25 Day Kruger to Cape Town (2018) (Flights Included)

Bunnik Small Group Tour starting in Johannesburg and finishing in Cape Town

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Overview
Operator: Bunnik
Type: Small Group Tour (Premium)
Max Group Size: 12
Duration: 25 Days
From: Johannesburg to Cape Town
Tour Code: BUN39947
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: South Africa
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Depart Australia
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Australia - Johannesburg
‘Welkom' to Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, founded in 1886 on one of the richest gold reefs in the world. Johannesburg today is a vibrant, pulsating city, and its diverse population means that it still manages to present an authentic cultural experience. Meet your fellow travellers tonight for a welcome cocktail.
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Johannesburg
We explore Soweto today. Infused with the history of the struggle against apartheid and abuzz with the energy of the city of gold, Soweto is also the most metropolitan township in South Africa. Our sightseeing tour includes the Apartheid Museum and the former houses of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. This evening we'll enjoy a traditional African-themed group welcome dinner. (B/D)
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Johannesburg - Dullstroom
This morning we depart for Dullstroom. The afternoon is free for you to enjoy at leisure. Why not visit the ‘Wild about Whisky’ bar and famous clock shop? (B/D)
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Dullstroom - Greater Kruger National Park
Today we venture into Greater Kruger National Park. This world-renowned area offers some of the best game viewing on the African continent. (B/D) Special Experience: En route we visit Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, which focuses on the conservation of rare, vulnerable and endangered animals – cheetah conservation is one of their core disciplines.
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Greater Kruger National Park
An early start this morning for our first game drive! We'll head out on morning and afternoon safaris in search of the ‘Big 5' - elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes and rhinos – as well as many antelope and other African wildlife. Our expert guides should increase our chances of seeing as many wild species as we can. (B/L/D)
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Greater Kruger National Park - Hazyview
One last game drive in Kruger this morning before heading south to Hazyview, we travel along the Panorama Route visiting the Three Rondavels View Point, Lisbon Falls and the Three Rondavels View Point. We stop for some spectacular views at God's Window, one of the most scenic vantage points in South Africa, and ponder the natural geological wonder of the Bourke's Luck Potholes. (B/D)
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Hazyview - Swaziland
Special Experience: Visit the Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary. Established in 2006, it cares for chimpanzees rescued after being displaced from their natural habitat.This afternoon we cross the border into Swaziland and stop at the famous Ngwenya Glass factory. Renowned for only using recycled glass, each and every piece is totally handmade and mouth-blown. (B/D)
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Swaziland - KwaZulu-Natal
After breakfast we make our way to South Africa’s coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal. This afternoon we’ll visit the Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre, where injured or orphaned big cat species are rehabilitated with the intention of being released back into the wild. (B/L/D)
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KwaZulu-Natal
We travel to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park and enjoy a morning 4WD safari game drive inside the reserve again giving us the opportunity to go in search of the Big 5. This afternoon we'll visit a traditional Zulu village and enjoy a cultural experience. (B/L/D)
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Hluhluwe - Durban
This morning we explore St Lucia Estuary by boat, looking out for elephants, crocodiles and hippos. Later we depart for Durban, stopping at the site where Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962 to learn more about the role he played in South Africa's liberation. We'll also stop at the Boer War Memorial and the picturesque Valley of 1000 Hills. (B/D)
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Durban
This morning we explore scenic Durban, South Africa's busiest port. Our sightseeing includes the Golden Mile, Indian Spice Markets and the Moses Mabhida Stadium. We'll also take the Sky Car to a 106 metre-high platform for great views over the city. Spend the afternoon at leisure, relaxing or exploring this scenic coastal city. (B)
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Durban - Sibuya Game Reserve
We fly to Port Elizabeth and travel to Kenton-on-Sea before boarding our boat to Sibuya Game Reserve, one of South Africa's most unique safari destinations, characterised by a vast navigable river that attracts a myriad of wildlife. We'll spend the next 2 nights enjoying this beautiful eco-lodge. (B/L/D)
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Sibuya Game Reserve
Special Experience: We explore this vast reserve on morning and afternoon game drives as we go in search of a diverse variety of wildlife. Accessible solely by boat via the magnificent Kariega Estuary, Sibuya is also one of Africa's greatest bird sanctuaries and attracts nearly 400 different species. (B/L/D)
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Sibuya Game Reserve - Knysna
This morning we venture towards Knysna along the beautiful ‘Garden Route'. This scenic drive is famous for its glorious views and remarkable range of topography, vegetation and wildlife – think beautiful beaches, picturesque lagoons and lakes, rolling hills and the mountains of the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma ranges. We stop at the beautiful Tsitsikamma Forest en route and visit the Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary. (B/L)
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Knysna
Knysna is a natural paradise, nestled between lush forests and the shores of a peaceful lagoon. This morning we explore the towns beautiful surrounds. We enjoy a paddle cruise experience on Knysna lagoon where we'll take in the magnificent 360 degree views of famous Knysna Heads, followed by lunch. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. (B/L)
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Knysna - Oudtshoorn
Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world, so we stop at a farm to learn about the largest bird on earth! We'll also explore the famous Cango Caves, described as one of the great natural wonders of the world and home to some spectacular stalactite formations from approximately 4500 million years ago. (B/L)
