Your tailor-made safari & beach holiday to South Africa

Maidens Cove Cape Town Waterfront Game drive

This self-drive itinerary combines a city break in Cape Town with the best that the province of KwaZulu Natal has to offer. Start in one of the most visited parts of South Africa, Cape Town, which is popular, not only for its beauty, but also for the incredible activities. A short flight will take you to KwaZulu Natal's coastal city of Durban, famous for its beautiful Indian Ocean beaches and sub-tropical climate.

A Big 5-safari at Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve is squeezed in the middle of your time along this spectacular coastline. Concluding near to the border with Mozambique in the area known as the Elephant Coast you will enjoy activities from snorkeling and scuba diving, to forest walks, cultural visits and turtle drives (in season). This is an extra special place of exquisite natural beauty. It will revive your senses and be the perfect end to a diverse and fun-filled 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 Taj Cape Town | 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: Double Luxury City View Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast

Day 6 - 7

2 nights at The Beverly Hills Hotel | Durban

Today you will take the drive to Cape Town Airport where you will drop off your hire car and catch your domestic flight to Durban. On arrival in Durban you will collect a further hire car and drive yourselves to Umhlanga Rocks, a town north of Durban.

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

Day 8 - 11

4 nights at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge | Elephant Coast

Today you will take the drive to the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve.

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

Day 12 - 15

4 nights at Rocktail Beach Camp | Elephant Coast

Today you will take the drive to the Elephant Coast.

Room Type: Standard Chalet Meal Basis: FBA Full Board and Scheduled Activities

Day 16

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

Tailor-made itinerary from $4,310 pp

Includes

  • 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
  • Additional driver's fee for the hire car

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages

Flights

  • Outward Flight:
  • Overnight from Philadelphia International Airport to Cape Town International
  • Return Flight:
  • Overnight from Durban King Shaka to Philadelphia International Airport

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