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Sun City and Madikwe Luxury Safari

6

days
Safari: South Africa

Sun City and Madikwe Luxury Safari

From Sun City's hedonistic pleasures to the majesty of nature at Madikwe Game Reserve, this journey combines the best of two very different worlds

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Your journey begins in Sun City – a self-contained world that offers more than 100 activities. Whether your taste is for chilling or you're looking for an energetic adrenalin rush, you'll definitely find something to entertain you. From Sun City you’ll go on safari to Madikwe Game Reserve where you can search for the Big Five, wild dogs and some of the 60 other mammals that live there. Feel relaxed and safe in this malaria-free game reserve that borders on Botswana.

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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

Welcome, welcome

You'll be met at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and transferred to Sun City, where you'll have the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at the Cascades Hotel, with breakfast included.

Meals: Breakfast
Transport: Included

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2

Golf? Gambling? Lazing at the pool?

Today is at leisure in and around Sun City. There's no lack of inspiration for things to do here, from the casinos to golf, the Valley of Waves, water sports, quad biking, zipline, and more. Note that these activities are not included, but optional extras. Overnight at the Cascades Hotel, with breakfast included.

Meals: Breakfast
Transport: Included

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3

G&T time...

After a leisurely breakfast, you’ll be driven to the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, one of South Africa's largest game reserves with 60 000 hectares of space. Check in to your lodge and relax before joining the late afternoon/early evening game drive to try to spot the Big Five. You also have a good chance of seeing wild dog and other species. Overnight at Madikwe Safari Lodge, with your meals, drinks and game drives included.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks
Transport: Included

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4

Madikwe magic

Madikwe has a rich diversity of vegetation, from vast plains of open grasslands to woodlands, and is an ideal malaria-free Big Five game viewing safari experience for the whole family. Spend your first full day at Madikwe enjoying morning and afternoon game drives, with an optional night game drive in the evening. Overnight at Madikwe Safari Lodge, with your meals, drinks and activities included.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks
Transport: Included

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5

Search for the "Little Five"

On your final day at Madikwe, you'll want to concentrate on finding the species you haven't seen yet. Use the early morning and late afternoon drives to search for big cats and look out for Africa's most effective impala killer, the wild dog, which is regularly seen at Madikwe. Enjoy lunch at the lodge with a little siesta before the late afternoon game drive. Overnight at Madikwe Safari Lodge, with your meals, drinks and activities included. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks
Transport: Included

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6

Sorry to see you're leaving

After breakfast, you'll be taken to the airstrip for your scheduled Federal Air flight (included) back to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, from where you can connect with your flight home.

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