South Africa


Explore Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula, whale coast, and Kruger National Park


Explore Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula, whale coast, and Kruger National Park

Experience an incredible adventure tour in South Africa, starting with an action-packed visit to Cape Town. Discover the captivating Cape Peninsula, including the Cape of Good Hope Reserve and the charming Boulder penguin colony. Take a refreshing swim along the scenic Kalk Bay coast and indulge in a mouthwatering lunch at a local, family-owned restaurant. Ascend the iconic Table Mountain and venture to the whale coast for thrilling activities like shark diving and seasonal whale watching (June- December). Explore the renowned winelands, tasting exquisite wines and enjoying a delectable lunch. Conclude your tour with unforgettable wildlife encounters during thrilling game drives in Kruger National Park. Depart from Skukuza Airport, cherishing the memories of your South African adventure.

Pricing: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy, pricing is subject to change, and is based on low season.

Accommodation Upgrades: Can be arranged on request we offer upscale safari lodge upgrades.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Captivating Cape Town

Arrive in captivating Cape Town, a city known for its stunning natural landscapes and vibrant cultural scene. After a warm welcome, you'll be transferred to your city hotel, where you can relax and prepare for the exciting adventure ahead.

Accommodation: The Tree House Boutique Hotel or similar

Day 2: Exploring the Cape Peninsula

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Cape Peninsula on a full-day guided tour. Explore the Cape of Good Hope Reserve, a rugged and picturesque coastal reserve where you can witness the meeting of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Visit the charming Boulder penguin colony, home to thousands of adorable African penguins. Take a leisurely walk along the Kalk Bay coast, enjoying the fresh sea breeze and stunning views. For the daring, take a dip in the invigorating ocean waters, a popular activity cherished by Capetonians. Indulge in a delectable lunch at a family-owned restaurant near the coast, savoring the flavors of local cuisine.

Accommodation: The Tree House Boutique Hotel or similar

Day 3: Table Mountain and Whale Coast

Experience the best of Cape Town and its surroundings on this day of exploration. Begin by taking a scenic cable car ride up Table Mountain, one of the New7Wonders of Nature, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the city and coastline. As you depart Cape Town, journey to the enchanting whale coast, a region renowned for its spectacular sightings of Southern Right Whales. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to indulge in the Burgundy-style wines of the region, known for their exceptional quality. Arrive at your hotel overlooking Walker Bay, a prime vantage point for whale watching during the whale season.

Accommodation: One Marine Drive or similar

Day 4: Thrilling Shark Dive and Whale Watching

Brace yourself for an unforgettable adventure as you embark on a thrilling white shark dive in Gans Bay, one of the world's premier shark diving destinations. After a briefing and gear fitting, board the Slashfin boat and venture into the ocean to come face-to-face with these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Following the exhilarating dive, head to the Great White House for a well-deserved light lunch. The adventure continues as you set out to sea once again, this time in search of majestic whales, which frequent these waters between June and November. Witnessing these gentle giants breach and play in the waves is a truly awe-inspiring experience. Conclude the day by returning to your hotel, filled with thrilling memories.

Accommodation: One Marine Drive or similar

Day 5: Winelands Journey and Return to Cape Town

Bid farewell to the whale coast and embark on a scenic journey back to Cape Town. As you traverse the picturesque winelands, known for their vineyards and charming towns, take the opportunity to savor the world-class wines produced in this region. Stop at a renowned winery in Franschhoek or Stellenbosch for a tasting, indulging in the rich flavors and aromas of the local varietals. Enjoy a delightful lunch, perfectly paired with the wines, before continuing your journey back to Cape Town. Spend your last night in the city, reflecting on the incredible experiences and beauty encountered throughout your adventure.

Accommodation: The Tree House Boutique Hotel or similar

Day 6: Fly to Kruger National Park

Prepare for the next leg of your journey as you transfer to Cape Town Airport and board a flight to Skukuza Airport, located within the expansive Kruger National Park. A short road transfer will bring you to a private concession in the southern part of the park, where you'll check into Jock Main Camp. This exclusive camp, privately-owned and nestled in the heart of the wilderness, offers a truly immersive safari experience. Prepare to be captivated by the incredible biodiversity and wildlife encounters that await you.

Accommodation: Jock Main Lodge or similar

Day 7: Safari Adventure at Jock Main Camp in the Private Concession

Awaken to the enchanting sounds of the African bush as you embark on morning and evening game drives in the private concession. Accompanied by expert guides, traverse the rugged landscapes, keeping a keen eye out for the "Big Five" (elephant, lion, leopard, rhinoceros, and buffalo) and a multitude of other fascinating species. Learn about the intricate ecosystem and discover the behaviors and habits of the animals that call this vast wilderness home.

Accommodation: Jock Main Lodge or similar

Day 8: Final Game Drive and Departure

Conclude your extraordinary adventure with one last game drive in the public part of Kruger National Park, expanding your wildlife encounters and appreciating the immense beauty of this iconic African reserve. Later, return to Skukuza Airport for your onward flight, bidding farewell to the untamed wilderness of Kruger National Park with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the natural wonders you have experienced.

Accommodation: None (Departure from Skukuza Airport)

Additional Trip Info

  • All road transfers between airports and hotels/lodges
  • Accommodation at Treehouse Boutique Hotel hotel in a sea view room on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Three full days of touring with a private vehicle and guide, including lunch, park fees, cableway tickets and wine tasting
  • One shark dive and one whale watching safari, including lunch and return transfers from Hermanus to Gans Bay
  • Accommodation at One Marine View Boutique hotel hotel in a sea view room on bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation at Jock Main Lodge on a fully inclusive basis (all meals, local brand drinks, 2 safaris daily, park and conservation fees)
    • All dinners in Cape Town and Hermanus
    • Premium drinks, spa treatments and any additional activities on safari
    • Internal flights Cape Town - Skukuza - onwards (can be included, please inquire)
    • International flights

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    About the Safari Lodge:

    Property Overview: Jock Safari Lodge

    Experience extraordinary adventures at Jock Safari Lodge, where the Kruger National Park sets the stage for remarkable encounters! Situated at the convergence of the Mitomeni and Biyamiti rivers in the park's southwestern corner, this lodge grants you exclusive access to 6,000 hectares of prime game-viewing territory renowned for its Big Five sightings.

    Enveloped by lush trees and reed walls, Jock Safari Lodge's 12 individual thatched rooms create a captivating ambiance that blends seamlessly with the surrounding landscape, evoking both solitude and unity.

    Embark on exhilarating morning and evening game drives led by highly skilled rangers, as they navigate the legendary Kruger National Park in covered 4x4 Landrovers. Beyond the drives, engage in a variety of activities such as invigorating game walks, birdwatching, awe-inspiring stargazing, exploration of rock art sites, and indulgent spa treatments at the tranquil Pilgrims Rest Relaxation Retreat.

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