6 Day Luxury City , Sea and Safari

Overview

Experience the Western Cape in true luxury. This 6 day luxury tour includes Cape Town, Table Mountain and Cape Point, a full day private wine tour of the premier wine regions in South Africa and a overnight safari.

Explore Cape Town and the winelands and then head inland on the route 62 and enjoy a safari on Sanbona Game reserve with its beautiful views and rare wild white lions. Explore Grootbos Game Reserve with its many activities like horseback riding and Shark Cage diving before returning to Cape Town. The ultimate in experience, luxury and style the Cape has to offer.

Itinerary

Day 1: Wine tour of Stellenbosch Winelands

 

Stellenbosch

A blend of historical architecture, student life, epicurean delights and oak-lined avenues, Stellenbosch is a picturesque university town surrounded by mountains and vineyards. A walking tour of the town centre allows visitors to take in its beautifully preserved Cape Dutch and Victorian architecture, as well as the many enticing art galleries, craft shops, clothing boutiques and gift stores, while foodies may prefer indulging in mouth-watering cuisine and fine wines at one of the chic restaurants or buzzing bistros. Stellenbosch is also the ideal base from which to explore the renowned local wine route, boasting a high proportion of the country’s leading wine estates.

Day Itinerary

Collection at Cape Town international Airport or Cape Town and transfer to the beautiful town of Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands. Depending on time of client arrival, we will do a half day or full day wine tour. Clients can also opt to do a guided cycle tour of Stellenbosch and 2 wine estates. Evening spent at the Lanzerac Hotel.

Included

Transport in air conditioned vehicle
Registered Tour Guide
Tours as stipulated
Accommodation

Excluded

Additional activities
Meals and drinks

 

Day 2: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Route 62

 

Route 62

Route 62 might market itself as the longest Wine Route in the world, but that’s definitely not all there is to it. Lush greenery and fertile valleys form a stark contrast against the semi-desert of the Klein Karoo while towering mountains and their rivers and streams provide an awe-inspiring backdrop throughout. Some of the renowned attractions visitors will spot as they follow the route are the winelands of the Breede River Valley with it’s quaint little towns.

Day Itinerary

Depart the Cape Winelands and experience the beautiful Route 62 en-route to Sanbona Game Reserve. Arrive at Sanbona in time for lunch. After lunch there will be some time to relax and indulge in the luxuries of the lodge before departing on a evening game drive of the reserve with snacks and drinks included. Dinner is served after the game drive before retiring to the luxury rooms at one of the Sanbona lodges.

Included

Tours as stipulated
Lunch and dinner
Evening Game drive
Accommodation

Excluded

Items of personal nature
Extra drinks

 

Day 3: Tradouw pass to Grootbos Nature reserve

 

Whale Coast

This rugged stretch of South African coastline snakes along the Atlantic Ocean, with magnificent mountains rising up on the other side. The spectacular scenery is made up of charming seaside villages, farms, rivers, coves and valleys, and during the right season, the region’s namesake – whales – can be seen cruising and wallowing in the coastal waters.

Day Itinerary

Early morning game drive of the Sanbona wildlife reserve. Breakfast at the lodge before departing through the beautiful Tradouw Pass to the acclaimed Grootbos Private game reserve. Arrive in time for lunch at Grootbos. Here you have the option to relax and enjoy the view or go for a walk or Horse ride through the reserve. A spa is also available for those who want to pamper themselves.

Included

Tours as stipulated
Lunch and dinner

Excluded

Spa Treatments
Drinks
Items of personal nature

 

Day 4: Scenic Coastal drive to Cape Town

 

Cape Town

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town 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 be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

Day Itinerary

Clients have an option to go Shark Cage diving today. For this activity it is normally an early start with a 30 minute drive to the Great white house. Clients who prefer not to go Shark Cage diving have the option to relax and do more of the Grootbos activities during the morning. Depart Grootbos late morning and drive the scenic coastal route to Cape Town with an optional walk in Harold Porter Botanical Garden and a stop at Kogelbaai with its beautiful beach and caves. Evening will be spent in Cape Town and dinner can be had at any of the many Restaurants on your doorstep in the Waterfront.

Optional

Marine Dynamics

 

Marine Dynamics
Marine Dynamics, operating in Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa, a world hot spot for the great white shark – you will experience an incredible cage diving adventure on board our custom designed boat, Slashfin, (named after one of our visiting sharks). An on board marine biologist will educate you as you get up close and personal with this amazing apex predator in the famous Shark Alley. We are certified by Fair Trade in Tourism, live by our motto of ‘Discover and Protect’ and work together with the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. We are involved in shark research which includes shark fin identification and tagging and tracking the great white. You will leave with great memories and a deep appreciation of this majestic animal. And along the way, you can view the rest of our Marine Big 5 – whales, dolphins, seals and the African penguin, as well as incredible seabirds. We are only 2 hours drive from Cape Town along a scenic route. The trip includes an educational briefing, breakfast or lunch; refreshments on board; warm soup and bread on return; towels, clean wetsuits, goggles. Professional video footage of the trip can be purchased as a downloadable link.

 

Included

Tours as stipulated
Breakfast

Excluded

Optional Shark Cage diving – Cost from R1900pp
Lunch, Dinner
Items of personal Nature

 

Day 5: Cape Point Tour, Cape Town

 

Day Itinerary

Visit the magnificent Cape Peninsula and Cape Point on a full day tour. Highlights of a trip down to Cape Point include; one of the world’s most spectacular drives, Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak, Noordhoek Beach, the Cape Point Nature Reserve, two lighthouses on the tip of Africa, Boulders Penguin Colony, Simonstown, Kalk Bay and much more. For those more adventurous, the trip can be booked with Harley Davidson motorcycles at an additional cost.

