ZAR
USD
EUR
GBP
CAD
AUD
CHF
ZAR
USD
EUR
GBP
CAD
AUD
CHF

What are you looking for?

ZAR
USD
EUR
GBP
CAD
AUD
CHF
ZAR
USD
EUR
GBP
CAD
AUD
CHF
Hello traveller!

It's in Cape Town now.

We're sorry. Our safari planners aren't available now. Our office hours are 08:00 - 19:00 (GMT+2).

Call us to speak to an experienced safari planner.


Alternatively, we recommend...

travel-form-icon

Complete our travel enquiry form to connect with a safari planner

ENQUIRE TODAY
Email us
(optional)

13 Day Safari & Cape Town Honeymoon Review

Sean from United Kingdom travelled with Discover Africa in October 2022

Incredible Honeymoon

Me and my wife have just returned back to London after spending a little over 2 weeks in beautiful South Africa! Megan, our honeymoon planner absolutely nailed it with the hotels and guest houses she found for us within our budget and better still was on hand throughout our trip on Whatsapp which was very assuring!

After our international flight to Joburg and short connection flight to Hoedspruit we reached out luxurious safari lodge ‘Simbavati Waterside’ for 4 unforgettable nights. We both said upon leaving it was one of the best things we’ve ever done, we absolutely loved it!

Next stop was to Cape Town, staying in Camps Bay. This was a great location for us with plenty of busy bars and coffee shops plus an array of superb restaurants on the waterfront.

We stayed Bed & Breakfast at ‘The Marly’ which is a boutique hotel Megan found for us, we went for the mountain view and the only regret we had was not booking a sea-view room.

We did the open-top coach tour of the city, hired a car to Simons Town, Boulders Beach, Cape of Good Hope via Chapmans Peak. This driving route was insanely beautiful and we’d recommend this to everyone who visits!

Next stop Hermanus, we had done our research prior and had found a place roughly 2 hour drive east of Cape Town which is famous for whale watching, we were not left disappointed as we were lucky enough to see 20+ whales over the 2 days.

Megan booked our tour with Marine Dynamics albeit we wished it lasted longer than 2 hours on the water! We stayed at the La Fontaine Guest House (mountain view), again we wished we’d gone for the sea-view.

In truth the guest house itself was fairly basic but comfortable and we didn’t spend much time there whilst our exploring.

Final stop was roughly 2 hours north further inland into the mountains to a small place called Franschhoek, we stayed at the Avonrood Guest House which was a lovely place to spend the final 2 days of our trip.

The staff were so generous providing us with a bottle of champagne on arrival as newly weds and we particularly enjoyed the honesty bar where you filled in what drinks you’d had in the evenings.

This place is famous for its winelands and we went on the tuk-tuk tour around the best ones sampling fine wine (and beer) for half a day. It was really enjoyable and the La Rochelle winery was a highlight!

We paid for transfers between all destinations throughout the 2 weeks, the company Megan booked us with was a very professional and extremely friendly company called ‘Jarat’ every driver was full of local knowledge and we enjoyed great conversation each time.

As a whole I would recommend Discover Africa to anyone, we’ve had the best honeymoon of our lives and fell in love with South Africa.

Thank you!

Sean travelled to Cape Town in October and wrote the 13 Day Safari & Cape Town Honeymoon Review on 31 October 2022

The trip included: Travel To Cape Town Hermanus Coastal Exploration Exploring The Winelands Big Five Safaris Luxury Safaris in Africa The Marly Boutique Hotel and Spa Avondrood Guesthouse

Safari planned by: Megan Warrington

Planning to go to Africa? Choose the Best African Safari Company, we will book and plan your African Safari online.

Interesting Reads

South Africa South Africa

Who are the Eastern Bank male lions?

Kruger National Park is the largest park in South Africa. At 20...

30 January 2024

Uganda

Everything You Need to Know About Eco-Tourism in Uganda

Thanks to its remarkable biodiversity, natural beauty, and rich cultural heritage, Uganda...

20 February 2024

Cape Town Cape Town

Cape Town, the Perfect Post-Covid Vacation Spot

A talking point in most conversations throughout 2020 has been Covid-19.  Even...

30 January 2024


Why travel with us?

Recent reviews from travellers who planned and booked their Africa trips with Discover Africa Safaris
Excellent experience, great communication, custom itinerary.

Victoria Falls & Okavango Delta Review

PVX, United States
11 Jul 2022
Taylor-made safari within a short time, suggestions welcome, special offers are included.

Solo Safari in Botswana Review

Mona, Germany
05 Apr 2022
Incredible! Great experience that far exceeded expectations.

A Tanzania Safari Review

Chris W, United States
07 Jul 2021
Hassle free and very professional service from start to finish.

Motswari Game Reserve & Cape Town Tour Review

Debbie, Australia
16 Mar 2020
Had a wedding anniversary holiday with our family - Discover Africa delivered...

Wedding Anniversary Safari

Wood Party, United Kingdom
02 Oct 2017
Superb service!

Amazing South African Trip Review

Julia, United States
23 Dec 2015

Ready to plan your tailor-made safari?

Antoinette Booyse, Safari Travel Planner

Free safari planning advice from destination experts

HELP ME PLAN
Copyright © Discover Africa Safaris | 13 Day Safari & Cape Town Honeymoon Review | Last Updated: 2 November 2022