Africa - Kruger to Cape Town Safari

12 day Kruger to Cape Town with luxurious Blue Train journey including flights, breakfast daily, game drives, most meals, bonus tours and more!

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12 days | per person twin share | | Typically $9,359!
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  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • Kruger to Cape Town Safari & luxurious Blue Train
  • We thoroughly enjoyed the whole trip and have since recommended Webjet to two of our friends it went like clockwork we were met at each part of the trip which… Leo A

Highlights

 

Q: Why did the lion lose at poker?

A: Because he was playing with a cheetah!

Take a walk on the wild side with a 12 day Kruger to Cape Town Safari and luxurious Blue Train journey. Immerse yourself in the spectacular landscape of Kruger National Park spotting the world famous Big 5 and take a drive to Crocodile River and watch the sun go down.

Board the luxurious Blue Train for a 2 day adventure like never before. The 5 star “hotel on wheels” makes its way from Pretoria to Cape Town as you take in the marvellous views and be treated to an utterly indulgent experience. 

Experience an unforgettable wine tram tour of Franschhoek, take a cable car to Table Mountain and be blown away by a full day Cape Peninsula tour before your trip comes to a close.

Extend your tour to experience the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls with 2 additional nights! 

Your package includes return international airfares, luxurious Blue Train journey with all meals and drinks included, breakfast daily, game drives, most meals, bonus tours and more! 

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Day 1: Australia – airplane-takeoff– Johannesburg

Depart Australia today for Johannesburg, South Africa.

Day 2: Johannesburg – airplane-takeoff– Nelspruit – Kruger National Park

On arrival in Johannesburg, you will take your connecting flight to Nelspruit Airport, the airport for Kruger National Park. Upon arrival at Nelspruit, you will be met by a representative of your lodge and transferred to your luxury accommodation for the next three nights. After you have had time to relax after your flight, enjoy a drive to Crocodile River to watch the sun go down. Light snacks, soft drinks, local beer and wine is included to enjoy your first night in Africa.

Day 3: Kruger National Park (B,D) lion-icon

Today, start with an early morning game drive in the Kruger National Park. Ensure you bring your camera along as you will be spotting the BIG 5 in their natural environment. The abundance of species you will see will be an experience of a lifetime. Get up close to the animals in your specialised safari vehicle lead by an expert guide. The game drive is approximately 6-8 hours. Later this evening, enjoy a sumptuous 3 course dinner while swapping stories of your animal encounters earlier that day.

Day 4: Kruger National Park (B,D) lion-icon

Rise early again today for your second game drive in the Kruger National Park – you might spot animals you missed on the first game drive and encounter different experiences.

Day 5: Kruger National Park – airplane-takeoff– Johannesburg – Pretoria (B)

After breakfast you will be transferred to Nelspruit Airport for your onward flight to Johannesburg. On arrival at Johannesburg Airport, you will be met by a representative of Webjet for your transfer to your hotel in Pretoria for your overnight stay. After check in, relax and enjoy the day at your leisure.

Day 6: Pretoria – Blue Train (B,L,D) train-icon

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Pretoria Train Station for your Southbound journey to Cape Town on the world famous Blue Train! Upon boarding, step into a world of luxury. Be greeted with pre-departure snacks and drinks and settle into your luxurious suite. Kings and presidents have indulged on this magnificent, moving fivestar “hotel-on-wheels”. From love-struck honeymooners, to adulated celebrities. And even ordinary folk who romanticise about a life of spectacular luxury, a life that has seemed tantalisingly out of reach. After a decadent high tea, enjoy an off train tour to the Kimberley Big Hole, claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand. Here, learn about the history of Diamond mining in this region. Upon re-boarding the train, be greeting with a glass of sherry before dinner is served in the dining car. Dinner is an elegant affair – men are requested to wear a jacket and ladies elegant evening wear. Enjoy post dinner drinks in the Club Bar before retiring to bed.

Day 7: Blue Train – – Cape Town (B,L) train-icon 

Wake this morning in your luxurious train suite as the train continues its journey across South Africa. Breakfast is served in the dining car or can be requested in the comfort of your own suite. After breakfast, chose to either relax in your suite or in the comfort of the elegant lounge with large viewing windows. Lunch today is 3 courses and is served at your leisure. This afternoon, enjoy the scenery as your train makes its way into Cape Town. On arrival you will be assisted off the train to the Blue Train lounge before being met at Cape Town Station and transferred to your 5 star Cape Town hotel. After check in enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

Day 8: Cape Town (B)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Franschhoek for your wine tram tour. Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape wine lands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories. The wine tour is a combination of tram and tram bus will transport you around a loop of seven stops allowing you to hop off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, may it be wine tasting on a cellar tour or lunch.

