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Day 1

Upon arrival in Cape Town you will be met and transferred to the One&Only Hotel where you will stay for four nights.


Day 2

The morning is at leisure to relax and adjust to the time difference. Meet your guide in the afternoon for a Private Half Day City and Table Mountain Tour inclusive of bottled water, lunch and entrance fees for the Table Mountain Cableway tickets, South African Museum, Castle of Good Hope and District Six Museum (closed Sundays).

Drive through the city of Cape Town via the vibrant Bo-Kaap, or Cape Malay Quarter (so named for those peoples exiled to the Cape from Dutch colonies in the East). Leave the vehicles for a historic walk through the Company Gardens, a fresh produce garden for ships and locals from the mid-17th Century, and now home to the SA Museum, Houses of Parliament, National Gallery and St George’s Cathedral.

Stroll through the city to Greenmarket Square, where you can browse bustling market stalls for beautiful and unique African mementos. From there drive to the Castle, South Africa’s oldest building, with its formidable collection of Old Cape paintings. Take in the nearby Grand Parade, where Nelson Mandela addressed the nation on his release from prison in 1990, and then move on to the District Six Museum, which showcases the colourful life of this legendary area and the forced relocation of its residents during Apartheid.

Entrance fees to the SA Museum, Castle of Good Hope and District Six Museum are included – other points of interest are optional.


Day 3

Private Full Day Peninsula Tour inclusive of bottled water, lunch and entrance fees for Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Cape Funicular, Boulders Penguin Colony, Chapman’s Peak Drive and Seal Island cruise.

We make our way along the Atlantic seaboard passing Sea Point, Bantry Bay and Clifton. Bakoven and Llandudno, with their ghostly shipwrecks, are also fantastic sights on the way to the fishing village of Hout Bay, where we board a boat to view the Cape Fur Seal colony on Duiker Island (weather permitting). From here we navigate the 114 curves of 600m high Chapman’s Peak Drive. We then explore the Cape of Good Hope section of the Table Mountain National Park, home to fabulous birds and very special fauna, such as Cape mountain zebra, bontebok and the charismatic Cape baboon. Climb (or ride the world’s first environmentally friendly funicular) to the famous Cape Point Lighthouse to capture the magical vistas of False Bay.

After lunch, we visit Boulders Beach to see the penguins, and then head home through the naval village of Simonstown and over scenic Boyes Drive, taking in the views of the fishing harbor at Kalk Bay and the seaside havens of St James and Muizenberg. To round off your day you can take a stroll through Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on the slopes of Table Mountain.


Day 4

The day is at leisure to explore on your own. A private vehicle and driver is included in your tour package. Cape Town is recognized as one of the most beautiful places on earth. Offering a range of attractions, breathtaking sights and endless activities, it is a year-round holiday destination with friendly people, a mild climate and rich cultural heritage.

Catch the “Hop-on-Hop-Off” bus to the cable way for a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain, or if you are feeling energetic, and want to stretch your legs, you could take one of the hiking trails up and come down by Cable Car. The first car up is at 8:00 am and the last car down is at 10:00 pm.

Within easy reach of your hotel, the V&A Waterfront offers world class shopping and entertainment opportunities such as diving at the Two Oceans Aquarium, the SA Maritime Museum, clay pigeon shooting cruise with Tigger 2, harbor cruise or a sundowner cruise, helicopter flip, and more.

Walk past loud blubbery seals sunning on the pier and take the ferry to Robben Island to visit former South Africa president, Nelson Mandela’s prison cell. Go on a township tour to experience traditional “Cape Flats” life and African culture and cuisine.

Sit in one of the relaxed bars that line the Victoria Waterfront and listen to the numerous languages and dialects that fill the air. Sample the delightful cuisine, and discover a sensational blend of flavors as diverse as its cosmopolitan influences. No matter how you choose to experience Cape Town, the Mother City’s unique embrace promises to hold you in her clenches for years to come.


