Family Private Safari Whale Coast & Madikwe


Best fit for families or friends who love to travel in a group, this 10-day expedition includes exploring the amazing beauty of Johannesburg with exhilarating game viewing experiences in the Madikwe Game Reserve.

The journey will begin from the Morukuru Ocean House located in the De Hoop Nature Reserve. With personal villa accommodation all through your trip, this is an experience that can be taken all together at your own pace and convenience of schedule, while getting a charge out of the absolute best friendliness and food in South Africa’s most lovely beautiful settings.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Private villa accommodations throughout
  • Private chefs & dedicated staff
  • Dedicated professional guides
  • Sleep under the stars at Morokuru Hide
  • Whale watching in season
  • Guided nature walks & mountain biking
  • Private gardens & swimming pools
  • Tour fascinating Soweto
  • Day & night game drives at Madikwe
    Safari walks
    Family-friendly activities

More Information

Tour Duration

10 days


Cape Town



Comfort Level


Type of Accommodation



South Africa    Whale Coast,    Johannesburg,    Madikwe

  • 3 nights at Morukuru Ocean House
  • 2 nights at Athol Place Boutique Hotel
  • 4 nights at Morukuru Farm House

Day to day itinerary

Days 1-3

  • You will arrive at the Cape Town International Airport and then will be taken to De Hoop.
  • As you arrive at De Hoop, continue walking to Ocean House.
  • You will have a personal chef who assures you with absolute service; you are free to spend your time your way.
  • Spend your time relaxing in the pools with refreshments or simply enjoy picnics down the beach.
  • You will be at the door to take you for trips including a 4×4 trip drives discovering fynbos ecology and other mesmerizing sights.
  • If you are visiting in the Whale calving season that is from July to October, you may also see southern whales rolling over the crystal clear sea during migration.


Days 4-5

  • You will land in the Johannesburg today and will be transferred to Athol Place that is located in Sandton.
  • Once you have settled down, you will be met by your guide who will take you from Soweto.
  • Your guide will show you the colorful towns and residences of renowned celebrities like Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela.
  • You will also see the Hector Peterson Memorial and the Apartheid Museum to gather some history of the human spirit.


Days 6-8

  • After returning to the airport, you will fly to Madikwe Private Game Reserve through a charter flight.
  • You will be met by your guide who will transfer you to the Morukuru Farm House.
  • It is a five-suite luxurious farmhouse which is beautifully positioned around the lush green gardens and safely covered within 100 hectares so that your children can freely play around while you go for the fierce adventure.
  • You might probably encounter the Big 5 here, and there are chances for you to see the critically endangered African wild dog.
  • These predators are always on the list of ‘must see’ of safari riders and they certainly give the most thrilling experience one can ever have in Africa.
  • Your professional guide and the tracker’s smart skills will let you reveal the wilderness, and you will witness fresh paw prints over the ground and the grass where a lion has recently laid down.
  • You will have the chance of sleeping under the stars in the Morukuru Hide to take your adventurous trip to the next level.
  • You will be served with a candlelit dinner uniquely and exquisite fashion; under the stars.
  • Your beds are carefully made of rolling up mosquito nets for you to calmly lie and watch the dazzling night as the stars blink.


Day 10

  • After a final morning walk, you will be bidding farewell to Madikwe.
  • After you have a delicious brunch, you will fly back to Johannesburg and then move ahead with your further travel arrangements.


  • 3 Nights at Morukuru Ocean House on fully inclusive basis
  • Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  • Return transfer from Cape Town International Airport to Morukuru Ocean House
  • Return transfers from OR Tambo International Airport to Athol Place Boutique Hotel
  • Return air charter from OR Tambo International Airport to Morukuru Farm House
  • Half Day Soweto Tour,3 Nights at Morukuru Farm House on fully inclusive basis
  • 3 Nights at Athol Place Boutique Hotel on bed and breakfast basis


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

Tour Rates

Dates Rates From
07 Jan 2019-20 Feb 2019 R93310
21 Feb 2019-06 Apr 2019 R135310
07 Apr 2019-21 May 2019 R135310
06 Jul 2019-19 Aug 2019 R121060
20 Aug 2019-03 Oct 2019 R121060
18 Nov 2019-31 Dec 2019 R93310

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

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

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.