South Africa Explorer

12 days

Enjoy the best of South Africa, starting in the fabled Cape Winelands where century-old vineyards dot the countryside. Your three-night stay at the Leeu house will provide the perfect respite while you explore the winelands. Continue your adventure in Cape Town with a four-night stay at the Mount Nelson Hotel as the city plays host to a buffet of activities. Next, you are off on safari to Tintswalo Safari Lodge in pursuit of the Big Five. Finish your South Africa vacation with an intimate ‘sleep under the stars’ experience.


  • Explore Cape Winelands
  • Visit centuries old vineyards
  • Tour the Cape Town Peninsula
  • Take a cableway up Table Mountain
  • See the ‘Big Five’ whilst game viewing
  • Enjoy a unique ‘sleep under the stars’ experience
  • Game walks
Zebras on a Great Migration Safari


DAYS 1-3

Welcome to the Cape Winelands

Welcome to Africa. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Leeu House, set in secluded gardens in the picturesque town of Franschhoek. Settle in and then enjoy dinner at The Restaurant, where you might enjoy fresh pea and garden mint risotto with homemade white cheese or perhaps Oak Valley Angus beef with heirloom carrots, foie gras and beef jus. Compliment dinner by savoring a fine bottle of local wine. Over the next few days, explore Franschhoek, a picturesque town surrounded by three mountain ranges with beautiful, centuries old vineyards dotting the landscape. Cape Dutch architecture lends charm to the city. You have the option of exploring the many wineries on site with a tour.

DAYS 4-7

Cape Town

Head to Cape Town, a bustling, cosmopolitan area with the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront against the spectacular backdrop of iconic Table Mountain. Check into the Mount Nelson Hotel, where you will enjoy the next 4 nights. While you are in Cape Town, you may wish to explore some more. Enjoy a peninsula tour, stopping to see penguins or kayak out to an island. If you are fascinated by history, Robben Island is a must-see. Cape Town is also full of world class dining. When you are not enjoying the sights in Cape Town, you can relax poolside or treat yourself to a spa treatment at the hotel.

DAYS 8-10

Safari at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Today you will fly to Tintswalo Safari Lodge, an exclusive property which lies within the Manyeleti Private Reserve, sharing an unfenced boundary with the Kruger National Park. Known for exciting encounters with Big Five wildlife days are planned around rising early to enjoy the bush, where you can spy game from your safari vehicle or whilst you explore on a bush walk.

DAY 11

 A Treehouse under the Stars

Spend your days tracking wildlife and experiencing the natural beauty of the African Fauna and Flora. An unforgettable experience awaits, sleeping on a deck under the star-studded skies in the heart of the bush.

DAY 12


Enjoy your last breakfast in the bush and a final game drive prior to your departure flight.