Your tailor-made safari holiday to South Africa

Vineyards Table Mountain thakadu

This 3-part, affordable South African self-drive holiday takes in some of the best scenery and wildlife that the country has to offer. It includes a stay in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, with its many attractions, as well as a chance to kick back and relax with the country's best food and wine in the Cape Winelands. It concludes with a 4-night, Big-5 safari in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in the far north of the country.

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Day 1

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

Day 2 - 5

4 nights at The Clarendon Fresnaye | Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will make your way to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourself to Cape Town.

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

Day 6 - 8

3 nights at Oude Werf Hotel | Winelands

Today you will take the drive to the Winelands.

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

Day 9 - 12

4 nights at Thakadu River Camp | Madikwe

Today you will take the drive to Cape Town International Airport where you will drop off your hire car and catch your domestic flight to Johannesburg. Here you will collect a further hire car and drive the approximately 4 hour drive to Madikwe Game Reserve.

Room Type: Tented Suite Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities

Day 13

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



  • International flights from Philadelphia International Airport
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered Thakadu River Camp
  • Car hire, group C car (Toyota Corolla or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees


  • 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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