Itinerary: 9 Nights - Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Johannesburg with optional Victoria Falls

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9 Nights - Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Johannesburg with optional Victoria Falls

from $5199 pp

Hosted Group Gay Men & Women

From December 03, 2021 to December 12, 2021

Abercrombie and Kent

Cape Town, Kapama, Johannesburg

Day 1

Friday 03 December 2021

Arrive Cape Town

Table Bay Hotel Luxury Table Mountain Room - Twin/Double (D)


Please note that South Africa immigrations require you to have two completely blank visa pages in your passport per entry; without this you will be denied entry.

"Airports Company SA has received a directive from SA Civil Aviation to implement restrictions on liquids, aerosols and gels for international flights, in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization (Icao) recommendations. Passengers on all regional and international flights may take in their hand luggage through the security check-in, no liquids other than a maximum of 10 x 100ml bottles of liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs), contained in a transparent plastic bag with a one-liter maximum capacity. LAGs include drinks, soup, syrups, creams, lotions, oils, perfumes, mascara, sprays, gels, contents of pressurized containers (deodorants and shaving foams), pastes (including toothpaste), liquid/solid mixtures and other items of similar consistency."

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, a representative will meet you as you enter the Airport building off your arrival flight, assist you through immigration and baggage collection before assisting you to the Arrivals Hall, where you are met by a representative, receive further documentation and transfer to your hotel. Transfer time is approximately 35 minutes

Situated in the Western Cape, between Robben Island and Table Mountain, Table Bay Hotel exudes a sophisticated, gracious and relaxed ambience.

During the day, the cool Atlantic Ocean breeze eases the heat of South Africa's Mother City. Dine at either The Atlantic that serves the best breakfast buffet in Cape Town daily with unbeatable views of Cape Town harbor and Table Mountain, or at The Lounge in its relaxed setting to enjoy light meals or our famous Table Bay High Tea.

Unwind after a long day and savor signature cocktails at The Union Bar, relax on a lounger or take a dip in the heated pool or laze in the poolside Jacuzzi as you sip on cocktails from The Pool Bar.

The Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town is set on the historic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and is perfectly situated to take full advantage of Cape Town's most incredible sights and settings.

Enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel.

Day 2

Saturday, 04 December 2021

Full Day Touring – Cape Town City

Table Bay Hotel Luxury Table Mountain Room - Twin/Double (B - L )

Meet your guide in the reception area of the hotel and depart on a full-day Cape Town City tour including Robben Island and Table Mountain. (Weather permitting).

You first make your way to the Robben Island ferry departure point at the Waterfront. Robben Island is located 12 kilometers offshore from Cape Town, surrounded by freezing cold seas and strong currents. In this way, geographically, it is Cape Town's version of Alcatraz, perfectly designed and naturally defended to create the ultimate prison. It was here that Nelson Mandela, was incarcerated for 18 of the 27 years that he spent as a political prisoner of the Apartheid regime. On this tour you will see the prison itself and Mandela's cell. In the 2 ½ hours that you spend on the island, your guide will bring those years to life and explain to you how the legacy of Robben Island has been one of the most important building blocks of the new 'Rainbow Nation'.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, you make your way to the to the lower cable car station on the slopes of Table Mountain, where (weather permitting) you make the short and comfortable ascent to the top of the mountain by cable car. The panoramic view of the sea and city from the summit is magnificent.

After the tour, return hotel for your evening at leisure.

Day 3

Sunday, 05 December 2021

Full Day Touring – Cape Peninsula

Table Bay Hotel Luxury Table Mountain Room - Twin/Double (B - L)

Meet your guide in the reception area of the hotel from where you depart for your full day Cape Point Tour.

Journey past the "bikini beaches "of Clifton and Camps Bay, beautifully located along the Atlantic coast, before you descend into the Hout Bay valley, with its bustling fishing harbour and white sand beach. Travel over the famous Chapman's Peak Drive (subject to road conditions). This historic road, high on the mountainside overlooking the sea, was once considered "impossible to build", but Charl Marais rose to the challenge and Chapman's Peak Drive was opened to the public in 1922.

Your journey continues to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. The reserve, which covers 22000 acres of land, converges in the south at Cape Point. You can walk up the steep pathway or ride in the Flying Dutchman funicular to the lighthouse where panoramic views await.

Drive through the nature reserve and admire the endemic 'fynbos' and we may even spot wild animals like zebra, ostrich and antelope.

En route to lunch you will visit Boulders, a lovely beach famous for its colony of endangered Jackass Penguins on the coast of False Bay. You will pass through Simon's Town, which was the Royal Navy's main base in the South Atlantic from 1815 until 1957.

Return to the hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Day 4

Monday, 06 December 2021

Full Day Touring - Winelands

Table Bay Hotel Luxury Table Mountain Room - Twin/Double (B - L)

Meet your guide in the reception area of the hotel from where you will depart on a full day tour of the Winelands.

The Cape Winelands comprise of the world-famous wine regions of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, all set within breath-taking vine-swept landscapes, many of them historical farms with beautiful Cape Dutch manors houses, gardens, hotels and fine-dining restaurants.

Explore the Village of the Oaks with its shady oak avenues. Admire the charm and harmony of the Cape Dutch Architecture and listen to tales about the colourful inhabitants of three centuries. Discover where Simon van der Stel set up camp in the Eerste River and why it is called the Eerste River. Three fires destroyed the village. Where did the fire of 1710 start and who started it? The first Christian Church building in South Africa was in Stellenbosch and it today the site of the oldest hotel in South Africa, d’Ouwe Werf. Dorp Street, ‘the wagon way to Cape Town’ is the oldest residential street in South Africa today and is still the wagon way. Join Inga van Aarde to hear many more interesting facts and fables about Stellenbosch while experiencing the present in The Eikestad.

