Johannesburg, Mpumalanga, Eswatini, Zululand, Umhlanga, Knysna, Oudtshoorn & Cape Town
South Africa is the ideal destination for first time visitors to the continent. With beautiful natural scenery, the famous Big 5 animals (and more!) in Kruger National Park, and the people and culture of Cape Town, there is something for everyone to enjoy. During Wandering South Africa you also have the opportunity to venture in to landlocked Eswatini and meet locals in their traditional cultural village. Travel in comfort between each destination (admiring the spectacular views), and enjoy sampling delicious local cuisine while your English speaking guide ensures you don’t miss a minute of this spectacular tour!
Day 01: Arrive Johannesburg (-/-/-)
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure to explore Johannesburg.
Day 02: Johannesburg – Mpumalanga (B/-/-)
Travel to Pretoria and see the Nelson Mandela statue. On your way to Mpumalanga you will enjoy stops at Dullstroom and Sabie.
Day 03: Mpumalanga (B/-/-)
Enjoy the day exploring natural marvels such as the Three Rondawels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window, and more.
Day 04: Mpumalanga (B/-/-)
Spend the morning and afternoon spotting the Big 5 on Game Drives in Kruger National Park!
Day 05: Mpumalanga – Eswatini (B/L/D)
Cross the border in to Eswatini. Interact with locals at Matsamo Cultural Village and watch traditional craftsmen.
Day 06: Eswatini – Zululand (B/-/-)
Travel south to Zululand, stopping at markets on the way. After checking in to your hotel the afternoon is free for you to explore.
Day 07: Zululand -Durban (B/-/-)
Cruise on Lake St Lucia before travelling to Durban. You will pass traditional Zulu kraals. The afternoon is yours to explore and relax.
Day 08: Durban – Knysna (B/-/D)
Fly from King Shaka Airport to Port Elizabeth. You will be met and travel through mountains and forests until you reach Knysna.
Day 09: Knysna (B/L/-)
Take a cruise to Featherbed Nature Reserve, then trailer ride to the top of Western Head. Return to your hotel mid afternoon.
Day 10: Knysna – Oudtshoorn (B/L/-)
Continue to Oudtshoorn, stopping to explore an Ostrich Farm and the limestone caverns of the magnificent Cango Caves.
Day 11: Oudtshoorn – Cape Town (B/-/-)
Early morning Meerkat Safari*, then travel to Cape Town, with stops along the way to admire the spectacular views. If it is open you will enjoy a visit at Barrydale Farm School.
Day 12: Cape Town (B/-/D)
Enjoy a day at leisure exploring the beautiful area, or take an optional day tour*. In the evening you will feast at a wonderful group dinner.
Day 13: Cape Town (B/-/-)
Spend the day touring the Cape Peninsula, including Hout Bay (Seal Island Cruise available*), Chapman’s Peak, and Simon’s Town. Visit the Penguin Colony at Boulder’s Beach*.
Day 14: Depart Cape Town (B/-/-)
After one last breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your onwards flight.
Number of Days 14
Price From $4899
Weekly – Sunday arrival
Prices are based on Low Season (01/05/2022 – 31/08/2022). Surcharges apply for other periods.
13 nights quality (4 star) accommodation with daily breakfast
Flight from Durban – Port Elizabeth
3 x Lunches & 3 x Dinners
Activities and Sightseeing as specified
English speaking driver guide
International Airfares and taxes
South Africa & Eswatini Visas (if applicable)
Optional activities (*)
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $4,899 per person (land only, low season)