South Africa & Victoria Falls

17 Days
Cape Town to Victoria Falls
From (AUD)
$ 14,045
Dates & Pricing

2022 Cape Town > Victoria Falls

Southern African mystique

Africa’s southern region is in many ways unlike any to the north. The cultures, landscapes and histories that encompass this intriguing sub-continent have given it an identity and mystique that is all its own.
From Cape Point, right at the southern tip, all the way to the incomparable Victoria Falls, the attractions on this itinerary provide a perspective certain to satisfy your curiosity about this intriguing land. Discover if South Africa’s Garden Route truly is as beautiful as legend paints it. Stop at unique Oudtshoorn and pristine Knysna. See the hills of Natal, just as they might have been when Shaka Zulu reigned supreme and visit some of the region’s great national parks and game lodges.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
SZKG
Duration:
17 days
Departure City:
Cape Town
Return City:
Victoria Falls

17 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Cape Town

    Welcome to wonderful Cape Town. Enjoy an exclusive three night Special Stay, with spectacular views of the waterfront and Table Mountain. Tonight, meet your Tour Director for a welcome drink and dinner.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Cape Town

    Ascend Table Mountain by rotating gondola for wondrous 360 degree views.

    Freechoice

    Treat yourself to South Africa’s finest vintages with a winelands tour. Alternatively, visit history-rich Robben Island, or opt for a township tour or a Harley DavidsonTM ride.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Cape Town

    Journey to Cape Point and stop at the Cape of Good Hope, then visit Boulders Beach, home to an African penguin colony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Cape Town > Oudtshoorn

    Stunning semi-desert scenery awaits en route to the town of Oudtshoorn. Discover a wonderland of underground chambers at the Cango Caves, among the largest in the world, before your overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Oudtshoorn > Knysna

    Learn about Africa’s largest bird at a local ostrich farm, then head to Knysna on the Garden Route, famous for its oysters. Enjoy an overnight stay.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose between two local restaurants for tonight’s dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Port Elizabeth > Durban

    Travel along the Garden Route to Port Elizabeth and board your flight to Durban. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at your hotel, the ultimate in colonial charm and style.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Durban

    Discover the beachside town of Durban, famous for its Indian and colonial influences. This afternoon indulge in a delicious high tea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Hluhluwe > Ghost Mountain

    The Dolphin Coast region of Natal has a sea of sugarcane fields. Enter Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park, world-renowned for its rhino conservation program. Later, enjoy your overnight stay at the foot of Zululand’s legendary Ghost Mountain.

    Enrich

    This evening, you’ll be treated to a mesmerising display of traditional Zulu dancing, complete with dramatic local drumming.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Ghost Mountain > Kingdom of eSwatini

    Arrive in the tiny Kingdom of eSwatini. Journey through the magnificent valleys of Big Bend to your resort, nestled within an idyllic Botanical Garden, for an overnight stay. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the magnificent garden.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Kingdom of eSwatini > Lion Sands Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)

    The famous Kruger National Park borders Mozambique and stretches an impressive 450 kilometres. You’ll enjoy a two night Special Stay at Lion Sands River Lodge or Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, on a private concession within the park. The Sabie River flows through the park and its bushland is home to the highest recorded concentration of leopards in Africa. Take a game drive in an open safari vehicle this afternoon and look out for the Big Five.

    Sundowners

    At the end of your afternoon game drive, partake in one of the most enjoyable of safari traditions – Sundowner drinks.

    Take in the night ambience while dining at the lodge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Lion Sands Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)

    Limitless game viewing possibilities await as you traverse Kruger National Park without restriction in specially adapted Land Rovers to track the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.

    Enrich

    Enjoy a fascinating lecture from an expert game ranger on Africa’s big game.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Panorama Route > Johannesburg

    Take in the magnificent Panorama Route on the road to Johannesburg. You’ll view the Blyde River Canyon, third deepest in the world, then visit Bourke’s Luck Potholes and enjoy spectacular views from Wonder View. Later, check into your stylish hotel for two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Johannesburg

    Enrich

    Explore Soweto with your local guide and visit Nelson Mandela’s house. Learn about 20th century South Africa during your visit to the Apartheid Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Johannesburg > Victoria Falls

    Board your flight to Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The world’s largest sheet of falling water rises 108 metres high and spans a gorge carved out of a flat plateau. Check into your marvellously colonial Victoria Falls hotel for your three night Special Stay.

    Sundowners

    Be treated to a special Sundowners cruise down the Zambezi River and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks, just upstream from Victoria Falls.

    Tonight’s outdoor dinner features a mesmerising display of traditional dancing.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Chobe National Park

    Large concentrations of big game call Chobe National Park home. Embark on a game drive along the shoreline, where predators often come to drink. Later, enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, home to huge herds of elephants and buffalo. Large pods of hippo and giraffe families inhabit the banks and surrounding woodlands.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  16. Day 16 - Victoria Falls

    Enrich

    Visit a typical Zimbabwean village to gain unique insights into traditional tribal life and enjoy an elephant interaction.

    Later, witness the power of Victoria Falls with a tour of the Zimbabwean side of the world’s largest waterfall. Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Livingstone Restaurant to complete your day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Victoria Falls

    Optional Helicopter Flight - Enjoy an optional helicopter flight over Victoria Falls (additional cost, please book on tour).

    Say farewell to new found friends and the wonders of Africa as you depart from Victoria Falls airport after breakfast this morning.

    Please book your flight to depart out of Victoria Falls after 01:30 PM.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Highlights
  • Stay on the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with stunning backdrops of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean
  • Feast on high tea as part of your stay at the Oyster Box in Durban
  • Experience the excitement of a game drive in search of the Big Five and enjoy the safari tradition of Sundowners
  • Dine in the Livingstone Room at The Victoria Falls Hotel, which has played host to princes and princesses in times past

5-star luxury inclusions
  • Fully escorted group touring
  • 4 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 6 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • 2 Scenic Sundowners events
  • 4 memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • Private concession game reserves
  • 31 meals – 16 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches (L) and 11 dinners (D)
  • Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local and safari guides
  • All internal flights
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

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