Day 5

This morning you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Grootbos Nature Reserve where you will stay at Grootbos Garden Lodge for two nights.


Day 6

You day is at leisure to choose from a multitude of activities offered at Grootbos Nature Reserve!

Activity: 4×4 Flower Safari

Hiking in Grootbos Private Nature Reserve literally means losing oneself in a big fantasy forest, where nature’s magic and wonders lie waiting at every turn in a wilderness of exquisite fynbos flowers and ancient Milkwood trees. The name Grootbos means “Big Forest” and was derived from the dense Milkwood thickets and indigenous flowering fynbos that clad the Duynefontein Mountains in an ever-changing tapestry of brilliant colors and wildlife. Every pathway snaking through hills and valleys reveals a different landscape and breathtaking views on the entire Gansbaai coastline with its abundant sea life. Various trails for guided or self-guided hikes run through fields of lush green foliage dotted with splashes of wild flowering malvas and pink and red ericas. To watch exquisite endemic birds such as the Cape Sugarbird, Black Harrier and Jackal Buzzard majestically wing over plant and prey is a sight to behold.

Grootbos is home to more than 760 rare fynbos species and 120 bird species. More are being discovered all the time. Some 21 mammal and 21 reptile species have thus far also been recorded on the 2 500 hectare reserve. It’s a magic world where the ever-changing colors, aromas and nuances of sea, sky and foliage constantly transform the landscape into a wonderland of new discoveries.

Activity: Klipgat Cave – an echo of early man

The Klipgat Cave outside De Kelders evokes vivid images of pre-historic times when modern man lived haply in symbiotic harmony with nature off the bounty of land and sea when the coastline was still kilometres away. This historical site in the Walker Bay was home to Middle Stone Age peoples some 70 000 to 80 000 years ago when large antelope such as black wildebeest and the extinct “blaauwbok” still abounded in the bay where dolphins, seals and whales now flourish. Archaeological findings indicate that these primitive folks mainly lived off plants and smaller animals such as dune mole rats, tortoises and hares. They hunted steenbok and eland, while seabirds, shellfish and seals also formed an important part of their diet. Dubbed Klipgat Cave (stone with a hole) after the remarkable window-like openings in the limestone rock formations that yield spectacular views of the bay and sea, the site is one of the most important cultural assets in the Western Cape. Innumerable stories of the perils and pleasures of yesteryear’s peoples unfold as layer upon layer of deposits reveal fascinating secrets of the tides, temperatures and living conditions of those early times. Later Stone Age pastoralists, believed to be the Khoekhoen/Khoikhoi, already kept sheep, and probably even cattle and dogs, in this area as early as 2 000 years ago. They chiseled tools such as “needles” and “spatulas” out of bone to create ornaments, shell beads and pendants. Ostrich eggs were fashioned into water flasks, and tortoise shells served as bowls. These artefacts and bone samples are on display in the Cape Town Museum. The Klipgat Cave is of World Heritage significance and managed by Cape Nature Conservation.

Activity: Beach Excursion

The Gansbaai coast is a haven of unsurpassed beauty and treasures for sea lovers who prefer the less trodden shores. Pristine bays and beaches enchant one at every turn along the 50 km unspoilt shoreline. It is one of those wild, wonderful places where the sea pounds the coast relentlessly and the sun sets the sky ablaze. One of these beaches is Die Plaat, a 17 km stretch of exquisite white sand and rocky outcrops in the Walker Bay Nature Reserve. Our guides will accompany you on a rejuvenating hike along this exclusive paradise that stretches all the way to the Klein River estuary near Hermanus.

Various coves, cliffs and magnificent rock formations provide privacy and shelter for swimming, picnicking and a day of leisure. It is also a favourite spot for beach and rock angling. The endless sand beach is an Edenic resort for sun-seekers enjoying beach activities such as kite flying, sand boarding and long, invigorating hikes. Beautiful shells and pebbles dot the scenic shoreline and black mussels abound in and around the rock pools. Die Plaat is also home to a variety of rare coastal birds, including the endangered African Black Oystercatcher. A gravel road, only accessible by 4×4 vehicles, runs for about 4 km between the rugged coastline and the fynbos-dotted dunes. Dolomite rocks and fossilized dunes that are an estimated 25 million years old, can be found here. Come swim, hike or relax and experience the magic of the mighty ocean while our guides explain the ecology of the marine and intertidal ecosystems to you.

