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  • Exceptional accommodation
  • Five-star cuisine & service
  • Exclusive, private locations
  • Classic Big 5 game viewing
  • Day & night game drives
  • Guided safari walks


This 7-day journey combines the refined pleasures of the Queen Victoria Hotel in Cape Town (Africa’s design and gourmet capital), with a sensational Big 5 safari experience at Simbambili, an exquisite lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

Queen Victoria Hotel is found in the heart of the celebrated V&A waterfront, a cultural and premier shopping hub with the Atlantic Ocean on its doorstep. You will spend three nights at this hotel, famous for its world-class service. Cape Town offers a world of possibility in one destination, from the Cape Winelands and award-winning beaches to the natural wonder of Table Mountain, as well as a plethora of adventure activities.

You will then leave the allure of the city and head to the legendary Greater Kruger, for the next few nights at the Sabi Sands Game Reserve - renowned for its leopard sightings. Simbambili sets the safari lodge benchmark for Moroccan-style elegance and is a romantic hideaway. The lodge is set alongside the meandering Manyelethi River and promises an exclusive safari experience.

Make a Positive Impact Through Travel

This Positive Impact Safari includes a donation to a Wildlife initiative

When you book this safari Go2Africa will donate $20 to support the Endangered Wildlife Trust with tracking and monitoring equipment required to provide protection for endangered species.

This Positive Impact Safari includes a donation to an Environment initiative

When you book this safari Go2Africa will plant a tree in the Western Cape's Uilenkraal Valley, in partnership with Greenpop.


  • Tour Duration: 7 Days

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Welcome to Cape Town!

Cape Town, V&A Waterfront, South Africa
Detailed breakdown

Welcome to Cape Town! | 3 Nights

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Cape Town, V&A Waterfront, South Africa

On your arrival, you will be met at Cape Town International Airport and transferred to the Queen Victoria Hotel, set in the V&A Waterfront, an iconic city attraction.

The Queen Victoria Hotel is arguably one of Cape Town's finest boutique hotels and provides a sanctuary from the bustle of the city. You’ll be mesmerised by the scale of grandeur of the elegant décor that embodies a 5-star experience. Before setting out to explore all this city has to offer, rest and recharge at the in-house spa or lounge poolside and soak up the sunshine.


Explore Cape Town

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The next few days are at your leisure. Head above the clouds to the top of Table Mountain, visit historic Robben Island and be immersed in the powerful stories of South Africa’s poignant history, or journey out of the city to the beckoning vineyards of the Cape Winelands.

For the more adventurous of spirit, you could enjoy kite surfing, hiking or abseiling. For something on your own steam, meander along the scenic drive of Chapman's Peak to Cape Point and encounter the endangered African penguins of Boulders Beach. In the evenings, visit one of the many gastronomic delights that have put Cape Town on the culinary world stage.


Into the Wilds of Africa’s Big Five Country | 3 Nights

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Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa

Your romantic adventure continues with being transferred back to Cape Town International Airport and flying to Hoedspruit Airport, gateway to the Kruger National Park. On your arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

Simbambili Lodge is situated among the dense greenery along the Manyelethi River and overlooks a watering hole. The lodge is a dream destination for big cat lovers with the Sabi Sands Game Reserve being home to the highest concentration of leopard in the world. The Moroccan-styled suites have been sensitively designed to blend in with the environment and carefully positioned to enhance privacy, completed with its own plunge pool.

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Exceptional Safari Days and Nights

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The Sabi Sands Game Reserve consistently delivers some of the best game viewing on the African continent, and you'll be in the thick of things with early morning and late afternoon game drives in search of the Big 5. Plus, you can enjoy walking safaris that take you deeper into the intricacies of the landscape.

When you aren’t enjoying exceptional game sightings, you can simply relax in the peaceful atmosphere of the lodge's main viewing deck or be pampered with a spa treatment. In the evenings, sip sundowners and have a romantic dinner featuring delicious South African-inspired cuisine.


Say Farewell to the Bush

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After a final breakfast, you will be transferred back to Hoedspruit Airport for your onward travel arrangements.

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  • Flight from Cape Town International Airport to Hoedspruit Airport
  • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to OR Tambo International Airport
  • Return road transfers from Cape Town International Airport to Queen Victoria Hotel
  • Return road transfers from Hoedspruit Airport to Simbambili Game Lodge
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  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


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Dates Price
2023-02-01 — 2023-02-28 $5,075
2023-03-01 — 2023-03-31 $4,950
2023-04-01 — 2023-04-30 $4,665
2023-05-01 — 2023-08-31 $4,595
2023-09-01 — 2023-09-30 $4,665
2023-10-01 — 2023-10-31 $4,950
2023-11-01 — 2023-11-30 $5,005
2023-12-01 — 2023-12-31 $4,810
Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:
  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • Single supplements may apply.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.