Luxury Cape Town, Garden Route and Safari Family Holiday

South Africa is such a family friendly destination, and it has all the elements that make for a perfect family holiday - excellent weather, stunning scenery, a huge variety of activities, excellent road infrastructure and of course the famous wildlife. This itinerary takes in the beautiful city of Cape Town, the scenic Garden Route and concludes with a Big 5, malaria-free safari in the Eastern Cape. This high-end itinerary ensures that your family can discover this fascinating destination with all the comforts of home, staying in some of our favourite luxury family accommodations. Your Mahlatini family expert will have visited these properties, sometimes with their own family, and will tailor a bespoke itinerary with your family in mind.

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  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $17,340 For Family of 4
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
Day 2 - 6:
  • Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will collect your hire car and drive yourselves to Cape Town.

Room Type: 2 x Deluxe Rooms Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 7 - 11:
  • Plettenberg Bay

Today you will take the drive to Plettenberg Bay, along the Garden Route.

Room Type: Luxury Room with Loft Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 12 - 14:
  • Shamwari Game Reserve

Today you will take the drive to the Shamwari Game Reserve, a Big 5, malaria-free, private reserve in the Eastern Cape.

Room Type: Luxury Room Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 15:
    Onward Transfer to Port Elizabeth Airport

Today you will take the drive to Port Elizabeth Airport where you will drop off your hire car and connect with your onward flight home.

Day 16: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Cape Town International
  • The Mount Nelson Hotel
    Nights: 5
  • Kurland Hotel
    Nights: 5
  • Shamwari Riverdene Lodge
    Nights: 3
  • Return Airport: Port Elizabeth


  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by Shamwari Riverdene
  • Car hire, group C car (Toyota Corolla or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • GPS with your car hire
  • Itinerary based on a family of 4 with 2 children between the ages of 3 and 12 years
  • One way drop off fee for hire car


  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by Shamwari Riverdene
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol and Additional Driver's Fee
  • Beverages


Outward Flight:
Overnight from JFK to Cape Town International
Return Flight:
Overnight from Port Elizabeth to JFK

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