Explore the rich tapestry of landscapes and seascapes, cosmopolitan cities and pristine wildlife reserves. Discover beautiful Cape Town, with her iconic Table Mountain, sweeping ocean views and buzzing food and wine scene. Next, fly off to Sabi Sand Game Reserve for exhilarating wildlife. Collect a photographic gallery of the magnificent Big Five and memories to last a lifetime.

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Explore the scenery

…of the Cape of Good Hope and see the amusing antics of the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach.

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Experience the thrill

… of searching and photographing the Big Five, with twice-daily game viewing from your lodge, located on a private reserve.

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Enjoy an exclusive dinner

…at the Azure Restaurant with Christo Brand, Nelson Mandela’s former prison guard who will share how their relationship grew within the detention walls to a long lasting friendship.

Detailed Itinerary:

 DAY 1 ARRIVE CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

With a warm welcome upon your arrival in Cape Town, South Africa’s “Mother City,” you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure to enjoy one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world.

VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL DAY 2 CAPE TOWN

Embark on a day of discovering Cape Town. This evening, enjoy a wine pairing dinner at the award winning Azure Restaurant, where you will be joined by a very special guest, Christo Brand. Christo will share his extraordinary and close friendship with Nelson Mandela that continued from beyond the prison cell into Parliament. You will also receive a signed copy of his book Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend.

VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL DAY 3 CAPE TOWN

Spend the day exploring the stunning Cape Peninsula. Drive past sparkling beaches, winding your way along legendary Chapman’s Peak to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. You will have the opportunity to ride the Flying Dutchman funicular to the old lighthouse for awe-inspiring views! Continue along the coast to the delightful penguin colony at Boulders Beach.

VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL DAY 4 CAPE TOWN

Spend your last day in Cape Town at leisure. Take a walk down Kloof and Long streets and explore the buzzing bistros, boutiques, cafes and restaurants in the area. For wine connoisseurs, an excursion into the nearby wine country is a "must". Stroll through the oak lined streets of Stellenbosch, sample wines with chocolates, olives and cheeses or indulge in one of the many award winning gourmet restaurants. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner accompanied by incredible views of Table Mountain at Ginja restaurant

DAY 5 CAPE TOWN / SABI SABI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Bid farewell to Cape Town as you fly off to your safari destination in the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve! A kaleidoscope of wildlife is at your  fingertips, including the coveted "Big Five." Arrive in time for lunch and relax until time for an afternoon game drive with fellow lodge guests.  In the company of an experienced game ranger, the game viewing activity extends into a thrilling night drive in search of nocturnal animals in action - lion, leopard, hyena or jackal on their nightly prowls in search of food. Return to the camp for dinner and a relaxing evening around the fireplace sharing your day’s experience.

DAY 6 SABI SABI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Twice-daily game drives provide plenty of opportunities to witness the plethora of local wildlife. Safari connoisseurs often choose Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve as it offers one of the highest densities of wildlife per hectare. More than 200 different species coexist in abundance, including Africa’s most elusive and distinguished predator—the leopard.

DAY 7 SABI SABI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Explore the rarer sights and wonders of the bush with your skilled ranger during your game viewing activities today.  Perhaps take a guided walk through the bush or pamper yourself at the Spa.

DAY 8 SABI SABI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE / DEPART

Venture on one last early morning game drive, a bittersweet farewell. Breakfast is included before your transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg and onward arrangements. We hope to see you again soon!  

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