Choose this 10-night bush and beach Gold standard safari that takes you into Kruger National Park and the sun-drenched beaches of Bazaruto Island. Sensational game viewing at malaria-free Madikwe and phenomenal diving experiences at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa. From the unusual undulating landscape at Madikwe punctuated by enormous volcanic intrusions to endless white beaches and flat azure oceans. Open space, luxurious accommodation and peace.
MADIKWE GAME RESERVE, SOUTH AFRICA
STAY 4 NIGHTS
Enjoy Big 5, Birding, Flora, Star Gazing, Wine, and more
Everything about this place is vast – its landscapes, its heavens, its wildlife. This is rugged Africa, and then some!
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
STAY 1 NIGHT
Enjoy leisure, business and more
Loved by many travellers, City Lodge OR Tambo is ideally situated close to Africa’s busiest airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Appreciate this friendly 3-star hotel where you never have to leave the airport to access the hotel. Enjoy a home away from home ambiance in at City Lodge OR Tambo. Dive into the hotel’s swimming pool after a long flight and work out at the mini gym.
BAZARUTO ARCHIPELAGO, MOZAMBIQUE
STAY 5 NIGHTS
Enjoy beach, relaxation, watersports, adventure and more
Discover the lavish 5-star Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa on Bazaruto Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. Mozambique’s pride and joy, this luxurious beach destination lies within a huge marine national park and offer huge white beaches and a clear blue ocean as your playground. Fresh seafood and local cuisine, air-conditioned conference facilities for up to 60 delegates, business centre with Wi-Fi. Enjoy idyllic private beach dinners for couples, a salt-water swimming pool and wet pool bar for added romance.
Madikwe Safari Lodge and Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
Madikwe Game Reserve is a malaria-free reserve located northwest of Johannesburg along the Botswana border. The rich and undulating landscape has a unique topography which reveals astonishing Big 5 sightings. Overnight in the City of Gold, Johannesburg before flying to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa. This is an exquisite sub-tropical destination, offering visitors the quintessential Indian Ocean island holiday. It offers beach villa’s on seemingly endless white sandy beaches on Bazaruto Island. Unwind with fun filled activities, good food and spa treatments after your safari
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.
Arriving into OR Tambo Airport, make your way to a predesignated meeting point for your charter flight to Madikwe. A short one hour flight and you’ll be met by your guide who will transfer you to your home for the next 4 nights. Check in, freshen up and meet your fellow guests for afternoon tea before departing on your activity. Dinner in the dining area will be served upon your return.
On safari. Aside from the typical morning and afternoon game drives, other activities can be arranged. Guided walks, astronomy lessons, birding and wild life talks are also offered.
After breakfast and final farewells, board your charter flight back to Johannesburg. Here you’ll spend one night at the hotel in OR Tambo airport which is conveniently located and ideal. An opportunity exists to take the 15 minute Gautrain into Sandton. Known as the richest square mile in Africa, the area teems with high end designer shops, restaurants and movie theaters. Spend the rest of the day as you see fit.
After breakfast, make your way to the international departures terminal to check in for your scheduled flight to Vilanculos. After clearing customs and immigration, a representative from Anantara will guide you to the port and a 45 minute boat transfer to the island. Check in and enjoy a welcome drink.
A full day to relax and unwind. Soak up the sunshine. Activities available include snorkelling and non-motorised water sports. Other optional activities like scuba diving and deep sea diving can be arranged through the front desk. Alternatively you can relax by the pool or the beach with a good book.
After breakfast, you’ll be transferred by boat back to Vilanculos port and onwards to Vilanculos Airport for your scheduled flight back to Johannesburg.
STARTS FROM JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA
ENDS AT JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA
From $5 800
per person sharing