Discover the marvellous natural landscapes and coasts of South Africa and meet wildlife from up close with unique game drives and safaris with this unique tailormade tour and holiday!

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Discover the marvellous natural landscapes and coasts of South Africa and meet wildlife from up close with unique game drives and safaris with this unique tailormade tour and holiday!

Here are the highlights of your tour and vacation:

  • Spend three nights in Cape Town and discover the natural beauty of the city with all of its breathtaking sites and activities. Choose between a guided Cape Malay Cultural Experience, a Winelands tour, or a Cape Peninsula tour.
  • Continue along the Garden Route to Mossel Bay where you will have the opportunity to get involved in a conservation experience at the Big 5 Gondwana Game Reserve. During the three-night stay, you will have the opportunity to participate in wildlife and veld management, learn important bush skills as well as the interpretation thereof. The research findings are used to assist with enhancing the reserve management plan. Your base will be the recently opened Gondwana Eco Camp, offering comfortable tented accommodation with all meals provided.

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Trip summary

  • Departure Cape Town
  • End Cape Town
  • Countries
    • South Africa
  • City
    • Cape Town
    • Gondwana Game Reserve
  • Theme Safari and Natural Parks
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Cape Town
    Day 1

    Upon arrival at the airport you'll be transferred to your Cape Town hotel in the leafy suburb of Tamboerskloof. This intimate hotel offers spacious lounge areas, a swimming pool and a courtesy shuttle service to the city centre. Overnight at the hotel. 

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  • 2
    Cape Town
    Day 2

    Choose your guided experience of the day! Embark on a Cape Malay Cultural Experience to discover the cultural diversity of the Cape Malay community, a Winelands Day Tour to savour exquisite South African wines, or a Cape Peninsula Tour taking you to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, each providing its own unique experience. Overnight at your hotel, breakfast included. 

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  • 3
    Cape Town
    Day 3

    After breakfast, a rental vehicle will be delivered to your hotel, giving you the flexibility to choose your day’s discovery route. Explore the views from atop Table Mountain, unwind with sundowners at the chic neighbourhood of Camps Bay, or drive along the West Coast for postcard-perfect views of the Mother City and its iconic mountain. Overnight at your hotel, breakfast included. 

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  • 4
    Gondwana Game Reserve
    Day 4

    Enjoy a delicious breakfast before departing on your journey along the renowned Garden Route towards Mossel Bay. A conservation experience at Gondwana Game Reserve – an 11 000 hectare private Big 5 reserve – awaits! Get ready to get your hands dirty with wildlife and veld management and learn key bush skills and the interpretation of them. But first, check into the eco-friendly tented camp beautifully set within a protected Fynbos valley in the heart of the reserve. Head to the pool area for an afternoon siesta in a hammock, and enjoy dinner at either the indoor or outdoor dining area. Overnight at Gondwana Eco Camp. Breakfast and dinner included. 

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  • 5
    Gondwana Game Reserve
    Day 5-6

    Your day starts early with a continental and Ranger’s fry-up breakfast before departing on an eventful day. You may participate in the monitoring of the Cape Leopard cameras and learn more about photographic surveys and radio collar data to determine species distribution within the surrounding area.

    Conduct vegetation surveys and have the opportunity to take part in the eradication of alien vegetation. Learn how to identify Fynbos and various animal species and have fun while becoming skilled at fishing and foraging. A hearty homemade meal can be looked forward to for dinner, followed by an evening talk preparing you for the next day’s activities. Overnight at Gondwana Eco Camp. Full board.

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  • 6
    Cape Town
    Day 7

    After breakfast, depart for George Airport for your onward flight to Cape Town or Johannesburg. Breakfast included. 

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Transfer from Cape Town International Airport to The Cape Milner Hotel
    • A choice between a guided Cape Malay Cultural Experience, a Winelands guided tour, or a Cape Peninsula guided tour (tours depart on selected days and may be conducted in German/English dual language)
    • 3 nights’ accommodation at The Cape Milner Hotel in a standard room on a bed & breakfast basis
    • 3 nights’ accommodation at Gondwana Eco Camp, which includes tented accommodation, meals, conservation activities, and game drives
    • Car rental (Group B, Ford Fiesta or similar) from Day 3 to Day 7, with final drop-off at George Airport
    Price does not include
    • All flights
    • Meals not mentioned
    • Drinks
    • Additional activities
    • Reserve conservation fee
    • Visa fees
    • Tips
    • Personal expenses
    • Telephone calls
    • Travel insurance