Best Beach Wine and Wilderness Vacation in South Africa

Day 1
You will be met on arrival at Cape Town International Airport and transferred in an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel.  Enjoy a motorized city orientation tour through the city of Cape Town en-route to your hotel.  Weather permitting; you will enjoy the cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain, from where you can experience the most amazing views possible.  Evening at Leisure.  Set on unspoilt dunes with panoramic views of Table Mountain in Cape Town is Leisure Bay Luxury Suites.  Each luxury hotel suite faces the sea and the sunset, and has direct access to a stretch of pristine beach.

Day 2
After breakfast this morning you will be met at your hotel by your registered Tour Guide, and depart on a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula, one of the world’s most scenic areas.  Travel along the Atlantic Seaboard, stopping at a Llandudno look out point before continuing to Hout Bay, a quaint village and fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach.  Enjoy a cruise to Seal Island (weather permitting).  Continue on through Chapman’s Peak, a magnificent coastal road, to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve, which has incredible fynbos vegetation, birdlife, endemic antelope species and zebra, historic lighthouses and shipwrecks.  After a delicious seafood lunch, you will depart with your Tour Guide to historic Simon’s Town, a village with charming Victorian architecture, a naval base and a large African Penguin colony at the beautiful Boulders Beach.  A drive through the spectacular Silver Mine and Ou Kaapse Weg Road will end off this unforgettable day.

Day 3 & 4
Days at Leisure to explore the beautiful city of Cape Town.  We will supply you with information on places of interest and events happening at the time.  Our offices would be delighted to assist with any reservations or bookings you might require.

Day 5
After a leisurely breakfast this morning you will be met and transferred into the heart of the Cape Winelands.  Enjoy a Full Day Winelands Tour, including visits to two well-known Stellenbosch Wine Estates, with wine tasting, a cellar tour and walk through the vineyards.  Evening at Leisure.  Your hotel is situated on the corner of historic Dorp Street, and within walking distance of many excellent restaurants and coffee shops, all the major museums, art museums, galleries and theatres.

Day 6
Day at Leisure to explore the magnificent Cape Winelands.  We will supply you with information on places of interest and events happening at the time.  Our offices would be delighted to assist with any reservations or bookings you might require.

Day 7
After breakfast in Stellenbosch, you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your direct scheduled flight to Johannesburg.  You will be met on arrival and transferred to your lodge situated close to the best game viewing areas of the 36 000 hectare private Welgevonden game reserve in the Limpopo Province.  Shibula Lodge hugs the banks of a scenic river and has magnificent views of the overhanging cliffs, where the antics of the resident baboon troop entertain guests.  Arrive in time for your afternoon / evening game drive.

Day 8 & 9
Full Day Game Activities.  This malaria-free reserve, where the big five (Lion, Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant and Leopard) roam freely, is home to an extraordinary diversity of plant and animal life, as well as more than 350 species of birds.  Shibula Lodge and Bush Spa aim to provide a haven of peace and tranquillity to which you may escape for an hour or more to revitalise. The Bush Spa offers various treatments, all chosen with the aim of relaxation and rejuvenation.  You are assured of exceptional game viewing.  Including the excellent Rhino sightings and more different antelope that can be seen in one area than in any other game reserve in Southern Africa.  Game rarely seen in other reserves includes Aardvark and Brown Hyena, Eland, Gemsbok, Tsessebe and Bush Pig.  Pre-breakfast game drives or bush-walks for the adventurous, high teas of mouth watering suprises, evening game drives with sundowners and cosy, boma dinners all contribute to the magic of Shibula Lodge.

Day 10
Enjoy one last exciting game drive and bush breakfast, before you will be met at the lodge and transferred to OR Tambo International Airport for your homebound flight.
**End of Road Trip**

Author: Africa Road Travel

Africa Road Travel is an established inbound southern African tour operator. Our parent company (Cape AgriTours) was established more than 14 years ago, Africa Road Travel started in 2001 and opened their own independent offices in Cape Town in 2004. Since then the company has grown in leaps and bounds, besides the years of accumulated professional industry knowledge and experience, we enjoy special industry contracts with many service providers, Hotels and Guest Houses. This allows us to provide you with individual attention, free assistance with your vacation plans, a free ground handling service and discount prices.

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