A classic safari combining Big 5 game viewing in the legendary Kruger National Park, staying at exclusive and private Game Lodges, leisure time to explore Cape Town — the beautiful Mother City and a journey aboard the unique Blue Train — it is not merely a train but the luxury of the world’s leading five star hotels within the charm of train travel.
|2||Kruger National Park||Lion Sands River Lodge|
|3||Kruger National Park||Lion Sands River Lodge|
|4||Kruger National Park||Lion Sands River Lodge|
|5||On Board||The Blue Train|
|6||On Board||The Blue Train|
|7||Cape Town||Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel|
|8||Cape Town||Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel|
|9||Cape Town||Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel|
Day 1: Australia – Johannesburg
Depart Australia on flight to Johannesburg.
Day 2: Johannesburg – Kruger National Park
On arrival into Johannesburg, connect with your flight to Kruger National Park and transfer to Lion Sands River Lodge for 3 nights. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in open safari vehicles and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Situated in one of the finest wilderness areas, Lion Sands River Lodge is the only property to have substantial access to the perennial Sabie River, ensuring an awesome diversity of wildlife. This superior game lodge offers high standards of accommodation, service, amenities and facilities. The activities are all catered for in a convenient and flexible environment and include open Land Rover game drives, interpretive bush walks, bird watching, lion tracking, river fishing (including Tiger Fish), wine tasting, gymnasium and health spa.
Accommodation: Lion Sands River Lodge, including all meals, park fees and scheduled game activities.
Days 3 and 4: Kruger National Park
Enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives in the beautiful African bush in search of the “Big Five”.
Days 5 & 6: Johannesburg – The Blue Train – Cape Town
This morning, transfer to Skukuza for your flight to Johannesburg and transfer to Pretoria Station for your 2 nights aboard the Blue Train, travelling in style to Cape Town. Imagine watching the moon rise over the Karoo and waking up to find yourself surrounded by vineyards. The route
between Pretoria and Cape Town is a 27-hour journey, over 1,600 kilometres, through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent.
Includes all meals, drinks and activities.Accommodation: Sheraton Pretoria Hotel, including breakfast and transfers.
Day 7: Cape Town
On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for 3 nights accommodation.
Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is authentic Cape Town at its loveliest – beauty, sophisticated charm and quirky personality in equal measure. Our Concierge is available for any support you may require, Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and Room service is on offer from 07h00 to 21h30 daily. Laundry & dry cleaning available and Complimentary return V&A shuttle three times a day. The perfect spot to explore and discover Cape Town.
Accommodation: Cape Cadogan Hotel, including breakfast daily.
Days 8 and 9: Cape Town
The next two days are spent at leisure, discovering the beautiful “Mother City” of Cape Town. We have organized a full day tour of Cape Highlights during your stay.
Day 10: Departure
Leisurely morning before departure transfer to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg to connect with onward flight home.
|Cost per person – 10 days||Twin Share||Single Supplement|
|04 Jan – 30 April 2019||from $9,910||from $3,700|
|01 May – 31 August 2019||from $9,675||from $3,590|
|01 Sep – 15 November 2019||from $10,465||from $3,985|
|16 Nov – 30 November 2019||from $9,970||from $3,735|
- Return economy flights flying South African Airways ex Australia to Johannesburg
- 3 nights at Game Lodge with all meals, local brand drinks, park fees & scheduled game drives
- 2 nights aboard The Blue Train with all meals, local brand drinks & activities
- 3 nights in Cape Town, including breakfast & transfers.
- Personal travel, medical and baggage insurance
- Any items and services not featured on the itinerary
- All services and items of a personal nature such as drinks, telephone calls and laundry
- Tips, gratuity to driver/guides and porterage
*Price and offer subject to availability, until further notice. Surcharges may apply, subject to availability of the class required for the domestic sectors. Single supplement dependant on departure. †Save up to $200 per person offer only valid when booked & deposit paid by 5pm, 31/10/2018.