8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape
9 Days in South Africa
Overview

Experience the best of spectacular South Africa with this unique package...

Indulge in excellent game viewing, hearty bush cuisine, luxury accommodation and outstanding bush hospitality in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Here big game abounds; each day bringing something different whilst exploring the endless fascination of Africa’s wildlife.

Explore Cape Town – the ultimate cosmopolitan African city – 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, discover bustling Cape Town and its surrounds.

Explore the scenic Garden Route from Knysna where you will experience the myriad of attractions the region has to offer. Beautiful salt-water estuaries, sandy Indian Ocean beaches, wild, indigenous forests and beautiful, rugged mountains form a backdrop to exciting activities and adventures.

Highlights
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • World-class Facilities & Amenities
  • Outstanding South African Hospitality
  • Exciting ‘Big-5’ Encounters & Exceptional Experiences
  • Luxury Open Vehicles with Expert Guides
  • Cosmopolitan Cape Town with Iconic Landmarks
  • Imposing Mountains, Rugged Peninsulas, Spectacular Winelands, Beaches, Forests & Saltwater Estuaries
  • Scenic Coastal Road Trip & The Garden Route
  • Exciting Activities & Adventures
Inclusions
  • AIR TRANSFER: Johannesburg (JNB) – Madikwe Game Reserve
  • ROAD TRANSFER: Airstrip – Tuningi Safari Lodge return (Included)
  • ACCOMMODATION: Tuningi Safari Lodge x 3 nights (Included – as well as a game ranger, game vehicle, 2 game drives daily and bush catering – brunch, high tea and dinner)
  • AIR TRANSFER: Madikwe Game Reserve – Johannesburg (JNB)
  • AIRPORT TRANSFER: Cape Town Airport – Cape Town Hollow (Included)
  • ACCOMMODATION: Cape Town Hollow Mountain Facing x 3 nights on a B&B basis (Included)
  • AIRPORT TRANSFER: Cape Town Hollow – Cape Town Airport – (Included)
  • AIRPORT TRANSFER: George Airport – Knysna Hollow (Included)
  • ACCOMMODATION: Knysna Hollow Garden Suite x 2 nights on a B&B basis (Included)
  • AIRPORT TRANSFER: Knysna – George Airport (Included)
  • All meals specified
Location

Madikwe / Cape Town / Knysna

Day to day itinerary
  • Day 1Arrival Flight from ORT International to Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Day 2Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Day 3Madikwe Game Reserve
  • Day 4Transfer from Madikwe to ORT International Airport
  • Day 5Cape Town
  • Day 6Cape Town
  • Day 7Transfer from Cape Town International to George Airport
  • Day 8Knysna
  • Day 9Departure to George Airport
  • Day 1
    Arrival Flight from ORT International to Madikwe Game Reserve
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    The aircraft will depart from Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport. The flight should take 1-2 hours landing in Madikwe Game Reserve. An open aired land cruiser will pick you up from the airstrip and take you to the lodge.

    On arrival at Tuningi Safari Lodge, you will get a brief camp orientation and then checked into your room. There is time to freshen up and enjoy a light snack before you set off on a sunset safari drive in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Safari game drives in Madikwe will be accompanied by a ranger or guide who have a comprehensive knowledge of all flora and fauna found in Madikwe. They are all very passionate people who have a special ability to teach you about nature. You arrive back at the lodge as the sun is almost completely gone and you can sip on a refreshing drink or coffee at the lodge dining area before sitting down to dinner.

    Dinner is served.

    After dinner, spend some time around the fire sharing stories of the day before retiring to your room for a good night’s rest.

  • Day 2
    Madikwe Game Reserve
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    Each morning will see you get a wakeup call from your guide or camp manager and you have time to prepare for the day before making our way down to the dining area for tea and coffee served with biscuits.

    Your morning game drive will depart the lodge. You will have the opportunity to spot the Big 5 animals like Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant and Buffalo, as well as an array of antelope and other wildlife animals on your morning safari drive. On your return to the lodge a hot breakfast awaits. During the day you may relax in the pool, on your viewing deck, enqiure about other activities that the lodge might offer. After high tea you set off again through on a sunset/night safari drive.

    Arriving back at the lodge you are treated to a South African meal under the stars. This normally includes, chicken, beef and lamb grilled to perfection on an open fire or as a stew with salads, fresh bread rolls, soup of the day and a local desert. It’s been a long day and after dinner enjoy an early night’s rest in your air-conditioned chalet.

  • Day 3
    Madikwe Game Reserve
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    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
    Transfer from Madikwe to ORT International Airport
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    You will get a wakeup call from your guide or camp manager and you have time to prepare for the day before making your way down to the dining area for tea and coffee served with biscuits.

    Your morning game drive will depart the lodge. On your return to the lodge a hot breakfast awaits. You will then check out and taken to the airstrip by open aired land cruiser. 

    Your flight which would be about 1-2 hours will then depart Madikwe Game Reserve and head for ORT International Airport. Depending on your selected Cape Town Transfer.  

    On arrival in Cape Town, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to the hotel.

  • Day 5
    Cape Town
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

    You may explore the city at lesure.

    We are able to advise and book activities or ask the concerge desk at the hotel.

  • Day 6
    Cape Town
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

    You may explore the city at lesure.

    We are able to advise and book activities or ask the concerge desk at the hotel.

  • Day 7
    Transfer from Cape Town International to George Airport
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    You have breadfast at the hotel and check out to head to Cape Town International Airport.

    Depending on your selected George Transfer.  

    On arrival in George, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to the hotel.

  • Day 8
    Knysna
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

    You may explore Cape Town at lesure.

    We are able to advise and book activities or ask the concerge desk at the hotel.

  • Day 9
    Departure to George Airport
    8 Night Madikwe To Cape Escape

    This is the end of your trip. You will check out and make your way to your next destination with your own tranfer arrangement.

Tour Rates
DatesRates From
07 Jan 2023 – 30 Apr 2023$2902
01 May 2023 – 31 Aug 2023$2638
01 Sep 2023 – 15 Dec 2023$2902

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently

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