South Africa

12 Day Culinary, Cultural & Adventure Tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town Arrival

Hello, Sanibonani, Molo, Hallo, Thobela, Dumela, Lumela, Abusheni, Sanibona, Avuwani, Salibonani.Welcome to Sunny South Africa!

Zebra Adventures will welcome you at Cape Town International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy some leisure time next to the pool ahead of the group orientation meeting at 15:00 where your tour officially starts, followed by a welcome dinner.

  • Welcome dinner – included

Day 3: Cultural Experience

Back to where it all began. Familiarise yourself with South Africa’s culture and her Mother City by enjoying a drive-by tour of historic buildings and landmarks. Take in the sights, smells and culture with a stroll through the Company Gardens dating back to 1652. A walk down Parliament road towards the Iziko Slave Lodge will be your first introduction to where and how our city existed; the Cape Malay community, the heartbeat of The Cape. You will hear stories from the past and how we are building a rainbow nation with a promising future. See St George’s Cathedral and walk through St George’s Mall towards Green Market Square where you can support the locals and enjoy an African shopping experience. Walk through the colourful Bo-Kaap, where you will start your lunchtime Cape Malay cooking course. Your host will guide and entertain you with stories of food and culture, starting at a local grocer and spice merchant before returning to her kitchen via cobbled streets. Cook up a storm and sit down together for a traditional lunch. Stop at Camps Bay for shopping, arts and crafts, cocktail bars, coffee, white sandy beaches and the freezing Atlantic Ocean if you are brave enough.  Return to your hotel to prepare for a true African treat, a cultural dining experience. Become part of Africa and enjoy the food and music of our rainbow nation. Dress up, come excited and feel the rhythm and soul of our people.

  • Cooking course – included
  • Full Board: Breakfast, lunch & dinner – included

Day 5: Beaches, Penguins & Sunset Dinner

Grab your sandals. See Muizenberg beach lined with brightly coloured beach huts, considered to be the main surfing spot in Cape Town. Moving along the coast, Kalk Bay has garnered the title of ‘coolest neighbourhood in the world’ on a recent Forbes list along with 11 other areas. This is no surprise as Kalk Bay offers a quaint escape from the city’s hustle and bustle with art nouveau chic and tons of personality. Moving on to Simonstown to see the African penguin in its natural habitat. You will fall in love with these little fellas in no time. Lunch at Boulders Beach and a swim with the penguins in the warmer waters of False Bay is a once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy the beach and shopping at the African stalls. Back at the hotel, relax and refresh before dinner. Azure at the Twelve Apostles is where your time in Cape Town will conclude. A magical dinner to enjoy at one of the most loved sunset spots in the world.

  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 7: Explore the Wine Region: Paarl / Franschhoek

Wake up to mountain views and rolling valleys of vineyards and fruit orchards at Marianne Wine Estate. Our first stop is the Gardens of Babylonstoren – one of the oldest working Cape Dutch farms. It has a fruit and vegetable garden of beauty and diversity, fine food and wine, and evokes a sense of wellbeing. Enjoy Méthode Cap Classique at the Haute Cabriere. Situated just below the Franschhoek mountain pass offering views over the Franschhoek valley and Simonsberg. The French definitely did something right here and the town is proud to continue the 330-year old winemaking heritage that lives on in the perfectly located valleys. Franschhoek (French Corner) lays nestled between oak-lined streets. Home to the French Huguenots who settled here in the 1670s. Rich in history and strong in its French roots. Spend some time shopping and looking at art and crafts throughout the courtyards. A light lunch under old oak trees at Boschendal which dates back to 1685. Much of the fresh produce you’ll find here is sustainably grown on the farm itself. Travel through the valleys towards the town of Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa. Cape Dutch style buildings and great food make this little student town a lovely day or night time spot. Our next stop is Rust en Vrede. Tucked into the folds of the Helderberg foothills, Rust en Vrede truly lives up to its name, “rest and peace”. Specialising in reds, particularly Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, these varieties lend themselves to full-bodied wines with powerful structure and excellent ageing potential. The final stop on our wine trail is at Hidden Valley Wines. Vineyards and olive groves keep this gem hidden with views over False Bay and Table Mountain. A delicious wine selection bursting with flavours as great as the views. Heading back to Marianne Wine Estate.

