12 days in Johannesburg, Madikwe Game Reserve, Cape Town, De Hoop Nature Reserve

South African Delights Tour

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Overview

Enjoy everything that South Africa has to offer starting your 11-night trip in the heart of Egoli, otherwise known as Johannesburg. Then charter to the lesser known but all the more special Madikwe Game Reserve, where you will spend 3 nights in the African Bushveld. After your safari, take in one of the most beautiful cities in the world as you fly to Cape Town to stay at Ellerman House which you will truly call home for 3 nights. To end your trip of a lifetime you will then travel to De Hoop Nature Reserve where you can enjoy a coastal nature experience with the high possibility of seeing whales as the reserve is considered the ultimate place to spot the southern right whale. 

Day 1-2

Johannesburg

2 nights |  AtholPlace Hotel & Villa

On arrival in Johannesburg you will be transferred from OR Tambo Airport to the AtholPlace Hotel & Villa, the best boutique hotel in the heart of Johannesburg. Here you can settle into South Africa and the journey that you are embarking on. The hotel offers luxurious spaces to relax and unwind with a pristine library area and a swimming pool. After a few nights preparing for your adventure you will be on your way to safari at Madikwe Game Reserve.

Day 3-5

Madikwe

3 nights |  Morukuru Family

Just four hours away from Johannesburg lies this hidden gem. Choose from a variety of luxurious Morukuru Family accommodation options, from a leafy canopy at the Owner’s House to staying perched on the river bank at the River House, or staying over the mountain in a contemporary African Homestead at the Morukuru Farmhouse. After you’ve enjoyed your Big 5 game viewing, it will be time to fly to see a Natural Wonder of The World.

Day 6-8

Cape Town

3 nights | Ellerman House

After taking in the wildlife at Madikwe you’ll fly to Cape Town where you will spend three nights at Ellerman House. You’ll get to go on scheduled tours of the city that will take you to famous landmarks like Table Mountain, Robben Island and Cape Point. When you’re not exploring one of the most beautiful cities in the world you can spend your days taking in the experience of Ellerman House.

Day 9-12

De Hoop Nature Reserve

3 nights | Morukuru Family

To end your trip of a lifetime you will travel to enjoy a coastal nature experience with the opportunity to see a few whales in the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Guests can be very active enjoying tidal walks, fynbos walks, mountain biking, sandboarding, snorkeling and nature drives. You have the option of staying at the Morukuru Ocean House, which is on the coastline and offers a bird’s eye view of the continent’s greatest whale nursery, or the Morukuru Beach Lodge, which is perfect for couples or smaller families. 

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