11 Day Kambaku Package
11 Days in South Africa
Overview

Kambaku River Sands is well situated in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, part of a vast unspoiled natural wilderness area that lies within the Greater Kruger National Park. From the breathtaking bush you are whisked off to the ultimate cosmopolitan African city – Cape Town – voted one of the most beautiful destinations to visit in the world.

Boasting iconic landmarks (including spectacular winelands, imposing mountains and rugged peninsulas), beautiful beaches and noteworthy restaurants, bustling Cape Town and its surrounds have something to offer everyone. After exploring the magnificent Cape enjoy a scenic coastal road trip through the famous Garden Route to Sedgefield which is the ideal base from which to explore the myriad of attractions the region has to offer. You can make your way down to Knysna or Plettenberg Bay with an arrangement of activities to choose from.

Highlights
  • Morning and evening game drives
  • Birding
  • Spa treatments and gym
  • Bush Walks
  • Full Day Privately Guided Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Full Day Privately Guided Cape Winelands Tour
  • Activities in Sedgefield and surrounding areas
Inclusions
  • 3 Nights accommodation at Kambaku River Sands
  • 3 Nights accommodation at The Presidents Hotel
  • Full Day Privately Guided Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Full Day Privately Guided Cape Winelands Tour
  • 1 Night accommodation at The Harbour House
  • 3 Nights accommodation at [email protected]
  • Return transfers to Safari Lodge and Hoedspruit Airport
  • Transfer from Cape Town Airport to Hotel
Location

South Africa

Type of Accommodation

Luxury

Comfort Level

Luxury

Day to day itinerary
  • Day 1Kambaku River Sands
  • Day 2Your wild adventure awaits
  • Day 3Safari Activities
  • Day 4President Hotel
  • Day 5Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Day 6Full Day Cape Winelands Tour
  • Day 7Harbour House
  • Day 8[email protected]
  • Day 9Explore Sedgefield
  • Day 10Explore Sedgefield and Surrounding areas
  • Day 11End of Tour
  • Day 1
    Kambaku River Sands
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    Fly in to Hoedspruit Airport, where a transfer will be waiting to take you to Kambaku River Sands.

    Settle in at the lodge and arrive in time for lunch and then depart on a late afternoon game drive. Return for dinner in the lounge – this is an interactive affair with your ranger and fellow safari enthusiasts. This is the first night of sharing your sightings.

  • Day 2
    Your wild adventure awaits
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    An early morning wake up call with tea and coffee will be followed by a morning game drive with your experienced ranger and tracker who will share their extensive knowledge of the bush with you. They know the area intimately and have studied the behaviour of the animals of the area, allowing for an unforgettable African safari.

    After breakfast, there will be an opportunity for a guided bush walk for a different perspective of the wilderness or a visit to the raised bird hide. Alternatively, you may simply want to relax at the lodge and even spoil yourself with a treatment at the fabulous wellness spa or spend time in the gym and sauna.. Afternoon tea will be followed by the evening game drive where more wild adventure awaits.

  • Day 3
    Safari Activities
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    Day 3 is typically a carbon copy of Day 2, you will just have ticked off some more species on your quest to spot the Big Five and more.

  • Day 4
    President Hotel
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    After an early game drive and breakfast, your transfer will take you to Hoedspruit Airport to connect to your scheduled flight to Cape Town.

    On arrival in Cape Town, your transfer will take you to the President Hotel, located in the beautiful Bantry Bay.

    Here you can settle in and relax and possible take a visit to the V&A Waterfront to walk around and dine at one of the many restaurants and pubs overlooking the harbour.

  • Day 5
    Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    After breakfast at the hotel your private guide will collect you around 8 am to begin your Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour. 

    This awe-inspiring full day tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point includes magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, and picturesque coastal villages. This trip will also include the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive and Boulder’s Beach penguin colony.

    You will be returned to your hotel in the late afternoon where the rest of the day would be at your leisure. For an alternative dining experience you could make use of the restaurants at the hotel or make your way to the famous area of Camps Bay.

  • Day 6
    Full Day Cape Winelands Tour
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    After breakfast at the hotel your private guide will collect you around 8 am to begin your Full Day Cape Winelands Tour.

    Head off to the heart of South Africa’s wine industry for a full day’s touring. Explore Stellenbosch and walk down the canal-lined avenues, with a short town tour. Travel over the Helshoogte Pass to the town of Franschhoek, historically dating back to the 17th century when the French Huguenots arrived. Billed as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, this charming town, in a most picturesque valley, retains a French Huguenot style. Move onward to Paarl, one of the Cape’s first farming districts. The town is set at the foot of the cluster of remarkable granite domes from which it takes its name. This day will include 3 different wine tasting, a cellar tour and cheese tasting with many opportunities to purchase the famous wines.

    Return to the bustle of city life after an enthralling day in the countryside and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

  • Day 7
    Harbour House
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    After breakfast at the hotel you can head off in your rental car, after it has been dropped off. You could possibly swing past the famous Table Mountain for a trip up the cable car, if you have not done it already.

    From there you will make your way along the scenic drive to the famous town of Hermanus, possibly stopping at a wine far along the way.  Here you will spend the night at the Harbour House. 

    There are stunning coastal walks and views within the town and depending on the time of year, whales can be seen from the shore. Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants in Hermanus.

  • Day 8
    [email protected]
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    After breakfast at the Harbour House you will start your journey along the start of the Garden Route to [email protected]

    This 4 hour drive will pass through stunning coastal towns and you will end your trip in the intimate town of Sedgefield, just outside of Knysna.

    [email protected] is the perfect stop over for you to explore the surrounding towns on the Garden Route. The gorgeous Boutique Hotel is set up on the edge of a mountain overlooking the lagoons and forests of Sedgefield.

    Settle in at the hotel where your host will chat with you about the many activities one can do in the area. [email protected] offer many in house activities like sunset cruises and snorkeling.

    For dinner you could explore Sedgefield or head into Knysna to the famous waterfront.

  • Day 9
    Explore Sedgefield
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    After a delicious breakfast spread at the hotel you will have the day to explore.

    You can make your way down to Knysna or Plettenberg Bay with an arrangement of activities to choose from. There is Monkeyland, Elephant Sanctuary, Shark Cage diving, Sunset cruises in Knysna Lagoon and a visit to the Knysna Heads.

    Explore the towns for some great dining options.

  • Day 10
    Explore Sedgefield and Surrounding areas
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    Day 10 is typically a carbon copy of Day 9. Here you can tick off more things in the area.

  • Day 11
    End of Tour
    11 Day Kambaku Package

    After breakfast at Kambaku you can make you way back towards George where you will drop off the rental car and fly back to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

Tour Rates
DatesRates From
5 January 2020 - 30 November 2020 (excludes Peak Season Surcharges)$2559

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently

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