  • Wine pairing – included
  • Non-alcoholic alternatives available
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 9: Oudtshoorn, Wilderness & Safari

Wake up to olive orchards and get ready to explore. A trip to Oudtshoorn is not complete without visiting an ostrich farm. See what these giant flightless birds are all about. Test the strength of an egg and learn about the history, you might even receive a neck massage from one of them. Travel through the town of Oudtshoorn, known as the ostrich capital of the world. In the late 1800s, ostrich feathers were the height of fashion (literally), sought by royalty, maharajahs, emperors, fashionistas and costume-makers all over the world. We leave the Karoo and are met by an abundance of greenery on the Outeniqua Pass. On the other side of the mountain, we enter the Garden Route and make our way through George to Wilderness for leisure time next to the Kaaimans’ river. Explore the placid waterways in a kayak and paddle through an indigenous forest to a nearby waterfall. The next stop is our Safari Lodge, the destination for the remainder of our tour. Enjoy your first sunset game drive and meet the animals ‒ lions, elephants, white rhinos, Cape buffalos, cheetahs, the elusive Cape mountain leopard – a rare treat to spot on safari – along with giraffes, zebras, numerous antelope species, black wildebeest and more. Get your cameras ready, seeing these majestic animals face to face is unforgettable.

  • Game drives – included
  • Ostrich farm entrance – included
  • Wilderness kayak – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 11: Taste The Garden Route

Wake up to the freshness of the Karoo. After our early morning game drive, we will make our way to Jakkalsvlei for a treat and some wine-paring. It is time to taste the Garden Route. Hidden in a beautiful valley, Jakkalsvlei continues to be one of the Garden Route’s most popular destinations. For first-time visitors, it’s usually love at first sight after experiencing the breathtaking vineyard and mountain views that the farm has to offer. Next we make our way to Albertinia, the Aloe capital of South Africa. Visit the Allcare Aloe centre and find out more about cosmetic and wellness products. See a demonstration of aloe tapping, using the same traditional method of the Bushman. Browse through the shop and treat yourself to something scrumptious from the café. Be back at the lodge in time for an afternoon safari or continue relaxing over sunset cocktails at the bar before making your way to the restaurant where we will enjoy our last dinner together as a group.

  • Game drives – included
  • Wine pairing – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 2: The Cape Peninsula

Experience the stunning Cape Peninsula. Travel along the Atlantic coast to the famous fisherman’s town of Hout Bay. Enjoy a glass-bottom boat trip out to Seal Island/Duiker Island where thousands of Cape-fur seals await you. Marvel at the views, and take in the morning sunshine and fresh ocean air. If boats are not your thing, wander around the harbour markets scouring for local gifts. Follow the coastal route and the world-famous Chapman’s Peak drive with 114 twists and turns, rock formations and scenic roadways. Meandering our way through Noordhoek Village to Imhoff Farm Stall, stopping for a freshly prepared organic lunch. Travel to the Cape of Good Hope and venture to the South Western tip of the African continent where the Cape was discovered and colonised by the Dutch in 1652. A leisurely hike along  The Lighthouse Keeper’s Trail leads to the Table Mountain National Park lighthouse. Take in the views over Diaz beach and the Cape of Good Hope to the one side, and mountains stretching all around False Bay from the other side. Follow the Cape of Good Hope Trail across the hill along a well-maintained and marked boardwalk towards the famous Cape of Good Hope sign. A perfect photo opportunity to prove that you’ve visited the most South Western corner of Africa before heading back to Cape Town with stops to capture the views over False Bay and the Constantia wine valley from above. Arrive back at the hotel and have some time to relax and freshen up before dinner at Bloubergstrand, where iconic views of the other side of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head will amaze you.

  • Boat trip – included
  • Boat trip alternative – crafts market
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 4: Table Mountain, Gardens & Helicopter Ride

An early cable car journey to the start of a relaxed 2.5-hour hike on top of Table Mountain, one of the 7 new wonders of nature. An optimum route will be selected based on the group’s overall experience, fitness and according to Cape Town’s unpredictable weather at the time. Do not worry, no ropes or ladders just a relaxed hike with plenty of picture-perfect moments. Send a postcard from the gift shop at the top or grab a snack in the cafe before we descend by cable car and head over to Signal Hill for more breath-taking views of the mountain you just explored. Return to the hotel to relax and cool down in the pool. After lunch we visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world, located at the foothills of Table Mountain. With the mountains as your backdrop, explore the gardens and the ‘Boomslang’, a treetop canopy walkway that winds and dips its way through and over the trees. End the day on a high note with a sunset helicopter ride along the mother city’s beautiful peninsula. Be awestruck by the Atlantic Ocean stretching out to the horizon with possible sightings of whales and dolphins below. Marvel at the Cape Town City Bowl, the Peninsula’s white beaches and the Twelve Apostles mountain range. Dinner at the V&A Waterfront.

