Experience the diverse beauty of South Africa in style
Tour the colourful township of Soweto in Johannesburg for an insight into the country’s fascinating history.
In Pretoria, board the award-winning Blue Train for a five-star rail journey west to beautiful Cape Town. In the “Mother City”, admire iconic Table Mountain and explore notorious Robben Island. Finally, fly to authentic Varty Camp in Londolozi, a world-renowned private game reserve adjoining Kruger NP, where you’ll have a chance to view classic big game species such as elephant, lion and leopard.
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Days 1/2 – INFLIGHT / JOHANNESBURG
Board your Virgin Australia flight from Sydney to Perth. Make your own way to the international terminal for your South African Airways connection to Johannesburg.
Arrival private transfer to the Michelangelo Hotel, which has been booked for immediate check in. Freshen up before departing on a half-day tour of vibrant Soweto. B
Days 3/4 – ON BOARD THE BLUE TRAIN
You are driven to Pretoria where you embark upon a memorable rail journey aboard the sumptuous Blue Train.
Enjoy delectable meals, premium South African wines and sensational views as you travel westwards to Cape Town. Your plush cabin comes with 24-hour butler service and an ensuite bathroom equipped with a three-quarter size bath and hand-held shower. BLD
Days 5-8 – CAPE TOWN
Disembark in Cape Town, where you are transferred to the Commodore Hotel, a smart four-star property with a stylish nautical theme, located on the bustling V&A Waterfront.
A half-day tour of this attractive coastal city takes you to the foot of impressive Table Mountain (cableway ticket cost not included), to the photogenic Malay Quarter and lovely Company Gardens.
During your stay, you’ll discover the soul of the city through a visit to an informal settlement, see the scenic point where two oceans meet and explore the notorious maximum security prison on Robben Island, where political prisoners including Nelson Mandela were incarcerated. B
Days 9-11 – LONDOLOZI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE
After breakfast, you are dropped off at Cape Town Airport to meet your flight to Skukuza. Your destination is Varty Camp, heart of the exclusive Londolozi Private Game Reserve.
Go on game drives and exciting nature walks in search of wildlife before relaxing in your private pool. BLD
Day 12 – TOUR ENDS SYDNEY
Return to Skukuza Airport by road for your Airlink flight to Johannesburg. Fly to Perth with South African Airlines, clear customs and complete the final leg of your safari with Virgin Australia, landing in Sydney.
12 days /11 nights ex Sydney
Prices from $10,049* per person twin share
- Return Economy Class airfares Sydney-Perth on Virgin Australia^
- Return Economy Class airfares Perth-Johannesburg on
South African Airways
- Economy Class Airlink airfares
- Cape Town-Skukuza-Johannesburg
- All road transfers, most meals and an English-speaking driver/guide
- Half-day city tour in Soweto
- Half-day Cape Town city tour, full-day cultural tour incl. Cape Point and excursion to Robben Island
- 9 nights’ accommodation at Michelangelo Hotel (1N), Blue Train (2N), Commodore Hotel (4N) and Varty Camp (2N).
- Personal expenses and Skukuza Airport tax (R90 pp payable locally on arrival and departure)
^Airfares also available ex Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.