Wild Family Adventures in South Africa & Mozambique
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Wild Family Adventures in South Africa & Mozambique

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Embark on the family adventure of a lifetime on this dynamic, all-encompassing itinerary through South Africa and Mozambique. Begin in the vibrant city of Cape Town for cultural and natural experiences, before venturing out into the wilderness of the secluded Limpopo Province, home to incredible wildlife and stunning terrains. Spend a day exploring Johannesburg before travelling to the dazzling Machangulo Peninsula for a tropical beach holiday.

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Itinerary includes:
  • Return flights from the UK
  • All flights where mentioned
  • Transfers between the hotels and airports
  • All tours and activities where mentioned
  • 4 nights stay at the 5-star The Table Bay Hotel
  • 3 nights stay at the 5-star Ant's Nest
  • 1 night stay at the 4.5-star The Peech Hotel
  • 4 nights stay at the 4.5-star Machangulo Beach Lodge
Day 1-2
Fly from UK to Cape Town

You'll depart from the UK to Cape Town, where you'll be met upon arrival by a driver who will transfer to your accommodation for the next four nights. 

Day 2-6
4 nights stay at The Table Bay Hotel

Located on Cape Town's iconic V&A Waterfront, The Table Bay Hotel is a stunning luxury hotel characterised by a design of classical-style glamour and sophistication. Boasting marvellous views of the city's iconic Table Top Mountain, the opulent hotel offers guests a superb introduction to South Africa's dazzling capital city. 

Day 3
Cape Peninsula Tour

Travel down south and explore the breathtaking Cape Peninsula on an all-encompassing tour through the region's highlights. Begin with a marine safari in Kalk Bay, a lively harbour frequented by a population of seals, before continuing onwards to Boulders Beach, the only place in the world where you can see the African penguin in its natural habitat.

Hike to the tip of the Cape Peninsula until you reach Cape Point, a vantage point situated 200m above sea level, and enjoy awe-inspiring views of the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way, you can anticipate spotting some of the 250 bird species that circle the Cape of Good Hope, slightly south of Cape Point.

Day 4
City & Table Mountain Tour

Visit one of South Africa's most iconic landmarks, Table Top Mountain, on an exhilarating cable car tour above the city. A truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, this unforgettable excursion offers unparalleled views of Cape Town. Take your time soaking in the sights before being escorted back to ground level by a guide. 

Once you're back on the ground, you'll embark on a guided cycling tour along the Sea Point Promenade before continuing on for a delightful lunch at Green Point Park. From there, you'll venture out and explore Cape Town's urban art projects, the historic District 6 and the mesmerising Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Day 6
Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Following a wonderful time in Cape Town, it's time to move on to your next destination. Once you've checked out of the hotel, you'll be driven to the airport for a quick domestic flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival, you'll be met by a driver and transported to Limpopo,  South Africa's northernmost province bordering Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Day 6-9
3 nights stay at Ant's Nest

Located in a natural amphitheatre within The Ant Collection’s private reserve, Ant's Nest is a rustic-style safari lodge offering unparalleled access to The Waterberg, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Featuring spacious interiors, an outdoor shower, and a gorgeous veranda boasting panoramic views of the reserve, your luxury accommodation offers everything you may need to unwind and relax amidst the pristine surroundings.

Day 7-8
Ant's Nest Safari

Comprised of 12 different ecological zones spread across 12,500 acres, The Ant Collection's private reserve homes a diversity of plant and wildlife species, including 40 species of game, including giraffe, white rhino, blue wildebeest, zebra, baboons, leopards, jackal and more. Closely encounter some of these incredible creatures on expert-led game drives through the various terrains. Embark on guided walking safaris and try and spot as many of the 300 species of resident and migrant birds that roam the reserve's skies. 

Explore the reserve at your own pace on a mountain-biking excursion through a variety of cycling routes, a fantastic way to intimately discover all area has to offer. After a day of adventure, you'll enjoy a dazzling star-gazing activity led by the lodge's resident astronomer.  

Day 9
Road transfer from The Waterberg to Johannesburg

After a spectacular time spent exploring the wilderness of the Limpopo Province, it's time to head back into the city! Once you've checked out at the lodge, you'll be driven to your next hotel in Johannesburg. 

Day 9-10
1 night stay at The Peech Hotel

Set within a stunning private garden, The Peech Hotel is an exquisite boutique hotel located in the affluent Melrose neighbourhood. Boasting secluded luxury and undisturbed tranquillity, the hotel offers the ideal setting to relax and rejuvenate before continuing your journey. 

Day 10
Fly from Johannesburg to Mozambique

Following a restful night at The Peech Hotel, it's time to say goodbye to South Africa. Once you've checked out, you'll be met by a driver who will transport you to the local airport, where you'll depart to your next location: Mozambique.

Day 10
Boat from Maputo to Machangulo Peninsula

Welcome to Mozambique! Upon arrival, you'll board a private boat and cross Maputo Bay to reach your hotel. 

Day 10-14
4 nights stay at Machangulo Beach Lodge

Situated on a secluded Penninsula on Mozambique's spectacular coastline, Machangulo Beach Lodge is a quaint luxury lodge benefitting from awe-inspiring views of the Indian Ocean. During your stay, you can enjoy relaxing at the on-site spa, indulging in fresh seafood dishes at the lodge's restaurant, or simply lounging on the beach and taking in the beauty of your surroundings. 

Day 11-13
Machangulo Peninsula

Located moments away from the lodge, The Inhaca Island Marine Reserve shelters a protected area of water renowned for its diversity of fauna and coral reefs. Embark on an exciting snorkelling excursion and witness these mesmerising ecosystems up close, in addition to a plethora of exotic marine species, including triggerfish, scorpionfish, sea turtles, and a small population of dugong that you'll find feasting on the seabed. 

Embrace the local culture with an immersive tour to the nearby village of Santa Marie, a hidden gem of the region, offering visitors the opportunity to experience an authentic slice of life in this idyllic region. Following your visit to the village, you'll venture out onto the crystalline waters on a leisurely Dhow cruise, the perfect way to explore the spectacular natural beauty of the rugged coastline. 

Day 14
Boat from Machangulo Peninsula to Maputo International Airport

After a wonderful time in the tropical paradise of the Machangulo Peninsula, it's time to head back to the mainland. Once you've checked out at the lodge, you'll catch a boat transfer to Maputo. 

Day 14-15
Fly from Mozambique to UK

After a brilliant holiday in South Africa and Mozambique, it's finally time to begin your journey home. Once you've arrived back on land, you'll be transported to the local airport and catch a flight back home to the UK.


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Itinerary includes:
  • Return flights from the UK
  • All flights where mentioned
  • Transfers between the hotels and airports
  • All tours and activities where mentioned
  • 4 nights stay at the 5-star The Table Bay Hotel
  • 3 nights stay at the 5-star Ant's Nest
  • 1 night stay at the 4.5-star The Peech Hotel
  • 4 nights stay at the 4.5-star Machangulo Beach Lodge
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