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  • With private guide, tour the sites of Cape Town, including the spectacular Table Mountain.
  • Waddle with the African penguins of Boulders Beach on a Cape Point & Peninsula tour with private guide.
  • Embark on exciting safaris by foot and 4x4 in Timbavati and Sabi Sands - two of the best safari locations in all of South Africa.
  • Private airport transfers, and VIP arrival assistance in Cape Town.
  • Featuring luxury accommodations.
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Enjoy a front row seat as the sunrise casts a golden hue across the endless savannah and the wild local residents begin their daily parade.

Elephants, lions, leopards, zebras and cheetahs are just some of the animals you’ll spy on private sunrise and sunset safaris as you came face-to-fang with the wild heart of South Africa. You’ll also take in breath-taking views of cosmopolitan Cape Town from your vantage point high on Table Mountain; explore the cobbled streets and brightly colored houses of the traditional Cape Malay community at Bo Kaap; witness the magic of the place where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet at False Bay; frolic with the African penguins at their breeding colony at Boulders Beach.

Accommodation at stylish city hotels in the heart of Cape Town’s vibrant entertainment district and in traditional safari lodges on the edge will introduce you the best face of the city and the savannah. When it comes time to discover South Africa’s wild heart, safari guides will take you closer to the action than you ever imagined possible.

Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance.

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Cape Town
    Cape Town
    • VIP Meet & Greet - Assistant
    • Documents Package - Documents
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Cape Town
    Cape Town
    • At Leisure
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Cape Town
    Cape Town
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City & Table Mountain - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Cape Town
    Cape Town
    • Tour - Private - Cape Point and Peninsula - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Cape Town to Hoedspruit to Timbavati Game Reserve
    Cape Town to Hoedspruit to Timbavati Game Reserve
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Cape Town - Hoedspruit [via Johannesburg, 3.5 hrs] - Scheduled Flight
    • Transfer - Private - Hoedspruit - Timbavati Game Reserve [2 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Afternoon Game Drive
    • Conservation Fee
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Timbavati Game Reserve
    Timbavati Game Reserve
    • Morning Game Drive
    • Night Drive
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 Timbavati Game Reserve to Sabi Sands
    Timbavati Game Reserve to Sabi Sands
    • Transfer - Private - Timbavati Game Reserve - Sabi Sands [Southern Lodges] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Afternoon Game Drive 1
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 Sabi Sands
    Sabi Sands
    • Morning Walking Safari
    • Afternoon Game Drive 2
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 Sabi Sands
    Sabi Sands
    • Early Morning Game Drive
    • Optional Activities
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 Sabi Sands to Nelspruit (KMIA) to Johannesburg
    Sabi Sands to Nelspruit (KMIA) to Johannesburg
    • Transfer - Sabi Sands - Nelspruit (KMIA) [KMIA Airport - Southern Lodges - 2 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Air - Nelspruit (KMIA) - Johannesburg [Direct, 1 hr] - Scheduled Flight
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Day 1: Cape Town

Upon arrival to Cape Town, you will be welcomed at the door of your aircraft by a local representative holding a sign with your name on it. Alongside your assistant, you will be directed through immigration, baggage collection and customs before being directed to your onward flight, airport hotel, or to your awaiting driver and vehicle.

To ensure a seamless experience, a documents package containing useful information including a detailed itinerary with pick­-up and drop­-off times, emergency contact information, and relevant e­-tickets or vouchers will be provided to you.

Enjoy a private transfer between your hotel and Cape Town airport. 

Accommodation: Twelve Apostles

The Twelve Apostles is an award-winning, warm and intimate hotel nestled among mountains of the same name, near Table Mountain and Cape Town. Across 70 rooms, each with exceptional views of the countryside, guest will find contemporary decor with an African influence. At Azure Restaurant, found on-site, an impressive wine collection pairs excellently with gourmet cuisine. Extensive garden walks and rock pools allow guests to relax or roam free on the slopes of The Twelve Apostles. For a quiet, luxurious escape just a short distance from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, Twelve Apostles is the ideal choice.

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Twelve Apostles

Day 2: Cape Town

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Accommodation: Twelve Apostles

Day 3: Cape Town

Today you will be met by your guide to begin a half day of exploration around Cape Town, known affectionately as the "Mother City." During your tour, you will visit the Houses of Parliament and the Castle, which was constructed between 1666 and 1679 and is recognized as South Africa’s oldest building. Furthermore, your tour will take you to the Company Gardens and the lively Greenmarket Square that hosts an exciting daily market. Finally, you will visit Table Mountain which will offer spectacular views over the city and Peninsula (cable car fee is not included as it is weather dependent). On your descent, you will stop at the Bo Kaap, home to the Cape Malay community featuring elegant cobbled streets and brightly colored houses. From here you have the choice of being dropped off at the Waterfront to experience this vibrant location on your own, which consists of many shops, restaurants, and pubs, or at your hotel to end the tour.

