Lion Sands and Azura Benguerra Island

Overview

Imagine setting off on safari to a famous private game reserve, then jetting off to a tropical island resort, all on one vacation? Make your fantasy a reality with this Gold standard safari. Feast your eyes on Africa’s exotic wildlife in incredible locations. Watch the sun rise daily as you seek animals on dawn game drives then enjoy a scenic helicopter transfer to an island where you can indulge your taste buds with succulent seafood dishes.

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Highlights

  • Bush and Beach luxury holiday
  • Starts and ends in Johannesburg
  • Includes return charter or scheduled flights and all transfers
  • Enjoy Big 5 safaris and snorkeling in one trip
You will Stay At

Lion Sands

LION SANDS RIVER LODGE

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA
STAY 4 NIGHTS

Enjoy Big 5, Birding, Flora, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, Wine, and more

Discover a place of mind-boggling beauty where sheer tranquillity in nature takes you away from stressful life. Lion Sands River Lodge is an authentic safari experience in the Lion Sands Game Reserve, part of the greater Kruger National Park. Enjoy the 2 swimming pools (heated in winter), wooden viewing decks, secluded bird hide, conference room, Africology Health Spa & gymnasium, curio shop and open-air (Boma) dining area. Learn more about the wilderness than you ever thought possible.

Mozambique accommodation

AZURA BENGUERRA ISLAND

BAZARUTO ARCHIPELAGO, MOZAMBIQUE
STAY 4 NIGHTS

Enjoy Adventure, Beach / Coastal, Fishing, Gourmet, History & Culture, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Watersports, and more

Unwind at the exclusive Azura Benguerra Lodge on the western coast of Benguerra Island. One of Mozambique’s best kept holiday secrets, the lodge was built in partnership with local people in the Bazaruto Archipelago. Your booking ensures the perfect beach holiday in paradise and contributes to sustainable tourism at Benguerra. Try an array of water sports and stroll the long white beaches. Bliss. Beach picnics and drinks at the star bar make your day.

Itinerary

Lion Sands and Azura Benguerra Island

Imagine going on safari in a top private game reserve, then jetting off to a tropical island resort? Make this fantasy a reality with this Gold standard safari. Feast your eyes on Africa’s exotic land and marine wildlife in incredible locations.

Prices are indicated as per person sharing and starting from. This is subject to room category availability, season of travel, rate of exchange fluctuation and airport taxes. We will endeavour to get you the best possible price for this holiday.

Day 1
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

Upon arrival at OR Tambo, met your representative from the chartered flight company at a predesignated meeting place. From here you’ll be taken to the departures lounge. A short 1 hour 30 minute flight will take you to Skukuza in Kruger National Park. Here you’ll be met by your guide from Lion Sands. After check in procedures and freshening up, meet your guide and fellow guests for afternoon tea. After this afternoons game viewing drive, return to camp for a sumptuous dinner.

Day 2
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

On safari. Today’s activities involve morning and afternoon game drives. Relax between activities by the pool or in your room with a good book.

Day 3
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

Full day on safari

Day 4
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

Full day on safari

Day 5
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

After breakfast and final farewells, your pilot will collect you from Skukuza Airport for the short flight to Kruger International Airport in Nelspruit. From here you’ll board an international flight to Vilanculos. After clearing immigration and customs, your pilot for the helicopter transfer to Azura will take care of you. This short 15 minute flight is an ideal oppurtunity to view the tranquil beauty of the Indian Ocean.

Day 6
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

A full day to relax and unwind.

Activities For The Day:

  • Dhow Cruise
  • Benguerra Island
  • Beach Dining
  • Island Drive

Day 7
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

A full day on the resort. Many other optional extra excursions exist to be enjoyed. Chat to the front desk about organising these.

Activities For The Day:

  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding

Day 8
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

Your final full day on this island paradise.

Day 9
Drinks: None
Room: None

After your morning breakfast, your helicopter pilot will take you back to Vilanculos Airport for your scheduled flight back to Johannesburg and your onwards travel arrangements.

DURATION 8 NIGHTS

CAN BE EXTENDED


STARTS FROM JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA
ENDS AT JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA

From $9 780

per person sharing


INCLUDED
Lion Sands
  • Luxurious accommodation in a Luxury Room
  • Three meals per day
  • Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks & selected snacks (all soft drinks and selection of local beers, spirits & house wines)
  • Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger & tracker
  • Game drive refreshments & snacks
  • Specified inclusive safari activities
  • Skukuza Airport transfers
  • Sabi Sand & KNP Entrance fees
  • Wi-fi in public areas
Azura Resort
  • Accommodation in a Beach Villa
  • All meals including main beach dinners
  • Local beers & spirits, selection of house wines, soft drinks, tea & coffee, waters
  • Sunset cocktail of the day served to Sala
  • Use of Peri Peri Beach Club
  • Weekly speciality gin bar
  • Mozambican Butler/Host Service
  • Wifi access in the public areas (not in rooms)
  • A Land rover Island Drive
  • A sunset Dhow cruise
  • Try Scuba session in pool
  • Use of snorkelling equipment; kayaks and paddleboards
  • Various Children’s Activities (see Activity Sheet)
  • EVAC Medical Insurance
  • Return helicopter transfers to lodge
General
  • Return charter flights OR Tambo | Skukuza | Kruger International Airport
  • Return International flights Kruger International | Vilanculos | OR Tambo

EXCLUDED

Lion Sands
  • Return charter flights OR Tambo | Skukuza | Kruger International Airport
  • Laundry
  • Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines & champagnes
  • Cigars & cigarettes
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, curio’s, etc.)
  • Spa treatments
Azura Resort
  • Return International flights Kruger International | Vilanculos | OR Tambo
  • Premium spirits, cocktails, wines and champagnes
  • Laundry
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, curio’s, etc.)
  • Specialist guided activities, day trips, deep sea fishing, boat hire
  • Reef snorkeling, Island hopping, Scuba diving and Scuba courses
  • Bazaruto National Park levy (approx. US$15 per person per stay)
  • 17% government tax charged on local extras
General
  • International flights not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport departure taxes

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