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Daily programme Day 1: Sunday ~ Stellenbosch ~

TBC – arrive in Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) ~ Collection of luggage and meet bus ~ TBC – Transfer to accommodation (1: Stellenbosch RM / 2: Stellenbosch VR / 3: Stellenbosch S) TBC – Arrive at accommodation (check-in) and time to recover from travel 20:00 – Dinner (at Moyo, Spier – own cost)

Day 2: Monday ~ Stellenbosch ~

08:00 - Breakfast 09:00 – Discover Stellenbosch 11:00 - Wine & Cheese Tasting (Fairview Farm) 12:00 – Lunch @ Fairview (own cost) 15:00 – Brandy, Coffee & Chocolate pairing (van Ryns) 19:30 - Dinner

Day 3: Tuesday ~ Franschhoek ~

07:00 - Breakfast 08:00 – Depart for Franchhoek 09:00 – Franschhoek: Hugenot Memorial 10:00 – Leisure time in Franschhoek 12:30 – La Motte Wine Estate (Lunch - own cost at estate) 15:00- Wine Tasting at Delaire 19:30 - Dinner

Day 4: Wednesday ~ Cape Town ~

07:00 - Breakfast 08:00 – check-out and depart for Addo (i: by road ±775km /ii: by air to Port Elizabeth and then transferred to Addo) 13:00 – Lunch (own cost) 18:00 – Arrive in Addo and check-in 20:00 - Dinner (at Addo HCL – own cost)

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Day 5: Thursday ~ Addo ~

06:00 - Addo Elephant National Park Morning Safari (Breakfast picnic during safari) 11:00 – Leisure time (at Addo HCL) 13:00 – Lunch (at Addo HCL – own cost) 14:00 – Schotia Tooth and Claw Safari (includes Boma Dinner)

Day 6: Friday ~ Tsitsikamma ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at accommodation) 08:00 – check-out and depart for Plettenberg Bay (±283km) via Tsitsikamma 10:00 – Canopy Tours 13:00 – Lunch (included in Canopy Tour) 15:00 – Arrive in Plettenberg Bay and check-in (Plett WHS) 20:00 - Dinner

Day 7: Saturday ~ Plettenberg Bay ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at Plett WHS) 08:30 – depart for the Crags 09:00 – Crags Elephant Sanctuary 11:00 - Monkeyland & Birds of Eden 12:00 – Lunch (at Monkeyland & Birds of Eden – own cost) 15:00 – Leisure Time (at Plett WHS) 20:00 - Dinner (in Plettenberg Bay)

Day 8: Sunday ~ A: Oudtshoorn ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at accommodation) 08:30 – Check-out and depart for Oudtshoorn (± 150 km) 11:00 – Ostrich Farm 12:00 – Lunch (own cost) 15:00 – Cango Caves 20:00 – Dinner

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~ B: Knysna ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at accommodation) 08:30 – Check-out and depart for Knysna (± 33 km) 10:00 – Leisure time in Knysna Waterfront 12:00 – Lunch (own cost) 15:00 – check in at accommodation 17:00/18:00 – John Benn Cruise 20:00 – Dinner (at – own cost)

Day 9: Monday ~ Hermanus ~

08:00 - Breakfast (at Oudtshoorn/Knysna) 09:00 – Check-out and depart for Hermanus (± Knysna: 412 km /Oudtshoorn: 362 km) 13:00 – Lunch (in Hermanus – own cost) 16:00 – Depart Hermanus for Cape Town (± 119 km) 17:30 – Check in at accommodation (Cape Town EH) 20:00 – Dinner (in Cape Town – own cost)

Day 10: Tuesday ~ Cape Town ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at accommodation) 09:00 – Table Mountain 11:00 - Groot Constantia Wine Estate Cellar, Wine Tasting & Manor House Tour 13:00 – Lunch at Groot Constantia Wine Estate (own cost) 15:00 – Heart Museum 20:00 - Dinner (in Cape Town – own cost)

Day 11: Wednesday ~

Cape Peninsular ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at accommodation) 10:00 – Cape Point 13:00 – Lunch (at Fish on the Rocks, Hout Bay) 14:30 – Leisure time in Hout Bay 16:00 – Depart for accommodation (via Chapmans Peak) 19:30 – Dinner and African Experience – available until 31 March 2012 (at AmaZink in Kayamandi) OR Barnyard Theatre Live Show and Dinner

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Day 12: Thursday ~ Cape Town ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at accommodation) 09:00 – Castle of Good Hope 11:00 – Parliament 12:30 – Lunch (at The Grand – own cost) and afternoon at leisure 18:30 - Dinner (South African Braai/Dinner in Hout Bay – included in costing)

Day 13: Friday ~ Cape Town ~

07:00 - Breakfast (accommodation) 09:00 – Kirstenbosch Gardens 13:00 – Lunch (at Kirstenbosch Gardens – own cost) 15:00 - Leisure time at V & A Waterfront 20:00 - Dinner (at V&A Waterfront – own cost)

Day 14: Saturday ~ Cape Town ~

07:00 - Breakfast (at accommodation) 08:00 – check-out and depart for V&A Waterfront 09:00 – Robben Island 12:30 – Lunch (own cost) 13:00 – Leisure time at V & A Waterfront TBC – depart for Cape Town International Airport TBC – Depart Cape Town for Home

about western cape & activities Cape Town Cape Town (Afrikaans: Kaapstad; Xhosa: iKapa) is the second-most populous city in South Africa, and the largest in land area, forming part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality. It is the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape, as well as the legislative capital of South Africa, where the National Parliament and many government offices are located. The city is famous for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, including such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Cape Town is also Africa's most popular tourist destination. Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was originally developed by the Dutch East India Company as a victualling (supply) station for Dutch ships sailing to Eastern Africa, India, and the Far East. Jan van Riebeeck's arrival on 6 April 1652 established the first permanent European settlement in South Africa. Cape Town quickly outgrew its original purpose as the first European outpost at the Castle of Good Hope, becoming the economic and cultural hub of the Cape Colony. Until the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the development of Johannesburg, Cape Town was the largest city in South Africa. Today it is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, reflecting its role as a major destination for immigrants and expatriates to South Africa. As of 2007 the city had an estimated population of 3.5 million.

