This itinerary brings together all the best bits for a fun filled family safari. Your family adventure starts in the Mother City where the family will spend time together discovering the magnificent Table Mountain, the penguin colony at Boulders Beach, Cape Point and even the Winelands where children can do their own grape juice tasting.
Continue to the Madikwe Game Reserve home to the Big 5 and a malaria free reserve which is especially suitable for young children. Madikwe is a 5 hour drive from Johannesburg and 1 hour by light aircraft. The rangers and childminders will keep children entertained while parents are relaxing or out on game drive. They will teach your children valuable facts about nature, spend time chasing bugs, fishing, sketch, draw, dung tracking, and even baking in the kitchen.
After a very eventful few days in the bush, it is time to move onto Sun City (a 3 hour drive from Madikwe). Explore any of the many exciting activities offered at Sun City such as the Valley of the Waves, tennis, golf and mostly Kamp Kwena where children will be always be entertained.
An alternative to the Madikwe Game Reserve is the malaria free Pilanesberg National Park, a mere 30 minute drive from Sun City.
WELCOME TO THE BEAUTIFUL CITY OF CAPE TOWN!
On arrival in Cape Town you will be met by one of our friendly eAfricaSAFARI Tours representatives. You will then be transferred to your hotel, where you will spend the balance of the day at your leasure. Dinner to own arrangements. Overnight Cape Town.
After breakfast you and your tour guide will depart for your full day Cape Peninsula tour and start your day with an ascent by cable car to the notorious Table Mountain (weather permitting). Thereafter head south along the Atlantic Seaboard towards Hout Bay and over Chapman’s Peak, offering stunning views and perfect photo opportunities. Continue to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve where we will spend some time at Cape Point and witness the meeting of the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean currents.
Enjoy lunch (to own account) en-route followed by a visit to the penguin colony at Boulder's Beach before making your way back to your hotel. Dinner to own arrangements. Overnight Cape Town. (B, L)
After breakfast, depart the hotel for a full day tour of the beautiful Cape Winelands. The Winelands is well known for producing some of the world’s premium wines and rich in history and culture. Explore historical towns like Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek each town offers a variety of wines and lies within easy driving distance from each other. Your tour includes two or three (time permitting) wine tastings and a cellar tour at one of the estates. The estates we will visit today will be either of the following – Fairview, Nelson’s Creek, Solms Delta, Moreson, and Waterford. The Winelands is also the culinary capital of South Africa and no doubt you will enjoy lunch at either of the estates visited. Dinner to own arrangements. Overnight Cape Town. (B, L)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning, followed by check out. Your eAfrica Safaris representative will collect you from the hotel and transfer you to Cape Town International for your flight to Johannesburg (booked under own arrangements).
On arrival at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport, you will be met and transferred by road (approximately 4,5 hours) to your lodge located in the Madikwe Game Reserve, a malaria free area. After arriving at the lodge, you will be met by your lodge manager and assisted with check in. Enjoy some relaxation time before your first activity.
Enjoy a delicious high tea before departing on your afternoon game drive by open safari vehicles and accompanied by your ranger. Your ranger will be your host on game drive and will endeavor to impart his knowledge of the various fauna and flora species that the Madikwe Reserve has to offer. En-route the drive your ranger will choose a spot where you can stretch your legs and enjoy sundowners to witness the spectacular African sunset. On return to the lodge you will have an opportunity to freshen up before dinner. Dinner will be served at the main area. Overnight at your lodge. (B, D)
After your early morning wakeup call from your ranger, enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or juice and some breakfast pastries before departing on your morning game drive. This morning you will continue your treasure seeking game drive with your ranger. Depending on the animal activity during the night, your ranger might continue where you left off last night or head in a different direction this morning.
Return to the lodge after an adventurous morning drive. Enjoy a delicious breakfast on return to the lodge. Following breakfast depart for a guided morning bush walk (optional). The walk will offer you an opportunity to get a close up experience of the bushveld and a chance to spot the little things you might possibly have missed on the drive. Return to the lodge in time for lunch and an afternoon siesta or relax at the pool. High tea will be served before departing for your afternoon game drive by open safari vehicle. Your ranger will continue the search for the Big 5. Enjoy sundowners en-route your game drive. Return to the lodge for dinner. Overnight at your lodge. (B, L, D)
Enjoy some light breakfast pastries and coffee, tea or juice before departing for your morning game drive and one last opportunity for your ranger to impress you! A delicious breakfast is served on return to the lodge, followed by check out. You will be collected from the lodge for your private road transfer to Sun City Resort (approximately 2,5 – 3 hours). Enjoy a light lunch en-route your transfer.
Following check in at your hotel, you will have the balance of the day at leisure or seek out any of the activities Sun City has to offer. Dinner under own arrangements. Overnight at your hotel in Sun City. (B, L)
Breakfast can be enjoyed at the hotel’s restaurant. Spend your days exploring any of Sun City’s many activities. There is something for everyone…test your sporting ability skills on either of the two world-class golf courses (both courses were designed by Gary Player). If you’re interested in adventure try the variety of water activities at the Valley of the Waves. Children will be entertained at the fun-filled activity programme at Kamp Kwena. Lunch and dinner under own arrangements. Overnight at your hotel in Sun City. (B)
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant before checkout. Your will be collected and transferred to Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport for your onward departure flight. (B)