Your Holiday Itinerary - Spectacular South Africa

Day 1 Sandton, South Africa

Your tour starts in Sandton, South Africa.

Day 2: Sandton - Soweto

Today visit the Apartheid Museum which commemorates the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa. A guided tour of Soweto – South West Township – showcases luxurious mansions and informal settlements as you learn about the historical significance of the area. Experience the regional lifestyle when joining locals for lunch at a nearby Shebeen, or house tavern. This afternoon, have some time at Liliesleaf. Gather this evening with your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

Day 3: Panoramic Route - Kruger National Park

Travel through the spectacular Northern Drakensberg Mountain Range en route to Kruger National Park, the largest game reserve in South Africa. This evening, enjoy a traditional BOMA dinner under the stars, where you may sample some local game meat.

Day 4: Kruger National Park - Safari Game Drive

Enjoy a full-day open-air-vehicle safari game drive. A local expert leads you in search of the “Big 5” – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino – and provides insight into these fascinating animals along the way. Relax with a picnic lunch surrounded by giraffe in the natural beauty of Kruger National Park.

Day 5: Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - Knysna

Travel back to Johannesburg to board your flight to George. Upon arrival, travel to the picturesque resort town of Knysna, in the heart of the Garden Route.

Day 6: Knysna

Today, visit nearby Featherbed Nature Reserve. Begin with a lagoon cruise out to the famous Knysna Heads which marks the entrance to the lagoon. Next, board a 4x4 vehicle and discover the local flora and fauna during a leisurely paced nature walk. Enjoy lunch amongst the ancient milkwood trees before your return cruise. This afternoon, visit Plettenberg Bay. Enjoy views of beaches, dramatic rock formations and lagoons. Later you return to Knysna.

Day 7: Knysna - Oudtshoorn

This morning’s township tour will highlight the diversity of this community, followed by a touching experience as you visit a school. Travel to Oudtshoorn and enjoy a tour of one of the oldest working ostrich farms in the area, then enjoy a tractor safari through the farm viewing ostriches in various stages of development. An outdoor barbecue lunch adds to an amazing day. Upon your return to Knysna, enjoy some time to independently explore.

Day 8: Knysna - Cape Town

Before leaving the Garden Route, enjoy a visit to the Aloe Ferox region where you will enjoy an aloe-tapping demonstration and a stroll in the indigenous gardens. Later this afternoon, arrive in the beautiful harbour side city of Cape Town.

Day 9: Cape Town

Start your day with a panoramic tour of this lovely city. Then embark on a thrilling ride on a cable car that whisks you to an altitude of more than 3,000 feet, landing up the aptly named – and flat-topped – Table Mountain. The views of Cape Town, Robben Island and Lion’s Head will leave you breathless. Return to the city via Table Bay, passing through the Malay Quarter with its mosques and minarets. Make a special stop at the Milnerton Lighthouse.

Day 10: Cape Town - Franschhoek

Journey to the beautiful winelands region, known for its colourful mountains and endless vineyards. Visit a local winery for a wine tasting, followed by lunch overlooking the vineyards. After lunch, it’s your choice! Take a tour of the wine cellar and learn about the different vintages and blends created at the winery. Or, embark on a scenic walk through the winelands along the Franschhoek River.

Day 11: Cape Town

Explore the coastal scenery and charming towns that populate the Cape Peninsula. Travel out to Cape Point, stopping for a visit with the penguins at Boulders Beach. On your return, explore the fascinating and famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, home to over 5,000 species of plants native to South Africa.

Day 12: Cape Town

Your tour ends in Cape Town.

Departure Dates 2018/19 Spectacular South Africa (12 Days) - 7% discount on all dates

Collette brochure price from £1844

Travel 55 discount price from £1715

Telephone Collette Holidays on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 code NYC2

Prices are ‘guide from’ prices only and do not include flights. To check the latest up to date tour prices and to check availability call Collette reservations on 0800 804 8700. Don't forget to quote the Travel 55 code NYC2 to receive your 7% discount that is availably on all Collette tours.

January 12, 19 - 2018

July 20

November 2, 9, 30

February 9, 16

August 17

January 11, 18 - 2019

March 9, 16

September 5, 7

February 1, 8

April 13, 27

eptember 14, 21

February 15, 22

May 18

October 5, 12

March 8, 15, 22

June 22

October 19, 26

April 5, 6

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Departure dates are subject to availability. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking.

