Cape to Kruger Adventure
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Southern Africa is one of the continents most fascinating destinations, and on this two-week trip, youll get the best of what this dynamic region has to offer. Going from Cape Town to Johannesburg, youll experience the mountains of Lesotho, coastal Zululand, and the hiking terrain of Tugela Gorge, capping it off with wildlife safari drives in Addo and Kruger national parks.

  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 166146
  • Starts: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Finishes: Johannesburg, South Africa
You will Visit
  • Cape Town
  • Johannesburg



Day 1: Cape Town

Consider booking pre-tour accommodation if you'd like to see all of the popular sights in the area.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


Day 2: Cape Town/Oudtshoorn (1B)

Travel into the Klein Karoo on the famous Route 62. Opt to enjoy a wine tasting along the way.

Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))


Day 3: Oudtshoorn/Stormsrivier

Before leaving Oudtshoorn, opt to explore the Cango Caves or visit an ostrich farm. Cross over the Outeniqua Mountains into the Garden Route. Stop at the Bloukrans Bridge for those brave enough to try the bungee jump, and arrive in the forest village of Stormsrivier for the night.

Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))


Day 4: Tsitsikamma National Park (1B)

Optional activities in the area include hiking a portion of the Otter Trail or along the coastline, abseiling, scuba diving, snorkelling, boat rides, canoeing, and whale watching.

Included Activities:
Tsitsikamma National Park Visit

Private Vehicle


Day 5: Stormsrivier/Addo Elephant National Park (1B, 1D)

Continue on to Addo Elephant National Park, a unique wildlife area. Although famous for the Addo elephants, this park is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Embark on an afternoon wildlife safari drive (in our vehicle) in search of the resident elephants, rhinos, lions, buffalo, and even leopards. Listen to the wild sounds of Africa while enjoying a sundowner and sitting around the campfire at night.

Included Activities:
Addo Elephant National Park Wildlife Safari Drive

Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))


Day 6: Addo Elephant National Park/Graaff-Reinet (1B)

Travel into the vast semi-desert of the Great Karoo and overnight in the town of Graaff-Reinet, just outside the Camdeboo National Park. Opt to visit the Valley of Desolation for beautiful views over the surrounding area.

Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 160km)


Day 7: Graaff-Reinet/Malealea

Cross the border into the highest independent state in the world.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (South Africa - Lesotho)

Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 552km)


Day 8: Malealea

Enjoy free time for hiking or horseback riding along trails through this beautiful mountainous country.


Day 9: Malealea/Drakensville (1D)

Return to South Africa and set up camp in the foothills of the mountain.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Lesotho - South Africa)

Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 450km)


Day 10: Drakensville (1B, 1D)

Set off on an included hike along Tugela Gorge in Royal Natal NP.

Additional Notes:
Today's hike is a 1 hr drive from our camp.

Included Activities:
Tugela Gorge Hike


Day 11: Drakensville/Saint Lucia (1B)

Travel to St Lucia on the coast of Zululand.

Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 480km)


Day 12: Saint Lucia

Take an optional boat trip on the estuary or go horseback riding on the beach. Opt to visit Hluluwe - iMfolozi Park, which is a safe haven for both the white and black rhino, as well as lions, buffalo, elephants, and leopards.


Day 13: Saint Lucia/Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

The mountainous Kingdom of Swaziland, lead by King Mswati III, is one of three monarchies in Africa. Explore Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, which is situated in the Swaziland's “Valley of Heaven”, the Ezulwini Vallley.

Additional Notes:
It might not always be possible to stay inside the Sanctuary due to availability. 

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (South Africa - Swaziland)
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Visit

Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 350km)


Day 14: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary/Kruger National Park (1D)

Continue on to Kruger NP for an afternoon wildlife safari drive in our vehicle.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Swaziland - South Africa)
Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive

Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 250km)


Day 15: Kruger National Park to Greater Kruger Area (1B, 1D)

Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Kruger Park (in our vehicle). Experience a traditional dinner and local dancing in the evening.

Included Activities:
Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive
Traditional Dinner and Local Dancing

Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 200km)


Day 16: Hazyview/Johannesburg

Transfer back to Johannesburg, South Africa's largest city. The tour ends upon arrival.

Additional Notes:
The tour ends upon arrival in Johannesburg. In order to avoid any unnecessary issues with timing, please book ongoing travel not earlier than 9pm.

Included Activities:
Departure Day (Activities)

Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 480km)

    • Park entrances to Addo Elephant NP & Kruger NP with wildlife safari drives in our vehicle
    • Entrances to Tsitsikamma NP, Royal Natal NP, and Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Tugela Gorge hike
    • Traditional dinner and local dance
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Simple hotels/guesthouses (11 nts), participation camping (4 nts)
    • 7 breakfasts, 5 dinners
    • 15-seat private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver
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Tour Highlights:
  • Spot the Big Five in national parks and reserves
  • Visit local villages and cosmopolitan Cape Town
  • Camp amongst Southern Africa's dramatic scenery
  • Visit three countries in two weeks.