Activity: Birding

Birding is akin to stargazing. On cloudless days, you see a myriad of these jewels flickering and floating in the sky, and once you know where and what to look for, you are transfixed by the ethereal pattern and order in their endless motion. The Grootbos reserve and surrounding areas are a magnet to a wide variety of rare and endemic bird species feeding and breeding in the rich and diverse habitats. See how the Malachite Sunbird, with its bright green iridescent plumage, competes for attention with the flowering aloes and proteas. Grootbos is a birder friendly establishment endorsed by Birdlife SA. Our knowledgeable guides are geared to give bird watchers of all levels a winged overview of these magnificent creatures that enliven our skies and flora with their beauty and procreative activities. The colorful displays of petals are nature’s magic to lure birds and other pollinators to their nectar in exchange for spreading their pollen. The beaks of the conspicuous endemic Orange-breasted Sunbird and the Southern Double-collared Sunbird are tailor-made for sipping the sweet stuff from the floral tubes of the various Erica species. You cannot miss the male Cape Sugarbird, with its ridiculously long tail (almost 70% of its total length), feeding on the nectar of Protea species. The impressive tail is solely a decorative testimony to manhood – the longer, the better! They whip their tails to attract females and ward off rivals. In breeding season (September to April) Grootbos guests will encounter a magnitude of feisty and friendly fellows sticking together albeit they are not of the same feather. The diverse habitats – from fynbos, Milkwood and Afromontane forests to riverine scrub and mountain slopes – accommodate at least 120 different bird species, of which 30% are endemic or near endemic to Southern Africa. These include specials such as the Knysna Woodpecker, Cape Clapper-lark and the Southern Tchagra. Flagship raptors of the area are the majestic Black Harrier, Jackal Buzzard, Forest Buzzard and African Fish-Eagle. The nearby agricultural fields are home to Blue Cranes, the Agulhas Long-billed Lark and the Denham’s Bustard.

Grootbos, in partnership with Dyer Island Cruises, also takes guests on a “game viewing” cruise to Dyer Island, where endemics such as the African Black Oystercatcher, Hartlaub’s Gull, Crowned-, Cape- and Bank Cormorant, African Penguin as well as the Cape Gannet flourish. Pelagic species such as the Shy Albatross, Sooty Shearwater and Giant Petrels are also seen from time to time.

Activity: Horse Riding on the Reserve

The 2500-hectare Grootbos Nature Reserve provides excellent opportunities for Horse Riding. Grootbos has its own stables with 18 well-trained horses as well as two little foals that were born beginning of 2011. Experienced horse riding instructors lead our horse tours and cater for all levels of riding experience, including complete novices. Experience the beauty of the fynbos from horseback, surrounded by the flowers and birds unique to the mountains of the Cape Coast. Panoramic views of mountain and sea make this a truly unparalleled experience.

Activity: Beach Horse Riding

To expand the horse riding experience at Grootbos we are now also offering 3-hour beach horse riding excursions to the Walker Bay Nature Reserve. Gentle riding through the dune fynbos brings us to the beach where we then enjoy gallops for those who wish or gentle cantering next to the waves. Beach Horse Riding is not part of the standard Grootbos activities included in your rate.

Activity: Shark Cage Diving

One of the most exciting experiences at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is the Great White Shark cage diving. Gansbaai has the reputation for being the shark capital of the world. Divers and adventurers travel from all over the world to watch this magnificent creature in the waters around Dyer Island. Every day a number of boats leave Kleinbaai harbour to spend a few hours on the water to view the Great White Sharks from the boat or to go diving in a cage with these elegant and large predators. This is a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed! Shark Cage Diving is not part of the standard Grootbos activities included in your rate.

