- Explore the picture perfect metropolis of Cape Town
- Enjoy a helicopter-flip over Table Mountain and Cape Town
- Visit the most southwesterly point of African at the Cape of Good Hope
- Taste some of the best wines that the world has to offer in the Cape winelands
- In search of the “Big 5” at Madikwe and Marataba game reserves
Cape Town & Safari
A family adventure from Cape Town into the wilderness
More than any other country in Africa, South Africa presents itself as a multifaceted paradise of contrasts and the ultimate place of longing. From the metropolis of Cape Town to the idyllic Winelands and the species-rich malaria free game reserves of Madikwe national park and Marataba private game reserve – every day holds a new adventure….Request
from € 6.900 / per Person
Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town
After landing in Cape Town, a VIP meet & greet awaits you at the airport. Transfer to your hotel in Cape Town – 20 minute drive.
Relax for the rest of the day after your flight and socke up the beauty of Cape Town…..
Let the adventure begin!
Day 2: Full day Cape Point Tour
Today is a great opportunity to explore one of the world’s most famous coastal roads with your private guide: Chapman’s Peak Drive takes you towards the Cape of Good Hope to the southwestern most tip of Africa. On the way back, you’ll stop at Boulders Beach, home to a sizable penguin colony.
For lunch, we have made a reservation for you at Harbour House restaurant. The crayfish are excellent!! Return to you hotel during the late afternoon.
Day 3: Full day winelands tour
Together with your guide, visit the Winelands with the famous Motor Museum, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.
Enjoy a picnic on a traditional wine farm including some wine tastings.
Day 4: Table Mountain
Use the morning to pay a visit to Cape Town’s landmark with your guide. The ride up Table Mountain is spectacular, as the gondola rotates 360 degrees. Once at the top, you’ll be treated to a breath-taking panorama view of Cape Town and Table Bay.
Have the afternoon for leisure, or we can offer 2 optional activities.
My personal highlight: Cape Town from a bird’s eye view. During a spectacular helicopter flight you will marvel at the Mother City, Table Mountain and the waterfront promenades of Clifton and Camps Bay.
A first class for the evening before dinner: A Sunset Cruise in Table Bay – a sailing trip in a class of its own topped with an awesome dinner!!
Hotel: Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel - 4 Nights
Enjoy the view of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and the private marina at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront in Cape Town. The hotel is located by the sea and at the same time very close to the city center with a colorful cultural offer. The magnificent seaside location creates the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable stay in Cape Town. Awaken to the sound of gentle ocean waves breaking on the shore before beginning your day of exciting exploration. Take advantage of our complimentary shuttle bus to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
2 bedroom family Suite
For an extended stay or extra space, choose our Two Bedroom Suites, featuring spacious surroundings, including a living area separate from the bedroom for ultimate comfort and privacy. Each suite offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms (one en-suite), a private balcony, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchenette. The Two Bedroom Suites allow for up to two children under the age of 12 years old, or one child up to 17 years old, with four adults.
Private driver guide for the whole time while in Cape Town
All entrance fees while on the excursions
Day 5: Flight from Cape Town via Johannesburg to Madikwe
Early in the morning you will be transferred back to Cape Town airport for your flight to Johannesburg. At the airport in Johannesburg you will be met upon arrival and be assisted to your onward flight to Madikwe.
After a short stopover in Johannesburg, you will land on the airstrip at Madikwe, where a transfer is already waiting to take you to your lodge. After lunch and in the late afternoon, you will depart for your first game drive in Madikwe. Upon your return to the lodge, enjoy the evening atmosphere and get in the mood for more safari adventures.
Day 6 & Day 7: Game drives in Madikwe National Park
Today and tomorrow you will have two game drives in an open 4×4 vehicle: With an experienced ranger you will track the game on the Reserve. The wildlife of Africa presents itself in all its glory and you can keep a lookout for the legendary “Big Five“.
Hotel: Etali Safari Lodge - 3 Nights
This is a unique lodge that will make every aspect of your stay unforgettable: Exciting wildlife safaris in a vast wilderness area with the big 5, cheetah and African wild dogs. Mouth-watering meals catered to every dietary requirement. The ultimate pampering in the spa and wellness centre. These four elements will give you the best guest experience, the one you’ll be talking about for years to come. That is the Etali Experience.
The luxury suites are constructed in harmony with nature and were designed to immerse guests in the bush. Watch animals walk to the waterhole on the game paths in front of your deck. Wake up to the dawn chorus of birdlife, and—with a bit of luck—to lions calling or hyenas “laughing.”
All meals, tea, coffee, high tea, Soft Drinks, mineral water, House wines and local beers
Transfers to/from the lodge airstrip
2 game drives per day
Use of the gym and steam room
Conservation Levy, Game Reserve entry fees
Madikwe Airstrip fees
Day 8: Transfer from Madikwe to Marataba
After your last game drive and breakfast in Madikwe, you will be transferred by road to Marataba Private Game Reserve.Traveling time +- 3 hours.
Arrival at Explorers Camp just in time for lunch. After lunch you’ll have some time to freshen up, before the first safari in this part of Region. Spend the evening relaxing with an authentic dinner at the camp.
Day 9: Game drives in Marataba Private game Reserve
Today you’ll have another two game drives in an open 4×4 vehicle:
Alternatively you also have the possibility to participate in an early morning or Sundowner Bush Walk. This is truly an amazing adventure.
Day 10: Rhino notching (Optional) An experience of a life time
Learn how to identify Rhinos through their ear notches. The experience can be done at any stage on a game drive and from just looking at these magnificent animals, you start to understand some of the work and monitoring that takes place.
Hotel: Marataba Explorers Camp - 3 Nights
Light-hearted, adventurous and fun, Marataba Explorers Camp is all about the relaxed Marataba lifestyle in the great outdoors. Spend your days amidst our stimulating safari and conservation activities, swimming, hiking and adventuring in the gorges and mountains. Then return to camp, kick off your shoes and get up close and personal with the elephants that congregate at the waterhole in front of the deck. The six tents are set in shaded grounds with a swimming pool and are the ideal base for families and groups looking for a fun and flexible safari experience. Life in the wilderness at its best....
Explorers was one of the first camps built in the park and has been creatively expanded to include canvas tents and a two-bedroom family tent. All tents are built on decks for optimal views and have large, shaded porches with dining tables and comfortable chairs. Inside, bathrooms feature indoor showers and double sinks, and beds draped in funky throws and soft sheets are huge. Metal furniture, bright colors and natural textiles are fun and add to the camp's relaxed, cucumber-fresh atmosphere. Just kick off your shoes and enjoy....
Private safari vehicle and dedicated guide per booking
All meals, soft drinks, house wines & local spirits
Safari flexibility to build your stay with day & night game drives
River cruises, walking safaris (walking age 16+ years)
River swimming, learning about conservation and having fun at your own pace
Conservation & Community Levy per person per night
- Meet & Greet your private guide at Cape Town international airport
- 10 nights according to the itinerary in 5-Star Hotels/Lodges
- Private driver/guide while in Cape Town
- Domestic flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg and onward to Madikwe
- Meals, activities and transfers according to the accommodation description
- 24 hour emergency phone number
- Detailed travel documents
- Taxes & Fees
- International flights from Europe (from 800 Euro per person)
- Visa fees
- Additional optional activities and meals different from the itinerary
- Personal expenses and tips
- Travel insurance, such as travel cancellation insurance
7 Seater air conditioned coach including a drive guide
– Adjustable seats
– Air conditioning
– Audio und PA System