23 Days
Air-Inclusive

Overview

Experience the exclusive lodge Sabi Sabi Little Bush located in the world-renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve, a Big 5 reserve adjacent the Great Kruger National Park. Spend three nights at the Twelve Apostles Hotel in Cape Town where you will enjoy a private full-day Winelands tour and a full-day private Cape Point tour. Next you embark on the Seven Seas Voyager for a cruise to Namibia, South Africa coast and Mozambique.


Itinerary

Day 1

Depart

Depart from New York JFK on your South African Airways flight.

Day 2-4

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

On arrival in Johannesburg, you will connect for your one-hour flight to Skukuza airport.

At the airport, you will be met and transferred to the Sabi Sabi Little Bush Lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, which is adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park.

This award- winning private game reserve offers world-class standards in luxury accommodation, exceptional close wildlife encounters, personal service and delicious cuisine.

Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Sabi Sabi Little Bush Lodge.

Day 5-7

Cape Town

After an early morning game drive and breakfast, transfer to Skukuza airport for your flight to Johannesburg and connecting flight to Cape Town.

Upon arrival in Cape Town, you will be met and transferred to the Twelve Apostles Hotel.

While in Cape Town enjoy a private full-day Cape Point tour and a private full-day Cape Winelands tour.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Twelve Apostles.

Day 8-9

CRUISING THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

Spend the day relaxing aboard the Seven Seas Voyager. There are numerous activities on offer.

Day 10

WALVIS BAY, NAMIBIA

Unspoiled Walvis Bay, a natural lagoon and the only deep-sea harbor on the Namibian coast, offers something for everyone, with spectacular bird-watching being a, as thousands of migrating species make their way here annually to join the local flamingoes and pelicans. “Dune 7,” at the outskirts of town, towers over the scenic bay, and offers excellent photo ops. The city is also a good starting point for a number of exciting day trips into the timeless beauty of the desert region, including off-road explorations, or fly-over dolphin and whale sighting.

Day 11

LUDERITZ, NAMIBIA

Founded in 1883 by a wealthy German merchant of the same name, Luderitz offers colorful colonial architecture along the beautiful Atlantic coastline. Explore the region’s past on a tour of Kolmanskop, a ghost town that was once a bustling center of the diamond trade. The recently restored waterfront offers lovely Art Nouveau architecture, and the coastal waters are home to penguins, dolphins, sharks and seals. Enjoy local beer brewed in compliance with Germany’s strict beer purity laws, as well as local dishes and fresh seafood.

Day 12-13

CRUISING THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

Spend the days relaxing aboard the Seven Seas Voyager. There are numerous activities on offer.

Day 14

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA

Located at the endpoint of South Africa’s picturesque Garden Route, Port Elizabeth is nicknamed “The Friendly City.” While regarded as one of the country’s most important seaports, Port Elizabeth is also considered the water sports capital of South Africa. Visitors enjoy the area’s beaches, scuba diving, game fishing, surfing and whale watching.

Day 15-16

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

A bustling, subtropical city and Africa’s busiest port, Vasco da Gama is said to have sighted Durban Bay on Christmas Day, 1497, naming the land Natal as a mark of respect for the Nativity. The name Durban was acquired in 1843 when Port Natal was renamed for Sir Benjamin D'Urban. Today , Durban delights the traveler with its colorful mosaic of ethnic neighborhoods and memorable excursions to game reserves and the traditional lifestyle of the Zulu people. Explore Old Market Square, the Golden Mile beachfront and the scented Botanic Gardens and Gray Street Mosque, the largest in the southern hemisphere.

Day 17

CRUISING THE INDIAN OCEAN

Spend the day relaxing aboard the Seven Seas Voyager. There are numerous activities on offer.

Day 18

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE

Discover the relaxed charm of Maputo with its wide, European style boulevards, lush with jacaranda, bougainvillea and other tropical foliage, where old colonial palaces are mixed in with modern high-rise buildings. Visit The Cathedral built in 1944 in the shape of a cross, then the lively Mercado Central. Enjoy a snack of freshly roasted cashews and a cold bottled drink. Stop by the National Museum of Art then stroll along the Avenida Julius Nyerere, browsing the boutiques, vendors, and restaurants. Look for African waxprint and woven fabrics, beautiful wooden boxes and picture frames. Seek out the surreal Pancho Guedes buildings, reminiscent of Gaudi. Visit the Praça de Trabalhadores designed by Gustave Eiffel in the late 19th century. Sip coffee in one of the many outdoor cafés as you watch the world go by in this vibrant seaside capital.

Day 19

RICHARDS BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

Richards Bay is one of South Africa’s largest harbors, and is the tourist’s gateway to Zululand, once the mightiest of the sub-Saharan African Kingdoms. Richards Bay began its life as a makeshift harbor, set up by Sir Fredererick Richards, after whom it is named, during the Anglo-Boer War of 1880-81. Richards Bay has some of the most spectacular wetland scenery and pristine beaches on the north coast of KwaZulu Natal. Join us as we explore the land of King Shaka, or embark on an unforgettable safari to Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve.

Day 20

CRUISING THE INDIAN OCEAN

Spend the day relaxing aboard the Seven Seas Voyager. There are numerous activities on offer.

Day 21

MOSSEL BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

Situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay offers more than 37 miles of beaches and at least 300 days of sunshine a year. Known as the location where the first Europeans made landfall on South African soil in 1488, today’s Mossel Bay is one of the country’s most popular beach destinations, as well as a haven for outdoor adventurers.

Day 22

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

After breakfast onboard the Sea Seas Voyager, you will be met in port and transferred to the Cape Town airport for your flight to Johannesburg and connecting flight to New York JFK.

Day 23

Traveling

Arrival in the United States at New York JFK airport.


Includes

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York John F Kennedy Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary; Accommodation as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary; Ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees and safari activities; Scheduled Cape Peninsula Tour; Scheduled Winelands Tour; Cruise per the itinerary


Excludes

Add-on air from other U.S. cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Entrance fees on Cape Peninsula tour to Kirstenbosch, Seal Island cruise; Any items of personal expense, i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc.; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers