Launch a splendid South African tour in beautiful Cape Town and conclude with an exciting Big Five safari in the Kruger National Park, visiting famous wine country along the way.
The magical Mother City of Cape Town sidles up against the mountain slopes with oceans swilling at her skirts, and here there’s no end to the entertainments, scenery and cultural attractions on offer. First on most people’s lists is a visit to magnificent Table Mountain. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront attracts masses of visitors to its markets, shops, restaurants and cinemas – and now also, to the phenomenal Zeitz MOCAA, Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. Take a harbour tour at the Waterfront, or a boat trip to Robben Island.
Ellerman House in Bantry Bay. Situated on the slopes of Lion’s Head and offering the finest Atlantic panorama imaginable, Ellerman House provides outstanding lodging, cuisine, service and wines. Tiered gardens, ocean-facing verandahs, exquisite interiors and a celebrated art collection offer luxury in a class of its own. Ellerman House Villa One and Villa Two offer supreme privacy and opulence on a sole-use basis.
Sightseeing and leisure options from Ellerman House include:
- Pristine beaches.
- Marine safari.
- Scenic drives.
- Winelands tours.
- 4 x 4 Dune Experience.
- Tour of the city and Table Mountain.
- Bespoke art tours in the city and in the winelands.
- Diamond Safari on the west coast of South Africa, exclusive to Ellerman House guests.
- 24-Hour Antarctica trip, exclusive to Ellerman House guests.
Not far from Cape Town, the acclaimed winelands have plenty to offer, including idyllic landscapes of vineyards set against majestic mountain ranges, state-of-the-art wineries on centuries-old wine estates, and all the pleasures that can be derived from good food and wine. Choose accommodation in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek or Paarl.
Lukimbi Safari Lodge is a 15 000 hectare private concession in the southern part of the Kruger National Park – one of the last strongholds of the endangered Black Rhino. Sixteen spacious suites offer African-styled luxury and magnificent views of the wilderness. Enjoy exceptional 4×4 safaris and optional foot safaris. In between bush excursions, there’s gym and spa luxury to keep you pampered. The lodge is fully geared to provide children with a memorable and well-supervised safari.
Singita Lebombo sits high on a clifftop in Kruger National Park, where you can watch life in the wilderness unfolding from above. Singita Sweni is set on the shaded bank of the Sweni River in Kruger Park. This beautiful lodge is elevated on stilts with decks of timber, bringing you close to the river and trees. These are exclusive accommodation options, designed to bring you an unfiltered experience of the Kruger National Park at its best.
A more adventurous safari option in the Kruger park – and one which is also luxurious – is a close-to-the-earth walking trail with Rhino Walking Safaris. Choose a two-, three- or five-day trail and experience the awesome beauty of the Kruger National Park. These adventures incorporate stays at luxury lodges, and they also provide for close-to-nature sleepouts in the bush.
Mail us for a tailor-made Cape to Kruger tour with your particular preferences in mind, or call +27 21 797-7122 (international).