NOTE: • On some dates alternate hotels may be used. • If you are travelling with children under the age of 18, South Africa requires that those children must have documented consent from both parents when travelling into or out of the Republic. • Each guest is responsible for proper documentation and vaccinations that may be required and/or recommended to participate on this tour.

Must-See Inclusions

  • Search for the “Big 5” on an open-air safari game drive.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking Drakensberg Mountains.
  • Behold the luxurious mansions of Soweto – South West Township.
  • Ponder history at “Liliesleaf,” the location of Nelson Mandela’s liberation movement.
  • Discover the Featherbed Nature Reserve, a pristine paradise.
  • Experience incredible views atop Table Mountain in Cape Town.

Spectacular South Africa

12 Day Holidays - 7% Discount

Prices from only £1715

An escorted holiday in South Africa is the trip of a lifetime with its breathtakingly diverse landscape and experiences. With Table Mountain at its heart and ocean all around, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. From an African safari in the Kruger, to driving through the wine valleys of Stellenbosch. South Africa has so much to offer the traveller. 

This exciting holiday Spectacular South Africa comes with a 7% discount saving. To book this 13 day tour call Collette Holidays direct on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 ref: NYC2.

Tour Highlights - Spectacular South Africa

  • Enjoy a game drive at Kruger National Park
  • Take a cable car ride up Table Mountain
  • Visit one of the oldest working ostrich farms
  • Experience an African “BOMA” dinner
  • Choose between a tour of a winery. Or, embark on a scenic walk along the winelands of Franschhoek River.

What's Included In Your Tour

  • MEALS: 21 meals (11 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches & 5 Dinners)
  • ACCOMMODATION: Da Vinci Hotel and Suites, Sandton. Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park. Log Inn, Knysna. Commodore Hotel, Cape Town.


  • Complimentary Private Airport Transfers*
  • Services of an experienced tour manager
  • Services of local expert guides
  • Luggage porterage throughout the tour
  • Complimentary WIFI on tour
  • TRANSPORT: Coach, cable car, 4x4 vehicle, boat trip and internal flights
  • GROUP SIZE: Approx 40
  • SOLO TRAVELLERS: From £2,314

Booking flights is easy

...and we can be as flexible as you need to be. We can organise fl ights from most of the UK’s regional airports, with our preferred airline partners. We can advise you on the best airlines for each tour and the best routes, and you can choose who you’d prefer to travel with. We’ll fi nd the best price for you based on your chosen departure date and local airport.

More Convenient

From Exeter to Inverness, we can fly you from your local airport to join our tours around the world minimising the need to travel to London. Let us find the best priced and most convenient fl ight for your holiday choice and your UK location.

More Comfort

We can also organise to upgrade your flight to premium economy, business or first class and arrive refreshed and ready for an adventure. We have great partnerships with many airlines and often have access to exclusive flight upgrade fares. Just let us know your preference at time of booking, and we will find the best priced flight for you.

More Peace of Mind

When you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, if your tour itinerary changes for any reason, or the flight schedule changes, we will manage all the changes for you. Your holiday will also be fully bonded under our ATOL licence giving you full protection for your holiday. If you choose to book your own flight, if anything does change you’ll be liable for any flight changes required.

Traveling in style

At Collette, we believe your holiday starts as soon as you leave your front door. So, when you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, you’ll be able to start your holiday in style with our exclusive private door to door service. Getting to the airport can often be one of the most stressful parts of your holiday, but don’t worry, we have it all in hand.

Bon Voyage

Your driver will collect you from your home and take you directly to your chosen UK departure airport. Your driver has access to the latest satellite navigation technology, to ensure that you have the most convenient, traffic free journey to the airport. Your transfer is
exclusively for you and no one else!

Welcome Home

When you return from your holiday, your driver will meet you as you come through into the arrivals hall after you have collected your luggage. You will then be whisked away from the airport and taken straight back home, without any diversions, in the comfort you have been accustomed to on your Collette tour.

Your Preference

If you prefer to drive yourself to the airport, you could take advantage of our complimentary hotel stay and airport parking at the airport of your choice. If you have an early morning flight, or you could extend your holiday for an extra night if you have a later flight back. Just let us know your preference at time of booking.


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