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South Africa and Mozambique Honeymoon

Inspirational safari & beach honeymoon to South Africa and Mozambique

A 3-part honeymoon taking in Cape Town, South African Big 5 safari and a beach stay on the Mozambique coast.  A self-drive trip, it best suits honeymooners who want more flexibility and independence.  Cape Town is one of the world's most beautiful cities and a stay in the luxury boutique hotel, The Clarendon Bantry Bay, offers the chance to explore its many attractions from its glorious beaches to Table Mountain, Robben Island and the V&A Waterfront. From here it's time fly to Durban and drive to the private Phinda Reserve for your stay at the luxurious Phinda Rock Lodge.   Partake in day and night Big 5 game drives and spend your down time relaxing by the pool or enjoying meals under the endless African sky. 

More adventure beckons as you head even further north to White Pearl Resort on a pristine private beach in Mozambique. Expect sublime ocean frontage, unforgettable service and cuisine and some of the finest diving in Mozambique.  

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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
  • 4 nights - Phinda Rock Lodge, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • 4 nights - White Pearl Resorts, Maputo & Surrounds, Mozambique
  • Ends - Transfer to Maputo for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Mozambique, South Africa
  • Nights Icon 12 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • 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 to your guest house in Bantry Bay.

  • 4 nights

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

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Day 5 - 9

Return to Cape Town Airport for your flight to Durban. Collect a further hire car and drive the approximately 3.5 hour drive to the Phinda Private Game Reserve.

  • 4 nights

Phinda Rock Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite
South Africa

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Day 9 - 13

Today you will journey north and across the border into Mozambique and to White Pearl Resorts near Maputo.

  • 4 nights

White Pearl Resorts
All Inclusive | Pool Suite

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Day 13

Drive to Maputo Airport where you will drop off your hire car and catch your flight to Johannesburg. Here you will connect with your 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • 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
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkeling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experiences
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography Safari
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Star Gazing Star Bed 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 off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, 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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