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Addo Addo lies in a beautiful part of the world, surrounded by contrasting dense thickets of Spekboom, open grassy patches and the odd wooded kloof. The area is alive with citrus estates, roses and an amazing bird life. The town lies in the Sundays River Valley surrounded by the Zuurberg Mountains that offer some spectacular hiking and horse riding trails, and this part of the world is also a malaria free area, which adds to its attraction. The 350 elephants in the park are what people travel for from as far afield as Germany to see. Eleven elephants were saved from the brink of extinction in 1931 when the situation in the valley, rife with clashes between farmers and elephants, reached a dangerous level. Crop damage and night raids were the reasons sited for the killing of these beautiful beasts. Today The Addo Elephant Park is also home to Cape buffalo, black rhino, a range of antelope species and sightings, when you find the time to look at your feet rather than scanning the horizon, of the rare flightless dung beetle. In fact the park markets itself as South Africa’s first ‘Big Seven’ reserve. The rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo’s numbers have swelled to include the southern right whale and great white shark, since the park now extends to the sea and some offshore islands. Stellenbosch Stellenbosch is without doubt one of the prettiest little towns in the whole of South Africa. Situated at the head of the Eerste (First) River Valley, it was one of the first valleys to be settled in. The area is full of charming scenes and rich in history. The towns, villages and farmlands contain finely preserved examples of one of the most serene forms of domestic architecture found anywhere in the world - the Cape-Dutch style. Stellenbosch still pays homage to culture and heritage, as the town has done since its humble Dutch origins. Each new generation of architects, buildings and town planners used the inspiration of their predecessors to ensure that the aesthetic values of Stellenbosch remained intact. The result is that to this day, the influence of many architectural styles over the last three centuries are to be seen in the meticulously restored buildings throughout the town. Franschhoek Franschhoek is a small town in the Western Cape Province and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa. The valley was originally settled in 1688 by 176 French Huguenot refugees, many of whom were given land by the Dutch government in a valley called Olifantshoek ("Elephants' corner"), so named because of the vast herds of elephants that roamed the area. The name of the area soon changed to le Coin Français ("the French Corner"), and later to Franschhoek (Dutch for "French Corner"), with many of the settlers naming their new farms after the areas in France from which they came. This heritage is shown today by the Huguenot Monument which stands at the end of the town. The museum nearby chronicles the history of the first settlers, with each of the original Huguenot farms having its own fascinating story to tell. The Cape Dutch architecture in much of the village is unspoilt, as restrictions have been placed on the extent of renovations and new construction in order to preserve the spirit of the original settlers to the area. Hout Bay Affectionately called ‘the republic of Hout Bay’ by its residents, due mainly to the limited means of access into this attractive suburb - there are only three - Hout Bay lies just 20 minutes’ from the centre of Cape Town yet has a unique and timeless beauty that makes it so popular with locals and visitors. Hout Bay was formerly a fishing village and has managed to maintain its unique combination of fishing harbour and country atmosphere, despite development. Its long, sandy beach faces a bay framed by mountains and is quite simply exceptionally beautiful. Capetonians throng here over weekends to partake of the local fish & chips and to catch a glimpse of the resident Cape seals that make the harbour their home. ut Bay provides more than enough attractions on its own, despite its central position. Hiking and cycling in the surrounding mountains, abseiling, game fishing, the full gamut of aquatic sports, including sea kayaking, sunset champagne cruises to the V&A Waterfront, boat trips to Seal Island in a glassbottomed boat and the World of Birds mean that one can effectively remain within the republic for one’s entire trip without running out of things to do - earning one the right to own one of Hout Bay’s very own passports - a cherished memento of many a visitor. Plettenberg Bay Plettenberg Bay is a town, known as "the Jewel of the Garden Route". With plenty of sunshine, fantastic swimming beaches, numerous nature reserves and activities in the area, Plettenberg Bay (or Plett to most people), is an ideal base for exploring the Garden Route. Oudtshoorn Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world. It is also: • home to the spectacular Cango Caves, Africa's largest show cave system. • in the vicinity of an ecological hotspot where three distinct plant biomes (succulent karoo, cape thicket and fynbos) converge. • nestled next to the Swartberg mountain range, which is part of the Cape Floral World Heritage Site. Knysna Knysna is one of the most beautiful quaint little towns along the Garden Route, and nestles between the impressive Outeniqua Mountains, the Indian Ocean and flanked by forests measuring some 80,000 ha in size, which are managed to strict conservation principles. These forests are also home to the only forest elephants in South Africa. Knysna also has some unique but endangered species such as the Knysna seahorse, the Brenton Blue Butterfly, the delicate Pansy shell and the dwarf chameleon.

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Hermanus: The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world's foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years. The Old Harbour complex in Hermanus offers the visitor an insight into Hermanus' past as a Fisherman's village and marine life. Hermanus and neighbouring towns Onrus and Stanford are the residence of a variety of artists, from watercolours, to writers, potters and crafters. Excellent jewellery is produced and crafts of a high standard can be purchased at the popular Craft Market at Lemm's Corner.

Cape Town and surrounds attractions Live Entertainment & Dinner: Option 1 - AmaZink Live: AmaZink Live! tells the story of a township shebeen facing closure, but manages to keep its doors open through the magic of music. Some of the songs included are Pata Pata, The Click Song, Special Star, Skokiaan, Impi and African Dream to name but a few. AmaZink Live! is a culturally authentic musical. Audience interaction is encouraged and a chorus of entertaining waiters not only serves up the most delicious food, but makes this musical experience complete. Their n’cha (lekker/nice) menu’s are served buffet style on your table, so everyone can taste everything. The menu’s rotate monthly. The AmaZink LIVE experience runs annually from October to March. Option 2 – Barnyard Theatre: This is a dinner theatre at its best, with outstanding live entertainment in a unique setting. Included in the line up are rock shows, musicals, bands and revues.

