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Western Cape, Kruger and Dubai Vacation

Inspirational safari holiday to South Africa and United Arab Emirates

A diverse and luxurious vacation for those who want to do more and see more. It combines the best bits of South Africa, Cape Town, the Cape Winelands and the Kruger Park, with a city break in Dubai. Begin at the elegant Cape Grace Hotel on Cape Town's famous V&A Waterfront. You will be within walking distance of many of its attractions and, with your hire car, you can travel easily to all the sights of the city including Table Mountain. Just an hour from Cape Town is Babylonstoren Wine Estate, set within the Franschoek wine valley.

Offering luxury accommodation, fine dining and incredible organic gardens, it's the perfect base from which to explore the picturesque region. Jet off then to the Kruger region for a 5-star safari in the private Sands Game Reserve. At Simbambili Lodge see the Big 5 on game drives and dine al fresco with incredible views. End your journey at the Palazzo Versace in Dubai where you can relax in the Arabian sun as well as spend some time exploring this amazing city.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 4 nights - Cape Grace, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2 nights - Babylonstoren Farm Hotel, Winelands, South Africa
  • 4 nights - Simbambili Game Lodge, Sabi Sands, South Africa
  • 4 nights - Palazzo Versace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Ends - Transfer to Dubai International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon South Africa, United Arab Emirates
  • Nights Icon 14 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Babylonstoren farm hotel outdoor swimming pool 1280
Simbambili game lodge boma dinner 1280
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  • Pack in 4 must-see destinations in one trip
  • Cape Town, one of the worlds most beautiful cities
  • Picturesque Cape Winelands, fine dining and wine tasting
  • A luxury Big 5 safari in the private reserve of the Kruger
  • Desert activities and fascinating Dubai city sights
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International

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Cape Grace Suite
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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Cape Town Airport where you will collect your hire car and drive to your hotel on the V&A Waterfront.

  • 4 nights
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Cape Grace, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Bed & Breakfast | Table Mountain Luxury Room
South Africa

Cape Grace remodel
Babylonstoren farm hotel greenhouse restaurant at night 1280
Babylonstoren farm hotel outdoor swimming pool 1280
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Day 5 - 7

Today take the +- 1 hour drive to the picturesque Cape Winelands.

  • 2 nights
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Babylonstoren Farm Hotel
Bed & Breakfast | One Bedroom Suite
South Africa

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Simbambili game lodge main lounge area 1280
Simbambili game lodge lunch buffet 1280
Simbambili game lodge boma dinner 1280
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Day 7 - 11

Fly today to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport and connect onto a light aircraft into the Sabi Sands Reserve. At the airstrip your guide will meet you and drive you to your lodge.

  • 4 nights

Simbambili Game Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite
South Africa

Simbambili game lodge honeymoon suite 1280
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Day 11 - 15

Fly today from the airstrip, via Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, to Johannesburg where you will connect to Dubai. Here a driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel.

  • 4 nights

Palazzo Versace Dubai
Half Board | Deluxe Versace Room - City View
United Arab Emirates

Palazzo versace dubai suite with a lounge area 1280

Day 15

Your driver will return you today to Dubai Airport 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
  • Flights as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Car hire, group B car (Toyota Starlet 5dr 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
  • 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
  • Desert Tours Icon Desert Tours
  • 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
  • Kids Club Icon Family Activities
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
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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