South African Flying Safari
South African flying safari comes in luxury accommodations. You will enjoy real wildlife experience on this tour. This South African luxury safari takes you through great landscapes of South Africa.
You’ll experience African wildlife, Southern Africa culture as well as ocean-marine access. South African flying safari also allows for some sightseeing-time in Cape Town.
About The 14 Days South African Flying Safari
This 14 day South Africa flying safari covers 5 provinces of the Rainbow nation. You will sample African wildlife as you enjoy the mordern sophistication of Cape Town.
This African safari tour in South Africa lets you understand why South African is dubbed A World in One Country. South Africa adventure safari is a weekly tour departing every Sunday.
14 Day South Africa Adventure Safari Tour Highlights:
The 14 day South African flying safari experience allows you to see and savor the immense richness of the Rainbow Nation.
The safari alows you to understand why South Africa is dubbed A World in One Country.
- Natural Features including Stalagnites
- Beautiful Scenery, topography and landscape
- Nature walk
- Ostrich farm visit
- Big Five Game Viewing
- Bird watching
14 day South African Flying Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Johannesburg
Meet and greet upon arrival in Johannesburg at OR Tambo International Airport for the South African flying safari. After exchanging pleasantries, enjoy a transferred to your hotel in Johannesburg.
Johannesburg is the largest and most populous city in South Africa. It is also the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade. This is because of its location on the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills.
The remainder of the day is at leisure and unescorted. Why not enjoy a sightseeing tour or simply relax at your hotel?
Our rep will meet you again at 19h00 at your hotel’s reception/ lobby for a briefing on the South African flying safari and a chance to meet fellow travelers.
Day 2: Johannesburg – Mpumalanga
Your South African flying safari departs Johannesburg after breakfast and head for Pretoria. This is South Africa’s capital city where you will have a short orientation tour of the capital. You will then proceed to the Mpumalanga Province, known as “Paradise Country”.
You will drop several hundred feet into the lush subtropical region of the Lowveld. Your South African flying safari travels via the historic towns of Dullstroom and Lydenburg. After traversing the famous Long Tom Pass, you will go via Sabie and arrive late afternoon into Hazyview. This is the safari hub of the Kruger National Park.
Day: 3 Mpumalanga
Your South African flying safari starts with an early morning breakfast. You will then drive along the spectacular “Panorama Route”. This route offers you views of amazing scenery including the 26 kilometer-long Blyde River Canyon.
Blyde River Canyon is home to the Three Rondavels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes’ and historic God’s Window. It is a breathtaking view at the edge of the escarpment taking in the Kruger National Park.
You will arrive back in Hazyview in the early afternoon, where the remainder of the day is at leisure to relax or join an afternoon game experience (optional and at own account).
Day 4: Mpumalanga
Your day on South African flying safari begins with early morning coffee or tea. This will be followed by a thrilling open vehicle safari with English speaking game ranger. You will drive through Kruger National Park with pre-packed breakfast.
Kruger is one of the world’s greatest national parks, home to a stunning array of wildlife. Here you will be on the search for the ‘Big Five’ (rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, and elephant). Also, of interest will be the prolific birdlife and numerous other game.
The afternoon is at leisure at your hotel. Late afternoon open vehicle game drives are available (optional & for own account).
Day 5: Mpumalanga – Swaziland
This morning your South African flying safari travels to Swaziland. This is an independent Kingdom within the borders of South Africa. Swaziland is known for its lovely scenery, crafts and colorful indigenous culture.
An interactive cultural experience introduces you to the charming people of Swaziland and their traditions. The travel goes via the capital city, Mbabane, and on to the beautiful Ezulwini Valley. This is for a true African shopping experience at the Ezulwini Craft Market. This market is usually packed with woven baskets, beadwork and carvings. Overnight in Swaziland.
Day 6: Swaziland – Zululand
Start the day on South African flying safari with breakfast. You will continue south through Swaziland, before re-entering South Africa.
Travel into Zululand, passing traditional round huts and endless vistas. There is an option to enjoy an afternoon open vehicle safari (optional and for own account with an English-speaking game ranger) in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve.
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve contains an immense diversity of fauna and flora. It is particularly famous for its conservation of black and white rhino. Overnight in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi region.
Day 7: Zululand – Durban (Umhlanga)
This morning your South African flying safari will join a cruise on Lake St Lucia. This is dependant on favorable weather conditions. This is before before departing for Durban.
