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NAVIGATING AFRICA UGANDA

KENYA

Kampala Masai Mara National Reserve Kigali Serengeti National Park Ngorongoro Crater

RWANDA D. R. CONGO

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Lake Nakuru National Park Nairobi

Amboseli National Park Mount Kilimanjaro Mombasa Arusha Tarangire National Park

BURUNDI

Dar es Salaam

Zanzibar

TANZANIA Lake Malawi

ANGOLA

MALAWI ZAMBIA

Lilongwe

Lusaka

Etosha National Park

Harare

MOZAMBIQUE

ZIMBABWE

Okavango Delta Maun

NAMIBIA Swakopmund

Livingstone Victoria Falls

Kasane Chobe National Park

Antananarivo

Gweru National Park

MADAGASCAR

Windhoek

BOTSWANA Sossusvlei

Madikwe

Maputo

Johannesburg

SWAZILAND

SOUTH AFRICA

Durban

LESOTHO

Garden Route

RÉUNION

Kruger National Park

Sun City

Cape Town

MAURITIUS

Port Louis

Port Elizabeth

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Flights included in itinerary Gorilla tracking permit required Pool Private plunge or spa pool Spa treatments available

Children are welcome minimum age number may apply

Multiple night, honeymoon or combination deals available Travel package

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ABOUT US This is Africa is an Australian-owned and based company that has been in operation since 2000. We specialise in Africa; we don’t sell holidays elsewhere. As a result our staff are experts in travel to Africa and have first-hand knowledge and experience of the continent. Many of our staff have lived and worked in Africa, and all staff participate regularly in familiarisation trips to Africa to keep abreast of travel developments and newly introduced properties and itineraries. We have first-hand experience of all the different styles of travel available in Africa. From overlanding in a truck and travelling in small group tours, to staying in tented safari camps, five star game lodges and aboard luxurious trains, our staff have experienced it and can help you decide what is best for you. Expertise and service Unlike online booking travel sites which are generally staffed by data entry operators, our passion, knowhow and expertise enables us to put together creative and innovative itineraries which feature unique and extraordinary places. Our widespread knowledge of Africa, combined with our African-based networks, mean we offer some of the best itineraries, tours and accommodation available. Although this brochure includes many of our popular pre-prepared itineraries, we specialise in creating personalised itineraries which we design to ensure you have the right holiday for you. Our high standards of service mean we take the time to plan and create a tailor-made itinerary to suit your timeframe, interests and budget.

Patrick Barden Managing Director

Price guide We have included price guides throughout this brochure to give you an indication of cost. The prices listed are costed on 2018 low season, twin share rates, unless stated otherwise. Due to currency fluctuations, best available prices and online specials the nature of pricing in the travel industry has become very dynamic. This makes it difficult to provide accurate prices in the format of a printed brochure with a year-long shelf life. For an accurate quote please contact your travel agent, or This is Africa directly and you will be provided with a quote which takes into consideration current exchange rates, the season of your travel, the number of passengers travelling and best available prices.

CONTENTS

Kenya Kenyan Tailor-Made Safaris Kenyan Safaris

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Tanzania Tanzanian Luxury Fly-in Safaris Tanzanian Safaris

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Mount Kilimanjaro 17 Zanzibar 18 East Africa Regional Tours

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Uganda & Rwanda

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe & Zambia 30 Victoria Falls Activities 31 Victoria Falls Accommodation 32 Victoria Falls Regional Journeys 35 Small Group Safaris Zimbabwe & Botswana 36

Botswana Botswana Regional Journeys Chobe National Park Okavango Delta Luxury Fly-in Safaris

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South Africa Journeys in Southern Africa Johannesburg Johannesburg Accommodation Sun City & Regional Game Lodges Cape Town Cape Town Activities Cape Town Accommodation Cape Winelands & Garden Route Garden Route Game Lodges Garden Route Self-Drive

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Kruger National Park & Regional Lodges 72

Rail Journeys

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Namibia Namibia Guided Tours Namibia Self-Drive

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Madagascar

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Mauritius

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Mozambique

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WHY BOOK WITH THIS IS AFRICA One point of contact If you book through a travel agent, or directly with This is Africa, all aspects of your travel are coordinated through one place. This makes compiling your holiday much easier, especially to a destination like Africa. It also means you only need to make one phone call to change your travel dates, itinerary or transfers. If your flights get changed or cancelled your agent will work on your behalf to adjust all the components of your travel accordingly, you don’t have to lift a finger. Your travel documents too will all come from one place. Upon deposit you will receive our pre-departure information which will assist you with preparing for your journey. This includes advice on packing, budgeting and important factors such as passports, visas and inoculations. Prior to departure you will be provided with 24 hour emergency contacts, just in case you require assistance. This means, that even whilst you are travelling, there’s an open line of communication between you and your booking agent.

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STYLES OF TRAVEL Guided tours and small group safaris

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If you like the company of like-minded travellers, are flexible with dates and enjoy the convenience of having everything pre-booked, this style of travel is a cost-effective and popular way to travel. Most tours and group safaris include transfers, transportation, some meals and excursions, and can range from a day’s duration to several weeks. Guides in Africa are true professionals, many are highly qualified rangers who enhance your experience with their extensive local knowledge and animal awareness.

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Tailor-made tours offer greater flexibility and independence. As opposed to group travel, private tours allow you to travel alone or with your own party. You can customise your itinerary to suit your individual interests and needs by adding additional excursions. Or you may wish to cater to something you are passionate about, like photography. Tailor-made safaris are escorted by a driver / guide in a private vehicle and appeal to travellers with specific travel dates, honeymooners and families.

Pre-prepared packages

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Over the years we have noticed that some locations, places of accommodation and experiences are a ‘must do’ for most travellers. As a result you will find pre-prepared packages throughout our brochure. These have been personally planned by our product manager to make choosing your journey even easier.

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Game lodges and safari tented camps Scattered throughout Africa’s parks and reserves are world class game lodges and permanent tented camps. Typically these properties include all meals and guided game activities. They are well located in regions heavily populated with wildlife and the accommodation is African inspired. Social areas at lodges are spacious and often reflect bygone days of the safari. Tented camps revisit the era of the grand tour when guests stayed under permanent canvas-sided tents. Tents offer most of the comforts and conveniences of a lodge.

Spoil yourself Little compares to the opulence, luxury and personalised levels of service you can experience in Africa. Harking back to colonial times, Africa caters well to the high end traveller. Exquisitely furnished five star game lodges, indulgent fly-in safaris, where you are collected from a private airstrip, and hot air balloon safaris followed by a champagne breakfast are all possible. Honeymooners and romantics are spoilt with private heated plunge pools and intimate dinner settings. Or sleep under a star-lit African sky in a luxury treehouse with a dinner hamper and champagne.

Rail journeys and river cruises Five star train journeys with fine dining, safari excursions and sightseeing included allow passengers to enjoy the journey as much as the destination. The treasured rail companies of southern Africa offer a selection of routes through many countries. When it comes to river cruising, the most iconic journey is aboard Botswana’s Zambezi Queen. This luxury, fully inclusive vessel cruises the waterways of Chobe National Park. Passengers enjoy game viewing from the boat, or during included small boat safaris which position you within metres from wildlife.

Exclusive groups This is Africa has a range of properties, tour operators and activities suited to group travel in Africa. Whether your group consists of corporate travellers looking to plan a meeting, incentive, conference or exhibition, or your group is travelling as part of a sports club, probus club or special interest group, we can create an itinerary which ticks all the boxes and ensures everyone has an enjoyable time. Our partners in Africa are award winning professionals. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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KENYA With vast amounts of game, varied tribal cultures and dynamic landscapes, Kenya is every traveller’s dream. Kenya’s parks offer David Attenborough style viewing – close up and fascinating.

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enya has stunning scenery, with the country’s highest peak, Mount Kenya leading into the picturesque Rift Valley and the Masai Mara National Reserve. The Reserve covers 1,510 square kilometres and spreads west to Lake Victoria, Africa’s most extensive lake. The reserve hosts the great migration which totals over two million wildebeest, zebra and fellow grazers each spring. Travellers on safari stay in game lodges, permanent tented camps or join overlanding tours. Popular safari destinations such as Lake Nakuru, which attracts abundant birdlife, Amboseli, with its plenitude of elephants in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro and the lesser visited Tsavo East and West all offer intimate game viewing. The Kenyan people, in the north the Samburu, in the south and west the Maasai, are probably the most well known in Africa. Billed as the gateway to East Africa, Kenya is definitely one of Africa’s major highlights with vast amounts of game. 6

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KENYAN TAILOR-MADE SAFARIS Kenya offers an ideal location for tailor-made safaris. It is home to numerous lodges and luxury tented camps, each of which provide a classic safari experience. A network of safari airlines service the lodges, and prices for fly-in safaris are inclusive of flights, all game activities and meals. Most travellers choose to spend between four and 10 days in Kenya. Often a visit is combined with a safari in Tanzania, or a resort stay on the Swahili coast, or on the island of Zanzibar. When preparing a personalised itinerary our team will design your safari around your preferred month of travel, budget and style of transport.

Masai Mara Game Reserve Simply put, no visit to Kenya is complete without a safari in ‘the Mara’. A stay of three nights or more allows for ample game viewing, with optional excursions such as a visit to a Masai village, bush walks, or hot-air balloon safaris are possible. The Mara is located around six to seven hours drive from Nairobi and many travellers choose to fly into an airfield near their lodge. A fly-in safari maximises your game viewing hours in the Mara. Choose to stay at one camp, or combine two camps to provide the best access to game viewing in each region. This is especially common during the migration which usually occurs between July – October. During the migration semi-permanent camps are relocated to position themselves in the path of the migrating animals. Camps situated close to the famous Mara River, where the animals cautiously cross, book out months in advance. Your safari can be easily extended to include neighbouring Tanzania, with flights between the Mara and the Serengeti common place. The mountain parks A meer four-hour drive, or a one-hour small aircraft flight from Nairobi is the is the Amboseli National Park. This arid park receives less rain than many of the northern parks. Large elephant herds roam freely, oblivious to the fact that behind them is Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and the largest freestanding mountain in the world. Further north of Nairobi lies Kenya’s second largest peak, Mount Kenya, as well as Samburu and Meru National Parks. Along with game drives, these parks offer a variety of other outdoor pursuits. Here you may have the opportunity to go horse riding, trekking or visit a village. This is Masai and Samburu land with many communities involved in lodge operations, adding a cultural depth your stay. The lake parks Located around three-hours’ drive north of Nairobi, the three lakes of Nakuru, Naivasha and Elementaita are popular places for a one or two night visit en route to the Masai Mara. Each offers its own unique wildlife and style of game viewing. Nakuru is home to both black and white rhino, Naivasha can be enjoyed by boat, and Lake Elementaita attracts abundant flamingos. Many lodges in these regions include excursions to at least one of these parks, making them a worthy visit. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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KENYAN TAILOR-MADE SAFARIS GIRAFFE MANOR NAIROBI TSC1116 | Price guide $775 pp

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More than just a place to stay, Giraffe Manor is an experience like no other. This exclusive property is one of the most sought after properties in Africa with bookings often made a year in advance. What makes this property so unique is not just its beautiful rooms, fine dining or 140 acres of gardens, but the giraffes which roam the grounds freely. In 1974 the few remaining Rothschild’s giraffes left in the wild were relocated here, starting a breeding centre which still operates today.

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At Giraffe Manor you will stay as a treasured guest in one of the six suites in the Manor House, or in one of the elegant rooms in the new wing. Rooms are filled with authentic antique furniture and offer views across to the Ngong Hills. As a guest at the Manor you are greeted by, and encouraged to interact with their most famous residents, the Rothschild’s giraffes. These gentle creatures are not only friendly but are genuinely curious and will pop up at breakfast for a snack. This is a truly exceptional experience and one that leaves even the most hardened traveller with a lump in their throat. We highly recommend a stay here. Includes: Accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), giraffe interaction and entrance to AFEW Giraffe Centre, return airport transfers.

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Price guide L:$2275 H:$2870 pp Named after the famous author, Karen Blixen, this camp holds true to a classic safari experience. Consisting of 22 luxury permanent safari tents, each with a balcony, the location of this camp is superb. The property was built opposite a favoured wildlife drinking spot and the slopes of the nearby river bank allow animals easy access to the river. Guests can enjoy wildlife viewing from the comfort of their armchairs and on game drives. During the migration game drives here focus on the Mara triangle. Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks ( local brands), game activities, flights Nairobi return.

KICHWA TEMBO - MASAI MARA Price guide L:$2355 H:$2845 pp

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Positioned along the Sabaringo River on the edge of an escarpment, Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp looks out onto the plains of the Masai Mara. Set on a private concession in the north of the Mara, the camp offers total seclusion and abundant wildlife. Refurbished in 2014, this five-star lodge has spacious tented suites with Maasai-inspired interiors and stunning open communal areas. The guides at Kichwa Tembo specialise in emersing guests amongst massive herds of wildebeest during migration, making for a thrilling wildlife experience. Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, flights Nairobi return.

MARA PLAINS CAMP - MASAI MARA

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Price guide L:$4190 H:$7800 pp Sitting in the middle of one of the richest wildlife ecosystems in the world, this truly exceptional lodge is one of only five camps in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy. Guests have unrivalled access to more than 100,000 acres of low-vehicle density land, while still having free access to the Masai Mara’s additional 375,000 acres. The lodge’s design is of understated class and serenity. The atmosphere here is intimate with a maximum of only 14 guests attended to by staff and rangers. Winner of numerous eco-travel and worldwide travel awards, Mara Plains is a once in a lifetime experience. Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, flights Nairobi return. 8

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KENYAN SAFARIS

CLASSIC KENYA 7 DAYS | NAIROBI - MASAI MARA - LAKE NAKURU - AMBOSELI From the open plains of the Masai Mara, to the pink flamingos on the waters of the northern lakes and the riverbeds of Amboseli, this safari includes three of the most picturesque regions of Kenya. It also provides the perfect opportunity to spot the ‘big five’ and to enjoy east Africa’s diverse scenery. A visit to a Masaai village adds a rare insight into this ancient culture. Our most popular Kenyan safari, this tour provides great value and classic game viewing.

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Price guide Standard: L$2725 H:$2999 Deluxe: L$3445 H:$4300 Standard departs: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays Deluxe departs: Sundays Price includes: • meet and greet transfer at arrival airport • transport and game drives in a 4WD (with seven windows) • English speaking driver-guide • meals on safari • accommodation as specified • Masaai village visit • park fees and government taxes * standard version featured

Day 1: Nairobi Meet and greet transfer to your Nairobi hotel. Afternoon at leisure to explore the city’s main attractions, or enjoy the hotel facilities. Safari Park Hotel or similar. Day 2: Masai Mara Leaving Nairobi after breakfast you will travel past the impressive Longonot earth satellite station before arriving at the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Situated in the Great Rift Valley, the Masai Mara is Kenya’s premier wildlife viewing reserve with abundant sightings year round. Immense herds of grazing mammals cover the landscape and attract numerous species of predators. Typically from the end of June to mid-October it becomes home to millions of migrating wildebeest and zebra. In the afternoon you will take your first game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Mara Sopa Lodge. Day 3: Masai Mara This morning you will visit a Masaai village to learn about this fascinating culture. The Masaai are the most distinctive tribal group in Kenya. After your visit you will take a game drive, returning to the lodge for lunch, before an afternoon game drive. Big cat viewing is particularly interesting in the afternoons with one of the largest concentrations of predators in Africa inhabiting the reserve. Mara Sopa Lodge.

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

Day 4: Lake Nakuru Today you will travel across the vast plains of the Rift Valley. Keep an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mau Escarpment, before arriving at Lake Nakuru Lodge for lunch. The waters of the lake often appear to be a shimmering flamingo pink from the millions of flamingos which can line its shores. The national park is home to the rare Rothschild’s giraffe and both black and white rhino. After lunch you will take an afternoon game drive in Nakuru National Park before returning to the lodge for your overnight stay. Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge. Day 5: Amboseli National Park This morning you continue to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride. You leave the Rift Valley behind and head south towards Amboseli National Park, bordering Tanzania. Your lodge offers the most dramatic vista in Africa; Mt Kilimanjaro. Dinners are enjoyed with the moonlit mountain as your backdrop. Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Day 6: Amboseli National Park Today you will observe the park’s inhabitants on a full day game drive. Famous for its large herds of elephants and in particular its ‘big tuskers’, a day in Amboseli is a highlight of your safari. Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Day 7: Nairobi After an early breakfast you depart Amboseli. You cross the beautiful Athi Plains, arriving in Kenya’s capital city by midday.

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KENYAN SAFARIS CULTURAL KENYA 8 DAYS | NAIROBI - SAMBURU - MOUNT KENYA - LAKE NAKURU - MASAI MARA One of our most popular safaris in Kenya, this tour combines stylish lodges with visits to a variety of wildlife reserves. You will mingle with Kenya’s largest tribal groups, the Samburu and the Maasai and view the predator populations of the Mara River, plus see Nakuru’s famous black and white rhinos on this exhilarating safari.

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U7LT MG RP C7 Guide L:$3100 H:$3600 pp Departs: Mondays Price includes: • transport and game drives in a 4WD (with seven windows) • English speaking driver-guide • meals on safari • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes This tour also departs on alternative days of the week in different accommodation categories. Please ask us for prices.

Day 1: Nairobi Upon arrival into Nairobi you will be transferred to your hotel. Your afternoon is at leisure. Intercontinental hotel. Days 2-3 Samburu Game Reserve This morning you leave Nairobi, crossing the Equator on your way to Samburu Game Reserve, where you will enjoy your first game drive. The next day is devoted to wildlife, with early morning and afternoon game drives in this rugged desert-like landscape. You may also meet the Samburu people, cousins to the Maasai. Samburu Game Lodge. Day 4: Aberdares National Park Leaving Samburu you will cross the foothills of Mount Kenya en route to the Aberdare Country Club, where you will have lunch before continuing to your lodge tucked away in the Aberdares National Park. There will be time this afternoon to enjoy the region and lodge. Treetops. Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park Today you will travel to spectacular Lake Nakuru. Both black and white rhino live here along with the rare Rothschild’s giraffe. Lake Nakuru Lodge has commanding views of the lake and the birdlife for which it is justly famous. This afternoon you will take a game drive in the park. Lake Nakuru Lodge. Days 6-7 Masai Mara Game Reserve Today you head to the Masai Mara for a two night stay. During your visit you will take numerous game drives in this popular park. The Masai Mara is famous for its lion, along with other animals including cheetah, zebra, spotted hyena, black backed jackal, hippo, giraffe, eland and of course wildebeest. Keekorok Lodge. Day 8: Nairobi After breakfast you return to Nairobi, arriving in the early afternoon.

THROUGH THE RIFT VALLEY 4 DAYS | NAIROBI - MASAI MARA - LAKE NAKURU This is a short but extremely rewarding safari. It visits both the Great Rift Valley and the vast game-rich plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve. A visit to a Masaai village offers an insight into this ancient culture. Your four day visit includes several game drives and offers a sense of the spirit of safari.

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U7LMG R P C7 Guide L:$1460 H:$1645 pp Departs: Wednesdays and Fridays Price includes: • meet and greet transfer at arrival airport • transport and game drives in a safari minibus (with seven window seats) • English speaking driver-guide • meals on safari • accommodation as specified • Masaai village visit • park fees and government taxes This tour also departs on alternate days of the week in different accommodation categories. Please ask us for prices. 10

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Day 1: Masai Mara Game Reserve Today you will travel down the Rift Escarpment to reach the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Although it is not the largest game park in Kenya, the ‘Mara’ is one of the most spectacular wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Rich in game, its rolling grasslands offer travellers a true ‘Out of Africa’ experience. Each year in June or July over two million animals migrate here from the Serengeti plains in search of fresh pasture. This afternoon you take your first game drive in the reserve. Mara Sopa Lodge. Day 2: Masai Mara Game Reserve After breakfast you will visit a Maasai village. Maasai herdsmen have occupied this area since the 17th century, living in harmony with wildlife as pastoralists. After visiting the village you return to the lodge for lunch. There will be enough time to relax before an afternoon game drive. Mara Sopa Lodge. Day 3: Lake Nakuru Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, you will travel through acres of wheat and barley as you head north arriving at Lake Nakuru Lodge for lunch. Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley’s soda lakes. The waters of the lake attracts a wide variety of birdlife, which line the shores. Lake Nakuru National Park is home to the rare Rothschild’s giraffe and both black and white rhino. After lunch you will take an afternoon game drive in the national park. Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge. Day 4: Nairobi After an early breakfast you will leave the Rift Valley behind and continue towards Lake Naivasha where you will take a boat ride. You will then proceed to Nairobi, arriving at midday.

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BORN FREE LUXURY FLY-IN SAFARI 8 DAYS | NAIROBI – DAPHNE SHELDRICK ELEPHANT ORPHAN ADOPTION – AMBOSELI – MERU – MOUNT KENYA – MASAI MARA This exclusive safari is full of memorable experiences unique to Kenya. You spend time with your adopted baby elephant, take game drives in Kenya’s premier parks; the Masai Mara and Amboseli, and capture stunning views of Africa’s two highest mountains. Your accommodation, in keeping with the style of Elewana, is pure indulgence. In the tradition of true safari aficionados, we offer you the safari of a lifetime.

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• meet and greet transfer at arrival airport and departure transfer • elephant adoption and visit at Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage • transport in Elewana Executive Grand Caravan aircraft* and sedan road transfers • accommodation as specified • meals on safari • drinks on safari (excludes some imported brands) • guided game drives in safari vehicles • park fees and government taxes * alternate aircraft may be used during maintenance periods

Day 1: Nairobi Arrive in Nairobi where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Your first experience in Africa is a very special one. This afternoon you meet your adopted baby elephant at the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. You feed and interact with the newest member of your family. Hemingways.

Days 6–7: Masai Mara National Reserve Today you board your aircraft and fly to one of the world’s premier game reserves; the Masai Mara. In real estate terms your camp has location, location, location. Situated within the Mara confluence, Sand River replicates the heyday of exclusive permanent tented camps in the late 1920’s.

Days 2–3: Amboseli National Park Home to the most famous panorama in Africa, Amboseli National Park features Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro as a backdrop. You fly to your lodge in the comfort of the Elewana executive aircraft to Tortillis Camp. Your accommodation is an authentic safari camp with a modern luxury twist. Game drives are taken within the park, with sundowners, dining under the stars and viewing of the park’s famous ‘big tusker’ herds, are all on the agenda. Tortilis Camp.

The Masai Mara, named after the Maasai people, the region’s nomadic cattle herders, is one of the world’s great game parks. Buffalo’s calve from March to May, carnivores are born between April and June in the wetter months and the mighty migration tends to take place in the Mara from July to October. With over 450 species of resident birds, the Mara is also a mecca for birdwatchers.

Days 4–5: Meru National Park Today your journey takes you to Meru National Park, in the shadow of Kenya’s second highest peak; Mount Kenya. Unashamedly exclusive and beautifully styled, your lodge; Elsa’s Kopje is sculpted into Mughwango Hill, above the site of George Adamson’s original camp where he raised and released orphaned lions. Guests can enjoy intimate seclusion in the vast expanse of Elsa’s Kopje, which boasts 215,000 acres of authentic African landscape. The park offers a thriving rhino sanctuary and is famous for large elephant herds, hippo, lion, and spectacular birdlife. Your time is spent on day and night game drives. Elsa’s Kopje.

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

The Mara is an ideal destination at any time of the year to enjoy exceptional game viewing. It is best known for its large concentrations of big cats, such as leopard, cheetah and, of course, lion. Even the dramatic arrival of the annual migration merely adds to an already abundant resident wildlife that awaits discovery during your game drives. Sand River Masai Mara. Day 8: Nairobi On your final day on safari you return to Nairobi by aircraft before enjoying dinner with your fellow travellers, prior to transferring to the airport, or your post safari accommodation.

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TANZANIA For many travellers Tanzania is the ultimate African nation. From the challenge of climbing the continent’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, to the magic of the great migration, Tanzania offers every classic African experience.

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ith over 35 per cent of the country dedicated to conservation areas and playing host to the highest population of mammals in Africa, Tanzania is the perfect place to go on safari. Add to that the friendly local people who so willingly invite you into their villages, markets and schools, you know you are in for an extraordinary journey. Days are spent game viewing, evenings are with fellow travellers enjoying a sundowner drink and nights involve listening to the sounds of nocturnal animals. Iconic wildlife areas like the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire blend into lesser known, yet equally impressive parks, such as Lake Manyara, Ruaha and the enormous Selous National Park. Add a beach break at one of the well priced resorts on the island of Zanzibar to your safari to make your visit to Tanzania diverse and unforgettable. 12

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TANZANIA FLY-IN SAFARIS Tanzania has a wide selection of game lodges and tented safari camps scattered throughout its national parks. These are accessed by small aircraft flying from the major airports of Arusha, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar. The three day fly-in safaris below include a small selection of the lodges and camps we can assist you with. Packages below include: two nights’ accommodation per person, all meals, game activities, airstrip transfers and flights from Arusha airport return.

KIRAWIRA TENTED CAMP - SERENGETI Guide $2300 pp

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Kirawira Tented Camp is created in the style symbolic of ‘Out of Africa’. With its great access to the migration of the wildebeest, it offers actionpacked game drives. Each of the 25 safari tents are raised on timber platforms with glorious views. In keeping with the colonial theme, each has its own valet and Edwardian style furniture such as steamertrunks and four-poster beds.

Winner of numerous awards, the Serena is located near the western corridor providing easy access to view the great migration. It has been designed to blend completely into the landscape with the accommodation in a series of traditional domed ‘rondavels’ widely spaced throughout the grounds. In true safari style there are bush dinners and sundowner drinks while surrounded by the sounds of the African bush.

Nasikia Central Camp has 12 semi-permanent tents which retain the uniqueness and intimacy of a traditional safari camp. Each spacious tent is made from heavy duty safari canvas. The tents are side facing with a patio area, chairs and a table. Tents have an en suite and are furnished with traditional décor. The path of lanterns between the tents and the dining tent add a traditional safari spirit to evenings.

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Guide $3380 pp

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Guide $4220 pp

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Located 400 metres from the Mara River, this camp is simply one of the best places to be during the migration. Outside of the migration Sayari Mara Camp enjoys virtually exclusive use of an area which abounds with resident game. The camp itself is a chic blend of canvas and wood. It has a pool with savannah views and large, canvas guest suites. It is a private wilderness for discerning travellers.

Set outside the park’s north eastern border, this camp offers game drives inside the park, whilst also being able to offer night-drive safaris in its own concession. The camp itself comprises of a circular stone and thatched public area. The rooms take the form of luxurious stone cottages, making this one of only a handful of non-tented high-end camps in the region. The camp’s hospitality is legendary.

Positioned on the migration route, this stunning lodge offers nine stylish stone and canvas suites. Each suite has spectacular views through floorto-ceiling picture windows. Game sightings, from elevated viewing decks overlooking a waterhole and two infinity swimming pools provide recreation between action-packed game drives. Hand-picked staff ensure an exceptional experience.

NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE

NGORONGORO SERENA SAFARI LODGE

NGORONGORO CRATER LODGE

Guide $2070 pp

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Located high on the crater’s rim, Sopa Lodge stands well over 500 metres above the crater floor. It offers unparalleled views across the caldera. Its position allows guests to be amongst the first into the crater for game drives. Themed around traditionally circular African houses, this lodge blends perfectly with its surroundings. Spacious communal areas make this lodge a very social place to stay. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

Guide $2160 pp

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Hardly visible from the crater floor below, Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is built from local river stone to blend into its natural environment. The decor and artwork have prehistoric African influences, such as flaring torches which guide you to social areas at night. This award-winning lodge has 75 rooms with private balconies offering uninterrupted views of the crater far below.

Guide $4480 pp

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Offering exceptional views, the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge boasts a high level of service. It is a mix of European, West African and colonial architecture with masses of silver, gold and ruby adding to its eccentricity. Guests enjoy a private butler service in lavish suites. Deep baths filled with rose petals, lush lounges and fine dining are all featured. The service and views combine for a wonderfully decadent experience.

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TANZANIAN SAFARIS

SIMBA SAFARI 7 DAYS | LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CRATER - TARANGIRE The Simba Safari, referring to the Swahili word for ‘lion’, is our most popular Tanzanian safari. Travelling in 4WD safari vehicles, the trip visits all four of the country’s top wildlife parks. Visit Lake Manyara, experience the endless plains of the Serengeti, explore the Ngorongoro Crater floor and look out for elephants in Tarangire National Park. This safari should not be missed.

ARUSHA TO ARUSHA RS2725

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Price guide Standard: L$3315 H:$4405 Deluxe: L$3400 H:$4660 Standard Departs: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Deluxe Departs: Saturday and Monday Price includes: • transport and game drives in a 4WD (with seven windows) • English speaking driver-guide • meals on safari • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes This tour also departs on alternative days of the week in different accommodation categories. Please ask us for prices. 14

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Day 1: Lake Manyara National Park This afternoon you depart Arusha passing many picturesque African villages en route to Lake Manyara. The national park is famous for its tree climbing lions and flamingo population. Your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley, has stunning views over the distant lake. Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge. Days 2-3: Serengeti National Park After breakfast you join a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, returning to the lodge for lunch. Leaving Lake Manyara behind your journey continues across the stunning countryside of the highlands and into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you will start spotting game well before you get into the park. At just under 15,000 square kilometres in size, the Serengeti contains over three million animals. Most take part in seasonal migrations, unparalleled in nature. During your two day stay you will enjoy game drives in the national park. Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro, with a picnic lunch, viewing game en route. Your lodge is located on Lemala Hill on the uppermost eastern rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. The views to the crater floor from your room are spectacular. A major advantage of this lodge is its close proximity to the park gate allowing guests to be on safari in the crater within minutes. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch, 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. You will spend a whole day game viewing in the crater which is home to an estimated 25,000 animals. Grazing animals dominate with zebra, wildebeest, gazelle, buffalo, eland, hartebeest, warthog and rhino all common. A large concentration of predators, mainly lion, add to this unequalled wildlife experience. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. Day 6: Tarangire National Park Today you will head east to Tarangire. Famous for its huge elephant herds and thousands of distinctive baobab trees, Tarangire offers unique game viewing. The afternoon will be spent on a game drive. Tarangire Sopa Lodge. Day 7: Arusha This morning you will drive back to Arusha arriving in time for lunch. This safari is easily combined with a stay on the island of Zanzibar. You can fly there from Arusha airport upon completion of your safari. Choose our five day ‘Zanzibar Experience’ or create your own island stay using the hotels and beach resorts featured on pages 18-21.

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


SAFARI AND SPICE 12 DAYS | ARUSHA – LAKE MANYARA – SERENGETI – NGORONGORO CRATER – TARANGIRE – STONE TOWN – ZANZIBAR RESORT This popular five-star tour combines a small group safari and a stay on the exotic island of Zanzibar. Visit all four of Tanzania’s top wildlife parks including Lake Manyara, the endless plains of the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. Learn about the history and culture of Stone Town in Zanzibar, then retreat to your comfortable beach resort.