  • Kirstenbosch entrance, cable car and helicopter ride – included
  • Half Board+: Breakfast & lunch – included

Day 6: Explore the Wine Region: Stellenbosch / Paarl

Whether you are a wine lover or not, the wonders of the Cape Winelands are a must. Spend the next two days in South Africa’s world renown wine regions, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek. A picturesque scenery of vineyards surrounding the mountain ranges as far as you can see. Your paring starts at Fairview, a third-generation family-owned wine and cheese farm dating back to 1693. The estate is full of history and charm. The farm stall is filled with fresh goods, jams, cheeses, condiments, healthy bites, sweet treats, pastries, and coffee and is well worth a visit. Our next stop is Spice Route where you will enjoy lunch before exploring everything Spice Route has to offer; a great selection and various tasting options from gin, ice cream, chocolate, craft beer, wine and more. Walk around the little stores, visit the artisans or just sit and take in the views overlooking the Winelands with Table Mountain in the distance. Step back in time and taste L’Ormarins, a Méthode Cap Classique at Anthonij Rupert Wines. The Tasting Room is located in the farm’s historic Manor House, furnished throughout the mid-nineteenth century Cape Dutch style. A treat awaits with breathtaking views of the Franschhoek Wine Valley and the Groot Drakenstein Mountains. We end our day in style, French style at the Marianne Wine Estate. This 21st century Bordeaux style wine farm, our home for the next 2 nights, offers unique biltong and wine pairing. Relax and enjoy the estate before dinner.

  • Wine pairing – included
  • Non-alcoholic alternatives available
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 8: Road Trip: Route 62 to Oudtshoorn & Cango Caves

Say goodbye to the Winelands and our beautiful Mother City as we head to the well-known Garden Route. Travel through the beautiful Breede River Valley and follow the world’s longest wine route full of hidden treasures. Route 62 hailed the world’s best road trip destination according to CNN Travel. Stop for lunch at one of Route 62’s well-known diners in Barrydale, a cosy little vintage village at the foot of the Overberg and Klein (little) Karoo. As we follow Route 62 through the mountains, the diverse scenery and vegetation changes as we make our way into the Karoo, a semi-desert area. Drive along the Swartberg mountain pass to the breathtaking Cango Caves. Located inside the foothills of the Swartberg, this extensive limestone system of tunnels and chambers dates back millions of years. The vast chambers are awe inspiring. Just outside of Oudtshoorn our home for the night is a beautiful olive farm surrounded by vineyards, fruit orchards, mountain ranges and views you only dream of. There is quite simply nothing like a Karoo night sky. The clarity of the sky above Oudtshoorn is perfect for stargazing, an unforgettable evening surprise awaits.

  • Cango Cave entrance – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & lunch – included

Day 10: A Treat From Zebra Adventures

Recharging takes centre stage today. After a couple of busy days, you will have a day to relax and explore at your leisure. Today you have the option of an early game drive- or the late afternoon game drive should you choose to sleep-in. During the course of the day, the staff at Ayana Spa will spoil and pamper you with a complimentary treatment from Zebra Adventures. Expect to be refreshed and rejuvenated. Enjoy the view from the restaurant, go for a swim in one of the pools or enjoy an educational tour with a resident curator; from the deadly Black Mamba to the mighty Anaconda, home to 28 different snake species, Nile crocodiles, tortoises and rock monitors. Guided Game Walks and Mountain biking (the trail is rated medium difficulty) can be arranged. Continue relaxing over sunset-cocktails at the bar or boma.

  • Game drives – included
  • Zebra Adventure’s complimentary Spa treatment – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 12: Time to say “Hamba Kahle”

See the African sunrise one last time on our early morning game drive before breakfast. Suitcases packed and ready to go. Private transport to Cape Town International Airport where we will say our final goodbyes till the next time we meet. (Arriving at Cape Town International between 15:00 -16:00)

“May the African sun always shine through your eyes… and may the sound of its drums always beat in your heart.”

