18 Days Self-Drive South Africa National Park Combo

18 Days Self-Drive South Africa National Park Combo

$599 (Per Adult)

$33 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Transport
  • Accomodation

Duration18 day(s)

LocationSouth Africa and Swaziland

Start PointJohannesburg

End PointJohannesburg

AvailabilityJul 01 , 2019 to Dec 30 , 2050

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Summary

Visit the best National Parks in South Africa and Swaziland. Experience the African bush and sleep in a roof top tent under the stars. A tour for the whole family, adventurer or simply for nature lovers. Price Includes: - Admin & handling fees for travel papers & road assistance - Meet & Greet upon arrival, if specified - Transfers from / to airport Price Excludes: - Car rental of your choice (4x4 equipped Nissan, Toyota or Ford Ranger etc) - National Park and private reserve conservation fees (payable upon entry) - Gratuities and items of personal nature, such as passport fees and travel visas Travel Insurance Additional bush activities such as organised game drives or bush walks can be booked and paid at the National Parks camp receptions.

Activities

  • Camping
  • Evening Drives
  • Game Walk
  • Hiking
  • Self-drive
  • Township tour
  • Game drive

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at some lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1OR Tambo International Airport To Airport Game Lodge

Welcome in Johannesburg! You will have a Meet & Greet at your arrival at the Airport and be transferred to Airport Game Lodge. Situated a mere 10km north of Johannesburg International Airport (O.R. Tambo international airport) (For FREE Airport Shuttle Service send Flight No. and Cellphone No.’s). The secluded Airport Game Lodge combines the solitude of the African Bush with the luxury and convenience of modern-day living. Airport Game Lodge started operating in 1995 with 4 rooms on 9.9 Hectares of agricultural land. 1 night - Standard Room with breakfast

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Johannesburg, South Africa

Day 2 to Day 3Johannesburg To Forever Resort Blyde River Canyon

Activities Included

Hiking Scenic Drive

Today you will be fetch by the car rental company to go and collect your chosen vehicle for your tour. Blyde Canyon has beautiful panoramic views of the Blyde River Canyon, the third largest canyon in the world. Our three and four star Resort is located a mere 160 kilometres from Nelspruit (Mbombela) and 50 kilometres from Graskop. Blyde Canyon is a premier choice for blissful Getaways, Conferences and Weddings. It is also the ideal destination for Hiking Trails and Scenic Trips by car, to well-known Mpumalanga locations such as Pilgrim's Rest, Bourke's Luck Potholes and God's Window. 2 nights - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

Mpumalanga, South Africa

Day 4Forever Resort Blyde River Canyon To Satara Rest Camp

Activities Included

Camping Game Walk Morning Drives Night drive Scenic Drive Self-drive Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

Satara is a busy camp, and not without reason. It is situated in an excellent game viewing area, with the bush relatively open and the animals plentiful and diverse. The camp itself has a rustic charm, with the bulk of the accommodation set out in a series of circles. Satara is well wooded and the bird-life is prolific. At night the clink of fruit bats is fused with the chirping of cicadas and crickets. The calls of owls and nightjars add to the symphony that is punctuated intermittently by the whoop of hyena, the screech of jackal and the roars of lion. 1 night - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Day 5Satara Rest Camp To Skukuza Rest Camp

Activities Included

Camping Morning Drives Night drive Scenic Drive Self-drive Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

Skukuza is the Kruger National Park's largest rest camp and administrative headquarters. It is situated on the southern banks of the Sabie River. The camp is well foliaged and there are some lofty trees along the river’s edge. Activities and facilities are diverse, as are the animals and plants found both within the camp and in the surrounding areas. 1 night - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Day 6Skukuza Rest Camp To Berg en Dal Rest Camp

Activities Included

Game Walk Morning Drives Night drive Scenic Drive Self-drive Game drive Bird Watching

Berg-en-Dal is situated on the bank of the Matjulu Spruit with a view of softly undulating hills to the east. On the northern and southern sides dry riverbeds and a dam border the camp. There are large trees along the streams and dry riverbeds. Special care has been taken to preserve the natural vegetation in the camp. Berg-en-Dal is also the only camp set in a rugged mountain environment. 1 night - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Day 7Berg en Dal Rest Camp To Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Activities Included

Camping Hiking Horse riding Scenic Drive Self-drive Wildlife Photography

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is in the Ezulwini Valley of central Swaziland, south of the city of Mbabane. Its grassy southern plains are home to animals such as antelopes and zebras, as well as many birds. Several trails and tracks suitable for horses run up Nyonyane Mountain to the craggy summit known as Execution Rock. The Nyakato viewpoint overlooks Mantenga waterfall and the Usushwana Valley below. 1 night - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Day 8 to Day 9Mlilwane Wildlife Scantuary To Bushbaby Lodge

Activities Included

Camping Hiking Scenic Drive Self-drive Wildlife Photography

You will find this lovely 3 to 9 sleeper fully air-conditioned self-catering lodge - situated in a `game corridor` - deep in the heart of the African bush, bordering the world famous Kruger National Park. Enjoy the magnificent nature and well visited drinking hole right in front of you! Our four legged friends like kudu, zebra, warthog, mongoose and monkey are visiting on a regular basis, and some will feed out of your hand - so keep the food ready! The lovely male bush-buck with mom and lad as well as the small duiker family also visits during early morning and afternoon. The natalse fisant, flogs of guinenafowl and other birds will pick up their food during the day. 2 nights - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