The journey takes you past traditional Zulu Kraals, Eucalyptus plantations and sugar cane fields. You will arrive early afternoon and the remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy the golden beaches of the Indian Ocean. Overnight in Durban (Umhlanga).
Day 8: Durban (Umhlanga) – Knysna
After breakfast, your South African flying safari enjoys a transfer to Durban (Umhlanga) airport. This is in time for a morning short southward flight to Port Elizabeth.
You will be met by our representative and once everyone has arrived by 1000hrs, you will set off to explore the magnificent beauty of the indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest.
Visit the spectacularly beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park and Storms River Mouth (weather permitting). You will arrive at your hotel in Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa.
Your hotel is nestled on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route. Overnight in Knysna. [Breakfast & Dinner]
Day 9: Knysna
Start your South African flying safari on leisurely breakfast. This is before you enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve.
At Featherbed Nature Reserve, you can take a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head to enjoy panoramic views of the town and lagoon. You will return in time for lunch under the milkwood trees.
The afternoon will be at leisure to further explore this charming town set around a natural harbour lagoon. [Breakfast & Lunch]
Day 10: Knysna – Oudtshoorn
Travel through the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, known as the “ostrich capital”. This is the centre of the world’s Ostrich farming industry. Here you’ll visit an Ostrich Farm for a guided tour and light lunch.
Later your South African flying safari will take a tour of the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves. It is one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages.
You will arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon, in time to check in and relax before dinner (on own account). Overnight in Oudtshoorn. [Breakfast & Lunch]
Day 11: Oudtshoorn – Franschhoek – Cape Town
There is an option (for own account and subject to availability) to enjoy an early morning Meerkat Safari. Here you will witness these incredible wild habituated creatures emerging out of their burrows. They struggle in time to soak up the sun before they head about their daily activities (weather permitting).
After this thrilling experience, head back for a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, South African flying safari journeys through the ‘Little Karoo’ to Barrydale.
At Barrydale you will have the opportunity to visit a local farm school if schools are open. You will interact with the children and teachers, spending time with them in the classroom. You get the opportunity to learn more about the local farming community, before travelling to Montagu, a picturesque and historic spa town.
Continue to Franschhoek, a picturesque village surrounded by spectacular vineyards. Here French Huguenots settled more than 300 years ago. They brought with them their age-old French wine and food culture.
From here you will be transferred to Cape Town, spectacularly set at the foot of Table Mountain. Overnight in Cape Town [Breakfast]
Day 12: Cape Town
Enjoy a full day at leisure. You may join a sightseeing tour to Table Mountain (own account) or simply explore the city.
Although a small city, Cape Town is packed with sightseeing attractions, excellent bars, cafes and restaurants as well as colorful craft markets.
Alternatively, enjoy your South African flying safari with a relaxation on one of Cape Town’s many pristine beaches. Enjoy an evening of delicious Cape food, captivating theatre and entertaining tales and songs about the people of the Cape. Overnight in Cape Town. [Breakfast & Dinner]
Day 13: Cape Town
Enjoy your South African flying safari with a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula. This will offer you some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in the world.
Drive through Sea Point, the seaside village of Hout Bay. Here you can enjoy an optional and for own account seal island boat cruise. Proceed on to Cape Point where it is said that the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet.
You’ll return to Cape Town by way of Simon’s Town. This is to visit the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach. Entry fee is on own account. You may visit Hoek fishing village and Muizenberg. Overnight in Cape Town. [Breakfast]
Day 14: Departure
Enjoy some last-minute shopping (unescorted) or sightseeing (own account) on the last day of your South African flying safari.
There is the Robben Island Tour (for own account & time permitting), which departs from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The tour offers a fascinating excursion or perhaps just wander through the variety of shops and boutiques catering for all tastes and budgets.
Later you will be transferred to the airport, harbor or railway station for your onward journey. [Breakfast]
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14 Days South African Flying Safari Costs:
What is included in the 14 Days South African Flying Safari?
- All road transfers as per the itinerary
- Airport transfers
- Transportation in an air-conditioned mini bus
- Professional guides that escort the tour
- Domestic flight Durban – Port Elizabeth
- Accommodation in midrange accommodation as per the itinerary
- Meals as per the program
14 Days South African Flying Safari excludes:
- Visa to South Africa and Swaziland
- All international flights
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
What to Carry on the 14 Days South African Flying Safari
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes