Established over 110 years ago, and the largest game reserve in Africa, Kruger National Park is an inspiring showcase of Africa’s unique biodiversity.
Before your holiday, spend three nights at the stylish Protea President (4Q), the perfect base from which to explore Cape Town. The Protea Hotel President is located in the pleasant district of Bantry Bay, between the suburbs of Sea Point and Clifton and about five kilometres west of downtown Cape Town. This large and elegant hotel has a bar, a restaurant, a hair and beauty salon and a curio shop. Leisure facilities include a gym and an outdoor swimming pool, and there are shuttle buses from the hotel to the Canal Walk Shopping Centre. Buses to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront stop a short distance from the hotel.
All rooms are air-conditioned and have a direct-dial telephone, satellite television, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.
Alternatively, upgrade to the elegant Table Bay Hotel (5Q), set in the heart of Cape Town's Victoria and Alfred Waterfront for a supplement (bed and breakfast only).
Before your main holiday stay five nights at Rocktail Beach Camp within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park on the KwaZulu Natal Coast to spend time exploring this wilderness area.
Just 500 metres from 40 kilometres of unspoilt beaches, where you can enjoy world-class snorkelling and diving in the UNESCO-protected Maputaland Marine Reserve. Look out for wildlife including hippos, crocodiles exotic birds in nearby lakes as well as the giant leatherback turtles that frequent the beaches of this protected area.
Your accommodation is sophisticated and spacious tented rooms situated within the Maputaland Coastal Forest. Each has its own en suite shower room. Facilities include a central dining room, bar lounge and large pool.
After your main holiday, stay seven nights at the luxurious Fairmont Zimbali Lodge (5Q) situated on the KwaZulu-Natal coast.
With excellent facilities and spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, this lodge is the perfect place to relax and a great base from which to explore both the natural and cultural highlights of fascinating KwaZulu-Natal.
Your extension also includes two excursions:
Enjoy a guided tour of South Africa’s third largest city.
On this excursion, you will enjoy an orientation of this charming seaside village. Drive along the promenade, and then stop for a lovely walk from Clarks Beach along the seaside.
You will find Zulu ladies selling their beadwork and crafts along the way. After this easy walk, you will then visit Waterberry, a delighful tea garden set in lush surroundings and enjoy included tea and cake.
After this, the guide will then take the group for an easy walk in the forest at Waterberry where you might see Bushbuck, and certainly some lovely birds.
Combine the 3-night half-board pre-extension in Cape Town at Protea President Hotel with the 7-night full-board post-extension on the KwaZulu Natal Coast at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. Details of both hotels can be found above.
Combine the five-night stay at Rocktail Beach Camp before your main stay with the seven night-stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge on the KwaZulu Coast after your main stay. Details of both these extensions can be found above.