Day 1: Cape Town. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the joys of the "Mother City". A perfect opportunity to visit the V&A Waterfront. Accommodation: Protea Hotel President or similar.
Day 2: Cape of Good Hope. Much of our journey is along the achingly beautiful coastline. We visit Cape Point, one of the best spots in Cape Town for spotting whales and dolphins. On our return to the city we drive through the quaint naval village of Simon's Town. Accommodation: Protea Hotel President or similar. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Cape Winelands. We tour the Cape's wine making regions, visiting two well known estates for wine tasting. Accommodation: Protea Hotel President or similar. Includes: (B).
Day 4: Cape Town/Durban. Spend the morning at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Durban (onward flight not included). On arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Accommodation: Protea Hotel Edward or similar. Includes: (B).
Day 5: Durban/St Lucia/Hluhluwe. We leave Durban by 09:00, arriving at Mtubatuba at 11:30 where we meet our guide. We change vehicle and transfer to Veyane Zulu Cultural Village where we will have the opportunity to learn more about the way of life of the local Zulu people. Following our cultural experience we head into St Lucia to enjoy a boat cruise on the St Lucia Estuary, part of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park - a World Heritage Site. Following the boat cruise we transfer to our overnight lodge (situated on a small private reserve) for dinner and overnight. Accommodation: Gazebo Safari Lodge or similar. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 6: Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. We depart early this morning with breakfast packs for a full day game viewing in an open game viewing vehicle in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, renowned for its rhino conservation as well as home to the "Big Five". We also visit the reserves renowned Centenary Centre and the museum that depicts the history of live game capture and trans-location of game, especially the white rhino that would no doubt be extinct without the creation of this reserve. We return to our lodge in the late afternoon before enjoying a boma dinner reminiscing about the day's sightings. Accommodation: Gazebo Safari lodge or similar. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 7: Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve/Durban. Another early wake-up for a final game drive within the unique and wonderful Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. We return to our lodge in time to check-out and connect onto the transfer shuttle back to Durban, arriving in the city at about 16:00 where the tour ends. Includes: (B).
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