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South African Splendor

South Africa

10 days

4 nights Cape Town 3 nights Manyoni Private Game Reserve 2 nights Durban

This journey showcases the splendor of South Africa. Touching upon both coasts, explore the cosmopolitan cities of Cape Town and Durban. Discover breathtaking landscapes, sun soaked beaches and the vibrant cultures of the Rainbow Nation. Safari in the untouched wilderness of the Manyoni Private Game Reserve in the heart of Zululand.


Explore the premier Manyoni Private Game Reserve. The Big 5, endangered African wild dog, and regal cheetah are just some of the incredible wildlife you will encounter on your safari drives.

Discover the five-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, nestled between the majestic Twelve Apostles mountain range and perched above the Atlantic Ocean.

Experience the romance of a classical safari in your luxury tented suite with all the modern comforts including your own private pool.

Enjoy the magnificent views of the Indian Ocean from the charming Oyster Box in Durban, voted the #1 Hotel in South Africa by TripAdvisor. Extend your stay and enjoy a complimentary third night at the Oyster Box.


1. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

South Africa, Cape Town

The award-winning 5-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is dramatically poised above the Atlantic Ocean. Flanked by the majestic Twelve Apostles and Table Mountain ranges, the hotel has the ideal setting. Enjoy splendid luxury, passionate service and generous hospitality synonymous with Red Carnation Hotels. Delight in exquisite cuisine at Azure Restaurant. Mingle with the locals over delicious cocktails at the Leopard Bar with its panoramic ocean views. Surrender your senses at the holistic Spa, or enjoy walks and picnics in the surrounding Table Mountain National Park. Additional facilities include a private cinema, a heated infinity pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, a rock pool and heated Jacuzzi. There is also complimentary internet and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and a 24-hour business center.


2. Rhino Sands Safari Camp

South Africa, KwaZulu Natal

Rhino Sands Safari Camp is in the Big 5 Manyoni Private Game Reserve. Set under canvas, the camp’s design emphasizes the romance of the classical safari experience but with all the modern luxuries. Each tented suite is situated in a private patch of riverine forest, with stunning views of the riverbed below. The tents open on three sides allowing guests to immerse themselves in the wilderness experience. Each suite features a private lounge area, indoor shower, bathtub, outdoor shower, butler service, ceiling fan, standing fan and swimming pool. In between game drives relax in the lounge or bar deck. The chef will prepare a gourmet three-course dinner, featuring some of the flavors and ingredients South Africa is famous for. At the end of the day spend time with a night cap around the campfire, sharing stories. Wi-Fi is available in the rooms in between safari and meal times. Guests are asked to refrain from using their devices in the public spaces. Rhino Sands is ecofriendly, and electricity runs entirely on a solar installation.

3. The Oyster Box

South Africa, Durban

The Oyster Box Hotel is set in lush, tropical gardens with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. A national treasure, the hotel has been lovingly preserved offering the charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities. Luxurious rooms are meticulously designed to provide the utmost comfort and style with the décor reflecting the soothing shades of the ocean and tropical vegetation. The culinary experience of the Oyster Box celebrates the palate, whether you are enjoying sundowners at the Lighthouse Bar, sumptuous tea in the Palm Court, casual dining at the Ocean Terrace, fine dining at the Grill Room, or swapping stories over a cold beer in the Chukka Bar. For a bit of spice, give Executive Chef Kevin Joseph’s curries a try! Relax at one of the two pools on the property or enjoy direct access to the Umhlanga beach. Additional amenities include a private cinema, a fitness center, and an award winning Spa.


Day 1. Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

On arrival in Cape Town, meet your African Travel, Inc. representative for transfer to the award-winning 5-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. With its majestic Table Mountain backdrop, Cape Town is one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world. The city is an eclectic mix of architectural styles, reflecting both the tastes of the past and more modern designs. Edwardian and Victorian buildings have been meticulously preserved, and many outstanding examples of Cape Dutch architecture are found in the city and its environs.

