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Cape Town Victoria Falls and Safari Honeymoon

Inspirational safari honeymoon to South Africa and Zambia

A 3-part African honeymoon featuring the very diverse regions, and host of thrilling activities.  Marvel in the beautiful landscapes of Cape Town, see one of the world’s 7 natural wonders, Victoria Falls, and safari in Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park.  Begin your honeymoon in Cape Town and with your own hire car you will explore the famous sights from Table Mountain and Cape Point to Robben Island to the V&A Waterfront, all from the luxury of the 5-star Twelve Apostles Hotel, known for its incredible sea views.   

You will then cross the border into Zambia.  During your stay at Thorntree River Lodge you can simply relax looking out over the Zambezi River or enjoy a host of activities from tours of Victoria Falls, village visits and sunset cruises to water white rafting and bungee jumping.  

Cap off this memorable honeymoon with a wild, remote, and luxurious experience on the mighty Zambezi River.  You will stay at Lolebezi and wake up with the majestic River flowing just in front of your room. Famous for its leopard population and elephant herds, this amazing destination is best experienced on foot with one of lodge’s experienced guides.  

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 3 nights - Thorntree River Lodge, Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Zambia
  • 4 nights - Lolebezi Safari Lodge, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
  • Ends - Transfer to Lusaka for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon South Africa, Zambia
  • Nights Icon 11 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 Camps Bay.

  • 4 nights

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa
Bed & Breakfast | Mountain Facing Room
South Africa

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Day 5 - 8

Return to Cape Town Airport and catch your flight to Livingstone Airport in Zambia. Here a driver will meet you and drive you to your lodge at Victoria Falls.

  • 3 nights

Thorntree River Lodge
All Inclusive | Double Suite

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L guest suite with a private pool
T deck and lounge area
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Day 8 - 12

Fly today via light aircraft from Livingstone Airport to the Lower Zambezi National Park. A guide will be at the airstrip waiting for you.

  • 4 nights

Lolebezi Safari Lodge
All Inclusive | Superior Suite

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Day 12

Fly via light aircraft to Lusaka Airport. Here you will connect with your onward flight home.

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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, group C 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
  • Honeymoon extras
  • 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.

  • 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
  • Rhino Tracking Icon Rhino Tracking
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • White Water Rafting Icon White Water Rafting
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Golf Icon Golf
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experiences
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • 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
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Puku
  • Orca
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Kudu
  • Impala
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hippo
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Bushbuck
  • Buffalo
  • Baboon
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
  • 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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