Best of South Africa
9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS
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Cape town, Knysna, Sun city, Johannesburg

Best of South Africa
9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS
Call us for more information
Cape town, Knysna, Sun city, Johannesburg
Highlights
Highlights of the Tour
  • 3 nights accommodation, in Cape Town.
  • 2 nights accomodation, in Knysna.
  • 2 nights accommodation, in Sun City.
  • 1 nights accommodation, in Johannesburg.
  • Half-day private city tour in Cape Town.
  • Cape Peninsula Tour.
  • Private tour of the Garden Route.
  • Ferry trip on the Knysna Lagoon.
  • Visit Oudtshoorn.
  • Guided visit at Safari Ostrich Farm.
  • Guided visit at the Cango Caves.
  • Crocodile Cage Diving (Optional)
  • 2 days of entertainment at Sun City.
  • Free time in Johannesburg.
  • Airport - hotel - airport transfers.
  • Transfer to George airport and from Johannesburg airport to Sun city resort on private basis.
  • Sun city resort - Johannesburg hotel - Johannesburg airport on seat in coach basis.
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Day 01

Arrive at Cape Town

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Day 01

Today, enter the world of 'Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations' as you begin your beautiful journey of South Africa. On arrival at Cape Town, meet your driver at the arrival hall who will assist you with your shuttle transfer to your hotel. Check-in & relax in the comforts of your room. Overnight at the hotel in Cape Town.

Day 02

City tour of Cape Town

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Day 02

Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your tour guide at the hotel lobby and proceed on a half-day private city tour of this beautiful city with the majestic Table Mountain in the backdrop (weather permitting and Cable Car ticket not included). Return to the city through the Malay Quarter, past the Castle, and around Table Bay to Milnerton lighthouse. Here we can see Table Mountain from the same perspective as the early settlers did when they sailed into Table Bay. Travel to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the in Cape Town. (Breakfast)

Day 03

Cape Peninsula Tour

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Day 03

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Meet your tour guide at the hotel lobby and proceed on a full day private Cape Peninsula tour. Travel at a pace that allows you to explore the beauty of the Cape Peninsula. Depart for the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve along one of South Africa's most scenic routes, passing Hout Bay. Enjoy a cruise to Seal Island, to view seals and sea birds at Duiker Island (weather permitting). During summer, several thousand Cape Fur Seals - along with the rare Black Cormorant - lollop leisurely among the kelp beds. Continue to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. The scenery en route to Cape Point, at the South Western tip of the reserve, is particularly lovely in spring when wildflowers carpet the landscape. The new lighthouse - the most powerful in the world - beams an electric light of 19 million candle power across the ocean. Ascend to the top of by Funicular. Visit the penguin colony at Boulders Beach. Then drive through the historic naval base town of Simon's Town. Return to your hotel and spend the balance of the day at leisure. Overnight at the in Cape Town. (Breakfast)

Day 04

Cape Town - Knysna

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Day 04

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. You will be met by your driver/guide and depart on your private tour of the Garden Route to the coastal town of Knysna (5-6 hours by road). Explore the quaint town known for its art & craft shops. The place of the people, beauty and mystery. This ever-popular charming town of legend, history, arts and crafts catering to visitor's every need or fancy. The town is built on the banks of the Knysna Lagoon, a National Lake Area that falls under the protection of South African National Parks, is a home to more than 200 species of fish - including the rare Knysna seahorse - and is a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Embark on a ferry trip on the Knysna Lagoon to view the famous Knysna Heads aboard the pleasure boat, the John Benn (weather permitting). Upon arrival at the hotel, check in. Overnight at the hotel in Knysna. (Breakfast)

Day 05

Knysna

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Day 05

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. Depart on an exciting journey over the Outeniqua Pass into the semi-desert Klein Karoo and onto the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn. Nowhere else are ostriches found in such great number and nowhere else do they produce feathers of such fine quality - but the world's biggest bird is just one attraction in an area of enormous contrasts. The small, crime-free town, built around a wide green belt, is the commercial centre of the Klein Karoo - a rolling plain that is surrounded by towering mountains. Thus, all roads into the district follow stunningly beautiful mountain passes and all present the traveller with an interesting, scenic drive from the Garden Route, Cape Town or the hinterland. Enjoy a guided visit at the Cango Caves. Visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch. Enjoy a guided visit at Safari Ostrich Farm. Adrenaline Junkies can also try the Crocodile Cage Diving, Visitors to Cango Wildlife Ranch who are brave enough to attempt this adrenaline-pumping feat are slowly lowered into the heated crocodile pool along with 5 large Nile crocodiles. Adventurers are protected from the predators by a specially designed cage. (Optional) Overnight at the hotel in Knysna. (Breakfast)

Day 06

Knysna - Sun City

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Day 06

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. Transfer to George airport to board the flight to Johannesburg. On arrival private transfer to Sun City resort (2 hours by road). The fabulous Sun City resort complex captivates visitors with its combination of golf, game-viewing and gambling as well as world-class hotels. Formerly the gambling mecca of South Africa, Suncity still attracts those who wish to gamble but also those who want to relax. Sun City is also ideal for families, offering a range of exciting activities to suit every member of the family, it's no surprise that Sun City is known as Africa's Kingdom of Pleasure. Overnight at the hotel in Sun City. (Breakfast)

Day 07

Sun City

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Day 07

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. Full day at leisure. When it comes to facilities, Sun City offers an enormous range of things to do - both indoors and out. Scintillating entertainment: shows in the Sun City theatre, games and video arcade, a selection of movies in the cinema complex. Wonderful selection of shops and boutiques stocking souvenirs and mementoes of your stay at one of the greatest resorts of them all! Overnight at the hotel in Sun City. (Breakfast)

Day 08

Sun City - Johannesburg

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Day 08

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out. Later transfer to Johannesburg hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Johannesburg. (Breakfast)

Day 09

Depart Johannesburg

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Day 09

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out. Transfer to Johannesburg International Airport for your onward flight home. . Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with 'Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations', which we're sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (Breakfast)

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Cape Town - Milnerton Lighthouse

Ship wrecks created havoc on this coast and installation of the light house in 1960 was much needed. The revolving electric optics of this lighthouse throw 25 nautical miles of white light over the Atlantic Ocean with 800,000 CD of candela power.

Safari Ostrich Farm

Get up close and personal with the magnificent flightless birds! You not only get a chance to feed them but even hold their eggs!  

Cango Wildlife Ranch – Crocodile Cage Diving

The Cango wildlife ranch is the only place in the world that offers a chilling yet thrilling encounter with crocodiles, so close you can actually count their teeth!