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Classic South Africa Honeymoon

Inspirational safari honeymoon to South Africa

This unforgettable honeymoon seamlessly combines a city break in Cape Town, indulgent winelands escape and a Big 5 safari in the world-renowned Kruger Park. Kick off with a city break in the world's most beautiful city, Cape Town.  Stay in the trendy suburb of Bantry Bay at The Clarendon Bantry Bay, a boutique guesthouse offering incredible sea views. You are within easy reach of the city's sights which you can explore in your own hire car.   

In the Cape Winelands you will be perfectly positioned in the Franschhoek Valley at Leeu Estates, an exclusive 5-star boutique hotel offering fine dining and exquisite gardens. Relax in the luxurious surroundings, enjoy holistic spa treatments, or head off on excursions such as vineyard walks, cellar tours, wine tasting and visits to the historic towns of nearby Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Conclude with a stay Kirkmans Kamp in the private Sabi Sands Reserve bordering the Kruger National. Explore the park with the knowledgeable guides and trackers in search of the Big 5 and other fascinating wildlife.  Here you will get up-close wildlife sightings with limited vehicle numbers.  It is also possible to venture ‘off road’ to further enhance your game viewing experience.  

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - The Clarendon Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 3 nights - Leeu House, Winelands, South Africa
  • 4 nights - Kirkman's Kamp, Sabi Sands, South Africa
  • Ends - Transfer to Johannesburg OR Tambo International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon South Africa
  • Nights Icon 11 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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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 Bantry Bay.

  • 4 nights

The Clarendon Bantry Bay
Bed & Breakfast | Superior Room
South Africa

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Day 5 - 8

Today you will take the +- 2 hour scenic drive to the Cape Winelands and to the town of Franschhoek.

  • 3 nights

Leeu House
Bed & Breakfast | Classic Room
South Africa

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Day 8 - 12

Return to Cape Town Airport and catch your domestic flight to Skukuza Airport in the Kruger Park. From here a guide will collect you and drive you to your lodge in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve.

  • 4 nights

Kirkman's Kamp
All Inclusive | Cottage
South Africa

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Day 12

Return to Skukuza Airport and then fly to Johannesburg where 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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Experiences
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography Safari
  • 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.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Zebra
  • Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Orca
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Buffalo
  • 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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