Fairview Cheese & Wine Estate: The story of Fairview cheeses starts three decades ago, when Cyril Back purchased his first Saanen dairy goats, setting Fairview on the path to becoming one of South Africa’s leading artisanal cheese producers. Your tasting includes a selection of Fairview’s Jersey milk and goats’ milk cheeses as well as their wines (includes 8 wines, selection of cheeses & olive oil). Van Ryn’s Brandy Estate: This Brandy Cellar is the oldest working brandy cellar in the country, and was the first to open its doors to visitors. On a guided tour, visitors will find out all about the production of brandy. The tour includes a visit to the distillation pot stills, maturation cellars and the cooperage – one of only two working cooperages on the Brandy Route. Here, visitors can see how the maturation barrels are made from French oak in the traditional manner. Tasting of all three award winning Pot still Brandies paired with Belgian chocolate and Brazilian coffee. Franschhoek: Hugenot Memorial & Museum: The theme of the Huguenot Museum in Franschhoek is the history of the Huguenots before and after their arrival at the Cape of Good Hope. The museum contains a large variety of furniture, bibles, silver ware, kitchen utensils, documents, relics and artefacts which strikingly illustrate the life of the Huguenots at the Cape of Good Hope. La Motte Wine Estate: La Motte Wine Estate has been voted the South African winner of the Great Wine Capitals (GWC) Best Of Wine Tourism Awards for 2012. Contributing to La Motte's attraction as a wine tourism destination and its achievement in the GWC competition, is the comprehensive experience it offers – a heritage spanning over three centuries, architecture that successfully blends the old with the new , a restaurant with its traditional Cape Winelands Cuisine offering, a museum, housing an exquisite collection of works by South African master Jacob Hendrik Pierneef,a Hiking Route to showcase the farms Biodiversity Champion Status and of course, the elegant way in which visitors are introduced to La Motte's pride, it’s enjoyable range of wines. A delightful experience that awaits visitors is the Food and Wine Paring menu which bring out the best in tastes of both the cuisine and wine. The food offering changes seasonally and the selection of wines include white, red and sparkling wine. (Tapas-style lunch)

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Delaire Wine Lounge: The Wine Lounge is a key area of the winery where visitors experience the ultimate tasting. Refined finishes include polished plaster walls, teak herringbone parquet floors and white linen curtains. Custom designed leather furniture is combined with traditional ‘riempie’, whilst stitching techniques lend a sense of a bygone elegance inherent to these famous winelands. Cut glass lanterns hang atmospherically from beamed ceilings. Contemporary art works finish off the space magnificently. The lounge-style seating area in front of the central fireplace provides a more relaxing alternative to the refectory style seating. (8 wines available for tasting) Moyo: Moyo is the Swahili word for soul and a dining experience at Moyo is African soulful experience. An African nomadic experience is set under the African Sky in a garden in the Cape Winelands. The African village feel hums under a 300 year old oak tree with surrounding trees holding tables built in private open tree houses overlooking water features and rustic art work. Bedouin tents, gazebos and hand crafted bedlike couches allow for a variety of comfort in this 1200 seater indoor and outdoor rustic setting. The 25m buffet collects flavours from all over the African continent allowing you to craft your own individual meal from a selection of freshly made potjies (traditional South African stew) and tagines (Moroccon dish) amongst a variety of authentic salad, fish and meat specialities. The smell of spices blends with the beat of the African drums as you are entertained by a medley of local dancers, singers and musicians who perform every night. Wishy-washy ladies circulate inviting you to partake in the traditional African hand washing and face-painting ceremony. Embolas (fire barrels) add to the night ambiance and colourful African blankets allow for snuggling and contemplating the dessert buffet and cigar options. Addo Elephant National Park Morning Safari: Accompany our guide on our private luxury open-top safari vehicle to the Addo Elephant National Park where you will be treated to a picnic while observing and experiencing the behaviour of the unique Addo Elephants herds. Addo is no scenic park like Kruger National Park, the Delta in Botswana or the Serengeti. This is the most successful conservation project in Africa. Addo is more than just close-up photographs of elephants; it is also about the history of Addo and the Fauna and Flora. Doing Addo the first time with an experienced guide allows you see, hear, smell and understand all those interesting facts about Addo that you will most certainly miss doing a self-drive. Schotia Tooth and Claw Safari: This small Private Game Reserve offers the largest variety of wildlife, boarders Addo and perfected wildlife viewing 20 years ago. The afternoon/evening safari will allow you to have close encounters with all the other species of wildlife which you might have not seen in Addo. Lion sighting is 99% guaranteed and rhino, hippo, giraffe and many more antelope species will let you leave with a big smile. The two hour afternoon safari all in open vehicles, followed by a very different boma dinner and finished with a short night drive is by far the best value for money. Canopy Tour: Canopy Tours on the Garden Route involves getting strapped into a harness and swinging along a steel cable from tree to tree, high up in the indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest. With many of the hardwood trees well over 100 years old and reaching heights of 30m, you get to experience the forest as it always was and from heights usually enjoyed only by monkeys and birds. (includes light lunch) Monkeyland: Monkeyland on the Garden Route is a sanctuary for many rescued primates from around the world. Various exotic monkey species from as far afield as Madagascar and Thailand are free to roam the enormous forested enclosure - chattering, playing and eating around you as you walk through the trees.