Hluhluwe, South Africa

Day 10 to Day 11Bushbaby Lodge To Cape Vidal

Activities Included

Boat Cruise Camping Fishing Hiking Self-drive Wildlife Photography Bird Watching

Cape Vidal lies within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site about 30 km north of the town of St Lucia. It is a three-hour drive from Durban. Cape Vidal offers the best of two worlds - it is situated on the exquisite Zululand coast with all its amazingly rich marine life, and it provides direct access to the Eastern Shores Nature Reserve with its populations of elephant, rhino, buffalo, crocodile, hippo and reedbuck to name but a few. The beach and off-shore areas at Cape Vidal fall within the St Lucia Marine Reserve which is visited seasonally by humpback whales during their migrations, as well as loggerhead and leatherback sea-turtles that come to the beaches north of Cape Vidal from November to February to nest. Other marine “big game” includes the huge whale shark, marlin, sailfish and dolphin. Cape Vidal lies on the edge of the St Lucia Marine Reserve which extends from 1 km south of Cape Vidal to the Mozambique border, and three nautical miles out to sea. Six loop roads off the main St Lucia to Cape Vidal road provide excellent game viewing and bird watching. 2 nights - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Day 12Cape Vidal To Tugela Mouth River Lodge

Activities Included

Camping Fishing Scenic Drive Self-drive Bird Watching

Fancy yourself walking on a spotless beach situated in one of the north coast's popular fishing hotspots while the sound of the ocean's waves fills your ears and a soft breeze caresses your face. Picture yourself relaxing with your loved ones on a verandah in the peaceful surroundings of Tugela Mouth, gazing at the sky as it turns to orange when the sun drops behind the horizon. Pamper yourself with all the comforts of home all-the-while enjoying a tranquil home-away-from-home rest in the picturesque Tugela Mouth caravan and camping holiday resort. Escape the constant rush and demands of life and give yourself that well-earned break. A comprehensive selection of bird-life and outstanding fishing opportunities, ashore, and offshore are but two of all the attractions available for guests at Tugela Mouth Resort. Considered as one of South Africa's 100 best camping and caravanning resorts, Tugela Mouth Resort offers a unique blend of rustic civilization balanced with nature. Situated in one of KwaZulu Natal's most favored fishing spots on the north coast, and surrounded by coastal bushes, Tugela Mouth Resort is a treasure waiting to be explored. 1 night - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

Tugela Mouth, South Africa

Day 13 to Day 14Mouth River Lodge To Injisuthi

Activities Included

Camping Fishing Hiking Self-drive

Injisuthi is in the northern section of the Giant's Castle area of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. This hutted camp is cradled between the Injisuthi and Cowl Fork rivers at the head of the Injisuthi Valley. It is surrounded by magnificent scenery and is dominated by Cathkin Peak, Monk's Cowl and Champagne Castle. Visitors may undertake many interesting walks into the Mdedelo Wilderness Area, as well as a guided walk to the Battle Cave, famous for its bushman rock art. Several kilometres of trout waters provide an excellent opportunity for flyfishing. The hutted camp consists of fifteen 4-bedded cabins. They are fully equipped, self-contained units with two bedrooms. Electricity is available between 17:30 and 22:00 only. There are no plug points in the chalets. All units have a fireplace for cold winter nights. Each unit also has its own barbecue facilities. Charcoal and wood are sold at the curio shop. Four caves, the Lower Injisuthi Cave, Upper Injisuthi Cave, Marble Baths cave and Grindstone Cave are ideal overnight stops for hikers. 2 nights - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

North Drakensberg

Day 15 to Day 16Injisuthi To Royal Natal NP

Activities Included

Camping Self-drive Bird Watching

Royal Natal boasts some of the most splendid mountain scenery in Africa. The main feature is the world famous Amphitheatre, a rock wall approximately 5 kilometres in length, and 500m high. Above the amphitheatre is Mont-aux-Sources peak where, as its name implies, the Orange River starts its long journey to the Atlantic Ocean. It is here where the Thukela River cascades down the face of the amphitheatre, in one of the highest waterfalls in the world, on its way to the Indian Ocean. 2 nights - Mahai Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Day 17Royal Natal NP To Glen Reenen Rest Camp

Activities Included

Camping Hiking Horse riding Self-drive Bird Watching

The north eastern Free State's Maluti Mountain range rests gently against Golden Gate Highlands National Park. From here, the arresting Brandwag overhang radiates a glorious golden hue (leaving no question as to where the park aquired its name or why) as it stands sentry over Glen Reenen rest camp. Hiking trails snake in and around the area, allowing the enthusiastic game or bird watcher ample viewing from the privacy of their own vehicle (or horseback, if they prefer). 1 night - Campsite on a self-catering basis

Location

Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Clarens, South Africa

Day 18Goden Gate Highlands NP To OR Tambo International Airport

Today you will drive back to Johannesburg to return your rental vehicle. End of your Tour - Bon Voyage!

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Johannesburg, South Africa

Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements

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$599 Duration: 18 day(s)

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Destination

South Africa and Swaziland