Included

Tours and entrance fees as stipulated
Breakfast

Excluded

Lunch, Dinner
Items of personal Nature

 

Day 6: Table Mountain and Cape Town – Departure

 

Day Itinerary

Today a visit to Table Mountain and a short city tour will be worth your while. For those who dare, you could do one of the highest abseils in the world (112 down Table Mountain, but beware, you will have to walk the 112 m up again before you can go down the mountain with the cable way.

Rest of the day can be spent shopping, going to the many beautiful beaches or take an optional tour to Robben Island.
Guide can drop clients at the airport or their post tour accommodation late afternoon.

Activities

Table Mountain Cableway

Optional

Robben Island

 

Table Mountain Cableway
A trip up Table Mountain is quite rightly one of the first things a tourist wants to do when arriving in Cape Town. Once on the top, a 1000m above the city below, you are rewarded with spectacular 360 views. Take your time and enjoy this unique environment, go for a walk or have a bit to eat at the restaurant with arguably one of the best views possible.
Robben Island
An icon of struggle, freedom and hope made famous by Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment here.

 

Included

Tours and entrance fees as stipulated
Breakfast

Excluded

Lunch, Dinner
Items of personal Nature

Accommodation

Lanzerac Hotel & Spa

 

Steeped in a history dating back to 1692 and nestled in the foothills of the idyllic Jonkershoek Valley of Stellenbosch, the 300 year old Lanzerac Wine Estate is synonymous with old-world charm and rich Cape heritage. A mere five minutes from the historic town of Stellenbosch, the Estate boasts dramatic mountain ranges, endless rows of lush vineyards and hectares of award-winning landscaped gardens shaded by giant Oak trees.
Experience the finest hospitality the Cape Winelands has to offer, indulging guests with warm and passionate service, the finest wine and cuisine and exquisitely styled rooms and suites. Lanzerac Hotel & Spa invites complete relaxation amid welcoming interiors which blend both period grandeur and contemporary style.
The 5* hotel is limited to forty-eight en-suite bedrooms and suites, with all rooms leading onto patios, overlooking manicured lush gardens and the stunning backdrop of grandiose mountains and vineyards. Accommodation includes air conditioning, under floor heating, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facilities, en-suite bathrooms, 24 hour room service and complimentary WIFI.
Set on a working wine farm, guests are spoilt with easy access to the cellar and wine tasting centre in which they can embark on a sensory experience with innovative wine and chocolate pairings. Or unwind and rejuvenate at the Lanzerac Spa, a sought-after wellness retreat and relaxation hideaway. Relax the senses and let the harmony and tranquillity of this majestic valley gently restore body, mind and soul.
The Estate boasts numerous facilities open to the public: an acclaimed restaurant, casual delicatessen, a spa & wellness centre, wine tasting facilities and acres of beautiful landscaped gardens.

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

 

The Western Cape’s Premier Wildlife Destination. Seated at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountain Range in the heart of South Africa’s Little Karoo, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve pays tribute to the San people who made this arid environment their home for centuries. Sanbona has an alluring atmosphere of stillness, an air of isolation amid the raw beauty and boundless plains.
The sheer expanse and stark beauty of Sanbona gives one a sense of humbleness, the realization of the inconsequentialities of life, a temporary release of the daily stresses of everyday living.
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve allows one to be at peace, allowing one to curl up with a book, seeking solitude and introspection and what’s more…
At 54,000 hectares, Sanbona is one of the largest privately owned game reserves in South Africa.
Only 3 hours drive from Cape Town which makes Sanbona the closest free-roaming Big 5 reserve to Cape Town of this size.
The ONLY FREE self sustaining White Lions in the World.
Vast open plains and rugged mountains.
Situated on the famous Route 62.
Variety of endemic bird and animal life.
Highly Competent Field Guides.
Previously home to the SAN people where one can experience the legacy of the Bushman in the Beauty of their Rock Art.
The only conserved habitat for the highly endangered Riverine Rabbit (13th most endangered mammal in the world).
Situated in the heart of the Little Karoo Wine Route, the longest wine route in the world.
Malaria Free
Sanbona, invites you to explore a special wilderness sanctuary, offering five star accommodation at three luxurious lodges and a back to nature Explorer Camp adventure, surrounded by ancient volcanic mountains and endless vistas.

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Forest Lodge

 

Nestled in an ancient Milkwood forest in the peaceful Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, surrounded by rolling hills of fynbos and majestic mountains, The Forest Lodge features 16 freestanding luxury suites beneath an ancient forest canopy. Each of the suites are stylishly furnished with canopy beds, spacious en suite bathrooms, separate lounges with cosy fireplaces and private wooden decks with spectacular panoramic views. The lodge features a variety of elegant dining venues, a bar, lounge, curio shop and conference centre. Spacious wooden decks and an infinity pool beckon you to relax and unwind. As the evening descends, cosy fireplaces and subtle lighting create a warm, romantic atmosphere for the perfect dining experience.

Table Bay Hotel

 

Set on Cape Town’s  historic V&A waterfront this elegant hotel offers 329 fully air-conditioned rooms, all of which feature views of either the ocean or Table Mountain. The rooms have luxurious walk-in cupboards, marble finishes and writing desks and each is equipped with a butler station and an honour bar. Bathrooms have separate showers and baths. Vanities include a personal hairdryer and a full range of internationally acclaimed cosmetics and toiletries. Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool, an exercise room and a day spa. Cosmopolitan, gracious and relaxed, The Table Bay Hotel is the sum of all that is good about Cape Town.

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