Cape Town, Knysna, Amakhala Game Reserve & Port Elizabeth

 

from $2545  USD // 9 DAYS

Cape Town
Nestled at the base of the magnificent Table Mountain is the captivating city of Cape Town. This exceptionally scenic city is in a class of its own. Cape Town is lucky enough to have a nightlife, architecture, a bustling waterfront, world-class beaches, award-winning vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates all who visit.

Swellendam
This quaint heritage town of Swellendam is South Africa’s third-oldest town. The streets are lined with beautifully restored Cape Dutch buildings dating back to 1745. Visitors can visit the surrounding nature reserves and enjoy the local farm stalls selling an array of locally produced jams, liqueurs, and baked goods. Other popular activities include hiking, kayaking, game viewing, horse riding, and stargazing.

Knysna
It is surrounded by world-renowned forests, lovely lagoons, and pristine beaches. Visitors can look forward to an array of markets offering delicious food and organic locally-made goods, explore the town’s picturesque waterfront and quaint streets, adventure through the lush forest, take a ferry trip to the famed Knysna Heads and sample the local oysters, enjoy exciting activities including surfing, swimming, yachting, jet-skiing, boating, fishing, and golfing.

Amakhala Game Reserve
The Amakhala Game Reserve is an ideal choice for Big Five Safaris. The reserve is home to a huge array of animal species – besides the big five, visitors can also spot cheetah, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, plenty of antelope species, and many other smaller interesting animals. Amakhala also boasts fantastic bird watching opportunities, and idyllic boat cruises offer a delightful way to experience this a different way.

Port Elizabeth
Set on Algoa Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. Visitors can explore the Addo Elephant National Park, inhabited by hundreds of elephants; and other wildlife, climb the area’s largest dune at Maitland’s Beach and jump on a boat tour to spot rare seabirds and whales.

ITINERARY

 

Day 1 – 3: Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel, Cape Town

Cape Town
Nestled at the base of the magnificent Table Mountain is the captivating city of Cape Town. This exceptionally scenic city is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere, and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to have all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling waterfront, world-class beaches, award-winning vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates all who visit.

Overnight: Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel View
Ideally located just off bustling Kloof Street in a scenic suburb of Cape Town, Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is authentic Cape Town at its loveliest. With beauty, sophisticated charm and quirky personality in equal measure, this intimate hotel offers fifteen individually decorated bedrooms that marry a touch of yesteryear with contemporary chic and bohemian influence. Visitors can enjoy a comfortable lounge, a cozy breakfast room, as well as a peaceful in-house library and poolside area. This exceptionally unique boutique hotel boasts all the luxury you could hope for combined with some refreshingly warm, welcoming and personal hospitality.

Day 4 – 5: The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa, Knysna

Knysna
Sandwiched between the towering Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, Knysna is known as the ‘Garden of Eden’. It is surrounded by world-renowned forests, lovely lagoons, and pristine beaches. Visitors can look forward to an array of markets offering delicious food and organic locally-made goods, explore the town’s picturesque waterfront and quaint streets, adventure through the lush forest, skip over streams and catch a glimpse of the multicolored Knysna Loerie, take a ferry trip to the famed Knysna Heads and sample the local oysters. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of exciting activities including surfing, swimming, yachting, jet-skiing, boating, fishing, and golfing.

Overnight: The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa
The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5-star hotel that offers luxurious accommodation, exceptional cuisine, and a range of world-class facilities. This exceptional hotel is situated on the picturesque Thesen Island, within the scenic Knysna estuary and occupies an old power station building. Some of the machinery which was used in this power station forms an integral part of the hotel’s aesthetics. The hotel features seventeen standard rooms, six luxury rooms, a honeymoon suite, and a self-catering Water Club apartment. Each of the rooms provides luxurious amenities such as a flat-screen TV, WiFi, a fully-stocked mini-bar, and a tea and coffee station. Other facilities include two onsite restaurants and a spa.

Day 6 – 7: Safari Lodge on Amakhala, Amakhala Game Reserve

Amakhala Game Reserve
Located between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown and just east of the Addo Elephant Park, the Amakhala Game Reserve is an ideal choice for Big Five Safaris. Featuring spectacular topography created by the Bushman’s River, the reserve is home to a huge array of animal species – besides the big five, visitors can also spot cheetah, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, plenty of antelope species, and many other smaller interesting animals. Amakhala also boasts fantastic bird watching opportunities, and idyllic boat cruises offer a delightful way to experience this. Other highlights include a variety of fantastic game drives, guided walks, and horse trails. Just outside the park, there are plenty of attractions to discover, including the Amakhala Craft Centre, and the Bushman Sands Golf Course and Health Spa.

