The tour options on this package can be flying, guided or a self drive or a combination of all three depending on your requirements.
tour & flight options
OUTSIDE DINING - Morukuru ocean house
FLY IN TOUR
You are flown directly to the nearest airport / airstrip of the lodge of your choice, as per the itinerary. The tour costs include all domestic flight arrangements, airport taxes, all relevant park entrance and conservation fees, and return transfers from the airport to the selected lodge.
All fuel costs, toll fees, meals en-route and entrance fees are included in the tour price. This can be combined with either Guided or Self Drive Tours.
A guide will accompany you throughout the tour. All guides are hand-picked with a wealth of knowledge of the regions visited and are well qualified.
You receive a personal level of service and attention at all times. You have a safe and comfortable chauffeured drive by your guide that carries a Professional Drivers’ Permit.
You are provided with a rental vehicle of your choice, as well as detailed travel documentation, route advice and a road map. A GPS can also be arranged should it be requested. With this option, you are free to follow your own route, depending on your interests and time constraints.
All fuel costs, toll fees, meals en-route and entrance fees are for your own cost.
Start your journey by making your way to the Sun City Resort, situated 187km from Johannesburg, in South Africa’s North West Province. Sun City features four top-quality hotels, a Vacation Club, magnificent sporting and recreational facilities including 2 world class golf courses, the magical Lost City water-park and The Valley of the Waves. The resort is surrounded by the imposing mountains of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Game Park.
Depart after breakfast and travel to the Madikwe Game Reserve, against the Botswana Border, just over 200km from Sun City. The malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve covers some 75,000 hectares and is home to 66 mammal species, including the Big 5, and approximately 300 resident and migrant bird species. During your stay, you will be taken on guided day and night game drives and bush walks tracking Elephant, Buffalo, Rhinos, Cheetah, Leopard, Lion, Hyena, Wild Dog and many other animal species. We have 2 spectacular properties in the Madikwe Game Reserve: Morukuru or Molori villa style Lodges.
Enjoy a final early morning game drive before you depart to the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg in time for your flight to Cape Town International Airport. Cape Town is recognised as one of the most beautiful places on earth, offering a range of attractions, sights and endless activities. Visit the V&A Waterfront, Robben Island, Table Mountain and other not-to-be-missed attractions. Enjoy a day out in the winelands or if you would prefer to stay over in the winelands, before the Garden Route Tour, use either of our lovely properties, La Clé des Montagnes or Delaire Graaf Estate.
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Depart the beautiful city of Cape Town and travel toward Hermanus. At this point you have a choice between Grootbos Nature Reserve (min 2 nights) or Morukuru Ocean House, one of SA Family Travels favorite destinations. The whale season is from June to Mid-December so you can enjoy a boat cruise to view these magnificent creatures from either of the choice properties which we recommend. Shark cage or whale watching adventures can be added to this itinerary.
On Check out and make your way to Plettenberg Bay from where you will explore the breathtaking combination of the indigenous forests and lagoons of South Africa’s Garden Route. The Garden Route stretches along the Southern Coast from Heidelberg in the west to Storms River and the Tsitsikamma Forest in the east. A large variety of attractions and adventure activities are offered on the Garden Route including Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Tree Top Canopy Tours, Storms river Mouth and the Elephant Sanctuary.