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Crags Elephant Sanctuary: The Plettenberg Bay elephant herd consists of five female elephants and one young male. This is a very well balanced family structure and forms part of the reason why we have such a happy and relaxed herd of elephants. The elephants are exercised and stimulated daily, which provides a firm foundation for trust and bonding between the elephants, their handlers and visiting guests. The Elephant Sanctuary hosts a unique and fully guided educational program that sets itself apart from anything else that South Africa has on offer in terms of elephant interaction and touching elephants. Visitors can learn more about elephant habits, behaviour, different personalities and anatomy through up-close and personal interaction. An experienced guide will introduce you to the elephants, and you will learn about their backgrounds, behaviour, and characters and more while being able to touch, feel, feed, interact and walk trunk-inhand with the elephants. Followed up by an approximately 10 minute ride - a privilege historically reserved for kings! It is a truly amazing experience to take a gentle ride on these magnificent animals. Long pants and closed shoes are recommended. Birds of Eden: Birds of Eden on the Garden Route is the largest free flight aviary in the world but feels more like a calming, mysterious forest with a surprise around every bend. This world-class bird sanctuary demands a good few hours to explore its shady pathways, hidden waterfall, mysterious ruin and Canopy Bridge. Whale Festival: Is held annually to celebrate the return of the Southern Right whales to the waters of Walker Bay, our magnificent environment and the arrival of Spring! Hermanus, known as the best land based whale watching destination in the world, plays host to thousands of visitors who flock to the seaside resort to exhilarate in the unique natural environment, watch whales, join in the world’s only Welcome Whales Wave and revel in music, comedy, cabaret and African rhythms every night during the Festival. The whales are always the star performers at the Festival and will be joined on land by musicians, crafters, sports celebrities and thousands of people celebrating Spring in the most beautiful place on earth, Hermanus. Table Mountain: The exhilarating ascent of Cape Town's Table Mountain is a must for any visitor and provides breathtaking views over the city and its beaches. The panorama stretches from Table Bay to False Bay and around the mountain to the Hout Bay Valley and Kommetjie. On a clear day one has a magnificent view across the Cape Flats to the Hottentots Holland Mountains. Heart Museum: Experience the first heart transplant, the museum is housed where the actual events took place: • Where it all began • How it all began Today, The Heart of Cape Town Museum honours all those who played a major role in a surgical feat that pushed the boundaries of science into the dawn of a new medical era, an era in which it became possible to transplant the symbol of the essence of life our human heart. Hout Bay: You will find yourself staring out to sea when you arrive in Hout Bay. The views in this sociable village are mesmerizing as Hout Bay is set in a fold of sea-lapped mountains that look out across the Atlantic Ocean. The town is presided over by the Sentinel – guardian of Hout Bay’s treasures. The main street in Hout Bay is full of interesting shops and there is an excellent craft market on the green every Sunday. People sit chatting in local cafes as they sample the cuisine in the many restaurants and there is a meandering feel to Hout Bay. There is also a vibrant township called Imizamo Yethu. The lively Hout Bay fishing harbour is a working harbour for the tuna and crayfishing industries but also hosts many tourism activities including boat trips, diving & fishing.

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Cape Point: Bartholomeu Dias, the Portuguese seafarer, was the first to sail around the Cape. This was in 1488. On his return voyage, which must have been particularly stormy, Dias stopped at the south-western tip of South Africa, and named it Cabo Tormentoso, or Cape of Storms. King John of Portugal later gave it the name Cabo da Boa Esperança, or Cape of Good Hope. Another Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, rounded the Cape on 22 November 1497 on his way to India. The journeys of these explorers led to the establishment of the Cape sea route. This meant more regular sailings around the tip. It also indirectly to led to a number of casualties along these unpredictable shores. Today, shipwrecks and stone crosses bear testimony to the treacherous and challenging historic sea route. Lighthouse: The lighthouse at Cape Point is the most powerful on the South African coast. It has a range of 63 kilometres, and beams out a group of three flashes of 10 million candlepower each, every 30 seconds. But, through history, mariners had taken a rather dimmer view of warning beacons around the Point. Funicular: Hop aboard the funicular and you’ll be whisked away on a scenic trip to the view site near the old Cape Point lighthouse. Over time, the means of transport to the view site changed from a diesel bus, named after the “Flying Dutchman” ghost ship, to an environmentally friendly funicular, the only one of its kind in the world. The entire funicular has been produced from South African resources. 27 different safety features ensure practical and safe operation 24 hours a day. There are two funicular cars which travel from the parking lot to the view site, just below the lighthouse. Chapmans Peak: Chapman’s Peak Drive is affectionately known as “Chappies” and is a must for anyone who is passionate about the majestic Cape Town scenery, with sheer drops to the sea below and towering mountains rising above you. The twists and curves in the road seem endless and it is a photographers dream. The drive offers stunning 180° views with many areas along the route where you can stop and take in the exquisite scenery or sit down for a relaxing picnic. Castle of Good Hope: Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. From 1678 it was the centre of civilian, administrative and military life at the Cape, until the settlement grew and some functions and activities moved away from the Castle. Today the Castle is the seat of the military in the Cape, and houses the Castle Military Museum and Iziko Museums of Cape Town (William Fehr Collection). V & A Waterfront: This energetic working harbour is one of South Africa's most popular tourist attractions. Today the V&A Waterfront attracts more than 20 million visitors each year - locals and international tourists alike. With over 400 stores and 45 different Waterfront Cape Town restaurants and bars to offer, an arts and crafts centre, an internationally renowned aquarium, a children's science exploratium and a museum - it's not difficult to see why !! With over 400 stores, the V&A Waterfront caters to all shopping needs in a huge range that will suit any budget or taste. The unique blend of Victorian architecture, maritime tradition and African culture creates an environment that is lively and cosmopolitan. All stores at the V&A Waterfront are open until 9pm, seven days a week for your convenience. The Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre forms the bulk of the retail space at the Waterfront. The shopper is presented with a wide variety of national retailers, boutiques and services, along with a superb selection of restaurants, coffee shops and fast food outlets. The adjoining Red Shed Craft Workshop offers an eclectic wealth of ethnic treasures, handmade curios and art, shark's teeth and gemstones. The Alfred Mall is situated within the historic Pierhead and houses quality specialist artefacts, jewellery, curios and art with a nautical or African flavour. The most special feature of the Waterfront is probably the familiar sight of a colony of Cape fur seals resting on the seal landing in the Clock Tower precinct, or on old tyres lining the quaysides. The seals are an integral part of harbour life, and can often be seen posing on postcards. The Two Oceans Aquarium is a window on the oceans, offering glimpses of the diverse life found off the South African coastline. Over 3000 living animals, including fishes, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles and birds can be seen in this spectacular underwater nature reserve. The Aquarium offers unique opportunities such as diving with the sharks and copper hat diving, sleepovers for children, facilities