KILIMANJARO TO ZANZIBAR RS11150

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Guide L:$4750 H:$6850 pp Departs: Fridays and Sundays Price includes: • arrival transfer from Kilimanjaro airport • transport and game drives in a safari 4WD (with seven window seats) • English speaking driver-guide • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes • meals on safari • half board at Zanzibar Beach Resort • breakfast in Stone Town • transfers on Zanzibar • flight Arusha – Zanzibar

Day 1: Arusha Transfer from Kilimanjaro airport to your coffee plantation lodge near to Arusha for your overnight stay. Lake Duliti Serena Lodge.

estimated 25,000 animals. It is an unequalled wildlife experience. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Day 7: Tarangire National Park Today you head east to Tarangire, arriving at your lodge for Day 2: Lake Manyara lunch. This lovely park is famous for its tree climbing lions and This afternoon your depart Arusha passing many picturesque African villages. Your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley, elephant herds that drink at the Tarangire river in the dry season. The remainder of the afternoon will be spent on a game drive. has stunning views over Lake Manyara. The lake is home to over 480 species of birds including flamingo and Marabou storks. Lake Tarangire Sopa Lodge. Manyara Serena. Day 8: Stone Town, Zanzibar Days 3-4: Serengeti National Park After breakfast there is a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park before you drive to the Serengeti. The vast plains of the Serengeti guarantee abundant wildlife. The land here is expansive and endless. Scattered flat topped acacia trees offer shade and shelter to animals, making wildlife viewing easy. During your stay you will take morning and afternoon game drives which enable you close encounters with the local wildlife. Serengeti Serena Lodge. Days 5-6: Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast you depart your lodge and enjoy game viewing en route to Ngorongoro. Your lodge is set high on the rim of the crater itself. You spend a whole day exploring what is often referred to as the world’s largest wildlife menagerie. You descend 2,000 feet into the massive crater floor which is home to an

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

Today you end your safari and fly from Arusha to Zanzibar for an exotic end to your safari. Tonight is spent in Stone Town, the historic centre of Zanzibar. This former slave trading and boat building centre is now home to streets of craft shops, restaurants and bars and a fascinating waterfront seafood stall market. Zanzibar Serena Hotel. Days 9-11: Zanzibar resort This morning you will be transferred to your beachfront resort for four days of relaxation on the sandy beaches of this exotic island. Enjoy snorkelling and swimming at your resort positioned near the town of Nungwi at the tip of the island. The resorts has a series of five pools, and private beach, which is perfect for viewing the crimson sunsets. Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Day 12: Today you transfer to Zanzibar airport to end your journey.

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TANZANIAN SAFARIS

THE MIGRATION TRAIL 9 DAYS | ARUSHA - TARANGIRE - NGORONGORO CRATER - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK This exclusive small group safari utilises the locations of the luxury Le Mala safari camps to showcase the world’s most spectacular animal migration. Traversing the Serengeti annually, two million animals migrate north-west to greener pastures. Combining the Serengeti with a visit to both the wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park, this safari is an animal lovers delight.

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Guide L:$7200 H:$10100 pp Departs: Mondays Price includes: • transport and game drives in a safari 4WD with guaranteed window seat • English speaking driver-guide • return airport transfers to Kilimanjaro airport • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes • meals on safari • drinks (some exceptions) on safari • breakfast in Arusha • laundry • crater visit, Olduvai Gorge visit • 1 litre of mineral water per person per day on safari • safari guide book 16

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Day 1: Arusha Your African journey starts today with an overnight stop in Arusha, the gateway to the northern game parks of Tanzania. Mount Meru Hotel. Days 2-3: Tarangire National Park After your night in Arusha your safari commences with a two night stay in Tarangire National Park. Located alongside a riverbed, your lodge is the perfect base for game drives in the park. Famous for its tree climbing lions, Tarangire also offers one of the largest concentrations of impala in east Africa, with plenty of predators in tow. Nimali or Maramboi Tented Camp. Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Drive to Ngorongoro Crater, followed by game viewing on the crater floor. The crater is undoubtedly one of the most famous of Africa’s conservation areas and a place which offers a good chance of seeing the ‘Big Five’. The overwhelming beauty of the crater, combined with the abundant wildlife which resides permanently there, makes this day a definite highight of your safari. Lemala Ngorongoro. Days 5-6: Serengeti National Park Today you head to Tanzania’s premier park; the Serengeti. Located in the Seronera Valley, a region with ample water and year round wildlife, your five-star tented camp, Lemala Ewanjan, is a haven from the well trodden routes of the Serengeti. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

Between April and June, and again between November and January annually, this area receives the great wildebeest migration, one of nature’s most spectacular sights. Followed by a variety of predators, such as lion and leopard, the migration offers the chance of seeing vast herds of grazing animals and game viewing at it’s best. Lemala Ewanjan. Days 7-8: Ndutu / Mara - Serengeti National Park Stay in two well-positioned mobile tented camps which literally follow the path of the migration each season. This ensures you have ring-side seats to the spectacle of the great migration. Perched on the edge of a permanent marsh, Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp is the ultimate amphitheatre for the wildebeest migration between December and March. There is also the opportunity to view the calving season. While Lemala Mara Tented Camp is within touching distance of the Mara River where wildebeest and zebra cross in pursuit of greener pastures, often risking their lives. Lemala Mara Camp’s location offers terrific game viewing with practically no crowds. Resident wildlife numbers are exceptionally high here, but nothing compared to when the migration arrives, usually in July when the area turns into a wildlife extraordinaire. Lemala Ndutu Camp / Lemala Mara Camp (seasonal). Day 9: Kilimanjaro airport Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport on your final day. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


MOUNT KILIMANJARO Rongai Route Second cave SHIRA PLATEAU ROUTE

LEMOSHO ROUTE Shira Camp

Simba Cave Campsite

Third Cave Campsite Mawenzi Tarn Huts

Fischer Camp Hans Meyer Cave

Shira Huts New Shira Camp

Lava Tower Campsite

Uhuru Peak Arrow Glacier Huts

Kibo Huts

Barafu Huts

Barranco Huts

MACHAME ROUTE

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Karanga Campsite Machame Huts Kambi Ya Taabu Horombo Huts Mandara Huts MARANGU ROUTE

High on the list of African adventure seekers is the desire to conquer the renowned Mt Kilimanjaro, which soars to 5,895 metres. More of a trek than a climb, Kili proves a challenge for many as the ascent section is fairly quick and can cause altitude sickness. Most climb packages are seven to eight days in length with a night either side of the trek in the town of Moshi. Packages can start and finish at either Nairobi or Kilimanjaro airport, with transfers to Moshi. There are a number of routes to choose from, with huts or camping accommodation and all treks include guides and porters. The best time to climb is between July and September as the view is clearest. You can also add an extra day to assist with acclimatisation. Choose one of the routes here to stand atop Kili, the highest mountain in Africa.

RONGAI ROUTE 8 DAYS

ZT6356 | Guide $3120 pp Climbs depart: daily

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8 DAYS

ZT2201 | Guide $3050 pp Climbs depart: daily

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Nicknamed the ‘Whisky Route’, over 30 percent of climbers choose the Machame route. It is the only route where you camp throughout the climb, rather than stay in huts. This is seen by many as an added adventure. The route begins from the south, before heading east. It then traverses underneath Kilimanjaro’s southern ice field prior to reaching the summit. The Machame route offers extensive views and is thought to be one of the more scenic paths.

Avoiding the more crowded routes, the Rongai is the only route to approach the mountain from the north, close to the Kenyan border. Although gaining in popularity, it still has low traffic. It is the preferred route for those looking for a more remote hike as it passes through true wilderness on ascent. It is also popular with those climbing during the rainy season. As a less difficult route, it is recommended for those with less trekking experience. Experienced guides consider this ascent to be both easier and ‘less trodden’ than the main Marangu trail which it follows only upon descent.

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The classic Marangu route is the most wellestablished and is considered the easiest path to the summit, consequently it is used by almost 50 percent of all climbers. Nicknamed the ‘Coca-Cola route’, it consists of a gradual slope. The ascent and descent are done on the same path, so it can be crowded. It is suitable for those adventurers who are not particularly experienced in the mountains. It uses comfortable, dormitory-style mountain huts with solar power lighting.

A great advantage is that the first few days are the main elevation walking days, thus easing the altitude stress over the following days and preceding the final push to the summit. The trekking days are longer than some other routes and the inclines are steeper. It is better suited to more adventurous people and those with some hiking experience.

The real highlight is the walk from Gillman’s Point along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak, passing close to the spectacular glaciers and ice cliffs that occupy most of the summit area. Also the view as the sun rises behind Mawenzi on a clear morning views are absolutely magnificent.

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9 DAYS

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Lemosho is a newer route and is considered one of the most beautiful, with panoramic vistas on various sides of the mountain. It is considered high difficulty and gives maximum possible acclimatisation. It approaches the mountain through forest and moorland from the west, crossing the caldera of the Shira volcano and exploring the rock formations of the plateau, before traversing beneath the southern icefields of Kibo. It provides the best views of Kibo in the sharp light of morning and early evening. This route provides the time to enjoy the unspoilt wilderness of Shira Plateau. There is low traffic until the route joins the Machame route for the ascent.

ZT1948 | Guide $3600 pp Climbs depart: daily

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Nearly identical to the Lemosho route, the Shira route was the original western approach trail. Climbers using Shira should be confident of their ability to acclimatise, as it starts at a high elevation. Like Lemosho, this route approaches the mountain through forest and moorland and crosses the caldera of the Shira volcano before traversing beneath the southern icefields of Kibo. The final ascent is by the Barafu route. The views of Kibo are often stunning and the Lent Hills, close to the western flank of the summit cone, are very rarely visited.

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ZANZIBAR The name Zanzibar conjures up an expectation of the exotic and this island, a mere 45 minute ferry ride or a short flight from the mainland, does not disappoint.

Once a slave trading centre and a boat building empire, the rich history of Zanzibar is preserved, albeit at times in disrepair, in the old city of Stone Town. Travellers combine a stay in Stone Town with a resort package and take day trips around the island. Resorts here are good value with most offering half board as a standard package. Located on the beach, they offer plenty of activities to keep you occupied. With its Middle Eastern and African influences, Zanzibar’s architecture, food and ambience are sensational. Day trips include activities such as: tours to the spice farms that are responsible for the island’s nickname, sailing on traditional dhows, snorkelling and diving. All these combine to make it the perfect end to your safari holiday.

Bonus deals:

Zanzibar’s resorts offer value added deals. Honeymoon packages feature romantic additions, or special rates and “Stay Pay” deals, for visits over five nights, are common. Ask us for our current special deals.

ZANZIBAR EXPERIENCE

5 DAYS | STONE TOWN - COASTAL BEACH RESORT ARP913 | Price guide $850 per person

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Day 1: Stone Town Today you will be greeted at Zanzibar airport and transferred to your Stone Town hotel where you will spend two nights. Jafferji House. Day 2: Stone Town This morning your guide will entertain you with stories of the island’s past as you explore the narrow alleys of this historic town. You will visit many sights including the Old Fort, Peoples Palace and the vibrant central market. In the afternoon it is time to join our Spice Island tour. This entertaining tour introduces you to Zanzibar’s rural centre while you savour the tropical fruits and spices that gave the island its nickname. Jafferji House. Days 3-4: Coastal Resort This morning you will be transferred to your beachfront resort for a two night stay. Enjoy the many water sports the resort has to offer, relax around the extensive pool area or indulge in a spa treatment. Meals are a highlight with a focus on fresh seafood. Sunsets are unforgettable. Breezes Beach Club and Spa. Day 5: Zanzibar Airport Today you will be transferred to Zanzibar airport as your time on the island comes to an end. Zanzibar is only a short flight from the mainland. Add this package to one of our many safaris in Kenya or Tanzania for an all-round East African experience. Departs: daily Includes: two nights’ in Stone Town with breakfast, transfers Zanzibar airport – Stone Town – resort – Zanzibar airport, half day guided Stone Town tour, half day guided Spice Island Tour, two nights’ beach resort with half board. 18

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ZANZIBAR ACCOMMODATION TEMBO HOUSE STONE TOWN

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Price guide $465 per person This converted merchant’s house offers direct beach access in a town famous for its waterfront. Its location allows guests to stroll from major sights to the hotel in a few minutes. Tembo House has clean rooms with traditional decor. The pool, restaurant and outdoor terrace offer plenty of space to relax. Facilities include an internet café, laundry and Wi-Fi access. This hotel appeals to those on a budget who would like to explore Stone Town by foot. Includes return airport transfers, three nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily.

GOLDEN TULIP ZANZIBAR BOUTIQUE HOTEL STONE TOWN

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Price guide $325 per person The Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique Hotel is a replica of a historic building located in the centre of Stone Town, next to the ferry but away from the main road. All the highlights are within walking distance, as are shops, restaurants and nightspots. The hotel includes 35 rooms fitted with air conditioning, cable TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. The cafe offers snacks, pizzas and pastries, as well as a rooftop restaurant with harbour views. Includes return airport transfers, three nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily.

ZANZIBAR SERENA INN STONE TOWN

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Price guide $695 per person The Zanzibar Serena is ideally positioned on the seafront. The two restaurants specialise in seafood and have open balconies which catch the sea breeze. Each of the hotel’s rooms and suites have been designed in traditional Swahili style with high ceilings, shuttered windows and cool white walls. All rooms are sea facing and have romantic four-poster beds, a spacious balcony and a large free-standing hammock to help you relax Zanzibar style. Includes return airport transfers, three nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily.

PONGWE BEACH HOTEL NORTH EAST COAST Price guide $555 per person

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Protected by a coral reef one kilometre off shore, Pongwe is the perfect place to stay for water sport enthusiasts. The Pongwe Beach Hotel is a small complex of 16 traditional beachside cottages. The sea view cottages have thatched roofs made from woven palm leaves. All cottages have en suite bathrooms, with Moroccan styled showers and a private terrace. Even during peak season the atmosphere at Pongwe Beach remains relaxed, intimate and exclusive. Includes return airport transfers, three nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily.

SEA CLIFF RESORT WEST COAST

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Price guide $565 per person As its name suggests, the Sea Cliff Resort is situated on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean featuring panoramic views. There are 120 luxury rooms of which 96 offer incredible ocean views from the bedrooms and private balconies. This resort is a unique combination of modern facilities mixed with the original exotic architecture of historical Zanzibar. Facilities include two pools, the Shwari Spa and a water sports centre based on the beach a short walk down the cliff. Includes return airport transfers, three nights’ accommodation, two meals daily. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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ZANZIBAR ACCOMMODATION DREAM OF ZANZIBAR NORTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $755 per person Dream of Zanzibar is a large five star resort. There are 104 deluxe garden rooms as well as private seafront villas with their own jacuzzi and pool. The five restaurants offer guests an exceptional variety of dining options and the three bars have a relaxing environment. Facilities include two swimming pools, the Mvua African Rain Spa and a water sports centre. The elegant atmosphere of the resort is ideal for guests seeking a perfect hideaway. Includes three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers, all meals and drinks (non premium brands).

BREEZES BEACH CLUB AND SPA SOUTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $595 per person Fronting a pristine sandy stretch of beach in the south-east of the island is the privately owned sanctuary, Breezes. This hotel offers three standards of accommodation, including suites with their own covered outdoor lounge terrace. All rooms are tastefully decorated in ivory tones with cotton throws, teak wood finishes and Zanzibar carvings. Facilities include a palm-fringed pool, spa, spiritual awareness centre and dive centre. Includes three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers and two meals daily.

MAPENZI BEACH CLUB NORTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $700 per person Mapenzi Beach Club is set amongst spacious grounds on the east coast of the island. The resort has 87 rooms featuring canopy style beds and a choice of garden or sea views. Active guests will enjoy the dive centre and numerous water sports. Three restaurants, including a pizzeria and two bars flow from the pool to the beach. Mapenzi is a popular place with friendly staff and consistently good reviews. Includes three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers, all meals and drinks (non premium brands).

AZANZI BEACH HOTEL NORTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $560 per person Azanzi Beach Hotel is located near Matemwe village on the east coast. The 35 guest rooms comprise of eight suites, 12 luxury suites, nine villas and six deluxe villas. The guest entertainment areas feature multi-level viewing decks, a swimming pool and bar. The elevated dining area offers views of the ocean. Diving and snorkelling at the nearby Mnemba Atoll is spectacular. This hotel offers good value in a region which is traditionally top end. Includes three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers and two meals daily.

Z HOTEL NORTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $560 per person If you prefer chic hotels over resorts, the Z Hotel is worth consideration. Located on the beach at Nungwi the ‘Z’s’ decor is very modern. The 35 rooms are arranged into three, blocks with the sea view suites worth the expense. The restaurant, bar and pool add to the cosmopolitan atmosphere. Positioned in Nungwi the ‘Z’ is popular with well-travelled guests who enjoy combining in-house eating with nights out in the local village. Includes three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers, breakfast. 20

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HIDEAWAY OF NUNGWI FAR NORTH WEST COAST

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Price guide $900 per person Hideaway of Nungwi is located on the northern point of Zanzibar at one of the best beaches on the island. A member of The Leading Hotels of the world, this sprawling resort is set in beautifully landscaped gardens, atop a cliff shelf which leads down to a pristine beach. The expansive communal spaces offer chic lounge areas and a pool with an adjacent sand covered deck. Three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers. all meals and drinks (non premium brands) are included.

MATEMWE LODGE NORTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $1400 per person Matemwe Lodge is one of the best small hotels on Zanzibar. This exclusive resort is positioned opposite Mnemba Atoll, the finest dive site on the island. The 12 seafront bungalows each have a private veranda overlooking the Indian Ocean. In addition to two outdoor swimming pools Matemwe Lodge features a poolside bar and wellness centre. If you would like to combine active pursuits with indulgent relaxation Matemwe Lodge is the resort for you. Three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers. all meals and drinks (non premium brands) are included.

PER AQUUM ESSQUE ZALU NORTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $1040 per person Opened in 2011 Per Aquum Essque Zalu is located on the beachfront at east Nungwi. This five star resort has large open communal spaces. Facilities include three restaurants and a stylish bar. The infinity pool leads directly to the sandy beach. The 40 spacious suite rooms and nine three-bedroom villas are tastefully decorated. All rooms have balconies or patios with garden views. This new resort has earnt its reputation as a chic place to stay. Includes three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers and two meals daily.

BARAZA RESORT & SPA SOUTH EAST COAST

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Price guide $2080 per person Built for indulgence, Baraza resembles a Sultan’s palace with its shiny white façade leading to its turquoise coloured pool. Each one of the 30 villas has been designed to characterise classic Swahili architecture featuring dramatic arches. The spacious villas include hand carved furniture, brass lanterns, large bathrooms and a secluded terrace with a private plunge pool. Activities include water sports, a wellness centre and fine dining. Three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers, all meals and drinks (non premium brands) are included.

LA GEMMA DELL EST NORTH COAST

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Price guide $915 per person This sprawling resort is located at Kwenda beach. Modern in design the hotel has 138 rooms, all with a private terrace and sea view. The four restaurants and the three bars have nightly entertainment. For those who seek active pursuits the resort has its own dive centre, water sports complex and open air gym. Popular with honeymooners, this resort is indulgence at its best. Three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers, all meals and drinks (non premium brands) are included. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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EAST AFRICA REGIONAL TOURS

Kenya Lake Nakuru Nairobi Masai Mara Serengeti Amboseli National Park Lake Ngorongoro Crater Manyara Arusha

Tanzania

Tarangire National Park

NAIROBI TO NAIROBI ARP1954

U7L M G P S C7 Price guide Standard: L:$6250 H:$7685 Deluxe: L:$6400 H:$8100 Standard departs: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays Deluxe departs: Sundays Price includes:

• meet and greet transfer at arrival airport • transport on safari in a safari 4WD (with seven window seats) • transport during transfers in a coach or mini-van • English speaking driver/guide • meals on safari • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes This tour also departs on alternative days of the week in different accommodation categories. Please ask us for prices.

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EAST AFRICAN EXPLORER 13 DAYS | NAKURU - MASAI MARA - AMBOSELI - MANYARA - SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CRATER - TARANGIRE This small group safari combines some of the most popular adventures in Kenya and Tanzania. Wildlife abounds as you visit world renowned game parks, as well as lesser known areas. The focus is on game viewing, but you will also enjoy a visit to a Maasai village. With diverse wildlife and cultures, plus spectacular scenery, this is an excellent safari for those wishing to spend two to three weeks in this region. Day 1: Nairobi On arrival into Nairobi you will be met and transferred to the Safari Park Hotel. Safari Park Hotel. Day 2: Nairobi - Masai Mara Game Reserve Leaving Nairobi after breakfast you travel west to the game rich lands of the Masai Mara National Reserve, arriving in time for lunch. Situated in the Great Rift Valley the Masai Mara is Kenya’s premier wildlife viewing reserve with abundant sightings year round. Massive herds of wild grazing animals, prides of lions, troops of baboons and families of elephants all await you. Traditionally from mid-June to mid-October the Masai Mara becomes home to over two million migrating wildebeest and zebras. In the afternoon you take your first game drive in this remarkable reserve. Mara Sopa Lodge. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve After an early breakfast you visit a Masaai village to view this fascinating culture first hand. The Masaai are the most recognizable of Kenya’s tribal groups. Red cloth worn around their shoulders identifies them as a member of this ancient cultural group. In the afternoon you take a game drive to see the animals when they are most active. Big cat viewing is particularly interesting in the afternoons and this reserve has one of the largest concentrations of predators in Africa. Mara Sopa Lodge. Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru This morning you travel across the floor of the Rift Valley. Keep an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you arrive at Lake Nakuru in time for lunch. Lake Nakuru is one of the Great Rift Valley’s soda lakes. The park offers bird watchers the opportunity to view many unique bird species. It is also one of the few parks in Africa where both black and white rhino inhabit. You may also see the rare Rothschild’s giraffe. After lunch you take an afternoon game drive in Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.

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Day 5: Amboseli National Park This morning you continue to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride. The lake supports a large population of birdlife. Vervet monkeys and olive baboons live in the surrounding woodland. Next you head south towards Amboseli National Park. Your lodge offers the most dramatic backdrop in Africa, Mt Kilimanjaro. Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Day 6: Amboseli National Park Today you enjoy a full day game drive. Famous for its large herds of elephant and in particular the ‘big tuskers’, a day in Amboseli is a highlight of your safari. Pack your camera as the spectacular vista of Mt Kilimanjaro is something worth capturing. ‘Kili’ is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest freestanding mountain in the world at 5,895 metres above sea level. Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Day 7: Amboseli, Lake Manyara Today you drive across the Masai Steppe and into Tanzania. You first stop is Lake Manyara. Huge baobab trees dot the park and grazing Masai giraffe are found in the woodland. The shoreline supports an enormous population of birdlife including hornbills and giant pelican. Here your lodge is perched high above the plains with views of Lake Manyara in the distance. Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge.

Day 8: Lake Manyara - Serengeti This morning you explore Lake Manyara National Park. After lunch you depart for the Serengeti. This legendary park is perfect for game viewing from every angle. During your stay in the Serengeti you can try a hot air balloon safari, which is a popular optional excursion. As the balloon drifts over the plains you can view the animals going about their daily lives uninterrupted by distractions. If you would like to experience a balloon safari we recommend you pre-book the activity - it is well worth the cost. Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Day 9: Serengeti National Park The Serengeti’s flat plains offer ideal game viewing. At just under 15,000 square kilometres in size the park contains about three million animals. Most take part in seasonal migrations, unparalleled in nature. During your stay here you will take several game drives in the national park. Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Day 10: Ngorongoro Conservation Area After breakfast you depart for the Ngorongoro Crater, viewing game en route. Following lunch you continue towards the crater with a visit to a Maasai village on the way. In the late afternoon we continue on to your lodge. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is located on Lemala Hill on the uppermost eastern rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. The views to the crater floor

from the lodge are spectacular. A major advantage of this lodge is its close proximity to the park gate, which allows guests to be on safari in the crater within minutes. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast you descend 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. You spend a whole day game viewing in the crater which is home to an estimated 25,000 animals. Grazing animals dominate with zebra, wildebeest, gazelle, buffalo, eland, hartebeest, warthog and rhino all common. A large concentration of predators, mainly lion, add to this unique wildlife experience. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. Day 12: Tarangire National Park Today you head east to Tarangire. Famous for its huge elephant herds and distinctive baobab trees, Tarangire offers unique wildlife viewing. You may even spot one of the park’s tree climbing lions. The afternoon is spent on an extensive game drive. Tarangire Sopa Lodge. Day 13: Nairobi Today you drive to the Kenyan border, via Arusha, and on to Nairobi, arriving in the late afternoon. This tour can be combined with an island stay by leaving the tour in Arusha and flying to Zanzibar.

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THE BEST OF EAST AFRICA 13 DAYS | NAIROBI - OL PEJETA - MOUNT KENYA - LAKE ELEMENTAITA - MASAI MARA - LAKE VICTORIA - SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CRATER - MANYARA This safari has the major game parks and experiences in Kenya and northern Tanzania covered. From chimps to cats, Mount Kenya to the Great Rift Valley, and the Maasai to the Bantu; you will see it all. You will game drive in eight of the region’s national parks and conservancys, assuring abundant wildlife spotting. This safari suits travellers who enjoy full days on safari, affording an indepth look at these vast and fascinating destinations.

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Day 1: Nairobi On arrival you are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Nairobi Serena Hotel.

68,000 square kilometre lake for England and named it after his queen. In the 21st century it is a major transport hub for central Africa and home to many fishing villages. Lukuba Island Lodge.

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Days 2-3: Ol Pejeta Conservancy Drive north this morning to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, home to a high quantity of predators and the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in this notfor-profit conservancy, which is home to the largest black rhino population in east Africa. Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Days 9-10: Serengeti National Park Tanzania’s second largest national park, the Serengeti, includes flat plains ideal for game spotting and viewing. During your stay you enjoy game drives in this impressive park, which contains about three million animals. Cheetah and lion follow grazers throughout the year, along with elephant herds, giraffe and 500 species of bird. For those visiting during the migration, which traverses the park annually, there is the added opportunity of viewing animals en-mass. Serengeti Serena Lodge.

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Guide L:$7125 H:$9080 pp Departs: Saturdays Price includes: • transport and game drives in a safari 4WD with guaranteed window seat • English speaking driver-guide • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes • meals on safari • breakfast in Nairobi • 1 litre of mineral water per person per day on safari • safari guide book

Days 4-5: Mount Kenya National Park, Lake Nakuru Located within the national park itself is Africa’s second highest peak; Mount Kenya. This scenic region of Kenya is thought to be its most beautiful. During your stay you game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Known as one of Kenya’s major game parks, Lake Nakuru is home to the rare Rothschild giraffe and both black and white rhino. Serena Mountain Lodge, Enashipai Resort. Days 6-7: Masai Mara National Reserve Travel to the Masai Mara via Kenya’s fertile highlands. Look out for giraffe and zebra en route. Arrive at your lodge in time for an afternoon game drive. The Mara is Kenya’s premier wildlife viewing reserve and is famous for the annual migration from July to October. Mara Serena Lodge. Day 8: Lake Victoria Stay on an island in Africa’s largest lake; Lake Victoria. During an expedition to find the source of the Nile, John Speke claimed the

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Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater Drive to the Ngorongoro Crater and descend into this impressive caldera for an afternoon of game viewing. This natural zoo is home to the ‘Big Five’ and is considered to be one of the best conservancies in Tanzania. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. Day 12: Lake Manyara National Park Explore Lake Manyara National Park this morning. The lake harbors abundant birdlife ranging from pink flamingos to giant pelicans. Look out for the famous tree climbing lions. Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Day 13: On your final day transfer to Kilimanjaro airport.

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GAME PARKS AND GORILLAS 11 DAYS | KIGALI - GORILLA TREK IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST - ARUSHA - LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CRATER - TARANGIRE This journey is the ideal way to combine extensive wildlife viewing with a visit to the rare eastern mountain gorillas. Your adventure begins with a gorilla trek in Uganda. You then join a small group safari visiting four of the most famous game parks in Tanzania. Each day offers a new and unique African experience.

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Guide L:$5200 H:$6800 pp Departs: Tuesdays and Thursdays Price includes (Tanzania): • meet and greet transfer at arrival airport • transport in a safari 4WD (with seven window seats) • English speaking driver-guide • meals on safari • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes

Price includes (Rwanda, Uganda): • accommodation • private vehicle with guide • meals on safari • airport transfers • guided tour of Kigali

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• gorilla trek permit at USD600 per permit, per person

Day 1: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest On arrival at Kigali airport transfer to the Uganda border, then onto your overnight stay in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the Virunga mountains. Impressive volcanic peaks dominate the park and provide an ideal habitat for the mountain gorilla. Gorilla Safari Lodge. Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest You trek to visit one of the few mountain gorilla families remaining. Approximately 700 mountain gorillas are left in the wild and a visit to see them is an exceptional travel experience. You spend around one hour with a troop of these rare creatures as they go about their daily life. Gorilla Safari Lodge. Day 3: Kigali Transfer to Kigali. Enjoy a city tour of Kigali, including a poignant visit to the Genocide Memorial, which was erected on the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide in April 2004. Gorillas Golf Hotel. Day 4: Arusha Transfer to the airport for your flight to Kilimanjaro airport (flight not included). On arrival you are transferred to Arusha, where you spend the night, ready for your safari tomorrow. Lake Duliti Serena Hotel. Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park You drive to Lake Manyara where your lodge overlooks the

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lake. The national park is famous for its tree climbing lions and flamingo population. Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Days 6-7: Serengeti National Park After a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park your journey continues to the Serengeti, home to over three million animals. The Serengeti ecosystem supports not only the largest herds of migrating ungulate, but also the highest concentrations of large carnivores in the world. At a quick glance, the numbers are astonishing. During your two day stay you take several game drives. Serengeti Serena Lodge. Days 8-9: Ngorongoro Crater Two night stay at Ngorongoro Crater. After breakfast on your second day you descend 2,000 feet into the crater. You spend a whole day game viewing in the crater, which is home to an estimated 25,000 animals. This natural ‘zoo’ is a highlight of any safari in east Africa. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. Day 10: Tarangire National Park Today you head east to Tarangire, where you take a game drive. The park is famous for its huge elephant herds and thousands of distinctive baobab trees. Tarangire Sopa Lodge. Day 11: Arusha This morning you journey to Arusha, or Kilimanjaro airport, where your safari ends.

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WILDLIFE AND WATERFALLS 17 DAYS | NAIROBI - MASAI MARA - LAKE NAKURU - AMBOSELI - LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CRATER - TARANGIRE - VICTORIA FALLS This spectacular journey allows you to combine East Africa’s premier reserves and game parks with a visit to the iconic Victoria Falls. The first 13 days offer outstanding game viewing on a small group safari in Kenya and Tanzania. The following four days are spent at Victoria Falls. Overall it is an unforgettable experience.

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Days 1-13: Your safari showcases the abundant wildlife which inhabits east Africa. You visit six of the world’s top game parks and reserves during your safari, including the plains of the Serengeti, the highlands of the Masai Mara and the UNESCO world heritage site of the Ngorongoro Crater.

The opportunity to view a wide variety of wildlife is exceptional as you visit many of the world’s top game parks and reserves. Guide: David Livingstone Safari Lodge July to October offers travellers the chance to view the great L:$7390 H:$8750 pp migration move north from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara. Ilala Lodge The migration is a natural occurrence when two million L:$7200 H:$8500 pp wildebeest, zebra and other grazing animals, move between Departs: Kenya and Tanzania. It is not an annual event, as many take Thursdays and Saturdays it for, but a year round movement which follows variations in vegetation. However late June to late October is considered the Price includes: best time to view this phenomenon. Once the mass of animals • meet and greet transfer at arrival airport move north-west, traditionally in June and July, they must cross • transport on safari in a safari 4WD the Grumeti and Mara Rivers. As they dare to enter the water, (with seven window seats) • transport during transfers in a waiting crocodiles lunge to capture the sick, young, or simply coach or mini-van unlucky. • English speaking driver-guide • meals on safari • accommodation as specified • park fees and government taxes • 3 nights’ accommodation at Victoria Falls with breakfast and airport transfers • tour of the Falls, sunset cruise 26

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Game activities are enjoyed in the early morning and late afternoon when animals are their most active, or as full day game drives to allow the best possibility of viewing the large herds or grazing animals and their associated predators.

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To increase local knowledge you will be escorted by a local guide in both countries. Your accommodation is at a range of popular Sopa lodges chosen for their location and ease of access to good game regions. The lodges offer swimming pools and spa centres for time spent at leisure. Outdoor areas and decks offer views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the Ngorongoro Crater. A night’s accommodation at the end of your safari enables a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls. Please see pages 22 -23 for the day-to-day safari itinerary. Days 14-17: Livingstone, Zambia or Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Transfer to the airport for your flight to Zambia (flight not included). Listed as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls never fails to impress. A 1.7 km curtain of rushing water, the falls are a true African icon. Adventure activities abound with the opportunity to try your hand at everything from bungee jumping and bridge climbs, to scenic flights and white water rafting. During your visit you enjoy a Zambezi River sunset cruise and a guided tour of Victoria Falls. Your third day is free to enjoy the many excursions on offer. Choose from accommodation at David Livingstone Safari Lodge on the Zambian side of the Falls, or Ilala Lodge on the Zimbabwean side of the Falls. Airport transfers to suit your location are included.


