Southern Africa Unplugged Overview

Visit highlights of South Africa and Zimbabwe and uncover the mystique of Mozambique on this adventure holiday. See Vic Falls, Kruger National Park, Vilankulo and more.

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      USD $3,395
      CAD $3,460
      AUD $3,595
      EUR €2,495
      GBP £2,150
      NZD $4,260
      ZAR R32,720
      CHF FR3,085
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Be wowed by beautiful, diverse Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe

Experience southern Africa like a local on this unique adventure that utilises public transport to see the highlights of Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Head north and safari in Kruger National Park, hang out on the pristine beaches of Vilankulos, see ancient African ruins in Masvingo and feel the might of Victoria Falls on this wild ride through south-east Africa.

  • Discover the European feel of Maputo
  • Stare in awe at the Blyde River Canyon
  • Spot Africa's Big Five in Kruger National Park
  • Dive into an aquatic paradise in coastal Mozambique
  • Be amazed by the sheer scale of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Visit Vilankulo and sail over clear waters in a dhow

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Beach hut (2 nts), Chalet (1 nt), Guesthouse (3 nts), Hostel (4 nts), Lodge (1 nt), Permanent tented camp (3 nts), Village Hut (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    4x4, Bicycle, Bus, Dhow, Ferry, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Dhow Day trip, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Hlane National Park - Guided Game Walk, Kruger Park - 4x4 Game Drive, Milwane National Park - Bicycle Tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    419kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $3,395
    CAD $3,460
    AUD $3,595
    EUR €2,495
    GBP £2,150
    NZD $4,260
    ZAR R32,720
    CHF FR3,085
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $212
    CAD $216
    AUD $224
    EUR €155
    GBP £134
    NZD $266
    ZAR R2,045
    CHF FR192
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About Mozambique , South Africa , Swaziland , Zimbabwe

Southern Africa Unplugged Summary

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Day 1 Johannesburg/Soweto

It doesn't always have the best reputation, but Johannesburg has fascinating, vibrant places to explore like Soweto, Alexandra, Rosebank Flea Market and its wonderful museums.

Day 2 Milwane National Park

Milwane National Park is Swaziland's oldest protected area covering over 4,560 hectares. The park is situated in Swaziland’s “Valley of Heaven” - the Ezulwini Valley - and has an abundance of wildlife.

Day 3 Hlane National Park

A vast expanse of bushveld and its ancient hardwood trees make Hlane Royal National Park home to the largest wild herds in Swaziland.

Days 4-5 Kruger National Park

Created to control diminishing animal numbers due to hunting, Kruger National Park became official in 1926 and is now deservedly one of Africa's premier safari parks.

Day 6 Maputo

With its attractive tree-lined avenues, Maputo has a unique European feel and some great local restaurants.

Day 7 Inhambane

Inhambane is one of the oldest settlements on the East Coast of Mozambique. The sleepy historic town is known for its colonial architecture and is a stepping stone to the beach resorts around Tofo.

Days 8-9 Vilankulos

The lively coastal town of Vilankulos is our gateway to explore the clear waters and spectacular coral reefs of the Bazaruto Archipelago - home to some of the world's best diving sites.

Day 10 Lake Chicamba

Not far from the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border, Lake Chicamba is a popular fishing destination for locals and travellers alike.

Day 11 Mutare

Located near the border of Mozambique, Mutare is Zimbabwe's third largest city and sits just north of the beautiful Vumba Mountains.

Day 12 Masvingo

The oldest colonial settlement in Zimbabwe, Masvingo is the perfect base to explore the Great Zimbabwe Ruins - the national monument the country is named after.

Days 13-14 Bulawayo/Matobos National Park

Matobo National Park has remarkable granite hills and valleys, over 3,000 rock art sites and is the resting place of Cecil Rhodes, the founder of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

Days 15-16 Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,395
      CAD $3,460
      AUD $3,595
      EUR €2,495
      GBP £2,150
      NZD $4,260
      ZAR R32,720
      CHF FR3,085
      *
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