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for conferences and functions and the daily feeding of the fishes at 15h30 in the I&J Predator Exhibit. Parliament: Parliament sits in Cape Town, even though the seat of government is in Pretoria. This dates back to the foundation of the Union, when there was disagreement between the four provinces as to which city would be the national capital. As a compromise, Cape Town was designated the legislative capital, Bloemfontein the judicial capital, and Pretoria the administrative capital. Kirstenbosch Gardens: Kirstenbosch enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with a long, hot, dry summer (November-March) and a short, cool, rainy winter (June-August). There are always flowers and interesting plants to be seen at Kirstenbosch and every season has its charm, however, to see the fynbos at its best and the maximum number of plants in flower, the best time to visit is towards the end of winter, in spring or in early summer (August-November). • Spring is the most colourful time of year at Kirstenbosch. It falls in the months of September and October, although spring has an early start in the Cape and many species start flowering in August. The weather, although changeable with rain still likely, is mostly warm and sunny. The Namaqualand daisies and vygies carpet large areas of the Garden, and the spring bulbs and many fynbos plants are in flower at this time of the year. • The Cape summer is characterised by long, hot, sunny days and virtually no rain. Plants from the summer rainfall areas of South Africa reach their full flowering splendour in mid to late summer. Agapanthus steal the show, in shades of blue and white, short and tall, they are everywhere. The evergreen species flower in early-to mid summer, and the deciduous species, with their unusual pendulous flowers, flower from mid-until late summer. During these hot, dry months, the cool, shady and well-watered areas of Kirstenbosch, such as the Camphor Avenue and the Dell, are most inviting. Here under the trees during February you will find the spectacular bright orange fireball lily, (Scadoxus multiflorus ssp. katharinae) and the dainty streptocarpus, also known as wild gloxinia or Cape primrose (Streptocarpus species), with their trumpet flowers in shades of violet, blue, lilac and white. • Autumn falls in the months of April and May. The weather is cool and changeable, and the first winter storms will bring welcome rain to the Cape during autumn. Blue, purple, pink and white spur flowers (Plectranthus spp.) dominate the Garden at this time of the year. There are many species and cultivars of these easy-to-grow, shade-loving, herbaceous groundcovers. The fynbos has sprung to life again, having survived the heat and drought of summer. Many species, including a wide variety of proteas are flowering. • Winter falls in the months of June, July and August, when the Cape is confronted with frequent storms and receives lots of rain. Nevertheless, Cape winters also enjoy many days of clear blue skies and sunshine. Fynbos is at its best during winter, many species are in flower and the Fynbos Walk is alive with colour and birds. You will see many proteas or sugarbushes (Protea species), pincushions (Leucospermum species), conebushes (Leucadendron species) and some of the rarer Protea Family shrubs, like the spiderheads (Serruria species). You will also see Buchus flowering, (pronounced boo-gh-oo), fynbos shrubs with strongly aromatic foliage that belong in the Citrus Family (Rutaceae). You can't miss the famous crane flower, also known as the bird of paradise, (Strelitzia reginae) which flowers throughout the winter, starting in May and ending around October. You will also see our specal yellow cultivar, 'Mandela's Gold' named after former president Nelson Mandela. A wide variety of aloes are in flower in the Mathews Rockery, as well as in the Conservatory, the Vygie Rockery, the Useful Plants Garden, and the Garden of Extinction. Robben Island: The standard tour to Robben Island is 3.5 hours long, including the two halfhour ferry rides. The Robben Island Tour includes: • A return boat trip across Table Bay • A visit to the infamous Maximum Security Prison • Interaction with an ex-political prisoner • A 45-minute bus ride with a guide providing commentary • The opportunity to explore the Murray's Bay Harbour precinct attractions, such as the Muslim shrine, or kramat, and the Museum

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Shop. Robben Island Terms and Conditions: 1. This ticket is only valid for the date and time specified on the ticket. 2. Robben Island Museum reserves the right to cancel voyages or to change departure times without notice. 3. This ticket is not subject to refunds except if the respective voyage is cancelled by Robben Island Museum. Refunds will only be issued against the return of this ticket. Ticket amendments will be subject to and administration fee as determined by Robben Island Museum. 4. Passengers must arrive no later than 30 mins prior to the scheduled times of departure, failure to do so could result in the forfeit of your paid ticket. Boarding gates close 10 minutes before departure time and there will be no refunds or rescheduling of boats if the departure times are missed. 5. Robben Island Museum, its servants and its agents shall not be responsible for and shall be exempt from all liabilities in respect of loss damage, injury, accident, delay or any inconvenience to any person or his/her luggage or any personal property, whether in respect of the voyage to and from the Island or in respect of any occurrence results from the negligence of Robben Island Museum or any other person directly or indirectly in the employment or service of the Robben Island Museum or otherwise, under any circumstances whatsoever. 6. Passengers may also be conveyed by an independent contractor and the provisions above shall also apply in respect of all services or any activity conducted or provided by this contractor. Robben Island Museum shall under no circumstances be liable for any act or omission of such contractors.

Oudtshoorn (Option A) Ostrich, vine, cattle and alfalfa farm Tour: Seeing firsthand the activities on a commercial farm is a must for anyone visiting the Klein Karoo!

Cango Caves: 29km from Oudtshoorn, at the head of the picturesque Cango Valley, lies the spectacular underground wonder of the Klein Karoo - the Cango Caves. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, you will find the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations.

Knysna (Option B)

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Oyster Festival: Join us in our annual July Oyster Festival which draws thousands of people to our shores to celebrate and devour more than 200 000 oysters in 10 days! The cultivated Knysna Oyster is unique to this area, and is famous for its fresh and nutty taste. The wild coastal oyster is also readily available at local eateries, and are more salty in taste. Knysna Waterfront: The Waterfront is a shopper’s, foodie’s, and boatlover’s paradise. It is also the departure point for the luxury sailing yacht, Springtide Charters, and for the Featherbed Company’s lagoon cruises aboard the motor vessel (mv) John Benn, and the mv Three Legs. The shops in the Waterfront sell clothing, books, gifts, curios, art, jewellery, and some interior décor materials (mostly ornaments, and soft furnishings). Two aspects of the Waterfront are of particular interest: the draw-bridge across the canal that links the residential marina with the Knysna Lagoon (and, for pedestrians, the western portion of the shopping precinct with the eastern); and the lifesize statue of Bondi - Knysna’s most famous canine friend. The counter-balanced, two-level, electricallydriven bridge is lifted whenever a sailing yacht or large motor vessel needs to pass through – and when it goes up, there’s no crossing to the other side for pedestrians (although it’s always a festive affair!). The statue of Bondi commemorates an English Bulldog who visited Knysna on three different occasions aboard the HMS Verbena, a Royal Navy sloop that was stationed at Simonstown, near Cape Town, in the 1920s and ‘30s. John Benn Cruise: The John Benn is a double-decker floating restaurant offering daily Lagoon cruises to the Knysna Heads. Sundowner cruises with fresh Knysna oysters and local beer or sparkling wine. The John Benn is a fully enclosed luxury ferry, beautifully appointed with her upper and lower decks constructed from Yellowwood sourced from the Knysna Forest. This unique vessel has carried many local and international travellers on the Lagoon over the last 25 years and offers daily cruises to the Knysna Heads. If you have not cruised on the John Benn you have not enjoyed all of Knysna. The lunch time or sunset cruise aboard the John Benn is an experience not to be missed. Share the stories of the legendary pilot of a by-gone shipping era on a relaxing and comfortable trip to the Knysna Heads.

