Your tailor-made safari holiday to South Africa

Ants Nest Ant's Hout Bay

Offering not one but two malaria-free safaris plus a city break in Cape Town, this trip is the perfect showcase of South Africa's exquisite beauty. 4 days in Cape Town will be spent exploring the famous sights from Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront to the city's beautiful beaches and the fascinating Robben Island. This is followed by a stay at Ant's Nest Lodge in a private reserve in the Waterberg region of the country, approximately 3 hour's drive from Johannesburg. Here you will have the unique opportunity to see African wildlife on a variety of flexible activities from game drives to horseriding or mountain biking safaris. The trip will conclude at Marataba Safari Lodge in a Big 5 reserve with incredible views and luxurious accommodation. The perfect end to an action-packed South African holiday.

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Day 1

Catch your overnight flight from Philadelphia International Airport to Cape Town International

Day 2 - 5

4 nights at Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel | Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourselves to your hotel.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast

Day 6 - 8

3 nights at Ant's Nest | Waterberg

Today you will drive yourselves back to Cape Town Airport, drop off your hire car and catch your flight to Johannesburg. Here you will collect a further hire car and take the 3 hour drive to Ant's Nest in the Waterberg.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities

Day 9 - 12

4 nights at Marataba Safari Lodge | Waterberg

Today you will take the drive to Marataba Safari Lodge, also in the Waterberg region.

Room Type: Luxury Tent Meal Basis: AIA All Inclusive and Scheduled Activities

Day 13

Today you will drive yourselves back to Johannesburg for your flight home.



  • International flights from Philadelphia International Airport
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Car hire, group C car (Toyota Corolla or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Two free nights on a long stay special (low season)


  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels


  • Outward Flight:
  • Overnight from Philadelphia International Airport to Cape Town International
  • Return Flight:
  • Overnight from Johannesburg OR Tambo International to Philadelphia International Airport

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