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa


Day 2. Cape Town

The day is yours to fill with fun adventures and sights. Perhaps go on a guided city tour (additional cost). Take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, marvel at the colorful Malay Quarter, stroll through the Company Gardens, past the Houses of Parliament, and then test your bargaining skills at the bustling Greenmarket Square. (B)

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa


Day 3. Cape Town

Meaningful Moment: - Enjoy a full day excursion to the Cape Peninsula, and see why the area earned the name of The Fairest Cape. Hug the cliffs as you snake along legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. You will have the opportunity to ride the Flying Dutchman funicular to the old lighthouse for awe-inspiring views! Continue along the coast to the lively penguin colony at Boulders Beach, then head back to the city via the naval village of Simon’s Town. (B)

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa


Day 4. Cape Town

Meaningful Moment: - Today’s sojourn into the nearby winelands celebrates the glorious grape. Here spectacular vineyards cover the valley floor and mountain slopes. Discover wine farms and estates dating back 300 years, each with their own story to tell. Revel in the scenery, like the picturesque village of Franschhoek, the gourmet capital of the Cape. (B)

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa


Day 5. Cape Town / Durban / Manyoni Private Game Reserve

Following breakfast, you will be transferred by private vehicle to the airport for your flight to Durban. On arrival, you will be transferred to Manyoni Private Game Reserve in the heart of Zululand. The area is rich with spectacular game viewing, rich cultural traditions, and conservation history. After a quick freshen up, meet for afternoon tea and set off on your first exhilarating game drive. (BLD)

Rhino Sands Safari Camp


Day 6. Manyoni Private Game Reserve

Enjoy twice daily game drives in this incredible wildlife reserve. See the Big 5 along with African wild dogs and cheetahs to name just a few. During your drives, take a moment to pause and just absorb the exceptional immersive wilderness moment. Return to camp and share stories about your wonderful sightings. (BLD)

Rhino Sands Safari Camp


Day 7. Manyoni Private Game Reserve

Another day of exploration awaits with a morning and afternoon game drives. Initially formed as part of the WWF black rhino range expansion project, Manyoni has become one of the premier big five safari destinations in Kwa-Zulu Natal with a strong focus on endangered species conservation. (BLD)

Rhino Sands Safari Camp


Day 8. Manyoni Private Game Reserve / Durban

After a morning game drive and breakfast, you will be transferred by private vehicle to Durban and the charming Oyster Box Hotel. Durban is an intriguing blend of East, West and African. It is the gateway to a multitude of leisure options from the dramatic peaks of the exquisite Drakensberg mountain range to traditional Zulu villages, magnificent game reserves, historic battle sites and the warm Indian Ocean lapping onto wide, sandy beaches. (B)

The Oyster Box


Day 9. Durban

Kick off your shoes and enjoy an idyllic day at the beach. Attentive staff will arrange beach chairs, towels and an umbrella to keep you comfortable while lazing in the sun. Or, take an optional tour through the green hills of the Midlands Meander, one of the largest arts and crafts routes in the country. We know how difficult it is to leave South Africa. Extend your stay with a complimentary night at the Oyster Box and have a happy stay-cation. (B)

The Oyster Box


Day 10. Durban / Depart

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg and your onward connecting flight. You may be leaving Africa behind, but you'll return home with fantastic photos and memories that will live on in your heart forever. (B)



Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates May 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022
Share Twin/Double From $5,995
Single Room Supplement Starting From: On Request
Departure Dates Oct 1, 2022 - Nov 30, 2022
Share Twin/Double From $6,195
Single Room Supplement Starting From: On Request
Departure Dates Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 15, 2022
Share Twin/Double From $6,095
Single Room Supplement Starting From: On Request

**Surcharges Apply Jan 01 - 05.

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Inter South Africa flights included land arrangements.

Cape Town - Durban - Johannesburg flights included in land arrangements.

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