nights Queen Victoria Hotel in a Deluxe Room on a bed & breakfast basis
Private Half Day City Tour & Table Mountain
Private Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour
Private Full Day Winelands Tour
Scheduled flight from Cape Town International Airport to Eastgate (HDS) Airport (flight price fluctuations may occur)
Transfer from Eastgate Airport to Tanda Tula Safari Camp
3 nights Tanda Tula Safari Camp in a Honeymoon Suite on a full board basis (all meals, select drinks, safari activities)
1 Surprise Honeymoon Dinner at Tanda Tula
Private road transfer from Tanda Tula Safari Camp to Dulini Lodge
3 nights Dulini Lodge in a Honeymoon Suite on a full board basis (all meals, select drinks, safari activities)
Private road transfer to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
Scheduled flight from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport to OR Tambo International Airport for your outbound flight

Exclusions

International flights
Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Activities specified as additional / optional in the itinerary
Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
Travel insurance
Gratuities
All items of a personal nature

Notes

Our rates are per person sharing unless expressly identified. Please treat all pricing as a guide only: All rates are an estimation, subject to availability and may change without notice. Single supplements may apply. Enquire now or speak to one of our expert Travel Planners for updated rates.

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