Mossel Bay Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 202

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Day 1: Victoria Falls

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. This afternoon we will take you on a guide tour of the Victoria Falls, which are of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

The Smoke that Thunders

Days 2-3: Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls offers an exciting range of adventure activities. While away the next two days here, visiting the mighty Victoria Falls and enjoying a range of incredible activities. You can choose to partake in three of the following five activities below. Transfers from and back to your lodge are included for all activities (national park fees are payable locally on some) • White river rafting (USD10 park fees, payable locally) • 111m solo bungee jump • The Lion Encounter (walk with lions) • Elephant back safari • Night drive and bush dinner

Antelope watching out for predators, Chobe

Day 4: Victoria Falls - Cape Town

This morning transfer to the helipad for an incredible 13 minute Flight of Angels over the falls (USD10 park fees, payable locally). From the helicopter see the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls in full glory. Afterwards transfer to Livingston airport. (Own flight at 1330 arrive 1910). On arrival we will transfer you to the hotel.

Day 5: Cape Town - Oudtshoorn

CAPE ADVENTURE GARDEN ROUTE GROUP TOUR Early this morning we depart Cape Town for Oudtshoorn and spend an exciting afternoon at the Cango Caves before retiring to our accommodation. The Cango Caves are a series of caves, made up of a succession of underground holes and enclosures, which can be explored on a guided tour (bookable locally).

Day 6: Oudtshoorn - Plettenberg Bay

CAPE ADVENTURE GARDEN ROUTE GROUP TOUR Today we drive over the stunning Outeniqua pass down to the coast. We pass through the small coastal towns of George, Wilderness, Sedgefield and Knysna. Our destination for the day is Plettenberg Bay, the jewel of the Garden Route, with its sweeping unspoiled golden beaches and dramatic rocky peninsular.

Day 7: Plettenberg Bay

CAPE ADVENTURE GARDEN ROUTE GROUP TOUR Today we take a day trip to the Tsitsikamma National Park, a beautiful 80km long coastal strip between Nature’s Valley and the mouth of Storms River. For those that are feeling adventurous there is the opportunity to conquer the highest bungee jump in the world at Bloukrans (optional, book locally). We spend the day hiking to the suspension bridge at Storms River mouth.

Day 8: Plettenberg Bay - Mossel Bay

CAPE ADVENTURE GARDEN ROUTE GROUP TOUR A leisurely departure takes us from Plettenberg Bay to a private game reserve near Mossel Bay, arriving early afternoon. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Langeberg Mountain Range, we go on an afternoon game drive to spot some of the wildlife that Botlierskop Game Reserve has to offer. After the game drive we head to our lodge.

Day 9: Mossel Bay - Cape Town

CAPE ADVENTURE GARDEN ROUTE GROUP TOUR This morning we leave the lodge and follow the coastal route towards Hermanus. Known as the heart of the whale coast, this coastal resort offers the best land based whale watching in the world. We explore Hermanus including land-based whale watching (in season - July - December) and visit a winery for some wine tasting. There is also time for an optional extra of Shark Cage Diving for anyone who feels brave enough! From Hermanus we drive to Betty’s Bay where we visit the penguins at Stony Point. Our Garden Route adventure ends in Cape town this afternoon.

Day 10: Cape Town

Free day.

Cape Point, South Africa

Day 11: Cape Town

Free day.

One of the many bays around Cape Town

Day 12: Cape Town - Kruger N.P.

We will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Kruger, which leaves at 10:00 and arrives at 12:35. On arrival we will transfer you to the lodge. (The lodge is on a Fully Inclusive basis which include all meals, teas, coffees, snacks, dawn and dusk safaris in open Land Rover vehicles and optional bushveld walks.)

Looking for prey in the setting sun

Day 13: Kruger N.P.

Early this morning and later this afternoon you head off in open vehicles into the park in search of Africa’s Big Five. Keep those cameras ready! If you would like to get up close and personal with the animals you might want to arrange an optional guided walk with armed rangers. (Fully Inclusive basis which include all meals, teas, coffees, snacks, dawn and dusk safaris in open Land Rover vehicles and optional bushveld walks.)

Elephant in the afternoon sun

Day 14: Kruger N.P.

This morning you will have a game drive and after lunch you can enjoy another game drive! (Fully Inclusive basis which include all meals, teas, coffees, snacks, dawn and dusk safaris in open Land Rover vehicles and optional bushveld walks.)

Finding the best leaves on the tree

Day 15: Kruger N.P. - Johannesburg

More game viewing today. We then will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Johannesburg (departing at 18:20 and arriving at 19:20). The hotel shuttle bus will be there outside the domestic terminal at the bus terminus to transfer you to the Airport Grand hotel. You will have a complimentary dinner at the hotel.

Monkeys in the Kruger

Day 16: Johannesburg - Vilanculos

This morning the hotel shuttle bus will take you to the airport for the flight to Vilanculos, departing at 10:20 and arriving at 12:50. On arrival in Vilanculos we will transfer you to the lodge by boat.

Days 17-20: Vilanculos

With pristine beaches and clear blue water, Vilanculos is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Day 21: Vilanculos

We will transfer you to Vilanculos airport in time for the flight to Johannesburg, departing at 14:00 and arriving at 16:30.

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