UGANDA & RWANDA Withname The only 700 Zanzibar mountain conjures gorillas up an left in the world, spending expectation time with these of the gentle exotic creatures and thisinisland, their natural habitat is a mere 45 minute something only a limited ferry ride number or a short of people flight will ever do. from the mainland, does not disappoint.

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Limited numbers of ranger guided groups, with up to eight visitors in each, trek daily to spend around an hour with a troop of gorillas. In Rwanda the gorillas’ location is around three hours by road from Kigali. In Uganda a nine hour drive, or small aircraft flight, from Kampala / Entebbe takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where the gorillas inhabit. Alternatively, you can now visit the Ugandanbased gorillas by entering from Rwanda, which is a four to six hour drive. Permits, required for each gorilla trek, are organised by our tour operators. The permit fees help maintain tourism within the local area and sustain the gorilla’s natural environment. Extend your stay to further enjoy the stunning local scenery, encounter more of the vast primate population and visit local communities for a truly memorable experience in central Africa. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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UGANDA & RWANDA GORILLA ENCOUNTER - UGANDA 3 DAYS | KIGALI - BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST - GORILLA TREK For those wishing to visit the mountain gorillas, this three day trip offers the most affordable option. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, one of four forests where these primates inhabit, allows for cheaper permits than neighbouring Rwanda. We encourage you to stay longer in central Africa, however if you only have a few days then this tour is a great option.

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Price guide Basic $1400 pp Standard $1800 pp Deluxe $2500 pp Departs: daily Price includes:

• accommodation • private vehicle with English speaking driver/guide • 2 dinner • 2 lunch • 2 breakfasts • airport transfers • guided tour of Kigali if departing after 6:00 pm on day three

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• gorilla trek permit at USD600 per permit, per person

Day 1: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Today you will be met at Kigali airport by your guide before driving to the Uganda border. Your two night stay is at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, located high in Uganda’s mountainous region, affording spectacular views towards a chain of impressive volcanoes. This allows an early start tomorrow for your gorilla trek. Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest This morning we drive to national park headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers who will guide you on your gorilla trek in the park. Mountain gorillas are the largest of the great apes and they live in family groups of 10 to 30 members. It is believed that there are only about 700 mountain gorillas left in the wild. Your trek, to one of the eight families living in the park, is through thick jungle. When you first sight the troop it is common for the alpha male silverback to beat his chest at your group as a warning. Around one hour is spent with the troop. Gorillas pass their time eating, playing and interacting while you sit only metres away. Spending time with a gorilla troop is one of the world’s greatest wildlife experiences. After your trek you return to park headquarters, before transferring to your lodge for your overnight stay. Day 3: Kigali Today you will be transferred to Kigali airport. Those departing after 6:00 pm will participate in a tour of Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Kigali is a sprawling city set amongst a series of hills. During your tour you will visit the poignant Genocide Memorial prior to your airport transfer.

GORILLA AND THE GOLDEN MONKEY TRAIL - RWANDA 4 DAYS | KIGALI - BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST - GORILLA TREK - PARC NATIONAL DES VOLCANS - GOLDEN MONKEY TRAIL Combining a visit to the mountain gorillas and a trek to see the golden monkeys, this four day tour is perfect if you are keen to view two of the rarest primate species in the world. This magical journey really does make your stay in central Africa a special one.

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Day 1: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Today you will be met at Kigali airport by your guide before driving to the Virunga Mountains. Tonight you will stay amongst the thick jungle of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. A stay here allows for an early start tomorrow on your gorilla trek. Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to Parc National des Volcans This morning we drive to national park headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers who will guide you on your gorilla trek. Mountain gorillas are the largest of the great apes and they live in family groups of 10 to 30 members. It is believed that there are less than 750 mountain gorillas left in the wild. Your trek, to one of the eight families living in the park, is through thick jungle. When you first sight the troop it is common for the alpha male silverback to beat his chest at your group as a warning. Around one hour is spent with the troop. Gorillas pass their time eating, playing and interacting while you sit only metres away. Spending time with a gorilla troop is one of the world’s greatest wildlife experiences. This afternoon we travel back to Rwanda for our overnight stay. Day 3: Kigali This morning you will be guided through the jungle in search of a troop of golden monkeys. These endangered primates live in the forested vegetation on the slopes of Mt Visoke. In the afternoon you will return to Kigali for an overnight stay. Day 4: Kigali Today you will be transferred to Kigali airport for your onward journey.

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PEOPLE AND PRIMATES 7 DAYS | KIGALI - GORILLA TREK - GOLDEN MONKEY TRAIL - QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK - KAZINGA CHANNEL - KIBALE CHIMPANZEE TRACKING This aptly named trip encourages you to spend time with both the people and wildlife of Uganda and Rwanda. Offering the best primate viewing in Africa this tour includes treks to visit the rare mountain gorillas and the golden monkey, along with the chance to chase our closest cousin; the chimpanzee.

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Price guide $3300 pp Departs: daily (min 2 pax) Price includes: • standard accommodation* • private vehicle with English speaking driver/guide • 6 dinners • 5 lunches • 6 breakfasts • golden monkey trek • chimpanzee tracking • airport transfers • guided tour of Kigali if arriving prior to 10:00 am on day one

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Days 1-2: Parc National des Volcans, Bwindi Today you will be met at Kigali airport. Those arriving prior to 10:00 am will join a tour of Kigali before driving to the Virunga Mountains. On day two you will be guided through the jungle in search of a troop of golden monkeys. These endangered primates live in the forested vegetation on the slopes of Mt Visoke. This afternoon you will drive to Uganda. Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest The mountain gorillas are the largest of the great apes and they live in family groups of 10 to 30 members. Today you will trek to one of the eight families living in the park and you will spend around one hour with the troop. Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Today we visit Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will game drive in the park in the late afternoon. The park is home to about 95 other mammals and over 600 bird species. Day 5: Kazinga Channel, Mweya This morning you game drive along Kasenyi track viewing herds of buffalo and elephant. After lunch we take a two hour launch cruise along the Kazinga channel. The prolific bird life in the channel is amazing, with well over 550 resident species. A water-based safari gives you a different perspective of the surrounding wildlife. Day 6: Kibale National Park Today you travel to Kibale where you will undoubtedly experience the real highlight of the trip - chimpanzee tracking. During your trek you can also expect to encounter grey-cheeked mangabey and red-tailed monkey. Day 7: Entebbe This morning you drive to Entebbe airport, arriving in the early afternoon.

AMAZING APES 8 DAYS | NOCTURNAL SMALL PRIMATE TRACKING - KIBALE FOREST CHIMPANZEE TRACKING – ISHASHA PLAINS – BWINDI TWO MOUNTAIN GORILLA TREKS – KAMPALA A mecca for primate lovers, Uganda is also home to an array of grazing animals, predators and big cats. This adventure showcases the natural beauty of Uganda and provides an opportunity to visit the rare mountain gorilla, chimpanzee, colobus monkey and other primates. This is a fantastic way to appreciate this gem of a country.

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Price guide $6775 pp Departs: daily (min 2 pax) Price includes: • accommodation • transport in 4WD • English speaking guide • meals on safari • bed and breakfast in Kampala • return airport transfers • chimpanzee tracking fee • small primate walk • national park fees

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Day 1: Kampala You will be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Kampala. Kampala Serena. Days 2-3: Kibale Forest We head west to Kibale Forest. Here we take a guided nocturnal walk by flashlight and track the smaller primates such as galagos, bush babies and pottos. On our second day we explore the forest on a primate eco walk. Primates found include red colobus, an endemic species only found in this forest in Uganda, plus chimpanzee and grey cheeked mangabeys. In the afternoon we take a swamp walk in Magombe. Ndali Lodge. Days 4-6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest We drive to the Ishasha Plains, famous for its tree climbing lions. We then head on to Bwindi for a three night stay on the forested slopes of the Rwenzori Mountains. Bwindi is home to half of the world’s population of mountain gorilla. We enjoy two treks, viewing a different family group each day. You will be briefed by park rangers who will guide the trek. The mountain gorilla is the largest of the great apes and they live in family groups. Your trek, to one of the four families living in the park, is through thick jungle. Around one hour is spent with the troop. Gorillas pass their time eating, playing and interacting while you sit only metres away. Spending time with a gorilla family is one of the greatest wildlife experiences. Buhoma Lodge. Day 7: Kampala We take a long, scenic drive to Kampala through the mountainous area of Kigezi arriving in Kampala in the evening. Kampala Serena Hotel. Day 8: Entebbe After breakfast you will be transferred to Entebbe airport.

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VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE & ZAMBIA

Witness the thundering might of the Zambezi River as it drops 108 metres into a series of winding, cavernous gorges which flow-on to form a natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. At a width of 1.7 kilometres the curtain of water dowses you with spray as you explore the surrounding parklands on walkways built above the falls. But there is more on offer than just the falls. In recent years a range of travel experiences have developed in this region. From white-water rafting and village visits, to scenic flights and zip line canopy tours. Victoria Falls is one of the most activity-oriented destinations on the continent. Most travellers stay between three and seven days, often combining their stay with a visit to neighbouring Botswana. A range of accommodation styles is available and a plethora of excursions are on hand to make your time in Victoria Falls a highlight of your travel in Africa.

THE FALLS EXPERIENCE 4 DAYS | TOUR OF THE FALLS - ZAMBEZI RIVER SUNSET CRUISE - BOMA DINNER AND CULTURAL SHOW This four day package includes the essential experiences in the region, with the option of adding activities on the opposite page. Choose your accommodation from pages 32, 33, 34 to create your own personalised package.

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Day 1: Zambezi River sunset cruise On arrival at Victoria Falls airport you will be met and transferred to your lodge. At the lodge there is time to relax prior to boarding your sunset cruise in the late afternoon. The Zambezi River cruise is an impressive start to your Victoria Falls experience. You may see a variety of game, including hippo, crocodile and elephant. Spectacular sunsets provide for great photo opportunities. Victoria Falls offers a variety of hotels, and hotel style lodges, on both the Zimbabwean and Zambian side of the Falls. All feature manicured grounds, swimming pools and restaurants, with atmospheres ranging from classic colonial to riverside chic. A selection of hand picked accommodation features on the following pages for you to choose from.

Day 2: Guided tour of the Victoria Falls After breakfast you will join your guided tour of Victoria Falls taken on your lodge’s side of the falls. Accompanied by a qualified guide you will be given Departs: daily a brief history of the Falls and told about the local flora and fauna. After your Price includes: walking tour you will return to the lodge. There is time this afternoon to relax or • three nights’ accommodation enjoy an optional activity. You will spend the evening at The Boma*. This unique • breakfast daily cultural experience includes a buffet dinner of traditional dishes, along with • sunset cruise with snacks & drinks music and dancing which showcases the local traditions and culture. • guided tour of the Falls • Boma dinner and cultural show* • National park fee of USD30 • River usage fee of USD10 • return airport transfers

Day 3: Victoria Falls Today is a day of leisure. With so many experiences to enjoy in this region you will easily fill your day. Day 4: Victoria Falls After breakfast you will be transferred to the nearest international airport.

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VICTORIA FALLS ACTIVITIES

ZAMBEZI RIVER CRUISES

GUIDED TOUR OF THE FALLS

CULTURAL TOURS

HELICOPTER AND MICRO LIGHT FLIGHTS

The Zambezi is the fourth longest river in Africa and its calm sectors are perfect for small craft cruising. A selection of cruises is offered, with the Ra-Ikane, a replica of Livingstone’s own riverboat, being the most popular. Price guide $80 pp incl river usage fee

This tour showcases how truly impressive Victoria Falls is, statistically, historically and culturally. As you follow designated walkways your guide will fascinate you with stories from the past and present. Price guide $80 pp incl. national park entry fee

The villages surrounding both sides of the falls offer an insight into rural African life. The local villagers may invite you into their homes and proudly show you their land. These tours allow travellers the opportunity to interact with the locals. Price guide $90 pp

Helicopter and microlight flights depart regularly throughout the day and they offer spectacular views of the Zambezi River and the falls. Photographic opportunities are plenty, as well as the odd aerial thrill. Price guide $230 pp

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

WHITE WATER RAFTING

WONDERFUL WILDLIFE

CHOBE NATIONAL PARK TRIP

Victoria Falls is Africa’s adventure capital with plenty of gravity-testing options on offer. Bungee jump 111 metres from Victoria Falls Bridge, or take the gorge swing, hire wire, zip line or canopy tour. These activities will surely get your adrenaline pumping. Price guide $75 pp

Water sports on the Zambezi River are amongst the best in the world. The river offers challenging rafting with narrow winding cataracts. The walls of the gorge are up to 200 metres high and the scenery is spectacular. Price guide $190 pp incl river usage fee

Enjoy an afternoon game drive followed by a lantern-lit dinner, learn more about elephants during a personal interaction session, or take a stroll in the bush with rhinos. Perhaps add a canoe safari or a spot of fishing to your stay. Price guide $110 pp Prices are low season, minimum two passengers in Zimbabwe

Botswana’s premier park is just one hour from the falls and is home to over 80,000 elephants and an abundance of wildlife. This day trip includes a launch safari on the Chobe River and a game drive within the national park. Price guide $250 pp 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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VICTORIA FALLS - ZIMBABWE

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WEL841 | Price guide $500 per person This large, African-themed hotel has a private walkway to the falls and all the facilities you need for a relaxing break or a family holiday. Its three restaurants, four swimming pools and four bars are all decorated in African decor giving you the feeling that you are in the heart of southern Africa. The decor is full of character and forms part of the hotel’s persona. Located only a few minutes walk from the national park’s entrance, this popular hotel is perfect for travellers wanting convenience and good value. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, guided tour of the falls, national park fees.

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Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, guided tour of the falls, national park fees.

VICTORIA FALLS SAFARI LODGE ZIMBABWE

A historic icon built in 1904, the Victoria Falls Hotel is well renowned for its colonial charm and character, along with its exceptional service. The property’s 161 rooms were refurbished in 2012. The hotel’s Edwardian architecture and manicured, tropical grounds depict its grandeur. The immense terrace and pool area offers the perfect vantage point for gazing across to the Falls and it is here that nightly barbeque buffets and traditional high tea are held. As a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, this hotel should not be missed.

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WEL3679 | Price guide $635 per person This family-run hotel is a favourite amongst many. Ilala Lodge is situated a mere eight- minute walk from Victoria Falls. Ilala’s friendly staff deliver a personal touch, making your stay a relaxing one reminiscent of a bygone era. Each air-conditioned room opens to a balcony or onto the attractive gardens, all with views of the Victoria Falls spray. The lodge’s pool, restaurant and bar lead onto the outdoor terrace. The hotel, bordering the national park, is ideally located with easy access to town and all the sites the region offers.

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WEL3681 | Price guide $640 per person

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Located a mere five minutes’ drive from Victoria Falls this popular lodge has a deserved reputation as one the best places to stay when visiting the falls. Its open plan communal areas, and genuinely friendly staff, create a relaxed, social atmosphere. Built on an escarpment overlooking a distant waterhole the lodge had a tiered dining, bar and swimming pool area all offering resplendent views of the region’s colourful sunsets. The perfect end to a perfect day. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, guided tour of the falls, national park fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


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A’ ZAMBEZI RIVER LODGE ZIMBABWE

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WEL11153 | Price guide $565 per person

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On the riverbank, moments before the Zambezi River thunders over Victoria Falls, is a tranquil place where life takes on a different pace. A’ Zambezi is a stylish resort-style lodge where guests can enjoy a riverside location within five minutes’ drive of Victoria Falls town. Laid out in a crescent shape around a vast central swimming pool, the lodge offers both garden facing and river facing rooms. The modern African décor creates a relaxing atmosphere in both the rooms and the social areas. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, guided tour of the falls and national park fees.

ELEPHANT CAMP ZIMBABWE WEL3683 | Price guide $1265 pp

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Built high on the edge of the Batoka Gorge, in what is undoubtedly the most dramatic location in the region, the Gorges lodges are a mere 30 minute drive from Victoria Falls. Accommodation is comprised of thatched chalets and tented suites. Communal areas include a bar with viewing decks, a lounge with a fireplace and a pool. Both lodges include meals and two activities per paying night, such as a guided tour of the falls, a visit to the local village, or a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation, meals, choice of two excursions per paying night.

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Elephant Camp is a luxurious and intimate lodge within easy reach of Victoria Falls. The camp offers exclusive suite accommodation for only 18 guests in nine luxury tents. All suites face the gorge and boast a private viewing deck and plunge pool. The location within a private game reserve allows for close encounters with wildlife. All guests staying at Elephant Camp have the opportunity to meet and interact with the Wild Horizons elephant herd. Consistently a ‘top choice’ in review polls, this camp is one of our favourites. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks, mini bar, meet the Wild Horizon elephants, return airport transfers, transfers to Victoria Falls town, laundry. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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Zambezi Sands is situated within the western area of the Zambezi National Park on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, upstream of the Victoria Falls. The lodge has eight luxury permanent safari tents each with their own private splash pool. Every tent is surrounded by shady trees and offers river views. The main camp area includes a dining room, lounge and bar with a shaded outdoor deck for alfresco dining experiences. Zambezi Sands appeals to active travellers with experiences such as fishing and canoe safaris to enjoy. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks, choice of two activities daily such as river safaris and game drives. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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VICTORIA FALLS - ZAMBIA

AVANI VICTORIA FALLS RESORT ZAMBIA WEL3671 | Price guide $665 per person

DAVID LIVINGSTONE SAFARI LODGE ZAMBIA

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The Avani Victoria Falls Resort is a big complex with direct access to the Falls and a host of facilities that will easily occupy you during your stay. Located near the eastern cataract of Victoria Falls, the mist from the Falls is often seen drifting across this resort-style hotel. The overall decor is inspired by tribal architecture. The large pool complex appeals to all travellers, with children especially welcome. There is always fun to be had at this hotel and thanks to its affordability you will have some extra cash to splash out and really enjoy yourself. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, guided tour of the falls and national park entry fee.

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On the banks of the Zambezi River is the Royal Livingstone. This elegant hotel reflects a blend of old and new styles. Guests are able to visit the Falls using the hotel’s unique private walkways. There are 173 spacious rooms with private balconies, a dining room, lounge, sun deck and bar. The large swimming pool, spa and gardens are extravagant and the five star service creates an opulent atmosphere. The Royal Livingstone revisits an era when canapés were compulsory, croquet games common and the Falls were the ultimate African destination. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, personal butler service, VIP welcome, guided tour of the falls and national park entry fee. 34

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Set amongst bushland on the Zambezi River this charming 72 room safari-style lodge is situated half way between the township of Livingstone and the entrance to Victoria Falls. The lodge has spacious outdoor and social areas and each room has its own private balcony. Facilities include a spa and sparkling swimming pool with decks flowing out towards the river. The lodge has great views of the river providing game viewing on-site. Sunset cruises board at the lodge’s pier making it an ideal place to stay when visiting the falls. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, guided tour of the falls, national park fees.

TONGABEZI SAFARI LODGE ZAMBIA

ANANTARA ROYAL LIVINGSTONE ZAMBIA WEL3672 | Price guide $1250 per person

WEL3673 | Price guide $700 per person

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WEL3674 | Price guide $2150 pp

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Nestled in bushland upstream from Victoria Falls and offering a touch of isolation, Tongabezi’s five suites and six cottages are perfect for romantics and honeymooners alike. All meals, game drives, boat trips and a host of other activities are included in the rates, making this lodge great value. Tongabezi’s sister lodge, Sindabezi, is popular with honeymooners in particular, with suites built for ultimate privacy. The unique location, situated on an island, gives guests the illusion of being part of the river. Excludes national park fee. Includes: Return airport transfers, two nights’ accommodation, all meals, drinks (local brands), laundry, activities included at the lodge. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


VICTORIA FALLS REGIONAL JOURNEYS VICTORIA FALLS AND CHOBE 5 DAYS | VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK This journey combines Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and nearby Chobe National Park in Botswana. You will enjoy a guided tour of the falls and a Zambezi River sunset cruise during your stay. Your visit to Chobe includes game activities which bring you as close as possible to the park’s 80,000 resident elephants and a large variety of animals.

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Price guide Standard L:$1620 H:$1890 pp Deluxe L:$1790 H:$1895 pp Luxury L:$2460 H:$3575 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • accommodation and transfers as listed • breakfast at Victoria Falls • guided tour of the Falls (Zimbabwe side) • meals and game activities at Chobe (game activities may differ at each lodge) • beverages in Chobe* • Chobe National Park fee and Victoria Falls National Park fee • Zambezi River sunset cruise *except Chobe Bush Lodge

Day 1: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Transfer to your hotel. Late afternoon join a Zambezi River sunset cruise. Day 2: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe This morning you will explore the epic Victoria Falls. Walkways allow you to stroll amongst the falls themselves. Lookout spots offer impressive views of Banoka Gorge and the rushing white-water of the Zambezi. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of local tribal history and the escapades of early explorers, as well as an account of flora and fauna. There is time in the afternoon to enjoy one of the many excursions in the area. Days 3-4: Chobe National Park, Botswana This morning you will be transferred by road to your Chobe lodge which takes around two hours. Your start to the day will usually involve a launch safari on the Chobe River. The boats moor within metres of the riverbank where animals drink, wash and frolic. Elephant, hippo, water birds, buffalo, crocodile and puku antelope are commonly viewed from the river. After your boat trip there is time to enjoy the facilities of the lodge before you take a game drive in the nearby Chobe National Park. The park has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. Day 5: Kasane Today after a morning game activity (time permitting) you will be transferred to Kasane airport for your onward flight. Accommodation Standard: The Kingdom and Chobe Bakwena Deluxe: Ilala Lodge and Chobe Bush Lodge Luxury: Victoria Falls Hotel and Ngoma Safari Lodge

LIVINGSTONE AND CHOBE 5 DAYS | LIVINGSTONE - VICTORIA FALLS, ZAMBIA - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK Popular with travellers flying into Livingstone directly from the Kruger region, this trip combines Victoria Falls and nearby Chobe National Park. A guided tour of the falls and a sunset cruise are included. Your visit to Chobe features launch safaris on the Chobe River and game drives amongst Africa’s highest concentration of wildlife. Day 1: Livingstone Transfer to your hotel. Late afternoon join a Zambezi River sunset cruise. Day 2: Livingstone WEL3941 This morning you will explore the epic Victoria Falls. Walkways allow you to stroll amongst the falls themselves. Lookout spots offer impressive views across to the Zimbabwe side of the falls and the rushing white-water of the Zambezi. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of local tribal history and the escapades of early explorers, as well as an account of flora and fauna. There is time in the afternoon to enjoy one of the many excursions in the area. Price guide Days 3-4: Chobe National Park, Botswana Standard L:$1800 H:$2100 pp This morning you will be transferred by road to your Chobe lodge which takes Deluxe L:$1925 H:$2100 pp around two hours. Your start to the day will usually involve a launch safari on Luxury L:$2900 H:$4000 pp the Chobe River. The boats moor within metres of the riverbank where animals drink, wash and frolic. Elephant, hippo, water birds, buffalo, crocodile and puku Departs: daily antelope are commonly viewed from the river. After your boat trip there is time to enjoy the facilities of the lodge before you take a game drive in the nearby Price includes: Chobe National Park. This park has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife • accommodation in Africa. • airport transfers Day 5: Kasane • breakfast in Victoria Falls Today after a morning game activity (time permitting) you will be transferred to • guided tour of the Falls Kasane airport for your onward flight.

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• meals and game activities at Chobe • Chobe National Park fee and Victoria Falls National Park fee • Zambezi River sunset cruise • beverages in Chobe* *except Chobe Bush Lodge

Accommodation Standard: Avani Victoria Falls Resort and Chobe Bakwena Deluxe: David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Chobe Bush Lodge Luxury: The Royal Livingstone and Ngoma Safari Lodge

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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SMALL GROUP SAFARIS - ZIMBABWE & BOTSWANA VICTORIA FALLS, CHOBE AND THE OKAVANGO DELTA 7 DAYS | VICTORIA FALLS - TOUR OF THE FALLS - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK GAME DRIVES AND RIVER SAFARIS - OKAVANGO DELTA GAME ACTIVITIES This trip combines the iconic Victoria Falls, Botswana’s premier wildlife park and the wilderness of the Okavango Delta. You will tour the Falls and take small launch safaris on the Chobe River. A flight allows you to witness the wonders of the wetlands from above, before experiencing it at ground level at your exclusive camp.

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Price guide Standard L:$3600 H:$4870 pp Deluxe L:$4335 H:$5650 pp Luxury L:$6420 H:$9490 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • accommodation • airport transfers • game activities, park fees * • breakfast daily at Victoria Falls • meals in Chobe, in the Delta and at Ngoma Safari Lodge * • drinks (local brands) in the Delta • flights Kasane – lodge – Maun • Zambezi sunset cruise and tour of the Falls *may vary at individual lodges

Days 1-2: Victoria Falls Transfer to your lodge. In the late afternoon you board a Zambezi River sunset cruise, which is the perfect place to view wildlife on the river. On your second day you join a guided tour of the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls. There is time this afternoon to relax or enjoy an optional activity. Days 3-4: Chobe National Park Your two hour transfer takes you to your Chobe lodge. On Botswana’s far northern border lies the Chobe National Park, renowned for its vast herds of elephant and buffalo. Your lodge is host to your game activities during your two night stay. Activities include game drives within the Chobe National Park and small craft safaris on the Chobe River which allow you to get as close as possible to the animals. Days 5-6: Okavango Delta Today your scenic flight takes you into the Okavango Delta and onto your exclusive camp. Game activities vary in the Delta depending on the location of the camp and water levels. Many camps in the drier regions offer game drives in 4WD vehicles, as well as bush walks, while other camps specialise mainly in water based safaris as they are surrounded by water. A popular form of game viewing is the mokoro safari. Dugout canoes are propelled from the stern by a skilled poler-guide. This allows guests to view animals close-up. Day 7: Maun Your flight this morning takes you to Maun to connect with your onward flight. Accommodation Standard: Bayethe Guest Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Gunns Camp Deluxe: Ilala Lodge, Chobe Bush Lodge, Camp Okavango Luxury: Victoria Falls Hotel, Ngoma Safari Lodge, Tubu Tree Camp

ZIMBABWE AND BOTSWANA GAME TRACKER 16 DAYS | KRUGER - GREAT ZIMBABWE - MATOPO - HWANGE - VICTORIA FALLS - CHOBE - OKAVANGO DELTA This small group safari explores the amazing culture and natural beauty of both Zimbabwe and Botswana. Experience the Okavango Delta by traditional dug-outs, view animals up close on the Chobe River, discover the tribal history of Matopo and feel the spray from Victoria Falls. This safari covers it all, wildlife, history and culture.

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Price guide $3655 pp + local payment US$300 Departs: selected dates Price includes: • participation small group tour • transport in 12 seat safari vehicle • hosted by two guides • accommodation in basic guesthouses, cabins and tented camps • meals on tour • game park fees • game activities as listed

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Days 1-2: Kruger National Park Heading north we visit the remote top end of Kruger National Park. Enjoy game drives spotting lion, rhino and other animals in this iconic part of South Africa. Days 3-5: Matopo Hills We explore the ruins at Great Zimbabwe and then continue to the Matopo Hills. This is an area of dramatic rock landscapes steeped in tribal history. Days 6-7: Hwange National Park Hwange National Park is the largest park in Zimbabwe and it is famed for its large elephant population. We explore the park with a local guide on a full day’s game drive. Days 8-9: Victoria Falls Spend two nights in the town of Victoria Falls where you will enjoy a spectacular walk to the very edge of the Falls. Days 10-11: Chobe, Nata We head to the Chobe River. This region is known for its prolific wildlife. A highlight of our trip is the afternoon game viewing ‘sundowner’ cruise. We then pass through Kasane forest and onto Nata for an overnight stay. Days 12 - 14: Okavango Delta, Maun Our local guides take us deep into the heart of the Okavango Delta in a dug out canoe called a mokoro. Being gently poled through the network of channels is an experience not to be missed. We stay in a pre-erected campsite on a remote island in this amazingly dynamic environment and enjoy bush walks, bird watching and swimming in the clear waters. Days 15-16: Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Johannesburg We drive through the wide open spaces of the Kalahari desert on our way to the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. This is a community based wildlife project established to assist in saving the vanishing rhino. We make our way to Johannesburg where our journey ends. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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CAPE TOWN TO VICTORIA FALLS GRAND EXPLORER 21 DAYS | CAPE TOWN - FISH RIVER CANYON - SOUSSUSVLEI - SWAKOPMUND - ETOSHA - OKAVANGO DELTA - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - VICTORIA FALLS This epic small group journey travels through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Visit Namibia’s Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world, Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert and the wildlife rich Etosha National Park. In Botswana cruise along the waterways of the Okavango Delta and Chobe River. Your final destination is Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Spend time with the San bushmen and visits the salt pans of the Makgadikgadi.

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Departs: Selected Wednesdays Price includes: • participation small group tour • transport in 12 seat safari vehicle • hosted by two guides • meals whilst on tour • accommodation in basic cabins, tented camps, game lodges and guesthouses • game park fees • game activities as listed This tour can also be enjoyed as a camping tour.

Day 1: Cape Town, South Africa Watch African penguins at Boulders Beach this morning, then continue to Cape Point Reserve. Visit Hout Bay and the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Sweetest Guesthouses. Day 2: Cederberg Head north to the rugged landscape of Cederberg where you explore this rocky wilderness on foot. Sandriff Bungalows. Day 3: Gariep River, Namibia Stay at a lodge on the Gariep River. The river is perfect for swimming with clear, clean water. Gariep River. Day 4: Fish River Canyon At 550 metres, Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world. Watch a spectacular sunset over the canyon’s rim. Canon Mountain Camp.

Days 10–11: Etosha National Park Etosha is Namibia’s premier nature and wildlife reserve. Search for elephant, herds of antelope and lions around waterholes. Tarentaal Guest Farm. Day 12: Windhoek Windhoek’s charm lies in its blend of African and European cultures. Klein Windhoek Guest House. Day 13: Kalahari, Botswana Walk with the local San bushmen and learn about their ancient way of life. Dqae Qare San Lodge. Day 14: Maun Maun is the gateway to the Okavango Delta. Stay tonight on the banks of the Thamalakane River. Crocodile Camp. Days 15–16: Okavango Delta Journey deep into the Delta in mokoros (local dugout canoes). Stay at a tented camp and enjoy game walks, swimming and birdlife. Island Safari Lodge.

Days 5–6: Namib Desert The parched Namib Desert has endless orange sand dunes. Walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and watch dramatic sunsets. Desert Camp.

Day 17: Makgadikgadi Pans Head towards the shimmering, dry saltpans of Makgadikgadi. The pans are about the size of Switzerland and most of the time appear as a glaring, white, endless plain. Nata Lodge.

Days 7–8: Swakopmund Founded by the Germans in 1892, Swakopmund has a colonial feel and is a popular seaside resort. The town has excellent restaurants, bars and shops and is the country’s adventure capital. Hotel D’Avignon.

Day 18: Chobe National Park Enjoy game viewing, drinks and snacks on a ‘sundowner’ safari cruise on the Chobe River. Thebe River Safaris.

Day 9: Damaraland Elephant, black rhino, giraffe, ostrich and springbok have adapted to survive in this huge and rugged region. Brandberg White Lady Lodge.

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Days 19–21: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Victoria Falls is the largest curtain of water in the world. Remarkably preserved in its natural state, the Falls inspire visitors as much today as it did David Livingstone in the 1860s. Spend your days participating in a myriad of optional activities. Rainbow Hotel.

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BOTSWANA The Kalahari name Zanzibar Desert,conjures home toup thean traditionally nomadic San expectation people, sprawls of the over exotic 80 per andcent thisof island, Botswana. However it is the a mere 45 minute waterways of the Okavango ferry ride or Delta, a short which flight is the major drawcard from for many the mainland, travellers to does thenot country. disappoint.

