4 Barnard St, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700

Call Craig: +27 82 091 7983 | Email: craig@southernafricantours.com

Call Bianca: +27 74 957 0355 | Email: bianca@southernafricantours.com


This action-packed safari includes exquisite scenery and spectacular safaris. Your itinerary features the Blyde River Canyon, 3rd largest and largest green canyon in the world and the luxurious Sabi Sands in the Kruger. The Panorama Route is the most scenic drive in the country and includes Gods Window, 3 Rondawels, Waterfalls and Pilgrims Rest. Then the iconic Kruger National Park, the most diverse park in the world. Home to the Big 5, a huge diversity of mammals, reptiles and 600 bird species.

South Africa 
StartJohannesburg (Day 1)
Day 1Blyde River Canyon (Panorama Route)
Day 2-4Sabi Sands (Greater Kruger)
Day 5Hoedspruit Airport
EndNelspruit (Day 5)

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives & evening/night game drives
  • Game drives: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & self-drive
  • Getting around: self-drive
  • Clients collect and return their self-drive vehicle at the airport
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Day 1

Blyde River Canyon & the Panoramic route

Mpumalanga, ‘the place where the sun rises’, offers you numerous natural wonders, a floral kingdom and superb wildlife. Home to treasures such as the Blyde River Canyon, 3 Rondawels, Gods Window, many incredible waterfalls and the Drakensberg mountains. Its rivers, once panned for gold, now attract anglers hoping to catch trout. Activities include bird-watching, horse-riding, fishing, abseiling and white-water rafting opportunities. This is big game country, with the Kruger National Park taking center stage.

Main Destination:

  • Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve (Panorama Route)


  • Oliver’s Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located in or near White River

Meals & Drinks:

  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

Day 2-4

Kruger Sabi Sand Game Reserve

The finest game viewing destination in Africa

Hardly in need of any introduction, Sabi Sand is the Rolls Royce of Game Reserves and, better yet, it forms part of and shares the Greater Kruger area’s wildlife. Big 5 game viewing is second to none and the lodges here are some of the most luxurious that South Africa’s safari scene has to offer. Luxury accommodation with all activities, meals and drinks included.

Main Destination:

  • Sabi Sand Game Reserve (Greater Kruger)
  • Best Time to Visit
  • May to September (Dry season)
  • High Season
  • October to March (It can get a bit busy)
  • Best Weather
  • Apr-May and Sep-Oct (Mild and little rain)
  • Wildlife in Sabi Sands


  • Sabi Sands Game Reserve
  • Luxury+ lodge located inside Sabi Sands

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)

Day 5

Sabi Sands to Hoedspruit

Early this morning you depart on your last game drive into this exquisite part of the Greater Kruger. Returning to your lodge you have time to relax and enjoy breakfast whilst overlooking the African bush. Depending on your personal itinerary you can fly from Hoedspruit airport to either Cape Town or Johannesburg or return to Johannesburg by car.

Main Destination:

  • Hoedspruit Airport (Airport/Airstrip)


  • No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • End of tour (See Getting There for more details)
  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • Clients return their self-drive vehicle at the airport.