  • Game drive tba – included 
  • Breakfast – included 

Day 1: Cape Town Arrival

Hello, Sanibonani, Molo, Hallo, Thobela, Dumela, Lumela, Abusheni, Sanibona, Avuwani, Salibonani.Welcome to Sunny South Africa!

Zebra Adventures will welcome you at Cape Town International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy some leisure time next to the pool ahead of the group orientation meeting at 15:00 where your tour officially starts, followed by a welcome dinner.

  • Welcome dinner – included

Day 2: The Cape Peninsula

Experience the stunning Cape Peninsula. Travel along the Atlantic coast to the famous fisherman’s town of Hout Bay. Enjoy a glass-bottom boat trip out to Seal Island/Duiker Island where thousands of Cape-fur seals await you. Marvel at the views, and take in the morning sunshine and fresh ocean air. If boats are not your thing, wander around the harbour markets scouring for local gifts. Follow the coastal route and the world-famous Chapman’s Peak drive with 114 twists and turns, rock formations and scenic roadways. Meandering our way through Noordhoek Village to Imhoff Farm Stall, stopping for a freshly prepared organic lunch. Travel to the Cape of Good Hope and venture to the South Western tip of the African continent where the Cape was discovered and colonised by the Dutch in 1652. A leisurely hike along  The Lighthouse Keeper’s Trail leads to the Table Mountain National Park lighthouse. Take in the views over Diaz beach and the Cape of Good Hope to the one side, and mountains stretching all around False Bay from the other side. Follow the Cape of Good Hope Trail across the hill along a well-maintained and marked boardwalk towards the famous Cape of Good Hope sign. A perfect photo opportunity to prove that you’ve visited the most South Western corner of Africa before heading back to Cape Town with stops to capture the views over False Bay and the Constantia wine valley from above. Arrive back at the hotel and have some time to relax and freshen up before dinner at Bloubergstrand, where iconic views of the other side of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head will amaze you.

  • Boat trip – included
  • Boat trip alternative – crafts market
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 3: Cultural Experience

Back to where it all began. Familiarise yourself with South Africa’s culture and her Mother City by enjoying a drive-by tour of historic buildings and landmarks. Take in the sights, smells and culture with a stroll through the Company Gardens dating back to 1652. A walk down Parliament road towards the Iziko Slave Lodge will be your first introduction to where and how our city existed; the Cape Malay community, the heartbeat of The Cape. You will hear stories from the past and how we are building a rainbow nation with a promising future. See St George’s Cathedral and walk through St George’s Mall towards Green Market Square where you can support the locals and enjoy an African shopping experience. Walk through the colourful Bo-Kaap, where you will start your lunchtime Cape Malay cooking course. Your host will guide and entertain you with stories of food and culture, starting at a local grocer and spice merchant before returning to her kitchen via cobbled streets. Cook up a storm and sit down together for a traditional lunch. Stop at Camps Bay for shopping, arts and crafts, cocktail bars, coffee, white sandy beaches and the freezing Atlantic Ocean if you are brave enough.  Return to your hotel to prepare for a true African treat, a cultural dining experience. Become part of Africa and enjoy the food and music of our rainbow nation. Dress up, come excited and feel the rhythm and soul of our people.

  • Cooking course – included
  • Full Board: Breakfast, lunch & dinner – included

Day 4: Table Mountain, Gardens & Helicopter Ride

An early cable car journey to the start of a relaxed 2.5-hour hike on top of Table Mountain, one of the 7 new wonders of nature. An optimum route will be selected based on the group’s overall experience, fitness and according to Cape Town’s unpredictable weather at the time. Do not worry, no ropes or ladders just a relaxed hike with plenty of picture-perfect moments. Send a postcard from the gift shop at the top or grab a snack in the cafe before we descend by cable car and head over to Signal Hill for more breath-taking views of the mountain you just explored. Return to the hotel to relax and cool down in the pool. After lunch we visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world, located at the foothills of Table Mountain. With the mountains as your backdrop, explore the gardens and the ‘Boomslang’, a treetop canopy walkway that winds and dips its way through and over the trees. End the day on a high note with a sunset helicopter ride along the mother city’s beautiful peninsula. Be awestruck by the Atlantic Ocean stretching out to the horizon with possible sightings of whales and dolphins below. Marvel at the Cape Town City Bowl, the Peninsula’s white beaches and the Twelve Apostles mountain range. Dinner at the V&A Waterfront.