Day 9: Cape Town (B)

After breakfast you will be collected at your hotel for a 30 minute tour of Afrogem, one of the leading jewellery manufactures in South Africa. You will have first hand experience of how smelted gold is transformed and watch the craftsman set gems and semi precious stones in the creation of jewellery. After, enjoy a trip up the cable car to the top of Table Mountain for some exquisite views of Cape Town! When your ready, make your own way back to your hotel where the rest of the day is yours at leisure.

Day 10: Cape Town (B)

Bring your camera for a full day Cape Peninsula tour! We are heading for Cape Point at the south western tip of the Cape Peninsula with the most spectacular views in the world. The tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic Coast, passing through Camps Bay and the fishing village of Hout Bay. The trip continues to Cape Point Nature Reserve, comprising of 17,300 acres of indigenous flora and fauna. Here you can see a variety of wildlife which includes baboons, rheebok and the elusive eland. Witness the union of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. On route back to your hotel we also visit the penguin colony at the Boulders Beach (entry on your own account). The last stop is at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens for a short walk through the beautiful gardens.

Day 11: Cape Town – airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

After breakfast and check out from your hotel, you will be privately transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your flight back to Australia.

Day 12: Australia

Arrive home today.

 

 
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Day 1: Australia – airplane-takeoff– Johannesburg

Depart Australia today for Johannesburg, South Africa.

Day 2: Johannesburg – airplane-takeoff – Victoria Falls

Upon arrival in Johannesburg, you will take your connecting flight to Victoria Falls. On arrival at Victoria Falls airport, you will be met by a local representative who will arrange your transfers to your hotel A’Zambezi River Lodge. Located in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 25 km from the airport, nestling on the banks of the might Zambezi River within the periphery of the Zambezi National Park. A Zambezi is the perfect retreat to relax and unwind in the quiet ambience of the African wild life and nature. Later the afternoon, enjoy a sundowner Zambezi River cruise which is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the River. You will have the opportunity to see a variety of game, including elephants, hippo, crocodiles and different bird species. The rest of the evening is yours at leisure.

Day 3: Victoria Falls (B)

Today, discover how the falls were formed and what local customs and traditions surround them with an in-depth tour of the falls. The tour is very informative and ends with a visit to the local art and crafts centre. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Victoria Falls is a mecca for adventure, why not try your hand at Flying Fox and George Swing, Elephant back safari and interaction, zip lining or a unforgettable helicopter flight over the Falls (optional activities at own expense). 

Day 4: Livingstone (Victoria Falls) – airplane-takeoff – Nelspruit – Kruger National Park

After breakfast check out of the hotel. You will be transferred to the airport for your connecting flight to Nelspruit Airport, the airport for Kruger National Park. Upon arrival at Nelspruit, you will be met by a representative of your lodge and transferred to your luxury accommodation for the next three nights. After you have had time to relax after your flight, enjoy a drive to Crocodile River to watch the sun go down. Light snacks, soft drinks, local beer and wine is included to enjoy your first night in Africa.

Day 5: Kruger National Park (B,D) lion-icon

Today, start with an early morning game drive in the Kruger National Park. Ensure you bring your camera along as you will be spotting the BIG 5 in their natural environment. The abundance of species you will see will be an experience of a lifetime. Get up close to the animals in your specialised safari vehicle lead by an expert guide. The game drive is approximately 6-8 hours. Later this evening, enjoy a sumptuous 3 course dinner while swapping stories of your animal encounters earlier that day.

Day 6: Kruger National Park (B,D) lion-icon

Rise early again today for your second game drive in the Kruger National Park – you might spot animals you missed on the first game drive and encounter different experiences.

Day 7: Kruger National Park – – Johannesburg – Pretoria (B)

After breakfast you will be transferred to Nelspruit Airport for your onward flight to Johannesburg. On arrival at Johannesburg Airport, you will be met by a representative of Webjet for your transfer to your hotel in Pretoria for your overnight stay. After check in, relax and enjoy the day at your leisure. 