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Oudtshoorn - Hermanus
Special Experience: An early start this morning for a meerkat adventure! We'll observe these inquisitive creatures in their natural habitat as they greet the sun.We travel along famous Route 62, later arriving in breathtaking Hermanus, the world's best spot for southern right whale-watching. Along the way we'll stop at Mossel Bay to see the famous Post Office Tree, where sailors hung their shoes with notes in them for safe delivery during the 1500s. (B)
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Hermanus - Stellenbosch
We head out in search of the southern right whale (during whale-watching season only: May-October) or spend time exploring this coastal town. Travelling to Stellenbosch along the scenic wine route later, we'll stop to visit a brandy distillery for a tasting. (B)
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Stellenbosch
Special Experience: Visit Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate in Wellington for a “Theatre of Wines” experience.Today we explore the winelands and sample some of their finest drops, then have some free time in charming Franschhoek, one of South Africa's oldest towns. (B/L)
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Stellenbosch - Cape Town
Today we travel to sophisticated, cosmopolitan Cape Town, a unique city unlike anywhere else in Africa! Here we explore the Castle of Good Hope and the South African Museum before travelling up towering Table Mountain by cable car (weather permitting). (B)
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Cape Town
We'll enjoy a full day of sightseeing along the beautiful Cape Peninsula today. We travel through numerous bays and lookouts and take the twists and turns of famous Chapman's Peak Drive before arriving at Cape Point, the most south-westerly point of the African continent. This afternoon we continue to Boulder's Beach where a colony of African Jackass penguins have established themselves since the 1980s. (B)
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Cape Town
We visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was infamously imprisoned (weather permitting). It is now a museum and symbolic to democratic South Africa of the price paid by many for the freedom of their country. Tonight we'll enjoy a group farewell dinner. (B/D)
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Depart Cape Town
Today we bid farewell to Africa and begin our journey home. (B)
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Arrive In Australia
Bunnik Inclusions
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Trip Inclusions
  • Return economy class flights from Australia to South Africa. Taxes included
  • Economy-class flight within Africa
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles (excluding shared lodge open safari 4WD)
Accommodation & Meals
  • 16 nights in good quality hotels (3-4 star)
  • 4 nights in African lodges (4 star)
  • 2 nights in an eco tent in Sibuya Game Reserve
  • 22 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 12 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
Your Tour Guides
  • English-speaking locally based national driver/guide (based on 4 people)
  • English-speaking locally based national guide and drivers (based on min. of 5 people)
  • English-speaking locally based guides 
Entrance Fees & Permits
  • Entrance fees to all national parks and reserves are included
Journey Highlights
  • Discover Johannesburg's vibrant Soweto district including the former houses of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Ghandi.
  • Visit the moving Apartheid Museum
  • Enjoy a traditional African themed welcome dinner
  • Spend the afternoon in Dullstroom, exploring its quant shops, one being Wild about Whisky, home to the largest whiskey menu in the southern hemisphere
  • Enjoy a visit to Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, that focuses on the conservation of rare, vulnerable and endangered animals.
  • Head out on fantastic game drives in iconic Greater Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest national parks and home to the 'Big 5'.
  • Travel along the scenic Panorama Route and see the Three Rondavels View Point, Bourke's Luck Potholes and God's Window.
  • Visit Jane Goodall's Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary. Established in 2006, it is home to chimps that have been misplaced from their habitats in Africa.
  • Spend the night in Swaziland, the southern hemisphere's smallest country.
  • Visit the Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre, where injured or orphaned cat species are rehabilitated with the intention of being released back into the wild.
  • Travel to St Lucia Estuary and enjoy a boat trip in search of elephants, crocodiles and hippos.
  • Visit a Zulu village and enjoy a cultural experience.
  • Drive through the breathtaking Valley of 1000 Hills en-route to Durban
  • Tour the sights of scenic Durban including the Moses Mabhida stadium and take the Sky Car to a 106 metre-high viewing platform to enjoy great views.
  • Spend 2 nights in an eco tent in Sibuya Game Reserve.
  • Discover a diverse range of wildlife in South Africa's most unique safari destination, Sibuya Game Reserve, characterised by its vast, navigable river that attracts nearly 400 different species of birds.
  • Travel along the Garden Route and visit the Tsitsikamma Forest, well known for its indigenous forests and dramatic coastline, and the Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary along the way.
  • Stay in Knysna, the Garden Route's premier eco-experience
  • Visit the Safari Ostrich Farm, learn all about the world's largest bird and experience the farming process first hand.
  • Explore the Cango Caves and discover their incredible natural limestone formations.
  • Enjoy an early morning meerkat adventure! Observe these inquisitive creatures in their natural habitat as they greet the sun.
  • Witness the sights along the famous Garden Route and scenic Route 62, including Mossel Bay to visit the famous Post Office Tree and the Bartholomeus Diaz Museum.
  • Embark on a whale watching cruise in Hermanus during the winter months.
  • Drop in to Van Rhyn Brandy Distillery and enjoy a tasting.
  • Discover historical Stellenbosch and its row of preserved homes which date back to the early Dutch settler days.
  • Wander through the charming main streets of Franschhoek.
  • Explore the picturesque city of Cape Town including Cape Point and majestic Table Mountain. The second most populous city in South Africa, learn of the history and modern-day Cape Town while witnessing some amazing scenery.
  • Spend a full day exploring the dramatic landscapes of the Cape Peninsula, the most south-westerly tip of the African continent.
  • Tour the museum of Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was infamously imprisoned (weather permitting).
  • Dine at a traditional African restaurant and enjoy the Diembe Drumming!
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Disruptions to itinerary may occur.
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