  • Kirstenbosch entrance, cable car and helicopter ride – included
  • Half Board+: Breakfast & lunch – included

Day 5: Beaches, Penguins & Sunset Dinner

Grab your sandals. See Muizenberg beach lined with brightly coloured beach huts, considered to be the main surfing spot in Cape Town. Moving along the coast, Kalk Bay has garnered the title of ‘coolest neighbourhood in the world’ on a recent Forbes list along with 11 other areas. This is no surprise as Kalk Bay offers a quaint escape from the city’s hustle and bustle with art nouveau chic and tons of personality. Moving on to Simonstown to see the African penguin in its natural habitat. You will fall in love with these little fellas in no time. Lunch at Boulders Beach and a swim with the penguins in the warmer waters of False Bay is a once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy the beach and shopping at the African stalls. Back at the hotel, relax and refresh before dinner. Azure at the Twelve Apostles is where your time in Cape Town will conclude. A magical dinner to enjoy at one of the most loved sunset spots in the world.

  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 6: Explore the Wine Region: Stellenbosch / Paarl

Whether you are a wine lover or not, the wonders of the Cape Winelands are a must. Spend the next two days in South Africa’s world renown wine regions, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek. A picturesque scenery of vineyards surrounding the mountain ranges as far as you can see. Your paring starts at Fairview, a third-generation family-owned wine and cheese farm dating back to 1693. The estate is full of history and charm. The farm stall is filled with fresh goods, jams, cheeses, condiments, healthy bites, sweet treats, pastries, and coffee and is well worth a visit. Our next stop is Spice Route where you will enjoy lunch before exploring everything Spice Route has to offer; a great selection and various tasting options from gin, ice cream, chocolate, craft beer, wine and more. Walk around the little stores, visit the artisans or just sit and take in the views overlooking the Winelands with Table Mountain in the distance. Step back in time and taste L’Ormarins, a Méthode Cap Classique at Anthonij Rupert Wines. The Tasting Room is located in the farm’s historic Manor House, furnished throughout the mid-nineteenth century Cape Dutch style. A treat awaits with breathtaking views of the Franschhoek Wine Valley and the Groot Drakenstein Mountains. We end our day in style, French style at the Marianne Wine Estate. This 21st century Bordeaux style wine farm, our home for the next 2 nights, offers unique biltong and wine pairing. Relax and enjoy the estate before dinner.

  • Wine pairing – included
  • Non-alcoholic alternatives available
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 7: Explore the Wine Region: Paarl / Franschhoek

Wake up to mountain views and rolling valleys of vineyards and fruit orchards at Marianne Wine Estate. Our first stop is the Gardens of Babylonstoren – one of the oldest working Cape Dutch farms. It has a fruit and vegetable garden of beauty and diversity, fine food and wine, and evokes a sense of wellbeing. Enjoy Méthode Cap Classique at the Haute Cabriere. Situated just below the Franschhoek mountain pass offering views over the Franschhoek valley and Simonsberg. The French definitely did something right here and the town is proud to continue the 330-year old winemaking heritage that lives on in the perfectly located valleys. Franschhoek (French Corner) lays nestled between oak-lined streets. Home to the French Huguenots who settled here in the 1670s. Rich in history and strong in its French roots. Spend some time shopping and looking at art and crafts throughout the courtyards. A light lunch under old oak trees at Boschendal which dates back to 1685. Much of the fresh produce you’ll find here is sustainably grown on the farm itself. Travel through the valleys towards the town of Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa. Cape Dutch style buildings and great food make this little student town a lovely day or night time spot. Our next stop is Rust en Vrede. Tucked into the folds of the Helderberg foothills, Rust en Vrede truly lives up to its name, “rest and peace”. Specialising in reds, particularly Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, these varieties lend themselves to full-bodied wines with powerful structure and excellent ageing potential. The final stop on our wine trail is at Hidden Valley Wines. Vineyards and olive groves keep this gem hidden with views over False Bay and Table Mountain. A delicious wine selection bursting with flavours as great as the views. Heading back to Marianne Wine Estate.