Enjoy lunch at a local wine estate, followed by wine tasting.

Once you have completed your wine tasting you will return to Cape Town in the late afternoon with the evening at leisure.

Day 5

Tuesday, 07 December 2021

Cape Town - Hoedspruit (B - D)

Kapama Southern Camp 3 Nights Suite - Twin/Double

Meet the representative in the reception area of the hotel for your transfer to Cape Town Airport. Transfer time is approximately 35 minutes.

Depart Cape Town on a scheduled flight to Hoedspruit.

On arrival at Hoedspruit Airport, a representative will meet and transfer you to the Kapama Game Reserve. The transfer to the Kapama Game Reserve Entrance is approximately 10 minutes.

Situated on the southern-most section of the Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Southern Camp offers luxury five-star accommodation accompanied by tranquility, warm hospitality and friendly service in one of the best bush locations in country. Relax in the lounge with a good book and a cool refreshment from the bar making sure your binoculars are on hand to watch the jeweled colored birds flying around, or the animals in the nearby bush.

Luxuriate in luxury en-suite rooms with private patios that offer the opportunity to enjoy relaxing sundowners, while game watching at the same time. Delight in breakfast and lunch in the dining room and dinner in the outside Boma under the magnificent African night sky.

Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activity.

Day 6

Wednesday, 08 December

Kapama Game Reserve

Kapama Southern Camp Luxury Suite - Twin/Double (B – L - D)

Your days are at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities.

Day 7

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Kapama Game Reserve

Kapama Southern Camp Luxury Suite - Twin/Double (B – L - D)

Your days are at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities.

Day 8

Friday, 10 December 2021

Kapama - Johannesburg

Sandton Sun- 2 Nights Standard Room - Twin/Double (B)

Please meet the representative in the reception area of the lodge for your transfer to Hoedspruit Airport.

Depart on a scheduled flight from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg.

Upon arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport, off your domestic flight, proceed to the Arrivals Hall where you are met by a representative and transfer to your hotel. Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes.

Situated in the heart of the Central Business District of Sandton, the luxurious Sandton Sun is one of Johannesburg's finest landmarks and is the epitome of a grand international five-star hotel. On our doorstep you'll find a number of key attractions including Sandton City, one of the largest shopping centres in the southern hemisphere and the exquisite Nelson Mandela Square providing you with a host of restaurants, boutiques and cafes.

The hotel is also connected to the world-class Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) and is in close proximity to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Expect superior accommodation as well as a range of executive and business services making your business stay comfortable, while providing pristine pools, a health club, a brand new spa and excellent restaurants to fulfil your leisure ideals.

Your evening is at leisure.

Day 9

Saturday, 11 December 2021

Full Day Johannesburg Touring

Sandton Sun Standard Room - Twin/Double (B - L - D)

Meet your guide in the reception area of the hotel for your full day Johannesburg City Tour.

You will be taken through the various demographic areas of Soweto, before proceeding to Kliptown, the oldest residential district of Soweto for an overview as well as an optional walk through tour with a site guide.

The tour continues onto visiting Freedom Square, where the Congress of the People met to draw up the Freedom Charter before viewing the iconic Orlando Towers and the most recently upgraded Soccer City hosting the finals of the 2014 World Cup.

The famous Vilakazi Street is next on the agenda, the only road in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize Winners resided. This will also be where guests have the opportunity to visit the homes of Nelson Mandela and Hector Pietersen, more commonly known as Mandela House and Hector Pietersen Memorial & Museum.


Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

The tour is concluded with a visit to The Apartheid Museum which tells the story of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity. The path through the museum leads you on a journey beginning with the racial segregation introduced in 1948 which formed the cornerstone of apartheid. It takes you back through the history of the various cultures converging during the pre-apartheid era, the years of race classification, the 150 acts of apartheid, and the detentions and oppression of the nationalist regime.

Enjoy a farewell dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Day 10

Sunday, 12 December 2021

Tour Ends or Continue on to Victoria Falls

(B)

Meet the representative in the reception area of the hotel for your transfer to O.R. Tambo International Airport. Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes. A representative will meet you in the Airport drop-off area, assist you with check-in and immigration formalities and accompany you to the Departure Lounge or boarding gate.

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
• $1000 per person nonrefundable deposit is required at the time of booking payable by credit card.
• A second nonrefundable deposit of $1000 per person payable by credit card on June 15, 2021.
• Final payment which is nonrefundable is due on August 31, 2021 and can be made by credit card.

Disclaimer:
This offer is exclusive to guests who book through CruiseCenter only. All rates are land only and per person, based on double occupancy subject to availability at time of booking. Non-discountable fees and taxes, airfare, air taxes and transfers are additional. A $30 processing fee is addition and subject to change without notice. Events based on a minimum of 5 group passengers. Pricing and other information may change without notice. We reserve the right to correct errors. Information and pricing are subject to change without notice. All cancellations are subject to a $50 per booking cancellation fee from Aquafest in addition to any CruiseCenter or vendor cancellation penalties. Trip Cancellation Insurance is required for all reservations. More information will be provided to you at the time of booking confirmation. Please contact us for a more detailed description of restrictions, cancellations, and penalties.

Please note…
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