Encounter a rich variety of wildlife and spectacular landscapes on this 10-day South Africa adventure from the Western to the Eastern Cape. Starting in Cape Town, you’ll climb Table Mountain, explore the Cape Peninsula and go stand-up paddleboarding with penguins, before moving on to the Stellenbosch winelands. Continue east to Hermanus and embark on a marine safari, looking out for whales, sharks and dolphins. At Storms River, on the Garden Route, choose from an array of exhilarating optional activities, including bungee jumping, tubing and kayaking. Finally, you’ll arrive at Amakhala Game Reserve – a prime destination to spot the Big Five in the wild.
This modern boutique hotel in Cape Town’s trendy Tamboerskloof neighbourhood is an ideal base for exploring the city. Sip a cocktail in the Glass Lounge bar and kick back on the pool deck with majestic views of Table Mountain.
Embrace the tranquil surroundings of this Fair Trade, village-style hotel – adjoined to one of the oldest wine estates in South Africa – next to the Eerste River in the Cape Winelands region. Light, airy rooms are clustered around courtyards and lawns.
This elegant, cliff-edge hotel in Hermanus offers panoramic views overlooking Walker Bay – and a chance to spot southern right whales in the waters below. Expect comfortable, spacious rooms and a plentiful buffet breakfast.
You’ll enjoy a warm, homely atmosphere at this secluded retreat in Storms River Village, surrounded by the forests of the Tsitsikamma National Park. As well as three restaurant options, including a traditional pub in an old hunter’s lodge, there’s a microbrewery serving a superb craft beer selection.
This family-run lodge in the Amakhala Game Reserve features a combination of luxury safari tents and suites with en-suite bathrooms and private viewing decks. Enjoy delicious, home-cooked food on the outdoor terrace, relax in the cosy lounge area, and view animals directly from the bar, overlooking a watering hole.