South Africa Private Group Safari (9n) – Classic

South Africa Private Group Safari (9n) – Classic

  • Days 1–3 : Cape Town
  • Days 4–6 : Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
  • Days 7–9 : Sabi Sand Game Reserve
  • Guide Price : $7,738 per person
  • Duration : 9 nights
  • Best Months : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Countries : South Africa

This trip involves South Africa’s fabulous Mother City, followed by two of the country’s finest safari areas – the Timbavati and the Sabi Sands! It’s perfect for a group of six, made up of friends, family members, or three couples.

Your adventure will begin in Cape Town, at Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel. This is a very stylish property that’s situated close to the city’s vibrant Kloof Street yet has a charmingly peaceful ambience. Next, you’ll travel to the Timbavati for three nights at Tanda Tula Safari Camp, a luxurious option in the heart of the wildlife-rich nature reserve! And the final few nights of your trip are spent at Dulini River Lodge, in the Sabi Sands. This property also provides deluxe accommodation, within an area boasting a wealth of wildlife.

During your time in the Mother City, you’ll be very well positioned to explore not only the restaurants and bars of Kloof Street but also many of the capital’s most popular attractions. Once you’ve arrived at Tanda Tula, you’ll enjoy expertly guided game drives and bush walks. Dulini offers vehicle and walking safaris too, also in the company of knowledgeable and experienced guides.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations 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 Vacations 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 vacation. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx $7,738 per person in low season

From approx $7,883 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.

This trip involves South Africa’s fabulous Mother City, followed by two of the country’s finest safari areas – the Timbavati and the Sabi Sands! It’s perfect for a group of six, made up of friends, family members, or three couples.

Your adventure will begin in Cape Town, at Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel. This is a very stylish property that’s situated close to the city’s vibrant Kloof Street yet has a charmingly peaceful ambience. Next, you’ll travel to the Timbavati for three nights at Tanda Tula Safari Camp, a luxurious option in the heart of the wildlife-rich nature reserve! And the final few nights of your trip are spent at Dulini River Lodge, in the Sabi Sands. This property also provides deluxe accommodation, within an area boasting a wealth of wildlife.

During your time in the Mother City, you’ll be very well positioned to explore not only the restaurants and bars of Kloof Street but also many of the capital’s most popular attractions. Once you’ve arrived at Tanda Tula, you’ll enjoy expertly guided game drives and bush walks. Dulini offers vehicle and walking safaris too, also in the company of knowledgeable and experienced guides.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations 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 before travelling via private road transfer to Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel. Located in the City Bowl area, this property is just a short distance from Kloof Street, which is renowned for its shops, restaurants, and bars. The hotel was originally a farmhouse, and it was renovated in 1912 to its current Victorian style. The communal lounge and dining spaces have a nice Bohemian feel, while the courtyard garden at the back is ideal for relaxing between excursions into the Mother City and beyond – and there’s also an inviting swimming pool! The accommodation option we’ve chosen for you is the classic room, which features a king-size bed or twin beds, en-suite shower- or bathroom, and a great range of amenities, such as air conditioning and pre-stocked mini-bar. From this high-quality base, you’ll have excellent access to Kloof Street as well as many of Cape Town’s attractions, among them Table Mountain, the botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch, and the bustling V&A Waterfront.

Board basis and activities:
B&B accommodation, including scheduled transfers within a 6 kilometre radius, and Wi-Fi.

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Days 4–6 Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

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On Day 5, you’ll leave Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel and return to Cape Town’s international airport via private road transfer. You’ll catch a flight to Hoedspruit Airport, from where you’ll have another private road transfer to Tanda Tula Safari Camp. This property has a lovely location along the banks of the Nharalumi riverbed. Its communal buildings, made out of timber and thatch, house a comfortable lounge, dining area, bar, and shop. There’s a boma too, and a swimming pool! Tanda Tula’s guest accommodation consists of 12 tents, each with a sturdy thatched roof. Every tent has a double bed or twin beds, en-suite facilities including outside shower, and a private deck with amazing views. Activities from camp focus on classic vehicle and walking safaris. This region of the Timbavati is characterised by savanna, woodland, and seasonal rivers, and it’s home to all Big Five ­– lion, rhino, leopard, elephant, and buffalo – as well as numerous smaller mammals and ample birdlife. And you can also enjoy some bush dining, even on the riverbed during dry season.

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring all meals, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, twice-daily game drives, and once-daily bush walk.

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Days 7–9 Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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The last part of your trip is spent in the Sabi Sands. You’ll travel from Tanda Tula Safari Camp to Dulini River Lodge via private road transfer. Situated on the banks of the Sand river, this property rests in the shade of ebony trees and has beautiful river views. Communal facilities include a sumptuous lounge with dining space, as well as a dining deck, boma, shop, and swimming pool! There are just six guest suites, each with spacious bedroom, separate seating area, en-suite full bathroom, and private deck complete with plunge pool. The lodge offers early morning and late afternoon game drives, in addition to bush walks. You can look out for all Big Five, plenty of smaller predators and herbivores, and all sorts of bird specials, including paradise flycatcher, redbilled oxpecker, and a variety of raptors too.

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring all meals, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, twice-daily game drives, and once-daily bush walk. 

On the final day of your vacation, you’ll have a shared road transfer from Dulini River Lodge to Ulusaba Airstrip and you’ll fly to Johannesburg’s O. R. Tambo International Airport, arriving in good time for your flight/s home.

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