13-day South African Explorer

Enjoy game viewing in 3 different areas; stay at a private game lodge and see Africa’s ‘Big 5’. Spot unique wildlife at a World Heritage Site; board an ocean safari; enjoy a sunset oyster cruise on the Knysna Estuary and walk through the Tsitsikamma Forest.

Join us on our 13-day South African Explorer Tour.

Important: Please make sure you are in possession of a multi-entry visa for South Africa as you will enter and exit Swaziland on this tour, it is also up to yourself to check on your own country’s visa requirements for Swaziland.

Extra activities need to be pre-booked in advance, please see map itinerary link for details

The internal flight between Durban and Port Elizabeth is not included. Please book flights to depart Durban (Umhlanga) before 09h00. Tour departs from Port Elizabeth between 10h00-10h30 on Day 8. Guests are recommended to book flight SA1334 departing at around 08h30 to arrive in Port Elizabeth at around 09h45.  Any guests arriving after 10h30 will need to arrange for a transfer to join the group in Knysna. Visa conditions apply for Swaziland and passports are required.

  • Kruger National Park game viewing

  • Explore the famous Panorama Route

  • Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland )

  • Soak in the beauty of the Garden Route

  • Enjoy a sunset oyster cruise in Knysna

  • Route 62 through the beautiful Klein Karoo

  • Finish off in South Africa’s “Mother City”- Cape Town

Tour Summary

  • Route: Johannesburg to Cape Town

  • Duration: 13 days / 12 nights

  • Visa / Passports: Multiple entry visas required for Swaziland/ Lesotho (own arrangement & account).

  • Pax.: 2 – 18 passengers per vehicle (except on day 1 and 12 : up to 40 guests per vehicle)

  • Flights:  Internal flight between Durban and Port Elizabeth is not included, please see itinerary for details.

  • Baggage Allowed: One medium suitcase and one shoulder bag

  • Languages: English

  • Vehicle: Minibus, Sprinter or Coach

  • Private Tour: Should you desire a more personal and leisurely experience this itinerary is available on a private basis departing on selected days.

2020 Rates: Valid until 31/10/2020

Per person Sharing:

R 47 500  pp sharing

Standard Single:

R 60 700 pp single

Rate – Children 7-11 years: 

R 23 700 pp

Please Note: Only one child permitted per two adults sharing and subject to availability at properties.


Meals: 12 Breakfasts;  4 Dinners.
Game drives as mentioned
Entrances as listed on itinerary
Conservation Levy and Park Fees


Travel insurance, Porterage and Gratuities,
Flights (Please book internal Durban to P.E)
Visa fees (Clients must arrange and be in possession of a multi-entry visa for South Africa as you will enter and exit Swaziland on this tour)

Departures Sundays:

Feb 02

March  01

April 05

May 03, 31

July 05

Aug 02

Sept 06

Oct 04



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