South Africa | Cheetah | Phinda Vlei
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Special Offer | 8-Day South Africa | Fly-in Cape Town & Phinda Private Game Reserve

Get the perfect combination of a cultural – and culinary – interlude paired with a wilderness escape on this eight-day safari. Your holiday commences in the Mother City of Cape Town, where you can wine, dine and explore the metropole’s many delights. Next, head to Maputaland, to Phinda Private Game Reserve, where the Big Five, and more, await.

Cape Grace Hotel

Day 1
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Welcome to Cape Town! On arrival, you’ll be met and shown to your awaiting transfer vehicle and embark on a private road transfer to Cape Grace Hotel. Here you can enjoy breakfasts, the use of the hot spa area with steam room and sauna as well as luxury chauffeur transfers within a 10km radius of the City Bowl.

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Cape Grace Hotel

Day 2
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Wake up to enjoy a breakfast at the Cape Grace before you set off on your day of discovery, exploring the Mother City as you wish. There are exhilarating outdoor adventures, incredible dining opportunities and many cultural experiences on offer in and around Cape Town. Perhaps venture out to the Cape Winelands to sample the many award-winning wines on offer in this magnificent part of the world (additional cost).

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Cape Grace Hotel

Day 3
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Wake up in your own time. After fuelling up with breakfast at Cape Grace, spend the day again at your leisure, exploring Cape Town and its surrounds. A highlight here is taking a tour around the Cape Peninsula, and stopping to swim with seals (additional cost).

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Phinda Vlei Lodge

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Enjoy breakfast then embark on a private road transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your scheduled flight to Phinda Airstrip, via Nelspruit. You’ll then be met and transferred to Phinda Vlei Lodge. Unwind in the beautiful surrounds of the main guest area, browse the handsome library, and enjoy pre-dinner drinks at the firepit before dinner is served.

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Phinda Vlei Lodge

Day 5
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Enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives that continue after nightfall. Professionally trained guides will ask you about your favourite wildlife and will do their best to ensure that your preferences are met, whether it is tracking a particular species or spending more time enjoying each sighting and getting to know the habits of the animals. Back at the lodge, enjoy dinner and share stories of the day’s adventure.

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Phinda Vlei Lodge

Day 6
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Accompanied by your ranger, enjoy an interpretive nature walk, around the lodge, where you learn more about the intricacies of the African bush, from discovering fascinating flora and reading animal tracks with your guide to meeting smaller wildlife up close. Alternatively, go really wild and experience the thrill of tracking animals on foot, accompanied by an armed specialist ranger and tracker team. Between activities, relax around the beautiful lodge and end the day with dinner and a fire under the African night sky.

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Phinda Vlei Lodge

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Today brings another day to soak up this unique location. Phinda Private Game Reserve is renowned for its exceptional sightings of the elusive cheetah and the rare black rhino, as well as the Big Five and a number of resident lion prides. Adventure on game drives or walks, relax in your room … watching the game come and go. Cool off in the lap pool, enjoy delicious meals served on outdoor decks or in a remote bush setting and end off your day around a crackling fire.

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Phinda Vlei Lodge

Day 8
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Enjoy breakfast then depart on a road transfer from Phinda Vlei Lodge to the airstrip for your flight to OR Tambo International Airport, via Nelspruit, from where you’ll continue with your onward travel arrangements.

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Safari Prices

USD4,197 Per person sharing
USD4,197 Per person sharing

Prices for single travellers available on request

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Some details

  • Single traveller rates are available on request.
  • This is a special offer and is only valid for travel between the specified dates.
  • All flight costs included in this package are subject to change.
  • This is a quotation only and will be subject to availability of all services at the time of booking.

Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Cape Grace: breakfast, use of hot spa area, limited Wi-Fi, chauffeur transfers within City Bowl (within 10km radius, from 7am–11pm and subject to availability)
  • Phinda Vlei Lodge: meals, local drinks, scheduled safari activities, laundry
  • Flights: Cape Town–Nelspruit–Phinda–Nelspruit–OR Tambo
  • Scheduled transfers as specified
  • Shared/scheduled/private game-viewing activities as specified
  • National park and concession fees

Excludes

  • Meals, drinks and laundry not specified
  • Premium-brand drinks, Champagne, Cognac, cellar wines, cigars and cigarettes
  • Gratuities and any items of a personal nature
  • Sightseeing and excursions not specified
  • Flights and transfers not specified
  • Exclusive viewing activities unless specified
  • National park and concession fees not specified
  • Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
  • Bed levies at South African hotels and lodges
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport Departure Tax (must be paid directly at the airport)
  • Statutory increases beyond our control
  • Additional activities not specified, including but not limited to:
    • Scuba diving and scuba-diving instruction
    • Deep-sea fishing
    • Hot-air ballooning
    • Spa treatments

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