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he Okavango Delta spreads over about 15,000 square kilometres of Botswana. Travellers can fly by small aircraft to isolated, fully inclusive lodges, or camp amongst its islands to view the wildlife of the Delta. Lodges here encourage animal viewing from water craft, allowing visitors to travel along the waterways of the Delta. Travel deeper into the heartland of Botswana to discover the Kalahari and the unique Makgadikgadi salt pans. Travellers can join tours journeying deep into the wilderness of Botswana or create their own personal package by combining a visit to the Delta with a visit to Chobe National Park. Chobe is Botswana’s most popular park and famous for its proliferation of elephants. Add on a trip to Victoria Falls for a full experience of the region, with the famous Falls only one hour road transfer from Chobe, or Kasane, the gateway airport to the Delta.

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ZAMBEZI QUEEN AND CHOBE PRINCESS 3 AND 4 DAY CRUISES | CHOBE RIVER CRUISE Away from the day trippers and in a world of their own, the Zambezi Queen and Chobe Princess fleet cruise the Chobe River. These luxury vessels make trips on the waterways of Chobe National Park. Guests can view animals directly from their luxury suite on board the boat or on included excursions.

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RG MDPC7 Zambezi Queen 3 days from $1595 pp 4 days from $2380 pp Departs: 3 day cruise Mondays and Wednesdays 4 day cruise Fridays Chobe Princess 3 days from $1230 pp 4 days from $1840 pp Departs: 3 day cruise Mondays and Wednesdays 4 day cruise Fridays Price includes:

• accommodation • meals • soft drinks, mineral water, drinks (except premium brands) • water based game viewing on tender boats • local village tour • tiger fishing when in season

Zambezi Queen The Zambezi Queen exudes pure indulgence. The first and second levels of the boat incorporate 14 luxurious cabins, each with a private balcony. Four cabins are master suites which include a private outdoor area. The top deck consists of the dining room, the lounge, a bar and a sunbathing area complete with a plunge pool. Food is plentiful with full cooked breakfasts, buffet lunches and fine dining at night - all meals are included.

Chobe National Park, including its waterways and riverbanks, boasts some of the densest populations of wildlife on the African continent. Teeming with life, this national park is home to the largest populace of elephants in the world, currently estimated at 80,000. Leopards and lions, buffalo, hippo, roan, eland, sable and giraffe can also be seen along the banks of the Chobe River.

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Chobe Princess With only four or five cabins per boat, the experience of cruising on a luxury Chobe Princess boat is intimate and low-key. Regular departures, and a choice of two or three night cruises, allows you to easily fit your cruise within your time in Botswana. As you drift down the Chobe River and enjoy incredible wildlife scenes, you can completely relax and enjoy a unique river safari experience.

Transfer and board vessel until 4.00 pm Sunset cruise Dinner on-board Zambezi Queen

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Chobe National Park 4WD game drive or a river safari Zambezi Queen sails the Chobe River Depart on small boat for water based game viewing

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Game activities, such as fishing for tiger fish and bird watching expeditions are a favourite amongst guests. Small craft are used to position guests close to animals as they visit the river to feed, frolic and bathe. Time on the Zambezi Queen, or Chobe Princess, is a perfect addition to a stay in Victoria Falls which is only two hours away. A cruise can also be easily combined with a fly-in safari in the Okavango Delta. We highly recommend this unique water-based safari experience.

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BOTSWANA REGIONAL JOURNEYS CHOBE AND THE DELTA 5 DAYS | CHOBE RIVER - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - OKAVANGO DELTA This journey combines a game lodge stay near the Chobe River with a fly-in safari in the Okavango Delta to ensure prolific game viewing. Activities range from dugout canoe safaris to guided bush walks and 4WD game drives. This package is easily combined with a stay at Victoria Falls which is a one hour transfer from Kasane. Day 1: Chobe National Park On arrival at Kasane airport you will be transferred to your lodge. On Botswana’s WEL3944 far northern border lies the Chobe River and Chobe National Park, an area renowned for its vast herds of elephant and buffalo. Game drives within Chobe National Park offer an opportunity to view the abundant elephant and other big game species at close quarters, as well as a chance to encounter large predators, such as lion. This afternoon you will enjoy a game activity. Day 2: Chobe National Park Price guide Standard L:$3000 H:$3995 pp Your day will involve a small craft boat safari on the river which will allow you to Deluxe L:$3535 H:$4850 pp get as close as possible to the animals on the riverbank as they drink, wash and Luxury L:$4800 H:$7470 pp frolic. Afternoons tend to include a game drive in the nearby Chobe National Park. Day 3: The Okavango Delta Departs: daily Today you will be transferred to Kasane airport for your scenic flight into the Price includes: Okavango Delta. On arrival you will be transferred to your camp and in the • accommodation afternoon you will embark on your first game viewing activity. • transfers from Kasane airport Day 4: The Okavango Delta • meals • drinks* (local brands) Camps in drier regions offer game drives in 4WD vehicles and bush walks, while • national park fees other camps specialise in water based safaris as they are surrounded by water. • game activities A popular form of game viewing is the mokoro safari. These dugout canoes are • flights Kasane - Delta Camp propelled by a skilled poler-guide. Maun (may vary due to the lodge chosen) Day 5: Maun This morning you board your small aircraft for your flight to Maun. *except Chobe Safari Lodge and Chobe Bush Lodge Accommodation Standard: Chobe Safari Lodge and Gunns Camp Itinerary can be travelled in reverse. Deluxe: Chobe Bush Lodge and Camp Okavango Luxury: Ngoma Safari Lodge and Jacana Camp

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BEST OF BOTSWANA AND ZIMBABWE 10 DAYS | MAKGADIKGADI PANS – MOREMI – KHWAI – CHOBE – HWANGE - VICTORIA FALLS Taking in the best sights, parks and experiences in Botswana and Zimbabwe, this small group tour offers great elephant, rhino and birdlife viewing opportunities and more. Discover the vast pans of the Makgadikgadi, the best reserves within the Delta, Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe’s premier park; Hwange.

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Price guide $3600 pp + local payment US$365 Departs: selected dates Price includes: • small group guided tour • accommodation in 3 and 4 star lodges, hotels and tented camps • 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners • transport in 12 seat safari vehicle • game activities, park fees and activities listed in the itinerary

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Days 1–2: Makgadikgadi Drive from Maun to the massive salt pans of the Makgadikgadi for a nature walk. These massive series of pans, created by an ancient salt lake , are thought to be the largest pans on the planet. The night sky is unforgettable. Planet Baobab. Days 3–4: Moremi Game Reserve and Khwai River Game drive in Moremi and Khwai River Reserves. Negotiate the rivers, lagoons, savannah and woodland. Look for leopard, lion, wild dog, giraffe, antelope and more. Khwai Bedouin Camp. Day 5: Chobe River Fly to Kasane. Enjoy an optional afternoon boat cruise to view elephant, crocodile and hippo on the Chobe River. Enjoy a spectacular sunset over the river from the lodge’s riverside terrace. Chobe Safari Lodge. Days 6-7: Hwange National Park Enter Zimbabwe to search for big game, in particular the park’s 50,000 strong elephant population which enjoy the diverse habitat of Hwange. Visit the Painted Dog Conservation Centre. Painted Dogs, also known as African Wild Dogs, are unique to Africa and they are among this continent’s most endangered species. It is estimated that less than 7,000 remain in the wild. Sable Sands. Days 8-10: Victoria Falls Join a guided walk to view majestic Victoria Falls. This African icon is surrounded by walkways allowing you close-up views of the rushing water. Victoria Falls has a vast range of activities to enjoy. Wildlife encounters, scenic flights and active adventures such as canopy tours, gorge swings and white water rafting on the Zambezi River are all available. Your time at the falls is at your leisure to enjoy your choice of excursions. Final day transfer to airport. Ilala Lodge. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


WATERWAYS AND WILDERNESS 7 DAYS | CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - MOREMI GAME RESERVE - OKAVANGO DELTA This safari visits three very unique regions of Botswana. Stay in the only game lodge in Chobe National Park and spend two days on 4WD and boat safaris cruising the Chobe River. Then stay in two distinctively different safari camps in the Okavango Delta, both chosen for their professional approach to personalised game viewing.

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Guide L:$5800 H:$8900 pp Departs: March to December daily Price includes: • accommodation in a standard room at Chobe Game Lodge • accommodation in tented safari rooms at Camp Xakanaxa and Camp Okavango • meals • drinks (excluding premium import brands), tea and coffee • game activities as hosted by the camps and lodge • park fees • road transfer Victoria Falls to Chobe Game Lodge • flight transfers Kasane - Camp Xakanaxa - Camp Okavango - Maun

Day 1: Chobe National Park Transfer from Victoria Falls or Kasane to Chobe National Park. Home to 80,000 elephants, Chobe also has buffalo, zebra, lechwe, Chobe bushbuck, puku antelope, lion, hyena and leopard. This afternoon sit within metres of elephants on a launch safari. Chobe Game Lodge. Day 2: Chobe National Park Your lodge’s location within the park ensures you are the first on safari this morning. Travelling in 4WD vehicles your ranger will impart their knowledge of the bushveld. Enjoy breakfast overlooking the riverbank and board a boat safari this afternoon. Chobe Game Lodge. Day 3: Okavango Delta Transfer to Kasane airport for a scenic flight into the Delta. The Okavango is the world’s largest inland waterway system and home to a host of wildlife. Facilities at your lodge include a wildlife reference library, an elegant main lounge, dining area and cocktail lounge. There’s also a fire pit where guests and rangers share the day’s experiences. Camp Xakanaxa. Day 4: Okavango Delta Your twice-daily game experiences here are tailored to suit the season and your preferences. Take in your beautiful surrounds on game drives and enjoy dinner under a star lit sky. Camp Xakanaxa. Day 5: Okavango Delta Fly to your second remote Delta camp. This camp has year-round water and specialises in game viewing by mokoro (dugout canoe). Enjoy small craft safaris, fishing in season and birdwatching. Camp Okavango.

Day 6: Okavango Delta Papyrus and phoenix palms flourish here and the waters provide a suitable ecosystem for many birds, hippo and crocodile. Your water based safaris allow you to encounter wildlife nearby to the lodge. Camp This package can also commence in Okavango. Kasane or Maun and end in Kasane or Victoria Falls

Day 7: Maun Fly back to Maun airport.

OKAVANGO EXPERIENCE 5 DAYS | SCENIC FLIGHTS OVER OKAVANGO DELTA - MOKORO SAFARIS - 4WD GAME DRIVES - DELTA FISHING This combo-camp safari offers the best of both worlds. By combining two camps you are able to experience all that the Delta has to offer. From 4WD game drives in the wildlife abundant Linyanti, to mokoro safaris on the waterways of the wild Jao Concession. This package offers an outstanding escape in pristine wilderness.

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TRMGD FP C6 B Guide L:$5335 H:$8170 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • flights Maun – Pelo Camp – Duma Tau Camp – Maun • meals • daily game activities • laundry • drinks (excluding premium import brands) This package can also commence/ end at Kasane or Victoria Falls. Please ask us for prices or seasonal specials.

Days 1-2: Pelo Camp, Okavango Delta This afternoon on arrival at Maun your small aircraft flight will take you deep into the Okavango. This scenic flight offers amazing views of the Delta’s waterways and small islands. Your days are hosted by the wonderful team at Pelo Camp. Nestled amongst date palms, jackalberry and Natal mahogany trees, intimate Pelo Camp offers five en suite tents which include an indoor and outdoor shower. Facilities include a tented dining area and lounge, an inviting plunge pool, a raised outlook deck for enjoying afternoon sundowner drinks, and an outdoor boma for evening meals. This small, eco-friendly camp is unobtrusive and allows for an authentic wet camp Okavango experience for the adventurous, and excellent wildlife viewing. Pelo Camp. Days 3-4: DumaTau Camp, Linyanti This morning you board your scenic flight to your second luxury camp. Overlooking the broad Linyanti River, DumaTau means ‘roar of the lion’, but it is the large herds of elephant for which the area is most well known. There are 10 luxurious, canvas-roofed en suite tents which offer views of the river. The same spectacular vistas can be seen from the expansive open deck, dining room and lounge areas. With easy access to a range of habitats, DumaTau offers day and night game drives and safaris on the Linyanti River during the wet season. DumaTau Camp. Day 5: Maun This morning you fly to Maun for your onward connection. Flights to Kasane can also be arranged from the lodge for those guests wishing to continue to Chobe National Park or Victoria Falls.

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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BOTSWANA REGIONAL JOURNEYS BOTSWANA WILDPARKS 14 DAYS | KHAMA RHINO SANCTUARY - OKAVANGO DELTA - MOREMI NATIONAL RESERVE - MAKGADIKGADI PANS - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - VICTORIA FALLS This small group safari journeys from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. During your safari you will experience the most prolific game regions of Botswana. Highlights include the pristine wilderness of the Okavango Delta, the vast salt pans of the Makgadikgadi, wildlife rich Chobe National Park and the iconic Victoria Falls.

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U12T L M G C12 Price guide $4095 pp + local payment US$300 Departs: selected dates Price includes: • participation small group tour • transport in 12 seat safari vehicle • accommodation in guesthouses cabins and basic tented camps • meals on tour • game park fees • 2 qualified guides • game activities as listed

Day 1: Khama Rhino Sanctuary Departing Johannesburg we head north to Botswana. The Khama Trust is a community based wildlife project established to save the vanishing rhino. This reserve provides prime habitat for white rhino, zebra and wildebeest. Days 2-4: Maun - Okavango Delta We drive to Maun where we spend the night, before leaving for the Okavango Delta in the morning. Our remote tented camp is located deep in the Delta. This amazing environment has large numbers of mammals and birds. We spend time on a mokoro safari with wildlife encounters in close proximity guaranteed. Days 5-8: Moremi Game Reserve, Maun Today we enter Moremi Game Reserve. We spend three days on game drives in the reserve which is thought to have some of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Botswana. Day 9: Makgadikgadi Pans Today we head to the shimmering salt pans of Makgadikgadi. This enormous flat landscape of salt pans and grasslands form part of the greater Kalahari Desert. Days 10-11: Chobe National Park For the next two nights we stay on the waterfront of the stunning Chobe River. We take an early morning 4WD game drive in the Chobe National Park and an afternoon sundowner cruise game viewing on the river. Days 12-13: Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) Our journey ends at Victoria Falls. The Falls are one of the seven natural wonders of the world. This region has become the adventure capital of Africa. Everything from helicopter flights to white water rafting can be experienced. Day 14: Victoria Falls Our journey ends today after breakfast.

UNTOUCHED BOTSWANA 9 DAYS | OKAVANGO DELTA - KHWAI RIVER - MOREMI GAME RESERVE - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - VICTORIA FALLS This guided, small group adventure takes you to Botswana’s most popular game parks and its lesser known gems. Accommodation is in popular game lodges and secluded tented camps. This is a magical journey incorporating the Okavango Delta, the Khwai River, Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls.

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Day 1: Maun Your journey starts today at Maun where you will meet your fellow travellers. Thamalakane River Lodge. Days 2-4: Khwai River and Moremi Game Reserve This morning we will glide between islands of papyrus on traditional mokoro canoes. Sit back and absorb the scenery as you are guided between the endless channels that make up the Okavango Delta. In the afternoon we reach our camp located on the famous Khwai River. Khwai is renowned for its large concentration of mammals. Its exceptional location makes it a regular host to elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dogs. During our stay we take a nocturnal game drive and a full day game drive. On our third day we spend a full day in the Moremi Game Reserve. Known as one of the most beautiful reserves in Africa, it has a dense concentration of wildlife. Khwai Bedouin Camp. Days 5-6: Chobe National Park We spend two days at our lodge, situated on the banks of the Chobe River. Activities involve small craft boat safaris on the river, which allow you to get as close as possible to the animals on the riverbank as they drink, wash and frolic. A game drive into the nearby Chobe National Park is included. Chobe Safari Lodge. Days 7-8: Victoria Falls A highlight of our journey awaits us today, Victoria Falls. At 1.7 km wide the Falls are an impressive sight. Walkways allow you to stroll amongst the Falls themselves and lookouts offer spectacular views of the rushing white-water of the Zambezi River. Victoria Falls is an adventure mecca. You will have ample time to enjoy yourself, with everything from walking with lions to scenic flights on offer. A’Zambezi Lodge. Day 9: Victoria Falls Our journey ends today at Victoria Falls. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

CHOBE SAFARI LODGE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK WEL3949 | Price guide $640 per person

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This sprawling lodge is located in Kasane on the Chobe River. Positioned for convenience and packed with facilities, it has become a popular option for those considering their budget. Accommodation ranges from river rooms to rondavels and luxury safari rooms with patios offering river views. There is a restaurant, two bars, a pool, squash courts and a spa. In addition to the included game drive and launch safari, the lodge offers optional fishing, village visits, dinner cruises and scenic flights. You will certainly be kept busy. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, one boat safari and one game drive. Excludes national park fee.

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Bakwena Lodge is a three star eco retreat on the banks of the Chobe River. The lodge comprises of ten rondavel-style chalets, a two bedroom family unit, five treetop chalets and a honeymoon suite. The main entertainment area is a social hub, offering a lounge, restaurant and Rain Tree Bar, which overlooks the river and the inviting swimming pool. Activities include game drives and river safaris, fishing trips, bird watching, nature walks and cultural tours. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, choice of two activities per night stay as hosted by the lodge, national park fee, beverages (local brands), return airport transfers. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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Opened in 2013, Chobe Bush Lodge is less than 10 minutes from the entrance to Chobe National Park. The lodge has very spacious communal areas covered by a thatched roof leading to open grassed areas. Each of the 38 spacious luxury en suite rooms have an open plan bathroom featuring a bath and shower. Lower ground rooms have verandas, while second storey rooms have balconies with views towards Chobe National Park. There are four large family rooms consisting of two separate bedrooms, each with en suite facilities. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, one boat safari and one game drive. Excludes national park fee.

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The only permanent lodge located within the north of the national park, Chobe Game Lodge is famous for its range of activities. Due to its enviable position access to wildlife is easy. Professional guides are available to give wildlife talks, astronomy lectures and walking safaris. The lodge has 47 rooms all with private terraces which face the river. Facilities include a swimming pool, beauty spa and gym and a complimentary mini-bar. The riverside bar and boma add to the lodge’s stylish, yet relaxed atmosphere. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, two game activities daily (time permitting) and drinks (local brands), return airport transfers. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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CHOBE REGION

CAMP KUZUMA CHOBE REGION CK6433 | Price guide $1580 pp

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A mere 45 minute road transfer from Kasane is the intimate and exclusive Camp Kuzuma. Bordering the Kuzuma Pans, the camp is famous for its high concentration of predators. Prides of lion are often seen directly from the camp. Each of the five luxurious tents is designed to capture the ambience of a 19th century safari. The deck and pool overlook a floodlit waterhole, which is frequented by an abundance of wildlife. A large canvassed tent with an openplan bar and lounge complement your authentic safari experience.

Imagine a 180 degree unobstructed view from your own villa, perched on stilts overhanging the Chobe River, and you are envisaging a stay at Chobe Water Villas. The open plan lounge and bedroom, including a private front and rear terrace, covers 85 square metres in these spacious villas. A meer 15 minutes’ boat transfer from Kasane, on the Namibian side of the Chobe River, this lodge encompasses every indulgence. Fine dining, inclusive game activities and freshly prepared sundowner drinks are a few of the experiences you will enjoy at Chobe’s newest five-star lodge.

Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, drinks (local brands), return transfer from Kasane to the lodge.

Includes: Two nights’ accommodation,meals,two game activities daily per night, drinks (local brands), road and boat transfer from Kasane.

MUCHENJE SAFARI LODGE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK WEL6429 | Guide L:$1200 H:$2000 pp

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This popular lodge is one of the few which access the Chobe River system from the western side. As a result guests often find themselves almost alone in one of the highest volume game viewing areas in Africa. Set on a ridge in Chobe Forest Reserve, the lodge has 10 wooden chalets each with views over the floodplain. The communal areas are well designed and include a pool and open sided dining area. The atmosphere is typically Botswanan with friendly, yet professional staff catering to your every need.

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WEL6431 | Guide L:$1460 H:$2520 pp

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This intimate lodge, located atop an escarpment, offers game activities in the undisturbed west of the Chobe region. The six private suites and two triple suites are spacious, with large picture windows affording grand views, and a private deck with plunge pool. The communal areas include a lounge area, dining room, bar, pool deck and swimming pool. Guided walks, game drives and launch safaris are all conducted by the lodge’s very professional rangers. Ngoma provides a luxury refuge for those seeking a tranquil safari. Includes: Two night’s accommodation, meals, two game activities daily (time permitting), drinks (local brands), a return transfer Kasane airport to the lodge.

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


OKAVANGO DELTA LUXURY FLY-IN SAFARIS

KWANDO KARA CAMP CHOBE REGION

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WEL6435 | Guide L:$2100 H:$3300 pp

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This rustic tented camp is located in a private concession in the north of the Okavango Delta, overlooking a secluded lagoon. The property offers both dry and wet safari experiences due to its location near permanent waterways of the Delta, as well as expansive dry land areas. Accommodation includes eight traditionally styled tents built on raised decks, which offer superb views of the nearby lagoon. Surrounding African ebony and mangosteen trees keep the camp cool and encourage hundreds of birds. Kwara offers safari game drives and walks, mokoro rides (traditional canoe) and power boating and fishing. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, two game activities daily, drinks (local brands), national park fees and return small aircraft transfers from Maun.

Gunns Camp offers travellers of all budgets the chance to experience the remote wilderness of the Okavango Delta. One of the original Delta camps, this rustic lodge remains popular. It offers water based safaris and mokoro rides with an emphasis on walking safaris if the water levels recede. This vintage safari camp has six Meru-style tents with en suite bathrooms. The tents and communal areas are on separate islands which are joined by wooden walkways, adding a little fun and adventure to your stay.

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On the private Matsebe concession, situated in the heart of the Delta, you will find lovely Pom Pom Camp. The permanent lagoon surrounding the camp provides endless views. Primarily known as a ‘wet’ camp from July to October, this property offers launch and mokoro expeditions as well as game drives in the drier months. The nine luxury safari tents, including one family tent, are surrounded by decking. The cozy lounge, dining and pool area are constructed of thatch and canvas, giving this friendly camp a truly authentic atmosphere. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities daily, drinks (local brands), national park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities daily, drinks (local brands), laundry, park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun.

WEL6438 | Guide L:$1995 H:$2760 pp

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A mere 20 minute scenic flight from Maun, this mid-sized camp is located within the game-rich seasonal floodplains of the Moremi Game Reserve. It offers popular ‘wet’ game activities such as mokoro trips, motorised safaris and bush walks. The 16 vintage en suite tents include a family tent. The dining room and lounge are covered by a thatched roof that leads to the shaded pool. An open deck surrounds the social areas, providing the sensation of the camp literally floating on the floodplains. This design allows for game viewing directly from the lodge. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities daily, drinks (local brands), national park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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OKAVANGO DELTA LUXURY FLY-IN SAFARIS All lodge packages include: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), laundry, game activities daily, national park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun. Low season (L) High season (H) These packages can also commence or end at Kasane or Victoria Falls. Please ask us for prices.

PELO CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA

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Guide L:$2020 H:$2700 pp Nestled amongst date palms, jackalberry and Natal mahogany trees, intimate Pelo Camp offers five en suite tents which include an indoor and outdoor shower. Facilities include a tented dining area and lounge, an inviting plunge pool, a raised outlook deck for enjoying afternoon sundowner drinks, and an outdoor boma for evening meals. This small, eco-friendly camp is unobtrusive and allows for an authentic wet camp Okavango experience for the adventurous, and excellent wildlife viewing.

CHITABE CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA

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Guide L:$3600 H:$5400 pp In the south-east of the Okavango Delta on a private concession is Chitabe Camp. Surrounded by open floodplains, waterways, marshlands, dry acacia and mopane woodland and open grasslands, the area’s diversity offers superb game viewing. Predators, in particular wild dogs, feature heavily in these parts. The property consists of eight spacious Meru-style tents built on elevated wooden decks. The thatched dining, pub and lounge area offers views across the floodplains, and there’s a pool to cool off in.

SAVUTI CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA - LINYANTI CONCESSION

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Guide L:$3000 H:$5050 pp This intimate camp is situated in the private Linyanti Concession along the Savute Channel. Accommodation is offered in seven large walk-in en suite tents that are raised off the ground and face the Channel, which harbours hippo and a plethora of birdlife. From the camp’s thatched dining area, a small pool and large viewing area with a fire pit extend outwards on raised wooden decks, providing a wonderful view of the water and its wildlife. Savute’s concession provides exclusive access to land and water-based wildlife.

JACANA CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA - JAO CONCESSION Guide L:$2620 H:$3830 pp

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Located in the beautiful Jao Concession in the west of the Delta, Jacana Camp exudes authenticity. It is intimate, with just five Merustyle tents. Meals are taken in the outdoor boma and sundowners are enjoyed around the open pit fire. During the winter months it is primarily a wet camp, offering motorboat and mokoro safaris. In summer, November to April, there is a good mix of water safaris and land based game drives. Secluded and remote, Jacana is a real gem.

KINGS POOL OKAVANGO DELTA - LINYANTI CONCESSION Guide L:$4050 H:$7480

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Renowned for some of the best game viewing in the world, East Linyanti concession is home to the very exclusive Kings Pool Camp. This legendary camp has nine spacious guest suites, each with a private plunge pool and deck. The lavishly decorated communal areas are built on raised decks with views across the adjacent Oxbow Lake. Two unique eye-level hides offer an opportunity to encounter wildlife in close proximity, you can almost touch the animals. 46

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Guide L:$2375 H:$3590 pp Enchanting Camp Okavango sits in the heart of the Okavango delta on Nxaraga Island. The camp accommodates just 24 guests in African – style safari suites on raised teak platforms with private viewing decks. The communal areas include a sun deck with plunge pool and an expansive open-air patio where evenings around the fire can be enjoyed. This recently renovated camp offers motorised boat and mokoro safaris, along with bush walks, seasonal fishing and the option to track larger game.

All lodge packages include: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), laundry, game activities daily, national park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun. Low season (L) High season (H) These packages can also commence or end at Kasane or Victoria Falls. Please ask us for prices.

CAMP MOREMI OKAVANGO DELTA - MOREMI GAME RESERVE Guide L:$2375 H:$3590 pp

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Re-opening in April 2018 after a total rebuild, Camp Moremi sits within the wildlife abundant Xakanaxa lagoon area. Game drives in open 4WD vehicles, or small boats, offer frequent sightings of lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and a variety of animal and bird species. African style safari tents house 24 guests and an elevated communal area comprising of a main lounge, dining room, cocktail bar and a secluded pool create a true sense of the African wilderness.

SAVUTE SAFARI LODGE CHOBE - SAVUTE Guide L:$2375 H:$3590 pp

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Overlooking the Savuti Channel, this 12 suite safari lodge boasts an expansive viewing deck and swimming pool which face the parklands for prime wildlife viewing. Renowned for its population of bull elephants and big cats, the area surrounding the lodge is animal rich. Guests are taken on open 4WD game drives into the Savuti National Park, including a visit to the village of Savuti. The good reputation of this lodge attracts many well-travelled guests.

XUGANA ISLAND LODGE OKAVANGO DELTA - XUGANA CONCESSION Guide L:$2375 H:$3590 pp

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Located within the Okavango Delta, Xugana Island Lodge is the perfect retreat from which to explore this incredible water wilderness. The camp comprises of eight reed and thatch lagoonfacing chalets, each with an enlarged private viewing deck. The open-sided lounge, bar and dining areas are shaded by a canopy of ebony trees. Guests can explore by motor boat or mokoro, try their hand at fishing for tiger fish, or take guided safari walks.

CAMP XAKANAXA OKAVANGO DELTA - MOREMI GAME RESERVE Guide L:$2375 H:$3590 pp

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Located in the heart of the Moremi Game Reserve, Camp Xakanaxa overlooks the Xakanaxa Lagoon, which affords it year round water and land based activities. The camp comprises of 12 spacious, rustic tents with en suite showers and a private viewing deck. Set on raised wooden platforms under the shade of towering trees, Xakanaxa’s thatched dining room, lounge area and swimming pool provide a restful sanctuary with magnificent Khwai river views. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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OKAVANGO DELTA LUXURY FLY-IN SAFARIS

SANCTUARY BAINES’ CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA - STANLEY’S PRIVATE CONCESSION WEL3696 | Guide L:$2675 H:$5050 pp

Over the last 18 years Sanctuary Retreats have built a reputation as one of Africa’s most eco-friendly tourism identities. In Botswana their three camps operate on an environmentally sustainable basis so crucial to protecting this vulnerable region. All projects are supported by local communities. The secluded camps create an authentic safari experience with the addition of luxury facilities. Time spent at a Sanctuary Retreat is a guilt free indulgence in one of the world’s last pristine wildernesses.

SANCTUARY STANLEY’S CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA - STANLEY’S PRIVATE CONCESSION WEL6453 | Guide L:$2250 H:$4090 pp

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This authentic camp, positioned in the east of the Delta, has eight traditional style tents. Each is individually designed and furnished with African antiques that hark back to the early explorers and colonialists. Stanley’s Camp can host unique walking safaris and night game drives as it is located on a 260,000 acre private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve. Guests can also enjoy the ‘Living with Elephants’ experience by joining two semi-habituated elephants as they take their daily stroll. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities daily, drinks (local brands), laundry, park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun. 48

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Baines’ Camp is an intimate environmentally-friendly camp. The five suites are luxuriously designed with stunning decor and four-poster beds. Your bed can even be placed on your private wooden deck for a night to remember. For an unforgettable experience, try bushwalking with elephants! Three semihabituated elephants, Jabu, Thembi and Morula, were orphaned nearby and now take guests on walks. Baines’ is a five star camp with service of a high standard and it offers extra activities such as fishing. Its popularity is well deserved. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities daily, drinks (local brands), laundry, park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun.

SANCTUARY CHIEF’S CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA - MOREMI GAME RESERVE WEL3697 | Guide L:$3890 H:$8400 pp

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Once a royal hunting ground owned by Chief Moremi, Chief’s Island is now home to Chief’s Camp. This area is prolific with game with a reputation as the predator capital of Africa. The 10 bush pavilions concealed by jackal berry trees, each with a spacious deck, plunge pool and indoor and outdoor showers. New to the camp is the Geoffrey Kent Suite; two connecting pavilions with private kitchen, lounge, boma, vehicle, chef, guide and house keeper. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities daily, drinks (local brands), laundry, park fees and return small aircraft flights from Maun.

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SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa has something for everyone, from shark diving at Gansbaai and cycling through the Cape Winelands, to excellent game parks and the town of Soweto, which inspired a revolution in 1976.

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outh Africa is a melting pot of African, English and Dutch influences, which combined make for an interesting blend of people, food, customs and architecture. Its cities and towns are easy to navigate if self driving, or you can choose from a number of organised tours if preferred. South Africa is one of the few countries in Africa that offers a wide range of hotels, resorts and lodges. With numerous national parks, a beautiful coastline and the famous Garden Route to explore, the opportunities to enjoy outdoor experiences and game viewing in South Africa are endless. Many game lodges are located in private park concessions, enabling the lodge-based rangers to track even the most elusive animals to within metres of your safari vehicle. With all this on offer there is never a dull moment on a South African holiday. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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JOURNEYS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

ULTIMATE SOUTHERN AFRICA 18 DAYS | KRUGER GAME LODGE - CAPE TOWN - OUDTSHOORN - KNYSNA - CAPE AGULHAS - HERMANUS - OKAVANGO DELTA - CHOBE GAME LODGE - VICTORIA FALLS This truly is the ultimate journey in southern Africa. Each day brings a range of new sights, people and activities. You visit Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Johannesburg. You will join a four day, small group tour of the famous Garden Route. Stay in private game lodges in the Greater Kruger National Park, Chobe National Park and the pristine wilderness of the Okavango Delta. If you wish to truly experience Africa, and have the time and budget, this is the trip for you.