Overnight: Safari Lodge on Amakhala
The stylish Safari Lodge is secretly hidden in the indigenous bush. It is a romantic thatched lodge with luxury safari huts inspired by African tribal design. Each hut is complete with a private plunge pool and a small private lounge area. Large beds are draped with mosquito nets, sparkling wine sits on ice alongside a bath filled with aromatherapy scented bubbles making this a favorite for honeymooners and the romantic at heart. Indulge in sheer relaxation as you unwind next to the pool overlooking the lush African bushveld before being ushered away on an exciting BIG-5
game drive.

Day 8: Singa Town Lodge, Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth
Set on Algoa Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province, Port Elizabeth also referred to as PE, is known as the Friendly City as well as the Windy City and hopefully, if you stay here you will get a chance to experience the former and not the latter. Port Elizabeth was established to home British settlers who were brought out on a government-sponsored program to provide a buffer between the Cape Dutch and the Xhosa conflict. The little port grew from there and today it is the gateway to the beautiful Garden Route and serves as an excellent base to explore the Eastern Cape’s magnificent game reserves and pristine beaches. Visitors can explore the Addo Elephant National Park, inhabited by hundreds of elephants; and other wildlife, climb the area’s largest dune at Maitland’s Beach and jump on a boat tour to spot rare seabirds and whales.

Overnight: Singa Town Lodge View
Singa Lodge offers romantic & luxury accommodation close to the beach in Port Elizabeth. We cater for intimate weddings, functions, and conferences. Perfect for couples looking for honeymoon accommodation and business trips for corporate travelers. Each of the nine luxury suites and three executive suites in this luxurious modern fusion of Eastern and African décor is distinctive, offering returning guests a fresh experience with every visit. Functions & Events: Singa Lodge is the perfect venue for small and intimate weddings, functions and conferencing. We can seat 40 guests for a plated dinner, or accommodate up to 60 guests for canapes and platters. In addition, we welcome both private and corporate functions. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, tea, sundowners or evening functions, Singa’s function and conference menus are customized to meet your dietary requirements and preferences and all snacks and meals are prepared on-site by our superb chef.

Day 9: End of Itinerary

DATES + PRICES

Low Season (April to September) from $2545 USD
High Season (October to March) from $3185 USD

ACCOMMODATIONS

 

CAPE CADOGAN BOUTIQUE HOTEL | CAPE TOWN

Ideally located just off bustling Kloof Street in a scenic suburb of Cape Town, Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is authentic Cape Town at its loveliest. With beauty, sophisticated charm and quirky personality in equal measure, this intimate hotel offers fifteen individually decorated bedrooms that marry a touch of yesteryear with contemporary chic and bohemian influence. Visitors can enjoy a comfortable lounge, a cozy breakfast room, as well as a peaceful in-house library and poolside area. This exceptionally unique boutique hotel boasts all the luxury you could hope for combined with some refreshingly warm, welcoming and personal hospitality.

THE TURBINE BOUTIQUE HOTEL & SPA | KNYSNA

The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5-star hotel that offers luxurious accommodation, exceptional cuisine, and a range of world-class facilities. This exceptional hotel is situated on the picturesque Thesen Island, within the scenic Knysna estuary and occupies an old power station building. Some of the machinery which was used in this power station forms an integral part of the hotel’s aesthetics. The hotel features seventeen standard rooms, six luxury rooms, a honeymoon suite, and a self-catering Water Club apartment. Each of the rooms provides luxurious amenities such as a flat-screen TV, WiFi, a fully-stocked mini-bar, and a tea and coffee station. Other facilities include two onsite restaurants and a spa.

SAFARI LODGE ON AMAKHALA | AMAKHALA GAME RESERVE

The stylish Safari Lodge is secretly hidden in an indigenous bush. It is a romantic thatched lodge with luxury safari huts inspired by African tribal design. Each hut is complete with a private plunge pool and a small private lounge area. Large beds are draped with mosquito nets, sparkling wine sits on ice alongside a bath filled with aromatherapy scented bubbles making this a favorite for honeymooners and the romantic at heart. Indulge in sheer relaxation as you unwind next to the pool overlooking the lush African bushveld before being ushered away on an exciting BIG-5 game drive

SINGA TOWN LODGE | PORT ELIZABETH

Singa Lodge offers romantic & luxury accommodation close to the beach in Port Elizabeth. We cater for intimate weddings, functions, and conferences. Perfect for couples looking for honeymoon accommodation and business trips for corporate travelers.

Each of the nine luxury suites and three executive suites in this luxurious modern fusion of Eastern and African décor is distinctive, offering returning guests a fresh experience with every visit.

Functions & Events: Singa Lodge is the perfect venue for small and intimate weddings, functions and conferencing. We can seat 40 guests for a plated dinner, or accommodate up to 60 guests for canapes and platters.

In addition, we welcome both private and corporate functions. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, tea, sundowners or evening functions, Singa’s function and conference menus are customized to meet your dietary requirements and preferences, and all snacks and meals are prepared on-site by our superb chef.

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