SOUTH AFRICA: FROM THE CAPE TO KRUGER

South Africa
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Enthralling game drives, stunning scenery, and fun experiences…this South Africa tour has it all!

Have your camera ready as you ride in open-air, safari vehicles during game drives in Kruger National Park, one of the world’s largest game reserves and home to impala, zebra, cheetah, spotted hyena, and more, and in Mkuze Game Reserve, where you’ll watch for lion, leopard, rhino, Cape buffalo, and giraffe. Enjoy a cruise on Lake Jozini home to hippo, Nile crocodile, and, if you’re lucky, elephant along the shore. At Stony Point Nature Reserve, observe the endangered African penguins engage in their daily activities.

In addition to wildlife, you’ll also experience unique culture and spectacular scenery on this tour through South Africa. Learn about Zulu customs and life today during a fascinating village walk and interact with local artisans in eSwatini. Visit Tsitsikamma National Park for a walk through its unique coastal forest. Drive along Chapman’s Peak Drive, one of the world’s most scenic drives skirting the rocky coastline, and the scenic Panorama Route, with its dramatic landscapes tracing the course of the mighty Blyde River. Marvel at the stalagmites and stalactites at the Cango Caves. Witness rugged rocks, sheer cliffs, crashing waves, and panoramic ocean views at Cape Point, Africa’s southwestern most point.

All of this and more—including opportunities to learn about local cultures—await you on this South Africa tour for savvy, value-minded travellers.

Traveller Notes
- Adventure is knocking with everything you need for perfectly affordable touring. Cosmos includes expert Tour Directors, hand-selected accommodations, guided sightseeing, and seamless transportation between destinations including intra-tour flights—with value-minded travellers in mind. On safari, you’ll enjoy the knowledge and insight of a professional safari Guide aboard your open-air 4-wheel-drive safari vehicle. Enhance your free time to explore like a local with your CosmosGO mobile app!
- Filtered Water: Included on all game drives
- All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.
- For approximately one month each year, typically from late July to late August, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is closed for annual maintenance. In these instances, a private tour of Kirstenbosch National Garden will be included in its place.

Availability

From 16/02/2024 to 16/10/2024

Departure dates & prices

Dates Availability Price
  • Jun Fri 14 2024 to Jun Wed 26 2024
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    $5,239*
  • Jul Fri 12 2024 to Jul Wed 24 2024
    Available
    From
    $5,239*
  • Aug Fri 23 2024 to Sep Wed 04 2024
    Available
    From
    $5,248*
  • Sep Fri 06 2024 to Sep Wed 18 2024
    Sold Out
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    $5,329*
  • Sep Fri 20 2024 to Oct Wed 02 2024
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    $5,329*
  • Oct Fri 04 2024 to Oct Wed 16 2024
    Sold Out
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    $5,439*

What's included

Breakfasts Included: 12.
Lunches Included: 6.
Dinners Included: 5.
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Breakfasts Included: 12.
Lunches Included: 6.
Dinners Included: 5.
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Itinerary

  • 1 CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA.
    Welcome to South Africa! Check in to your hotel and prepare for a fascinating journey.
    2 CAPE TOWN.
    This morning, visit Table Mountain for an aerial cable-car ride to the top for stunning views of the city, Robben Island, and the Cape winelands. Then, take a scenic drive south via Chapman's Peak Drive, which skirts the rocky coastline and is one of the most scenic drives in the world. Continue to Cape Point Nature Reserve for stops at the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, the southwesternmost point on the African continent. Here, take a funicular ride to the steps of the old lighthouse for spectacular panoramic views. Return to Cape Town and enjoy the evening at your leisure. (B)
    3 CAPE TOWN.
    Enjoy a full day at leisure for your own discoveries. Perhaps explore the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, take an excursion to the stunning Cape winelands for wine tasting, or go whale watching in nearby Hermanus (Jun.-Oct.) Your Tour Director has suggestions to help you make the most of your day. (B)
    4 CAPE TOWN-STONY POINT NATURE RESERVE-HERMANUS-MOSSEL BAY.
    This morning, depart Cape Town and drive to Stony Point Nature Reserve to see a colony of endangered African Penguins. Known for the unique sound they make, these penguins grow to an average height of two feet and live in burrows and rock crevices along the beach. Stop in Hermanus for independent exploration before reaching Mossel Bay for the evening. (B,D)
    5 MOSSEL BAY-OUDTSHOORN-KNYSNA.
    Drive north to Oudtshoorn and stop for a guided tour of the Cango Caves with its stunning limestone rock formations. You will also visit a local ostrich farm. Continue to Knysna. (B,L)
    6 KNYSNA-TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL PARK RESERVE EXCURSION.
    Today, explore the spectacular Tsitsikamma National Park for a walk through the indigenous coastal forest to the mouth of the Storms River. Cross the famous suspension bridge for views of the coastline and to see the Storms River Mouth Cave. Afterwards, return to Knysna for time to explore the waterfront or consider an optional cruise to see local marine life. (B)
    7 KNYSNA-GQEBERHA-DURBAN-UMHLANGA.
    This morning, drive to Gqeberha for your flight to Durban. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in the bustling Umhlanga Rocks area for the evening. (B)
    8 UMHLANGA-MKUZE.
    Today, drive to Mkuze in the heart of Zululand. After lunch, travel to the Lebombo mountains for a memorable walk to interact with local Zulu people and learn about their customs and life today in this rural community. (B,L,D)
    9 MKUZE.
    This morning, take a game drive in Mkuze Game Reserve, the oldest proclaimed wildlife reserve in all of Africa. The park is home to the "Big 5"-lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. You also have the chance to see giraffe, zebra, black and white rhino, and much more! After time to rest, embark on an afternoon boat ride on Lake Jozini. During the cruise, you are likely to spot hippo, Nile crocodile, elephant, and a variety of bird life. (B,L,D)
    10 MKUZE-MHLAMBANYATSI, ESWATINI.
    Today, drive to eSwatini. En route, stop at a local market and visit a unique glass factory where talented glass blowers use recycled glass to create stemware, animals, and more. (B,L)
    11 ESWATINI-GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA.
    Depart eSwatini and head north for the Greater Kruger area. South African hospitality reigns today with leisure time at the lodge. Gaze from your balcony at the wildlife-rich gardens, relax at the pool and day spa, and select from delightful dining choices. (B,L,D)
    12 GREATER KRUGER AREA.
    Rise early for coffee and tea before your early morning game drive with an experienced guide. If the timing is right, you might spot some of the big cats after a night of hunting. Spend time at leisure in the middle of the day watching wildlife from your balcony or on a guided nature or birding walk . Perhaps book a spa treatment or simply relax at the pool. Watch for kudu, impala, giraffe, cheetah, spotted hyena, the elusive wild dog, and more on your afternoon game drive. Return to your lodge for dinner. (B,L,D)
    13 GREATER KRUGER AREA-JOHANNESBURG.
    A leisurely morning before a flight to Johannesburg. Your holiday ends at the airport. Schedule departing flights after 6 pm. (B)
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