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U14LTMDG RFPSC12 B Guide L:$8300 H:$9200 pp Departs: Tuesdays*, Thursdays and Saturdays*

Days 1-3: Kruger Arrive at the nearest Kruger airport and transfer to your game lodge. A typical day on safari consists of a morning game drive followed by a late breakfast. This is ‘big five’ country and expert Shangaan trackers readily seek out predators whilst on safari. After the drive there is time for a swim in the pool or relax. Following lunch and afternoon tea, your second game drive includes a stop for sundowner drink in the bush. The drive will take you into the early evening to view nocturnal animals. Dinner is buffet style in the open sided dining room. Chisomo Safari Camp.

Days 4-6: Cape Town After your last morning game drive you fly to Cape Town (flight • half day Cape Town tour • garden not included). Transfer to your hotel located on the vibrant route guided tour (four meals harbour side of the V&A Waterfront. On your second day enjoy a • and excursions as listed) scenic helicopter flight overv Victoria Falls guided half day city tour which ends with a journey by cable car • breakfast daily in Victoria Falls • to the top of Table Mountain (ticket not included). The next day Victoria Falls sunset cruise • tour of is at leisure. Protea Breakwater Lodge. Price includes:

• accommodation • airport transfers

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Days 7-11: Guided Garden Route tour, Cape Town Join your group guided tour and visit the 20 million year old limestone Cango Caves, before arriving in Oudtshoorn. Enjoy an ostrich farm tour, then travel to Knysna and board a sunset cruise on the popular Knysna lagoon. Visit the Dias Museum Complex at Mossel Bay en route to the Garden Route Game Lodge. Take a game drive at the lodge, before driving 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

to Arniston located near the warm Indian Ocean. Journey to the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas. Continue to the coastal town of Hermanus, renowned for its whale watching, before returning to Cape Town. Hlangana Country Lodge, Knysna Quays, Garden Route Game Lodge, Arniston Spa, Breakwater Lodge. Days 12-13: Okavango Delta Fly to Maun (flight not included). Board your scenic flight into the wilds of the Okavango Delta. Your luxury tented camp lies on a small island amongst the waterways. Your time in this region is spent on guided nature walks, mokoro boat trips and water based safaris. Gunns Camp. Days 14–15: Chobe National Park Take a small aircraft flight to Kasane. In Botswana’s far north lies the Chobe National Park, renowned for its abundant wildlife and elephant population. Your lodge hosts your game activities during your two-night stay. Enjoy a game drive in Chobe National Park and a boat safari on the Chobe River. Chobe Safari Lodge. Days 16-18: Victoria Falls Transfer to Victoria Falls. Your stay at Victoria Falls includes a Zambezi River sunset cruise, a guided tour of the falls, a traditional boma dinner and a real treat; a scenic helicopter flight over the falls. Your African journey ends with a transfer to Victoria Falls airport. Bayete Guest Lodge.


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SCENIC SOUTHERN AFRICA 11 DAYS | CAPE TOWN CITY TOUR – CAPE POINT RESERVE - KRUGER GAME DRIVES – PANORAMA ROUTE – VICTORIA FALLS – CHOBE NATIONAL PARK This journey explores three iconic destinations in southern Africa. Cape Town; where you visit Table Mountain, Robben Island and Cape Point Reserve. The Kruger; where you spend three nights at a game lodge. This game reserve offers abundant wildlife and is home to the ‘big five’. Victoria Falls; where a Zambezi River dinner cruise, tour of the falls, helicopter flight and day trip to Chobe National Park are included. This iconic journey is certainly one to remember.

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Day 1: Cape Town On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Radisson Blu. Day 2: Cape Town This morning you join a guided tour of Cape Town including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting). This afternoon you travel to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incacerated. Radisson Blu. Day 3: Cape Town Today you join a full day tour to Cape Point Reserve, home to the Cape of Good Hope. Radisson Blu.

Days 4-6: Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kruger. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Kruger National Park (flight not included). On arrival you will be transferred to Price includes: Kapama Private Game Reserve. This private game reserve offers • accommodation as listed prolific wildlife viewing and is home to the ‘big five’. Kapama • 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners River Lodge is a four star game lodge. The social areas include • game activities at Kruger lodge • airport transfers an expansive lounge which opens onto a terrace with a large • half day Cape Town tour, pool. Meals, often served in the outdoor boma, are bountiful. Departs: daily except Sundays

Cape Point tour, Robben Island • Zambezi River cruise, tour of the Falls, Boma Dinner • Panorama Route and Chobe National Park day tours • Victoria Falls helicopter flight • game park fees Deluxe option featured.

Each day begins with an early morning game drive. Animals are often most active at this time of day and spotting wildlife is guaranteed. Mid-afternoon you take a second game drive. This is your opportunity to view the interaction between animals as they search for food. Dinner is served in the traditional boma. Kapama River Lodge.

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Day 7: White River Today you take a guided tour of South Africa’s most famous scenic drive; the Panorama Route. Tonight stay at Oliver’s, famous for its restaurant which offers excellent fine dining and cellar wines. The lodge overlooks Gary Player’s White River golf course. Oliver’s Country Lodge. Day 8: Victoria Falls On arrival at Livingstone airport you are transferred to your lodge in Victoria Falls. At sunset you enoy a Zambezi River cruise. Your accommodation for the next three nights is at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, which borders the Zambezi National Park. Each room has its own balcony with views to the national park or the lodge’s natural waterhole. Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. Day 9: Victoria Falls This morning your join a guided tour of the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls. In the afternoon you are in for a real treat as your helicopter ride showcases the falls from above. This evening your meal is at The Boma and includes a buffet dinner and cultural show. Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. Days 10-11: Victoria Falls Today you join a full day tour to Chobe National Park. Botswana’s premier park is home to over 80,000 elephants. Your day trip includes a launch safari on the Chobe River and a game drive. Transfer to airport on final day. Victoria Falls Safari Lodge.

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CAPE TOWN, GARDEN ROUTE AND KRUGER 11 DAYS | CAPE TOWN - OUDTSHOORN - KNYSNA - TSITSIKAMMA - PORT ELIZABETH - KRUGER PRIVATE GAME RESERVE This journey of discovery combines the vibrant city of Cape Town and South Africa’s renowned Kruger National Park, with a guided tour of the famous Garden Route. Your experience begins in Cape Town with a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain. It then continues to the ostrich farms of the Klein Karoo and the coastal mecca of Knysna. Your next experience is truly memorable; three nights at a private game lodge in the Kruger region. Wildlife guaranteed.

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Day 1: Cape Town On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Your evening is free to explore the restaurants and bars of the nearby Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Protea Breakwater Lodge. Day 2: Cape Town This morning you join a guided tour of Cape Town including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting). Protea Breakwater Lodge. Day 3: Cape Town Today is at your leisure. This vibrant city offers numerous excursions to fill your day. Protea Breakwater Lodge. Day 4: Oudtshoorn This morning you join our guided Garden Route tour. Our first stop is Oudtshoorn, in the Klein Karoo. This region specialises in rather unique farming, ostrich. We visit an ostrich farm to learn about this large, flightless bird. For the adventurous there is an optional ostrich ride. Surval Boutique Olive Estate. Day 5: Kynsna After breakfast we visit a fascinating olive farm. We then explore the Cango Caves, a 20 million year old natural treasure. We then make our way to the coastal resort of Knysna. On arrival we join a sunset cruise (weather permitting), to view the habitat of the famous Knysna oyster. Protea Hotel Knysna Quays.

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Day 6: Plettenberg Bay Today we head to ‘Plett’. We board an ocean safari (weather permitting) in search of whale, dolphin and seal. We also meet the children of Qolweni township during a visit to the school and crèche. This evening we dine at the Knysna waterfront, overlooking the lagoon. Protea Hotel Knysna Quays. Day 7: Port Elizabeth After breakfast we drive east to visit the beautiful Tsitsikamma Forest, where you enjoy a walk and traverse the bridge over the Storms River. Continue to Port Elizabeth on Mandela Bay for your overnight stay. Brooke Hills Suites. Days 8-10: Kruger, Makalali Private Game Reserve This morning you fly to Hoedspruit airport (flight not included). Upon arrival you are transferred to Makalali Game Lodge where you will stay for three nights. Makalali is a 26,000 hectare game reserve and its rangers have a reputation for their infectious enthusiasm. Re-opened in November 2017, after a total rebuild, Makalali Main Lodge has been designed with rooms and communal areas facing outwards towards the bush, affording animal sightings from the lodge. During your stay you will take two game drives each day and occasional game activities such as visiting the hyena den or hippo pool. Makalali Game Lodge. Day 11: Kruger You are transferred to Hoedspruit airport. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


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UNFORGETTABLE SOUTH AFRICA 14 DAYS | CAPE TOWN - OUDTSHOORN - KNYSNA - MOSSEL BAY - CAPE AGULHAS - HERMANUS - KRUGER PRIVATE GAME RESERVE - PANORAMA ROUTE This tour encompasses three classic South African experiences: the city of Cape Town, the Garden Route and safari game viewing. Join a hop-on-hop-off bus tour in Cape Town, then head east along the Garden Route on your five day, guided tour. Visit ostrich farms in the Klein Karoo, the coastal hub of Knysna, and more. Then head to the Kruger region for seven days of safari game viewing and a sightseeing tour of the Panorama Route. Day 1: Cape Town

CAPE TOWN TO KRUGER On arrival you are met at the airport and transferred to your

U14LG M P SC7 B Price guide $4200 pp Departs: Saturdays* and Mondays Price includes:

• meet, greet and airport transfer services • 13 nights’ accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels and game lodges • guided small group tour along the Garden Route • breakfast daily and 10 dinners • Cape Town hop-on-hop-off bus tour and pass, Cango Caves, ostrich farm visit, two open 4WD game drives, Knysna sunset oyster cruise, Diaz Museum, Cape Agulhas lighthouse and museum, Panorama Route tour stopping at Blyde River Canyon and several lookouts. • all game drives in a 4WD vehicle (except in Kruger National Park where drives are in minivan) • entrance and conservation fees as per itinerary *Bi-lingual departure

hotel located in the popular Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area. Commodore Hotel. Day 2: Cape Town Today you explore Cape Town at your own pace on the Hop-on, Hop-off City Sightseeing Cape Town Red Bus. The bus stops at Table Mountain, Camps Bay, Mount Nelson Hotel and the South African, District Six and Jewish museums. Commodore Hotel. Day 3: Oudtshoorn, via Garden Route Depart Cape Town and travel along the iconic Garden Route, pass tranquil vineyards and cinematic mountain vistas. Stay in Oudtshoorn, the world’s ostich capital, where you enjoy an ostrich farm tour. Hlangana Country Lodge. Day 4: Knysna, via Wilderness Take a guided tour of the 20 million year old Cango Caves. Journey on to Knysna, stopping en route at scenic lookouts and the Map of Africa. In Knysna board a sunset cruise which introduces you to the highly-regarded Knysna oyster. Protea Hotel Knysna Quays. Day 5: Albertina, via Mossel Bay Take a historical tour of Mossel Bay, the first place Europeans landed on South African soil. Visit the Dias Museum Complex, before driving to Albertina. Garden Route Game Lodge.

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Day 6: Arniston, via Swellendam Today’s early game drive allows you to see animals during their morning routine, as well as an opportunity to experience cheetah tracking. End the day in Arniston, a town on the Indian Ocean. Arniston Spa Hotel. Day 7: Cape Town, via Cape Agulhas and Hermanus Journey to the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas, where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic. Continue to the coastal town of Hermanus, renowned for its whale watching. Travel along the False Bay coastline to Cape Town. Commodore Hotel. Day 8: Makutsi Safari Spings, Kruger region Transfer to Cape Town airport for your flight to the Kruger (flight not included). On arrival transfer to your lodge for a six night stay. Family owned Makutsi is located within its own private game reserve close to the Kruger National Park. Makutsi Safari Springs. Days 9–13: Makutsi Safari Spings, Kruger region Enjoy multiple morning and afternoon game drives in search of the ‘Big Five’ in Makutsi’s private reserve and in Kruger National Park. Sightsee along the Panorama Route. Take a dip in Makutsi’s 34°C thermal spring pools. For the energetic play a game of tennis, volleyball or table tennis. Makutsi Safari Springs. Day 14: Kruger After breakfast you transfer from Makutsi to Hoedspruit airport for your onward flight (flight not included).

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HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA 11 DAYS | KRUGER PRIVATE GAME RESERVE - CAPE TOWN - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - CHOBE RIVER - VICTORIA FALLS - ZAMBEZI RIVER Offering exceptional game viewing in South Africa and Botswana, plus a stay in cosmopolitan Cape Town and Victoria Falls, this trip covers the essentials of Southern Africa. You will enjoy game activities such as game drives, guided bush walks and boat safaris in Botswana and South Africa. You visit the most iconic waterfall in the world at Victoria Falls and see the sights of Africa’s most photogenic city; Cape Town. Our hand picked accommodation complements your journey through three diverse countries.

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Days 1-3: Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kruger On arrival you will be transferred to Kapama Private Game Reserve. This private game reserve offers prolific wildlife viewing and is home to the ‘big five’.

might of the Zambezi River as it drops 108 metres into a series of winding, cavernous gorges which flow on to form a natural border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. At sunset you enjoy a Zambezi River cruise.

Kapama Southern Camp is a recently rebuilt game lodge with a 5 star appeal. The social areas include an expansive open-sided lounge, a swimming pool and a nearby spa treatment centre. Guest rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated.

Your accommodation for the next two nights is at the popular Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. Your room has its own balcony with views to the lodge’s natural waterhole, which attracts plenty of wildlife.

Each day begins with an early morning game drive. Animals are often most active at this time of day and spotting wildlife is Departs: daily guaranteed. Mid-afternoon you take a second game drive. This is your opportunity to view the interaction between animals as Price includes: they search for food. Dinner is served in the traditional boma. • accommodation as listed • 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners Kapama Southern Camp.

On your second day you join a guided tour of the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls. Your afternoon is free to enjoy your choice of the many activities available in the region. This evening your meal is taken at The Boma, which offers a unique cultural experience and a buffet dinner accompanied by music and dance showcasing Zimbabwean culture. Victoria Falls Safari Lodge.

• game activities and meals at Kapama • airport transfers • half day Cape Town tour • Zambezi River cruise, tour of the falls, boma dinner • 2 boat safaris and 2 game drives in Chobe • game park fees

Days 9-10: Chobe You transfer to Kasane, Botswana. In Botswana’s far north lies the Chobe National Park, renowned for its abundant wildlife. Your lodge hosts your game activities during your stay. Game drives are taken in Chobe National Park and boat safaris are taken on the Chobe River. With a population of over 80,000 elephants, plus abundant grazing animals and predators, Chobe is a must-see in Botswana. Chobe Bush Lodge.

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Days 4-6: Cape Town Fly to Cape Town (flight not included) then transfer to your hotel on the V & A Waterfront. Enjoy your time at leisure. On your second day enjoy a guided half day city tour, which ends with a journey by cable car to the top of Table Mountain (ticket not included as weather dependant). Your next day is yours to explore the city, or join an optional excursion. The Commodore. Days 7-8: Victoria Falls Today you fly to Victoria Falls (flight not included) and transfer to your lodge for your two-night stay. Witness the thundering 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

Day 11: Kasane After an early morning game drive you transfer to Kasane airport. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


KENYAN SAFARIS CAPE TOWN AND KRUGER 7 DAYS | CAPE TOWN - GAME ACTIVITIES IN PRIVATE GAME LODGE IN KRUGER REGION Experience South Africa’s greatest city and most famous wildlife reserve. You stay on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, then you head north to experience a Kruger game lodge and hopefully a sighting of the ‘big five’. With airport transfers and all meals and game activities at the lodge included, this package really is great value.

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LM G R P SC2 B Price guide Standard $1925 pp Deluxe $2885 pp Luxury $4580 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • accommodation as listed • breakfast daily in Cape Town • airport transfers • game activities • meals at game lodge • national park fees

Days 1-3: Cape Town On arrival you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Your hotel is on the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s vibrant harbour side entertainment and shopping area with easy access to many sights. Your days are at leisure in Cape Town. Days 4-6: Kruger region This morning you transfer to Cape Town airport for your flight to a Kruger airport (flight not included). On arrival you will be greeted and transferred to the lodge. A usual day on safari consists of a morning game drive followed by a wellearned breakfast at the lodge. If you are lucky you may spot some of the big cats on your morning game drive - still active from the previous night’s hunt. This is ‘big five’ territory and predators are tracked by the expert Shangaan trackers who will join your game drives. After a late breakfast there is time for a swim in the pool or to join a guided bush walk. Many lodges also have spa treatment centres, animal lookouts and hides. After lunch and afternoon tea your second game drive includes sundowner drinks in the bush. The safari will take you into the early evening to give you the best chance of viewing nocturnal animals. You return to the lodge to freshen-up and enjoy pre-dinner drinks, before being served dinner in the dining area or traditional outdoor boma. Day 7: Kruger After a morning game drive and breakfast, it is time to transfer to your nearest airport for your onward flight (flight not included). Accommodation Standard: Protea Breakwater Lodge, Makalali Private Game Reserve Deluxe: The Portswood, Arathusa Game Lodge Luxury: The Table Bay, Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNEY 14 DAYS | JOHANNESBURG - KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SWAZILAND - ZULULAND - KNYSNA - OUDTSHOORN - BARRYDALE - CAPE TOWN This journey joins Johannesburg, the gold capital of South Africa, with the vibrant coastal capital of Cape Town. Along the way view the ‘Big Five’ in Kruger National Park, follow the famous Garden Route, and meet the people from the Kingdom of Swaziland and Zululand. Visit many popular highlights and some locally known gems.

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Departs: Selected Sundays Price includes: • guided group tour transport • 13 nights’ accommodation in 3 & 4 star hotels in standard rooms • breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 3 dinner • Tsitsikamma National Park visit • ostrich farm tour, Cango Caves tour • craft shop visits in Swaziland, agricultural school visit Barrydale • Panorama Route tour, one safari game drive in Kruger National Park (open vehicle) • boat cruise St. Lucia, lagoon cruise Knysna • entrance and conservation fees as per itinerary

Days 1-4 Johannesburg, Kruger National Park During your three days in the Kruger enjoy an early morning game drive and a guided drive of the Panorama Route and Blyde River Canyon. Additional game drives and a range of regional activities are optional. Protea Hotel Wanderers, Perry’s Bridge Hollow. Day 5: Swaziland Visit the monarchy of Swaziland where its devoted king and his people are dedicated to retaining their culture. Visit craft centres showcasing the local traditions. Royal Swazi Sun. Day 6: Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park After breakfast depart Swaziland and drive to Zululand. Join a game drive in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park, a hunting ground of past Zulu kings. Anew Hotel Hluhluwe. Day 7: Zululand, Durban Enjoy a cruise on St. Lucia before departing for Durban and the golden beaches of the Indian Ocean. Protea Umhlanga. Days 8-9: Knysna Fly to Port Elizabeth (flight not included). Visit the Tsitsikamma National Park en route to the coastal mecca of Knysna. Join a lagoon cruise at Featherbed Nature Reserve. Rex Hotel. Day 10: Oudtshoorn Travel north to the Klein Karoo. Visit an ostrich farm and discover the subterranean world of Cango Caves. Hlangana Lodge. Day 11: Cape Town Meet South Africa’s most inquisitive creatures on an optional Meerkat adventure. Visit a farm school in the rural capital of Barrydale. Continue to Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands, before entering Cape Town. President Hotel. Days 12-13: Cape Town Enjoy a full day tour of Cape Point peninsular and a day at leisure to explore this beautiful city. An authentic Capetonian dinner and show are a highlight. President Hotel. Day 14: Cape Town Transfer to the airport to end your South African journey.

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HONEYMOON HEAVEN 16 DAYS | MAURITUIS RESORT - CAPE TOWN - CAPE WINELANDS VILLA - ROMANTIC SANCTUARY STAY - KRUGER GAME LODGE GAME VIEWING Dreaming of a romantic African honeymoon? Make your dream a reality. Be indulged by our hand-picked collection of hotels, resorts and game lodge while you enjoy southern Africa’s must-see destinations. Begin your honeymoon on the beaches of Mauritius, before exploring Cape Town and the nearby winelands. Relax and rejuvenate during a stay at a private sanctuary and enjoy a true African safari whilst staying at a five-star luxury lodge. A honeymoon of a lifetime.

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LTG RDB MP S C8 Price guide $7725 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • airport transfers and interlodge transfers • 11 nights’ accommodation in 5 star hotels and game lodge • 4 nights at 5 star resort in Mauritius, suite room with private plunge pool and breakfast daily • breakfast daily in Cape Town and Franschhoek • half day guided Cape Town tour, full day guided winelands tour • local drinks, game activities and meals at Shumbalala • meals, local drinks and choice of two activities per night stay at Mosaic Sanctuary

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Days 1-4: Mauritius Your honeymoon begins on the romantic French-influenced island of Mauritius. Facing the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean your five-star resort is beachfront. Fall asleep to the sound of waves lapping against the shore after a candle lit dinner. Nestled amongst tropical gardens, your resort includes a selection of pools, restaurants and a wellness centre to ensure a relaxing start to your honeymoon. Your suite features a private plunge pool and deck for total privacy. Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa.

day guided winelands tour sampling some of South Africa’s top wines at local wineries. Franschhoek Country House and Villas.

Days 5-7: Cape Town Fly from Mauritius to Cape Town (flight not excluded). Your three days in South Africa’s ‘mother city’, Cape Town, are yours to enjoy. Your hotel’s dramatic waterfront location sets the tone for your visit. We’ve included a half day city tour to orientate you with this vibrant city. Enjoy the views from the top of Table Mountain, shop until you drop in Cape Town’s trendy boutiques, or enjoy lingering at harbourside diners; the choice is yours. Radisson Blu Waterfront.

Days 12-16: Thornybush Private Game Reserve, Kruger Transfer to Cape Town airport for your flight to the Kruger (flight not included). At Shumbalala you will experience a true African safari in the game-rich Thornybush Game Reserve. The 14,000 hectare Thornybush Game Reserve is located in the central Kruger region, close to the Timbavati and Sabi Sand Game Reserves. It is home to the ‘big five’. Enjoy both morning and afternoon game drives. Sip sundowner drinks in the bush at sunset and enjoy sumptuous dinners on a lantern-lit deck.

Days 8-9: Franschhoek, Cape Winelands Comparable to a French provincial village, Franschhoek sits in a valley surrounded by wineries. Your accommodation is in a stunning Provence-styled villa, surrounded by vines and cobble stone walkways. A stay here is a culinary highlight with many restaurants ranked amongst the best in South Africa. Enjoy a full

Situated on the banks of the seasonal Monwana river, Shumbalala is an unexpected oasis of luxury and comfort in the timeless African bushveld. Your suite features soft netting around the bed, a lounge area and large sliding doors offering views to the nearby waterhole. On your final day transfer to Hoedspruit airport. Shumbalala Game Lodge.

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Days 10-11: Hermanus Continue south-east along the Garden Route to Hermanus to sample the great outdoors. Choose from an included selection of activities, such as kayaking, 4WD tours, quad biking or boating. Then return to relax in your room, complete with an open fireplace, a large romantic tub and a private outdoor shower for an ‘African bush’ experience. Mosaic Private Sanctuary.

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Johannesburg is the economic and cultural centre of South Africa and for many an entry point into Africa. This cosmopolitan city has a good range of hotels near the airport and in surrounding suburbs, along with a host of great places to eat. Many travellers overnight in Johannesburg before catching a connecting flight to Kruger National Park or to another African city. A day trip to the nearby township of Soweto, where the uprisings of 1976 resulted in the demise of apartheid, is definitely worthwhile. A range of excursions make Johannesburg a worthy stopover.

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This inspiring theatrical tour follows the journey of the anti-apartheid freedom fighters in Johannesburg. From the city to Soweto you will follow their long walk to freedom during this inspiring theatrical tour. Price guide $260 per person

Established in 1972 with the aim of ensuring the long term survival of the cheetah, wild dog and other struggling species, this centre is only one hour from Johannesburg. A visit involves interaction with the resident cheetahs. Price guide $375 per person

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WAR & PEACE THEATRICAL TOUR

The city of Soweto is home to over four million people. This tour tells the story of the uprising against apartheid, Soweto’s inspirational inhabitants and the changes that the new South Africa has made for its citizens. Price guide $85 per person

Share in the history of Johannesburg. Visit the vibrant street life of Newtown and gaze at the city views from Westcliff. Take a trip to the Carlton Centre, Mary Fitzgerald Square and Constitution Hill on this half day tour. Price guide $80 per person

Located 2.5 hours from Johannesburg are two South African icons. Join a guided tour to Pilanesberg Game Reserve, with an open sided game drive included, prior to spending time at Sun City. Or spend the day at Sun City Resort, enjoying all the wonders of this 5 star resort. Price guide $275 per person per tour

Meet characters like Paul Kruger on this theatrical tour. You will follow in the footsteps of the colonial revolutionaries through Pretoria as you receive an entertaining first-hand account of South Africa’s earliest liberation struggle. Price guide $240 per person 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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Located within minutes of Johannesburg’s International Airport, the four Peermont hotels offer ideal stopover accommodation. The entertainment quarter hosts a range of restaurants, cinemas and theatre venues. The complimentary airport shuttles depart from a location close to the arrivals’ hall. Peermont D’Oreale Grande Price guide $125 per person This lavish hotel has 192 elegantly appointed rooms. Free Wi-Fi, satellite television and luxury toiletries are included. The terrace bar leads to an enormous pool, surrounded by manicured gardens. A fine dining restaurant and spa treatment centre complete your five star experience. Peermont Mondior Price guide $110 per person The Mondior is an elegant four star hotel offering 150 rooms, furnished in contemporary African decor. All rooms have satellite television and internet connections. The chic restaurant and bar offer in-house dining. Guests can access facilities at the neighbouring Peermont hotels, such as the spa and swimming pools. Peermont Metcourt Suites Price guide $95 per person This generous three star hotel has 80 rooms, all with modern finishes. Amenities in each room include satellite television and internet access. Guests can dine at the elegant Primavera restaurant and they have access to facilities at the neighbouring Peermont hotels, such as the spa, swimming pools and gym. Peermont Metcourt Hotel Price guide $75 per person The attractive three star Peermont Metcourt Hotel is art deco in design. The 248 rooms include an LCD flat screen television, DSTV channels and internet connection. The upbeat bar and F.L.A.G. Café offer in-house dining. The large pool is surrounded by a sunny terrace to encourage relaxation. All properties include: Breakfast daily and complimentary airport shuttle.

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A proud member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’ the gracious Michelangelo is perfectly located in popular Sandton. The Michelangelo offers 242 rooms that have been tastefully decorated to reflect the hotel’s Renaissance-style architecture. Relaxing is extra pleasurable at the Michelangelo. Spend time in the hotel’s Lifestyle Fitness Centre, on the sun-deck, or in the sauna and steam bath. If it’s shopping you enjoy, visit the adjacent Nelson Mandela Square or the new Legacy Corner Mall, both easily accessed from the hotel. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, one night’s accommodation and breakfast. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


GARDEN COURT SANDTON CITY SANDTON WEL6375 | Price guide $155 per person

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WEL6377 | Price guide $170 per person

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The well-priced Garden Court Sandton City is located in the exclusive northern suburbs of Johannesburg. It is adjacent to the Sandton Convention Centre and within easy walking distance to the Nelson Mandela Square shopping centre. The 444 rooms each have high speed internet access and tea and coffee making facilities. Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool, restaurant and bar. This midmarket hotel offers excellent value in a safe and popular suburb which is only 15 minutes by Gautrain from the international airport.

Situated in Africa’s richest square mile is the five star Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton. The hotel has 302 rooms, which boast picturesque views of Sandton. Their innovative design ranges from contemporary to classic. Guests enjoy free high-speed wireless internet access, complimentary access to the fitness centre and a range of spa treatments at the Amani Spa. A complimentary shuttle transports guests to nearby attractions. The outdoor swimming pool, terrace bar and fine dining restaurant ensure a pleasurable visit.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, one night’s accommodation and breakfast.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, one night’s accommodation and breakfast.

THE MASLOW SANDTON WEL5703 | Price guide $175 per person

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Situated in the heart of Sandton, this new 281 room hotel is already a popular haunt. Inspired by the area’s vibrant business culture, The Maslow has a contemporary design and urban vibe in both the public areas and guest rooms. The spacious rooms are fitted with a rainforest shower, a media hub, black out curtains and a coffee maker. The hotel is packed with state-of-the art technology. A techno gym, spa, a unique signature lounge and several restaurants mean that guests hardly need to leave the hotel. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, one night’s accommodation and breakfast, free Wi-Fi, complimentary shuttle to the Gautrain and within Sandton, free entrance to the Wayfarer Lounge. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

WEL6382 | Price guide $185 per person

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Located in the cosmopolitan suburb of Rosebank, The Crowne Plaza is the perfect base for a pleasant stay in Johannesburg. The Gautrain Station is nearby and both the Rosebank Mall and the famous African Rooftop Craft Market, are within walking distance. The 318 rooms are modern and stylish. Each bedroom has satellite television and wireless connectivity. The hotel has a fitness club, Amani Spa and an outdoor pool. There is a vast array of dining options ranging from light snacks to intimate dining, along with a popular bar. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, one night’s accommodation and breakfast. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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THE PALACE OF THE LOST CITY SUN CITY WEL3636 | Price guide $495 per person

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Considered one of the most opulent hotels in the world, it is not surprising The Palace of the Lost City has hosted celebrities, royals and presidents. With the intention of creating a palace from a lost African empire, every item in the hotel was designed exclusively and patrons are treated as noble guests. The pool complex stretches over hectares, the dining rooms feature live music and the golf course is world famous. Surrounded by tropical gardens and luxurious artwork, only guests of The Palace are permitted entrance. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, free Wi-Fi, Valley of the Waves entry fee, complimentary Sun City resort shuttle.

SOHO HOTEL AND CASINO SUN CITY WEL3640 | Price guide $340 per person

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Designed to blend into the surrounding tropical vegetation, Cascades is a multistorey hotel close to the restaurant quarter and water park. The hotel’s unique terraced shape provides all 243 rooms with a view of either the pool or golf course. The rooms are decorated in a classic style and contain all the facilities of a modern hotel. Cascades offers three swimming pools and several restaurants all linked by landscaped gardens. Located in the centre of Sun City it is within walking distance to the entire resort. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, Valley of the Waves entry fee, inter-hotel shuttle.

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This hotel was the first constructed at Sun City and it has had many face lifts since. The current look is very modern with bold colourful designs and decor. It has multiple restaurants, a stylish casino, theatre and multi-faceted swimming pool complex at its centre. The multi-storey hotel has 340 spacious rooms, each with views of the pool complex or the famous Gary Player designed golf course. A resort in itself, Sun City Hotel is in the centre of the Sun City complex and attracts guests of all ages.

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WEL3634 | Price guide $220 per person

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The low-rise Cabanas is a large family-friendly hotel. Built on vast lawns, the complex includes children’s playgrounds, a kids club and family entertainment. The 380 rooms are comfortable with funky bright decor and balconies, or outdoor seating areas which extend the room size. Relaxed and casual, the complex offers a cafe style restaurant, large pool, day time entertainment and plenty of open spaces for children to run around. There is also a man-made lake with canoes, parasailing and speed boats to hire. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, Valley of the Waves entry fee, inter-hotel shuttle. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


SUN CITY REGIONAL GAME LODGES

SHEPHERDS TREE GAME LODGE PILANESBERG GAME RESERVE WEL3643 | Price guide $1000 pp

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Catering for those wishing to combine the opulence of Sun City with a stay in a five star game lodge, Shepherds Tree offers extensive game viewing. The 17 suites have floor to ceiling windows looking out to the bush. They blend the natural materials of stone and wood with modern African decor in true style. The social areas are stunning with an infinity pool and teak deck bar. The staff here are very professional and it is their hospitable approach to guests which makes a stay at Shepherds Tree a real delight. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals and game activities. Excludes: Conservation Levy.

