FAMILY SAFARI TOUR

14 NIGHT MALARIA FREE FAMILY SAFARI TOUR
Family Safari Tour

MADIKWE & WATERBERG WILDLIFE REGIONS & CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Detailed Family Safari Itinerary
[PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TOUR CAN BE SHORTER OR LONGER THAN INDICATED BELOW]


DAY 1 Scheduled Flight: London - Heathrow Airport to Johannesburg Airport
BA0055 (19:10 - 07:00)
BRITISH AIRWAYS
Depart: 19:10
Arrive: 07:00
DAY 2 Road Transfer: Johannesburg Airport to Madikwe Game Reserve Greenlife
  Overnight: JACI'S TREE LODGE Luxury Tree Houses
DAY 3 Overnight: JACI'S TREE LODGE Luxury Tree Houses
DAY 4 Overnight: JACI'S TREE LODGE Luxury Tree Houses
DAY 5 Overnight: JACI'S TREE LODGE Luxury Tree Houses
DAY 6 Road Transfer: Jaci's Tree Lodge to Ants Hill Greenlife
Depart: 10:00
Arrive: 13:00
  Overnight: ANTS HILL Luxury Rooms
DAY 7 Overnight: ANTS HILL Luxury Rooms
DAY 8 Overnight: ANTS HILL Luxury Rooms
DAY 9 Overnight: ANTS HILL Luxury Rooms
DAY 10 Overnight: ANTS HILL Luxury Rooms
DAY 11 Road Transfer: Ants Hill to Johannesburg Airport Greenlife
Depart: 09:00
Arrive: 11:30
  Scheduled Flight: Johannesburg Airport to Cape Town Airport
BA6417 (12:45 - 14:55)
B A - COMAIR
Depart: 12:45
Arrive: 14:55
  Road Transfer: Cape Town Airport to Victoria and Alfred Hotel Greenlife
Depart: 15:00
Arrive: 15:30
  Overnight: VICTORIA AND ALFRED HOTEL Superior Mountain
DAY 12 Full Day Excursion Full Day Cape Peninsula Greenlife
  Overnight: VICTORIA AND ALFRED HOTEL Superior Mountain
DAY 13 Full Day Excursion Full Day Winelands Tour Greenlife
  VICTORIA AND ALFRED HOTEL Superior Mountain
DAY 14 Overnight: VICTORIA AND ALFRED HOTEL Superior Mountain
DAY 15 Road Transfer: Victoria and Alfred Hotel to Cape Town Airport Greenlife
Depart: 17:00
Arrive: 17:30
  Scheduled Flight: Cape Town Airport to London - Heathrow Airport
BA0058 (19:35 - 06:40)
BRITISH AIRWAYS
Depart: 19:35
Arrive: 06:40

COST PER PERSON SHARING: APPROX ZAR 34 000
PRICE IS AN INDICATION ONLY AND IS BASED ON 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN OVER 12 YEARS OF AGE TRAVELLING IN 2005. RATES VARY ACCORDING TO SEASON. DISCOUNTED RATES WILL APPLY TO CHILDREN UNDER 12. PRICE INCLUDES INTERNAL FLIGHT (JOHANNESBURG TO CAPE TOWN), ROAD TRANSFERS AND ACCOMMODATION AS DETAILED BELOW. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS NOT INCLUDED


++ JACI'S TREE LODGE, Bush/Game Lodge - Madikwe
Jaci's Tree Lodge opened in December 2002 - with Eight "Tree Houses", each encompassing a giant Tambotie or Leadwood Tree.
Bedroom with private plunge pool Location
Situated in the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve, Jaci's boasts 75000 hectares of Big Five 'territory'. The Camp is an easy 45 minute flight from Johannesburg, or 3 and a half hour drive to the entrance of the Reserve.

Activities
Fly-In, Safari Lodge, Wildlife, Game Drives, Safari, Self Drive, Walking/Hiking, Canoeing, Honeymoon, Photography, Birding, Swimming Pool, Romantic Getaway, A Daily Budget $250 - $350, Child Friendly

Attractions
Besides the Big Five, you can also see Wild Dog, Black and White Rhino, extensive plains game including Sable, Gemsbok and Giraffe, as well as 340 species of birds.

Facilities
Each of the eight “Tree Houses” is constructed amongst the Riverine forest on stilts, up to 6 meters above the ground. In these spacious “Tree Houses” – built utilizing a combination of rosewood, thatch and stacking doors - the forest surrounds are invited in, to compliment your stay with us. An open plan, en-suite bathroom with an enormous stone bath and outdoor “Jungle Shower” allow you to enjoy your forest surrounds. The interiors of Jaci's Tree Lodge proudly showcases the vibrant colors and unique crafts found in Southern Africa. Jaci has created a truly African lodge, enhanced by a superior personal service and a very intimate safari experience. Relax, on the deck in front of your room, in the main lodge or wander to the forest pool to cool off. Raised wooden walkways, suspended in the forest canopy lining the banks of the Marico River, will connect with the extraordinary Main Lodge and its generous facilities.

