Magical Cape Town, Winelands and Kruger

From Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
  • South Africa
  • Wildlife and Nature
  • Signature Tours
  • Safari Tours
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Tour Description

Embark on an adventure taking in Cape Town, the Winelands and world renowned Kruger National Park.  

Cape Town offers a multitude of highlights to explore. One of the must-visit attractions is Table Mountain, an iconic landmark that provides panoramic views of the city and coastline from its summit. The Cape Peninsula is another captivating destination, offering breathtaking landscapes including Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope, and the adorable penguin colony at Boulders Beach. A visit to the historic Robben Island is a powerful experience, where you can learn about South Africa's struggle for freedom and democracy, as it was the prison where Nelson Mandela was held. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is a bustling hub of activity with its vibrant atmosphere, featuring a wide array of shops, restaurants, entertainment, and stunning harbor views. Lastly, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens offer a serene escape, where you can take a leisurely stroll through beautiful gardens showcasing a diverse range of indigenous plant species.

The Winelands region surrounding Cape Town is a delightful destination for wine enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Stellenbosch, a picturesque town known for its Cape Dutch architecture, is a great starting point. Here, you can explore charming streets lined with historic buildings and enjoy wine tastings and cellar tours at renowned wineries. Franschhoek, another gem in the Winelands, offers a delightful blend of French-inspired charm and world-class cuisine. Take your taste buds on a journey with gourmet dining experiences paired with exceptional local wines. The scenic landscapes of the Winelands, with their rolling vineyards, majestic mountains, and quaint countryside vistas, provide the perfect backdrop for leisurely drives, cycling tours, or simply enjoying the beauty of nature. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or a nature enthusiast, the Winelands region promises an enchanting experience filled with vineyard visits, wine tastings, culinary delights, and breathtaking scenery.  Your driver and English-speaking guide can show you the best spots, tailored to your interests!

Top it all off with a Safari.  Kruger National Park is a world-renowned destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Embarking on a safari in Kruger offers an incredible opportunity to encounter the diverse and captivating wildlife of Africa. The park is famous for its exceptional game drives, where expert guides lead you through the vast landscapes in search of the iconic Big Five - lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalos. As you explore the park, you'll have the chance to spot a wide array of other fascinating animals and bird species, creating unforgettable wildlife encounters. The conservation efforts in Kruger are also noteworthy, and you can learn about the park's initiatives and the challenges faced in protecting its precious ecosystems. Night drives in Kruger provide a different perspective, allowing you to witness the activities of nocturnal creatures.

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Enjoy two nights in the spectacular Winelands, located near Cape Town - you have ample time to explore the numerous wineries, indulge in wine tastings, and learn about the wine-making process.

Kruger is renowned for its incredible diversity of wildlife. Go in search of the big five. With over 147 species of mammals and a vast array of birds, reptiles, and other animals, you will have unparalleled wildlife opportunities!

Time to explore Cape Town! Cape Town is situated in one of the most scenic locations in the world, with the majestic Table Mountain as its backdrop and the stunning coastline along the Atlantic Ocean.

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1
Arrival Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

One of the world's most picturesque tourist destinations and most beautiful cities in the world. Cape Town is situated amidst majestic mountains and is surrounded by pristine white beaches. Often called the 'cosmopolitan hub of Africa', it is home to a rich cultural and historical heritage, vibrant restaurants and nightlife and a multitude of activities - from extreme sports to leisurely scenic cruises and world-class shopping.

Day 2-4
Cape Town

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and your days at leisure to explore on your own or go on one of the various optional activities on offer.

Optional activities can be pre-booked - some suggestions below:

Cape Peninsula Tour: Embark on a full-day excursion along the scenic Cape Peninsula, visiting highlights such as the Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach, Hout Bay, and Simon's Town.

Robben Island: Discover the historical significance of Robben Island on a guided tour, learning about the struggle against apartheid and the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela.

Township Tour: Gain insights into South Africa's culture by exploring a township like Langa or Khayelitsha, engaging with locals and visiting community projects.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens: Immerse yourself in the beauty of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, taking a leisurely stroll, enjoying a picnic, and attending summer concerts.

Cape Point Nature Reserve: Explore the dramatic landscapes and wildlife of Cape Point Nature Reserve, with hiking trails and viewpoints overlooking the meeting of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

Historical City Tour: Discover Cape Town's history by visiting landmarks such as the Castle of Good Hope, Company's Gardens, and the vibrant Bo-Kaap neighborhood.

Shark Diving: For an exhilarating adventure, experience shark diving in nearby Gansbaai, known as the "Great White Shark Capital of the World." Get up close with these magnificent creatures in a controlled and safe environment.

Whale Watching (in season): Experience the thrill of whale watching during the season (June to November) from Hermanus to spot southern right whales.

Day 5-6

You will be transferred to your hotel in the Winelands where you will spend the following 2 nights. You have a driver and guide who will make recommendations and tailor your days to your preference.

The Winelands area near Cape Town is a picturesque and enchanting region renowned for its world-class vineyards, breathtaking landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Nestled amidst the scenic valleys and rolling hills of the Western Cape, the Winelands offer a delightful escape from the bustling city life of Cape Town.

The region is primarily known for its exceptional wine production, with vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see. Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl are among the prominent towns within the Winelands, each with its own distinct charm and winemaking traditions.

Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa, exudes a captivating blend of history and contemporary vibrancy. Its oak-lined streets are adorned with beautiful Cape Dutch and Victorian architecture, creating an atmosphere of timeless elegance. Stellenbosch is home to numerous wine estates, where you may choose to indulge in wine tastings, cellar tours, and even gastronomic experiences that pair wines with exquisite cuisine.

Franschhoek, meaning "French corner" in Afrikaans, has a rich cultural heritage dating back to the 17th century when French Huguenots settled in the area. Today, the town retains a distinct French influence, evident in its charming architecture, culinary prowess, and world-class restaurants. Franschhoek offers a delightful blend of wine estates, art galleries, boutique shops, and a renowned annual food and wine festival.

Paarl, known for its impressive granite mountains and vineyard-dotted landscapes, showcases a mix of traditional and modern wineries. You may choose to explore historic estates, enjoy wine tastings, and experience the warm hospitality that characterizes the region.

Beyond wine, the Winelands offer breathtaking scenery characterized by vineyard-covered slopes, majestic mountains, and tranquil rivers. You can embark on leisurely drives along scenic routes, stopping at viewpoints to take in the panoramic vistas, or explore the nature reserves and hiking trails that dot the area, immersing yourself in the beauty of the natural surroundings.

Day 7
Cape Town Kruger

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cape Town airport in time for your flight to Kruger.

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the lodge. If you arrive in time, enjoy lunch at the lodge.

Located inside the south-western region of the Kruger National Park, the Lodge offers guests a luxurious tented safari experience. Each luxury tent is air conditioned, with a private patio, indoor and outdoor shower, and views directly into the Park. The Lodge has a range of different activities – giving you a uniquely memorable African bush experience.

Relax in your luxurious tent. Savour meals around the open flames of the boma fire. Spot wildlife from the swimming pool, deck, restaurant, and bar. Enjoy Big Five game drives and walks with experienced guides.

This afternoon enjoy a game drive in the reserve in search for the Big 5, before dinner.

Day 8-10
Kruger National Park

Enjoy your included game activities.

A typical day on safari in Kruger National Park immerses you in the awe-inspiring beauty and wildlife of the African bush.

You'll start early with a game drive in an open safari vehicle, guided by experienced experts who will help you spot and identify various animals.

As the sun rises, the wildlife becomes more active, offering thrilling sightings of the Big Five and other fascinating creatures.

After a few hours return to the lodge where you'll enjoy a delicious breakfast.

After breakfast, you may choose to do some optional activities, or relax taking in the surrounds. Following lunch, and perhaps a siesta, its time to enjoy an afternoon game drive to witness the park's wildlife in a different light.

Sundowners in the bush allow you to soak in the beauty of an African sunset, savoring the magical atmosphere. Evening activities may include night drives, stargazing, cultural performances, or informative talks.

The day concludes with a delightful dinner and the opportunity to relax and reflect on the day's experiences in the heart of the African wilderness.

Day 11
Kruger National Park Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Enjoy one last early morning game drive before breakfast. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport where your arrangements end.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 10 nights in 4 star hotels and lodges
  • Included Copy 20 Breakfast daily
  • Included Copy 20 Lunch and Dinner (excluding drinks) while in Kruger
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Driver and English speaking Guide for two days in the Winelands
  • Included Copy 20 All transfers as specified
  • Included Copy 20 Economy class flight from Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga
  • Included Copy 7 Optional tours, gratuities, Porterage, Visas, Insurance and personal extras


  • Included Explore the spectacular wine region where you can sample great wine and food
  • Included Enjoy thrilling game drives in the world famous Kruger National Park
  • Included Discover the spectacular Cape Town, you have free time to indulge in optional activities
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11 days

Price from

$3,058 USD

Per person, sharing

Based on low season

Daily, on request