South Africa

Tour Profile: This is a short trip to South Africa which incorporates whale watching at Hermanus, a trip to Seal Island, the Gorah Elephant Camp and the Kariega Game Reserve.

Tour Length: 8 Days

Table Mountain

Day 1-4

Fly from London to Capetown where you will spend 4 nights at the Holiday Inn Waterfront. While in Capetown you will explore Table Mountain, take the Robben Island tour and even visit Nelson Mandela's prison cell. You'll take a boat trip to Seal Island and visit the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve.

Whale Watching

Day 5

After 4 nights in Capetown, drive to Hermanus. Famous for it's whale watching, it's only an hour away from Capetwon. If you want to keep costs down, stay at the Abalone Guest Lodge overlooking Walker Bay. The lodge has a homely atmosphere and a cliff path which runs directly in front of it.

Whale Watching

Day 6-7

Continue to Oudtshoorn, where you'll pass by Breede River. Visit the Cango Caves, the Swartberg Pass and the Cape Dutch farms. Stay for 2 nights at the Opstal Country Lodge. The next day you'll visit the Kariega Game Reserve, the Gorah Elephant camp and the Shamwari Game Reserve.

Day 8

Visit the Elephant National Park. Port Elizabeth is only an hours drive from here so you will fly back to London from Port Elizabeth.