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Luxury Cape and Malaria-Free Madikwe Safari

Inspirational safari to South Africa

This bespoke trip comprises of 3 distinct parts and offers some of South Africa's most luxurious accommodation as well as its spectacular scenery and fascinating wildlife. See Cape Town, the Winelands and experience a Big5 Safari. It is perfect for first time visitors and for those looking for a malaria-free safari.

First up, enjoy the vibe of the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, and its many attractions, staying at the beautiful Camissa House. Then, step back in time and stay at the historic Cape Dutch wine farm Babylonstoren. Here's a chance to partake in the exquisite gourmet food and wine of the region. The trip concludes with a luxury safari at Madikwe Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve in the far north of South Africa, famous for its diverse wildlife and up-close game sightings.

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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
  • 3 nights - Babylonstoren Farm Hotel, Winelands
  • 4 nights - Madikwe Safari Lodge, Madikwe and the North
  • 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

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
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, collect your hire car and drive to your boutique guest house in the city.

  • 4 nights

Camissa House
Bed & Breakfast | Luxury Room
South Africa

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Babylonstoren farm hotel greenhouse restaurant at night 1280
Babylonstoren farm hotel outdoor swimming pool 1280
Babylonstoren farm hotel wine cellar 1280
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Day 5 - 8

Today you will take the +-1-drive to Babylonstoren in Franschhoek.

  • 3 nights
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Babylonstoren Farm Hotel
Bed & Breakfast | 1 Bed Farmhouse Suite
South Africa

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Madikwe safari lodge boma dining 1280
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Day 8 - 12

Drive back to Cape Town Airport today and fly to Johannesburg. Here you will connect onto a light aircraft flight to the Madikwe Game Reserve. A guide will be at the airstrip to take you to your lodge.

  • 4 nights

Madikwe Safari Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite at Lelapa Lodge
South Africa

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Day 12

Fly back today to Johannesburg Airport by light aircraft and connect with your international 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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Includes

  • International flights as detailed
  • Meals and accommodation as detailed
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands) at Madikwe
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities
  • National Park Fees
  • Group C Hire Car (Toyota Corolla or similar) + GPS
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Excludes

  • Entry visas and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Petrol
  • Additional Driver’s Fee
  • Beverages with the exception of Madikwe
  • Additional activities or options on offer
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.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Kudu
    Kudu
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
  • Baboon
    Baboon
  • Aardwolf
    Aardwolf
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
  • Big 5 Safari Icon Sight seeing
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Whale Watching Icon Whale Watching
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Wine Tour Icon Wine Tour
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