For a very different South Africa Escape, combine beautiful Cape Town, the traditional Winelands region, the Atlantic Coast and the Sanbona Wildlife game resort, where they have actively introduced the very rare white lions back into the wild. This rare animal has been virtually wiped out in the Timbavati region, where they were endemic. In addition, you will find elephants, leopards, buffalo, the white rhino, cheetah,
hippos, giraffes, zebra and the ostrich.
10 Days/9 NightsCape Town - Grand Cape - Sanbona - Cape Town Atlantic Coast
Day 1: Cape Town
Arrival to Johannesburg and take the connecting flight to Cape Town. Arrival and transfer to your hotel, the luxurious Cape grace Hotel.
Cape Grace - V&A Waterfront
The Cape Grace is perfectly positioned on a private quay on V&A Waterfront. Well- appointed and luxuriously comfortable, it is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. All 122 rooms and suites offer space and privacy, with French doors inviting the mountain and maritime views in. One waterfront restaurant is a vibrant combination of friendly, seamless service, relaxed atmosphere and adventurous culinary flair, reflecting a modern South African influence.
Day 2: Grand Cape Peninsula Day Tour (full-day tour) (Breakfast and lunch)
Pick-up from your hotel to start an unforgettable journey to the mythical meeting place of two great oceans. Breathtaking scenic beauty contrasts with the harsh rugged conditions of the most South-Westerly edge of the African Continent.
The tour will include visits to Clifton beach Hout Bay & Mariners Wharf, with an optional boat ride to view the seals, Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Point & Nature Reserve, the Penguin colony at the Boulders and historic Simon's Town.
Hout Bay, approximately 1 hour stopover will allow you to take an optional boat ride to view seals on Duiker Island. There are many things to do ashore if you choose not to take the boat ride.
Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 3: Cape Winelands (full-day tour) (Breakfast)
Pick-up from your hotel and enjoy a relaxing day travelling through the spectacular mountain scenery and lush fertile valleys of the Cape. Taste a mixture of fascinating history and indulge in the pleasures of the renowned Cape Winelands. You will be taken on a cellar tour to view the winemaking process. During this tour you visit at least 3 wine estates and partake in two wine tasting sessions. The tour will include a guided tour of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franshohoek and a visit to an established selected wine estate on 3 main wine routes. We have made our criteria for selection of wine estates, high standards of winemaking, historical and architectural significance, picturesque environment and visitor friendliness. All entrance fees are included in our rates as well as a Cellar Tour to view the winemaking process. Two wine tasting sessions (4 - 5 wines per session) will be included. Lunch is not included. Lunch stopover will be at Franschhoek. Return to your hotel.
Day 4: Cape Town (Breakfast)
Day 5: Cape Town - Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (All meals)
After breakfast, morning road transfer from Cape Town to the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Accommodation at the Tilney Manor (Fully Inclusive).
All meals, all local beverages, accommodation, 2 Game drives, Guided walk to San Rock Art included.
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Nestled at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg mountain in the heart of the Little Karoo, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve celebrates the spirit of the San people who once roamed this distinctive area. Sanbona and the spirit of the San people welcome you. More than 54000 hectares of undulating mountains and plains, indigenous flora and fauna, rock formations and rock art make this a destination not to be missed. Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is home to free ranging white Lions.
Accommodation is offered at Tilney Manor, once a thriving fruit farm dating back to 1898 has six luxuriously appointed rooms. This exclusivity ensures that guests can experience personal service and world-class cuisine in an atmosphere of privacy and tranquility. Comfortable lounges with fireplaces for winter nights, private verandas, romantic freestanding baths and carefully sheltered outdoor showers are just a few of the pleasures that guests can enjoy. More modern comforts include air-conditioning, satellite television, private bars and tea and coffee making facilities. The fully equipped Spa offers guests the opportunity to recover from the rigors of the outside world and restore their sense of inner harmony.
Allow Sanbona's qualified rangers to lead you in comfortable Land Rovers, or on foot through the bush to spot a wide range of plants and animals. Sunrise and sunset trails lead to secluded rock pools and spectacular examples of San art - hidden away between breathtaking rock formations. There are a wide range of easy and challenging routes from which to choose. Watch birds of prey soar in the wide blue African sky.
Day 6: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (All meals)
Day at leisure to enjoy Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (fully inclusive)
Day 7: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (All meals)
Day at leisure to enjoy Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (fully inclusive)
Day 8: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Cape Town Atlantic Coast (Breakfast)
After breakfast a road transfer from Sanbona Wildlife Reserve to The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa - 5 Star Hotel
At a place where the earth, sea and sky meet, life begins. Here lies the luxurious Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, poised on the Atlantic edge and flanked by the majestic Table Mountain and her Twelve Apostles.
This intimate Five Star hotel prides itself on exceptional hospitality coupled with a relaxing and splendid infrastructure; making an unforgettable experience as unique as its haven-like setting.
It is the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa's genuine desire to surprise and delight all of its guests and the splendid and unrivalled views of mountains and sea are sure to make your stay a memorable one. The exclusive Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is situated in de Oudekraal Bay, en route to Llandudno.
The hotel is barely 10 minutes from the business centre of Cape Town and within easy reach of beaches and scenic attractions.
The hotel is also located at the very edge of the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by indigenous vegetation, with the spectacular Table Mountain and Twelve Apostles Mountain range as its backdrop. There is a complimentary shuttle transport service to The Waterfront, City Centre, Table Mountain and Camps Bay. The shuttle service is available every hour during season and if you want to travel in style, limousine transfers to and from Cape Town International Airport are available upon request. View the play of light on both mountain and sea from the comfort and tranquillity of any of the 55 deluxe guest rooms and 15 luxurious suites. Rooms are individually designed and equipped with the latest technology.
The rooms at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa are decorated with understated elegance in 4 secluded and individual wings linked to the public areas via airy walkways, accentuating the sweeping views. Guests will have access to generous desk space, laptop rental, mobile telephones for hire, office supplies and stationary, personal fax / copier / scanner, secretarial support on request, internet access and special lighting. The extra space and panoramic views of the sea completes your experience.
Day 9: Cape Town Atlantic Coast (Breakfast)
Day at leisure. Overnight at The Twelve Apostles
Day 10: Cape Town Atlantic Coast (Breakfast)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer from the hotel to the Cape Town International Airport
for your return flight home.