Activity: Spa Treatments

For those who just want to relax we offer an array of spa treatments. It is time to tip-toe into a slower world where the mind can drift away on the vapors of luxurious scents, such as sandalwood, arnica and buchu, while the body melts under the soothing touch of our fully qualified beauty therapist. Pampering takes place in the comfort of your own suite. For the tired body, a therapeutic full body massage is a definite must, leaving you in a state of absolute calmness. For the weary feet, reflexology, including a footbath, will most certainly do the trick. Manicures, pedicures, facials and a host of other treatments are available on request in our Bloom Beauty Salon or in the privacy of the suites at Grootbos. Spa Treatments are not part of the standard Grootbos activities included in your rate.

Activity: Elim Wine Tour

Grootbos has recently launched this wine tour to give its guests the opportunity to explore the historical town of Elim and its surrounding wine estates, which are fairly unknown due to their distant location from Cape Town, but boast some of the finest and most unique wines in South Africa! The Elim Wine Tour is not part of the standard Grootbos activities included in your rate.

Activity: Quadbiking

Experience the unique fynbos Kingdom and Magnificent mountain views. No experience needed. We offer one hour tours or a challenging 2 hours mountain trip. Quadbiking is not part of the standard Grootbos activities included in your rate.

Activity: Land-based Whale Watching (June- December)

Of the 350 whales that visit the southern coast, up to 160 make Walker Bay their home from June to December. The Walker Bay is the best place in the world to view these 40-60 tons creatures from land. Most commonly seen are the Southern Right Whales, which migrate to warmer waters every year to mate, calf and raise their young. Breaching, tail-slapping and lob-tailing, the whales make the bay a constant hub of activity. Grootbos specialized guides will take you down to the De Kelders rocks and give you a whale watching experience of a lifetime! You will watch spellbound as mothers, calves and energetic bulls come to within a stone’s throw of the rocky shoreline.

Activity: Boat-based Whale Watching (June – December)

Grootbos Nature Reserve has an exclusive boat trip, through Dyer Island Cruises, leaving every morning from Kleinbaai harbor. Besides seeing the amazing whales, this trip offers a complete experience of the Marine Big5, which includes the whales, dolphins, African Penguins, Cape Fur Seals and surface viewing of the Great White Shark. The boat comfortably accommodates 20 guests, has a toilet, upper decks, shelter from the sun as well as snacks and drinks provided onboard. The boat also has specialized guides, who can provide all the facts about the whales as well as other interesting information about the magnificent marine life. As these gentle giants are very curious, they often swim right up to the boat to get a better view of the boat and the guests. This trip takes about 2 hours and is a marine experience not to be missed! Boat-based whale watching is not part of the standard Grootbos activities included in your rate.

Activity: Whale Watching by Plane (June – December)

During season up to 160 whales and calves can be spotted in the Walker Bay. Only from the sky is it possible to comprehend the size of the Southern Right communities that visit our waters. The confluence of the warm Indian and the cold Atlantic Ocean create a vibrant and colourful seascape. Teaming full of wildlife these abundant oceans often provide great ‘game viewing’ opportunities. The majestic Cape Mountains frame these perfect white beaches and rocky shorelines. When a picture speaks a thousand words…the actual flight will render you speechless. Whether you wish to explore your environment or simply see what’s around you – African Wings, together with Grootbos, offer you the freedom of the skies, and a whale watching experience of a life time. Whale watching by plane is not part of the standard Grootbos activities included in your rate.

