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Kruger to Cape Explored

  • Duration
    15 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
  • Tour Style
    Go Beyond
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    £4,590pp
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Witness the incredible wildlife of Greater Kruger National Park, traverse the scenic Garden Route with its picturesque landscapes and charming towns, to finally immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan allure of Cape Town, where a blend of culture, history, and natural beauty awaits. This unforgettable adventure showcases the best of South Africa's diverse landscapes and experiences.
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 12 , Lunches: 11 , Dinners: 9
  • Accommodation
    12 nights in 4 star accommodation
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required and you should expect to be on your feet for much of the day. You’ll be getting on and off coaches, trains or boats and walking around the sights, often including steps, plus occasional longer walks. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Kruger to Cape Explored tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Tour Experiences

Tour Itinerary

South Africa is a country of extraordinary diversity and beauty, offering travellers an amazing experience. From its iconic natural landmarks like Table Mountain and the Kruger National Park to its vibrant cities, it is a land of stunning contrasts. The legacy of the struggle against apartheid is palpable in historical sites, serving as poignant reminders of the nation's path to democracy. Whether you're seeking wildlife adventures or the flavours of world-class wine and cuisine, South Africa promises a memorable and diverse travel experience.

  • Days 1-2
    Fly to Johannesburg
    Days 1-2: Fly to Johannesburg

    Upon your arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you have the rest of the day at leisure.

    • Dinner
  • Day 3
    Mpumalanga
    Day 3: Mpumalanga

    Spend the morning at the Apartheid Museum, learning about South Africa's struggle for freedom, human rights and equality and the resilience and determination of those who fought for it. Depart the city for the magnificent Mpumalanga province, ending up among the spectacular panoramas of the Drakensberg Mountains. Here, you are at the gateway of the famous Kruger National Park. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4
    Panorama Route
    Day 4: Panorama Route

    Today you will experience the highlights of the Panorama Route around the town of Graskop. Ride the Graskop Gorge Lift for glorious views over the forest canopy. Head on to the Blyde River Canyon, the world’s third largest canyon, to the viewpoint known as God’s Window and the Bourke’s Luck Potholes, rock formations formed by centuries of swirling sand and rocks in the river. Continue to the Three Rondavels, named for their resemblances to traditional African huts. Check in to your private game lodge and, as the sun sets, set out on a dusk safari to spot wildlife.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5
    Greater Kruger National Park
    Day 5: Greater Kruger National Park

    You will spend the next two days among the wilderness of one of the largest and oldest game reserves on the African continent. Greater Kruger National Park protects an extraordinary wealth of wildlife, including the infamous Big Five, and a diverse range of habitats. You'll head out on safari in open 4x4 vehicles twice a day, at dawn and in the late afternoon, to maximise your chances of spotting some wonderful creatures, the rest of the time spent at leisure at the game lodge.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6
    Greater Kruger National Park
    Day 6: Greater Kruger National Park

    A safari in the Greater Kruger National Park is an unparalleled adventure for wildlife enthusiasts. This vast and biodiverse region offers the chance to encounter the iconic Big Five and a plethora of other magnificent creatures. With an expert guide leading game drives and walking safaris, you can explore the wilderness up close, gaining insights into the intricate ecosystems that thrive here.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7
    Fly to Gqeberha
    Day 7: Fly to Gqeberha

    Transfer back to Johannesburg and fly to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth). On arrival, transfer to your hotel in time for dinner.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8
    Garden Route
    Day 8: Garden Route

    Depart Gqeberha, stopping off at the Oudebosch Protea Farm to learn more about South Africa’s national flower. Continue to Tsitsikamma National Park, a beautiful stretch of wild coastline, where you can explore the untouched forest and cross the Storms River Mouth on the picturesque suspension bridge. The journey ends at Knysna, called the 'jewel of the Garden Route', a charming town set between the Knysna Heads on a beautiful lagoon

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9
    Discover Knysna
    Day 9: Discover Knysna

    Today will be spent on the Featherbed Eco Experience, an adventure through the beauty of Knysna. It begins with a scenic boat cruise across the lagoon, followed by a guided tractor ride up to the top of the western head, part of the Featherbed nature reserve, for panoramic views. There’ll then be a nature walk through the coastal forests to learn more about the region’s unique flora and fauna, finishing off with a delicious lunch among nature.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10
    Knysna to Cape Town
    Day 10: Knysna to Cape Town

    From the coast, head inland en route to Cape Town, stopping at the town of Oudtshoorn, famous for its ostriches. While here you’ll visit the fascinating Cango Caves for a walk through the magnificent underground chambers, and an ostrich farm where you’ll take a tractor tour to meet the resident birds and dine on ostrich delicacies for lunch. Continue to Cape Town, passing through plenty of breathtaking scenery as you go.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • Day 11
    Cape Town
    Day 11: Cape Town