  • Wine pairing – included
  • Non-alcoholic alternatives available
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 8: Road Trip: Route 62 to Oudtshoorn & Cango Caves

Say goodbye to the Winelands and our beautiful Mother City as we head to the well-known Garden Route. Travel through the beautiful Breede River Valley and follow the world’s longest wine route full of hidden treasures. Route 62 hailed the world’s best road trip destination according to CNN Travel. Stop for lunch at one of Route 62’s well-known diners in Barrydale, a cosy little vintage village at the foot of the Overberg and Klein (little) Karoo. As we follow Route 62 through the mountains, the diverse scenery and vegetation changes as we make our way into the Karoo, a semi-desert area. Drive along the Swartberg mountain pass to the breathtaking Cango Caves. Located inside the foothills of the Swartberg, this extensive limestone system of tunnels and chambers dates back millions of years. The vast chambers are awe inspiring. Just outside of Oudtshoorn our home for the night is a beautiful olive farm surrounded by vineyards, fruit orchards, mountain ranges and views you only dream of. There is quite simply nothing like a Karoo night sky. The clarity of the sky above Oudtshoorn is perfect for stargazing, an unforgettable evening surprise awaits.

  • Cango Cave entrance – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & lunch – included

Day 9: Oudtshoorn, Wilderness & Safari

Wake up to olive orchards and get ready to explore. A trip to Oudtshoorn is not complete without visiting an ostrich farm. See what these giant flightless birds are all about. Test the strength of an egg and learn about the history, you might even receive a neck massage from one of them. Travel through the town of Oudtshoorn, known as the ostrich capital of the world. In the late 1800s, ostrich feathers were the height of fashion (literally), sought by royalty, maharajahs, emperors, fashionistas and costume-makers all over the world. We leave the Karoo and are met by an abundance of greenery on the Outeniqua Pass. On the other side of the mountain, we enter the Garden Route and make our way through George to Wilderness for leisure time next to the Kaaimans’ river. Explore the placid waterways in a kayak and paddle through an indigenous forest to a nearby waterfall. The next stop is our Safari Lodge, the destination for the remainder of our tour. Enjoy your first sunset game drive and meet the animals ‒ lions, elephants, white rhinos, Cape buffalos, cheetahs, the elusive Cape mountain leopard – a rare treat to spot on safari – along with giraffes, zebras, numerous antelope species, black wildebeest and more. Get your cameras ready, seeing these majestic animals face to face is unforgettable.

  • Game drives – included
  • Ostrich farm entrance – included
  • Wilderness kayak – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 10: A Treat From Zebra Adventures

Recharging takes centre stage today. After a couple of busy days, you will have a day to relax and explore at your leisure. Today you have the option of an early game drive- or the late afternoon game drive should you choose to sleep-in. During the course of the day, the staff at Ayana Spa will spoil and pamper you with a complimentary treatment from Zebra Adventures. Expect to be refreshed and rejuvenated. Enjoy the view from the restaurant, go for a swim in one of the pools or enjoy an educational tour with a resident curator; from the deadly Black Mamba to the mighty Anaconda, home to 28 different snake species, Nile crocodiles, tortoises and rock monitors. Guided Game Walks and Mountain biking (the trail is rated medium difficulty) can be arranged. Continue relaxing over sunset-cocktails at the bar or boma.

  • Game drives – included
  • Zebra Adventure’s complimentary Spa treatment – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 11: Taste The Garden Route

Wake up to the freshness of the Karoo. After our early morning game drive, we will make our way to Jakkalsvlei for a treat and some wine-paring. It is time to taste the Garden Route. Hidden in a beautiful valley, Jakkalsvlei continues to be one of the Garden Route’s most popular destinations. For first-time visitors, it’s usually love at first sight after experiencing the breathtaking vineyard and mountain views that the farm has to offer. Next we make our way to Albertinia, the Aloe capital of South Africa. Visit the Allcare Aloe centre and find out more about cosmetic and wellness products. See a demonstration of aloe tapping, using the same traditional method of the Bushman. Browse through the shop and treat yourself to something scrumptious from the café. Be back at the lodge in time for an afternoon safari or continue relaxing over sunset-cocktails at the bar before making your way to the restaurant where we will enjoy our last dinner together as a group.

  • Game drives – included
  • Wine pairing – included
  • Half Board: Breakfast & dinner – included

Day 12: Time to say “Hamba Kahle”

See the African sunrise one last time on our early morning game drive before breakfast. Suitcases packed and ready to go. Private transport to Cape Town International Airport where we will say our final goodbyes till the next time we meet. (Arriving at Cape Town International between 15:00 -16:00)

“May the African sun always shine through your eyes… and may the sound of its drums always beat in your heart.”

  • Game drive tba – included 
  • Breakfast – included 

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