South Africa Private Group Safari (9n) – Value

South Africa Private Group Safari (9n) – Value

  • Days 1–3 : Cape Town
  • Days 4–6 : Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
  • Days 7–9 : Sabi Sands Game Reserve
  • Guide Price : £3,270 per person
  • Duration : 9 nights
  • Best Months : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Countries : South Africa

South Africa has always been one of the best value destinations for travellers on a budget. This group safari includes Cape Town as well as the Timbavati and the Sabi Sands, South Africa’s finest wildlife-viewing regions. An amazing trip!

Your adventure begins at The Clarendon Fresnaye, a luxurious property with beautiful ocean views in a quiet suburb of the Mother City. Next, you’ll travel to the Timbavati’s Motswari Geiger’s Camp, a high-quality offering situated within its own wildlife-rich reserve. It can even be booked for exclusive use! Finally, you’ll head to Notten’s Bush Camp in the south region of the Sabi Sands. Luxurious, authentic, and friendly, Notten’s makes for a grand finale to your holiday.

During your time at The Clarendon, you’ll enjoy exploring all the most popular attractions of Cape Town, not least Lion’s Head nearby. Motswari offers expertly guided game drives, bush walks, and even stargazing from the camp’s Giraffe’s Nest treehouse! Vehicle and walking safaris are also available from Notten’s, as are photographic safaris, cultural tours, and golf on a course just 45 minutes away.

*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 £3,270 per person in low season

From approx £3,856 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 has always been one of the best value destinations for travellers on a budget. This group safari includes Cape Town as well as the Timbavati and the Sabi Sands, South Africa’s finest wildlife-viewing regions. An amazing trip!

Your adventure begins at The Clarendon Fresnaye, a luxurious property with beautiful ocean views in a quiet suburb of the Mother City. Next, you’ll travel to the Timbavati’s Motswari Geiger’s Camp, a high-quality offering situated within its own wildlife-rich reserve. It can even be booked for exclusive use! Finally, you’ll head to Notten’s Bush Camp in the south region of the Sabi Sands. Luxurious, authentic, and friendly, Notten’s makes for a grand finale to your holiday.

During your time at The Clarendon, you’ll enjoy exploring all the most popular attractions of Cape Town, not least Lion’s Head nearby. Motswari offers expertly guided game drives, bush walks, and even stargazing from the camp’s Giraffe’s Nest treehouse! Vehicle and walking safaris are also available from Notten’s, as are photographic safaris, cultural tours, and golf on a course just 45 minutes away.

*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 1–3 Cape Town

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On the first day of your trip, you’ll touch down at Cape Town International Airport, receiving a VIP Meet & Greet. From here, you’ll travel via private road transfer to The Clarendon Fresnaye. This property is situated in the peaceful suburb of Fresnaye, on the slopes of the magnificent Lion’s Head! Its communal areas include a sumptuous lounge and dining room, as well as gorgeous gardens containing a spacious swimming pool. The accommodation option we’ve chosen for you is the superior room, featuring comfy king-size or twin beds, air-conditioning, a direct dial telephone, satellite television, a tea-and-coffee station, and a fully stocked mini-bar. There are also lovely views of the Atlantic Ocean! The Clarendon Fresnaye is perfectly positioned for you to explore all the major attractions of Cape Town, such as the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, the exhilarating city centre, and the brilliant beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay. 

Board basis and activities:
B&B accommodation, including full English breakfast, afternoon tea/coffee and cake, Wi-Fi in room.

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Days 4–6 Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

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On Day 4, you’ll leave The Clarendon Fresnaye and return to Cape Town’s international airport via private road transfer. You’ll board a flight bound for Hoedspruit Airport. Once you’ve landed, you’ll have another private road transfer to Motswari Geiger’s Camp. Available for exclusive use, this former family home is situated in its own reserve and it’s made up of two timber, stone, and thatch buildings. The first contains the communal areas, including a cosy lounge/library and a dining area. There’s also a dining deck, a boma with fire-pit, and a swimming pool! Guest accommodation takes the form of four sumptuous suites, each with characterful bedroom, well-appointed washroom, and private veranda. From this comfortable base, you can head out on vehicle and walking safaris, always in the presence of the camp’s knowledgeable and experienced guides. There’s a lot of wildlife to see in the reserve, not least all Big Five – lion, rhino, leopard, elephant, and buffalo – as well as numerous smaller predators and herbivores, and ample birdlife. Geiger’s also offers sleep-outs in the camp’s Giraffe’s Nest treehouse, which is positioned over a dam. If you enjoy being close to nature, you’ll love the experience of drifting off to sleep surrounded by the sounds of the bush!

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring all standard meals, two game drives per day, one bush walk per day with an armed field guide (subject to availability).

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Days 7–9 Sabi Sands Game Reserve

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The final few days of your trip are spent at Notten’s Bush Camp, in the Sabi Sands. You’ll have a private road transfer here from Motswari Geiger’s Camp. Family owned and -run, Notten’s has a lovely laidback atmosphere and a fabulous location along the banks of the River Sabi. Communal spaces include comfortable lounge and dining areas, a bar, an open-air boma, and a deck. There’s also a spa, and a 20-metre lap pool! Guests are accommodated in sturdy safari chalets, each with well-presented bedroom, en-suite full bathroom, and sliding doors onto a private deck with amazing views. This area of the Sabi Sands is home to all Big Five, and it’s famous for its leopard sightings. Other wildlife in residence consists of cheetah, hyenas, jackals, wild dog, hippo, giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, an exciting assortment of antelopes, and hundreds of birds! Notten’s also offers photographic safaris, tours of the local Shangaan community, and golf on a course at Skukuza that’s just 45 minutes’ drive from the camp.

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring three meals daily, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, and two game drives and one bush walk per day.

On your last day, you’ll have a shared road transfer from Notten’s Bush Camp 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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