Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 - UK/Cape Town

Depart on your scheduled overnight flight to Cape Town.

Day 2 - Cape Town

On arrival in Cape Town, we'll transfer you to your hotel, with your sightseeing starting en route. You'll see many of the city's highlights, and if weather conditions are favourable, there's the chance to take the cable car up Table Mountain. With three nights in Cape Town, you've plenty of time to get to know this exciting destination.​

Day 3 - Cape Peninsula

There's a great day ahead as we set off to explore the Cape Peninsula. We'll head along Chapman's Peak, one of the most spectacular coastal drives in the world, reaching Cape Nature Reserve and Cape Point. Our return journey is made via Boulders Beach, where we'll see its famous penguin colony. We continue through Simon's Town, Fish Hoek and Muizenberg, and make a final stop at the wonderful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.​

Day 4 - Cape Town

The choice is yours today, you can explore independently, or perhaps come on an optional excursion to Khayelitsha, Cape Town's largest black township. En route you'll visit Bo-Kapp Malay Quarter and drive through District Six, whose residents were forcibly removed during the era of apartheid. This tour also includes a visit to the Philani Empowerment centre and gives you the chance to experience daily life within this spirited community.
Another option today is an elegant afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel.​

Day 5 - Stellenbosch

We're going to Stellenbosch today, in the heart of the Western Cape winelands. After a tour of the city and the surrounding countryside, a cellar visit with a wine-tasting rounds off the day a treat.​

Day 6 - Oudsthoorn

Your next base is Oudtshoorn, and during our drive here we'll stop at Swellendam, one of the oldest towns in South Africa. A tour will introduce its stunning architecture and you'll also have time to visit its fascinating museum. Back on the road, take in lovely views as we journey through the Huisrivier pass, set between two valleys.​

Day 7 - Knysna

Oudtshoorn is the 'ostrich capital of the world', and home to the world's largest population of these unique flightless birds. On our way to Knysna, our base for two nights, we'll visit the Safari Ostrich Farm to see some of these fascinating creatures up close. You're also going to see the Cango Caves today. Located in a limestone ridge alongside the stunning Swatberg Mountains, this magnificent system of underground caverns is more than 20 million years old.

Day 8 - Knysna

After a leisurely start, our day picks up steam with a visit to Featherbed Nature Reserve and a lunch cruise on Knysna Lagoon.

Day 9 - Port Elizabeth

Your journey to Port Elizabeth via Plettenberg Bay includes a stop at Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park.​

Day 10 - Battlefields

Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Africa, and we'll discover its highlights before we fly to Durban. On arrival you'll discover a very different territory to that previously experienced, as we head into the heart of the Zulu kingdom, the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields. The area is our base for two nights.​

Day 11 - Battlefields

On today's guided tour you'll retrace history as you stand at the very spot where the 1879 Battle of Isandlwana and subsequent conflict at Rorke's Drift took place.​

Day 12 - Kruger

Your journey today to Kruger National Park is long but packed full of rewards as you travel through a variety of landscapes and take in spectacular views. Your lodge-style accommodation for the next two nights is located close to the park, on the banks of the Sabie River.​

Day 13 - Kruger

You're sure to want to head into Kruger National Park today and notch up some thrilling wildlife spots. There's plenty of choice, with a range of optional game drives. You can choose from a morning or afternoon safari, then spend the rest of the day lounging by the pool. With so much to see in the park, you might choose a full day of exploration.

Day 14 - Kruger

As we head to our next lodge in Kruger, take in the sights on a game drive, which also includes a breakfast picnic. Another highlight today is a visit to Chimp Eden, a sanctuary founded by Dr Jane Goodall, which is set within the spectacular 1,000-hectare Umhloti Nature Reserve.​

Day 15 - Kruger and Panorama Route

Start your day with a drive along the breathtaking Panorama Route, which winds its way through some of South Africa's most beautiful scenery. The rainforest at God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes and the Three Rondavels, are some of the highlights. 
Tonight, if the weather is on our side, you'll experience a braai, a traditional South African barbecue under the stars.​

Day 16 - Kruger/UK

Today we will transfer you to Johannesburg for your early-evening flight to the UK.

Day 17 - UK

Arrive in the UK today.

