Cape Town, Winelands, Whale Coast & Madikwe

Overview

This 14-day tour is designed for romantic couples touring through South Africa. You start with hiking to the top of the Table Mountains in Cape Town. You can also visit the endangered penguin’s colony, sunbathe at the beach or spend your time at nearby fishing villages. Then this trip turns its focus towards the Cape Winelands where luxury and comfort along with some of the best vintage wine and food are available for utmost enjoyment and relaxation. Finally, you end up in Madikwe Game Reserve for tracking the Big 5 of Africa on a wildlife safari adventure.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Stylish boutique hotels & luxurious lodges
  • Romantic tour perfect for couples or honeymooners
  • Flexible self-drive adventure in Cape Town
  • Full-day escorted tours in Cape Town & Winelands
  • Whale watching on the scenic Cape coast (in season)
  • Malaria-free Big 5 in Madikwe Private Reserve

More Information

Tour Duration

14 days

Start

Cape Town

End

Johannesburg

Comfort Level

Luxury

Type of Accommodation

Accommodated

Destinations

South Africa    Whale Coast,    Cape Town,    Cape Winelands,    Madikwe

Accommodation
  • 4 nights at Kensington Place
  • 3 nights at Babylonstoren
  • 2 nights at Birkenhead House
  • 4 nights at Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge

Day to day itinerary

Days 1-4
Discover the Mother City

  • Arrival at the Cape Town International Airport
  • Self-drive through the Mother City
  • Drive to Kensington Place
  • Four night stay at Kensington Place

 

This iconic and luxurious hotel in Higgovale, Cape Town, has the best location at the Table Mountain base. You are only a short drive away from all the city’s attractions including, Robben Island, hiking the Table Mountaintops, nature viewing from the Lion’s Head, museums, coffee shops and the V&A waterfront. You can relax at the wonderful beaches of Cape Town, and since you are not restricted by any of our plans yet, you can explore and admire the city as you like.

Days 5-7
Fine Wine & Dining in the Cape Winelands

  • Check out post breakfast from Kensington Place
  • Drive to Cape Winelands
  • Transfer to Babylonstoren Hotel
  • Three nights stay at Babylonstoren Hotel

 

Between the towns of Wineland’s, Franschhoek and Paarl, Babylonstoren Hotel is the most amazing and lavish hotel with an outstanding spa, fruit garden, and extraordinary restaurant. With over 300 species of plants at the Babylonstoren, which are edible, and the fresh morning scent from the farms with orchards blossoming, this place is for you to breathe in the fresh air and rejuvenate with nature along with your beautiful partner. You are free to experiment with the food here. You can avail the amazing gym service at this hotel too. Lush green lands and spectacular views of the Simonsberg Mountains, producing the best wine in the country, this place is great for hiking, canoeing, cycling and going through all outdoor activities.

 

Days 8-9
World Class Whale Watching

  • Checkout from the Babylonstoren Hotel
  • Drive to Cape coastline, Hermanus town
  • Two nights stay at Birkenhead House, Hermanus town

 

This is a must visit at least once in your life. Apart from luxury rooms and epic service that you receive at your hotel, this place is visited by whales every year. Due to this; the Hermanus town has gained a global popularity for whale watching.  You can gaze the ocean full of whales from your hotel room. As the singing of the whales continues, you can watch these magnificent creatures making ties while you enjoy the best food and wine with your loved ones.

 

Days 10-13
Big 5 Game Viewing

  • Check out post breakfast from the Birkenhead House
  • Drive to Cape Town International Airport
  • Board a flight to Johannesburg or Tambo International Airport
  • Connecting Flight to Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Drive to Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge
  • Four nights in Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge

 

Consider yourself to be in one of the best Safari Lodges in this region. You have all the comfort of a hotel along with an absolute wild setting outside.  The beautiful woodlands of acacia, rocky peaks and wide green plains. You have the best of Africa’s wild at your doorstep. You are here to enjoy game drives and safari walks, and you are bound to encounter the classic savannah animals along with the Big 5 of Africa. Desert-adapted species are also commonly found in this region, and the rare wild dogs are also spotted here. The nearby waterhole to the lodge is your sighting spot for various animals and birds of this region.

 

Day 14
The Journey Ends

  • Checkout Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge
  • Drive to airstrip
  • Charter flight back to Tambo International Airport
  • Flight back home

 

Our trip with you comes to an end. Sit back and enjoy your memories of the enormous whales singing in love and the magnificent Elephants marching together. The Lions are acting like your daily housecat, just bigger in size and the ever-beautiful sceneries in the place as you head back home from Africa.

Inclusions

  • 4 nights at Kensington Place on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nights at Babylonstoren on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights at Birkenhead House on a fully inclusive basis
  • 4 nights at Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge on a fully inclusive basis
  • 10 days Car rental
  • Private full day Cape Winelands Tour
  • Private full day Walk to Freedom Tour
  • Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  • Return shared light aircraft flights from Johannesburg to Madikwe
  • 3 Hour Culture & Architecture Cape Town City Cycle Tour
  • Ultimate Foodie Tour in Franschhoek Tour

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

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  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
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