    Today begins with an orientation tour, delving into the city’s rich history and vibrant culture. Drive past the Castle of Good Hope, Company Gardens and Houses of Parliament before stopping for lunch at Bo-Kaap Kombuis where you’ll have a cooking demonstration before dining on authentic Cape Malay cuisine. Then, ascend Cape Town’s most iconic landmark, Table Mountain via the cableway for amazing views over the city, along the coast and out to sea.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • Day 12
    Cape Peninsula
    Day 12: Cape Peninsula

    Start the day with an ocean safari around the Cape Peninsula’s islands, spotting lazing seals, a huge variety of seabirds and dramatic coastal landscapes. Then take a spectacular drive along Chapman’s Peak, a coastal road that hugs the mountains and gives sweeping views of the Atlantic. Head to Cape Point and look out over the meeting of the waters of the Indian and Atlantic oceans from the historic Cape Point Lighthouse. The final stop of the day is Boulders Beach where you can wander walkways that pass through a colony of delightful African penguins.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • Day 13
    The Winelands
    Day 13: The Winelands

    From Cape Town, embark on a tour of the renowned Cape Winelands, a region that is an absolute feast for the senses. Starting in Stellenbosch, tour the town before continuing to Franschhoek, where you’ll spend some time at the historic Boschendal Wine Estate. Learn about the art of winemaking, taste some of their exquisite vintages and enjoy lunch at Haute Cabriere with views over the valley. Return to Cape Town and sit down to a final night dinner at Gold Restaurant, where you’ll enjoy an immersive and authentic African experience.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 14-15
    Depart Cape Town
    Days 14-15: Depart Cape Town

    This morning is at leisure in Cape Town, with time to shop or explore, before transferring to the airport in the afternoon. Board your overnight flight back to the UK, arriving home the following day.

    • Breakfast

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

  • Night 1
    DaVinci Hotel and Suites
    Corner 5th & Maude Street, Sandton
    DaVinci Hotel and Suites
    This Sandton hotel is located at Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City with its shopping mall and restaurants right on the doorstep. It offers spacious, air-conditioned rooms and a full English breakfast.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Swiming Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Non-smoking
    • Bar
  • Night 1
    Angels View Graskop
    Graskop Airfield
    Angels View Graskop
    A Beautiful hotel that is ideally located along the Drakensberg escarpment, with the Panorama route in close proximity.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Swiming Pool
    • Restaurant
  • Nights 3
    Shiduli Private Game Lodge
    Karongwe Game Reserve Road 36
    Shiduli Private Game Lodge
    Nestled along the borders of the Karongwe Game Reserve, Shiduli Private Game Lodge epitomizes a harmonious blend of sophistication and charm, while radiating an unparalleled sense of warmth and welcoming hospitality.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Swiming Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Non-smoking
    • Bar
  • Night 1
    The Paxton
    Carnarvon Place, cnr Beach Road Humerail
    The Paxton
    This hotel is located close to the city centre and harbour, offering magnificent views of Algoa Bay and beautiful beaches.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Swiming Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Elevator
    • Bar
  • Nights 2
    Protea by Marriott Hotel Knysna Quays
    Waterfront Drive, Knysna Central
    Protea by Marriott Hotel Knysna Quays
    This property has a spectacular view of the coastal town of Knysna, and is a popular choice along the Garden Route. With scenic surroundings and set on the Knysna Quays waterfront, this hotels offers a wonderful stay.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Swiming Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Non-smoking
    • Elevator
    • Bar
  • Nights 4
    The Portswood
    Portswood Square, Portswood Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
    The Portswood
    Ideally located right at the entrance, within easy walking distance to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The lobby and restaurant have been built around a 300 year old well and offers guests a very comfortable stay.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Swiming Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Non-smoking
    • Bar
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 21°c
  • 15mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 20°c
  • 125mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 21°c
  • 17mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 20°c
  • 90mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 20°c
  • 20mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 19°c
  • 91mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 17°c
  • 41mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 16°c
  • 54mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 15°c
  • 69mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 13°c
  • 13mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 13°c
  • 93mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 10°c
  • 9mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 12°c
  • 82mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 10°c
  • 4mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 13°c
  • 77mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 13°c
  • 6mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 14°c
  • 40mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 16°c
  • 27mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 16°c
  • 30mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 18°c
  • 72mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 18°c
  • 14mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 18°c
  • 117mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Cape Town
  • 20°c
  • 17mm
  • Johannesburg
  • 20°c
  • 105mm
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Kruger to Cape Explored map

Places Visited: Johannesburg (1N) - Panorama Route (1N) - Greater Kruger National Park (3N) - Gqeberha (1N) - Knysna (2N) - Cape Town (4N)

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