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Safari: South Africa

Big Cat safari in the Kruger National Park

Discover the Big Cats in the Kruger National Park and enjoy the bustling harbour, world-class beaches and top-notch vineyards in Cape Town

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Start your South African safari in Cape Town. Cape Town is sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay. Explore the bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna.

A trip to the Kruger National Park is an unforgettable and potentially life changing experience. Enjoy the truly remarkable destination. At more than two million hectares - the Kruger National Park is one of the world’s largest game reserve. Experience amazing diversity, from scenery and ecosystem to the correspondingly amazing array of animals, trees and birds. Spot the Big Five and other wildlife such as wild dogs, kudu, hyenas, giraffe, leopards and zebras.

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What to Expect on This Safari

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day

1 to 3

Welcome to South Africa

Today your South African adventure starts. On arrival at the Cape Town International Airport, you will be met and transported through to the Victoria & Alfred Hotel. If you’re seeking luxurious accommodation, world-class historically rich and landmark - then Victoria & Alfred Hotel is the best place to be. The hotel offers charming colonial ambience in a central, prestigious location on the pier-head of the world’s most famous working harbour - the famed V&A Waterfront.

This will be your home for the next three nights with your bed and breakfast included. Your guide will collect you and take you on a full-day tour to Cape Point. You’ll stop at Boulders Beach to watch the African penguins and visit Simon’s Town. See the meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean at Cape Point Nature Reserve. Ending your drive with a visit to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Meals: Bed and breakfast

Transport: Included

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4 to 6

Explore the Kruger National Park

After breakfast, you will be collected at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel and taken back to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Skukuza Airport. When you arrive at Skukuza Airport, you will be transferred to Narina Lodge. The lodge is set within the Lion Sands Game Reserve and is unobtrusive, yet undeniably beautiful, blending in perfectly with the riverine forest vegetation. You'll stay on a full board basis for three nights. 

Enjoy game drives, nature walks and spend some time with the Big Cats at the Kruger National Park. Here, you will get the opportunity to spot the Big Five members such as lion, elephant, cheetah, rhino and buffalo. However, you will also witness birds, zebras, giraffes and kudu.

Meals: Full board

Transport: Included

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7

Goodbye - for now!

Depart early morning on a game drive for your last opportunity to view the incredible game and hopefully spot some of the Big Five. Return to the lodge for breakfast and check-out. However, you will be transferred to Skukuza Airport for your flight back to Cape Town or Johannesburg.

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