MARATABA MARAKELE NATIONAL PARK MOR6392 | Price guide $1685 pp

IVORY TREE GAME LODGE PILANESBERG GAME RESERVE WEL6390 | Price guide $795 pp

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Ivory Tree Game Lodge is situated in the malaria free ‘big five’ Pilanesberg National Park. The beautifully crafted guest areas include a lounge area, plus intimate smaller lounges for privacy, a stunning rock pool and a boma. The lodge boasts 60 suites decorated in earthy tones with en suite bathroom and outdoor showers. A further four executive suites, with private lounge and plunge pool, are ideal for families. Sumptuous cuisine and exciting morning and evening game drives round off an overall luxurious experience. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals and game activities. Excludes: Conservation Levy.

MADIKWE SAFARI LODGE MADIKWE GAME RESERVE

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Located just four hours from Johannesburg is the malaria-free Marataba Safari Lodge. Set within a 23,000 hectare private concession of park, this property includes 15 canvas and stone luxury tented suites tastefully furnished and decorated with a contemporary twist. Enjoy nature walks, game drives and water safaris on the Matlabas River in the ecologically diverse Marakele National Park. From your private deck watch the sun set over the dramatic Waterberg mountains, or get cosy by the fireplace with a good book. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities and bush walks, conservation levy. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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Opened in 1991, the Madikwe Game Reserve is 750 square kilometres of game rich, malaria-free bushland which borders Botswana. Madikwe Safari Lodge includes three luxury lodge types, Lelapa, Dithaba and Kopano. Comprised of 20 suites in total, the lodges give guests a choice to stay together as a group or family, or have a quieter bush experience as a couple. The lodges have been owned by the More family for generations and the lodge staff are incredibly friendly. At Madikwe Safari Lodge you will feel remarkably at home and relaxed in this untainted piece of wilderness. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands) and game activities. Excludes: Conservation levy. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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SOUTH AFRICA - CAPE TOWN

CAPE TOWN

For a continent that is not famous for its ‘must see’ cities, Cape Town is an exception. Similar to all harbour cities, it has a laid-back atmosphere, great beaches and a harbour with a vibrant waterfront atmosphere. Add to this what is possibly the most dramatic backdrop in the world, the flat topped, massive Table Mountain and you can see why so many travellers include Cape Town in their visit to South Africa. An appealing and relaxing city, Cape Town will entice you.

CAPE TOWN EXPERIENCE 4 DAYS | CAPE TOWN HALF DAY CITY TOUR – FULL DAY CAPE POINT RESERVE TOUR WITH BOULDERS PENGUIN COLONY Experience the highlights of this vibrant city. From the top of Table Mountain, to the historic Gardens quarter, you will discover the city through its first inhabitants, colonial expansion and present day status. This convenient ‘starter pack’ is easily combined with your choice of Cape Town activities.

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Day 1: Cape Town On arrival at Cape Town airport or rail station you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Your day is at leisure to familiarise yourself with the city. Day 2: Cape Town city tour Today you join a guided morning tour of the city. This informative tour provides an extensive introduction to Cape Town. The tour visits the Malay Quarter, city centre and Company Gardens. The highlight is a ride in a rotational cable car to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting). Your afternoon and evening are at your leisure. Day 3: Cape Point tour Today you join a full day Cape Point guided tour. This visit to the infamous Cape of Good Hope is a must. Following the Atlantic seaboard this tour visits the Boulders penguin colony and Cape Point Nature Reserve. The tour returns via Chapman’s Peak and Cape Town’s exclusive beachfront suburbs. You reach your hotel in the late afternoon and your evening is free to enjoy dinner at the city’s many restaurants. Day 4: Cape Town Your Cape Town experience ends today with a transfer to the airport. If you are commencing a self-drive journey or joining one of our tours starting in Cape Town, a transfer to your departure point is included. Accommodation Standard: Protea Breakwater Lodge Deluxe: The Portswood Luxury: The Table Bay This package can be personalised by using your choice of Cape Town’s hotels. Add your favourite day trips to complete your Cape Town experience. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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CAPE TOWN EXCURSIONS

TABLE MOUNTAIN AND CITY TOUR – HALF DAY

HOP ON HOP OFF BUS TOUR

CAPE POINT FULL DAY TOUR

CAPE TOWNSHIP TOUR

DO IT IN A SIDE CAR

SHARK CAGE DIVE

ROBBEN ISLAND

CAPE WINELANDS DAY TOUR

Board a City Sightseeing bus tour in an open top, double decker bus. The red route has 17 stops, including the cable car station for Table Mountain. The 24 hour pass is great value. Price guide $30 pp

This guided tour provides an extensive introduction to Cape Town. The tour visits the Malay Quarter, city centre and Company Gardens. The highlight is a ride in a rotational cable car to the top of Table Mountain. Price guide $60 pp

A visit to the infamous Cape of Good Hope is a must. Following the Atlantic seaboard this tour visits the Boulders penguin colony and Cape Point Nature Reserve. The tour returns via Chapman’s Peak and Cape Town’s exclusive beachfront suburbs. Price guide $115 pp

This half day tour gives travellers a glimpse of another side of Cape Town. It visits job creation projects for disadvantaged communities in local townships. A walking tour with a local guide provides an insight into initiatives assisting those in need. Guide $70 pp

For a tour with a difference why not join our side-car enthusiasts as they guide you through the city and perhaps along the famous Chapmans Peak coastal drive. This unique experience is so much fun that you’ll want to go back for more. Guide $250 pp duration dependant

Few things compare to the adrenalin rush of coming face to face with a great white shark. This tour travels to Gans Baai’s shark alley. Divers descend in a cage while curious sharks pass within metres. Join us if you dare. Price guide $250 pp

This infamous prison island, 45 minutes boat ride from the waterfront, is now a museum. Tours are guided by former inmates. Their personal recollections are a moving tribute to the prison’s most famous inmate, Nelson Mandela and his fellow prisoners. Price guide $55 pp

Within one hour’s drive from the city, the Cape Winelands is South Africa’s premier wine producing region. This tour includes wine tasting at top wine estates, a cellar tour and a guided walk of the historic town of Stellenbosch. Price guide $115 pp 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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PROTEA HOTEL FIRE & ICE CAPE TOWN WEL6395 | Price guide $300 per person

PROTEA HOTEL BREAKWATER LODGE CAPE TOWN

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Protea Hotel Fire & Ice lies in the heart of the entertainment hub of Tamboerskloof, surrounded by exclusive restaurants and night clubs. Its location places it close to the foot of Table Mountain and minutes away from the V&A Waterfront. This trendy three-and-a-half star hotel is built to impress, with a shark cage styled lift, lap pool and pool terrace with views. Accommodation ranges from standard rooms to family units, each featuring modern decor and stylish en suites. This hotel is very good value for those on a budget.

Once a 19th century prison, this mid-sized hotel today provides comfortable and affordable accommodation in a convenient setting that looks over the bay. It is located just behind the vibrant entertainment quarter of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. This hotel is comfortable and friendly. Aside from two restaurants, the hotel offers a 24 hour reception, parking and laundry facilities. Remnants of the old prison, such as the waterwheel, add a sense of character to the hotel which is one of the most popular three star hotels in Cape Town.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

TSOGO SUN WATERFRONT CAPE TOWN WEL3648 | Price guide $350 per person

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A five minute walk from the International Convention Centre and within walking distance of the waterfront, this four star hotel is well located to offer guests easy access to the sights and sounds of Cape Town. Sweeping views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from rooms that offer all the comfort you would expect from a full service hotel. Facilities include a fitness centre, pool and two restaurants. This recently renovated hotel is popular with guests staying more than two nights as it offers generous ‘stay pay’ deals.

This majestic hotel enjoys a central location, allowing easy access to most sights in Cape Town. Positioned near the entrance to the V&A Waterfront, it is within walking distance of Cape Town International Convention Centre and the city centre. The 410 spacious rooms offer views of either Table Mountain or the bustling harbour. Its marbled foyer, colonnaded swimming pool and gracious decor create an opulent atmosphere of days gone by. Excellent service and attention to detail ensure your every need is taken care of.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

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THE PORTSWOOD HOTEL CAPE TOWN WEL6405 | Price guide $360 per person

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Portswood is part of Cape Town’s colonial history as the property was originally built as a convict station. The current restaurant is built over the holding cells which were used for prisoners en route to Robben Island. Located on the V&A Waterfront, this elegant hotel offers stylish accommodation and a relaxed atmosphere. Facilities include an outdoor pool which offers views of Table Mountain and the popular Quarterdeck restaurant. Its uniquely personal approach to service makes it a popular choice for those seeking a good value four star hotel. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

THE TABLE BAY CAPE TOWN WEL3650 | Price guide $525 per person

WEL6407 | Price guide $365 per person

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Located at the rear of the V&A Waterfront, The Commodore is a rather grand four star hotel. Decorated in a nautical theme in keeping with its location, this hotel has extensive views of Cape Town from its upper floor rooms. It is within walking distance of the vibrant restaurants and shops of the waterfront marina. Relax next to the pool after a workout in the on-site gym, treat yourself at the in-house spa or enjoy a cocktail on the terrace. Everything at The Commodore is provided to make your stay as easy as possible. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

QUEEN VICTORIA HOTEL CAPE TOWN

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WEL6403 | Price guide $680 per person

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The Table Bay Hotel occupies a prime position on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. This five star property captures the elegance of the Victorian era both in its exterior design and interior decor. Each of the 329 designer decorated rooms offer magnificent views across the bay to Robben Island or uphill to the majestic Table Mountain. The Union Bar is the perfect place for sunset drinks after relaxing by the pool or at the spa. This plush hotel is perfect for anyone wishing to spoil themselves during their stay in Cape Town.

This luxuriously appointed hotel is one of our favourite boutique Cape Town hotels. Positioned on the V&A Waterfront, the hotel’s decor is chic antique. The 35 rooms feature designer furnishings that create a tranquil atmosphere. The hotel offers plenty of facilities, including a spa, fitness centre, outdoor pool and restaurant. It is the attention given to even the smallest detail that defines this hotel. With service that will exceed your expectations you are guaranteed to feel like royalty at the Queen Victoria.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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RADISSON BLU WATERFRONT CAPE TOWN

VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL CAPE TOWN

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WEL3649 | Price guide $495 per person

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Spectacularly situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, the Radisson Blu Waterfront overlooks a private marina and Robben Island. The hotel is within walking distance of the V&A Waterfront, the shopping and entertainment hub of the city. This popular hotel has all the facilities expected of a sophisticated Radisson Blu property. Unwind on the pool terrace with a refreshing drink, take a dip in the rim-flow swimming pool or simply relax and enjoy the breathtaking views towards to the ocean, city or Table Mountain from your room.

Built in 1904 as the North Quay Warehouse, the Victoria & Alfred Hotel is situated right in the middle of Cape Town’s beautifully restored waterfront. Its famous OYO Restaurant and bar offers views from the harbour to Table Mountain. With 94 spacious well-appointed bedrooms on only three floors, it is the attention to detail that gives the Victoria & Alfred Hotel its elegance and good reputation. All the rooms have lush, colonial decor and the hotel has a large pool and spa to encourage relaxation during your stay.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

AFRICAN ELITE WATERFRONT APARTMENTS CAPE TOWN WEL3651 | Price guide $425 per person

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These apartments are popular with travellers who prefer to self-cater. Ranging from one to four bedroom apartments, they offer tremendous value. Situated in the marina bordering the V&A Waterfront, with a short walk to its restaurants, bars and supermarket, the African Elite Waterfront is a secure property with guarded security. These managed apartments include a lounge area and kitchen with some offering balconies and views of the marina. African Elite also manage apartments in the Waterkant Village area in Cape Town. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass. 66

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ONE & ONLY CAPE TOWN CAPE TOWN WEL9112 | Price guide $1030 per person

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One & Only Cape Town is an urban chic waterfront resort in the heart of the picturesque Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with captivating views of Table Mountain. This large contemporary resort features a stylish island design and African flair accentuating the 131 spacious rooms and suites. Within the resort’s lobby guests can experience the continent’s only restaurant by legendary chef Nobuyuki ‘Nobu’ Matsuhisa. The outdoor heated pool is the largest of it’s kind in Africa and the One & Only Spa is amongst the best in Cape Town. This 5+ star hotel is considered, by many, to be the best hotel in town. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


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Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel Price guide $440 per person This Victorian style boutique hotel is well known for its relaxed, yet luxurious atmosphere. The More family, who own and manage the hotel, encourage their guests to discover the genuine side of Cape Town. A great emphasis is placed on providing guests with local knowledge about events and experiences which are often known only by Capetonians. The interior style of the hotel combines bohemian chic with simple elegance. The 13 en suite bedrooms are decorated with an eclectic mix of contemporary and antique furnishings. The common areas comprise of a comfortable lounge with an open fireplace and complimentary sherry, a garden and pool. This five star hotel is a favourite amongst discerning travellers who enjoy personalised service. MORE Quarters - apartments Price guide $560 per person Positioned adjacent to Cape Cadogan is the family friendly, More Quarters, which combines the convenience of an apartment with the service and hospitality of a hotel. The apartments are ideally located in a quiet street just off trendy Kloof Street. The ability to walk to restaurants and famous city sights means guests have easy access to everything they need. The elegantly modern one and two bedroom apartments provide all the facilities of apartment living. A full kitchen and a welcoming lounge with a fireplace shapes these apartments into a comfortable home-away-from-home. More Quarters is the perfect place for stays longer than a night or two in the city. Receive two free nights at MORE Quarters when you stay at either Narina or Tinga Game Lodges, located in the wildlife rich Kruger National Park, featured on page 74. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass.

CAPE GRACE CAPE TOWN WEL863 | Price guide $890 per person

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The five star Cape Grace sits on its own quay in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, adjacent to a luxury yacht marina. Each of the 120 lavishly decorated rooms include fresh flowers, robes and luxury toiletries. Cape Grace encourages an unhurried approach to travel. Dining is wherever you choose, the spa is open early for indulgent pampering and friendly advice is always on hand. With a genuine passion for high standards of service, Cape Grace will surpass your expectations, making your stay the most memorable ever. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

WEL11161 | Price guide $730 per person

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Simply put, the Belmon Mount Nelson is a Capetonian icon. Located near trendy Kloof Street, guests have the ideal central base from which to discover the city. The hotel features two heated outdoor swimming pools, spacious landscaped grounds and several restaurants. The hotel’s famous high tea and indulgent spa treaments are a definite must. The rooms combine understated charm with modern luxury. This stunning property will certainly be a highlight of any trip to South Africa. Includes: Meet and greet arrival airport transfer, two nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, one day hop-on-hop-off city bus pass. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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CAPE WINELANDS AND THE GARDEN ROUTE THE CAPE WINELANDS AND GARDEN ROUTE Whether you choose to self-drive or join a guided tour, your days along the Garden Route will be filled with fascinating sights and unique experiences. This scenic drive was initially from Mossel Bay to Tsitsikamma National Park, but it now extends to include Cape Town in the west and Port Elizabeth in the east, allowing for access to main airports. Nowadays the Garden Route journey incorporates the Cape Winelands region, the Klein Karoo town of Oudtshoorn and the coastal meccas of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Today world class game lodges enhance the route, providing an opportunity to view abundant wildlife. Self-driving gives you the freedom to visit places en route, such as popular coastal towns, farming communities and national parks. Accommodation is varied with guesthouses, boutique hotels and resorts scattered throughout this region of South Africa. Road signs are in English and driving is easy as vehicles travel on the left-hand side of the road. If you prefer not to drive, small group tours range from three to seven days and friendly, informative guides will make your tour a highlight of your time in South Africa.

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Shamwari Game Reserve Kariega Game Reserve

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Knysna Plettenberg Bay

Tsitsikamma National Park

Jeffreys Bay

Port Elizabeth

Mossel Bay Cape Point Reserve Cape of Good Hope

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CAPE WINELANDS

HERMANUS

OUDTSHOORN

KNYSNA

PLETTENBERG BAY

TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL PARK

Located less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the Winelands region is both a scenic and gastronomical highlight of any South African holiday, with literally hundreds of wineries offering cellar door tastings. The French influenced village of Franschhoek, with its Provincial and Cape Dutch architecture, antique shops and fine food and wine establishments, is an excellent base to explore the Winelands region.

The rural centre of Oudtshoorn is where the world’s largest flightless bird, the ostrich, is farmed. Ostrich farming began here in the 1800s and nowadays farms offer fun interactive experiences. The region is also the only location in South Africa where you can spend time with Meerkats in their natural environment. Also in this area are the 20 million year old Cango Caves, where tours in English explore the gold and vermillion dripstone stalagmites and stalactites. This beachfront town is a popular holiday spot for the rich and famous and regularly hosts music and food and wine festivals. Adventure options include ocean safaris to view whale, dolphin and seal, horse riding, birding, a water park and more. ‘Plett’ also offers long sandy beaches, plentiful restaurants and a boutique shopping precinct.

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Hermanus is a great place to take a coastal break along the Garden Route. The stretch of coast near Hermanus is alive with sea life. The aptly named Shark Alley is known for its shark cage diving, and large pods of southern right whales can be viewed from the foreshore or by boat between July and November. The town itself is quaint with plenty of good restaurants and shops.

This popular beach resort has plenty of water-based activities available, plus a host of other activities. Interact with orphaned elephants at Knysna Elephant Park, visit the nearby bird and monkey sanctuaries, or make a purchase at the award-winning alfresco markets. On the water, enjoy canoeing, jet-skiing or a sunset cruise on Knysna lagoon, home to the well-respected Knysna oyster.

Offering a peaceful retreat, this national park includes the well visited Storms River Mouth and consists of dramatic coastal scenery, reefs, rivers, waterfalls, lush forest and fynbos. There are excellent hiking and nature walks, mountain biking trails and many water-based activities. For the truly adventurous there is Africa’s highest bridge bungee just up the road!

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FRANSCHHOEK COUNTRY HOUSE AND VILLAS FRANSCHHOEK

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Price guide $200 per person This stunning complex, with its cobblestone paths and vine covered walkways, gives the illusion of being in a small village in Provence. Surrounded by enchanting vineyards, this retreat offers 14 spacious standard and luxury rooms and 12 enormous villa suites, which include heated flooring and freestanding clawfoot baths. Most rooms lead onto private balconies with lovely views and the property includes two pools (one heated), a divine restaurant and spa treatments on demand.

THE WINDSOR HOTEL AND APARTMENTS HERMANUS

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Price guide $75 per person The Windsor Hotel and Self-Catering Apartments, a 120 km drive from Cape Town, is renowned for its unparalleled vantage point to view the whales, which breed and feed in Walker Bay (July – November). Independently owned, Hermanus’s oldest hotel has been modernised while retaining the charm and hospitality so cherished by guests, who return time and again for their homely seaside holiday experience.

BUFFELSDRIFT GAME LODGE OUDTSHOORN

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Price guide $125 per person This unique lodge just off the famous Garden Route 62, offers understated luxury in tented accommodation. With the Swartberg Mountains as backdrop and a magnificent waterhole at your doorstep, it is the closest you will get to the wilds of the Klein Karoo. Experience an array of wildlife here including elephant, rhino, Cape buffalo, giraffe, hippo and over 200 bird species. The lodge offers African bush safaris, meerkat safaris and elephant experiences.

PROTEA KNYSNA QUAYS KNYSNA

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Price guide $115 per person The Protea Hotel Knysna Quays enjoys a spectacular position in the popular coastal town of Knysna. The hotel is set on the Knysna Quays waterfront with the lagoon at your doorstep. Facing the warm Indian Ocean through the Knysna Heads, the hotel offers a tranquil stay in spacious rooms with the lagoon facing rooms being a popular choice. There are excellent facilities, including a heated outdoor swimming pool, a wellness therapist, free internet service and four restaurants.

THE DUNES LEISURE RESORT PLETTENBERG BAY

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Price guide $80 per person Located in the heart of the Garden Route, the Dunes is a superior hotel within walking distance from the unspoiled Keurbooms Beach and just minutes from the premier resort town of Plettenberg Bay. Spacious and elegantly appointed, the rooms are decorated with sophisticated stylishness. Facilities in all the rooms include air conditioning, bar fridge, satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Seafrint Villas and townhouses are also available for families. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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SOUTH AFRICA - GARDEN ROUTE GAME LODGES KARIEGA KARIEGA GAME RESERVE

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WEL6450 | Price guide $850 pp

Malaria-free Kariega Game Reserve offers a one-stop holiday with activities ranging from guided bush walks, river cruises, canoeing, fishing and visits to nearby beaches. Situated near Port Elizabeth, Kariega Game Reserve is easily combined with Cape Town and the Garden Route. This family managed, 10,000 hectare ‘Big Five’ reserve incorporates the Kariega and Bushman’s Rivers and is 10 minutes from the coast. Game drives are supplemented by a wide range of activities. River Lodge is set directly on the Bushman’s River and includes 10 superb thatched-roof safari suites. Water based activities supplement your game drives, with canoeing and fishing available directly from the lodge’s overwater deck. Ukhozi Lodge is an intimate and private haven. This luxury lodge has 10 superbly appointed cabins, each with a private plunge pool. Experiences include romantic dining, bush walks and river cruises to the beach. Settlers Drift is a five star tented camp located in a remote section of the reserve, giving guests extra privacy. Set high above the Bushman’s River, on the spot where the original settlers made camp in 1820, the lodge is perfect for guests wanting an intimate and private safari. Fishing, canoeing and bush walks are all on offer. Main Lodge is ideal for families and includes 24 extremely spacious one, two and three bedroom log cabins. Each cabin has a lounge area, a huge private deck with expansive views, and some have private pools. The lodge appeals to active guests with canoe trips, bush walks and river cruises available. The Homestead is a private lodge nestled in a remote area of the park. With seven bedrooms, each with an en-suite, a dedicated ranger and chef, the Homestead offers flexibility and is perfect for large groups. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation at Main Lodge, meals, two game activities daily, drinks (local brands).

SHAMWARI SHAMWARI GAME RESERVE WEL6451 | Price guide $1230 pp

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World famous Shamwari is one of the best and its conservation programs are the subject of a popular television show. This 25,000 hectare, malaria-free reserve boasts the famed ‘big five’. Only 45 minutes’ drive from Port Elizabeth the property offers five different lodges and one villa, all of which offer five star quality. Long Lee Manors was built in 1910. This splendidly restored 15 suite, Edwardian manor house offers guests refined comfort and congenial service. Eagles Crag offers nine suites. Each has been built to maximise the privacy of its guests. The suites boast a private deck and pool, with wall-to-wall glass doors on two sides. Riverdene Lodge is a restored settler’s lodge with nine interleading family rooms. It offers a complimentary ’Kids on safari’ program, making it popular with families. Villa Lobengula, an indigenous-themed lodge, is tucked away deep in the valley bushveld. Twelve guests can enjoy a tranquil, luxurious and exclusive getaway in this intimate lodge. Bayethe Lodge is a luxury tented lodge comprising 12 tented suites, all with private decks and plunge pools. The bush spa and boma dining area bring a sense of authenticity. The environmentally friendly Sarili Lodge has five suites housed in an African thatched building and the spacious deck overlooks the Bushman’s River. Sarili Lodge and Riverdene Lodge are ideal for families and accommodate children of all ages. Shamwari is a special place and it’s really in a class of its own. Management’s positive attitude towards conservation, combined with an excellent level of service and a high number of activities on offer, stand it apart from the competition. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation at Riverdene Lodge, meals, two game activities daily, tea, coffee, water, game drive beverages. 70

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GARDEN ROUTE SELF-DRIVE SELF DRIVE GARDEN ROUTE 5 DAYS | FRANSCHHOEK CAPE WINELANDS VILLAGE – OUDTSHOORN FARM STAY – KNYSNA LAGOON VIEW ACCOMMODATION This classic Garden Route path takes you to the beautiful Cape Winelands’ village of Franschhoek, the farmlands of Oudtshoorn and the coastal resort of Knysna. One highlight of your journey will undoubtedly be the genuine South African hospitality afforded to you at our carefully selected accommodation.

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PS C B Price guide Deluxe $945 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • 4 nights’ accommodation • breakfast daily • 4 days (96 hours) of car hire, unlimited mileage, insurance and VAT Excludes: one way drop off fee and collection fee. A credit card is compulsory for car hire pick up. For those wishing a later car drop off, or to extend the duration of the self-drive, we can offer tailor-made options of the above itinerary. Also available in other categories of accommodation.

Day 1: Franschhoek Mid-morning you collect your hire car and take an easy one hour drive to the village of Franschhoek. Franschhoek was built to reflect its early colonial inhabitant’s homeland of France. This village is a small slice of Provence with French cafés, antique shops and cobblestone laneways borded by lavender. We suggest you follow the selfdrive wine route and visit a few wineries, relax over a long lunch and browse the boutique shops of this very pretty village. Protea Franschhoek. Day 2: Oudtshoorn Today you drive through mountain passes to the colonial heartland of the Cape. Your overnight stop is at De Zeekoe Guest Farm, which is located in an area offering a host of regional activities. For a unique experience try walking with wild meerkats on a 2000 hectare farm. Nearby attractions include ostrich farms and the ice formations at Cango Caves. De Zeekoe Guestfarm. Days 3-4: Knysna Your journey today takes you over a scenic pass connecting the dry inland Karoo to the lush greenery of the coast. The playground of South Africa, this coastline is scattered with beachfront towns, the most picturesque being Knysna. Located on a lagoon, Knysna offers a plethora of activities including boat trips to view the dolphins and seals that visit the bay. Seafood is the speciality and Knysna’s oysters are world renowned. Protea Knysna Quays. Day 5: Port Elizabeth Today you drive about three hours to Port Elizabeth where you drop off the car mid-morning.

SELF DRIVE CAPE TOWN, GARDEN ROUTE AND GAME PARK 13 DAYS | CAPE TOWN - CAPE WINELANDS - HERMANUS - OUDTSHOORN - KNYSNA - PRIVATE GAME RESERVE ACTIVITIES - PORT ELIZABETH This independent getaway gives you the freedom to explore South Africa. Enjoy three days in Cape Town before self-driving South Africa’s iconic Garden Route and game viewing at a favourite game lodge. This journey complements the best sights in South Africa with hand-picked accommodation to create a holiday to remember.

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Price guide $2750 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • accommodation as listed with breakfast daily • meals at game lodge • game activities • hop on hop off bus pass Cape Town • airport transfers • Car hire for 10 days (10 x 24 hours), unlimited Excludes: one way drop fee and collection fee. A credit card is compulsory for car hire pick up. Accommodation is also available in deluxe and luxury. This self-drive can be combined with Kruger National Park game lodges instead of a Garden Route game lodges if preferred.

Days 1–3: Cape Town Enjoy South Africa’s vibrant coastal capital for three days. Your hop-on-hop-off bus ride will provide you with an indepth overview of the city and the chance to travel to the top of Table Mountain by cable car. The rest of your days are easily filled with Cape Town’s many attractions. Protea Breakwater Lodge. Day 4: Franschhoek, Cape Winelands Today you start your six day Cape Winelands and Garden Route self-drive when you collect you hire car in downtown Cape Town. A simple 45 minute drive from Cape Town takes you to the stunning valleys of the Cape Winelands, home to hundreds of boutique wineries and fabulous restaurants. Rickety Bridge Winery. Day 5: Hermanus Tonight’s stop at Hermanus allows time to join a whale watching cruise, a shark cage dive, or if you are lucky, a possible sighting of whales from the shore. Abalone Guest Lodge. Days 6–7: Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Today you travel to the dry inland rural centre of South Africa. Take a tour of an ostrich farm, a guided walk into the depths of the Cango Caves or sit with meerkats as they take an early morning jaunt. Hlangana Guesthouse. Days 8-9: Knysna, Port Elizabeth A mere one hour’s drive joins the Karoo to the coastal mecca of Knysna. Join a lagoon cruise, visit nearby Plettenberg Bay and explore Tsitsikamma National Park en route to Port Elizabeth. Knysna River Club, The Paxton. Days 10–13: Kariega Private Game Reserve Spend three days on hosted game activities in a private game reserve around one hour from Port Elizabeth. Wildlife is abundant in this region with common sightings of the ‘Big Five’. In-between game drives guests can enjoy the lodge’s pool, indulge in a spa treatment or join a ranger for guided walks. Kariega Main Lodge.

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THE GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK For most travellers, Kruger National Park needs no introduction as its reputation as a premier game viewing park precedes it.

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MAKUTSI SAFARI SPRINGS 7 DAYS | GAME DRIVES IN PRIVATE GAME RESERVE - GAME DRIVE IN KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - WALKING SAFARIS - PANORAMA ROUTE TOUR Makutsi Safari Springs is located within a private game reserve 60 kms from The Kruger National Park. Owned and operated by the Weber family, Makutsi is the perfect game lodge for travellers who wish to do more than simply game drive. A stay at Makutsi includes accommodation, two meals per day, several game drives and excursions, such as a drive along the Panorama Route. The Weber family are truly hospitable hosts and this, along with its affordability, makes visiting Makutsi addictive.

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Seven day Classic Safari Package This safari includes a range of guided activities enjoyed over your seven day stay.

Price guide Classic $1780 pp Walking $1680 pp

Excursions and safaris are planned to allow guests to enjoy the many activities available at the lodge. The camp includes two swimming pools with soft thermal-mineral water that comes from the earth at 34°c, affording perfect swimming conditions year round. Active guests can enjoy the gym, tennis court and volleyball court, while gastronomic fans can visit the lodge’s large vegetable and herb gardens.

• children under 12 pay 50% • no single supplement • additional night with breakfast costs $140 per person

Meals at Makutsi Safari Springs are a social event. Guests eat at a communal table, in the lapa dining area, in the traditional style of safari.

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Departs: daily Price includes: • 6 nights’ accommodation • breakfast and dinner • guided game activities • excursions as listed • national park fees • return transfers to Hoedspruit airport The sequence of this itinerary is subject to change.

Your seven day package includes: • Three guided, open-vehicle game drives of three hours’ duration in the private reserve. There is an abundance of wildlife on offer here, including elephant, rhino, zebra, lion, giraffe, crocodile, hippo, leopard and much more. • A full day game drive in the Kruger National Park, one of the world’s most famous game parks. • A day tour along the famed Panorama Route visiting Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Three Rondavels.

Seven day Makutsi Walking Safari Package This traditional safari experience features two nights at Makutsi’s intimate tented camp. A stay at the tented camp allows guests to undertake unique guided walking safaris. The remaining four nights are spent at Main Camp where your days include time to enjoy the facilities of the lodge. Visit the hippo pool, where a ‘hide’ allows you to get close to the reserve’s wild inhabitants. Or help save the rhino by becoming involved in Makutsi’s conservation program where guests can ride in a helicopter to monitor Makutsi’s rhino population. Your seven day package includes: • Four nights at Makutsi Main Lodge and two nights at Makutsi’s tented camp. • Ranger guided walking safaris during your stay at the tented camp. Walking safaris allow guests to view the bush as animals do. Your guides, many of whom have grown up in the region, have an incredible knowledge of each animal species. Your evenings are spent around the campfire under the stars in true safari style. • A five hour game drive and a three hour game drive in the private reserve. Game drives are taken in open-sided 4WD vehicles which allows for close encounters. • A day tour along the famed Panorama Route visiting Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Three Rondavels.

