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10 Days Luxury Safaris in South Africa

Adventure Safari South Africa

Join East Cape Tours on this wild safari adventure in Cape Town, South Africa. You will have the chance to encounter Africa's famous big five at Shamwari Private Game Reserve. After seeing the magnificent wildlife, you will proceed to Knysna, South Africa's own "Garden of Eden." You will enjoy Knysna's year-round warm climate and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities before making your last stop at Cape Town.


  • Explore the city of Cape Town
  • See the big five and other wildlife
  • Game drive at Shamwari Game Reserve
  • Daily breakfasts, three lunches, and dinners
  • Professional driver and guide
  • 9 nights accommodation


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You will stay at Eagles Crag Lodge, The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa, and Pepperclub Hotel and Spa.

Eagles Crag Lodge

The wonderfully elegant Eagles Crag Lodge is undoubtedly one of the favorites of Shamwari visitors. Its surroundings are certainly majestic, with gorgeous mountain cliffs and natural landscapes. The private and elegant features of Eagles Crag make it especially appealing and the ideal location from which to enjoy nature. The lodge, which features an ethnic African design enhanced with thatch, glass, and stone, offers spectacular views right the way around.

Pepperclub Hotel and Spa

Superbly located, the hotel’s features include, among others, opulent interiors, a contemporary cuisine-themed restaurant, an intimate private cinema, a swimming pool with panoramic views, a fully-equipped gymnasium, a luxurious spa, 24-hour concierge service, and security. In addition, a serene palm tree-lined courtyard connects directly to the city’s vibrant Long Street with its boutique shops and cosmopolitan night life.

East Cape Tours South African Safaris Itinerary

Day 1 - 3 - Shamwari Private Game Reserve

You will transfer to Eagles Crag Lodge in the Shamwari Game Reserve where you will spend your first two nights. After breakfast, you will enjoy a game drive with a driver and guide who will give you an in-depth knowledge about the reserve's resident animals. Enjoy the amenities of the lodge such as lounging areas, relaxation retreats with two therapy rooms, hydro bath, steam room, and sauna. The meals included on these days are breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 4 - 6 - Knysna

You will transfer from the Eagles Crag Lodge in the Shamwari Game Reserve to The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa in Knysna, where you will spend the next two nights. Enjoy activities like Cal’cacchio Pizzeria's al fresco, dining on the water's edge, kayaking, and biking. A kids' play area is available on the property. The meal included on these days is breakfast.

Day 7 - 9 - Cape Town

After enjoying the fun-filled activities at Knysna, you will transfer to Cape Town where you will check in at Pepperclub Hotel & Spa. After Breakfast, you may explore the V&A Waterfront and Camps Bay, home to beach club facilities and one of South Africa’s gorgeous and scenic beach fronts. Cape Town is not only the most popular international tourist destination in South Africa but in Africa as a whole. This is due to its good climate, natural setting, and well-developed infrastructure.

Included excursions

  • Game drive at Shamwari Private Game Reserve


This trip takes place in Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Knysna, and Cape Town in South Africa.

Cape Town

The cosmopolitan city of Cape Town is a hub of activity all-year-round. In the shadows of the gorgeous Table Mountain, Cape Town incorporates the best of Africa’s nature with world class facilities. Some cities boast of rich culture, vibrant nightlife, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and extraordinary architecture, while others boast of breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is blessed with all of these attractions and much more.


Nestled between the imposing Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean and surrounded by world-renowned forests, Knysna offers a wealth of activities for visitors. The beautiful lagoon and more than eight beaches provide opportunities to swim, surf, canoe, yacht, jet ski, boat, fish, walk on soft sand, and take ferry rides. Various markets offer organic goods, delicious food, indigenous plants, and a social atmosphere.

Mountains, valleys, lakes, forests, and streams are ready to be explored. The region isn’t known as the “Garden of Eden” for nothing! A birding route is available for avid bird watchers. World-class golf courses are at your doorstep. The area is famous for Knysna heads and delicious oysters.

Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Shamwari Game Reserve is the ultimate luxury big five African safari adventure and conservation effort coupled with responsible tourism. Shamwari Game Reserve, which is home to Africa’s big five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, and leopard), is malaria free and situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Shamwari is about conserving a vanishing way of life, the realization of one man’s dream, and the success of many people’s passion.

Steeped in pioneer history and dating back to the time when a multitude of game roamed wild and free, the 25,000 hectares reserve boasts of five eco-systems, thus enabling the support of many forms of plant, animal, and bird life.


Ten breakfasts, three lunches, and three dinners are included in the price.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

In your free time, you may enjoy the spa, relax at lounges, and dine at the fine restaurants located in the hotels and lodges you will be staying.

Spa treatments

Spa treatments are available at the hotel and lodges you will be staying on this safari.

What's included

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts, three lunches, and three dinners
  • All activities in the itinerary
  • All taxes and VAT
  • All transportation
  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Professional driver and guide

What's not included

  • Additional accommodation before and after the tour
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Drinks
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and park fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Some meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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