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South African Adventure

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Trip Overview

Is this trip for me? UNTAMED. MIND-BLOWING. ENRICHING


Forget the mainstream checklist, this trip is its own Big Five - BIG on wildlife, BIG on the outdoors, BIG on culture, BIG on views and BIG on having a sick time. Oh, and the wine here is pretty bloody good too. On this one, adventure is seriously an understatement.

Worth noting…

This trip has a camping option, so you can experience a once-in-a lifetime rustic African adventure - just don't forget to pack a sleeping bag, if that's your vibe.

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Trip Itinerary

  1. Johannesburg to Kruger National Park, South Africa

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    Touch down in Joburg, meet the group and don’t forget to pinch yourself – you’re in Africa baby! Stock up on snacks and plug in the AUX cord, we’re kick-starting the adventure with an overland journey to Kruger National Park. Looking for the real South Africa? This is it. Before the day’s done, we’ll get our first taste of the great outdoors on a game drive. Hold up – is that an elephant? This is going to be two wild weeks.

    • Included Today
      • Afternoon 4x4 game drive in Kruger National Park
    • Meals
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
  2. Kruger National Park

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  3. Kruger National Park

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  4. Kruger National Park to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Eswatini

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  5. Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

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  6. Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to St Lucia, South Africa

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  7. St Lucia to Durban

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  8. Durban

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  9. Durban to Drakensberg

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  10. Drakensberg

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  11. Drakensberg to Malealea, Lesotho

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  12. Malealea

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  13. Malealea to Mountain Zebra National Park, South Africa

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  14. Mountain Zebra National Park to Addo Elephant National Park

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  15. Addo Elephant National Park to Storms River

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  16. Storms River to Oudtshoorn

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  17. Oudtshoorn to Hermanus

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  18. Hermanus to Cape Town 

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What's included

Included Experiences

  • Afternoon and two full day 4X4 game drives in Kruger National Park
  • Morning bush walk through Kruger National Park
  • See Blyde River Canyon
  • Esitjeni village Walk
  • Estuary cruise in St Lucia
  • Royal Natal National Park hike
  • Sunset 4X4 game drive in Addo Elephant National Park
  • Guided tour of Cango Caves
  • Visit Cape Agulhus
  • Wine tasting in Hermanus

Accommodation

-17 nights in 2-person dome tents or twin-share accommodation

Transport

Overland safari truck - lockers included. 4X4 safari Jeeps.

Optional activities

-Mlilwane sunset game drive: from 390 ZAR

-Mlilwane guided walk: from 225 ZAR

-Visit the Esitjeni village chief: from prices available locally

-Surfboard hire in Durban: from prices available locally

-Bay cruise in Durban: from prices available locally

-Visit Juma Masjid Mosque in Durban: from prices available locally

-Tour to Valley of 1000 Hills: from prices available locally

-Amphitheatre day hike in Drakensberg: from 590 ZAR

-Sangoma appointment: from 70 ZAR

-Guided hike in Malealea: from 80 ZAR

-Non-guided hike in Malealea: from prices available locally

-Pony trekking in Malealea: from 330 ZAR

-Mountain biking in Malealea: from 300 ZAR

-Village tour in Malealea: from 50 ZAR

-Sunset 4X4 game drive in Mountain Zebra National Park: from prices available locally

-Nighttime 4X4 game drive in Addo Elephant National Park: from 445 ZAR

-Morning 4X4 game drive in Addo Elephant National Park: from prices available locally

-Kayaking Storms River: from 650 ZAR

-Storms River hiking trails and suspension bridge: from prices available locally

-Dyer Island Marine Safari Cruise: from 1840 ZAR

-Shark cage diving: from 2880 ZAR

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