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THE GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

LION SANDS NARINA LODGE LION SANDS GAME RESERVE - SABI SAND RESERVE MOR6248 | Guide $2520 pp

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Perched amongst a canopy of 100 year-old trees overlooking the Sabie River, this luxurious treehouse style lodge offers excellent game viewing. Narina has nine very spacious suites. Each has a lounge area, private plunge pool and large viewing deck. Narina’s main areas are linked by raised wooden walkways leading to a communal pool and lounge area. Achieving a perfect blend of style and service expertise, Narina is an inviting lodge with a close connection to the surrounding landscape which is well suited to the Kruger region. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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When you visit Lion Sands River Lodge you will experience something special. Rangers that can spot even a small chameleon on a tree, staff that anticipate your every need and wildlife that pass only metres away from your private deck. The lodge’s 20 luxuriously decorated suites have high roofs and picture windows creating a feeling of openness. Whether you’re metres away from a leopard as it hunts, being served dinner with an ever-present smile or having a massage at the spa, every moment here is guaranteed to be unforgettable. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 74

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LION SANDS IVORY LODGE LION SANDS GAME RESERVE - SABI SAND RESERVE MOR6252 | Guide $4550 pp

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The award-winning Ivory Lodge is simply stunning. Rebuilt in 2016 for complete privacy and exclusivity, the lodge’s eight ultra-luxurious villas, and one double suite villa, all offer magnificent views of the Sabie River. The 173 metre square villas comprise of your own private lounge with fireplace, plunge pool, viewing deck and en suite master bedroom. Ranger guided game drives are personalised. game drives are personalised.. This lodge lists celebrities and royals amongst its guest list thanks to its superb service and privacy. It is perfect for the discerning traveller and honeymooners. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

LION SANDS TINGA LODGE LION SANDS GAME RESERVE - SABI SAND RESERVE MOR6254 | Guide $2520 pp

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Situated on 5000 hectares in the Lions Sands concession, Tinga Safari Lodge offers superb game viewing. The lodge is built in an arc shape with extensive use of timber decking making it appear open and spacious. At 125 metres square Tinga’s suites are built for rest and relaxation. Each suite has its own plunge pool and outdoor shower area. For the true romantic Tinga offers a treehouse style sleep-out where guests sleep literally under a bed of stars. Tinga offers an escape that everyone should enjoy at least once in a lifetime. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


LOVE IS IN THE AIR 7 DAYS | CAPE TOWN - LION SANDS PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, GAME ACTIVITIES - SLEEP IN A PRIVATE TREE HOUSE AT LION SANDS Spend a luxurious night of serenity together in an open-air treehouse under a star-lit African sky. You spend three nights in Cape Town and three nights at Lion Sands Game Reserve. Reserved for honeymooners and committed romantics alike, this unique opportunity is a once in a lifetime experience.

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LM DG R PS B Price guide $4750 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • 3 nights’ accommodation in Cape Town with breakfast • return airport transfers • 2 nights at Lion Sands Narina Lodge • one night in a private treehouse at Lion Sands • meals • drinks (local brands) • game activities • return airport transfers to Skukuza airport • park entry fees

Days 1-3: Cape Town On arrival you will be transferred to More Quarters apartments. The apartments are ideally located in a quiet street just off trendy Kloof Street. The ability to walk to restaurants and famous city sights means you have easy access to everything you need. The elegantly modernised apartments feature a welcoming lounge with a fireplace for the cooler months and an adjacent swimming pool for a dip after a days sightseeing. Your two days are at leisure to enjoy the many experiences Cape Town offers. MORE apartments. Days 4-7: Kruger National Park This morning you transfer to Cape Town airport, then fly to your Kruger lodge (flight not included). Built on the banks of the Sabie River, Narina is situated in the most prolific wildlife area of the Kruger National Park. The thatched guest rooms have an en suite bathroom and a private wooden viewing deck with plunge pool. Your daily routine on safari includes a three-hour morning game drive. Animals are often most active at this time of day and spotting wildlife is guaranteed. Your afternoon game drive includes a bush stop to enjoy a sundowner drink. Dinner is served by candlelight in the dining area or in the traditional barbeque boma area. Included in your stay is one night in a private treehouse. Make your way across a small drawbridge, and you will find Africa unfolding in front of you. Set amid pure and untouched wilderness, you will be surrounded by African bush and uninhibited wildlife at its best. The treehouse is constructed entirely from wood and glass and is equipped with full bathroom and shower facilities. Kingston Treehouse is an experience reserved for the fortunate few and an ideal way to spend an evening on honeymoon in Africa. On your last day you are transferred to the airport. Lions Sands Narina Lodge.

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THE GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK KRUGER ENCOMPASSED 6 DAYS | PANORAMA ROUTE TOUR WITH BLYDE RIVER CANYON - FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – FOUR GAME DRIVES IN PRIVATE GAME RESERVE This dual lodge package is perfect if you want to combine game viewing with a range of exciting experiences within the Kruger region. Track Africa’s ‘Big Five’, view the Panorama Route’s iconic sights and have the opportunity to observe wildlife in both the Kruger National Park and a private game reserve during your stay at two of our favourite lodges. Day 1: Blyde River Canyon On arrival you will be met and transferred to Blyde River Canyon Lodge for your three night stay. Located on the panorama route, in the stunning Drakensberg WEL11068 mountains, this popular lodge provides a perfect base to enjoy a range of activities available in the Kruger region. This stylish four star lodge includes a swimming pool, a cozy bar and dining boma. The lodge is situated within its own 85 hectare botanical gardens, where zebra and wildebeest are often seen grazing. Blyde River Canyon Lodge. Day 2: Panorama Route tour Price guide $2300 pp Today you take a guided tour of South Africa’s most stunning drive trail; the Panorama Route. Your day is full of scenic splendours as you visit Blyde River Departs: daily Canyon and the northern Drakenberg’s most popular look outs. Blyde River Canyon Lodge. Price includes: Day 3: Kruger National Park • airport and inter-lodge transfers Today’s activity is a full day game drive in the world famous, Kruger National • breakfast and dinner daily at Park. The Kruger is home to the ‘big five’ and is famous for its lion, leopard and Blyde River Canyon Lodge • all meals Makalali Main Lodge elephant population, to name just a few of the animals you are likely to see. • full day guided tour of the Makalali Main Lodge. Panorama Route Days 4-5: Makalali Game Reserve • full day safari vehilce, ranger Your next two days are spent on safari at one of the region’s most wildlife guided game drive in Kruger abundant game reserves. Your stay includes four ranger guided game drives National Park in an open sided vehicle within the reserve. Your lodge is the newly renovated • four ranger-guided game drives at Makalali Private Game Reserve Makalali Main Lodge, which is famous for its Shangaan rangers who are known • sundowner game drive drinks at to spot even the most elusive of creatures. Makalali Main Lodge. Makalali Main Lodge Day 6: Today your safari ends with an early morning game drive and transfer to Hoedspruit airport.

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SABI SABI LUXURY FLY-IN SAFARIS 4 DAYS | SABI SAND GAME RESERVE The following exclusive packages are offered by one of Africa’s legendary game lodge portfolios, Sabi Sabi. These four day packages are priced to offer guests a heavily discounted rate of accommodation when combined with return flights from Johannesburg directly to the Sabi Sabi game lodges.

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The multi award-winning Sabi Sabi is synonymous with exclusive South African safaris. Located in the world-renowned Sabi Sand region in the south of the Kruger National Park, Sabi Sabi’s four exclusive game lodges offer unparalleled game viewing. Big game abounds moving freely through this unfenced concession neighbouring the national park. Animals are also attracted by the water in the Sabie and Sand rivers which intersect the area. The number of vehicles viewing animals at any one time is strictly enforced by Sabi Sabi’s rangers which allows for extremely close and exclusive encounters.

Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp 4 day Fly-in from $3600 pp Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge 4 day Fly-in from $3600 pp Sabi Sabi Selati Camp 4 day Fly-in from $3600 pp Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge 4 day Fly-in from $6300 pp

Itinerary: At Johannesburg OR Tambo airport you will board your flight. On arrival at the airport you will be transferred to your lodge.

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Mid-afternoon is time for high tea, followed by your afternoon game drive. This is your opportunity to view the interaction between animals as they search for food and a place to rest for the night. You may even spot some fascinating nocturnal animals.

Price includes: • five star accommodation • all meals, snacks and sundowner refreshments • game activities • return flights Johannesburg Sabi Sabi - Johannesburg * minimum child age varies at each lodge

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Your daily routine will generally start with an early morning tea and coffee followed by a three hour morning game drive. Animals are often most active at this time of day and spotting wildlife is guaranteed. You then return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast. After breakfast there is time to enjoy the facilities of the lodge, such as spa treatments or a cooling swim.

Afternoon safaris include a bush stop to enjoy a sundowner drink and some snacks, followed by more game viewing before driving back to the lodge. Dinner is served by candle light in the dining area or in the traditional barbeque boma area. On day four you are transferred to the airport for your return flight to Johannesburg 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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A multi award-winning game lodge, Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge rightly deserves its reputation as one of the finest. The 23 suites, and two two-bedroom villas, are decorated in a contemporary African style and are exceptionally spacious. The property has a large pool and a spa to tempt you during your down time. Children are especially welcome with a dedicated junior rangers program offered at the Ele Fun Centre. You are assured of viewing plenty of game with Sabi Sabi’s experienced rangers and trackers which are considered to be the best in The Kruger. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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Renovated in 2016 and nestled in the shade of riverine trees, Little Bush Camp’s six thatched suites, each with a private deck and spa bath overlooking the bushveld, somehow give the illusion of being almost alone. This camp is intimate and warm, imparting an African spirit that is evident everywhere. Tracking Africa’s big game accompanied by your game rangers and Shangaan trackers, make for a memorable experience. Little Bush Camp never fails to impress. Our recommendation is to book early to avoid disappointment. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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Imagine Africa during the great safari era when guests gathered to share the day’s wildlife stories over sundowner drinks. This is the Africa you will experience at Sabi Sabi’s Selati Camp. Under the canopy of the southern-night sky the camp is romantically lit by the flicker of oil lamps. This exclusive lodge comprises of seven spacious thatched suites, each with a full bathroom en suite and private alfresco shower. Selati Camp combines turn of the century elegance with personalised safari luxury - a rare experience. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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To describe Earth Lodge as anything other than truly unique is to do it an injustice. Sculpted into a slope of the earth almost invisible to the landscape, the lodge uses texture, light and space to present a game lodge experience like no other. Each of the luxurious 13 suites feature individually designed furniture, a private plunge pool, an en suite glass-fronted bathroom and an indoor and outdoor shower. Along with its own exclusive Amani Spa, everything at this luxury lodge has been created for your indulgence. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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THE GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK LEOPARD HILLS PRIVATE GAME LODGE SABI SAND RESERVE WEL3658 | Guide $3800 pp

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Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve traverses over 10,000 hectares of Sabi Sand Game Reserve offering guests some of the best game viewing in South Africa. The lodge itself is built overlooking a busy waterhole which allows guests to view game at any time. State-of-the-art game drive vehicles, specifically designed for Leopard Hills, ensure your optimum safety and comfort. Rangers and game spotters offer a unique safari experience by tracking the vast array of animals inhabiting this concession. Ranger guided walking safaris are also offered for those wishing to try their own tracking skills. The eight private luxury glass-fronted suites have their own deck and heated rock plunge pool. They offer superb views of the African bushveld and come complete with all the comforts you could desire. Built for total privacy, the suites are extremely spacious and fitted with five star furnishings. Communal areas offer a warm and friendly atmosphere with an emphasis on total relaxation. Guests can experience bush spa treatments in the privacy of their suite, or in the glass walled massage sala overlooking the surrounding bush. Leopard Hills is famous for its fine dining, silver service and esteemed wine cellar. Cocktails and cool drinks are offered pre-dinner on the extensive open air deck. Whether on a game drive or out walking with your own ranger you will be guaranteed close encounters with wildlife at Leopard Hills. Complemented by five star service and amenities your experience at this famous lodge will certainly be one to remember. Combine a stay at Leopard Hills and Kings Camp to create a five night safari and receive one free night at the lodge of your choice. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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Situated in the Timbavati Nature Reserve, Kings Camp reflects the charm of South Africa’s early colonial past. The Timbavati is a wildlife haven boasting a diversity of animal life including the ‘big five’. It offers prolific wildlife viewing and a chance to see the famous and rare white lions who breed in this region of the park. Kings Camp is situated on the edge of a savannah plain. It has a waterhole right in front of the camp which is frequented by a wide variety of wildlife, day and night. Eleven generous colonial suites are luxuriously equipped with air-conditioning, a Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor double showers and a private veranda. Dark tones of wood and thatch offset the natural colours of the bushveld and the African decor reflects the camps history. Kings Camp offers a number of very comfortable living areas for you to sit back, relax and soak up the tranquillity of the African bush. A thatched viewing deck, overlooking the waterhole and an open plan lounge and bar are the ideal place to see out the heat of the day. The wellness centre has a range of soothing spa treatments. Alternatively a dip in the swimming pool, a workout in the gym or a guided bush walk offer active options. Indulgence is a constant state of mind at Kings Camp. Why not try a hot bubble bath by candlelight on returning from your evening safari or linger over a gourmet meal complemented by award winning wines. Kings Camp’s gracious hospitality will transport you back to a by-gone era when guests were treated like royalty and a safari was a life changing experience. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 78

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SAVANNA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE SABI SAND RESERVE WEL6164 | Guide $2475 pp

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One of our favourite game lodges, Savanna Private Game Reserve lies within the prestigious Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Its 10,000 hectare concession is open to the entire Kruger National Park. ‘Big five’ sightings are so frequent in this region that it is not unusual to see lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino in a single game drive. Savanna places a high value on its superior level of tracking. The experienced rangers are experts in a variety of wildlife-oriented areas such as photography and conservation. Savanna is all about indulgence. The communal areas at Savanna are stunning with African inspired decor and casual, comfy furnishings. Food is a highlight with fine dining by candlelight, or barbeques African style in the boma around the campfire. Savanna has nine beautifully appointed suites. Each offers an “Out of Africa” style ambience, with canvas roofs, draped inner netting ceilings and private plunge pools. The three executive suites each boast a lounge area, covered wooden deck and private plunge pool. The thatched Savanna Suite consists of two separate en suite bedrooms, each with its own deck and plunge pool. A close-knit team of friendly staff provide personal service with each guest regarded as a valued friend. This exclusive five star lodge promises to deliver exceptional levels of personal service and as a result it has consistently received top rating reviews, further establishing its reputation as one of the best. Honeymooners are welcomed with a 50% discount for the bride on stays of three nights or more at both Savanna and Dulini Private Game Reserves. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

DULINI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE SABI SAND RESERVE WEL6260 | Guide $3470 pp

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Nestled in the sanctuary of a riverine grove in the game rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Dulini Game Lodge aspires to restore the romance of the early days of safari. Honeymooners and guests staying for more than two nights are offered special prices with discounts for newlyweds and ‘Stay Pay’ deals. Passionate rangers and trackers host twice daily game drives and nature walks. Many of them grew up in the area and have an unrivalled knowledge of the environment. Ten thousand hectares of pristine wilderness is traversed in the comfort of six-seat open Land Rovers. The astute Shangaan trackers skilfully interpret bush signs which guide them to hidden highlights so that no two game drives are ever the same. Dulini’s six suites are lavishly furnished. The spacious suites have interiors that epitomise romance, with canopies of netting and beautiful bathrooms. Each suite offers a private plunge pool and views of the riverbed from the enormous wrap-around deck. The main lodge, resplendent with deep couches and contemporary African accents, leads to an extensive veranda. A peaceful, yet social atmosphere is created by the open plan communal areas. The boma dining area, with its fire pit, encourages social interaction or you have the option to enjoy fine dining on your private deck. The intimacy of this boutique lodge is ideally suited to individual travellers or couples, while the romantic ambience ensures a lavish retreat for newlyweds. Dulini offers the quintessential safari experience for the sophisticated traveller and is worthy of its consistent top rating reviews. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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LONDOLOZI TREE CAMP LONDOLOZI GAME RESERVE - SABI SAND WEL6262 | Guide $5295 pp

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Shaded by the ancient ebony tree that gives the camp its name, Tree Camp is a member of the exclusive Londolozi Group. Each of the six luxurious suites has its own plunge pool, outdoor shower, private deck with sala and en suite bathroom. All the suites look over the Sand River, which attracts wildlife which can be viewed directly from your suite. The game viewing is world class and is complemented by many other memorable activities, such as moonlit bush dinners, private bush breakfasts and guided stargazing trips. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

SINGITA BOULDERS SINGITA SABI SAND WEL3610 | Guide $5800 pp

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Named after the family that has owned Londolozi for four generations, Varty Camp is one of the world’s great game lodges. Its setting amongst some of the highest concentrations of wildlife in the region ensures generous game viewing and unparalleled leopard sightings. The camp has 10 luxurious chalets each with a private plunge pool. Guests can indulge in yoga classes, massages, body treatments, bush walks, astronomy classes and kids club. With something for everyone this multi award-winning camp is hard to beat. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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For those wishing to totally spoil themselves, Singita Boulders will deliver. You will experience rare solitude, unsurpassed luxury and spectacular game viewing at this award winning lodge. Accommodating only 24 guests in 12 suites, this natural stone lodge blends with the surrounding bush. Its spacious interiors flow into their surroundings by incorporating floor-to-ceiling glass walls. Each suite offers a lounge, fireplace, en suite bathroom, outside shower, sparkling private pool and glorious game viewing deck. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 80

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WEL6266 | Guide $6000 pp

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This Relais & Chateaux accredited lodge is widely recognised as one of the most exclusive in Africa. Singita Lebombo’s 15 suites feature layered lattice ceilings and sweeping wooden decks which afford breathtaking views of the bush teeming with one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in the park. Following a dip in the cliff-side lap pool, guests can enjoy a selection of spa treatments, followed by an evening of fine dining. Committed to practicing modern conservation, Lebombo is a once in a lifetime experience. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


ULUSABA SAFARI LODGE

ULUSABA ROCK LODGE

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Imagine a game lodge created with the flair of its owner, Sir Richard Branson. This award winning lodge is positioned amongst one of the highest wildlife concentrations in southern Africa. Ulusaba Safari Lodge has a host of staff whose sole purpose is to indulge their guests. Guests experience a sense of adventure as they cross wooden swing bridges in between the 10 tree-house style rooms. In between game drives guests can enjoy the Aroma Spa, take a swim, use the gym, or simply enjoy their stay at this remarkable lodge. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

SIR RICHARD BRANSON PRIVATE GAME RESERVE - SABI SAND WEL6268 | Guide $2850 pp

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When it comes to creative design, exclusive views and excellent game viewing, it is hard to go past Ulusaba Rock Lodge. Owned by Sir Richard Branson, this lodge is perched high on the summit of a rocky outcrop. Its 10 suites are amongst the largest in the Kruger region and they have views to inspire. Swimming pools, gymnasiums, a wine cellar, Aroma Spa, bush observatory and tennis courts keep guests busy during their leisure time. Rock Lodge was built to impress even the most dedicated safari aficionado and never fails to do so. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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DULINI RIVER LODGE SABI SAND GAME RESERVE WEL9024 | Guide $3100 pp

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With beautiful views of the seasonal Sand River, Dulini River Lodge is located in the prime animal viewing Sabi Sand Game Reserve. This intimate lodge consists of eight spacious riverside suites which offer dramatic views of the river. From the comfort of your private veranda or plunge pool watch the occasional herd of elephant take a bath in the river below. A stay here offers ‘Big Five’ game viewing with a very good chance of a leopard spotting. Under new management, in 2016, this lodge is set to shine. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), laundry, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

MALA MALA MAIN CAMP MALA MALA GAME RESERVE - SABI SAND WEL6272 | Guide $2700 pp

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Renowned for pioneering the modern safari, Mala Mala offers the ultimate safari experience. Main Camp consists of eight suites and 11 luxury rooms. The large communal areas encourage the social aspects of a traditional safari for which the lodge is famous. A large infinity pool and massage service can entertain guests in between game drives. Mala Mala’s location is about the best in the Kruger. Positioned on the banks of the Sand River it has one of the best rates of animal sightings in South Africa, making it a consistently popular lodge. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 82

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WEL3622 | Guide $1720 pp

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For those wishing to experience the by-gone days of safari, Notten’s Bush Camp offers a unique atmosphere as it does not use electricity for lighting. The camp relies on candles and paraffin lamps instead, creating a romantic atmosphere. Notten’s Bush Camp offers eight suites each with an open plan bedroom, a lounge area and an en suite bathroom. Personally run by the Notten family, the lodge is famous for its professional service and by-gone ambience. At Notten’s your safari experience will be authentic and original. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

RATTRAYS CAMP MALA MALA GAME RESERVE - SABI SAND WEL3621 | Guide $3590 pp

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The epitome of colonial style, Mala Mala’s Rattray’s is the culmination of over 40 years’ experience within the Rattray Family. This property is all about history. The social areas and eight luxurious suites feature memorabilia of days gone by. A maximum of four guests per safari vehicle offers a first class view of wildlife, with the rangers being amongst the best in South Africa. For the serious game spotter the exceptional game viewing, along with the opulence of the lodge, makes Rattray’s on Mala Mala the ultimate game experience. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


ARATHUSA SAFARI LODGE SABI SAND RESERVE WEL6148 | Guide $1680 pp

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Arathusa Safari Lodge is an intimate camp located in the coveted Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Each of the 13 massive luxury rooms have private en suite facilities. Guests can choose from waterhole facing rooms, with a private veranda, or bush facing rooms which feature a private plunge pool. Arathusa’s open-plan lounge, bar and dining areas lead to the infinity pool which flows into the well frequented waterhole. Offering five star luxury at four star prices Arathusa is great value for money. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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Known as one of the best priced lodges in the wildlife-rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Elephant Plains Game Lodge offers affordable luxury. This owner-run lodge accommodates a maximum of 24 guests. Accommodation ranges from comfortable rondavels to the honeymoon suite with its own private plunge pool. Facilities at the lodge include two swimming pools, a spa and gym. Elephant Plains is renowned for excellent ‘big five’ game viewing, especially leopard. With expert rangers, friendly staff and great prices it is hard to go past. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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WEL11069 | Guide $1600 pp Family owned Idube Safari Lodge offers guests an affordable safari experience within the popular Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Animals, including the ‘Big Five’, are viewed at close range on game drives and on guided walks. This three star lodge has nine comfortable brick chalets with generous en suites, an outdoor shower and private patios. Two larger suites offer a private plunge pool. In between drives guests can enjoy the pool, which is set amongst the lodge’s grassy lawns. Idube is a friendly lodge offering a great value safari experience. Receive discounted rates when you combine Idube with Lukumbi to create a four night stay or more. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, laundry, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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Lukimbi Safari Lodge is a stunning lodge situated in the southern section of the Kruger National Park. The park is home to the ‘Big Five’ and a wide variety of animals and birds, which roam freely, ensuring great game viewing. The lodge’s 16 spacious suites combine luxury and modern African decor and include private decks and river views. The Giant Eagle Owl and King Cheetah suites each include a private pool and second bathroom. Lukimbi’s facilities include a library, gym and swimming pool. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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THE GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK HONEYGUIDE TENTED SAFARI CAMPS MANYELETI GAME RESERVE WEL3623 | Price guide $1150 per person

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For an authentic safari experience you can’t go past Honeyguide Tented Safari Camps. Amongst the most popular game camps in the Kruger region, Khoka Moya Camp and Mantobeni Camp offer a safari experience of ‘days gone by’. Situated in the 23,000 hectare Manyeleti Game Reserve, the camps hold a prime position for game viewing. Morning and evening game drives bring you into close contact with the ‘big five’ and many species of animals and birdlife. Mantobeni Camp The adults-only Mantobeni Camp is designed to reflect Hemingway’s Africa. Nestled in a Tamboti grove overlooking a popular waterhole, you will find the 12 Nehru-style tents. The tents are comfortably furnished with king-size beds, soft leather couches and en suites. The spacious sitting area and bar furnished with wicker chairs and tables leads out to a lap pool.

Khoka Moya The family-friendly Khoka Moya surrounds a dry river bed. It offers a true African safari experience without sacrificing luxury. The 12 en suite tents, each 60 square metres, can accommodate a family of four comfortably. A private outdoor seating area in front of each tent allows guests to relax and take in the sights and sounds of the bush. The large colourful lounge and dining area overlook green lawns which lead to the pool. The children’s program offers craft and baking with treasure hunts and short guided bush walks available for older children. Honeyguide Tented Safari Camps offer great value for money. The food compares with some of the best lodges in South Africa and the game activities are well organised and productive. With its high referral rate, Honeyguide is popular year round so booking early is highly advisable. Both camps include: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

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Situated within a private concession in the Kruger National Park, Hamiltons Tented Camp reflects a safari adventure typical of the early twentieth century. Six canvas tent-style rooms, complete with teak floorboards, dreamy mosquito nets and slipper baths, offer a superb view of the seasonal river. Each is linked to the main lodge area by raised timber walkways. The main lodge is home to an inviting lounge scattered with artworks from the early 1900s. The opulent dining area further adds to the delight of this tranquil spot. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 84

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Simbavati is a friendly camp located in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. This four star lodge is contemporary, warm and welcoming. Communal areas overlook the Nhlaralumi River where regular wildlife sightings take place. There are eight luxury tents and three family chalets. All are privately situated and comfortably furnished. The focus, of this recently refurbished lodge, is on offering excellent ‘big five’ game viewing in an environment where guests are made to feel comfortable and relaxed from the moment they arrive. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


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Located in one of the first private concessions in Kruger National Park, Imbali offers great value and a truly African vibe. The infinity pool, which looks out across to a popular waterhole, is shaded by trees which stand unobtrusively in the path of a flowing teak deck. The twelve spacious suites are subtly decorated with African traditional cushions and memorabilia. Large French doors run the length of the room and an expansive deck overlooks the river or savannah. Each deck has a Jacuzzi or outdoor pool offering complete relaxation. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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Located on a 26,000 hectare game reserve, this lodge’s rangers have a reputation for their infectious enthusiasm. Rebuilt in 2017, Makalali now features two lodges. The four star Main Lodge offers great value with 30 well designed rooms and luxurious social areas, including a pool with extensive decking and views. The five star River Lodge comprises of three camps, each with only six luxury suites with private plunge pools. Makalali appeals to the adventurer in all of us with tracking to within metres of wildlife a common occurrence. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

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KAPAMA SOUTHERN CAMP KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE WEL3612 | Guide $1275 pp

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Recently renovated over two years, Southern Camp is set to impress. This hospitable camp is elegantly decorated in creams and fauns creating a tranquil atmosphere. The lounge, dining area and swimming pool are spacious outdoor entertainment areas. There are 15 suites with private patios and bathrooms and picture windows to enjoy the surrounding scenery. The well designed luxury suites are 85 metres square and include their own private lap pool, both inside and outside showers and a romantic fireplace.

Located only ten minutes’ drive from Hoedspruit Airport, Kapama River Lodge generates consistently good reviews. The social areas are enormous, with an expansive lounge and bar opening onto a terrace with a large pool. Meals, often served in the outdoor boma, are bountiful. The 64 rooms and suites are all of a high standard. The spa suites are big enough for triple share, allowing families to experience the lodge. This popular lodge runs a professional operation and offers good value in a great location.

Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities and return road transfers to the nearest commercial airport.

Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, game activities and return road transfers to the nearest commercial airport.

KAPAMA BUFFALO CAMP KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE WEL3617 | Price guide $1377 pp

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This friendly four star camp offers a polished safari experience. Its 10 permanent canvas tents are joined by elevated wooden walkways set amongst the trees resulting in a bushy surround. The social areas allow guests to cool off in the pool, sit up at the bar or in the open sided lounge area to chat in between game drives. Spa treatments are offered at the nearby River Lodge. Guests feel relaxed at Buffalo Camp which accommodates a maximum of only 20 guests. The property is more than worthy of its consistently great reviews and is one of our favorites.

This prestigious lodge sits on a secluded riverbank overlooking the Klaserie River. Aptly named Karula, meaning ‘place of peace’, this lodge is a pinnacle of five star luxury. The communal areas are stunning and each of the 10 suites feature Nespresso coffee machines, gas fires, large picture windows and indoor and outdoor showers. The five superior suites, at a size of 132 square metres, have a private deck with a heated swimming pool. Fine dining, first class rangers and opulent decor make Karula simply perfect.

Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities and return road transfers to the nearest commercial airport.

Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities and return road transfers to the nearest commercial airport.

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SHUMBALALA THORNYBUSH GAME RESERVE WEL5570 | Guide $2050 pp

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Nestled in the heart of the 14,000 hectare Thornybush Game Reserve, adjacent to Kruger National Park, Shumbalala Game Lodge offers a personalized approach to safari. To ensure absolute exclusivity and privacy, the lodge prides itself in tailoring its safari experience to a select number of guests. Whilst there is an emphasis on showing guests the renowned ‘big five’, rangers at Shumbalala are dedicated to ensuring guests enjoy all aspects of the bush. The lodge is comprised of a small selection of superior suites and a presidential suite. Each superior suite has a lounge, en suite bathroom, large glass sliding doors and private viewing decks with a view over the very active water hole. The use of natural colours, a stone open-fireplace and thatched roofs complement the bushveld surroundings. The very spacious presidential suite measures 225 square metres and includes: two full en suite bedrooms, a dining room, lounge, fireplace, wraparound deck with an outdoor setting, a boma and plunge pool. Time in between game activities can be spent cooling off at the pool, enjoying a good book from the library, or relaxing on your private deck spotting wildlife. Dinner is a sumptuous affair prepared especially to meet your specific preferences. Depending on the weather, meals are served at a variety of locations including the outside boma and the wine cellar. Combine two nights in a villa suite at Franschhoek Country House and Villas, in the Cape Winelands, with a three night stay at Shumbalala and receive a fourth night free. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees.

THORNYBUSH COLLECTION THORNYBUSH GAME RESERVE WEL3624 | Guide $1380 pp

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The very popular, Thornybush Collection consists of 12 lodges. Eleven lodges are located in the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve and one is in the north of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Each property sits within 14,000 hectares of pristine wilderness. In April 2017 the fence dividing the reserve from the Kruger National Park was removed, affording guests even better game viewing. Thornybush offers something for everyone. The properties have been specially designed to provide a variety of differing experiences and to meet varying budgets. Thornybush Game Lodge is one of our favourites and is located near Hoedspruit airport. This property is a mid-sized lodge with a great reputation. Animals on this game reserve are not free to migrate, which virtually guarantees good wildlife viewing. The lodge has a plethora of facilities with an extensive opensided dining and lounge area, pool and wellness centre. The 20 well designed, thatched roof chalets are scattered throughout the grounds. This lodge receives consistently good reviews. The Thornybush Collection also includes four intimate lodges (Serondella, nKaya, Waterbuck and Monwana) which are perfect for couples and can accommodate eight people each. Chapungu and Jackalberry Lodges accommodate 16 guests. Simbambili Lodge, located in the Sabi Sand Reserve, also accommodates 16 guests and each suite has a private plunge pool. Thornybush Waterside Lodge is the largest property and accommodates a maximum of 40 guests in 18 suites, as well as two luxury family suites each with its own plunge pool. The only self-catering camp, Nkelenga has three tents, a main homestead and a small dormitory that sleeps four. Includes: Two nights’ accommodation at Jackalberry Lodge, meals, drink (local brands), game activities, return local airport transfers and park entry fees. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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RAIL JOURNEYS

BLUE TRAIN 2 DAYS | CAPE TOWN - PRETORIA | PRETORIA - CAPE TOWN The Blue Train evokes the romance and ambience of a bygone era, when privileged travellers experienced the magic and mystery of Africa in a relaxed and elegant fashion. We consider it a compulsory inclusion to a traveller’s journey in South Africa.