Accommodation Stellenbosch RM: A graciously restored retreat at the leafy heart of historic Stellenbosch in the Cape Wine lands. Just 3 minutes walk to historic town centre and restaurants. Luxury and comfort are important features of your stay in the wine lands. Spacious rooms decorated in a colonial style with a touch of African warmth combine to afford guests a homely feel with all the conveniences of a 5 star establishment. Earthy African colours combine with the warm wooden features of an old Victorian Manor House. A studio spa experience at River Manor combines the luxury and pampering of a small and intimate studio spa with the natural wonders of the wine lands. Our products are all derived from natural goodness of grape extract, affording guests the luxury of experiencing the wine lands in a relaxed and tranquil spa environment. Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost.

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Stellenbosch VR: They proud themselves in assisting their guests in all their needs. They have a beautiful pool in a secluded spot in the garden with pool furniture. A roof terrace with garden furniture gives the perfect opportunity for outside relaxation and socializing. This, and the ample secure basement parking makes this the perfect base for groups. Based on self catering apartments (10 units), which offer you the best amenities. Our caterer will tantelize you with Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost. Stellenbosch S: Rolling lawns, gardens and walkways connect the rooms with the reception area, lounge, bar, terrace and restaurant. The décor features a sophisticated, vibrant style with strong colours, patterns and textures that echo nature’s designs, and a collection of art that explores contemporary South African culture. The hotel was one of the first in South Africa to be awarded the Fair Trade in Tourism SA accreditation in 2004. Standard rooms are spacious at 60 m² with large comfortable beds that invite guests to relax and enjoy the quiet country atmosphere. The rooms are beautifully but simply appointed, with quality as the key to the décor. The en suite bathrooms incorporate a large bath and a separate shower. Each room has its own TV with satellite channels to choose from and a shaded outdoor patio where guests can unwind with a glass of wine. Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost. Addo HCL: Country Lodge is situated on an eco-reserve in the heart of the malaria-free Sundays River Valley, only minutes from the Addo Elephant Park. On arrival you are warmly welcomed into this place of peace and tranquility. Accommodation is offered in stylishly appointed chalets with luxurious bathrooms, outdoor showers and private wooden decks with breathtaking views over tranquil citrus orchards and the sweeping country side. Awake to the haunting cries of the fish-eagles, residents to the Sundays River below the veranda of your chalet. Select your wine from our private collection from the walk-in cellar before you sit down to a gourmet dinner by candle-light. Here you will experience true South African hospitality at its best. Leisure Time - Doing pure nothing, and not feeling guilty about it, enjoying the peace and quietness, either from your deck, the swimming pool or one of the many loungers, sipping a nice chilled white wine or a finer selected red. Or simply stroll through the natural surroundings and experience the indigenous antelope species at close range. Relax in the tranquil environment teeming with birdlife, a birder’s paradise or spend your day on your private wooden deck behind your camera’s lens, photographing resident birds and antelope species, and the sweeping vistas. Based on Lunch, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Plettenburg Bay WHS: The lodge, a short distance above the town centre, has fantastic views of the bay, the mountains and the ocean beyond. Although stylish, it is quintessentially African - the inspiration for its design and concept is from the bush. Accommodation is in thatched rooms, and features include a boma and ethnic artwork. Salon & Spa offers rejuvenating facials, laser treatments, hot stone therapy, aromatherapy massages, manicures, pedicures and a host of other specialised beauty treatments while the Greenhouse Hair Specialists invite you to relax in a tranquil setting while being pampered by qualified and experienced hairstylists.

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Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost. Cape Town OH: This elegant experience begins with a red carpet reception in the crisp white marble and crystal lobby. Exceptional facilities that cater for all tastes and moods permeate every guest area – from the glittering white Volakas marble tile floors throughout the hotel to the fine detail of each of the 20 000 murano crystal links that rim the Murano Bar. Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost. Cape Town VA: This Camps Bay holiday house is one of quality boasting fine cherry wood flooring, granite counter tops and imported marble fittings. The villa has a wrap around

balcony, complete with amazing views, tables, chairs and BBQ (Braai) facilities, and is the ideal location in which to bask in the glorious Cape Town sun. Quality amenities include Jacuzzi baths in 4 out of 5 bedrooms, all bedrooms are very large size and en suite. The entire house is heated and air conditioned, for your comfort. Stunning sea views from the living room, dining area and three of the bedrooms. Two other bedrooms have mountain views and are also very spacious and comfortable. Wrap around terrace has stunning views with BBQ, dining tables, chairs & umbrellas. Pool solar heated is sunny and inviting; it has shaded areas and more barbeque facilities for your use. Beach towels are provided. Kitchen has granite counter tops and is fully equipped with modern appliances, including dish washer, microwave, stove, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer and coffee machine. Free maid service 7 days per week with complimentary laundry service. Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost. Cape Town TF: Situated in the heart of Camps Bay, is a contemporary boutique hotel offering a fusion of elegance and comfort. Located on the famous Camps Bay beachfront and near the cosmopolitan sidewalk brimming with internationally acclaimed cafés and restaurants, the hotel is the perfect base for a business or leisure stay in Cape Town. Offering six elegantly furnished en suite Luxury rooms displaying a touch of ethnicity with relaxing hues and textured fabrics. The en suite rooms are elegantly furnished, with king-size bed, satellite television, large dresser, air conditioning, coffee/tea-making facilities and bar fridge – ideal for a scenic escape. The restaurants cuisine offers an authentic dining experience captured in the uncomplicated fresh dishes and the warm, lively ambiance of its setting. Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost. Oudtshoorn LP: Like the vast open Karoo landscape, stretching from the veranda across the Olifant’s River valley to the foot of the Swartberg Mountains in the far distance, the suites and the luxury rooms are spacious and a cool rampart against the hot Karoo sun. Rich fabrics blend with the aromas of polished wood and tanned leather. Selected pictures bridge the chivalric charm of carefully selected antique furniture lovingly collected over many years and modern amenities so effortlessly blended by Karin’s elegant hand. The attention to detail that marks every room defines the experience – sumptuousness. The rooms are not numbered; the rooms bear names – different types of ostrich feathers grace the doors to rooms, each with an individual unique signature of colour and aroma and furnishing. Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost. Knysna TLS: The surrounding mountains, lush vegetation and the soothing sound of flowing water, mirrors the promise Tonquani offers her guests: Peace, tranquillity and total relaxation, reminding you that

