A luxurious window into the soul of the Rainbow Nation! The route between Pretoria and Cape Town is a circa 31-hour journey (give or take a couple of hours - this is Africa!) of 1 600 kilometres, through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent.
The Care For Wild Rhino Sanctuary is the largest rhino sanctuary in the world, spanning 28 000 ha in the greater Barberton Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The exact location of the sanctuary is not disclosed due to security reasons.
Lower Sabie graces the banks of the Sabie River, one of the few perennial rivers to flow through the Kruger National Park. Visitors cannot but feel soothed by the view towards the river and the Lebombo Mountains beyond. It is one of Kruger National Park's Main rest camps and is situated on the southern bank of the Sabie River, in the southeastern section of the park. It is connected to the main Skukuza camp by the H4-1 tarred road, which is often considered to be the busiest road in the park.
Legend says, 'Once the red Kalahari sand bites your toes, you will be drawn back again and again and again'.... Well, we lost our hearts on our first visit - extremely tough as this has caused major contention with our Kruger addiction! This vast and wild wilderness straddles South Africa and Botswana and touches Namibia too. It is the semi desert red dunes and star studded sky and the big cats that draws your soul....CAUTION: HIGHLY ADDICTIVE!
Nestled near the unfenced borders of the Kruger National Park this luxury four star Sabi Sand lodge offers a diverse abundance of classic African Wildlife. Nkorho Bush Lodge offers a comfortable environment in which to become one with nature, whether it be bird watching or game viewing from an open vehicle we offer a bushveld experience extraordinaire. Nkorho Bush Lodge creates and atmosphere of relaxation, sheer contentment a feeling of unity.
Oudtshoorn is a town in the Klein Karoo area of South Africa’s Western Cape. It’s known for its ostrich farms and rests along the Route 62 wine route. The central C.P. Nel Museum traces the ostrich-feather boom era and houses a working synagogue. The nearby Cango Wildlife Ranch is a conservation park offering animal petting. To the north, the Cango Caves are a 20-million-year-old network of limestone chambers.
A great trip with the Harrisons.
Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast, on a peninsula beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbor and boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela, which is now a living museum. The Cape of Good Hope is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula in South Africa. Head to Simon's Town and Boulders Beach for penguin viewing. Hermanus is the place to spot Whales. Snorkel with Seals iin Hout Bay. Take a cable car up Table Mountain. Dive with Great whites in Gansbaai. Visit the magnificent vineyards. Go to the beach on camps Bay...every day is a different delight!
A special trip making wonderful memories with all our besties!
:-) Dayone Leopard - our first private close up and personal sighting of a leopard - magnificent! A fantastic trip - our very first full on private safari - we…