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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 : Timbavati Game Reserve
  • Guide Price : $4,251 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 travelers 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 vacation.

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 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 holiday. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx $4,251 per person in low season

From approx $5,014 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 travelers 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 vacation.

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 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. 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 Timbavati Game Reserve

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For the final part of your group trip, you will transfer by road to Simbavati River Lodge, within the Timbavati Game Reserve. This Lodge offers deluxe accommodation, close to the border with the Kruger National Park. Its communal areas are found in a wood-and-thatch structure and include a lovely lounge and dining deck with views over the Nhlaralumi river, as well as a spa and a swimming pool. Guest accommodation at Simbavati includes eight safari tents, all with twin beds and well-appointed en-suite facilities. They also have air conditioning, a ceiling fan, a tea-and-coffee station, a mini-bar, and a private veranda, from which you can admire river views! The Lodge offers day and night game drives, bush walks, and photographic safaris. As at Sabi Sand, all Big Five are in residence here! Other wildlife highlights include cheetah, zebra, wild dog, and the famous Timbavati white lion. There are lots of fabulous birds to look out for too!

Board basis and activities:
Full-board accommodation, including all standard meals, two game drives per day, a sundowner drink, interpretive bush walks with an armed field guide subject to availability, Emergency Medical Response and Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance.

On Day 10, you will fly from Timbavati to Johannesburg to connect on to your international flight home.

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