*Table Mountain Cableway will be closed for annual maintenance from 25 July to 06 August.

Accommodation: Twelve Apostles
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Cape Town

Day 4: Cape Town

Today you embark on a full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. You will experience the breathtaking beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, before crossing over to Hout Bay. From here you drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve via Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most astonishing coastal drives, where you will board a funicular to the top of the Peninsula. Here you will witness the illustrative meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans with spectacular views over False Bay. Enjoy lunch near here (not included – own account) before proceeding to Simonstown, and the naval base.  A visit to the African Penguin breeding colony at Boulders Beach will provide a diverse wildlife viewing encounter. While en route back you will have the opportunity to stop at the world renowned Kirstenbosch Gardens before returning to your hotel. 

Accommodation: Twelve Apostles
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Penguins

Day 5: Cape Town - Hoedspruit - Timbavati Game Reserve

Enjoy a private transfer between your hotel and Cape Town airport. 

Board a flight in Cape Town with service to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg. Approximate travel time is three hours and thirty minutes 

Please note, luggage restrictions apply to this regional flight: 1) Maximum of one checked bag, weighing up to 50 lbs (23 kg); Checked baggage cannot be larger than 62 square inches (158cm). 2) Guests can also bring one piece of carry-on luggage with a maximum weight of 17lbs (8kg). Guests may also bring one slimline laptop bag.

Start your journey with a private transfer from Hoedspruit to your lodge in the Timbavati Game Reserve. Approximate travel time is two hours.

After settling into your lodge and preparing for an afternoon adventure, meet with other guest of the lodge and depart alongside your tracker and guide to explore the Timbavati bush. On this game drive, expect to encounter a wide range of wildlife. Since 1993, Timbavati has shared an unfenced border with Kruger National Park which allows an incredibly diverse range of fauna to roam undisturbed. The Big 5 can all be spotted from Timbavati, along with hundreds of other creatures both small and large – what will you discover today? Camera in hand, you will explore the Timbavati wilds until the sun sets, returning to your lodge in time to freshen up for a memorable, freshly-prepared dinner under the night sky.

Accommodation: Kings Camp

Kings Camp offers heartfelt hospitality in a uniquely romantic atmosphere. The camp is positioned on the edge of a savanna plain scattered with Acacia trees. A waterhole located right in front of the camp attracts a wide variety of wildlife day and night. Dedicated to a gracious style of hospitality from a bygone era, the comfort and requests of guests comes first. Nine generously spacious Colonial Suites and two exquisite Honeymoon Suites are equipped with air-conditioning, Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor showers, a fully stocked mini-bar and private verandah. Dark tones of wood and thatch offset the natural colors of the bushveld. The honeymoon suites enjoy the privacy of their own pools overlooking the African bush

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South Africa Timbavati Game Reserve
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Kings Camp, Timbavati Game Reserve

Day 6: Timbavati Game Reserve

Before sunrise, you will meet up with other guests at the lodge to begin your early morning game drive. Since Timbavati is a private game reserve, vehicles are allowed to travel off-road to track animals and get you up close and personal. You will be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning to the lodge for breakfast.

This afternoon embark on another afternoon game drive. Creatures of every shape and size abound during the day, and by night visitors to the private reserve are likely to see smaller, nocturnal mammals such as porcupines, servals, civets, and genets. As dusk falls, the hunting begins; spotting a predator on the prowl is not uncommon. After a few hours, you will return to the lodge to freshen up before dinner.

Accommodation: Kings Camp
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Cheetah
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Rare Wild Dog

Day 7: Timbavati Game Reserve - Sabi Sands

Transfer from your lodge in the Timbavati Game Reserve to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve with a private driver and vehicle. Transfer time will vary based on your departing lodge. Approximate travel time is three hours. 

With the afternoon in full-swing, it is time to head out on an open 4x4 vehicle for another afternoon of game viewing. With the sweltering sun on the decline, nocturnal animals begin their nightly routines. Along well-marked roads or entirely off the beaten path, your tracker will bring you into the heart of the Sabi in search of both predator and prey. On the trail of the king of jungle, perhaps you will be fortunate enough to witness a pride on the hunt. Sit back and relax, always with a hand ready for to snap photos of your favorite animals, as you explore the land for a few hours before returning to camp to freshen up ahead of another incredible dinner. 

