Sensational SA – 8 nights

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Day 1: Cape Town – Arrival

After clearing customs and immigration at Cape Town International Airport, make your way through the terminal. Your representative greets you at the ‘meeting point’ at the exit and transfers you comfortably to your hotel. The rest of the evening is free to explore Cape Town on your own.


Day 2: Cape Town – Half Day City Tour

Today you will be taken on a half day City Orientation Tour. Set against the spectacular backdrop of Table Mountain, Cape Town is rich in historical and cultural heritage and natural beauty. Some of the highlight stops on this tour will be the Company Gardens, the Castle of Good Hopeand the lively Greenmarket Square– where you can purchase arts and crafts from all over Africa. You will also take a trip through the colourful Bo-Kaap area, known as the home of the “Cape Malays”. In the afternoon we will take a trip up Cape Town’s landmark,Table Mountain, for sunset (weather permitting). The remainder of the day will be spent at leisure at the vibrant V&A Waterfront, which offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment. We recommend you have your dinner in this exciting setting!


Day 3: Cape Town – Cape Point & Peninsula Tour

After breakfast head out for a full day excursion to the magnificent scenery and wildlife of the Cape Peninsula. This tour includes a boat trip to Duiker Island, where thousands of Cape Fur Seals live, and later a lunch in the cosy Naval village of Simon’s Town. We will visit Boulders Beach to see an African Penguin colony and then continue along the False Bay coastline to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Have your photos taken at the most south western tip of African and enjoy an invigorating walk, or leisurely funicular trip, up to the Cape Point lighthouses to admire the amazing views. The day ends at the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.


Day 4: Cape Town – Oudtshoorn: Safari Ostrich Farm

Today we travel to Oudtshoorn via Route 62, a beautiful, scenic route known as the longest Wine Route in the world. Oudtshoorn is the ‘Ostrich capital’ and we will visit an Ostrich Farm to learn about these interesting birds. Arrival at the hotel is in the late afternoon and there will be time to relax before dinner.


Day 5: Oudtshoorn & Knysna

Today after breakfast we will take a tour of the Cango Caves, an incredible limestone cave network. Then we will visit the Cheetah and the Crocodile Parkat the Cango Wildlife Ranch. We will continue to Knysna, nestled on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route and known for its oysters. Enjoy a cruise followed by dinner on the lagoon.


Day 6: George – Johannesburg – Sun City

Today after breakfast you will be collected at your hotel and transferred to George Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival in Johannesburg you will be met by a representative who will transfer you to Sun City Resort.

Upon arrival at Sun City you will be taken to your hotel of choice and will spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Sun City is known as the entertainment Mecca of the North West Province, offering world class restaurants, wonderful entertainment facilities, two leading golf courses, a dazzling casino and a safari experience second to none. Check in at your hotel and enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants at the resort. The resort has various restaurants offering Indian, Italian as well as wonderful seafood restaurants.


Day 7: Sun City – optional activities

Today, you have the whole day at leisure to explore Sun City and all it has to offer. There are so many optional activities that you can enjoy. Optional activities at Sun City include: Enjoy watersports and the relax at the beach in the Valley of the Waves, visit the exciting Kwena Gardens Crocodile Sanctuary, learn about the cultural of the local people at the Motseng Cultural Village, get some retail therapy at the variety of high end shops, indulge in high tea at the Palace Hotel, take a walk along one of the hiking trails in the gardens of the Lost City, or play a round of golf at one of the world-class 18-hole golf courses. You could also go on an exciting safari excursion into the Pilanesberg National Park, home to the Big 5 as well as many other interesting animals.


Day 8: Sun City – Johannesburg via Gold Reef City

Today, after breakfast and check out, you will be transferred to Johannesburg. En-route, we will stop for a tour of Gold Reef City. This interesting attraction is a reconstruction of 19th century Johannesburg. Go on an underground tour of a gold mine as well as watch molten gold being poured. Gold Reef City also has an amusement park, which has more than thirty adrenaline-boosting rides like the Giant Wheel, Anaconda and Tower of Terror. The ‘city’ also boasts a casino, as well as many restaurants and shops. Check into your hotel in the afternoon and enjoy the evening at leisure.


Day 9: Johannesburg – Departure

After breakfast, you will be collected at your hotel and transferred to the O.R. Tambo International Airport to connect with your outbound flight.

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