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there are things more important in everyday life. The comfort and luxury this beautiful resort has to offer is immeasurable. Each log chalet is luxurious and individually decorated, have private patios, air-conditioning, barbecues, and are serviced daily. Four of the chalets each have a Jacuzzi bath and fireplace, three chalets have private splash pools. Guests can look forward to a healthy breakfast which can, on request, be served in your chalet. Based on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch at own cost.

important information regarDing tour in western cape 1. Medical   

Recommended that all travellers have their medical aid card / details on them at all times. Recommended that all travellers be covered for diphtheria, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella and polio, as well as hepatitis B, regardless of their destination. Southern Africa has some of the highest skin cancer statistics – please therefore apply sun block liberally prior to going on walks, swimming etc.

2. Currency & Banks/ATM’s   

The official currency is the South African Rand (ZAR) Credit cards are widely accepted in South Africa, especially MasterCard and Visa. Nedbank is an official Visa agent, and Standard Bank is a MasterCard agent – both have branches across the country. There are ATMs in all cities in South Africa, most of which give cash advances against cards belonging to the Cirrus network.

3. Climate 

South Africa's climatic conditions generally range from Mediterranean in the south-western corner of South Africa to temperate in the interior plateau, and subtropical in the northeast. A small area in the northwest has a desert climate. Most of the country has warm, sunny days and cool nights. Rainfall generally occurs during summer (November through March), although in the southwest, around Cape Town, rainfall occurs in winter (June to August). Temperatures are influenced by variations in elevation, terrain, and ocean currents more than latitude.

4. Passport & Visa requirements    

PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGES ARE MADE ALMOST ON A DAILY BASIS, PLEASE CONTACT YOU NEAREST SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY FOR MORE ACCURATE VISA POSTING AND UPDATES Passport: Valid passport for 6 months after return date, with or without visa, according to the country of origin. Vaccination certificate: No vaccination certificate has to be submitted, except for cholera and yellow fever for passengers coming from countries where those diseases are endemic. Tourist Visa: o If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the , Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America o If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Gabon, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Jordan, Lesotho, Malaysia Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Poland, Seychelles, Slovak Republic , South Korea, Swaziland, Thailand, Turkey, Zambia Requirements to apply for a visa: Valid; Application Form; 1 passport type photograph; Round trip ticket; Payment of consular fee; Proof that the applicant is able to support himself in the host country; A letter from your employer / school (on business / school letterhead with contact details) stating that leave of absence has been granted (even if during school holidays) and that you will be returning to your current job / school upon return; full programme outlining your plans while in South Africa (including contact name, address and telephone number of accommodation whilst in South Africa)

5. Emergency numbers for South Africa  

Ambulances: (from mobile) 122 or (from land line) 10177 Cape Town emergency number (for all services): (from mobile) 021 480 7700 or (from landline) 107

6. Odds and Ends 

Electricity: The electricity current is 220/230 volts, 50 Hz and South Africa uses round three-pin type plugs.

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Language: There are 11 official languages spoken in South Africa and many unofficial ones. English is the official language of business, politics and media but on South Africa's streets you'll find a heady mix of languages spoken from all over the world, most notably Africa, Europe and Asia. Tipping: Who to tip: Luggage porters, taxi drivers, tour guides, language guides, coach drivers, restaurant waiters and waitresses, and car guards. o In restaurants and bars, 10% to 15% is the accepted tipping standard. o Parking attendants and security guards are common in parking lots and at roadside bays. They generally ask if they can watch your car while you are going about your business - if you agree, a tip of R2 and up should be offered, depending on the length of your stay. o In South Africa we still have the luxury of petrol attendants at gas stations to fill up our vehicle tanks, check oil, water and tyre pressure, and clean the windscreens. How much to tip for this special South African service? From R2 up. o The going rate for porters at airports is between R5 and R10 per piece of luggage. South Africa, you'll soon see, has a tradition of roadside newspaper vendors. Its custom to give the seller a few cents - rounding off the cost of your newspaper should be sufficient. o Hotel porters usually expect a tip of R10 to R20 per porter service. o Tour guides and drivers, some of the other service providers you may want to tip are taxi drivers, tour guides and assistants in hairdressers and beauty salons. Should you need assistance in taking your purchases from supermarket to your vehicle, you may want to show your gratitude to your helper with a small monetary reward.

7. Tour Contacts 

South Africa Tour Organizer: Kaylene Maas (+27-82-718 4611)

globe Discoverers unite for africa terms anD conDitions Payment terms: All prices quoted are inclusive of applicable duties (including VAT). Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa reserves the right to adjust the pricing in this quote should their costing of the activities and accommodation differ by more than 5% as at the date of the original quote.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing by the person who completed/signed the Registration Form and sent by email or registered delivery post. A cancellation is not effective until Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa receives the letter. You will receive a cancellation invoice from us within two weeks of receipt of your cancellation.

Period before departure date (from date letter received).

Cancellation charge expressed as % total tour cost:

Before 90 days


89 - 61 days


60 – 31 days


30 days or less


Passports and Visas: It is your responsibility to be in possession of a valid passport and any necessary visas, or health documents, as required, for the entire duration of your tour, and to ensure that you meet the entry requirements of the country that you are travelling to. The name in the passport must match the name on your ticket where provided. We cannot accept liability, or consider refunds if you cannot travel, because of incomplete, or incorrect documentation. Passenger information is required in advance by a number of countries and airlines. It is your responsibility to provide this information to us or the airline as instructed. Failure to do so may result in you being denied boarding or refused entry to your destination. Emergency Contact Details may also be required. It is your responsibility to provide this information and you will be liable for any costs incurred.

