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4 Barnard St, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700

OVERVIEW

This absolute safari & tour includes an overnight in a well known Big 5 game reserve with 2 safaris, Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Penguin Colony, Seal Island Boat cruise, Chapmans Peak, Table Mountain (by cable car), West Coast, historical Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Stellenbosch, tasting at a beautiful boutique wine farm. This is the perfect tour for those who have little time & would like to experience as much as possible, including the Big 5 within 2 hours from Cape Town. We are available 24/7.

StartCape Town (Day 1)
Day 1Aquila GR
Day 2Table Mountain (Cape Town)
Day 3Cape of Good Hope (Cape Peninsula)
EndCape Town (Day 3)

 

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives, nature hikes/walks & boat trip

  • 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

Cape Winelands, Stellenbosch & Big 5 Safari Game Reserve

You leave Cape Town and head off to explore the Cape Wine lands. A tour and walkabout of the historical town of Stellenbosch is a must for any visitor to the Cape. The architecture here is outstanding, it is historical Europe in Africa. You now visit one of the Cape’s finest wine farms for a tasting, and time permitting, a cellar tour. Thereafter you drive through the Huguenot tunnel into the Great Karoo which is home to our Big 5 extravaganza. On arrival you enjoy a buffet lunch, then freshen up before your safari into the sunset.

On return, your “Boma” dinner will be ready, time to warm up and feast.

Main Destination:

  • Aquila Game Reserve
Accommodation:
  • Aquila Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Aquila GR
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Safari + West Coast + Historical Cape Town + Table Mountain

After an early morning game drive, then hearty breakfast, head to the West Coast and the seaside town of Blouberg. Admire a “picture postcard” view of Table Bay, Robben Island and Table Mountain. Next explore the historical center of Cape Town; visit places like the Dutch East Indian Garden, Malay quarter, District 6 and Greenmarket square. Thereafter head up Table Mountain, take the cable car, once at the top the views over the peninsula, Table Bay, Robben Island and city are just awesome! Table Mountain is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a 7 Wonder of the World.

Tonight partake in interactive entertainment & drumming. Enjoy an authentic African dinner of many culinary dishes from across the continent (optional).

Main Destination:

  • Table Mountain (Cape Town)
Accommodation:
  • Grande Kloof Boutique Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Table Mountain
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Cape of Good Hope + Penguins + Boat Cruise & Groot Constantia
This Region is a UNESCO World Heritage site, named for its exceptional floral diversity. We follow the west coast via Clifton with a stop at Maiden’s Cove to enjoy a magnificent view of the Twelve Apostles and Camps Bay then to Hout Bay, a charming little town where you board the Circe to Duiker Island, home to the world’s largest fur seal colony.

The scenic Chapman’s Peak Mountain Pass offers breathtaking views. The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve is where the ice cold Atlantic meets the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. This famous landmark was named by the early Portuguese mariners, who rounded the Cape in the 1400’s.

Enjoy lunch overlooking the old harbor of the historical naval port of Simon’s Town. After lunch visit the well known Boulders Beach, home to Africa’s largest African Penguin colony.

We finish our day with a visit to Groot Constantia (time permitting), South Africa’s oldest wine estate & the Manor House built by the first Governor of the Cape Simon van der Stel in 1686.

Main Destination:

  • Cape of Good Hope (Cape Peninsula)
Accommodation:
  • No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included