South African Bush to Mozambican Beach Holiday (9 days)

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Safari: Mozambique, South Africa

South African Bush to Mozambican Beach Holiday (9 days)

In this exciting safari holiday, you'll get to experience both Southern Africa's bush and beach beauty

In this exciting safari holiday, you'll get to experience both Southern Africa's bush and beach beauty.

Destinations: 

  • Kruger National Park: Lion Sands Game Reserve will be your first stop. Nestled in the greater Sabi Sands Reserve, the area shares an unfenced border with the rest of the Kruger, offering wildlife sightings that are unmatched compared to other parks on the continent. Here you'll find the greatest concentration of leopards on earth, as well as the famous Big Five. Sip on sundowners every evening as the sun floats below the horizon. Heaven on earth. 
  • Mozambique: Mozambique is one of the most popular coastal countries for beach holidays. Locals flock to experience the unique Portuguese-influenced country's outstanding food, culture and marine life. In fact, Mozambique has more marine species along the coast, both migratory and resident, found on the planet. Two Mile Reef is a must-visit spot for snorkellers, divers and those who simply love the ocean. Relatively undeveloped, a vacation in the country makes you feel like you have the place to yourself.

Travel tips:

  • Both countries are malaria areas. Consult your healthcare professional for medication to prevent contraction. 
  • Whale sharks are a highlight in Mozambique. Visitors will have the opportunity to swim alongside these gentle giants. Chat to us about where to experience this thrilling activity. 
  • The best time to embark on this journey are the months of June to August. Little rainfall means clear, sunny days; perfect for those who want to escape the Northen Hemisphere's colder months.
  • We recommend extending your itinerary to include a visit to Cape Town while you're in South Africa. The weather is a little cooler, but you can expect low-season prices. 

This well-rounded itinerary, with stays at prime luxury establishments means you'll make memories for years to come...

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International flights not included.
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What to Expect on This Safari

This popular itinerary can be customised to match your budget and travel dates by adding/removing a few days or selecting different lodges

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1

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Your journey begins with a flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Airport. On arrival, you will be met by a lodge representative and enjoy a road transfer to RockFig Safari Lodge which will be your home for the next four nights.
Dependant on your flight arrival time, you should be in time to enjoy lunch at the lodge followed by your afternoon game drive and have your first opportunity to spot some wildlife.

day

2 to 4

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Three full days to enjoy the incredible game viewing on offer in this region of the Greater Kruger National Park, a morning and afternoon game drive per day is included in your stay. Your drives are very personal as only 4 guests will be accommodated per vehicle per game drive. Plus of course some downtime to enjoy the facilities of the lodge such as relaxing on your deck, swimming, reading a book or exchanging stories with other guests.

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5

Vilanculos

Today you sadly bid farewell to the Kruger National Park, but head off to Mozambique where you have some time to truly relax after a busy few days on safari. You will be transferred to Skukuza Airport for your flight to Vilanculos and on arrival will be met by a representative from Santorini for your transfer to the resort.

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6 to 8

Vilanculos

A few days to enjoy the facilities on offer at the resort such as kayaks, stand-up paddling, snorkelling, beach volleyball, beach cricket and fishing equipment is available. You can also enjoy a guided tour of Vilanculos which is included in your stay as well as a snorkelling excursion.

Options activities at an extra cost include spa treatments, scuba diving, boat trips, scenic helicopter flights, deep-sea fishing, dhow sailing and horse safaris.

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9

Departure

This morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Vilanculos Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg Airport where you can connect with your onward journey.

Safari Map

This is where you'll travel on an 9-day safari like this

South African Bush to Mozambican Beach Holiday (9 days) safari map

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