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South Africa Honeymoon Safari (10n) – Classic

South Africa Honeymoon Safari (10n) – Classic

  • Days 1–4 : Cape Town
  • Days 5–7 : Timbavati Game Reserve
  • Days 8–10 : Sabi Sand Game Reserve
  • Guide Price : £4,475 per person
  • Duration : 10 nights
  • Best Months : Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
  • Countries : South Africa

South Africa is a dream destination for a honeymoon! This itinerary sees newlyweds enjoying all the attractions of Cape Town, followed by some superb safari in the game reserves of Timbavati and the Sabi Sands. The perfect celebration!

While in the Mother City, you’ll stay at The Clarendon Bantry Bay. This is a small luxury guesthouse offering romantic boutique-style accommodation. Next up is Ngala Safari Lodge, another luxurious property, which is situated in its on reserve within the Timbavati. The final part of your honeymoon is spent at Kirkman’s Kamp, in the eastern region of the Sabi Sands. Both Ngala and Kirkman’s are owned and operated by &Beyond, guaranteeing high standards of accommodation, activities, and service too! And honeymooners receive a special offer at &Beyond’s properties – a saving of 50 per cent on one partner’s accommodation.

The Clarendon Bantry Bay offers an excellent concierge service, which includes arranging all sorts of excursions for you in and around Cape Town. Once at Ngala, the focus is safari activities, such as expertly guided game drives, interpretive bush walks, tracking, photographic safaris, and even helicopter flights and hot air balloon rides! Kirkman’s has a similar programme of things to do, with vehicle and walking safaris, birdwatching, local community visits, and specialist star photography lessons all available here.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari holidays that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*   

All Of Our Holidays Are Tailor Made

The prices below are provided per person, and please note that the prices are approximate. Please contact us for accurate costings for the time of year you are considering for your holiday. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx £4,475 per person in low season

From approx £4,652 per person in high season

Prices include all internal flights, transfers, reserve fees, accommodation, and meals as specified in the day-to-day itinerary. Prices exclude international flights, tipping, visa, and any meals not included.

South Africa is a dream destination for a honeymoon! This itinerary sees newlyweds enjoying all the attractions of Cape Town, followed by some superb safari in the game reserves of Timbavati and the Sabi Sands. The perfect celebration!

While in the Mother City, you’ll stay at The Clarendon Bantry Bay. This is a small luxury guesthouse offering romantic boutique-style accommodation. Next up is Ngala Safari Lodge, another luxurious property, which is situated in its on reserve within the Timbavati. The final part of your honeymoon is spent at Kirkman’s Kamp, in the eastern region of the Sabi Sands. Both Ngala and Kirkman’s are owned and operated by &Beyond, guaranteeing high standards of accommodation, activities, and service too! And honeymooners receive a special offer at &Beyond’s properties – a saving of 50 per cent on one partner’s accommodation.

The Clarendon Bantry Bay offers an excellent concierge service, which includes arranging all sorts of excursions for you in and around Cape Town. Once at Ngala, the focus is safari activities, such as expertly guided game drives, interpretive bush walks, tracking, photographic safaris, and even helicopter flights and hot air balloon rides! Kirkman’s has a similar programme of things to do, with vehicle and walking safaris, birdwatching, local community visits, and specialist star photography lessons all available here.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari holidays that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*   

Days 1–4 Cape Town

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On Day 1 of your honeymoon, you’ll touch down at Cape Town International Airport, receiving a VIP Meet and Greet. From here, you’ll have a private road transfer to The Clarendon Bantry Bay. This is a small yet fabulously formed guesthouse in the quiet suburb of Bantry Bay, on the slopes of the majestic Lion’s Head. Situated on the road linking Sea Point and Clifton, The Clarendon is tucked well away from the touristy parts of Cape Town and feels like a private haven. The elegant lounge and dining areas boast beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean, while the property’s garden contains a lovely sundeck and swimming pool. You’ll stay in a spacious Superior Room, which benefits from superb sea views. It also comes with amenities such as air conditioning, direct dial telephone, satellite television, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and a well-stocked mini-bar! The Clarendon is a first-rate base for exploring Cape Town. It’s close to the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, the vibrant city centre, and the brilliant beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay!

Board basis and activities:
B&B accommodation.

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Days 5–7 Timbavati Game Reserve

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On the fifth day of your honeymoon, you’ll return to Cape Town International Airport via private road transfer and fly to Hoedspruit Airport, before transferring privately to &Beyond’s Ngala Safari Lodge. This property has a gorgeous setting under a canopy of tamboti trees, with breathtaking views out over the seasonal Timbavati river. The communal lounge and dining spaces are both cosy and stylish, while the outdoor areas include a traditional boma and a sparkling swimming pool flanked by comfortable sunloungers! The property also has a spa and a gym. You’ll spend three nights in a standard cottage, which features a comfortable double bedroom, en-suite full bathroom, and private courtyard with open-air shower, beautifully lantern-lit at night. Activities from Ngala focus on morning and afternoon/evening game drives as well as walking safaris, but tracking, rhino notching, and photographic safaris are available too, in the wildlife-rich Big Five Ngala Reserve.

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local-brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, safari activities, 1-hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability), emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers between the lodge and the airstrip, and a laundry service.

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Days 8–10 Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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The last part of your honeymoon takes place in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. You’ll transfer by private road transfer from Ngala Safari Lodge to Kirkman’s Kamp. This property is an old homestead, dating back to the 1920s and renowned for its abundant charm. The lounge and dining areas are truly sumptuous, with views out on to rolling lawns. Within the gardens, there’s a stunning infinity pool, which overlooks Kirkman’s Reserve. All of the Kamp’s 18 luxurious suites have impressive vistas too. They merge old-world character and modern comforts to excellent effect! We love the glamorous en-suite bathrooms, featuring a big claw-foot tub. Kirkman’s activities include morning and afternoon game drives, tracking, and photographic safaris. Private safaris are available too! There is loads of wildlife to view in the reserve – all Big Five and all sorts of other predators and herbivores. And the birding is something really special!

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local-brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, safari activities, 1-hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability), emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers between the lodge and the airstrip, and a laundry service.

On the final day of your honeymoon, you’ll transfer privately from Kirkman’s Kamp to Skukuza Airport. From here you’ll fly to Johannesburg’s O. R. Tambo International Airport, arriving in good time for your flight/s home.

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