Day 8: Pretoria – Blue Train (B,L,D) train-icon

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Pretoria Train Station for your Southbound journey to Cape Town on the world famous Blue Train! Upon boarding, step into a world of luxury. Be greeted with pre-departure snacks and drinks and settle into your luxurious suite. Kings and presidents have indulged on this magnificent, moving fivestar “hotel-on-wheels”. From love-struck honeymooners, to adulated celebrities. And even ordinary folk who romanticise about a life of spectacular luxury, a life that has seemed tantalisingly out of reach. After a decadent high tea, enjoy an off train tour to the Kimberley Big Hole, claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand. Here, learn about the history of Diamond mining in this region. Upon re-boarding the train, be greeting with a glass of sherry before dinner is served in the dining car. Dinner is an elegant affair – men are requested to wear a jacket and ladies elegant evening wear. Enjoy post dinner drinks in the Club Bar before retiring to bed.

Day 9: Blue Train – train-icon – Cape Town (B,L)

Wake this morning in your luxurious train suite as the train continues its journey across South Africa. Breakfast is served in the dining car or can be requested in the comfort of your own suite. After breakfast, chose to either relax in your suite or in the comfort of the elegant lounge with large viewing windows. Lunch today is 3 courses and is served at your leisure. This afternoon, enjoy the scenery as your train makes its way into Cape Town. On arrival you will be assisted off the train to the Blue Train lounge before being met at Cape Town Station and transferred to your 5 star Cape Town hotel. After check in enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

Day 10: Cape Town (B)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Franschhoek for your wine tram tour. Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape wine lands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories. The wine tour is a combination of tram and tram bus will transport you around a loop of seven stops allowing you to hop off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, may it be wine tasting on a cellular tour or lunch.

Day 11: Cape Town (B)

After breakfast you will be collected at your hotel for a 30 minute tour of Afrogem, one of the leading jewellery manufactures in South Africa. You will have first hand experience of how smelted gold is transformed and watch the craftsman set gems and semi precious stones in the creation of jewellery. After, enjoy a trip up the cable car to the top of Table Mountain for some exquisite views of Cape Town! When your ready, make your own way back to your hotel where the rest of the day is yours at leisure.

Day 12: Cape Town (B)

Bring your camera for a full day Cape Peninsula tour! We are heading for Cape Point at the south western tip of the Cape Peninsula with the most spectacular views in the world. The tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic Coast, passing through Camps Bay and the fishing village of Hout Bay. The trip continues to Cape Point Nature Reserve, comprising of 17,300 acres of indigenous flora and fauna. Here you can see a variety of wildlife which includes baboons, rheebok and the elusive eland. Witness the union of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. On route back to your hotel we also visit the penguin colony at the Boulders Beach (entry on your own account). The last stop is at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens for a short walk through the beautiful gardens.

Day 13: Cape Town – airplane-takeoff – Australia (B)

After breakfast and check out from your hotel, you will be privately transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your flight back to Australia.

Day 14: Australia

Arrive home today

 
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What You Get

 

Your package includes return international airfares, luxurious Blue Train journey, breakfast daily, game drives, most meals, bonus tours and more…

  • Return international airfares with a full service airline, including 23kgs checked luggage
  • Private VIP airport & rail transfers throughout
  • All internal airfares
  • Breakfast daily, plus all meals while at your Kruger Lodge and on-board the Blue Train
  • 3 nights’ luxury lodge accommodation in Kruger National Park staying at either the Maqueda or Royal Kruger Lodge (based on availability)
  • 2 x full day open air game drives in the Kruger National Park
  • Sunset drive to the Crocodile River which includes light snacks, local beer and wine and soft drinks
  • 1 night accommodation in Pretoria at Castello di Monte Pretoria
  • 1 night / 2 days on-board the ultra-luxurious Blue Train from Pretoria – Cape Town (or reverse) in a twin Deluxe Suite
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks on board the Blue Train
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Cape Town at the 5 star Hilton Hotel
  • Full day Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Hop on hop off wine Tram Tour and tasting

See the reverse itinerary here

Upgrade your experience to the 14 day itinerary and visit the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls:

  • Includes all of the above, plus;
  • Internal flights Johannesburg – Victoria Falls // Victoria Falls (Livingstone) – Nelspruit (Kruger)
  • 2 nights lodge accommodation
  • Additional breakfasts
  • In-depth falls tours of spectacular Victoria Falls

Highlights:

  • Spot the Big 5 at the world renowned Kruger National Park
  • Enjoy old world decadence on one of the world’s most luxurious train journeys, the Blue Train
  • Be mesmerised by the natural beauty of the rugged coastline of Cape Town
  • Enjoy the world class wine region of Franschhoek
  • Extend is experience the awe-inspiring power of Victoria Falls

14 Day Kruger to Cape Town & Victoria Falls & blue train (Reverse)

 

 
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Fine Print

 

How To Book:

  • Bookings essential. Bookings must be made through the online booking system.
  • If you want to book later, please use this link: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/bookings  
  • Once booked and confirmed, no cancellations or modifications permitted
  • Book by 26 July 2017 (Must book a minimum of 45 days prior to departure)

Tour Excludes: Travel insurance, Visas, Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfare departing Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth with South African Airways 
  • Customers wishing to choose their preferred airline – please purchase your voucher first and request your preferred airline in the ‘special requests’ field when submitting your booking form. Webjet Exclusives will then advise if any surcharges are payable. Should you be unhappy with the additional surcharge amount, you will be provided with a full refund of your voucher.
  • Including minimum 23kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. Once we receive your form and your dates are available, your booking will be completed – no further changes will be possible.
  • The airfare remains non-refundable at all times.

Flights:

  • We encourage you to finalise your booking with Webjet Exclusives as soon as possible.
  • Some flights may depart a day before, involve a transit, stopover or a substitute airline. These changes are beyond our control and will be confirmed upon booking.
  • Any changes to flight itineraries once the accommodation and tour bookings have been confirmed will incur a charge of $100 per person
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.
  • Please also note, flights might arrive or departure 1 day early or later than suggested on the itinerary due to scheduling, they might involve multiple stopovers or airlines changes

Single Supplement:

12 Day Kruger to Cape town including Blue Train deluxe suite –  $2350 per person
14 Day Kruger to Cape town including Victoria Falls & Blue Train deluxe suite – $2795 per person

12 Day Kruger to Cape town including Blue Train Luxury suite – $2675 per person
14 Day Kruger to Cape town including Victoria Falls & Blue Train Luxury suite – $3120 per person

Payable direct on confirming your booking. Please purchase one voucher at check out first and the single supplement invoice will be sent to your registered email address.

Triple Share: Not available

Accommodation:

Kruger: Maqueda Lodge or Royal Kruger Lodge
Cape Town: Hilton Hotel 
Victoria Falls: A’Zambezi River Lodge 

Extension:  2 nights Kruger – $500 per person twin share 

You will need to purchase your 12 or 14 day voucher and the extension voucher (located AFTER you hit ‘Buy Now’) per person. Please place your request on the booking form after purchasing your vouchers.

Blue Train: All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks on board the Blue Train excluding French Champagne 

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $2,000 per person plus any applicable surcharges are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once your travel dates are booked and confirmed, no cancellations or amendments are permitted and the deposit becomes strictly non-refundable
  • Book early to secure your desired date
  • If your travel date is within 180 days, you will be emailed an invoice shortly after purchase. You will then have 7 days from invoice date to arrange final payment to secure your dates. If payment is not received within 7 days, your booking will be cancelled and the deposit will remain non-refundable. 
  • If your travel date is greater than 180 days from purchase, a final invoice will be emailed to you prior to 180 days. If payment is not received by 180 days prior to your travel date, your booking will be cancelled and the deposit will remain non-refundable.
  • 2016 travel dates must be paid in full at the time of purchase.

 

Travel Insurance: Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

Note: If you have not yet selected your dates of travel or submitted your booking form, our 21 Day Money Back Guarantee allows you to claim a full refund within 21 days of your purchase. However, if you have selected your dates and submitted your booking form, your purchase becomes strictly non-refundable even within 21 days of purchase. See our Terms & Conditions for further details.

 
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Travel Dates

 

Departure Dates

2017:

Kruger to Cape Town With Victoria Falls Extension
Jan 24^, 25, 31^ Jan 22^, 23, 29^
Feb 1, 8^ Feb 5, 6^
Mar 14^, 21^, 22, 28^ Mar 12^, 19^, 20, 26^
Apr 6^, 7, 11^, 12, 18^, 27^ Apr 4^, 5, 9^, 10, 16^, 25^, 30^
May 2^, 9^, 16^, 23^, 24, 30^, 31 May 7^, 14^, 21^, 22, 28^,29
Jun 6^, 7, 13^, 14, 20^, 21, 27^, 28 Jun 4^, 5, 11^, 12, 18^, 19, 25^, 26
Jul 4^, 5, 11^, 12, 18^, 19, 25^, 26 Jul 2^, 3, 9^, 10, 16^, 17, 23^, 24, 30^, 31
Aug 1^, 2, 8^, 9, 15^, 23 Aug 6^, 7, 13^, 21

^Reverse itinerary

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

 
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Package Inclusions
  • Return international & internal airfares 
  • Breakfast daily, plus all meals while at your Kruger Lodge
  • Overnight Blue Train journey with all meals
  • 3 nights’ luxury lodge accommodation
  • 2 x full day open air game drives 
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