Accommodation: Leopard Hills

The award-winning Leopard Hills is located in the western sector of the renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve, bordering the world famous Kruger National Park. The Lodge is spectacularly situated atop a rocky outcrop, offering magnificent views over the bush and an active waterhole on the plains below. This luxury lodge features newly renovated and decorated glass-fronted, air-conditioned suites, each with private plunge pool and spectacular views over the African bush. Superb game-viewing and a wide variety of activities, along with outstanding fine dining attended to by professional and friendly staff combine to create the safari experience of a lifetime. Facilities at the lodge include an extensive library with internet access, a traditional Shangaan boma, a fully-stocked wine cellar and a curio shop. The on-site treatment Sala and gym are also popular among guests.

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South Africa Sabi Sands
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Leopard Hills

Day 8: Sabi Sands

Following breakfast, consider participating in an intimate walking tour of the bush alongside an armed ranger (for safety purposes). The goal of this hike is to learn about native flora, insects, birds, and the smaller animals that are often overlooked or underappreciated during formal game drives; the closer one looks at the bush, the more one realizes just how much there is to discover. Endemic and rare plants dot the landscape, insects keep the soil turning, and smaller mammals make meals of them. Discover this and more on a morning walking safari or simply relax at the lodge, cocktail in hand, and bask in the afternoon warmth as animals wander past your lodge.

Following lunch, venture back into the bush. Both the rare Black (hook-lipped) and White (square-lipped) rhinos wander the reserve and the afternoon is fantastic time to spot these powerful, beautiful and endangered creatures. If you are lucky enough, you may spot a crash of rhinos grazing as the sun dips below the horizon. After a few hours, you will return to the lodge to refresh before a freshly-prepared dinner.

Accommodation: Leopard Hills
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Lilac Breasted Roller Bird
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Rhino in Sabi Sands

Day 9: Sabi Sands

Before first light, embark on an early morning game drive with a tracker, ranger and fellow guests of the lodge. Sabi Sands is known as one of the best places on earth to spot the elusive leopard. Most commonly found in the morning and evening, lucky guests will find these beautiful cats lounging on tree limbs where they can be observed in safety. You will be out in the private reserve for a few hours before returning to the lodge for breakfast.

Spend some time at leisure in Sabi Sands and enjoy the many amenities within your lodge. Cool down with a quick dip, enjoy a sundowner beverage while watching wildlife from your lodge patio, participate in game drives, community visits, walking safaris, or pamper yourself with a range of therapeutic spa treatments; whatever you decide, place your happiness first. The primary goal of any safari should be to refresh the body and mind, and your lodge is outfitted with everything you could need to invigorate the senses! 

Accommodation: Leopard Hills
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Leopard
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Day at Leisure

Day 10: Sabi Sands - Nelspruit (KMIA) - Johannesburg

Transfer from your lodge in Sabi Sands to Nelspruit Airport (KMIA). Approximate travel time ranges from one hour and 30 minutes to three hours based on the location of your lodge. Delays may occur during the rainy season.

Board a flight in Nelspruit's Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport with direct service to Johannesburg. Approximate flight time is one hour.

Please note, luggage restrictions apply to this regional flight: 1) Maximum of one checked bag, weighing up to 44 lbs (20 kg); Checked baggage cannot be larger than 35”x28”x17” (90cm x 72cm x 45cm). 2) Guests can also bring one piece of carry-on luggage with a maximum weight of 17 lbs (8 kg); carry-on luggage cannot be larger than 22”x13”x9” (56cm x 34cm x 23cm). Guests may also bring one slimline laptop bag.

Accommodation: Depart (B) (Int`l airport)

Depart from Johannesburg international airport - End of itinerary.

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South Africa Johannesburg
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Twelve Apostles: Cape Town

The Twelve Apostles is an award-winning, warm and intimate hotel nestled among mountains of the same name, near Table Mountain and Cape Town. Across 70 rooms, each with exceptional views of the countryside, guest will find contemporary decor with an African influence. At Azure Restaurant, found on-site, an impressive wine collection pairs excellently with gourmet cuisine. Extensive garden walks and rock pools allow guests to relax or roam free on the slopes of The Twelve Apostles. For a quiet, luxurious escape just a short distance from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, Twelve Apostles is the ideal choice.

