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Cape Town, Durban and Mozambique Holiday

Inspirational safari & beach holiday to Mozambique and South Africa

This safari and beach holiday takes in 4 exciting destinations including Cape Town, the coastal city of Durban, the private Phinda Reserve for a Big 5 safari and the pristine shores of Mozambique. Starting in Cape Town at the spectacular Twelve Apostles Hotel, you'll have 4 nights to visit the iconic Table Mountain, Robben Island, the penguins of Boulders Bay and the beautiful Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Then catch a flight to Durban in Kwazulu Natal where you'll stay for 2 nights at the iconic Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks, north of Durban. Enjoy sea views, a beautiful beach on your doorstep and easy access to Durban's finest attractions. Safari next, staying at the luxurious Phinda Rock Lodge in the private Phinda Reserve. You will enjoy exciting game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles, led by professionally trained rangers as well as safari walks, and conservation and community experiences. After the adrenaline of a safari, you'll need a few days to relax on the pristine shores of Mozambique in the stunning White Pearl Resort. Expect sublime ocean frontage of more than 2km surrounded by untouched tracts of bush. Take a dip in your own plunge pool, or go snorkelling, kayaking or scuba diving. There’s also horseback riding and walks in the coastal forest.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2 nights - The Oyster Box Hotel, Durban, South Africa
  • 4 nights - Phinda Rock Lodge, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • 4 nights - White Pearl Resorts, Maputo & Surrounds, Mozambique
  • Ends - Transfer to Maputo for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Mozambique, South Africa
  • Nights Icon 14 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Cape Town Airport you will be met and privately transferred to your hotel.

  • 4 nights

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa
Bed & Breakfast | Classic Room
South Africa

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Day 5 - 7

Today you will be privately driven to Cape Town Airport for your onward flight to Durban. You will be then met and driven to your hotel in Umhlanga Rocks.

  • 2 nights
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The Oyster Box Hotel
Bed & Breakfast | Classic Seafacing Room
South Africa

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Day 7 - 11

Today a private driver will take you to the Phinda Private Game Reserve.

  • 4 nights

Phinda Rock Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite
South Africa

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Day 11 - 15

Today you will be taken to the Kosi Bay South African Border where you will clear immigration. You will then be transferred to White Pearl in Mozambique.

  • 4 nights

White Pearl Resorts
All Inclusive | Pool Suite

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Day 15

Today you will be taken to Maputo Airport for your flight to Johannesburg Airport. Here you will connect with your onward flight home.

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  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any additional activities not offered as scheduled by the camps or lodges
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
Indulge your passions


This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Golf Icon Golf
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkelling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Water Sports
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experiences
  • Photographic Safari Icon Photographic Safari
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Wine Tour Icon Wine Tour
Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
  • Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Orca
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Leatherback Turtle
    Leatherback Turtle
  • Kudu
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hippo
  • Hawksbill turtle
    Hawksbill Turtle
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Buffalo
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Baboon
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
  • Southern Giraffe
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
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