Activity: Future Tree Project

The continued conservation, planting and maintaining of trees is vitally important to the survival of the earth we inhabit. Trees absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) as a raw material with which to produce oxygen; one of the building blocks of life as we know it. Production of CO2 due to human activity has increased exponentially in recent history due to expansion of industry and our reliance on fuel fired electricity and transport. Logically this would necessitate an increase in oxygen producing trees and plants. Drastically, the opposite is happening and mass deforestation has greatly diminished the density of trees and seriously compromised our planets CO2 recycling and conversion system. The Foundation started using funds to plant trees at the Spaces for Sport Project and as an urban greening initiative, but our mindset has evolved far beyond that. Planting trees is part of the solution to the global warming of our planet, along with reduction in our energy consumption, and investment into green energy resources such as solar, wind and geothermal power. Unless humanity starts acting on climate change, it may be too late.

With this frame of mind, we formalized the Future Trees Project. Get some dirt under your fingernails, and plant your tree as part of our forest restoration program, in a local township for urban greening or at the Spaces for Sport project. By supporting the Future Trees project you are taking a step towards offsetting your carbon footprint, combating global warming, replacing the trees that are cut down support our lifestyles, and greening the world we all live in.


Day 7

After breakfast, you will be collected from your lodge and driven to Franschhoek where you will stay at Babylonstoren for two nights.


Day 8

The days are intentionally unscripted at Babylonstoren, and for our hotel guests there’s much to do. In addition to exploring our 200 hectares of farm, in season you can take part in the harvesting of fruit in the orchards or the pruning of our vines. Whatever the season, our garden is an everchanging tapestry of fruit and vegetable plantings. Hotel guests are invited to join in the harvesting, pruning, planting or picking of our many fruits, herbs, nuts, spices and vegetables. We have maps for five different walks on the farm (available from Reception) and if you’re interested to learn more about the provenance of the garden, do join one of our garden tours that starts daily at 10h00. Booking is essential, so please enquire in advance at Reception.

After a workout in our gym overlooking the garden, guests can relax at our Garden Spa. The swimming pool is a restored farm reservoir and perfect for hot summer days.

All our wine tours are complimentary for hotel guests, so please join our daily guided cellar tours. The tour will take you through the whole winemaking process, past the vineyards, through the olive press, production cellar and maturation cellar and includes a wine tasting. The tour starts at the Tasting Room. Our range of wines and our newly launched sparkling wine are also available for tasting at the tasting room, nestled between a sample block of our 13 grape varieties.

Whatever your predilection, we’re certain you’ll find an outlet at Babylonstoren. Every morning at 8h00, there is a guided walk around the farm with one of the gardeners, who takes guests up to the koppie (hill), through the fynbos area and the vlei, on to the citrus orchards and back past the dam. Or at sunset you could go for a run up to the Babylonstoren Hill or koppie yourself, or walk up to the dam to row in a wooden canoe (just ask for the key to the boat house at Reception). There’s no better place to sample some of the excellent wines grown on our farm than at our Tasting Room, overlooking the Babylonstoren koppie. And every Friday morning we have a yoga class at the spa (booking for this class in advance is essential). In the heat of summer, we encourage you to lounge in a hammock in the cool of the trees and read a book from our well-stocked library, or if you’re visiting in winter, curl up in front of a fire with a glass of red in hand.

The farm is a paradise for children with resident geese, chickens (where they can collect eggs) and our beloved donkeys, Meisiekind and Lulu. The donkeys live near to the Farm Shop and love nothing better than a snack of bread. We invite our young guests to help feed the donkeys and help to pick fruit and vegetables from our gardens, especially for the breakfast table. We also provide the complimentary use of mountain bikes for all our hotel guests. They are located in the old pigsty near the entrance to the guest cottages. We recommend the use of helmets, and these are provided at Reception.

When it comes to food, you’ve got plenty of options. Enjoy a delicious seasonal dinner at Babel restaurant or indulge in an afternoon cup of tea and fresh scones at the Greenhouse. Or better yet, treat yourself to a relaxing massage at the Garden Spa, followed by lunch from the spa menu at the farm pool.

Discover Babylonstoren’s 320-year old Cape Dutch werf. The Manor House dates from 1777 with additional pioneer structures dating all the way back to the founding of the farm in 1692. The Koornhuis (for storing wheat), the old cellar, the ornate fowl house, pigeon loft, leaning bell tower and the historic gates all embellish the traditional courtyard surrounded by a low, whitewashed wall.