Additional Information
The spacious open-plan main building at Jaci's Tree Lodge includes a magnificent bar and lounge area separate from the dining area by a 4 sided open fireplace. Expect outstanding meals from our open plan kitchen, bountiful cosmopolitan food! Enjoy outdoor dining on deck above the forest floor, enjoy the night symphony and the vibrant stars above!

Child Policy
Toddlers (0 - 3 years) welcome
Children (4 - 12 years) welcome
Children over 12 welcome

++ ANT'S HILL, Bush/Game Lodge – Waterberg

ANT'S Hill is our second addition to The Ant Collection, a bush home similar to Ant's Nest; it derives its name from being based on one of the highest hills in the Waterberg.
Beautiful bedrooms decorated with fabrics from Kenya Location
Ant's nest is 2 1/2 hours northwest of Johannesburg, 3 1/2 hours south of Mashatu, 5 hours west of Kruger, 2 1/2 hours north-east of Sun City.

Activities
Safari Lodge, Wildlife, Game Drives, Safari, Self Drive, Walking/Hiking, Honeymoon, Photography, Birding, Swimming Pool, Horses, A Daily Budget $350 - $600, Child Friendly

Attractions
The lodge has been built on a ridge over looking a gorge offering magical views of plains, and distant hills as far as the eye can see. Not only offering a fabulous game viewing experience and a wide variety of activities, it is a superb place to just relax and watch the sun go down for those needing a well-deserved break.

Facilities
Ant's Hill caters for a maximum of 10 guests; it is booked on an exclusive basis and run in exactly the same way as Ant's Nest. Ant's Hill has been creatively designed using natural stone and the finest local wood such as wild olives and acacia, together with the exotic furniture and brightly colored fabrics from Kenya making it truly unique. It is luxurious in a very comfortable and homely way. The large sitting room and dining room offer breathtaking views of the gorge and waterfall. Its large bi-folding doors create a very open feel to the lodge in the summer, whilst in winter the doors can be closed keeping you cosy in front of the roaring fire. The large verandah has a deck, which over-hangs the gorge where guests can while a way the afternoon on large comfortable loungers. The infinity swimming pool is set in amongst the boulders overhanging the gorge and is surrounded by a lawned garden which is a safe haven for children to play in. Each room has been uniquely designed hence all have different features. All the rooms are extremely spacious and have their own verandahs with comfortable lounging beds with large cushions. There is one double room situated upstairs of the main lodge, furnished with a 7 ft by 7 ft four poster bed offering the best views down the valley from both the bed and the large verandah. One honeymoon cottage is situated slightly further away and built with large bi-folding doors on two sides offering spectacular views all round. There is a bath with a view, plus indoor and outdoor showers and an open fire place. The family cottage consists of two en suite bedrooms with a large central living room / dining room, mini bar and fireplace and large bi-folding doors which open out onto a deck. This cottage is ideal for families with children; meals can be served in the cottage on request. A small lawn at the back of the cottage is an ideal playing area for children.

Additional Information
The emphasis at Ant's Hill is on offering guests a truly personal and flexible safari. There is no specific wake up times, guests can do what they want when they want, they can be as active or inactive as they like and more than one activity can be offered at any one time. Guided walks, horseback game viewing and game drives. We also specialise in being able to take guests on other exciting excursions e.g. Lapalalaand Rhino museum, boat trips on unspoilt lakes and a Triple B Ranch tour.

Child Policy
Toddlers (0 - 3 years) welcome
Children (4 - 12 years) welcome
Children over 12 welcome

++ VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL, City/Modern Hotel - Cape Town City

Combining true Victorian elegance with innovative, modern luxury, the Victoria and Alfred Hotel offers traditional style of colonial Cape Town, South Africa.
All rooms have a spectacular view of Table Mountain Location
Situated in the renowned Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the heart of Cape Town, with the beautiful Table Mountain as a backdrop.

Activities
Beach, Self Drive, City Hotel, Shopping, Conference Facilities, Photography, Golf, Day Excursions, Wine Tasting, A Daily Budget $150 - $250, Child Friendly

Attractions
The North Quay Warehouse is one of the many buildings at the Waterfront which has been restored and used for new purposes. Built in 1904, it was in turn used as a coal store, Union Castle Shipping Company warehouse and a customs baggage store. From 1989, major redevelopment for business and tourism started taking place in the Victoria & Alfred harbour area. In 1990 the North Quay Warehouse was converted into the prestigous Victoria & Alfred Hotel and exclusive Alfred Mall.

Facilities
68 bedrooms enjoy unrivalled views of Table Mountain and the working harbour or the vibrant V & A Waterfront. Rooms are ultra large, superbly furnished and comfortably air conditioned. Each has a separate shower, fully stocked private bar, king size bed and innovative luxury modern appointments, ensuring a comfortable stay. The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is internationally renowned for the highest standards of service. The warm personality of the Hotel, the attention to detail and the friendly atmosphere created by the staff are responsible for the V & A being one of the few hotels in the country to be granted the prestigious four star silver grading. Location : On the Waterfront Pierhead - Cape Town; Rooms : 34 Luxury Mountain and Harbour Facing and 34 Luxury Piazza/Courtyard Facing Rooms; All rooms contain : Private Bar; Complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities; Trouser Press; Electronic Safe; Hairdryer; Satellite Television; Individually controlled air conditioning. All bathrooms contain : Bath; Separate shower; Separate toilet. Restaurant : The Waterfront Cafe Conference Room : The Forum Conference & Banquet Centre: Ideal venue for breakfast and cocktail presentations, conferences, exhibitions, private dinners and weddings. Distance from Airport : Approximately 20 km; Distance from CBD : 3 km; Distance from Beaches : 3 km; Distance from Shops : Walking.

