A remarkable African odyssey across South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho
Enjoy an action-packed journey through some of the most stunning scenery in the world on this southern African adventure. With experiences to thrill, entertain, delight and inspire, this tour is a memorable way to experience the magic of Africa. Track down exotic wildlife on game drives in Kruger National Park, relax on golden beaches in Kosi Bay, visit remote Zulu to learn about tribal culture and mix it up in modern cities. Admire the changing scenery along the way. From the savanna of Kruger and the lush wetlands of the St Lucia Estuary to the dramatic coastal vistas of Cape Town, Africa is blessed with immense natural beauty and this trip captures the best of this stunning region.
Go on a safari through Kruger National Park, one of the largest game reserves in Southern Africa
Uncover the unspoilt wilderness of the Elephant Coast, a tropical paradise of crystal clear water, marshland, coastal forest and swamp
Visit the heartlands of the African Zulu and spend the night in a traditional homestay
Enjoy a hike through Hlane Royal National Park amongst antelope and zebra
Encounter gentle giants on a game drive through Addo Elephant National Park
Embark on a half-day guided walk in the mighty Drakensburg Range and some spectacular hikes along the Garden Route
Delve into the astounding Cango Caves outside of Swellendam
Ride the rapids of the Breede River on a scenic whitewater adventure
Cruise the classic R320 wine route, stopping for a tipple or two, en route to South Africa's southernmost point
Discover the Wild Coast, home to some of South Africa's friendliest tribal folk, the Xhosa
Finish in Cape Town, the perfect stepping-stone to the outdoors, epicurean adventures, seaside fun or further travel
This itinerary includes a homestay in Zululand. Beds can just be a foam mattress on the floor, with clean linen & pillows, and rooms can be up to 6 share (same sex).
We use our purpose-built overland vehicles for the duration of this trip. This multi-purpose truck allows for great game viewing with large sliding windows. As such the trucks do not have air-conditioning and conditions can be dusty and hot.
The going can be slow over the long distances and often bumpy roads.
As the early bird catches the worm, the early camper sights the animals. There will be many early starts either to make use of the better safari time or to beat the morning traffic on long travel days.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
1. A single supplement is available on this trip. It does not include Day 8 in Zululand where we stay in a homestay. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
2. This is a combination trip made up of two shorter trips. This means the composition of your group may change in Durban as some group members leave and new ones join you.
3. This trip finishes upon arrival in Cape Town on Day 22. Please do not book any flights until after 8pm this evening.
Our Kruger, Coast & Cape trips score an average of 4.47 out of 5 based on 45 reviews in the last year.
Read all the information before you go. When they say it gets cold in Africa and bring hat and gloves ...pack them. If you read through all the information carefully before you go you will not be surprised by anything and it is a courtesy to your fellow travelers to be equally prepared. We had a great group which made the trip more special. Some drive days were long but we covered a lot of South Africa in 3 weeks.
Review submitted 02 Aug 2018
i can really recommend this trip from intrepid. it was very well organized and you can see a lot in 22 days. you can talk to locals and learn a lot from the culture. it was an unbelievable trip with so many experiences i will never forget.
Review submitted 04 Mar 2018