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South Africa Honeymoon Safari

Inspirational safari honeymoon to South Africa

An unforgettable fly-in, luxury South Africa safari, combined with a city-break in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town. Kick off your married life staying in a serene, mountainside hideaway, Camissa House, in the heart of Cape Town. Get to know the city’s sights over 4 days, including Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront, Robben Island, and the penguins at Boulder’s Beach. Cape Town is also a foodie paradise just waiting to be explored.

Then the Big 5 safari. You will fly between 2 reserves, Phinda Private Reserve in KwaZulu Natal Province and Ngala Tented Camp in a private reserve bordering South Africa’s famous Kruger Park. Spending 3 nights in each, you will get to fully experience South Africa’s finest wildlife on day and night game drives and safari walks. Both Phinda Forest Lodge and Ngala Tented Camp are luxurious with personalized service and exceptional guiding. Share romantic meals under the stars and capture photo memories on sundowner drinks stops. During your stay at Ngala Tented Camp there is also the option to spend a night in a remote treehouse.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - Camissa House, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 3 nights - Phinda Forest Lodge, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • 3 nights - Ngala Tented Camp, Ngala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Ends - Transfer to Johannesburg OR Tambo International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon South Africa
  • Nights Icon 10 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • 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, collect your hire car and drive yourselves to your hotel in the city.

  • 4 nights

Camissa House
Bed & Breakfast | Luxury Room
South Africa

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Day 5 - 8

Return to Cape Town Airport and fly to Durban Airport. Here you will be met and driven to Phinda Private Game Reserve.

  • 3 nights

Phinda Forest Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite
South Africa

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Day 8 - 11

Today you will be flown by light aircraft to the Ngala Private Game Reserve.

  • 3 nights

Ngala Tented Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
South Africa

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Day 11

You will be privately transferred today to Hoedspruit Airport where you will catch your domestic flight to Johannesburg and your international connection.

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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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  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Car hire in Cape Town, group B car (Toyota Corolla or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • 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
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • 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
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Fly Camping Icon Fly Camping
  • 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 the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, 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
  • Kudu
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
  • Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Buffalo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Baboon
  • Southern Giraffe
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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