Additional Information
Wonderful destinations are close at hand, such as:- Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria Wharf - world class shopping centre, Museums, Cinemas, Boat cruises, Robben Island, Gymnasium, Health & beauty centre, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Table Mountain, Cape Point, The Cape Wine Route, as well as many top class restaurants, exciting shopping and sporting venues.

Child Policy
Toddlers (0 - 3 years) welcome
Children (4 - 12 years) welcome
Children over 12 welcome

++ FULL DAY CAPE PENINSULA - Full Day Excursion

Private guided Full Day Tour of the magnificent Cape Peninsula, Kirstenbosch and Cape Point Nature Reserve.
Explore the stunning Cape Peninsula Your private driver/guide will collect you from your hotel at 09h30. The day starts at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, which boasts the greatest collection of flora in Southern Africa - representing 12 000 species of plants from the Cape Floral Kingdom. We then drive over Ou Kaapse Weg mountain pass and along the scenic Atlantic seaboard, famous for its white beaches, surfing and glorious sunsets, until we enter the Cape Point Nature Reserve. This pristine national park lies at the south-western most tip of Africa, and is one of the most rugged and magnificent places on the continent, with secluded beaches and mountain fynbos, including many of the Cape's famous Protea flower species. This is the place where some people claim the Indian and Atlantic oceans meet. Although there is a marked differnce between the temperature of the ocean on either side of this narrow peninsula, it is more accurate that this is the meeting point of the warm Mozambique current and the cold Benguella current. You will then visit the African penguin colony at Boulders beach, Simonstown, followed by lunch at one of the fine restaurants overlooking the rocks and pounding surf of False Bay. A visit to the traditional fishing harbour of Kalk Bay is a colourful experience as fishermen land the daily catch. This is followed by a visit to some of the eclectic shops and trading stores lining the coast road, after which you make your way back to your hotel. The tour ends around 17h30.
DURATION: 8 hrs

++ FULL DAY CAPE WINELANDS - Full Day Excursion

Private guided Full Day Tour including Wine tasting and lunch on one of the estates, Cape architecture and picturesque landscape.
Sample the world-famous wines of the Cape Your private driver/guide will collect you from your hotel at 09h30. Stellenbosch and Paarl are of the finest wine regions to be found nearby Cape Town. These areas with their rugged grey-blue mountain backdrop occupy a matrix of fertile valleys. Our exploration of the Cape wine culture ranges from the early pioneer period, some 330 years ago, to the present industry with its international recognition. The excursion into the Cape Winelands includes an insight into the rich heritage that surrounds the romantic estates. The characteristic Cape Dutch Architecture stands as a symbol of the early heritage and that of true winemaking pioneers whose perseverance earned their product a world wide reputation. The tour ends around 17h30.
DURATION: 8 hrs

Included In Safari

Accommodation - Jaci's Tree Lodge
Full Board
VAT
Standard Activities including game drives, guided walks etc

Accommodation - Ants Hill
Full Board Drinks
VAT
Standard Activities including game drives, horse riding, guided walks etc
N.B. Discounted rate applies on bookings of 3 or more adults.

Accommodation - Victoria and Alfred Hotel
Breakfast
VAT
Tourist Tax

Day Excursion - Full Day Cape Peninsula
Transport in a luxury air-conditioned private Microbus or sedan
Professional driver/guide
All park entrance fees
Bottled mineral waters and soft drinks.

Full Day Excursion: Full Day Winelands Tour
Transport in a luxury air-conditioned private Microbus or sedan
Professional driver/guide
All park entrance fees
Bottled mineral waters and soft drinks.
Scheduled Flight: Following internal flight is included: British Airways/Comair or similar - Johannesburg to Cape Town Road Transfers: The following road transfers by Microbus or similar are included: JIA to Jaci's Tree Lodge Jaci's Tree Lodge to Ant's Hill Ant's Hill to JIA Cape Town Airport to Victoria & Alfred Hotel Victoria & Alfred Hotel to Cape Town Airport.
Not Included In Safari
Accommodation - Jaci's Tree Lodge
Drinks
laundry
curios
gratuities

Accommodation - Ants Hill
Visits to Welgevonden conservacncy can be booked as an extra.

Day Excursion - Full Day Cape Peninsula
Lunch and alcoholic beverages are for your own account.

Full Day Excursion - Full Day Winelands Tour
Lunch and alcoholic beverages are for your own account.

Scheduled International Flights - Not Included
Flights to and from your country of origin to South Africa are NOT included.

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