In addition to our domestic fowls, pigeons and more than 100 snail-harvesting ducks, Babylonstoren is also home to a myriad species of birds. So arm yourself with a pair of binoculars and spend some gentle hours ticking birds off the farm’s list that is provided in your room. If in doubt, download the Sasol eBirds of Southern Africa mobile app, that with its detailed text, beautiful visuals and ability to play individual calls and songs is a great help in identifying different species.


Day 9

Early morning transfer to the airport for the scheduled flight to Skukuza Airport. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, a private reserve sharing an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. Here you will stay at Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge for three nights. Arrive in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive.


Day 10

Enjoy two days of game activities in Sabi Sabi game reserve. An early morning call from the Ranger will wake you before first light, while the kitchen brews hot coffee or tea, and prepares cool fruit juices with a muffin, rusk or other freshly made delicacy. So begins the morning safari. The bush is already alive, the air filled with birdsong as the rising sunlight dances off beads of dew on spiders’ webs. Nobody, not even the tracker who can read the bushveld like a book, knows what’s in store. He will watch the road for spoor, leaning forward intently to find any print left by a predator during its hunt in the dark. There may be hushed discussions in Shangaan between Ranger and Tracker, and brief radio interactions from one vehicle to another. Sharing information ensures that the occupants of each Land Rover have the best chance of a wide range of sightings during their drives – and also ensures control and responsible behavior as the vehicles move in close to the animals.

Return to the lodge for breakfast, followed by an opportunity for a morning safari walk – an opportunity to feel the pulse of Africa through the soles of your feet and experience the bushveld at close quarters. Between activities, escape to the Amani Spa and indulge in holistic body, skin and beauty rituals, treatments and massages.

Evening falls and you prepare for the night safari. As the fierce heat of the day cools, the inhabitants of the bush become restless, and the animals move out of the shade of the trees. The call of the crested francolin reverberates through the bushveld and birds increase the volume of their song. You will be aware of colors softening to the beautiful, gentle hues that vary with each season.


Day 11


Day 12

After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for the scheduled charter flight to Kruger-Mpumalanga Airport to connect with the scheduled regional flight to Livingstone, Zambia. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Toka Leya Camp where you will stay for two nights.


Day 13

Toka Leya’s location on the banks of the Zambezi River and proximity to Victoria Falls ensures a variety of water- and land-based safari and adventure activities.

Victoria Falls Tour – A World Heritage Site, Victoria Falls straddles the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia and is the most expansive curtain of water in the world. View its roaring waters, spectacular spray and a small rainforest that clings to the Falls’ edge, with a variety of mammals and birds. (A tour on the Zambian side is included in your stay; the view from the Zimbabwean side is at extra cost.)

Interpretive game drives – Game drives into Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park offer sightings of general game species such as elephant, buffalo, giraffe and white rhino. There is also rich birdlife, including sought-after species such as half-collared kingfisher and Schalow’s turaco.

River cruises – Whether a relaxing sunset cruise or a game viewing cruise, there are scenic views and exciting wildlife to be enjoyed from the comfort of a spacious boat. There’s always an abundance of hippo and crocodile, as well as a few other surprises along the way.

Cultural community visit – Cultural visits to one of the nearby villages are respectful and insightful ways of learning about and interacting with the people and culture of this part of Zambia. The visit includes seeing one of the schools, a homestead and the village store. Guest donations have assisted with projects that focus on schooling and income-generating activities, ensuring that the community benefits from tourism in the area.

Rhino Tracking* – Tracking rhino at Toka Leya is an exciting way of getting up close and personal with these Endangered animals. Zambian Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) scouts monitor the rhino 24 hours a day and therefore the animals’ whereabouts are always known. Travel to the location by vehicle and then track the rhino on foot, accompanied by the scout. *Please note that a nominal park fee is payable directly.