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Prices: The prices of your tour is subject to surcharges if increases occur in transportation costs (including fuel), dues, taxes (such as increases in or imposition of VAT or other Government imposed taxes) or fees chargeable for services such as landing taxes, embarkation/ disembarkation fees at ports and at airports and currency fluctuation. In the case of all surcharges we will endeavour to advise you as soon as possible. If the surcharge means paying more than 10% extra on the tour price you will be entitled to cancel your tour with a full refund of all monies paid with the exception of any monies paid to us in respect of insurance premiums and amendment charges. If you do decide to cancel because of this you must do so within 10 days of the date of issue of the amendment invoice. No surcharges will be applied within 30 days of your departure. Please note that travel arrangements are not always purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on the price of your tour due to contractual and other protection in place.

Minimum Numbers: All tours have been based upon a minimum number of members travelling together, and in the unlikely event that this number is not reached, we reserve the right to increase the cost per person or cancel the tour.

Itinerary: This itinerary is not final and is subject to the availability of the places of destination. Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa reserves the right to change the itinerary in the event of circumstances beyond our control.

Luggage (Domestic Flights): You are entitled to 1 Carry-On bag (Max 8kg) and 1 Checked-In bag (Max 20kg). If you have more bags than the permitted allowance or your bags exceed the weight or linear restrictions, you will be charged additional fees. In the event of destruction, loss or, damage or delay to baggage, this will be covered under the air carriers terms and conditions. We advise that Luggage claims be registered with the air carrier in question within 14 calendar.

Passenger delays (Flights): Incase of passenger delay, the air carrier is liable for damage as per the air carriers terms and conditions.

Travel Documents: All documents/tickets issued to you are not transferable. All participants are responsible for obtaining their own travel documents necessary for travel. We provide visa information and other travel regulations.

Bus Transport: We only use reputable bus companies for our tours. All our bus quotes include Passenger Liability cover, Diesel, Vehicle and one bus driver. For tours where the distances are longer than 8 hours driving per day, a second driver will be added to the quote as by law a bus driver may drive maximum 8 hours per day.

Travel Insurance: It is the personal responsibility of each traveller to ensure that they have adequate travel insurance cover. Please read the policy details carefully. It is each traveller's personal responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover purchased is suitable and adequate for their particular needs. Globe Discoverers Unite For Africa will not be responsible or liable for any consequence of any nature arising from the failure to comply with the responsibility of providing for adequate travel insurance cover. Travel insurance is available to purchase through us.

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tour cost Tour cost (per person sharing): The cost for this tour is based on 10 people touring together. This price is valid until 1 October 2012. Any changes to the programme or number of tour members will result in a difference in pricing and will need to be communicated to us in writing. The total cost is dependent on the various options you choose for your group. You need to choose from the different categories and add them together to determine your overall tour costing. 1) Activity Category Option types Costing (per person) Option A – all activities including flights from Cape Town R 28 700.00 to Port Elizabeth and all necessary road transport (based on Oudtshoorn package) and accommodation in Addo, Port Elizabeth & Oudtshoorn. Option C – all activities including flights from Cape Town R 30 550.00 to Port Elizabeth and all necessary road transport (based on Knysna package) and accommodation in Addo, Port Elizabeth & Knysna. 2)


Stellenbosch Accommodation Category Option types Option i – Stellenbosch RM Option ii – Stellenbosch VR Option iii – Stellenbosch S

Costing (per person) R 6 648.00 R 2 886.00 R 7 886.00

Cape Town Accommodation Category Option types Option 1 – Cape Town OH Option 2 – Cape Town VA Option 2 – Cape Town TF

Costing (per person) R 13 080.00 R 5 310.00 R 14 220.00

A deposit of 50% per person is required to secure your booking. Full outstanding amount needs to be received by Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa 30 days before start of your tour. Penalties will be applied to all late payments of 10% of the outstanding value.

Includes:     

Accommodation (based on per person sharing, 2 per room) Transport by bus for the duration of your tour in Western Cape Domestic flight – Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay Activities (per programme) Meals (per programme)

Excludes:     

Flight to Cape Town and return home Personal expenses (e.g Tips for meals; gratuities; telephone calls; beverages; and anything else of a personal nature) Medical requirements & insurance All drinks (including meal times as per programme) Travel Insurance

Payment Process:   

To be paid with your Group Name as payment reference Proof of Payment for payment to be faxed to +27-11-604 0510 Banking details: o Bank Name: Nedbank o Branch Name & Code: Stellenbosch, 10711045 o Account number: 1013811976 o SWIFT Code: NEDSZAJJ o Account name: Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa

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To be emailed / faxed together with proof of payment of registration deposit to / +27-11-604 0510 Group Information

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First and Last name of Tour Organizer Group Name Group Address Telephone Number (Group) Fax Number (Group) Cell Phone Number (Tour Organizer) Email Address (Tour Organizer) Customer ID

(For Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa Office use only)

Accommodation & Meal Information Number of Male tour members Number of Female tour members Are there couples that need to be taken into consideration? Numbers. Medical Diets & Numbers

Vegetarian(does not eat animal flesh of any kind, but is willing to consume dairy and egg products) / Vegan (consumes no animal

products) Diets

Low Fiber Low fat/cholesterol Peanut free Low salt/sodium Vegetarian

High Fiber Diabetic Non-lactose Gluten free


Comments (other allergies you would like to mention we take into consideration)

Programme / Quotation Acceptance Itinerary & Activities

Tour to the Western Cape (Cape Town & Garden Route), South Africa in 2012 as per the programme provided by Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa.

Tour Cost

As per the tour cost layout within the programme provided by Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa based on 10 people touring together.


All accommodation is based on 2 sharing per room/chalet.


Should we be providing meals, these will be catered per the meal information you have provided on this form. No special meals will be catered for that has not been indicated on this form.

Travel Insurance

It is the personal responsibility of each traveller to ensure

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Important Information regarding Tour

that they have adequate travel & medical insurance cover. As per the programme provided by Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa.

Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa Terms and Conditions

As per the programme provided by Globe Discoverers Unite for Africa.

Signature (in signing this, you agree to have read, fully understood and accept the terms of the above information as detailed in the programme/quote)

First and Last name of Tour Leader Date (DD/MM/YYYY) Place

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Tour to South Africa (Cape Town & Garden Route)  
Tour to South Africa (Cape Town & Garden Route)  

Learn about the jewels of Cape Town and the Garden Route on this all inclusive tour.