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Luxury Cape Town Winelands and Kalahari Honeymoon

Inspirational safari honeymoon to South Africa

Spoil yourself with this utterly indulgent trip combining Cape Town, the Cape Winelands and the southern Kalahari Desert. You will begin with a stay in Cape Town at arguably one of the city's most exclusive boutique hotels, Ellerman House, a historic Edwardian-style mansion, offering exquisite views of the Atlantic Ocean, the city and Lion's Head. Clifton's sheltered beaches are within walking distance while local attractions such as Table Mountain, Camps Bay, and V&A Waterfront are 10 minutes by car. A stay at Delaire Graff Wine Estate in Stellenbosh is next.

Surrounded by sweeping views across stunning vineyards and mountains, this is one of the world's leading wine destinations and luxury accommodations. The incredible location provides a sense of escape and privacy for its guests. Finally, you will be transported to a completely different world, Tswalu Motse in the private Private Tswalu Kalahari reserve is situated in a remote corner of northern South Africa. Here, almost 250,000 acres of private wilderness is for the exclusive use of Tswalu guests, who, for complete privacy and exclusivity, all receive a private vehicle, guide, and tracker. Throughout the trip you will be privately road transferred and flown by light aircraft to the Kalahari.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - Ellerman House, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2 nights - Delaire Graff Estate, Winelands, South Africa
  • 4 nights - Tswalu Motse, Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa
  • Ends - Transfer to Cape Town International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon South Africa
  • Nights Icon 10 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Highlights

  • South Africas finest cuisine and wines
  • A showcase of South Africas most exclusive and private hotels
  • Spending time with habituated meerkats
  • Bespoke experiences
  • Tswalu Motse - the ultimate off-the-beaten-track escape
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Cape Town Airport where you will be met and chauffeured to your hotel in Bantry Bay.

  • 4 nights
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Ellerman House
Bed & Breakfast | Classic House Room
South Africa

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Delaire graff estate wine tasting experiences 1280
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Day 5 - 7

Your private driver will today take you on the scenic drive to the Franschhoek Valley.

  • 2 nights
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Delaire Graff Estate
Bed & Breakfast | Deluxe Lodge Room (Garden View)
South Africa

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Day 7 - 11

An exciting light aircraft flight today from Cape Town Airport to the Kalahari. A Tswalu guide will be waiting at the airstrip to take you to the lodge.

  • 4 nights

Tswalu Motse
All Inclusive | Motse Suite
South Africa

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Day 11

Return by light aircraft to Cape Town Airport to connect with your international flight.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks at Tswalu Motse (excluding premium brands)
  • All scheduled activities at Tswalu Motse
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not included at Tswalu Motse
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of Tswalu Motse
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

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.

  • 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
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Quad Biking Icon Quad Biking
  • 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
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • 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

ICONIC WILDLIFE

  • Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Ostrich
    Ostrich
  • Pangolin
    Pangolin
  • Oryx
    Oryx
  • Orca
    Orca
  • Meerkat
    Meerkat
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Kori Bustard
    Kori Bustard
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
  • Baboon
    Baboon
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
Sample Itineraries

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