Guided nature walks – Experiencing Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park on foot is a remarkable way to enjoy the small wonders of the Park and to view general game, such as zebra, impala and wildebeest, as well as a variety of bird species. Please note that this activity is subject to availability of a walking guide and that a nominal park fee is applicable. Minimum age of walkers is 13.

Catch-and-release fishing* – The Zambezi River hosts several varieties of bream (Tilapia) which are a good catch. Tiger fishing is an unforgettable challenge for keen fishermen, particularly during the warmer months (October – December). *Please note that a nominal park fee is payable directly.

Back-of-house tour – Toka Leya’s back-of-house tour enables guests to gain an understanding of the camp’s eco-friendly initiatives. Energy saving is explained as well as how waste water is reused in the camp nursery which was established to rehabilitate the area. The camp’s worm farm not only assists in the degradation of organic waste but is the perfect fertilizer for the indigenous trees in the nursery – which are then planted in areas where they once grew.

Livingstone Town Tours – Visit the local museum, markets and shops to get a glimpse of historic and modern Livingstone town. Guests may also visit the local village and school to learn about the people and culture of this part of Zambia.

Adventure Activities* – Other activities on offer in the area include sunset cruises, helicopter flights, micro-lighting, canoeing, jet boating and white water rafting.*These activities are at extra cost.


Day 14

After breakfast, transfer by road and ferry to Kasane Airport, Botswana, where you will connect with the scheduled charter flight to the Linyanti region. Here you will stay at Duma Tau Camp for two nights.


Day 15

The Kwando-Linyanti river system is home to a series of private game reserves, known for their exotic animal species and luxury safari options. An abundance of wildlife roams freely between the woodland habitats, ancient floodplains and forests that make up these lush, unfenced reserves. The big game in this area increases dramatically during the dry season when the area hosts large herds of impala, blue wildebeest, giraffe and buffalo as well as the world’s highest density of elephant. Several packs of wild dog are found in the area and lion, leopard and cheetah are frequently sighted.

Wildlife viewing is the primary activity at Duma Tau Camp, either on day and night game drives or while on foot and on the water (levels permitting). Short nature walks can be taken along the Linyanti River and Savute Channel, while the camp’s boat takes visitors along the waters of the Linyanti, with hippo and waterfowl alike to entrance. There are also a number of platforms and hides from which to view and photograph animals and birds. Guests can also enjoy the night sounds of Africa from the comfort of their rooms, and shower under the stars!


Day 16

After the morning activity and breakfast, transfer by scheduled charter flight to the Okavango Delta where you will stay at Little Tubu Camp for three nights. Arrive in time for lunch and an afternoon activity.


Day 17

Enjoy two full days of activities at Little Tubu. Morning and afternoon game drives on Hunda Island reveal the spectacular wildlife here where leopard and other big game often feature. Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you wouldn’t see during normal daytime drives. Porcupine, aardwolf, serval, large spotted genet and lesser bushbaby are just some of these.

There is no better way of enjoying the crystal-clear waters of the Delta and its wildlife than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe), which reveal the smaller fascinating critters and striking waterbirds of the region. Water-level dependent, excursions in our boat allow for good game viewing in the channels further away from camp, often yielding fabulous sightings of hippo and crocodile and maybe even the elusive sitatunga.

There are two hides in the area, one of which is located about 20 minutes from camp. This hide can be transformed into a Star Bed for sleep-outs for a maximum of four people at a time (must be requested in advance).

Fishing with a limited supply of basic equipment is on offer seasonally on a catch-and-release basis.The Tubu area is a must for bird enthusiasts, with large concentrations of wattled crane, as well as slaty egret, rosy-throated longclaw and African skimmer. In contrast, the dryer Hunda Island sports crimson-breasted shrike and Meyer’s parrot.


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Day 19

After the morning activity and breakfast, transfer by scheduled charter flight to Maun Airport, to connect with the scheduled regional flight to Johannesburg.