Optional excursion

  • South Africa - Knysna Township tour - from £41 pp. Enjoy a half day tour of a township in the company of a local guide. The tour offers a wealth of insight into South Africa's history (educational, political, social, tribal and ethnic). 
  • South Africa - Cape Town tour - from £36 pp. A unique experience traveling through the three South Africa’s – The birth, where it all started, Apartheid South Africa, what happened then – the New South Africa, what is different since Nelson Mandela was released from prison. 

Departure dates and prices 2018/2019

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Prices from


Prices from

12 October 2018


1, 29 March 2019


2, 23 November 2018


10 May 2019


11, 25 January 2019


11 October 2019


1 February 2019


1 November 2019


All prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin or double-bedded room with en-suite facilities unless otherwise stated. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

Please note: the holiday price may be subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking. All holidays subject to Travelsphere Terms and Conditions

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Ultimate South Africa

Holidays by Air 17 Days

From £3349

Teeming with wildlife, mesmerising vistas, sophisticated cities and idyllic coastal resorts, South Africa is awash with charm. With visits as diverse as Chimp Eden, a chimpanzee sanctuary, Cape Town, winelands tour, an ostrich farm and the Zulu battlefields plus a game drive in Kruger.

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Cape Town tour and Table Mountain
  • Cape Peninsula, Cape Point, Boulders Beach and Botanical Gardens 
  • Winelands cellar tour and tasting
  • The Drostdy Museum in Swellendam
  • The Cango Caves and an ostrich farm
  • Drive along the Garden Route
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park 
  • Discover charming Port Elizabeth
  • The Zulu battlefields
  • Game drive in Kruger National Park
  • Drive along the scenic Panorama Route
  • A 'braai' dinner under the stars
  • Chimp Eden, a chimpanzee sanctuary​

What's Included

  • Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways or South African Airways
  • 14 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels plus 2 nights in flight
  • 23 meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage


Premier Hotel, Cape Town  Cape Manor Hotel is situated a few minutes away from the Sea Point promenade and Atlantic Ocean. Many major attractions, including the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain are within easy reach of the hotel. Hotel''s rooms feature wooden furniture, modern bathrooms, coffee maker and satellite TV. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and a cocktail bar.

Protea Hotel by Marriott, Stellenbosch Located in-between two international golf courses with the best of the Winelands. The hotels facilities include a restaurant, bar, heated pool, lounge and health centre. Private room facilities are included.

Protea Hotel by Marriott, Oudsthoorn Standard rooms come with free WiFi, satellite TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. All have en suite bathrooms. Amenities include a restaurant and cocktail bar, a garden with an outdoor pool.

Premier Resort the Moorings On Knysna Lagoon, this hotel offers plenty of amenities including an airy restaurant, a cocktail bar, an outdoor pool and WiFi. Standard rooms come with flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities.

Protea Hotel by Marriott, Port Elizabeth is located on the scenic coastal road, overlooking Pollock Beach. The rooms are bright and inviting and benefit from free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include the rooftop swimming pool, sun deck, gym, on-site restaurant and a cocktail lounge.

Battlefields Country Lodge The 3-star Battlefields Country Lodge is situated in the heart of the well known historic Battlefields in KwaZulu Natal near Dundee. Hotel facilities include a restuarant and a bar. Bedrooms have private facilities and air-conditioning.

Protea Hotel by Marriott, Kruger Gate is a lodge-style hotel in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, located 12 minutes walk away from the Paul Kruger Gate. Rooms have free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include outdoor pool with a bar and a spa.

Protea Hotel, The Winkler s located in the ideal place to explore the beautiful surrounding areas of Blyde River Canyon, Sabie Waterfalls and Pilgrim's Rest with only 20 minutes drive from Kruger National. Hotel facilities include restaurant, bar, swimming pool, lounge and Wi-fi. Private room facilities are included.

Hotels are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

Add on

Ultimate South Africa with Victoria Falls add on - from £1299 pp.

Extend your holiday to 21 days, October 2018 - November 2019 departures. Extend your holiday with one night in Johannesburg before flying to Livingstone in Zambia, where you’ll stay for three nights. Take a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, with the chance of seeing elephants and giraffes, and enjoy a guided tour of the famous Victoria Falls. Many optional activities are available including a full-day safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana. You will be accompanied by a Tour Manager on this add-on.  


Brochures requested. Click here to go to the brochures page.

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