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Twelve Apostles

Kings Camp: Timbavati Game Reserve

Kings Camp offers heartfelt hospitality in a uniquely romantic atmosphere. The camp is positioned on the edge of a savanna plain scattered with Acacia trees. A waterhole located right in front of the camp attracts a wide variety of wildlife day and night. Dedicated to a gracious style of hospitality from a bygone era, the comfort and requests of guests comes first. Nine generously spacious Colonial Suites and two exquisite Honeymoon Suites are equipped with air-conditioning, Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor showers, a fully stocked mini-bar and private verandah. Dark tones of wood and thatch offset the natural colors of the bushveld. The honeymoon suites enjoy the privacy of their own pools overlooking the African bush

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Kings Camp, Timbavati Game Reserve
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Honeymoon Suite Private Plunge Pool

Leopard Hills: Sabi Sands

The award-winning Leopard Hills is located in the western sector of the renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve, bordering the world famous Kruger National Park. The Lodge is spectacularly situated atop a rocky outcrop, offering magnificent views over the bush and an active waterhole on the plains below. This luxury lodge features newly renovated and decorated glass-fronted, air-conditioned suites, each with private plunge pool and spectacular views over the African bush. Superb game-viewing and a wide variety of activities, along with outstanding fine dining attended to by professional and friendly staff combine to create the safari experience of a lifetime. Facilities at the lodge include an extensive library with internet access, a traditional Shangaan boma, a fully-stocked wine cellar and a curio shop. The on-site treatment Sala and gym are also popular among guests.

SPECIAL: Cape & Kruger In Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Leopard Hills
Leopard Hills
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Leopard Hills

Depart (B) (Int`l airport): Johannesburg

Depart from Johannesburg international airport - End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Mary B. — September 22, 2017 — Africa

    Amazing trip! We saw more animals than we thought possible! The gorilla trek was amazing, and our guides Chris at Kichwas Tembo and Steven for the rest of the trip were very informative and accommodating. Loved the accommodations, especially Mountain Village Lodge, Kichwa Tembo, Kitela Lodge, and Tree Tops. Each was special in its own way. Thank you for helping us plan a trip of a lifetime!

  • Robert M — August 22, 2017 — Africa

    It was simply an amazing trip! Our guide and driver were the best. Everything went smoothly and they made life very easy for us. I would not hesitate to recommend Kensington to anyone. Hotels were unique and exceeded expectations. Thank you for the significant room upgrade at the 4 Seasons on our last night. That was a huge surprise!

  • Mike Desmarais — July 20, 2017 — Africa

    Went on a tour in Morocco with Kensington tours. We visited the cities of Casablanca, Tangier & Chefchaouen and had a wonderful time. Our guide (Mohammed Salmi) and driver (Eunice) were absolutely excellent and very professional. Mohammed was very knowledgeable regarding the cities and places we visited. Mohammed spoke very good English and was easy to talk with and a pleasure to be with for the 6 days we were in Morocco. We could not have asked for a better guide and/or driver during our time in Morocco. Our vehicle was a newer model Mercedes van that was very comfortable to be in for the long drives we had between cities, and our hotels were much better than expected.

  • Misty N — August 22, 2017 — Africa

    This was our 4th Kensington Trip (second to South Africa), I cannot say enough about Andrew Drummond and his ability to put a PERFECT trip together. I trust him completely and would plan trips with him over and over. Now looking at a trip to Peru and yes, we are talking to a professional at Kensington.

  • David S — September 08, 2017 — Africa

    This tour exceeded our expectations in all respects! Only words cannot describe the adventure.

  • Barbara Cox — August 03, 2017 — Africa

    Christine did a fabulous job planning our safari. We followed the migration from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara staying in an assortment of tented camps. We loved ALL our guides and drivers (Duncan, Waziri and Charles).

  • Edward C. — March 24, 2017 — Africa

    Our guide and driver were above and beyond our expectations.

  • Mary Ann B — March 17, 2017 — Africa

    I would definitely recommend Kensington Tours. Very well pleased with everything they provided. Accommodations were excellent as well as tour guides. Gareth at Kensington was a tremendous help in planning our trip. Thank you so much Kensington for a great trip to South Africa.

  • Elizabeth E — February 07, 2017 — Africa

    Both our guides from Rwanda to Tanzania were the best. Everything was FLAWLESS, the guides, transportation, the accommodations, the food, the safaris, etc. We actually went to the villagers home and met the kids who performed their native dance for us. It really was an emotional connection that was one of the highlights of the whole trip for us. Thanks so much for putting this all together for us!

  • Katie M. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Our Kensington Tour to Tanzania was excellent. All of our accommodations were top-notch, our flights were fantastic, and every single detail was taken care of. We were extremely impressed with how welcoming and knowledgeable our guides were.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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