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The opulent days of rail travel have been recaptured in Africa by The journeys some of the finest train companies in the world. An icon of South The Blue Train departs in the early morning and travels African travel, the Blue Train operates a 27 hour, 1,600 kilometre overnight to arrive the following day at around midday. route between Cape Town and Pretoria. Pretoria to Cape Town Its five star service and luxurious decor are world renowned. The southbound trip from Pretoria to Cape Town departs on Many of the Blue Train’s friendly crew have worked on the train Mondays and includes an excursion to Kimberley, once the home their entire working life. Their generosity towards guests and of the world’s largest diamond rush. their exemplary work ethic reinforces the Blue Train’s legendary Cape Town to Pretoria status. The northbound journey from Cape Town to Pretoria departs Guests are accommodated in spacious suites which include Wednesdays and stops at the colonial town of Matjiesfontein. all the modern facilities of a leading hotel combined with the Passengers can stroll amongst the town’s original and restored character and opulence of colonial rail travel. Sleeping carriages Victorian buildings. are interspersed with wood-panelled lounge and club cars The suites where guests relax as spectacular scenery fills the large viewing Each suite has a bath or shower, television, telephone and airwindows. conditioning. Deluxe suites offer either twin beds with a shower When night falls, the train transforms into a fine dining or a double bed with a three-quarter size bath. Luxury suites restaurant. Guests dress for a dinner of perfectly prepared offer twin beds or a double bed with a full size bath and hand delicacies complemented with South Africa’s finest wines. shower, plus a DVD player. Bonus special Ask us about the Blue Train’s bonus specials. Specials include one free night’s accommodation in a five star hotel in either Pretoria or Cape Town which includes breakfast. 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422)

Fine dining The Blue Train offers world class dining. Each meal is a real delight from hand crafted canapés, to sumptuous main meals and deliciously decadent desserts. Specially selected South African wines complement each course. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


ROVOS RAIL PRETORIA TO CAPE TOWN - PRETORIA TO DURBAN - PRETORIA TO VICTORIA FALLS - CAPE TOWN TO DAR ES SALAAM - GOLF SAFARIS Step back in time when you travel with Rovos Rail. Over the past 30 years, the Vos family has lovingly restored and recreated a series of classic wood-panelled rail carriages and observation cars, creating three Edwardian style trains. The luxurious decor, hospitable staff and fine dining have granted Rovos its legendary status. Rovos Rail was purposely created to re-live the days when rail travel was king with Africa its queen. We recommend you add a train journey to your ‘must do’ list.

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Each train carries up to 72 passengers in five star luxury and each suite is assigned a dedicated butler. Days on board offer ample time to gaze at the passing scenery, to go on fascinating excursions with professional guides and to socialise with fellow travellers. Evenings are an elegant affair with dinner prepared by on-board chefs. Meals are complemented by first class wines, followed by drinks at the club bar. The journeys Pretoria to Cape Town - 2 nights This journey meanders through the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo and onto the scenic winelands of the Cape. It includes a visit to the historic village of Matjiesfontein and a stop in Kimberley to enjoy a city tour and a visit to the Diamond Mine Museum. Pretoria to Victoria Falls - 3 nights Enjoy diverse scenery as the train weaves westwards, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn in Botswana. As you travel through Zimbabwe you have the opportunity to view game in Hwange Game Reserve whilst on the train, before arriving at historic Victoria Falls train station. This is a real rail enthusiast’s journey, with much of the trip spent on the train. Pretotria to Durban - 2 nights This three day journey through KwaZulu-Natal, provides an opportunity to see the ‘big five’ or go on a battlefields tour with

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a well-respected historian. Experience the Nambiti Conservancy with its expansive game farm, Spionkop Lodge and either the battlefields of the region, or visit Ardmore Ceramics where you will learn about Zulu culture and its significance in the region. Cape Town to Dar es Salaam - 14 nights This epic journey travels through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania. Some of the highlights include the historic village of Matjiesfontein, the diamond town of Kimberley, a two-night stay at the Madikwe Game Reserve, bushwalking at Chisimba Falls and wildlife spotting in the Rift Valley. Golf safaris - selection of durations Golf enthusiasts can indulge in a range of golfing safaris designed by Rovos. These exclusive journeys join South Africa’s world famous golf courses by rail as you travel in the luxury of your Rovos carriage. Non-golfers are catered for with safaris, sightseeing and excursions included. The Suites All are air-conditioned with en suite bathrooms and original fittings. The Royal Suites are half a carriage in length and include a lounge area with an en suite and a Victorian bath. The Deluxe Suites offer a lounge and a shower. The Pullman Suites are slightly smaller with twin bunks or a double bed and shower.

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NAMIBIA Combine the red soil and sparse population of the Australian outback, with African wildlife, a wild coastline and the cultures of remote African communities and you have Namibia.

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ne of southern Africa’s newest nations and a former German colony, Namibia offers travellers a variety of experiences. Try sand boarding on a 200 metre high sand dune, sky diving at the coastal town of Swakopmund, or game viewing in Etosha National Park. You could also spend some time in the remote northern villages of the Himba and San bushman. Self driving in Namibia is safe, with the main consideration when planning your trip being the large distances. We are able to assist you by arranging accommodation and car hire to suit your requirements. Organised tours are also popular and the tours on the following pages are just a small selection of our range. If you are a lover of the great outdoors, Namibia should not be missed. 90

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NAMIBIAN GUIDED TOURS CLASSIC NAMIBIA 7 DAYS | SWAKOPMUND – DARMARALAND – ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK This trip visits the highlights of northern Namibia. During your journey you will encounter a variety of wildlife, people and landscapes. The arid land in the north seems never ending. At Etosha, Namibia’s premier game park, the ground becomes a salt pan, providing excellent game viewing as animals drink at the park’s large waterholes.

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U L G P C4 Price guide Standard (max. 20) $2220 pp Deluxe (max. 6) $4220 pp Departs: Fridays Price includes: • transport • guide/driver • accommodation in hotels and lodges appropriate to category chosen • breakfast daily • dinner daily* • national park fees • departure airport transfer • excursions as listed *only on 4+ star tours

Can be booked as a private departure. Please ask us for prices.

Days 1-2: Swakopmund We travel to the coast and the oceanfront resort of Swakopmund. There is time to enjoy the beach or try an adventure activity. From desert tours and scenic flights to quad biking and parachuting, there is something for everyone. Day 3: Damaraland We travel north via Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain, into Damaraland, one of the least populated and geologically diverse areas in Africa. This harsh, rocky environment is home to the rare desert elephant and black rhino. Visit Twyfelfontein, a heritage site where Bushman communities engraved and painted over 2500 pictures some 6000 years ago. Explore the Petrified Forest and see the oldest living desert plant on earth. After a visit to a traditional Damara village we drive to our lodge. Day 4: Etosha National Park Travel towards Etosha National Park, famous for its vast amount of wildlife and unique landscape. Day 5: Etosha National Park Today is devoted to the abundant wildlife found in the park. Etosha surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan. The park is home to four of the ‘big five’. Its waterholes support a rich diversity of birds and mammals, including rare species such as the black-faced impala, roan, cheetah and Namibia’s smallest antelope, the Damara dik-dik. Day 6: Etosha National Park Today we enjoy a game drive through the Etosha National Park. Day 7: Return to Windhoek We return to Windhoek, where we visit the markets and transfer to the airport.

ULTIMATE NAMIBIA 10 DAYS | SOSSUSVLEI – SWAKOPMUND – TWYFELFONTEIN – HIMBA VISIT – ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK – SKELETON COAST From the inland salt pans of Etosha, to the voluminous ocean of the Skeleton coast, this trip includes a plethora of experiences. Climb dunes which are hundreds of metres high, game view at a flood-lit waterhole, visit an authentic Himba tribe, and view thousands of seals by kayak or motor boat.

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Days 1-2: Sossusvlei We make our way to the Namib Naukluft National Park, where we walk amongst the world’s highest sand dunes at Sossusvlei. The dunes, which can reach heights of over 300 metres, are absolutely spectacular. Sossus Dune Lodge.

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Days 3-4: Swakopmund Drive through the dramatic, ever changing landscapes of the Namib Naukluft National Park to the coastal town of Swakopmund. Enjoy sea kayaking, or a motorised boat trip, amongst a large seal colony in Walvis Bay harbour. There is time to enjoy optional excursions, such as dune driving or quad biking and other adventures. Guesthouse.

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Days 5-6: Damaraland View ancient Bushmen paintings, dramatic table top mountains and the unique landscapes of Twyfelfontein. Search for the desert-adapted elephant. Camp Kipwe.

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Price includes: • accommodation • transport in a 4WD safari vehicle • all meals on tour • game drives and activities as listed • park entrance fees • experienced local guide • departure airport transfer

Days 7-9: Etosha National Park Today we visit a local Himba settlement and our sponsored school, Grootberg Primary School, en route to Etosha National Park. Etosha is home to cheetah, giraffe, elephant, lion and many large herds of grazers. Etosha’s dry pans mean wildlife rely on waterholes, which makes for easy game viewing. In order to see as much as possible of the park, we traverse the region and stay in two different camps. Safarihoek Lodge, Onguma Tree Top Camp. Day 10: Windhoek We visit the Cheetah Conservation Foundation at Otjiwarongo, where you can learn about these beautiful cats, before continuing to Windhoek for an early evening arrival.

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NAMIBIA - SELF-DRIVE SELF-DRIVE NAMIBIA 10 DAYS | SWAKOPMUND – DARMARALAND – ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK - OTAVI - TWYFELFONTEIN - SOSSUSVLEI DUNES - HIMBA VILLAGE Namibia, with its straight roads and right-hand drive cars, is a popular country to self-drive. This 10 day itinerary assists travellers by including good, pre-booked accommodation. From the giant dunes of Sossusvlei to the wildlife rich waterholes of Etosha, this journey is a real insight into this fascinating country.

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LTP C7 14 Price guide Standard $1770 pp Deluxe $3150 pp Departs: daily Price includes: • accommodation - choice of standard or deluxe categories • breakfast daily • 1 dinner (standard) • 7 dinners (deluxe) • 4WD car hire for ten days (10x24 hours), unlimited mileage insurance and VAT A credit card is compulsory for car hire pick up. We suggest you consider hiring a GPS and booking a meet and greet and tour planner service for selfdrives in Namibia.

Days 1–2: Windhoek, Sossusvlei (340kms) You travel south to the giant dunes of Sossusvlei. You rise early for sunrise over the Namib Desert, visiting the Sesriem Canyon, an 18 million year old gorge, en route to the lodge. Days 3-4: Swakopmund (320kms) Today you travel via the Namib Naukluft Park to the colonial town of Swakopmund. ‘Swakop’ offers a variety of activities. Scenic flights, dolphin cruises, quad biking and dune boarding are just a few that you can try. Day 5: Damaraland (320kms) En route to Damaraland visit the 20,000 strong fur seal colony at Cape Cross. Your lodge is situated in the heart of Damaraland, where game such as rhino, desert elephant and kudu roam freely. Day 6: Etosha (300kms) After breakfast, visit Twyfelfontein, Namibia’s “open air art gallery” that boasts over 2500 different Bushman rock engravings. Perhaps visit a Himba village, where the people adhere to their traditional cultural values. They are one of the last truly nomadic tribes on Earth. Days 7-8: Etosha Entering Etosha, your time will be devoted purely to game drives. The park surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan, making it perfect for self-drive game viewing on its well-marked tracks. The park’s waterholes support a diversity of mammals and birds which are easy to locate. Day 9: Otavi (380kms) Head south to the majestic Otavi Mountain range for a nature walk. Day 10: Windhoek (570kms) Today you return to Windhoek. Your car hire ends in the late afternoon.

SELF-DRIVE WINDHOEK TO VICTORIA FALLS 11 DAYS | OTAVI MOUNTAINS - MAHANGO NATIONAL PARK - KAZA TRANSFRONTIER PARK - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - VICTORIA FALLS In the 21st century this journey is relatively accessible to all travellers who have an overlanding spirit. Our pre-prepared itinerary can be added to our Self-Drive Namibia itinerary to create a three week journey. Or combine it with our self-drive from Cape Town, or request a personalised itinerary from our team. Days 1–2: Otavi and Kavango You travel north-east towards the desert lands of Otavi. Choose to visit the AfricCat Foundation, (those on the deluxe self-drive will stay overnight here) before continuing towards Bushmanland and Rundu. SOA11165 Days 3-4: Mahango National Park , You follow the Kavango River as its flows towards the Okavango Delta. You may wish to visit the Mahango Game Park, Namibia’s smallest, yet one of its most Price guide Standard $2100 pp diverse wildlife havens. Predators such as leopard, lion, hyena and even wild dog Deluxe $4900 pp also inhabit the park. Days 5-6: Kaza Transfrontier Park Departs: daily You head east towards Botswana and take a two night stop on the Kwando River. Price includes: An abundance of wildlife lives here, including lion, roan, sable, elephant and • accommodation in standard or buffalo as well as over 450 different bird species. Explore this water rich area by deluxe accommodation boat or on a game drive. Alternatively you can visit a traditional village situated • breakfast daily (standard) • breakfast daily, 6 dinners and fully close to your lodge. Travelling further east you enter the Bwabwata Game Park, inclusive at Chobe (deluxe) another of Namibia’s wilderness areas that is bordered only by natural river • 4WD car hire for 8 days (8 x 24 systems. As a result the Park’s wildlife and their ageless migration routes have hour periods), unlimited mileage, been preserved. insurance and VAT. Days 7-8: Chobe National Park • transfer Chobe to Victoria Falls after car drop off at Kasane Today you take your final drive to Kasane where you drop your car. Your time at • airport transfer Victoria Falls Chobe can be spent on game drives within the national park, or on boat safaris, Excludes: car hire cross border and which allows you to get close to herds of the park’s 80,000 elephants. one way drop off fees. Days 9-11: Victoria Falls A credit card is compulsory for car hire pick up. We would suggest you Today you transfer to Victoria Falls for your two night stay. The region offers a consider using our GPS, meet and selection of activities from sunset cruises on the Zambezi River, to village visits greet and tour planner service for and adventurous excursions. The highlight is a walk around the lookout points of self-drives in Namibia. the falls themselves, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

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MADAGASCAR ESSENTIAL MADAGASCAR 12 DAYS | ANTANANARIVO - ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK– ANTSIRABE - AMBOSITRA - RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK- ISALO NATIONAL PARK - IFATY With its quirky lemurs, colourful tribal groups, tropical beaches and ever-changing scenery, Madagascar is a really unique African experience. This journey takes you from Antananarivo, through the central highlands to the coast. You visit several national parks and reserves as well as the spectacular reefs and beaches of the south. Days 1-3: Andasibe On arrival in Antananarivo we drive to Andasibe. Along the way we pass villages populated by the Merina people. This evening we take a night walk to observe night active lemurs and other nocturnal animals. We visit the Reserve of JS6496 Andasibe to see the Indri Indri, the largest lemurs on the island. Later we visit an Andasibe village, which is typical of the Betsimisaraka community. Grace Lodge. Day 4: Antsirabe We drive to Antsirabe. This elegant city is known as the centre of the beer industry. Founded by Norwegians in 1856, the city has the most European-feel Price guide $3600 pp on the island. Chambres du Voyageur. Days 5-6: Ranomafana National Park Departs: Private daily, min 2 pax We travel to Ambositra with its brightly coloured houses, before continuing to Does not depart Jan, Feb Ranomafana National Park. The park is a rainforest abundant with wildlife. Here we go for long walks spotting lemurs, chameleons and other animals. Centrest. Price includes: Days 7-8: Isalo • guide/driver We stop in Ambalavao to visit a winery and a paper factory, then continue to • accommodation in three star hotels and lodges Ihosy, the capital of the Bara tribes who are shepherds of zebu cattle. We go • breakfast daily hiking in the Isalo National Park. The park comprises of the entire stretch of the • national park fees spectacular Isalo Massif. Isalo Ranch. • airport transfers Days 9-10: Ifaty • excursions as listed We hit the coast and visit a Vezo fishing village. Ifaty is protected by a large coral reef, making it an ideal place for diving and snorkelling. In the afternoon we walk Excludes: internal flights - please to the village of Mangily to visit a local school. Hotel de la Plage. ask us for a quote. Days 11-12: Antananarivo Accommodation listed may be replaced by similar standard by the We fly back to Tana (flight not included) and you have the afternoon free to tour operator explore. Residence Hotel. On day 12 you transfer to the airport.

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SOUTH-WEST EXPLORER 4 DAYS | LAKE TSIMANAMPETSOSTSA NATIONAL PARK - LEMUR VIEWING – WATER SPORTS - NOSY VE MARINE RESERVE During your visit to Madagascar why not take the opportunity to explore the remote south-west of the island. Based at Anakao you will visit Lake Tsimanampetsostsa National Park and the sacred island of Nosy Ve. This trip is a perfect add–on to our ‘Essential Madagascar’ trip, or the ‘Islands of Madagascar’ tour.

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UL T R M GP Price guide $1250 pp Departs: Private daily, min 2 pax Price includes: • accommodation in a three star hotel • 3 breakfasts • 3 dinners • airport transfers • excursions as listed Accommodation listed may be replaced by similar standard by the tour operator

Day 1: Anakao From Tulear you board a boat which transports you to the coastal village of Anakao. Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the sandy beaches adjacent to the hotel. Accommodation is in thatched roof bungalows with en suites. The beaches of Anakao offer water sports such as snorkelling, surfing, kayaking and kite surfing. Those connecting from our Essential Madagascar tour stay on in Tulear on day 10 to commence this package. Day 2: Lake Tsimanampetsotsa National Park Today we take a full day excursion to nearby Tsimanampetsotsa National Park. The park comprises of 430 square kilometres of spiny forest and wetlands and is home to huge baobab and banyan trees. It is a bird lover’s paradise with over 100 species of bird, including large colonies of pink flamingos. There are 12 species of mammals here, among them the extremely rare and endemic Grandidier’s mongoose as well as four species of lemur, the ring-tailed lemur, Verreaux’s sifaka, gray-brown mouse lemur and white-footed sportive lemur. Day 3: Nosy Ve Today we visit the former pirate island of Nosy Ve. Recently decreed a sacred island, each year the Vezo people sacrifice zebu birds here according to traditional rituals. The island is now a marine reserve which offers exceptional snorkelling from its white sandy beaches. Day 4: Tulear After breakfast you will be transferred by boat to Tulear and on to Tulear airport.

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MAURITIUS Located in the Indian Ocean between Australia and Africa, Mauritius offers some of the best palm-fringed beaches, culinary delights and relaxing resorts on the planet.

Combine these features with generous special offers such as multiple night, honeymoon, children stay free and earlybird deals and you will have the most indulgent holiday ever. This year-round island is popular with honeymooners, families and travellers wanting to start or end their African journey with an island stay. With the warm Indian Ocean lapping at your feet, fresh seafood in abundance and a masseuse at your beck and call, your holiday will be relaxed and easy. Beachside resorts offer a host of water and sporting activities, with dive centres, golf courses and lagoon snorkelling all popular. Due to French and Indian influences, cuisine on the island is both diverse and delectable, which combined with excellent service makes dining out a real highlight. Optional excursions such as the Tea Route, Blue Penny Museum and Chamarel rum distillery re-visit the island’s colonial past. Offering all the quintessential island experiences, along with cultural and culinary delights, Mauritius will make your island stay both unique and distinctive.

SUGAR BEACH NORTH WEST COAST SOL6486 | Price guide $1395 pp

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Located on the western coast of Mauritius, along almost a kilometre of sandy beach is Sugar Beach resort. Facing the turquoise waters of a beautiful lagoon, this five star hotel has a contemporary plantation-style of architecture. The property offers 16 villas scattered amidst 12 hectares of pristine tropical gardens, just metres away from the Indian Ocean. Hotel facilities include an extensive choice of sports activities, a Kids’ Club, a spa and excellent restaurants serving fine cuisine.

Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, return airport transfers (meal packages can be

pre-paid for this resort).

VICTORIA BEACHCOMBER RESORT & SPA MID-WEST COAST BCH11166 | Price guide $895 pp

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Located on the protected mid-west coast, this resort is conveniently situated between Grand Baie and Port Louis. Facing the splendid sunsets the island is famous for, the Victoria has a relaxed ambience which suits our Australian spirit. Renowned for its spacious rooms and wide range of activities, the hotel encompasses a lifestyle which appeals to all ages. Facilities include three restaurants, a wide range of both land and water sports, a free kids’ club and a modern spa treatment centre, available for your every indulgence. Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily and return airport transfers (all inclusive option available).

TROU AUX BICHES BEACHCOMBER RESORT & SPA NORTH WEST COAST BCH11167 | Price guide $1030 pp

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Famed for its authentic charm, this five-star resort is popular with honeymooners and those seeking a romantic getaway. Moonlit walks along the sandy beach, candlelit dinners, indulgent Clairns spa treatments and the choice of seven pools to cool off in, are all common pastimes. Affordable suites with private plunge pools are heavily discounted for honeymooners. There is a selection of water sports for the active and secluded spots for those wanting pure relaxation.

Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily and return airport transfers (a drinks package can be

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LUX* LE MORNE SOUTH WEST COAST

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The spectacular Le Morne lies in the sheltered south-west corner of the island. Protected by the UNESCO listed Le Morne Brabant Peak, this five-star resort borders splendid white sandy beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see. Each of the 149 elegantly furnished rooms and suites has a sea view from the balcony or terrace. Water sports include water skiing, snorkelling and much more. Set in idyllic gardens, the hotel’s four pools, spa and restaurants have earned this resort a six-star reputation. Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, return airport transfers (meal packages

can be pre-paid for this resort).

CANNONIER BEACHCOMBER RESORT & SPA NORTH WEST COAST BCH11168 | Price guide $830 pp

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This resort offers commanding views of the sparkling Indian Ocean and the northern islands beyond. Lush tropical gardens are dotted with cascading pools and a string of secluded creeks. Unique features include a wellness centre built in the branches of an ancient banyan tree and a kids’ club located in an old sandstone lighthouse. Active pursuits include snorkelling, paddle boating and scuba diving, as well as tennis and archery on site. This sprawling resort appeals to guests wishing to combine relaxation with activity. Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily and return airport transfers (all inclusive

option available).

MAURICIA BEACHCOMBER RESORT & SPA NORTH WEST COAST BCH11169 | Price guide $790 pp

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This popular four-star, resort-style hotel, is cosmopolitan, yet relaxed. The hotel’s architecture evokes a traditional Mediterranean style. Activities include an on-site nightclub, dive centre, a wide selection of water and land sports and a free kids’ club. The resort is within walking distance of the lively village of Grand Baie, a main tourist hub, which includes numerous restaurants, bars, dance venues and clothing boutiques. This resort appeals to families and traveller’s who enjoy live evening entertainment and dancing. Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily and return airport transfers (all inclusive

option available).

SHANDRANI BEACHCOMBER RESORT & SPA SOUTH EAST COAST BCH11170 | Price guide $1400 pp

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Located in the unspoilt south region of Mauritius, Shandrani is a welcoming five-star resort with a lively vibe. Set on a private peninsula lapped by the Blue Bay Marine Park rich in sea life, Shandrani fronts both a sheltered bay and the ocean, offering three different beaches to discover. An onsite dive centre and school and limitless watersports attract active guests, while the four restaurants, two bars, evening entertainment and spa by Clarins combine to make your stay at Shandrani the ultimate getaway. Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, meals and drinks (some exclusions apply) and return airport

transfers.

PARADIS BEACHCOMBER GOLF RESORT & SPA SOUTH WEST COAST BCH11171 | Price guide $1010 pp

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One of the finest luxury hotels in Mauritius, Paradis is set against the backdrop of the iconic Le Morne mountain and edges onto one of the most scenic shorelines on the island. Known as one of the best leisure resorts in Mauritius, Paradis offers superb accommodation in rooms, suites or villas fringed by three kilometres of pure white sand beach and the island’s largest lagoon. As the name suggests, the resorts own golf course attracts golfers from around the world. Guests can also access the faciltiles and four restaurants at Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa located nearby. Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily and return airport transfers (meal packages can be

pre-paid for this resort).

GRAND GAUBE NORTH COAST SOL6489 | Price guide $975 pp

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The winner of Trip Advisors’ 2013 Travellers’ Choice Award, the Grande Gaube has good reason to boast. Located on the island’s north coast this resort surrounds three bays and a lagoon, each with sheltered crystal clear waters. Inspired by Mauritius’ vibrant island lifestyle, each of the six room types have bright furnishings and open spaces. The resort hosts several restaurants and bars, a tranquil wellness centre and a plethora of water sports. Experience an authentic island holiday at this popular four star resort. Includes: Four nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily and return airport transfers (meal packages can be pre-paid for this resort). Prices are 2018 low season, twin share

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DUGONG BEACH LODGE VILANCULOS WEL6454 | Price guide $1745 pp

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Situated within the unspoilt paradise of the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary, friendly Dugong Lodge offers a relaxing holiday at a good price. The lodge has 14 comfortable chalets with direct access to the beach. The king sized beds are draped with mosquito nets, while the en suite bathrooms have free standing bath tubs and indoor and outdoor showers. Each chalet has a private deck and a sala, furnished with day beds. Inter-flowing swimming pools with an island-style bar offer spectacular views of the ocean. Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, return boat transfers, meals, drinks during dinner and non-motorised water sports.

BAHIA MAR BOUTIQUE HOTEL VILANCULOS WE11078 | Price guide $625 pp

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Imagine an unspoilt island with deserted beaches, sparkling turquoise seas and swaying palms. This is Benguerra. These magnificent reefs offer some of the world’s finest game fishing, snorkelling and diving, as well as providing a home for nesting turtles. The island’s luxurious Azura has just 16 villas, each designed to offer you privacy. Located right on the beach, every villa has king size beds, sea view bathrooms and outdoor showers. The Amani Spa, beachfront dining and infinity pool make this resort a perfect retreat. Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers, meals, drinks (local brands) and non-motorised water sports.

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The Bahia Mar is located where the azure waters of the Indian Ocean touch the palm fringed beaches of Mozambique. It is the ultimate destination to experience colourful local culture, as well as the beauty of the Bazaruto. The hotel offers 12 sea view rooms and luxury units, some of which have plunge pools. The swimming pool and restaurant face the islands of the archipelago and nearby beach. This property offers great value in a region where the warm waters entice guests and a relaxed ambience offers the ultimate carefree breakaway. Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers, breakfast daily. Honeymooners Stay 4 Pay 3 96

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WEL6457 | Price guide $2620 pp

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The ultimate destination to unwind, Bazaruto is a private island lying in an archipelago off the coast of Vilanculos. Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort located on Bazarto offers luxurious accommodation, enjoyable activities, sumptuous spa pampering and the best reef diving in Africa. With seemingly endless white sandy beaches, against the backdrop of massive dunes and an azure ocean, the resort offers all of this and much more. With its tropical climate, unspoilt scenery and a wealth of activities on offer, Indigo Bay is the perfect luxury getaway. Includes: Three nights’ accommodation, meals, drinks (local brands) and non-motorised water sports. Prices are 2018 low season, twin share


TERMS AND CONDITIONS DEFINITIONS a. In these terms and conditions ‘TIA’ shall mean This is Africa Pty Ltd. b. The ‘Client’ is the person, or persons, listed as those travelling on the booking. CONTRACT a. No contract shall exist between TIA and the Client until TIA: • Receives a signed booking form, if requested. • Receives a non-refundable deposit, or full payment if within the stipulated period. • Issues the Client, or their travel agent, a written confirmation. b. TIA prices are calculated in foreign currencies. It may become necessary to add a currency surcharge onto bookings that have not been paid in full due to currency fluctuations. c. Prices for flights, airport taxes, park fees, and government taxes, may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed on. d. The prices listed are based on 2018 low season prices, per person, twin share, unless otherwise stated, as at the time of publication. Seasonal variations, personal travel status and standards of accommodation may affect the price during the final quotation process. PAYMENTS a. A non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total value of a booking is required to confirm the booking. Receipt of payment signifies an understanding between TIA and the Client that the Client has checked all travel documentation and they agree to the terms and conditions. b. A completed booking form, if required by our supplier, must be received upon deposit. c. Balance of payment is due 60 days prior to departure, unless otherwise advised at the time of booking. TIA reserves the right to cancel any arrangements made with the Client, if TIA or its agent does not receive such payment on the due date. If the balance of payment is not received by the due date cancellation fees as stipulated will apply. d. On occasion TIA may need to vary deposit and full payment dates due to contractual obligations with airlines and suppliers. The booking terms and conditions for associated product will vary from company to company. Should the Client require the specific booking terms for their arrangements the Client must ask the consultant at the time of booking. e. Local payments, if applicable, must be paid in the currency stipulated to the Trip Leader upon commencement of the tour. f. Excursions, which incur fees, that require payments to be made in local currency, included in tours such as national park fees and entrance fees. These costs will be listed on the Clients invoice. Service fees Credit card service fees will be applied to the total amount paid as follows: a. MasterCard and Visa: 2% b. American Express: 3% The fee is non-refundable. Late booking fees TIA does not charge a late booking fee. However any booking request made within a supplier’s cancellation or amendment period cannot be processed until full payment has been received. If applicable a late booking fee may be charged by the supplier which will be charged to the Client. AMENDMENT AND CANCELLATIONS Amendments a. TIA understands that the Client may need to amend their booking. TIA do not charge fees for any changes made prior to full payment other than those imposed by suppliers. b. Once full payment is received, TIA charge a $50 fee per person, per amendment, in addition to any fees imposed by suppliers. Cancellations a. TIA must receive cancellations in writing. The date TIA receives a client’s written notification will be treated as the date of cancellation. b. In general, cancellation charges will be levied as outlined in the below table. These may differ if suppliers stipulate their own cancellation dates and fees. Full cancellation conditions can be supplied at the time of deposit upon request. 59+ days before departure Deposit forfeited 59 – 45 days before departure 50% of trip cost 44 – 31 days before departure 75% of trip cost Within 30 days of departure 100% of trip cost

EXCLUSIONS The following are not included in the price quoted: a. Flights unless otherwise stated. visa fees; inoculations; travel insurance; meals (when not included in the itinerary) and items of a personal nature. b. Optional excursions offered at the time of travel. c. Country and airline taxes, if applicable, that cannot be prepaid. If flights are included in the package, relevant taxes will be quoted. PASSPORT, VISA, HEALTH REQUIREMENTS, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND TRAVEL ADVICE It is the Client’s responsibility to ensure that they are in possession of valid travel documents including passports, visas and health certificates. Any advice given by TIA regarding these documents must be validated independently by the Client, as related information is subject to change. TIA recommends that all Clients refer to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) prior to booking and travelling to Africa. Official travel advice issued by DFAT is available by phoning on 1300 555 135 or via DFAT’s website www.dfat.gov.au. a. The Clients passport must be valid for at least six months after returning to Australia. b. The Client may be asked for proof of their onward travel documents and proof of sufficient funds for the duration of their stay in order to enter a country. c. Sufficient blank pages are required in the Client’s passport for entry / exit stamps, with one page for each entry or exit advised. d. The Client must verify requirements of entry for each country they visit, with the relevant consulate prior to departing from Australia. e. Applications, costs and relevant documentation for all visas are the Client’s responsibility. TIA and its agents cannot be held liable for any necessary visas or travel documents not held by the Client. f. Travel insurance is compulsory. It is a condition of booking with TIA that the Client is adequately insured for the full duration of their travel in relation to illness, injury and death, loss of baggage and personal item cancellation and curtailment. RESPONSIBILITY AND CLAIMS TIA is a co-ordinator of tours and an agent for contracted suppliers. a. All information and documentation supplied by TIA has been set out with reasonable care and is published in good faith. b. All travel vouchers and airline tickets are issued subject to the terms and conditions specified by third party suppliers. All services are subject to the laws on the condition that TIA cannot be held responsible for any changes to itinerary, accommodation, transport and inclusions, loss, damage, injury, additional expenses or breaches of contract resulting directly or indirectly from the actions or omissions of suppliers, or independent parties, with whom these arrangements have been made. c. TIA will attempt to respond to all claims concerning travel arrangements within 30 days of receipt of a written claim. However it is recommended that the Client try to solve any problems with the local supplier prior to contacting TIA. d. Claims will not be processed if there has been no fault on the part of TIA or its suppliers, or the cause was the Client’s fault, or the fault of someone not associated with the trip, whose actions were unforeseeable. If the cause was the outcome of unforeseeable circumstances beyond TIA’s or its supplier’s control, the results of which were unavoidable, no claim can be made. If the cause was the Clients fault, having taken part in any activity which does not form part of the original trip arrangements, even though the activity may be supervised, arranged or recommended by TIA or its representatives, no claim can be made. Claims cannot be made if a disease or illness is contracted during or after the trip. e. Issues with any information or advice provided by a travel agent cannot instigate a claim, unless such information has been provided to the travel agent in writing by TIA. In the case of such information or advice not having being provided by TIA, the responsibility lies with the travel agent. A claim to TIA cannot be made in relation to a travel agent not providing, or providing incorrect advice, information or documents. This is Africa Pty Ltd ABN 32 606 195 895 217 Alison Road, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia. T: 1800 AFRICA (1800 237 422) F: 02 9326 5993 E: sales@thisisafrica.com.au


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