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This is a Rand based safari priced in USD

Excludes International flights.

*Price subject to seasonal fluctuations


    This is an excellent value South Africa Itinerary, spending time in our most famous and beautiful city, Cape Town with a wonderful journey down to Cape Point and then taking in the winelands region to savour the gourmet experience, wine, art, architecture, gardens and scenery. Fron the Cape, fly up to the Kruger National Park region to end a wonderful journey viewing Africa's classic big game, plains game and wildlife in a private reserve!


    • 3 nts Cape Town, Hippo Botique Hotel
    • 2 nts Franschhoek, La Fontaine
    • 3 nts Manyeleti Reserve, Mantobeni Camp

    Gardens is an inner-city suburb of Cape Town located just to the south of the city centre located in the higher elevations of the "City Bowl" and directly beneath Table Mountain and Lion's Head. The designers of Hippo set out to create an intimate homely atmosphere and environment, with a touch of opulence, naturally. From wooden floor to whitewashed ceiling, Hippo Hotel in the centre of Cape Town represents a timeless fusion of classic and contemporary tastes. Furnished and fitted to suit even the most discerning guest’s needs, this exclusive, luxury hotel offers accommodation at its best.


    With details like fine cotton linen, king size beds, leather couches, cherrywood floors and hand-crafted headboards, the rooms at Hippo are a tribute to the sophistication that only world-class quality and attention to detail can achieve. Whether you’re after a single room, double room or executive suite, this designer hotel has it all.

  • LA FONTAINE 2 nts

    Just a block away from the main village centre of Franschhoek with world-renowned restaurants, charming gift shops, cafes and magnificent historical buildings and museums to explore. If rest is what you need, stay in and enjoy the tranquil gardens and swimming pools that stretch over two properties. The outdoor breakfast patio and front veranda under their vine and wisteria pergolas boast views of the surrounding mountains and tranquil settings.


    There are 17 large suites, all lavishly decorated with individual themes and character. Wake to a full breakfast served with locally roasted coffee. The team take personal care in your stay with La Fontaine being a family owned and run business.


    There are 15 tents which all nestled in a Tamboti grove overlooking the picturesque view of passing wildlife. The relaxation and dining area comprise of a tranquil lounge, a bar and an extensive climate controlled wine cellar and outdoor deck with sun loungers and adjoining splash pool.

    Game visiting the nearby watering hole can be seen from the swimming pool deck which adjoins the reception area.

    The tents at Mantobeni Camp are furnished with king-sized beds (can convert these to twins should this be required), mosquito nets and soft leather couches. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with a sunken concrete bath, double shower, his & hers basins and a separate toilet.


    Guests are taken on game drives in open game viewing vehicles in the early morning and late afternoon/evening. Late afternoon and evening drives include sunset drinks, views over the Mohwareng Hills, and glimpses of nocturnal creatures. Larger game frequently sighted in the reserve includes elephant, rhino, lion and hippo. In between meals and drives, watch the game and birdlife pass by while relaxing by the pool or take a walking safari through the deep bush, accompanied by an experienced, armed ranger; it can be hot work, but it’s very exciting – seeing the animals from a vehicle just doesn’t seem to compare. Group tours are available to the nearby village of Welverdiend, where guests will learn about the relationship between traditional and contemporary living.

    Activities on site or nearby include:

    • Bird watching from a newly built hide opposite a watering hole
    • Hiking and walking safaris
    • Plant life/flora and footprint tracking
    • Private guided tours
    • Safaris in a private conservancy or into the neighbouring Kruger National Park
    • Wildlife photography

    Send us your details; when you are interested in traveling, how many adults and children and we will get back to you with availability.


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    • Flights from Cape Town, and back to Johannesburg
    • Airport and lodge transfers
    • La Fontaine: Breakfast is included otherwise lunch and dinner is for your own account, as well as drinks. Rooms have wifi and traditional amenities.
    • Mantobeni: Included in your rate is: accommodation, 3 meals (consisting of breakfast, lunch & dinner) and 2 game drives per day. We do advise guests that excluded from the rates are a R75.00 community levy per person. This is a once off charge per stay.There is also a gate entry fee at the Manyeleti Gate entrance. For all adults & children, this rate is R50.00 per person. Any additional charges you may incur during your stay are for your own account and to be settled upon departure from the camp.

    • Daily conservation fees in each reserve, payable either at the lodge or in advance.

    • International Flights

    • Visas 

    • Compulsory comprehensive insurance 

    • All relevant entry and departure Government taxes 

    • Gratuities 

    • All personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls, etc.) 

    • Optional extra activities 

    • Pre and post safari tours 

    • All other travel arrangements pre or post the safari and any new Government taxes 

    • Levies 

    • Fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control

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