Example trip

The Best of Both in South Africa: Safari and City

Best for:

Experimental travellers, animal lovers and culturists

8 nights
$6,000
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Sep Oct Nov Dec

Itinerary highlights

  • See iconic African wildlife on safari in the Kruger National Park

  • Go shark cage diving or whale watching at Gansbaai

  • Enjoy a private guided tour and wine tasting in The Winelands

  • Head up Table Mountain for unforgettable views of Cape Town

  • Drive the scenic coastal route to the Cape of Good Hope

Curated by Nico Heath

“Explore Kruger National Park, tour the coastline of Cape Town and visit some of the oldest vineyards in the region. This is a great trip for those seeking adventure and relaxation.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Johannesburg – Kruger National Park

Upon arrival at Johannesburg, you’ll be met and transferred to a light aircraft for your flight to Kruger.

Settle into your lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, before enjoying an afternoon game drive and dinner.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Kruger National Park

Spend two days on safari in the Kruger National Park.

You’ll enjoy morning and afternoon game drives looking for iconic African animals and birds, along with guided bush walks, photography safaris, and village visits. Enjoy bush meals and round off the day with sundowners and stargazing.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Kruger National Park

Continue to enjoy your time on safari in the Kruger National Park.

You’ll enjoy morning and afternoon game drives looking for iconic African animals and birds, along with guided bush walks, photography safaris, and village visits. Enjoy bush meals and round off the day with sundowners and stargazing.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Kruger National Park – Cape Town – Gansbaai

After your final morning game drive and bush breakfast you’ll fly to Cape Town.

You’ll be greeted by a private guide and driven to your hotel in Gansbaai, the Grootbos Garden Lodge in a private nature reserve.

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure exploring the reserve.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Gansbaai

Choose from a range of activities at Grootbos.

The adventurous can go shark cage diving with great white sharks, head on a marine safari or go whale watching. You can also go birdwatching, horseback riding, hiking, take a scenic flight over the coast, or enjoy a botanical 4WD tour.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities that suit your interests prior to departure.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Gansbaai – The Winelands – Cape Town

Today you’ll enjoy a private guided tour and wine tasting experience in the Winelands. Visit Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, and sample boutique wines accompanied by world-class cuisine.

Continue to Cape Town and check into your hotel.

Enjoy an evening exploring the Victoria & Alfred waterfront.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Cape Town

Spend the day getting acquainted with Cape Town on a private guided tour. See Table Mountain, visit the Castle of Good Hope, and have an afternoon tour of Robben Island.

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Cape Peninsula

Head on a private guided tour of the Cape Peninsula.

In the morning you’ll drive along the picturesque coastal route to the Cape of Good Hope.

Afterwards, head up the rocky headland by funicular for superb views and visit the new lighthouse, before spending the afternoon at Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $6,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing